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  • Linear Optimization for Business

    Theory and practical application

    By Marcos Singer

    This book takes a unique approach to linear optimization by focusing on the underlying principles and business applications of a topic more often taught from a mathematical and computational perspective. By shifting the perspective away from heavy math, students learn how optimization can be used…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 

  • Word Processing with Word

    By Keith Brindley

    This handy textbook covers all you need to know about word processing.Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications, and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30

  • Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management

    By Paul Phillips, Luiz Moutinho

    Traditional narratives on strategic management no longer fulfil the needs of students, practitioners, consultants and business owners operating within contemporary society. This textbook provides a differentiated approach to the topic, highlighting the dichotomy between theory and practice, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03

  • Understanding Cultural Policy

    By Carole Rosenstein

    Understanding Cultural Policy provides a practical, comprehensive introduction to thinking about how and why governments intervene in the arts and culture. Cultural policy expert Carole Rosenstein examines the field through comparative, historical, and administrative lenses, while engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15

  • Managing Educational Technology

    School Partnerships and Technology Integration

    By Sandra Schamroth Abrams, Xiaojun June Chen, Michael P. Downton

    Managing Educational Technology examines the ways in which stakeholders from businesses, K-12 schools, and universities can influence the quality and success of technology integration in primary and secondary classrooms.   Inspired by their experiences in the field as educators, education…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14

  • Management in Networks

    2nd Edition

    By Hans de Bruijn, Ernst Ten Heuvelhof

    Getting what you want – even if you are the boss – isn’t always easy. Almost every organization, big or small, works among a network of competing interests. Whether it’s governments pushing through policies, companies trying to increase profits, or even families deciding where to move house, rarely…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14

  • Brand Transformation

    Transforming Firm Performance by Disruptive, Pragmatic and Achievable Brand Strategy

    By Keith Glanfield

    To be of value to firms, branding must operate in the "real" world, not a theoretical one, unlocking latent commercial potential and delivering tangible business results. The imperative is to pragmatically change as you go, making simple branding changes that deliver a commercial difference. This…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21

  • Strategic Performance Management

    Accounting for Organizational Control

    By Ralph W. Adler

    One of the most important challenges that people in senior management positions face is the responsibility of ensuring their organizations’ effective practice of performance management. As this book reveals, performance management comprises an interdisciplinary field of study and practice that…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20

  • Business Process Management

    By Akhil Kumar

    This book introduces students to business process management, an approach that aims to align the organization's business processes with the demands of the marketplace. Processes serve as a coordination mechanism, and the aim of business process management is to improve the organization’s…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12

  • Human Performance Improvement

    Building Practitioner Performance, 3rd Edition

    By William J. Rothwell, Carolyn K. Hohne, Stephen B. King

    Organizations are under pressure to build and sustain competitive advantage with and through people. For that reason, managers continue to demand results from workers and look for as many ways as possible to increase productivity and decrease the costs of doing business. Human performance…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07

  • Digital Marketing

    A Practical Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Alan Charlesworth

    As in the previous editions of this book, whilst strategic issues are included where appropriate, by concentrating on the operational and functional aspects of this dynamic subject, Digital Marketing: A Practical Approach provides a step-by-step guide to implementing the key aspects of online…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02

  • Strategic Communication

    An Introduction

    By Jesper Falkheimer, Mats Heide

    Strategic communication comprises different forms of goal-oriented communication inside and between organizations, their stakeholders and the society. Strategic communication is an emerging practice and research field integrating established disciplines such as public relations, organizational…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30

  • Venturing in International Firms

    Contexts and Cases in a High-Tech World

    By Christopher Williams

    This book gives students a new perspective on entrepreneurial venturing in an international context. By analyzing the dynamics in international companies, they will be armed with the skills they need to build successful strategies for entering new international markets. Williams presents a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24

  • Business Process Management

    Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementations, 4th Edition

    By John Jeston

    Business Process Management, a huge bestseller, has helped thousands of leaders and BPM practitioners successfully implement BPM projects, enabling them to add measurable value to their organizations. The book’s runaway success can be attributed partly to its overview of all major useful frameworks…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03

New Professional Books

  • Group Leadership

    By Andy Milward, Cary Cooper

    Grounded in the latest research and practical experience in client organizations, this book provides a coherent theory of the leadership of groups. The authors show how this knowledge can be used to inspire and motivate groups to deliver positive spirals of performance at the individual, group and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 

  • Implementing Lean

    Twice the Output with Half the Input!

