Project Management has often been called the “accidental profession.” That
designation has come about due to the preponderance of PM practitioners
who have found their way to this field, not through a structured education or career
strategy, but rather as a side trip from their planned careers. My side trip has
lasted some 40 years and, thanks to many whom I have met along the way, the
side trip has become a journey of discovery and fulfillment. This book records
much of what I have learned and disseminated during that trip.
About the Author Professor Ellen A. Benowitz has been employed at Mercer County Community College since 1972. In addition to providing instruction in the areas of accounting, business organization, business communications and management, she has also served in several administrative positions. Professor Benowitz is also the New Jersey State Chairman for Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda and serves as member of the national board of directors.
The past decade has seen a vast upsurge in the importance
attached to customer service from businesses operating in both the
B2B (business to business) and B2C (business to consumer) ﬁelds.
This increased activity has paid major beneﬁts to early adopters.
Differentiation through service is rapidly becoming a vital addi-
tion to any business process. Organisations that are at the fore-
front are reaping beneﬁts in terms of customer loyalty, customer
retention and employee satisfaction. Yet this is just the tip of the
Written by the creator of Webmin, this book explains how to use the most popular Webmin modules to perform common administration tasks on a Linux system such as adding users, configuring Apache, setting up NFS file sharing and managing the Sendmail mail server.Each chapter covers a single server or service, and is broken down into sections that list the steps required to carry out certain tasks using Webmin.
The key to a successful hierarchical network structure is proper IP address management. If addresses are assigned appropriately, it is possible to summarize routing information. TIP Each area used by OSPF or integrated IS-IS should have a contiguous set of network or subnet numbers assigned to it. The area border routers should summarize that set of addresses with an address mask. Summarization provides substantial benefits for your network.
This helpful guide offers explanations of everything needed to get started in project management including: how to initiate a project and lead the project team, how to structure the project and plan for resources, how to monitor and track the plan, and how to close out the project. Packed with practical advice, this book includes tips to increase success, reveals common pitfalls to avoid, and presents case studies to show and why project management actually works.
Lecture Marketing management will address the following questions: What is the new economy like?What is the new economy like? What are the tasks of marketing?What are the tasks of marketing? What are the tasks of marketing? What are the tasks of marketing? What are the major concepts and tools ofWhat are the major concepts and tools of marketing? Marketing? What orientations do companies exhibit in the What orientations do companies exhibit in the marketplace?marketplace? How are companies and marketers responding toHow are companies and marketers responding to the new challenges? The new c...
Gain a better understanding of how human resources impacts both individuals and organizations with this market-leading, practical text. Snell/Bohlander's popular MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, 16TH EDITION builds upon a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on today's most critical HR issues and current practices. The book's engaging writing style and strong visual design use more than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations to illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice.
Most of us dream about having a few extra hours in our day for taking care of business, relaxing, or engaging in the activities we most enjoy. But how can we make the most of our time when it seems as though there aren't enough hours in the day? This instructive guide to time management is full of tips, techniques, and commonsense advice that will make anyone more productive.
Managing Cisco Network Security, offers updated and revised information covering many of Cisco's security products that provide protection from threats, detection of network security incidents, measurement of vulnerability and policy compliance and management of security policy across an extended organization. These are the tools that network administrators have to mount defenses against threats.
This book is an upgrade to phpMyAdmin Version 2.8. Written by a member of the development team, this book serves as a comprehensive guide to helping you unlock the full potential of phpMyAdmin 3.8 phpMyAdmin Providing a powerful graphical interface for managing MySQL, phpMyAdmin is one of the most popular open source applications. While most MySQL developers use routine features of phpMyAdmin every day, few are aware of the power and potential of its advanced features.
Due to the development of mobile and Web 2.0 technology, knowledge transfer, storage and retrieval have become much more rapid. In recent years, there have been more and more new and interesting findings in the research field of knowledge management. This book aims to introduce readers to the recent research topics, it is titled "New Research on Knowledge Management Applications and Lesson Learned" and includes 14 chapters.
Managing Time in Relational Databases shows how to make the rich information content of bi-temporal data available to business users, while simplifying the design, maintenance and retrieval of that data. Metadata declarations eliminate the need to directly model temporal data. Temporal data maintenance is isolated in code that can be invoked to update bi-temporal data in any database and from any application program, across the enterprise. Anyone who can write queries against conventional data will be able to write queries against the bi-temporal data structures described in this book....
In a highly interactive Internet environment, the research issues in knowledge
management vary based on the development of new technology and modes of
interaction in the knowledge community. Due to the development of mobile and Web
2.0 technology, knowledge transfer, storage and retrieval have become much more rapid.
The technologies and methods continue to get more and more diverse. At the same time,
the types of online communities with high levels of interaction become more and more
To have great sales effectiveness, you have to have a great sales team. Within all teams, whether they are NBA players, the neighborhood little league or the company softball team, there is always opportunity for conflict. The same goes for sales teams. And for independent, results-driven sales people, keeping the team in mind may not be their number one priority. So it’s important that sales leaders know how to effectively manage team conflict.
This is a practical and solution-based book designed to help you to quickly discover and learn about specific aspects of Drupal performance that you are interested in. In each chapter, Drupal-based modular performance tips and solutions are investigated and explained in detail. book is written for Drupal beginners, developers, designers, and webmasters who utilize the Drupal content management system to create robust websites.