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  • The Personal MBA

    A World-Class Business Education in a Single Volume

    by Josh Kaufman ...
    'A business classic. You're pretty much guaranteed to get your money's worth - if not much, much more' Jason Hesse, Real BusinessThis revised and expanded edition of the bestselling book, The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman, gives you everything you need to transform your business, your career or your working life forever.An MBA at a top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and cold, hard ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Six Sigma In India

    Six Sigma is a statistical concept that measures a process in terms of defects. Achieving "Six Sigma" means your processes are delivering only 3.4 defects per million opportunities (DPMO) - in other words, they are working nearly perfectly. Sigma (the Greek letter σ) is a term in statistics that measures standard deviation. In its business use, it indicates defects in the outputs of a process, and ... Read more

    $5.01 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Guide to Jim Collins’s Good to Great by Instaread

    by Instaread ...
    PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Jim Collins’s Good to Great and NOT the original book.Preview:What does it take to make something—an activity, a work of art, a company—great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely good from the truly great? In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don’t, Jim Collins offers insight into what makes a business truly great…Inside ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • The Visual MBA

    A Quick Guide to Everything You’ll Learn in Two Years of Business School

    by Jason Barron ...
    Learn an entire MBA course without spending thousands and waving goodbye to two years of your life.If you want to succeed in business then an MBA programme is the best way to build expertise, knowledge and experience. But an MBA programme at any top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and money. In The Visual MBA, Jason Barron offers a radical solution, explaining all key business ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • What They Teach You at Harvard Business School

    The Internationally-Bestselling Business Classic

    'For anyone thinking of doing an MBA, or indeed anyone who wants to understand how the corporate elite are moulded, this is a must read' Luke Johnson, British entrepreneurThe internationally best-selling business classic that reveals what it's really like to study an MBA at one of the most prestigious institutions in the world.Philip Delves Broughton quit his position as New York correspondent for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Competing Against Time

    How Time-Based Competition is Reshaping Global Mar

    by George Stalk ...
    Today, time is the cutting edge. In fact, as a strategic weapon, contend George Stalk, Jr., and Thomas M. Hout, time is the equivalent of money, productivity, quality, even innovation. In this path-breaking book based upon ten years of research, the authors argue that the ways leading companies manage time-in production, in new product development, and in sales and distribution-represent the most ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Slack

    Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

    by Tom DeMarco ...
    To most companies, efficiency means profits and growth. But what if your “efficient” company—the one with the reduced headcount and the “stretch” goals—is actually slowing down and losing money? What if your employees are burning out doing the work of two or more people, leaving them no time for planning, prioritizing, or even lunch? What if you’re losing employees faster than you can hire them? ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Manager's Guide to Operations Management

    by John Kamauff ...
    The secrets to improving operations while maintaining the highest qualityHow do you operate at maximum efficiency with minimum cost? Manager’s Guide to Operations Management addresses one of the most pressing business issues of our time by offering easy-toimplement advice on creating the most effective, streamlined operations possible. This quick-reference guide explains how to:Improve your ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Mastering Qlik Sense

    Expert techniques on self-service data analytics to create enterprise ready Business Intelligence solutions

    Master the capabilities of Qlik Sense to design and deploy solutions that address all the Business Intelligence needs of your organizationKey FeaturesCreate compelling dashboards and visualizations with your data by leveraging Qlik Sense's self-service modelPerform data loading and model efficient solutions with faster performance and better governanceMaster Qlik Sense’s APIs and develop powerful ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

  • Deming's 1950 Lecture to Japanese Management

    In August 1950 at the Hakone Convention Center in Tokyo, Dr. Deming delivered a lecture on what he called "Statistical Product Quality Administration". Many in Japan credit Deming as one of the inspirations for what has become known as the Japanese post-war economic miracle of 1950 to 1960, when Japan rose from the ashes of war on the road to becoming the second-largest economy in the world ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Schaum's Outline of Operations Research

    Confusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Mastering Catastrophic Risk

    How Companies Are Coping with Disruption

    A profound and insightful look at how company leaders prepare for and respond to shocks and crises that threaten their business. Successful firms strategically manage and are more accurate in their assessment of large-scale risks. Doing so is increasingly challenging given the pace of change, whether financial, technological, regulatory, or environmental. Mastering Catastrophic Risk provides real ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Faster Cheaper Better

