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Make Change Happen

Make Change Happen

By: Ian Coyne

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 23-JUL-2014

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Change in business is constant. Manage it well and you’ll grow your business, stay ahead of the curve and take full advantage of every new opportunity.   The key to successful, well-managed change is in this book.  Written by a specialist, its practical, visual, step-by-step approach will make sure you’re always on the right track, that change in your business is smooth, stress free and well-structured, and that all your stakeholders remain on board every step of the way.   Make Change Happen gives you the start-to-finish plan you need to implement your change programme and make...

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Profiting From Services and Solutions

Profiting From Services and Solutions

By: Valarie A. Zeithaml; Stephen W. Brown

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2014

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Designed for executives of companies that manufacture or sell products and students in an MBA program, this book outlines the challenges of launching a service and solutions business within a product-oriented organization. You might view services and solutions as a means to financial growth, reduced revenue volatility, greater differentiation from the competition, increased share of customer budget, and improved customer satisfaction, loyalty, and lock-in; but the authors visualize the transition from products sold to services rendered and identify the challenges that leaders will face during...

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Managing Business Risk, 10th Edition

Managing Business Risk, 10th Edition

By: Jonathan Reuvid

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2014

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Effective risk management - the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks - is a vital consideration when looking to safeguard your company's commercial future and deal with the latest regulatory requirements. Managing Business Risk will enable your company to maintain controls on risks that may threaten your business while at the same time delivering transparent reporting to your stakeholders. The book examines the key areas of risk in today's competitive and complex business market. Drawing on expert advice from leading risk consultants, lawyers and regulatory authorities, it...

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The Art of War for Small Business

The Art of War for Small Business

By: Becky Sheetz-Runkle

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Sun Tzu's ancient The Art of War has inspired military, political, and business leaders across the world with its brilliant strategies for prevailing against opponents. At the core of this classic treatise is the message that sledgehammer approaches can backfire, and size alone does not guarantee wins. Strategy, positioning, planning, leadership--all play equally significant roles, making Sun Tzu's teachings perfect for small business owners and entrepreneurs entrenched in fierce competition for customers, market share, talent . . . for their very survival. The Art of War for Small Business...

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Practical Enterprise Risk Management

Practical Enterprise Risk Management

By: Liz Taylor

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Practical Enterprise Risk Management addresses the real need for organizations to take more managed risks in order to maximise business strategies and achieve long term goals. Based on ISO 31000 and applying current best practice, it provides templates and examples that can be adapted for any industry. Breaking down the theory on enterprise risk management, it helps you see risk as both an opportunity and a threat whilst giving you guidance on how to implement it. It provides models for Risk Adjusted Return on Capital to evaluate R.O.I and measure performance, advice on emergent risks, as...

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Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization

Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization

By: John Wang

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAY-2014

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As the age of Big Data emerges, it becomes necessary to take the five dimensions of Big Data- volume, variety, velocity, volatility, and veracity- and focus these dimensions towards one critical emphasis - value. The Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization confronts the challenges of information retrieval in the age of Big Data by exploring recent advances in the areas of knowledge management, data visualization, interdisciplinary communication, and others. Through its critical approach and practical application, this book will be a must-have reference for any professional,...

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Warren Buffett on Business : Principles from the Sage of Omaha

Warren Buffett on Business : Principles from the Sage of Omaha

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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The proven business principles of Warren Buffett Warren Buffett is one of the most admired and prolific investors and managers in corporate America. Warren Buffett on Business is a timeless guide to strategies that can help you run a successful business. This book is a one-of-a-kind collection of Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway written over the past few decades, and in a clear, simple style distills the basic principles of sound business practices. Through Buffett's own remarkable words, this practical management handbook shares valuable insights on...

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Toyota by Toyota: Reflections from the Inside Leaders on the Techniques That Revolutionized the Industry

Toyota by Toyota: Reflections from the Inside Leaders on the Techniques That Revolutionized the Industry

By: Samuel Obara; Darril Wilburn

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 09-APR-2012

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Written by former Toyota associates, this book focuses on the purpose of Lean techniques, methodologies, and principles rather than the best way of applying tools. The contributors share their Toyota experiences and provide diverse points of view regarding the application of the principles discussed. Narrated by the author, who shares personal insights, each chapter describes a Lean technique, its benefits, its pitfalls, and supplies helpful tips on how to implement that technique. ...

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Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

By: Margareta Nelke

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS must be prepared to...

