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Entrepreneurial Edge 2-Book Bundle: Everyday Entrepreneur / Family Entrepreneur

by Fred Dawkins Dundurn (September 25, 2014)

In this 2-book bundle, successful entrepreneur Fred Dawkins uses storytelling and an informal approach to take readers through a series of business lessons that will show them how to identify their own entrepreneurial...


Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making: The CODM Model for Facilitating Groups to Widespread Agreement

by Tim Hartnett New Society Publishers (April 26, 2011)

A step-by-step guide to the most efficient and effective method for participatory group decision-making


Evaluation & Management (E/M) Coding Calculator (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Biz Hub (June 16, 2014)

A reference guide for an Evaluation & Management (E/M) Coding Calculator would assist managers and supervisor responsible for performance evaluations to provide accurate performance ratings among their employees...


Family Entrepreneur: Easier Said Than Done

by Fred Dawkins Dundurn (October 08, 2014)

Family Entrepreneur guides you through a reassuring learning experience on the qualities entrepreneurs need and the challenges they can expect when operating a family business. Issues are brought out by discussion...


It's Not About the Shark

by David Niven, PhD St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

It's Not About the Shark opens the door to the groundbreaking science of solutions by turning problems—and how we solve them—upside down. When we have a problem, most of us zero in, take it apart, and focus...


Four Seconds

by Peter Bregman HarperOne (February 24, 2015)

Peter Bregman, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller 18 Minutes, offers strategies to replace energy-wasting, counter-productive habits that commonly derail us with truly effective ones.

The things we...


The Workshop Book: From Individual Creativity to Group Action

by R. Brian Stanfield New Society Publishers (December 01, 2002)

Tried and tested practical wisdom for successful workshopping!


The Arrow Impossibility Theorem

by Eric Maskin, Amartya Sen, Kenneth J. Arrow & Partha Dasgupta et al. Columbia University Press (July 08, 2014)

Kenneth Arrow's pathbreaking “impossibility theorem” was a watershed in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, and collective choice, demonstrating that there is no voting rule that satisfies the...


Summary: 20|20 Foresight - Hugh Courtney

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book "20|20 FORESIGHT: Crafting Strategy in an Uncertain World" by Hugh Courtney

As co-leader of McKinsey & Company’s Global Strategy Practice, there is no one more qualified...


Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

by William Poundstone Little, Brown and Company (June 03, 2014)

A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market.

People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how...


Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know

by Geoffrey James Grand Central Publishing (May 13, 2014)

"5 out of 5 stars...[it's] ethical without being preachy, aspirational without being sappy, practical while still crackling with the author's natural wit." - Rich Karlgaard, Publisher of Forbes Magazine

For...


How To Be a Million Pound Mum: By Setting Up An Internet Business

by Hazel Cushion Accent Press (January 09, 2014)

A new business series aimed at the growing number of mothers who wish to run their own internet businesses but don't have the up-to-date knowledge or confidence to do so.


Analyzing Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics: A Game Theory Primer

by Thomas J. Webster Lexington Books (February 07, 2014)

This innovative textbook is a concise and axiomatic introduction to the principles of game theory—the formal study of move and countermove. Undergraduate business and economics students with a background in...


The Metaknowledge Advantage

by Rafael Aguayo Free Press (May 11, 2010)

In the tradition of the bestselling Intellectual Capital, internationally recognized management and quality expert Rafael Aguayo shows how integrated mastery of many areas of knowledge --

MetaKnowledge -- can...


Expect the Unexpected (Or You Won't Find It)

by Roger Von Oech Free Press (August 28, 2001)

"You can't step in the same river twice."

"Dogs bark at what they don't understand."

"The doctor inflicts pain to cure suffering."

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus was famous for his brilliant and provocative...


Beyond the Idea

by Vijay Govindarajan & Chris Trimble St. Martin's Press (September 24, 2013)

The New York Times bestselling authors of Reverse Innovation and How Stella Saved the Farm distill more than a decade of exclusive research into one short, powerful, action-oriented book.

