Category Archives: Business

The Selected Works of George J. Benston, Volume 1: Banking and Financial Services (by James D. Rosenfeld)


Author(s): James D. Rosenfeld

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2010-05-13
ISBN-10: 0195389018
ISBN-13: 9780195389012
Language: English
Description: George J. Benston, professor of Finance, Accounting, and Economics
at Emory University's Goizueta Business School, died unexpectedly
in January 2008. He was an impassioned advocate for corporate
integrity and a unique scholar; his research interests were as
broad as those of any recent academician. His colleagues have
selected and organized his most important papers into two volumes.
This first volume consists of his research in the banking and
financial services industry. The editor has selected a broad range
of papers from each of the major areas that are representative of
Benston's work in that particular field. James D. Rosenfeld,
Professor of… more…

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New Landlord and Tenant (by Peter Sparkes)


Author(s): Peter Sparkes

Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publish date: 2001-02-01
ISBN-10: 1841130222
ISBN-13: 9781841130224
Language: English
Description: This book is designed to complement the author's A New Land Law,
integrating with that work in its simplified terminology, its
emphasis on the registrability of titles to land, and its
differentiation of leasehold ownership rights and short tenancies.

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Synthetic Datasets for Statistical Disclosure Control: Theory and Implementation (Lecture Notes in Statistics) (by Jörg Drechsler)


Author(s): Jörg Drechsler

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-06-29
ISBN-10: 1461403251
ISBN-13: 9781461403258
Language: English
Description:
The aim of this book is to give the reader a detailed
introduction to the different approaches to generating multiply
imputed synthetic datasets. It describes all approaches that have
been developed so far, provides a brief history of synthetic
datasets, and gives useful hints on how to deal with real data
problems like nonresponse, skip patterns, or logical constraints.

Each chapter is dedicated to one approach, first describing the
general concept followed by a detailed application to a real
dataset providing useful guidelines on how to implement the
theory in practice.

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Modeling Markets: Analyzing Marketing Phenomena and Improving Marketing Decision Making (International Series in Quantitative Marketing) (by Peter Leeflang, Jaap E. Wieringa, T.H.A Bijmolt, Koen H. Pauwels)


Author(s): Peter Leeflang, Jaap E. Wieringa, T.H.A Bijmolt, Koen H. Pauwels

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-11-13
ISBN-10: 1493920855
ISBN-13: 9781493920853
Language: English
Description: This book is about how models can be developed to represent demand
and supply on markets, where the emphasis is on demand models. Its
primary focus is on models that can be used by managers to support
marketing decisions. The market environment is changing rapidly and
constantly. Prior to the introduction of scanner equipment in
retail outlets, ACNielsen, the major supplier of information on
brand performance, claimed that its business was to provide the
score but not to explain or predict it. With technological advances
and the introduction of the Internet, the opportunity to obtain
meaningful estimates of demand functions has vastly improved;… more…

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The Advanced Theory of Statistics, Vol. 2B: Bayesian Inference (by Anthony O’Hagan)


Author(s): Anthony O'Hagan

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
Publish date: 1994-06-02
ISBN-10: 0340529229
ISBN-13: 9780340529225
Language: English
Description: The Bayesian approach to statistics is now widely accepted as
theoretically sound and practically viable. Enormous advances in
Bayesian methodology in recent years have resulted in a great
expansion of applications of Bayesian statistics in a wide variety
of fields. This important addition to the series provides a
comprehensive and readable treatment of modern Bayesian theory.

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Plan B: How to Hatch a Second Plan That’s Always Better Than Your First (by David Kord Murray)


Author(s): David Kord Murray

Publisher: Free Press
Publish date: 2014-08-30
ISBN-10: 1439198373
ISBN-13: 9781439198377
Language: English
Description: Why has Facebook been so limber, evolving so successfully
even after a number of stumbles, while Myspace stalled and lost
ground? Why was Wal-Mart able to expand so successfully into new
offerings, such as groceries, while H&R Block dramatically
failed to expand into offering financial services? The answer,
David Murray reveals, is that Facebook and Wal-Mart both started
with business models that empowered them to effectively adapt their
plans as they executed them.

The failure of detailed strategic plans that have taken a great
deal of time and money to develop is one of the worst problems in
business, and it’s ever more urgent as the pace… more…

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Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (by Nigel Evans)


Author(s): Nigel Evans

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2015-03-26
ISBN-10: 0415837278
ISBN-13: 9780415837279
Language: English
Description:
Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
is the must-have text for students approaching this subject for
the first time. It introduces students to fundamental strategic
management principles in a Tourism, Hospitality and Events
context and brings theory to life by integrating a host of
industry-based case studies and examples throughout.

Among the new features and topics included in this edition are:

Extended coverage to Hospitality and Events to reflect the
increasing need and importance of a combined sector approach to
strategy

New international Tourism, Hospitality and Events case
studies from both… more…

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Ten Lectures on Statistical and Structural Pattern Recognition (Computational Imaging and Vision) (by M.I. Schlesinger, Václav Hlavác)


Author(s): M.I. Schlesinger, Václav Hlavác

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-09-22
ISBN-10: 9048160278
ISBN-13: 9789048160273
Language: English
Description: Preface to the English edition This monograph Ten Lectur,es on
Statistical and Structural Pattern Recognition uncovers the close
relationship between various well known pattern recognition
problems that have so far been considered independent. These
relationships became apparent when formal procedures addressing not
only known prob­ lems but also their generalisations were
discovered. The generalised problem formulations were analysed
mathematically and unified algorithms were found. The book unifies
of two main streams ill pattern recognition-the statisti­ cal a11d
structural ones. In addition to this bridging on the uppermost
level, the book… more…

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Women and the Labour Market in Japan’s Industrialising Economy: The Textile Industry before the Pacific War (by Janet Hunter)


Author(s): Janet Hunter

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2003-08-05
ISBN-10: 0415297311
ISBN-13: 9780415297318
Language: English
Description: During the period of industrialisation in Japan from the 1870s to
the 1930s, the textile industry was Japan's largest manufacturing
industry, and the country's major source of export earnings. It had
a predominantly female labour force, drawn mainly from the
agricultural population.
This book examines the institutions of the labour market of this
critical industry during this important period for Japanese
economic development. Based on extensive original research, the
book provides a wealth of detail, showing amongst other things the
complexity of the labour market, the interdependence of the
agricultural and manufacturing sectors, and the… more…

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Aligning Training for Results: A Process and Tools That Link Training to Business (by Ron Drew Stone)


Author(s): Ron Drew Stone

Publisher: Pfeiffer
Publish date: 2008-10-27
ISBN-10: 0470181753
ISBN-13: 9780470181751
Language: English
Description: What makes some training programs successful while others produce
disappointing results? The answer, says Ron Stone, lies in the
processes trainers employ to determine needs, design and develop
programs, deliver the training, and partner to get business
results. It is time to reexamine these processes, says the author,
and bring them into the twenty-first century. In Aligning Training
for Results Stone provides a potent, comprehensive, and versatile
resource to help guide trainers through assessing, designing, and
delivering training solutions that achieve real and measurable
results. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not… more…

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