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Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory

An authoritative, quantitative approach to supply chain management Addressing the need for the study of supply chain management to evolve at the same pace as it's real-world practice, Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory presents the methodology and foundations of the topic and also demonstrates how recent developments build upon classic models. The authors focus on strategic and tactical aspects of supply chain management, covering a broad range of topics from forecasting, inventory management, and facility location to process flexibility, contracting, and auctions.

Basics of Blockchain: A guide for building literacy in the economics, technology, and business of blockchain

Blockchain technology has captured the minds of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and policy wonks all over the world. Major media outlets report on the rise and fall of Bitcoin and Ethereum tokens daily. Billions of dollars are flowing into blockchain startups in some form. Large-scale cyber intrusions against crypto exchanges, newly smart machines with wallets, and even semi-autonomous supply chains are capturing the imaginations of enterprises everywhere. But, how well do you really understand the technology, economics and business of blockchain?

Crafting & Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases

Best Selling Strategy Title. The 21st Edition continues its tradition of being a preeminently teachable text because of its mainstream content and balanced coverage of what every student needs to know about the managerial tasks of crafting and executing strategy because the presentation of the material is engaging and clearly written.

Digital Business Analysis
Digital Business Analysis Sented by Emma

This book frames business analysis in the context of digital technologies. It introduces modern business analysis techniques, including a selection of those in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), and exemplifies them by means of digital technologies applied to solve problems or exploit new business opportunities. It also includes in-depth case studies in which business problems and opportunities, drawn from real-world scenarios, are mapped to digital solutions. The work is summarized in seven guiding principles that should be followed by every business analyst.

Improving Forecasts with Integrated Business Planning: From Short-Term to Long-Term Demand Planning Enabled by SAP IBP (Management for Professionals)

This book provides both a broad overview of the forecasting process, covering technological and human aspects alike, and deep insights into algorithms and platform functionalities in the IBP toolbox required to maximize forecast accuracy. Rich in technical and business explanations, it addresses short-, medium- and long-term forecasting processes using functionalities available in demand planning and demand sensing.

Work On Your Game: Use the Pro Athlete Mindset to Dominate Your Game in Business, Sports, and Life

No one knows how to turn unrelenting self-belief into hard-and-fast career results better than Dre Baldwin. When everyone and everything was telling him to give up on his goal of playing pro basketball, he got focused on his future, and met the challenge head on. In the end, Baldwin succeeded―making a living playing basketball in leagues around the world―and in these pages, he shares all his secrets.

The Palgrave Handbook of Cross-Cultural Business Negotiation

Global business management issues and concerns are complex, diverse, changing, and often intractable. Industry actors and policy makers alike rely upon partnerships and alliances for developing and growing sustainable business organizations and ventures. As a result, global business leaders must be well-versed in managing and leading multidimensional human relationships and business networks – requiring skill and expertise in conducting the negotiation processes that these entail.

Product Design and the Supply Chain: Competing Through Design

Product design touches every aspect of modern life, determining the form and function of the products and technologies that we use every day. Product design is not just concerned with the appearance and functionality of products; it has an important role in determining the cost, pricing, risk and profitability profile of those products.

Couples That Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work

Finding fulfillment in both love and work isn't easy--but it's possible. The majority of couples today are dual-career couples. As anyone who's part of such a relationship knows, this presents big challenges: trying to raise kids and achieve career goals while caring for and supporting your partner can seem impossible. Yet most advice for dual-career couples fails, framing the challenges as a zero-sum game in which one partner’s gain is the other's loss and solutions feel like sacrifices or unsatisfactory trade-offs.

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