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  • The Management Style of the Supreme Beings
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    43.00 lei

    When the Supreme Being and his son decide that being supreme isn't for them any more, it's inevitable that things get a bit of a shake-up. It soon becomes apparent that our new owners, the Venturi brothers, have a very different perspective on all sorts of things. Take Good and Evil, for example. For them, it's an outdated concept that never worked particularly well in the first place. Unfortunately, the sudden disappearance of right and wrong, while welcomed by some, raises certain concerns amongst those still attached to the previous team's management style. In particular, there's one of the old gods who didn't move out with the others. A reclusive chap, he lives somewhere up north, and only a handful even believe in him. But he's watching. And he really does need to know if you've been naughty or nice.

  • 50.00 lei

    The strength of any organization is determined by the quality of its managers. What they do and how they do it is the key determinant of corporate success. Want to become invaluable to your company? Boost your managerial skills. The good news is that great managers are made ...not born. When you discover what the most successful managers know, you will unlock the secrets to turning even ordinary employees into extraordinary performers. Now with this handy little book, success expert Brian Tracy reveals how anyone can easily: set performance standards; delegate productively; define key result areas; concentrate attention and resources on high-payoff activities and eliminate distractions; hire and fire effectively; build a staff of peak performers; hold meetings that work; foster team spirit; communicate with clarity; negotiate successfully; remove obstacles to performance; set the right example; make good decisions quickly; and more. Filled with practical, proven techniques and tools, this essential guide shows you how to bring out the best in your people - and hit new heights in your own career.

  • 50.00 lei

    More than any other practice in your career, your ability to manage time will determine your success or failure. It’s a simple equation. The better you use your time, the more you will accomplish, and the greater your rewards will be.

  • 53.00 lei

    Confruntaţi cu incertitudinea pieţei, la şase ani după începutul crizei economice, antreprenorii şi managerii simt mai mult ca oricând ineficienţa soluţiilor de criză şi necesitatea reîmprospătării lor. Parcurgând cercetările celor mai buni specialişti din domeniu, Consultanţă şi managament.

    Soluţii pentru criză este o lucrare ce înglobează cele mai evidente probleme critice ale pieţei, cu aspecte ce ţin de cele mai mici detalii, ilustrate cu exemple recente și semnificative. Textul prezinta managerilor şi celor care studiază mediul de business, trei categorii de informaţii reunite în acelaşi volum: efectele recesiunii asupra companiilor, modele şi tehnici de analiză pentru problemele create de recesiune şi soluţii care au avut succes sau, cel puţin, par a fi promiţătoare în depăşirea dificultăţilor.

    Cartea reprezintă un ghid valoros indiscutabil, nu doar pentru directorii de întreprinderi şi antreprenori, ci şi pentru cercetători şi studenţi. Prin contribuţiile semnificative în dezvoltarea managementului din România, numele profesorului Petre DATCULESCU constituie deja cea mai bună recomandare pentru lucrarea de faţă. Fondator al Institutului Român de Sondare a Opiniei Publice (IRSOP), doctor în psihologie, cu studii la Universitatea din Michigan și având o experiență decisivă în cercetarea de piață, autorul ne oferă perspectiva sa de referință asupra problemelor, a instrumentelor de analiză și a soluțiilor pe timp de criză, aspecte prezentate detaliat în cartea Consultanţă şi management. Soluţii pentru criză.

  • 53.00 lei

    Get Shit Done. Less Meetings, More Doing. Passion Never Fails. These mantras have bred the likes of Twitter and Instagram. Now the essence of the startup world has been captured in book form. There's rocket-fuelled insight from the pioneers of the Lean revolution, alongside timeless wisdom from Zuckerberg, Bezos and Jobs. Whenever you're in search of inspiration and motivation, pick up this book. And then Get Shit Done.

  • 57.00 lei

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "Timeless and indispensable." (Amy Cuddy, author of Presence). "Utterly fascinating." (Adam Grant, author of Originals and Give and Take). "Shockingly insightful." (Chip Heath, co-author of Switch and Made to Stick). When it comes to persuasion, success can begin before you say a word. In his global bestseller Influence, Professor Robert Cialdini transformed the way we think about the craft of persuasion. Now he offers revelatory new insights into the art of winning people over: it isn't just what we say or how we say it that counts, but also what goes on in the moments before we speak. This is the world of "Pre-suasion", where subtle turns of phrase, seemingly insignificant visual cues, and apparently unimportant details of location can prime people to say "Yes" even before they are asked. And as Cialdini reveals, it's a world you can master. If you understand the tools of pre-suasion, you will better placed to win a debate, get support for an idea or cause, promote a campaign - even persuade yourself to do something you find difficult. Drawing on the latest research, and packed with fascinating case studies, Pre-Suasion is a masterclass in enhancing your powers of influence. "Mind-blowing." (Management Today). "Accessible and intellectually rigorous." (Books of the Year, The Times). "Fascinating, fluent and original." (Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist Strikes Back).

  • 57.00 lei

    In an inspiring new book, management consultant and world-renowned speaking guru Brian Biro describes how each and every one of us can seize and act upon the Windows of Opportunity that we encounter to transform our lives.

    In There Are No Overachievers, Brian Biro distils a lifetime of motivational lessons on how to be more energized and passionate in work and life by seizing what he calls the WOO – our windows of opportunity. A WOO is a precious, unrepeatable moment that can influence, redirect and even reshape our lives when we choose to seize it. And as we begin to recognize these exceptional opportunities, we see how they can…

    · enhance our ability to relate to others
    · increase our personal energy
    · foster greater teamwork to deliver breakthrough results
    · improve our partnerships, personally and professionally

    Narrated in short, targeted chapters and interweaving personal stories and anecdotes from his life as a top business speaker, national swimming coach and former corporate vice president, Biro offers a wealth of practical insights and action steps we can apply to our lives - and the secret to creating a dynamic, flourishing and fulfilling career.

  • 57.00 lei

    'A master of persuasion.' Forbes

    'This book blew my mind.' Adam Grant, bestselling author of Originals


    A former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating – effective in any situation.

    After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face with bank robbers, gang leaders and terrorists. Never Split the Difference takes you inside his world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the nine key principles that helped Voss and his colleagues succeed when it mattered the most – when people’s lives were at stake.

    Rooted in the real-life experiences of an intelligence professional at the top of his game, Never Split the Difference will give you the competitive edge in any discussion.


    'Filled with insights that apply to everyday negotiations.' Business Insider

    'A stupendous book.' The Week

    'It's rare that a book is so gripping and entertaining while still being actionable and applicable.' Inc.

  • 57.00 lei

    In his international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. Now he applies the same relentless curiosity and masterful analysis to the question: how can each of us achieve more?

