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Economics in Minutes

by Niall Kishtainy Quercus (August 05, 2014)

Economics in Minutes condenses key economics concepts into 200 short and easily digested essays. Featuring not only fundamental ideas, such as the role of money and how the stock market works, but also subjects...


The WAY OF THE SEAL UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION

by Mark Divine Reader's Digest (December 26, 2013)

In The Way of the SEAL, ex-Navy Commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience and uncanny intuition. Along the way...


Principles and Practices of Professional Consulting

by Steven C. Stryker Government Institutes (January 16, 2011)

Although consultants influence the outcome of major endeavors in the fields of management, finance, government, and engineering, few attempts have been made to establish the tenets and techniques of consulting....


Robert's Rules Simplified

by Arthur T. Lewis & Henry M. Robert Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Who has the floor, and how do you make a motion? What keeps a meeting from collapsing into chaos? This bible of parliamentary procedures transforms complex rules into easy-to-understand basics.


Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunications Terms

by National Telecommunication Information Administration Government Institutes (April 01, 1997)

This glossary contains more than 5,000 technical terms and definitions that were standardized by the federal government for use by international and U.S. government telecommunications specialists. It includes...


International Business Research: Strategies and Resources

by Esther L. Gil & Awilda Reyes Scarecrow Press (December 28, 2012)

In the 21st century, most businesses participate in globalization, whether by entering new markets worldwide or dealing with competitors from around the world. International Business Research: Strategies and...


Globalization and Feminist Activism

by Mary E. Hawkesworth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2006)

In this comprehensive overview, Mary E. Hawkesworth explores transnational feminist efforts to produce a more just global order. Arguing that globalization is a feminist issue, she considers how social, economic,...


Changing Safety's Paradigms

by Ron C. McKinnon Government Institutes (June 18, 2007)

Fueled by more than 30 years in the safety industry and by thousands of interviews with managers and workers worldwide, McKinnon confronts the safety industry's most prevalent and most dangerous myths head-on....


A Guide to Screenwriting Success: Writing for Film and Television

by Stephen V. Duncan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 25, 2006)

A Guide to Screenwriting Success provides a comprehensive overview of writing-and rewriting-a screenplay. Duncan's handy book teaches new screenwriters the process of creating a professional screenplay from...


Safety and Environmental Management

by Daniel Della-Giustina Government Institutes (August 21, 2007)

Just how comprehensive is your company's safety plan? If it doesn't include the eight key components of industrial safety addressed in this new book, your facility may be unnecessarily vulnerable to physical...


Women, Men, and Human Capital Development in the Public Sector: Return on Investments

by Bonnie G. Mani Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

This study analyzes factors, both legal and illegal, that lead to inequities in the pay and status of men and women. Due to American culture, the wage gap may never close, but investments in human capital development...


The Capitalist's Bible

by Gretchen Morgenson HarperCollins e-books (September 01, 2009)

The Capitalist’s Bible, edited by Gretchen Morgenson, an award-winning journalist with the New York Times, is the essential guide to capitalism and its many languages, customs, and practices. Including thinkers...


Marine Safety: Tools for Risk-Based Decision Making

by ABS Consulting Government Institutes (March 01, 2002)

Marine Safety provides a toolbox of field-tested and proven tools for assessing and managing marine risks and making better-informed decisions to prevent marine casualties. Using this book as a guide, managers...


Fundamentals of Site Remediation: for Metal- and  Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soils

by John Pichtel Government Institutes (August 24, 2007)

This introductory manual addresses environmental site restoration practices that both ensure compliance with federal statutes and prevent further contamination or expense. Emphasizing environmental chemistry,...


Marine Electrical Basics Workbook

by William A. Young Government Institutes (June 01, 2000)

Updated with the 2000 rules, the Fourth Edition provides shipyard electricians and electrical designers with the step-by-step instruction they need to design and install electrical systems on marine installations,...


Safety is a People Business: A Practical Guide to the Human Side of Safety

by Michael V. Manning Government Institutes (November 01, 1997)

Filled with practical insights, solutions, and tools, this book will help even veteran safety professionals better understand behavioral approaches to safety, improve safety performance and employee involvement,...


Reliability Management: An Overview

by International EQE Government Institutes (February 01, 2000)

Learn how a total-organization effort (maintenance, operations, engineering, and procurements) can improve your organization's reliability and financial performance. Basing their systematic approach on three...


ESAs Made Easy: A Checklist Approach to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

by Andre R. Cooper Government Institutes (February 01, 1996)

Learn how to conduct and evaluate a successful Phase I ESA to identify existing or potential environmental hazards and 'special resources' for a subject property. Through its easy-to-follow checklist format...


1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday...


499 Words Every College Student Should Know

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (August 29, 2017)

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you might read “abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or “demagogue”...


Words from the Wise

by Rosemarie Jarski Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

When faced with life's greatest quandaries, there's just one place to go for advice: all your beloved heroes and heroines. These 6,000 thought-provoking quotations cover almost every imaginable dilemma and come...


Words Gone Wild

by Jim Bernhard Skyhorse (June 01, 2010)

Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful...


Endangered Phrases

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (June 22, 2011)

Person to person" (and station to station"), bar sinister," the weed of crime bears bitter fruit," between the devil and the deep blue sea," will o' the wisp," poor as Job's turkey" . . . these are just a few...


Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

by Mary Embree Skyhorse (December 13, 2012)

Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These...


On Point

by Kristina O'Neill Black Dog & Leventhal (September 03, 2018)

From WSJ. Magazine's popular monthly "Columnists" feature, ON POINT is a collection of inspiring wisdom for the modern age.

"Good advice," says writer Cheryl Strayed, "is simply about sharing your perspective."...


