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CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Recognizing Catastrophic Incident Warning Signs in the Process Industries CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Recognizing Catastrophic Incident Warning Signs in the Process Industries Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Recognizing Catastrophic Incident Warning Signs in the Process Industries

This book provides guidance on characterizing, recognizing, and responding to warning signs to help avoid process incidents and injuries before they occur. The guidance can be used by both process safety management (PSM) professionals in evaluating their processes and PSM systems as well as for operators who are often the frontline defense against process incidents. Warning signs may consist of process deviations or upsets, instrumentation warnings or alarms, past operating history and incidents, observable problems such as corrosion or unusual odors, audit results indicating procedures are not being followed, or a number of other indicators. Filled with photos and practical tips, this book will turn anyone in a process plant into a hazard lookout and will help prevent potential incidents before they turn into catastrophic events.
Coombs W. Timothy Managing Corporate Social Responsibility. A Communication Approach Coombs W. Timothy Managing Corporate Social Responsibility. A Communication Approach Новинка

Coombs W. Timothy Managing Corporate Social Responsibility. A Communication Approach

Managing Corporate Social Responsibility offers a strategic, communication-centred approach to integrating CSR into organizations. Drawing from a variety of disciplines and written in a highly accessible style, the book guides readers in a focused progression providing the key points they need to successfully navigate the benefits and implications of managing CSR. Chapters are organized around a process model for CSR that outlines steps for researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating CSR initiatives Emphasizes stakeholder engagement as a foundation throughout the CSR Process Model Discusses ways to maximize the use of social media and traditional media throughout the process Offers international examples drawn from a variety of industries including: The Forest Stewardship Council, Starbucks Coffee, and IKEA. Draws upon theories grounded in various disciplines, including public relations, marketing, media, communication, and business
Frank Travers J. Hedge Fund Analysis. An In-Depth Guide to Evaluating Return Potential and Assessing Risks Frank Travers J. Hedge Fund Analysis. An In-Depth Guide to Evaluating Return Potential and Assessing Risks Новинка

Frank Travers J. Hedge Fund Analysis. An In-Depth Guide to Evaluating Return Potential and Assessing Risks

A detailed, step-by-step book covering the entire hedge fund evaluation process Investing in hedge funds is different from investing in other asset classes. There is much less publicly available information about hedge funds performance than there is about mutual funds or individual stocks. Consequently, investing in this class requires more sophisticated investment knowledge, greater due diligence, and, in many cases, a better-developed ability to evaluate investment managers. Hedge Fund Analysis provides a broad framework of how to approach this endeavor, from initial screening to analytical techniques, interviewing skills, and legal and contract negotiations. Along the way, it demonstrates a variety of mechanisms for monitoring and tracking hedge funds and the underlying hedge fund portfolios—explaining each stage of the process in minute detail and providing specific examples which fully explain the opportunities and challenges you'll face each step of the way. Provides a detailed look at how to source hedge funds, screen through them, and rank their strengths and weaknesses Lays out a thorough process for evaluating funds, from initial interviews to performance analysis to onsite meetings Reveals what questions to ask by strategy in order to understand the underlying risk factors associated with each Highlights non-investment analysis, including operational due diligence and risk management, as integral elements in the process Written by a financial professional with over twenty years of experience conducting investment manager due diligence, this book will put you in a position to make more informed decisions when investing in hedge funds.
Cecil Smith L. Basic Process Measurements Cecil Smith L. Basic Process Measurements Новинка

Cecil Smith L. Basic Process Measurements

A unique resource for process measurement Basic Process Measurements provides a unique resource explaining the industrial measuring devices that gauge such key variables as temperature, pressure, density, level, and flow. With an emphasis on the most commonly installed technologies, this guide outlines both the process variable being measured as well as how the relevant measuring instruments function. The benefits of each technology are considered in turn, along with their potential problems. Looking at both new and existing technologies, the book maintains a practical focus on properly selecting and deploying the best technology for a given process application. The coverage in Basic Process Measurements enables the practitioner to: Resolve problems with currently installed devices Upgrade currently installed devices to newer and better technologies Add instruments for process variables not previously measurable Evaluate device installations from a perspective of both normal process operating conditions and abnormal conditions Determine the best technology for a given set of process conditions Designed for a wide range of technical professionals, Basic Process Measurements provides a balanced treatment of the concepts, background information, and specific processes and technologies making up this critical aspect of process improvement and control.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management

The 2nd edition provides an update of information since the publication of the first edition including best practices for managing process safety developed by industry as well as incorporate the additional process safety elements. In addition the book includes a focus on maintaining and improving a Process Safety Management (PSM) System. This 2nd edition also provides «how to information to» determine process safety performance status, implement one or more new elements into an existing PSM system, maintain or improve an existing PSM system, and manage future process safety performance.
Frank (Xin X.) Zhu Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries Frank (Xin X.) Zhu Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries Новинка

Frank (Xin X.) Zhu Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries

Exploring methods and techniques to optimize processing energy efficiency in process plants, Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries provides a holistic approach that considers optimizing process conditions, changing process flowschemes, modifying equipment internals, and upgrading process technology that has already been used in a process plant with success. Field tested by numerous operating plants, the book describes technical solutions to reduce energy consumption leading to significant returns on capital and includes an 8-point Guidelines for Success. The book provides managers, chemical and mechanical engineers, and plant operators with methods and tools for continuous energy and process improvements.
Norman Lieberman P. Process Engineering for a Small Planet. How to Reuse, Re-Purpose, and Retrofit Existing Process Equipment Norman Lieberman P. Process Engineering for a Small Planet. How to Reuse, Re-Purpose, and Retrofit Existing Process Equipment Новинка

Norman Lieberman P. Process Engineering for a Small Planet. How to Reuse, Re-Purpose, and Retrofit Existing Process Equipment

Methods for more planet-friendly process engineering Our earth is just one big, complex Process Facility with limited air, water, and mineral resources. It responds to a number of process variables—among them, humanity and the environmental effects of our carbon consumption. What can professionals in the Hydrocarbon Process Industry do to retard environmental degradation? Rather than looking to exotic technology for solutions, Process Engineering for a Small Planet details ready-at-hand methods that the process engineer can employ to help combat the environmental crisis. Drawing from the author's professional experience working with petroleum refineries petroleum refineries, petrochemical plants, and natural gas wells, this handbook explains how to operate and retrofit process facilities to: Reuse existing process equipment Save energy Reduce greenhouse gas emissions Expand plant capacity without installing new equipment Reduce corrosion and equipment failures Covering topics from expanding fractionator and compressor capacity and vacuum tower heater expansion to minimizing process water consumption and increasing centrifugal pump capacity, Process Engineering for a Small Planet offers big ideas for saving our small planet.
Michelle Cottrell Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process. For LEED for New Construction, LEED for Core and Shell, and LEED for Commercial Interiors Michelle Cottrell Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process. For LEED for New Construction, LEED for Core and Shell, and LEED for Commercial Interiors Новинка

Michelle Cottrell Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process. For LEED for New Construction, LEED for Core and Shell, and LEED for Commercial Interiors

Proven Strategies for Getting a Project LEED® Certified Here is the ideal guide for architects, engineers, interior designers, project managers, facility managers, and building owners for understanding the project certification process for the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED NC), LEED for Core & Shell (LEED CS), and LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI) rating systems of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®). Written by an expert who is the President of Design Management Services, a LEED consulting firm?Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process engages readers by outlining the steps, roles, and responsibilities of the team members in a straightforward, chronological manner that helps streamline the certification process. With the release of the LEED v3 rating systems and a new version of LEED-Online, the Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process helps project teams to streamline the project team efforts and outlines the role of the LEED consultant and project administrator. Written for LEED AP professionals and building owners that need guidance navigating a project through the process, this book outlines each step in the design and construction phases including programming and post-occupancy. Serving as a valuable resource for anyone seeking information on how to get a project LEED certified, Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process features: An overview of the integrative design process. Understanding the role of a LEED consultant. How to build a successful team for a project pursuing LEED certification. How to register a project with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Common pitfalls to avoid during the LEED certification process. Checklists to use during design and construction to keep the team on track.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Acquisition Evaluation and Post Merger Integration CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Acquisition Evaluation and Post Merger Integration Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Acquisition Evaluation and Post Merger Integration

