Shop

Top 100 this week in Books > Business & Economics (showing 1-25)

Past week | Past month
Death By Ego By David Carlson
Paperback: $21.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Death by Ego provides unique insight into why many early stage companies with great concepts and plans fail. It is a must read for everyone who provides their funding and will change the way... More > investors think about these “opportunities.” It also provides a rich set of materials for entrepreneurial-study programs and alerts entrepreneurs to common dysfunctional inclinations. Thtee objectives for this book: Objective 1: Alert investors to the fact that many entrepreneurs have extremely dysfunctional personality traits so that investors may make better informed decisions and, if they choose to invest, insist on strong governance. Objective 2: Provide true stories about entrepreneurs that failed their companies in order to provide a rich set of material to entrepreneurial-study programs. Objective 3: Remind entrepreneurs about tendencies that may jeopardize their success and the success of their companies. http://www.deathbyego.net/< Less
Organize for Innovation By Jim Whitehurst
Paperback: $3.21
Prints in 3-5 business days
What principles ground your organization's culture and drive its operations? And are those principles the ones best suited to solving the problems you're facing? In Organize for Innovation, Red Hat... More > President and CEO Jim Whitehurst poses these questions as he reflects on the technological, social, and economic forces impacting the ways we work. Arguing that solving contemporary business problems requires new organizational principles, models, and dynamics, Whitehurst explains how leaders everywhere can begin rethinking how they utilize data, approach failure, structure teams, and set goals—in short, how they can become more innovative.< Less
Find an Old Gorilla: Pathways through the Jungle of Business and Life By Bert Thornton
Paperback: $15.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Navigating the jungles of business and life is tricky business, but there are old gorillas out there that can help. They are the ones who know where all the pathways are—as well as the... More > quicksand that can bring you down. Bert Thornton, the vice chairman emeritus of Waffle House Inc., is one of those gorillas: He joined the company as a manager trainee and helped it become an iconic restaurant chain, retiring as its president and chief operations officer. In this guidebook to success, he shares how to: use basic techniques to effectively focus on business and life success; evaluate and confront problems in an orderly fashion; find and work with the right mentor at the right time; follow time-proven Basic Laws of Success; capitalize on the strategies and secrets of effective leadership. Find An Old Gorilla is an essential guide for the rising high achiever.< Less
The Business of My Art: Establishing a Marketing Framework By Stephanie R Burns
Paperback: List Price: $20.00 $10.00 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
For artists, entrepreneurs, students, and professionals who need an interactive guide to establishing a marketing plan. This workbook offers a framework for the Marketing basics. This workbook can be... More > used as a stand-alone resource or as a companion to the author’s workshop: The Business of My Art™ series. Contains music related examples and additional worksheets for extra practice.< Less
Find It, Get It, Keep It, Grow It By Jeffrey Magee
Paperback: List Price: $39.95 $19.98 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
IT! Find It, Get It, Keep It, Grow It. Much more than a, “book about selling”, IT takes you right to the hands-on, “how to” of sales. Get IT, and then roll up your sleeves... More > and start working, because this book is about impacting your bottom-line right now. IT is about Business , How to Find Business, How to Get Business, How to Keep Business, and ultimately, How to Grow Your Business!< Less
SMALL BUSINESS: A Step By Step Primer By Wm. La Rue
Paperback: $14.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
A step by step primer to aid existing business owners and entrepreneur-hopefuls in creating a business plan; understanding financial terms; creating a personal financial statement; developing... More > financial projections; understanding bank financing; and finding informational resources.< Less
Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders By Warren Buffett
Hardcover: $39.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
This book compiles the full, un-edited versions of every one of Warren Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. In addition to providing an astounding case study on Berkshire's... More > success, Buffett shows an incredible willingness to share his methods and act as a teacher to his many students.< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 2 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
Paperback: $19.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Volume 2 includes: Chapter 3 Performance Diagnostics – This chapter covers assessment techniques to help “diagnose” the function of the relevant behaviors and associated results for the project. Chapter 4 OBM Solution Planning - Based on the scope of the project, targeted behaviors and results, and the performance diagnostics, a specific plan will be created using research-based approaches to make improvements. This chapter is where you get down in the details of figuring out how to design your project to capitalize on your critical business opportunity. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 3 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
