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Power Relationships: 26 Irrefutable Laws for Building Extraordinary Relationships

Power Relationships: 26 Irrefutable Laws for Building Extraordinary Relationships

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2014

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The Relationship Laws that Drive Success There are powerful but invisible laws that determine whether your relationships —with your clients, colleagues, and friends—will thrive or wither. These relationship laws are ever-present. When you align with them, the results are dramatic. Your network will grow rapidly. You'll be seen by clients as a trusted partner rather than an expense to be managed. And you'll find the people around you eager to help you succeed. When you ignore the laws, however, your efforts will falter. Relationship building will seem like very hard work. Power...

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Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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How to implement effecitve, magnetic leadership by applying asset-based thinking and shifting your mindset from the negative to the positive Lead Positive takes the fundamentals of Asset-Based Thinking (ABT) and turns them into a playbook for successful leadership. ABT is a simple mindset management process that shows people how to make small shifts in perception and thinking to achieve great results. Cramer shows leaders how to apply ABT to shift their attention away from what is negative and learn to intentionally shine the spotlight on the positive, beneficial facts of a situation. As...

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Many leaders are unaware of the amazing power of questions. Our conversations may be full of requests and demands, but all too often we are not asking for honest and informative answers, and we don't know how to listen effectively to responses. When leaders start encouraging questions from their teams, however, they begin to see amazing results. Knowing the right questions to ask—and the right way to listen—will give any leader the skills to perform well in any situation, effectively communicate a vision to the team, and achieve lasting success across the organization. Thoroughly revised...

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Green Technologies

Green Technologies

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2011

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In recent years, environmental technology has become a critical area of study, as individuals and organizations have started to emphasize the importance of conserving resources and reducing human impact on the environment. Environmental Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications assembles the most up-to-date collection of research results and recent discoveries in green technology. This comprehensive anthology covers a wide range of topics, including climate change, sustainable development, green diplomacy, and more....

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Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success

Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success

By: Ori Schibi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 23-OCT-2013

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Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success  provides a practical approach to managing those things that matter most for project success—stakeholder expectations, communication, risk, change, and quality—so that scope, schedule, and cost end up on target and the project’s intended benefits for the organization are realized. This unique desk reference shows how to utilize the best practices, concepts, and methodologies found in PMI’s  PMBOK® Guide,  along with a few concepts from APMG’s PRINCE2, and leverage them in the context of organizational challenges and project...

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Handbook of Research on Management of Cultural Products

Handbook of Research on Management of Cultural Products

By: Lucia Aiello

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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An integrated approach to investigate, create, and propose a model for the value creation of cultural products is essential in maintaining its connection with e-relationship marketing; this examination is important in recognizing a common perspective. The Handbook of Research on Management of Cultural Products: E-Relationship Marketing and Accessibility Perspectives examines the potential value of cultural products and how the support of new technologies can enable non-conventional and social-media marketing relationships. This book aims to highlight an emerging subject area in the field of...

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Technology Diffusion and Adoption

Technology Diffusion and Adoption

By: Ali Zolait

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2013

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Technology Diffusion and Adoption: Global Complexity, Global Innovation discusses the emerging topics of information technology and the IT based solutions in global and multi-cultural environments. This comprehensive collection addresses the aspects of innovation diffusion in the field of business computing technologies and is essential for researchers, practitioners, academicians and educators all over the world....

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Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

By: Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos is for those who are planning a digital asset management system or interested in becoming digital asset managers. This book explains both the purpose of digital asset management systems and why an organization might need one. The text then walks readers step-by-step through the concerns involved in selecting, staffing, and maintaining a DAM. This book is dedicated to providing you with a solid base in the common concerns, both legal and technical, in launching a complex DAM capable of...

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Managing Risk and Performance: A Guide for Government Decision Makers

Managing Risk and Performance: A Guide for Government Decision Makers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Discover analytical tools and practices to help improve the quality of risk management in government organizations Federal agencies increasingly recognize the importance of active risk management to help ensure that they can carry out their missions. High impact events, once thought to occur only rarely, now occur with surprising frequency. Managing Risk in Government Agencies and Programs provides insight into the increasingly critical role of effective risk management, while offering analytical tools and promising practices that can help improve the quality of risk management in...

