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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction to Wealth: Grow It and Protect It
By Stuart E. Lucas
Dec 20, 2012
Stuart E. Lucas introduces his book, which focuses on what an individual like you and families like yours can do to protect and grow your wealth, share it with others, and build lasting personal and family legacies based on it.
Protecting and Growing Your Wealth
By Stuart E. Lucas
Dec 20, 2012
What can an individual like you and families like yours do to protect and grow your wealth, share it with others, enjoy financial security, and build lasting personal and family legacies?
Introduction to Compensation and Benefit Design: Applying Finance and Accounting Principles to Global Human Resource Management Systems
By Bashker D. Biswas
Dec 19, 2012
This introductory chapter examines how finance and accounting principles apply to compensation and benefit program design.
The Operations Manager's Toolbox: The Power of Completion
By Randal Wilson
Dec 19, 2012
Real power in management is accomplishment and completion. There is power great and small within leadership, and studying the area of completion will reveal tools that can be used to gain power in management and better develop your leadership skills.
Introduction to The Truth About Getting the Best from People
By Martha I. Finney
Dec 18, 2012
As a people leader, your job is simple: You are the link between organizational mission-critical objectives and the effort your employees invest in achieving those objectives. And you just have to keep those two pieces working together smoothly. See? Easy.
Supply Chain Management in the 21st Century
By Chad W. Autry, John E. Bell, Thomas J. Goldsby
Dec 17, 2012
The authors of Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management introduce their book, a thought-provoking primer for anyone concerned with how global trends will impact businesses and their supply chains.
Introduction to Europe's Financial Crisis
By John Authers
Dec 13, 2012
John Authers introduces his book, which tells the story of how Europe slipped into crisis, how developments in the United States and the emerging markets contributed to its problems, and why this matters for the rest of the world, notably the United States.
Introduction to Taking Flight!: Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships...Your Life
By Merrick Rosenberg, Daniel Silvert
Dec 10, 2012
The authors of Taking Flight!: Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships...Your Life introduce their book: Whether you’re interacting with coworkers or customers, family members or friends, DISC will empower you to better relate with others. You will soon understand why you click with some people and clank with others. Moreover, you will gain a valuable framework for maximizing your strengths and minimizing your weaknesses.
Introduction to the Updated Edition of Making Innovation Work
By Tony Davila, Marc Epstein, Robert Shelton
Dec 6, 2012
The authors of Making Innovation Work introduce their book and explain why innovation is an integral and fundamental part of all businesses and aspects of society.
The Financial Professional's Guide to Communication: Defining Your Core
By Robert L. Finder
Dec 3, 2012
Bob Finder asks you to answer a seemingly simple question: What do you do?
Introduction to the Financial Professional's Guide to Communication
By Robert L. Finder
Nov 29, 2012
In this introduction to his book, Bob Finder explains how he will teach you to actively listen, speak plainly with precision and passion, and engage clients with uncommon effectiveness.
Preface to Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle
By Marc J. Schniederjans, Stephen B. LeGrand
Nov 28, 2012
The authors of Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle introduce their book, which provides a selection of topical knowledge that can help supply chain managers reinvent their supply chains and, in doing so, add to the life of the supply chain cycling process.

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