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Essentials of Project Management (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Essentials of Project Management (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R716 R551 Discovery Miles 5 510 Save R165 (23%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days

Thanks to accelerating change and intensifying competition, more and more organisational work takes the form of projects - large and small, complex and straight forward. This hands-on book provides the guidelines and tools you need to enhance this core competency - including assembling a project team, keeping projects on schedule and within budget, and mitigating project risk.

Negotiation - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1): Harvard Business School Press Negotiation - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1)
Harvard Business School Press
R506 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R151 (30%) Dispatched within 7 - 12 working days

Negotiation-whether hammering out a great job offer, settling a dispute with a client, drafting a contract, or making trade-offs between business units-is both a necessary and challenging aspect of business life. In the business world, confident negotiators are always in high demand. Bringing a difficult negotiation to a successful conclusion can be one of the most exhilarating-and valuable-aspects of business today. Packed with practical advice and handy tools, Negotiation will help any manager sharpen skills and yield a sizable payoff. Contents include:

Preparing the necessary information before a negotiation Managing multiparty negotiations Assessing the position of the opposing side Determining your sources of power and authority in a negotiation Recognizing the barriers to agreement and how to overcome them Plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion web site. Series Adviser: Michael Watkins Associate Professor Michael Watkins does research on negotiation and leadership. He is the coauthor of Right From the Start: Taking Charge in a New Leadership Role (HBS Press, 1999) and the author of Taking Charge in Your New Leadership Role: A Workbook (HBS Publishing, 2001), both of which examine how new leaders coming into senior management positions should spend their first six months on the job. Harvard Business Essentials The Reliable Source for Busy Managers The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fingertips.
Managing Projects Large and Small (Paperback, New): Harvard Business School Press Managing Projects Large and Small (Paperback, New)
Harvard Business School Press
R442 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R117 (26%) Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days

When it comes to project management, success lies in the details. This book walks managers through every step of project oversight from start to finish. Thanks to the book's comprehensive information on everything from planning and budgeting to team building and after-project reviews, managers will master the discipline and skills they need to achieve stellar results without wasting time and money.

Crisis Management - Master the Skills to Prevent Disasters (Paperback, New): Harvard Business School Press Crisis Management - Master the Skills to Prevent Disasters (Paperback, New)
Harvard Business School Press
R442 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R117 (26%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days

In today's volatile work environment, avoiding disaster is more important than ever. Crisis Management helps managers identify, manage, and prevent potential crises. Full of tips and tools on how to prepare an emergency list and how to utilize precrisis resources, this book shows managers how to shepherd their teams from crisis to success. The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience and are especially valuable for the new manager. To assure quality and accuracy, a specialized content adviser from a world-class business school closely reviews each volume. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Business Communication - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1): Harvard Business School Press Business Communication - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1)
Harvard Business School Press
R442 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R117 (26%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days

Effective communication is a vital skill for everyone in business today. Great communicators have a distinct advantage in building influence and jumpstarting their careers. This practical guide offers readers a clear and comprehensive overview on how to communicate effectively for every business situation, from sensitive feedback to employees to persuasive communications for customers. It offers advice for improving writing skills, oral presentations, and one-on-one dealings with others. Contents include:

Understanding the optimal "medium" to present information Learning the best timing to deliver a message Delivering an effective presentation Drafting proposals Writing effective e-mails Improving self-editing skills Plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion web site. Series Adviser: Mary Munter Professor Mary Munter has taught management communication for over twenty-five years, for seven years at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and since 1983 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Professor Munter is considered one of the leaders in the management communication field. Among her publications is Guide to Managerial Communication-recently published in its sixth edition and named "one of the five best business books" by the Wall Street Journal. She has also published many other articles and books and consulted with over ninety corporate and not-for-profit clients. Harvard Business Essentials The Reliable Source for Busy Managers The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fingertips.
Power, Influence, and Persuasion - Sell Your Ideas and Make Things Happen (Paperback, New): Harvard Business School Press Power, Influence, and Persuasion - Sell Your Ideas and Make Things Happen (Paperback, New)
Harvard Business School Press
R444 R327 Discovery Miles 3 270 Save R117 (26%) Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days

To be effective, managers have to be skilled at acquiring power and using that power to persuade others to get things done. This guide offers must-know methods for commanding attention, changing minds, and influencing decision makers up and down the organizational ladder. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Performance Management - Measure and Improve The Effectiveness of Your Employees (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Performance Management - Measure and Improve The Effectiveness of Your Employees (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R354 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R90 (25%) Dispatched within 7 - 11 working days

Today's competitive workplace demands that managers evaluate employee performance, and provide coaching. Performance Management will help managers prepare for a formal performance meeting with a direct report, and create a development plan to increase employee productivity.
The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Manager's Toolkit (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Manager's Toolkit (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R453 R337 Discovery Miles 3 370 Save R116 (26%) Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days

Zeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business world. Filled with practical tools and tips, this essential toolkit helps managers to stay at the top of their game.