    Drawing on the very latest findings in neuroscience, psychology and behavioural economics, he demonstrates the eight simple principles that govern productivity. He demonstrates how the most dynamic and effective people – from CEOs to film-makers to software entrepreneurs – deploy them. And he shows how you can, too.



    ‘Charles has some wonderful advice for increasing productivity . . . the tips he highlights have most definitely played a huge part in helping me to build the Virgin brand.’ Richard Branson

    ‘In Smarter Faster Better Duhigg finds provocative answers to a riddle of our age: how to become more productive (by two times, or even ten times) and less busy.’ Jim Collins

    ‘There are valuable lessons in Smarter Faster Better . . . I never felt like putting it down.’ Financial Times

  • 67.00 lei

    What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast is a powerful book about high productivity from bestselling author Laura Vanderkam. We're all busy. But we all waste time. What are the secrets of using every hour productively? How do the most successful people spend their time? In this brilliant accessible book, Laura Vanderkam inspires you to rethink your morning routine and jump-start your day. If you use your mornings wisely, you can build habits that will lead to a happier, more productive life. She also helps you to rethink your weekends. She explains why doing nothing can be more exhausting than doing something, how to balance work and play, and why Sunday nights are crucial. Finally she challenges you to make the most of your time at the office. Focusing on matching your to-do list to your natural body clock, she shows you how to maximize your productivity so you can accomplish more in less time. By blending stories of fascinating people with cutting-edge scientific research, Vanderkam shows us how to maximize our valuable mornings, make the most of our working hours, and enjoy the results with deeply satisfying weekends.

  • 72.00 lei

    This book provides the perfect practice for anybody taking quantitative methods for the first time, or for those looking to brush up on their quantitative knowledge. The books examines the different types of analysis techniques � predictive, descriptive, evaluative and optimising � through numerous examples and exercises and is great as a stand-alone product or an accompaniment to an Operations Management textbook

  • Atlas of Management Thinking
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    75.00 lei

    First published in 1981, this was the first book ever to be written explicitly for the right side of the reader’s brain.

    Much has been made of the research conducted into the left side of the brain – home to language and logic. The right side works in images, whole patterns and undefined feelings – none of which can be verbalized. This more elusive thinking often functions as what is loosely called ‘intuition’.

    In Atlas, de Bono shows us how to use the right side. It is an atlas because it is a visual reference of images and illustrations that point the reader in the right direction (literally). For anyone who has ever been told to trust their instinct, or who is concerned with management and decision-making, this book is a de Bono classic.

  • 81.00 lei

    Shows how leaders can recognize the cycles of stress, sacrifice and renewal inherent in their jobs - and actively utilize the qualities of mindfulness, hope and compassion to renew their passion and effectiveness.

  • 83.00 lei

    Every group that executive coach Steve Arneson speaks to have the same question: what does my boss want? Even a good boss can be hard to read, but many people have difficult bosses. Many bosses aren’t clear about their expectations, act in seemingly inexplicable ways, and suggest motives that appear to have nothing to do with helping you achieve your career goals. Arneson says the hard truth is that any efforts to improve, fix, or convert your boss won’t work. The secret is to figure out what makes her tick and change your own approach to working with her. The book is divided into three sections and built around fifteen questions - ten to ask about your boss and five to ask about yourself. It begins by showing you how you can study your boss to gain an understanding of what drives his behavior - work style, leadership brand, and motives. Once you understand this, you can consider how your boss sees you. Studying your boss is important, but you also have to look at yourself from her perspective. Finally, you need to take responsibility for the relationship. In this section, you’ll find practical suggestions for using what you’ve learned to change your interactions with your boss and tips for getting the relationship back on track. Arneson includes vivid real-world examples to show how he and his clients have put his advice into practice to gain more meaningful, productive, and enjoyable.

  • 85.00 lei

    "Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One provides strategies to solve conflicts. Based on principles, research, and real life examples ranging from Harvard University, Mikhail Gorbachev, two kissing boxers, and Sun Tze to John Rambo, Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One can be used when dealing with grumpy police officers, angry neighbors, unwilling debtors, nasty lawyers, and other conflict seekers. Each strategy is thoroughly tested and can be used at the kitchen table, on the street, and in the boardroom. All seventy-five rules are illustrated in a funny way. "

  • 86.00 lei

    David Kwong is the go-to consultant for Hollywood’s biggest illusion-heavy projects, including the hit films Now You See Me, The Imitation Game and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. In Spellbound he reveals how to bridge the gap between perception and reality to increase your powers of persuasion and influence.

    David Kwong has astounded large crowds, from CEOs to TED talk audiences to thousands of other hyper-rational people, making them see, believe and even remember what he wants them to. Illusion is an ancient art that centres on control: commanding a room, building anticipation, and appearing to work wonders.

    Illusion works because the human brain is wired to fill the gap between seeing and believing. Surprisingly, these are the tools used by top leaders like Steve Jobs and Richard Branson; masters of control and command who understand how to sway opinions and achieve goals. Spellbound shows us that illusions are more than just a set of tricks; it is a trainable craft that holds the principles of winning over an audience, which can be applied to every aspect of life.

    Through years of practice, research and learning (including a Harvard degree in the history of magic), David discovered the seven fundamental principles of illusion, like how to use the space between seeing and believing, shape narratives and command your audience by giving them agency.

    Packed with amazing stories and insights, Spellbound gives you a fresh and engaging way to sell your idea, production or skills to stand out from the crowd.

  • 86.00 lei

    'Five Deep Breaths is a lifeline for parents' - Georgia Coleridge

    'A wonderful book' - Gillian Anderson

    A simple, supportive, down-to-earth guide for real-life parenting.

    Every parent is doing the best they can, but there are times when it feels like nothing you do is ever good enough. Everyone seems to have an opinion and there’s no shortage of advice on how to be a better parent. Raising happy, confident, and resilient children is the most important job in the world – but in our fast-paced, twenty-first-century society, the challenges can feel overwhelming and exhausting:

    · Do you feel like you’re constantly being judged for the decisions you make?
    · Are you forever fretting about whether you’re doing enough to help your child through their problems?
    · Are you struggling to navigate your child’s school pressures or the pitfalls of social media?
    · Has your home become a combat zone?

    If you recognise any of these stress points, give yourself a break: this book really can help you.

    In Five Deep Breaths, clinical psychologist Dr Genevieve von Lob draws on her extensive experience with hundreds of families from all walks of life to provide simple, practical support for parents. Based on mindfulness, psychology and neuroscience, this reassuring guide will show you how to be kinder to yourself and trust your own judgement when dealing with dilemmas every parent faces. Examples based on real mums and dads show how to defuse tension, drama and anxiety in the home. Stressed-out parents will discover a sense of confidence, calm and balance – both for themselves and their children.