It is crucial for process safety professionals to be aware of best practices for post merger integration at any level. A compilation of industry best practices from both technical and financial perspectives, this book provides a single reference that addresses acquisitions and merger integration issues related to process safety. Presently, there are limited references on how to handle acquisitions in several different CCPS publications and almost no coverage of the post-merger integration issue, so this reference fills a notable gap in the coverage.
Chester Daniel L. Optimal Automated Process Fault Analysis Chester Daniel L. Optimal Automated Process Fault Analysis Новинка

Chester Daniel L. Optimal Automated Process Fault Analysis

Tested and proven strategy to develop optimal automated process fault analyzers Process fault analyzers monitor process operations in order to identify the underlying causes of operational problems. Several diagnostic strategies exist for automating process fault analysis; however, automated fault analysis is still not widely used within the processing industries due to problems of cost and performance as well as the difficulty of modeling process behavior at needed levels of detail. In response, this book presents the method of minimal evidence (MOME), a model-based diagnostic strategy that facilitates the development and implementation of optimal automated process fault analyzers. MOME was created at the University of Delaware by the researchers who developed the FALCON system, a real-time, online process fault analyzer. The authors demonstrate how MOME is used to diagnose single and multiple fault situations, determine the strategic placement of process sensors, and distribute fault analyzers within large processing systems. Optimal Automated Process Fault Analysis begins by exploring the need to automate process fault analysis. Next, the book examines: Logic of model-based reasoning as used in MOME MOME logic for performing single and multiple fault diagnoses Fuzzy logic algorithms for automating MOME Distributing process fault analyzers throughout large processing systems Virtual SPC analysis and its use in FALCONEER IV Process state transition logic and its use in FALCONEER IV The book concludes with a summary of the lessons learned by employing FALCONEER IV in actual process applications, including the benefits of «intelligent supervision» of process operations. With this book as their guide, readers have a powerful new tool for ensuring the safety and reliability of any chemical processing system.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics

Process safety metrics is a topic of frequent conversation within chemical industry associations. Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics provides basic information on process safety performance indicators, including a comprehensive list of metrics for measuring performance and examples as to how they can be successfully applied over both the short and long term. For engineers, insurers, corporate traininers, military personnel, government officials, students, and managers involved in production, product and process development, Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics can help determine appropriate metrics useful in monitoring performance and improving process safety programs. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems

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This book discusses the fundamental skills, techniques, and tools of auditing, and the characteristics of a good process safety management system. A variety of approaches are given so the reader can select the best methodology for a given audit. This book updates the original CCPS Auditing Guideline project since the implementation of OSHA PSM regulation, and is accompanied by an online download featuring checklists for both the audit program and the audit itself. This package offers a vital resource for process safety and process development personnel, as well as related professionals like insurers.
Rahman Mohammad Shafiur Handbook of Food Process Design, 2 Volume Set Rahman Mohammad Shafiur Handbook of Food Process Design, 2 Volume Set Новинка

Rahman Mohammad Shafiur Handbook of Food Process Design, 2 Volume Set

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In the 21st Century, processing food is no longer a simple or straightforward matter. Ongoing advances in manufacturing have placed new demands on the design and methodology of food processes. A highly interdisciplinary science, food process design draws upon the principles of chemical and mechanical engineering, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition and economics, and is of central importance to the food industry. Process design is the core of food engineering, and is concerned at its root with taking new concepts in food design and developing them through production and eventual consumption. Handbook of Food Process Design is a major new 2-volume work aimed at food engineers and the wider food industry. Comprising 46 original chapters written by a host of leading international food scientists, engineers, academics and systems specialists, the book has been developed to be the most comprehensive guide to food process design ever published. Starting from first principles, the book provides a complete account of food process designs, including heating and cooling, pasteurization, sterilization, refrigeration, drying, crystallization, extrusion, and separation. Mechanical operations including mixing, agitation, size reduction, extraction and leaching processes are fully documented. Novel process designs such as irradiation, high-pressure processing, ultrasound, ohmic heating and pulsed UV-light are also presented. Food packaging processes are considered, and chapters on food quality, safety and commercial imperatives portray the role process design in the broader context of food production and consumption.
Lewis Segall N. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Step-by-Step Legal and Practical Guide Lewis Segall N. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Step-by-Step Legal and Practical Guide Новинка

Lewis Segall N. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Step-by-Step Legal and Practical Guide

The legal, financial, and business primer to the M&A process Mergers and Acquisitions offers accessible step-by-step guidance through the M&A process to provide the legal and financial background required to navigate these deals successfully. From the initial engagement letter to the final acquisition agreement, this book delves into the mechanics of the process from beginning to end, favoring practical advice and actionable steps over theoretical concepts. Coverage includes deal structure, corporate structuring considerations, tax issues, public companies, leveraged buyouts, troubled businesses and more, with a uniquely solution-oriented approach to the M&A process. This updated second edition features new discussion on cross-border transactions and «pseudo» M&A deals, and the companion websites provides checklists and sample forms to facilitate organization and follow-through. Mergers and acquisitions are complex, and problems can present themselves at each stage of the process; even if the deal doesn't fall through, you may still come out with less than you bargained for. This book is a multi-disciplinary primer for anyone navigating an M&A, providing the legal, financial, and business advice that helps you swing the deal your way. Understand the legal mechanics of an M&A deal Navigate the process with step-by-step guidance Compare M&A structures, and the rationale behind each Solve common issues and avoid transactional missteps Do you know what action to take when you receive an engagement letter, confidentiality agreement, or letter of intent? Do you know when to get the banker involved, and how? Simply assuming the everything will work out well guarantees that it will—for the other side. Don't leave your M&A to chance; get the information and tools you need to get it done right. Mergers and Acquisitions guides you through the process step-by-step with expert insight and real-world advice.
Peter Harrington J. Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis. Rethinking the Routes to Scale-Up Peter Harrington J. Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis. Rethinking the Routes to Scale-Up Новинка

Peter Harrington J. Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis. Rethinking the Routes to Scale-Up

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There is a need to explain that generic versions of a drug may not be manufactured by the same process as brand-name drugs and that the different processes may have dramatically different environmental impacts. Two global forces are at odds today—the push for «greener» processes and the push for lower drug prices. This book brings this conflict into sharp focus by discussing in detail the published process chemistry for top-selling small molecule drugs. Providing insights about process route selection, choice of reagents, and reaction conditions, Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis guides process chemists in identifying best processes for manufacturing these blockbuster drugs as they lose patent protection. Further, it highlights the strategies and methodology that might be useful for expediting the process research and development of the blockbusters of the future. Written from a refreshingly objective perspective, this book is essential for process chemists who need to devise practical syntheses for increasingly complex drugs in a constantly decreasing time frame.
Christopher Culp L. The Risk Management Process. Business Strategy and Tactics Christopher Culp L. The Risk Management Process. Business Strategy and Tactics Новинка

Christopher Culp L. The Risk Management Process. Business Strategy and Tactics

Integrates essential risk management practices with practical corporate business strategies Focusing on educating readers on how to integrate risk management with corporate business strategy-not just on hedging practices—The Risk Management Process is the first financial risk management book that combines a detailed, big picture discussion of firm-wide risk management with a comprehensive discussion of derivatives-based hedging strategies and tactics. An essential component of any corporate business strategy today, risk management has become a mainstream business process at the highest level of the world's largest financial institutions, corporations, and investment management groups. Addressing the need for a well-balanced book on the subject, respected leader and teacher on the subject Christopher Culp has produced a well-balanced, comprehensive reference text for a broad audience of financial institutions and agents, nonfinancial corporations, and institutional investors.
Steven Bragg M. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Condensed Practitioner's Guide Steven Bragg M. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Condensed Practitioner's Guide Новинка

Steven Bragg M. Mergers and Acquisitions. A Condensed Practitioner's Guide

Accounting expert Steven Bragg equips you with a working knowledge of the complete M&A process throughout Mergers and Acquisitions: A Condensed Practitioner's Guide, with comprehensive, reader-friendly, and straightforward advice on principal business terms, as well as the due diligence process, the customary contractual provisions, legal background, and how-to's applicable to business acquisitions. Destined to become a well-thumbed addition to every manager's library, this essential guide addresses the entire acquisition process with pragmatic information that will serve you as an excellent reference whether you are a novice or expert acquirer.
Boodhoo Kamelia Process Intensification Technologies for Green Chemistry. Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Chemical Processing Boodhoo Kamelia Process Intensification Technologies for Green Chemistry. Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Chemical Processing Новинка