Entrepreneur's Toolkit - Tools and Techniques to Launch and Grow Your New Business (Paperback, New): Harvard Business... Entrepreneur's Toolkit - Tools and Techniques to Launch and Grow Your New Business (Paperback, New)
Harvard Business School Press
R454 R337 Discovery Miles 3 370 Save R117 (26%) Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days

The New Manager's Guide and Mentor. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience and will prove especially valuable for the new manager. To assure quality and accuracy, a specialized content adviser from a world-class business school closely reviews each volume. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Managing Change And Transition (Paperback, 1): Harvard Business School Press Managing Change And Transition (Paperback, 1)
Harvard Business School Press
R441 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R117 (27%) Dispatched within 8 - 13 working days

Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. Managing through change and crisis is difficult in any business environment, let alone one as turbulent as managers face today. This timely guide offers authoritative advice on how to recognize the need for organizational change, communicate the vision, prepare for structural change such as M&A, and address emotional responses to downsizing. With tools for managing stress levels and advice on gathering and sharing information during a transition, Managing Change and Transition is an indispensable guide for managers at any level of the organization.

Creating Teams with an Edge (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Creating Teams with an Edge (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R394 R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Save R79 (20%) Special order

Teams can be a driving force for organizational performance - and managers can play a key role in teams' ultimate success or failure. Highlighting the latest research on team development and dynamics - and including hands-on tools for improving communication, resolving conflicts, promoting interdependence, and more - this guide will help managers at all levels to motivate teams to achieve higher performance. "The Harvard Business Essentials Series" is for managers at all levels but is especially relevant for new managers. It offers on-the-spot guidance, coaching, and tools on the most relevant topics in business. Each book includes the critical information that managers need on a given topic - from budgeting to hiring to communication to strategy - and offers interactive tools and worksheets that translate advice into action. Providing ready answers to day-to-day issues, these guides make sound, trusted mentoring advice available whenever managers need it. Other Books in the "HBE Series" are: "Managing Change and Transition"; "Hiring and Keeping the Best People"; "Finance for Managers"; "Business Communications"; "Innovation"; and "Negotiation".

Hiring and Keeping the Best People (Paperback, 1): Harvard Business School Press Hiring and Keeping the Best People (Paperback, 1)
Harvard Business School Press
R393 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R79 (20%) Special order

Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. In today's ever-changing business environment, hiring an all-star work force and keeping it in place is a challenge for any organization. With an overview on topics such as recruiting the right people, cultivating the right culture, avoiding employee burnout, and calculating employee turnover, Hiring and Keeping the Best People offers managers a clear understanding of how to hire more effectively and increase retention. Packed with hands-on tips and tools, this helpful guide provides actionable and practical advice for managers and human resources professionals alike.

Harvard Business Essentials, Decision Making - 5 Steps to Better Results (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Harvard Business Essentials, Decision Making - 5 Steps to Better Results (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R445 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R117 (26%) Special order

Decision making is a critical part of management, and bad choices can damage careers and the bottom line. This book offers the tools and advice managers need to avoid common biases and arrive at and implement decisions that are both sound and ethical. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Time Management - Increase Your Personal Productivity And Effectiveness (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Time Management - Increase Your Personal Productivity And Effectiveness (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R441 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R117 (27%) Special order

Time is the one thing no manager has enough of. Through goal setting, prioritizing, delegation, and other proven techniques, this guide helps managers maximize their personal productivity within and their impact on their organizations. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

The Essentials Of Finance And Budgeting (Paperback, New): Harvard Business School Press The Essentials Of Finance And Budgeting (Paperback, New)
Harvard Business School Press
R714 R512 Discovery Miles 5 120 Save R202 (28%) Special order

From reading financial statements to mastering budget forecasts to measuring human capital, this book explains everything readers need to know to make wise financial decisions for the HR department and the organization. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. "The Business Literacy for HR Professionals" series, developed in conjunction with the Society for Human Resource Management, is designed to help HR professionals do exactly that. Covering essential areas such as negotiation, decision making, change management, finance, and more, these highly practical books will help HR professionals in their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom line value to their organizations.

