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How we can be Kings even without Kingdoms (Management Sutras)
Devdutt Pattanaik - 2016
His profound management sutras are derived from his bestselling books on business and management. They show how individuals can realize their potential, create wealth and achieve lasting success by following uniquely Indian principles (based on Hindu, Jain and Buddhist mythology) of goal setting, strategic thinking and decision-making.
CK Prahalad: The Mind of the Futurist - Rare Insights on Life, Leadership & Strategy
Benedict Paramanand - 2014
This book relives late Professor C K Prahalad’s dream life – from a boy who studied in a Tamil-medium school among the poor in Coimbatore, and went on to do MBA at IIM Ahmedabad, a doctorate at the Harvard Business School and sat on the boards of several large global corporations.Yet, this is not a biography. It is a mélange of untold stories of the profound impact CK had on global and Indian business leaders, CEOs, executives, students and teachers and while doing so, looks at the timeless lessons he left behind for future generations.This book is for those who get excited and inspired by how path-breaking ideas and deep insights on leadership, strategy and behaviour change the way we run our lives and businesses. It’s for those who believe that the world’s most difficult problems like poverty can be addressed by asking simple questions and finding innovative solutions for solving them.Readers will find rare and riveting stories of how CK transformed the mindsets of frightened Indian business leaders after 1991 reforms into formidable global players Just as fascinating is to learn how he also greatly influenced the direction and growth of India’s information technology sectorTo those who have heard CK talk and have read his books, he seemed tough and distant. This book demystifies the man and makes him eminently approachable.While the book is essentially about the Big Impact of the Big Man on Indian business since 1991, it doubles up smartly as an incisive commentary on India’s tryst with rediscovering its self-belief, globalization, modernization and much more after 1991.
Summary of Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian (Fifty Shades of Grey Series) by E L James - One Sitting Reads - Read the Whole Book In 5 Minutes With (Bonus Story)
OneSitting Reads - 2017
This effective learning companion will help you digest materials quickly and easily: Finish In One Sitting! Check one out and you'll be hooked! Download And Start Reading Now - Even if it's 3 AM! Bonus Section Included 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed or your money back!
Fallen Angel: The Making and Unmaking of Rajat Gupta
Sandipan Deb - 2013
Why did this happen? Based on extensive research, including transcripts of FBI-wiretap conversations, Fallen Angel is an insightful account of a remarkable man and the extraordinary events surrounding him: this is the real story of Rajat Gupta, an orphaned immigrant from India who managed to reach dizzying heights in the US corporate sector. Although the verdict is out, the mystery remains: several jury members were in tears after delivering the verdict, and nearly everyone who has known Gupta believes he is innocent so what really happened? With its almost thriller-like cast of real-life characters, Fallen Angel is a page-turner that explores the complex layers of this human drama.
Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration
Martin Murray - 2011
Based on SAP ERP 6.0, this new edition of the best-selling book is a comprehensive reference to the ins and outs of Materials Management in SAP, with new real-world, practical examples to help you grasp the information quickly and efficiently. You’ll learn everything you need to know, from goods receipt and invoice verification to balance sheet valuation and the material ledger. Materials Management Processes and Concepts Discover the various concepts of materials management and how they can be used to help your business run smoothly. Materials Management Configuration Learn specific configuration details to help you optimize your MM implementation. Comprehensive Coverage of Key Concepts Master the various elements of SAP ERP, including material master data, vendor master data, purchase requisitions, request for quotations, inventory management, and much more. Real-World Scenarios and Examples Use the expert advice and examples throughout to help you with your own MM processes. Third Edition, Updated and Expanded This book is updated to include new content on the release strategy for purchasing, special procurement keys, split valuation, pricing conditions in purchasing, taxes in MM, as well as screenshots for the latest GUI and new appendices.Highlights• Material Master Data • Vendor Master Data • Purchasing Information Data • Release Strategy for Purchasing • Split Valuation • Material Master Records • Purchase Requisitions • Requests for Quotations • External Services Management • Inventory Management • Goods Issue • Taxes in MM
David W. Cravens - 1982
The new edition of "Strategic Marketing" uses a decision-making process to examine the key concepts and issues involved in analyzing and selecting strategies. Marketing strategy is considered from a total business perspective, examining marketing strategy beyond the traditional emphasis on marketing functions. The length and design of the book offer flexibility in the use of the text material and cases. New features and updated cases have made this text the most relevant text in the market today.
