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Printing Press Development : Printing Press Development By: Marlon D. Ludovice There are a lot of new technologies used in the printing press industry.
added on 16.02.2015. 22:00 in Business and Finance

A Closer Look At The Printing Press History : A Closer Look At The Printing Press History By: Marlon D. Ludovice Are you a reader enthusiast? Well if you do for sure you have a better gratitude for the printing press services.
added on 17.02.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

The Key To Success - Choose The Right Partner : The Key To Success - Choose The Right Partner By: Mel Dunn Do you promote yourself as offering prompt, reliable and quality service? Of course - none of us promote ourselves as anything less, and equally we strive to provide this level of service all the time. So what happens when you take your networking to the next level, and start to offer referrals, or even establish partnerships or alliances for certain activities? Whatever you do at this point creates significant impact on your business and personal reputation - potentially positive and also potentially negative.
added on 23.02.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Understand What Flows Through Your Business to Find Improvement : Understand What Flows Through Your Business to Find Improvement By: Chuck Yorke I remember once seeing a cartoon which showed two people working a counter. On the wall behind them was a sign which read, "Quality Work, Low Price, Fast Service - Pick Two.
added on 23.03.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

There Are Many Solutions To A Great Tender Or Proposal : There Are Many Solutions To A Great Tender Or Proposal By: Mel Dunn One of the great mysteries of the "open" competitive tendering process is that each of us has experienced defeat. What mystifies us is that there must have been a mistake - we had the best solution.
added on 14.04.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Tendering and Development - Preparation is the Key : Tendering and Development - Preparation is the Key By: Mel Dunn In the article Getting Involved in the Global Development Market (available in full in Latest News at www.globizdev.
added on 15.04.2015. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Getting Involved in the Development Industry : Getting Involved in the Development Industry By: Mel Dunn Australia is blessed with an incredible pool of talent and experience, across a broad range of industries, and it is this expertise that could provide significant and sustainable benefits into the communities where a development initiative is targeted. The challenge for many firms and individuals wishing to participate in development activities is in understanding the intricacies of the process to secure involvement.
added on 16.04.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Global Development - So Much More Needed : Global Development - So Much More Needed By: Mel Dunn The tragic events resulting from the recent Tsunami on Boxing Day 2004 serve to again highlight the fragile nature of many of the world's communities. In each of these locations the key tasks of treating the sick and injured, ensuring clean water was available, or made available, providing food, accommodation and so on was critically important as a first step on the way to rebuilding these communities.
added on 17.04.2015. 11:00 in Business and Finance

In Leadership, Results Are Limitless : In Leadership, Results Are Limitless By: Brent Filson Results are limitless. That's not a supposition.
added on 30.05.2015. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Introduction to Private Equity Investing : Introduction to Private Equity Investing By: Murray Priestley Private Equity Investing is investing into privately owned companies. A private investor can inject capital into a business that needs it.
added on 13.06.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Resume Formats - The Hidden Pitfalls : Resume Formats - The Hidden Pitfalls By: Roger Clark Deciding on a resume format is the first major decision to be made when creating your resume. The overall look of your resume depends on the resume format, font and outline you choose.
added on 16.07.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Issue Management Methodology for Tracking Project Issues : Issue Management Methodology for Tracking Project Issues By: Grant Murray 1.) What is an Issue? An issue is an incident, circumstance, problem or inquiry that affects or potentially affects the timely delivery of the project, product or service, it may also impact the quality of deliverables and the cost of production.
added on 18.08.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Using Equipment Leasing as a Competitive Weapon : Using Equipment Leasing as a Competitive Weapon By: George A. Parker Most great generals know how to design winning battle plans.
added on 08.09.2015. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Business Planning for College Students and First-Time Entrepreneurs : Business Planning for College Students and First-Time Entrepreneurs By: Dave Lavinsky More and more students, both in undergraduate and graduate institutions, are deciding to launch their own ventures upon graduation rather than taking the traditional route of working for another firm. Likewise, more and more individuals are leaving their jobs to fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams.
added on 16.09.2015. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Getting Your Venture Lease Approved : Getting Your Venture Lease Approved By: George A. Parker Each year venture capitalists fund more than 2,500 start-up companies in the U.
added on 04.10.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Business Loan : Business Loan By: John Mussi A business loan is designed for a wide range of UK small, medium and startup business needs including the purchase, refinance, expansion of a business, development loans or any type of commercial investment. Finance is the lifeblood of a business.
added on 13.10.2015. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Evaluating Venture Lease Transactions - Ten Factors Lessors Review in Credit Committee : Evaluating Venture Lease Transactions - Ten Factors Lessors Review in Credit Committee By: George A. Parker Each year venture capitalists fund more than 2,500 start-up companies in the U.
added on 20.10.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Benefits of a Commercial Business Loan? : Benefits of a Commercial Business Loan? By: John Mussi There are many benefits in choosing a commercial business loan some of which are listed below. A commercial business loan is designed for a wide range of UK small, medium and startup business needs including the purchase, refinance, expansion of a business, development loans or any type of commercial investment.
added on 06.01.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

