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Journal/Periodical
v. ; 28 cm.
Business Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xx 236 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • The hustle
  • Building a company
  • Airbnb nation
  • The bad and the ugly
  • Air rage
  • Hospitality, disrupted
  • Learning to lead
  • What's next?
A thorough and objective profile of this groundbreaking and unusual company covers its founders, meteoric rise, nagging troubles, and global popularity.
Business Library
Book
542 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
To thoroughly understand how the PRC has become one of the most important actors in international affairs, this definitive book provides readers with a comprehensive assessment of the preconditions, prospects, and risks associated with China's political development.
Business Library
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xxiv, 336 pages ; 23 cm
  • Chapter 1: Whither the Coaching Manager Coaching in an Uncertain World The Coaching Manager Model and Developmental Coaching Coaching and Learning Why Don't More Managers Coach? It's the Relationship That Matters Coaching Isn't the Same as Mentoring The Title of the Book Is The Coaching Manager Chapter 2: The Coaching Manager Model-An Overview Tonia and Ashok Our Reactions to the Case The Coaching Manager Model A Coaching Culture The Coaching Mindset It's the Relationship that Makes it All Possible The Coachee The Opportunity Reflection Feedback Follow Through and the Action Plan As You Experiment With Coaching Chapter 3: The Coaching Mindset The Manager Who Learns to Coach Can Anyone Learn to Coach? The Characteristics of the Coaching Mindset The Coaching Manager Chapter 4: The Coachable "Coachee" The Question of "Coachability" What Do Employees Want From Their Managers? Hallmarks of the Coachable Learner The Problem of Impression Management Barriers to Coaching: What Does an Apparent Lack of Coachability Look Like? Arrogance: The Overestimator An Apparent Lack of Interest in the Job The Impact of Personal Stress Diversity and Coachability A Mismatch Between the Career Stage of the Employee and the Career Stage of the Manager Coachability: Treat Each Employee as an Individual Chapter 5: The Coaching-Friendly Culture and the Coaching Relationship The Coaching Friendly Culture The Values and Practices of the Coaching-Friendly Culture The Coaching Manager and Coachee Relationship The Decision to Trust Building Trust and a Coaching-Friendly Culture at the Team Level The Coaching Relationship in a Diverse World Cultural Intelligence Protecting a Coach-Friendly Culture Over Time Chapter 6: The Opportunity Coaching Managers Focus on Running a Business Not Just Results, Process: How the Work Gets Done The Common Element in All Learning Opportunities The Coachee's View of the Learning Opportunity What Should the Coaching Manager Pay Attention to? Competence Entrepreneurial Learning Strengths or Weaknesses? Opportunities: A Summary Chapter 7: Reflection What Do We Mean By Reflection? Timing Encouraging Reflection Ask Reflective Questions, Listen for Understanding On Learning to Ask Useful Questions Helping the Employee Take Ownership This Takes Time - And it Doesn't Get You There Chapter 8: Feedback Why are Performance Date, Even Observational Data, Suspect? The Real Problem: Our Tendency to Draw Inferences From Selected Data Error and Expectations: What You See Is What You Get Getting the Most From Direct Observation and Related Approaches to Gathering Performance Data The Coachee's Role The Coaching Manager as Observer: Promoting Learning and Performance, From the Sidelines Feedback and Coaching The Benefits of Feedback The Problem With Feedback Making Feedback Useful - A Summary The Basics of Providing Balanced Feedback The Emotional Impact of Feedback Maximizing the Value of That Imperfect Instrument, Feedback Your Development as a Provider of Feedback Chapter 9: Follow Through and Action Planning Planned Development and Action Planning Setting Goals How People Change Unfreezing Change Refreezing Building Commitment for Learning and Change Face-to-face Follow-up and More Conclusions: Goal Setting and Follow Through Chapter 10: Developmental Coaching and Performance Problems Causes of Performance Problems Poor Managers and Poorly Communicated Expectations The Problem of Alignment The Right Person in the Wrong Situation Personal Problems Character Team Problems Organizational Change Addressing Performance Problems: Some Coaching Guidelines Chapter 11: Coaching and Career Development The Changing View of Careers and Career Development Knowing What You Want Developmental Coaching and Career Development Learning Goals and Career Development Who You Know Does Count: Networks, Supporters, and Blockers Using Developmental Coaching to Address Career Concerns and Promote Career Development The Career Story The Final Word, for Now Chapter 12: Coaching and Management Education The Nature of the Problem Transfer of Learning Making the Most of Learning in Management Education Defining the Learning Goal Choosing the Right Program Following Up Management Development Programs and the Coaching Manager Chapter 13: Distance Coaching Trust and the Virtual Team What About Texting? Back to What Coaching is All About Distance Coaching: A Summary of the Key Points Chapter 14: Epilogue Once Again, Technology Changing Demographics The Relationship Between the Manager and the Employee Is Still the Key A Final Word for Our Coaches, Experienced and New.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781483391656 20160912
