Download Corporate Sustainability Management in the Energy Sector: An by Oliver Salzmann (auth.) PDF

By Oliver Salzmann (auth.)

Corporate social accountability, sustainability, and citizenship are phrases that frequently evoke massive scepticism and cynicism, relatively in civil society. a lot wanted sector-specific and comparative study, which can facilitate a extra fact-oriented debate, continues to be lacking from the literature. the current research goals to fill this hole by means of offering facts amassed from teams of managers, particularly sustainability specialists and non-sustainability specialists, from varied sectors (integrated oil and gasoline vs. electrical utilities) and a number of other geographical regions.

Oliver Salzmann offers a accomplished view on company sustainability administration in businesses akin to Shell and RWE and investigates the main social and environmental matters using the power zone. the writer analyses the effect which stakeholder strain workouts on strength businesses and their efforts to develop into extra responsive. additionally, he develops a version for strategic, hence profit-oriented, company sustainability administration.

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Download Investment Management: A Modern Guide to Security Analysis by S. R. Vishwanath (auth.), Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti, PDF

By S. R. Vishwanath (auth.), Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti, Ramanna Vishwanath (eds.)

Sound funding judgements require an in-depth wisdom of the monetary markets and to be had monetary tools. This booklet presents scholars and pros with an knowing of the position and actions of an fairness defense analyst in the funding approach. Emphasis is on realizing the method of interpreting businesses, the valuation approach, and the demanding situations of accomplishing good fortune in a hugely aggressive capital industry. The authors current a entire compendium at the monetary concept, the empirical facts and the mathematical instruments that shape the underlying rules of funding decisions.

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Download Corporate Risk Management by Holger Wengert, Frank Andreas Schittenhelm PDF

By Holger Wengert, Frank Andreas Schittenhelm

Das Buch soll Firmen und Studenten in das Risikomanagement von Unternehmen einführen und gibt einen komprimierten Einblick in das Themengebiet. Die Autoren beschäftigen sich zunächst mit den Grundlagen des Risikomanagements, u.a. werden die Bedeutung des Risikomanagements für Nachhaltigkeit und Innovationsmanagement herausgearbeitet und rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen aufgezeigt. Darüber hinaus werden organisatorische Aspekte sowie die Bedeutung von Anwendungs-Software erläutert. Anschließend wird ausführlich auf das strategische Risikomanagement eingegangen. Im dritten Teil wird der operative Risikomanagement-Prozess behandelt. In Beispielen und anschaulichen Grafiken wird das Risikomanagement greifbar gemacht. Im abschließenden Teil geben die Autoren einen Überblick über die wesentlichen Aspekte der Solvabilitätsanforderungen gemäß Basel III und Solvency II.

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Download Lean Six Sigma Secrets for the CIO: ITIL, COBIT, and Beyond by Peter T. Davis, William Bentley PDF

By Peter T. Davis, William Bentley

Going past the standard how-to advisor, Lean Six Sigma secrets and techniques for the CIO provides confirmed information and valuble case reviews to demonstrate find out how to mix Six Sigma’s rigorous caliber ideas with Lean equipment for uncovering and putting off waste on your IT strategies. utilizing those tools, the textual content explains the best way to take an technique that's all approximately enhancing IT functionality, productiveness, and security—as a lot because it is set slicing bills. Savvy IT veterans describe how one can use Lean Six Sigma with IT governance frameworks reminiscent of COBIT and ITIL and warn why those frameworks could be thought of beginning issues instead of destinations.

This whole source for CIOs and IT managers offers potent recommendations to handle the human aspect that's so primary to luck and explains the right way to maximize the voice of your consumers whereas maintaining in contact with the desires of your employees. and maybe so much importantly—it presents the facts had to construct your case to higher administration.

Supplying you with the instruments to create equipment that would convey out the easiest on your staff; Lean Six Sigma secrets and techniques for the CIO presents the certainty required to control your IT operations with designated effectiveness and potency in carrier of the base line.

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Download Kompetenzorientiertes strategisches Management intermodaler by Petra Pousttchi PDF

By Petra Pousttchi

Die Vernetzung von Verkehrsträgern im öffentlichen Personenverkehr ist ein erklärtes Ziel der Verkehrs- und Umweltpolitik. Auch die Intermodalität von Bahn und Flugzeug passt in diesen Kontext und ist für Verkehrsunternehmen strategisch sinnvoll.

Auf der foundation verschiedener Erklärungselemente der Strategieforschung entwickelt Petra F. Pousttchi ein ganzheitliches Konzept der Intermodalität im Personenfernverkehr. Mithilfe des kompetenzorientierten strategischen administration werden reale Phänomene wie die Intermodalität von Bahn und Flugzeug eingeordnet, beschrieben und erklärt. Anschließend werden anhand des Projekts AlRail der Deutschen Bahn AG, der Deutschen Lufthansa AG und der Flughafen Frankfurt/Main AG die Win-All-Situation und die Kernkompetenzen der Partnerunternehmen analysiert und die Probleme aufzeigt.

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Download The End of the Professions?: The Restructuring of by Jane Broadbent, Michael Dietrich, Jennifer Roberts PDF

By Jane Broadbent, Michael Dietrich, Jennifer Roberts

Professions task are present process dramatic adjustments as we method the millennium. This interdisciplinary quantity provides an outline of conceptual concerns and considers the sensible concerns dealing with pros this day. interpreting the pro components of drugs, schooling, legislation and accountancy, the authors illustrate how the character job is altering, and the way decision-making strength is being shifted clear of the holders of specialised wisdom and in the direction of consumers and bosses. even supposing this could appear to represent an finish to standard notions of professionalism related to belief, accountability and self-organisation, they argue that this doesn't unavoidably suggest an finish to professionalism itself, yet really a transferring of its importance and functioning.

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Download Powerful Products: Strategic Management of Successful New by Roger Bean;Russell Radford PDF

By Roger Bean;Russell Radford

"Faster, more affordable, better." that is been the chant of commercial for decades--in simply that order--with the "better" half all yet obliterated through "faster and cheaper." in line with authors Bean and Radford, it is time for brands to place the emphasis at the "better"--because it really is larger items, not only more affordable ones, that might be the most important to luck within the coming millennium. businesses that are looking to shine within the twenty-first century will supply extra new, intriguing, leading edge, and cost-efficient items than ever prior to. In strong items, Bean and Radford supply readers a completely researched product improvement method that promises good fortune almost whenever. With this successful formulation, readers will learn how to: * enhance a achievable and particular industry segmentation version that's used to focus on new items * Create a product improvement procedure that's in alignment with the ambitions and methods of the corporate * in achieving constant, repeatable product luck, and extra.

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Download Server Disk Management in a Windows Enviornment by Drew Robb PDF

By Drew Robb

This evaluate explains the elemental parts of disks and disk architectures, and explores how structures directors effectively deal with and retain performance inside a home windows atmosphere. severe matters coated comprise disk quotas, fragmentation, optimization, hard disk drive reliability, asset administration, software program deployment, and approach forensics. This ebook is a important source for IT veterans and people who are much less tech-savvy. scholars and IT rookies can entry a number of definitions and examples of basics akin to disk association, dossier structures, and uncomplicated upkeep activities. Chapters analyzing and software program administration and developments offer additional perception into the way it directors can preserve and video display their disks, and feature them practice at greatest potency.

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