5 Steps to Build Stronger Communication and Understanding : 5 Steps to Build Stronger Communication and Understanding By: Chris Anderson Part Three of a Four-Part Series Part One: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 26.01.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Improve Your Bottom Line, Benefit From Employee Ideas : Improve Your Bottom Line, Benefit From Employee Ideas By: Chuck Yorke Customers want our products and services to be better, delivered faster, and produced less expensively. This means that everything we do needs to be improved.
added on 17.02.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

How to Size an Emerging Market : How to Size an Emerging Market By: Dave Lavinsky In developing their business plans, companies of all sizes face the challenge of determining the size of their markets. To begin, companies must present the size of their "relevant market" in their plans.
added on 09.03.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Re-Discovery Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase V : Re-Discovery Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase V By: Chris Anderson Part One of Series: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 10.03.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Resume Objectives ... The Hidden Pitfalls : Resume Objectives ..
added on 14.04.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Development Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase III : Development Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase III By: Chris Anderson Part One of Series: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 03.06.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Planning Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase II : Planning Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase II By: Chris Anderson Part One of Series: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 13.07.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web : How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web By: Will Spencer Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the online world is no different than becoming a successful entrepreneur in the brick-and-mortar world. Both tasks require vision, determination, and hard work.
added on 21.07.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Spinning Gold from Straw: Low Cost Employee Retention and Motivation Tools : Spinning Gold from Straw: Low Cost Employee Retention and Motivation Tools By: Jennifer Loftus Employee retention and motivation..
added on 24.07.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

How to Stay Positive... Avoid Negative People : How to Stay Positive..
added on 13.09.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Use these 130 plain-English agreements : Use these 130 plain-English agreements By: Rothline Early understandings make for the longest relationships. - Alan Dohrmann Don't let legalese get in the way of a good deal.
added on 22.09.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Coaching for Lawyers: 10 Ways a Lawyer Can Benefit from Working with a Professional Coach : Coaching for Lawyers: 10 Ways a Lawyer Can Benefit from Working with a Professional Coach By: Jatrine Bentsi-Enchill, J.D.
added on 02.10.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

The Synergy Paradigm : The Synergy Paradigm By: John Maceda Synergy: {n} The working together of two things to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects. Most businesses operate on two distinct levels: Human Systems - Those systems that are concerned with or operated by people.
added on 12.10.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

How Managers Can Help Retain Their Best Employees : How Managers Can Help Retain Their Best Employees By: Susan Cullen A major problem for employers today is attracting the best talent, and then retaining key employees. Research shows that the key ingredient for retention lies within the manager's ability to understand what employees really want.
added on 23.10.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Checklist For High Performing Teams : Checklist For High Performing Teams By: Susan Cullen Why do some teams perform well while others struggle? How can you assess how effectively your team is working now, and identify methods for improvement? Research shows that 85% of the reasons that teams of people succeed or struggle has more to do with interpersonal issues, than technical competence. But both are needed for effective teamwork.
added on 24.10.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

