Data Driven Leaders Always Win

Author: Jay Zaidi
Publisher: Alydata
ISBN: 9780997813500
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Organizations are being forced to undergo a digital transformation and this is creating a tumultuous period of change for them. Those that wish to win with data must implement a data culture - a complex undertaking.

High Performance Buildings A Guide For Owners Managers

Author: Anthony Robinson, MS
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1312083077
Size: 68.87 MB
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High Performance Buildings: A Guide for Owners and Managers, is a template - a blueprint for action for those making decisions about how to improve the energy efficiency and performance of new or existing buildings. It is designed to have broad appeal, both for the seasoned veteran facility or energy manager and for the new manager alike, but can also be utilized as a practical desk reference by professionals such as architects, engineers, and construction managers. The full spectrum of topics relevant to achieving optimum building performance is addressed, including analysis of overall building energy use and performance, building commissioning, applicable codes, standards and rating systems, building envelope, onsite power generating options, optimizing performance of building mechanical and electrical equipment, and importance of effective building operation and maintenance practices. Fundamental principles are discussed and illustrated with case studies.

Leadership Resources

Author: Mary K. Schwartz
Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership
ISBN: 9781882197576
Size: 11.84 MB
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Since 1986, HRD professionals, corporate trainers, educators, and managers have used this volume to identify materials that can help them better understand issues of leadership and leadership development and apply that understanding in their organizations and classrooms. Drawn from numerous sources and carefully reviewed by the editors, the information in Leadership Resources includes descriptions of current writings and films on leadership, a list of active leadership organizations, websites offering leadership resources, and announcements of annual conferences and meetings. Information on development instruments and exercises introduces many powerful techniques and strategies for enhancing personal growth and learning. A new, simplified organization allows for easier subject browsing, and subject, author, and title indexes provide detailed access to all parts of the book.

Leading Issues In Leading Issues In Business And Management Research Volume 2

Author: Susan Geringer and John Mendy
Publisher: Academic Conferences and publishing limited
ISBN: 1910810371
Size: 61.89 MB
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Research Methodology remains a vital issue at the heart of all scholarly activity. Without a proper appreciation of Research Methodology and its correct application academic progress is not possible. One of the problems which Research Methodology offers the learner is the very wide range of options which are frequently available with which to answer a research question and this high level of choice can lead to indecision and sometimes confusion. This book is a compilation of a number of important papers on this subject selected by two leaders in this field of study. A wide range of topic have been chosen which lead the reader through some of the more important considerations in the field. The book is designed to help with this type of problem and the the current selection of papers which highlight a variety of research questions, problems and issues and an accompanying range of research methods and methodological discussions. Their authors have stated the research positions they have adopted and respective levels of justification and knowledge forms have been presented. These range from those forms of knowledge that might be found of use to practitioners to those that are more philosophically or academically inclined. A certain level of research impact is either implied or overtly presented in the selected papers. This book is an important text for academics, researchers and students as well as those interested in using research from a commercial point of view.

Public And Third Sector Leadership

Author: Brian Howieson
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1783504919
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What can we learn from leaders in the public and third sectors? This book is unique in that it provides an opportunity for the voices of these individuals to be heard. Each leader considers what leadership means to them, their experience of it, and the complex challenges they face as a result of profound changes in the economy, polity and society.

