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Social Media Metrics for Dummies by Leslie Poston Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2012 306p 9788126538720 658.8 POS / M0034765 Connect to Koha…
Content: Part I: Metrics? What the Heck is That 1. Social Metrics Aren't Scary; They Just Measure Value 2. Sorting It All Out 3. A Tour of a Few Free or Fermium Analytics Solutions 4. Measuring Everything Part II: Navigating the Measurement Jungle 5. The Six Stages of Metrics Grief: Turning Chaotic Information into
a Business Advantage 6. Maximizing Listening 7. Creating Content for Conversion Part III: Putting Your Metrics on Steroids 8. Becoming a Metrics Guru 9. Taking Metrics Off the Reservation 10. Making Your Investment Accountable and Countable Part IV: Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse of Living Breathing Metrics 11. Avoiding Metrics Bankruptcy: Simple 12. Steps to Avoid Common Metrics Mistakes 13. Making Metrics Work for Your Brand 14. Using Branded Metrics for Business Success Part V: Taking the Deep into Advanced Metrics 15. Mastering Metrics Moves 16. Making Your Calls-to-Action Work for You 17. Setting Goals for Winning the Metrics Game. Part VI: Predicting Future Metrics 18. Measuring Mobile App Metrics 19. Exploring Cutting-Edge Metrics Ideas 20. Seeing into the Metrics Future Part VII: The Part of Tens 21. Ten Cool Ways to Use Metrics 22. Ten Useful Metrics Services
23. Ten Metrics Tools
Summary: Discover how to gauge your online success based on social media metrics with so many social media monitoring and measurement tools available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which tool is right for you when it comes to calculating the success of your social media marketing efforts. This fun and friendly guide helps you determine which tool will serve you best for understanding your online audience. You'll learn to sift through all the information available about social media monitoring and metrics so that you can listen to what is being said about your business, read your analytic dashboard.
Blogging For Dummies by Amy Lupold Bair Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2016 6th ed 382p 9788126563258 658.8 BAI / M0034766 Connect to Koha…
Content: Part I: Getting Started with Blogging
Summary: The bestselling guide to blogging-- updated
23. Ten Things all Bloggers Should do
and better than ever! Are you ready to make your mark on the Internet with a personal blog, but aren't quite sure where to start? Blogging For Dummies gives you the lowdown on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog and all the tools you need to get started. Plus, you'll find advice on choosing a blog topic, picking a domain name and host, writing your first blog post, planning an editorial calendar and much more.
Career Development All in One for Dummies by Shamash Alidina, Juliet Adams, Stan Portny Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2017 650p 9788126568796 371.425 ALI / M0034767 Connect to Koha…
Content: Part I: Mindfulness 1. Exploring Mindfulness in the Workplace 2. Discovering the Benefits of Mindfulness 3. Applying Mindfulness in the Workplace 4. Practicing Mindfulness in the Digital Age Part II: Project Management. 5. Achieving Results 6. Knowing Your Project's Audiences 7. Clarifying Your Project 8. Developing a Game Plan 9. Keeping Everyone Informed Part III: Leadership 10. Building Your Leadership Muscles 11. Managing as a Leader 12. Creating a Vision 13. Leading across Cultures Part IV: Time Management 14. Organizing Yourself
Summary:
Combined from seven of the best For Dummies books on career development topics, Career Development All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking control of your career and improving your professional life. Perfect on its own or as part of a formal development program, it gives you everything you need to advance your career.
Critical Conversations for Dummies by Christina Schlachter Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2013
314p 9788126542475
658.452 SCH / M0034768 Connect to Koha…
Content: Part I: The Anatomy of a Critical Conversation 1. Let's Get Critical! Making Conversations Count 2. The Ins and Outs of a Critical Conversation 3. Critical Conversations: Key Elements to Get You Star 4. Delivering the Message with Impact 5. Knowing When It's Time to Have a Critical Conversation Part II: Making Sense of How You Communicate 6. Building Effective Verbal Communication Techniques 7. Grasping Nonverbal Cues 8. Working with Different Communication Styles Part III: Getting Down to Specifics: Creating a Critical Compensation 9. Here's the Warm-Up: Getting Yourself Ready 10. Keeping Challenging Situations Productive 11. Closing the Conversation with Ease Part IV: Putting It All into Practice 12. Conversation in Good Times 13. Conversations in Bad Times 14. Dealing with Staff Disputes 15. Identifying and Working through Workplace Complaints 16. Resolving Difficult Behaviors with Critical Conversations 17. Customer Conversations Chapter 18. Hot Topics in Team Conversations Part V: The Part of Tens 19. Ten Benefits of Leading a Critical Conversation 20. Ten Ways to Keep Your Cool No One Else Is
21. Ten Ways to Manage a Conversation That's Going South
Summary: Combined from seven of the best For Dummies books on career development topics, Career Development All-in-One for Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking control of your career and improving your professional life. Perfect on its own or as part of a formal development program, it gives you everything you need to advance your career.
