CAIA Level I, 2nd Edition

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The official study text for the Level I Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) exam The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation is the financial industry's first and only globally recognized program that prepares professionals to deal with the ever-growing field of alternative investments. The second edition of CAIA Level I: An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative Investments contains comprehensive insights on the alternative investment issues a potential...

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Delivering Business Analytics

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AVOID THE MISTAKES THAT OTHERS MAKE – LEARN WHAT LEADS TO BEST PRACTICE AND KICKSTART SUCCESS This groundbreaking resource provides comprehensive coverage across all aspects of business analytics, presenting proven management guidelines to drive sustainable differentiation. Through a rich set of case studies, author Evan Stubbs reviews solutions and examples to over twenty common problems spanning managing analytics assets and information, leveraging technology, nurturing skills, and defining...

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International Libel and Privacy Handbook, 3rd Edition

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An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you...

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How to Be a Global Nonprofit

How to Be a Global Nonprofit ebook download

Solid guidance for the complex legal issues faced by international nonprofits When a nonprofit operates across borders, whether by making grants or directly operating programs, the interaction among legal requirements of two or more countries quickly becomes highly complex. How To Be A Global Nonprofit fills a need for legal and practical guidance for nonprofit organizations with international activities, and includes ten case studies to provide insights into the ways real organizations have...

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Tame the Primitive Brain

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A new and simple system to understanding and controlling the behavior of others Noted body language, behavior and communication expert Mark Bowden offers a totally practical, easy-to-read guide to understanding the impulsive actions of others, along with the best tools to manage them. A number one anxiety in business is dealing with problem people. In Tame the Primitive Brain, Mark Bowden's fresh approach is the fastest and most effective way to understand why someone acts towards you the way...

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Wiley GAAP for Governments 2013, 8th Edition

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The most practical, authoritative guide to governmental GAAP Wiley GAAP for Governments 2013 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Designed with the needs of the user in mind, this comprehensive resource presents the important developments in governmental GAAP during the past year.Full coverage of authoritative accounting standardsExtremely useful and user-friendly examples,...

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Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner

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Tax Strategies for the Small Business Owner: Reduce Your Taxes and Fatten Your Profits  will help the small business owner increase profits while feeling more comfortable dealing with taxes. It begins by looking at the often overlooked critical decision small business owners face when they start a business: the choice of business entity. The book then examines all the deductions that a business owner can take legally to reduce taxes. It also provides advice business owners need to make good...

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Financial Freedom

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If you're one of the millions of Americans who is buried in credit card debt, or maybe you're having trouble deciphering the fine print on your 401(K)—that is, if you even have a 401(K)!—don't dismay. You can start taking steps toward closing your financial illiteracy gap right away with the sound, practical personal finance advice offered up in Reuben Advani'sFinancial Freedom.Designed for young adult professionals but filled with crucial information that will financially empower readers of...

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How to Secure Your H-1B Visa

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The H-1B visa is the gateway for the world’s best and brightest to live and work in the United States as IT professionals, engineers, scientists, professors, doctors, nurses, and researchers. How to Secure Your H‑1B Visa guides employees and employers alike through the maze of H-1B laws, policies, and procedures. This road map lays out the whole H-1B process from petition to visa to status maintenance to visa extension and, ultimately, to permanent residence in the US for you and your family....

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Akka Concurrency

Akka Concurrency ebook download

Writing truly concurrent software on the Java Virtual Machine just got a whole lot easier. The Akka Toolkit takes the sting out of coding for multiple cores, multiple processors, and even multiple machines. Akka Concurrency will show you what it means to design and write software in the paradigm of Akka. You’ll learn how to think about your software in new and exciting ways that will allow you to express your designs naturally, allowing you to focus on the business of your software more...

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If You Can`t Fail, It Doesn`t Count

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IT'S TIME TO MAKE YOUR IDEAS COUNT! They do, don't they? "If You Can't Fail, It Doesn't Count" explains why your ideas count more than ever right now and why you have the responsibility of taking chances. In "If You Can't Fail, It Doesn't Count" you will meet people who have failed until they didn't anymore; people like J.K. Rowling, Tony Hsieh, Mister Rogers, and Steve Jobs. "If You Can't Fail, It Doesn't Count" tells their inspirational stories and focuses on the success principles of their...

