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The Strategic Planning Workbook, 3rd Edition

The Strategic Planning Workbook, 3rd Edition

By: Neville Lake

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2012

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The Strategic Planning Workbook is an invaluable, ready-to-use guide to creating and implementing a strategic plan. Refreshingly free of the usual grand business models peddled by consultants, this book provides the concepts needed to do the thinking, the tools to gather the necessary information, the techniques to make your decisions and the frameworks to translate conclusions into action plans. With a strong focus on matching the right kind of strategy to your business and the all-important implementation of your plan, this fully updated new edition includes supporting videos...

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Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons From America's Miracle Team

Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons From America's Miracle Team

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 12-APR-2011

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Business lessons from one of the greatest Olympic teams of all time It's been called the greatest upset of all time, the most memorable Olympic moment ever, the "Miracle on Ice." No matter which superlative is used, no one can deny that the U.S. men's hockey team's defeat of the Soviet Union in the medal round of the Lake Placid Olympic Games was a defining moment for Cold War America. The U.S. team's goalie was a Boston University student named Jim Craig, who is now a leadership expert and keynote speaker to business audiences. Gold Medal Strategies gives you Craig's unique lessons...

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Everywhere: Comprehensive Digital Business Strategy for the Social Media Era

Everywhere: Comprehensive Digital Business Strategy for the Social Media Era

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 11-APR-2012

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Put digital business strategy at the center of your business Welcome to the social media age. Although its impact was first felt in the marketing department, the social web is spreading across all business functions, impacting the way they communicate, operate, organize, and create value. A comprehensive digital strategy is essential for businesses hoping to build this new form of competitive advantage. Everywhere explains how to put your digital strategy at the center of how your organization communicates, operates, organizes itself, and creates value. Develop a comprehensive...

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The social media MBA: Your Competitive Edge in Social Media Strategy Development & Delivery

The social media MBA: Your Competitive Edge in Social Media Strategy Development & Delivery

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 10-APR-2012

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It's a fact that companies so far have only scratched the surface of what can be achieved with social media. Whatever continent, industry, company size, current degree of social media adoption or your job title, the purpose of this book is to inspire you to see how you can raise the bar further to reap new rewards. It will give you the tools to make a difference to your organisation's social media strategy development and delivery going forward. In addition it will also give you more intellectual support and confidence to discuss social media on a higher level with peers, inspire...

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The Internet didn't kill TV! It has become its best friend. Americans are watching more television than ever before, and we're engaging online at the same time we're tuning in. Social media has created a new and powerful "backchannel", fueling the renaissance of live broadcasts. Mobile and tablet devices allow us to watch and experience television whenever and wherever we want. And "connected TVs" blend web and television content into a unified big screen experience bringing us back into our living rooms. Social TV examines the changing (and complex) television landscape and helps brands...

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Implementing Strategic Change

Implementing Strategic Change

By: Daniel Samson; Tom Bevington

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2012

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2012

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One of the key success factors for any organization is effective strategic change - to ensure adaptability and increase productivity. Despite its importance, most change management projects fail or only partly deliver on their promise. the missing link often being the conflict between boardroom strategic initiatives and the working process design of the company. Implementing Strategic Change shows that most of this conflict occurs during interfacing activity - the seemly small activities that help drive a process forward and can make up to 80% of many employees workload....

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The Business Plan Workbook, 7th Edition

The Business Plan Workbook, 7th Edition

By: Colin Barrow; Paul Barrow; Robert Brown

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2012

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2012

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Without a business plan no bank, venture capital house, or corporate parent will consider finance for start up, expansion or venture funding. The Business Plan Workbook is the essential guide to all aspects of business planning for entrepreneurs, senior executives and students alike. Based on methodology developed at Cranfield School of Management and using successful real-life business plans, The Business Plan Workbook brings together the process and procedures required to produce that persuasive plan. The case examples have been fully updated and include a cross section of businesses at...

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Managing Product Management

Managing Product Management

By: Steven Haines

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 03-MAR-2012

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Create innovative, game-changing products with high-performance Product Management“A must-read for all business leaders driving their organizations to develop winning products and solutions. The book’s insight and thought-provoking scenarios help crystallize actions needed to achieve growth and marketplace success!”—Jerry Rose, VP Product Management, United Technologies Corporation, Fire & Security“An indispensable guide for any executive looking to develop a world-class Product Management organization. Haines outlines a 360-degree view of the practice and offers practical, accessible...

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Real Time Strategic Change

Real Time Strategic Change

By: Robert H. Jacobs

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 11-AUG-1997

Insert Date: 22-JAN-2012

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Real time strategic change is a way of redesigning how organizations change-a mindset and accompanying methodology-that ensures that • Change occurs at a fast pace and in real time throughout an organization. • Change occurs simultaneously within the whole organization. • Buy-in, commitment to, and ownership of a change effort is a natural by-product of involving people in the process of change. • People feel responsible for the ultimate success of the organization's change effort. • Broad, whole-picture views of the organization's reality form the basis of information used to...

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Strategy: Fast Track to Success

Strategy: Fast Track to Success

By: David McKean

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT IN STRATEGY. FAST.   Most managers will be involved in creating strategy at some point in their career and typically, the more senior you become, the more time you will spend on formulating plans for the future. To move up the business ladder, you will need some background in some of the more common strategic techniques. But be careful not to overdose on the theory, as this can get in the way of the more valuable activities of strategy, namely: good networking, crisp planning and effective implementation.   Fast Track to Success: Strategy approaches...

