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A practical workplace guide to handling conflict effectively Managing employees and encouraging them to work together toward a common goal is an essential skill that all leaders should possess. Conflict Resolution at Work For Dummies provides the tools and advice you need to restore peace, train your colleagues to get along better with others, prevent conflicts from ever starting, and maintain better productivity while boosting morale.One of the only trade publications that takes the manager's perspective on how to address conflicts, resolve disputes, and restore peace and productivity to the workplaceExamines more positive means for resolving conflicts (other than arguing, surrendering, running away, filing a lawsuit, etc.)Helps managers and employees sort through problems and make the workplace a more rewarding placeNo manager should be without Conflict Resolution at Work For Dummies!
Put your own fate exactly where it belongs-in your handsIt is one of the great questions of life. Its a simple question, really, but it seems impossible for many to answer: Do we control our own destinies? 90 percent of people think and act as if their destiny is foreordained, while only about 10 percent believe in the capacity to change and act on it.Creating Your Own Destiny explains and demonstrates to the majority how to dream, plan, and execute a better future-despite the challenges of the economy and life circumstances. Based on time-honored principles, theories, and case studiesProvides a Success Road Map for all those people who are seeking to achieve success but who aren't satisfied with their careers.Written in an easy and accessible tone by Patrick Snow, who has been dubbed "the Dean of Destiny"With the powerful and practical tools featured in this essential guide, you'll find yourself newly empowered and energized to achieve extraordinary results.
NAMED BEST MARKETING BOOK OF 2011 BY THE AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATIONHow organizations can deliver significant performance gains through strategic investment in marketingIn the new era of tight marketing budgets, no organization can continue to spend on marketing without knowing what's working and what's wasted. Data-driven marketing improves efficiency and effectiveness of marketing expenditures across the spectrum of marketing activities from branding and awareness, trail and loyalty, to new product launch and Internet marketing. Based on new research from the Kellogg School of Management, this book is a clear and convincing guide to using a more rigorous, data-driven strategic approach to deliver significant performance gains from your marketing.Explains how to use data-driven marketing to deliver return on marketing investment (ROMI) in any organizationIn-depth discussion of the fifteen key metrics every marketer should knowBased on original research from America's leading marketing business school, complemented by experience teaching ROMI to executives at Microsoft, DuPont, Nisan, Philips, Sony and many other firmsUses data from a rigorous survey on strategic marketing performance management of 252 Fortune 1000 firms, capturing $53 billion of annual marketing spendingIn-depth examples of how to apply the principles in small and large organizationsFree downloadable ROMI templates for all examples given in the bookWith every department under the microscope looking for results, those who properly use data to optimize their marketing are going to come out on top every time.
Your full-color guide to building a fun, functional wardrobeFashion For Dummies takes the guess out of dress, giving you the confidence and know-how you need to dress for every occasion. This full-color guide is packed with tips on creating a confusion-free wardrobe that works with your body type and personal style, as well as navigating the worlds of color, pattern, and texture.Reveals how to put together outfits that work without overextending your budgetFeatures a section dedicated to menswearPacked with helpful illustrations presented in full colorThe perfect guide for novice fashion-hunters, Fashion For Dummies is your key to always dressing your best!
Designing and Conducting Your First Interview ProjectUsing a clear, easily followed approach, Designing and Conducting Your First Interview Project helps anyone new to the process develop the skills to conduct the most essential part of social research data collection: the interview. The book also shows how to organize, analyze, and interpret the data. This workbook provides a step-by-step template for a collaborative class experience in social science. Organized according to the steps of the deductive scientific method, it includes essential activities to take place during class after the appropriate chapter has been read. The book begins with the process of choosing a topic and proceeds through hypothesis development, interview data collection, data entry using SPSS, and elementary data analysis. The final chapter includes the formal assignment and instructions to students on how to write about their experiences in a way that will produce an excellent final paper. By selecting the hypothesis, gathering the data, and analyzing the results, students will gain an appreciation for the strengths and potential weaknesses of "knowing" things through doing quantitative social science.
