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Labor Law: A Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act

Labor Law: A Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act

By: David Strecker

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2011

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Whether you are a supervisor, a business owner, or an HR professional, it is essential that you understand the laws and rules governing how one treats employees and interacts with unions. This book deals with private sector labor law arising under the National Labor Relations Act. It provides a brief history of labor law in the United States before providing extensive information on the laws and regulations governing unions. It covers legal responses to unionization efforts, collective bargaining, strikes, arbitration, and what constitutes fair and unfair practices. ...

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Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands

Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands

By: Al Iannuzzi

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2011

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As the global demand for natural and organic products continues to grow, making and marketing greener products is becoming an imperative. Written by the senior director of product stewardship for Johnson & Johnson, this book discusses how to tie in green improvements to appropriate marketing in order to reach customers in the marketplace. The author gives specific advice on how to think about product and service design from an environmental perspective. In addition, the text provides detailed examples of what works, what doesn't, and how to effectively merge innovation with green...

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The Practical Application of the Process Capability Study: Evolving From Product Control to Process Control

The Practical Application of the Process Capability Study: Evolving From Product Control to Process Control

By: Douglas Relyea

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2011

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Using real-world examples in the context of the shop floor, this book addresses statistical process control through a non-mathematical, step-by-step explanation of the process capability study. It enables manufacturing personnel to understand how to recover a significant return on their investment from statistical process control. Machine operators and supervisors will better understand how they can communicate their process knowledge to management. Managers will then better understand the limitations of the process as it exists and will have a simple tool for managing process...

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Progressive Kaizen:: The Key to Gaining a Global Competitive Advantage

Progressive Kaizen:: The Key to Gaining a Global Competitive Advantage

By: John Davis

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2011

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All Kaizen is not the same. There are four different types, each with its own purpose and results. This book details each type—describing how and when to use them to obtain the greatest ROI. It explains how to conduct each type of kaizen event, who should be involved, and what the expected results should be. It also introduces a waste reduction activity process that can help drive kaizen down to the individual job level. ...

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Managing Emerging Risk: The Capstone of Preparedness

Managing Emerging Risk: The Capstone of Preparedness

By: Kevin Burton

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2011

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From Main Street to Mumbai, this volume considers the new global drivers behind threats and hazards facing all those tasked with protecting the public and private sector. The book explores what is needed to better cultivate, design, develop, and operate emerging management and preparedness thinking in the current environment. Each chapter begins with key terms and objectives and ends with thought-provoking questions. Introducing a new paradigm of thought that takes into account the chief influencers of global threats, the book arms emergency and business operations managers with the ammo...

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Accounting Principles, 11th Edition

Accounting Principles, 11th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2013

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Accounting Principles 11th edition, by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso provides a clear introduction to financial accounting that is full of real world examples that are relevant to students' lives. The Team for Success authors understand where students struggle in this course and have developed a learning system that illustrates the accounting cycle and key transactions, while giving them the tools to apply their learning through sample exercises throughout the chapter. By expanding coverage of IFRS, this edition keeps students at the forefront of global issues that impact their future...

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Management (The Brian Tracy Success Library)

Management (The Brian Tracy Success Library)

By: Brian Tracy

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

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The strength of any organization is determined by the quality of its managers. What they do and how they do it is the key determinant of corporate success. Want to become invaluable to your company? Boost your managerial skills. The good news is that great managers are made...not born. When you discover what the most successful managers know, you will unlock the secrets to turning even ordinary employees into extraordinary performers. Now with this handy little book, success expert Brian Tracy reveals how anyone can easily: Set performance standards ● Delegate productively ● Define key result...

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Training That Delivers Results

Training That Delivers Results

By: Dick Handshaw

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2014

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Instructional designers and other training professionals are often forced into order-taking roles. The company wants training on a specific topic--business writing, behavioral interviewing, customer service--and a one-size-fits-all module is produced. Training That Delivers Results offers a far better way to educate employees, one that connects learning solutions with strategic business goals. Rather than being told what to teach, proactive designers collect data to define problems and develop training interventions. Written by one of the originators of computer-based training, Handshaw's...

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Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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A one-stop shop for background and current thinking on the development and uses of rates of return on capital Completely revised for this highly anticipated fifth edition, Cost of Capital contains expanded materials on estimating the basic building blocks of the cost of equity capital, the risk-free rate, and equity risk premium. There is also discussion of the volatility created by the financial crisis in 2008, the subsequent recession and uncertain recovery, and how those events have fundamentally changed how we need to interpret the inputs to the models we use to develop these...

