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The Open Organization Guide to IT Culture Change By Opensource.com
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The pace of business is accelerating, and organizations are demanding more from their information technology teams. They need IT departments that act as hubs of innovation, not just cost centers. As... More > IT teams around the world rise to these new challenges, they're realizing that radical change isn't a matter of tools alone. It's also a matter of culture—the values that underpin behaviors, influence problem-solving capability, and facilitate truly revolutionary potential. Those values are open values. And forward-thinking IT organizations are leveraging those principles. They're becoming more transparent, more collaborative, more mission-driven, and more agile to transform the way they work. In this book, more than 20 contributors from open source communities, companies, and projects offer hard-won lessons and practical advice for creating a more open IT department—one that can deliver better, faster results and unparalleled business value.< Less
How to Buy Real Estate for 40% Off: Break Into the Secret World of Note Investing By Scott Carson
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In my new book I’m going to hand you a secret strategy for making money in real estate at steep discounts. This is a strategy that 99% of people aren't using. With the release of this new... More > book, I’m able to live out my mission to transform lives and help other people like you see the benefits of this amazing real estate niche that’s created financial freedom for me and many of my tribe. Inside this book you’ll discover how to find, fund, and flip 'notes'. But you won’t be restricted to one-by-one opportunities. You’ll be picking up real estate by the handful. Just remember, those who take action tend to come out on top!< Less
Mapping the Course: A Practical Approach to Grant Writing By Alice Ruhnke
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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
Business & Economics Digest 2017 By business department
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The Business and Economics Digest is an annual publication intended primarily for the unmitigated reading pleasure of students, faculty, alumni and friends of the Department of Business
One Twist Is All It Takes: Avoiding the Mistake That Will Define You By Joseph R. Petrucelli, Walt Pavlo, Jr.
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On the heels of his most recent book on government fraud and mismanagement, Petrucelli created this interactive case study and accompanying notebook approach about a real-life government corruption... More > case. Working with Walt Pavlo, Jr., a contributor to Forbes.com and a nationally recognized speaker on white collar crime, Petrucelli conducted interviews and reviewed court documents and news articles to bring this case to life. By creating an interactive case study Petrucelli and Pavlo present a hardworking elected county auditor, mother of six, Kay Rogers, who became embroiled in a sweeping government corruption case. Petrucelli, an adjunct professor and forensic accountant, dissects Kay’s story with an approach that helps accounting students, licensed professionals, public workers and forensic accountants develop the soft-skills needed to detect, deter, and more importantly, prevent fraud.< Less
Ghettos to Meadows, Vol. 1 By Peewee Dread
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What does self-sufficiency look like? In the imagination of me and countless others, we are beginning to see exactly what that looks like. It is an interdependent network, maximizing the collective... More > power of the community, by returning value and dignity to it. Initiating such a landscape in the community has been challenging; but, a breakthrough seems very promising. This is the ever expanding ability to create wealth and ownership by digital means.< Less
Profiles in Success: Inspiration from Executive Leaders in the Washington D.C. Area Volume XI By Gordon J. Bernhardt
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Designed to inspire current and future business owners and executives, this volume of profiles highlights personal stories and words of wisdom from a diverse group of business professionals in and... More > around the Washington D.C. area. Cases cover a wide and varied array of successes and innovations with an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and a positive spirit. Many of these individuals are not only leaders in their industry, but also leaders in their communities. They work extensively to further the missions of the organizations to which they contribute. They sit on advisory boards, chair fundraisers, and mentor someone in need of a positive role model. They look around, then roll up their sleeves and do what needs to be done. Readers can learn from the lessons of others while examining their own business style and values.< Less
