eBooks-share Decision Making & Problem Solving Latest eBooks http://asiansolidsurface.org/rss/business-and-economics/decision-making-and-problem-solving Latest Decision Making & Problem Solving eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:15:14 GMT Books-share.com http://asiansolidsurface.org/images/logo.png http://asiansolidsurface.org/ 158 57 Beyond Blame: Learning From Failure and Success (by Dave Zwieback) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/beyond-blame-learning-from-failure-and-success
Author(s): Dave Zwieback
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Skills, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publish date: 2015-11-01
ISBN-10: 1491906413
ISBN-13: 9781491906415
Language: English
Description: Failure is inevitable. Our increasingly complex world demands that we continuously learn from failures (and successes) in order to survive and thrive. And yet, our learning is too often undermined. We construct biased but comfortable stories, which often feature a simple, single "root cause"--a villain, someone to take the blame. Having done that, we short-circuit the possibility of developing any deeper understanding of the complex systems we work with. With this common approach, our systems will become more fragile and drift into failure.  In this concise and entertaining book, I.T. veteran Dave Zwieback describes... more...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:15:14 GMT
Designing Efficient BPM Applications: A Process-Based Guide for Beginners (by Christine McKinty, Antoine Mottier) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/designing-efficient-bpm-applications-a-process-based-guide-for-beginners
Author(s): Christine McKinty, Antoine Mottier
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Information Management, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publish date: 2016-03-26
ISBN-10: 1491924713
ISBN-13: 9781491924716
Language: English
Description: Every business uses business processes. These are the everyday tasks you do to obtain and keep customers, maintain a competitive edge, and stay profitable. They are also the tasks that keep the lights on, the coffee machine filled, your phones connected, your payroll run, and your bills sent. Using an example that is familiar to all businesses, this book shows how to easily automate it and turn it into a process-based application. This step-by-step approach, with hands-on examples, leads you through the creation of an online process that is easy to use. With an efficient and repeatable process,... more...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:05:00 GMT
Agile in a Flash: Speed-Learning Agile Software Development (Pragmatic Programmers) (by Jeff Langr, Tim Ottinger) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/agile-in-a-flash-speed-learning-agile-software-development-pragmatic-programmers
Author(s): Jeff Langr, Tim Ottinger
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Project Management, Computers > Project Management, Reference > General
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
Publish date: 2011-02-01
ISBN-10: 1934356719
ISBN-13: 9781934356715
Language: English
Description: This comprehensive set of cards is an indispensable resource for agile teams. The deck of Agile in a Flash cards teaches leadership, teamwork, clean programming, agile approaches to problem solving, and tips for coaching agile teams. Team members can use the cards as reference material, ice breakers for conversations, reminders (taped to a wall or monitor), and sources of useful tips and hard-won wisdom. The cards are: Bite-sized! Read one practice or aspect at a time in a couple of minutes. Smart! Each card has years of practical experience behind it. Portable! Cards fit easily in your pocket or backpack. An indispensable tool for any agile team,... more...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2018 05:46:50 GMT
Creative Strategy: Reconnecting Business and Innovation (by Stephen Cummings, Chris Bilton) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/creative-strategy-reconnecting-business-and-innovation
Author(s): Stephen Cummings, Chris Bilton
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2010-04-19
ISBN-10: 1405180196
ISBN-13: 9781405180191
Language: English
Description: People tend to think of creativity and strategy as opposites. This book argues that they are far more similar than we might expect. More than this, actively aligning creative and strategic thinking in any enterprise can enable more effective innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and organizing for the future. By considering strategy as a creative process (and vice versa), the authors define 'creative strategy' as a mindset which switches between opposing processes and characteristics, and which drives every aspect of the business. The authors draw experiences and cases from across this false divide – from the... more...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:42:08 GMT
How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living (by Rushworth M Kidder) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/how-good-people-make-tough-choices-rev-ed-resolving-the-dilemmas-of-ethical-living
Author(s): Rushworth M Kidder
Categories: Business & Economics > Business Ethics, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish date: 2009-11-24
ISBN-10: 9780061743
ISBN-13: 9780061743993
Language: English
Description: This insightful and brilliant analysis of ethics teaches readers valuable skills in evaluating tough choices and arriving at sound conclusions. “A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior.” —Jimmy Carter An essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth M. Kidder offers practical tools for dealing with the difficult moral dilemmas we face in our everyday lives. The founder and president of the Institute for Global Ethics, Dr. Kidder provides guidelines for making the important decisions in situations that may not be that... more...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:52:15 GMT
Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance (by Boris Groysberg) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/chasing-stars-the-myth-of-talent-and-the-portability-of-performance-1
Author(s): Boris Groysberg
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish date: 2012-03-25
ISBN-10: 0691154511
ISBN-13: 9780691154510
Language: English
Description: It is taken for granted in the knowledge economy that companies must employ the most talented performers to compete and succeed. Many firms try to buy stars by luring them away from competitors. But Boris Groysberg shows what an uncertain and disastrous practice this can be. After examining the careers of more than a thousand star analysts at Wall Street investment banks, and conducting more than two hundred frank interviews, Groysberg comes to a striking conclusion: star analysts who change firms suffer an immediate and lasting decline in performance. Their earlier excellence appears to have depended heavily on their... more...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16:10 GMT
