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Accounting and Finance for Managers

Accounting and Finance for Managers

By: Matt Bamber; Simon Parry

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Accounting and Finance for Managers is a new text specifically designed to improve analytical skills and help readers use accounting and finance tools for managerial advantage. Ideal for self study as well as classroom learning, it includes worked examples throughout the chapters as well as real-world scenarios and full exercises at the end of each chapter. Providing coverage of basic bookkeeping, readers will learn how to interpret financial statements and grasp underlying theory, interpret a cash budget and identify potential problems, identify appropriate pricing strategies to fit...

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A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment, 3rd Edition

A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: Pfeiffer

Publication Date: 10-MAR-2014

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A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment examines the role of needs assessment in framing people-related problems and performance improvement opportunities. Co-published with ASTD, the third edition of this book features the latest research findings in the field and updated information on technology-enhanced needs assessments. It addresses knowledge and skills assessment, job and task analysis, competency-based needs assessment, strategic needs assessment, and techniques for managing needs assessments. HR professionals, practitioners, and students will find this comprehensive guide essential...

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A little book full of enormous value for novices and seasoned venture capitalists alike After having been thrown for a loop by the bursting of the tech bubble more than a decade ago, the venture capital industry suddenly has come roaring back to life over the past two years. In 2011 alone, more than $7.5 billion in venture capital was invested—representing more than a 19% increase over the previous year—in more than 966 companies. A majority of these companies reside in the life sciences, Internet, and alternative energy sectors. In today's weak job market, VC is more important than...

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IT in the Public Sphere

IT in the Public Sphere

By: Zaigham Mahmood

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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To be successful in the 21st century, governments must make use of digital and communication technologies in order to coordinate resources and collaborate with their citizens. IT in the Public Sphere: Applications in Administration, Government, Politics, and Planning evaluates current research and best practices in the adoption of e-government technologies in developed and developing countries, enabling governments to keep in constant communication with citizens, constituents, corporations, and other stakeholders in modern societies. Within these chapters, scholars, administrators, managers,...

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This book provides an essential learning tool for both practitioners and students and presents the skills and competencies of an effective Organizational Development practitioner. It examines OD as both field and profession, and considers its history, values and ethics, and provides best practices, theories, methods, processes, and applications-contributed by a veritable "who's who" of contributors. The collection of nearly 30 chapters offers models that build effective organizations that can provide business, social, environmental, and global sustainability. It outlines the skills...

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Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing

Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Investor Behavior provides readers with a comprehensive understanding and the latest research in the area of behavioral finance and investor decision making. Blending contributions from noted academics and experienced practitioners, this 30-chapter book will provide investment professionals with insights on how to understand and manage client behavior; a framework for interpreting financial market activity; and an in-depth understanding of this important new field of investment research. The book should also be of interest to academics, investors, and students. The book will cover the...

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Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

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An accessible guide to identifying and profiting from financial market trends Profiting from long-term trends is the most common path to success for traders. The challenge is recognizing the emergence of a trend and determining where to enter and exit the market. No body is more familiar with this situation than author Tina Logan. Now, in Profiting from Market Trends, she shares here extensive insights in this area with you. Divided into four comprehensive parts trend development, change in trend direction, reading the market, and profiting from technical analysis this reliable...

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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 13th Edition

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 13th Edition

By: Michael Armstrong; Stephen Taylor

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the classic text for all students and practitioners of HRM. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it includes in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function. In addition it has two sections of toolkits with easily applicable skills and knowledge for the every needs of every practitioner. The 13th edition, introducing Stephen Taylor as co-author, has been updated throughout to reflect the latest thinking in HRM. It includes new...

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The PR Professional's Handbook

The PR Professional's Handbook

By: Caroline Black

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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At a time when rapid changes in communications technology are having a major impact on the way businesses choose to communicate, more people are having to understand the principles of modern PR and how they can underpin effective business management. Whether as a student (undergraduate or as part of ongoing professional development), consultant or business owner, there are areas of good PR practice that must be followed, while at the same time new channels of communication - notably social media - are creating fresh challenges and opportunities. The PR Professional's Handbook offers practical...

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Social Networking in Recruitment

Social Networking in Recruitment

By: Amanda Belton

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Become a professional social networking expert and give your organization a cost-effective advantage in the hiring market. Social networks have opened up whole new channels of communication between prospective employees and employers. They provide perfect opportunities to build a strong relationship with potential employees that ensures investment in recruitment is targeted towards a successful, cost effective hire. Social networks also allow an organization to build a strong employer brand that reaches the digital natives of the world, enabling the recruiter to achieve a competitive...

