This fourth edition of a consistent besteller is one of the few books to address an issue critical to growing companies--evolving from the entrepreneurial start-up phase to the full-fledged professionally-managed firm.
Risk Management in Banking is a comprehensive reference for the risk management industry, covering all aspects of the field. Now in its fourth edition, this useful guide has been updated with the latest information on ALM, Basel 3, derivatives, liquidity analysis, market risk, structured products, credit risk, securitizations, and more.
This is a comprehensive textbook designed especially for management students. The uniqueness of this book lies in the way it approaches the subject of business communication - it follows a practice-oriented approach to explain the core concepts of business communication with the help of real-life case situations, examples, exhibits, etc.
This book titled Strategic Management and Business Policy is an ideal textbook for students studying management for the first time, whether at undergraduate or graduate programs, covering all of the functional areas and processes of management, i.e., Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, etc.
Indian cases in supply chain management theories and practices brings forth a blend of industrial and academic experience to cover theoretical as well as practical aspects of the subject.
This book provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction to current financial econometric models and their applications to modeling and prediction of financial time series data.
The book provides an in-depth understanding of international risk management and insurance, their dynamics, and the economic, social, political, and regulatory environments surrounding global risk and insurance markets.
This book on ‘Employee Engagement’, that encompasses eight chapters and eight business cases, is an attempt to bring out various facets of engaging the most valuable resource in the organization from practical and application point of view.
The purpose of an interview is to assess the level of knowledge of a candidate on a subject and evaluate the extent to which he or she can contribute towards a company's development.
When you prepare for an examination with syllabus as "anything under the sun", you have to go through past papers and see the level of the examination and determine the best way to crack it.
When you prepare for an examination with syllabus as "anything under the sun", you have to go through past papers and see the level of the examination and determine the best way to crack it.
Models play a crucial role in today's financial markets and an understanding and appreciation of how to model financial data is key to any finance practitioner's skill set.
This book ‘Marketing Management - An Indian Perspective’ covers the fundamental concepts in marketing with the contemporary issues in marketing from an Indian perspective.
The US CPA qualification is the most popular professional accounting certification in the world and it's only getting more popular, with testing centers opening around the world and increasing numbers of non-American students taking the exam.
In a business environment that is increasingly volatile, now more than ever, business students must understand the relationships between managers, boards of directors, shareholders, and investors.
This book applies communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication and packages them into a dynamic new approach - Integrated Communication.
This edition of Data Mining Techniques shows business managers, marketing analysts, and data mining specialists how to harness fundamental data mining methods and techniques to solve common types of business problems.
The Official Guide for NMAT by GMACTM is the only official guide for the NMAT examination provided by GMAC® and is the only source of official information about the examination format, structure, question types, official questions from the previous years, and well as tips and strategies to approach and ace the examination.
The ninth edition provides corporate managers with a conceptual framework within which the key financial decisions of the multinational firm can be analyzed. It contains new charts and illustrations of corporate practice that are designed to highlight specific techniques.
Meredith's newest edition of Project Management focuses on all facets of the steps needed to successfully manage a project - from planning and resources to budgeting and more. An important goal is to appeal to help those preparing to take the PMBOK certification exams of the Project Management Institute.
This adapted version of one of the world’s most successful and popular books combines the Solomons and Fryhle approach to Organic Chemistry with JEE (Main & Advanced) requirements and is now a part of Wiley’s Maestro Series.
The GRE General Test is accepted at more than 3,200 graduate and business schools as well as departments and divisions within these schools.1,001 GRE Practice Questions For Dummies focuses on question types from the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the GRE as well as provide prompts and guidance.
Research Methods for Business provides a concise and straightforward introduction for students to the world of business research. The skill building approach provides students with practical perspectives on how research can be applied in real business situations.
Now completely revised and updated to reflect changing market conditions, this third edition comprehensively introduces students and investment professionals to the range of valuation models available and how to chose the right model for any given asset valuation scenario.
Economics of Strategy offers a comprehensive text that provides a link between economic theory and business applications that is at once technical in its approach and accessible due to its numerous examples and clear writing style. The sixth edition of Besanko's Economics of Strategy uses economic theory to bring new insights to popular topics in modern...
Get connected and improve outcomes with a more modern approach to project management Project Management 2.0 tackles the new emerging approach and toolset for practicing project management in a virtual world. Author Harold Kerzner is recognized as the thought leader in project management, and in this book.
The book is a fresh look at visualization as a medium rather than just a tool for analysis. It is example-driven, featuring work from people in areas of art, design, business, statistics, computer science, cartography, and online media, as well as many of the author's own illustrations. The major sections of the book l cover.