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Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters

Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters

By: DeMond Miller; Jason Rivera

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-JUN-2011

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Bringing together the contributions of international experts, this book demonstrates ways to recognize and reduce regional infrastructure vulnerability by building secure networks of collaboration within different areas of the world. With sections on the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim, it examines the various ways different societies have responded to environmental threats. The book presents a multifaceted study to foster dialogue among policymakers to reduce social vulnerability and build local and regional capacities to withstand environmental...

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Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard

Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard

By: Todd Fitzgerald

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Security practitioners must be able to build a cost-effective security program while at the same time meet the requirements of government regulations. This book lays out these regulations in simple terms and explains how to use the control frameworks to build an effective information security program and governance structure. It discusses how organizations can best ensure that the information is protected and examines all positions from the board of directors to the end user, delineating the role each plays in protecting the security of the organization. ...

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Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

By: Jay Liebowitz

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This concise and easy-to-read book examines 10 areas where Knowledge Management can help an organization gain a competitive advantage. Each chapter opens with an introduction to one of these promising areas, followed by case studies from industry, government, and not-for-profits. The case studies demonstrate how leaders at organizations such as The Coca-Cola Company, e-Bay, PricewaterhouseCoopers, University of Maryland University College, Northrop Grumman, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have used the concepts discussed to improve decision making. ...

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Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Proven and emerging strategies for addressing document and records management risk within the framework of information governance principles and best practices Information Governance (IG) is a rapidly emerging "super discipline" and is now being applied to electronic document and records management, email, social media, cloud computing, mobile computing, and, in fact, the management and output of information organization-wide. IG leverages information technologies to enforce policies, procedures and controls to manage information risk in compliance with legal and litigation demands,...

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The New How [Paperback]

The New How [Paperback]

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Once in a generation, a book comes along that transforms the business landscape. Company strategy typically has been planned by corporate chiefs in annual meetings, and then dictated to managers to carry out. In The New How, Nilofer Merchant shows corporate directors, executives, and managers that the best way to create a winning strategy is to include employees at all levels, helping to create strategy they not only believe in, but are also equipped to implement....

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

By: Steve Blank

Publisher: K&S Ranch Press

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures - The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time.  The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup approach to new ventures. It was the first book to offer that startups are not smaller versions of large companies and that new ventures are different than existing ones. Startups search for business models while existing companies execute them.  The book offers the practical and proven four-step Customer Development process for search and...

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Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making

Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making

By: Madjid Tavana

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Using interdisciplinary approaches to strategic management can strengthen the decision making process. Incorporating various methods will also encourage productivity, expand knowledge of participants, and increase technical proficiency. Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making: Interdisciplinary Considerations aims to integrate different techniques into the world’s fast-changing and dynamic society to better equip all readers and practitioners with the most effective knowledge. Managers, CEOs, researchers, and academics in the fields of business and leadership will all benefit from...

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Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance

Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance

By: Nilanjan Ray; Kaushik Chakraborty

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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The dynamic economic climate invites participants who are grounded in strategic financial management and infrastructure development. Thus, a lack of sufficient infrastructure, in both quality and quantity, often disqualifies developing countries from being key players in the global economy and influences other socioeconomic problems like unemployment, quality of work life, and quality of life. Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance discusses the efficiency of good infrastructure and its impact on socioeconomic growth and...

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Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms

Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms

By: Nelson Ndubisi; Sonny Nwankwo

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2013

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In order to increase the economic opportunities available, enterprise development plays a crucial role in the progression of socio-economic development for small and medium enterprises. Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes explores the process of enterprise development and its reconstruction of entrepreneurial identities, critical competencies as well as market turnaround for SMEs. This book aims to be a critical resource in the understanding of enterprise strategies adopted and lessons learned for management development. It is a successful resource for...

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Judiciary-Friendly Forensics of Software Copyright Infringement

Judiciary-Friendly Forensics of Software Copyright Infringement

By: Vinod Bhattathiripad

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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The software industry continues to expand as new products enter into the technological marketplace in order to meet increasing demand. As a result of the popularity of often-expensive software products, companies face the growing challenge of protecting their products against copyright infringement. Judiciary-Friendly Forensics of Software Copyright Infringement discusses the forensics of software copyright infringement. This book highlights theoretical, functional, and procedural matters in the investigation of copyright infringement of software products, as well as the development of...

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Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management

Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management

By: Andrew Griffin

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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The reputation of an organisation influences who we buy from, work for, supply to and invest in. In today's complex environment, organizations have to understand and respond rapidly to shifting public values, rising expectations, demands for public consultation and increasingly intrusive news media. This is particularly important when things go wrong. Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management outlines a comprehensive approach to managing situations that may turn into crises; handling crises once they occur; and features a wide range of case studies of brands who have had to respond to a...