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Why College Students Are at High Risk of Identity Theft
By Steve Weisman
Oct 3, 2013
College students are five times more likely to be a victim of identity theft than the general public. Identify theft expert Steve Weisman discusses why students are vulnerable and what they can do to protect themselves.
Understanding Change Management to Guide Implementation of Sustainability
By Kevin Wilhelm
Sep 30, 2013
Before attempting to implement sustainability across your company, it’s important that you first truly understand how your company and employees manage change within its operations, processes, and culture. Only after you have that understanding of behavior change can you break down barriers, engage the skeptics, and set your company on a path toward sustainability that will last for the long term.
Welcome to the New Normal of Talent Management
By William G. Castellano
Sep 25, 2013
Bill Castellano presents a comprehensive, innovative model of workforce engagement that responds to today’s new realities, and helps you anticipate tomorrow’s.
Challenges and Opportunities with Optimal HR Decision Making and How Advanced Analytics Can Help
By James C. Sesil
Sep 23, 2013
James C. Sesil introduces his book, which explains how to dramatically improve human capital management decisions by applying advanced analytics and "Big Data" technologies and processes.
Introduction to In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China's Ascent in the Next Decade
By Damien Ma, William Adams
Sep 18, 2013
The authors introduce their book, which explains that the crucial and intersecting challenges of scarcities, both emerging and intensifying, will consume China’s custodians over the next decade.
Using Critical Thinking in a World of Accelerating Change and Intensifying Danger
By Richard Paul, Linda Elder
Sep 16, 2013
The most fundamental concept of critical thinking is simple and intuitive: All humans think. It is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed, or down-right prejudiced. Critical thinking begins, then, when we start thinking about our thinking with a view toward improving it.
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.

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