Business Coaching and Mentoring for Dummies by Marie Taylor and Steve Crabb Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2017 2nd ed 403p 9788126570843 658.3124 TAY / M0034770
Connect to Koha… Content: Part 1 Getting Started with Business Coaching and Mentoring 1. Navigating the World of Coaching and Mentoring 2. Making the Case for Coaching and Mentoring 3. Developing the Skills and Knowledge Base of a Coach and Mentor 4. Assessing Clients' Needs before Coaching Part 2 Developing the Business Leader's Mind-Set 5. Managing the Inner World of Thoughts and Emotions 6. Helping Leaders Recognize Why "I Did It My Way" Isn't the Best
Epitaph 7. Coaching Clients through Their Blind Spots Part 3 Coaching and Mentoring to Get a Business on the Right Track 8. Telling a Compelling Story in Business 9. Helping Clients to Assess Their Own Businesses Objectively 10. Developing Vision, Mission and Values 11. Transforming Visions into Workable Plans 12. Mentoring for Personal Success and Empowering Leadership Part 4 Creating a Successful Business Identity with the Support of a Coach 13. Developing the Brand of You 14. Developing relationships at all Levels 15. Coaching to help business Engage, Inform, Influence Part V: The Part of Tens 16. The online Resources to boost Coaching and mentoring Effectiveness
17. Ten Tips for Leaders Who coach or mentor People in Business
18. Ten Tips for Business Leaders hiring a Business Coach
19. Ten Questions to Keep a Business on Track
Summary: Business Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies provides business owners and managers with the insight they need to successfully develop the next generation of leaders. Packed with business-led strategies, key concepts and effective techniques, this book equips you with the skills to transform both yourself and your team. Whether you're coaching colleagues, employees, or offering your skills as a service, these techniques will help you build a productive relationship that leads to business success. The companion website also features eight bonus videos that will further your mastery by showing you what great coaching looks like in action. Navigate tricky situations and emotional minefields with ease; develop vision, values and a mission; create a long-term plan everything you need is here, with expert guidance every step of the way.
Narendra Modi: Creative Disruptor the Maker of New India by R. Balashankar Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2019 473p 9789322008451 954.0533 BAL / M0034990
Connect to Koha…
Destiny 2. New India 3. Big Reformist
Summary: Narendra Modi has been the most transformative Prime Minister India ever had. In popularity and power he surpassed both Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. In reforms he broke the record of P. V. Narasimha Rao and A. B. Vajpayee. He instilled aspiration in Indians as never before. Under Modi, India witnessed the
Moment 7. Model that Won India 8. Winning on Idealism
and Patriotism 9. Social Engineering 10. Sabka Ssaath 11. India –Centric Modi
Doctrine 12. The Rafale Tales 13. Tharoor’s Modi
Obsession The Family 14. Kashmir Cauldron
greatest power shift—the BJP with a new political narrative and style emerging the ruling party and replacing the six-decade supremacy of the Congress. The government became modern, digital, graft free, accountable and credible and is involving the public like never before. It brought GST, demonetization and India- centric diplomacy, scrapped obsolete systems and rules, fixed targets and goals on Clean India drive, welfare schemes and building of roads and ports. How Modicare, free cooking gas, smart cities and ease of doing business are changing lives. What are the tales of Rafale, lynchings, award returns and intolerance? How Modi and Arun Jaitley are cleaning up the NPA mess. How affirmative actions ensured a new deal for minorities, OBC and SC/ST groups. How anti-Modism is driving the Opposition. How Amit Shah has made BJP an election roller coaster. How Nitin Gadkari in four years has built more roads than in UPA’s 10 years; How Modi ended cronyism exposed in the Radia tapes. How Modi has changed systems and made a new India; How the Modi leadership can be defined in ethos, pathos and logos. This book is a detailed assessment of Modi’s impact on Indian polity and its course in the future.
Statistics for Business by Derek L. Waller Routledge: Oxon, 2017 2nd ed 646p 9781138300002 519.5 WAL / M0034991 Connect to Koha…
Content: 1. Characterizing and
and counting rules 4. Discrete data and
probability 5. Continuous distributions
statistical sampling 7. Estimating population
characteristics 8. Hypothesis testing from
a single population 9. Hypothesis testing for
different populations 10. Forecasting from
correlated data 11. Business decisions and
risk 12. Statistical Process
control 13. Six- Sigma management
Summary: Statistics for Business explains the fundamentals of statistical analysis in a lucid, pragmatic way. A thorough knowledge of statistics is essential for decision making in all corners of business and management. By collecting, organizing and analyzing statistical data you can express what you know, benchmark your current situation and estimate future outcomes. Based entirely on Microsoft Excel, this book covers a spectrum of statistical fundamentals from basic principles, to probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, forecasting, statistical process control and six-sigma management. This second edition is packed with features to aid understanding and help ensure that every aspect of your knowledge of statistics is applicable to practice, including
Icebreakers introducing each chapter that relate statistics to the real world, drawn from management and hospitality situations
Detailed worked examples in each chapter
Over 140 case-exercises complete with objective, situation, requirements and answers
A complete glossary of key terminology and formulas, mathematical relationships and Excel relationships and functions
A brand new companion website containing slides, worked-out-solutions to the case-exercises and a test bank
With a clear and accessible style, this book makes statistics easier to understand. It is ideal for business, management, tourism and hospitality students who want to learn how to apply statistics to the real world. Derek L. Waller is an Adjunct Professor at the institute Paul Bourse and the CEFAM University, France. A chemical engineer by training and a chartered engineer in the UK, Derek has also published books on operations and supply chain management.
