Business The Speed Of Thought

Author: Bill Gates
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0446912808
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In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful companies. Companion Web site.

Digital Shock

Author: Hervé Fischer
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773576088
Size: 10,91 MB
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Hervé Fischer believes that the digital revolution is a definitive moment in human history, as important as the discovery of fire. Deceptively quiet, it is invasive, radical and affects all aspects of human activity. Fischer cautions that we need to develop a cyber-philosophy to confront this new reality. In Digital Shock, the first English translation of his critically acclaimed Le Choc du numérique: Á l'aube d'une nouvelle civilization, le triomphe des cyberprimitifs, Fischer warns that we must take a critical approach to these immensely beneficial, yet potentially devastating, technologies. The challenge, argues Fischer, is to avoid falling into cyber-primitivism - into allowing new technologies to enslave us by enshrining a symbolic, virtual cyber-world and powerful techno-scientific utopia. This could lead to another Middle Ages, destroying the modern idea of a political and social utopia. From cyberspace to artificial intelligence to genetic engineering, Digital Shock exposes the relationships between human beings and digital technology and examines our response to the myths and promises of the digital revolution.

Business At The Speed Of Now

Author: John M. Bernard
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118175379
Size: 18,21 MB
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A technology-enabled management philosophy to accelerate your organization Business at the Speed of Now delivers a new real-time management philosophy and system to leaders looking for better results in today's constantly changing market. Companies that inspire and equip employees and expect them to seize opportunities and solve problems in the now will enjoy a distinct competitive advantage in a world where speed matters most. Get systematic advice on how to build an integrated and transparent management system, enabled by cloud computing and internal social networks. Use this comprehensive guide to create a NOW organization where everyone boldly pursues every opportunity every time. The vast majority of businesses cling to a THEN management model and philosophy designed to prevent immediate action. In this practical handbook, you'll learn how to apply technology to the three essential types of work: Fundamentals (routine work that consumes 95 percent of all resources), Breakthroughs (initiatives that can change the game), and Problems (daily challenges and crises that occur in all organizations). Provides a wealth of real-world examples, assessments, tools, guidelines, and checklists that enable readers to apply the concepts immediately Offers practical tools for building accountability and transparency into every position, thereby eliminating the loose ends that so often cause business execution to stumble Presents the groundbreaking insights of John Bernard, an expert on management theory and practice, the use of social media inside the organization, and the modern workforce, whose company, Mass Ingenuity, consults around the world and develops Web-based tools to support real-time management Set your organization free from the old THEN management ways that no longer get the results you need. Adopt the new NOW management thinking and the state-of-the-art tools that will get your organization doing business at the speed of now.

Summary Business The Speed Of Thought

Author: BusinessNews Publishing
Editor: Primento
ISBN: 2511020750
Size: 18,49 MB
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The must-read summary of Bill Gates' book: "Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System". This complete summary of the ideas from Bill Gates' book "Business @ the Speed of Thought" shows that competitive business advantage in the 21st century will revolve around an organisation’s ability to adapt to changing circumstances rapidly. To achieve this, information needs to flow within the business enterprise efficiently. The best way to achieve this is by building a Digital Nervous System. A Digital Nervous System combines personal computer, internet and communication technologies. It will be the conceptual framework around which a better understanding of the challenges of the marketplace will be constructed – and from which the company’s response will be planned and implemented. This Digital Nervous System will mean companies can transfer information around the organisation so completely that business decisions at all levels of the organisation can be made as quickly as information becomes available. These organisations will be ideally suited to the demands and requirements of the evolving business environment. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the key concepts • Increase your business knowledge To learn more, read "Business @ the Speed of Thought" and discover an insight into the Digital Nervous System, the ‘‘killer application’’ of business in the 21st century.

Improv Yourself

Author: Joseph A. Keefe
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047128050X
Size: 20,75 MB
Format: PDF
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Success Happiness One Day At A Time An Instructional Manual For Your Life

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Editor: Phoenix Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780977795208
Size: 20,95 MB
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Business Students Focus On Ethics

Author: Leo V. Ryan
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412819046
Size: 12,66 MB
Format: PDF
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Written by 25 MA and MBA students from across the world, this text provides an applied business ethics framework with an international dimension.

Managing People In The New Economy

Author: Mohan Thite
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761998365
Size: 14,62 MB
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"Will help those committed to learning how to embed knowledge through HR systems and it will help those committed to HR to recognize and deliver knowledge as the outcome of their work." - cover.

Wealth Principles Handbook

Author: WeResource Holdings LL
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1491839759
Size: 20,71 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Unlike many books that offer similar financial information WeResource's Wealth Principles Handbook was written with the understanding that there is no one-size fits all approach to achieving one's financial goals and aspirations. However, this workbook will give core principles that if learned, understood and put into practice - opens the door for you to achieve the financial success and independence you are seeking. This book will also impact the Latin community due to its spanish translation, which was done by a WeResource student. An amazing opportunity to help as the increase of spanish speaking individuals continue to come to the USA. Self-Sufficiency is the only way to achieve the American Dream. The Wealth Principles Handbook will be the catalyst to the economic stability of the new and diverse America. You will not only get instruction, you'll ask the tough questions of yourself and you will read the stories of real people whos lives have been transformed by The Wealth Principle Handbook.