Boodhoo Kamelia Process Intensification Technologies for Green Chemistry. Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Chemical Processing

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The successful implementation of greener chemical processes relies not only on the development of more efficient catalysts for synthetic chemistry but also, and as importantly, on the development of reactor and separation technologies which can deliver enhanced processing performance in a safe, cost-effective and energy efficient manner. Process intensification has emerged as a promising field which can effectively tackle the challenges of significant process enhancement, whilst also offering the potential to diminish the environmental impact presented by the chemical industry. Following an introduction to process intensification and the principles of green chemistry, this book presents a number of intensified technologies which have been researched and developed, including case studies to illustrate their application to green chemical processes. Topics covered include: • Intensified reactor technologies: spinning disc reactors, microreactors, monolith reactors, oscillatory flow reactors, cavitational reactors • Combined reactor/separator systems: membrane reactors, reactive distillation, reactive extraction, reactive absorption • Membrane separations for green chemistry • Industry relevance of process intensification, including economics and environmental impact, opportunities for energy saving, and practical considerations for industrial implementation. Process Intensification for Green Chemistry is a valuable resource for practising engineers and chemists alike who are interested in applying intensified reactor and/or separator systems in a range of industries to achieve green chemistry principles.
Dan Erling Match. A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time Dan Erling Match. A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time Новинка

Dan Erling Match. A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time

Hire the right person-every time! Why is it that so many companies accept mediocre hiring results as the norm? The answer is simple. It doesn't occur to them that, in fact, there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. To repeat: there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. That's what MATCH is about. Based on author Dan Erling's experience with best practices from over a thousand companies, MATCH gives you a rock solid, practical process for hiring. MATCH takes you step-by-step through the lifecycle of hiring, from developing a job description through interviewing and making the decision, to negotiating salary and onboarding the new hire Applicable tools, stories, and foolproof techniques are woven throughout to insure your mission critical objective is accomplished The author is well-known in the hiring and recruiting industry With MATCH, your hiring team will develop a systematic process that fits with the company's overall mission, giving your company the people it needs to succeed every time!
Ian Houson Process Understanding. For Scale-Up and Manufacture of Active Ingredients Ian Houson Process Understanding. For Scale-Up and Manufacture of Active Ingredients Новинка

Ian Houson Process Understanding. For Scale-Up and Manufacture of Active Ingredients

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Process Understanding is the underpinning knowledge that allows the manufacture of chemical entities to be carried out routinely, robustly and to the required standard of quality. This area has gained in importance over the last few years, particularly due to the recent impetus from the USA`s Food and Drug Administration. This book covers the multidisciplinary aspects required for successful process design, safety, modeling, scale-up, PAT, pilot plant implementation, plant design as well the rapidly expanding area of outsourcing. In discussing what process understanding means to different disciplines and sectors throughout a product`s life cycle, this handbook and ready reference reveals the factors important to the development and manufacture of chemicals. The book focuses on the fundamental scientific understanding necessary. for a smoother technical transfer between the disciplines, leading to more effective and effi cient process development and manufacturing. A range of case studies are used to exemplify and illustrate the main issues raised. As a result, readers will appreciate that process understanding can deliver a real competitive advantage within the pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals industry. This book serves as an aid to meeting the stringent regulations required by the relevant authorities through demonstrable understanding of the underlying science.
Ian Redpath e-Discovery For Dummies Ian Redpath e-Discovery For Dummies Новинка

Ian Redpath e-Discovery For Dummies

Discover the process of e-discovery and put good practices in place. Electronic information involved in a lawsuit requires a completely different process for management and archiving than paper information. With the recent change to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure making all lawsuits subject to e-discovery as soon as they are filed, it is more important than ever to make sure that good e-discovery practices are in place. e-Discovery For Dummies is an ideal beginner resource for anyone looking to understand the rules and implications of e-discovery policy and procedures. This helpful guide introduces you to all the most important information for incorporating legal, technical, and judicial issues when dealing with the e-discovery process. You'll learn the various risks and best practices for a company that is facing litigation and you'll see how to develop an e-discovery strategy if a company does not already have one in place. E-discovery is the process by which electronically stored information sought, located, secured, preserved, searched, filtered, authenticated, and produced with the intent of using it as evidence Addresses the rules and process of e-discovery and the implications of not having good e-discovery practices in place Explains how to develop an e-discovery strategy if a company does not have one in place e-Discovery For Dummies will help you discover the process and best practices of managing electronic information for lawsuits.
Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement Новинка

Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement

The Health Care Data Guide is designed to help students and professionals build a skill set specific to using data for improvement of health care processes and systems. Even experienced data users will find valuable resources among the tools and cases that enrich The Health Care Data Guide. Practical and step-by-step, this book spotlights statistical process control (SPC) and develops a philosophy, a strategy, and a set of methods for ongoing improvement to yield better outcomes. Provost and Murray reveal how to put SPC into practice for a wide range of applications including evaluating current process performance, searching for ideas for and determining evidence of improvement, and tracking and documenting sustainability of improvement. A comprehensive overview of graphical methods in SPC includes Shewhart charts, run charts, frequency plots, Pareto analysis, and scatter diagrams. Other topics include stratification and rational sub-grouping of data and methods to help predict performance of processes. Illustrative examples and case studies encourage users to evaluate their knowledge and skills interactively and provide opportunity to develop additional skills and confidence in displaying and interpreting data. Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/provost
Walvoord Barbara E. Effective Grading. A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College Walvoord Barbara E. Effective Grading. A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College Новинка

Walvoord Barbara E. Effective Grading. A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College

The second edition of Effective Grading—the book that has become a classic in the field—provides a proven hands-on guide for evaluating student work and offers an in-depth examination of the link between teaching and grading. Authors Barbara E. Walvoord and Virginia Johnson Anderson explain that grades are not isolated artifacts but part of a process that, when integrated with course objectives, provides rich information about student learning, as well as being a tool for learning itself. The authors show how the grading process can be used for broader assessment objectives, such as curriculum and institutional assessment. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes a wealth of new material including: Expanded integration of the use of technology and online teaching A sample syllabus with goals, outcomes, and criteria for student work New developments in assessment for grant-funded projects Additional information on grading group work, portfolios, and service-learning experiences New strategies for aligning tests and assignments with learning goals Current thought on assessment in departments and general education, using classroom work for program assessments, and using assessment data systematically to «close the loop» Material on using the best of classroom assessment to foster institutional assessment New case examples from colleges and universities, including community colleges «When the first edition of Effective Grading came out, it quickly became the go-to book on evaluating student learning. This second edition, especially with its extension into evaluating the learning goals of departments and general education programs, will make it even more valuable for everyone working to improve teaching and learning in higher education.» —L. Dee Fink, author, Creating Significant Learning Experiences «Informed by encounters with hundreds of faculty in their workshops, these two accomplished teachers, assessors, and faculty developers have created another essential text. Current faculty, as well as graduate students who aspire to teach in college, will carry this edition in a briefcase for quick reference to scores of examples of classroom teaching and assessment techniques and ways to use students' classroom work in demonstrating departmental and institutional effectiveness.» —Trudy W. Banta, author, Designing Effective Assessment
Voices into Choices: Acting on the Voice of the Customer Voices into Choices: Acting on the Voice of the Customer Новинка

Voices into Choices: Acting on the Voice of the Customer

Voices into Choices was written and published through a collaboration between Joiner Associates Incorporated and the Center for Quality of Management (CQM). The book is an outgrowth of CQM working with its member organizations to help them become more customer focused in their decision making process. Throughout the development of Voices into Choices, we worked with these members to refine the process, by having them use and test our writing with their actual projects. We also involved numerous customers from both organizations in a review process.
Myke King Process Control. A Practical Approach Myke King Process Control. A Practical Approach Новинка

