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Developing Self in Work and Career: Concepts, Cases, and Contexts

Developing Self in Work and Career: Concepts, Cases, and Contexts ebook download

Human beings possess the unique psychological ability to self-reflect. Few human experiences and behaviors define the self and allow us to characterize ourselves within the social world more than work and career. The pressing economic and social conditions of the information and globalization age require workers to be more self-directed by managing their own work lives, rather than solely relying on organizations to support them. Given these shifting occupational structures, it is time to...

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Communication Skills: Stepladders to Success for the Professional, 2nd Edition

Communication Skills: Stepladders to Success for the Professional, 2nd Edition ebook download

The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral presentation is essential for anyone seeking a successful career. In the course of their work, professionals will need to produce reports, perform well in interviews, give presentations, and chair meetings, as well as deal with the daily barrage of e-mails and phone calls. In Communication Skills, Richard Ellis offers essential reading for any ambitious professional. This book offers both practical exercises and realistic guidance. The...

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Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better

Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better ebook download

The A-to-Z guide to spotting and fixing usability problemsFrustrated by pop-ups? Forms that make you start over if you miss a field? Nonsensical error messages? You're not alone! This book helps you simply get it right the first time (or fix what's broken). Boasting a full-color interior packed with design and layout examples, this book teaches you how to understand a user's needs, divulges techniques for exceeding a user's expectations, and provides a host of hard won advice for improving the...

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Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, 4th Edition

Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, 4th Edition ebook download

Thoroughly Updated and Expanded! Includes New Coverage on Cloud Computing for SAP! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll master the latest updates on SAP, and discover how to succeed with it in real business and technical environments! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn through practical hands-on examples and case studies based on SAP’s free demonstration software. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned,...

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Business Law, 5th Edition

Business Law, 5th Edition ebook download

This latest edition of Business Law has been thoroughly updated and expanded to provide a clear and comprehensive treatment of the key aspects of business law. Major developments that have occured since the last edition are covered, including:the increasing impact of the Human Rights Act 1998the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000numerous cases from both domestic and European courts.Exploring both the form and content of the legal regulation of business in a critically informed context,...

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Starting an Online Business All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Starting an Online Business All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition ebook download

If you’ve thought of starting an online business or if you’re already selling online, here’s how to get your share of online customers. This second edition of Starting an Online Business All-in-One For Dummiescovers everything from creating a business plan and building a customer-friendly site to marketing with Facebook and MySpace. There’s even a section about setting up shop in the virtual world of Second Life. Eleven handy minibooks cover online business basics, legal...

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Buffett Beyond Value: Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing

Buffett Beyond Value: Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing ebook download

A detailed look at how Warren Buffett really invests In this engaging new book, author Prem Jain extracts Warren Buffett's wisdom from his writings, Berkshire Hathaway financial statements, and his letters to shareholders and partners in his partnership firms-thousands of pages written over the last fifty years. Jain uncovers the key elements of Buffett's approach that every investor should be aware of. With Buffett Beyond Value, you'll learn that, contrary to popular belief, Warren Buffett is...

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Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk for Dummies

Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk for Dummies ebook download

Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk For Dummies covers all the essentials an eBay user or budding entrepreneur needs to start a money-making venture by trading on eBay.co.uk. It features straight-talking advice on every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, including; setting-up shop, running successful auctions, delivering goods, keeping customers happy, and maximising profits. Title: Starting a Business on eBay.co.uk for DummiesAuthor: Dan Matthews, Marsha Collier Length:...

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Communications and Technology for Violence Prevention: Workshop Summary

Communications and Technology for Violence Prevention: Workshop Summary ebook download

In the last 25 years, a major shift has occurred in the field of violence prevention, from the assumption that violence is inevitable to the realization that violence is preventable. As we learn more about what works to reduce violence, the challenge facing those who work in the field is how to use all of this new information to rapidly deploy or enhance new programs. At the same time, new communications technologies and distribution channels have altered traditional means of communications,...

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Managing Enterprise Content: A Unified Content Strategy, 2nd Edition

Managing Enterprise Content: A Unified Content Strategy, 2nd Edition ebook download

Smartphones, eBook readers, and tablet computers like the Apple iPad have forever changed the way people access and interact with content. Your customers expect the content you provide them to be adaptive --responding to the device, their location, their situation, and their personalized needs. Authors Ann Rockley and Charles Cooper provide insights and guidelines that will help you develop a unified content strategy—a repeatable, systematic plan that can help you reach your customers, anytime,...

