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Event Entertainment and Production

Event Entertainment and Production is a complete guide to producing entertainment for every event. Gives you the tools you need to efficiently produce and manage the right entertainment for any event. This guide shows you how to work within a budget, limit risks associated with entertainment, design, plan, and produce entertainment, and work with performers. This book is perfect for any event planner.... [ read more ]

Knowledge Management and Virtual Organizations

This book distills the knowledge of leading experts and the experience of several international companies that have implemented knowledge management programs.This book synthesizes the latest knowledge and practices of these individuals and organizations to push the envelope for business relevance of knowledge management.... [ read more ]

Trillion-Dollar Moms: Marketing to a New Generation of Mothers

"Trillion-Dollar Moms" is a book that shares insights into the single largest consumer group today: moms. With mothers in the United States spending roughly $1.7 trillion annually, it makes them a worthwhile group to focus marketing campaigns on. This book covers the differences and similarities among mothers of different generations, how mothers process and recieve marketing messages, identifying the right mom-market target for you brand, and much more.... [ read more ]

Knowledge Management Fieldbook

Actually a tactical handbook, this book provides a blueprint for setting up, managing, and exploiting a knowledge management system within an organization.... [ read more ]

How to Motivate People: The Team Strategy for Success

How to Motivate People explains the principles of successful motivation through author, Tarkenton's, P.R.I.C.E (Pinpointing, Recording, Invovlement, Consequences, Evaluation) program. This book shows you how to identify motivational stumbling blacks, track performance levels, inspire participation in setting goals and achieving objectives, plus much more.... [ read more ]

Strategic Incentive Program Design

The first formal curriculum ever developed for incentive program planning. This four-part curriculum and seminar course has been developed with the help of the Performance Improvement Council of the Incentive Marketing Association through a grant from the Advertising Specialty Institute. The textbook includes sections on Incentive Program Basics for the Business Executive; Core Strategies for the Business Executive; Planning and Design Considerations for the Practitioner; and Implementation and Management Considerations for the Practitioner.... [ read more ]

Managing Knowledge: Building Blocks for Success

Taking a building-block approach, this book helps managers to understand the complexities of knowledge management and provides guidelines for charting a path forward. Based on many years of research and experience, the ideas presented in Managing Knowledge result from intensive collaboration with major organizations including Daimler-Chrysler, Deutsche Bank, Motorola, Novartis, Roche Diagnostics, Siemens, Hewlett Packard and Xerox. ... [ read more ]

Looking Good and Doing Good: Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Power

Looking Good and Doing Good looks at why corporations are being criticized for giving money to non-profit organizations like Planned Parenthood and why most of the criticism is coming from the Right. This book explains why corporate philanthropy has become politicized and how corporations respond to controversy about their donations.... [ read more ]

Smart Things to Know about Knowledge Management

Basic tips and personal experiences from the knowledge management frontier. The book delivers all that the fast-track executive needs to shine. Features things like inside tips, tricks, and creative answers to difficult questions.... [ read more ]

The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors

"The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors" is a guide for hosts, including everything from entertaining visitors to the role of interpreters and corporate gift giving. This book includes a list of tips by country on specific aspects of hosting and other valuable resources and references, guidance for doing business with special groups, and much more.... [ read more ]

Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know

This book examines how knowledge can be nurtured in organizations. Having consulted more than 30 companies involved in KM initiatives, the authors pack their book with information on successful projects and cover issues ranging from corporate culture and employee behavior, to the role of information technology in KM and how to measure a project's success. An excellent resource for managers who want to better harness the experience and wisdom within their organizations.... [ read more ]