Harvard Business Review on Decision Making (by Harvard Business School Press) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/harvard-business-review-on-decision-making
Author(s): Harvard Business School Press
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Entrepreneurship, Business & Economics > Management
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
Publish date: 2001-06-01
ISBN-10: 1578515572
ISBN-13: 9781578515578
Language: English
Description: This collection will help people at all levels understand the fundamental theories and practices of effective decision making so that they can make better decisions in their personal and professional lives. Articles include: The Effective Decision by Peter F. Drucker; Even Swaps: A Rational Method for Making Trade-offs by John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, and Howard Raiffa; Humble Decision Making by Amitai Etzioni; Interpersonal Barriers to Decision Making by Chris Argyris; Can You Analyze This Problem? by Perrin Stryker; How to Analyze That Problem by Perrin Stryker; The Hidden Traps in Decision Making by John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, and... more...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2018 17:16:02 GMT
Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation (by Michael J. North, Charles M. Macal) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/managing-business-complexity-discovering-strategic-solutions-with-agent-based-modeling-and-simulation
Author(s): Michael J. North, Charles M. Macal
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Management Science, Computers > Artificial Intelligence
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2007-03-01
ISBN-10: 0195172116
ISBN-13: 9780195172119
Language: English
Description: Agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS), a way to simulate a large number of choices by individual actors, is one of the most exciting practical developments in business modeling since the invention of relational databases. It represents a new way to understand data and generate information that has never been available before--a way for businesses to view the future and to understand and anticipate the likely effects of their decisions on their markets and industries. It thus promises to have far-reaching effects on the way that businesses in many areas use computers to support practical decision-making. Managing Business Complexity is the... more...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:42:04 GMT
Strategic Price Risk in the Wholesale Power Markets (by Derek W. Bunn, Derek Bunn) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/strategic-price-risk-in-the-wholesale-power-markets
Author(s): Derek W. Bunn, Derek Bunn
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Industries
Publisher: Risk Books
Publish date: 1999-08
ISBN-10: 1899332332
ISBN-13: 9781899332335
Language: English
Description: This comprehensive title looks at new research on simulating strategic price risk in the UK and European power markets. It also explains why analysis of strategic price risk is crucial in price risk forecasting in power markets.
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Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:42:02 GMT
Fundamentals of Engineering Economics and Decision Analysis (Synthesis Lectures on Engineering) (by Ronald E. Terry, David L. Whitman) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/fundamentals-of-engineering-economics-and-decision-analysis-synthesis-lectures-on-engineering
Author(s): Ronald E. Terry, David L. Whitman
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Publish date: 2012-06-01
ISBN-10: 1608458644
ISBN-13: 9781608458646
Language: English
Description: The authors cover two general topics: basic engineering economics and risk analysis in this text. Within the topic of engineering economics are discussions on the time value of money and interest relationships. These interest relationships are used to define certain project criteria that are used by engineers and project managers to select the best economic choice among several alternatives. Projects examined will include both income- and service-producing investments. The effects of escalation, inflation, and taxes on the economic analysis of alternatives are discussed. Risk analysis incorporates the concepts of probability and statistics in the... more...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:22:02 GMT
The Innovator's Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More than Good Ideas (MIT Press) (by Michael Schrage) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-innovators-hypothesis-how-cheap-experiments-are-worth-more-than-good-ideas-mit-press
Author(s): Michael Schrage
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Organizational Behavior, Psychology > General
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publish date: 2014-09-12
ISBN-10: 0262028360
ISBN-13: 9780262028363
Language: English
Description: Achieving faster, better, cheaper, and more creative innovation outcomes with the 5X5 framework: 5 people, 5 days, 5 experiments, $5,000, and 5 weeks. What is the best way for a company to innovate? Advice recommending "innovation vacations" and the luxury of failure may be wonderful for organizations with time to spend and money to waste. The Innovator's Hypothesis addresses the innovation priorities of companies that live in the real world of limits. Michael Schrage advocates a cultural and strategic shift: small teams, collaboratively -- and competitively -- crafting business experiments that make top management sit up... more...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2018 09:01:09 GMT
How to Do Systems Analysis: Primer and Casebook (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management) (by Michael C. Smith, John E. Gibson, William T. Scherer, William F. Gibson) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/how-to-do-systems-analysis-primer-and-casebook-wiley-series-in-systems-engineering-and-management
Author(s): Michael C. Smith, John E. Gibson, William T. Scherer, William F. Gibson
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2016-08-01
ISBN-10: 1119179572
ISBN-13: 9781119179573
Language: English