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Internet Marketing: An Hour a Day

Internet Marketing: An Hour a Day ebook download

Proven, task-based approach to developing winning internet marketing campaigns If you've been seeking a practical, day-by-day, do-it-yourself plan for success in your Internet marketing, this is the book for you. The latest in the very popular Hour a Day series, this book gives you step-by-step instruction and clear action plans for all crucial aspects of successful internet marketing:  SEO, website optimization, integration of social media and blogs, and pay-per-click strategies.  Above all,...

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Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model, 3rd Edition

Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model, 3rd Edition ebook download

To keep your sales, manufacturing, distribution, and inventory moving in perfect synchronization, you need a flawless, repeatable supply chain improvement approach that maximizes process efficiency, eliminates dysfunction, and aligns disparate organizations - globally. "Supply Chain Excellence", ahead of the curve in its original edition, again breaks new ground with a highly compressed timeline for using the SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) framework to plan and execute supply chain...

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Principles of Accounting, 11th Edition

Principles of Accounting, 11th Edition ebook download

Needles/Powers/Crosson delivers interactive pedagogy by illustrating accounting principles and real-world examples to encourage critical thinking. This revision is based on an understanding of the nature, culture, and motivations of today's students and on extensive feedback from instructors. These substantial changes meet the needs of students, who not only face a business world increasingly complicated by ethical issues, globalization, and technology, but who also have more demands on their...

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The Manager`s Pocket Calculator: A Quick Guide to Essential Business Formulas and Ratios

The Manager`s Pocket Calculator: A Quick Guide to Essential Business Formulas and Ratios ebook download

Your success or failure is reflected in one number: the bottom line. So you'd better get a handle on the numbers that influence it. The Manager's Pocket Calculator gives you the essentials of budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, reporting, interest and rate-of-return calculation, statistics, and more. Not just an overview, the book contains more than 100 formulas and ratios with numerical examples, spreadsheet entries, and step-by-step calculations. The Manager's Pocket Calculator...

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Harvard Business Review on Reinventing Your Marketing

Harvard Business Review on Reinventing Your Marketing ebook download

Stop pushing products--and start cultivating customer relationships.If you need the best practices and ideas for marketing today--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you:Figure out what business you're really inCollaborate with customers to meet current and future needsCreate products that perform the jobs people need to get doneGet a bird's-eye view of your brands'...

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Harvard Business Review on Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Harvard Business Review on Succeeding as an Entrepreneur ebook download

Great entrepreneurs don't take risks. They manage them. If you need the best practices and ideas for launching new ventures but don't have time to find them this book is for you. Here are nine inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: zero in on your most promising prospects; set a clear direction for your start-up; test and revise your assumptions along the way; tackle risks that could sabotage your efforts; carve out opportunities in...

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Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams

Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams ebook download

Most teams underperform. Yours can beat the odds. If you need the best practices and ideas for superior team building--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: - Boost team performance through mutual accountability - Motivate large, diverse groups to tackle complex projects - Increase groups' emotional intelligence - Reverse the fortunes of a struggling team - Prevent...

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Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively, 2nd Edition

Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively, 2nd Edition ebook download

Customize your delivery for maximum persuasive power.If you need the best practices and ideas for communicating effectively--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you:Pitch your brilliant idea successfullyConnect with your audienceEstablish credibilityInspire others to realize your visionAdapt to your listeners' decision-making stylesFrame goals around common...

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Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions

Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions ebook download

Why do bad decisions happen to good managers? If you need the best practices and ideas for smart decision making--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful
perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: - Make bold decisions that challenge the status quo - Support your decisions with diverse data - Avoid choices that justify past bad decisions - Evaluate risks and benefits with equal rigor - Check for faulty...

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Project Management Accounting, with Website: Budgeting, Tracking, and Reporting Costs and Profitability

Project Management Accounting, with Website: Budgeting, Tracking, and Reporting Costs and Profitability ebook download

Praise for Project Management Accounting "Let me start with what the Second Edition of Project Management Accounting is not....it is not an inch wide and a mile deep. Instead, it provides multiple lenses to anticipate both intended and unintended consequences through sound principles of Project Management and accounting as well as inquiry focused on both risks to the project and reputational capital. It should be on every decision makers bookshelf to pick up and remind them of their essential...

