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Generation Alt®: The New Movement in Alternative Investing

Generation Alt®: The New Movement in Alternative Investing

By: Clifford Jack

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2014

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Focusing on a new movement in alternative investing, this book provides insight into this exciting portfolio strategy.  The author demystifies and uncovers the alternative asset class; educates and entertains everyday investors with colorful analogies and easy-to-understand methodologies; identifies useful portfolio strategies, tools and techniques in alternative investing. Following the worst global financial crisis, volatility and a low interest rate environment remain major concerns for investors. Clifford Jack combines the art of analogy and the science of methodology to help investors...

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CSCMP Certification Collection

CSCMP Certification Collection

By: Stanley E. Fawcett; Amydee M. Fawcett; Brian J. Gibson; Joe B. Hanna; C. Clifford Defee; Haozhe Chen; Thomas J. Goldsby; Deepak Iyengar; Shashank Rao

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2014

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Complete best practices for running high-value supply chains and earning elite CSCMP certification… 8 authoritative books, in convenient e-format, at a great price! 8 authoritative books help you plan, manage, and optimize any supply chain -- and systematically prepare for CSCMP's industry-leading certification Master crucial knowledge for earning industry-leading CSCMP Level One SCPro™certification: demonstrate your skills in planning and managing world-class supply chains! This unique 8 eBook package will be an indispensable resource for supply chain professionals and students in...

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Employee Benefits Design and Compensation (Collection)

Employee Benefits Design and Compensation (Collection)

By: Biswas

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2014

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A new collection of best practices for designing better compensation and benefit programs… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative eBooks help you drive more value, efficiency, and competitive advantage from compensation and benefits programs Compensation and benefit programs are the largest expenses in most organizations; in service organizations, they often represent more than 50% of total costs. In this unique 2 eBook package, leading consultant Bashker D. Biswas helps you systematically optimize these programs to maximize...

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A Pragmatic Look at Valuation (Collection)

A Pragmatic Look at Valuation (Collection)

By: George Chacko; Carolyn L. Evans

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2014

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A new collection of corporate finance best practices for establishing accurate valuations… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative eBooks help you accurately value companies and assets for M&A, restructurings, and key corporate investments Valuation decisions can make or break the success of any merger, acquisition, restructuring, or large-scale corporate investment. Few areas of finance are so important -- or so challenging. This unique 2 eBook package brings together comprehensive and up-to-date guidance for arriving at valuations you can...

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China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It

China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It

By: Andrew Delios; Zhijian Wu; Phillip Day

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-MAY-2014

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China 88 serves as a quick, handy guide for newcomers to China -- with a particular focus on travel and business culture. It helps to unravel the complexity of China by providing a historical context to the many nuances and paradoxes of this fascinating place. Tips, explanations, and clear examples help to demystify China for any reader looking for a practical working understanding in the face of social conventions that can be thousands of years old. Coverage includes: Relationships and values Social and business conventions Modern society and culture Economic...

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Identity Theft Alert: 10 Rules You Must Follow to Protect Yourself from America’s #1 Crime

Identity Theft Alert: 10 Rules You Must Follow to Protect Yourself from America’s #1 Crime

By: Steve Weisman

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 10-MAY-2014

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Protect yourself from identity theft!  Nearly 17 million Americans were victimized by identity theft in 2012 alone: for 13 straight years, it has been America's #1 consumer crime. No one is immune: children, the elderly and even the dead have been victimized. Identity theft can be high-tech, low-tech, or even no tech, via "dumpster diving." You're vulnerable, and you need to act. Fortunately, you can take practical steps to safeguard your identity right now. In Identity Theft Alert, award-winning author and attorney Steve Weisman shows you exactly what  to do, and how to do it. Equally...