50 Wittiest Tales Of Birbal
His encounters at Emperor Akbar`s Court are legendary.Birbal`s close friendship with Akbar earned him many enemies. Birbal survived countless murder attempts.Numerous stories have been spun around these plots.These stories were passed on from generation to generation. And the legend of Birbal grew.Unicorn Books presents 50 Birbal stories in this collection for children.Some Interesting Tales:*Akbar and Birbal`s First Meeting*Pulling the Emperor`s Whiskers*The Egg Trick*Stone Flowers versus Real ones*How to retrieve a ring*Unlucky ProfessionsAbout the author:Clifford Sawhney, has over 20 years experience in the print media, corporate communications and publishing industry.His writings have appeared in the Hindustan Times, Discover India, Life Positive, Parade, Parenting, Clarity, Debonair, Hotel & Food Service, Rave, e-Commerce, The Diplomatist, Training & Management and other periodicals.This book is his second venture for Unicorn Books after The Funniest Tales of Mullah Nasruddin.
Fundamentals of Financial Management
Prasanna Chandra - 2012
The book begins with an Overview section. This provides an introduction to Financial Management and to the Financial Environment. The next part covers Financial Planning and Analysis. This section explains concepts like taxes, cash flow, financial statements, and analysis of funds flow and statements. It also discusses financial planning and forecasting.The third part covers the Fundamental Valuation Concepts. This section looks at risk and return, and Securities valuation. The next two parts focus on capital structure, budgeting and dividends. These sections discuss cost of capital, capital structure, planning the capital structure, share valuation and dividend policy. The chapter on Capital budgeting also includes techniques of capital budgeting and analyzing risks in capital budgeting. Part seven goes into Long Term Financing. It covers securities market and sources of long term finance.The next part discusses Working Capital Management. It covers topics like working capital policy and financing, inventory management, and cash and credit management. The last part looks at some special topics like acquisitions, restructuring and mergers. It also discusses international finance management, and project finance, leasing and hire purchase.Fundamentals Of Financial Management provides a good coverage of the basic concepts relating to the financial environment. The topics explained include tax systems, financial institutions, banking arrangements and the regulatory framework. All the concepts are explained using numerous examples and illustrations. Besides the illustrations given within the chapter, additional concepts, tools and techniques with illustrations are provided at the end of chapter sections. The book takes an analytical approach, and explains the various analytical methods in context.
Public Speaking Essentials: Six Steps to Sizzle on Stage
Ramakrishna Reddy - 2015
You may be overloaded with too much of information. There are loads of information in form of books and articles out there that can help you. However, would it be nice to have an easy and simple process to follow to handle this area of your life? Discover The Easy Guide To Public Speaking: “Public Speaking Essentials” will reveal 6 steps that’ll help you overcome your fear and speak like a PRO. These are easy to understand and implement solutions coming from someone who was in the trenches and who's now an active and successful public speaker. Since he was a shy kid as he was growing up, Rama ventured into Public Speaking to handle this area of his life. As a result of his learning from mentors, toastmasters and contests, Ramakrishna Reddy has won more than 25 Public Speaking Contests and written 3 books related to Public Speaking. He speaks regularly to people ranging from few dozens to few hundreds. Ramakrishna is dedicated to sharing the lessons he’s learned to help others become confident in public speaking. Public Speaking Revealed in Six Simple Steps: How to overcome Public Speaking Anxiety How to master three pillars of Public Speaking How to Practice for Presentation Day How to Handle the Presentation Day How to create a connection with the audience How to handle glitches during the presentation day Download now to know more about this 'no clutter' guide.
The Art of War Plus the Art of Management: Strategy for Leadership
Sun Tzu - 2005
Volume 1 (this book) is a reprint of the original 1910 edition (published by Luzac & Co., London) of Sun Tzu on the Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise in the World by Lionel Giles. The Chinese text, Giles' English translation, as well as his extensive notes are all faithfully reproduced. A Wade-Giles to Pinyin conversion table has been added to make the original classic more useful for the modern student. Volume 2, available separately, includes each chapter in Chinese traditional characters, the pinyin transcription, as well as the English translation.
