Description : Meet or exceed all your goals with this comprehensive guide to performance reviews 3 books in 1 eBook! Perfect Phrases for Performance Reviews covers all the bases when it comes to using the right language during every stage of the performance review process. Packed with the exact words and phrases you need to plan, conduct, and finalize performance reviews, this three-eBook set helps you express yourself with crystal clarity—as well as sidestep any landmines that might be in your path. This 3-eBook set includes: Perfect Phrases for Performance Reviews, Second Edition Get hundreds of ready-made phrases for clearly communicating an employee's performance in 74 different skill areas. Learn the most effective language for: Crafting an accurate, carefully worded assessment Documenting behaviors and accomplishments Guiding and developing promising workers Conducting face-to-face interviews Perfect Phrases for Setting Performance Goals, Second Edition This completely revised and updated second edition of Perfect Phrases for Setting Performance Goals provides hundreds of precisely worded performance goals you can apply to virtually any situation. This handy, quick-reference helps you: Focus your people on the most important parts of their jobs Communicate your expectations Align employee goals with organizational priorities Minimize disputes that can arise during performance reviews Perfect Phrases for Documenting Employee Performance Problems Using this wide range of ready-to-use scripts and a handy problem-solving toolkit, you can address even the most difficult issues diplomatically and constructively. Learn how to: Find the perfect words to suit each employee review Document performance in the most effective way possible Build strong working relationships and boost morale Increase productivity, meet deadlines, and achieve goals
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Description : BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRODUCT presents the most current and authoritative communication technology and business communication concepts. Written by award-winning author and renowned leader Mary Ellen Guffey and new coauthor Dana Loewy, BC:PP offers the most up-to-date and best researched text on the market. The 7th edition includes new, interactive student resources and comprehensive coverage of workplace technology. This innovative coverage enhances the hallmark features of this textbook: the 3-x-3 writing process, three-part case studies, abundant use of model documents, and complete coverage in a 16-chapter textbook while retaining unparalleled teaching resources to help instructors plan and manage their courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : OM, Second Edition, provides a streamlined introduction to the core concepts, techniques, and applications of contemporary operations management. This concise, engaging, and accessible book includes a full suite of integrated learning tools--including flashcards, cases, data sets, games, and quizzes--in a convenient and affordable package perfect for today's diverse learners. OM, Second Edition, contains updated examples featuring companies readers will know from the news, as well as additional videos, new case studies, and end-of-chapter problems, with still more new material available on the Premium Website, including five supplementary chapters for instructors who want to go further into the quantitative aspects of operations management.
Description : There are numerous factors involved in the interrelationship between damage states, redundancy, system strength and structural performance. This volume examines some of these factors. Topics covered include: damage accumulation models for structural materials, damage corrosion models for steel girder bridges, and more.
Description : The Art of Great Training Delivery is designed to help trainers move their training and facilitation skills to the next level of performance.?Written by Jean Barbazette--an expert in the field of training and development--this vital resource is filled with down-to-earth advice and illustrative examples for selecting and using a variety of training?methods. Her advice helps trainers create the best learning experience that will improve learner retention.?The book covers a wealth of topics including how to use case studies, conduct inventories, exercises, games, and simulations, facilitate role plays, as well as conduct effective and safe demonstrations and administer tests. The Art of Great Training Delivery is a volume in The Skilled Trainer series. Praise for The Art of Great Training Delivery "What a gift to the training profession! Once again Jean has packaged valuable tips, tools, and techniques to make every trainer's life easier and more complete. From setting a learning climate to administering tests; selecting an icebreaker to completing follow-up; how to facilitate case studies and role plays; enhancing your training style--it's all here! Add a CD for good measure and you have a bundle of brilliant basics--you'll wonder how you ever lived without them!" --Elaine Biech, ebb associates inc, author, Training for Dummies and The Business of Consulting "The Art of Great Training Delivery is a complete guide for training success. Jean not only covers all the bases but provides nuggets of training wisdom that will last an entire career. An invaluable resource for new and veteran trainers!" --Mel Silberman, Ph.D., author, Training the Active Training Way and Active Training "Perfect for anyone who wants a detailed, analytical approach to training--with enough tools and examples to make the concepts applicable to any training program. Written for both the new as well as experienced trainer, there is something for everyone in this thoroughly documented and researched book." --Sharon Bowman, author, The Ten-Minute Trainer
Description : Mine valuable insights from your data using popular tools and techniques in R About This Book Understand the basics of data mining and why R is a perfect tool for it. Manipulate your data using popular R packages such as ggplot2, dplyr, and so on to gather valuable business insights from it. Apply effective data mining models to perform regression and classification tasks. Who This Book Is For If you are a budding data scientist, or a data analyst with a basic knowledge of R, and want to get into the intricacies of data mining in a practical manner, this is the book for you. No previous experience of data mining is required. What You Will Learn Master relevant packages such as dplyr, ggplot2 and so on for data mining Learn how to effectively organize a data mining project through the CRISP-DM methodology Implement data cleaning and validation tasks to get your data ready for data mining activities Execute Exploratory Data Analysis both the numerical and the graphical way Develop simple and multiple regression models along with logistic regression Apply basic ensemble learning techniques to join together results from different data mining models Perform text mining analysis from unstructured pdf files and textual data Produce reports to effectively communicate objectives, methods, and insights of your analyses In Detail R is widely used to leverage data mining techniques across many different industries, including finance, medicine, scientific research, and more. This book will empower you to produce and present impressive analyses from data, by selecting and implementing the appropriate data mining techniques in R. It will let you gain these powerful skills while immersing in a one of a kind data mining crime case, where you will be requested to help resolving a real fraud case affecting a commercial company, by the mean of both basic and advanced data mining techniques. While moving along the plot of the story you will effectively learn and practice on real data the various R packages commonly employed for this kind of tasks. You will also get the chance of apply some of the most popular and effective data mining models and algos, from the basic multiple linear regression to the most advanced Support Vector Machines. Unlike other data mining learning instruments, this book will effectively expose you the theory behind these models, their relevant assumptions and when they can be applied to the data you are facing. By the end of the book you will hold a new and powerful toolbox of instruments, exactly knowing when and how to employ each of them to solve your data mining problems and get the most out of your data. Finally, to let you maximize the exposure to the concepts described and the learning process, the book comes packed with a reproducible bundle of commented R scripts and a practical set of data mining models cheat sheets. Style and approach This book takes a practical, step-by-step approach to explain the concepts of data mining. Practical use-cases involving real-world datasets are used throughout the book to clearly explain theoretical concepts.