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Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process

Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process ebook download

As an industry, interactive is different. The work entails elements of software development, marketing, and advertising, yet it’s neither purely technical nor traditional “agency” work. Delivery methods are different, and because the industry is relatively new, the gap in understanding between the clients buying the work and the teams building it is often wide. Enter the geek girls guide. Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker don’t just tell you how to deliver digital work, they...

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Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Managment Categories

Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Managment Categories ebook download

IUCN’s Protected Areas Management Categories, which classify protected areas according to their management objectives, are today accepted as the benchmark for defining, recording, and classifying protected areas. They are recognized by international bodies such as the United Nations as well as many national governments. As a result, they are increasingly being incorporated into government legislation. These guidelines provide as much clarity as possible regarding the meaning and...

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The Option Trader`s Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options

The Option Trader`s Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options ebook download

In this book, a hedge fund manager and an option trading coach show you how to earn steady, reliable income selling options by managing your option trades and running your option portfolio as a real business with consistent, steady returns. Packed with real-world examples, the authors show you how to manage your own “one man” hedge fund and make consistent profits from selling options by applying the basic framework and fundamental business model and principles of an...

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Losing It! Behaviors and Mindsets that Ruin Careers

Losing It! Behaviors and Mindsets that Ruin Careers ebook download

Why do otherwise brilliant and successful leaders fail – and often do so dramatically? How can you prevent your own career “train wreck” by learning from their experiences? This book distills the core causes of executive failure, demonstrates how to identify them in your own behavior – and helps you to eliminate or avoid them. Bill Lane, Jack Welch’s long-time colleague draws on his own experience as a GE insider as well as from extensive interviews with former GE executives...

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A Practical Approach to Performance Interventions and Analysis: 50 Models for Building a High-Performance Culture

A Practical Approach to Performance Interventions and Analysis: 50 Models for Building a High-Performance Culture ebook download

Imagine your best possible organization: a place where people strive for continuous improvement, communicate clearly and honestly, freely share information, respect their colleagues and leaders, make a difference -- and achieve truly extraordinary levels of performance, even in tough times. Using this book’s powerful Work/Life Approach, you can build that organization. World-renowned performance consultants Dr. Gene Fusch and Richard Gillespie offer a step-by-step blueprint for developing...

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The Secrets of Success at Work: 10 Steps to Accelerating Your Career

The Secrets of Success at Work: 10 Steps to Accelerating Your Career ebook download

With the working world in turmoil and hundreds of thousands of people experiencing the reality of redundancy for the first time, this book shows how anyone can stay one step ahead and become brilliant at what they do. These are real secrets. Pearls of wisdom learned through years of experience in some of the most competitive companies around. They are the secrets that seriously successful people use to get ahead, even when times are tough. Here are ten core principles that you can use to be the...

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Email Marketing: An Hour a Day

Email Marketing: An Hour a Day ebook download

If the idea of starting an email marketing campaign overwhelms you, the authors of Email Marketing: An Hour a Day will introduce you to email marketing basics, demonstrate how to manage details and describe how you can track and measure results.  Case studies, step-by-step guides, checklists, quizzes and hands-on tutorials will help you execute an email marketing campaign in just one hour a day.  When you feel comfortable with the basics, learn how to use video and audio enabled email,...

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Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management ebook download

An accessible introduction to the essential quantitative methods for making valuable business decisions Quantitative methods-research techniques used to analyze quantitative data-enable professionals to organize and understand numbers and, in turn, to make good decisions. Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management presents the application of quantitative mathematical modeling to decision making in a business management context and emphasizes not only the role of data in...

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Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards: A Guide to Measuring and Monitoring Project Performance

Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards: A Guide to Measuring and Monitoring Project Performance ebook download

Essential strategies from Harold Kerzner on measuring project management performance The maze-like path of today's projects reflects a business environment that's growing in complexity. Factors influencing projects, such as new advancements in computer technology, an unpredictable economy, and the increase in stakeholder involvement make metrics and key performance indicators (KPI) for project management an important focus. Such measures are commonly used to help an organization define and...

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The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively

The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively ebook download

Communication is the absolutely indispensable leadership discipline. But, too often, leaders and professional communicators get mired in tactics, and fail to influence public attitudes in the ways that would help them the most. The Power of Communication builds on the U.S. Marine Corps' legendary publication Warfighting, showing how to apply the Corps' proven leadership and strategy doctrine to all forms of public communication — and achieve truly extraordinary results. World-renowned...