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Give Your Business a Heart (Collection)

Give Your Business a Heart (Collection)

By: Dev Patnaik; Jagdish N. Sheth; Rajendra S. Sisodia; David B. Wolfe

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy, first edition, explains how companies can challenge themselves to meet their customers more than halfway. The author's original approach walks helps readers shift their thinking and their companies' thinking beyond the borders of the organization. The author begins by having the reader explore their own mental models and maps; explores how size and distance have disconnected companies from their true customers; shows how we are wired to care in our brains; and provides a way for companies to drive growth by...

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Options Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial Institutions

Options Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial Institutions

By: Michael C. Thomsett

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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To protect portfolios in today's volatile and uncertain market environment, institutional investors need to hedge losses, create extra sources of income, and reduce risk. In his extensively updated and expanded Options Trading for the Institutional Investor, Third Edition, renowned options expert Michael C. Thomsett shows how to do all this effectively. One step at a time, Thomsett helps institutional investors exploit powerful, carefully chosen options strategies that can dramatically increase overall returns as you manage risks within your institution's limits. Thomsett discusses covered...

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Valuation: Methods and Models in Applied Corporate Finance

Valuation: Methods and Models in Applied Corporate Finance

By: George Chacko; Carolyn L. Evans

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2014

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Master corporate valuation: the financial art and science of accurately valuing any business. George Chacko's Applied Corporate Finance: Valuation is the first valuation book to combine true academic rigor with the practical skills you need to successfully value companies in the real world. Renowned financial instructor and investment manager George Chacko focuses on concepts, techniques, tools, and methodologies that lead directly to accurate valuations, and explains each key concept with up-to-date examples. One step at a time, Chacko develops a practical, rigorous approach to conducting...

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You Can Lead With Change (Collection)

You Can Lead With Change (Collection)

By: Lawrence G Hrebiniak; J. Stewart Black

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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A brand new collection of best practices for successfully driving change and executing on strategy… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative Books help you execute on strategy and overcome the barriers to organizational change Even the highest-value strategies and most well-intentioned changes won't work if people don't execute on them. But, all too often, strategies aren't executed, and organizations don't change. This unique 2 Book package reveals why, and helps you overcome the specific obstacles to execution and change in your...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions: Managing the Critical Success Factors Across Every Stage of the M&A Process

A Comprehensive Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions: Managing the Critical Success Factors Across Every Stage of the M&A Process

By: Yaakov Weber; Shlomo Tarba; Christina Öberg

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 09-DEC-2013

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Leverage today's most complete and practical framework for driving superior business value from mergers and acquisitions -- both domestic and international. A Comprehensive Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions Management focuses on critical success factors across every stage of the process, including planning, screening, negotiation, due diligence, transition management structures, post-merger integration, leadership and trust, cultural integration, HR practices, control, monitoring, and more. Authored by Yaakov Weber, an international expert in M&A management, strategic alliances, and strategic...

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Drive Growth Through Sustainable Business Practices (Collection)

Drive Growth Through Sustainable Business Practices (Collection)

By: Kevin Wilhelm; Peter A. Soyka; Eric Olson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 03-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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A brand new collection of best practices for growing businesses and profits through sustainability… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 3 authoritative books deliver world-class insights, methodologies, and strategies for accelerating business growth through sustainability Sustainability isn't just good for the environment: it can be a powerful driver of business growth and profitability. In this unique 3 eBook package, three world-class experts show you how great companies are improving performance by increasing sustainability. In Creating...

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The Definitive Guide to HR Management Tools (Collection)

The Definitive Guide to HR Management Tools (Collection)

By: Alison Davis; Jane Shannon; Wayne Cascio; John Boudreau; James C. Sesil; Ben Waber; Bashker D. Biswas; Steven Director

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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A brand new collection of high-value HR techniques, skills, strategies, and metrics… now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! HR management for a new generation: 6 breakthrough eBooks help you help your people deliver more value on every metric that matters This unique 6 eBook package presents all the tools you need to tightly link HR strategy with business goals, systematically optimize the value of all your HR investments, and take your seat at the table where enterprise decisions are made. In The Definitive Guide to HR Communication: Engaging Employees in Benefits, Pay, and...