Companies stumble when...


Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise

by Edward W. Younkins Lexington Books (August 15, 2002)

In Capitalism and Commerce, Edward Younkins provides a clear and accessible introduction to the best moral and economic arguments for capitalism. Drawn from over a decade of business school teaching, Younkins's...


Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works

by Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King & Kevin Bennett Columbia University Press (September 03, 2013)

Design-oriented firms such as Apple and IDEO have demonstrated how design thinking can directly affect business results. Yet most managers lack a real sense of how to put this new approach to use for issues...


Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers

by Benjamin C. Alamar & Dean Oliver Columbia University Press (July 02, 2013)

Benjamin C. Alamar founded the first journal dedicated to sports statistics, the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. He developed and teaches a class on sports analytics for managers at the University...


How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living

by Rushworth M. Kidder HarperCollins e-books (November 24, 2009)

This insightful and brilliant analysis of ethics teaches readers valuable skills in evaluating tough choices and arriving at sound conclusions.

“A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal...


Flip: How Counter-Intuitive Thinking is Changi

by Peter Sheahan HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

What do the superstars of modern business have in common? An ability to "flip"—to think counterintuitively and then act boldly, with no regard for "business as usual" conventions. one of the youngest and fastest-rising...


What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

by Jim Paul & Brendan Moynihan Columbia University Press (April 02, 2013)

Jim Paul’s meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to Governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all—his fortune, his reputation, and his job—in one fatal moment of...


Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity

by Alan Siegel & Irene Etzkorn Twelve (April 02, 2013)

For decades, Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn have championed simplicity as a competitive advantage and a consumer right. Consulting with businesses and organizations around the world to streamline products, services,...


How Stella Saved the Farm

by Vijay Govindarajan & Chris Trimble St. Martin's Press (March 12, 2013)

How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple parable about making innovation happen. Written by the authors of the New York Times bestselling Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere, the story resonates...


Creative Intelligence

by Bruce Nussbaum HarperBusiness (March 05, 2013)

Offering insights from the spheres of anthropology, psychology, education, design, and business, Creative Intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum, a leading thinker, commentator, and curator on the subjects of design,...


Profiting From Uncertainty: Strategies for Succeeding No Matter What the Future Brings

by Paul Schoemaker Free Press (December 25, 2012)

What manager is not anxious about the future? We live in a white-knuckled age of rapid technological change and global instability. But uncertainty is not the enemy, says management expert Paul J. H. Schoemaker....


Thinking, Fast and Slow

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2011

by Daniel Kahneman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 25, 2011)

Major New York Times bestseller

Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012

Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011

A Globe and Mail Best Books of...


Leadership in Organizations: There is a Difference Between Leaders and Managers

by David I. Bertocci UPA (May 16, 2009)

Leadership in Organizations is the first in a series of three books written primarily for distance-learning students in online undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on management, leadership, and...


Future Trends

by Lawrence R. Samuel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2018)

Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business is the first and only book to link a decision-making and leadership platform to trends pointing to the future.

By identifying sixty global,...


Understanding Management Control and Organisational Sense-making

by Krister Bredmar Chartridge Books Oxford (August 07, 2016)

This book centres around three different areas; management control, organisations and information systems - in order to understand what is actually going on and to make sense of management control questions....


Factfulness

by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund & Ola Rosling Flatiron Books (April 03, 2018)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates

“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret...


Tools for Dreamers

by Robert Brian Dilts, Todd Epstein & Robert Warren Dilts Dilts Strategy Group (January 15, 2018)

Thomas Edison said that the process of invention is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. The implication of this statement is that most creative activity is in fact an incremental process that has a structure...


A Professional's Guide to Problem Solving with Decision Science

by Frank A Tillman & Deandra T Cassone Pioneering Partnerships LLC (January 15, 2018)

Drawing on vast experience, the authors show how to apply state-of-the-art decision science, statistical modeling, benchmarking, and process modeling techniques together to create a robust analytical framework...