The Tata Saga: Inspiring Stories from a Timeless Institution by Harish Bhat Penguin Books India (P) Ltd.: Haryana, 2018 253p 9780670091751 338.70954 BHA / M0034993
Connect to Koha… Content: Part I: Leaders 1. Ratan Tata 2. J. R. D. Tata 3. Jamsertji Tata 4. Sir Sorabji Tata 5. Sir Nowroji Saklatwala Part II: Professionals 6. Russi Mody 7. Sumant Moolagaokar 8. Xerxes Desai 9. S. Ramadorai 10. F. C. Kohli Part III: Companies and Institutions 11. Tata Indica 12. Taj Hotels 13. Indian Institute of Science 14. Tata Finance
15. Tata Trusts
Summary: How did Jamsetji Tata win over British resistance to start Tata Steel? How did JRD lose control of Air India? Why did Ratan Tata face opposition to become the chairman of Tata Sons? What happened inside the Taj Hotel on 26/11? The Tata Saga is a collection of handpicked stories published on India's most iconic business group. The anthology features snippets from the lives of various business leaders of the company: Ratan Tata, J. R. D. Tata, Jamsetji Tata, Xerxes Desai, Sumant Moolgaokar, F. C. Kohli, among others. There are tales of outstanding successes, crushing failures and extraordinary challenges that faced the Tata Group. These riveting business stories, by some of India's top writers on the subject, bear testament to the ruthless persistence and grit of the Tata Group and make for an incredible collector's edition.
Enriching The Sociological Imagination Ed by Rhonda F. Levine Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2016 357p 9789350024362 305.5 ENR / M0034995
Connect to Koha… Content: Part I: Conceptualizing Sociologist 1. The trajectory of a radical sociology: reflections 2. Towards a socialist sociology: some proposals for work in the coming
period Part II: Power and Class 3. The ruling class thirty years later 4. What does the ruling class do when it rules?: some reflections on different
approaches to the study of power in society 5. State and ruling class in corporate America: reflections, corrections and
new Direction 6. State and ruling class in corporate America 7. Spilling out (again) 8. Accidents, scandals and routines: resources for insurgent methodology Part III: Class and Inequality
Summary: This book presents classical articles influencing the field that appeared in The Insurgent Sociologist, along with current reflections by the original authors. These selections reflect radical sociology`s continuing interest in capitalist development, class, race, gender and power. The Introduction contextualizes the role of The Insurgent Sociologist in the
9. Comments on "The long shadow of work" 10. The long shadow of work: education, the family and the reproduction of
the social division of labor 11. The future of class analysis: reflections on "Class structure and political
ideology" 12. Class structure and political ideology 13. Reflections on "The feminization of Poverty: myth or reality?" 14. The feminization of poverty: myth or reality? Part IV: Race and Gender 15. Comments on "Class approaches to ethnicity and race" 16. Class approaches to ethnicity and race 17. Reflections on "Constructing a theory of capitalist patriarchy and socialist
feminism 18. Constructing a theory of capitalist patriarchy and socialist feminism Part V: Capitalism and the World Economy 19. Introductory comments to "Alternative perspectives in Marxist theory of
accumulation and crisis" 20. Alternative perspectives in Marxist theory of accumulation and crisis 21. Introduction to "Contradictions of capitalism as a world system" 22. Contradictions of capitalism as a world system 23. The critical turn to public sociology.
development of a radical sociology and its impact on the discipline. The conclusion provides an agenda for how the next version of critical sociology should relate to and strengthen the heterogeneous world of civil society. Never have so many prominent sociologists provided such a rare intellectual treat by being so frank about their own past work and then suggest how we can do better in the future to provide frameworks for a critical and relevant sociology.
Karl Marxs Theory of Revolution: State and Bureaucracy Vol. 1 by Hal Draper Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2011 748p 9789350021385 321.09 DRA / M0035001
Connect to Koha… Content: Part I: The Political Development of the Young Marx 1. The Democratic Extremist 2. The Political Apprentice 3. Emancipation from Hegel 4. The New Direction 5. Implementing the New Directio 6. Orientation Toward the Proletariat 7. Toward a Theory of the Proletariat 8. Toward a Class Theory of the State 9. Character and Revolution 10. Toward the Principle of Self- Emancipation Part II: The Theory of the State 11. The State and Society 12. The State in Practice: Method and Forms 13. The State and Democratic Forms 14. The Tendency Towards State Autonomy 15. The Bonaparte Model 16. Bonapartism: The Bismarckian Extension 17. Bonapartism and the “Prograssive Despot 18. Bonapartism in Extremis 19. State Autonomy in Precapitalist Society 20. State Bureaucracy and Class 21. Oriental Despotism: The Social Basis 22. Oriental Despotism: State and Bureaucracy 23. Russia Czarism: State and Bureaucracy
Karl Marxs Theory of Revolution: The Politics of Social Classes Vol. 2 by Hal Draper Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2011 756p 9789350021385 321.09 DRA / M0035002 Connect to Koha…
Content: Part I: The Proletariat and Proletarian Revolution 1. Patterns of Revolution 2. The Special Class 3. Anatomy of the Proletariat 4. Trade Unions and Class 5. Trade Unions and Politics 6. The Principle of Class Self-Emancipation Part II: Social Classes in Revolution 7. The Bourgeoisie and Bourgeois Revolution 8. Permanent Revolution in 1848 9. Permanent Revolution: Final Version 10. Bourgeois and Proletarian Revolution: Balance Sheet 11. The Pretty-Bourgeois in Revolution 12. The Present Question: Social Setting 13. The Peasant Question: Towards a Revolutionary Alliance 14. The Peasant Question: Programmatic Problems 15. The Lumpen-Class Versus the Proletariat Part III: Mixed-Class Elements 16. Intellectual Labor and Laborers 17. The Social Role of Intellectual Elements 18. Intellectuals and the Proletarian Movement
