Books on Business Management
21 Books to Help You
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Management During an Economic Crisis
Best Practices for Small Business
Survival in a Recession
By: Robert Papes
practices which are vital to every small business to help them survive the
current recession because "hope" of better times is not a viable
strategy. This book is all meat and potatoes with no filler.
Softcover, 169 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-384-7;
Best practices which are vital to every small business to help them survive the current recession because "hope" of better times is not a viable strategy. This book is all meat and potatoes with no filler. Softcover, 169 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-384-7; $29.95 MORE INFO
Quick Fixes for Business Writing:
An Eight-Step Editing Process to Find and Correct Common Readability Problems
By: Jim Taylor
Breaks down the editorial process into a series of tasks which are designed to improve the readability of the final product. It will be invaluable to you; regardless of whether you are a novice or a proficient editor. Author, Jim Taylor, has taught Eight-Step Editing for 18 years and clients for his workshops include the Editorís Association of Canada and the Ontario Cabinet office. .156 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-252-9; Softcover: $24.95. MORE INFO
The "Please" and "Thank You"
of Fundraising for Non-Profits:
Fifteen Essential Ingredients for Success
By: ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D.
This book will show you how to
successfully raise funds for non-profits; whether you are a member of a national
organization, or a small community association. The author, Dr. ArLyne Diamond has many
years of experience with non-profits. 126 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-261-1; Softcover: $24.95. MORE
The Glass Slipper:
Smart Steps for Every Woman's Success in Running Her Own Business
By: Shelley Peever and Layla Didmon
A functional business guide specifically geared toward women in small and medium sized businesses. Each chapter is an integral part of an overall guide that will assist women in gathering information to apply to businesses of their own. 124 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-262-8; Softcover: $24.95. MORE INFO
Global Wolves are at the Door:
Be the Future or be History
By: James Bowen, Ph.D.
In order to keep ahead of the global competition we need to thrive not just survive. This means we need metrics to evaluate our organization's capability. We need to have a framework that shows us what our organization's current ability is and how to improve it. .184 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-254-3; Softcover: $48.95. MORE INFO
Innovate or Perish!
Seven-Step Innovation Process to Meet the Challenges of Globalization
By: Richard Sussman Sc.D.
A complete manual for small and medium sized manufacturing companies to produce new products and processes. The unique Seven Step Innovation Process starts with the creation of a strategic innovation plan and then provides a system to evaluate the current products and manufacturing capabilities.. 242 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-253-6; Softcover: $49.95. MORE INFO
The Six Sigma Toolbox:
54 Improvement Tools and When to Use Them
By: Jerry W. Wishes
Jerry Wishes says: "In this book I provide fifty-four improvement tools. They are focused around two concepts. First, Variation is Evil. Every process has variation but the secret is to restrict it to natural causes and then use improvement tools to 'manage' the variation. Second, use of the tools is not optional. Once you embrace them, you do so forever." 306 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-258-1; Softcover: $48.95. MORE INFO
Quality in the 21st Century:
What You Have to Change to Stay in Business
By: Jerry W. Wishes
Jerry Wishes says: "If you don't
'get it' soon and start doing things differently, you'll be in a down-cycle and
never understand why. My hope is that this book will give you some insight and a
direction you can use to conquer the challenges ahead." 202 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-259-8; Softcover: $39.95. MORE
The Pursuit of Perfection
By: Jerry W. Wishes
This book makes the case, through the use of a fictional business story, for the rejection of mediocrity in the corporate world. The acceptance of 'things just go wrong' is replaced with the need to raise the bar on expectations. The story takes place at a high-technology start-up. 240 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-260-4; Softcover: $42.95. MORE INFO
Training Your Board of Directors:
A Manual for the CEOs, Board Members, Administrators and Executives of Corporations, Associations, Non-Profit and Religious Organizations
By: ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D.
With a special section on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which raises the standards for corporate governance. The role of the Board is critical to the health and growth of both for profit and not-for-profit organizations. Written for CEOs, Board Chairs, Directors, Administrators and Executive Directors. 338 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-207-9; Softcover: $39.95 MORE INFO
Modern Materials Management
Techniques: A Complete Guide to Help You
Plan, Direct and Control the Purchase, Production, Storage and Distribution of
Goods in Todayís Competitive Business Environment..... Essentials of Supply
Modern Materials Management Techniques:
A Complete Guide to Help You Plan, Direct and Control the Purchase, Production, Storage and Distribution of Goods in Todayís Competitive Business Environment..... Essentials of Supply Chain Management2nd. EDITION
By: Paula Mackie
Materials management is the process in which you plan, direct and control all phases of the acquisition of goods and services; from introduction to disposal, from suppliers to end users. Use this manual to enhance your skills. 398 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-257-4 softcover, $74.95. MORE INFO
A Street Wise Managerís Guide to Successin the Restaurant Business
By: Matthew Lallo
Essential Reading for Everyone in the Restaurant Business. You could have called this book "What they donít teach you at The Culinary Institute". Competition is fierce and costs keep rising. Provides unorthodox (but proven) advice on the subtle art of survival. If you have some basic knowledge of the restaurant business, it will help to comfort and guide you. 241 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-144-7 softcover, $29.95 MORE INFO
Welcome Opportunity or Awesome Burden?
By: Robert G. Edwards
This concise self-help guide will help both aspiring and practicing project managers. It was developed during the author's forty-four years in professional engineering and project management. The principles and practices that he describes are based on his personal experience and can easily be applied to most simple or complex projects. This book is entertaining and easy-to-read. 170 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-086-0 Softcover $26.95. MORE INFO
Business Relationships Ė Development and Maintenance
Confederation College Entrepreneurship Series
The success of any business hinges on the effective management of three critical categories of business relationships. These are a firmís relationships with its customers, with its employees, and with the individuals and organizations that supply it with essential goods and services. This book outlines the nature and role of each type of relationship, and identifies a variety of best practices and operating tools to be employed in the successful development and maintenance of these relationships. 78 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-093-8, Softcover, $19.95. MORE INFO
By: Jeff Jernigan
Interpersonal Skills that Will Help You Earn the Respect and Commitment of Employees
By: Dave Day Ph.D.
Cooperative Time Management
Get more done and have more fun!
Chance Massaro & Katheryn Allen-Katz
Learn how to define appropriate and important work; how to plan, schedule and defend "quality" work time and how to work effectively with other employees. 224 pages, softcover; ISBN 978-1-896210-86-5; $34.95. MORE INFO
LEAN PRODUCTION FOR THE OFFICE
Common Sense Ideas To Help Your
Office Continuously Improve
By: Jim Thompson
More ideas for everyone who works in an office: Be idea-driven; Reduce frustration; Add value; Let others benchmark you.
How to use employees' creativity and ingenuity. Employees' feelings do count. Author, Jim Thompson, is the guru of applying lean production to the office environment. 136 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-1-55270-025-9; $24.95 MORE INFO
How to Use Just-in-Time Techniques
to Streamline Your Office
How to Use the Highly Effective Japanese
Concept of Kaizen to Improve Your Efficiency
By: Jim Thompson
The Old Mission Academy
A Novel of One Charter School's Experiences
Implementing Lean Education
By: J. K. Thompson
A novel about more learning for less money. It suggests that it is possible to remove the waste from education using lean production business concepts. It also outlines the controversial issues surrounding the establishment of charter schools. It ties this into the basics of lean production. 206 pages; ISBN 978-1-896210-91-9; softcover: $29.95 MORE INFO
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