    The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done

    A bold and revolutionary thinker’s legacy for how business can meet the greatest economic challenge in decades...It’s no secret: everyone knows that the way most companies do things is screwed up. Surprisingly, though, herein lays the biggest opportunity for improving growth and profitability in a world in which consumers are tapped out and competition is coming from the devastating combination of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality

    by James Adams ...
    What is the secret behind every successful product? Why are people willing to pay more for a BMW than a Chevrolet? How could Apple iPhones represent only 4% of the world’s cell phone market in 2011 but take in 50% of the profits? The answer is quality.In this provocative new book, bestselling author James L. Adams provides a brilliant, in-depth look at the powerful but elusive qualities that can ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Management, Leadership and Operations

    This book provides a one-of-a-kind comprehensive comparative survey of management, leadership and operational practices and research covering countries from all over the world, both developed and developing. Countries and regions included in the survey include the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Nordic Europe, Israel, Israel, China, India, Vietnam, Mexico, ... Read more

    Free

  • The Shortest Distance Between You and Your New Product, 2nd Edition

    How Innovators Use Rapid Learning Cycles to Get Their Best Ideas to Market Faster

    Do your products take too long to get to market? The Rapid Learning Cycles framework is an approach to product development that has helped hundreds of teams get their products to market faster. When you can get your product into customers' hands faster, you see your vision brought to life sooner.  You can beat any competition to market with your best ideas. You can shorten the time it takes before ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Fast Cycle Time

    How to Align Purpose, Strategy, and Structure for

    Today, tens of thousands of companies are struggling to become "time-based" competitors, inspired by such corporations as Motorola, General Electric, Citicorp, and a myriad of others who have cut production time in half-or more. But until now, the literature has focused on the theory and philosophy of fast cycle time, rather than the tools and techniques for implementing it. Here, for the first ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Dynamics in Logistics

    Twenty-Five Years of Interdisciplinary Logistics Research in Bremen, Germany

    This open access book highlights the interdisciplinary aspects of logistics research. Featuring empirical, methodological, and practice-oriented articles, it addresses the modelling, planning, optimization and control of processes. Chiefly focusing on supply chains, logistics networks, production systems, and systems and facilities for material flows, the respective contributions combine research ... Read more

    Free

  • Mastering Apache Solr 7.x

    An expert guide to advancing, optimizing, and scaling your enterprise search

    Accelerate your enterprise search engine and bring relevancy in your search analyticsKey FeaturesA practical guide in building expertise with Indexing, Faceting, Clustering and PaginationMaster the management and administration of Enterprise Search Applications and services seamlesslyHandle multiple data inputs such as JSON, xml, pdf, doc, xls,ppt, csv and much more.Book DescriptionApache Solr is ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Revisiting Supply Chain Risk

    Book 7 - Springer Series in Supply Chain Management
    This book offers a bridge between our current understanding of supply chain risk in practice and theory, and the monumental shifts caused by the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution. Supply chain risk and its management have experienced significant attention in scholarship and practice over the past twenty years. Our understanding of supply chain risk and its many facets, such as ... Read more

    $197.99 AUD

  • Retail Analytics

    Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing

    Book 680 - Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
    This book addresses the challenging task of demand forecasting and inventory management in retailing. It analyzes how information from point-of-sale scanner systems can be used to improve inventory decisions, and develops a data-driven approach that integrates demand forecasting and inventory management for perishable products, while taking unobservable lost sales and substitution into account in ... Read more

    $116.99 AUD

  • Useful Research

    Advancing Theory and Practice

    Features a who's who of leading management scholars Takes a stand on a major controversy in academia: should organizational research aspire to be relevant to practitioners? A sequel to the seminal book, Doing Research That is Useful for Theory and Practice, also edited by Ed Lawler, Susan Mohrman, and Associates For decades there has been an ongoing, at times heated, debate over how relevant to ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

  • Handbook of Operations Research Applications at Railroads

    Book 222 - International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
    This is the first book to offer a complete spectrum of the role that operations research has played and can play in the improvement of North American freight railroads. It explores how decisions are made at railroads, contains examples of the mathematical programming formulations to the complex problems, and provides insights into real-world applications. The handbook is divided into eleven ... Read more

    $161.99 AUD

  • Scenario Analysis in Risk Management

    Theory and Practice in Finance

    This book focuses on identifying and explaining the key determinants of scenario analysis in the context of operational risk, stress testing and systemic risk, as well as management and planning. Each chapter presents alternative solutions to perform reliable scenario analysis. The author also provides technical notes and describes applications and key characteristics for each of the solutions. In ... Read more

    $125.99 AUD