Activating Creativity: Insights and Wisdom of MacArthur Fellows By Leslie Hennessy
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Describes the thinking and actions of highly creative individuals who have received the prestigious MacArthur Foundation award for creativity. Discusses personal habits and key strategies for... More > producing creative outcomes.< Less
Beyond Deductibles By Gary Fradin
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Beyond Deductibles shows what companies can do to control their healthcare spending after they’ve tried high deductibles, narrow networks, wellness programs and price transparency. It addresses... More > the 30%+ of medical spending that’s ineffective, wasteful and harmful and it shows how employees can obtain more beneficial and typically less expensive care.< Less
The Humility Imperative: Why the Humble Leader Wins in an Age of Ego By Andrew Kerr
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Leaders continue to fail at an alarming rate at the highest levels of business, politics, sports, and entertainment. Many of these failures are the result of self-inflicted wounds brought on by a... More > lack of character. Against a rising tide of narcissism and ego, humility has quietly re-emerged as the crucial leadership quality for the twenty-first century knowledge economy. Andrew Kerr, a certified expert on change management and leadership, blends powerful storytelling with the latest research to reveal how humility creates a distinct competitive advantage for individual leaders and their organizations. Learn how to: Proactively increase your personal level of humility Avoid the catastrophic humiliations that can occur when egos go unchecked Develop employees and get the most out of teams Build genuine trust with employees, peers, and business partners...< Less
Revitalising the Silk Road: China’s Belt and Road Initiative By Richard T. Griffiths
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A silk road connected Europe and Chinese civilizations thousands of years ago, and it reshaped much of the world’s commerce and culture. In 2013, the president of China, Xi Jinping, proposed... More > using his nation’s financial power, industrial capacity, and diplomatic leverage to create a modern-day version of the ancient road. With freight trains trundling along thousands of kilometers of railway linking Chongqing in the East to the Dutch border, in the West, the effects of such a pathway are already being seen. At sea China is building new, modern ports and harbours in Malaysia, Pakistan and Greece. New pipeline snake through Kazakhstan and Myanmar. The effects of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative are being felt in countries as far away as Indonesia and Bulgaria, and from the beginning, Chinese authorities have said the initiative will ultimately cover sixty-five countries with a combined population of 4.4 billion people.< Less
Profit without Census?: A Nursing Home Administrator’s Guide to Profitability by Department By Becky Ziviski, CPA LNHA
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Running a profitable nursing home or assisted-living facility is no easy task, but if you only focus on building census, you are missing out on the profit that can be generated through other... More > departments. Drawing on a Christian perspective, the author who is a CPA and LNHA, also highlights how to: •hire and retain highly-qualified employees; •set and meet financial goals; •negotiate vendor and service contracts; •minimize the effects of citations and bad press. The author also explores how to bolster resident satisfaction by focusing on dining services, organized activities, maintenance, housekeeping services, and more. Some of her suggestions will require careful thought and planning, but you can implement others immediately. When you focus on your residents and employees, analyze your costs, and improve efficiencies, you’ll be on your way to boosting profits.< Less
The Coming Inflation Crisis and the 4 Step Action Plan for Retirees By Dan Casey
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Inflation is coming. And if you are near or in retirement, you should be very concerned. Dan "Nest Egg Specialist" Casey is an Investment Advisor that specializes in retiree portfolios... More > and maximizing retirement income and reducing taxes. In this must read book, he lays out the four step action plan every soon to retire or retiree must take now in order to protect what it took decades to build.< Less
Medical Device Innovation Handbook By William Durfee, Paul Iaizzo
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A short handbook for the medical device innovator who wishes to understand the innovation process for new medical devices.