The Financial Times Guide To Analysis For Managers

Author: Babette Bensoussan
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273722014
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TheFT Guide to Analysis for Managersgives you the 12 core methodologies that will make the way you evaluate business data and information more effective and more business-focused. Learn the fundamentals of these techniques and you’ll be able to analyse the performance and competitive fitness of both your own company and your competitors more effectively and take better strategic decisions about the future direction of your business. The top 12 tools covered, in a straightforward, practical style, are: · BCG Growth/Share Portfolio Matrix · Competitor Analysis · Financial Ratio and Statement Analysis · Five Forces Industry Analysis · Issue Analysis · Product Life Cycles Analysis · Scenario Analysis · Macroenvironmental Analysis · SWOT Analysis · Value Chain Analysis · Driving Forces Analysis · Win/Loss Analyis STRONGER ANALYSIS DELIVERS BETTER BUSINESS RESULTS TheFT Guide to Analysis for Managerswill help you make sense of today’s complex, chaotic, globally competitive environment. It will hone your strategic thinking, and give you an improved understanding of the competitive terrain, which in turn will help you steal a march on your competitors. Effective analysis of your competition, environment, organization, and strategy will help you deliver the following: • Early warning of potentially developing opportunities or emerging threats in your competitive environment. • An objective and arm’s-length assessment of your organization’s relative competitive position. • The ability to help your organization to more quickly and easily adapt to changes in the environment. For each form of the indispensable 12 methods of analysis covered, the authors present clear descriptions, context, rationales, strengths, weaknesses, step-by-step instructions, and case study examples. The result: a book you can rely on to meet your strategic challenges, and address your business challenges, whatever your role, industry, or environment. About the authors Babette E. Bensoussanis Managing Director of The MindShifts Group, a company specializing in competitive intelligence, strategic planning, and strategic marketing projects in the Australasia region. Babette is widely recognized and sought after for her international expertise in competitive analysis and has provided mentoring and training to executives and organizations to assist with the delivery and implementation of competitive intelligence. She has undertaken major studies for and consulted togovernment departments, global Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-sized firms,and has undertaken over 300 projects in a wide range of industries and markets. In 2006 she was recognized for her work in this field by being presented with the highest and most prestigiousinternationalaward in the field of competitive intelligence-the SCIP Meritorious Award. Craig S. Fleisher holds the Windsor Research Leadership Chair and is Professor of Management, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Canada. Craig is a past President and Fellow of the International Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, founder and inaugural chair of the Board of Trustees of the Competitive Intelligence Foundation (Washington, DC), founding editor of the Journal of Competitive Intelligence and Management and a founding member of the International Association of Business and Society. Craig has authored and edited ten books in the areas of applied strategy; competitive intelligence analysis; and performance management, most recently Business and Competitive Analysis (FT Press, 2007).

Stock Assessment For Fishery Management

Author: Daniel D. Hoggarth
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9789251055038
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Provides guidelines for fish stock assessment and fishery management using the software tools developed by the UK's Department for International Development's Fisheries Management Science Programme. This report explains some key elements of the precautionary approach to fisheries management and outlines a range of alternative stock assessment approaches.

Handbook Of Data Analysis

Author: Melissa A Hardy
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446203441
Size: 34.37 MB
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here 'This book provides an excellent reference guide to basic theoretical arguments, practical quantitative techniques and the methodologies that the majority of social science researchers are likely to require for postgraduate study and beyond' - Environment and Planning 'The book provides researchers with guidance in, and examples of, both quantitative and qualitative modes of analysis, written by leading practitioners in the field. The editors give a persuasive account of the commonalities of purpose that exist across both modes, as well as demonstrating a keen awareness of the different things that each offers the practising researcher' - Clive Seale, Brunel University 'With the appearance of this handbook, data analysts no longer have to consult dozens of disparate publications to carry out their work. The essential tools for an intelligent telling of the data story are offered here, in thirty chapters written by recognized experts. ' - Michael Lewis-Beck, F Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of Iowa 'This is an excellent guide to current issues in the analysis of social science data. I recommend it to anyone who is looking for authoritative introductions to the state of the art. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review and an extensive bibliography and will be invaluable to researchers wanting to update themselves about modern developments' - Professor Nigel Gilbert, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Sociology, University of Surrey This is a book that will rapidly be recognized as the bible for social researchers. It provides a first-class, reliable guide to the basic issues in data analysis, such as the construction of variables, the characterization of distributions and the notions of inference. Scholars and students can turn to it for teaching and applied needs with confidence. The book also seeks to enhance debate in the field by tackling more advanced topics such as models of change, causality, panel models and network analysis. Specialists will find much food for thought in these chapters. A distinctive feature of the book is the breadth of coverage. No other book provides a better one-stop survey of the field of data analysis. In 30 specially commissioned chapters the editors aim to encourage readers to develop an appreciation of the range of analytic options available, so they can choose a research problem and then develop a suitable approach to data analysis.

A Pastoral Leader S Handbook

Author: Marilyn Nathan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441123571
Size: 62.22 MB
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The roles and responsibilities of the pastoral leader have changed significantly in recent years. A Pastoral Leader's Handbook provides a comprehensive survey of the pastoral leader's role in secondary school in the current climate and practical guidance on how to do the job. It includes information and guidance on: becoming effective in your role as a pastoral leader; how to get the best out of your tutor team; your role in managing pupil behaviour; working with a range of external agencies; using data to raise pupil achievement; handling difficult or hard to reach parents; the impact of current research findings on how you do the job. Case studies with real examples of both good and bad practice feature throughout, so that it is easy to relate to the experiences described. Questions throughout aid personal reflection or group discussion, and summaries of recent research, references and relevant web links provide springboards to further support where needed.