Description: Presents the foundational systemic thinking needed to conceive systems that address complex socio-technical problems This book emphasizes the underlying systems analysis components and associated thought processes. The authors describe an approach that is appropriate for complex systems in diverse disciplines complemented by a case-based pedagogy for teaching systems analysis that includes numerous cases that can be used to teach both the art and methods of systems analysis.  Covers the six major phases of systems analysis, as well as goal development, the index of performance, evaluating candidate solutions,... more...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:32:07 GMT
The Infinite Game (by Simon Sinek) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-infinite-game
Author(s): Simon Sinek
Categories: Business & Economics > Business Life, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Motivational
Publisher: Portfolio
Publish date: 2018-12-31
ISBN-10: 073521350X
ISBN-13: 9780735213500
Language: English
Description: Do you know how to play the game you’re in?   In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear. The winners and losers are easily identified.   In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. There are no winners or losers in an infinite game; there is only ahead and behind.   The more I started to understand the difference between finite and infinite games, the more I began to see infinite games all around us. I started to see that many of the struggles that organizations... more...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:32:08 GMT
Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive and Efficient Work Environment (Perfect Phrases Series) (by Lawrence Polsky, Antoine Gerschel) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/perfect-phrases-for-conflict-resolution-hundreds-of-ready-to-use-phrases-for-encouraging-a-more-productive-and-efficient-work-environment-perfect
Author(s): Lawrence Polsky, Antoine Gerschel
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Skills, Family & Relationships > Dysfunctional Families, Family & Relationships > Parenting
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publish date: 2011-06-07
ISBN-10: 0071756167
ISBN-13: 9780071756167
Language: English
Description: THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement―and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire. Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, dialogs, and practice scripts to help you rise above the conflict and focus on solving the problem, whether it's with an employee, boss, customer, supplier, or coworker. This handy, quick-reference guide provides effective language for dealing with: A micromanaging supervisor An... more...
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Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:27:03 GMT
Digital Decision Making: Back to the Future (by Ray Corrigan) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/digital-decision-making-back-to-the-future
Author(s): Ray Corrigan
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Information Management, Computers > Hardware, Law > Science & Technology, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-06-08
ISBN-10: 1846286727
ISBN-13: 9781846286728
Language: English
Description: Since the mid 1990s, when the general public began using the Internet, governments and commerce have made vast investments in digital communications technology. There has been confusion and sometimes controversy over these, for example the proposed UK identity card system. The far-reaching commercial and social implications of decisions made in invisible or opaque specialist fields should concern every citizen. This book argues that decisions should be based on an understanding of the systems, technology and environment within which they operate; that experts and ordinary people should work together; and that technology and... more...
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Sat, 06 Oct 2018 01:52:11 GMT
Best Practices in Manufacturing Processes: Experiences from Latin America (by Jorge Luis García Alcaraz, Leonardo Rivera Cadavid, Rosa Guadalupe González-Ramírez, George Leal Jamil, Mario Gustavo Chong Chong) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/best-practices-in-manufacturing-processes-experiences-from-latin-america
Author(s): Jorge Luis García Alcaraz, Leonardo Rivera Cadavid, Rosa Guadalupe González-Ramírez, George Leal Jamil, Mario Gustavo Chong Chong
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Operations Research, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2018-09-19
ISBN-10: 9783319991
ISBN-13: 9783319991894
Language: English
Description: This book reports the best practices that companies established in Latin America are implementing in their manufacturing processes in order to generate high quality products and stay in the market. It lists the technologies, production and administrative philosophies that are being implemented, presenting a collection of successful cases of studies from Latin America. The book describes how the tools and techniques are being integrated, modified and combined to create new technical resources for assisting the decision making process for better economic performance in manufacturing companies. The efforts deployed for assisting the transformation of... more...
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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:22:02 GMT
Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity (by Alan Siegel, Irene Etzkorn) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/simple-conquering-the-crisis-of-complexity
Author(s): Alan Siegel, Irene Etzkorn
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture, Reference > General
Publisher: Twelve
Publish date: 2013-04-02
ISBN-10: 1455509663
ISBN-13: 9781455509669
Language: English
Description: For decades, Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn have championed simplicity as a competitive advantage and a consumer right. Consulting with businesses and organizations around the world to streamline products, services, processes and communications, they have achieved dramatic results. In SIMPLE, the culmination of their work together, Siegel and Etzkorn show us how having empathy, striving for clarity, and distilling your message can reduce the distance between company and customer, hospital and patient,... more...
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Wed, 03 Oct 2018 05:59:37 GMT
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition (by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/crucial-conversations-tools-for-talking-when-stakes-are-high-second-edition
Author(s): Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Negotiating, Business & Economics > Skills, Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publish date: 2011-08-19
ISBN-10: 0071771328
ISBN-13: 9780071771320
Language: English
Description: The New York Times bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People “The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup... more...