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The Elements of Investing

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A timeless, easy-to-read guide on life-long investment principles that can help any investor succeed The Elements of Investing has a single-minded goal: to teach the principles of investing in the same pared-to-bone manner that Professor William Strunk Jr. once taught composition to students at Harvard, using his classic little book, The Elements of Style. With great daring, Ellis and Malkiel imagined their own Little Red Schoolhouse course in investing for every investor around the world-and...

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Principles of Supply Chain Management, 3rd edition

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Develop a solid understanding of purchasing, operations, logistics, and integration with the strong supply chain management focus found in Wisner/Tan/Leong's PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A BALANCED APPROACH, 3E. This unique edition presents extensive content not covered in other books. An expansive approach guides readers through the management stages of each supply chain activity while addressing real-world concerns related to the global supply chain. Readers follow the natural flow...

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The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Selling with Social Media

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This book demonstrates to sellers that social media is the ideal focus and PayPal is the best tool to grow profits in today's online marketplace. Key social media sales strategies, tactics, action plans, and real-world success stories for all kinds of sellers are presented, making it easier for sellers to choose the right solutions with PayPal. This book shows sellers how they can deploy PayPal payment tools, products, and services through their presence on social media. Sellers will see how to...

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inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity

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Imaginative. Innovative. Ingenious. These words describe the visionaries we all respect and admire. And they can describe you, too. Contrary to common belief, creativity is not a gift some of us are born with. It is a skill that all of us can learn. International bestselling author and award-winning Stanford University educator Tina Seelig has worked with some of the business world’s best and brightest, who are now among the decision-makers at companies such as Google, Genentech, IBM, and...

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Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple`s Success

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To Steve Jobs, Simplicity was a religion. It was also a weapon. Simplicity isn’t just a design principle at Apple—it’s a value that permeates every level of the organization. The obsession with Simplicity is what separates Apple from other technology companies. It’s what helped Apple recover from near death in 1997 to become the most valuable company on Earth in 2011. Thanks to Steve Jobs’s uncompromising ways, you can see Simplicity in everything Apple does: the way...

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Social Media in the Public Sector

Social Media in the Public Sector ebook download

Grounded in solid research, Social Media in the Public Sector explores the myriad uses of social media in the public sector and combines existing practices with theories of public administration, networked governance, and information management. Comprehensive in scope, the book includes best practices, the strategic, managerial, administrative, and procedural aspects of using social media, and explains the theoretical dimensions of how social behavior affects the adoption of social media...

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The Risk Takers

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The Risk Takers is about the personal and professional journeys of sixteen remarkable men and women who built hugely successful, multimillion dollar companies. These were ordinary people, all with a good idea, who faced daunting challenges but took the leap of faith to start their own business. Don and Renee Martin personally interviewed these men and women whose stories demonstrate that it has never been easy to start your own business and steer it to ultimate success--in any economy, in any...

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Energy Management in Business

Energy Management in Business ebook download

The business benefits of lower energy consumption are clear: lower energy costs, energy tax avoidance, selling excess CO2 credits, immediately adding savings to the bottom line and improved competitiveness. However, with a need to focus on day to day business management activities, implementing energy reduction programmes stretches the capabilities and know-how of responsible managers. Kit Oung's Energy Management in Business is written on the basis of 'energy reduction'. It covers four...

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Be a Free Range Human

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For Marianne Cantwell, Free Range Humans are "a growing tribe, easily spotted by the smiles on their faces on Monday mornings." They are people that have figured out what they want to do with their lives and they are doing it, right now. They choose when, where and how they work, and get paid to do what makes them come alive. They have decided to live their life every day, not just weekends.Lighthearted in style but serious in intention, this is a practical guide to creating a life of...

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Big Data

Big Data ebook download

A revelatory exploration of the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society at large.Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How can officials identify the most dangerous New York City manholes before they explode? And how did Google searches predict the spread of the H1N1 flu outbreak?The key to answering these questions, and many more, is big data. “Big data” refers to our burgeoning...