Description : Provides extra instruction in the mathematics of modern microeconomics, enabling students to gain a sophisticated command of the material. Content includes chapters on information economics, integrated with material on game theory and classical theory. The text emphasizes the role of information in market performance, with many examples and exercises.
Description : Pricing: The New Frontier by Gábor REKETTYE and Jonathan LIU Published: May 2018 The importance of pricing and price management is growing all over the world, primarily due to the turbulent economic situation, accelerating technological development, the saturation of markets and the globalization of competition. All these trends affect the achievement of company objectives, place prices, pricing and price management in a context that differs greatly from what has been known before. In developing and fast moving economies like India, getting the pricing strategy right is a necessity for the short and long term future of the firm. The pricing decision will impact on the profitability and ultimately on the performance of the firm. Executives and managers responsible making pricing decisions will find this book useful and informative in shedding light on an area that is complicate and complex. – Dr M.K. Nandakumar, Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, India. Leading technological development across the world requires an in-depth understanding of the impact of the pricing decision and business strategy. This book will give its readers a clear understanding of impact of the pricing decision on the industry, the customer and its competitors. I fully recommend and endorse this book. – Jeff C.K. Lim, BU Deputy CEO at ASM Pacific Technology Ltd. Singapore. Pricing of goods and services is a critical decision that creates immediate competitive advantage. This book explains the principles of pricing clearly and concisely. It seamlessly knits concept and practice. It is a useful text book but also useful to practicing managers charged with challenging task of pricing goods and services. I strongly recommend the book to practitioners and students. – Professor Abby Ghobadian FBAM, FAcSS, CCMI, Professor of Management, Henley Business School, United Kingdom. At a time when almost continuous change is disrupting nearly all industries and the internet is putting ever more power in the hands of the customer, a book that treats pricing with substance and foresight is a welcome addition to the market. – Professor John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., O’Bleness Professor Emeritus, Ohio University, United States In contemporary business pricing is much more than just the money equivalent of the product value. This book provides a high-quality review of different concepts and issues regarding pricing from different stakeholders’ perspectives. It can be recommended both as students’ textbook as well as a managers’ toolkit for making strategic and tactical pricing decisions. – Professor Mirna Leko Šimić, Professor of Marketing at Faculty of Economics at J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia Price is the value that is attached to a product or service and is usually the result of complex set of calculations, research and risk analysis. This book provides comprehensive and understandable strategies and tactics that one may use to price a product or service in our current the multi-faceted operating environment. It is a great resource for both practitioners and academics. – Dr Dolores Rinke, CPA, Professor Emerita, Purdue University, United States In a fast-changing world with fierce competition, pricing has been increasingly the new frontier and battle field for business operations. Dynamic pricing needs to be deployed as the brand new strategy for global organizations to gain competitive advantages and sustainable profit growth. This book provides insightful knowledge of the dynamics of setting price in a networked global context, and enables academics and professionals to have a clear understanding of the principle and practice. – Dr Xinping Shi, Associate Professor of Information and Operations Management, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR China. Getting the pricing of products and services right is challenging and difficult. It is more complicated in a globalized world and further challenging when it is across different types of economies. This book will offer guidance in setting and negotiating prices for trading across borders and on the digital platform, and will prove useful for practitioners and students. I highly recommend the book. – Professor Vincent XG Qi, PhD, FRAI, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge; Marcel Mauss Chair Distinguished Professor of Global Supply Chain Management and Business Anthropology, Anshan Normal University in China. Contents PART 1. PRICING BASICS Chapter 1. PRICING IN FOCUS Chapter 2. THE ECONOMICS OF PRICING Chapter 3. CUSTOMERS’ PRICE PERCEPTION Chapter 4. PRICES, COSTS AND PROFIT Chapter 5. METHODS OF PRICE SETTING PART 2. STRATEGIES AND TACTICS OF PRICING Chapter 6. PRICING STRATEGY Chapter 7. PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE PRICING Chapter 8. DYNAMIC PRICING Chapter 9. PRODUCT LINES PRICING Chapter 10. PRICE BUNDLING PART 3. INTERMEDIARY PRICING Chapter 11. PRICING ACROSS THE MARKETING CHANNELS Chapter 12. RETAIL AND WHOLESALE PRICING Chapter 13. PRICING IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS Chapter 14. SUCCESSFUL PRICE NEGOTIATIONS Bibliography Index Product Details: ISBN: 9781910781944 Publisher: Transnational Press London Published: 23 May 2018 Language: English Pages: 320 Interior Ink: Black & white Weight (approx.): 0.65 kg Dimensions (approx.): 18.9cm wide x 24.59cm tall