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2018 Footprints: A year in the life of the Business Department By business department
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The Footprints is an annual publication intended primarily for the unmitigated reading pleasure of students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Department of Business at Elizabethtown College
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
Planet of the Sewer Monkeys By Gary Moore
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There is a lurking menance that can make or break your career! You can learn to rise above it all. How do you break out from the depressing impact of negative individuals and work cultures? The... More > results of an unguarded attitude can derail an entire company or "just" your career regardless of your talent, education, or experience levels. Its time for you to finally regain, sustain, and control the destiny of your mental outlook. Become one of those wonderfully positive individuals who others crave to be around. This fast-read book has the "how to" and examples you can begin to use today!< Less
The Resilient Leader By Winslow Swart
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"This is the perfect book for the perfect storm we're in." - Alan Weinkrantz - From Sun Tzu to the Samurai, the lessons of The Resilient Leader are timeless, and never have these lessons... More > been more timely than now. Winslow Swart, MAA, a leadership and organizational Sensei who mastered several martial arts in the dojos of Japan, helps corporate executives and NBA superstars navigate the turbulent waters of economic meltdown and world-championship competition. The Resilient Leader shares those same insights, helping you draw forth increased levels of focus and resolve, transform obstacles into opportunities, and become the calm in the eye of the storm. The Resilient Leader distills the core ideologies of the eastern martial arts disciplines into an effective curriculum for developing leadership capabilities and increasing human performance.< 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.
Winning Customer Centricity: Putting Customers at the Heart of Your Business—One Day at a Time By Denyse Drummond-Dunn
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Customer centricity isn’t just a goal or buzzword; it’s a make-or-break necessity for succeeding in business today. In fifty short chapters (one for each week of the year), this book... More > accompanies you on your journey to increased customer centricity. Its unique approach enables you to strategically turn your organisation into a customer-focused powerhouse, from the inside out. Winning Customer Centricity will show you how to: Integrate customers into your company’s very DNA, from strategy to infrastructure Choose and connect with the right customers and build long-term relationships Reinvent your brand to ignite and maintain customer demand and loyalty ….. and a whole lot more. Whether you’re starting a new company, seeking to turn around one that’s underperforming, or working to build upon a solid foundation, Winning Customer Centricity will help you to put your customers where they belong—at the very heart of your business!< Less
Nurturing Financial Freedom By Edgar Lambert & Alex Cabot
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In the ever-changing landscape of personal finance and investing, investors need to understand where they are in relation to their long-term goals. It is easy to look at an account statement and see... More > how much we have. But understanding how much that amount will provide for us in the future is a much more complicated task. Nurturing Financial Freedom: A Guide to Modern Financial Planning will address many of the concerns facing savers today. Among them are: ● Financial Planning ● Employer Retirement Benefits ● Time Value of Money and Compound Interest ● Inflation ● Risk Management ● Insurance ● Types of Investment Vehicles ● Asset Allocation and Diversification You are in control of your own “financial destiny.” You have the power to make wise decisions for your future. No one is going to do it for you. Take charge of your plan today!< Less
Nurturing Financial Freedom By Edgar Lambert & Alex Cabot
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In the ever-changing landscape of personal finance and investing, investors need to understand where they are in relation to their long-term goals. It is easy to look at an account statement and see... More > how much we have. But understanding how much that amount will provide for us in the future is a much more complicated task. Nurturing Financial Freedom: A Guide to Modern Financial Planning will address many of the concerns facing savers today. Among them are: ● Financial Planning ● Employer Retirement Benefits ● Time Value of Money and Compound Interest ● Inflation ● Risk Management ● Insurance ● Types of Investment Vehicles ● Asset Allocation and Diversification You are in control of your own “financial destiny.” You have the power to make wise decisions for your future. No one is going to do it for you. Take charge of your plan today!< Less
Do You Want To Make MDRT, Or Not?! By Joseph Templin
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MDRT is the elite of the life insurance and financial services world. "Begin with the end in mind" and start your financial services career with the plan to be elite.
