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Spotting the Trend: An Entrepreneur’s Success Story By Jenny Chang
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When Jenny Chang teamed up with her husband and sister to start an Internet security company, she struggled with juggling a new business, family life, and the demands of traveling. But Trend Micro,... More > Inc.— founded in 1988 with $5,000 in seed money—grew into a Nikkei 225 company making more than $1 billion per year in revenue and with operations in more than twenty countries. In this business book/memoir, she looks back at how she and her partners capitalized on the global threat of cyber-crime, turning a fledgling company into an amazing growth story. Chang does much more than just revisit the company’s history: She shares the story of the three founders and their vision, and she reveals all the details behind how they transformed the security industry—and their own lives—in ways they never imagined.< Less
Bat-Socks, Vegas & Conservative Investing: Second Edition By David Vick
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Bat-Socks, Vegas & Conservative Investing by author and financial planner Dave Vick, captures the essence of conservative investing with his colorful stories and impassioned insights into the... More > world of retirement planning. The book illuminates a conservative investment strategy called the ABC Model of Investing, which gives the average investor the ability to know with confidence how and what types of assets they need to accomplish their goals. With chapters like, "Santa & Six Wall Street Myths," the author makes the case that Wall Street is a broken, Greed is Good culture which functions solely for it's own benefit while leaving the conservative investor wondering where to go for advice.< Less
Operational Excellence Handbook: A Must Have for Those Embarking On a Journey of Transformation and Continuous Improvement By Rod Baxter
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Operational Excellence Handbook is designed for leaders and practitioners wishing to transform their organizations through strategy and culture, and through the application of operational excellence... More > approaches, methodologies, processes, and tools. The handbook contains 70 chapters organized in five sections describing strategy, culture, methodologies, project management, and tools that are helpful to create immediate and sustainable value for your organization. As you travel on your value generation journey, you will wish to select the appropriate approach, methodologies, and tools – based on your organization’s current situation, future strategies and goals, resource availability and limitations, as well as urgency and schedule needs – that will provide immediate value. With the purchase of this handbook, the reader has access to a file containing all templates referenced in the book.< Less
Brewery Operations Manual By Tom Hennessy
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Learn how to open & run a successful brewery. This Brewery Operations Manual is a complete "to do" list that will guide you through the maze of events necessary to open your own brewery... More > without spending the family fortune. This is real nuts and bolts stuff. Within the three steps you'll learn how to: *Save money so less is needed *Pick the type of locations that will save you time and money *Piece together a brewery for a fraction of the cost of a turn-key system *Follow an easy bookkeeping system to track your business in real time *Utilize a kick-ass business system to run your brewery Tom Hennessy is the owner of Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery. It is his sixth brewery over the past 18 years. He is the creator of Frankenbrew, a cult classic 1995 video on how to build inexpensive breweries. This book is the result of years teaching many students how to open their own breweries.< Less
The Management of Strategy in the Marketplace By Ernest R. Cadotte, Harry J. Bruce
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The textbook The Management of Strategy in the Marketplace (Cadotte, Bruce) is designed to accompany the Marketplace Live business simulations. It is completely optional as the Marketplace Live... More > business simulations are stand-alone exercises. The purpose of the textbook is to lay out an intellectual foundation that will prepare students to compete in the real marketplace. The simulation provides a living case through which students gain hands-on experience in business management. In short, the textbook provides the theory; the simulation provides the practice.< Less
Beyond The Stampede By Robert Bianchi
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Beyond the Stampede helps you understand the Great Recession and provides you with skills that will prepare you for extraordinary opportunities that exist today. It reveals root causes of the... More > greatest recession since the Great Depression. As a co-founder of a service corporation, Robert Bianchi personally witnessed these root causes. Extensive worldwide travel and many years of community leadership contribute to his perspective-creating a multitude of life stories and lessons.< Less
Finding a Job Worth Having, 4th Edition By Vicki Lind, MS, Cynthia Dettman, JD, MSW
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This expanded handbook will help people find and create meaningful work in Portland's creative, health care, education, social justice, and sustainability communities.