Summary:
Karl Marxs Theory of Revolution: The "Dictatorship of the Proletariat" Vol. 3 by Hal Draper Aakar Books publication: Delhi, 2011 462p 9789350021385 321.09 DRA / M0035003
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. From Rome to Robespierre 2. Socialism and Dictatorship: The Beginning 3. Dictatorship in 1848 4. The Dictatorship of the Democracy: Marx in 1848 5. The “Dictatorship of the People”: Conservative Version 6. The Spectrum of “Dictatorship” 7. Some Dictatorship over the Proletariat 8. Introduction to the Investigation 9. Marx and Blanqui
10. Marx Versus Balquism 11. Marx’s Class Struggles in France 12. The SUCR Episode 13. Reverberations in 1850: The NDZ Exchange 14. More Reverberations 15. From Weydemeyer to Vogt 16. The Many Dictatorships of Moses Hess 17. The Second Period of the ‘Dictatorships of the Proletariat’ 18. Marx and the Blanquists after the Commune 19. Marx and Engles in the Secound Period 20. The Third Period of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution: Critique of Other Socialisms Vol. 4 by Hal Draper Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2011 373p 9789350021385 321.09 DRA / M0035004
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. Of Utopian Socialism 2. Of Sentimental Socialism 3. Of State-Socialism: Lassallean Model 4. Of State-Socialism: Bismarckian Model 5. Of Anarchism: Proudhonist Model 6. Of Anarchism: Bakunin Model 7. Of the Reactionary Anticapitalisms 8. Of Boulangism: The Politics of the Third Way
Summary:
Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution: War and Revolution Vol. 5 by Hal Draper and E. Haberkern Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2011 283p 9789350021385 321.09 DRA / M0035005 Connect to Koha…
Content: 1. War and the Democracy in 1848 2. “Non-History” People 3. The Sixth Power 4. Pulling the Plug 5. “The Despots of all Countries are Our Enemies” 6. Burying the “Tsarist Menace” 7. 7. Burning down the Emperor’s Palace
Labour Regime Change in the Twenty-First Century: Unfreedom, Capitalism and Primitive Accumulation by Tom Brass Aakar Books Publication: Delhi, 2016 314p 9789350024386 331.01 BRA / M0035006
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. The Smithian Inheritance 2. The Marxist Inheritance 3. Semi-Feudalism and Modern Marxism 4. Disguised Wage Labour and Modern
Marxism 5. Unfreedom as Primitive Accumulation 6. Germany and United States: Primitive
or Fully Functioning Accumulation 7. Medieval Working Practices? British
Agriculture and the Return of the Gangmaster
8. Citizenship and Human Rights
Summary: The object is to assess the validity, in the light of current economic development, of the epistemology structuring different historical interpretations linking capitalism, unfreedom and primitive accumulation. Conventional wisdom is that-regarding the incompatibility between capitalism and unfreedom -an unbroken continuity links Marxism to Adam Smith, Malthus, Mill and Max Weber. Challenging this, it is argued Marxism accepts that, where class struggle is global, capitalist producers employ workers who are unfree. The reasons are traced to the conceptualization by Smith of Labour as value, by Hegel of Labour as property and by Marx of Labour-power as commodity that can be bought/sold from this stems the free/unfree distincti on informing the process of becoming being, remaining and acting as a proletariat
Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy
by Arvind Subramanian Penguin Books India (P) Ltd.: Haryana, 2018 347p 9780670092093 330.954 SUB / M0035007 Connect to Koha…
Content: 1. Igniting Ideas For India 2. Money and Cash 3. The Great Structural Transformation (GST) 4. Climate Change and the Environment 5. Agriculture 6. The State’s Relationship With the
Individual 7. Speaking Truth to Power 8. What Do They Know of Economics Who
Don’t Know Globalization and Tennis
Summary: For nearly four years, Arvind Subramanian stood at the center of economic policymaking in India. Through the communication of big ideas and the publication of accessible Economic Surveys, he gained a reputation as an innovator. Through honest pronouncements that avoided spin, he became a figure of public trust. What does it entail to serve at the helm of the world's fastest-growing economy, where decision-making affects a population of more than a billion people
Content: 1. Understanding the limits and Decay of
the Capitalist Mode of Production 2. Capitalism as an Adaptive System 3. The Systemic Turn in Capitalist Political
Economy 4. The Era of Feedback From Entropy 5. Militarism and State Terrorism as a
Response to Crisis 6. Organisation of the Twenty- First
Century 7. Contradictions in the Contemporary
Phase of Imperialist Governance and the Forces foe Change Within it
Summary: The project of applying general systems theory to social sciences is crucial in today's crisis when social and ecological systems clash. This book concretely demonstrates the necessity of a Marxist approach to this challenge, notably in asserting agency (struggle) as against determinism. It similarly shows how Marxism can be reinvigorated from a systems perspective. Drawing on his experience in both international systems and low-input agriculture, Biel explores the interaction of social and physical systems, using the conceptual tools of thermodynamics and information. He reveals the early twenty- first century as a period when capitalism starts parasitising on the chaos it itself creates, notably in the link between the two sides of imperialism: militarism (the 'war on terror') and speculative finance capital.
