Comic-Strip Math Problem Solving 80 Reproducible Cartoons by Dan Greenberg

By Dan Greenberg

Math + Comics = studying That’s enjoyable! support scholars construct crucial math talents and meet math criteria with eighty laugh-out-loud comedian strips and spouse mini-story difficulties. every one reproducible comedian and challenge set reinforces a key math ability: multiplication, department, fractions, decimals, size, geometry, and extra. nice to exploit for small-group or autonomous type paintings and for homework! to be used with Grades 3-6.

Show description

Bricks matter : the role of supply chains in building by Lora M. Cecere

By Lora M. Cecere

Get confirmed tips to construct a market-driven offer chain administration system

Supply chain administration tactics have progressively shifted from a supply-driven concentration to a demand-driven one that allows you to larger synchronize call for and provide indications. Bricks Matter indicates you ways you could determine industry hazards and possibilities and translate those into profitable strategies. enterprise circumstances spotlight how company leaders are successful via market-driven approaches.

  • Helps you know how to use the rising international of predictive analytics for the higher administration of price networks
  • Includes enterprise situations illustrating the market-driven approach
  • Reveals how companies can determine marketplace dangers and translate those into supply-side tactics

As businesses transition from demand-driven to market-driven strategy, the point of interest in corporations shifts from one in every of vertical excellence to construction robust market-to-market horizontal tactics. increase profit via expanding marketplace proportion, enhance revenue margins, and preserve excessive degrees of purchaser provider with the fundamental assistance present in Bricks Matter.

Show description

Business Across Cultures (Culture for Business Series) by Fons Trompenaars

By Fons Trompenaars

Enterprise throughout Cultures is the keystone ebook within the tradition for enterprise sequence. It presents an outline of all matters tackled within the different books of the sequence. Its specific target is to supply executives with a cross-cultural viewpoint on how businesses meet the varied wishes of shoppers, traders and staff; to introduce the most rules in enterprise in a multicultural context; and to teach how all of them healthy jointly.

Show description

The Leadership Experience by Richard L. Daft

By Richard L. Daft

Grasp the serious management talents and strong realizing of cutting-edge idea had to develop into an efficient enterprise chief in state-of-the-art turbulent instances with Daft's THE management adventure, 6E. Acclaimed writer Richard Daft is helping you discover the most recent considering in management conception and modern practices at paintings inside corporations through the global. you'll research rising subject matters, together with enhancement of emotional intelligence, management imaginative and prescient and braveness, management of digital groups, and open innovation, and may attach these subject matters to contemporary international occasions comparable to moral scandals and political turmoil. jam-packed with memorable examples and specified insights into genuine management judgements, this full-color textual content comprises crisp, transparent visuals to augment the book's enticing presentation. This edition's confirmed functions, particularly designed for ultra-modern management concept and functions direction, and an outstanding starting place grounded in validated scholarly learn make the subject of management come alive. additionally, THE management event is out there with CengageNOW for the 1st time. CengageNOW offers an built-in textual content and on-line studying resolution that reinforces realizing in fact content material and gives possibilities to increase studying.

Show description

Tools for Thinking: Modelling in Management Science by Michael Pidd

By Michael Pidd

This replace of the winning first variation bargains instruments and strategies for successfully pondering in the course of the effects of a given motion sooner than making significant judgements. Managers won't in simple terms achieve an realizing of potent instruments and methodologies for modelling in determination making, but additionally come to appreciate how modelling features along intuition,vision, and management. this can be a useful advisor to utilizing modelling to discover strength situations and make the fitting company selection.

Show description

The Heretic’s Guide to Management: The Art of Harnessing by Paul M Culmsee, Kailash Awati

By Paul M Culmsee, Kailash Awati

Illustrated by way of Ashlee M Culmsee

Management strategies reminiscent of strategic making plans, undertaking administration or operational budgeting, try and decrease ambiguity and supply readability. it really is one of many nice ironies of recent company existence that they typically prove doing the other: expanding ambiguity instead of decreasing it.

It is straightforward sufficient to appreciate why: companies are advanced entities and it's unreasonable to anticipate administration types, corresponding to those who healthy well right into a 2*2 matrix or a predetermined record, to paintings within the actual global. certainly, looking ahead to them to paintings as marketed is reminiscent of colouring a paint-by-numbers Mona Lisa with the expectancy of recreating Da Vinci's masterpiece. Ambiguity is still untamed, and fact reimposes itself irrespective of how attractive the version is...but but we persist in utilizing such models.