The 5 Biggest Blunders in Business Development : The 5 Biggest Blunders in Business Development By: Joseph Sommerville, PhD Effective communication skills are essential to successful business development. Yet they're often under-emphasized and sometimes completely ignored.
added on 01.11.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Project Outsourcing: Why ALL Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing an Integral Part of Business Growth : Project Outsourcing: Why ALL Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing an Integral Part of Business Growth By: Jack Thompson OUTSOURCING: AN OVERVIEW Businesses of all kinds can and do benefit from the tool of outsourcing every day. Businesses large and small have been outsourcing every day projects for many years.
added on 18.12.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak : Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak By: Monikah J. Ogando You've heard marketing and advertising gurus quip, "Sell the sizzle, not the steak.
added on 31.12.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Microsoft Business Solutions products selection: ERP, CRM, Retail Management : Microsoft Business Solutions products selection: ERP, CRM, Retail Management By: Andrew Karasev Microsoft Business Solutions is Microsoft subdivision and historically it is joining several products development companies under one roof: Great Plains Software, Navision Software, Microsoft CRM (this one was developed by MBS), Solomon Software, SMS: QuickSell 2000 - which is now Microsoft Retail Management System. Let's first look at your ERP system selection (without Retail Solution).
added on 04.01.2014. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Policies and Procedures Used as Management Key : Policies and Procedures Used as Management Key By: Chris Anderson Managers know the difficulty of getting people to do the right things the right way. And employees need their expertise and understanding of the way things should be done.
added on 17.01.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Losing business monentum? : Losing business monentum? By: Mike Hayden CONTENTS: 1.) Are you losing momentum while others plan ahead? 2.
added on 10.02.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

The Challenges of Human Resource Management : The Challenges of Human Resource Management By: Dr Alvin Chan Introduction The role of the Human Resource Manager is evolving with the change in competitive market environment and the realization that Human Resource Management must play a more strategic role in the success of an organization. Organizations that do not put their emphasis on attracting and retaining talents may find themselves in dire consequences, as their competitors may be outplaying them in the strategic employment of their human resources.
added on 20.02.2014. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Phone Interviews: Prepare to Ace Them! : Phone Interviews: Prepare to Ace Them! By: Jeff Altman More companies are saving time and effort by doing initial telephone interviews before committing themselves to hours of time assessing and evaluating applicants. They are doing this because, frankly, it's a good way to save a team's time from interviewing obviously unqualified people.
added on 17.03.2014. 14:00 in Business and Finance

How to Survive in Business Long Enough to Win : How to Survive in Business Long Enough to Win By: Kim Beardsmore As a former human resources professional it has always intrigued me as to why people were more 'successful' than others. By 'successful' we are referring to an innate ability of some people to set and achieve worthwhile challenges for themselves.
added on 07.04.2014. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Project/Program Management Best Practices for Success in ANY Industry! : Project/Program Management Best Practices for Success in ANY Industry! By: Eddie R. Williams Where is our success? Although there have been improvements, over 60% of projects/programs failed and many were canceled in 2003 (ref:The Standish Report CHAOS)! Our goal for 2004 and beyond is to contribute to a 60% and better, project/program success rate! STOP THE MADNESS-MANAGE AND CONTROL PROJECTS WITH THE FOLLOWING: Best Practice Processes for Project/Program Success(Outline): Program/Project Management (and Business Management) (Integration) Use of Experience and Knowledge (Integration) Planning and Scheduling/WBS (Scope/Time/Cost) Communication Planning (Communication) Status & Earned Value Reporting (Communication) Performance (metrics) Reporting (Communication) Risks Identification and Management (Risks) Project Repository/DB (Communication/Lessons Learned/Knowledge Transfer) Change Management (Integration) Subcontractor/Vendor Control (Procurement) Team Building (Human Resource) Development Process (Integration/Solution/Scope) Selection of the appropriate model/technique (e.
added on 21.04.2014. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Menu Driven Business Planning : Menu Driven Business Planning By: Monte Zwang So you want to open a restaurant? Many people come to me with their plans, and ideas after they have decided to build or open a restaurant. It is my responsibility to assist them in their planning process and determine how clearly they have thought their concept through.
added on 29.04.2014. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Business Funding : Business Funding By: Monte Zwang Every business needs money at one time or another. The process of obtaining financing can be daunting and the chances of success limited if it is approached in a disorganized or haphazard way.
added on 30.04.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