Less Mess Less Stress: Minimalist Routines To Declutter Your Environment, Unload Your Mind And Optimize Your Day
Zoe McKey - 2017
“Good enough” is not the life you deserve - you deserve the best, and the good news is that you can have it. Learn the surprising truth that it’s not by doing more, but less with Less Mess Less Stress. We know that we own too much, we say yes for too many engagements, and we stick to more than we should. Physical, mental and relationship clutter are daily burdens we have to deal with. Change your mindset and live a happier life with less. This book will help you if: • You’re committed to reducing stress in your life • You wish to get rid of things and keep order around you • You feel mentally overwhelmed, and you seek real solutions how to simplify your days • Want to be a more understanding and patient friend or spouse • You seek for real life examples on how to change your life for the better with the help of minimalism Minimalism is an inversely proportional process: the less you do, the more will you have. And the less you keep, the happier you’ll be. What else will you get if you read in Less Mess Less Stress: • A step by step guide how did I got rid of 75% of my things • Real life examples and techniques how to reduce mental clutter • Comprehensive guide how to make your relationships more enjoyable and less stressful • Stories and tips from the “best minimalists” of the world, who are not superstars, but real people • Finally, a monthly guide for 2017 how to keep the minimalist mindset active in your life In Less Mess Less Stress you’ll find real and applicable tips and advice. I will share with you my own story about decluttering my entire life. I made this book less strict; I approached it with humor, and genuine encouragement to make you feel you’re among friends here. Because minimalism is not a must, but a choice without any pressure or negative consequence. To start your stress- free minimalist routine today, hit the buy now button on the top-right corner of this page!
Pills, Thrills and Methadone Spills: The Adventures of a Community Pharmacist
Mr. Dispenser - 2013
People need cheering up. I have the answer. ‘Pills, Thrills and Methadone Spills: Adventures of a Community Pharmacist’ is a collection of the best blogs, tweets and anecdotes about the wonderful world of pharmacy.“If the shutter is three quarters down, then we are shut and not just vertically challenged”...“Gave me huge insight into the ‘real’ world of community pharmacy – I didn’t realise just how much pharmacists deal with on a day to day basis, so for me this was very informative, but in a reallyclever, and massively funny way!” Lucy Pitt, Marketing Manager, The Pharmacy Show“As well as being brilliantly funny, this book is a refreshingly honest view of the world of pharmacy. From student pharmacists to the fully-qualified, every chapter provides a story that the reader can relate to and enjoy.” Georgia Salter, Pharmacy Student“A well observed reflection of life in pharmacy with very funny reflections” Catherine Duggan, Royal Pharmaceutical Society"It is always fun to be reminded that pharmacists' perils and fun at the workplace are similar irrespective of which country we practise in!" Selina Hui-Hoong Wee , Pharmacist, Malaysia“A great entertaining and amusing read" Mike Holden, Chief Executive, National Pharmacy AsociationThanks to Laura Martins for her initial book cover design!
Entrepreneurship: Theory/Process/Practice [With CDROM]
Donald F. Kuratko - 1994
Using exercises and case presentations, you can apply your own ideas and develop useful analytical skills. Cases found throughout the text present the venture creations or managerial ideas confronted by real-world companies.
The Inspirational Leader: Inspire Your Team To Believe In The Impossible
Gifford Thomas - 2019
Harvard Business School gathered data from assessments of more than 50,000 leaders, and the ability to inspire stood out as one of the most critical competencies. Inspiration creates the highest levels of engagement, it is what separates the best leaders from everyone else, and it is what employees want most in their leaders. The Inspirational Leader, Inspire Your Team To Believe In The Impossible was written to help all leaders successfully navigate all the disruptions in today fiercely competitive world we need a new generation of leaders who care deeply for the well-being of their team and who understand that their people are the heart of their leadership. Whether you are the leader of a large, medium or small organization; a Teacher, a V.P., CEO, Father, Mother, Police Officer, or Hustler; this book was written to help you inspire your team to believe in the impossible. Each chapter in this book will push you to become the leader you were destined to be; a leader of influence, a leader of value, a leader of vision and most importantly, an inspirational leader.
Leadership in Organizations
Gary A. Yukl - 1981
This text provides a balance of theory and practice as it surveys the major theories and research on leadership and managerial effectiveness in formal organizations. Changes in the Seventh Edition include a reorganization of chapters to make room for additional material while maintaining the unique structure that addresses both academics and practitioners. The text now covers ethical, spiritual, servant, and authentic leadership and discusses diversity in leadership roles.