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Wed, 03 Oct 2018 03:42:02 GMT
Red Thread Thinking: Weaving Together Connections for Brilliant Ideas and Profitable Innovation (by Debra Kaye) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/red-thread-thinking-weaving-together-connections-for-brilliant-ideas-and-profitable-innovation
Author(s): Debra Kaye
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Entrepreneurship, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Reference
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publish date: 2013-02-26
ISBN-10: 0071808213
ISBN-13: 9780071808217
Language: English
Description: Create products and services your consumers can't pass up--without the high cost of development Debra Kaye explodes conventional thinking about innovation and provides an approach that anyone or any business can use to expose the crucial links among observations, experiences, facts, and feelings that on the surface do not seem related--but are--to uncover fresh, brilliant insights. In Red Thread Thinking, Kaye shows you how to weave originality from disparate information and turn it into a product or service that can shake up the marketplace--and your business. A mold-breaking system, Red Thread Thinking sharpens your... more...
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Tue, 02 Oct 2018 18:13:41 GMT
The Right Decision: A Mathematician Reveals How the Secrets of Decision Theory (by James Stein) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-right-decision-a-mathematician-reveals-how-the-secrets-of-decision-theory
Author(s): James Stein
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics, Science > History, Social Science > General, Self-Help > Success
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publish date: 2009-10-29
ISBN-10: 0071614192
ISBN-13: 9780071614191
Language: English
Description: CAN YOU EVER BE SURE YOU'RE MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION? Should you stay in a comfy job with little chance of advancement-or take a riskier one in which you could make lots of money but also wind up on the street? Should you listen to a doctor who advises surgery-or trust another who tells you to wait and see if your condition improves? Should you remain in a cozy relationship without much spark-or cut your losses and search for your soul mate? Is there ever a “right” decision? Professor James Stein would argue yes, and in this provocative new book, he shows you how to apply the mathematical principles of Decision... more...
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Tue, 02 Oct 2018 05:34:58 GMT
Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality (by Scott Belsky) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/making-ideas-happen-overcoming-the-obstacles-between-vision-and-reality-1
Author(s): Scott Belsky
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Management Science
Publisher: Portfolio Trade
Publish date: 2012-03-27
ISBN-10: 1591844118
ISBN-13: 9781591844112
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:33:48 GMT
The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor (Columbia Business School Publishing) (by Howard Marks) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-most-important-thing-uncommon-sense-for-the-thoughtful-investor-columbia-business-school-publishing
Author(s): Howard Marks
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish date: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 0231153686
ISBN-13: 9780231153683
Language: English
Description: Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. Now for the first time, all readers can benefit from Marks's wisdom, concentrated into a single volume that speaks to both the amateur and seasoned investor. Informed by a lifetime of experience and study, The Most Important Thing explains the keys to... more...
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Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:05:06 GMT
Developing Strategic Business Models and Competitive Advantage in the Digital Sector (by Nabyla Daidj) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/developing-strategic-business-models-and-competitive-advantage-in-the-digital-sector
Author(s): Nabyla Daidj
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Industries, Business & Economics > Management, Computers > Computer Science, Humor > General
Publisher: IGI Global
Publish date: 2014-09-30
ISBN-10: 1466665130
ISBN-13: 9781466665132
Language: English
Description: Rapid technological advancements have the ability to positively or negatively impact corporate growth and success. Professional leaders and decision makers must consider such advancements when designing and implementing new policies in preparation for the sustainable future of the business environment. Developing Strategic Business Models and Competitive Advantage in the Digital Sector focuses on the application of preemptive planning in the media and entertainment industries to combat an increasingly uncertain future of innovation and competition. With research-based examples and analysis, this book is an essential... more...
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Mon, 01 Oct 2018 02:06:03 GMT
The Solutions Focus: The SIMPLE Way to Positive Change (People Skills for Professionals) (by PaulZ Jackson) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-solutions-focus-the-simple-way-to-positive-change-people-skills-for-professionals
Author(s): PaulZ Jackson
Categories: Business & Economics > Careers, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Organizational Behavior, Business & Economics > Reference
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publish date: 2002-02-15
ISBN-10: 1857882709
ISBN-13: 9781857882704
Language: English
Description: This book defies conventional wisdom that suggests that identifying a problem is a sure path to uncovering a solution. The authors' original and radically pragmatic SIMPLE model instead shows how to sidestep the search for specific causes of trouble and head straight for the practical and innovative ideas to deal with difficult people, unravel complex strategic issues, or build strong teams.