Myke King Process Control. A Practical Approach

So why another book on process control? Process Control: A Practical Approach is a ground-breaking guide that provides everything needed to design and maintain process control applications. The book follows the hierarchy from basic control, through advanced regulatory control, up to and including multivariable control. It addresses many process-specific applications including those on fired heaters, compressors and distillation columns. Written with the practicing control engineer in mind, the book: Brings together proven design methods, many of which have never been published before Focuses on techniques that have an immediate practical application Minimizes the use of daunting mathematics – but for the more demanding reader, complex mathematical derivations are included at the end of each chapter Covers the use of all the algorithms, common to most distributed control systems This book raises the standard of what might be expected of even basic controls. In addition to the design methods it describes any shortcuts that can be taken and how to avoid common pitfalls. Proper application will result in significant improvements to process performance. Myke King’s practical approach addresses the needs of the process industry, and will improve the working practices of many control engineers. “This book would be of value to process control engineers in any country.” – Mr Andrew Ogden-Swift, Chairmain, Process Management and Control Subject Group, Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK “This book should take the process-control world by storm.” – Edward Dilley, Lecturer in Process Control, ESD Simulation Training
Patti Hanson The M&A Transition Guide. A 10-Step Roadmap for Workforce Integration Patti Hanson The M&A Transition Guide. A 10-Step Roadmap for Workforce Integration Новинка

Patti Hanson The M&A Transition Guide. A 10-Step Roadmap for Workforce Integration

Provides a practical, 10-step process for managing the human aspect of an M&A M&A activity is higher than ever with acquisitions becoming an important part of every company's growth strategy. The industries heavily engaging in this activity are high-tech, emerging technologies, and utilities. The M&A Transition Guide is written for executives, managers, and HR professionals involved with any transaction that moves employees from one company to another. Poor workforce integration is a main cause for M&A failures and this book helps managers make the M&A transition a more positive one by providing a plan of action for the integration that focuses on ten critical steps. These steps encompass the entire M&A process from due diligence to employee retention strategies.
The English Verb: An Exploration of Structure and Meaning The English Verb: An Exploration of Structure and Meaning Новинка

The English Verb: An Exploration of Structure and Meaning

This book is about exploring the English verb, not explaining it. The difference is important. "Explaining" assumes one person knows, and the other does not. It suggests a one-way process, which starts from a place decided by the person who knows. "Exploring" suggests the possibility of going wrong, the need to re-trace our steps, a process of guessing, checking and discovering together. Some of our guesses are right, and others wrong. The emphasis is on a dynamic and co-operative process. So often "explaining grammar" is a waste of time, which confuses rather than helps. I hope teachers will be influenced by this book to change the emphasis of work that they do with their students from explaining to exploring.
Eric Tyson Home Buying Kit For Dummies Eric Tyson Home Buying Kit For Dummies Новинка

Eric Tyson Home Buying Kit For Dummies

America's #1 bestselling home buying guide Are you looking to buy a house, but don't quite know where to begin? Have no fear! This new edition of Home Buying Kit For Dummies arms you with Eric Tyson and Ray Brown's time-tested advice and strategies for buying a home in current market conditions. Packed with valuable tips for getting the best deal on your new home and navigating an ever-changing housing market, it shows you how to find the right property, make smart financial decisions, and understand the latest lending requirements and tax implications. Thanks to looser lending standards, lower down payment mortgages, and a wider selection of homes to choose from, first-time homebuyers are making a comeback in the housing market. But if you don't know a Colonial from a counter offer, the process of buying a home can be daunting. Luckily, this bestselling guide is here to take the confusion out of the process! In plain English, it provides step-by-step guidance for buying the home of your dreams, from inspecting a property to evaluating a location to making sense of loan applications, tax documents, and counter offer forms. Negotiate your best deal and obtain a lower down payment mortgage Improve your credit score Make sense of changing lending standards Take the confusion out of lending laws, mortgage rates, and marketplace conditions Whether you're a renter, investor, or current homeowner, everything you need to plant roots in a new home sweet home is just a page away.
Mary Schaeffer S. Essentials of Accounts Payable Mary Schaeffer S. Essentials of Accounts Payable Новинка

Mary Schaeffer S. Essentials of Accounts Payable

ESSENTIALS OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in accounts payable. «A real-world approach, with great insights and practical wisdom on all aspects of the accounts payable process. Essentials of Accounts Payable provides accounts payable professionals with a framework for action in a rapidly changing environment.» -Tom Nichols, Division Manager, Accounts Payable Operations, AT&T «Mary Schaeffer has combined her considerable knowledge of the accounts payable process with the learning and benchmark statistics from top companies to produce a world-class guide to the AP process. Without Mary Schaeffer, and IOMA, AP would still be a neglected financial process without any formal reading to explain the complexities of a process that most companies think is simply paying the bills. This book is a must-read for anyone working in, directing, or managing AP operations, both seasoned professionals and those new to the process.» -Linda Sawyer Sisko, Programs Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc. «This book does an excellent job of explaining the often complicated basics of the accounts payable functions. It provides a quick snapshot for busy executives who need to know how an accounts payable department should run. It is an excellent update for those executives who need to keep up to date on numerous issues that affect this rapidly evolving profession.» -Adrienne Glasgow, Chief Financial Officer, American Red Cross in Greater New York The Wiley Essentials Series-because the business world is always changing…and so should you.
Dorothy Strachan Process Design: Making it Work. A Practical Guide to What to do When and How for Facilitators, Consultants, Managers and Coaches Dorothy Strachan Process Design: Making it Work. A Practical Guide to What to do When and How for Facilitators, Consultants, Managers and Coaches Новинка

Dorothy Strachan Process Design: Making it Work. A Practical Guide to What to do When and How for Facilitators, Consultants, Managers and Coaches

Process Design: Making It Work helps process consultants, managers, facilitators, coaches, organizational development consultants?and anyone else who works with groups?to set up and deliver dynamic, creative process designs. Filled with illustrative cases, examples, and templates, this step-by-step resource is an invaluable aid when creating customized agendas and designs for situations ranging from basic meetings to complex, multiphased processes.
Keith Boswell Exterior Building Enclosures. Design Process and Composition for Innovative Facades Keith Boswell Exterior Building Enclosures. Design Process and Composition for Innovative Facades Новинка

Keith Boswell Exterior Building Enclosures. Design Process and Composition for Innovative Facades

A comprehensive guide to the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures Focused on the design process for architects and related professionals, this book addresses the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures for a number of commercial building types and in a variety of building materials. It focuses on the design process by delineating enclosure basics, the participants (owners, architects, engineers, consultants) and their roles and responsibilities through collaboration, and tracking the design process through construction. This comprehensive handbook covers all of the factors that affect the design of a building enclosure, including function, visual aesthetics, performance requirements, and many other criteria. In-depth case studies of projects of various scales, types, and climate conditions illustrate the successful implementation of exterior wall enclosure solutions in brick masonry, stone, architectural concrete, glass, and metals. This unique and indispensable guide: Defines the functions, physical requirements, design principles, and types of exterior building enclosures Identifies the participants in the design and construction process and specifies their roles and responsibilities Presents a step-by-step process for the design of exterior enclosures, from defining goals and developing concepts through creating construction documents Reviews the construction process from bidding and negotiation through the paper phase to the «brick and mortar» stage Provides details on the properties of exterior enclosure materials, including structural considerations, weather protection, fire safety, and more Covers a variety of materials, including brick masonry, natural stone masonry, architectural concrete, metal framing and glass, and all-glass enclosures Written by the technical director of the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Exterior Building Enclosures is an indispensable resource for architects, engineers, facade consultants, and green design consultants working on commercial building projects.
J. Jacka Mike Business Process Mapping. Improving Customer Satisfaction J. Jacka Mike Business Process Mapping. Improving Customer Satisfaction Новинка

J. Jacka Mike Business Process Mapping. Improving Customer Satisfaction

Praise For Business Process Mapping: Improving Customer Satisfaction, Second Edition «A must-read for anyone performing business process mapping! This treasure shares step-by-stepapproaches and critical success factors, based on years of practical, customer-focused experience.A real winner!» —Timothy R. Holmes, CPA former General Auditor, American Red Cross «Paulette and Mike make extensive use of anecdotes and real-life examples to bring alive the topic ofbusiness process mapping. From the outset, this book will engage you and draw you into the worldof business process mapping. Who would have thought that reading about business process mapping could make you smile? Well, Mike and Paulette can make it happen! Within each chapter, theauthors provide detailed examples and exhibits used to document a process. Each chapter also includes a 'Recap' and 'Key Analysis Points' which enable the reader to distill the highlights of the chapter.» —Barbara J. Muller, CPA, CFE, Senior Lecturer, School of Accountancy W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University «Keller and Jacka cut through the drudgery of process mapping with a path-breaking approach thatenables the reader to better understand processes, how they work and how they work together toward successful achievement of business objectives. With great style and flair, this book will provide youwith a different way of thinking and new tools to assist you in process analysis and improvement. This book is a must-read for auditors, risk managers, quality improvement management, and businessprocess engineers.» —Dean Bahrman, VP and Internal Audit Director (Retired) Global Financial Services Companies «Mike Jacka and Paulette Keller show their expertise with the application of business process mappingin increasing customer service and satisfaction in this updated and expanded edition of this popular book. With clear, practical examples and applications, this book shows the writing talents of bothauthors, and it will be used over and over by those from all lines of industries and professions. Kudos for a job well done!» —Joan Pastor, PhD, Founding Partner, Licensed Industrial-Organizational Psychologist JPA International, Inc., Beverly Hills, California
Jean-Pierre Pont Dal Process Engineering and Industrial Management Jean-Pierre Pont Dal Process Engineering and Industrial Management Новинка

