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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...

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FT Guide to Banking

FT Guide to Banking

By: Glen Arnold

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

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The Financial Times Guide to Banking is a comprehensive introduction to how banks and banking works. Best-selling author Glen Arnold provides you with a foundation for understanding the wide variety of activities undertaken by banks. He shows you why these global institutions are so important to consumers and finance professionals alike and explains how their activities impact on everyday life.   The Financial Times Guide to Banking will give you:   -    A thorough understanding of all types of banking from retail through to asset management and investment banking.   -    An...

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Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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How to implement a best-in-class visual marketing plan It's no secret that visual content online really draws in viewers. People love Pinterest, Facebook, and the like for visual sharing and engaging. Smart marketers know their companies need to tap into this, but where and how to start? Visual Social Marketing For Dummies offers a clear roadmap for creating effective, well-defined visual social marketing strategies as part of your overall marketing and social media plans. From defining goals to developing highly visual content across a range of social media platforms, this book is the...

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Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

By: Jeffrey A. Edwards

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Many empirical researchers yearn for an econometric model that better explains their data. Yet these researchers rarely pursue this objective for fear of the statistical complexities involved in specifying that model. This book is intended to alleviate those anxieties by providing a practical methodology that anyone familiar with regression analysis can employ—a methodology that will yield a model that is both more informative and is a better representation of the data. This book outlines simple, practical procedures that can be used to specify a model that better explains the data. Such...

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Employee Surveys That Work

Employee Surveys That Work

By: Alec Levenson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Poorly designed employee surveys frustrate participants, analysts, and executives and can end up doing more harm than good. Alec Levenson offers sensible, practical ways to make them more useful and accurate and counters a number of unhelpful but common practices. He provides specific advice for ensuring that the purpose and desired outcomes of surveys are clear, the questions are designed to provide the most relevant and accurate data, and the results are actionable. He also looks at a wealth of specific issues, such as the best benchmarking practices, the benefits of multivariate...

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The Seven Sins of Wall Street

The Seven Sins of Wall Street

By: Bob Ivry

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing—and should make us not just afraid but very afraid—are the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis. Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details the operatic ineptitude of America's best-compensated executives and the ways the government kowtows to what it mistakenly imagines is their competence and success. Ivry shows that the only thing that has changed since the meltdown is how...

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Attract and retain affluent customers and clients Much has changed since the original The Art of Selling to the Affluent was published. The financial crisis has affected the affluent as well as the less affluent. This book brings you up to date with today's affluent and helps every salesperson understand what adjustments need to be made in order to successfully attract, service, and retain lifelong affluent customers and clients. Completely updated and revised, it is based on The Oechli Institute's latest 2013 comprehensive research. Explains how the financial crisis elevated the...

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A 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 comprehensive version 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. The book features new information on the move toward separate financial and accounting reporting standards for private companies,...

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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

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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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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...