Market Leader Upper-intermediate Teacher's Book (+ CD-ROM)
Market Leader New Edition reflects the fast-changing world of business with thoroughly updated material from authentic sources such as the Financial Times. The new edition retains the dynamic and effective approach that has made this course so successful in business English classes worldwide. The Market Leader New Edition Teacher's Resource' Book provides: Updated - Detailed teacher's notes All New - Text Bank of extra reading texts. The new Upper Intermediate level also has a new video featuring five films that relate to the language, skills and issues explored in the new course book. It is supported by a separate Video Resource Book. Market Leader delivers a complete teaching solution for the business English classroom - the Test Master, the videos and specialist titles enable teachers to tailor the course to the specific needs of their students.
Jeffrey Fox J. Rain. What a Paperboy Learned About Business
RAIN is the first business parable written by bestselling business book author Jeffrey J. Fox. The parable follows a young New England paperboy, named Rain, as he learns the business of being in business and quickly becomes the best paperboy in town. Through a series of humorous poignant vignettes, Jeff illustrates forty «rainmaker» business lessons that can be applied to not only paperboys, but anyone in business and sales. Rain's time as a paperboy proves to be just as valuable as getting an MBA. As with Jossey-Bass' popular Lencioni business fables, the format for Rain includes an actionable business model at the end of the book with instant takeaways and practical advice.
Rob Reider Effective Operations and Controls for the Small Privately Held Business
Effective Operations and Controls for the Small Privately Held Business «Rob Reider is the ultimate 'on-target' consultant to the small business. Whether you are just starting out or have been in a small business for years, this book is a must-read. It is concise, clear, organized and addresses the management, financial, and personnel issues that confront and often destroy small business–eighty percent of all the businesses in America.» –Tom Torgerson, CPA, President, Torgerson AssociatesManagement and Financial Consultants «Dr. Reider's emphasis on first understanding the small business environment and then identifying and integrating individual business goals addresses a critical entry point for new business owners. His detailed advice around realistic issues emphasizes a solutions-based orientation that provides even the novice with keys to successful business practices.» –Linda Lippitt, PhD, Director, Learning Legacies «Rob Reider is an experienced consultant, seminar facilitator, and author who has written an important book for small business owners and managers. The topics included are relevant to privately owned business managers who consider their organizations to be 'small businesses' regardless of their actual sales volume. This is a book that should be on the bookshelf of every businessperson with responsibility for the management of a small privately owned business.» –Peter B. Heyler, PBH Executive Services «(This book) is an excellent resource not just for the small business owner, but also for colleges and universities. Any higher education institution that has a business program entrepreneurial component will find this book invaluable.» –Steve C. Martinez, PhD, Director, New Mexico Highlands University, Santa Fe and Espanola Centers
Mike Davis Knight's Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer
A book-and-video introduction to Microsoft's Business Intelligence tools If you are just starting to get a handle on Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) tools, this book and accompanying video provides you with the just the right amount of information to perform basic business analysis and reporting. You'll explore the components and related tools that comprise the Microsoft BI toolset as well as the new BI features of Office 2010. After a basic primer on BI and data modeling, the expert team of authors provides you with step-by-step lessons in the book and videos on the accompanying DVD on how to use SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, Excel BI (including PowerPivot), and SharePoint. Integrates instructional videos with each of the lessons found in the book to enhance your learning experience Explores the Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) toolset as well as the new BI features of Office 2010 Encourages you to practice what you've learned in «Try It Out» sections Contains video demonstrations that walk you through how to tackle each lesson featured in the book With Knight's Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer, veteran authors present you with an ideal introductory book-and-video package so that you can get started working with the BI toolset immediately!/p Note: As part of the print version of this title, video lessons are included on DVD. For e-book versions, video lessons can be accessed at wrox.com using a link provided in the interior of the e-book.