The Coaching Manager provides guidance, tools, and examples needed to develop leadership talent and inspire performance through an innovative coaching model that the authors have researched and tested among thousands of managers through the renowned Babson College Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. Unlike coaching books that focus on performance problems, The Coaching Manager presents a developmental coaching methodology that managers can use to guide employees to achieve higher levels of skill, experience greater engagement with organizations, and promote personal development. Key Features * Covers the concept, processes, and strategies involved in developmental coaching, providing real-world strategies for developing people in any organization. * Offers self-assessment tools to prompt students and managers to explore their existing notions of coaching and to what extent they or their organizations might be prepared or ready to create and sustain a coaching environment. * Twenty real-world cases illustrate coaching in action across different organizations and environments. * Action checklists to deepen skills and provide experiential learning opportunities in the classroom and on the job.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781483391656 20160912
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5. Corporate finance [2017]

Book
xxxii, 1136 pages ; 26 cm
  • PART 1: INTRODUCTION 1. The Corporation 2. Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis 3. Financial Decision Making and the Law of One Price PART 2: TIME, MONEY, AND INTEREST RATES 4. The Time Value of Money 5. Interest Rates 6. Valuing Bonds PART 3: VALUING PROJECTS AND FIRMS 7. Investment Decision Rules 8. Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting 9. Valuing Stocks PART 4: RISK AND RETURN 10. Capital Markets and the Pricing of Risk 11. Optimal Portfolio Choice and the Capital Asset Pricing Model 12. Estimating the Cost of Capital 13. Investor Behavior and Capital Market Efficiency PART 5: CAPITAL STRUCTURE 14. Capital Structure in a Perfect Market 15. Debt and Taxes 16. Financial Distress, Managerial Incentives, and Information 17. Payout Policy PART 6: ADVANCED VALUATION 18. Capital Budgeting and Valuation with Leverage 19. Valuation and Financial Modeling: A Case Study PART 7: OPTIONS 20. Financial Options 21. Option Valuation 22. Real Options PART 8: LONG-TERM FINANCING 23. Raising Equity Capital 24. Debt Financing 25. Leasing PART 9: SHORT-TERM FINANCING 26. Working Capital Management 27. Short-Term Financial Planning PART 10: SPECIAL TOPICS 28. Mergers and Acquisitions 29. Corporate Governance 30. Risk Management 31. International Corporate Finance.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134083278 20160912
"For MBA/graduate students taking a course in corporate finance." An Emphasis on Core Financial Principles to Elevate Individuals Financial Decision Making Berk and DeMarzo's "Corporate Finance" uses a unifying valuation framework, the Law Of One Price, to present the core content instructors expect, the new ideas they want, and the pedagogy their students need to succeed. " " "Corporate Finance: The Core "fits programs and individual professors who desire a streamlined book that is specifically tailored to the topics covered in the first one-semester course. For programs and professors who would like to use a text in a two semester, or more, sequence, please see "Corporate Finance, " the 31-chapter book also by Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo. Also Available with MyFinanceLab MyFinanceLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyFinanceLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyFinanceLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyFinanceLab, search for: 0134409272 / 9780134409276 "Corporate Finance: The Core Plus MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package" Package consists of: 0134202643 / 9780134202648 "Corporate Finance: The Core" 0134202910 / 9780134202914 "MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corporate Finance: The Core" ".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134202648 20160912
