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Decisiones Estratégicas

Decisiones Estratégicas

By: José Luis Álvarez

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Apenas dos meses después de que Kennedy jurase su cargo como presidente de Estados Unidos, tuvo que enfrentarse a una importante decisión de política exterior: dar el visto bueno o anular un plan en marcha, heredado de la administración de Eisenhower, para la invasión de Cuba. Este episodio, que resultó ser un gran fracaso militar y político, ha pasado a la posteridad con el nombre del fiasco de la bahía de Cochinos. Los numerosos casos empresariales y políticos descritos en este libro demuestran que en la toma de decisiones bajo presión, y en horizontes estratégicos de incertidumbre y...

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Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations

Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations

By: Yannis Charalabidis; Fenareti Lampathaki; Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Organizations and enterprises are becoming more competitive about enlarging their target markets and developing innovative products and services, all the while transforming their business models to better fit the new technological era. Enterprise Interoperability (EI) is an emerging and thriving research domain, but a lack of standardized guidelines inhibit its complete reuse. Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations offers information on the latest advancements and research for Enterprise Interoperability knowledge as well as core concepts, theories, and...

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Communicacion De Crisis

Communicacion De Crisis

By: Francisco Marín

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2011

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2014

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Hay una vieja reflexión en la disciplina de la comunicación que afirma que hay dos tipos de empresas, las que han pasado una crisis y las que la van a sufrir. Nadie está a salvo de atravesar una coyuntura difícil que pueda enfrentar a la corporación con clientes, proveedores, empleados u otros públicos, y que los medios de comunicación se hagan eco del devenir de los acontecimientos. Por ello, es fundamental saber cómo funciona el dispositivo que vela por la preservación de la imagen corporativa cuando se enciende la señal de peligro, que no es otro que la gestión de la comunicación de...

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What Works

What Works

By: Robert Cornish; Wil Seabrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Praise for What Works "What Works is essential reading for any businesspeople who want to improve their organizations and their own abilities. This is not a tome of pie-in-the-sky, fluffy how-to advice but is an easy read, crammed with great advice—from improving sales ability to learning how to manage people. Not to be missed." —SHAUN REIN, founder of China Market Research Group and author of The End of Cheap China "Focus, focus, and more focus. That is the incredible theme here of What Works. Robert Cornish and Wil Seabrook hit a true homerun in their message: knowing what you are...

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Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality

Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality

By: George Jamil; Armando Malheiro; Fernanda Ribeiro

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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Information value and quality can be considered an essential factor to evaluate both conceptual and practical contributions in organizational, technical, and scientific tasks and projects. It is important to effectively observe and implement these concepts in real organizational plans and efforts. Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality discusses the re-evaluation of the conceptual base of information value and quality found in different forms of media; and how these concepts can be analyzed in real applications and business scenarios....

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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

By: Ebong Eka

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2014

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There are four major pitfalls that business owners experience that inevitably lead to failure. Start Me Up! provides strategies to avoid those pitfalls and gives you the powerful ideas you need to build your thriving business. ...

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Data Engineering

Data Engineering

By: Brian Shive

Publisher: Technics Publications

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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If you found a rusty old lamp on the beach, and upon touching it a genie appeared and granted you three wishes, what would you wish for? If you were wishing for a successful application development effort, most likely you would wish for accurate and robust data models, comprehensive data flow diagrams, and an acute understanding of human behavior. The wish for well-designed conceptual and logical data models means the requirements are well-understood and that the design has been built with flexibility and extensibility leading to high application agility and low maintenance costs. The...

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Acquisition Essentials, 2nd Edition

Acquisition Essentials, 2nd Edition

By: Mr Denzil Rankine; Mr Peter Howson

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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The comprehensive and crystal-clear companion to making the right acquisition decisions and executing them well: Acquisition is the most powerful corporate development tool available to companies and will therefore always be on the business agenda. Very practical and easy to follow: diagrams, checklists and case studies throughout. The authors have an accessible style and approach The Audience: High level entrepreneurs, senior executives, directors, and business strategists. Updates include: new and updated case studies, analysis of different types of company and how...

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Além do desempenho

Além do desempenho

By:  Scott Keller; Colin Price

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-JAN-2014

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Apenas um terço das empresas excelentes mantém a excelência no longo prazo. É menor ainda o número de programas bem-sucedidos de transformação organizacional. Neste livro, Scott Keller e Colin Price recorrem ao mais exaustivo esforço de pesquisa já realizado na área, assim como à experiência de uma impressionante variedade de líderes, para analisar por que é tão difícil alcançar e manter a excelência. Além disso, apresentam ideias inovadoras e conselhos práticos sobre como você e sua empresa podem vencer as adversidades – dando-lhes uma vantagem competitiva fundamental. ...

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Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries

By: Kiyomi Deards; Gene Springs

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of a succession plan’s effect on the success of library...