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Big Data Now, 2nd Edition

Big Data Now, 2nd Edition ebook download

Big Data Now: 2012 Edition The Big Data Now anthology is relevant to anyone who creates, collects or relies upon data. It's not just a technical book or just a business guide. Data is ubiquitous and it doesn't pay much attention to borders, so we've calibrated our coverage to follow it wherever it goes. In the first edition of Big Data Now, the O'Reilly team tracked the birth and early development of data tools and data science. Now, with this second edition, we're seeing what happens when big...

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Photography Business Secrets

Photography Business Secrets ebook download

Photography Business Secrets: The Savvy Photographer's Guide to Sales, Marketing, and More Give your photography business an edge with these professional insights There are already more than 150,000 professional photographers in the U.S., according to Department of Labor statistics, and thousands of serious amateurs are continually seeking to become established. Whether yours is a new or long-standing photography business, you have plenty of competition. Lara White has collected the best advice...

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Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success

Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success ebook download

Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success (IIL/Wiley Series in Business Analysis) The definitive guide on the roles and responsibilities of the business analyst Business Analysis offers a complete description of the process of business analysis in solving business problems. Filled with tips, tricks, techniques, and guerilla tactics to help execute the process in the face of sometimes overwhelming political or social obstacles, this guide is also filled with real world stories from the...

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Decoded: The Science Behind Why We Buy

Decoded: The Science Behind Why We Buy ebook download

In this groundbreaking book Phil Barden reveals what decision science explains about people’s purchase behaviour, and specifically demonstrates its value to marketing. He shares the latest research on the motivations behind consumers’ choices and what happens in the human brain as buyers make their decisions. He deciphers the ‘secret codes’ of products, services and brands to explain why people buy them. And finally he shows how to apply this knowledge in day to day...

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Marketing Excellence 2

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Marketing Excellence 2 features 34 award-winning case studies from some of the world's leading brands, including Sky+, BT Business, Audi, Magners, O2, Waitrose, McDonald's, Aviva, Marks & Spencer, Shell, UPS, Virgin Atlantic and many more. Covering marketing applications from Customer Insight, Marketing Communications and Launching Brands to Global Branding, Social Marketing and Marketing for Sustainable Consumption - this books covers it all. Representing the best of the best, each case study...

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The First-Time Manager, 6th Edition

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It is shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute's Management Book of the Year award 2012. What's a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. The "First-Time Manager" is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with...

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Effective Project Management, 6th Edition

Effective Project Management, 6th Edition ebook download

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme
Expert guidance on ensuring project success—the latest edition! Many projects fail to deliver on time and within budget, and often-poor project management is to blame. If you're a project manager, the newest edition of this expert and top-selling book will help you avoid the pitfalls and manage projects successfully. Covering the major project management techniques including Traditional (Linear and Incremental), Agile (Iterative and...

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Debt-Proof Your Christmas

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Debt-Proof Your Christmas: Celebrating the Holidays without Breaking the Bank
Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also one of the most stressful--and most expensive. Expectations run high and it's tempting to whip out the credit cards to create the perfect Christmas for your family, with lavish meals, new decorations, and the latest, greatest gadgets and fashions for everyone on your Christmas gift list. But you don't have to overspend or go into debt to have a...

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Implementing Mobile TV, 2nd Edition

Implementing Mobile TV, 2nd Edition ebook download

Implementing Mobile TV: ATSC Mobile DTV, MediaFLO, DVB-H/SH, DMB,WiMAX, 3G Systems, and Rich Media Applications (Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series) Implement state-of-the-art Mobile TV networks with this comprehensive guide to the latest technologies and standards, including MediaFLO, ATSC Mobile DTV, and CMMB, the same technologies seeing large-scale rollouts today around the world. You not only gain deep insight into the maze of technologies, but also the principles of mobile...