Earn It!: The Tools You Need to Earn the Money You Want By Jill E. Young
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Every business owner has been faced with an employee asking, “Can I have a raise?” Whether their performance is good, adequate, or terrible, employees often lack clarity about how to... More > connect their performance to the value they create for the company. Earn It! is a how-to manual to begin that conversation. Directed toward employees of growth-oriented companies, Earn It! is a step-by-step guide that creates awareness in the reader about how to contribute at a higher level and then builds an action plan for getting there. Author Jill Young serves as an approachable coach and cheerleader. The practical advice she offers can help anyone understand how to deliver a star performance. She wrote this book to give you, the manager, a way to answer the “raise” question: with a smile, a copy of Earn It!, and an invitation to “read this and come talk with me in a few weeks.” Jill hopes to widen the path to success by helping everyone in the organization thrive as they work toward a shared vision.< Less
Managing Foreign Exchange Risk By Jeffrey Warner, David Pierce
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This book is an overview of the foreign exchange market and hedging foreign exchange risk. It will help people that are new to the field, as well as being a good refresher for those with experience... More > in this area.< Less
Replacing the Rainmaker: Business Development Tools, Techniques and Strategies for Accountants By Ian Tonks
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“Replacing the Rainmaker” is a practical guide to business development for accountants. It offers an array of tools, techniques and strategies to help accountants win more work. It gives... More > you everything you need to launch a successful firm-wide business development effort. Each topic in the book culminates with three key takeaways and many topics include step-by-step processes to help put the ideas into action. The book is supplemented by additional resources, including online workshops, templates, spreadsheets and any other materials needed to jump-start your business development efforts. The book is written for any CPA, whether you’re a sole practitioner, staff accountant or partner at a large firm. If you have an open mind and a desire to grow your business through calculated business development strategies, this book is for you.< Less
Find an Old Gorilla: Pathways through the Jungle of Business and Life By Bert Thornton
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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 Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation By Chris Boggs
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This is not your ordinary workers' compensation book. Workers' compensation coverage is relatively easy to understand. It's the legal, procedural and contractual issues surrounding workers'... More > compensation that are complicated. In “The Insurance Professional’s Practical Guide to Workers’ Compensation,” Boggs addresses in clear, jargon-free English many of the concepts, policies and practices in workers compensation that brokers, risk advisors, and corporate risk managers need to know. The chapters, such as on which injuries and which workers are covered, free the reader from having to wade through dense legal and regulatory treatises. Boggs explains to non-lawyers legal aspects of workers compensation. If you need to use the book as little as one time a year, get it, because you'll probably need it much more often.< Less
7 Steps To Unlimited Patients: How To Build A Multi Million Dollar Practice The Easy Way By Tristan Bond
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7 Steps to unlimited patients will help you grow your practice in a easy to apply assured way.
Becoming Referable By Joe Stumpf
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Becoming referable book for real estate agents and lenders.
Taking P.R.I.D.E. By Dr. G. Michael Durst
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The information provided in this manual has allowed thousands of people to improve their lives, personally and professionally. It provides extensive background material on individual growth and... More > development, and the techniques to change non-productive behavior so organizational and personal goals can be met. This approach promotes the concept that we are 100% responsible for everything in our experience and for our reactions to events that occur in our lives. This focus not only provides increased knowledge, but also the impetus to change. In so doing it directs us to greater awareness, satisfaction, and fulfillment.< Less
Management By Responsibility Experiential Guide By Dr. G. Michael Durst
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Whether you are a newly-hired manager or an experienced chief executive, you and your staff can use this practical “how to” guide to achieve better results. Because it synthesizes all... More > relevant management theories, you won’t find a more informative book anywhere which will stimulate your thinking and help you solve your most difficult day to day problems than this one! While many managers realize that most difficulties stem from “people problems,” they lack a systematic way of dealing with them. The “Management By Responsibility” system can change by providing extensive background material on individual development, and techniques to change non-productive behavior so organizational goals can be reached. MBR promotes that we are totally, 100% responsible for our experience and our reactions to events. Rather than blaming circumstances or other people, MBR teaches people to take responsibility, which is the key concept for personal and professional development< Less
Dude, Seriously! 41 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Sales Career! By Tim Davis
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Tim Davis and Nick Thomas, Americas Small Business Success Coaches, and Marketing Evangelist have put together the perfect recession busting sales book for today's economy. If your business or sales... More > have slumped, then you need to get a copy of this book and get yourself on the rebound to prosperity! If you apply the fundamentals taught in this book you are guaranteed to break free from the current recession and live out the life you were intended to have!< Less
The Thinking Room: A New System for Success By Ron Tunick
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In his first book, “Coach” Ron Tunick offers his revolutionary guidance for financial and relational success, with a surprisingly simple approach: thinking. This book teaches the reader... More > how to think, how to create the ideal thinking environment and how to solve every dilemma in The Thinking Room. Using personal stories and examples of widely respected individuals, Tunick’s contagious message shows that success really is as near as a thought. You will learn: How to create an ideal environment for the best thinking and how to focus even when you aren’t in the ideal environment; The Count to 10 and Win system for finding unique solutions; How to become a sharper, more creative, wiser decision-maker; What taking a Think Week will mean for your career, business, relationships and health; Why thinking can be so grueling and easy to postpone and why you CANNOT afford to postpone it any longer.< Less