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People Analytics For Dummies
People Analytics For Dummies
by Mike West

Maximize performance with better data Developing a successful workforce requires more than a gut check. Data can help guide your decisions on everything from where to seat a team to optimizing production processes to engaging with your employees in ways that ring true to them. People analytics is the study of your number one business asset—your people—and this book shows you how to collect data, analyze that data, and then apply your findings to create a happier and more engaged workfo ...
Virtual Teams For Dummies
Virtual Teams For Dummies
by Dummies Press

Set your virtual team on a path to success In the global marketplace, people can work practically anywhere and anytime. Virtual teams cut across the boundaries of time, space, culture, and sometimes even organizations. Rising costs, global locations, and advances in technology are top reasons why virtual teams have increased by 800 percent over the past 5 years. Packed with solid advice, interviews and case studies from well-known companies who are already using virtual teams in their business m ...
Values-Based Leadership For Dummies
Values-Based Leadership For Dummies
by Maria Gamb

Benefit from values-based leadership Values-driven organizations are considered by some to be the most successful on the planet. They have high levels of engagement, generate higher earnings, and are more profitable by having an inclusive, multi-tiered strategy. It’s a win-win! In Values-Based Leadership For Dummies, you’ll get a fool-proof plan for putting the principles of values-based leadership in action—which will inspire and motivate others to pursue what matters most ...
Company Culture For Dummies
Company Culture For Dummies
by Mike Ganino

Make a difference with company culture Organizations around the world are looking for the “secret sauce” to create strong company cultures—and this book lets you in on what you can do to share the same culture that drives places like Google, Southwest, and Wegman’s to succeed. Inside, expert author on corporate culture Mike Ganino distills company culture down to the four core elements that you need to consider when making any business decision. Packed with real-world exam ...
Scrum For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Scrum For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Mark C. Layton, David Morrow

Use scrum in all aspects of life Scrum is an agile project management framework that allows for flexibility and collaboration to be a part of your workflow. Primarily used by software developers, scrum can be used across many job functions and industries. Scrum can also be used in your personal life to help you plan for retirement, a trip, or even a wedding or other big event. Scrum provides a small set of rules that create just enough structure for teams to be able to focus their innovation on ...
Supply Chain Management For Dummies
Supply Chain Management For Dummies
by Daniel Stanton

Everyone can impact the supply chain Supply Chain Management For Dummies helps you connect the dots between things like purchasing, logistics, and operations to see how the big picture is affected by seemingly isolated inefficiencies. Your business is a system, made of many moving parts that must synchronize to most efficiently meet the needs of your customers—and your shareholders. Interruptions in one area ripple throughout the entire operation, disrupting the careful coordination that m ...
Project Management For Dummies, 5th Edition
Project Management For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Stanley E. Portny

The bestselling 'bible' of project management In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. So how can you juggle all the skills and responsibilities it takes to shine as a project management maven? Updated in a brand-new edition, Project Management For Dummies offers everything you need to successfully manage projects from start to finish—without ever dropping the ball. Written by a well-known project ...
Agile Project Management For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Agile Project Management For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Mark C. Layton, Steven J. Ostermiller

Flex your project management muscle Agile project management is a fast and flexible approach to managing all projects, not just software development. By learning the principles and techniques in this book, you'll be able to create a product roadmap, schedule projects, and prepare for product launches with the ease of Agile software developers. You'll discover how to manage scope, time, and cost, as well as team dynamics, quality, and risk of every project. As mobile and web technologies continue ...
Business Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Business Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Marie Taylor, Steve Crabb

Shape the leadership of tomorrow Business Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies provides business owners and managers with the insight they need to successfully develop the next generation of leaders. Packed with business-led strategies, key concepts, and effective techniques, this book equips you with the skills to transform both yourself and your team. Whether you're coaching colleagues, employees, or offering your skills as a service, these techniques will help you build a productive relations ...
Managing Millennials For Dummies
Managing Millennials For Dummies
by Hannah L. Ubl, Lisa X. Walden, Debra Arbit

