Sink or Swim: New Job New Boss 12 Weeks to Get It Right, 2nd Edition [EPUB]
06 December 2016, 18:29
2006 | EPUB | 6.86MB
In today's job market, finding a new position entails a substantial amount of work. However, getting yes doesn't mean getting a break. Most new employees are thrown into their positions with little or no orientation and must either "sink or swim' in the first 90 days - or face termination. This book shows readers how to be a performer from day one. With week-by-week charts, and straightforward, no B.S. information, this book enables any new employee, in any industry to decode the company's culture, discern what the priorities should be and survive and thrive in the first twelve weeks.
Trend Following with Managed Futures: The Search for Crisis Alpha [EPUB]
06 December 2016, 18:26
2015 | EPUB | 26.44MB
An all-inclusive guide to trend following
As more and more savvy investors move into the space, trend following has become one of the most popular investment strategies. Written for investors and investment managers, Trend Following with Managed Futures offers an insightful overview of both the basics and theoretical foundations for trend following. The book also includes in-depth coverage of more advanced technical aspects of systematic trend following. The book examines relevant topics such as:
- Trend following as an alternative asset class
- Benchmarking and factor decomposition
- Applications for trend following in an investment portfolio
- And many more
By focusing on the investor perspective, Trend Following with Managed Futures is a groundbreaking and invaluable resource for anyone interested in modern systematic trend following.
Next Generation Demand Management: People, Process, Analytics, and Technology [EPUB]
06 December 2016, 18:05
2016 | EPUB | 3.92MB
A practical framework for revenue-boosting supply chain management
Next Generation Demand Management is a guidebook to next generation Demand Management, with an implementation framework that improves revenue forecasts and enhances profitability. This proven approach is structured around the four key catalysts of an efficient planning strategy: people, processes, analytics, and technology. The discussion covers the changes in behavior, skills, and integrated processes that are required for proper implementation, as well as the descriptive and predictive analytics tools and skills that make the process sustainable. Corporate culture changes require a shift in leadership focus, and this guide describes the necessary "champion" with the authority to drive adoption and stress accountability while focusing on customer excellence. Real world examples with actual data illustrate important concepts alongside case studies highlighting best-in-class as well as startup approaches.
Reliable forecasts are the primary product of demand planning, a multi-step operational supply chain management process that is increasingly seen as a survival tactic in the changing marketplace. This book provides a practical framework for efficient implementation, and complete guidance toward the supplementary changes required to reap the full benefit.
- Learn the key principles of demand driven planning
- Implement new behaviors, skills, and processes
- Adopt scalable technology and analytics capabilities
- Align inventory with demand, and increase channel profitability
Whether your company is a large multinational or an early startup, your revenue predictions are only as strong as your supply chain management system. Implementing a proven, more structured process can be the catalyst your company needs to overcome that one lingering obstacle between forecast and goal. Next Generation Demand Management gives you the framework for building the foundation of your growth.