Launch A Kick-Ass T-Shirt Brand By T-Shirt Magazine
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Whether you’ve already started a t-shirt brand or are just an aspiring t-shirt entrepreneur with a dream, the clothing industry can be one of the toughest to break into. LAUNCH A KICK-ASS... More > T-SHIRT BRAND is the perfect hand-book if you’re looking to build a successful t-shirt brand. From valuable advice to specific examples and anecdotes from successful t-shirt entrepreneurs, this 200+ page guide is packed with priceless information that can help your dreams of running a profitable t-shirt brand come true. LAUNCH A KICK-ASS T-SHIRT BRAND will give you advice and instructions on the following: - Creating a solid brand - The legal aspects of running a clothing brand - Getting funding to launch your brand - How to set up an online shop - How to make kick-ass t-shirt designs - Getting your shirts produced - How to get your products in stores - Managing your business - And much more!< Less
The Liquid Fire By Sean Luce
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"The Liquid Fire" is a must-read for everyone in a sales position. It should be mandatory reading for all reps and managers, so they can better understand goals and challenges in the... More > selling process. In this book Sean Luce reveals the essential knowledge and skills required to be over the top in sales and management positions. But he also takes familiar topics and offers new and unique approaches.< Less
Symphony: Conducting Supercharged Organizational Performance By Pierre Mourier
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The new performance improvement methodology for the 3rd millennium that is catching on like wildfire. This is the original management novel that explores the similarities in running an organization... More > and conducting a symphony orchestra. Witness how a stressed out Manager discovers how the secrets of conducting a symphony orchestra can be implemented with astonishing results in an organizational environment. Management Consultant Pierre Mourier's new book is based more than 100 projects over a period of 25 years with clients who have improved performance measurably by millions of dollars. Easy to read, easy to understand, but with real impact. This is a real step change in management methodology.< Less
Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking & Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century By Gerard Puccio et al.
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[Trade Paperback Edition] The need for creativity has never been greater. In fact, we chose the title, "Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking and Creative Problem Solving in the 21st... More > Century," to reflect this belief. If we are to live healthy, productive lives in this century we must develop the mind-set and the skill set for effectively responding to and initiating change. "Creativity Rising" is both a why-to and how-to guide to help you create your own future. In this book we: explore the nature of creativity; debunk common myths about creativity; describe the rapid rise of change in the 21st century; and outline the time-tested Creative Problem Solving process, an approach to on-demand creativity.< Less
The foundation for an open source city By Jason Hibbets
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Explore the five elements of an open source city using Raleigh, North Carolina as a case study. See how the open source characteristics of collaboration, transparency, and participation are shaping... More > the open government and open data movements. This book showcases the open source culture, government policies, and economic development happening in Raleigh and acts as a guide for other cities to pursue their open source city brand.< Less
A Simple Path By GamePlan Financial Marketing, LLC
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Looking for a simple path to start your retirement planning strategies? This book contains five straightforward concepts that can help you plan for retirement. It can also help you find ways to... More > protect your retirement nest egg against potential retirement challenges like market fluctuations, inflation, and income taxes. This short book is packed full of exciting concepts, tips, and questions to help you get started down the path to the retirement you’ve always wanted.< 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
The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders By Dave Ulrich, William A. Schiemann, GPHR, Libby Sartain, SPHR
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As the industry’s foremost voice for human resources certification, the HR Certification Institute has brought together the world’s leading HR experts to share insights on our profession... More > through this inaugural Institute-sponsored publication that is being distributed globally in an effort to advance the HR profession. Seventy-three human resources thought leaders from across the globe volunteered to contribute their expertise to this compilation of wisdom regarding the HR profession. Together, their contributions offer a comprehensive look into the critical issues transforming human resources—one of the fastest-growing professions in the workplace and one that is being influenced by many factors, including technological developments and globalization.< Less
Why Should I Give a ***** about Quality?: Understanding and Profiting From the Customer-Led Quality Revolution By Dr. Ian Purdy, Sheila Purdy
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In today’s world of social media, instant communication and the desire to share opinions (good and bad), your customers are more powerful than ever and holding on to them is becoming more... More > difficult. A revolution is underway. If your organisation is ready to take advantage of the opportunities this revolution offers, then this guide is for you. Authors Ian and Sheila Purdy show that everything that you and your staff do can have a positive effect on your customers’ experiences and perceptions of your organisation. They present straightforward ideas for building the voice of your customers into your processes and creating an environment in which quality is everyone’s business. Presenting a pragmatic approach, this guide will help your organisation refocus its quality system and so profit from this customer-led quality revolution.< Less
PPM! Manage Your Organization Masterfully with Project Portfolio Management By Chris Garibaldi et al.