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:03:17 GMT
Winning Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time (by J. Edward Russo, Paul J.H. Schoemaker) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/winning-decisions-getting-it-right-the-first-time
Author(s): J. Edward Russo, Paul J.H. Schoemaker
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: Crown Business
Publish date: 2001-12-26
ISBN-10: 0385502257
ISBN-13: 9780385502252
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:02:08 GMT
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work (by Chip Heath, Dan Heath) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/decisive-how-to-make-better-choices-in-life-and-work-1
Author(s): Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Categories: Business & Economics > Careers, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture
Publisher: Crown Business
Publish date: 2013-03-26
ISBN-10: 0307956393
ISBN-13: 9780307956392
Language: English
Description: Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives: how to make better decisions.     Research in psychology has revealed that our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases and irrationalities: We’re overconfident. We seek out information that supports us and downplay information that doesn’t. We get distracted by short-term emotions. When it comes to making choices, it seems, our brains are flawed instruments. Unfortunately, merely being aware of these shortcomings doesn’t fix the problem, any more than... more...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:59:56 GMT
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (by Malcolm Gladwell) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/blink-the-power-of-thinking-without-thinking-1
Author(s): Malcolm Gladwell
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Health & Fitness > General, Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publish date: 2007-04-03
ISBN-10: 0316010669
ISBN-13: 9780316010665
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:03:05 GMT
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of "Intangibles" in Business (by Douglas W. Hubbard) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/how-to-measure-anything-finding-the-value-of-intangibles-in-business-3
Author(s): Douglas W. Hubbard
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Skills
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2007-08-03
ISBN-10: 0470110120
ISBN-13: 9780470110126
Language: English
Description: Praise for How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business "I love this book. Douglas Hubbard helps us create a path to know the answer to almost any question in business, in science, or in life . . . Hubbard helps us by showing us that when we seek metrics to solve problems, we are really trying to know something better than we know it now. How to Measure Anything provides just the tools most of us need to measure anything better, to gain that insight, to make progress, and to succeed." -Peter Tippett, PhD, M.D. Chief Technology Officer at CyberTrust and inventor of the first antivirus software "Doug Hubbard has provided an... more...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:13:19 GMT
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business (by Douglas W. Hubbard) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/how-to-measure-anything-finding-the-value-of-intangibles-in-business
Author(s): Douglas W. Hubbard
Categories: Business & Economics > Accounting, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Information Management, Business & Economics > Skills, Mathematics > General
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2010-04-19
ISBN-10: 0470539399
ISBN-13: 9780470539392
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies: Learn Key Problem Solving Strategies; Sharpen Your Creative Thinking Skills; Make Effective Decisions (Sunday Times Creating Success) (by John Adair) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/decision-making-and-problem-solving-strategies-learn-key-problem-solving-strategies-sharpen-your-creative-thinking-skills-make-effective-decisions
Author(s): John Adair
Categories: Business & Economics > Careers, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: Kogan Page
Publish date: 2010-02-28
ISBN-10: 0749455519
ISBN-13: 9780749455514
Language: English
Description: Managers and leaders of all levels need to ensure that problems are solved in the optimal way and that the ideas and innovations for tomorrow's business flow freely.Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies helps readers master the processes of practical thinking which lie behind effective decision making, problem solving, and creative thinking. Using checklists, exercises and case studies, it explains key concepts such as: principles of effective thinking, how to develop a framework for decision making, how to use a simple model for making decisions and solving problems, how to sharpen up creative thinking skills, and how to develop thinking... more...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:16:02 GMT
The Change Maker's Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation in Any Company (by Amy J. Radin) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-change-makers-playbook-how-to-seek-seed-and-scale-innovation-in-any-company
Author(s): Amy J. Radin
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Personal Finance
Publisher: City Point Press
Publish date: 2018-09-18
ISBN-10: 1947951068
ISBN-13: 9781947951068
Language: English
Description: In The Change Maker’s Playbook, Amy Radin shares her insight-driven, down-to-earth approach to deliver innovation results under today's uncertain, complex, and rapidly changing conditions. Any leader in any size company, no matter the size or sector, feels the pressure to innovate, find new ideas and business models, and create enduring customer value. There is no one formula or set process to find and execute the ideas that achieve these goals; customers set moving targets, shareholders are unforgiving and demanding, and society expects companies to care about much more than the bottom line. The fast and furious forces of change... more...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:21:27 GMT
The Art Of Thinking In Systems: Improve Your Logic, Think More Critically, And Use Proven Systems To Solve Your Problems - Strategic Planning For Everyday Life (by Steven Schuster) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-art-of-thinking-in-systems-improve-your-logic-think-more-critically-and-use-proven-systems-to-solve-your-problems-strategic-planning-for-everyday
Author(s): Steven Schuster
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Reference
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish date: 2018-01-14
ISBN-10: 1983847542
ISBN-13: 9781983847547
Language: English