  • 90.00 lei

     The best leaders are born, not made. The best leaders are always in control. The best leaders are those with the highest IQs. But are they really?

    The thinking surrounding what makes the greatest leaders is increasingly muddled by stereotypes, snake oil promises and pseudo-science. The best leaders rely on fact, not fads. Myths of Leadership blasts away the fluff and confronts false legends head on. Jo Owen uses the most credible research to analyse each myth, using international business case studies, leadership theory and insightful interviews, to uncover the truth.

    This is a compelling and practical examination of the most pervasive misconceptions about leadership that will help you elevate your own leadership abilities, better inspire your team and empower your organization by thinking differently. Entertaining but evidence-based, Myths of Leadership throws out the management jargon and skewers over-hyped leadership trends to bring you the best practical tips you need to become a better leader.

  • 90.00 lei

     Is it really true that working longer hours makes you more successful? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Does higher pay really always lead to higher performance?

    The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In Myths of Management, Cary Cooper and Stefan Stern take you on an entertaining journey through the most famous myths surrounding the much-written about topic of management. They debunk false assumptions, inject truth into over-simplifications and tackle damaging habits head-on. Fascinating insights from psychology, leadership theory and organizational behaviour provide you with a compelling and practical guide to avoid falling into the trap of cliché, misinformation and prejudice. This engaging read offers you authentic insights into the reality of work, drawn from extensive research and real-world business examples, to give you the essential knowledge you need to become a better manager.

    Whether cheesy, naïve or even destructive, management myths could be holding you back and stifling your team's potential. Myths of Management is the guide you need to become an enlightened manager.

  • 90.00 lei

     Motivated staff are the lifeblood of every business. With the right talent and an engaged team, your company will be empowered to beat the competition and grow its market share. Effective People Management covers all the crucial aspects of people management and maintaining high performance. Its insightful guidance covers leadership, motivating people, team building, delegating, interviewing, reward, managing change, handling conflict, dealing with poor performance and organizational culture. Case studies from global leaders and organizations demonstrate best practice and key lessons learnt from people management.

    From inspirational leadership techniques, energizing management styles and a proactive approach to problem solving, Effective People Management is your ultimate practical resource to getting the best out of yourself and your team.

  • 11500lei 92.00 lei

    Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other. Yet other teams, no matter what incentives were offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why? Today's workplaces tend to be full of cynicism, paranoia and self-interest. But the best organisations foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a Circle of Safety. It separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside. Everyone feels they belong and all energies are devoted to facing the common enemy and seizing big opportunities. As in Start with Why, Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories, from the military to manufacturing, from government to investment banking. He shows that leaders who are willing to eat last are rewarded with deeply loyal colleagues who will stop at nothing to advance their vision. It's amazing how well it works. Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organisations around the world how to inspire people.

  • 95.00 lei

    In this Web 2. 0 era, small business owners are at a severe disadvantage because they have minimal, if any, knowledge, about Internet marketing. They also lack the budget to hire a top-notch web marketer. As a result, the thrust of their Internet marketing program is usually a poorly performing website that attracts few visitors.

  • 100.00 lei

    Today’s projects are more challenging than ever—and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, budget cuts, interruptions, and other obstacles. Now in its third edition, The Project Management Tool Kit is a must-have strategic partner, filled with step-by-step guidance that will enable managers to get complex projects completed on time and on budget. Extensively updated and revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)

  • 101.00 lei

    Sigmund Freud meets Peter Drucker … Behind the Executive Door is a revealing look at the behavior of top business leaders—and how the next level of aspiring managers can learn to navigate the political and personal landscape. Based on over 25 years of psychotherapy and consulting experiences, as well as extensive empirical research, Karol Wasylyshyn has identified a dynamic continuum of executive behaviors that are manifested in three specific types of business leaders – Remarkable, Perilous, and Toxic. She describes these types in accessible terms with the intertwined goals of helping readers (1) recognize these behaviors and leadership types and (2) leverage this information to increase their savvy and effectiveness in the workplace. In the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley and the increased scrutiny of business executives, we have learned that how they lead is often their undoing – or at least it is a pressing development need and/or potential derailment factor. In short, despite financial or strategic smarts, ineffective leadership behavior de-motivates talented employees, has adverse effects on productivity, and jeopardizes positive business results. Conversely, we can recognize the qualities of effective leadership behavior, which is largely a function of emotional intelligence, the ability to tap into the needs and motivations of others and bring out their best performance. In Behind the Executive Door, the author provides a wide variety of tools and exercises to help the reader identify the behavior traits of their organizations’ leaders –and hone their own approaches to achieve positive results. In the process, readers will also gain insights and skills to manage laterally and down, as well as up the organizational ladder. The concepts can be applied in any type of organization – private or public, for-profit or non-profit.

  • 115.00 lei

     

    An innovative and accessible guide to business, management and commerce Learning about business can be daunting, but The Business Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the business world to even the complete novice. The Business Book is the perfect primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. 100 key quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics. Whether you are a would-be entrepreneur or just have an interest in business, The Business Book is an all-in-one guide to business management, theory and strategy.

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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    117.00 lei

    How can management be developed to create the greatest wealth for society as a whole? This is the question Peter Drucker sets out to answer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A brilliant, mould-breaking attack on management orthodoxy it is one of Drucker’s most important books, offering an excellent overview of some of his main ideas. He argues that what defines an entrepreneur is their attitude to change: ‘the entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it and exploits it as an opportunity’. To exploit change, according to Drucker, is to innovate. Stressing the importance of low-tech entrepreneurship, the challenge of balancing technological possibilities with limited resources, and the organisation as a learning organism, he concludes with a vision of an entrepreneurial society where individuals increasingly take responsibility for their own learning and careers.

  • 120.00 lei

    Shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year Award 2012. For managers and business leaders who want to enhance performance, this easy-to-use guide to employee management offers real solutions for getting workers engaged and increasing productivity. It explains what employee engagement is, why it matters, what the benefits of it are, what helps and hinders it, how to measure it, how to put theory into action when trying to create it. As an added benefit, it offers plenty of advice on how managers can keep themselves engaged, even during the toughest of times.

  • 120.00 lei

    Internal branding is the cultural shift that occurs within an organization when employees become more customer-focused. By getting employees to truly commit to a brand's ideology internally, companies will find that their brand messages are conveyed externally much more effectively. Branding Inside Out is a multi-contributor text containing chapters from an array of senior professionals and academics, edited by the renowned branding expert and prolific author Nicholas Ind. Branding Inside Out contains both new thinking and new practice on internal branding. The new thinking chapters in the book feature original research on the principles that underpin effective internal branding programmes, while the new practice chapters provide examples of how such companies as Patagonia, NN Group and Adidas both attract new employees and build employee engagement. Taken together, these contributions and case studies form a vital book to help any marketer understand and implement successful internal branding programmes, and win the active involvement of their people.

