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Lean and the Art of Cloud Computing Management
By Gregor Petri
Price: Free! Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise IT management
Organisations around the world are embarking on a cloud computing journey. The art of cloud computing management offers guidance by providing a non-technical, structured overview of cloud computing and by showing how IT organisations (large and small) can transform themselves from a guardian of the traditional IT factory to orchestrators of leaner and more agile IT supply chains.
A Successful Life
By Gabriel Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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A Successful Life presents five principles for living a successful life as derived from the perspective, reflections, and regrets of dying hospice patients. Their message is a simple one about the meaning of life, yet hidden within their message is a scientific secret so powerful that it literally increases our odds of success. Start living the life you deserve. Start living a successful life.
Discover Your Inner Strength
By Bob Weinstein, Lt. Colonel, US Army, Ret.
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2009 by Health Colonel Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
(5.00 from 1 review)
By Lt. Col. Bob Weinstein, Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard and Brian Tracy, among others. Discover Your Inner Strength is the tool that can help you to dig deep inside and unleash your inner strength. Each interview in this anthology will give you valuable resources and knowledge about how to find your inner strength. Col. Weinstein talks about how to get your priorities straight.
A Feeling Of Worth
By Bay Jordan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
"The world is a dangerous place; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." Albert Einstein WE'VE COME A LONG WAY Today we live longer, have more choices and greater opportunities for a higher standard of living than at any other time in recorded history. Yet we seem more dissatisfied than ever, and find ourselves unfulfilled, stressed.
How to Observe Software Systems
By Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise IT management
(5.00 from 1 review)
"This book will probably make you think twice about some decisions you currently make by reflex. That alone makes it worth reading." "Great to understand the real meaning of non linearity of human based processes and great to highlight how some easy macro indicator can give info about your s/w development process." "An incredibly useful book" - Amazon Reviews
Managing Yourself and Others
By Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
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To be effective, managers must act congruently. Managers must not only understand the concepts of good software engineering, but also translate them into their own practices. Effective managers need to know what to do, say what they will do, and act accordingly. Their thoughts and feelings need to match their words and behaviors.
Moose on the Table: A Novel Approach to Communications @ Work
By Jim Clemmer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Jim Clemmer has used the Moose-on-the-Table metaphor for years to help executives, managers and staff, identify internal and external challenges that everyone seems to know, but few dare to discuss openly at meetings. In this “edutaining” business fable, Jim provides realistic scenarios and solutions, showing how individuals and organizations can address the big issues that undermine success.
The CEO's Handbook - Volume One
By Dr. Earl R Smith II
Series: The CEO's Handbook, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Notes for a Thinking Chief Executive The intent of this series is to give you the beginnings of insights - set you on the path that will result in your growth and mastery - open up the potential that has always resided within you. Be true to that project and our partnership will yield benefits far beyond your expectations
Charting A Wiser Course: How Aviation Can Address the Human Side of Change
By Kaye Shackford
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
In our post-September 11th world, aviation businesses are reworking strategies, markets and products. Yet no one is paying sufficient attention to a key element of change. Until we do, our efforts won't work. Our behavioral models are operating at cross-purposes with our business objectives. To achieve our objectives, we must align our behaviors with our intentions. This sounds easy. It’s not.
Change Done Well
By Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 9. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
CHANGE DONE WELL is the ninth volume in the highly acclaimed Quality Software series. In it, renowned author, Gerald M. Weinberg, illustrates how to create a supportive environment for improving software engineering—an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning how to manage change.
Character: The Foundation of Leadership
By Robert Vernon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Pointman Leadership Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
What makes a powerful leader? Is it something inherited? Is it learned behavior? Can anyone acquire leadership abilities with sufficient determination? Why do some people seem to have a “presence” that compels others to follow? What is it about them that give them a powerful ability to influence others? If these are questions on your mind then Character The Foundation of Leadership is for you.
Managing from the Heart - A Way of Life
By Manager Development Services
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book is a comprehensive training manual on the “art” of managing people. Most managers are promoted to that position because they are very good at whatever it is they do, but are never trained in how to effectively manage their most valuable asset - their people. Learn the art of developing a staff that is willing to go to war for you.
The Refractive Thinker: Volume III: Change Management
By Dr. Cheryl Lentz
Series: The Refractive Thinker, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The purpose of this collection of scholarly authors is to explore the conceptual challenges to change management. These authors succeed in presenting observations from significantly different perspectives that underscores the ongoing premise that "change has no conclusion". Continue the journey with us in our quest to become refractive thinkers.
Corporate Wellness: Spiritual and secular principles in corporate turnaround and transformation
By Michael Teng
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The world economy is caught in the throes of a second great depression. Many companies are on the brink of failure. Experts have run out of ideas. To restore corporate wellness and corporate enlightenment, leaders will have to follow some very basic and time-honoured principles to navigate successfully during this treacherous time using Biblical laws and medical as well secular tenets.
Stone Soup: The Secret Recipe for Making Something from Nothing
By Bill Liao
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
On a cold night a storyteller who knew the limitless power of words visited a famine-Stricken village and, finding no fireside for a fable, began boiling a stone in a big pot in sight of everyone. One by one the curious villagers were encouraged to join in the feast of Stone Soup and one by one they believed in and contributed to the feast that inevitably resulted...
WoW Factor: an insider's look at the real skills developed in the virtual World of Warcraft
By Kirk Wankel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Every day players develop valuable skills in the virtual World of Warcraft. The raid leader that helped your guild complete the latest expansion could be training to become the next great CEO. From battlefields to boardrooms, WoW Factor is an entertaining journey, transporting the World of Warcraft player out of the virtual world and into the real one.
The Manager as Engineer (developing a staff that is willing to go to war for you)
By Manager Development Services
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
This book examines the five roles a manager employs on a daily basis. How well a manager performs these roles will determine the effectiveness of his or her workplace. Engineer a positive, proactive workplace and staff become "vested" and collaborators with management. Engineer a negative, authoritarian environment and employees become adversaries.
The Next Business Generation – Management Challenges of the 21st century
By MSc Management Class 2010-2011
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by OpenMute Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
‘The Next Business Generation’ will take you on a journey of fresh and inspirational ideas of young and aspiring managers. A wide range of management themes, from emerging markets and innovation to diversity are covered. What makes this book even more interesting is its International dimension. Dive in the minds of students from almost all corners of the world and enjoy this unique piece!
The Fundamentals of Leadership: Essential Tools of the Trade
By Floyd Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Great leadership is essential for success in an any endeavor, but most of us aren't born knowing how to lead. In The Fundamentals of Leadership: Essential Tools of the Trade, Lieutenant Colonel Floyd Sheldon draws on more than 25 years of experience as a US Army infantryman to teach you the basics. With concrete examples of effective leadership, this book will give you the tools you need to lead.
If It Wasn't For The Customers I'd Really LIke This Job: Stop Angry, Hostile Customers COLD While Remaining Professional, Stress Free, Efficient, and Cool As  A Cucumber.
By Robert Bacal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
An absolutely ESSENTIAL book for anyone working with customers, even if your customers are internal to your own organization. Over 120 specific tactics will help you stay in control of difficult, angry or demanding customer situations, and it makes no difference whether you are in retail, service, or professional type environments. Save time, stress, and improve customer satisfaction.