Description: Would you like to have better solutions to your problems? Struggling to understand why things went wrong when you did everything right? The Art Of Thinking In Systems can help you with these problems. You think systems thinking is for politicians and powerful CEO’s? Let me tell you this: a small business is a system, your class at school is a system, your family is a system. You are the element of larger systems – your town, your country, the world. These systems have a different dynamic. The more you know about their nature, the more optimal solutions you’ll find to problems related to them. The Art Of Thinking In Systems presents the... more...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:15:52 GMT
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts (by Annie Duke) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/thinking-in-bets-making-smarter-decisions-when-you-dont-have-all-the-facts
Author(s): Annie Duke
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management
Publisher: Portfolio
Publish date: 2018-02-06
ISBN-10: 0735216355
ISBN-13: 9780735216358
Language: English
Description: Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result. In Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made one of the most controversial calls in football history: With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots' one-yard line, he called for a pass instead of a hand off to his star running back. The pass was intercepted and the Seahawks lost. Critics called it the dumbest play in history. But was the call really that bad? Or did Carroll actually make a great move that was ruined by bad luck? Even the best decision doesn't yield the best... more...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:34:42 GMT
On Grand Strategy (by John Lewis Gaddis) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/on-grand-strategy
Author(s): John Lewis Gaddis
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, History > Civilization, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Penguin Press
Publish date: 2018-04-03
ISBN-10: 1594203512
ISBN-13: 9781594203510
Language: English
Description: A master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decades John Lewis Gaddis, the distinguished historian of the Cold War, has for almost two decades co-taught grand strategy at Yale University with his colleagues Charles Hill and Paul Kennedy.  Now, in On Grand Strategy, Gaddis reflects on what he has learned.  In chapters extending from the ancient world through World War II, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice in Herodotus, Thucydides, Sun Tzu, Octavian/Augustus, St. Augustine, Machiavelli, Elizabeth I, Philip II, the American Founding Fathers, Clausewitz,... more...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:02:19 GMT
Essentials of Management Information Systems (10th Edition) (by Jane Laudon, Kenneth Laudon) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/essentials-of-management-information-systems-10th-edition
Author(s): Jane Laudon, Kenneth Laudon
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Information Management, Reference > General
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish date: 2012-01-18
ISBN-10: 0132668556
ISBN-13: 9780132668552
Language: English
Description: An in-depth look at how today's businesses use information technologies. Many businesses look for candidates who know how to use information systems, making a general understanding of information systems an asset to any business professional. Laudon and Laudon continue to emphasize how business objectives shape the application of new information systems and technologies. The tenth edition features new opening, closing, and Interactive Session cases, as well as updated text, figures, tables, and cases.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:46:04 GMT
Entrepreneur Voices on Company Culture (by Inc. The Staff of Entrepreneur Media) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/entrepreneur-voices-on-company-culture
Author(s): Inc. The Staff of Entrepreneur Media
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Entrepreneurship, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Organizational Behavior, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
Publish date: 2018-03-27
ISBN-10: 1599186268
ISBN-13: 9781599186269
Language: English
Description: Does Your Company Culture Fit Your Business Strategy? A high-performing company culture can translate into happy employees, a productive and engaging work environment, and fluid communications. To help you define and create a culture that works in today's competitive world, Entrepreneur's community of small business owners and entrepreneurs share their battle-tested strategies, hard-won advice, and secrets behind what works and what doesn't. Entrepreneur Voices on Company Culture will help you to: Create a culture that fits your brand and leadership style Hire the right team that will support your mission Increase your team's... more...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:26:02 GMT
Trusting Judgements: How to Get the Best out of Experts (by Mark A. Burgman) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/trusting-judgements-how-to-get-the-best-out-of-experts
Author(s): Mark A. Burgman
Categories: Business & Economics > Consulting, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Education > Professional Development, Political Science > Public Affairs & Administration
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2016-01-15
ISBN-10: 1107112087
ISBN-13: 9781107112087
Language: English
Description: Policy- and decision-makers in government and industry constantly face important decisions without full knowledge of all the facts. They rely routinely on expert advice to fill critical scientific knowledge gaps. There are unprecedented opportunities for experts to influence decisions. Yet even the most experienced can be over-confident and error-prone, and the hidden risk is that scientists and other experts can over-reach, often with good intentions, placing more weight on the evidence they provide than is warranted. This book describes how to identify potentially risky advice, explains why group judgements outperform individual estimates, and... more...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:46:03 GMT
Future Forward: Leadership Lessons from Patrick McGovern, the Visionary Who Circled the Globe and Built a Technology Media Empire (by Glenn Rifkin) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/future-forward-leadership-lessons-from-patrick-mcgovern-the-visionary-who-circled-the-globe-and-built-a-technology-media-empire
Author(s): Glenn Rifkin
Categories: Business & Economics > Business Life, Business & Economics > Corporate & Business History, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publish date: 2018-09-12
ISBN-10: 1260142809
ISBN-13: 9781260142808
Language: English