How to Get Your Procedures Project Done : How to Get Your Procedures Project Done By: Chris Anderson Wouldn't it be nice for business owners and executives to be finished with their policies and procedures project already? They know they need to get it done, but maybe it's taking too long. Or perhaps their people are staring at a blank piece of paper, and they don't know where to begin.
added on 14.05.2014. 00:00 in Business and Finance

6 Steps To Laying Out Your Competitive Strategy : 6 Steps To Laying Out Your Competitive Strategy By: Jeff Schein Why do so many companies languish and watch as their business turns into a zero profit zone, while others seem to thrive? When you look at your business, whether it's a new venture or a company with a long history, can you answer the following questions? What does my company do better than anyone else? What unique value do I provide to my customers? How will I increase that value next year? Companies that fail to answer these questions, and don't believe they are of paramount importance, relegate themselves to marginal profitability at best and failure at worst. But companies that can answer these questions are able to raise the value bar for their customers and reap the benefits of success.
added on 22.06.2014. 15:00 in Business and Finance

The Steps from Product Idea to Product Success : The Steps from Product Idea to Product Success By: Matthew Yubas Michelangelo once said that his statue of David was embedded in the block of marble and he merely chipped away the edges to reveal it. Is your product idea inside your mind just waiting to come alive? Or, is your product already formed and you need only to smooth out the edges? Using my Market-Step process your idea will come to life as we progress in the following steps from idea to launch: Self-Evaluation Concept Evaluation Prototype Evaluation Product and Market Planning Product Development and Marketing Tactics Product Launch, Marketing and Selling Please use this roadmap as a navigational tool to guide and monitor your progress.
added on 04.07.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Venture Leasing - A Smarter Way To Build Enterprise Value : Venture Leasing - A Smarter Way To Build Enterprise Value By: George A. Parker In 2003, venture capitalists and investors dispense over $18 billion to promising young US companies, according to VentureOne and Ernst & Young Quarterly Venture Capital Report.
added on 20.07.2014. 19:00 in Business and Finance

7 Reasons Why Law Firm Diversity Initiatives Fail : 7 Reasons Why Law Firm Diversity Initiatives Fail By: Jatrine Bentsi-Enchill, J.D.
added on 11.08.2014. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Change and Performance - Training May Not Be The Answer : Change and Performance - Training May Not Be The Answer By: Howard Sommerfeld Introducing new products or services, bringing new people on board, developing a new process or procedure, installing new equipment, change seems to be the one constant in business today and change always seems to drive a need for training. In conducting training needs analysis at any level, we need to understand that training may not be the solution, at least not the whole solution.
added on 12.08.2014. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Basics of Stock Market : Basics of Stock Market By: John Goldfinger Financial markets provide their participants with the most favorable conditions for purchase/sale of financial instruments they have inside. Their major functions are: guaranteeing liquidity, forming assets prices within establishing proposition and demand and decreasing of operational expenses, incurred by the participants of the market.
added on 24.08.2014. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Yesterday's Hero : Yesterday's Hero By: Linda Matias Wonder Woman makes it looks so easy. She gets up every morning, fights the good fight, calls it a day, and starts the whole process all over again.
added on 08.10.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