For MBA/graduate students taking a course in corporate finance. An Emphasis on Core Financial Principles to Elevate Individuals' Financial Decision Making Using the unifying valuation framework based on the Law of One Price, top researchers Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo have set the new canon for corporate finance textbooks. Corporate Finance blends coverage of time-tested principles and the latest advancements with the practical perspective of the financial manager, so students have the knowledge and tools they need to make sound financial decisions in their careers. For a streamlined book specifically tailored to the topics covered in the first one-semester course, Corporate Finance: The Core is also available by Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyFinanceLabTM does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyFinanceLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyFinanceLab, search for: 0134408896 / 9780134408897 Corporate Finance Plus MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *013408327X / 9780134083278 Corporate Finance*0134099176 / 9780134099170 MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corporate Finance.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134083278 20160912
Business Library
BUS PERM RES, FINANCE-211-01-02, FINANCE-211-01-02, FINANCE-214-01-02
Book
xix, 669 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Business Library
Book
viii, 341 pages ; 25 cm
  • Part I. Develop a leader mindset: The transition to leadership
  • Building trust and credibility
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Positioning yourself for success
  • Part II. Managing yourself: Becoming a person of influence
  • Communicating effectively
  • Personal productivity
  • Self development
  • Part III. Managing individuals
  • Delegating with confidence
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Developing talent
  • Part IV. Managing teams: Leading teams
  • Fostering creativity
  • Hiring
  • and keeping
  • the best
  • Part V. Managing the business: Strategy: a primer
  • Mastering financial tools
  • Developing a business case.
Whether you are new to being a boss or are simply looking to stand out from the pack, this is the one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from HBR's management archive, the book provides best practices on topics from building credibility and emotional intelligence to hiring and engaging the best employees, as well as understanding key financial statements and the fundamentals of strategy. Keep this comprehensive guide with you as you grow as a leader and you will have a bigger impact in your organization and on your career.-- Provided by publisher.
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x, 302 pages ; 23 cm.
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x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. With authors from Clayton M. Christensen to Adam Grant and company examples from Intel to Uber, this volume brings the most current and important management conversations to your fingertips. This book will inspire you to: * Rethink the way you work in the face of advancing automation * Transform your business using a platform strategy * Apply design thinking to create innovative products * Identify where too much collaboration may be holding your people back * See the theory of disruptive innovation in a brand new light * Recognize the signs that your cross-cultural negotiation may be falling apart This collection of articles includes "Collaborative Overload, " by Rob Cross, Reb Rebele, and Adam Grant; "Algorithms Need Managers, Too, " by Michael Luca, Jon Kleinberg, and Sendhil Mullainathan; "Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy, " by Marshall W. Van Alstyne, Geoffrey G. Parker, and Sangeet Paul Choudary; "What Is Disruptive Innovation?, " by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Raynor, and Rory McDonald; "How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking into Strategy, " an interview with Indra Nooyi by Adi Ignatius; "Engineering Reverse Innovations, " by Amos Winter and Vijay Govindarajan; "The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution, " by Patricia A. McDonald, Robert S. Mecklenburg, and Lindsay A. Martin; "Getting to Si, Ja, Oui, Hai, and Da, " by Erin Meyer; "The Limits of Empathy, " by Adam Waytz; "People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO, " by Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, and Dennis Carey; and "Beyond Automation, " by Thomas H. Davenport and Julia Kirby.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633692091 20161219
Business Library
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354 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Part 1. What is behavioral addiction and where did it come from?
  • The rise of behavioral addiction
  • The addict in all of us
  • The biology of behavioral addiction
  • Part 2. The ingredients of behavioral addiction (or, How to engineer an addictive experience)
  • Goals
  • Feedback
  • Progress
  • Escalation
  • Cliffhangers
  • Social interaction
  • Part 3. The future of behavioral addiction (and some solutions)
  • Nipping addictions at birth
  • Habits and architecture
  • Gamification.
"An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control...Tracing the very notion of addiction through history right up until the present day, Alter shows that we're only just beginning to understand the epidemic of behavioral addiction gripping society..."-- Provided by publisher.
