First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management
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First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management

This book provides a summary of state-of-the-art methods and research in the analysis of credit. It thereby supplies very useful insights into this vital area of finance that has previously been insufficiently taught and researched in academia. The book, which includes an overview of processes that are utilized for estimating the probability of default and the loss given default for a wide array of debts, will be useful in evaluating...

The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right
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The Project Management Tool Kit

Today's projects are more complex and challenging than ever, and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, interruptions, inadequate funding, expectations of multiple stakeholders, and other obstacles. A practical on-the-job resource for project managers in any industry, this fully revised and updated edition of "The Project Management Tool Kit" is packed with results oriented, practical tip...

FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit
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FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit

This is the perfect book to get started flipping houses. It is comprehensive. It includes all the basic information you must learn to have a shot at being successful. It also goes into great detail on many aspects of flipping, including such important issues as when to schedule each phase of work during the renovation process. It isn't the last book you'll need to read, but after reading it, you'll want to get started flipping right ...

10 Strategies for Reentering the Workforce: Career Advice for Anyone Who Needs a Good (or Better) JobNow
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10 Strategies for Reentering the Workforce

"Mary Ghilani has done an excellent job preparing a practical, usable reference book for job seekers, job changers, and job improvers. She provided practical suggestions that are current, reasonable, and workable for adults in today's employment market. This book is outstanding in the manner and style of building on the practice of career counseling in a practical, down-to-earth fashion. I so appreciate her continuing theme that we w...

The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line
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The Custom-Fit Workplace

As I worked my way through this book, I couldn't help but thinking that this is a 'must read' for both moms and managers. Nearly all of my friends have impressive resumes, with advanced degrees from prestigious universities and compelling work experience to boot.....and, they all stay at home now with their young children. The current conditions in MOST workplaces do not work for mothers, or fathers, for that matter! As the authors p...

Managing in Uncertainty: Complexity and the paradoxes of everyday organizational life
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Managing in Uncertainty: Complexity and the paradoxes of everyday organizational life

‘This book provides a significant development of understanding organizational life from a complexity perspective. It takes the uncertainty of organizational life seriously; exploring reflexivity and making sense of one’s experience in a manner that clarifies the paradoxes of organizational life. I am sure it will appeal to all thinking managers and to academic researchers.’ - Ralph Stacey, Professor, Hertfordshire Business School, Un...

Speak With Confidence  : Powerful Presentations That Inform, Inspire and Persuade
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Speak With Confidence

"I have given more than 2000 talks and seminars throughout the United States and Canada, and in 23 foreign countries. In my opinion Speak with Confidence: Powerful Presentations to Inform, Inspire, and Persuade is the best book ever written on public speaking! It made me immediately aware of so many things that I could do better. I refer to it continually."--Brian Tracy, Author, Victory!

The Business of Sustainable Wine : How to Build Brand Equity in a 21st Century Wine Industry
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The Business of Sustainable Wine

Three cheers for Sandra Taylor's book The Business of Sustainable Wine. Through her expertise in the wine industry and her professional background in corporate sustainability she is helping advance the discussion around sustainability. Taylor does a great job of painting the big picture about sustainability in general and also with a focus on the wine industry. Whether you are a socially conscious wine drinker or simply interested in...

Business Occupier's Handbook: A practical guide to acquiring, occupying and disposing of business premises
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Business Occupier's Handbook

Whatever your type of business, this practical handbook will help you to manage your pramisis effectively. Whether you are a tenant or an owner-occupier, it will enable you to take an informed approach to commercial property, helping you tonegotiate successful transactions, deal with ongoing management issues effectively and get the most from advisers and agents. The handbook takes a practical approach using worked examples and check...

William Camden: A Life in Context
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William Camden: A Life in Context

William Camden (1551-1623) was one of the most notable historians of the Elizabethan period; his works include Britannia the first description of Britain county by county. A herald by profession, he moved in the literary and political circles of London in an age when history and the study of the past interacted with present politics, and was well-connected with many leading figures of the time; his involvement with the precursor of w...