  • 120.00 lei

     Innovative B2B Marketing is a clear, practical guide that demystifies modern aspects of B2B marketing, including marketing models, processes and thought leadership pieces. New customer buying habits, the digital era and the new industry landscape (influenced by the application economy) have all had a great impact, with marketing professionals consequently facing a shift away from traditional practices. The focus of Innovative B2B Marketing is to cut through the noise and make sense of the new models, methods and processes that have recently emerged in the B2B marketing sphere.

    Authored by Simon Hall, an ex-CMO who brings over 20 years' senior level experience as one of the leading voices in the B2B sphere actively working with the CIM, the IDM, and other major associations, Innovative B2B Marketing brings together a wealth of insight and information sourced from the author's own first-hand experience. Featuring real-life examples from diverse sectors, plus topical discussion points and problems from key B2B marketing forums and associations, marketers will find new approaches, models and solutions to help deal with any B2B marketing challenge.

  • 120.00 lei

     Malcolm McDonald on Key Account Management explores the challenges of winning, retaining and developing key accounts. Key accounts are customers who help their suppliers grow, and consequently, they wield significant power. Although they are the key to market share and revenue growth, the costs of serving key accounts can erode profitability unless they are thoroughly understood and managed.

    Malcolm McDonald on Key Account Management takes a step-by-step approach to presenting best practice in key account management. Whether your business is starting up or well-established, there is always more to discover about improving the way value is created between you and your most important customers. Malcolm McDonald and Beth Rogers have spent over twenty years researching, teaching and consulting on key account management, and have condensed their knowledge into this book, focusing on making it clear, concise and easy to use.

  • 120.00 lei

     All start-up businesses must be founded on product expertise, a grasp of digitisation, and being aware of market forces. Tech start-ups also need a unique understanding of accounting to succeed, knowledge which is required to power their more innovative business models, and the ways of working that drive technology-based businesses. Unlike traditional accounting manuals or those aimed more generally at small business operators, Financial Management for Technology Start-Ups concentrates on what is important in financial terms for technology-based and innovation focused entrepreneurial businesses.

    Featuring a simple yet effective 'Start-Up Financial Control Loop' and 'Tech Start-Up Tracker,' Financial Management for Technology Start-Ups offers a complete and must-have financial toolkit for launching and managing a tech start-up. The book covers all relevant facets of accounting and finance not covered by any other publication by using straight-forward language, extensive practical illustrations and case studies to demonstrate the financial understanding that has become essential to technology and innovation-based start-ups.

  • Publishing for Profit
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    124.00 lei

    Publishing for Profit provides information on managing and controlling the various publishing activities that are performed on a daily basis. It includes: research and setting objectives; financial matters; editorial process; production and manufacturing; sales and marketing; and rights.

  • 130.00 lei

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship deals with 'what, when and why'; with policies and decisions; opportunities and risks,structures and strategies; staffing, compensation and rewards. In addition to managers in all types of business, lecturers and students of management and business studies will this a revealing and exciting work. Highly critical in approach, it is nevertheless a practical and illuminating study of a area crucial for today's world.

  • 132.00 lei

    This book looks at the presenting scientist from a novel angle: the presenter-host. When scientists give a talk, the audience (guests) expects the title of the talk to determine presentation content, they require understandable slides, and they demand visible and audible scientific authority. To each expectation corresponds a set of skills: personal (voice, host qualities, time control), technical (presentation tools and slide design), and scientific (Q&A, slide content). The author takes an original human factor view of the presentation delivery, in which the audience is easily distracted, rapidly forgetful, and increasingly impatient. Thus, insightful pointers are given on how to deliver the talk, how to craft the slides, and how to prevent the computer from rendering the presenting host-scientist into a ghost. In addition, the book goes in-depth over the treatment of questions by examining the motives and style of the questioners, and advising on how best to answer to each type of questioner. The book comes with a DVD for audio and video examples, and includes essential PowerPoint and Keynote techniques that a presenter cannot live without.

  • 132.00 lei

    Enabling students to understand and appreciate the interdependence of the Earth's natural systems, this text covers the specifications for 5014 and 0680 Environmental Management. With a detailed and thorough approach, it will cultivate a strong understanding of resource management. Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations.

  • 17000lei 136.00 lei

    What's Stopping You? Get the Kelsey Collection and get more out of life! With the help of Robert Kelsey's three best-selling books: What's Stopping You? What's Stopping You Being More Confident? And Get Things Done you will discover how to overcome your fear of failure, reach your potential, tackle your self-doubt head on and defeat the obstacles that stop you achieving more in your everyday lives. So you can laugh in the face of procrastination, low attainment and frustrated ambitions and take control of your life. Successful Solutions for Smart People: The Kelsey Collection is: * Based on personal experience * Grounded in solid psychological research * Packed with techniques and practical solutions * Your route to being more organized, less stressed and more effective

  • 137.00 lei

    This text is aimed at MBA students and Masters students on general business or management programmes, who are or will become general managers, and especially those with some direct responsibility for HRM policies and practices. The purpose of the text is to give the managers of tomorrow a basic grounding in HR theory and practices. The text will place HR in a managerial context and will cover the key areas that a line manager needs to know without placing too much emphasis on historical development. The text will therefore seek to offer a real-world perspective on people management by adopting a managerial, positivist approach and by avoiding overly academic content.

  • 144.00 lei

    This break-through innovation book gives a 'ground-floor' view of the innovation process. It is written by practitioners of innovation, whose expertise scales from universities to start-ups to corporations and governments, allowing the authors to avoid the usual high-level-only descriptions of generic innovation. Organized in three parts, the first part develops the detailed iterative innovation process and debunks the widely held concept of linear innovation (research->development->product) as the actual innovation process. With the reader armed with the true innovation process, the second part analyzes, using the lens of iterative innovation, a real fundamental innovation advance which transpired over a 20-year period. In the last part of the book, the authors use this new interpretation of how innovation evolves to accurately portray modern US innovation history, and define the underlying crisis in our innovation pipeline. This part finishes with practical guides for all innovation stakeholders: individual innovators, investors, universities, corporations, and governments. The book is sufficiently self-contained and can be read by anyone interested in any aspect or impact of innovation.

  • 150.00 lei

    Organization Development is concerned with using planned and systematic approaches to help develop more effective organizations. This is done by taking an objective look at how an organization is operating, gathering information and then deciding on the most appropriate action to help that organization change and develop. Written by two of the leading experts in the field, Organization Development defines OD and describes how it can be used effectively in today's economy to create organizations which maximise organizational capability. The authors provide practical advice on using diagnostics techniques to identify an organization's needs and explain how to use them across a range of areas including; change, culture and organization design. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Organization Development provides a wealth of helpful advice for OD practitioners, HR professionals and those with an interest in helping develop their organization.