Paperback: $19.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization: from human... More > service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Vol 3 includes: Chapter 5 Engaging the Doers – Learn how to engage the people who have the greatest direct impact related to your business opportunity and get them performing in the way that will produce results. Chapter 6 Evaluating the Data – Covers how to engage your stakeholders using data, who should look at the data, and how to interpret data to make decisions. Chapter 7 Sustainability –Describes what elements are needed to sustain project gains. A successful project is one that sustains after the OBM practitioner has stepped away, because it is now part of the company’s culture. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 4 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
Paperback: $19.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Vol 4 includes: Chapter 8 Social Validity – In this chapter you will implement a social validity check – did the project work, did we do what we set out to do, and would we do it again? Chapter 9 Principles of Effective OBM Consulting – In this chapter you will learn principles of consulting for the OBM practitioner, including ethical considerations. Chapter 10 OBM Beyond the Project – Learn ways to get involved in OBM beyond your project. While this course is designed to teach you how to implement an OBM project, true mastery comes with frequent, repeated practice. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 1 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
Paperback: $19.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Volume 1 includes: Chapter 0 Introduction to the OBM Applied! Workbooks Chapter 1 Project Scope – Covers the definition of the project, starting with the business opportunity, then discusses planning the OBM project in terms of scope, key stakeholders and their needs and wants, targeted behaviors and results of the project. Chapter 2 Behavior, Results and Data Tracking – Helps you to specifically identify what results are needed to impact your business opportunity, what behaviors produce those results, and how these things can be measured to allow you to track progress and success. Be sure to check out: Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
Mapping the Course: A Practical Approach to Grant Writing By Alice Ruhnke
Paperback: $25.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
(5 Ratings)
Mapping the Course: A Practical Approach to Grant Writing provides nonprofit organizations with practical information and strategies to write strong, successful grant proposals. It provides a Program... More > Planning Framework to help organizations outline all of the components of an application and connect them together for a coherent and consistent story. The manual includes a step-by-step process to help understand what funders are looking for in grant applications, including the background, need, outcomes and indicators, approach, evaluation and budget.< Less
The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About Poverty Is Wrong By Mauricio L. Miller
Hardcover: List Price: $29.99 $22.49 | You Save: 25%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Clara Miller, President of the F. B. Heron Foundation: The Alternative, is not only important reading, it’s imperative. Miller, a trained engineer, the one-time manager of a top social service... More > organization and most importantly, the son of a remarkable single mother, has both lived and observed the failings embodied in our attitudes toward the poor and, as a result, the flaws in our systems meant to help people in poverty. He merges heart and soul with system thinking to yield a prescription featuring the real math, trust relationships and courage that can change the “us and them,” to “upward together” and put American families in the driver’s seat to build their futures.< Less
More Great Questions!: Reflections on Career Navigation, Professional Courage, and Project Management Wisdom By Bill Smillie
Paperback: $8.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
This book is a distillation of Bill’s insights gained throughout his career in management consulting and executive coaching. It includes nuggets of wisdom that will be valuable to anyone who... More > considers themselves to be a professional. About the Author: Bill Smillie is a former Executive with IBM’s Learning and Knowledge function within its Global Business Services, where he led the professional development programs for all consulting Partners and staff worldwide. He also provided thought leadership in project management best practices and delivery excellence, based on his perspectives gained from over 30 years of international programme and project management. Bill currently provides a wide range of management consulting and facilitation services, including career and life coaching for executives and professionals, through his company, Tamarac Consulting LLC.< Less
Sports Smart: Voume I By Jon Schmieder
Paperback: $2.34
Prints in 3-5 business days
Sports Smart: Volume I is a compilation of case studies from the front lines of the sports tourism and events industry. Author and sports industry consultant Jon Schmieder, Founder + CEO of the... More > Huddle Up Group LLC, has over 20 years of experience in growing sports related businesses in the non-profit sector.< Less
Chicago is Not Broke By Tom Tresser
Paperback: $12.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
"Chicago Is Not Broke. Funding the City We Deserve" contains a series of short articles by Chicago civic experts describing $5 billion in progressive and sustainable revenue solutions for... More > the city. The book opens with a short overview of the Chicago budget and concludes with a provocative essay on where do go next.< Less
Real Estate Success Blueprint: Working with Pets and Their People to Increase Sales and Profits By Kate Shadock