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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 Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

By: Mark Graban; Joseph Swartz

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2013

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Delivering an accessible introduction to Kaizen principles, this volume is for hospital and medical organization leaders who want to engage every employee and physician in ongoing daily continuous improvement benefitting patients, staff, and the long-term good of the organization. Specifically written for senior leaders and managers who need to understand the power of this core Lean methodology, the book explains the practical actions that are required to create a lasting Kaizen culture in a healthcare system. ...

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Security Management for Occupational Safety

Security Management for Occupational Safety

By: Michael Land

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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This book is written for the Occupational safety managers who want to be more effective managers as well as for the students who would like to become occupational safety managers as their profession. A critical thinking approach provides a methodical process to look at the occupational safety management functions so they can better tailor safety to any organization. This book presents the most accurately balanced picture of occupational safety management functions by using a critical thinking approach to interpret data as a tool for providing more effective safety management. ...

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IT Release Management: A Hands-on Guide

IT Release Management: A Hands-on Guide

By: Dave Howard

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2011

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When implemented correctly, release management can help to ensure quality is integrated throughout the development, implementation, and delivery of services, applications, and infrastructure. Clearly illustrating the effective implementation of a release process, this hands-on guide examines the similarities and differences of release management and project management to clarify the distinctions between the two complementary processes. Shedding light on the day-to-day challenges that need to be overcome, it details the principles of effective implementation—including what to implement, how...

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Safety Performance in a Lean Environment: A Guide to Building Safety into a Process

Safety Performance in a Lean Environment: A Guide to Building Safety into a Process

By: Paul English

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2011

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A big challenge for many safety professionals is how to incorporate, build, and sustain a safety program into different business models during times of change. This book provides an understanding of how to anticipate paradigm shifts in management models and how environmental health and safety fits into the model. It defines what adds value to the safety and manufacturing process as well as to the customer. The author illustrates how to build safety into a process to create a strong safety program. ...

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The Heston Model and its Extensions in Matlab and C#, + Website

The Heston Model and its Extensions in Matlab and C#, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

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Tap into the power of the most popular stochastic volatility model for pricing equity derivatives Since its introduction in 1993, the Heston model has become a popular model for pricing equity derivatives, and the most popular stochastic volatility model in financial engineering. This vital resource provides a thorough derivation of the original model, and includes the most important extensions and refinements that have allowed the model to produce option prices that are more accurate and volatility surfaces that better reflect market conditions. The book's material is drawn from...

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Transforming Business: Big Data, Mobility, and Globalization

Transforming Business: Big Data, Mobility, and Globalization

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2012

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A unique perspective of an evolved role for company leadership Based on the findings of an extensive research project that surveyed more than 5,500 enterprise employees and functional decision makers across the United States and China, Transforming Business: Big Data, Mobility and Globalization explores the influence of technology in the workplace and the implications to company culture, functional responsibilities and competitive advantage. This in-depth analysis illuminates emerging technological trends, the changing workforce, and the shifting face of business and industry while...

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The Standout Business Plan

The Standout Business Plan

By: Vaughan Evans; Brian Tracy

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

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Too many business plans focus on the details most important to the managers or business owners writing them. . . and fail to address the questions most crucial to potential backers. This immensely practical and eminently readable book shows readers how to create a business plan that speaks directly to investors and lenders and makes it easy for them to say yes. Featuring case studies and examples of both what to do and what not to do, the book reveals how to: ● Include the vital information backers need, while leaving out extraneous filler that gets in the way ● Address key factors such as...

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Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

By: Bob Urichuck; Dave Urichuck

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

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Self-motivation and team motivation are the foundations to success. They build self-esteem and self-confidence and result in an overall better working environment. A motivated and engaged environment and team attracts and retains top performers, resulting in better performance, increased productivity and measureable bottom-line results. This practical book will guide you through step-by-step instructions that will make you a more effective leader, resulting in a higher performing, results-oriented team that will attract and retain top talent. This practical guide helps managers...

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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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Women in IT in the New Social Era

Women in IT in the New Social Era

By: Sonja Bernhardt

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Research and statistics support the view that current programs are failing to keep women in the ICT field. Currently, there exist very few solutions to this growing problem. Women in IT in the New Social Era: A Critical Evidence-Based Review of Gender Inequality and the Potential for Change aims to bring this topic to the forefront of discussion about what can be done to correct this lopsided gender distribution. This reference work will be an essential guide for government professionals, students, and researchers in the ICT field looking to develop a solution to equalize the retention rate...