    By Charles W. Protzman, Fred Whiton, Daniel Protzman

    Corresponding to chapters in The Lean Practitioner's Field Book, this study guide offers a complete review of the concept of the Lean Practitioner. It offers a wide range of exercises to help readers understand key Lean concepts. Each chapter includes a list of important concepts, chapter…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03 
    Productivity Press

  • Information Governance for Healthcare Professionals

    A Practical Approach

    By Robert F. Smallwood

    Like other critical organizational assets, information is a strategic asset that requires high level of oversight in order to be able to effectively use it for organizational decision-making, performance improvement, cost management, and risk mitigation. Adopting an information governance program…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • PRINCE2: A Practical Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Colin Bentley

    Struggling to apply the principles of PRINCE2� to make the method work in practice? Need guidance on adapting the process depending on context and scaling for smaller projects? Revised and updated throughout to match the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual, PRINCE2�: A Practical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30

  • Critical Management Perspectives on Information Systems

    Edited by Carole Brooke

    Critical Management Perspectives on Information Systems provides a coherent set of reference points to show students and researchers the organizational issues of information systems in theory, method and practice. Combining fresh and insightful contributions from lead researchers in the field, the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30

  • Facilitator's Guide

    By Elearn

    Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. These are practical training suitable for Diploma level qualifications in management. They are ideal for delivering management development workshops courses at a range of levels. This Facilitator's Guide fully details…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30

  • Get It, Set It, Move It, Prove It

    60 Ways To Get Real Results In Your Organization

    By Mark Graham Brown

    Selected As One of "The Year's Best Reference and Reading Material", Industrial Engineer Magazine, December 2004If you seek to produce measurable results in your organization, this book is for you. It provides practical and useful methods that you can use immediately and points out habits you…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30
    Productivity Press

  • La F brica Visual

    Metodos Visuales para Mejorar la Productividad

    By Michel Greif

    Un libro importantisismo para preparar su fbrica antes de poder comenzar producci?n justo-a-tiempo, o cualquier otro programa de mejoras. Crear una fbrica visual es el primer paso para lograr participacion de sus empleados, construir un mejor ambiente de trabajo, y obtener apoyo de su personal. Los…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30
    Productivity Press

  • The Future of Industrial Man

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    The Future of Industrial Man is the only book by Peter Drucker in which he systematically develops a basic social theory. He presents the requirements for any society to be functioning and legitimate, and then applies these general concepts to the special case of the industrial society. In his new…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28

  • Tolley's Managing a Diverse Workforce

    By Nikki Booth

    Legislation governing employee welfare is becoming increasingly strict, and nowhere is this more prevalent than in dealing with a diverse workplace. Every organisation contains employees who can be considered diverse. Diverse employee can include pregnant women, people with illnesses, young and old…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08

  • Lean for the Public Sector

    The Pursuit of Perfection in Government Services

    By Bert Teeuwen

    Packed with international case examples and clearly delineating principles as they apply to public sector organizations, Lean for the Public Sector: The Pursuit of Perfection in Government Services demonstrates that Lean in the public sector is neither rocket science nor a typical profit-driven…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Productivity Press

  • Managing Stakeholders in Software Development Projects

    By John McManus

    As stakeholder relationships and business in general have become increasingly central to the unfolding of stakeholder thinking, important new topics have begun to take centre stage in both the worlds of practitioners and academics. The role of project management becomes immeasurably more…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08

