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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction to Winning Strategies for Power Presentations
By Jerry Weissman
Nov 27, 2012
Tired of giving mediocre presentations? In this introduction to his book, Jerry Weissman shows you how to avoid the mind-numbing scenario in which a nervous person stands in front of a room giving a verbatim recitation of a disjointed set of begged, borrowed, or stolen slides to a bored audience for far too long.
Introduction to Hospital Operations
By Wallace J. Hopp, William S. Lovejoy
Nov 8, 2012
Activities Rule! Not the Clock: Don't Be a Slave to Time
By Mark Woods, Trapper Woods
Oct 15, 2012
Mark and Trapper Woods offer an easier way to approach the time challenges we face today in this chaotic world.
Preface to The Truth About Managing People, 3rd Edition
By Stephen P. Robbins
Oct 10, 2012
Stephen P. Robbins describes his book, which is organized around key, human-behavior-related problem areas that managers face: hiring, motivation, leadership, communication, team building, performance evaluation, and coping with change.
The Value of Supply Chain Network Design
By Michael Watson, Peter Cacioppi, Jay Jayaraman, Sara Lewis
Aug 22, 2012
Determining the right supply chain design involves a lot of quantitative data as well as some nonquantitative considerations. The authors discuss this concept, as well as how they use mathematical optimization to sort through this quantitative data.
FranklinCovey Style Guide: For Business and Technical Communication
By Stephen R. Covey
Jun 21, 2012
This excerpt from FranklinCovey Style Guide: For Business and Technical Communication covers cliches, colons, color, commas, compound words, conjunctions, contractions, dashes, decimals, editing and proofreading, and electronic mail.
FranklinCovey Style Guide for Business and Technical Communication: Abbreviations
By Stephen R. Covey
Jun 20, 2012
This Reference Glossary is designed and written to help writers and editors answer routine, yet important, questions about the preparation of business and technical documents. This section covers abbreviations.

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