The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing by Pat Dorsey Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2004 364p 9788126572045 332.6322 DOR / M0035011 Connect to Koha…
Content: 1. The five Rules for Successful Stock investing 2. Seven Mistakes to Avoid 3. Economic Moats 4. The Language of Investing 5. Financial Statements Explained 6. Analyzing a Company The basics 7. Analyzing a Company Management 8. Avoiding Financial Fakery 9. Valuation The Basics 10. Valuation Intrinsic Value 11. Putting It all Together 12. The 10 Minute Test 13. A Guided Tour of the Market 14. Health Care 15. Consumer Services 16. Business Services 17. Banks 18. Asset Management and Insurance 19. Software
Summary:
"By resisting both the popular tendency to use gimmicks that oversimplify securities analysis and the academic tendency to use jargon that obfuscates common sense, Pat Dorsey has written a substantial and useful book. His methodology is sound, his examples clear and his approach timeless."
Theory as History: Essays on Modes of Production and Exploitation by Jairus Banaji Aakar Books Publication: Boston, 2013 406p 9789350022139 335.4119 BAN / M0035012
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. Introduction: Themes in Historical
Materialism 2. Modes of Production in a Materialist
Conception of History 3. Historical Arguments for ‘Logic of
Development’ in ‘Precapitalist’ Agriculture 4. Workers before Capitalism 5. The Fictions of Free Labour: Contract,
Coercion and So-Called Unfree Labour 6. Agrarian History and the Labour-
Organisation of Byzantine Large Estates 7. Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages:
What Kind of Transition? 8. Aristocracies, Peasantries and the Framing
of the Early Middle Ages 9. Islam, the Mediterranean and the Rise of
Capitalism 10. Capitalist Domination and the Small
Peasantry: The Deccan Districts in the Late Nineteenth Century
11. Trajectories of Accumulation or ‘Transition’ to Capitalism?
Summary: The essays collected here straddle four decades of work in both historiography and Marxist theory, combining source- based historical work in a wide range of languages with sophisticated discussion of Marxs categories. Key themes include the distinctions that are crucial to restoring complexity to the Marxist notion of a mode of production; the emergence of medieval relations of production; the origins of capitalism; the dichotomy between free and unfree labour; and essays in agrarian history that range widely from Byzantine Egypt to 19th-century colonialism. The essays demonstrate the importance of reintegrating theory with history and of bringing history back into historical materialism. An introductory chapter ties the collection together and shows how historical materialists can develop an alternative to Marxs Asiatic mode of production. Jairus Banaji, spent most of his academic life at Oxford. He has been a Research Associate in the Department of Development Studies, SOAS, at University of London, for the past several years. He is the author of Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity
Entrepreneurial Finance: The Art and Science of Growing Ventures by Luisa Alemany
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2018
621p
9781108421355 658.1592 ALE / M0035015
Connect to Koha… Content: Part I: Funding sources 1. Introduction to entrepreneurial finance Luisa Alemany & Job
Andreoli 2. Early sources of funding (1) : incubators, accelerators &
crowdfunding Job Andreoli 3. Early sources of funding (2): business angels / Colin Mason & Tiago
Botelho
Summary: Academics and practitioners from a range of institutions across Europe provide a cutting-edge, practical and comprehensive review on the financing of entrepreneurial ventures. From sourcing and obtaining funds, to
4. Venture capital, private equity & corporate venture capital / Josep Duran (European Investment Fund) & Oscar Farres
5. Public sources of funding , Isidro Laso Part II: Funding process 6. Deal sourcing & screening, Dietmar Grichnik ,Torben Antretter &
Alexander Stoeckel 7. Preparing the financial Plan :Forecasting Sophie Maningart and
Miguel Meuleman 8. Valuation of New ventures, Luisa Alemany 9. The term sheet & negotiating with investors, Stefano Caselli Part III: Growing the venture 10. Monitoring tactics and key metrics Jan Brinckmann & Miguel
Meuleman and witt 11. Corporate governance Stefano Caselli 12. Managing your Intellectual Property, Peter Hiscocks Part IV: Alternative routes to entrepreneurship 13. Entrepreneurship through acquisition (1): MBOs & MBIs, Miguel
Meuleman & Hans Vanoorbeek 14. Entrepreneurship through acquisition (2): Searchers Timothy Bovard 15. Turnaround,Workouts and Other Restructing:Reinventing Value,
Benoit F. Leleux 16. Impact investing: financing social entrepreneurs, Johanna Mair, Lisa
Hehenberger & Sara Seganti Part V: Harvesting and the future of Enterenurial Finance 17. Harvesting: the exit, Peter Roosenboom 18. The future of entrepreneurial finance / Luisa Typical business angel
term sheet clauses Measuring and managing impact
financial tools for growing and managing the financial challenges and opportunities of the startup, Entrepreneurial Finance: The Art and Science of Growing Ventures is an engaging text that will equip entrepreneurs, students and early-stage investors to make sound financial decisions at every stage of a business' life. Largely reflecting European businesses and with a European perspective, the text is grounded in sound theoretical foundations. Case studies and success stories as well as perspectives from the media and from experts provide real-world applications, while a wealth of activities give students abundant opportunities to apply what they have learned. A must- have text for both graduate and undergraduate students in entrepreneurship, finance and management programs, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs in any field.