Description: Powerful lessons in forward-thinking leadership from the visionary business pioneer who turned IDG into a $3 billion technology media and venture capital empire Like Steve Jobs, Patrick McGovern built a worldwide multibillion-dollar industry by thinking differently, disrupting old business models, and embracing new technology trends. He drove the future forward and never looked back. With magazines such as Computerworld, PCWorld, and Macworld, his company, International Data Group (IDG), quickly became a global powerhouse with information technology publications in nearly 100... more...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2018 06:36:02 GMT
The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life (by Uri Gneezy, John List) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-why-axis-hidden-motives-and-the-undiscovered-economics-of-everyday-life-1
Author(s): Uri Gneezy, John List
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publish date: 2013-10-08
ISBN-10: 1610393112
ISBN-13: 9781610393119
Language: English
Description: Can economics be passionate?… Can it center on people and what really matters to them day-in and day-out.… And help us understand their hidden motives for why they do what they do in everyday life? Uri Gneezy and John List are revolutionaries. Their ideas and methods for revealing what really works in addressing big social, business, and economic problems gives us new understanding of the motives underlying human behavior. We can then structure incentives that can get people to move mountains, change their behavior—or at least get a better deal. But finding the right incentive can be like looking for a needle in a... more...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:26:02 GMT
The Innovative Mindset: 5 Behaviors for Accelerating Breakthroughs (by John Sweeney, Elena Imaretska) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-innovative-mindset-5-behaviors-for-accelerating-breakthroughs
Author(s): John Sweeney, Elena Imaretska
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2015-10-26
ISBN-10: 1119161282
ISBN-13: 9781119161288
Language: English
Description: Redefine what it means to be innovative The Innovative Mindset calls the accepted definition of innovation into question, urging you to consider how innovation might function as a behavior that you perpetuate, rather than an inflexible theory or corporate-defined initiative. By asking yourself what it takes to be innovative—and by being honest with yourself about the answer—you can incorporate innovation into your life much in the same way that you would a behavior to help you lose weight, increase your strength, learn to play the piano, or improve your relationships. This groundbreaking text helps you identify what you... more...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:44:10 GMT
The Power of Fifty Bits: The New Science of Turning Good Intentions into Positive Results (by Bob Nease) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-power-of-fifty-bits-the-new-science-of-turning-good-intentions-into-positive-results-1
Author(s): Bob Nease
Categories: Business & Economics > Consumer Behavior, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Marketing, Business & Economics > Personal Finance
Publisher: HarperBusiness
Publish date: 2016-01-19
ISBN-10: 0062407457
ISBN-13: 9780062407450
Language: English
Description: Going beyond the bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Thinking, Fast and Slow, the first “how to” guide that shows you how to help customers, employees, coworkers, and clients make better choices to get what they truly want. Of the ten million bits of information our brains process each second, only fifty bits are devoted to conscious thought. Because our brains are wired to be inattentive, we often choose without thinking, acting against our own interests—what we truly want. As the former Chief Scientist of Express Scripts, a Fortune 25 healthcare company dedicated to making the use of prescription medications... more...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2018 09:26:02 GMT
Abacus Evolve Problem Solving Activities Year 2 Single User (by Ruth Merttens) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/abacus-evolve-problem-solving-activities-year-2-single-user
Author(s): Ruth Merttens
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: Ginn & Company
Publish date: 2005-06-09
ISBN-10: 0602314100
ISBN-13: 9780602314101
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:22:02 GMT
Multidisciplinary Systems Engineering: Architecting the Design Process (Textbooks in Telecommunication Engineering) (by James A. Crowder, John N. Carbone, Russell Demijohn) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/multidisciplinary-systems-engineering-architecting-the-design-process-textbooks-in-telecommunication-engineering
Author(s): James A. Crowder, John N. Carbone, Russell Demijohn
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Operations Research, Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management, Reference > General, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-01-24
ISBN-10: 3319223976
ISBN-13: 9783319223971
Language: English
Description: This book presents Systems Engineering from a modern, multidisciplinary engineering approach, providing the understanding that all aspects of systems design, systems, software, test, security, maintenance and the full life-cycle must be factored in to any large-scale system design; up front, not factored in later. It lays out a step-by-step approach to systems-of-systems architectural design, describing in detail the documentation flow throughout the systems engineering design process. It provides a straightforward look and the entire systems engineering process, providing realistic case studies, examples, and design problems that will... more...
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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:46:02 GMT
Elements of Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics: Quantitative Methods for Planning and Control (by Nick T. Thomopoulos) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/elements-of-manufacturing-distribution-and-logistics-quantitative-methods-for-planning-and-control
Author(s): Nick T. Thomopoulos
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Operations Research, Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-01-19
ISBN-10: 3319268619
ISBN-13: 9783319268613
Language: English
Description: This book describes a variety of quantitative methods that are vital to planning and control in the operations of the industrial world, from suppliers to manufacturing plants to distribution centers and to the dealers and stores. The topics include: forecasting, measuring forecast error, determining the order quantity, safety stock, when and how much inventory to replenish, all this for individual items and for a distribution network where the items are housed in multiple locations. Further quantitative methods are: manufacturing control, just-in-time, assembly, statistical process control, distribution network, supply chain... more...