Cofounding The Right Way

by Jana Nevrlka Panoma Press (January 24, 2018)

Jobs & Wozniak, Page & Brin, Ben & Jerry... any list of successful companies seems awash with cofounders who are a match made in business heaven. The benefits are obvious: by combining resources, knowledge,...


Next Is Now

by Lior Arussy Simon & Schuster (May 15, 2018)

One of the world’s leading authorities on customer-centric business transformation, Lior Arussy delivers results—so when Fortune 500 companies see potentially disruptive change on their horizon, Arussy is...


Political Risk

by Condoleezza Rice & Amy B. Zegart Grand Central Publishing (May 01, 2018)

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy Zegart comes an examination of the rapidly evolving state of political risk, and...


Coping With Crisis

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (November 22, 2017)

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about coping with a crisis with this practical guide.

No company is invulnerable to crisis. Calamity can strike at any time,...


Preventing Absenteeism at Work

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (November 02, 2017)

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about preventing absenteeism with this practical guide.

Many businesses have seen a marked increase in employee absences in...


Commercialization of Smallholder Horticultural Farming in Kenya

by Beatrice Wambui Muriithi Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 20, 2014)

This study assesses income and poverty effects of vegetable commercialization in Kenya with a special focus on gender issues and evaluates the performance of institutional arrangements that link small producers...


Industrial Clustering, Firm Performance and Employee Welfare

by Tigabu Degu Getahun Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 26, 2016)

The author examines the productivity, profitability and welfare effects of industrial clustering and a public policy promoting industrial clusters in Ethiopia. He uses reliable counterfactuals as well as original...


International Practices of Smart Development

by Jurgita Bruneckiene, Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg & Robertas Jucevicius Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 19, 2016)

Smart people make a smart city. This volume presents a collection of papers on the concept of smartness, smart development and the international practices in the field. There are five key topic areas: the conceptual,...


Extended Performance Evaluation Based on DEA

by Ludmila Neumann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 30, 2017)

This study introduces new methodological developments of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) that satisfy the demands of business practice and provide a multidimensional point of view on the evaluation of organizational...


Financial Reporting Quality in Emerging Economies

by Gregor Hagemann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 22, 2016)

Contrary to their increasingly important role in the global economy, little is known so far about the financial reporting practices in emerging economies. This study therefore analyses the financial reporting...


Political Leadership in Morphogenetic Perspective

by Filip Pierzchalski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 24, 2017)

This book depicts a new research perspective of political leadership, in which the multi-level and dynamic leadership relation is explained as relations between the leader (human agency) and followers (sociological...


Gender Equality and Quality of Life

by Krystyna Slany, Marta Warat, Ewa Krzaklewska & Anna Ratecka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 11, 2017)

This book engages with a critical perspective on gender equality and quality of life. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical and methodological frameworks for exploring both concepts which is complemented...


Development of Other-Regarding Preferences in Children and Adolescents

by Katrin John Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 10, 2016)

Other-regarding preferences, hence appreciation of others’ welfare, are mainly culturally transmitted, whereby most of the development takes place in the sensitive period of childhood and adolescence. This...


Organizing after Crisis

by Nathalie Schiffino, Laurent Taskin, Céline Donis & Julien Raone Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 25, 2015)

How do actors organize after crisis? Do they «simply» return to normal? The post-crisis phase is anything but a linear process. Actors and their practices may be transformed by learning from crises and by...


Dynamics of International Advertising

by Barbara Mueller Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 14, 2017)

Now in its third edition, Dynamics of International Advertising highlights the unique challenges marketers face in developing and implementing successful international advertising campaigns.

With a balance of...


Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators - Revised edition

by James Ottavio Castagnera Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 01, 2013)

The Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators is a practical tool, intended for administrators, dealing with students in higher education and focusing principally on four-year institutions....


Public Policy Argumentation and Debate

by John R. Butler & Philip Dalton Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 30, 2012)

Through an exclusive focus on public policy advocacy as a practical endeavor, Philip Dalton and John R. Butler depart from approaches to debate education that focus on the rules of simulated, academic debate...