Crafting & Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases Crafting & Executing Strategy: Text and Readings

McGraw-Hill Education - The exciting new edition provides an up-to-date and engrossing discussion of the core concepts and analytical tools. There is an accompanying lineup of exciting new cases that bring the content to life and are sure to provoke interesting classroom discussions and deepen students’ understanding of the material in the process.

Crafting and executing strategy: the quest for competitive Advantage, Gamble, Peteraf, and Strickland maintains its solid foundation as well as brings an enlivened, 20e by Thompson, enriched presentation of the material for the 20th edition. Paperback, binder ready full version.





Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Currency - Ram charan is a legendary advisor to senior executives and boards of directors, a man with unparalleled insight into why some companies are successful and others are not. Putting an execution culture in place is hard, but losing it is easy. Accomplishments such as 31 consecutive quarters of earnings-per-share growth of 13 percent or more didn’t just happen; they resulted from the consistent practice of the discipline of execution: understanding how to link together people, and operations, strategy, the three core processes of every business.

Leading these processes is the real job of running a business, not formulating a “vision” and leaving the work of carrying it out to others. He’s been putting the ideas he writes about in Execution to work in real time. Bossidy and charan show the importance of being deeply and passionately engaged in an organization and why robust dialogues about people, strategy, and operations result in a business based on intellectual honesty and realism.

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done - The leader’s most important job—selecting and appraising people—is one that should never be delegated. Together they’ve pooled their knowledge and experience into the one book on how to close the gap between results promised and results delivered that people in business need today. After a long, stellar career with general electric, larry Bossidy transformed AlliedSignal into one of the world’s most admired companies and was named CEO of the year in 1998 by Chief Executive magazine.

Whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job. Larry bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results.





3-d Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals

Harvard Business Review Press - Yet, table tactics are only the "first dimension" of David A. But what sets the 3-D approach apart is its "third dimension": setup. Moves in their "second dimension"—deal design—systematically unlock economic and noneconomic value by creatively structuring agreements. Harvard Business Review Press. Sebenius' pathbreaking 3-D Negotiation TM approach, developed from their decades of doing deals and analyzing great dealmakers.

Win-lose" debate, most negotiation books focus on face-to-face tactics. When discussing being stuck in a "win-win vs. Packed with practical steps and cases, 3-D Negotiation demonstrates how superior setup moves plus insightful deal designs can enable you to reach remarkable agreements at the table, unattainable by standard tactics.

3-d Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals - . Lax and James K. This new arsenal of moves away from the table often has the greatest impact on the negotiated outcome. Crown Business. Before showing up at a bargaining session, 3-d negotiators ensure that the right parties have been approached, in the right sequence, under the right expectations, to address the right interests, and facing the right consequences of walking away if there is no deal.





Ethics In Accounting A Decision-Making Approach

Wiley - Woven into chapters are tax-related issues that address fraud, cheating, confidentiality, contingent fees and auditor independence. Gordon klein’s, ethics in accounting: A Decision-Making Approach, helps students understand all topics commonly prescribed by state Boards of Accountancy regarding ethics literacy.

. Harvard Business Review Press. Duties arising in more commonplace roles as internal auditors, and tax practitioners are, external auditors, of course, examined as well. Ethics in accounting can be utilized in either a one-term or two-term course in Accounting Ethics. A contemporary focus immerses readers in real world ethical questions with recent trending topics such as celebrity privacy, auditor inside trading, basketball point-shaving, and online dating.

Ethics In Accounting A Decision-Making Approach - This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative, nonprofit service, public practice, and thought-provoking examination of the ethical issues encountered by accountants working in the industry, and government. Crown Business.





Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

McGraw-Hill Education - Governmental activities are recorded using the modified accrual basis. Crown Business. New for the 13th edition is mcgraw-hill Connect, a digital teaching and learning environment that saves students and instructors time while improving performance over a variety of critical outcomes. The main focus of this text is on the preparation of external financial statements which is a challenge for governmental reporting.

Specifically, day to day events are recorded at the fund level using the basis of accounting for fund financial statements. The preparation of government-wide statements is presented in an Excel worksheet. The fund-basis statements are then used as input in the preparation of government-wide statements. The approach in this edition is similar to that used in practice.

Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations - Copley's essentials of accounting for governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations, 13e is best suited for those professors whose objective is to provide more concise coverage than what is available in larger texts. Harvard Business Review Press.