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The Art of the App Store: The Business of Apple Development

The Art of the App Store: The Business of Apple Development

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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A unique behind-the-scenes look at what makes an application succeed in the App StoreWith this invaluable book, Tyson McCann offers a non-technical look at all aspects of the iPhone application development landscape and gets to the core of what makes a popular—and profitable—application. From knowing your customer to to launching a successful app, and everything in between, this must-have guide navigates such topics as developing a concept, analyzing the competition, considerations before the launch, marketing, building a community, and maintaining market share. . . to name a few.Coverage...

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YouTube® and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day, Second Edition

YouTube® and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day, Second Edition

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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Fully updated with new information, including the latest changes to YouTube! If you're a marketer, consultant, or small business owner, this is the guide you need to understand video marketing tactics, develop a strategy, implement the campaign, and measure results. You'll find extensive coverage of keyword strategies, tips on optimizing your video, distribution and promotion tactics, YouTube advertising opportunities, and crucial metrics and analysis. Avoid errors, create a dynamite campaign, and break it all down in achievable tasks with this practical, hour-a-day, do-it-yourself...

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The authors—noted scholars and researchers—provide an up-to-date guide to qualitative study design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Step by step, the authors explain a range of methodologies and methods for conducting qualitative research focusing on how they are applied when conducting an actual study. The book includes methods of data collection, specific approaches to qualitative research, and current issues in the field. Specifically, chapters cover the methods, designs, and analyses related to the methodologies of history, case study, program evaluation, ethnography,...

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Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies®

Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies®, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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Think and act strategically every timeIn today's business environment, strategic planning stresses the importance of making decisions that will ensure an organization's ability to successfully respond to changes in the environment and plan for sustainable viability. Providing practical, field-tested techniques and a complete 6-phase plan, Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies shows you how to make strategy a habit for all organizations, no matter the size, type, or resource constraints.Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies is for companies of all types and sizes looking to build and sustain a...

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The New Business Road Test, 3rd Edition

The New Business Road Test, 3rd Edition

By: John Mullins

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 05-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 30-DEC-2011

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Starting your own business is a daunting task. No matter how talented you are, no matter how much capital you have, no matter how good your business plan is, if you’re pursuing a fundamentally flawed opportunity you’re heading for failure. So before spending time and money on a new enterprise it’s vital to know if your idea is actually going to work in practice. The New Business Road Test shows you how to avoid the obvious mistakes that everyone else makes.   The new edition of this best-selling book features:   • A new version of the 7 domains model. • Updated case studies that...

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Strategy Bites Back

Strategy Bites Back

By: Henry Mintzberg; Prof Bruce Ahlstrand; Joseph B. Lampel

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2004

Insert Date: 30-DEC-2011

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SWOTed by strategy models? Crunched by analysis?  Strategy doesn’t have to be this way. Strategy is really all about being different. Thinking about it shouldn't make you reach for the snooze button. Strategy Bites Back brings you a provocative, imaginative and surprising mix of perspectives to help stimulate more creative strategic thinking and more enjoyable strategy making. From voices as diverse as  and Lucy Kellaway, Mao Tse Tung and Jack Welch, even Michael Porter and Gary Hamel, you can enjoy exploring the sharper side of strategy. Strategy as a Little Black Dress ...

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Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results

Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results

By: Martin Klubeck

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 07-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 20-DEC-2011

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Metrics are a hot topic. Executive leadership, boards of directors, management, and customers are all asking for data-based decisions. As a result, many managers, professionals, and change agents are asked to develop metrics, but have no clear idea of how to produce meaningful ones. Wouldn't it be great to have a simple explanation of how to collect, analyze, report, and use measurements to improve your organization? Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results provides that explanation and the tools you'll need to make your organization more effective. Not only does the book explain the...

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The Future of Value: How Sustainability Creates Value Through Competitive Differentiation

The Future of Value: How Sustainability Creates Value Through Competitive Differentiation

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2011

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Enhance business performance by using sustainability for competitive advantage The Future of Value reveals what it takes for companies to grow and outperform the competition in today's growth-constrained, sustainability conscious world. The author shows leaders how to use sustainability as a powerful, pragmatic lens to enhance business performance. He also explores how to craft and oversee a portfolio of effective tools, develop competitive strategies, and adjust value chain activities, talent management practices, and corporate policies to help organizations execute powerful...

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Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development

Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development

By: Ricardo Simoes; Arlindo Silva

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 07-DEC-2011

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Product design and development (PDD) is an area of increasing importance to industrial competitiveness. In a global market, the competitive advantage of companies lies not only in mastering existing processes and methodologies, but also on their ability to pursue different directions, providing increased value to their customers. The Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development: Technological and Organizational Perspectives provides a snapshot of the current issues, trends, challenges, and future perspectives of product design and development, which is an area of growing...

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Chasing the Rabbit: How Market Leaders Outdistance the Competition and How Great Companies Can Catch Up and Win

Chasing the Rabbit: How Market Leaders Outdistance the Competition and How Great Companies Can Catch Up and Win

By: Steven J Spear

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2008

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2011

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Winner of the Shingo Prize for Research and Professional Publication, 2009 ...