The new edition text is a mainstream text suitable for all business students studying strategy and marketing courses. A global perspective is an essential aspect of the new edition. This reflects the lived experience of the student reader but also their likely professional challenges. This is achieved by the use of examples and vignettes.
This text addresses the often neglected issue of how to actually implement data structures and algorithms. The title "Algorithm Engineering" reflects the authors' approach that designing and implementing algorithms takes more than just the theory of algorithms.
This book is a comprehensive coverage on the concepts and practice of Big Data, Hadoop and Analytics. From the Do It Yourself steps and guidelines to set up a Hadoop Cluster to the deeper understanding of concepts and ample time-tested hands-on practice exercises on the concepts learned.
This edition has been adapted for Indian learners. Learners appreciate application of concepts in global as well as local context. Local context has been factored through localized cases, exercises and examples in both private and public domain. The extent of adaptation has been balanced to retain its global flavor.
An introduction to the Calculus, with an excellent balance between theory and technique. Integration is treated before differentiation--this is a departure from most modern texts, but it is historically correct and it is the best way to establish the true connection between the integral and the derivative.
The new edition of Calculus continues to bring together the best of both new and traditional curricula in an effort to meet the needs of even more instructors teaching calculus. The author team's extensive experience teaching from both traditional and innovative books.
The book promises to be a single source of introductory knowledge on business intelligence which can be taught in one semester. It will provide a good start for first time learners typically from the engineering and management discipline. Business Intelligence subject cannot be studied in isolation. The book provides a holistic coverage beginning with an...
The book provides an inexpensive MATLAB toolbox for the main algorithms in pattern classification. It contains supporting algorithms for data generation and visualization and contains step-by-step worked examples.
This book arose out of a data mining course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Preparation for the course revealed that there are a number of excellent books on the business context of data mining, but their coverage of the statistical and machine learning algorithms and theoretical underpinnings is not sufficiently detailed to provide a practical guide...
This edition introduces and surveys basic economic concepts and institutions to provide a solid understanding of key economic relationships and terms. It offers up-to-date and broad coverage of key concepts and institutions that allows the reader to use economic thinking in their educational pursuits, careers, and every-day lives.
Willpower. You've either got it or not, right?Wrong! Willpower can be taught and learned just like any other skill. And it's something that can be trained and strengthened. Willpower For Dummies shows you in seven easy steps how to improve your willpower. Inside you'll find out.
This book is written for professional Java developers who already understand how to build server-side Java applications. The book assumes no previous experience with Hibernate, though readers should have a general familiarity with databases and Web development.
Tableau Your Data! is a comprehensive guide to the effective use of the Tableau Software toolset for data visualization. It covers the core feature set for data analytics, illustrating best practices for creating and sharing effective visualizations that support timely business decision-making.
Earthquake Resistant Design and Risk Reduction, 2nd edition is based upon global research and development work over the last 50 years or more, and follows the author’s series of three books Earthquake Resistant Design, 1st and 2nd editions (1977 and 1987), and Earthquake Risk Reduction (2003).
Wireless Communications, Second Edition has been fully updated throughout with new material including three new chapters on ad-hoc networks, WiMAX and LTE. It provides a self-contained all-encompassing current treatment of the area, covering topics such as directional channel modelling, multi-user detection, MIMO systems and 3G standards.
The Four Lenses of Innovation describes a systematic methodology for generating breakthrough ideas that can be used across an entire organization to successfully create new growth opportunities. There are four essential perspectives -- four "perceptual lenses" -- that seem to dominate most successful innovation stories and that often characterize the...
Copy, Copy, Copy describes how to change mass behaviour through social influence. This energetic, provocative volume is the most practical. It offers a set of templates for successful marketers and managers to copy. It puts the insights and maps of behaviour developed previously to work and gives a set of 100 template strategies to deploy.
If you already know the basics of 3ds Max, now you can elevate your skills with the advanced coverage in this authoritative reference and tutorial. From modeling, texturing, animation and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games and architectural visualization, this book provides professional-level instruction on 3ds Max 2013.
This book introduces a modern approach to embedded system design, presenting software design and hardware design in a unified manner. It covers trends and challenges, introduces the design and use of single-purpose processors ("hardware") and general-purpose processors ("software"), describes memories and buses.
When it comes to facilities planning, engineers turn to this book to explore the most current practices. The new edition continues to guide them through each step in the planning process. The updated material includes more discussions on economics, the supply chain, and ports of entry. It takes a more global perspective while incorporating new case studies.