Jean-Pierre Pont Dal Process Engineering and Industrial Management

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Process Engineering, the science and art of transforming raw materials and energy into a vast array of commercial materials, was conceived at the end of the 19th Century. Its history in the role of the Process Industries has been quite honorable, and techniques and products have contributed to improve health, welfare and quality of life. Today, industrial enterprises, which are still a major source of wealth, have to deal with new challenges in a global world. They need to reconsider their strategy taking into account environmental constraints, social requirements, profit, competition, and resource depletion. “Systems thinking” is a prerequisite from process development at the lab level to good project management. New manufacturing concepts have to be considered, taking into account LCA, supply chain management, recycling, plant flexibility, continuous development, process intensification and innovation. This book combines experience from academia and industry in the field of industrialization, i.e. in all processes involved in the conversion of research into successful operations. Enterprises are facing major challenges in a world of fierce competition and globalization. Process engineering techniques provide Process Industries with the necessary tools to cope with these issues. The chapters of this book give a new approach to the management of technology, projects and manufacturing. Contents Part 1: The Company as of Today 1. The Industrial Company: its Purpose, History, Context, and its Tomorrow?, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 2. The Two Modes of Operation of the Company – Operational and Entrepreneurial, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 3. The Strategic Management of the Company: Industrial Aspects, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. Part 2: Process Development and Industrialization 4. Chemical Engineering and Process Engineering, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 5. Foundations of Process Industrialization, Jean-François Joly. 6. The Industrialization Process: Preliminary Projects, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont and Michel Royer. 7. Lifecycle Analysis and Eco-Design: Innovation Tools for Sustainable Industrial Chemistry, Sylvain Caillol. 8. Methods for Design and Evaluation of Sustainable Processes and Industrial Systems, Catherine Azzaro-Pantel. 9. Project Management Techniques: Engineering, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. Part 3: The Necessary Adaptation of the Company for the Future 10. Japanese Methods, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 11. Innovation in Chemical Engineering Industries, Oliver Potier and Mauricio Camargo. 12. The Place of Intensified Processes in the Plant of the Future, Laurent Falk. 13. Change Management, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 14. The Plant of the Future, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont.
Enhancing China's Competitiveness Through Lifelong Learning Enhancing China's Competitiveness Through Lifelong Learning Новинка

Enhancing China's Competitiveness Through Lifelong Learning

This book discusses the issues and steps involved in building a lifelong learning system in China, including: a coherent policy framework, a sound incentive and institutional framework, a sound regulatory environment, a coordinated governance process, a timely and reliable management information system, a dynamic link with the evolving global system, and the optimal use of limited resources.
Thomas Duening N. Essentials of Business Process Outsourcing Thomas Duening N. Essentials of Business Process Outsourcing Новинка

Thomas Duening N. Essentials of Business Process Outsourcing

This book will provide the fundamentals of business process outsourcing for the busy executive who needs to get up to speed. It will have such features as checklists, tips and techniques, and case studies. * Written in a user friendly style that allows senior level financial executives to get a solid foundation of what business process outsourcing is and how it can benefit their companies. * Provides managers with the tools to analyse the BPO opportunities for their own firms, as well as techniques and strategies for managing a BPO initiative. * Shows managers how a BPO strategy can save the company money and create jobs domestically. * Both authors are consultants and advisers to industry-leading companies and frequent speakers at business forums and conferences.
McKelvey Kathryn Fashion Design. Process, Innovation and Practice McKelvey Kathryn Fashion Design. Process, Innovation and Practice Новинка

McKelvey Kathryn Fashion Design. Process, Innovation and Practice

Shows how the design process can be successfully applied to satisfy market needs and trends Fashion design seems to be a glamorous mystery for which only the fortunate few have sufficient talent to succeed. In reality, commercially successful results can be achieved if the right processes are followed in the early design process. Fashion Design sets out basic principles and exercises in order to make fashion design a logical process, providing a framework from which they can expand your skills steadily. Fashion Design, 2nd Edition: Shows how the design process can be successfully applied to satisfy market needs and trends Has a problem solving approach, with practical design projects and portfolio exercises to encourage readers to develop their innovation, experimentation and versatility Pays special attention to computer-aided design (CAD) and employment opportunities, including an overview of what is involved in studying and becoming a designer in the contemporary fashion industry.
Azzaro-Pantel Catherine New Appoaches in the Process Industries. The Manufacturing Plant of the Future Azzaro-Pantel Catherine New Appoaches in the Process Industries. The Manufacturing Plant of the Future Новинка

Azzaro-Pantel Catherine New Appoaches in the Process Industries. The Manufacturing Plant of the Future

Competition from emerging and developing countries, challenges related to energy and water, the continuing increase in the global population and the obligation to be sustainable are all impacting developed countries such as the United States, France, etc. Manufacturing has been almost totally neglected by these developed countries and thus there is a strong need to review R&D and the development and industrialization processes. This is a prerequisite for maintaining and improving welfare and quality of life. The industrialization process can be defined as the process of converting research or laboratory experiments into a physical tool capable of producing a product of value for customers of specified markets. Such a process implies knowledge of BAT (best available techniques) in chemical engineering, plant design, production competitiveness, the proper utilization of tools (toolbox concept) such as value assessment, value engineering, eco-design, LCA (lifecycle analysis), process simulation, modeling, innovation and appropriate metrics usage. These are mandatory to ensure commercial success and covered by the authors of this book.
Knight Andrew Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment Knight Andrew Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment Новинка

Knight Andrew Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment

This book provides a bridge between the introductory research methods books and the discipline-specific, higher level texts. Its unique feature is the coverage of the detailed process of research rather than the findings of research projects. Chapter authors have been carefully selected by their expertise, discipline and location to give an eclectic range of perspectives. Particular care has been taken to balance positivist with interpretivist approaches throughout. The authors focus is on the practical consequences of research philosophies, strategies and techniques by using their own research and by evaluating the work of others. Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment addresses common topics raised by postgraduate level researchers rather than dealing with all aspects of the research process. Issues covered range from the practicalities of producing a journal article to the role of theory in research. The material brought together here provides a valuable resource for the training and development of doctoral and young researchers and will contribute to a new sense of shared methodological understanding across built environment research.
Mohammad Sadraey H. Aircraft Design. A Systems Engineering Approach Mohammad Sadraey H. Aircraft Design. A Systems Engineering Approach Новинка

Mohammad Sadraey H. Aircraft Design. A Systems Engineering Approach

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A comprehensive approach to the air vehicle design process using the principles of systems engineering Due to the high cost and the risks associated with development, complex aircraft systems have become a prime candidate for the adoption of systems engineering methodologies. This book presents the entire process of aircraft design based on a systems engineering approach from conceptual design phase, through to preliminary design phase and to detail design phase. Presenting in one volume the methodologies behind aircraft design, this book covers the components and the issues affected by design procedures. The basic topics that are essential to the process, such as aerodynamics, flight stability and control, aero-structure, and aircraft performance are reviewed in various chapters where required. Based on these fundamentals and design requirements, the author explains the design process in a holistic manner to emphasise the integration of the individual components into the overall design. Throughout the book the various design options are considered and weighed against each other, to give readers a practical understanding of the process overall. Readers with knowledge of the fundamental concepts of aerodynamics, propulsion, aero-structure, and flight dynamics will find this book ideal to progress towards the next stage in their understanding of the topic. Furthermore, the broad variety of design techniques covered ensures that readers have the freedom and flexibility to satisfy the design requirements when approaching real-world projects. Key features: • Provides full coverage of the design aspects of an air vehicle including: aeronautical concepts, design techniques and design flowcharts • Features end of chapter problems to reinforce the learning process as well as fully solved design examples at component level • Includes fundamental explanations for aeronautical engineering students and practicing engineers • Features a solutions manual to sample questions on the book’s companion website Companion website – www.wiley.com/go/sadraey
Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists Новинка

Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists

A plain-English guide that demystifies the business landscape in China from a due diligence point of view Due diligence is crucial to any business deal, and, thankfully, due diligence research has come a long way over the years. What used to be a cumbersome, time-consuming process has been standardized and systemized with generally accepted auditing frameworks and tools, such as the all-important auditing «checklists.» But when it comes to doing due diligence in China, with its opaque regulatory system and byzantine accounting standards, all bets are off. In this book an acknowledged expert in the field takes you beyond the checklists to arm you with China-specific due diligence strategies, tools and techniques that go beyond what is typically part of the process. Gives a detailed account of why conventional frameworks used in the west simply don't work in China Provides first-hand accounts based on the author's years of experience as a private equity professional doing deals in China Reviews, in-depth, the unique differences between corporations and businesses in China and those in the West and their implications for the due diligence process Uses numerous case studies to guide the reader through an entire due diligence process for a firm in China
Ian Woofenden Wind Power For Dummies Ian Woofenden Wind Power For Dummies Новинка

Ian Woofenden Wind Power For Dummies

The consumer guide to small-scale wind electricity production! Maybe you're not T. Boone Pickens, but you can build your own home-sized wind-power empire right in your back yard. Wind Power For Dummies supplies all the guidance you need to install and maintain a sustainable, cost-effective wind generator to power your home for decades to come. This authoritative, plain-English guide walks you through every step of the process, from assessing your site and available wind sources to deciding whether wind power is the solution for you, from understanding the mechanics of wind power and locating a contractor to install your system to producing your own affordable and sustainable electricity. Guides you step by step through process of selecting, installing, and operating a small-scale wind generator to power your home Demystifies system configurations, terminology, and wind energy principles to help you speak the language of the pros Helps assess and reduce your energy needs and decide whether wind power is right for you Explains the mechanics of home-based wind power Shows you how to tie into the grid and sell energy back to the power company Offers advice on evaluating all of the costs of and financing for your project Provides tips on working with contractors and complying with local zoning laws Yes, you can do it, with a little help from Wind Power For Dummies.
Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes Новинка

Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes

Although the exergy method has been featured as the subject of many publishing papers in scientific and engineering journals and at conferences, very few comprehensive books on this subject have been published so far. Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes details the exergetic and thermoeconomic analyses of industrial processes using Aspen Plus and a novel Microsoft Excel Application developed by the authors which can be applied to industrial processes across the board. Employing a practical approach to an innovative and complex energy process, every chapter contains extensive explanations of a complex and real case and numerous examples whose solution demonstrates the application of theory to a wide range of real and practical problems. Illustrations, tables and graphs support and illustrate the new methodology to build a deep understanding of the real employment of the fuel used and the cost formation and increase inside the process. Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes provides users, students and practitioners of process analysis, power plant design and fuel use optimization, with a broad introduction and approach to computer aided process optimization. It also serves as a comprehensive guide to the operational application of the MHBT to real cases analysis.
Andrew Sobel Power Questions to Win the Sale. Overcoming Nine Critical Sales Challenges Andrew Sobel Power Questions to Win the Sale. Overcoming Nine Critical Sales Challenges Новинка

Andrew Sobel Power Questions to Win the Sale. Overcoming Nine Critical Sales Challenges

Use the power of questions to accelerate your sales process and gain client commitment. Skillfully build rapport. Establish your credibility. Uncover a client’s issues. Determine if your prospect is really ready to buy. Get commitment to a next step. Power Questions to Win the Sale provides specific strategies and techniques to help you successfully manage the most common challenges in sales. For each step in the sales process, it gives you a series of thoughtful questions that will help you rapidly turn a contact into a client. Drawing on the author’s bestselling Power Questions, this short e-book shows you how to: Sequence your agenda and use questions at the right moments in the sales process Establish yourself as an expert through credibility-building questions rather than slide presentations Draw out the client’s agenda of essential priorities and goals Position your proposal to win by meeting eight key preconditions before you submit it Unblock a sale that is stalled Power Questions to Win the Sale is a practical roadmap for balancing advocacy and inquiry during the sales process and winning new business more consistently and confidently.
Linda Myers The Power of Memoir. How to Write Your Healing Story Linda Myers The Power of Memoir. How to Write Your Healing Story Новинка

Linda Myers The Power of Memoir. How to Write Your Healing Story

A groundbreaking work for healing long-term emotional problems The Power of Memoir is a pioneering how-to book that provides a new step-by-step program to use memoir writing as a therapeutic process. By going through these steps you'll learn how to choose the significant milestones and turning points that make up a coherent story leading to a life-changing epiphany. Help uncover the secret stories that are the keys to healing Explore the dynamics and roles of dysfunctional families Heal old wounds, creating a better present and brighter future Using many examples from her students and clients, the author shows how creative, well-planned, and carefully researched memoir writing can offer a process for sorting out the truth from lies and family myths.
Joe Calhoon The One Hour Plan For Growth. How a Single Sheet of Paper Can Take Your Business to the Next Level Joe Calhoon The One Hour Plan For Growth. How a Single Sheet of Paper Can Take Your Business to the Next Level Новинка

Joe Calhoon The One Hour Plan For Growth. How a Single Sheet of Paper Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

A proven system for creating a clear and compelling business growth plan There are 15 million businesses in the United States, and 13 million of them don't utilize a planning process. Yet having a planning process is the most reliable predictor of whether a business will grow. The One Hour Plan for Growth provides a proven system for any business to create a clear and compelling business growth plan that fits on a single sheet of paper in about one hour. This book is a quick read, and you and your people stay energized and focused on your top priorities. Covers the six essential elements of the dynamic business growth plan: Vision, Mission, Values, Objectives, Strategies, and Priorities Previously the top-rated speaker for Stephen Covey's organization, the author is now a successful speaker and consultant with some of the world's finest small and mid-sized companies The book delivers a proven planning process that engages employees, develops leadership capacity, improves performance, and accelerates growth.
Kerstin Dodel Private Firm Valuation and M&A. Calculating Value and Estimating Discounts in the New Market Environment Kerstin Dodel Private Firm Valuation and M&A. Calculating Value and Estimating Discounts in the New Market Environment Новинка

Kerstin Dodel Private Firm Valuation and M&A. Calculating Value and Estimating Discounts in the New Market Environment

A comprehensive guide to the changing face of valuation in private firm M&A transactions Based on the author's extensive professional experience as well as her rigorous academic research, this book describes a more sensible approach to using discounts in private company valuations and provides readers with a deeper appreciation for the need to weigh a much broader range of influences on value in the M&A process. Does the idiosyncrasy of family-owned business influence transaction multiples? What of regional market differences and differing market environments over time? How do you estimate the influence of the subprime on the transaction process? With the help of fascinating case studies drawn from an eclectic array of M&A transactions, including a beauty contest, author Kerstin Dodel answers those and other central questions about the M&A process. Among other things, she vividly demonstrates that the ultimate price paid in such a transaction reflects not only a target company's unique characteristics, but the varying motivations and expectations of each of the participants within the context of a competitive M&A process. Dodel has an extensive background in the profession and her research draws upon rigorous scholarship and her years of working at Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank, and other leading global financial institutions Emphasis is given to the post credit crunch environment, and responding to regulators' increasing rejection of over-simplified procedures for firm valuation
John R. Wagner, Jr. Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes. A Practical Guide John R. Wagner, Jr. Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes. A Practical Guide Новинка

John R. Wagner, Jr. Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes. A Practical Guide

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This handbook provides a framework for understanding how to characterize plastic manufacturing processes for use in troubleshooting problems. The 21 chapters are authored by well-known and experienced engineers who have specialized knowledge about the processes covered in this practical guide. From the Preface: “In every chapter, the process is described and the most common problems are discussed along with the root causes and potential technical solutions. Numerous case studies are provided that illustrate the troubleshooting process. Mark A. Spalding, The Dow Chemical Company
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities

This book helps advance process safety in a key area of interest. Currently, no literature exists which is solely dedicated to process safety for the bioprocessing industry. There are texts, guidelines, and standards on biosafety at the laboratory level and for industrial hygiene, but no guidelines for large-scale production facilities. In fact, biosafety is largely defined as a field that promotes safe laboratory practices, procedures and use of containment equipment and facilities. Additionally, biomedical engineers, biologists, or other professionals without chemical engineering training or knowledge of inherently safe design are designing many of these facilities.
Joe Vitale Your Internet Cash Machine. The Insiders' Guide to Making Big Money, Fast! Joe Vitale Your Internet Cash Machine. The Insiders' Guide to Making Big Money, Fast! Новинка

Joe Vitale Your Internet Cash Machine. The Insiders' Guide to Making Big Money, Fast!