Economics by Stephen Ison and Stuart Wall Prentice Hall India Learning Private Limited: England, 2007 4th ed 543p 9780273681076 330 ISO / M0035019
Connect to Koha… Content: Chapter 1: The Nature of Economics Part One: Microeconomics Chapter 2: Demand, Supply and Market Equilibrium Chapter 3: Elasticity Chapter 4: Consumer Theory Chapter 5: Production and Costs Chapter 6: Theory of the Firm: Perfect Competition and Monopoly Chapter 7: Theory of the Firm: Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly Chapter 8: Wages, Rent and Profit Chapter 9: Regulation, Deregulation and Competition Chapter 10: The Environment Part Two: Macroeconomics Chapter 11: National Income and its Determination Chapter 12: Public Expenditure, Taxation
Summary: Economics 4th edition is a concise introduction to the core principles of economics, aimed at students taking their first and probably only, one semester course in Economics. These students may be taking a business related degree, or may be from other degree schemes in the university taking a service course in Introductory Economics. There is a balanced split between the micro and macroeconomics section and the use of case studies and numerous examples makes this a lively little book for the reader. The real difference that this book offers the student is the amount and variety of questioning material that will really test their understanding.
and Fiscal Policy Chapter 13: Money, Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy Chapter 14: Exchange Rates and The Balance of Payments Chapter 15: Unemployment and Inflation Chapter 16: International Trade, International Institutions and Globalisation Chapter 17: Economic Integration and the European Union Chapter 18: Growth, Sustainable Development and the Less Developed Countries
Working in the Gig Economy: How to Thrive and Succeed When You Choose to Work for Yourself by Thomas Oppong Kogan Page Limited: London, 2018 178p 9780749483555 650.1 OPP / M0035022
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. The emergence and evolution of the gig economy 2. Jobs of the future and the portfolio career 3. How to build your independent brand and strengthen your reputation as a gig worker 4. Finding work in the gig economy 5. Saying no to Freelance work 6. Getting real work done and staying productive 7. Managing your finances 8. Building a pipeline of work 9. Managing your Clients 10. Leveraging technology platforms for gig work 11. Overcoming the challenges of independent work 12. Success Stories of Independent Contractors 13. The future of the gig economy
Summary: There are new flexible and independent working opportunities available in the gig economy for those brave enough to seize them. It is estimated that the number people involved with the gig economy will double in the next four years. New generation workers are realising that they can break the chains of corporate work and go at it alone. With flexible working hours, fluid work arrangements and technology that they can leverage to their advantage, people are creating purposeful careers that fit in with their lives, not the other way around. Working in the Gig Economy is the ultimate guide to successfully navigating the new flexible world of work. This is a book that will allow you to really examine the possibilities of freelance and flexible working. Is it really for you? Do you have what it takes to stay motivated, get clients to hire you and achieve that long-yearned for work-life balance? Thomas Oppong is an expert in entrepreneurship and the gig economy. With this book, he takes readers through the main pitfalls of working for themselves, including how to stay productive, how to manage your professional network, build a personal brand and crucially how to keep the work coming and get paid on time. Working in the Gig Economy is the essential guide to having a successful and fulfilling career in the gig economy.
Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest by Mark A. Zupan Cambridge University Press: New York, 2017 251p 9781316607770 320.101 ZUP / M0035024
insiders and their profits? 3. How do government insiders
profit at the public's expense?
4. What do government insiders stand to gain?
5. What factors curb hijacking by government insiders?
6. Why are government insiders so hard to control?
7. Where and when has the state been co-opted from within?
8. Government insiders: a day of reckoning for China?
9. Government insiders: a day of reckoning for the US?
10. How can we form a more perfect union?
Summary: National decline is typically blamed on special interests from the demand side of politics corrupting a country's institutions. The usual demand-side suspects include crony capitalists, consumer activists, economic elites and labor unions. Less attention is given to government insiders on the supply side of politics - rulers, elected officials, bureaucrats and public employees. In autocracies and democracies, government insiders have the motive, means and opportunity to co-opt political power for their benefit and at the expense of national well-being. Many storied empires have succumbed to such inside jobs. Today, they imperil countries as different as China and the United States. Democracy - government by the people - does not ensure government for the people. Understanding how government insiders use their power to subvert the public interest - and how these negative consequences can be mitigated - is the topic of this book by Mark A. Zupan" National decline is typically blamed on special interests from the demand side of politics corrupting a county's institutions. The usual demand-side suspects include crony capitalists, consumer activists, economic elites and labor unions. Less attention is given to government insiders on the supply side of politics - rulers, elected officials, bureaucrats and public employees
The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education Ed by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn and Pat Thomson Routledge: Oxon, 2018 172p 9781138202580 378.1758 DIG / M0035025
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. The digital academic: identities, contexts and politics
Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn and Pat Thomson 2. Towards an academic self? Blogging during the doctorate
Inger Mewburn and Pat Thomson 3. Going from PhD to platform Charlotte Frost 4. Academic persona: the construction of online reputation
in the modern academy P. David Marshall, Kim Barbour and Christopher Moore
5. Academic Twitter and academic capital: collapsing orality and literacy in scholarly publics Bonnie Stewart
6. Intersections online: academics who tweet Nacelle Lemon and Megan McPherson
7. Sustaining Asian Australian scholarly activism online Teen Khoo
8. Digital backgrounds, active foregrounds: student and teacher experiences with ‘flipping the classroom’ Martin Forsey and Sara Page
9. A Labour of love: a critical examination of the ‘Labour icebergs’ of massive open online courses Katharina Freund, Stephanie Kizimchuk, Jonathon Zapasnik, Katherine Estevez and Inger Newborn
10. Digital methods and data labs: the redistribution of
Summary: Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. Contributors take a critical perspective in identifying the implications of digitisation for the future of higher education, academic publishing protocols and platforms and academic employment conditions, the ways in which academics engage in their everyday work and as public scholars and relationships with students and other academics. The book includes accounts of using digital media and technologies as part of academic practice across teaching, research administration and scholarship endeavours, as well as theoretical perspectives. The contributors span the spectrum of early to established career academics and are based in
11. Interview Sara Goldrick-Rab with Inger Mewburn 12. Interview Jessie Daniels with Inger Mewburn
education, research administration, sociology, digital humanities, media and communication.