Everything you need to harness Millennial potential Managing Millennials For Dummies is the field guide to people-management in the modern workplace. Packed with insight, advice, personal anecdotes, and practical guidance, this book shows you how to manage your Millennial workers and teach them how to manage themselves. You'll learn just what makes them tick—they're definitely not the workers of yesteryear—and how to uncover the deeply inspirational talent they have hiding not far belo ...
Franchise Management For Dummies
Franchise Management For Dummies
by Michael H. Seid, Joyce Mazero

McDonalds, Sonic, Subway, Dairy Queen, Circle K, Piggly Wiggly—all well-known franchises in America and beyond. You've probably sometimes wondered how so many of them could exist, how they manage to stay in business, and how they continue to thrive. Maybe you've even thought about running one of your own, but didn't know where to begin. Well, now you do, thanks to Running a Franchise For Dummies. Pick the perfect franchise for you Create marketing plans and branding for your new franchise U ...
Executive Recruiting For Dummies
Executive Recruiting For Dummies
by David E. Perry, Mark J. Haluska

Tips and strategies to fill executive-level positions Recruiting for high-end executives requires a special skill-set, and Executive Recruiting For Dummies is here to help you add this niche talent to your arsenal. Whether you're an in-house human resources manager or a professional recruiter at a search firm, this friendly guide walks you through each step of filling that senior, executive, or other highly specialized position. This book covers the globalization of talent and the advantages of ...
Product Management For Dummies
Product Management For Dummies
by Brian Lawley, Pamela Schure

Your one-stop guide to becoming a product management prodigy Product management plays a pivotal role in organizations. In fact, it's now considered the fourth most important title in corporate America—yet only a tiny fraction of product managers have been trained for this vital position. If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of people who hold this essential job—or simply aspire to break into a new role—Product Management For Dummies gives you the tools to increase your sk ...
Nonprofit Kit For Dummies, 5th Edition
Nonprofit Kit For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Stan Hutton, Frances N. Phillips

Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks — and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission stat ...
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
by RRC

Are you complying with health and safety regulations in the workplace? Making mistakes in many areas of health and safety can be both incredibly dangerous and hugely costly. So what can you do to avoid hazards and expensive, time-consuming legal battles? That's where Health & Safety at Work For Dummies comes in. Cutting through the clutter, it provides you with the practical, must-know information you need to ensure your workplace is a suitably safe environment that complies with government ...
Sales Presentations For Dummies
Sales Presentations For Dummies
by Julie M. Hansen

Are your sales presentations stuck in the 20th century? Sales Presentations For Dummies rises to the challenge of guiding you through the process of engaging and persuading busy buyers in a world that's constantly bombarding them with sales pitches. Motivating today's buyers to pull the trigger on a new deal requires a certain set of skills, and this straightforward text guides you through what you need to know to create and deliver compelling presentations. Pulled from examples and experiences ...
Recognizing and Engaging Employees For Dummies
Recognizing and Engaging Employees For Dummies
by Bob Nelson

Improve engagement, productivity, and motivation with effective employee recognition Recognizing and Engaging Employees for Dummies gives you the tools and information you need to improve morale, productivity, and personal achievement with a successful employee recognition program. Written by a world-leading authority in employee recognition, this book walks you step-by-step through the design and implementation process and describes the incentives that work, the behaviors to reward, and the mec ...
Training and Development For Dummies
Training and Development For Dummies
by Elaine Biech

Develop and deliver a robust employee training and development program Training and Development For Dummies gives you the tools you need to develop a strong and effective training and development program. Covering the latest in talent development, this informative guide addresses classroom, virtual, and blended learning to open up your options and help you design the program that's right for your company. You'll explore the different modes of formal learning, including social learning, m-learnin ...
Employee Engagement For Dummies
Employee Engagement For Dummies
by Bob Kelleher

The easy way to boost employee engagement Today more than ever, companies and leaders need a road map to help them boost employee engagement levels. Employee Engagement For Dummies helps employers implement the necessary plans to create and sustain an engaging culture, allowing them to attract and retain the best people while boosting their productivity and creativity. Employee Engagement For Dummies helps you foster employee engagement, a concept that furthers an organization's interests throug ...
PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition
PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Cynthia Snyder Stackpole

This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP® certification exam As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition o ...

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