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  • Image of Bridging the Culture Gap
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    A Practical Guide to International Business Communication

    by Penny Carte, Chris Fox

    Bridging the Culture Gap is based on the real-life business situations of the authors’ many international clients. Featuring numerous case studies, cultural preference scales and practical tips, this summary helps those of any nationality to become better communicators. Whether you are planning to give a presentation to a cross-cultural group or about to negotiate with an overseas client, the advice of international training experts Penny Carté and Chris Fox can help you ensure that you

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    Image of The Prime Solution

    Close the Value Gap, Increase Margins, and Win the Complex Sale

    by Jeff Thull

    According to sales expert Jeff Thull, to succeed in value creation, you must have technical expertise in service and support, you must know how to sell your wares to needy customers, and you must be able to position your company as a “sole source” to customers over time. These are the essential tenets of The Prime Solution: a detailed explanation of how businesses can close the value gap that separates the value that is promised to customers from the actual value achieved.

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    From Effectiveness to Greatness

    by Stephen R. Covey

    For individuals and organizations, excellence is no longer merely an option — survival requires it. But to thrive, excel and lead in our Knowledge Worker Age, we must move beyond effectiveness to greatness. Leadership guru Stephen Covey writes that accessing a higher level of human genius and motivation requires a sea change in thinking: a new mind-set and skill set — in short, an additional habit to those featured in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

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    Image of Leading Change

    by James O'Toole

    James O'Toole shows that leadership based on integrity, honesty, and respect is the only way to gain the commitment and loyalty of your people and effect change. This is must reading for change agents.

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    99 Principles and Practices of Procter and Gamble's Success

    by Charles Decker

    Procter & Gamble sells its many products to five billion people worldwide. Its 1998 sales are about $37 billion. Each year this company wins recognition as one of the most admired in the United States. What accounts for this success? Following time-tested principles and practices. Believing the consumer is queen. Offering superior products. Shine in the development and marketing of new products. Here's a chance to learn about P&G's 99 brilliant principles and practices. They will help any compan

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    How to Protect Yourself from Being Stalked, Conned, Libeled, or Blackmailed on the Web

    by Daniel Janal

    The Internet? It's great. It also can be dangerous. Janal tells you the many ways cybercriminals are attacking reputations, finances, and even the personal safety of individuals and companies. The possibilities are many, from fraudulent purchases of your products made with stolen credit cards to vicious rumors aired in newsgroups, and trade secrets leaking out. Read this and you'll be a trifle timorous, but far better prepared for the threats of this new technology.

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    The 11 Management Principles That Made Fedex an Overnight Sensation

    by James Wetherbe

    It took FedEx only twenty-three years to grow from inception to worldwide leader in overnight delivery. The key to its remarkable success lies in its eleven guiding principles.

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    72 Ways to Make Good, Smart, Quick Decision in Any Meeting

    by Ava Butler

    Do your meetings produce results or waste time? These seventy-two techniques for planning, conducting, and evaluating meetings will get results.

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    How the Process-Centered Organization Is Changing Our Work and Our Lives

    by Michael Hammer

    Reengineered corporations focus on processes rather than individuals. Hammer looks at the effect these processes have on corporations, their work forces, and society.

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