  • Kick Start Your Career

    Successful Strategies and Winning Techniques

    By Lee Smith, John van Genderen

    For new graduates, the key challenge remains how to secure that first career-related job. Full of guidance and tips on how to handle the complex field of job hunting, Kick Start Your Career can help navigate an ever-changing job market and secure your chance at your desired career. It is a valuable…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30

  • Brand Love is not Enough

    A Theory of Consumer Brand Relationships in Practice

    By Max Blackston

    How would you feel about a bank that handled all of your financial needs efficiently, but made you feel like a dummy? In a relationship between two people, what the other person thinks of you (or what you believe they think of you) exerts great influence on the quality of your relationship. The…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29

  • Strategic Communication at Work

    The Impact Paradigm

    By Diane Lennard

    Strategic Communication at Work provides the reader with a practical approach to engaging in all types of communication—one-on-one, small group, and large group—to achieve intended results. The framework presented enables readers to make informed decisions that increase the effectiveness of their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26

  • Narrative by Numbers

    How to Tell Powerful and Purposeful Stories with Data

    By Sam Knowles

    As jobs become increasingly similar, there are two skills that everyone needs if they’re going to thrive. These are the ability to interrogate and make sense of data, and the ability to use insights extracted from data to persuade others to act. Analytics + storytelling = influence. Humans are…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26

  • Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries

    How AEC Firms Can Develop and Execute Strategy Using Lean Six Sigma

    By Gerhard Plenert, Joshua Plenert

    Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries is a process of applied strategic thinking designed to develop a strategy empowered with the agility to adapt to changing circumstances and to drive a high performing culture of ideal behaviors. It is infused with…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Productivity Press

  • Business Ethics

    A Virtue Ethics and Common Good Approach

    Edited by Alejo José G. Sison, Ignacio Ferrero, Gregorio Guitián

    Can business activities and decisions be virtuous? This is the first business ethics textbook to take a virtue ethics approach. It explains how virtue ethics compares with alternative approaches to business ethics, such as utilitarianism and deontology, and argues that virtue ethics best serves the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23

  • Mapping Motivation for Coaching

    By James Sale, Bevis Moynan

    Mapping Motivation for Coaching, co-written with Bevis Moynan, is the first of a series of six books that are all linked to the author's Motivational Map toolkit. Each book builds on a different aspect of personal, team, and organisational development. This book is a practical guide to…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    The Complete Guide to Mapping Motivation

  • The Seven Competences of the Sustainable Professional

    Developing Best Practice in a Work Setting

    By Niko Roorda, Anouchka Rachelson

    The Seven Competences of the Sustainable Professional shows how every professional can contribute to sustainable development. Through real-life stories told by a range of professionals, each illustrating a sustainability competence, this book provides a practical guide to help professionals realize…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23

  • Braided Threads

    A Historical Overview of the American Nonprofit Sector

    By Robert M. Penna

    The United States today supports the strongest, most varied nonprofit sector in the world, an economic force of about $2 trillion, responsible for 5.4% of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product in 2014, and accounting that year for 10.3% of the country's private-sector workforce. Roughly…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23

  • Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe

    Development through Internationalization

    Edited by Tõnis Mets, Arnis Sauka, Danica Purg

    The process of the transition to a market-oriented economy for countries from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) started some 25 years ago. A new technology base triggered the fast growth of new investments into intangible assets by global economic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Global Entrepreneurship

  • Intelligent Disobedience

    The Difference between Good and Great Leaders

    By Bob McGannon

    Obeying all of the rules rarely generates breakthrough business performance because it does not generate new approaches. Breaking the rules randomly does not work either. Intelligent disobedience values improved business performance over compliance with the rules, when conditions permit. This is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19

  • The Practitioner's Guide to POLCA

    The Production Control System for High-Mix, Low-Volume and Custom Products

    By Rajan Suri

    POLCA (Paired-cell Overlapping Loops of Cards with Authorization) is a card-based visual control system that manages the flow of jobs through the shop floor: at each operation, it controls which job should be worked on next to meet delivery targets. POLCA ensures that upstream operations use…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Productivity Press

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