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Expert tips and advice on starting a home-based business
Starting your own home-based business is a great way to supplement your income in these tough economic times. With thirty percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you the most current and up-to-date information you need to navigate your way through the whole process.
You'll get trusted and creative advice on how to start being your own boss, bringing ... Read More
A company's ability to grow and stay on top of customer demand has always depended heavily on the quality of its people. Now, more than ever, businesses recognize that finding (and keeping) a highly skilled and motivated workforce is pivotal to success. Maybe you're a business owner and your company is growing, or you're an employee at a small- to midsize-company and management ... Read More
Whether your business is big or small, incorporating isn’t as simple as it could be. This handy reference makes incorporation make ... Read More
Innovative Presentations For Dummies is a practical guide to engaging your audience with superior, creative, and ultra-compelling presentations. Using clear language and a concise style, this book goes way beyond PowerPoint to enable you to reimagine, reinvent, and remake your presentations. Learn how to stimulate, capture, and hold your audience in the palm of your hand with sound ... Read More
Protect your idea, develop a product - and start your business!
Did you have a great idea? Did you do anything about it? Did someone else? Inventing For Dummies is the smart and easy way to turn your big idea into big money. This non-intimidating guide covers every aspect of the invention process - from developing your idea, to patenting it, to building a prototype, to starting your own business ... Read More
One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It ... Read More
The global Islamic finance market is now worth about $700 billion worldwide. Islamic Finance For Dummies helps experienced investors and new entrants into Islamic finance quickly get up to speed on this growing financial sector.
Here, you'll find clear and easy-to-understand information on how you can incorporate Islamic finance products into your investment portfolio. You'll quickly ... Read More
Change is natural and good, but it can incite fear if not managed properly. Leading Business Change For Dummies arms mid- to senior-level managers with trusted guidance on leading, managing, responding to, and implementing change in the workplace. Packed with helpful advice and straightforward information, it gives you the skills needed to recognize the need for organizational change, deal with ... Read More
In plain-English writing, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise ... Read More
Lean Six Sigma is a powerful method for improving both the efficiency and quality of projects and operations. In this new book, the team that bought you Lean Six Sigma For Dummiesshows you how to take Lean Six Sigma to the next level and manage continual change in your organization. You'll learn to design a roadmap for transformation that's tailored to your business objectives; develop and implement processes ... Read More
If you want to make your organization or team more productive, you have to change the way it thinks. Combining the leading improvement methods of Six Sigma and Lean, this winning technique drives performance to the next level. But the jargon-packed language and theory of Lean Six Sigma can be intimidating for both beginners and experienced users. Whether you want to manage a project more tightly ... Read More
Managing Teams For Dummies is for anyone who has been asked to take on the role ... Read More
If you’ve been using the cloud-based Xero system and running an existing payroll outside of Xero, or you’re looking to employ people for your small business in Australia, then this In A Day book is the resource you need.
This book navigates through the payroll basics, and explains how to define payroll settings and set up employees. Mastering Australian Payroll with Xero In A Day For Dummies shows you how to define employee pay template settings, and ... Read More
"A terrific resource of information for anyone in the event-planning business." --James Spellos, CMP, President, Meeting U.
Meeting & Event Planning For Dummies is a practical step-by-step guide to the strategies and techniques event-planning professionals use to bring people together. This comprehensive resource covers all the angles from the little details to the big picture to make sure your ... Read More
Are you a business owner, investor, venture capitalist, or member of a private equity firm looking to grow your business by getting involved in a merger with, or acquisition of, another company? Are you looking for a plain-English guide to how mergers and acquisitions can affect your investments? Look no further.
Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies explains the entire process step by step from the different ... Read More
Bridge the big data gap with Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts
The distinction between departmental reporting done by business analysts with Excel and the enterprise reporting done by IT departments with SQL Server and SharePoint tools is more blurry now than ever before. With the introduction of robust new features like PowerPivot and Power View, it is essential for business analysts to get up to speed with big data tools that ... Read More
Negotiation Skills In A Day For Dummies offers expert guidance on executing the essential skills of successfully and diplomatically negotiating for the outcomes you desire. ... Read More
Written for small business owners and entrepreneurs looking for an inside track on new product development, New Product Development for Dummies offers you a unique opportunity to learn from two consummate insiders the secrets of ... Read More
Operations management is an important skill for current and aspiring business leaders to develop and master. It deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. Operations management is a growing field and a required course for most undergraduate business majors and MBA candidates. Now, Operations Management For Dummie ... Read More
This practical, plain-English guide helps you prepare your people and plan an effective sourcing strategy. You’ll find plenty of tips on negotiating with vendors, get ... Read More
Acquire and protect your share of this major business asset
Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how — helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws. Plus, you ... Read More
Whether you’re very experienced in running projects, or absolutely new to it, PRINCE2 can help you run your projects more effectively.
Planning a PRINCE2 Project In a Day For Dummies is designed to give you a one-day steer into the essentials of running the Initiation stage of a PRINCE2 project. It focuses on just one process – Initiating a Project – and one theme – Plans. This quick, handy guide is essential reading for anyone undertaking a new PRINCE2 ... Read More