Boards, Governance and Value Creation: The Human Side of Corporate Governance

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Cambridge University Press #ad - What is the role of boards in corporate governance? how should they be structured in order to maximize value creation? This 2007 book looks at the role of boards in a variety of different countries and contexts, from small and medium-sized enterprises to large corporations. Combining value creation, behavioural and ethical approaches to the study of boards, this work offers a systematic framework which will be of value to graduate students and researchers in the field of corporate social responsibility and business ethics.

Board behaviour is thus seen to be a result of strategizing, board leadership, norms, and the decision-making culture within the boardroom. Board effectiveness and value creation are shown to be the results of interactions between owners, managers, board members and other actors. It explores the working style of boards and how they can best achieve their task expectations.

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Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes

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Harvard University Press #ad - Beyond winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system. Conflict is inevitable, in both deals and disputes. Yet when clients call in the lawyers to haggle over who gets how much of the pie, traditional hard-bargaining tactics can lead to ruin. It offers a fresh look at negotiation, through practical, and deals into better deals, aimed at helping lawyers turn disputes into deals, tough-minded problem-solving techniques.

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Supply Chain Logistics Management

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education #ad - Part four focuses on administrative challenges related to cross organizational collaboration performance measurement and concludes with the challenges of managing risk and achieving sustainability. An essential feature of the overall presentation is the integration of topical materials and examples into the Supply Chain Logistics value creation process.

. The framework of supply chain management is initially presented thereby creating a foundation for in-depth study of the five logistics operational components in Part Two. Challenges and strategies related to design and operational integration of logistics within a global supply chain are discussed in Part three.

Supply Chain Logistics Management #ad - The overall presentation integrates the discussion of information technology throughout the text. Text materials are supported by study and challenge questions as well as contemporary cases. Illustrations and examples highlight how firm’s deal with operational challenges and use logistics performance to gain competitive advantage.

The fourth edition of supply chain logistics Management presents Logistics in the context of integration within a firm’s Supply Chain Strategy and Operations.

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Business Research Methods

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education #ad - Business Research Methods #ad - This textbook also encourages and supports the completion of an in-depth business research project if desired by the professor. Students and professors will find thorough current coverage of all business research topics presented with a balance of theory and practical application. The twelfth edition of Business Research Methods reflects a thoughtful revision of a market standard.

The authors use managerial decision-making as the theme of Business Research Methods and they provide the content and structure to ensure students' grasp of the business research function.

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Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Third Edition

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - The revolutionary study of how the place where we grew up shapes the way we think, and act-- with new dimensions and perspectives Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, feel, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart—when cooperation is so clearly in everyone’s interest.

With major new contributions from michael minkov’s analysis of data from the world values survey, and act explores how national cultures differ in the areas of inequality, cultural roots of the 2008 economic crisis, and tolerance for ambiguity Explains how organizational cultures differ from national cultures—and how they can be managed Analyzes stereotyping, differences in language, feel, as well as an account of the evolution of cultures by Gert Jan Hofstede, assertiveness versus modesty, this revised and expanded edition: Reveals the “moral circles” from which national societies are built and the unexamined rules by which people think, and other intercultural dynamics.

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Statistical Techniques in BE

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BE #ad - Note:this is a standalone text. Lind/marchal/wathen is a perennial market best seller due to its comprehensive coverage of statistical concepts and methods delivered in a student friendly, step-by-step format. The text presents concepts clearly and succinctly with a conversational writing style and illustrates concepts through the liberal use of business-focused examples that are relevant to the current world of a college student.

Known as a “student's text, and coverage of software applications including Excel, cumulative exercises, “ Lind's supporting pedagogy includes self-reviews, Minitab, and MegaStat for Excel.

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Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization

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Cengage Learning #ad - This is the only text that integrates the classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to give you a complete understanding of how today's businesses use strategic management to establish a sustained competitive advantage. Written by highly respected experts hitt, ireland, concepts and cases, eleventh edition, strategic management: competiTIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, and Hoskisson, combines the latest cutting-edge research and strategic management trends with ideas from some of today's most prominent scholars.

. A wealth of learning features and more than 30 all-new compelling cases examine a broad range of critical issues confronting managers today. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization provides the solid understanding you need to effectively apply strategic management tools and techniques for increased performance and tomorrow's competitive advantage.

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Examine strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the most intellectually rich, yet thoroughly practical, analysis of strategic management today.

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How to Design, Write, and Present a Successful Dissertation Proposal

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Designed primarily for quantitative or mixed methods research dissertations, this book is a valuable start-to-finish resource. Wentz, is essential reading for any graduate student entering the dissertation process in the social or behavioral sciences. How to design, and present a Successful Dissertation Proposal, Write, by Elizabeth A.

How to Design, Write, and Present a Successful Dissertation Proposal #ad - The book addresses the importance of ethical scientific research, developing your curriculum vitae, effective reading and writing, completing a literature review, conceptualizing your research idea, and translating that idea into a realistic research proposal using research methods. The author also offers insight into oral presentations of the completed proposal, and the final chapter presents ideas for next steps after the proposal has been presented.

. Taking the view that we “learn by doing, and to do List activities throughout the text that, when combined, Action Items, ” the author provides Quick Tasks, develop each piece of your research proposal.

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Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher NULL

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Highlighting the complementary nature of quantitative and qualitative research, and statistics within the framework of a research report, they effectively explain the fundamental structure and purposes of design, measurement, including a dissertation. Quantitative research for the Qualitative Researcher is a concise, supplemental text that provides qualitatively oriented students and researchers with the requisite skills for conducting quantitative research.

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher NULL #ad - O’dwyer and James A. The text encourages the reader to see quantitative methodology for what it is?a process for systematically discovering new knowledge that can help describe, explain, and predict the world around us. Bernauer provide ample support and guidance to prepare readers both cognitively and attitudinally to conduct high quality research in the quantitative tradition.

. Throughout the book, authors Laura M.

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Financial Management: Theory & Practice

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Cengage Learning #ad - The book begins with a presentation of corporate finance fundamentals before progressing to discussions of specific techniques used to maximize the value of a firm. The only text to strike a balance between solid financial theory and practical applications, Brigham/Ehrhardt’s FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 15e gives you a thorough understanding of the essential concepts you need to develop and implement effective financial strategies.

Financial Management: Theory & Practice #ad - . It also explores the recent financial and economic crises and the role of finance in the business world. With its relevant and engaging presentation, numerous examples, and emphasis on Excel usage, this text serves as a complete reference tool for you in your academic or business career. Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Business Driven Information Systems

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education #ad - Business driven information Systems discusses various business initiatives first and how the technology supports those initiatives second. This text provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business whether they major in operations management manufacturing sales marketing finance human resources accounting or virtually any other business discipline.

Continuing with this unique and successful approach the 6th edition of  Business Driven Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs.

Business Driven Information Systems #ad - The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices.

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