The first and only Study Guide for the MCTS Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Configuration Exam (70-631)Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is a free collaborative tool that allows you to share and organize documents, contacts, and calendars; create polls; moderate the content of lists and share libraries; and more. Exam 70-631 tests your knowledge of SharePoint Services 3.0 and this book sharpens your skills as you prepare to take Exam 70-631.Packed with chapter review questions, real-world scenarios, and hands-on exercises, this study guide also readies you for specific aspects of Exam 70-631, including: deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, monitoring SharePoint Services, configuring security for SharePoint Services, administering SharePoint Services, managing customization, and configuring network infrastructure for SharePoint Services.First and only study guide to cover MCTS Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Configuration Exam (70-631)Examines deploying, monitoring, and administering SharePoint Services, which are specific topics featured in Exam 70-631CD features two practice exams, electronic flashcards, interactive chapter review questions, and the book in a searchable PDFWith this unique study guide, you'll be armed and ready as you prepare to take Exam 70-631.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Praise for the First Edition of Quantitative Business ValuationA Mathematical Approach for Today's Professionals"Jay Abrams' book is close to the equivalent of several graduate dissertations rolled into one book. For each topic (covered), he presents a scholarly summary of past research, new empirical research of his own, and his conclusions. It is a well-documented contribution to in-depth understanding of important business valuation issues, and should not be overlooked by the serious practitioner."--Shannon Pratt, DBAManaging Director, Willamette Management AssociatesCoauthor, Valuing a Business"A must-read for the serious business appraiser."--Jay E. Fishman, ASA, CBAPresident, Financial Research, Inc."The problem of simplified valuation procedures and coherent theory still remains complex and is ever evolving. Jay Abrams deals very effectively with this complexity through the use of mathematical formulas. Input to his models is explained with clarity and effectiveness, which adds to the overall value of this advanced text on business valuation."--Terry A. Isom, Chairman, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts"Jay Abrams' book strives to provide mathematical modeling for what practitioners often do by reasoning alone. This book is a must-read for practitioners who are searching for additional techniques for dealing with some of business valuation's imponderables."--David M. Bishop, FIBA, BVAL, ASA, MCBAPresident, American Business Appraisers, Inc."Jay Abrams' book will not only challenge the top theoreticians in the field; his step-by-step explanations will make advanced quantitative techniques available to the many appraisers who are not capable of independently creating the underlying mathematical analysis."--Kent Osborne, ASAChairman, Editorial Review Board of the American Society of Appraisers"While a proliferation of business valuation treatises and guides exists in the market, most are very general in nature and do nothing more than rehash fundamental concepts. I am unaware of any author who has stepped into the unknown as Jay Abrams has and compiled and developed a treatise of extremely useful analytical tools for the serious valuator."--Robert J. Grossman, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVAPartner, Grossman Yanak & Ford"Jay Abrams develops unusual approaches which merit consideration when 'cookie cutter' methodologies are inadequate. This manuscript contributes to the dialogue among practitioners and strengthens the theoretical foundations of business valuation."--Herbert T. SpiroPresident, American Valuation Group, Inc."There is no question about it, the use of rigorous quantitative methods is the cure for subjective valuation analysis. This book not only satisfies this need--which has grown considerably in recent years--but is chock-full of new tools that have been carefully developed."--Edward MurrayValuation Partner, Arthur Andersen, LLP
Making Everything Easier!Mac OS® X Snow Leopard Server for DummiesLearn to: Set up and configure a Mac network with Snow Leopard Server Administer, secure, and troubleshoot the network Incorporate a Mac subnet into a Windows Active Directory® domain Take advantage of Unix® power and security John RizzoWant to set up and administer a network even if you don't have an IT department? Read on!Like everything Mac, Snow Leopard Server was designed to be easy to set up and use. Still, there are so many options and features that this book will save you heaps of time and effort. It walks you through installation, set-up on a virtual machine, directory services, managing clients, security, and everything necessary to keep your users happy. Choose your hardware - get all the details on the best hardware for your specific needs It does Windows too - manage Active Directory and Open Directory for a network with both Windows® and Mac® clients Maintain control - create and maintain your User Directory and authenticate clients Files, printers, and stuff - set up user categories and permissions, handle file sharing protocols, and configure client machines Let's get together - help users collaborate with shared contacts and calendars, Podcast Producer, and iChat® instant messaging The Web world - configure Web services, set up Wiki Server, and enable blogging Out of the office - create mobile accounts for notebook users and configure VPN access Safety first - manage security with firewalls, encryption, and proxiesOpen the book and find: Various options for installation The pros and cons of Dual Boot How to set up and run an e-mail server Tips on getting Macs and Windows to share files How group accounts can simplify management The advantages of different permission types How to manage Podcast Producer Special stuff in Snow Leopard Server
