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The Business of Criminal Justice: A Guide for Theory and Practice

The Business of Criminal Justice: A Guide for Theory and Practice

By: Daniel Doss; Chengqi Guo; Joo Lee

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Regardless of the type, size, or mission of a criminal justice or law enforcement organization, optimum decision making can be achieved by examining activities and functions from the perspective of traditional business administration. Using profit and nonprofit business models, this volume integrates the two philosophies of traditional management and finance and service-oriented benefit. Demonstrating how the concepts of business administration influence law enforcement and government organizations, this volume is a critical decision-making tool for law enforcement and criminal justice...

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The Lessons Learned Handbook

The Lessons Learned Handbook

By: Nick Milton

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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The phrase “lessons learned” is such a common one, yet people struggle with developing effective lessons learned approaches. The Lessons Learned Handbook is written for the project manager, quality manager or senior manager trying to put in place a system for learning from experience, or looking to improve the system they have. Based on experience of successful and unsuccessful systems, the author recognises the need to convert learning into action. For this to happen, there needs to be a series of key steps, which the book guides the reader through. The book provides practical guidance...

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A Biotech Manager's Handbook

A Biotech Manager's Handbook

By: M O'Neill; M Hopkins

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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A biotech manager's handbook lays out - in a simple, straightforward manner - for the manager or would-be entrepreneur the basic principles of running a biotech company. Most managers in biotechnology companies are working in their first company or in their first managerial role. Their expertise and experience in the scientific part of the work can be taken as a given but there is a whole range of other skills to be learned and areas of expertise to come to terms with. Small companies do not have big budgets to hire people or time to become an expert in so many areas. The book starts by...

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The Employer's Handbook 2014-15, 10th Edition

The Employer's Handbook 2014-15, 10th Edition

By: Barry Cushway

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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The Employer's Handbook has established itself as a source of reliable, unambiguous guidance for all small- to medium-sized employers, clearly identifying the legal essentials and best-practice guidelines for effective people management. The book is a comprehensive source of hands-on advice on the increasingly complex legal framework now governing UK employment law, including guidelines on age discrimination legislation and the latest employment tribunal procedures. Coverage includes: recruitment, contracts, benefits, performance management, maternity and paternity rights, personnel ...

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Mass Notification and Crisis Communications: Planning, Preparedness, and Systems

Mass Notification and Crisis Communications: Planning, Preparedness, and Systems

By: Denise Walker

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 28-APR-2014

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Mass communication in the midst of a crisis must be done in a targeted and timely manner to mitigate impact and save lives. Based on sound research, real-world case studies, and the author’s own experiences, this volume helps emergency planning professionals create an effective crisis communications plan. It reviews the challenges organizations face during various types of disasters, helps outline the target audience of the communiqué, and describes how to get the right message across the first time. It explores how social media can be a powerful tool in message dissemination and examines...

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Agile Strategy Management: Techniques for Continuous Alignment and Improvement

Agile Strategy Management: Techniques for Continuous Alignment and Improvement

By: Soren Lyngso

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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This book details what it takes to initiate, develop, implement, and govern a strategy that delivers the benefits expected by all stakeholders. It presents insights gained by the author’s organization over the last 25 years helping their clients succeed with their strategic initiatives. It illustrates wide-ranging situations where the author’s company helped clients reach important business objectives. Readers can use the book to look up examples that describe the various ways to use agile methods and techniques for critical business functions, including stakeholder identification, team...

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# Neuromanagement

# Neuromanagement

By: Carlos Herrero

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 26-APR-2014

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¿Son compatibles conceptos como felicidad, motivación y participación en el desempeño de un trabajo? Si la respuesta es un sí rotundo, tanto por el bien de la empresa como de su capital humano, ¿por qué no es algo cotidiano en la organización? Carlos Herreros defiende que todo se debe a que aún no se ha producido el cambio de mentalidad necesario hacia una nueva manera de entender la gestión de personas. A partir del conocimiento cada vez mayor de las neurociencias,#Neuromanagement describe cómo mejorar la gestión de las organizaciones y, por tanto, la calidad de vida y productividad de...

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Process Modeling Style

Process Modeling Style

By: John Long

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 26-APR-2014

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Process Modeling Style  focuses on other aspects of process modeling beyond notation that are very important to practitioners. Many people who model processes focus on the specific notation used to create their drawings. While that is important, there are many other aspects to modeling, such as naming, creating identifiers, descriptions, interfaces, patterns, and creating useful process documentation. Experience author John Long focuses on those non-notational aspects of modeling, which practitioners will find invaluable. Gives solid advice for creating roles, work products, and...

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Lean Management System LMS:2012: A Framework for Continual Lean Improvement

Lean Management System LMS:2012: A Framework for Continual Lean Improvement

By: William Levinson

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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The synergy of the human and technological aspects of Lean form what Henry Ford called a universal code for achieving world-class results in any enterprise. This book expands upon and systemizes this universal code into a structure or framework that promotes organizational self-audits and continuous improvement. The first section offers a foundation of four simple but comprehensive Lean key performance indicators (KPIs): waste of the time of things (as in cycle time), waste of the time of people, waste of energy, and waste of materials. The second section consists of an unofficial (and...

