Business : The Ultimate Resource

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The core of the database, this section contains over 150 strategic essays on best management practice across the range of business sectors. Incisive and contemporary views on topical business themes are covered by some of the world's most influential management thinkers and commentators. The essays are cross-referenced to the tactical management action lists. The management action lists and check lists aim to give busy managers a practical way to solve everyday business problems. Each user-friendly, action-oriented entry contains a summary giving an over view of the key points to consider in each action list; quick answers to the frequently asked questions managers need to address when considering a topic; a step-by-step guide to the right solution (sample solutions are given for financial ratios and such specific Human Resources issues as bullying at work); information on how to avoid common mistakes and get things right first time; and information on the best sources of help in print and online.
With concise overviews of the theories behind, and the practice of, successful international business include core thinking, contributions and key works of management thinkers; explain the challenges faced and successes achieved by business pioneers; reflect the global nature of business and management today; and profile innovators in traditional, expanding and emerging business sectors. Comprising of more than 5000 terms with full, jargon-free definitions, the dictionary provides up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of key business terms and concepts. It is international in scope, and includes business English terms from around the world. Special features include: mini-essays for more complex concepts; biographical entries on key business thinkers and leaders; full expansions of abbreviations and acronyms; and extensive listings of the world's stock exchanges and key financial institutions. Associated dictionary terms are fully cross-referenced, and key terms are a
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Product details

  • Hardback | 2208 pages
  • 228 x 282 x 72mm | 3,659.94g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps, portraits
  • 0747559783
  • 9780747559788

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Table of contents

Best Practice Essays; Original pieces from more than 150 of the world's most influential management thinkers and commentators Management Checklists and Action Lists; Practical solutions for everyday business solutions; Business Dictionary; More than 5,000 international terms; Management Library; The most influential business books of all time; Management Thinkers and Glants; Summaries of key writers' and leaders' life and work; World Business Almanac; Makes sense of the wealth of information available about the world's economy; Business Information Sources; A source of sources - the quickest and easiest route to the best business information available
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'For the first time with Business a single resource offers each of us what we need to know, when we need to know it. If not a virtual MBA, think of it as a consultant on your bookshelf.' Daniel Goleman
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