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Supply Chain Risk

Supply Chain Risk

By: John Manners-Bell

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Supply Chain Risk assesses the various sources of external threat to the supply chain, including environmental, geopolitical, economic and technological. John Manners-Bell clearly describes the evolving risks to supply chains and how multinational corporations should be dealing with them at a strategic level. He examines the lack of supply visibility which puts businesses at risk and includes case studies of best practice, as well as citing examples of when and how things go wrong. Each case study describes a company's supply chain and production/ sourcing strategy; a description of the...

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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

By: Dr. Zakir Laliwala; Irshad Mansuri

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to designing and developing BPMN-based business processes Detailed coverage of the various BPM notations used for business process development. Learn how to implement business processes based on real world examples. Understand how to deploy workflows using process engine APIs. Create Advance workflows using BPM Notations. Learn how to use Activiti BPM quickly and efficiently with practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) platform targeted at business...

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Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management

Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management

By: Andrew Griffin

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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The reputation of an organisation influences who we buy from, work for, supply to and invest in. In today's complex environment, organizations have to understand and respond rapidly to shifting public values, rising expectations, demands for public consultation and increasingly intrusive news media. This is particularly important when things go wrong. Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management outlines a comprehensive approach to managing situations that may turn into crises; handling crises once they occur; and features a wide range of case studies of brands who have had to respond to a...

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Creating E-Learning Games with Unity

Creating E-Learning Games with Unity

By: David Horachek

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Develop your own 3D e-learning game using gamification, systems design, and gameplay programming techniques Develop a game framework for a 3D eLearning game Program dynamic interactive actors and objects to populate your game world An easy-to-follow guide along with an extensive source code to support and guide readers through the concepts in the book In Detail Unity is a fully integrated development engine providing the required functionality to create games and interactive 3D content, while reducing the time, effort, and cost of developing the content. Nowadays, many...

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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

Insert Date: 26-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

Insert Date: 26-MAR-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

Insert Date: 26-MAR-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

Insert Date: 25-MAR-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

Insert Date: 25-MAR-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...