  • 155.00 lei

    Because of their daily presence in the field and favored relationships with their customers, salespeople are the eyes and ears of their companies. In the new economic war, managers cannot take the chance of not being fully aware of the way they could be threatened by the competition. Yet, organizations face great difficulties to stimulate salespeople's collection and dissemination of competitive intelligence, and to manage market-based intelligence efficiently. This book aims to assist sales and marketing managers in facing such challenges while providing them with action-oriented answers to the following key questions: What kind of information salespeople should collect from the field and how to transform such information into intelligence? How to improve salespeople's competitive intelligence collection and exploitation skills? How to enhance the sales force's commitment to competitive intelligence activities? How to manage and distill market-based intelligence throughout the organization and maintain market leadership? And, how to approach the ethical aspects of competitive intelligence and remain protected against competitors' competitive intelligence activities? By leveraging the latest research, practitioners' interviews, companies' best practices, along with practical tools and guidelines, this book help organizations achieve their market-orientation strategy and maintain a sustainable competitive edge.

  • 155.00 lei

    Change management is a challenging and continuous process that requires a particular skill set for both leaders and managers. It is essential for leaders and change agents to understand and address the five most important questions: Why? What? Who? How? When? Inside, you'll learn the concept of change management, its impact on the company's business performance and sustainability, and the relevant issues associated with it. The author highlights the importance of sustainable development, including economic, environmental, and social elements and introduces different types of changes including planned, unplanned, incremental/marginal, transitional, and transformational ones. Various models of planned and unplanned changes are featured, including leaders as change agents; the concept of resistance, reasons, sources, and forms of resistance to change; definitions of values, attitudes, personalities, and perceptions of individuals; and how these determinants affect individuals' behaviors, attitudes, and responses toward organizational change. Several organizational examples are provided throughout the book to illustrate how high-performance organizations grow their business.

  • 185.00 lei

    Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management presents a holistic approach to performance management, drawing on Michael Armstrong's vast research and experience. Most organizations have performance management processes in one form or another, but these are often based on formal annual reviews, forced rankings and directly linked to pay decisions.

    These traditional approaches are often at the expense of ongoing, continuous feedback and focus on looking back at what has or has not been achieved rather than looking forward. Direct links to pay decisions avert attention from people development, and managers often get lost in the bureaucracy of complex forms rather than fully engaging with their people. Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management details how to build a culture of ongoing feedback and coaching and provides case studies of how this approach to building performance has been effective in organizations including Deloitte, Gap, Expedia and Google.

    Filled with practical advice, including how to deal with underperformers, it enables organizations to remove overly bureaucratic and ineffective systems based on top-down judgments and ratings, and demonstrates how to get line managers' support for the process focusing on actionable feedback and growth.

  • 185.00 lei

     Conflict in the workplace is a perennial problem for organizations. Whether it's a disagreement between colleagues, a dispute with management or large-scale industrial action, conflict negatively affects both people and profits as employee morale and productivity fall. Endorsed by the CIPD, Managing Conflict is an essential guide for HR professionals needing to tackle these problems by not only resolving current issues but also preventing future instances of conflict. Going beyond interpersonal conflict, the book also looks at resolving board room disputes, disputes with shareholders, in the supply chain, commercial disputes and customer complaints. The first part of Managing Conflict covers the causes and costs of conflict, the impact of the psychological contract and the legal framework for managing workplace disputes both in the UK and internationally. The second part of the book provides a blueprint for redefining resolution and building a culture of constructive conflict management, from designing a conflict management strategy and developing a formal resolution process to embedding mediation, engaging stakeholders and training managers in resolution skills. It also includes conflict resolution toolkits for managers, HR teams, employees and unions to help tackle conflict and bullying at work. Packed with best practice case studies from major UK and global organizations, this is an indispensable guide for all HR professionals looking to resolve conflict in the workplace.

  • 194.00 lei

    Corporate Finance supports managers in their studies and practice of corporate finance with an engaging yet theoretically sound approach that ensures principles are clearly and thoroughly explained, in the context of a post financial crisis business world.

    Corporate Finance is written for non-financial managers so topics are also presented from the perspective of a non-financial manager and supplemented by case studies and a discussion of the appropriateness of the various techniques and principles to solve practical problems.

    Corporate Finance offers a clear and accessible introduction to the fundamental principles and practice of corporate finance in today's world. It will be rooted in the UK, but draw from examples and practice around the world, helping students understand the complexities of modern Europe and comparative systems of finance globally.

    Key theories and terms will be explained and defined, avoiding unnecessary jargon and acknowledging that many readers are coming to the subject with little or no prior knowledge of corporate finance at all. This text should be essential reading for anyone taking a module in corporate finance and/or needing an up-to-date, engaging resource to help them navigate the complicated and ever-changing global financial world.

    Features to include:
    - An up-to-date, fresh approach to corporate finance, using examples from a broad range of countries around the world to engage the reader and illustrate theory and practice.
    - Comprehensive glossary provided online to support learners, particularly non-specialist finance students and those with English as an additional language.
    - Plenty of activities to work through.
    - Post-global crisis context.

  • 200.00 lei

    This managerial book goes beyond the traditional thoughts on this subject. It brings you a challenging dimension: Create an entrepreneurial organization and you will exceed in the realization of your goals and objectives. The entrepreneurial organization thrives on developing innovation, customer retention, productivity, and growth. Your role and that of other managers has changed dramatically in the last decade because two powerful new forces have joined in the environment. A new social awareness and demographic shift in the work force coupled with a shrinking of markets in a technological and global landscape demands new ways of planning, organizing, and directing organizations. ESM argues the need for implementation as the force majeure in fulfilling strategic plans and the engagement of the whole organization in strategic management to achieve organizational goals. Inside, you'll be introduced to a new approach to understanding the economic marketplace in four quadrants or fields where each determines what strategic responses are needed to thrive in those fields and which direction the organization is to go if it is to survive and grow. This book lays out the cycle of corporate products and services from profitable innovation to decline and failure and offers the executive a road map to renovate and build the organization.

  • 200.00 lei

    This book is an essential tool to help you grow with your nonprofit organization. Whether you are an executive director, manager, board member, pastor, or key volunteer, the details here will help you achieve so much more. The four overarching areas of what the authors term a "virtuous cycle in nonprofit organization success"-living the mission, making good decisions, getting things done, developing your team-emerged from literature searches, focus groups, and surveys to discover objectively what critical skills and knowledge are most useful to leaders of nonprofit organizations. Inside, experts contribute individual chapters in each of these four areas. This book can be used as a reference for specific skills and knowledge in any of these areas. It can also be used as a text since it covers 16 specific chapters within the four major sections and each chapter has a major case study, assessment questions, and summaries of key concepts.

