CREATE CONSENSUS AROUND YOUR IDEAS - AND ADVANCE YOUR CAREER! The business world turns on the art of the deal. And with Negotiate Your Way to Success, you'll master 24 powerful strategies designed to help you conduct negotiations of any type. This easy-to-read guide delivers step-by-step instruction on identifying and working with each negotiator's “hot button” issues, to ensure the process and the result satisfy all parties. You'll advance your own position and accomplish organizational goals in an atmosphere of productivity - not confrontation. Plus, you'll learn how to: Negotiate any type of business deal Understand and appeal to each party's “hot button” issues Negotiate effectively in cross-cultural situations Understand the “games people play” during negotiation Deal with emotions Employ essential active listening techniques Discover when to walk away from a negotiation
This is a rigorous tutorial on radio frequency and microwave power amplifier design, teaching the circuit design techniques that form the microelectronic backbones of modern wireless communications systems. Suitable for self-study, corporate training, or Senior/Graduate classroom use, the book combines analytical calculations and computer-aided design techniques to arm electronic engineers with every possible method to improve their designs and shorten their design time cycles.
RUN BUSINESS MEETINGS THAT ARE FOCUSED, PRODUCTIVE, AND BENEFICIAL TO YOUR ORGANIZATION In business, meetings are necessary but not always efficient. But by using the principles in Plan and Conduct Effective Meetings, you'll discover 24 easy-to-implement techniques geared to make your meetings more productive than ever before. This step-by-step guide goes straight to the heart of meeting planning and facilitating, explaining why meetings go wrong and what to do about it. You'll learn to conduct meetings that stay sharply focused; turn participants into valuable contributors; and make decisions that result in actionable tasks. This guide also discusses video- and teleconferencing, so you can use those powerful technologies to your advantage, too. Plus, you'll: Discover how preparation can guarantee meeting success Learn to begin each meeting with a purpose and end with an accomplishment Understand each participant's role, to increase productivity Discover how to deal with problems during meetings Find out how to neutralize time-wasting interpersonal conflicts Get tips on using technology to hold virtual meetings
The authoritative, general reference that has been sorely missing in the field of mobile computing This book teaches all the main topics via the hottest applications in a rapidlygrowing field. "Big picture" explanations of ad hoc networks and service discovery Exercises, projects, and solutions to illustrate core concepts Extensive wireless security methodologies
Persuasive Proposals and Presentations shows readers how to develop a winning strategy and how to be clear, organized, and persuasive. It lays out common mistakes in strategy and offers effective advice.
A-Z guide to soil/plant/microbe-based wastewater treatment Engineers and planners eager to benefit from the cost efficiencies and convenience of land treatment of waste will find practical guidelines in this comprehensive manual. It covers soil hydraulics, vegetation selection, site selection, field investigations, preapplication treatment and storage, and transmission and distribution of wastewater. You're introduced to: Design procedures and appropriate uses for each of the three land treatment processes: soils, plants, and microbiological agents Special attributes of food processing wastewater, with 6 case studies The use of biosolids produced by mechanical treatment systems as crop nutrients Options for preapplication treatment, including ponds and constructed wetlands Much more
These quick reads, based on McGraw-Hill bestsellers, are designed to meet the needs of busy people. Titles in the series focus on each book's main themes and action ideas, reduced to a manageable page count for on-the-go readers. Proven rules for encouraging teamwork, from forging a common goal and clarifying individual responsibilities to inviting positive conflict.
The Complete Guide to Capital Markets for Quantitative Professionals is a comprehensive resource for readers with a background in science and technology who want to transfer their skills to the financial industry. It is written in a clear, conversational style and requires no prior knowledge of either finance or financial analytics. The book begins by discussing the operation of the financial industry and the business models of different types of Wall Street firms, as well as the job roles those with technical backgrounds can fill in those firms. Then it describes the mechanics of how these firms make money trading the main financial markets (focusing on fixed income, but also covering equity, options and derivatives markets), and highlights the ways in which quantitative professionals can participate in this money-making process. The second half focuses on the main areas of Wall Street technology and explains how financial models and systems are created, implemented, and used in real life. This is one of the few books that offers a review of relevant literature and Internet resources.
* The only book to provide a complete and comprehensive interpretation of the complicated NESC (National Electrical Safety Code)published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)* Numerous illustrations simplify interpreting the Code* Especially designed to facilitate looking up relevant NESC sections and tables
THE NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER! The secret to successful word-of-mouth marketing on the social web is easy: BE LIKEABLE. A friend's recommendation is more powerful than any advertisement. In the world of Facebook, Twitter, and beyond, that recommendation can travel farther and faster than ever before. Likeable Social Media helps you harness the power of word-of-mouth marketing to transform your business. Listen to your customers and prospects. Deliver value, excitement, and surprise. And most important, learn how to truly engage your customers and help them spread the word. Praise for Likeable Social Media: Dave Kerpen's insights and clear, how-to instructions on building brand ...