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The Natural Gas Revolution: To the Brink of Innovation
By Robert W. Kolb
Sep 12, 2013
Robert W. Kolb reveals how new gas resources are transforming the global energy industry, redistributing economic and geopolitical power in stunning ways.
How to Handle Tough Questions: Agility Versus Force
By Jerry Weissman
Sep 11, 2013
How do you, a presenter, withstand an attack? Jerry Weisman explains how to use leverage, or the use of agility to counter force.
Introduction to Emerging Markets and the New International Economy
By Luciano Ciravegna, Robert Fitzgerald, Sumit Kundu
Sep 9, 2013
The authors of Operating in Emerging Markets introduce their book, which offers a comprehensive account of emerging markets that can complement more conventional material and provide a useful guide to business in emerging markets.
Introduction to Modeling Techniques in Predictive Analytics: Business Problems and Solutions with R
By Thomas W. Miller
Sep 6, 2013
Thomas W. Miller introduces his book, which addresses multiple business challenges and business cases, including segmentation, brand positioning, product choice modeling, pricing research, finance, sports, text analytics, sentiment analysis, and social network analysis.
"I Have a Dream": A 50th Year Testament to the March that Changed America
By Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Bob Adelman
Aug 26, 2013
This excerpt recounts the earliest days of American history that eventually led to the civil rights movement.
Using Digital Analytics to Create Business Value
By Judah Phillips
Aug 22, 2013
Judah Phillips introduces his book, which will help you and your business determine how to manage and succeed with digital analytics while minding the gap in analytics talent.
What Workers Want—The Big Picture
By David Sirota, Douglas Klein
Aug 14, 2013
This chapter presents what is essentially a positive view of the nature of people at work. That view is supported by the mountain of evidence the authors have gathered over many years of research, by the thinking and systematic research of others, and by the success of organizations whose policies and practices reflect such optimism.
Preface to Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook: Applications in SCM
By Steven M. Leon
Aug 12, 2013
Steven M. Leon introduces his book, which looks at supply chain sustainability from the vantage point of the triple bottom line: social, environmental and financial.
Introduction to The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader
By Mike Bellafiore
Aug 8, 2013
Mike Bellafiore introduces his book, The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader. Even though trading is so very challenging, you can do it! The market doesn’t care where you went to school, who your father is or isn’t, what country club you belong to, your past stardom as a college athlete, or your IQ. But the right path to success does matter. The daily rehearsal, practice, thinking, trade talking, and review are crucial. You must embrace the mindset to improve every day, build from your strengths, and develop your PlayBook.
Introduction to Kirkpatrick's Investment and Trading Strategies: Tools and Techniques for Profitable Trend Following
By Charles D. Kirkpatrick
Aug 7, 2013
Charles D. Kirkpatrick explains the only way that the uninformed, disconnected, otherwise busy, time-limited, poorly financed, stock market outsider can still compete with the “big boys.”
Valuation for Mergers and Acquistions: An Overview
By Kenneth Ferris, Barbara Petitt
Aug 5, 2013
This chapter covers the principal reasons companies merge with or acquire one another, whether M&As create shareholder value, why acquirers pay a premium to take control of a target, the typical steps to follow when valuing a company, and the most frequently used valuation methods for assessing a company’s value.
An Overview of A Framework for Applying Analytics in Healthcare
By Dwight McNeill
Aug 2, 2013
Dwight McNeill introduces his book, A Framework for Applying Analytics in Healthcare: What Can Be Learned from the Best Practices in Retail, Banking, Politics, and Sports, in which he explains that healthcare can learn a lot from other industries.
Introduction to the Definitive Guide to Entertainment Marketing
By Al Lieberman, Pat Estgate
Jul 31, 2013
The world might have changed, but one constant remains: We, as a people, want more entertainment. For entertainment marketers, it’s a huge opportunity. Al Lieberman and Pat Esgate explain how to take advantage of it.
Introduction to The Truth About Negotiations
By Leigh Thompson
Jul 29, 2013
Leigh Thompson explains that negotiation may sound daunting, but if you are informed, practiced, and prepared, even you can do it.
Top 100 Power Verbs: The Connection Between Communications and Success
By Michael Faulkner, Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford
Jul 26, 2013
Learn how successful people use the power of human communication to give expressive life to their strategies, operational plans, directives, proposals, ideas, and positions.
The Important Role Services Play in an Economy
By Cengiz Haksever, Barry Render
Jul 25, 2013
Service Management: An Integrated Approach to Supply Chain Management and Operations is intended to help managers of service organizations develop strategies and practices to raise customer satisfaction with services to the same levels attained by manufacturers. This chapter begins by defining services and exploring the role of services in our society.
The Challenges in Forensic Accounting
By Saurav K. Dutta
Jul 23, 2013
Saurav K. Dutta introduces Statistical Techniques for Forensic Accounting: Understanding the Theory and Application of Data Analysis.
Preface to The Supply Chain Management Casebook
By Chuck Munson
Jun 27, 2013
Chuck Munson introduces the 30 cases in his book, which touch on many of the important supply chain issues facing modern organizations.
The Technology and Power of Language for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors
By Michael Lawrence Faulkner
Jun 25, 2013
Michael Lawrence Faulkner explains that it’s the power of the words selected and the way they are delivered that makes the greatest difference in how people receive and react to words.
Data Mining and Statistical Analysis: Are You Collecting Useful Information or Just Meaningless Facts?
By Deandra T. Cassone, Frank A. Tillman
Jun 19, 2013
Your new business client has collected extensive internal data for years, and you'll have access to that huge repository of information for use in developing detailed statistical models. That might be great—or it might not. Frank A. Tillman and Deandra T. Cassone point out what kind of data you really need if you're going to develop useful models.

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