A sister title to ´´Tiny Homes´´, this chronicles 21st century nomads, people who inhabit homes that are compact and mobile, either on wheels or in the water. With more than 1000 colour photos accompanying stories and descriptions.
Green Home is described as a structure that ensures efficient use of materials, water, energy, and other resources without depleting nature and minimum generation of non-degradable waste. The term Green Home is often used in combination with ´high-performance building´ ´sustainable design´ and ´preservation of precious resources Kerala is the home to 2.76% of India´s population, its land is three times as densely settled as the rest of India. Even though Kerala is a small state, its massive construction projects are creating a huge negative impact on the environment. This requires an urgent intervention to improve our environmental condition. This unprecedented rate of growth of population has also contributed to a large number of environmental problems such as deforestation, deterioration of water resources, pollution of water and air, ecological imbalances, etc. The obvious need of the hour is to develop projects and infrastructure which are eco-friendly and less carbon-intensive.
Were you looking for the book with access to MyOMLab? This product is the book alone and does NOT come with access to MyOMLab. Buy Operations Management, 8th edition with MyOMLab access card (ISBN 9781292098777) if you need access to MyOMLab as well, and save money on this resource. You will also need a course ID from your instructor to access MyOMLab. Operations management is important, exciting, challenging ... and everywhere you look! Important, because it enables organizations to provide services and products that we all need Exciting, because it is central to constant changes in customer preference, networks of supply and demand, and developments in technology Challenging, because solutions must be must be financially sound, resource-efficient, as well as environmentally and socially responsible And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all experience and manage processes and operations.
What do your colleagues, spouse and kids have in common with a five-ton killer whale? This work explains that both whales and people perform better when you accentuate the positive. It shows how using the techniques of animal trainers - specifically those responsible for the killer whales of SeaWorld - can supercharge your effectiveness at work and at home. It explains the difference between ´GOTcha´ (catching people doing things wrong) and ´Whale Done!´ (catching people doing things right). A management classic from the author of the multi-million-copy bestseller THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER.
National Bestseller Students talk about Stewart D. Friedman, a management professor at the Wharton School, with a mixture of earnest admiration, gratitude and rock star adoration.´´ New York Times In this national bestseller, Stew Friedman gives you the tools you need to achieve four-way wins´´improved performance in all domains of life: work, home, community, and self. Friedman, celebrated professor and founding director of the Wharton School´s Leadership Program and its Work/Life Integration Project, explains how three simple yet potent principles be real, be whole, and be innovative can help you, no matter what your age or what you do for work, become a better leader and have a richer life. In this engaging adaptation of his hands-on Wharton course, he offers step-by-step instruction to help you create positive, sustainable change in your world. This proven, programmatic method teaches you how to produce stronger results at work, find clearer purpose, feel less stressed, strengthen connections with the people who matter most to you, contribute further to important causes, and gain greater support for your vision of your future. If you´re ready to learn to lead in all parts of your lifethis is the book for you. For a full array of Total Leadership tips and tools, visit totalleadership.org. Also look for Stew Friedman´s book, Leading the Life You Want , which builds on Total Leadership by profiling well-known leadersfrom Bruce Springsteen to Michelle Obamawho exemplify its principles and demonstrate how success in your work is accomplished not at the expense of the rest of your life, but as the result of meaningful attachments to all its parts.
The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you´re a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizesa direct report´s anxious questions, your boss´s last-minute assignment of an important presentation, or a blank business case staring you in the face. To reach your full potential in these situations, you need to master a new set of business and personal skills. Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from Harvard Business Review ´s management archive, the HBR Manager´s Handbook provides best practices on topics from understanding key financial statements and the fundamentals of strategy to emotional intelligence and building your employees´ trust. The book´s brief sections allow you to home in quickly on the solutions you need right awayor take a deeper dive if you need more context. Keep this comprehensive guide with you throughout your career and be a more impactful leader in your organization. In the HBR Manager´s Handbook you´ll find: - Step-by-step guidance through common managerial tasks - Short sections and chapters that you can turn to quickly as a need arises - Self-assessments throughout - Exercises and templates to help you practice and apply the concepts in the book - Concise explanations of the latest research and thinking on important management skills from Harvard Business Review experts such as Dan Goleman, Clayton Christensen, John Kotter, and Michael Porter - Real-life stories from working managers - Recaps and action items at the end of each chapter that allow you to reinforce or review the ideas quickly The skills covered in the book include: - Transitioning into a leadership role - Building trust and credibility - Developing emotional intelligence - Becoming a person of influence - Developing yourself as a leader - Giving effective feedback - Leading teams - Fostering creativity - Mastering the basics of strategy - Learning to use financial tools - Developing a business case
The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror. If you read nothing else on managing yourself, read these 10 articles (plus the bonus article ´´How Will You Measure Your Life?´´ by Clayton M. Christensen). We´ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself. HBR´s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself will inspire you to: Stay engaged throughout your 50+-year work lifeTap into your deepest valuesSolicit candid feedbackReplenish physical and mental energyBalance work, home, community, and selfSpread positive energy throughout your organizationRebound from tough timesDecrease distractibility and frenzyDelegate and develop employees´ initiative This collection of best-selling articles includes: bonus article ´´How Will You Measure Your Life?´´ by Clayton M. Christensen, ´´Managing Oneself,´´ ´´Management Time: Who´s Got the Monkey?´´ ´´How Resilience Works,´´ ´´Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time,´´ ´´Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform,´´ ´´Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life,´´ ´´Reclaim Your Job,´´ ´´Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership,´´ ´´What to Ask the Person in the Mirror,´´ and ´´Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance.´´
Introduces a theory about success and human potential. This title shows how a positive mindset is the best predictor of motivation, engagement and performance in the workplace and in your personal life and offers five practical, actionable strategies for creating this mindset that can make us successful at work and at home.