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Aluminum Versus Plastic: A Life-Cycle Perspective on the Use of These Materials in Laptop Computers

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Aluminum Versus Plastic: A Life-Cycle Perspective on the Use of These Materials in Laptop Computers

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to help Durable Aluminum build a strategic plan for convincing more laptop computer manufacturers to specific aluminum cases instead of plastic. Readers will be asked to help position aluminum as the preferred choice with regard to the environment, consumer choice, and pricing, focusing on full lifecycle cost compared with plastic. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries, this case study covers the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output,...

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Stranded in the Nyiri Desert: A Group Case Study

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Stranded in the Nyiri Desert: A Group Case Study

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

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This unique case study challenges readers to use business analytics techniques to survive a bus accident in a remote area of Amboseli National Park in Kenya's Nyiri Desert, without access to communication. Crystallizing several realistic analytical challenges, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Aimée A. Kane and Mercy Shitemi, Duquesne University....

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PaperbackSwap.com

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PaperbackSwap.com

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

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This new case study challenges readers to help a leading online book swap site retool its business model to overcome increased postal costs and the growing popularity of e-books. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Brandy S. Cannon and Louis A. Le Blanc, Berry College....

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FT Guide to Gurus Strategy

FT Guide to Gurus Strategy

By: Vaughan Evans

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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Tom Peters, Steve Jobs, Peter Drucker, Malcolm Gladwell, Jack Welch...These are just some of the gurus featured in this 20-minute speed-read on the biggest movers and shakers in management thinking. Quick, fun, self-contained. This is the perfect way to get a solid grounding into management literature without the backache. The FT Guide to the Gurus: Strategy is structured into four areas, each of which contains ideas from four well known strategy gurus. Goals and Objectives, Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Innovation. Learn more about their big ideas and find out how they can...

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Applied Lean Business Transformation

Applied Lean Business Transformation

By: Dennis Hobbs

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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Applied Lean Business Transformation was written for manufacturers who have taken the initiative to implement a Lean operating system but haven’t achieved the expected results, and for those convinced of the benefits of Lean but don’t know how to go about achieving a successful Lean transformation. Often, fear of a new system causes a guarded, conservative, safe, minimum-to-low risk approach to be taken. An approach to business transformation so safe that no traditional systems are challenged will no doubt result in few benefits being achieved. This valuable guide is presented in...

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You Can Lead With Change (Collection)

You Can Lead With Change (Collection)

By: Lawrence G Hrebiniak; J. Stewart Black

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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A brand new collection of best practices for successfully driving change and executing on strategy… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative Books help you execute on strategy and overcome the barriers to organizational change Even the highest-value strategies and most well-intentioned changes won't work if people don't execute on them. But, all too often, strategies aren't executed, and organizations don't change. This unique 2 Book package reveals why, and helps you overcome the specific obstacles to execution and change in your...

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Thinkers 50 Strategy: The Art and Science of Strategy Creation and Execution

Thinkers 50 Strategy: The Art and Science of Strategy Creation and Execution

By: Stuart Crainer; Des Dearlove

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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The World's Leading Business Minds on Today's Most Critical Challenges Featuring W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne, Rita McGrath, Richard D'Aveni, Gary Hamel, Chris Zook, Pankaj Ghemawat, and others "Thinkers50 creates its own honor society as an authoritative ranking of the most influential business thinkers on earth." -- Forbes.com The ability to strategize is one of the most vital talents of any manager--whether you run your own business, manage a small department, or sit at the helm of a global corporation. And the more competitive business gets, the more important...

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Organizational Survival: Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future

Organizational Survival: Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future

By: Gregory Balestrero; Nathalie Udo

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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BOOST LOYALTY, PROFITABILITY, AND GROWTH WITH A STRATEGY OF SUSTAINABILITY Organizational Survival provides a rational, research-based approach to creating a durable business strategy designed to meet the needs of today's customers and position an organization to outperform while positively impacting society, the environment, community, and the bottom line. Balestrero and Udo present an airtight argument for sustainability being essential to any business strategy going forward. Illustrating how successful companies around the globe are already deliberately...

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The Strategy of Execution: A Five Step Guide for Turning Vision into Action

The Strategy of Execution: A Five Step Guide for Turning Vision into Action

By: Liz Mellon; Simon Carter

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 05-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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YOU HAVE A BRILLIANT NEW STRATEGY. NOW IT'S TIME TO EXECUTE. Businesses spend a combined total of $47 billion annually on strategy consulting. Approximately 90 percent of strategic change initiatives fail to deliver the intended results. Something isn't adding up. As companies all over the world concentrate on revisiting, revising, and remaking their strategies, they forget the next step: making sure the strategy happens. So it turns out that billions of dollars are spent on brilliant ideas--but not brilliant results. In this groundbreaking book, business strategy...

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The 8 Steps to Strategic Success

The 8 Steps to Strategic Success

By: Gerban den Berg; Paul Pietersma

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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All organizations recognise the importance of strategy creation and execution: strategy is the process of developing the corporate future. Unfortunately, it often doesn't generate the required results. This book presents a new 8-step process for creating a strategy that really delivers. For each step, the book describes the key parts of the process, shows how to avoid the potential pitfalls, and points to the most useful strategic models and frameworks. Readers can see the process in action by following the intriguing case study that unfolds throughout the book. One of the critical...