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Amoeba Management: The Dynamic Management System for Rapid Market Response

Amoeba Management: The Dynamic Management System for Rapid Market Response

By: Kazuo Inamori

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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Especially effective in dynamic and highly competitive environments, the Amoeba Management System has received attention from the Harvard Business Review and has been successfully adopted at hundreds of companies around the world. Written by the system's creator, this book provides a complete introduction to this unique and time-tested method of management control and accounting. Explaining the management philosophy and principles, it unveils fresh insights on how to foster a culture of leadership and responsibility in your organization. ...

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Organisational Culture for Information Managers

Organisational Culture for Information Managers

By: Gillian Oliver

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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In today’s digital environment the workplace is characterised by individuals creating information perhaps independently of formal systems, or establishing new systems without knowledge of information management requirements. This book explains and explores the concept of organisational culture, specifically within the domain of information management. It draws on the author's wide-ranging practical experience in different workplaces and uses research findings from cross-cultural studies of information management. Uses research findings from cross-cultural studies of information...

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Crisis Information Management

Crisis Information Management

By: Christine Hagar

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated that there is a great need to understand how individuals, government, and non-government agencies create, access, organize, communicate, and disseminate information within communities during crisis situations. This edited book brings together...

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Management of Information Organizations

Management of Information Organizations

By: Waseem Afzal

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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This book is a significant step towards developing a body of management knowledge pertinent to the context of Library Information Science (LIS) and provides a succinct but deep account of management and information organizations. Management of Information Organizations presents a broad view of the information organizations and the nature of management in these organizations, and how information professionals are affected by such management systems. The book equips the reader with the knowledge that will enable them to develop a strong intellectual foundation relating to management and its...

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Asset Protection through Security Awareness

Asset Protection through Security Awareness

By: Tyler Speed

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Supplying a high-level overview of how to protect your company’s physical and intangible assets, this book explains how to enlist the assistance of your employees as the first line of defense in safeguarding company assets and mitigating security risks. It reviews key topics surrounding computer security and provides detailed instruction on how to put together an effective security awareness team. Requiring no previous networking or programming experience, the book specifies managers’ and employees’ roles in establishing a company-wide culture of security awareness. ...

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Challenge the Ordinary

Challenge the Ordinary

By: Linda D. Henman

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Challenge the Ordinary will help managers and executives at all levels: *Avoid the traps of traditional strategy formulation and decision-making. *Discover what a leader can do to build a culture that defines ‘legacy.’ *Find out what leaders must do to attract, retain, and develop stars. *Identify a clear path for organizational success. ...

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Managing All-in-One For Dummies

Managing All-in-One For Dummies

By: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Your all-encompassing guide to managing people, projects, and teams Being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task. Managing involves teaching new skills to employees, helping land a new customer, accomplishing an important assignment, increasing performance, and much more. The process of management can be very challenging at times, but it can also bring you a sense of fulfillment that you never imagined possible. Managing All-In-One For Dummies is the practical, plain-English guide that covers all the basics of business management, helping you to navigate today's most...

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Antipatterns: Managing Software Organizations and People, Second Edition

Antipatterns: Managing Software Organizations and People, Second Edition

By: Colin Neill; Philip Laplante; Joanna DeFranco

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Using real and hypothetical case studies, this book illustrates poor management approaches, unpleasant work environments, and bad manager traits that lead to failure. For each antipattern, the text describes the situation and symptoms, gives examples, and offers a refactoring solution. The authors provide real-world anecdotes that illustrate key concepts. They also include thought-provoking exercises that describe a situation and ask which antipatterns are present, as well as how to refactor the situation. Coverage includes leadership principles, environmental antipatterns, group patterns,...

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Managing Risk and Security in Outsourcing IT Services: Onshore, Offshore and the Cloud

Managing Risk and Security in Outsourcing IT Services: Onshore, Offshore and the Cloud

By: Frank Siepmann

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book explains how to address the risks that can arise from outsourcing or adopting cloud technology. Providing you with an understanding of the fundamentals, it supplies authoritative guidance and examples on how to tailor the right risk approach for your organization. Covering onshore, offshore, and cloud services, it provides concrete examples and illustrative case studies that describe the specifics of what to do and what not to do across a variety of implementation scenarios. This book provides the fundamental understanding and guidance readers need to keep information, processes,...

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The Organizational Alignment Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Acceleration

The Organizational Alignment Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Acceleration

By: H Harrington; Frank Voehl

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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The management skills your organization currently possesses might be effective today, but are they the skills needed to meet strategic objectives in the future? This book outlines a step-by-step approach for achieving organization-wide alignment of processes, applications, and systems, and to ensure acceptance of the results by all stakeholders. It includes examples of organizations implementing the strategies discussed as well as a review of the activities you need to follow to minimize the time it takes to reach current and future performance objectives. ...

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Progressive Kaizen:: The Key to Gaining a Global Competitive Advantage

Progressive Kaizen:: The Key to Gaining a Global Competitive Advantage

By: John Davis

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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All Kaizen is not the same. There are four different types, each with its own purpose and results. This book details each type—describing how and when to use them to obtain the greatest ROI. It explains how to conduct each type of kaizen event, who should be involved, and what the expected results should be. It also introduces a waste reduction activity process that can help drive kaizen down to the individual job level. ...