NEW BOOK TITLES IN GIBS IC – July 27 2012

FIND SOME OF THESE TITLES FROM THE BOOK DISPLAY SHELVES

 

Project management ROI : a step-by-step guide for measuring the impact and ROI for projects / Jack J. Phillips, Wayne Brantley and Patricia Pulliam Phillips.  –   Summary “Often organizations looking to implement project management have great difficulty justifying their expenditures on training, personnel, processes, systems, and software. This book will provide the methodology and tools developed by Jack Phillips and the ROI Institute which are needed by organizations to gather data that can be used to justify their capital investments into project management. The research conducted will allow them to justify their investments. The Philips methodology has become the defacto ROI methodology for evaluating training and company initiatives. Deployment of this methodology for evaluating the value of project management is invaluable for the project management community. This will justify to senior executives the strategic value that they will realize from their investment into project management. The book will follow PMI’s PMBOK and will also provide real world cases of both successful and not-so-successful project management ROI”– Provided by publisher.    GIB 658.152 PHILLIPS    

The rare find : spotting exceptional talent before everyone else / George Anders.   –  Summary Reveals the secrets used by talent scouts to recognize future stars in such areas as Hollywood, finance, and the military, drawing on research findings in a variety of disciplines to explain how business leaders can identify high achievers.   GIB 658.311 ANDERS    
 

The social organization : how to use social media to tap the collective genius of your customers and employees / Anthony J. Bradley, Mark P. McDonald.  –  Summary Describes how businesses can capitalize on the use of social media, offering details of a variety of firms, including Xilinx and the Ford Motor Company, that have utilized social technologies effectively.  GIB 658.872 BRADLEY   

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