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Sound recording
1 sound file : digital Digital: audio file.
  • Introduction
  • Loving to learn
  • Science is my playground
  • Physics and mathematics
  • Las Vegas
  • Conquering blackjack
  • The day of the lamb
  • Card counting for everyone
  • Players versus casinos
  • A computer that predicts roulette
  • An edge at other gambling games
  • Wall Street: the greatest casino on earth
  • Bridge with Buffett
  • Going into partnership
  • Front-running the quantitative revolution
  • Rise
  • ...and fall
  • Period of adjustment
  • Swindles and hazards
  • Buying low, selling high
  • Backing the truck up to the banks
  • One last puff
  • Hedging one's bets
  • How rich is rich?
  • Compound growth: the eighth wonder of the world
  • Beat most investors by indexing
  • Can you beat the market? should you try?
  • Asset allocation and wealth management
  • Giving back
  • Financial crises: lessons not learned
  • Thoughts
  • Epilogue.
Business Library
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xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Loving to learn
  • Science is my playground
  • Physics and mathematics
  • Las Vegas
  • Conquering blackjack
  • The day of the lamb
  • Card counting for everyone
  • Players versus casinos
  • A computer that predicts roulette
  • An edge at other gambling games
  • Wall Street : the greatest casino on earth
  • Bridge with Buffett
  • Going into partnership
  • Front-running the quantitative revolution
  • Rise
  • ... and fall
  • Period of adjustment
  • Swindles and hazards
  • Buying low, selling high
  • Backing the truck up to the banks
  • One last puff
  • Hedging your bets
  • How rich is rich?
  • Compound growth : the eighth wonder of the world
  • Beat most investors by indexing
  • Can you beat the market? should you try?
  • Asset allocation and wealth management
  • Giving back
  • Financial crises : lessons not learned
  • Thoughts
  • Epilogue.
Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.
Business Library
Book
1 online resource Digital: text file.
Business Library
Book
1 online resource Digital: text file.
Business Library
Book
1 online resource Digital: text file.
Business Library
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xi, 165 pages ; 21 cm
  • What makes an effective executive
  • The theory of the business
  • Managing for business effectiveness
  • The effective decision
  • How to make people decisions
  • They're not employees, they're people
  • The new productivity challenge
  • What business can learn from nonprofits
  • The new society of organizations
  • Managing oneself.
The best of Peter F. Drucker's articles on management, all in one place. That "management" exists as a concept, a practice, and a profession is largely due to the thinking of Peter F. Drucker. For nearly half a century, he inspired and educated managers--and powerfully shaped the nature of business--with his iconic articles in Harvard Business Review. Through the lens of Drucker's broad vision, this volume presents an opportunity to trace the great shifts in organizations in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries--from manufacturing to knowledge work, from career-length employee tenures to short-term contract relationships, from command-and-control structures to flatter organizations that call for new leadership techniques. These articles also offer a firm and practical grasp of the role of the manager and the executive today--their responsibilities, their relationships, their decisions, and detailed processes that can make their work more effective. A celebrated thinker at his best, in this volume Drucker paints a clear and comprehensive picture of management thinking and practice--both as it is and as it will be. This collection of articles includes: "What Makes an Effective Executive, " "The Theory of the Business, " "Managing for Business Effectiveness, " "The Effective Decision, " "How to Make People Decisions, " "They're Not Employees, They're People, " "The New Productivity Challenge, " "What Business Can Learn from Nonprofits, " "The New Society of Organizations, " and "Managing Oneself.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633692190 20170123
Business Library
Book
1 online resource Digital: text file.
Business Library
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viii, 253 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction: A two-way conversation with the market
  • Continuous uncertainty: everything's changing, all the time
  • Sense and respond: continuous learning
  • Why companies resist: overcoming obstacles and objections
  • You are in the software business
  • Plan for change and uncertainty
  • Organize for collaboration
  • Continuous everything: do less, more often
  • Create a culture of continuous learning.