  • 200.00 lei

    Modern business practice, especially in the field of marketing, depends on the integration of creative and analytical thinking. One of the tools in this process is the use of management models to guide business decisions. However, the inherent power of the models is only released when the people applying them have the ability to gather relevant information and interpret the relationships between the variables in the model. This book examines the role of some of the most popular management models and will help you determine when they should be applied. In addition, it suggests which models may be relevant and, more importantly, identifies the type of information needed to implement them; and also reduces the complexity of these models through a logical and systematic approach. Models recognize the impact of globalization, technology, systems thinking, and the need for an integrated approach in strategic marketing. You'll find new ones dealing with consumer engagement, gamification, supply chain management, and cultural integration. If you're a student of business and marketing, a junior market researcher, or a manager responsible for the preparation of strategic analyses prior to problem-solving and planning sessions, this book is for you!

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    The first book of its kind to offer a unique functions approach to managerial communication, Managerial Communication explores what the communication managers actually do in business across the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions. Focusing on theory and application that will help managers and future managers understand the practices of management communication, this book combines ideas from industry experts, popular culture, news events, and academic articles and books written by leading scholars. All of the levels of communication (intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural) play a role in managerial communication and are discussed thoroughly. The top, middle, and frontline communications in which managers engage are also addressed. Expounding on theories of communication, the authors relate them to the theories of management-such as crisis management, impression management, equity theory, and effective presentation skills. These are the skills that are invaluable to management.

  • 211.00 lei

    Finally, the issue of sustainability of the Olympic Games is identified along with an analysis of the ways in which the concepts of impact are appropriated by the various stakeholders involved with the Olympic Games as they attempt to influence public opi

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    Bring modern logistics theory to life. By exploring modern logistics from a managerial perspective, this leading text brings theory to life with its timely, practical, and thorough coverage of the fundamentals of logistics in today�s dynamic global landscape. The tenth edition reflects the latest technological and economic changes that have recently occurred in the business world.

  • 225.00 lei

    Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management , now in its second edition, is essential reading for students studying SCM and logistics. Encompassing both practical and strategic perspectives, it also takes a truly global perspective, recognising the transnational nature of logistics activities in today�s world. The four authors bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from their careers which to date have spanned Europe, the US, Asia and Australia. In addition the book benefits from chapter and case contributions from 27 authors (both from industry and from academia) located across the globe. Key features of this new and extended second edition include: 19 up�to�date chapters on all aspects of logistics and SCM, including coverage of emerging and important topics such as service supply chains, security, sustainability, and supply chain vulnerability. An easy and clear introduction to key quantitative techniques that can be applied to logistics such as simulation and modelling. Thirteen international case studies, on diverse topics such as commodity logistics and extraterrestrial supply chain networks, to illustrate key concepts and extend learning.

  • 245.00 lei

    Many manufacturing and distribution companies are moving from the traditional 'forecast push MRP' to demand-driven supply chain management (SCM). Demand-driven SCM is an 'end-to-end' supply chain planning and replenishment process that enables companies to achieve their planned service levels from up to half the average level of inventory and requiring significantly less throughput capacity - irrespective of the level of demand volatility or lead-time length. Demand-Driven Supply Chain Management is the go-to source for industry supply chain/operations executives and students. It describes the 'what, how and why' of the demand-driven SCM process. The key themes in the book are: what is demand-driven? why is demand-driven so effective? how to operate a demand-driven supply chain? and how to adopt the demand-driven process in your company? Readers can quickly grasp the essential concepts from one of numerous self-contained sections that present the book's key concepts from different perspectives. Online resources available include full-colour figures.

  • 250.00 lei

    Management Accounting, Third Edition, offers the ideal balance between technical and conceptual approaches to Management Accounting. With its comprehensive coverage and focus on assessment material and application, this new edition is an essential core text for undergraduate accounting students and flexible enough to be used across a variety of levels.

  • 250.00 lei

    Strategic Brand Management 2e provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the subjects of brands, brand equity, and strategic brand management. Strategic brand management involves the design and implementation of marketing programmes and activities to build, measure, and manage brand equity. The book aims to provide managers with concepts and techniques to improve the long-term profitability of their brand strategies. It incorporates current thinking and developments on these topics from both academics and industry participants. It also combines a comprehensive theoretical foundation with numerous practical insights to assist managers in their day-to-day and long-term brand decisions.

  • 250.00 lei

    Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management, 2/e is the first text to provide an integrated and comprehensive treatment of both operations and supply chain management.

  • 256.00 lei

    This work fully addresses the 18 topics within the "Investment Planning" topics list established by the Certified Financial Planner Board. Investment planning is a multi-trillion-dollar industry. Geoffrey Hirt and Stanley Block are two of the best-known a

  • 270.00 lei

    Managing staff performance is an effective mechanism for developing both staff and organizational growth. By clarifying an organization's objectives, translating these into clear individual goals and reviewing these goals regularly, performance management provides a well-structured and effective management tool. In this completely updated fifth edition, Michael Armstrong considers the latest developments in this area, and how these can be applied to managing staff for increased performance. He provides a detailed analysis of current evidence-based research in this field and considers how this informs the practice of performance management.

  • 275.00 lei

    Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the bestselling, definitive text for all HRM students and professionals. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it contains in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function such as employment law, employee relations, learning and development, performance and reward. Accessible and to the point as ever, this fully updated 14th edition includes emerging theory and practice, embracing the most current thinking on engagement, talent management and leadership development. With updated case studies and references to academic journals, professional magazines and recent research and surveys, it also includes coverage of new approaches to topics such as job evaluation and pay structures.

    Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) professional map and standards, with the sections meeting CIPD learning outcomes now even clearer than before. Comprehensive online support material for instructors, students and HR managers are included. Resources for students and professionals include multiple-choice-questions, flash cards, case studies, further reading and a glossary of HRM terms. The lecturers' manual contains session notes, discussion questions, a literature review and a complete set of PowerPoint slides.