Paperback: $14.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Kate Shadock is the real deal. She’s professional & produces results! I love working with her and have only good things to say about her personally & professionally. Kellie... More > Poulsen-Grill Relationship Marketing Expert Twelve percent of Americans move each year. Seventy percent of potential buyers and sellers have pets that they consider family. Tens of millions of people are buying or selling homes each year. In 2016 $60 billion was spent on family pets. Realtors are leaving money on the table using outdated tactics that ignore their client’s pets in the process. This blueprint teaches how: • pets impact families; • to make a property irresistible to pet parents; • to prevent real estate deals from falling through; and • to make a family move less traumatic. By considering a family’s pet, you’re also ensuring great service. If you’re a real estate agent, investor, pet parent buying or selling, you’ll enjoy smoother, more profitable outcomes with this real estate guide.< Less
Pricing: The New Frontier By Gábor REKETTYE & Jonathan LIU
Paperback: $29.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
PRICING The New Frontier by Gábor REKETTYE and Jonathan LIU underlines the importance of pricing and price management is growing all over the world, primarily due to the turbulent economic... More > situation, accelerating technological development, the saturation of markets and the globalization of competition. All these trends affect the achievement of company objectives, place prices, pricing and price management in a context that differs greatly from what has been known before. At a time when almost continuous change is disrupting nearly all industries and the internet is putting ever more power in the hands of the customer, a book that treats pricing with substance and foresight is a welcome addition to the market. – John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., O'Bleness Professor Emeritus, Ohio University, United States< Less
FaithWorks: An Innovative Approach to Workforce Development By Carla Harris
Paperback: $20.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
Carla Harris, in FaithWorks: An Innovative Approach to Workforce Development, boldly contributes to the national conversation about changing human services for the betterment of citizens in... More > transition as part of the evolving shift from welfare to Workforce Development. As ‘comfortable in the Hood as I am in the White House,’ Carla Harris demands that citizens ‘living on the margins, living on the sidelines’ be treated with dignity and be seen as ‘Candidates’ for opportunities, not as clients, not as numbers, not as a forgotten population by overworked, uninspired bureaucrats. In FaithWorks, Harris traces her own journey from the margins, and outlines an inspiring approach to ‘humanizing human services’ that views our fellow citizens as valuable men and women with potential, as neighbors who deserve respectful assistance on their journeys to jobs, careers, and all the happiness they envision for their families.< Less
Strategic Intelligence in Future Perspectives 2.0 By Joseph H.A.M. Rodenberg
Hardcover: $32.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
A vision for how a wide range of management tools and case examples can give you the right insights into strategic intelligence and where to position this phenomenon in your organization.
ComprehensiveInterchangeable Core cic-1s By Don OShall
Paperback: $35.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
This is a most complete and up to date book on the topic. It is based on the popular and highly rated, often over-filled, course of the same name. It's step by step, logical, easy to read format... More > makes it useful for beginners, and it's well organized charts make it highly useful for even the most seasoned professionals. This Special pricing offer expires July 31, 2018, and is for authorized persons only.< Less
Can China Rule the New World By Tian Guang & Chen Gang
Paperback: $28.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
This book looks at China's role in the global economy and if China is ready to lead the world economy.
Understanding Socioeconomic Transformation in South Africa - What has not changed two decades into democracy By Alson Bhebe
Paperback: $16.91
Prints in 3-5 business days
This book is a narration of the prevailing socio-economic environment in South Africa. A background is given on how this environment evolved. More than two decades into democracy, the third largest... More > economy in Africa is failing to offer economic independence to its indigenous citizens. It is quite concerning that the economy is creating billionaires by the day whilst the majority of the population is wallowing in poverty. The book discusses how this environment can be changed. A few practical examples are also used to justify assumptions made. This is a must-read book for anyone interested in understanding the socioeconomic environment and interested in influencing a transformational trajectory. The book is written in plain and simple fashion that can be understood by anyone. An Index is included for those seeking to use the book for academic purposes to navigate with ease.< Less
The Handbook for Starting a Business as a Natural Health Consultant: A Guide for the Professional By Kay K. Larson, Ph.D.
eBook (PDF): $17.95
This no-nonsense guide covers the basics as to how to start a business as a Natural Health Practitioner. Relevant and up-to-date, it covers topics such as schools, accreditation, credentials, legal... More > issues, malpractice insurance, forms, assessment systems, marketing, compliance, appointment structuring, the two things never to do with a new client and much more. It contains all the nuances as to how to succeed and is a must for anyone interested in the field.< Less
Global Consulting Corporation: An Accounting Information Systems Practice Case: 4th edition By Robert Hurt
eBook (PDF): $25.00
This practice case is designed primarily for use in accounting information systems courses, but can also be used in others (such as forensic accounting and auditing). Its assignment questions are... More > diverse, including transaction processing, systems documentation, internal control, database design, data analytics and many others. Documents for transaction processing & analytics data files are freely available at bobhurtais.blogspot.com; solutions are available to instructors only by contacting the author via email (robert.hurt@gmail.com).< Less