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Measuring and Managing Quality Costs By Jan Bell, Shahid Ansari, Tom Klammer
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Measuring and managing quality costs module in the Ansari modular series addresses issues in strategic cost management and management accounting. Suitable for use in cost or managerial accounting... More > courses at the junior, MBA, or executive education level.< Less
Cost Estimation By Jan Bell, Shahid Ansari, Tom Klammer
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Cost estimation module in the Ansari modular series addresses issues in strategic cost management and management accounting. Suitable for use in cost or managerial accounting courses at the junior,... More > MBA, or executive education level.< Less
Customer Profitability Analysis By Jan Bell, Shahid Ansari, Tom Klammer
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Customer profitability analysis module in the Ansari modular series addresses issues in strategic cost management and management accounting. Suitable for use in cost or managerial accounting courses... More > at the junior, MBA, or executive education level.< Less
Business Internships By Michael Griffin
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This book can be used as the text for an internship course book or as a "how to" manual for anyone wanting to setup a successful internship experience. Whether you are looking to land a... More > great internship or already have an internship and want to increase the odds that it will be an excellent learning experience, this book can help. The content of the book is based on the experiences of Michael P. Griffin, Internship Director and Accounting Professor at the Charlton College of Business at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.< Less
Earned Schedule By Walter H. Lipke
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This book is intended for those who use Earned Value Management (EVM), including project managers, engineers and performance analysts. Earned Schedule (ES) is a significant enhancement to EVM,... More > extending its cost-based features to the management and control of schedule performance. By using ES and EVM together, project management of cost and schedule can now be treated in a truly integrated sense. The book builds from the fundamentals of EVM to derive the concept of ES. The performance measurement baseline and earned value from EVM are utilized to extract time-based performance measures, indicators, and predictors. From this foundation, complexity is incrementally added with descriptions and examples for performance analysis, prediction and project control. Specific features of ES useful to project management are included and illustrated for the following: forecasting of completion date, analysis of critical path, drill-down identification of process constraints, impediments, and areas of concern for rework.< Less
Real Wholesaling By Carol Stinson
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Leverage the power of the internet and take real estate wholesaling to a whole new level without ever leaving the comfort of your home. No money, no credit no problem! You can find properties,... More > motivated sellers and cash buyers right from home. Real Wholesaling is packed with resources, techniques and all the contracts you need to start making a profit in today's real estate market while still in your PJs. Now that's Real Wholesaling!< Less
Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking & Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century By Gerard Puccio et al.
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[PDF Ebook Version] 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 Century," to... More > 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
Seize the Sky: 9 Secrets of Negotiation Power: Student Version By Karen S. Walch, Ph. D.
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In Seize the Sky: 9 Secrets of Negotiation Power, Karen S. Walch explores the secrets of power central to your negotiation success. You can immediately enhance the leverage to work with others in... More > order to achieve your goals. You will learn the limits of classic coercive power practices of manipulation and deception tactics. In contrast, this mastery guide uncovers the power of understanding method which unleashes vital energy, creativity, and stamina to achieve satisfying and lasting results.< Less
Freelancing 101: Launching Your Editorial Business By Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
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Ruth E. Thaler-Carter is a seasoned and successful freelance editor who takes readers through the steps necessary to establishing a successful freelance editing career. Ms. Thaler-Carter has worked... More > for many years both writing and editing in many areas, and she is often the editorial expert people turn to in online blogs and discussions. Her advice has always been greatly valued.< Less
Being the Project Manager By Sju G. Thorup
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“Being the project manager” is for newly minted project managers and people who aspire to lead a project. The book complements a training course or basic textbook about project management... More > methodology. “Being the project manager” sheds light on the project manager role, its personal challenges and complexities, and its rewarding learnings and accomplishments. Real-life stories from authentic project managers provide insight and inspiration. Simple self-tests and lively cartoons offer fresh angles on the reader’s own project. Written in a straightforward style, the book gives an entertaining peek into the practical side of project management. The reader gets a tour into the many disciplines one needs to master as a project manager: How to communicate with stakeholders, motivate people, be open to new information, analyze and mitigate risks, and take all relevant aspects into account when making decisions. While an easy read, the book yields immediately applicable insight as well as food for thought.< Less