  • 275.00 lei

    The definitive guide to supply chain philosophy, strategy and the practicalities of logistics and distribution. The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management is a step-by-step guide to setting up and managing supply chains to add maximum value to the organisations they serve. Benefiting from the author team's years of practical field-based experience in some of the most challenging environments across the world (from developed economies to third-world countries and war zones), this book will enthuse students and be an invaluable desk reference throughout the careers of practitioners. Packed with worked examples and real-world data, The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management offers complete coverage on all the key aspects of distribution, logistics and supply chain planning and management with clear and straight-forward explanations. This is not a compilation of work drawn from a disparate collection of research papers and miscellaneous projects, but a logical and complete holistic view of how supply chains fit together, including minute details of distribution and logistics. Globalisation, increased competition and new technologies have all changed the landscape in which supply chains operate. This fully revised 6th edition of The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management provides solutions to the key challenges. With new material on international freight forwarding, environmental best practice, cool chain, intermodal shipping and outsourcing and a new, detailed index of contents this is the ultimate study/reference companion. New online resources include PowerPoint lecture slides (tables, images and formulae from the text), glossary of terms, weblinks, blog articles, video interviews and infographics.

  • 275.00 lei

    Packed with practical information and offering a solid foundation in HRM theory, Human Resource Management for MBA and Business Masters covers all the topics MBA students need to know in a concise, accessible way. One of the only texts available for HR non-specialist students doing a Masters or MBA, it looks at the changing world of the line manager and HR professional with regard to key topics such as HRM and strategy, employee resourcing, human resource development, employee relations and performance management. Annotated further reading for each chapter and questions for each case study help cement knowledge and understanding. Now aimed at a wider readership of management Masters students, this fully updated 3rd edition of Human Resource Management for MBA and Business Masters features a greater international and contemporary focus, fresh case studies, coverage of the impact of new forms of employment and technology on HR, and updated online supporting resources.
    With diagrams and models throughout, it covers topics such as CSR, organizational culture and change, performance management and talent management, the criticisms of HRM levelled by the Critical Management School and different HRM challenges as they relate to each chapter.

    Online supporting resources for tutors include an instructor's manual, videos, multiple-choice questions and additional case studies; additional resources for students include multiple-choice questions and additional case studies.

  • 286.00 lei

    Students trying to navigate the strategy jungle may lose sight of the fact that strategic management is about creating value in an organization. Understanding strategic management is a core part of all business qualifications and this textbook brings a new and easy-to-follow understanding of this vital business function. In addition to walking the student through the basics of the subject, the authors provide an array of analytical tools to help facilitate a thorough understanding of strategic management. The book addresses thoroughly the impact of financial markets on a firm's strategic capabilities, as well as looking at other challenging environmental factors. Aided by an array of student-friendly features, such as: learning objectives, 'strategic management in practice' case studies and review questions in each chapter, Strategic Management will help students to excel in their strategic management classes and better prepare them for the real business world.

  • 288.00 lei

    Now in its seventh edition, International Human Resource Management is established as a market leader that caters to students worldwide. This textbook has developed alongside the field - helping to shape what it is today - and remains a leading International Human Resources Management (IHRM) textbook worldwide. International Human Resource Management provides an academic overview of global IHRM, whilst still remaining close to curriculum developments. This textbook also contains nine in-depth case studies written by the authors and global experts, that provide a range of in-depth applications for all of the major functional areas of IHRM.

  • 288.00 lei

    This new edition of the text continues to extend its coverage of small business management and entrepreneurship, drawing on contemporary theory and practice in equal measure. Whilst the structure and format of the chapters remains broadly the same as the previous edition, the book includes many new examples and current references drawn from a wide variety of industrial, social and cultural contexts, bringing our knowledge of small business management and entrepreneurship up to date.

  • 301.00 lei

    Casinonomics provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic and social impacts of the casino industry. Examining the latest cutting-edge research, with a mix of theory and empirical evidence, Casinonomics informs the reader on the most important facets at the forefront of the public policy debate over this controversial industry. While the casino industry has continued to expand across the United States, and around the world, critics argue that casinos bring negative social impacts that offset any economic benefits. Casinonomics examines the evidence on the frequently claimed benefits and costs stemming from expansions in the casino industry, including the impact on economic growth, consumer welfare, and government tax revenues, as well as gambling disorders, crime rates, and the impact on other businesses. Readers will come away with a better-informed opinion on the merits of these arguments for and against public policies that would expand casino gambling.

  • 306.00 lei

    Introducing Organizational Behaviour and Management is written by specialists for students who want to think differently about their understanding of organizational behaviour. This textbook contrasts perspectives on organizational behaviour, discussing the alternative critical or controversial thinking and debate. Key concepts that underpin this diverse subject are identified and explored in a range of international and everyday examples. This book employs the principles of adopting a selective rather than exhaustive approach to introductory organizational behaviour topics. It applies a conceptual framework to the subject matter, and seeks to engage the reader throughout.

  • 311.00 lei

    This cutting-edge introduction for all modern courses in Organizational Behaviour and Management has been thoroughly updated for the fifth edition. New material has been added, including a new chapter on complexity, change and development and increased material on learning and human resource management. Informed by the latest research, Martin & Fellenz walk carefully through the fundamental topics with a focus on key issues - globalization and culture, ethics and corporate social responsibility, competitive pressures and organizational change - to leave students with a practical and open-minded grasp of organizational behaviour in the twenty-first century.

  • 311.00 lei

    The fourth edition of Madura and Fox's International Financial Management provides the ideal introduction to the study of interaction between firms of all sizes and global finance. Real life examples, critical debate questions and project workshop activities help improve engagement and the wide range of cases from across the globe ensures this edition has a wide international appeal. This fourth edition also comes with MindTap and a comprehensive companion website, including a Testbank, Instructor's Manual, Running your Own MNC and Discussion in the Boardroom activities.

  • 311.00 lei

    This eighth edition of Strategic Management: Awareness and Change provides a comprehensive introduction to modern strategy. Thoroughly revised and updated to include the latest research in the field, the book covers all the main topics within strategic management to give students a comprehensive understanding of tomorrow's business world.

  • 317.00 lei

    The third edition of this highly-regarded text has been fully updated whilst maintaining the accessible and comprehensive style that makes this text so popular. Packed with diverse realistic examples from Scotland to Saudi Arabia, this truly internationalized version of the landmark text from the Anderson, Sweeney and Williams team provides a complete introduction to the subjects of Management Science and Operations Research.

  • 320.00 lei

    This hands-on guide provides both new and seasoned information professionals with a practical foundation for electronic resources management: how it came to be, where it is today and the essential tools needed to get the job done.
     
    Electronic resources management is a dynamic and ever-changing area of librarianship. Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management cuts through the complexity of the role and offers advice on methods, tools and workflows with emphasis on the interconnection between workflows and systems.
     
    Content covered includes:
    • the full range of purchasing options, from unbundling package subscriptions to pay per view
    • evaluating both new content and current resources
    • common clauses in licensing agreements and what they mean
    • selecting and managing Open Access resources
    • understanding methods of e-resources access authentication
    • using a triage approach to troubleshoot electronic resources access issues
    • the basic principles of usage statistics, and ways to use COUNTER reports when evaluating renewals
    • tips for activating targets in a knowledge base
    • marketing tools and techniques
    • clear explanations of jargon, important terms, and acronyms.
    This guide will prove invaluable, both as an introduction for those preparing to enter the field, as well as a ready reference for current practitioners.
     