New web-based HR tool is "Max" from NAS, Hannibal, and InfoLink. : New web-based HR tool is "Max" from NAS, Hannibal, and InfoLink. By: Scott G Three highly respected names in Human Resources have joined forces to provide companies with a revolutionary blend of services that make the hiring process more efficient and effective.
added on 05.02.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Economic Survival in the 21st Century - the Three Key Questions to ask : Economic Survival in the 21st Century - the Three Key Questions to ask By: Henry To, CFA In this "special report", I want to pose a few important "philosophical questions" to my readers. Firstly -- our Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan, addressed the effects and implications of our aging population on things such as Social Security again in a speech that he made last Friday.
added on 28.03.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Preparing For Your Success : Preparing For Your Success By: Lorraine Pirihi When is the best time to prepare for your success in life? What's that you say? " I have to actually have to prepare for it? Doesn't success just happen?" No. It doesn't.
added on 04.06.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Troubled Waters Require Capable Leaders at the Helm : Troubled Waters Require Capable Leaders at the Helm By: Larry D. Cote Canada's lean leaders need to look beyond the horizon and chart the future In stormy times, true leadership skills emerge, says Larry Coté, the President of Lean Advisors Inc.
added on 27.06.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Unleash Your True Potential : Unleash Your True Potential By: Lorraine Pirihi Some time ago I attended a birthday party and met a young guy who just happened to be 30.) I say young because when you're 47, that is a young age! He told me about his career in a major corporate company where he's been working for the past 3 years.
added on 09.07.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Develop Your People and Make More Money : Develop Your People and Make More Money By: Lorraine Pirihi What is the no. 1 asset in your business beside yourself? It's your people.
added on 13.07.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

How to Identify a Problem Solver : How to Identify a Problem Solver By: Harry Joiner As an executive recruiter, I interview a lot of people. And while most candidates find a way to look good on paper, their resumes don't always reveal how good of a problem solver they are.
added on 22.07.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Why Small Businesses Fail (or Fail to Thrive) : Why Small Businesses Fail (or Fail to Thrive) By: Karyn GreenstreetTammy, a skilled and gifted horticulturist, called me to discuss what she needed to know to start her own florist and landscaping business. She had been in the horticulture industry for 10 years and was incredibly skilled at working with flowers and plants - one of the best.
added on 04.09.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Playing the High-Stakes Biotech Game : Playing the High-Stakes Biotech Game By: Sam SubramanianShares of biotechnology companies have declined, after the much anticipated American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting in early June in New Orleans. This sector has been on a roll ever since Genentech (NYSE: DNA) vaulted 45% on May 19, 2003 following positive news from Phase III trials of Avastin in colorectal cancer patients.
added on 27.11.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Twitch Speed: Reaching Younger Workers Who Think Differently : Twitch Speed: Reaching Younger Workers Who Think Differently By: Marc PrenskyEvery parent, educator, and manager knows that "Nintendo children"--those born after 1970 and raised on video and computer games, Walkmans, the Internet, etc.--are different.
added on 20.12.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

From An Insider's View These Items Are A Must Before Making The Decision To Purchase Any Off-The-Shelf Software For Your Business : From An Insider's View These Items Are A Must Before Making The Decision To Purchase Any Off-The-Shelf Software For Your Business By: Brett Johnson1.) What determines the software price? Is it Per Seat or Per User or Per Processor? The cost of software is determined in many ways.
added on 06.03.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Don't Allow Yourself to Get Burned : Don't Allow Yourself to Get Burned By: Dr. Freddy DavisI am not a big fisherman, but I do enjoy it whenever the opportunity comes my way.
added on 11.04.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

How To Develop Software For Your Business : How To Develop Software For Your Business By: David Berube Software development is a risky business. Many software developers are barely skilled at their trade, much less at business.
added on 02.05.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Gracefully Accepting Feedback a Key Employment Skill : Gracefully Accepting Feedback a Key Employment Skill By: Jan B. King With the long-term trend of protecting employees' individual self esteem added to an overriding concern over expensive employee lawsuits, accountability is more a buzzword than a way of life at most companies.
added on 08.05.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Take a Break from Leave Administration : Take a Break from Leave Administration By: Freddie Janssen Sunninghill, South Africa, February, 2004 - Techcharge Software launches LeaveForms, a web-browser based, employee self-service, leave administration system. Companies that use paper-based leave systems can obtain a significant Return on Investment by implementing the LeaveForms application.
added on 23.08.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

How to Boost Morale In Your Organisation : How to Boost Morale In Your Organisation By: Lorraine Pirihi Who keeps the wheels turning in your organisation? Who holds it all together when chaos reigns supreme? Who can you rely on to run your department/business in your absence? Generally it's the admin/secretarial/support staff who toil away at their computers day after day, week after week and maybe year after year. Tell me.
added on 13.01.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