Driven by Data offers valuable tips and general guidelines about data-based methods and the difficulties surrounding the implementation of data-driven instruction. Through a CD-ROM, this guidebook provides all the tools needed to launch data-driven instruction effectively, such as an implementation rubric, meeting agendas, calendars, assessment templates, and more. Written by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, who has worked with over 1,000 schools across the nation, the book clearly shows how to maneuver through assessments and statistics. Bambrick-Santoyo offers vital tips, such as: how to create a data culture, how to run a successful data analysis meeting, how to write quality assessments, and how to deal with resistance from your teachers. The book also includes twenty case studies of high-performing schools. School leaders will find this resource useful for achieving remarkable results and immense gains, regardless of the school's background, leader, or demographic.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Praise for Never By Chance"Joe Calloway, Chuck Feltz, and Kris Young have joined forces to write the book that senior management at companies large and small have been waiting for. Highly readable, loaded with innovative ideas and filled with seminal insights from both a consulting and CEO perspective, Never by Chance lays out a plan for aligning people and strategy to dramatically improve market share and ROI. If you're going to read one business book this year, this is it!"--Kevin J. Clancy, PhD, Chairman, Copernicus Marketing Consulting"Never by Chance is a real-world, pragmatic guide to authentic alignment, vision, and strategy. If you want to create enduring value for your customers that drives shareholder value, then read this book. A great read that lays out a foundational approach to aligning people, resources, and strategy."--Kevin Cashman, Senior Partner, Korn/Ferry Leadership & Talent Consulting; bestselling author of Leadership from the Inside Out"Calloway, Feltz, and Young offer a fresh perspective on what it takes to drive business strategy to its successful conclusion. This is a compelling contribution to the literature on the application of strategy and the importance of those things that really matter. It's a must-read for all those who labor in the vineyards of corporate America and those who aspire to it."--Benjamin Ola. Akande, PhD, Dean, School of Business and Technology, Webster University"Everyone ends up somewhere, but few end up somewhere on purpose. Doing things on purpose and for a purpose are critical to business success. Never by Chance makes a compelling case for intentional leadership in bringing all of a company's resources to bear on delivering the stakeholder value your organization exists to provide."--Steve Tourek, SVP and General Counsel, Marvin Windows and Doors
Praise for Microaggressions in Everyday Life"In a very constructive way, Dr. Sue provides time-tested psychological suggestions to make our society free of microaggressions. It is a brilliant resource and ideal teaching tool for all those who wish to alter the forces that promote pain for people."--Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPPPresident, American Psychological Association"Microaggressions in Everyday Life offers an insightful, scholarly, and thought-provoking analysis of the existence of subtle, often unintentional biases, and their profound impact on members of traditionally disadvantaged groups. The concept of microaggressions is one of the most important developments in the study of intergroup relations over the past decade, and this volume is the definitive source on the topic."--John F. Dovidio, PhD Professor of Psychology, Yale University"Derald Wing Sue has written a must-read book for anyone who deals with diversity at any level. Microaggressions in Everyday Life will bring great rewards in understanding and awareness along with practical guides to put them to good use."--James M. Jones, PhD Professor of Psychology and Director of Black American Studies, University of Delaware"This is a major contribution to the multicultural discourse and to understanding the myriad ways that discrimination can be represented and its insidious effects. Accessible and well documented, it is a pleasure to read."--Beverly Greene, PhD, ABPP Diplomate in Clinical Psychology and Professor of Psychology, St. John's UniversityA transformative look at covert bias, prejudice, and discrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventual dissolutionWritten by bestselling author Derald Wing Sue, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation is a first-of-its-kind guide on the subject of microaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kinds of microaggressions and their psychological effects on both perpetrators and their targets. Thought provoking and timely, Dr. Sue suggests realistic and optimistic guidance for combating--and ending--microaggressions in our society.
