leading the way in federal workforce reforms : hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 26, 2006,
As with the first and second editions, this third edition of Strategic
Information Management: Challenges and strategies in managing information
systems aims to present the many complex and inter-related issues
associated with the management of information systems, with a likely
audience of MBA or other Master’s level students and senior undergraduate
students taking a course in strategic information management or something
Essentials of supply chain management is written especially for two groups of readers. It is written for the senior executive who must decide what kind of supply chain their organization needs and how much to spend to get it. It is also written for the manager who is or soon will be responsible for building and operating some part of his/her company’s supply chain. The concepts and techniques presented here serve to create a common frame of reference that both senior executives and line managers can use when communicating with each other about supply chain management issues.
This book is about broadening your defi nition of what constitutes
effective leadership. As we interviewed senior executives
and listened to their reactions to the lessons in the book, we
frequently heard, “I wish I’d heard these earlier in my career.” We
hope that this book can accelerate your leadership development
by removing some of the serendipity that is often required to
learn important life lessons.
James Aaron Quick is the Chief Executive Officer for Polaris, a South
Carolina Corporation. He has served in this capacity since 1989. As the
Senior Instructional Specialist for Polaris, he has spoken before thousands
of potential grant seekers from the fields of education, healthcare, and
nonprofit management. He has written successful grant proposals for over
10 years, for projects ranging from $10,000 to $7.9 million to grant makers
including federal sources, foundations, and corporations.
Corporate Management, Governance, and Ethics Best Practices was written to provide a
one-stop, comprehensive reference source for corporate business practitioners and government
employees worldwide. It takes a “big picture” approach to the subject matter and
compiles best practices to show what the best practices are but does not address how to
implement them. We believe that implementation of best practices is organization-specific
based on resource availability and management strategies and priorities....
.Chapter 1 begins with an affirmation that you are capable of carrying
out a successful, self-directed job search. The role of the résumé is
reviewed, including some common job seeker misconceptions about
how hiring managers view résumés. You will also “meet” many individuals,
ranging from new graduate to career transitioner to senior executive,
whose careers are on track because of the secrets in this book.
Christopher L. Culp is an adjunct professor of finance at the Graduate
School of Business of the University of Chicago, where he
teaches graduate-level courses on derivatives, alternative risk
transfer, risk management, and investments. He also offers a graduate
seminar on insurance during winter quarters as a guest professor of risk
and insurance in the Institut für Finanzmanagement at Universität Bern
Introduction to “The A to Z of Presentations”
This book will give everything you need to become a professional presenter. Whether you are giving a presentation to an important client, trying to win business from a valued customer, selling an idea to your board of senior executives, or making a farewell speech to a retiring colleague, this “A to Z…” will help you come across as someone who is knowledgeable, skilled, and enthusiastic.
This book shows how the principles of finance can be used by executives
to enhance the value of their companies. Dr. Weaver had been a
senior executive in finance at Hershey Foods for twenty years through
1998, when he joined the Finance Department at Lehigh University. For
the past ten years as a director of the Financial Management Association,
he has organized and directed a program linking financial principles
to financial practices. These full-day sessions focused on the
interaction between financial theories and real world practices.
Corporate Management, Governance, and Ethics Best Practices was written to provide a one-stop, comprehensive reference source for corporate business practitioners and government employees worldwide. It takes a “big picture” approach to the subject matter and compiles best practices to show what the best practices are but does not address how to implement them. We believe that implementation of best practices is organization-specific based on resource availability and management strategies and priorities....
If you leave the ofﬁce with more projects than you started the day with, this book is for you. This isn’t an abstract or theoretical book; Johanna offers practical advice that will help you manage your project portfolio—whether you are a team lead, a middle manager, or a senior executive. Esther Derby Author and consultant, Esther Derby Associates, Inc. At last! Now, we can get serious about extending an agile approach beyond individual projects and begin to extract further value from our agile programs and portfolios.
The Graziadio School focuses on the professional and personal development
of business professionals, managers, and senior executives. The school’s
programs prepare individuals for leadership positions in a wide variety of
industrial, educational, nonprofit, and other service organizations. The school
views leadership as being applicable at all levels of the organization that
require management and stewardship of resources toward the accomplishment
of stated objectives.
Programs are organized from an integrated, interdisciplinary perspective.
During the past decade, consultation activities that
focus on managers and senior leaders in organizations
have increasingly been referred to as executive
coaching. This term has begun to take on a technical
meaning within the field of organization development,
yet the area of practice has suffered significantly
from a relative lack of specific attention to it
in the professional literature.
The Asia Digital Marketing Association (ADMA) is the voice of, and advocate for, the digital marketing industry in Asia (excluding Japan). The ADMA is an umbrella organisation, guided by senior executives in the industry, and charged with gaining consensus and formulating a powerful point of view on all key industry issues.
Nearly ten years since the first corporate blogs launched,
social media dominates professional marketing conversations.
The effect of social media on the marketing organization
is unquestionable. Yet chief marketing officers
struggle to define their role within the enterprise. They are
the shortest tenured senior executive in most companies,
usually lasting only 28 months.
A companion report, An Executive Perspective on Workforce Planning, MR-1684/2-OSD, completes the context for this work and describes the critical role that corporate and line executives play in the workforce planning activity. This report will be of interest to corporate and business unit executives and to line and functional managers in the DoD acquisition community and to DoD human resource management professionals,
Private-sector corporations identify their high-potential employees early on, placing them in positions in which they can develop skills that will eventually be of valuable use in senior executive management and leadership positions. Such investment in these maturing assignments adds a stability and influence to the company,