Tapping into Hidden Human Capital: How Leading Global Companies Improve their Bottom Line by Employing Persons with Disabilities By Debra Ruh
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Debra Ruh is a Global Disability Inclusion Strategist and serves as the EmployAbility Program Chair for G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs. She is a seasoned entrepreneur having founded... More > three firms including Ruh Global Communications, TecAccess and Strategic Performance Solutions. At TecAccess, more than two third of her employees were persons with disabilities, serving as a best practice for many employers. Her client-centric focus and ability to promote successful disability employment programs has created relationships with many multi-national firms including Accenture, AT&T, ATOS, Avanade, Best Buy, Bloomberg, Canon, Capital One, CSC, CVS, Disney, Dell, Deloitte, E&Y, El Al Israel Airlines, HP, IBM, McDonalds, MCI, Merck, Microsoft, TD Bank, Verizon Communications, Verizon Wireless, VMware, Walgreens, and Wells Fargo and many others including United Nations agencies, international governments, federal, state and local agencies.< Less
Fundamentals of Business (black & white) By Stephen J Skripak
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(black & white version) Fundamentals of Business was created for use in MGT 1104 Foundations of Business through a partnership between The Pamplin College of Business and Virginia Tech Libraries.... More > This book is available AT COST of manufacturing via Lulu Press. It is also available for free at: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/70961 This work is licensed with a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike (CC BY-NC-SA) license. ISBN:978-0-9979201-1-6 (black & white); ISBN:978-0-9979201-0-9 (color).< Less
How You Can Make Money Running A Courier Services Business By Mike McBain & Nkosi Khumalo
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Lessons from running a Courier services, same day delivery, messenger services company.
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
Wildlife Removal Handbook 3rd By Stephen Vantassel
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The Wildlife Removal Handbook 3rd ed. provides foundational information for anyone looking to enter the business of wildlife control or manage wildlife problems on his or her own. This edition has... More > been updated to account for advances in wildlife control equipment and practices. In addition, the publication has new images as well as a new chapter not found in previous editions. Chapters cover content such as contracts, inspecting for wildlife damage, equipment, trap modifications, baiting, and techniques for the control of squirrels, raccoons, woodchucks, chipmunks, and skunks. Details on how to remove skunk odor like a professional are included also.< Less
Staden's Sales Guide to Riches By Derek Staden
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Sales presentations, Small Business Development, handling objections, reading people, scripts and referral gathering for the Direct Sales Industry.
Economics for NYS High School Students By Jerry Evensky & Len Martin
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This is a high school economics textbook for New York State Regents-level economics students. It is designed to reflect the newest NYS standards using an inquiry model. It is written in a narrative... More > voice for ease of reading. Classroom purchases will receive free ancillary materials (PowerPoints, test banks, etc.)< Less
The Little Book of Quotations on Sustainable Business By Wayne Visser
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This unique collection of 100 quotations on sustainable business by Dr Wayne Visser is designed to challenge and question, as much as to inspire and inform. The quotes - taken from the extensive... More > writings of Dr Visser - range from the role of business in tackling our global sustainability challenges to why our efforts on sustainability have so far failed to make a meaningful difference. The key message is that, for sustainability to be achieved, we need to change the way we perceive business: its purpose, its methods and its impacts.< 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.
Entrepreneurial Life: The Path From Startup to Market Leader By Robert L. Luddy
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Entrepreneurial Life tells the fascinating history of CaptiveAire, the largest commercial kitchen ventilation company in North America. From the beginning, CaptiveAire’s story is not a typical... More > one. Forged by Bob Luddy during a growing recession, with little capital, and as a newcomer to the region—his startup should not have survived, much less taken the trajectory it has had. In these pages, Luddy shares some of the values he learned as one of eight children in a “hard-scrabble, can-do” family and details his take on the type of leadership, innovation, financial management, and marketing strategy that has spurred his manufacturing company to grow at a remarkable pace over the course of forty-plus years at the helm. Entrepreneurial Life reveals Luddy’s philosophy on all things entrepreneurship, character, and the skills necessary for achieving your fullest potential, no matter what your calling.< Less
Organize for Innovation By Jim Whitehurst
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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
FaithWorks: An Innovative Approach to Workforce Development By Carla Harris
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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
Beyond Networking 101 By Debbie Lundberg
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Sometimes the idea of networking can be an “eye-roller” of sorts. By keeping your eyes on the prize with this book of 101 do's and don'ts, you can embrace the fact that it is not about... More > networking, rather going to the next level of engagement. These guiding principles are for attaining desired results, responses, and relationships!< Less
The 2018 CustomerGauge NPS® and CX Benchmarks Report By CustomerGauge
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The CustomerGauge 2018 NPS & CX Benchmarks Report has changed the face of Net Promoter forever. The quintessential benchmarks report is now outfitted with CustomerGauge's Monetize Net Promoter... More > methodology and provides companies of all sizes with the best practices to achieve long-term, profitable growth from their customer base.< Less
ComprehensiveInterchangeable Core cic-1s By Don OShall
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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
Death By Ego By David Carlson
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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