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PMP Exam Prep, Seventh Edition: Rita`s Course in a Book for Passing the PMP Exam

PMP Exam Prep, Seventh Edition: Rita`s Course in a Book for Passing the PMP Exam ebook download

This book has been FULLY updated to reflect PMI's new Exam Content Outline, for any and all PMP exams delivered on or after August 31st of 2011. Can you imagine valuing a book so much that you send the author a Thank You letter? Hundreds of thousands of project managers know and understand why PMP Exam Prepis a worldwide best-seller. Years of PMP exam preparation experience, endless hours of ongoing research, interviews with project managers who failed the exam to identify gaps in their...

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The New HR Analytics: Predicting the Economic Value of Your Company`s Human Capital Investments

The New HR Analytics: Predicting the Economic Value of Your Company`s Human Capital Investments ebook download

In his landmark book, "The ROI of Human Capital", Jac Fitz-enz presented a system of powerful metrics for quantifying the contributions of individual employees to a company's bottom line. "The New HR Analytics" is another such quantum leap, revealing how to predict the value of future human capital investments. Using Fitz-enz's proprietary analytic model, readers learn how to measure and evaluate past and current returns. By combining those results with focused business intelligence and...

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Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets

Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets ebook download

Maximize your fun and boost your productivity with this updated, full-color guide to tantalizing Twitter tips! The popularity of Twitter continues to soar, and is fast becoming the most popular social networking site online. Whether you're looking to learn how to set up an account for the first time or are on the prowl for some cool third-party Twitter apps, this full-color guide will boost your entire Twitter experience. Allowing you to communicate with fellow Twitters within a 140-character...

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Selling to Anyone Over the Phone, 2nd Edition

Selling to Anyone Over the Phone, 2nd Edition ebook download

It's a fact: more and more organizations are scaling back on their in-the-field sales operations. Today's sales pros have to build relationships and close deals over the phone in less time than ever before. This fully updated second edition of Selling to Anyone Over the Phone is the salesperson's ready-reference guide for generating the kind of product excitement that will ensure callbacks, partnering with gatekeepers and decision makers using personality-matching techniques, and generally...

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The Everything HR Kit

The Everything HR Kit ebook download

Whether or not an organization has a Human Resources department, chances are it could benefit from some informed, practical and cutting edge HR know-how. "The Everything HR Kit" paves the way for any company large or small to reduce employee turnover, improve the quality of its people, and success fully manage their performance. This user-friendly guide takes readers step-by-step through all the best practices of recruiting, interviewing, screening, selecting, and managing employee performance....

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The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, 2nd Edition

The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, 2nd Edition ebook download

As a department manager, the last thing you want to think about is numbers. But the truth is, that's the only thing your executives and senior managers are thinking about so it's crucial to understand key financial information like balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, budgets and forecasts, and annual reports. With over 40,000 copies sold, "The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers" has long provided readers with insight into the financial...

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How the Best Leaders Lead

How the Best Leaders Lead ebook download

In "How the Best Leaders Lead", Brian Tracy reveals the strategies used by top executives and business owners everywhere to achieve astounding results in difficult markets against determined competition. Readers will learn how to set clear goals and objectives for themselves and others, set priorities and focus on key tasks, solve problems faster and make better decisions, determine the ideal leadership style for any situation, motivate their people and develop an exciting future vision for...

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Selling and Sales Management, 8th Edition

Selling and Sales Management, 8th Edition ebook download

Selling and Sales Management 8/e is an essential resource for all marketing and management students and practitioners, in particular those with specific interests in the world of sales.The text is split into five logical parts:Sales PerspectiveSales TechniqueSales EnvironmentSales ManagementSales ControlThis edition places emphasis on international aspects of selling and sales management making it essential reading for all students and practitioners with an interest in the world of salesTopics...

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2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews ebook download

'No managerial or administrative task is as universally dreaded as the performance review. Supervisors may know the points they need to get across, but putting them on paper is another matter. This book puts the right words at their fingertips, with ready-to-use phrases and words, action items, and descriptions that managers, supervisors, and HR professionals can use to evaluate performance, prepare development plans, and address performance problems. "2600 Phrases for Effective Performance...

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2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals: Ready-to-Use Phrases That Really Get Results

2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals: Ready-to-Use Phrases That Really Get Results ebook download

As a manager, you aren't truly successful unless your employees are as well. Helping them establish compelling, actionable performance goals is the first and most important step, and "2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals" is there to lend a hand. A natural follow-up to the bestselling "2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews", this quick-reference guide provides readers with ready-to-use performance goals organized by the characteristics and core competencies used most...

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