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Using Decision Science to Improve Product Retention and Deletion
By Frank A. Tillman, Deandra T. Cassone
Apr 10, 2013
Frank A. Tillman and Deandra T. Cassone share a Decision Science method for choosing which products to retain in your product line and which to delete. Don't just flip a coin! Learn how to weight your products according to attributes that identify their importance relative to each other and to your bottom line.
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Banks as Bad Guys: How the Banking Industry Went from Respected to Reviled
By Jonathan Macey
Mar 28, 2013
Never in the history of capitalism has there been a decline in reputation as dramatic and precipitous as that of U.S. financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. In this article, Jonathan Macey examines the reasons behind the reputational decline of the banking industry.
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Isn't Debt-Free the Way to Be?
By Liz Weston
Mar 26, 2013
Some experts tell you that debt-free is the way to be. Unfortunately, this approach may not be realistic, and it can easily backfire. Liz Weston explains that, when used appropriately, debt is not the enemy, but a useful financial tool.
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Why and How Power Verbs Can Pump Up Your Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, and Personal Networking Efforts
By Michael Faulkner, Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford
Mar 21, 2013
Learn why using power verbs is so important to job seekers and how to find the right power verb for your resumes, cover letters, interviews, and personal networking efforts.
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The Death of Corporate Reputation: Reputational Theory and Its Demise
By Jonathan R. Macey
Mar 14, 2013
The old theory of reputation was simple: Firms invest in reputation so that customers will do business with them. This chapter demonstrates why that theory is no longer correct.
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Benefits of Decision Science in the Corporate Environment
By Deandra T. Cassone, Frank A. Tillman
Mar 13, 2013
Based on years of academic and industry experience, Dr. Frank A. Tillman and Dr. Deandra T. Cassone discuss how decision science provides benefits to all levels of the corporate environment and how decision science techniques can be used to solve corporate-wide problems.
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The Nature of Trading in Volatile Times
By Robert B. Webb, Alexander R. Webb
Mar 13, 2013
When the next market shock happens, you likely will have only moments to react. Will you be ready?
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The Four Essentials of Trading Commodities and Financial Futures
By George Kleinman
Mar 11, 2013
In this introduction to his book, George Kleinman presents various methods designed to identify profitable market patterns and the four essentials you'll need to start trading commodities and futures.
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Seven DISC Principles for Turning Style into Results
By Merrick Rosenberg
Mar 6, 2013
Merrick Rosenberg, co-author of Taking Flight!: Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships...Your Life, offers a crash course on the DISC styles, where he examines the Seven Principles that transform style awareness into results.
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How You Can Avoid Income Tax Identity Theft
By Steve Weisman
Mar 4, 2013
The frequency of income tax identity theft is rising rapidly. Steve Weisman, author of 50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age, offers some advice for how to reduce your exposure to this crime.
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Why and How Power Verbs Can Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations
By Michael Lawrence Faulkner, Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford
Feb 20, 2013
The authors of Power Verbs for Presenters: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations discuss how their book can help you electrify your presentations, speeches, and pitches…and get the results you want!
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Why Culture and Strategy Should Eat Breakfast Together: The Importance of Both to Your Business
By Max McKeown
Feb 20, 2013
Max McKeown explains that while culture can help, in the end it’s our strategy that will harness the potential of our resources, what we have and who we are, to shape a better future.
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Flu Season for Your Devices: Avoiding Viruses on Your Computer, Smartphone, and Tablet
By Steve Weisman
Feb 18, 2013
While a computer virus won’t put you in bed feeling miserable, it can make you a victim of identity theft, which can affect you more and last longer than a case of the flu. Steve Weisman offers tips for avoiding viruses and identity theft on your computer, smartphone, and tablet.
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How to Avoid Valentine’s Day Scams
By Steve Weisman
Feb 12, 2013
Every season is scam season, and while many people see Valentine’s Day as a time for romance, scam artists and identity thieves see it as a prime opportunity to take advantage of people using the Internet to search for romance. Armed with a little knowledge and knowing a few things to look for, you can go a long way toward avoiding being scammed or becoming a victim of identity theft on Valentine’s Day.
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Why Demand/Supply Integration Is the Key to World-Class Demand Forecasting
By Mark A. Moon
Jan 21, 2013
This chapter explores the essence of Demand/Supply Integration (DSI), distinguishes it from Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), articulates from a strategic perspective what DSI is designed to accomplish, describes some typical aberrations from the “ideal state” of practice, and describes some characteristics of successful DSI implementations.
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A Guide to Elder Planning: Asset Protection
By Steve Weisman
Jan 17, 2013
This chapter explains how to protect your assets from lawsuits, divorce, and other catastrophers. It covers insurance, prenuptial agreements, bank accounts, trusts, homestead protection, fraudulent conveyances, assets protected by law, joint ownership, tenancy by the entirety, and family limited partnerships.
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Introduction to Options for the Beginner and Beyond
By W. Edward Olmstead
Jan 11, 2013
The goal of this chapter is to familiarize the beginner with call and put options, and demonstrate some of the basic ways to use options.
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Financial Analysis for HR Managers: Business Strategy, Financial Strategy, and HR Strategy
By Steven Director
Dec 31, 2012
Many firms fail to achieve their maximum success because they do not utilize their HR departments optimally. Steven Director explains how HR can maximize your success in this introduction to his book.
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A Crash Course in Commodities
By Carley Garner
Dec 27, 2012
Carley Garner discusses the establishment and evolution of commodities markets, including commodities exchanges, futures contracts, and commodity options.
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The Boom and Bust Cycles of Commodities...and Now Brokerage Firms
By Carley Garner
Dec 26, 2012
Carley Garner introduces her book, A Trader's First Book on Commodities.

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