Unleash the Power of the Land Trust By Carol Stinson
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Learn how to close more Foreclosures, REO and Short Sale Properties using a Land Trust. Learn how to use a Land Trust to buy or Wholesale a property subject to the existing financing? STOP LEAVING... More > DEALS ON THE TABLE!In this book I will share all of the strategies that I use to close on Foreclosures, REOs and Short Sales. STOP cutting into your wholesale fee to double close a deal! START CLOSING EVERY DEAL WITH A LAND TRUST AND YOU WILL START CLOSING MORE DEALS! I have even included all of the contracts that you will need for each strategy, JUST PRINT AND USE!< Less
Introduction to Investor Relations By John Palizza
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This book is a basic introduction to investor relations originally designed for use by MBA students. It covers the interaction between finance, the laws and regulations surrounding how companies... More > deliver their message to investors, the financial valuation of companies and communications issues faced by companies.< Less
Modern ERP: Select, Implement & Use Today's Advanced Business Systems By Marianne Bradford
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Modern ERP can be used in an undergraduate or graduate level ERP course or as an ERP module in Information Systems, Accounting, Operations Management and Supply Chain classes. This second edition... More > includes all the important concepts covered in the first edition such as ERP life cycle, ERP systems architecture, business process reengineering, process mapping, ERP functionality, and auditing of ERP systems, and also expands our knowledge by incorporating changes to the ERP landscape since 2008. This unique text is not written around any particular application, but synthesizes content applicable to most ERP systems on the market today. With contributions and reviews by super-users, consultants, IT auditors and managers who work day-in and day-out with ERP systems, this book is a must read for students and practitioners alike.< Less
If I SELL You I Have a Job, If I SERVE You I Create a Career By Mike Gorman
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I believe a contractor should know how to sell his or her work as well as he or she knows how to drive a nail. How many do? This book spells out a complete step-by-step procedure. No high-pressure,... More > nothing uncomfortable—just a sensible, logical way to present information to the prospect in a manner that helps them make the right decision. And it’s proven to work. The information is arranged chronologically as a linear process. Following the process allows contractors to become more efficient at each point of contact with the prospect, beginning with the information gathering phone call. By approaching sales without the dreaded “high pressure” this book provides a comfortable routine for those who hate to sell.< Less
The Art and Science of Project Management By Roger Warburton, Vijay Kanabar
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An introduction to the Art & Science of Project Management. Master project management with this book from authors experienced in practice, teaching, and research. Learn: The foundations of... More > Project Management, explained with dozens of examples. What works and what doesn't. The PMBOK processes and knowledge areas, with critical analyses. How the latest research applies to your project. Advanced project management concepts to monitor and control projects.< Less
EYE OPENERS By THNK. THE AMSTERDAM SCHOOL OF CREATIVE LEADERSHIP
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What are Eye Openers? Eye-openers are THNK’s experiential learning games, used to come to an important insight, or get into a certain mindset. They are designed to help you and your team to... More > foster creativity and innovation. The THNK Eye Openers embody the best of THNK by combining design-, critical-, system- and leadership-thinking. They are used in our highly rated, 18-month Executive Program.< Less
The Moody Method to Computerized Machine Shorthand II - For Beginning Students By Kay Moody
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The Moody Method to Machine Shorthand Book II is for beginning machine shorthand students. The basic concepts in this textbook are based on fundamental machine shorthand theory principles originally... More > developed many years ago combined with the ever-evolving advanced computer technology.< Less
Practical Anarchy - Softcover By Stefan Molyneux
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Imagine a world without government – this thought exercise seems impossible for many, because the power and reach of state monopolies is so omnipresent in our lives. However, there is no... More > rational, economic or moral reason to assume that governments are necessary for the provision of roads, healthcare, charity, dispute resolution, courts, policing, national defense, jails – or any of the other services currently monopolized by the state. Governments are extremely dangerous, responsible for over 250 million deaths in the 20th century alone – if it is possible to run a society without a government, surely this is something that we must strive towards as a species. Practical Anarchy makes strong case for the private – that is to say voluntary – provision for public services. It reveals the idea of government as a dangerous and unnecessary anachronism, and points the way towards a peaceful and voluntary future for mankind.< Less