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Beyond the Keynesian Endpoint

Beyond the Keynesian Endpoint ebook download

Beyond the Keynesian Endpoint: Crushed by Credit and Deceived by Debt — How to Revive the Global EconomyDuring the Great Depression, legendary British economist Keynes advocated using government money to fill the economic void until consumer spending and business investment recovered. But what happens when governments can't do that anymore? You've arrived at "The Keynesian Endpoint": when the money has run out before the economy has been rescued. That's where we are. Exhausted balance sheets...

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The Offshore Renminbi

The Offshore Renminbi ebook download

The Offshore Renminbi: The Rise of the Chinese Currency and Its Global Future The implications of China's momentous decision to internationalise its national currency extend far beyond its many clear advantages for national and regional trade and economic stability. While the Chinese government's game plan regarding the opening of the renminbi to the global markets remains obscure, no one can doubt that its goals are ambitious—including, perhaps, replacing the U.S. dollar as the global reserve...

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Get Rich Slow

Get Rich Slow ebook download

Get Rich Slow: Start Now, Start Small to Achieve Real Wealth Start now and achieve sustainable, long-term wealth sooner than you think. The real secret to building lifelong wealth is out: slow money. What is slow money? It's all about starting small, starting now and progressively building sustainable wealth. Through a combination of smart planning, savvy choices and clever spending, author Sarah Riegelhuth cuts through the complexities of finance and gives you the confidence to take control of...

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Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works, 2nd Edition

Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works, 2nd Edition ebook download

We live in an age of unparalleled opportunity for innovation. We're building more products than ever before, but most of them fail--not because we can't complete what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.
What we need is a systematic process for quickly vetting product ideas and raising our odds of success. That's the promise of Running Lean.In this inspiring book, Ash Maurya takes you through an exacting strategy for achieving a...

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Building a DevOps Culture

Building a DevOps Culture ebook download

Building a DevOps culture requires more than installing a configuration management system, using a source code repository, and telling your teams "Ok, now we are all doing DevOps." Organizational culture is comprised of a shared set of values and behaviors. Tools help us create process, which in turn influences our behaviors. Unfortunately, tools alone aren't enough to create a stable culture for collaboration that we now think of as DevOps. Building, or in many cases rebuilding, our team...

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Agile Data Warehousing Project Management

Agile Data Warehousing Project Management ebook download

You have to make sense of enormous amounts of data, and while the notion of "agile data warehousing” might sound tricky, it can yield as much as a 3-to-1 speed advantage while cutting project costs in half. Bring this highly effective technique to your organization with the wisdom of agile data warehousing expert Ralph Hughes. Agile Data Warehousing Project Management will give you a thorough introduction to the method as you would practice it in the project room to build a serious "data...

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Business Intelligence, 2nd Edition

Business Intelligence, 2nd Edition ebook download

Business Intelligence, Second Edition: The Savvy Manager's Guide (The Savvy Manager's Guides) Following the footsteps of the first edition, the second edition of Business Intelligence is a full overview of what comprises business intelligence. It is intended to provide an introduction to the concepts to uncomplicate the learning process when implementing a business intelligence program. Over a relatively long lifetime (7 years), the current edition of book has received numerous accolades from...

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The Golden Ticket

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The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. The Golden Ticket provides a nontechnical introduction to P-NP, its rich history, and its algorithmic implications for everything we do with computers and beyond. In this informative and entertaining book, Lance Fortnow traces how the problem arose during the Cold War on both sides of the Iron Curtain, and gives examples of the problem...

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Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace

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Cyberspace is all around us. We depend on it for everything we do. We have reengineered our business, governance, and social relations around a planetary network unlike any before it. But there are dangers looming, and malign forces are threatening to transform this extraordinary domain. In Black Code, Ronald J. Deibert, a leading expert on digital technology, security, and human rights, lifts the lid on cyberspace and shows what’s at stake for Internet users and citizens. As cyberspace...

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Nothing to Hide

Nothing to Hide ebook download

Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security "If you've got nothing to hide," many people say, "you shouldn't worry about government surveillance." Others argue that we must sacrifice privacy for security. But as Daniel J. Solove argues in this important book, these arguments and many others are flawed. They are based on mistaken views about what it means to protect privacy and the costs and benefits of doing so. The debate between privacy and security has been framed...

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