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Preface to Mastering Project Management Integration and Scope: The Organization and Content of This Book
By Dietmar W. Sokowski
Feb 9, 2015
Dietmar W. Sokowski describes the organization and content of Mastering Project Management Integration and Scope: A Framework for Strategizing and Defining Project Objectives and Deliverables, which emphasizes a critical-thinking approach to integration and scope management to develop a conceptual understanding of the principles of project management.
Mastering Principles and Practices in PMBOK, Prince 2, and Scrum: What's a Project?
By Jihane Roudias
Feb 5, 2015
Jihane Roudias, the author of Mastering Principles and Practices in PMBOK, Prince 2, and Scrum: Using Essential Project Management Methods to Deliver Effective and Efficient Projects, offers the definition of a project, discusses project characteristics, phases, life cycles, approaches to project management, and the role of the project manager.
Introduction to Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes: Proven Methods to Meet Organizational Goals
By Randal Wilson
Jan 16, 2015
Randal Wilson introduces his book, Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes: Proven Methods to Meet Organizational Goals, which gives managers powerful insights and tools for structuring and managing any project based on business strategy and how that project will be used.
The Truth About Managing People: The Importance of "People Skills"
By Stephen P. Robbins
Dec 22, 2014
Learn why possession of competent interpersonal skills increasingly plays a major role in deciding who is hired, who is retained, and who is promoted in this chapter from The Truth About Managing People: Proven Insights to Get the Best from Your Team, 4th Edition .
Project Management Roots and Understanding the PMBOK Guide
By Gary Lister
Nov 6, 2014
Gary Lister introduces his book, Mastering Project, Program, and Portfolio Management: Models for Structuring and Executing the Project Hierarchy, which aims to provide enabling support to the concepts and knowledge presented in the PMBOK Guide and found in the profession of project management.
Introduction to Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management: A Guide to Planning, Controlling, and Resolving Unexpected Problems
By Randal Wilson
Sep 23, 2014
Randal Wilson introduces his book, Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management: A Guide to Planning, Controlling, and Resolving Unexpected Problems.
Introduction to Ruthless Execution: How Business Leaders Manage Through Turbulent Times, 2nd Edition
By Amir Hartman, Craig LeGrande
Sep 5, 2014
The authors of Ruthless Execution introduce their book, which tries to prepare companies for taking advantage of the "ups" as well as offers practical ways to build corporate resilience to manage through the "downs."
Supply Chain, People, and Knowledge
By Alexandre Oliveira, Anne Gimeno
Aug 18, 2014
Alexandre Oliveira and Anne Gimeno introduce their book, A Guide to Supply Chain Management: The Evolution of SCM Models, Strategies, and Practices.
How to Make Money with Social Media: In the Beginning
By Jamie Turner, Reshma Shah
Aug 13, 2014
If your thought process around social media begins with tactics (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and so on), do a flip-flop and start thinking about goals and objectives first. From there, you can move on to your strategy to help you accomplish your goals and objectives.
Managing Supply Chain Networks: From Value Chain to Value Network
By Alexandre Oliveira, Anne Gimeno
Jul 24, 2014
The authors of Managing Supply Chain Networks: Building Competitive Advantage In Fluid And Complex Environments introduce their book, which offers powerful new techniques for managing today’s complex, fluid supply networks.
The Customer Service Environment for Supply Chain Management
By Alexandre Oliveira, Anne Gimeno
Jul 21, 2014
The authors of Customer Service Supply Chain Management: Models for Achieving Customer Satisfaction, Supply Chain Performance, and Shareholder Value introduce their book, which covers the Customer Service Management Model (CSM Model), a tool developed by the authors to evaluate the interactions present in the customer service environment. The model presents four pillars and provides a quantitative approach to understand the connection between them.
Executing the Supply Chain: Supply Network Governance Cycle
By Alexandre Oliveira, Anne Gimeno
Jun 26, 2014
Supply Chain and Shareholder Value
By Alexandre Oliveira, Anne Gimeno
Jun 11, 2014
Alexandre Oliveira and Anne Gimeno introduce their book, Supply Chain Management Strategy: Using SCM to Create Greater Corporate Efficiency and Profits.
Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management: A Game Changer
By Nada R. Sanders
Jun 9, 2014
Nada R. Sanders introduces her book, Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management, which offers a complete, five-step roadmap for leveraging Big Data and analytics to gain unprecedented competitive advantage from your supply chain.
Setting the Stage for Employee Benefits Design and Planning
By Bashker D. Biswas
May 5, 2014
This chapter addresses the concept of employee benefits, presents various categories of employee benefits, discusses the employee benefit environment, discusses the strategic considerations in designing employee benefit programs, explains the integrated system approach to plan employee benefits, and discusses the cost dimension of employee benefits.
Introduction to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control
By Randal Wilson
Apr 29, 2014
The success of a project ultimately depends on how well the project manager is armed with tools and techniques for project development. You will find those tools and techniques in A Comprehensive Guide to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control: Methods and Models for Managing the Project Lifecycle, as the author explains in this introduction.
Building Business on Love and Care
By Rajendra S. Sisodia, Jagdish N. Sheth, David B. Wolfe
Mar 4, 2014
The authors of Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose, 2nd Edition introduce their book, which uncovers a holistic truth: that customers are best served by companies that create superior value and have close relationships with all their stakeholders—employees, suppliers, the communities in which they operate, and, of course, their stockholders.
Meeting Customers' Real Needs: The Nature of Service System Design
By CSCMP, Stanley E. Fawcett, Amydee M. Fawcett
Feb 10, 2014
As a supply chain manager, service system design is a core and vital aspect of your job. Your company’s identity—and future—is defined by its ability to meet customers' real needs. Yet, despite its importance, few companies excel at creating remarkable customer experiences. This chapter addresses the question, “Why is it so hard to improve customer satisfaction?”
15 Tips for Making Business Networking Part of Your Everyday Mindset
By Andrea Nierenberg
Feb 4, 2014
Andrea Nierenberg offers 15 tips to make you better at and more comfortable with integrating business networking into your everyday life.
The M&A Paradox: Factors of Success and Failure in Mergers and Acquisitions
By Yaakov Weber, Christina Oberg, Shlomo Tarba
Jan 16, 2014
This chapter introduces the book, A Comprehensive Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions: Managing the Critical Success Factors Across Every Stage of the M&A Process, which covers the critical success factors across every stage of the process, including planning, screening, negotiation, due diligence, transition management structures, post-merger integration, leadership and trust, cultural integration, HR practices, control, monitoring, and more.

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