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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:42:12 GMT
HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter (HBR Guide Series) (by Harvard Business Review) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/hbr-guide-to-making-every-meeting-matter-hbr-guide-series
Author(s): Harvard Business Review
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Skills
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publish date: 2016-12-06
ISBN-10: 1633692175
ISBN-13: 9781633692176
Language: English
Description: Make every minute count. Your calendar is full, and yet your meetings don’t always seem to advance your work. Problems often arise with unrealistic or vague agendas, off-track conversations, tuned-out participants who don’t know why they’re there, and follow-up notes that no one reads―or acts on. Meetings can feel like a waste of time. But when you invest a little energy in preparing yourself and your participants, you’ll stay focused, solve problems, gain consensus, and leave each meeting ready to take action. With input from over 20 experts combined with useful checklists, sample agendas, and follow-up memos,... more...
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Tue, 04 Sep 2018 22:56:12 GMT
The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making (Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management) (by Gerard P. Hodgkinson, William H. Starbuck) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-oxford-handbook-of-organizational-decision-making-oxford-handbooks-in-business-and-management
Author(s): Gerard P. Hodgkinson, William H. Starbuck
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Workplace Culture, Reference > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2008-05-11
ISBN-10: 0199290466
ISBN-13: 9780199290468
Language: English
Description: The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision-Making comprehensively surveys research on organizational decision-making, broadly conceived. It looks at analysis at the levels of individuals, groups, organization, and inter-organizations, emphasizing psychological perspectives while encompassing insights from economics, political science, and sociology. In-depth case studies illustrate the practical implications of this research. Bringing together established experts to look at individual topics, the Handbook is an authoritative reference work for academics, researchers, and advanced students concerned with decision-making in the areas of... more...
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Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:02:05 GMT
Be More Strategic in Business: How to Win Through Stronger Leadership and Smarter Decisions (by Diana Thomas, Stacey Boyle) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/be-more-strategic-in-business-how-to-win-through-stronger-leadership-and-smarter-decisions
Author(s): Diana Thomas, Stacey Boyle
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Management Science, Business & Economics > Skills
Publisher: Mango
Publish date: 2018-08-15
ISBN-10: 1633537846
ISBN-13: 9781633537842
Language: English
Description: Strategic leadership is essential to business success: Strong leaders are those who successfully navigate a great shift: from tactical doer to strategic leader. Regardless of your industry, line of business, or sector, your organization desperately needs strategic leaders. A strategic leader is tuned in to the needs of the business, understands how his or her actions impact corporate objectives, and uses data to make smart decisions. Whether you're leading a department or running your own company, a strategic leader clearly propels business performance. Building a ladder to strategic leadership: Stephen R. Covey famously explained... more...
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Sun, 02 Sep 2018 14:26:08 GMT
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds (by Michael Lewis) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/the-undoing-project-a-friendship-that-changed-our-minds
Author(s): Michael Lewis
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Biography & Autobiography > Social Scientists & Psychologists, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish date: 2016-12-06
ISBN-10: 0393254593
ISBN-13: 9780393254594
Language: English
Description: How a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality. Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Michael Lewis’s own work possible. Kahneman and... more...
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Sun, 02 Sep 2018 05:11:50 GMT
Statistical Process Control: A Pragmatic Approach (Continuous Improvement Series) (by Stephen Mundwiller) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/statistical-process-control-a-pragmatic-approach-continuous-improvement-series
Author(s): Stephen Mundwiller
Categories: Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Quality Control, Technology & Engineering > Chemical & Biochemical
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2017-10-24
ISBN-10: 1498799132
ISBN-13: 9781498799133
Language: English
Description: People with minimal math skills, and even those with advanced math skills, have difficulty grasping the intuitive concepts behind Statistical Process Control (SPC). Many practitioners do not understand the concepts behind Control Charts, the differences of out of control and out of specification, and the process variation on Control Charts. This book will explain these concepts by using a simple methodology that will bring a much greater level of understanding to those that use it by providing a detailed description of the method, using common language, real-world examples to illustrate the concept, and instructions on easy... more...
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Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:52:18 GMT
Reaching The Goal: How Managers Improve a Services Business Using Goldratt's Theory of Constraints (by John Arthur Ricketts) http://asiansolidsurface.org/ebook/reaching-the-goal-how-managers-improve-a-services-business-using-goldratts-theory-of-constraints
Author(s): John Arthur Ricketts
Categories: Business & Economics > Customer Service, Business & Economics > Decision Making & Problem Solving, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Quality Control, Reference > General
Publisher: IBM Press
Publish date: 2007-11-02
ISBN-10: 0132333120
ISBN-13: 9780132333122
Language: English
Description: “There is no doubt that this is a truly original and groundbreaking work in applying the Theory of Constraints. I run a services company and learned some things about the services business. Anyone involved in large services companies needs to look at what John is proposing. I will definitely quote this material frequently.” Chad Smith, Managing Partner, Constraints Management Group   “The information presented in this book is badly needed by service providers who struggle to balance supply and demand with their resources.” Carol A. Ptak, CFPIM, CIRM   “The techniques that John brings to light in this book are the bridge from the... more...
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Sat, 01 Sep 2018 03:16:02 GMT