Fundamentals of Organizational Communication: Knowledge, Sensitivity, Skills, Values

Pearson - This eighth edition provides an extensive introduction into the major organizational communication issues, theories and skills; enabling the reader to immediately graps and apply the concepts presented. Harvard Business Review Press. With a blend of theory, fundamentals of Organizational Communication presents a unique competency-based approach incorporating personal knowledge, analysis and practice, interpersonal sensitivity and ethical values.

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HBR Guide to Better Business Writing HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - But it’s a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You’ll lose time, and influence if your e-mails, proposals, money, and other important documents fail to win people over. The hbr guide to better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Harvard Business Review Press. Garner, gives you the tools you need to express your ideas clearly and persuasively so clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and partners will get behind them.

Harvard Business Review Press. This book will help you:• push past writer’s block• grab—and keep—readers’ attention• Earn credibility with tough audiences• Trim the fat from your writing• Strike the right tone• Brush up on grammar, punctuation, and usage Crown Business. Don't let your writing hold you back.

HBR Guide to Better Business Writing HBR Guide Series - When you’re fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury.





Law and Ethics in the Business Environment Cengage Learning Legal Studies in Business

Cengage Learning - Crown Business. Rather than shying away from controversial topics, it encourages lively classroom debate on everything from privacy and workers' rights to diversity and stereotyping. Insightful cases, and chapter projects sharpen critical thinking skills, roundtables, end-of-chapter questions, historical quotes, mock trials, while a wealth of interactive assignments like role plays, and more prepare you for the ethical and legal dilemmas of the business world.

. Harvard Business Review Press. Harvard Business Review Press. Blending theory with real-life applications, the 8th edition of law and ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT presents modern issues and the latest in case law for an exciting and thought-provoking text.





International Business: The Challenges of Globalization 8th Edition

Pearson - Harvard Business Review Press. Focusing on relating major concepts to concrete examples, this hands-on text is highly relevant to a future career as a global entrepreneur. Harvard Business Review Press. Note: you are purchasing a standalone product; MyManagementLab does not come packaged with this content.

Crown Business. That package includes isbn-10:  0133866246/isbn-13:  9780133866247 and isbn-10:  013386703x/isbn-13:  9780133867039. For courses in international business cultural Understanding in International Business International Business: The Challenges of Globalization is a comprehensive introduction to the difficulties of global entrepreneurship.

International Business: The Challenges of Globalization 8th Edition - The material has been thoroughly updated based on both reader and instructor feedback and ongoing changes in the international business world to ensure that it remains up-to-date and well received by audiences. By employing engaging features and real world examples through a concise and focused text, the Eighth Edition presents a fresh take on the subject that is both interesting and invaluable to readers.

Its brief yet inclusive coverage of all major international business topics make it the ideal introductory text for readers exploring this subject. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and mymanagementLab search for ISBN-10: 0133973026 /ISBN-13:  9780133866247. International business addresses the issue of cultural barriers that arise in global business, as well as the theory and terminology essential to the process of conducting successful business abroad.





Why Smart Executives Fail: And What You Can Learn from Their Mistakes

Portfolio - How does this happen? instead of rectifying their mistakes, why do business leaders regularly make them worse? To answer these questions, Sydney Finkelstein has carried out the largest research project ever devoted to corporate mistakes and failures. Just as puzzling as the fact that brilliant managers can make bad mistakes is the way they so often magnify the damage.

A great company breaks from the pack; the analysts are in love; the smiling CEO appears on the cover of Fortune. Once a company has made a serious mis-step, it often seems as though it can't do anything right. Crown Business. It's an all too common scenario. Dennis Kozlowski and Tyco. What goes wrong in these cases? Usually it seems that top management made some incredibly stupid mistakes.

Why Smart Executives Fail: And What You Can Learn from Their Mistakes - He relates the stories of great business disasters and demonstrates that there are specific, identifiable ways in which many businesses regularly make themselves vulnerable to failure. Two years later, the company is in flames, the pension plan is bleeding, the stock is worthless. But the people responsible are almost always remarkably intelligent and usually have terrific track records.

Jill barad and Mattel. In why smart executives fail, he and his research team uncover-with startling clarity and unassailable documentation-the causes regularly responsible for major business breakdowns.





Focused Operations Management for Health Services Organizations

Jossey-Bass - Used book in Good Condition. Crown Business. The book provides tools to significantly improve organizational operations as well as enhance quality and customer satisfaction without increasing the use of physical, human, and financial resources. Harvard Business Review Press. Harvard Business Review Press. Focused operations management for Health Services Organizations offers managers and staff the practical knowledge and tools they need to accomplish much more within existing resources.

This text identifies common bottlenecks and constraints and focuses on the critical issues and processes faced by managers in the health care field.