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Stocks Under Rocks: How to Uncover Overlooked, Profitable Market Opportunities

Stocks Under Rocks: How to Uncover Overlooked, Profitable Market Opportunities

By: Peter F. Ricchiuti

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 25-OCT-2013

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Find great stocks "in your own backyard": master do-it-yourself research techniques for uncovering today’s best small-cap equity opportunities! Peter Ricchiuti reveals the secrets of Tulane University’s Burkenroads Reports program, where he and 200+ business students work together to uncover less-followed, frequently misunderstood, and seemingly un-sexy companies that often produce superior investment returns. Their research on these "orphan stocks" powers The Burkenroad Mutual Fund, which has outperformed 99% of all stock funds over the past eleven years. You’ve seen them on CNBC, CNN, and...

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Making Sustainability Stick: The Blueprint for Successful Implementation, Premium Edition

Making Sustainability Stick: The Blueprint for Successful Implementation, Premium Edition

By: Kevin Wilhelm

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 15-OCT-2013

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A brand new collection of world-class business sustainability solutions… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative eBooks deliver expert guidance for successfully and continually integrating sustainability throughout your business. This unique 2 eBook package will help you capitalize on the massive business opportunities offered by sustainability, and then build on your momentum, overcoming obstacles to make sustainability "stick." In Return on Sustainability, Kevin Wilhelm presents best practices for utilizing sustainability strategies to...

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Sustainability in Supply Chain Management (Collection)

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Sustainability in Supply Chain Management (Collection)

By: Peter A. Soyka; Robert Palevich; Steven M. Leon

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

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A brand new collection of cutting-edge sustainable supply chain solutions… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 3 authoritative eBooks deliver state-of-the-art guidance for leveraging supply chain sustainability to maximize business value Organizations that prioritize sustainability are well positioned to increase profitability, reduce risk, and attract better customers, talent, and investors. This unique 3 eBook package brings together all the techniques, best practices, and case studies you need to make sustainability work throughout your supply chain....

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Power Verbs: The Complete Collection

Power Verbs: The Complete Collection

By: Michael Lawrence Faulkner; Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 15-OCT-2013

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A brand new collection of tools for communicating with incredible power… 5 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 5 eBooks help you supercharge all your verbal and written communications with the most potent tool in the English language: power verbs! Electrify your communications with the most compelling, commanding, and persuasive tools in the English language: power verbs! In this five eBook collection, world-class communicators Dr. Michael Lawrence Faulkner and Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford show how to choose and use the right power verbs for every situation...

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Use rule-based investment strategies to maintain trading and investment discipline, and protect yourself from fear, greed, pride, and other costly emotions! Since the mid-1990s, assets under management in rule-based or non-discretionary hedge funds have outgrown those in discretionary or qualitative funds. Recent research shows that rule-based funds have outperformed discretionary funds on a risk-adjusted basis over the past 30 years, and have especially outperformed during recent financial crises. This is the first comprehensive guide to designing and applying these sophisticated strategies....

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Multi-Echelon Inventory Decisions at Jefferson Plumbing Supplies: To Store or Not to Store?

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Multi-Echelon Inventory Decisions at Jefferson Plumbing Supplies: To Store or Not to Store?

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This new supply chain management case study examines "store or don't store" multi-echelon inventory decisions faced by Jefferson Plumbing Supplies. It drills down to review inventory decision-making associated with a single product: A customer wishes to order larger quantities less frequently, but Jefferson's cost structure and storage limitations rely on maintaining and frequently replenishing small inventories. In presenting the real-world challenge of balancing cost with customer service, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Amit Eynan,...

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The Salvation Army in Dallas: The Supply Chain Challenges of a Non-Profit Organization

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The Salvation Army in Dallas: The Supply Chain Challenges of a Non-Profit Organization

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This new supply chain management case study examines innovative new methods used by a leading non-profit to systematically reduce expenses and increase profits. You'll discover how the Salvation Army of Dallas pioneered advanced approaches to inventory management, customer relationship management, and warehousing.  Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Arunachalam Narayanan, University of Houston....