The Top 10 Priorities That Guard Your Five-Star Reputation : The Top 10 Priorities That Guard Your Five-Star Reputation By: Gala Gorman Making money doesn't make your reputation..
added on 27.01.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Look Past the Bottom Line for a Property's Potential : Look Past the Bottom Line for a Property's Potential By: Elaine VonCannon It's unfortunate that many real estate investors tend to look at the bottom line when deliberating about a property, rather than the big picture. The real moneymakers in real estate investments are the people with vision, who think creatively, and are willing to assume some level of risk.
added on 04.02.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Get Coached! : Get Coached! By: Marcie Hanhart Coaching is a hot trend at a growing number of companies, from IBM and Dow Chemical to entrepreneurial start ups. According to a recent survey by The Hay Group, an international human resources consultancy, between 25 percent and 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies use executive coaches.
added on 08.02.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Masterminding Your Way To Greater Success : Masterminding Your Way To Greater Success By: Lora J Adrianse Napoleon Hill coined the concept of the mastermind alliance in his classic book Think and Grow Rich. He believed that a group of like-minded, achievement-oriented individuals could dramatically leverage each other's success.
added on 04.03.2015. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Choosing the Right Corporate Training : Choosing the Right Corporate Training By: Jeff Turner According to a Gallup Poll, 80 percent of employees said the availability of company-sponsored training programs was a factor in deciding whether to accept a new job or stick with a current one. And yet the Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the average number of hours of formal training per employee per year is only 10.
added on 15.03.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

The Top 10 Questions for Socially Responsible Leaders : The Top 10 Questions for Socially Responsible Leaders By: Gala Gorman The assets of your business traditionally include property, plant, equipment, and your customer base. Progressive organizations understand that business assets also include their good reputation, responsiveness to change, the ability to conduct a constructive dialogue with stakeholders, the ability to take advantage of networked resources, and a host of other non-traditional assets.
added on 19.03.2015. 06:00 in Business and Finance

It's a Training Issue! : It's a Training Issue! By: Mindie Burgoyne There's a common phrase used by Organizational Development and Human Resource professionals, when identifying kinks in the growth of an organization or company - "It's a training issue." The same phrase can be applied to almost any group of human beings that are working together to achieve a common goal.
added on 26.03.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

How To Take The Pain Out Of Performance Reviews : How To Take The Pain Out Of Performance Reviews By: Lora J Adrianse The Painful Approach For many years, "performance management" was of an annual event dreaded by both the management and the workforce. For a week or two every year the manager would virtually isolate himself and ponder the stack of review forms staring him in the face.
added on 20.04.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

What To Do When Your IT Project Is Late, Over Budget, and Looks Like It's Never Going To Work : What To Do When Your IT Project Is Late, Over Budget, and Looks Like It's Never Going To Work By: Frank Schmidt Here's a scary statistic. According to four prominent research firms, only around 20% of all IT projects are finished in a timely manner.
added on 09.05.2015. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Corruption and Transparency : Corruption and Transparency By: Sam Vaknin I. The Facts Just days before a much-awaited donor conference, the influential International Crisis Group (ICG) recommended to place all funds pledged to Macedonia under the oversight of a "corruption advisor" appointed by the European Commission.
added on 09.06.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Narcissism in the Boardroom : Narcissism in the Boardroom By: Sam Vaknin The perpetrators of the recent spate of financial frauds in the USA acted with callous disregard for both their employees and shareholders - not to mention other stakeholders. Psychologists have often remote-diagnosed them as "malignant, pathological narcissists".
added on 10.06.2015. 17:00 in Business and Finance

The Wages of Science : The Wages of Science By: Sam Vaknin In the United States, Congress approved, last month, increases in the 2003 budgets of both the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. America is not alone in - vainly - trying to compensate for imploding capital markets and risk-averse financiers.
added on 11.06.2015. 18:00 in Business and Finance

The Self-Appointed Altruists : The Self-Appointed Altruists By: Sam Vaknin Their arrival portends rising local prices and a culture shock. Many of them live in plush apartments, or five star hotels, drive SUV's, sport $3000 laptops and PDA's.
added on 13.06.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

