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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 01, 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...


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...


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...


Peak Business Performance Under Pressure

by Peter Joffre Nye, Bill Driscoll & John McCain Allworth (October 08, 2013)

In enemy airspace, high above the treetops of North Vietnam, two US F-4 Phantom jet fighters have downed their fifth enemy plane, thus securing their new status as “Aces.” The skies are finally quiet, and...


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...


The Civic Health Diagnostic Workbook

by Sarah J. Read & Dave Overfelt AKA-Publishing (March 19, 2013)

The Civic Health Diagnostic Workbook was written with purpose: to help you diagnose your community's "civic health", plan for effective public engagement, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of your engagement...


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,...


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....


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...


Design Firms Open for Business

by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico Allworth (March 01, 2013)

While many young designers perceive a design studio to be little more than a table and computer, the majority of businesses consider the physical locale and architectural surroundings of a firm to be as important...


Rebuilding the Brand

by Clyde Fessler Allworth (October 08, 2013)

In the early 1980s, Harley-Davidson was on the verge of bankruptcy. In the general public's opinion, quality was substandard—of both motorcycles and riders. Harleys leaked oil and were often broken down. Riders...


Swimming with Sharks

by Gavin Moffat Tracey McDonald Publishers (October 22, 2018)

Swimming with Sharks will inspire a-ha moments that will make it more fun to be at work, or maybe even make it possible for your business to survive the turbulent economic seas that seem synonymous with building...


Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster?

by David Andrews Workman Publishing Company (November 17, 2015)

How we wait, why we wait, what we wait for—waiting in line is a daily indignity that we all experience, usually with a little anxiety thrown in (why is it that the other line always moves faster?!?). This...


Dear Client

by Bonnie Siegler Artisan (February 20, 2018)

In a world where every business, brand, product, and service needs a strong visual identity, it’s critical for clients and creative professionals to work together. And the key to success, as with any relationship,...


Choose the Life You Want

by Tal Ben-Shahar The Experiment (March 18, 2014)

What kind of life do you want for yourself? What choices will create this kind of life?

In his New York Times bestseller Happier, positive psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar taught us how to become happier through...


Be More Strategic in Business

by Diana Thomas & Stacey Boyle Mango (August 15, 2018)

Keep up with change and get results with a proven approach to learning and development leadership

Adapt to rapid change with strategic leadership: In an increasingly global, technologically led world, learning...


Breaking Bad Habits

by Freek Vermeulen Harvard Business Review Press (October 09, 2018)

Have you ever wondered why most newspapers are so large? Or why management consultants work such long hours? Or why hotels still insist on having check-in desks? Ask anyone in these industries, and their answer...


The Decisionist Imagination

by Daniel Bessner & Nicolas Guilhot Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

In the decades following World War II, the science of decision-making moved from the periphery to the center of transatlantic political theory, as part of the broader mobilization of social science during the...


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....


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—founder and CEO of the global consulting firm Strativity Group—offers “a revolutionary, yet pragmatic guide...


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 Robertas Jucevicius, Jurgita Bruneckiene & Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg 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 Marta Warat, Ewa Krzaklewska, Anna Ratecka & Krystyna Slany 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...