Your Internet Cash Machine takes you buy the hand and leads you through the entire process of building a successful Internet business. It walks you through the process of selecting a niche based on your interests and desires, building a site, and managing your business. Covering important topics like marketing and attracting traffic and packed with handy resources, this is the hands-on guide you need to start making money now.
Michael Gilliland The Business Forecasting Deal. Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions Michael Gilliland The Business Forecasting Deal. Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions Новинка

Michael Gilliland The Business Forecasting Deal. Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions

Practical-nontechnical-solutions to the problems of business forecasting Written in a nontechnical style, this book provides practical solutions to common business forecasting problems, showing you how to think about business forecasting in the context of uncertainty, randomness and process performance. Addresses the philosophical foundations of forecasting Raises awareness of fundamental issues usually overlooked in pursuit of the perfect forecast Introduces a new way to think about business forecasting, focusing on process efficiency and the elimination of worst practices Provides practical approaches for the non-statistical problems forecasters face Illustrates Forecast Value Added (FVA) Analysis for identifying waste in the forecasting process Couched in the context of uncertainty, randomness, and process performance, this book offers new, innovative ideas for resolving your business forecasting problems.
Erik Klimczak Design for Software. A Playbook for Developers Erik Klimczak Design for Software. A Playbook for Developers Новинка

Erik Klimczak Design for Software. A Playbook for Developers

A unique resource to help software developers create a desirable user experience Today, top-flight software must feature a desirable user experience. This one-of-a-kind book creates a design process specifically for software, making it easy for developers who lack design background to create that compelling user experience. Appealing to both tech-savvy designers and creative-minded technologists, it establishes a hybrid discipline that will produce first-rate software. Illustrated in full color, it shows how to plan and visualize the design to create software that works on every level. Today's software demands attention to the quality of the user experience; this book guides you through a practical design process to achieve that goal Approaches the mechanics of design with a process inspired by art and science Avoids the abstract and moves step by step through techniques you can put to use immediately Covers planning your design, tested methods, how to visualize like a designer, psychology of design, and how to create software that developers will appreciate Explores such elements as choosing the right typeface and managing interactivity Design for Software: A Playbook for Developers brings the art of good design together with the science of software development to create programs with pizazz.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities

This book helps advance process safety in a key area of interest. Currently, no literature exists which is solely dedicated to process safety for the bioprocessing industry. There are texts, guidelines, and standards on biosafety at the laboratory level and for industrial hygiene, but no guidelines for large-scale production facilities. In fact, biosafety is largely defined as a field that promotes safe laboratory practices, procedures and use of containment equipment and facilities. Additionally, biomedical engineers, biologists, or other professionals without chemical engineering training or knowledge of inherently safe design are designing many of these facilities.
Catherine Sanders M. Surviving Grief ... and Learning to Live Again Catherine Sanders M. Surviving Grief ... and Learning to Live Again Новинка

Catherine Sanders M. Surviving Grief ... and Learning to Live Again

An insightful, compassionate account of the grieving process that helps us through the pain and isolation experienced with the loss of a loved one.. We're never really prepared for the loss of someone we love. Thrown into a state of emotional chaos we experience rage, guilt, anxiety, and intense sadness all at once. It's the oldest story in the world, we tell ourselves – millions of people have had to cope with this before – and yet, we always believe that what we are experiencing is unique to us. We feel isolated in our anguish and often ashamed of what we are feeling. A profoundly compassionate and insightful book, Surviving Grief. & Learning to Live Again offers you the support and understanding you need to get you through this difficult time. Written by Dr. Catherine Sanders, a therapist and researcher specializing in bereavement issues and one who has lived through the loss of close family members, it helps you to see that what you are feeling is part of a natural process of readjustment and renewal. According to Dr. Sanders, grieving, like any other natural regenerative process, must be allowed to run its proper course if we are ever to regain our equilibrium and continue on with our lives. To help us better understand the process, she describes the five universal phases of grief: Shock, Awareness of Loss, Conservation and The Need to Withdraw, Healing, and Renewal, and guides us through each. Drawing directly from her own experiences and those of her clients and her research studies, she delves deeply and compassionately into the different experiences of grief, and talks about what it means to lose a mate, a parent, or a child. And she discusses the factors that can have an influence on the grieving process, such as age, gender, and the circumstances surrounding the loved one's death.
Senaratne Sepani Managing Change in Construction Projects. A Knowledge-Based Approach Senaratne Sepani Managing Change in Construction Projects. A Knowledge-Based Approach Новинка

Senaratne Sepani Managing Change in Construction Projects. A Knowledge-Based Approach

Managing Change in Construction Projects: a knowledge-based approach offers a new perspective on construction project change by viewing the process of change management as a knowledge-intensive activity, where team members bring their tacit and explicit knowledge into the situation; share, create and capture this collective knowledge for future re-use in similar situations. Through this knowledge-based approach, construction teams can successfully resolve and learn from change events, leading to an overall improved performance of the industry. The book will make a significant contribution to our understanding of construction project change by offering new theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in results of case studies conducted within two collaborative construction project team settings. By demonstrating how the social construction of knowledge works in construction settings, the authors challenge the prevailing change management solutions based on ‘hard’ IT approaches. They put forward a balanced view that incorporates both IT–based and socially constructed approaches to effective management of construction project change. helps construction managers to improve and learn through the process of construction project change presents new theoretical models and offers practical guidelines first research-based book to directly address project change from a knowledge-based perspective draws on detailed studies with construction companies, including Ballast Construction and Kier Construction encourages a move from the information driven, process integrated approach to a knowledge-based view
Kesler Gregory Leading Organization Design. How to Make Organization Design Decisions to Drive the Results You Want Kesler Gregory Leading Organization Design. How to Make Organization Design Decisions to Drive the Results You Want Новинка

Kesler Gregory Leading Organization Design. How to Make Organization Design Decisions to Drive the Results You Want

Praise for Leading Organization Design «Designing organizations for performance can be a daunting task. Kesler and Kates have done an admirable job distilling the inherent complexity of the design process into manageable parts that can yield tangible results. Leading Organization Design provides an essential hands-on roadmap for any business leader who wants to master this topic.» —Robert Simons, Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School «Kesler and Kates have encapsulated their wealth of knowledge and practical experience into an updated model on organizational design that will become a new primer on the subject.» —Neville Isdell, retired chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company «In today's world of global business, organizational design is a critical piece of long-term success. Kesler and Kates have captured multiple approaches to optimize global opportunities, while highlighting some of the keys to managing through organizational transition. A great read for today's global business leaders.» —Charles Denson, president, Nike Brand «Leading Organization Design has some unique features that make it valuable. It is one of the few and certainly only recent books to take us through an explicit process to design modern organizations. This is accomplished with the five-milestone process. The process is not a simple cookbook. Indeed, the authors have achieved a balance between process and content. In so doing, Kesler and Kates show us what to do as well as how to do it.»—Jay Galbraith, from the Foreword «Sheds light on the challenges of organization design in a complex enterprise and more importantly provides aninsightful and practical roadmap for business decisions.»—Randy MacDonald, SVP, human resources, IBM
Scott Sudhoff D. Power Magnetic Devices. A Multi-Objective Design Approach Scott Sudhoff D. Power Magnetic Devices. A Multi-Objective Design Approach Новинка