  • 325.00 lei

    With a unique, highly practical approach to teaching business ethics, this text focuses on the relationships among various stakeholders, including individuals, groups, corporations, and governments. The book includes an easy, step-by-step guide to implementing stakeholder analysis, tips to help students apply ethical principles in their personal and professional lives, and comprehensive coverage of employee workplace issues. It addresses highly relevant topics such as risk management, preferential hiring, corporate legitimacy, and moral accountability. The text also explores today’s increasingly interconnected global business environment with coverage of multinational corporations and important issues such as the digital divide, bribery, corruption, human rights, and the environment. The new sixth edition incorporates the latest research, updated cases (such as WikiLeaks), and a full complement of online support for students and instructors, including teaching notes, PowerPoint slides, and sample tests.

  • 325.00 lei

    Manufacturing companies work endlessly to make process improvements, yet they are often hard to implement and even harder to sustain. The reason: companies often stumble when communicating why the methodologies are being used and how to sustain the improvements. Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects demonstrates how to communicate change, create confidence in the new processes, and empower employees. It shows how to be an effective change agent by utilizing tools that make sense while being competitive in the business market. The book explores how the proper tools, communication, and management make the Lean Six Sigma methodologies work. It includes a Continuous Improvement Toolkit that is an easy reference for what tool to use and when and how to effectively teach the tools to employees who are not necessarily engineers. Communicating these tools is the most difficult part of using the tools. The author details the implementation of the actual tools that create confidence and explains Lean Six Sigma in a way that will make employees want to jump on board. Result-driven decisions can be made from the methodologies described in this book, making processes quantifiably better with sustainable results. Extensive and informative, the book takes the guesswork out of the art of continuous improvement through communication.

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  • 335.00 lei

    The 18th edition of Crafting and Executing Strategy represents one of our most important and thoroughgoing revisions ever. The newest member of the author team, Margie Peteraf, led a thorough re-examination of every paragraph on every page of the 17th edition chapters. The overriding objectives were to inject new perspectives and the best academic thinking, strengthen linkages to the latest research findings, modify the coverage and exposition as needed to ensure squarely on-target content, and give every chapter a major facelift. While this 18th edition retains the same 12-chapter structure of the prior edition, every chapter has been totally refreshed. And the chapter content continues to be solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both the best academic thinking and the pragmatism of real-world strategic management. An attractive collection of 20 relevant, readable, and recent readings that amplify important topics in managing a company's strategy-making, strategy-executing process is included in this Concepts and Readings version to provide students with a taste of the literature of strategic management before tackling cases or simulation projects.

  • 466.00 lei

    While the web itself is about twenty years old, businesses are still impleme- ing the technology into the fabric of the business model. The background section will focus on defining the building blocks for the framework including defining the basic components of Web 1. 0 which focused on the presence and business transaction. The Web 2. 0 section will focus on defining the basic building blocks of customer interactions, while the final section will focus on a review the wine industry. 2. 1 Web 1. 0: Presence and Electronic Commerce The term Web 1. 0 emerged from the research around the development of Web 2. 0. Prior to this, researchers commonly referred to Web 1. 0 as Electronic C- merce or E-Business. Where as, web 1. 0 focused on a read only web interface, Web 2. 0 focuses on a read-write interface where value emerges from the contri- tion of a large volume of users. The Internet initially focused on the command and control of the information itself. Information was controlled by a relative small number of resources but distributed to a large number which spawned the massive growth of the web itself. Like television before it, the web allowed for the broadcasting of information to a large number of users. Initial web sites were built simply to communicate presence or provide information on the business - self. This component includes information like marketing materials, investor re- tions, employment opportunities, and product information.

  • 501.00 lei

    Economic integration is one of the most noteworthy issues in international economic policy at the end of the twentieth century. The recent examples of the European Union (EU) and the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA) have raised important questions about the economic integration process and the possible establishment of economic unions in other parts of the world. Against the backdrop of the financial crisis in Europe and prospects of increasing integration in Asia, this volume showcases research from an international array of researchers to provide a basic understanding of the current issues, problems, challenges, and opportunities for achieving integration, addressing both empirical and theoretical aspects of such topics as monetary union, social policy reform and social union, public finance and technology policy. The chapters in Part 1 are focused primarily on economic issues, while Part 2 covers on social policy, the welfare state, and political reforms, with a particular emphasis on the European Union. Among the questions addressed: What are the main determinants and implications for socio-economic integration? How can economic policy influence the growth and integration process? - Why is innovation important for regional economic development? - What has been the policy response so far and what lessons have we learned from it? And finally, what are our action lines for the future?

  • 526.00 lei

    This instructive book introduces the key ideas behind practical nonlinear optimization, accompanied by computational examples and supporting software. It combines computational finance with an important class of numerical techniques.

  • 702.00 lei

    Web search engines are not just indispensable tools for finding and accessing information online, but have become a defining component of the human condition and can be conceptualized as a complex behavior embedded within an individual's everyday social, cultural, political, and information-seeking activities. This book investigates Web search from the non-technical perspective, bringing together chapters that represent a range of multidisciplinary theories, models, and ideas.

  • 802.00 lei

    A comprehensive treatment of all aspects of waste disposal and management illustrated by numerous practical examples. This English version includes a comparison of regulations in the USA, Canada and Japan, US environmental legislation (both Federal and State) as well as a number of case studies, such as Recycling Hawaii, barge wastes - Mobro 4000, worker safety (OSHA), and pollution prevention - Wisconsin.

  • 1003.00 lei

    This book contributes fresh theoretical and empirical evidence on patterns of regional production structures, specialization, regional disparities, convergence and divergence processes and evaluation of cohesion policies in both current and future European Union (EU) member states in the context of increased integration. These subjects are addressed in both individual and cross-country analyses using innovative methodologies. The book is an essential reading for a large audience including researchers and policy makers working in the fields of economic integration, transition economics and regional development. The thirteen contributions brought together in this book are the result of recent research undertaken in the framework of a larger project initiated and coordinated by the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) of the University of Bonn on determinants of regional specialization, growth and convergence in the context of European integration. A number of these papers were presented to a conference on "European integration, regional convergence, location of industrial activity and labour market adjustment" initiated by the Center for European Integration Studies of the University of Bonn and organized jointly with the Center for European Studies of the University "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" of Iasi, Romania. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the European Commission Framework Programme and the Center for European Integration Studies of the University of Bonn.

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