Category: Business & Money

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Lead with Imagination

Description We have moved past the Information Age and are now living in the Imagination Age. Intuitive and creative thinking skills are as valuable as “hard skills” and are unique to each one of you. You have these innate skills—all you have to do is unleash them. Join up. What does imagination have to do with leadership? Ever since he was in college, Brian Paradis has been intrigued by the question, “What does imagination have to do with leadership?” For thirty years, he studied this puzzle as he honed his business and leadership skills, and one thing became crystal clear: imagination has a powerful influence...

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Networking Games: Network Forming Games and Games on Networks

Description Networking Games: Network Forming Games and Games on Networks applies game theory methods to network analyses. Its concentration on rigorous mathematical techniques distinguishes it from other books on game theory. Developed by a mathematician and game theorist with extensive contributions to applied mathematics, game and probability theory, and written for graduate students and professionals, the book’s illuminations on network games can be applied to problems in economics (in industrial organization, regulation and competition policy, for instance) and operations research. Reviews new directions in networking games, including paradoxes and puzzles designed to inspire competing answers and further investigation Addresses the need of theorists and those applying...

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Macroeconomics for Professionals: A Guide for Analysts and Those Who Need to Understand Them

Description Understanding macroeconomic developments and policies in the twenty-first century is daunting: policy-makers face the combined challenges of supporting economic activity and employment, keeping inflation low and risks of financial crises at bay, and navigating the ever-tighter linkages of globalization. Many professionals face demands to evaluate the implications of developments and policies for their business, financial, or public policy decisions. Macroeconomics for Professionals provides a concise, rigorous, yet intuitive framework for assessing a country’s macroeconomic outlook and policies. Drawing on years of experience at the International Monetary Fund, Leslie Lipschitz and Susan Schadler have created an operating manual for professional applied economists and all those required to...

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Leadership Conversations: Challenging High Potential Managers to Become Great Leaders

Description Conversation techniques and tools that can help strong managers become great leaders Often the very same skills and traits that enable rising stars to achieve success “tenacity, aggressiveness, self-confidence” become liabilities when promoted into a leadership track. While managers’ conversations are generally transactional and centered on the task at hand, leaders must focus on people, asking great questions and aligning them with the vision for the future. Leadership mindsets and skills can be developed, and Leadership Conversations provides practical guidance for connecting with others in ways that transform each interaction into an opportunity for organizational and personal growth. Identifies four types of conversation every...

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Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World

Description There are already hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity professionals and according to some sources, there is a shortage of several more hundreds of thousands. Tribe of Hackers wants to change that.We asked for industry, career, and personal advice from 70 cybersecurity luminaries who are ready to break down barriers and shatter ceilings. It’s about time. This book can be a catalyst for change for anyone, from beginners trying to enter the industry, to practitioners looking to start their own firms. What tips do the founders of Dragos, Inc. and Duo Security have on starting a company? Do you need a college degree or certification to be...

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Sell Without Selling: Lessons from the Jungle for Sales Success

Description Sell without Selling is a delightful fable that tackles the issue many salespeople face daily—in their hearts they hate to sell. It instantly engages anyone who sells with the story of a young business student named Christina and her struggle to learn a way to sell with ease. In the Krenker Business School of Practical Sales Advice, she learns that while sales methods have changed, good sales tactics have not. There, she learns to say goodbye to the hard sell and opens her eyes and ears to selling without selling. Entrepreneurs, solo-preneurs, small-business owners, sales executives, managers, and sales people need this highly effective...

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The Secret Language of Business: How to Read Anyone in 3 Seconds or Less

Description The Secret Language of Business reveals the secrets of body language and nonverbal communication. Successful professionals need more than just good communication skills, you also need the ability to interpret the nonverbal signals that everyone displays. You’ll learn how to master and manipulate your own body language, read the body language of others, and influence people through your new skills and perception. No matter what business you’re in, this is a valuable guide to achieving more in life and business. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 12.4 MB)

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Strategic Management: Concepts 2nd Edition

Description Strategic Management: Concepts 2e by Frank T. Rothaermel combines quality and user-friendliness with rigor and relevance by synthesizing theory, empirical research, and practical applications in this new edition, which is designed to prepare students for the types of challenges they will face as managers in the globalized and turbulent business environment of the 21st century. With a single, strong voice that weaves together classic and cutting-edge theory with in-chapter cases and strategy highlights, to teach students how companies gain and sustain competitive advantage. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 29.9 MB)

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The Global Silicon Valley Handbook

Description A fun, yet factual guide to thrive not only in Silicon Valley, but in the emerging Global Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley has become synonymous with big ideas, start-ups, and inventing the future. But today, the magic of Silicon Valley has gone viral and global. From Austin to Boston, from Shanghai to Dubai, a Global Silicon Valley is emerging. In THE GLOBAL SILICON VALLEY HANDBOOK, bestselling author, venture capitalist, and global thought leader, Michael Moe, maps out an insider’s guide to Silicon Valley and the hottest emerging markets from around the world. The book highlights need-to-knows, including who the top VCs and angel investors are,...

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Critical Theory of Communication

Description This book contributes to the foundations of a critical theory of communication as shaped by the forces of digital capitalism. One of the world’s leading theorists of digital media Professor Christian Fuchs explores how the thought of some of the Frankfurt School’s key thinkers can be deployed for critically understanding media in the age of the Internet. Five essays that form the heart of this book review aspects of the works of Georg Lukács, Theodor W. Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Axel Honneth and Jürgen Habermas and apply them as elements of a critical theory of communication’s foundations. The approach taken starts from Georg Lukács Ontology of...