Scott Sudhoff D. Power Magnetic Devices. A Multi-Objective Design Approach

Presents a multi-objective design approach to the many power magnetic devices in use today Power Magnetic Devices: A Multi-Objective Design Approach addresses the design of power magnetic devices—including inductors, transformers, electromagnets, and rotating electric machinery—using a structured design approach based on formal single- and multi-objective optimization. The book opens with a discussion of evolutionary-computing-based optimization. Magnetic analysis techniques useful to the design of all the devices considered in the book are then set forth. This material is then used for inductor design so readers can start the design process. Core loss is next considered; this material is used to support transformer design. A chapter on force and torque production feeds into a chapter on electromagnet design. This is followed by chapters on rotating machinery and the design of a permanent magnet AC machine. Finally, enhancements to the design process including thermal analysis and AC conductor losses due to skin and proximity effects are set forth. Power Magnetic Devices: Focuses on the design process as it relates to power magnetic devices such as inductors, transformers, electromagnets, and rotating machinery Offers a structured design approach based on single- and multi-objective optimization Helps experienced designers take advantage of new techniques which can yield superior designs with less engineering time Provides numerous case studies throughout the book to facilitate readers’ comprehension of the analysis and design process Includes Powerpoint-slide-based student and instructor lecture notes and MATLAB-based examples, toolboxes, and design codes Designed to support the educational needs of students, Power Magnetic Devices: A Multi-Objective Design Approach also serves as a valuable reference tool for practicing engineers and designers. MATLAB examples are available via the book support site.
Klimchuk Marianne R. Packaging Design. Successful Product Branding From Concept to Shelf Klimchuk Marianne R. Packaging Design. Successful Product Branding From Concept to Shelf Новинка

Klimchuk Marianne R. Packaging Design. Successful Product Branding From Concept to Shelf

The fully updated single-source guide to creating successful packaging designs for consumer products Now in full-color throughout, Packaging Design, Second Edition has been fully updated to secure its place as the most comprehensive resource of professional information for creating packaging designs that serve as the marketing vehicles for consumer products. Packed with practical guidance, step-by-step descriptions of the creative process, and all-important insights into the varying perspectives of the stakeholders, the design phases, and the production process, this book illuminates the business of packaging design like no other. Whether you're a designer, brand manager, or packaging manufacturer, the highly visual coverage in Packaging Design will be useful to you, as well as everyone else involved in the process of marketing consumer products. To address the most current packaging design objectives, this new edition offers: Fully updated coverage (35 percent new or updated) of the entire packaging design process, including the business of packaging design, terminology, design principles, the creative process, and pre-production and production issues A new chapter that puts packaging design in the context of brand and business strategies A new chapter on social responsibility and sustainability All new case studies and examples that illustrate every phase of the packaging design process A history of packaging design covered in brief to provide a context and framework for today's business Useful appendices on portfolio preparation for the student and the professional, along with general legal and regulatory issues and professional practice guidelines
C. M. Van 't Land Drying in the Process Industry C. M. Van 't Land Drying in the Process Industry Новинка

C. M. Van 't Land Drying in the Process Industry

A comprehensive approach to selecting and understanding drying equipment for chemical and mechanical engineers A detailed reference of interest for engineers and energy specialists working in the process industry field, Drying in the Process Industry investigates the current state of the art of today's industrial drying practices, examines the factors influencing drying's high costs in both equipment and energy consumption, and summarizes key elements for keeping drying operations under budget and performing at peak capacity safely while respecting the environment. Extensive coverage of dryer basics as well as essential procedures concerning the selection of industrial dryers—such as how to gather results of relevant laboratory measurements, carry out small-scale tests, and correctly size equipment—help to inform readers on criteria for generating scalable specifications that greatly assist buying decisions. Drying in the Process Industry: Takes a practical approach to drying equipment, from an author with four decades in the industry Describes a diverse array of drying equipment (convective, like flash, spray, fluid-bed, and rotary; contact, like paddle and steam; radiation) from an engineer's perspective Provides quick and ready access to drying technologies with references to more detailed literature Treats drying in the context of the entire production process True of all process facilities where drying plays an important role, such as those in the chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics, and food industries, the purchase of improper industrial drying equipment can significantly affect a manufacturer's economic bottom line. With the guidance offered in this book, engineers will be able to confidently choose industrial drying equipment that increases profits, runs efficiently, and optimally suits their needs.
Keith Allman A. Impact Investment. A Practical Guide to Investment Process and Social Impact Analysis Keith Allman A. Impact Investment. A Practical Guide to Investment Process and Social Impact Analysis Новинка

Keith Allman A. Impact Investment. A Practical Guide to Investment Process and Social Impact Analysis

Apply a rigorous investment process and integrate social impact analyses to successfully select and invest in social impact investments Impact Investment: A Practical Guide to Investment Process and Social Impact Analysis is a must-read guide for investors and wealth managers entering the social finance investment space known as «impact investing.» This book walks readers through the demanding task of properly executing an impact investment strategy, providing solutions to some of the most vexing challenges that arise when investing for both financial return and social impact. Readers will learn how impact investing is different from other strategies, how the organization's mission affects investment decisions and structures, and what to look for in an organization prior to investing. A running example of a village distribution company illustrates the methods and concepts in action, and a full-fledged case study utilizing downloadable professional level analytical tools consolidates all examples into a real-world setting. Impact investing is generating significant momentum, but many individuals operating in this space come from alternative backgrounds and lack the knowledge to form a rigorous investment process. Disparate funding sources, immature markets, variations in fund economics, and the need to generate and report social impact all complicate the industry even further, creating a barrier for curious investors. This book is a guide to applying standard investment processes and social impact analyses to impact investing, helping readers: Adjust standard analysis techniques to suit the particularities of impact investing Discover how social mission influences the entire investment from entry to exit Plan and execute a robust custom impact investment strategy Understand social impact entities and the management of impact investments Investing with the goal of social impact doesn't remove the need for rigorous investment techniques and diligent processes. Impact Investment: A Practical Guide to Investment Process and Social Impact Analysis is a guide to putting it all together, for a more targeted approach to impact investing.
Girish Malhotra K. Chemical Process Simplification. Improving Productivity and Sustainability Girish Malhotra K. Chemical Process Simplification. Improving Productivity and Sustainability Новинка

Girish Malhotra K. Chemical Process Simplification. Improving Productivity and Sustainability

While emphasizing conservation and sustainable strategies, this book provides steps to improve the manufacturing technologies used in creating products. By simplifying the chemistry, process development, manufacturing practices and processes, the book provides a structured approach to producing quality products with little waste, making the process not only efficient but environmentally friendly. Illustrated with case studies, this is an essential resource for chemical engineers, chemists, plant engineers, and operating personnel in any chemical related businesses.

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Process Engineering, the science and art of transforming raw materials and energy into a vast array of commercial materials, was conceived at the end of the 19th Century. Its history in the role of the Process Industries has been quite honorable, and techniques and products have contributed to improve health, welfare and quality of life. Today, industrial enterprises, which are still a major source of wealth, have to deal with new challenges in a global world. They need to reconsider their strategy taking into account environmental constraints, social requirements, profit, competition, and resource depletion. “Systems thinking” is a prerequisite from process development at the lab level to good project management. New manufacturing concepts have to be considered, taking into account LCA, supply chain management, recycling, plant flexibility, continuous development, process intensification and innovation. This book combines experience from academia and industry in the field of industrialization, i.e. in all processes involved in the conversion of research into successful operations. Enterprises are facing major challenges in a world of fierce competition and globalization. Process engineering techniques provide Process Industries with the necessary tools to cope with these issues. The chapters of this book give a new approach to the management of technology, projects and manufacturing. Contents Part 1: The Company as of Today 1. The Industrial Company: its Purpose, History, Context, and its Tomorrow?, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 2. The Two Modes of Operation of the Company – Operational and Entrepreneurial, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 3. The Strategic Management of the Company: Industrial Aspects, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. Part 2: Process Development and Industrialization 4. Chemical Engineering and Process Engineering, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 5. Foundations of Process Industrialization, Jean-François Joly. 6. The Industrialization Process: Preliminary Projects, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont and Michel Royer. 7. Lifecycle Analysis and Eco-Design: Innovation Tools for Sustainable Industrial Chemistry, Sylvain Caillol. 8. Methods for Design and Evaluation of Sustainable Processes and Industrial Systems, Catherine Azzaro-Pantel. 9. Project Management Techniques: Engineering, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. Part 3: The Necessary Adaptation of the Company for the Future 10. Japanese Methods, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 11. Innovation in Chemical Engineering Industries, Oliver Potier and Mauricio Camargo. 12. The Place of Intensified Processes in the Plant of the Future, Laurent Falk. 13. Change Management, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont. 14. The Plant of the Future, Jean-Pierre Dal Pont.
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