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e-books in Strategic Management & Organizational Studies category

Book cover: An Introduction to Cooperation and MutualismAn Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism
by - University of Minnesota ,
This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds ...
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Book cover: Rethinking GamificationRethinking Gamification
by - meson press ,
Gamification marks a major change to everyday life. Gamification describes the permeation of economic, political, and social contexts by game-elements such as awards, rule structures, and interfaces that are inspired by video games.
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Book cover: Knowledge Management Strategies and ApplicationsKnowledge Management Strategies and Applications
by - InTech ,
Knowledge Management Strategies and Applications focuses on the way organizations can create knowledge, share existing knowledge, and disseminate them among the stakeholders, most importantly among the employees, managers, customers, and suppliers.
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Book cover: Building Strategy and PerformanceBuilding Strategy and Performance
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
This book uses a blend of frameworks and illustrations to teach you how to tackle the challenge of driving performance into the future. It shows what causes performance to deteriorate and what you can do to change this trajectory for the better.
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Book cover: Mastering Strategic ManagementMastering Strategic Management
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
Teaching the strategic management course can be a challenge for many professors. This book covers all of the traditional topics that standard texts cover, but in an exciting way that will assist you in engaging your students in your course.
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Book cover: Fundamentals of Global StrategyFundamentals of Global Strategy
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
Creating a global competitive advantage has become a key strategic issue for many companies. Crafting a global strategy requires making decisions about which strategy elements can and should be globalized and to what extent.
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Book cover: Focusing on Organizational ChangeFocusing on Organizational Change
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
This book offers an alternative to the traditional approach by focusing on building the change capacity of the entire organization in anticipation of future pressures to change. It offers a method for diagnosing your organizational change capacity.
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Book cover: Corporate GovernanceCorporate Governance
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
It is designed to help students understand corporate governance by looking at the subject from both a macro- and micro-perspective. Clear coverage on why proper corporate governance has become a moral imperative and how to corporations achieve it.
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Book cover: Strategic Planning for Business: A Self Help ManualStrategic Planning for Business: A Self Help Manual
by - MASC Pty Limited ,
New strategic issues have emerged. This guide is written for the small-to-medium sized enterprise. It provides a framework for such businesses to refocus their efforts and prepare for the new opportunities created by the information age.
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Book cover: In Pursuit of World Class ExcellenceIn Pursuit of World Class Excellence
by - Bookboon ,
The book represents a forefront management development in today's globalised competitive environment. It introduces concept based discussion on business excellence as the ultimate measure of sustainable success for organisations across industries.
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Book cover: Performance Improvement GuidePerformance Improvement Guide
by - US Coast Guard ,
The Performance Improvement Guide is a book of very helpful improvement tools. The PIG also contains explanations of many key elements related to improvement as well as some detailed instruction, such as how to develop a strategic plan.
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Book cover: Business Models: Networking, Innovating and GlobalizingBusiness Models: Networking, Innovating and Globalizing
by - BookBoon ,
This book emphasizes how three major tendencies in business -- networking, innovating and globalizing -- are achieved through a business model perspective and how business models and profitability to greater extent become intertwined.
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Book cover: Corporate Governance and Risk ManagementCorporate Governance and Risk Management
by - BookBoon ,
It is clearly accepted that good governance is fundamental to the successfully continuing operating of any organisation. One factor which is significantly affected by such governance is that of risk assessment and management ...
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Book cover: Risk Management Made EasyRisk Management Made Easy
by - BookBoon ,
Written in an informal style, this book brings the concepts of effective risk management to a wider audience than that served by most books on the subject. It will benefit anyone looking to implement an effective risk management program.
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Book cover: Business Dynamics in the 21st CenturyBusiness Dynamics in the 21st Century
by - InTech ,
This book introduces new insights into new problems regarding performance and quality improvement, networking and logistics in the interconnected world, as well as developments in monetary and financial environment surrounding enterprises today.
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Book cover: Sustainability, Innovation, and EntrepreneurshipSustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
The deep roots of sustainability thinking are now evident in widespread and increasingly visible activities worldwide, and Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship explores this evolution; its necessity, its implications and its progression.
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Book cover: Economic Theory of TeamsEconomic Theory of Teams
by - Yale University Press ,
The book is concerned with economic, that is, optimal, efficient ways of providing information and of allocating it among decision-makers who constitute a team: optimal, that is, with respect to common interests and beliefs.
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Book cover: Operations StrategyOperations Strategy
by - BookBoon ,
Operations strategy is is considered in many organizations as the implementation of an improvement approach such as lean operations. The author also covers business process reengineering, enterprise resource planning, project management, etc.
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Book cover: Business StrategyBusiness Strategy
- Wikibooks ,
Business (or Strategic) management is the art, science, and craft of formulating, implementing and evaluating decisions that will enable an organization to achieve its objectives. Strategic management is the highest level of managerial activity.
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Book cover: The Flexible EnterpriseThe Flexible Enterprise
by - John Wiley & Sons ,
Companies need to continually adapt to changing conditions in order to survive. In The Flexible Enterprise, you'll find a proven methodology for managing repeated change and building on your company's strengths as you adjust to changing market needs.
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Book cover: Risk Management TrendsRisk Management Trends
by - InTech ,
The book Risk Management Trends offers to both researchers and practitioners new ideas, experiences and research that can be used either to better understand risks in a rapidly changing world or to implement a risk management program in many fields.
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Book cover: Change ManagementChange Management
by - BookBoon ,
Only those who manage the changes professionally during ongoing operations with minimal stress will be successful in the future. The book explains different change management approaches and provides numerous checklists and best practice examples.
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Book cover: Thinking StrategicallyThinking Strategically
by - BookBoon ,
Thinking strategically requires research, analysis, and forethought. In this textbook you'll receive an insight into the strategic thinking. What does it take to formulate a strategy? And how does strategic thinking differ from normal thinking?
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Book cover: Risk Management for Enterprises and IndividualsRisk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. This book may represent one of the most critical topics of study that the student of the 21st century could ever undertake.
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Book cover: Organizational BehaviorOrganizational Behavior
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
A new Organizational Behavior textbook that bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct experiential approach. The book gives students the vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations.
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Book cover: Strategic ManagementStrategic Management
by - BookBoon ,
This free textbook on strategic management introduces the reader to the different approaches and schools within strategic thinking as well as the tools used to investigate the strategic environment surrounding a business.
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Book cover: Corporate Social ResponsibilityCorporate Social Responsibility
by - BookBoon ,
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has recently become central to the strategic decision making of every organization. This book introduces the reader to the issues involved and their application in strategic decision making.
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Book cover: Organizational TheoryOrganizational Theory
by - BookBoon ,
Organizational theory is the systematic study and application of knowledge about how people act within organizations. This book introduces different theories within field of organization as well as to the different types of organizations structures.
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Book cover: Studying StrategyStudying Strategy
by - BookBoon ,
This book introduces some of the key writers, ideas, models and approaches in Strategic Management. Hopefully the book will bring together ideas and models from other areas of business and management study to support the planning of strategy.
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