Lean System Management for Leaders: A New Performance Management Toolset by Richard E. Mallory Routledge: New York, 2018 113p 9781138841848 658.4013 MAL / M0035029
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. Introducing System Management 2. Systems, Processes and Projects – and
their Role in Managing Work 3. Starting your System Map 4. Defining Principal Activity Groups 5. Defining Influencing Factors 6. Defining Metrics and Indicators for your
System Map 7. Application of the System Management
Standard 8. The Overlap of System and Process
Management 9. The Overlap of System and Project
Management 10. The Overlap of Systems and Frameworks 11. Wicked Problems, Logos and the Future
of System Science
Summary: The concepts of quality management have been progressively interpreted and stylized by various practitioners over time, particularly through specific successful applications of its use. Its current predominant application has been narrowed even more through the focused practice of Lean Six Sigma. Through that narrowing, it has largely failed and given up on the application of quality practice to entire organizational systems—even though they are essential to designing and sustaining quality practice over time. This book corrects that problem and introduces a broad new framework for system management, including practical tools and guidance for its use. It provides the long-promised "profound knowledge of systems" and shows how structured systems can unify and align quality practices throughout an entire organization. In addition, it introduces a framework for objectively measuring the maturity of systems and processes to provide an organizational quality scorecard, essential for sustainability.
Data Analytics in Project Management Ed by Seweryn Spalek CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group: Boca Raton, 2019 221p 9781138307285 658.40 SPA / M0035030
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. Introduction 2. Why Data Analytics in Project Management? 3. Data Analytics Risk – Lost in Translation? 4. Analytical Challenges of a Modern PMO 5. Data Analytics and Project Portfolio Management 6. Earned Value Method - Werner Meyer 7. How to Manage Big Data Issues in a Project
Environment 8. IT Solutions of Data Analytics as Applied to
Project Management
Summary: This book aims to help the reader better understand the importance of data analysis in project management. Moreover, it provides guidance by showing tools, methods, techniques and lessons learned on how to better utilize the data gathered from the projects. First and foremost, insight into the bridge between data analytics and project management aids practitioners looking for ways to maximize the practical value of data procured. The book equips organizations with the know-how
9. Conventional and Unconventional Data Mining for Better Decision Making
10. Agile Project Management and Data Analytics Deanne Larson Data Analytics and Scrum
necessary to adapt to a changing workplace dynamic through key lessons learned from past ventures. The book’s integrated approach to investigating both fields enhances the value of research findings.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategy, Communication, Governance Ed by Andreas Rasche, Mette Morsing and Jeremy Moon Cambridge University Press: New York, 2017 527p 9781107535398 658.408 COR / M0035040
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. The changing role of business in global society: CSR and beyond
Andreas Rasche, Mette Morsing and Jeremy Moon Part I. Strategy and CSR 2. Historical perspectives on corporate social responsibility Jeremy Moon
and Jean-Pascal Gond, with Luisa Murphy 3. Strategic CSR: ambitions and critiques Steen Vallentin and Laura J.
Spence 4. Corporate responsibility strategies for sustainability Mike Valente 5. Managing for stakeholders in the digital age R. Edward Freeman,
Sergiy Dmytriyev and Robert G. Strand 6. Political CSR: the corporation as a political actor Glen Whelan;
Personal reflection Mads Ovlisen Part II. The Regulatory Dynamics of CSR 7. Standards for corporate social responsibility: legitimacy, impact and
critique Andreas Rasche and Sandra Waddock 8. Corporate responsibility reporting Christian Herzig and Anna-Lena
Kuhn 9. NGO activism and CSR Frank G. A. de Bakker and Frank den Hond 10. Government as a regulator of corporate social responsibility: beyond
voluntarism Jette Steen Knudsen; Personal reflection Clare Short Part III. Communication and CSR 11. CSR communication: what is it? Why is it important? Mette Morsing 12. CSR and crisis communication strategies W. Timothy Coombs 13. CSR and reputation: too much of a good thing? Christopher Wickert
and Joep Cornelissen 14. The corporate construction of transparency and (in) transparency Lars
Thoger Christensen and Dennis Schoenberg Personal reflection Daniel Mittler
Part IV. The Governance of Transnational Issues 15. Business and human rights: not just another CSR issue? Karin Buhmann
and Florian Wettstein 16. Anti-corruption governance and global business Hans Krause Hansen 17. Business and transnational environmental governance Stefano Ponte,
Rene Taudal Poulsen and Jane Lister 18. Labour rights in global supply chains Dirk Ulrich Gilbert and Kristin
Huber; Personal reflection Mark Moody-Stuart; Epilogue Jonas Haertle
Summary: This upper-level textbook offers an original and up-to-date introduction to issues in corporate social responsibility (CSR) from a global perspective. Written by an international team of experts, it guides students through key themes in CSR including strategy, communication, regulation and governance. Balancing critiques of CSR with a discussion of the opportunities it creates, it includes chapters devoted to critical issues such as human rights, anti-corruption, labour rights and the environment. Pedagogical features include customised case studies, study questions, key term highlighting, practitioner pieces and suggestions for further resources. The book is also complemented by a companion website featuring adaptable lecture slides, teaching notes for cases and links to related resources. Tailored for upper- level undergraduate and postgraduate courses on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and business ethics, it is also relevant to non- business courses in political science, international relations and communications.
