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Sport Business Analytics: Using Data to Increase Revenue and Improve Operational Efficiency

C. Keith Harrison, Scott Bukstein
November 21, 2016

Developing and implementing a systematic analytics strategy can result in a sustainable competitive advantage within the sport business industry. This timely and relevant book provides practical strategies to collect data and then convert that data into meaningful, value-added information and...

Communication, Management and Information Technology: International Conference on Communciation, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT 2016, Cosenza, Italy, 26-29 April 2016)

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar
November 17, 2016

Communication, Management and Information Technology contains the contributions presented at the International Conference on Communication, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT 2016, Cosenza, Italy, 26-29 April 2016, organized by the Universal Society of Applied Research (USAR). The...

How to Attract Investors: A Subjective Guide to the Mindset of Investors and their Requirements

Uffe Bundgaard-Jorgensen
November 09, 2016

Investors are often looked upon as one homogeneous group of people with money ready to invest; however, this group is very diverse. In some ways, investors are like car buyers who seek common denominators in a car, such as the engine, wheels, brakes and seats, but the car they end up buying depends...

Excellence in Managing Worldwide Customer Relationships

Thomas A. Cook
November 08, 2016

Every company is recognizing the critical importance of protecting its customer base by raising the bar of its customer service prowess. Excellence in Managing Worldwide Customer Relationships identifies the risks companies face when expanding their business model in both domestic and overseas...

Operational Auditing: Principles and Techniques for a Changing World

Hernan Murdock
October 26, 2016

Internal auditors are expected to perform risk-based audits, but do so partially because they focus on financial and compliance risks at the expense of operational, strategic and technological ones. This limits their ability to evaluate critical risks and processes. This book merges traditional...

A User's Guide to Business Analytics

Ayanendranath Basu, Srabashi Basu
October 20, 2016

A User's Guide to Business Analytics provides a comprehensive discussion of statistical methods useful to the business analyst. Methods are developed from a fairly basic level to accommodate readers who have limited training in the theory of statistics. A substantial number of case studies and...

Illegal Online File Sharing, Decision-Analysis, and the Pricing of Digital Goods

Michael I. C. Nwogugu
October 18, 2016

Illegal online file sharing costs companies tens of billions of dollars of lost revenues around the world annually and results in lost productivity, various psychological issues, and significant reduction of incentives to create and innovate. Legislative, technical, and enforcement efforts have...

Benefits Realization Management: Strategic Value from Portfolios, Programs, and Projects

Carlos Eduardo Martins Serra
September 27, 2016

Benefits realization management (BRM) is a key part of governance, because it supports the strategic creation of value and provides the correct level of prioritization and executive support to the correct initiatives. Because of its relevance to the governance process, BRM has a strong influence...

Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior: The 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2015), Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia, 22-23 October 2015 & Arya Duta hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia, 07–08 November 2015

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Nailya Bagautdinova, Lenar Safiullin
September 21, 2016

Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior contains papers that were originally presented at the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2015 (ICIBSoS 2015), held 22-23 October 2015 at The Institute of Management, Economics and Finance of the Kazan...

Strategic Management: The Challenge of Creating Value

Peter FitzRoy, James M. Hulbert, Timothy O'Shannassy
September 12, 2016

Strategy is often the capstone class in a business education - dealing with the big questions of what companies decide to do - innovate, diversify, acquire or even to employ a range of these strategies. Benefitting from an international author team, the latest edition of this textbook stands out...

Corporate Defense and the Value Preservation Imperative: Bulletproof Your Corporate Defense Program

Sean Lyons
September 01, 2016

This is the first book to finally address the umbrella term corporate defense, and to explain how an integrated corporate defense program can help an organization address both value creation and preservation. The book explores the value preservation imperative, which represents an organization’s...

The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 3: Creative Tools, Methods, and Techniques that Every Innovator Must Know

H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl
September 01, 2016

This book focuses on the creative tools and techniques, decisions, activities, and practices that move ideas to realization generate business value. It has a unique leaning on learning and mastering the improvement tools for managing the investment in creating new opportunities for generating...

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