Salameh Malik Essential Tools for Operations Management. Tools, Models and Approaches for Managers and Consultants
The third book in the Essential Tools For series… on the topic of Operations Management Based on Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn's successful The Essential Management Toolbox, this book focuses in greater depth on the topic of Operations Management. This third book covers the areas of marketing, CRM and Product Development. It offers the business person and consultant the tools to help the business person define and control these areas within their business. Check out the new series website featuring sample chapters, tool of the month and solve your management problems by talking direct to the author www.essentialtoolsseries.com Third book in a new series that see's Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn’s The Essential Toolbox broken down and expanded to find the essential tools for a range of business areas This volume includes 30% new material in the form of new tools and techniques for guiding consultants Covers: Strategic Management; Business Planning; Product Development; People Management; Supply Chain Management Active author, Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn speaks regularly About the Author: Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn is a practising management consultant with over 30 years experience in both the public and private sectors and covering a range of organizations and industries. He holds two Master's degrees and a PhD in various Strategic Management topics. Book includes a forward by Malik Salameh.
Powerhouse: An Intermediate Business English Course: Study Book
Designed for business professionals and tertiary students, this business English course features original texts drawn from a range of authentic sources, including magazines, books and films. The course's flexible structure allows the ten units to be used sequentially or to be dipped into. It features complete coverage of key business areas, revises key grammar and includes a comprehensive grammatical reference with exercises at the back. The study book contains additional progress tests and practice material for use during and after the PLS course (for self-study), and has an accompanying cassette.
Michael Port Beyond Booked Solid. Your Business, Your Life, Your Way--It's All Inside
In Beyond Booked Solid, Michael Port returns with new tactics for growing your business even bigger. Port's Book Yourself Solid was a huge hit among professional service providers and small business owners who learned to master the art of attracting clients and keeping them happy. In this book, he helps your business keep growing by taking the next step, beyond booked solid. That means maximizing your business while working less and earning more. This is the ultimate guide for your growing business.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, the idea of women in business seemed strange. Today more and more women are reaching the top of business life. This book tells the business success stories of five very different women: Coco Chanel, Hanae Mori, Anita Roddick, Oprah Winfrey and Madonna.
Michael Gilliland The Business Forecasting Deal. Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions
Practical-nontechnical-solutions to the problems of business forecasting Written in a nontechnical style, this book provides practical solutions to common business forecasting problems, showing you how to think about business forecasting in the context of uncertainty, randomness and process performance. Addresses the philosophical foundations of forecasting Raises awareness of fundamental issues usually overlooked in pursuit of the perfect forecast Introduces a new way to think about business forecasting, focusing on process efficiency and the elimination of worst practices Provides practical approaches for the non-statistical problems forecasters face Illustrates Forecast Value Added (FVA) Analysis for identifying waste in the forecasting process Couched in the context of uncertainty, randomness, and process performance, this book offers new, innovative ideas for resolving your business forecasting problems.
Market Leader: Advanced: Business English Practise File (+ CD)
Market Leader 3rd Edition Practice File with Audio CD has been completely revised and updated for use with the Market Leader 3rd Edition Course Book. The 3rd Edition Course Book includes: All new reading texts from the Financial Times and other authentic sources. All new case studies with opinions on DVD-ROM from successful consultants who work in the real world of business. All new listening texts reflecting the global nature of business, with interviews that can be viewed on the DVD-ROM. New 'Working Across Cultures' spreads. New Vocabulary Trainer www.marketleader.vocabtrainer.net
All the computers in the world today make up a living being. They have a "digital nervous system." Bill Gates, in this fascinating book, explains business in the twenty-first century. Information is the new business tool, and it can travel at the speed of thought.
The Business is a major new course for the next generation of business leaders. Initial research into the development of the course looked at university syllabi from over 14 countries and developed The Business syallabus to better reflect business students' needs. Each unit is divided into 6 modules- business knowledge, vocabulary, grammar, writing, speaking and case study. Its modularity allows you to choose a learning path which will complement your academic syllabus.