This fun, easy-to-access guide is full of useful information, tips, and checklists that will help you lead, manage, or participate in any business at a high level of competence. You’ll find out how to use databases to your advantage, recognize and reward your employees, analyze financial statements, and understand the challenges of strategic planning in a global business environment. You’ll also learn the basic principals of accounting, get a grip on the concepts behind stocks and bonds, and find out how technology has revolutionized everything from manufacturing to marketing. Discover how to:
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Dr. Kathleen Allen directs the USC Marshall Center for Technology Commercialization and is the author of several books on entrepreneurship.
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You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.
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As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process.Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions
This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified.
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Good management is vital to the success of every business but being a good manager isn't always easy. This book offers you expert advice on hiring the right staff, building effective teams, resolving office politics and maintaining your own work/life balance. Inside you'll find examples and guidance to help you identify the styles of management you need to succeed and to deal with the challenges of being a manager today.
Be the best – learn great techniques for coaching, mentoring and inspiring your employees to perform at their best
Get to the point – set goals and targets, and discover how to manage people and projects
Connect with others – use effective communication skills and discover the best ways to convey your messages
Get political – assess a wide range of management risks and learn key techniques for dealing with office politics
Become a 21st-century manager – harness the power of technology and use it to help with budgeting and accounting
Open the book and find:
How to take the first steps into management
Advice on being a truly great interviewer
Techniques on developing and mentoring employees
Guidance on juggling priorities
Why understanding your stakeholders is vital
A guide to 21st-century functions of management
Use the latest management techniques, tools and technology
Develop leadership skills and integrate them into your management style
Manage a business and team through difficult times
Become a great global manager