This textbook uses a balanced approach to the study of environment adopting operational definitions, broad and realistic classification and focused analyses and discussions that highlight the complexities, importance and scope of environmental studies to a wide array of undergraduate students.
In this book, you'll discover a clear and simple, practical guide to building elegant COM components; an eye-opening presentation of how accessible COM can be - especially for those who have already mastered C++; an insightful, progressive view of COM design; and plenty of examples in the form of code examples.
This book on Disaster Management is an attempt to systematically arrange the learnings and experiences to manage disasters. It contains specific strategies have been laid down effectively to manage disasters. The book is divided into three parts, namely, Part One: Disaster Management: A Prologue; Part Two.
Each year, Mastering AutoCAD appears at the top of the AutoCAD book sales charts, and it is the world's all-time best-selling AutoCAD series, with more than a half million copies in print.Mastering AutoCAD teaches AutoCAD essentials using concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects for both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.
Ever wondered why all software project books are complex and tedious to understand! In fact, they should be fast and fun to comprehend. One book that stands out for following this thought consistently is the J2EE 1.7 Projects book.
This book discusses fundamental concepts in distributed computing systems such as time, state, simultaneity, order, knowledge, failure, and agreement in distributed systems. The emphasis of the book is on developing general mechanisms that can be applied to a variety of problems. Examples are clocks, locks, cameras, sensors, controllers, slicers and...
This textbook introduces Instrumentation devices in a way sufficiently complete so that the reader acquires an ability to make meaningful measurement of three important process parameters - temperature, pressure, flow - as well as other mechanical and chemical parameters.
This book is about data analysis and the programming language called R. This is rapidly becoming the de-facto standard amongst professionals and is used in every conceivable discipline from science and medicine to business and engineering. This book delves into the language of R and makes it accessible using simple data examples to explore its power and...
Project Management Core Textbook, Second Indian Edition is a concise, hands-on guide that gives students everything they need to succeed in project management. Focusing on the technical aspects of project management that are directly related to practice, this book is organized around the project management life cycle.
This book focuses on key tasks in two dimensions - engineering and project management - and discusses concepts and techniques that can be applied to effectively execute these tasks. The book is organized in a simple manner, with one chapter for each of the key tasks in a project.
This book provides a comprehensive treatment of modern VLSI design. It stresses the relationship among high-level system considerations, logic design, and silicon circuitry and fabrication in a manner that allows the reader to understand the field as a single composite discipline.
One approach to organic synthesis is retrosynthetic analysis. With this approach a chemist will start with the structure of their target molecule and progressively cut bonds to create simpler molecules. Reversing this process gives a synthetic route to the target molecule from simpler starting materials
This book, SQL & PL/SQL Black Book, brings to you the complete, latest account of SQL and PL/SQL for Oracle. It gifts you two things-first, it upgrades your knowledge on the subject; and second the innumerable, exciting examples help you build a better skill in SQL and PL/SQL. The highlight of the book is a clear yet incisive discussion of the basic...
Nanotechnology has become one of the most important and exciting fields in the forefront of Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It shows great promise for providing us in the near future with many breakthroughs that will change the direction of technological advances in a wide range of applications.
The book contains fully updated researches from the services marketing and relationship marketing field. It also includes new material on service recovery along with an in depth discussion of the basic ground rules and objectives of marketing.
A comprehensive resource on multimedia communications. Covers recent trends and standardization activities in multimedia communications, such as layered structures, underlying theories and the current best design techniques.
The engineering profession has long been a pioneer in regard to integration of computers in the curriculum as well as teaching. Computing resources can be effectively incorporated into the subjects of electrical and electronics engineering.
Plancess-Wiley offers this must-have Study Package in Mathematics comprising five books to meet the complete curriculum needs of engineering aspirants. The books offer complete and systematic coverage of JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) syllabus and aims to provide firm foundation in learning and problem solving skills.
Pro Android 5 shows you how to build real-world and fun mobile apps using the Android 5 SDK. This book updates the best-selling Pro Android 4 and covers everything from the fundamentals of building apps for smartphones, tablets and embedded devices to advanced concepts such as custom components, multi-tasking.
The central viewpoint of this book - managerial decision making - informs the discussions on information technology and information systems, their use and management and their role in organisations. Most of the examples in the book are drawn from case studies in an Indian context.
This is a comprehensive textbook designed to cover almost all the topics of electromagnetic field theory, transmission lines and waveguides.· The theoretical basics are analyzed and physical interpretations are presented in an appropriate and lucid manner
Cay Horstmann offers readers an effective means for mastering computing concepts and developing strong design skills. This book introduces object-oriented fundamentals critical to designing software and shows how to implement design techniques.