The Project Management Handbook: A Guide to Capital Improvements

by Kevin P. Vida Government Institutes (August 17, 2012)

Project managers are needed in many different industries, including computer services, architecture, engineering, local and federal governments, and private industry. And many different kinds of organizations...


On Point

by Kristina O'Neill, Ron Butler, Erin Bennett & Christine Lakin et al. Black Dog & Leventhal (September 04, 2018)

From WSJ. Magazine's popular monthly "Columnists" feature, ON POINT is a collection of inspiring wisdom for the modern age.

"Good advice," says writer Cheryl Strayed, "is simply about sharing your perspective."...


Principles of Risk-Based Decision Making

by In c. ABS Consulting Government Institutes (February 01, 2002)

Principles of Risk-Based Decision Making provides managers with the foundation for creating a proactive organizational culture that systematically incorporates risk into key decision-making processes. Based...


The CIA World Factbook 2017

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

A country-by-country guide to the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with...


The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare

by Max Morris Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

“Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.

Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English...


Look, Speak, & Behave for Men

by Jamie L. Yasko-mangum Skyhorse (May 17, 2007)

For years, highly paid executives at major corporations have had the benefit of professional image consultants to give them feedback about their presentation in the workplace. That expert advice has helped them...


Look, Speak, & Behave for Women

by Jamie L. Yasko-mangum Skyhorse (May 17, 2007)

For years, highly paid executives at major corporations have had the benefit of professional image consultants to give them feedback about their presentation in the workplace. That expert advice has helped them...


Dangerous Jobs

by Abigail Gehring Skyhorse (May 12, 2009)

The success of A&E's hit series Deadliest Catch" and Discovery Channel's new reality show, The World's Toughest Jobs" prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it their livelihood....


301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions

by Vicky Oliver Skyhorse (October 06, 2010)

As times change, so do norms of behavior in the office. 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions has the answers you need to survive daily life in the professional environment. Following the same...


1,001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn't Know

by W. R. Runyan Skyhorse (November 11, 2010)

As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book...


A Basic Guide to Exporting

by Jason Katzman Skyhorse (March 09, 2011)

Here is practical advice for anyone who wants to build their business by selling overseas. The International Trade Administration covers key topics such as marketing, legal issues, customs, and more. With real-life...


The Little Red Book of Hope

by Nick Lyons & Tony Lyons Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

Hope is an interesting thing. Some think it’s foolish, often misplaced, and at rarer times devastating; but more agree that hope is an integral and beautiful part of life, something that implicitly makes us...


Little Theories of Life

by Peter FitzSimons Skyhorse (October 16, 2012)

Why does the dominant partner in any sexual relationship usually sleep on the side of the bed nearest the door? Is there a direct relationship between the length of hemlines and the state of the national economy?...


All I Know About Management I Learned from My Dog

by Martin P. Levin Skyhorse (April 12, 2011)

When 91-year-old legendary management guru Martin Levin decided to adopt a dog by the name of Angel, he thought he was in for an interesting experience, yet not a challenging one. It didn't take long for him...


Business Law

by Robert W. Emerson Barrons Educational Series (January 04, 2016)

Titles in Barron's Business Review series are widely used as classroom supplements to college textbooks and often serve as a main textbook in business brush-up programs. Business Law focuses on the importance...


Economics

by Walter J. Wessels Barrons Educational Series (January 12, 2018)

A thoughtful and comprehensive guide to Economics with crystal-clear summaries and explanations

Books in this series are designed for classroom use, summarizing key concepts and presenting review questions with...


Finance

by Ehsan Nikbakht Barrons Educational Series (February 12, 2013)

This updated edition defines and explains key financial terms and discusses topics that include

  • Business types and taxation methods
  • The value of money over time
  • Capital budgeting
  • Investing and financing
  • Dividend...


Accounting

by Peter J. Eisen Barrons Educational Series (September 04, 2013)

Like the other titles in Barron’s Business Review Series, the new sixth edition of Accounting makes a useful supplement to college textbooks, and is also excellent as a main text in business brush-up programs....


Secrets of Successful Sales

by Alison Edgar Panoma Press (March 06, 2018)

If you don’t sell, you don’t have a business. In Secrets of Successful Sales, Alison Edgar, The Entrepreneur’s Godmother, brings together psychology and sales to help you develop a winning strategy for...


The Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012

by Jerry M. Rosenberg Scarecrow Press (July 13, 2012)

The Concise Encyclopedia of the Great Recession 2007-2012 brings to the present the necessary information for understanding the first major recession of the 21st century and one of the deepest since the Great...


On Point

by , Running Press (September 04, 2018)

From WSJ magazines's popular monthly column "The Columnists," On Point is the collected wisdom of the modern age offered by hundreds of luminaries, across a diverse spectrum of professions and backgrounds,"On...


Game changing innovation

by Yoav Nir Die Keure Publishing (January 17, 2018)

This book is the disquisition of what I know and truly believe makes products a success and how you can replicate it within your company.

What is this book about? Why should I read this book? Why did you write...


The Ten-Day MBA 4th Ed.

by Steven A. Silbiger Harper Business (July 24, 2012)

Revised and updated to answer the challenges of a rapidly changing business world, the 4th edition of The Ten-Day MBA includes the latest topics taught at America's top business schools, from corporate ethics...


Agile Methodology for Developing and Measuring Learning

by Kaliym A. Islam BookBlastPro Inc. (November 18, 2017)

Why is this topic important?

Technologies of the last five years have drastically changed and reshaped how we live and learn. The net of these changes, according to the Boston Consulting Group, is that consumers...


Jump!

by Buchi Onwugbonu Panoma Press (November 24, 2016)

Are you satisfied with where you are in your career today? If your answer is not a resounding “yes!” then please read on… Jump! is a career development book with practical and proven strategies to help...