The 7 HabitsThe book first introduces the concept of Paradigm Shift and prepares the reader for a change in mindset. It helps the reader understand that there exists a different perspective, a viewpoint that may be different from his own and asserts that two people can see the same thing and yet differ with each other. Once the reader is prepared for this, it introduces the seven habits, in a proper order.
Each chapter is dedicated to one of the habits.
In a world of geo-political, social and economic uncertainty, Strategic Financial Management is under pressure. This book reviews the subject within the context of current events. Each chapter contains activities (with solutions) to test understanding at your own pace. Comprehensive, yet concise, the material is also presented logically as a guide to further study. First, the investment decision, which maximises net present value and shareholder wealth. Next, the finance decision, which allocates least-cost combinations of capital resources. Finally, the wealth decision, which examines how internal investment and financial decisions should be externally monitored by the market.
Knowledge on research methods is absolutely essential for any student. This textbook provides an overview of the different elements required to write a thesis.
The purpose of this book is to introduce and reflect on some of the key writers, ideas, models and approaches in Strategic Management. Hopefully the book will bring together ideas and models from other areas of business and management study to support the planning of strategy.
Fundamentals of supply chain management is based on the author’s many years of teaching and research experience. It addresses the most fundamental concepts and best practices of contemporary supply chain management. It provides a structured description of all the most important components in the topic area, and supports it by many real-world leading edge company cases. The book is particularly suitable for those who want to make a firm grasp of the subject without spending a luxury of time. It is also a great companion for undergraduate and master degree students.
This free text book introduces the reader to the different approaches and schools within strategic thinking as well as the tools used to investigate the strategic environment surrounding a business.
This compendium provides a comprehensive overview of the most important topics covered in a strategic t course at the Bachelor, Master or MBA level. The intention is to supplement renowned strategy textbooks such as Johnson and Scholes.
Every project and as a consequence every project manager has to deal with different targets, different environments and, last but not least, with different people. Therefore, only the Know-how and the Do-how will transform a project manager into an excellent project manager. Read this book to learn more about Project Management. The main topics of this book are: Project Organisations, Estimation of Times and Cost, Estimation of Times and Cost, Risk Management and much more.
Information management is vital for today’s businesses. It requires significant investment and supports critical business processes. With the proliferation of the information economy and information systems, effective information management determines success of virtually every business operation. The aim of this book is to assist managers in becoming knowledgeable decision makers in the field of information management and analysis.
This is a short, focused text, considering a range of methods, issues and concepts in management decision making. Written from the perspective of a student/manager unfamiliar and/or uncomfortable with mathematics, the text considers a range of established decision making methods and presents them in the context of a need to develop an inclusive and integrated view of decision analysis in management.
This book is a collection of 500-word essays on a variety of management, leadership, and organizational topics. The essays present management and leadership theory in a clear, concise, and useful manner. Using a variety of examples and references to movies, books, and everyday experiences, readers can quickly gain insight into fundamental and advanced management principles. This volume would benefit students in a variety of management, leadership, and organizational behavior courses as well as working professionals.