Unfortunately, such a lot folks have a deep aversion to events that contain even a touch of ambiguity. fresh examine in neuroscience has printed the cause of this: ambiguity is processed within the elements of the mind which keep watch over our emotional responses. for this reason, many of us affiliate ambiguity with emotions of anxiety.

When young ones believe fearful, they flip to transitional gadgets akin to teddy bears or safeguard blankets, supplying them with a feeling of balance whilst occasions or occasions look overwhelming. during this publication, we exhibit that as grown-ups we do not cease utilizing teddy bears - it is only that the teddies we use take a distinct, extra company, shape. Drawing on examine, we talk about how administration versions, fads and frameworks are literally equivalent to teddy bears. they supply an analogous experience of convenience and walk in the park to company managers and minions as genuine teddies do to troubled kids.

Most young children often outgrow their desire for teddies as they mature and discover ways to focus on their early life fears. besides the fact that, if improvement is disrupted or arrested not directly, the transitional item can develop into a fetish - an item that's hung on to with a pathological depth, easily for the relaxation that it bargains within the face of ambiguity. the company reliance on simplistic recommendations for the advanced demanding situations confronted is reminiscent of little Johnny believing that every little thing can be okay supplied he clings directly to Teddy.

When this occurs you, the executive, have to locate how you can support Johnny conquer his worry of ambiguity (as good as your own).

Ambiguity is a primal strength that drives a lot of our habit. it truly is often seen negatively - anything to be kept away from or to be managed. the reality, although, is that it's a strength that may be utilized in optimistic methods too. The strength that gave the darkish part their strength within the famous person Wars video clips used to be harnessed by way of the Jedi in optimistic ways.This new administration e-book indicates you the way ambiguity, so universal within the company global, will be harnessed to accomplish remarkable results

Show description

The Idea Accelerator: How to Solve Problems Faster Using by Ken Hudson

By Ken Hudson

A toolkit of 60 practical methods through which the reader can imagine quicker to arrive past judgements, with out neglecting a wide awake, planned, and reflective approach

Creating new principles and progress possibilities is the lifeblood of any association, yet time to come back up with new rules is usually a topic. This final source for the time-strapped presents 60 potent and sensible pace considering instruments to generate new rules fast. There are instruments for readers to take advantage of by means of themselves, with others, or to release the creativity of a crew, and every one is simple to take advantage of and should aid improve principles and clear up difficulties faster. This powerful instruction manual is perfect for company executives who could be operating their very own enterprise, operating in innovation, new product improvement, enterprise improvement, revenues, advertising, and advertisements. the rate at which individuals in company have to technique info, create new ideas, and make judgements has elevated dramatically in contemporary years—with this advisor, anticipate rapid effects.

Show description

The theory of the growth of the firm by Edith Penrose

By Edith Penrose

There will not be many books which are actual classics, and just a handful in company and administration whose insights and concepts final for fifty years and extra. This ebook is among the only a few "must reads" for anyone heavily drawn to the function of administration in the company. initially released in 1959, the idea of the expansion of the enterprise has illuminated and encouraged pondering in procedure, entrepreneurship, wisdom construction, and innovation. Edith Penrose's tightly-argued vintage laid the rules for the source dependent view of the company, now the dominant framework in enterprise process. She analyses managerial actions and judgements, organizational exercises, and in addition the standards that unavoidably restrict a firm's development customers. For this new anniversary version, Christos Pitelis has written a brand new creation which either tells the tale of Penrose's outstanding lifestyles, and offers a balanced evaluation of her key rules and their carrying on with relevance and freshness.

Show description

Strategy Bites Back: Strategy is far more, and less, than by Henry Mintzberg

By Henry Mintzberg

SWOTed by way of approach types? Crunched by means of analysis?  process doesn’t need to be this fashion. approach is absolutely all approximately being various. pondering it can not make you succeed in for the snooze button. approach Bites again brings you a provocative, inventive and dazzling mixture of views to assist stimulate extra artistic strategic considering and extra relaxing process making. From voices as varied as  and Lucy Kellaway, Mao Tse Tung and Jack Welch, even Michael Porter and Gary Hamel, you could take pleasure in exploring the sharper aspect of technique. method as a bit Black gown Forecasting: Whoops! administration and Magic approach and the artwork of Seduction The tender Underbelly of tough information method as destiny       Jack Welch on making plans The Seven lethal Sins of making plans procedure One Step at a Time and lots of, many extra. Why now not celebrate examining a method ebook for a metamorphosis?

Show description