How to Get Published in India: Your Go to guide to write, publish and sell your book with tips and insights from industry experts by Meghna Pant Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.: New Delhi, 2019 296p 9789388271066 808.02 PAN / M0035065
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. Writing 2. Publishing 3. Marketing 4. Essays
Summary: They say everybody has a book in them, so why should only a select few get to share theirs with the world? As a new writer, the process of making your dream into a reality feels incredibly daunting given the lack of information out there. This inspired award- winning, bestselling author Meghna Pant to write a book filled with the advice she wishes someone had given her when she was starting out. Including never-before collected essays from experts in their field including Jeffrey Archer, Shobhaa De, Ashwin Sanghi, Meena Kandasamy and many more, How to Get Published in India busts myths and answers questions as varied as which publisher would be best for your work, where to find inspiration for a short story, how to manage your finances if you plan to write fulltime, how to write a cover letter and how to successfully promote your book.
Classrooms Beyond Walls by Rakesh Bajpal Aadarsh: Bhopal, 2018 268p 9789387955820 370.1523 BAJ / M0035066
Connect to Koha… Content: 1. School Management 2. Organizational Climate in
Schools 3. Interpersonal interaction
in Schools 4. Principal of School 5. Role of Teacher 6. Classroom management 7. How to enhance teaching
competence 8. In the quest of quality
school education 9. Education in modern era 10. Democratic principles in
education 11. Stress Management in
Schools 12. 12. Generations of
Student motivation
Summary: From the author of the best-selling “Roots to Wings” comes another master stroke: "Classrooms Beyond Walls" which focuses on issues vital to successful teaching grounded on the best research and practice. Get the ultimate know- how on school/classroom management, starting from planning, organizing, controlling and evaluating different operations in a school system and creating an organizational climate conducive to effective teaching— everything you need to know has been discussed at length. Inspiring, motivating and full of teachers' hacks, this solutions book guides you through simple, usable techniques you can use every day and provides remedies to common classroom problems. One of the best books for teachers to improve Teacher-Child Interactions, facilitate Development of Intelligences in the classroom. Other benefits: Gain an understanding of the multi-faceted role of a teacher, principal in encouraging learning and enhancing one's own personal and professional growth. Stress Management in the Classroom. Student Stress & Anxiety is a common problem in schools. This education book for teachers also shares techniques that will reduce stress in the classroom. Besides guiding teachers on how properly to instruct children in the classroom, Dr. Rakesh Bajpai, also sheds light on the ability of education system to adapt to new trends in the society, helping teachers have the greatest impact on student learning a feature which makes this a great professional development book for teachers
Why the Rich Are Getting Richer by Robert T. Kiyosaki Plata Publishing: Scottsdale, 2018 338p 9781612680972 332.024 KIY / M0035163
Connect to Koha… Content: Part One: Why the Rich are Getting Richer Chapter 1: What should I do with My Money? Chapter 2: Why Savers are Losers Chapter 3: Why Taxes Make the Rich Richer… Legally Chapter 4: Why Mistake Make the Rich Richer Chapter 5: Why Crashes Make the Rich Richer Chapter 6: Why Debt Make the Rich Richer Part Two: A Tale of Two Teachers Chapter 7: What Financial Education is not Chapter 8: Are you Financially Illiterate? Part Three: What is Real Financial Education? Chapter 9: Why the Rich Play Monopoly Chapter 10: Phantom Income: Income of the Rich Chapter 11: I Quadrant: Masters of Money Chapter 12: Do You Have a Plan B? Chapter 13: How to End Poverty: Students Teaching Students Part Four: No Fun Economics Chapter 14: How a Porsche Can Make You Richer
Summary: Its Robert Kiyosaki's position that, 'It is our educational system that causes the gap between the rich and everyone else.' He laid the foundation for many of his messages in the international best-seller Rich Dad Poor Dad the personal finance book of all time - and in Why the Rich Are Getting Richer, he makes his case. In this book, the reader will learn why the gap between the rich and everyone else grows wider; why savers are losers; why debt and taxes make the rich richer; why traditional education actually causes many highly educated people - such as Robert's poor dad - to live poorly. In this book, the reader will find out why going to school, working hard, saving money, buying a house, getting out of debt and investing for the long term in the stock market is the worst financial advice for most people. In this book, the reader will find out why real financial education may never be taught in schools. In this book, Robert shares the answers found on his life-long search, after repeatedly asking the question, 'When will we learn about money?' In this book, the reader will find out 'What financial education is... really.'