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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

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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: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. 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...

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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....

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Waste to Wealth—A Distant Dream?: Challenges in the Waste Disposal Supply Chain in Bangalore, India

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Waste to Wealth—A Distant Dream?: Challenges in the Waste Disposal Supply Chain in Bangalore, India

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This supply chain case study introduces Bangalore, India's lengthy, complex waste collection and management process, and the primary responsibility of BBMP and associated contractors. It focuses on the role of the waste pickers, whose willingness to effectively sort and segregate waste is crucial to the system's success. Readers understand the drivers of Bangalore's waste management problems, review supply chain stakeholders, assess opportunities for improvement and integration, and identify potential roles for NGOs. Focusing on realistic issues, this case study offers exceptional value to...

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Supply Chain Strategy at Zophin Pharma

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Supply Chain Strategy at Zophin Pharma

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This new case study reviews supply chain strategy at Zophin Pharma, a major global generic drug manufacturer seeking to strengthen its presence in its domestic Indian national market. It reviews issues such as building effective local distribution channels, responding to tough price-based competition, improving plant manufacturing performance, and more. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Arqum Mateen, Indian Institute of Management....

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Continuous Process Reforms to Achieve a Hybrid Supply Chain Strategy: Focusing on the Organization in Ricoh

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Continuous Process Reforms to Achieve a Hybrid Supply Chain Strategy: Focusing on the Organization in Ricoh

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This new case study examines how Ricoh successfully created a hybrid supply chain strategy for its office imaging equipment products. It shows how Ricoh has spent more than ten years on continuous process reforms to create an exceptionally efficient and responsive supply chain. It introduces the activities undertaken by Ricoh's cross-functional committee to achieve process reforms, stimulates exploration of why continuous process reforms are required, and explains what must be done to succeed. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both...

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A Brazilian Dairy Cooperative: Transaction Cost Approach in a Supply Chain

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A Brazilian Dairy Cooperative: Transaction Cost Approach in a Supply Chain

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This case study examines unique supply chain challenges faced by a Brazilian dairy cooperative based on values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity. It maps the co-op’s supply chain, identifies its primary members, introduces a transaction cost strategy for improving efficiency, and illuminates managers' concerns about this approach. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges throughout, it offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Pacheco Dohms and Sergio Luiz Lessa de Gusmao; both from Pontifical Catholic University of...

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The End of Lean?: Automobile Manufacturers Are Rethinking Some Supply Chain Basics

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The End of Lean?: Automobile Manufacturers Are Rethinking Some Supply Chain Basics

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This case study shows how automobile manufacturers are reconsidering some "lean" approaches in the wake of events that have stretched supply chains beyond their limits. It focuses on two disasters: the devastating earthquake and tsunami that took place in Japan in March 2011 and an explosion in early 2012 at a key German chemical plant that produced a special type of resin used in fuel lines. Because many automotive companies had studiously eliminated redundant suppliers to reduce complexity and costs, suddenly there was no backup plan--risking potential model shortages and idle assembly...

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How to Keep Your Food Supply Chain Fresh

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How to Keep Your Food Supply Chain Fresh

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

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This new case study examines supply chain issues faced by food retailers as consumers demand greater variety, more fresh produce, and year-round access to exotic products--ranging from Fair Trade coffee from Bali to fresh-cut roses from Kenya. It discusses what managers must do to manage increased supply chain complexity, use real-time data more effectively, forecast and model more accurately, and make better decisions when the cost of mistakes can be catastrophic. Throughout, it focuses on realistic issues and challenges, offering exceptional value to both students and practitioners....