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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

Insert Date: 04-APR-2014

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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

Insert Date: 03-APR-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...

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This Third Edition of the groundbreaking book Designing Organizations offers a guide to the process of creating and managing an organization (no matter how complex) that will be positioned to respond effectively and rapidly to customer demands and have the ability to achieve unique competitive advantage. This latest edition includes fresh illustrative examples and references, while the foundation of the book remains the author's popular and widely used Star Model. Includes a comprehensive explanation of the basics of organization design Outlines a strategic approach to design that...

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Fish Can't See Water: How National Culture Can Make or Break Your Corporate Strategy

Fish Can't See Water: How National Culture Can Make or Break Your Corporate Strategy

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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How national culture impacts organizational culture—and business success Using extensive case studies of successful global corporations, this book explores the impact of national culture on the corporate strategy and its execution, and through this ultimately business success—or failure. It does not argue that different cultures lead to different business results, but that all cultures impact organizations in ways both positive and negative, depending on the business cycle, the particular business, and the particular strategies being pursued. Depending on all of these factors, cultural...

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The classic guide to sustainability strategy and implementation—updated for today's businesses To ensure business success, companies must embrace sustainable management. Firms need to find the overlap between business interests and the interests of society and the environment before they can secure a lasting competitive edge. By making the case for sustainability as a fundamental business practice, The Triple Bottom Line became an instant classic when first published in 2006, showing a generation of business leaders how to find their sustainability sweet spot—where profitability merges...

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Crowdsourcing: One Step Beyond

Crowdsourcing: One Step Beyond

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Crowdsourcing is a relatively recent phenomenon that only appeared in 2006, but it continues to grow and diversify (crowdfunding, crowdcontrol, etc.). This book aims to review this concept and show how it leads to the creation of value and new business opportunities. Chapter 1 is based on four examples: the online-banking sector, an informative television channel, the postal sector and the higher education sector. It shows that in the current context, for a company facing challenges, the crowd remains an untapped resource. The next chapter presents crowdsourcing as a new form of...

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A fully updated, step-by-step guide for implementing COSO's Enterprise Risk Management COSO Enterprise Risk Management, Second Edition clearly enables organizations of all types and sizes to understand and better manage their risk environments and make better decisions through use of the COSO ERM framework. The Second Edition discusses the latest trends and pronouncements that have affected COSO ERM and explores new topics, including the PCAOB's release of AS5; ISACA's recently revised CobiT; and the recently released IIA Standards. Offers you expert advice on how to carry out...

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Solo a Los Bebés Les Gusta Que Les Cambien, 3rd edición

Solo a Los Bebés Les Gusta Que Les Cambien, 3rd edición

By: José Manuel Gil

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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En un entorno en el que lo único constante es el permanente cambio, las organizaciones se enfrentan a la necesidad de afrontar procesos de transformación que les permitan sobrevivir, especialmente en una situación de profunda crisis económica. Frente a las teorías que se centran en la modificación de estrategias, en la implantación de sistemas de base tecnológica, en la transformación organizativa, en nuevos sistemas de calidad, control o producción, este libro defiende que no se producirá el cambio en una organización si no se logra que las personas que la componen varíen su conducta...

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Éxito con o sin crisis

Éxito con o sin crisis

By: Jorge Díaz-Cardiel

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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En lo bueno y en lo malo. Así es como una empresa demuestra su liderazgo y buena gestión frente a la que es flor de un día. Por ello, Jorge Díaz-Cardiel aprovecha su bagaje como experto en el mundo de la gestión y la economía para hacer un homenaje a todas aquellas compañías que han sabido evolucionar y anticiparse a los tiempos difíciles y, como consecuencia, siguen estando en lo más alto. Además, el autor resalta la importancia que tiene el papel de los responsables de Comunicación en la consecución de tan buenos resultados. Éxito con o sin crisis analiza el recorrido de las compañías...

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Repetibilidad

Repetibilidad

By: Chris Zook; James Allen

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Permanecer fieles a sus principios, replicar y adaptar un modelo de negocio a lo largo del tiempo son las claves de las compañías exitosas. Tres principios, a priori sencillos, y que sin embargo solo conseguirán llevar a cabo un 9% de todas las empresas que existen en el mundo y que hayan sido capaces de alcanzar niveles modestos de crecimiento sostenido y rentable a lo largo de la última década.Repetibilidad se convierte en un manual de consulta imprescindible. A través de sus páginas explica la estrategia de negocio que utilizan las empresas con éxito duradero y los errores que han...

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Decisiones Estratégicas

Decisiones Estratégicas

By: José Luis Álvarez

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

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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. ...