The Ecology of Environmentalism : The Ecology of Environmentalism By: Sam Vaknin The concept of "nature" is a romantic invention. It was spun by the likes of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in the 18th century as a confabulated utopian contrast to the dystopia of urbanization and materialism.
added on 14.06.2015. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Tips for Launching Your Own Business : Tips for Launching Your Own Business By: Judith Lindenberger This November marks my two-year anniversary of starting my own human resources consulting business. As I look back on the years, I am amazed at what I accomplished and learned.
added on 20.06.2015. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Innovators: How To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality : Innovators: How To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality By: Neil Armand Whether you have tried to sell your ideas in the past and failed or whether you have never tried beyond nurturing your ideas in your mind, please remember this--if you deeply believe in your ideas and if you have a vision of greatness for your ideas, one day, you will be able to turn your dreams into reality. Remember Carl Carlson's 17-year efforts to make his copy machine (Xerox) a reality and Thomas Edison's 10,000 experiments to invent the light bulb.
added on 29.06.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Online Forums Help Businesses Generate Additional Streams of Revenue : Online Forums Help Businesses Generate Additional Streams of Revenue By: Neil Armand Small businesses and inventors often find it difficult to reach the global market because the traditional transfer of intellectual property is complicated, costly, fragmented, and slow. A number of online forums, including Patentcafe.
added on 30.06.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

The Sink Or Swim Approach To Leadership : The Sink Or Swim Approach To Leadership By: Lora J. Adrianse Looking around in most corporate environments today you'll find mission, vision and values statements proudly displayed on the walls, in print materials and even engraved in granite.
added on 13.08.2015. 09:00 in Business and Finance

A Mass Customization Revolution : A Mass Customization Revolution By: Patrick Momany A Mass Customization Revolution The Industrial Revolution The great social and economic changes due to the introduction of machine and power tools and large-scale industrial production began in 1760. Through the first 70 years of this century, the US was the industrial giant of the world.
added on 23.08.2015. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Lasers and High-Performance Cutting : Lasers and High-Performance Cutting By: Carolyn Griffith When is a balloon not a balloon? When it's a technical problem, a design challenge, and an inspiration for the development of new and more efficient cutting equipment. EdgeWISE Tools founder Pat Momany - didn't start out at the high-tech edge of the fabric cutting industry.
added on 01.09.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Coaching for Success : Coaching for Success By: Terence R. Traut Coaching is perhaps the most effective method of increasing performance available to managers, team leaders, and colleagues.
added on 05.09.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

The 6 Stages of Modern Career Development : The 6 Stages of Modern Career Development By: Michelle L. Casto, M.
added on 24.11.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Managing Performance Every Day : Managing Performance Every Day By: Lora J Adrianse The scenario..
added on 27.11.2015. 19:00 in Business and Finance

The Mystery of the Unknown! : Mystery of the Unknown! By: Dina Safar & Joseph Ghabi Your Work place is no longer available, disaster has struck, and time is money! How many times have you heard these statements? It is a nightmare for CIOs and IT directors to have to explain downtime to their CEO and CFO. For many CEOs and CFOs, what was important yesterday is no longer valid today.
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Unravelling the Data Mining Mystery - The Key to Dramatically Higher Profits : velling the Data Mining Mystery - The Key to Dramatically Higher Profits By: Steven ChabotteData mining is the art of extracting nuggets of gold from a set of seeminngly meaningless and random data. For the web, this data can be in the form of your server hit log, a database of visitors to your website or customers that have actually purchased from your web site at one time or another.
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The Second Coming in Albania : Second Coming in Albania By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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Hawala, or The Bank That Never Was : la, or The Bank That Never Was By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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The European Bank for the Retardation of Development : European Bank for the Retardation of Development By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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Lessons in Transition : ons in Transition By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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Economic Free Zones in Macedonia : omic Free Zones in Macedonia By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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The Revolt of the Poor: The Demise of Intellectual Property? : Revolt of the Poor: The Demise of Intellectual Property? By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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