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First Time Firing

First Time Firing

By: Rebecca Mazin

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

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Firing someone is never easy; it shouldn't be. The key to minimizing sweaty palms and the chance of stuttering through a statement is remembering that this is a business decision, and a business conversation. It requires preparation and planning for success. First Time Firing will provide you with clear and practical guidance to making termination decisions and acting on them. It will take you from making that first decision of the process, through preparing notes and recommendations, to delivering the news with confidence. Firing people is a difficult but necessary management task; it...

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Reinventing American Health Care

Reinventing American Health Care

By: Ezekiel Emanuel

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The definitive story of American health care today—its causes, consequences, and confusions In March 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. It was the most extensive reform of America’s health care system since at least the creation of Medicare in 1965, and maybe ever. The ACA was controversial and highly political, and the law faced legal challenges reaching all the way to the Supreme Court; it even precipitated a government shutdown. It was a signature piece of legislation for President Obama’s first term, and also a ball and chain for his second. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a...

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Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions

Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions

By: Carolyn Stevenson; Joanna Bauer

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Members of today’s online educational settings are often isolated which can prohibit the sharing of ideas and best practices among individuals working and learning as a collective group. Promoting collaboration across various disciplines and departments fosters professional development activities, as well as creates strong connections to the entire online community. Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions: Creating Collaborative Experience cultivates knowledge on topics pertaining to the improvement of communication and collaboration in online learning communities....

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Regulation

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Regulation

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Regulation volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention and organize your study...

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Auditing and Attestation volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention and organize your...

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Financial Accounting and Reporting

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Financial Accounting and Reporting

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Financial Accounting and Reporting volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention...

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You Can Kill An Idea, But You Can't Kill An Opportunity: How to Discover New Sources of Growth for Your Organization

You Can Kill An Idea, But You Can't Kill An Opportunity: How to Discover New Sources of Growth for Your Organization

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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Ideas alone are failing us! They promise growth, but too often lead to products and services that don't deliver. In many companies it can take up to 3,000 ideas to lead to 100 projects, resulting in only 2 launches, producing on average one product that breaks even and of these products only 20% turn a profit. Defining the opportunity first, leads to big ideas that win and increases the odds for success. Pam Henderson, former faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and author of You Can Kill an Idea, but You Can't Kill An Opportunity! shows how to apply Opportunity Thinking™ in your own...

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How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers, 8th Edition

How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers, 8th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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An updated new edition of the comprehensive guide to reading and understanding financial reports Financial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a foreign language that only accountants can understand. This new Eighth Edition of How to Read a Financial Report breaks through that language barrier, clears away the fog, and offers a plain-English user's guide to financial reports. This updated edition features new information on the move toward separate financial and accounting...

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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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The popular guide to the project management body of knowledge, now fully updated Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOK 5. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success. With enriched case studies,...

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America’s Fiscal Constitution

America’s Fiscal Constitution

By: Bill White

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse (PublicAffairs, April 1, 2014) tells the remarkable story of federal leaders who imposed clear limits on the use of federal debt. For almost two centuries those limits allowed the federal government to borrow for only four purposes. That traditional fiscal constitution collapsed in 2001, when federal elected officials broke the traditional link between federal tax and spending policies. For the first time in history, the federal government cut taxes during war, funded permanent new programs entirely with debt, and became dependent...

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All the Presidents’ Bankers

All the Presidents’ Bankers

By: Nomi Prins

Publisher: Nation Books

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Who rules America? All the Presidents’ Bankers  is a groundbreaking narrative of how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government, dictated foreign and domestic policy, and shaped world history. Culled from original presidential archival documents,  All the Presidents’ Bankers  delivers an explosive account of the hundred-year interdependence between the White House and Wall Street that transcends a simple analysis of money driving politics—or greed driving bankers. Prins ushers us into the intimate world of exclusive clubs, vacation spots, and Ivy League...

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Marketing and Sales Analytics: Proven Techniques and Powerful Applications from Industry Leaders

Marketing and Sales Analytics: Proven Techniques and Powerful Applications from Industry Leaders

By: Cesar Brea

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Today, the effective marketing analytics executive is even more important than the brilliant data scientist. That's because successful analytics investments now require executive-level orchestration of many elements that go far beyond conventional definitions of analytics. Marketing and Sales Analytics examines the experiences of sales/marketing leaders and practitioners who have successfully built high value analytics capabilities in multiple industries. Then, drawing on their experiences, top analytics consultant Cesar Brea...

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Business Law Basics

Business Law Basics

By: Scott L. Girard; Michael F. O'Keefe; Marc A. Price

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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When you start a business, legal issues can seem complex, even scary. This simple guide helps you ask smart questions and get the right advice. Find out what practices will help you keep your legal matters clear and simple! You will learn key concepts and terms, how to choose an attorney, contract essentials, and what you need to protect (such as processes or intellectual property). Plus the basics of partnership and corporate structures, license and regulation essentials, employment issues, legal aspects of buying and selling, common pitfalls, international business issues and more. ...

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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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Supply Chain Management Strategy: Using SCM to Create Greater Corporate Efficiency and Profits

Supply Chain Management Strategy: Using SCM to Create Greater Corporate Efficiency and Profits

By: Alexandre Oliveira; Anne Gimeno

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Drive more value from your supply chain by choosing and implementing the right models and strategies. Supply Chain Management Strategy offers expert guidance for comparing and choosing models, implementing governance, and strategizing to enable sales growth, margin growth, and superior customer experience. Lead authored by pioneering supply chain management expert Alexandre Oliveira, this guide focuses on driving maximum business value from modern supply chain strategies and models. Oliveira and senior supply chain executive Anne...

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Mastering Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin

By: Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

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If you are interested in learning more about the technical operation of bitcoin, or if you are building the next great bitcoin killer­app or business, you will find this book essential reading. From the basic use of a bitcoin wallet to buy a cup of coffee, to running a bitcoin marketplace with hundreds of thousands of transactions, or collaboratively building new financial innovations that will transform our understanding of currency and credit, this book will help you engineer money. You are about to unlock the API to a new economy. This book is your key....

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Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

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Create positive visibility for your business with this essential roadmap Everyone now understands the importance of online reviews on sites such as Yelp. This unique book helps you influence the process and leverage the results to increase sales and revenue. Five Stars is the perfect guide to a timely and crucial marketing tactic for today's savvy small business owners and marketers. Find out how to get more (and better) online reviews for your business, track and monitor them, leverage them effectively in social media and elsewhere, and handle negative reviews with aplomb. Packed with...

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Employee Engagement For Dummies

Employee Engagement For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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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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Panic, Prosperity, and Progress: Five Centuries of History and the Markets

Panic, Prosperity, and Progress: Five Centuries of History and the Markets

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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A detailed guide to financial market performance during financial crises With the financial markets seemingly careening from one crisis to another, it's vital for today's investors and traders to have an historical perspective on market performance during times of great turmoil. In this book, Tim Knight provides an exhaustive analysis of financial market behavior prior, during, and following tumultuous events since 1600. Making copious use of charts and basic technical analysis, Knight demonstrates how external shocks tend to create extreme reactions in the financial markets and how...

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Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less

Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Get heard by being clear and concise The only way to survive in business today is to be a lean communicator. Busy executives expect you to respect and manage their time more effectively than ever. You need to do the groundwork to make your message tight and to the point. The average professional receives 304 emails per week and checks their smartphones 36 times an hour and 38 hours a week. This inattention has spread to every part of life. The average attention span has shrunk from 12 seconds in 2000 to eight in 2012. So, throw them a lifeline and be brief. Author Joe McCormack...