Management Information Systems promotes active learning like no other text in the market. Each chapter is comprised of tightly coupled concepts and section-level student activities that transport your students from passively learning about IS to doing IS in a realistic context.
This Book is a complete reference and integration guide that features practical advice, tested methods and workflows and detailed tutorials. Featuring such popular, familiar tools and software as Revit, SketchUp, Innovaya, Timberline and more, this in-depth book shows readers the best way to accomplish crucial tasks.
The hardware and software of computing have changed markedly in the three decades since the first edition of The Art of Software Testing, but this book's powerful underlying analysis has stood the test of time. Whereas most books on software testing target particular development techniques, languages or testing methods, The Art of Software Testing.
Ziemer and Tranter provide a thorough treatment of the principles of communications at the physical layer suitable for college seniors, beginning graduate students, and practicing engineers. This is accomplished by providing overviews of the necessary background in signal, system, probability and random process theory required for the analog.
The book helps build these skills through: a holistic view of construction technology, its safe use to maximize productivity and how the principles of science are being applied; linking the material in this course to their previous courses (such as statics, geotechnical engineering) and pedagogy designed to promote knowledge and skill acquisition.
Java 8 Black Book is a solid introductory reference that has been written from the experts’ point of view and so includes hundreds of examples covering every feature of the subject. The book takes you in the direction of mastering the entire spectrum of Java 8—from generics to security enhancements.
This is an engineering reference book on hybrid vehicle system analysis and design, an outgrowth of the author's substantial work in research, development and production at the National Research Council Canada, Azure Dynamics and now General Motors.
Nanoscience and nanotechnology are evolving at a rapid pace and there have been a number of scientific and technological advancements in these fields in recent times. This book explains scientific foundations governing the functionality of nanostructures and makes the reader familiar with several basic and application aspects of nano-structured systems.
Designed to give the reader the insight of a data storage administrator, this book covers data storage from top to bottom, inside and out. Starting with the basics, right through to advanced topics, advice and real-world examples, enabling the reader to understand why and how to deliver world-class solutions in real-world environments.
Mastering Autodesk Maya 2016 is your professional hands-on coverage to getting the most out of Maya. If you already know the basics of Maya, this book is your ticket to full coverage of all Maya 2016's latest features, and showcases the tools and methods used in real-world 3D animation and visual effects.
Presenting a straightforward introduction from the ground up, SAS Essentials: Mastering SAS for Data Analytics, Second Edition illustrates SAS using hands-on learning techniques and numerous real-world examples. Keeping different experience levels in mind, the highly-qualified author team has developed the book over 20 years of teaching introductory SAS...
Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practices, Second Edition is the completely updated and revised landmark guide to "macro" organization theory and design, fully grounded in current international practice. International management expert John Child explores the conditions facilitating the development of new organizational forms .
The book shows how to successfully build and deliver Business Intelligence (BI) applications using SharePoint 2010. It does not assume previous SharePoint experience, since many new users come from database and other backgrounds.
Circle of the 9 Muses captures the best practices of the world's most influential story consultants and knowledge workers to help you find, tell, and draw value from your organizational stories as impetus for action. This rich toolbox is loaded with fun, graphical instructions and dozens of unique, replicable and facilitated processes that require no...
Widely acclaimed algebra text. This book is designed to give the reader insight into the power and beauty that accrues from a rich interplay between different areas of mathematics. The book carefully develops the theory of different algebraic structures.
Despite the importance of this technology in the electrical power industry, there is a lack of appropriate texts, and none published in recent years. Recognizing the potential advantages of static reactive power compensators and their value to power utilities, universities are beginning to offer courses at the graduate/undergraduate level.
Discrete mathematics has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its growing applications in the field of computer science. Discrete Mathematics with Proof, Second Edition continues to facilitate an up-to-date understanding of this important topic, exposing readers to a wide range of modern and technological applications.
Setting the benchmark for a modern approach to this fundamental topic, Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering supplies a comprehensive, intuitive, conceptual, and hands-on introduction with an emphasis on creative problem solving. The book is an attempt that has been made to keep each topic very simple and self-explanatory.
Welcome to Jearl Walker's Flying Circus of Physics, 2nd Edition, where death-defying stunts, high-flying acrobatics, strange curiosities, and mind-bending illusions are all part of everyday life. You don't need a ticket; you only need to look to the world around you to uncover these fascinating feats of physics.
This book comprehensively covers the three main areas of the subject: concepts, design and programming. Information on the applications of the embedded/real-time systems are woven into almost every aspect discussed which of course is inevitable.