All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Animal Spirits Akerlof, George A. | Shiller, Robert J. Princeton University Press , 2009 Economics & Finance

Animal Spirits dissects standard economic theories and demonstrates their failure to account for human emotion, even though emotions have a large impact on the economy. George A. Akerlof and Robert J....

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Answering the Ultimate Question Owen, Richard | Brooks, Laura Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Management

Net Promoter - a multi-faceted program focused on increasing company growth through focused enhancement of customer loyalty - has been implemented in organizations worldwide. Many leading companies have demonstrated...

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Answers for Managers. Radzik, Adam | Emek, Sharon AMACOM , 1991 Human Resources, Leadership, Management

In Answers for Managers, Radzik and Emek have distilled a virtual library of management concepts into an extremely practical guide, whose primary value lies in the fact that it provides managers with the information...

 
 
Anticipate, Respond, Recover McGlown, K. Joanne | Robinson, Phillip D. Health Administration Press , 2011 Health Care, Leadership

In Anticipate, Respond, Recover, editors K. Joanne McGlown and Phillip D. Robinson stress that healthcare executives must take responsibility for knowing as much about disaster preparedness, response,...

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Anywhere Green, Emily Nagle Emily Nagle Green, McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Strategy, Technology

A pill bottle helps health care professionals monitor patients taking medication. A vending machine reports its own inventory over a wireless network...

 
 
aol.com Swisher, Kara Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies, Technology

During the last decade of the 20th century, an entirely new medium - online communications via the personal computer - was born, and the preeminent brand of this emerging new medium has turned out to be America Online...

 
 
Apple Carlton, Jim Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies

Almost every personal computer worldwide now has the distinctive look of Apple’s legendary Mac, which was the first to bring easy-to-use graphical icons and pull-down menus to the masses. Unfortunately, the company...

 
 
Army of Entrepreneurs Prosek, Jennifer AMACOM , 2011 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

Businesses face a tough financial landscape today. To complicate matters further, the economy does not always function in a predictable or recognizable fashion. Large, well-established companies have faced great...

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Artful Work Richards, Dick Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1995 Human Resources, Personal Growth

Issues that the business world now believes to be important, such as values, empowerment, service, quality, and environmental responsibility, are matters of feeling and spirit. Although most people acknowledge that...

 
 
As We Speak Meyers, Peter | Nix, Shann Atria Paperback, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2011 Communication

As We Speak provides the tools and techniques that will help speakers improve their communications with others, whether it be at a meeting, a large presentation, or in one-on-one interactions. By...

 
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