Essentials of Power, Influence, and Persuasion (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Essentials of Power, Influence, and Persuasion (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R711 R547 Discovery Miles 5 470 Save R164 (23%) Special order

Power, influence, and persuasion are not only key ingredients for success in the HR field; they are also skills that can be learned. This book offers advice and tools for effectively commanding attention, changing minds, and influencing decision makers from the CEO to front-line managers. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organisations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. The "Business Literacy for HR Professionals" series, developed in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, is designed to help HR professionals to do exactly that. Covering essential areas such as negotiation, decision-making, change management, finance, and more, these highly practical books will help HR professionals achieve their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom-line value to their organisations.

The Essentials of Strategy (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press The Essentials of Strategy (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R791 R603 Discovery Miles 6 030 Save R188 (24%) Special order

In an age of stiffening competition, everyone in an organisation must develop a strategic mind-set - by understanding the company's competitive strategy and helping the firm execute it. In this essential resource, readers will find guidelines for creating the HR initiatives, policies, and departmental structures that will ensure success. You're developing crucial strategies for numerous HR efforts--workforce planning and talent retention, compensation, training and development, and recruitment and selection. How do you ensure that these HR strategies deliver as promised - and help hone your company's competitive edge?

Managing Creativity and Innovation - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1): Harvard Business... Managing Creativity and Innovation - Your Mentor and Guide to Doing Business Effectively (Paperback, 1)
Harvard Business School Press
R445 R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Save R94 (21%) Special order

Innovation is an undisputed catalyst for company growth, yet many managers across industries fail to create a climate that encourages and rewards innovation. "Managing Creativity and Innovation" explores the manager's role in sparking organizational creativity and offers insight into what managers and leaders must do to increase successful innovation. Contents include: generating new ideas and recognizing opportunities; moving innovation to market; removing mental blocks to creativity; establishing a strategic direction for profitable product development; brainstorming and fostering creative conflict within groups; creating an innovation-friendly culture; plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion web site.Series Adviser: Ralph Katz Dr. Katz is professor of management at Northeastern University's College of Business and in the Management of Technology Group of M.I.T.'s Sloan School of Management. He has carried out extensive management research on technology-based innovation with emphasis in the management of technical professionals and project teams. The reliable source for busy managers, "The Harvard Business Essentials" series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business.Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fingertips.

Manager's Toolkit - The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed (Hardcover): Harvard Business School Press Manager's Toolkit - The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed (Hardcover)
Harvard Business School Press
R550 R433 Discovery Miles 4 330 Save R117 (21%) Special order

Zeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business world. Filled with practical tools and tips, this essential toolkit helps managers to stay at the top of their game.

Innovator's Toolkit - 10 Practical Strategies to Help You Develop and Implement Innovation (Paperback): Harvard Business... Innovator's Toolkit - 10 Practical Strategies to Help You Develop and Implement Innovation (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R449 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R93 (21%) Special order

The Innovator's Toolkit What are the types of innovation? How can you generate creative ideas for your business? How can you move from ideas to unleashing you innovation to the market? How can you combine your innovation with a strategic plan to move your company forward? Get these questions answered with jargon-free, useable, practical tools and advice. The Innovator?s Toolkit offers you field-tested techniques and tips to ensure the successful development and implementation of your innovation. Topics Include: - Moving innovation to the market - Making strategic, innovative moves and placing strategic bets - Using projects to drive innovation to market Readers can also access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion Web site at www.elearning.hbsp.org/businesstools. Harvard Business Essentials The Reliable Source for Busy Managers The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fingertips.

Marketer's Toolkit - The Ten Strategies You Need to Succeed (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Marketer's Toolkit - The Ten Strategies You Need to Succeed (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R452 R335 Discovery Miles 3 350 Save R117 (26%) Special order

Effective marketing can mean the difference between runaway successes and costly flops. Covering everything from customer programs to ad campaigns to sales promotions, this is every marketer's hands-on guide to turning opportunities into profits.
The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Essentials of Corporate Communications and Public Relations (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Essentials of Corporate Communications and Public Relations (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R712 R548 Discovery Miles 5 480 Save R164 (23%) Special order

When it comes to communicating corporate information, the skills of the messenger can make or break a company's reputation in the eyes of shareholders, employees, and the media. Filled with practices, principles, and case studies, this essential guide helps HR professionals hone their skills at delivering information, managing crises, responding to queries, and more. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. The "Business Literacy for HR Professionals" series, developed in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, covers essential areas such as negotiation, decision making, change management, finance, and more. These highly practical books help HR professionals achieve their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom-line value to their organizations.

Strategy - Create and Implement the Best Strategy for Your Business (Paperback): Harvard Business School Press Strategy - Create and Implement the Best Strategy for Your Business (Paperback)
Harvard Business School Press
R445 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R117 (26%) Special order

Strategic execution drives business success. This book covers strategy from the ground up, explaining what strategy is, how to put together a strategic plan, what tools and resources are necessary to execute it, and how to measure results.
The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

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