Everyday Anarchy - Pocketbook By Stefan Molyneux
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The word “anarchy” evokes images of dangerous mobs, spiky-haired youths hurling garbage cans through Starbucks windows, and the chaos of the war of all against all. However, the word... More > “anarchy” simply means “without rulers” - and this state of affairs is something we desperately desire and defend in so many areas of our own lives. If a political ruler were to tell us who to marry, what to learn, and which job to take, we would rebel against such tyrannical intrusions on our freedoms. How can we reconcile this contradiction? Is being “without rulers” good, or bad? How can we fear something so terribly, while at the same time treasuring it so mightily? “Everyday Anarchy” addresses this challenge head-on, arguing that being free of rulers is not something to fear - personally or politically - but rather a goal that we must constantly strive towards.< Less
D&O 101: Understanding Directors and Officers Liability Insurance - A Holistic Approach By Larry Goanos
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D&O 101: Understanding Directors and Officers Liability Insurance - A Holistic Approach is a new book from Larry Goanos, a 25-year insurance veteran and former coverage attorney, senior... More > underwriting manager, insurance broker and MGA president. Goanos infuses his analyses and explanations with real-world war stories from the front lines of D&O Insurance to illustrate the importance of various principles. The book contains a chapter of career advice from more than 60 senior insurance executives, including 25 current or former CEOs. Respected leaders such as Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, Brian Duperreault, Stephen Way, Dinos Iordanou, Kevin Kelley and many others provide their unique insights on career advancement. D&O 101’s glossary of over 130 insurance terms includes colloquialisms not found elsewhere.< Less
Business Calculus By Shana Calaway, Dale Hoffman, David Lippman
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Brief Calculus for Paradise Valley Community College MAT213 course. This book covers all of the material required by David Dwork for the Fall 2014 semester.
Modern ERP: Select, Implement, and Use Today's Advanced Business Systems By Marianne Bradford
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Modern ERP can be used in an undergraduate or graduate enterprise resource planning systems course or to support an ERP module in information systems, accounting, business, or supply chain courses.... More > This third edition continues to be vendor-agnostic and has been substantially revised to keep pace with advances in the ERP marketspace. New topics include cloud computing, mobility, and business analytics, while ERP security, ERP risk management, databases, and supply chain have been expanded. Innovative graphics and ERP screenshots have been incorporated to further aid in the learning process.< Less
The Economics of Fallout Society By Jason Unruhe
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From the intensity of the resource wars to the post post-apocalyptic wastelands of D.C. and the Mojave, political economy continues to be just as important. Being a big fan of the Fallout games I... More > decided to analyze the political econ of the various surviving societies. This book contains an investigation into the economies of the pre-war world, Fallout 3 and New Vegas, including the mechanics of using bottle caps as a currency. This book serves to teach Marxist economics and social theory by using the Fallout universe as a tool.< Less
ART & SCIENCE of Value Investing: Invest Like Billionaire Warren Buffett By Scott Thompson
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Foreword written by Peter Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Empower yourself with value investing methods used by the world’s most successful value investors! These include... More > Ben Graham, Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Phil Fisher, and more! Each valuation model is explained in a simple, easy-to-understand, step-by-step process. Now you can learn to value businesses, stocks, bonds, and estimate intrinsic value like billionaire Warren Buffett! Transform your financial life. Discover how to use both qualitative and quantitative factors to identify high-quality undervalued businesses. Bonus: Includes charts, diagrams, and weblinks to download free valuation models! Readers of this book include New York Times, CNBC, Fox Business News, and other major media organizations! This book is sold worldwide, and used by universities as a textbook to teach the skills of value investing. One of the best, comprehensive, well-organized, value investing books ever written!< Less
UNLOCKING YES: Sales Negotiation Lessons & Strategy By Patrick Tinney
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Unlocking Yes: Sales Negotiation Lessons & Strategy specifically addresses the negotiation needs of sales professionals. Using real life examples, learn how to engage professional buyers who are... More > well-schooled in procurement and negotiation practices and bring relationship-based selling to profitable closures. Owning Unlocking Yes gives readers access to sales negotiation success stories and is truthful in the hard lessons learned when things went wrong. Familiarize yourself with examples of 12 Negotiation Strategies sophisticated buyers use on professional sellers along with tips to navigate these bargaining strategies. Unlocking Yes is current, relevant and adds value to any sales organization or individuals in the midst or planning to make large purchases because it is philosphically results based.< Less