Praise for The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups"Beginning with a conceptual framework useful to understand effective group functioning, The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups continues with twenty chapters, each describing a common challenge a facilitator can face, examining the research available to understand the difficulty, and then offering pragmatic interventions a facilitator can use to deal with this challenge. A must-read for any group facilitator."-David Straus, founder, Interaction Associates"If you're looking for ways to make your team more productive, you'll find golden nuggets written just for your situation in The Handbook for Working With Difficult Groups. A compendium of research and sage advice, this book offers experienced insights into how to transform seemingly dysfunctional groups and avoid obstacles before you hit them. Should be in the library of any leader or facilitator!"-Tammy Adams, CPF, president, Chaosity LLC"This fine book contains a rich diversity of case studies, approaches and wise counsel from leading practitioners working with groups. It will help you to understand and facilitate effectively in even the most difficult situations."-Dale Hunter, author, The Art of Facilitation: The Essentials for LeadingGreat Meetings and Creating Group Synergy"Whether you are a facilitator, leader, or member of a group, you will gain surprising insights into why a group is difficult, and more importantly, how to recognize the cause of the difficulty and how to develop an effective response to move the group forward."-Gary Rush, CPF, president, MGR Consulting; chair, International Association of Facilitators (IAF)
Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectively conduct a comprehensive temperament assessmentUnderstanding temperament has the potential to better inform treatment and intervention choices as well as promote awareness for qualities that are somewhat malleable. Essentials of Temperament Assessment presents balanced coverage of those instruments that directly measure temperament qualities in adults and children. This guide enables mental health professionals to select the method that best fits the situations, groups of people, and programs that are involved.With an overview of clinical applications of temperament assessments, Essentials of Temperament Assessment gathers as many resources as possible to enable professionals to make their own judgment about the most appropriate temperament assessments, including: New York Longitudinal Scales Adult Temperament Questionnaire (ATQ) Carey Temperament Scales (CTS) Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? (MBTI?) Student Styles Questionnaire (SSQ)Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.Offering a myriad of ways to assess temperament, Essentials of Temperament Assessment arms professionals with the most appropriate technique or combination of techniques for their particular temperament assessment purposes.
