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Sports Performance Measurement and Analytics: Anatomy and Physiology
By Lorena Martin
Feb 21, 2016
Understanding the basics of anatomy and physiology is fundamental to obtaining a more comprehensive knowledge of what it means to be an athlete.
Integration: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why You Should Care
By Chad W. Autry, Mark A. Moon
Feb 19, 2016
Learn why efforts to achieve true business integration must be driven both from the top down and from the bottom up.
Two Meta Trends Shaping the Competition
By Jeb Dasteel, Amir Hartman, Craig LeGrande
Feb 18, 2016
Why is mastering the art of customer success delivery so important and so urgent? Simply speaking, it’s because we believe it will be an indispensable capability for thriving in the face of two meta trends of the next decade: the Customer First Revolution and the Subscription Economy.
Introduction to Credit Derivatives
Jan 29, 2016
The Importance of Driving Your Own Career Development
By Linda Brenner
Jan 28, 2016
In this chapter from Driving Career Results, Linda Brenner explains why employees and job seekers must be in charge of their own learning and development and, ultimately, their career path.
The Age of the Customer
By Gerald E. Smith
Jan 26, 2016
This chapter from The Opt-Out Effect explains that, as marketers, we need to upend our thinking about “managing customers.” We need to give customers control, with digital tools and assets to manage their own empowered relationships. If you don’t provide customers with relationship control, customers will seize it anyway, and opt out from your brand.
Central Role of Knowledge Update in the ERP Training
By Decision Sciences Institute, Merrill Warkentin
Jan 25, 2016
This study explores the mediating role of knowledge update in the context of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) simulation game, that is, a gamified ERP training.
Accelerated Corporate Transformation: The Foundations
By Robert H. Miles, Michael T. Kanazawa
Jan 22, 2016
The authors of BIG Ideas to BIG Results introduce their book, which offers a simple, proven, results-driven approach that has underpinned some of the most successful corporate transformations of our time.
The Digital Revolution: Why You Should Care
By Inder Sidhu
Jan 7, 2016
Inder Sidhu explains that we are in the early stages of a full-fledged digital revolution that will impact every industry, organization, business function, and career.
The Future of Technology Management and the Business Environment: Technological Disruptions
By Alfred A. Marcus
Jan 6, 2016
Alfred Marcus explains how the next wave of innovation is giving birth to a post-industrial society that is less dependent on materials and force of things and more dependent on ideas.
Partnering with the Frenemy: When the Good Goes Bad
By Sandy Jap
Jan 5, 2016
In this chapter from Partnering with the Frenemy: A Framework for Managing Business Relationships, Minimizing Conflict, and Achieving Partnership Success, Sandy Jap illuminates the widespread "frenemy" phenomenon in organizational partnerships, where partners who start as non-competitive "friends" become "enemies" over time.
Using Digital Analytics to Drive Better Digital Experiences: Digital Meaning
By Gary Angel
Dec 31, 2015
In this chapter, you'll identify the basic challenge of digital measurement and analytics, and learn why common metrics and reports can’t easily answer the fundamental questions you’re likely to ask about the digital world.
Introduction to Project Management Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach to Making Rational and Effective Project Decisions
By Harjit Singh
Dec 29, 2015
Analytics-based project metrics can essentially enable the project managers to measure, observe, and analyze project performance objectively and make rational project decisions with analytical certainty rather than making vague decisions with subjective uncertainty. This chapter presents you an overview of the analytics-driven approach to project management.
What Is This Thing Called Entrepreneurship?
By Malin Brannback, Alan Carsrud
Dec 28, 2015
The authors of Fundamentals for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur: From Business Idea to Launch and Management introduce their book, which illuminates entrepreneurial mindsets, motivation, attitudes, and leadership, and covers the entire process of starting a company, from idea through your first four years of operations.
Sports Analytics and Data Science: Understanding Sports Markets
By Thomas Miller
Dec 23, 2015
Thomas Miller discusses the unique features of sports markets and how successful sports analytics blends business and sports savvy, modern information technology, and sophisticated modeling techniques.
Introduction to Financial Intelligence for Supply Chain Managers: Understand the Link between Operations and Corporate Financial Performance
Dec 21, 2015
Financial terms can be overwhelming and somewhat confusing to a nonfinance person, but they don’t have to be. Steven M. Leon, the author of Financial Intelligence for Supply Chain Managers, introduces his book, which touches on financial and managerial accounting, corporate finance, valuation methods, and other financial topics for supply chain and operations professionals.
Introduction to Self-Handicapping Leadership: The Nine Behaviors Holding Back Employees, Managers, and Companies, and How to Overcome Them
By Phillip J. Decker, Jordan Paul Mitchell
Dec 18, 2015
Employees witness self-sabotage daily from their leaders—not confronting errant employees, inconsistent leadership, hiring the wrong people, blaming everyone, acting like a control freak, self-centered decision making, or not keeping their word. These can cause employees to be apathetic, unmotivated, and lack ownership; so why do leaders do these things? The authors of Self-Handicapping Leadership introduce their book, which will help you break the vicious cycle of self-handicapping leadership in your organization, stop the excuses, and unleash all the performance your team is capable of delivering.
Introduction to Technical Analysis
By Charles D. Kirkpatrick, Julie R. Dahlquist
Dec 7, 2015
The authors of Technical Analysis introduce their book, which thoroughly addresses recent advances in pattern recognition, market analysis, systems management, and confidence testing; Kagi, Renko, Kase, Ichimoku, Clouds, and DeMark indicators; innovations in exit stops, portfolio selection, and testing; implications of behavioral bias, and the recent performance of old formulas and methods.
How to Transform Traditional Businesses into Digital Leaders: The Essence of Digital
By Jason Albanese, Brian Manning
Nov 25, 2015
Any technology that connects people and machines with information or each other is digital. The authors of Revive explore the concept of digital, which can impact business strategy, user experiences, marketing channels, technology platforms, product development, human resources, communications, customer services, and operations.
The Science of Personality Differences: Personality Traits
By Samuel Barondes
Nov 23, 2015
Learn about The Big Five personality traits and how they became the foundation for assessing individual differences in the ways people interact with their social and physical worlds.

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