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Project Portfolio Management (PPM) provides the ability to significantly reduce cost, increase delivery efficiency, save revenue for other investments, and more effectively employ the... More > organization’s workforce to strategically aligned initiatives. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s PPM strategy team provides insights for technology and business leaders to better deliver for their respective businesses using PPM. PPM provides direct visibility into a leader’s organization, thus providing the information required to lead and make decisions authoritatively. It can be applied to many industries at varying levels of organizational maturity. By focusing on people first, then on process—and viewing technology as an enabler—you can use PPM to guide your business to maturity. If applied effectively, PPM helps one masterfully command his or her organization. Clearly stated and supported by real world examples, this guidebook helps leaders wield the power of PPM!< Less
Condo Red Flags; A Condo Buyer's Crash Course By George Cahill
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From The Author Admittedly,I have made numerous mistakes during my long and rewarding career as a condo expert. To say the least, These mistakes have taught me valuable life lessons. I have done my... More > best, therefore, to put these mistakes to pen and discuss them in this Condo Buyer’s Crash Course. Since this is a “ Crash Course” please note I have limited my writing to what I consider the most important topics for buyers to understand and pitfalls to hopefully avoid. In the guide I often refer to these mistakes, as Red Flags. In my opinion, this buyers guide is an absolute must read if your just starting out in your search for a condo.< Less
Dialogue & Initiative 2015 By CoC Ed Fund
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Dialogue and Initiative is an annual journal of socialist thought and analysis. This issue includes dozens of articles in three categories: structural racism, combating austerity, and 21st century... More > socialism,< Less
UBER Journal (Volume 6) By UBER Journal
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This is the sixth edition of the Undergraduate Business and Economics Research Journal published by the Campbell School of Business at Berry College.
Grant Writing | What the Pros Know: 50 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Writing My First Grant By Amanda Pearce
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Over 18 years of experience has provided me with many lessons learned about grant writing. This book is a compilation of the feedback I have been given, the nuggets I have gleaned and the stories... More > shared from other experts in the field. If this book had held a place on my bookshelf when I first started grant writing, it would have been a resource I used to strengthen my many proposals over the years and avoid some ‘lessons learned the hard way’. The questions that I am most often asked about grant writing comprise the content of this book. I hope you will find answers, knowledge and years of experience from those who have contributed to help you excel in your grant writing endeavors.< Less
LINKS Supply Chain Management Simulation [Extended Edition] By Randall G Chapman
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LINKS Supply Chain Management Simulation [Extended Edition]
IT Free Fall By Nick Bernfeld, Paul Riendeau
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Is Your Computer Support Guy Giving You The “Runaround”? • Not returning your calls fast enough… • Constantly missing deadlines… • Not fixing things right the... More > first time… • Never following up on your requests? I think it’s about time someone finally got it right. That’s why we decided to start IT Free Fall and committed ourselves to helping business owners. If you just want your IT problems handled quickly and correctly the first time, this book is for you!< Less
The 2015 Business and Economics Digest By business department
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This is a publication of the Dept. of Business at Elizabethtown College.
Investment Strategies That Work By Josh Gronholz, Brett Machtig, CWS®, RMA®, AIF®
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This article is intended for investors who need help, but do not know what to do, how to invest or whom to trust. In this article, you will learn: •What investment strategies work & which... More > ones fall short. •The asset allocation choices made by investment gurus like Ken Fisher, Billionaire Asset Manager; Dave Swensen, Yale Endowment Manager; Mohamed El-Erian, Former Harvard Endowment Manager; and Ray Dalio, manager of the world’s largest hedge fund. •How passive allocation strategies compare with our tactical asset allocation strategies? •Given the current economic environment,how will these investment strategies work in a low interest rate, inflationary,or deflationary environments?< Less