The End of Assembly Line Management We're in the midst of a revolution. Quantum leaps in technology are enabling organizations to observe and measure people's behavior in real time, communicate internally at extraordinary speed, and innovate continuously. These new, software-driven technologies are transforming the way companies interact with their customers, employees, and other stakeholders. This is no mere tech issue. The transformation requires a complete rethinking of the way we organize and manage work. And, as software becomes ever more integrated into every product and service, making this big shift is quickly becoming the key operational challenge for businesses of all kinds. We need a management model that doesn't merely account for, but actually embraces, continuous change. Yet the truth is, most organizations continue to rely on outmoded, industrial-era operational models. They structure their teams, manage their people, and evolve their organizational cultures the way they always have. Now, organizations are emerging, and thriving, based on their capacity to sense and respond instantly to customer and employee behaviors. In Sense and Respond, Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden, leading tech experts and founders of the global Lean UX movement, vividly show how these companies operate, highlighting the new mindset and skills needed to lead and manage them--and to continuously innovate within them. In illuminating and instructive business examples, you'll see organizations with distinctively new operating principles: shifting from managing outputs to what the authors call "outcome-focused management"; forming self-guided teams that can read and react to a fast-changing environment; creating a learning-all-the-time culture that can understand and respond to new customer behaviors and the data they generate; and finally, developing in everyone at the company the new universal skills of customer listening, assessment, and response. This engaging and practical book provides the crucial new operational and management model to help you and your organization win in a world of continuous change.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633691889 20170313
Business Library
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1 online resource Digital: text file.
"From three leadership experts with military backgrounds, a blueprint for discovering leaders within the corporate ranks Pinpointing leaders is not an easy task. Every manager knows that within their organization, there are certain key employees who are "sparks"--those rare individuals who have a natural drive to not only get the job done, but to go far beyond what is called for. These special employees truly get more done in a day than others can accomplish in a week or more. These "sparks" are the unique and essential people in your firm who can help transform your company in all sorts of magical ways. And it's your job to find them, to empower them, and to enable them to become the true leaders that they are destined to become. Based on hard-earned insights and case studies gleaned from their military experience as well as corporate leadership training, authors Angie Morgan (U.S. Marine Corps), Courtney Lynch (U.S. Marine Corps), and Sean Lynch (U.S. Air Force) reveal how you can pinpoint the sparks within your ranks, and how you can unleash them to take your company to the next level"-- Provided by publisher.
"A direct and highly prescriptive work for any manager or executive who is eager to find and pinpoint those employees who have the potential to become real "sparks" in their organization, those highly motivated individuals who bring a "can-do" approach to their careers"-- Provided by publisher.
Business Library
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vi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Part 1. An introduction to superconsumers: Making your best customers better
  • Part 2. How they did it: TK (Kraft)
  • TK (Easy Grocery)
  • TK (American Girl)
  • Part 3. How you can do it: Building relationships
  • Influencing other customers
  • Using data and aligning your organization
  • Building a culture.
Pork dorks. Craftsters. American Girl fans. Despite their different tastes, these eclectic diehards have a lot in common: they're obsessed about a specific brand, product, or category. They pursue their passions with fervor, and they're extremely knowledgeable about the things they love. They aren't average consumers--they're superconsumers. Although small in number, superconsumers can have an outsized impact on a company's bottom line. Representing 10% of total consumers, they can drive between 30% to 70% of sales, and they're usually willing to spend considerably more than the average consumer. And because they're so engaged and passionate, they can offer invaluable advice to managers looking to improve their products, change their business models, energize their cultures, and attract new customers. In Superconsumers, growth strategy expert Eddie Yoon lays out a simple but extremely effective framework that has helped companies of all types and sizes achieve more sustainable growth: he'll show you how to find, listen to, and engage with your most passionate and profitable consumers, and then tailor your decisions to meet their wants and needs. Along the way, he'll let you into the minds and homes of superconsumers of all kinds, revealing what makes them tick and why they're willing to spend so much more than other consumers. Rich with data and case studies of companies that have implemented superconsumer strategies with great success, Superconsumers is a fun, practical, and inspiring guide for anyone interested in making their best customers even better.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633692077 20170123
Business Library