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Romancing the Brand: How Brands Create Strong, Intimate Relationships with Consumers

Romancing the Brand: How Brands Create Strong, Intimate Relationships with Consumers

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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A young woman tells a focus group that Diet Coke is like her boyfriend. A twenty-something tattoos the logo of Turner Classic Movies onto his skin. These consumers aren't just using these brands. They are engaging in a rich, complex, ever-changing relationship, and they'll stay loyal, resisting marketing gimmicks from competitors and influencing others to try the brand they love. How can marketers cultivate and grow the deep relationships that earn this kind of love and drive lasting success for their brands? In Romancing the Brand, branding expert Tim Halloran reveals what it takes to...

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Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)

Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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An expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing and storage capacity to a diverse community of end-recipients. However, before you can decide on a cloud model, you need to determine what the ideal cloud service model is for your business. Helping you cut through all the haze, Architecting the Cloud is vendor neutral and guides you in making one of the most critical technology decisions that you will face: selecting the right cloud service model(s) based on a combination of both business...

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What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest

What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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Discover proven strategies for building powerful, world-class brands It's tempting to believe that brands like Apple, Nike, and Zappos achieved their iconic statuses because of serendipity, an unattainable magic formula, or even the genius of a single visionary leader. However, these companies all adopted specific approaches and principles that transformed their ordinary brands into industry leaders. In other words, great brands can be built—and Denise Lee Yohn knows exactly how to do it. Delivering a fresh perspective, Yohn's What Great Brands Do teaches an innovative brand-as-business...

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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

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Publisher: Pfeiffer

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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This 20-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner's model and overall thoughts on leadership in The United Kingdom. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from UK nationals, a short description of the Five Practices, a section on "Learning to Lead", and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). ...

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Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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The how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert Within their fields, thought leaders are sources of inspiration and innovation. They have the gift of harnessing their expertise and their networks to make their innovative thoughts real and replicable, sparking sustainable change and even creating movements around their ideas. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, renowned executive talent agent Denise Brosseau shows readers how to develop and use that gift as she maps the path from successful executive, professional, or civic leader to respected thought leader. With the author's proven...

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This book is written for human resource, organization development, and training professionals who need real-world best practices that show who actual workplace learning approaches work and how they can be applied. Co-published with the acclaimed Center for Creative Leadership, this important book offers a compendium of best practices, tools, techniques, processes, and other resource resources to harness the developmental power of work experiences for leadership development. In addition the book includes illustrative case studies of leadership approached that have worked in such forward...

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The Art of Membership: How to Attract, Retain and Cement Member Loyalty

The Art of Membership: How to Attract, Retain and Cement Member Loyalty

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2014

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Member engagement, recruitment, and retention are fundamental activities that all membership organizations must master to ensure the growth and viability of their organizations over the long term. The Art of Membership by Sheri Jacobs, CAE, provides associations and membership organizations with the practical tools they need to build a loyal and diverse membership base over the long term. Readers will be able to put the tools to work immediately regardless organization size, budget, culture, type, or environment. The recommendations are concrete, irrefutable and backed by data derived from...

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Offering a new framework for nonprofit brand management, this book presents the Brand IDEA (Integrity, Democracy, and Affinity). The framework eschews traditional, outdated brand tenets of control and competition largely adopted from the private sector, in favor of a strategic approach centered on the mission and based on a participatory process, shared values, and the development of key partnerships. The results are nonprofit brands that create organizational cohesion and generate trust in order to build capacity and drive social impact. The book explores in detail how nonprofit...

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Telecommunication Network Economics

Telecommunication Network Economics

By: Patrick Maillé; Bruno Tuffin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Presenting a balance of theory and practice, this up-to-date guide provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues in telecommunication network economics, as well as the mathematical models behind the solutions. These mathematical foundations enable the reader to understand the economic issues arising at this pivotal time in network economics, from business, research and political perspectives. This is followed by a unique practical guide to current topics, including app stores, volume-based pricing, auctions for advertisements, search engine business models, the network neutrality...

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Project Workflow Management

Project Workflow Management

By: Daniel Epstein; Rich Maltzman

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

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F oreword by industry legend Harold Kerzner! This book describes a completely unique step-by-step, workflow-guiding approach to project management which simplifies activities by enforcing execution of all required processes on time, and redirecting to an alternative path in the event of project issues. Since compliance with all project management processes is enforced by the workflow, product quality is significantly improved and life cycle errors are almost eliminated. Project Workflow Management: A Business Process Approach  is the first and only book in the marketplace which...

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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...