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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

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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

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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

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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. ...

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Management (The Brian Tracy Success Library)

Management (The Brian Tracy Success Library)

By: Brian Tracy

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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The strength of any organization is determined by the quality of its managers. What they do and how they do it is the key determinant of corporate success. Want to become invaluable to your company? Boost your managerial skills. The good news is that great managers are made...not born. When you discover what the most successful managers know, you will unlock the secrets to turning even ordinary employees into extraordinary performers. Now with this handy little book, success expert Brian Tracy reveals how anyone can easily: Set performance standards ● Delegate productively ● Define key result...

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The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

By: Mark Graban; Joseph Swartz

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Delivering an accessible introduction to Kaizen principles, this volume is for hospital and medical organization leaders who want to engage every employee and physician in ongoing daily continuous improvement benefitting patients, staff, and the long-term good of the organization. Specifically written for senior leaders and managers who need to understand the power of this core Lean methodology, the book explains the practical actions that are required to create a lasting Kaizen culture in a healthcare system. ...

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Security Management for Occupational Safety

Security Management for Occupational Safety

By: Michael Land

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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This book is written for the Occupational safety managers who want to be more effective managers as well as for the students who would like to become occupational safety managers as their profession. A critical thinking approach provides a methodical process to look at the occupational safety management functions so they can better tailor safety to any organization. This book presents the most accurately balanced picture of occupational safety management functions by using a critical thinking approach to interpret data as a tool for providing more effective safety management. ...

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Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

By: Nicole A. Lipkin

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2009

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Flip-flops, iPods, MySpace, “Dude”, Instant Messaging. Whatever happened to dress shoes, sir/ma'am, in-person meetings, and traditional work etiquette? A workplace revolution is underway, one that is stimulating new methods of thinking, behaving, communicating, and doing business as Generation Y continues to infiltrate the workplace and influence corporate culture. This revolution is lead by approximately 60 million Gen Yers, the largest bloc to hit the workforce since the 72 million baby boomers. Company owners and managers are worried, because this generation has created its own unique...

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Employee Engagement For Dummies

Employee Engagement For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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The easy way to boost employee engagement Today more than ever, companies and leaders need a road map to help them boost employee engagement levels. Employee Engagement For Dummies helps employers implement the necessary plans to create and sustain an engaging culture, allowing them to attract and retain the best people while boosting their productivity and creativity. Employee Engagement For Dummies helps you foster employee engagement, a concept that furthers an organization's interests through ensuring that employees remain involved in, committed to, and fulfilled by their work. It...

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Entrepreneurial Strategic Management

Entrepreneurial Strategic Management

By: Ken R. Blawatt

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

Insert Date: 08-APR-2014

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This managerial book goes beyond the traditional thoughts on this subject. It brings you a challenging dimension: Create an entrepreneurial organization and you will exceed in the realization of your goals and objectives. The entrepreneurial organization thrives on developing innovation, customer retention, productivity, and growth. Your role and that of other managers has changed dramatically in the last decade because two powerful new forces have joined in the environment. A new social awareness and demographic shift in the work force coupled with a shrinking of markets in a technological...

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Managing Risk and Performance: A Guide for Government Decision Makers

Managing Risk and Performance: A Guide for Government Decision Makers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Discover analytical tools and practices to help improve the quality of risk management in government organizations Federal agencies increasingly recognize the importance of active risk management to help ensure that they can carry out their missions. High impact events, once thought to occur only rarely, now occur with surprising frequency. Managing Risk in Government Agencies and Programs provides insight into the increasingly critical role of effective risk management, while offering analytical tools and promising practices that can help improve the quality of risk management in...

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Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management

By: Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos; Robert Tennyson

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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Within global commerce, services and management play a vital role in the economy. Service systems are necessary for organizations, and a multi-disciplinary approach is ideal to establish full understanding of these systems. Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management provides original research on all aspects of service science, service management, service engineering, and its supporting technology in order to administer cutting-edge knowledge to encourage the improvement of services. This book is essential for researchers and practitioners in the fields of computer...

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Crisis Management

Crisis Management

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 03-APR-2014

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Whether natural or man-made, disasters will inevitably occur, which is why organizations must be constantly alert and ready to meet any such challenges head-on. Crisis Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the latest empirical research and best real-world practices for preventing, weathering, and recovering from disasters. From earthquakes and tsunamis to nuclear disasters and cyber terrorism, this extensive multi-volume compilation describes crisis management techniques for a variety of critical scenarios, providing leaders, managers, analysts, and workers...

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Making Your Work Work

Making Your Work Work

By: Jan Gillett

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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Making your work work is a practical book, invaluable to individual managers who want to develop their approach to carrying out their own responsibilities. It also helps more senior managers who wish to lead their organisation toward a comprehensive transformation in culture and performance. It provides practical approaches to management and improvement that are based upon the four key foundations detailed in Dr W. Edwards Deming’s ‘System of Profound Knowledge’. These foundations have underpinned performance revolutions across Asia, North America and Europe, in organisations as diverse...

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Managing Corporate Communications in the Age of Restructuring, Crisis, and Litigation

Managing Corporate Communications in the Age of Restructuring, Crisis, and Litigation

By: David Silver

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Corporate executives, lawyers, and board of directors suffer from  groupthink when confronted with a crisis, restructuring or litigation, which results in a communications meltdown that hurts a company’s number one asset—its reputation. This failure to understand how to communicate in distressed situations results in lost credibility and trust on a global basis in front of many target audiences: customers, employees, vendors, business partners, the media, analysts covering the company, lenders, bankers, regulatory agencies, and elected officials. This book gives examples of...

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Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies

Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Solid guidance for managing whistleblower policies in light of the new Dodd-Frank Act provisions In July 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that greatly expanded whistleblower bounties in connection with violations of federal securities laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Discussing business protection strategies and best practices in dealing with whistleblowers, Whistleblowers will appeal to board members, executives, corporate compliance personnel, attorneys for whistleblowers and defense attorneys, as well as...

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The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge: People, Process, and Technology

The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge: People, Process, and Technology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Down to earth, real answers on how to manage technology—from renowned IT leaders Filled with over thirty contributions from practitioners who handle both the day-to-day and longer term challenges that Information Technology (IT) departments and their parent businesses face, this hands-on, practical IT desk reference is written in lay terms for business people and IT personnel alike. Without jargon and lofty theories, this resource will help you assist your organization in addressing project risks in a global and interconnected world. Provides guidance on how business people and IT...