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Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Created especially for the Australian customer! Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure that the numbers add up every time. Follow the bookkeeping cycle -- make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly Translate the financial lingo -- know your assets...

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The Rise of the American Corporate Security State

The Rise of the American Corporate Security State

By: Beatrice Edwards

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Take Back Our Civil Liberties! Beatrice Edwards, executive director of the organization representing Edward Snowden and four other NSA whistleblowers, argues that we now live in a Corporate Security State, where the government is more interested in protecting the companies that serve it than the citizens who support it. Hheavy domestic surveillance, political persecution of dissenters, the threat of indefinite detention codified into law—how did we get here? And is there a way out? Edwards details how intelligence agencies took advantage of 9/11 to illegitimately extend the government’s...

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Interpretation and Application of International Standards on Auditing

Interpretation and Application of International Standards on Auditing

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 12-APR-2011

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Written by Steven Collings, winner of Accounting Technician of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards 2011, this book deals with the significant changes auditing has undergone in recent years, due in large part to well-publicised corporate disasters such as Enron and Parmalat, which have shaken the profession. In response, many countries have replaced pre-existing domestic standards with International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) in an attempt to ensure that auditors throughout the world apply the same level of standards during all audit assignments, and that audit quality remains...

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Dim Sum Bonds: The Offshore Renminbi (RMB)-Denominated Bonds

Dim Sum Bonds: The Offshore Renminbi (RMB)-Denominated Bonds

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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A comprehensive guide to understanding and assimilating into dim sum bond markets The expansive growth of the dim sum bond market in the last five years has peaked investor interest and inspired companies to seek out investing opportunities that negate China's capital controls. In a four-pronged approach, Dim Sum Bonds examines the development of the dim sum bond market and its role in China's RMB internationalization policy, characteristics of dim sum bonds and its market, investors' investment objectives and the investment performance of dim sum bonds, motivations of issuers, and...

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Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls, 2nd Edition

Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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A fully revised second edition focused on the best practices of enterprise risk management Since the first edition of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls was published a decade ago, much has changed in the worlds of business and finance. That's why James Lam has returned with a new edition of this essential guide. Written to reflect today's dynamic market conditions, the Second Edition of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls clearly puts this discipline in perspective. Engaging and informative, it skillfully examines both the art as well as the...

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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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Explains the four dimensions of effective leadership for leaders in the public sphere There is a wealth of advice available for corporate leaders, but little in the way of leadership guidance for those in government agencies. Leading Forward fills that gap by providing a development framework and assessment tool based on the four dimensions of effective leadership—empowerment, fairness, leaders, and supervisors. These four dimensions are critical competencies that leaders must develop in order to succeed now and in the future. Based on years of working with agency leaders at all levels...

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Heuristics in Analytics: A Practical Perspective of What Influences Our Analytical World

Heuristics in Analytics: A Practical Perspective of What Influences Our Analytical World

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to deploying mathematical and statistical models when performing analytics The Heuristics in Analytics describes analytic processes and how they fit into the heuristic world around us. In spite of the strong heuristic characteristics of the analytical processes, this important book emphasizes the need to have the proper tools to engage analytics. It describes the analytical process from the exploratory analysis in respect to business scenarios and corporate environments, to model developments; and from statistics, probability, stochastic, mathematics, and artificial...

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Financial Risk Manager Handbook + Test Bank: FRM Part I / Part II, 6th Edition

Financial Risk Manager Handbook + Test Bank: FRM Part I / Part II, 6th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

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The essential reference for financial risk management Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, the Financial Risk Manager Handbook is the core text for risk management training programs worldwide. Presented in a clear and consistent fashion, this completely updated Sixth Edition, mirrors recent updates to the new two-level Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam, and is fully supported by GARP as the trusted way to prepare for the rigorous and renowned FRM certification. This valuable new edition includes an exclusive collection of interactive multiple-choice questions from recent...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control: Methods and Models for Managing the Project Lifecycle

A Comprehensive Guide to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control: Methods and Models for Managing the Project Lifecycle

By: Randal Wilson

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Master all the modern project scheduling and cost control techniques you need, in one focused tutorial! Randal Wilson's Project Schedule & Cost Control  isn't your typical project management guide: it's 100% focused on the specific principles, techniques, and best-practice methodologies of scheduling and cost control. Wilson illuminates key issues through the extensive use of graphs, charts, case studies, and worked examples; and calls your attention to crucial issues that "generic" PM books ignore. Coverage includes:  Project structures, including differences between projects...