Wealth creation insights by the creator of the company life-cycle framework known as the CFROI valuation model.Investors searching for companies whose future profitability will far exceed that implied in current stock prices, those in business making decisions to improve company performance, and politicians crafting legislation-all use some form of a wealth creation framework.In this book, author Bartley Madden addresses how to think about the complex dynamics in generating wealth and the practical benefits to be gained from upgrading one's wealth creation framework. Throughout these pages, Madden shares six critical insights:A systems mindset focuses not so much on the individual pieces of a system, but on how all the pieces work together to achieve the goal envisioned for the system. The systems way of thinking described in Wealth Creation helps to avoid unintended, bad consequences, and to generate insights for leveraging change that produces big gains in wealthEconomic systems -- the rules and relationships that exist to create wealth by delivering value to customers -- are devilishly complex and therefore solving economic problems requires extensive knowledge. Seen in this light, knowledge growth and wealth creation are two sides of the same coin.A prerequisite to making better buy/hold/sell investment decisions and business judgments is an improved understanding of how wealth is created. An especially useful approach described in this book is to connect business firms' financial performance to stock prices via the firms' competitive life-cycle frameworkA deeper understanding of business firms makes it plain that customers, employees, and shareholders have mutual, long-term interests. In other words, a free-market system geared to serving customers through competition is a system in which participants share the wealth that is jointly createdThere is a huge opportunity for sustained, higher economic growth through voluntary initiatives by the private sector. One initiative involves an accelerated implementation of lean management, which was pioneered by Toyota. This is a systems approach that continually purges waste and optimizes the use of resources in delivering value to customersThe other initiative concerns improved corporate governance. The wealth creation principles discussed in this book offer a blueprint for boards of directors to vastly improve how they fulfill their responsibility to shareholders, and in so doing, improve the performance of corporate AmericaThese ideas have taken shape as a natural outgrowth of a commercial research program that began in 1969 at Callard, Madden & Associates focused on how to value business firms. It produced the CFROI (cash-flow-return-on-investment) metric and its related life-cycle valuation model. This work was further advanced at HOLT Value Associates, which was later acquired by Credit Suisse in 2002. Credit Suisse HOLT continues the research to improve the valuation tools and related global database that analyzes 20,000 companies in over 60 countries. This system is used by a large number of institutional money management firms worldwide in order to make better investment decisions.
A wide-ranging source of information for the practicing accountant, The Ultimate Accountants' Reference, Third Edition covers accounting regulations for all aspects of financial statements, accounting management reports, and management of the accounting department, including best practices, control systems, and the fast close. It also addresses financing options, pension plans, and taxation options. The perfect daily answer book, accountants and accounting managers will turn to The Ultimate Accountants' Reference, Third Edition time and again for answers to the largest possible number of accounting issues that are likely to arise.
Protect your clients - and yourself - from all kinds of financial chicanery and stupidity with this vital new bookIt doesn't matter if a financial error was made because of malice or ignorance - the end result is that you lose money. Luckily, you don't have to sit idly and take it. If you have Protecting Clients from Fraud, Incompetence and Scams, you can identify and avoid the dysfunctional sectors of the financial industry, steer clear of the fallout from the Madoff Era, and guide your clients to real, healthy, sustainable returns. This powerful bookPinpoints dysfunctional sectors within the financial industry and offers advice against frauds and scammers Shows how a team approach to asset management can ward off financial predators Offers practical strategies and tools to combat client risk for Risk and Asset Management Offering insightful information to protect your clients from all sorts of frauds and incompetence, this essential guide equips you with tips and techniques to spot the red flags of fraud and prevent it before it starts.
Learn how to power up your fundraising-from Reynold Levy, the master of fundraisingDrawing on his experience in raising over one billion dollars in six years as President of Lincoln Center, Reynold Levy has written the ultimate insider's guide to asking for and receiving funds.Rich with insights and invaluable advice from Levy's own lessons learned, this powerful book is for you, whether your organization is concerned with health, education, the arts, or humanitarian causes, a think tank or advocacy group, established or fledgling. Insightful, creative, and humorous, Yours for the Asking draws back the curtain to disclose Levy's secrets of success and reveals how you can:Tap into the resources of donors, large and small, for your institution or causeReach wealthy people and successfully bring home the baconPut aside fears, qualms, and hesitancies and confidently ask for fundsLocate the intersection between the interests of business and the needs of your nonprofit organizationSolve the mystery of fundraising from foundationsExplore your organization's future in fundraising and discern its long-term trendsLearn the best ways to combat the adverse impact of a wide, deep, and prolonged recessionYours for the Asking will transform your view of fundraising from a dreaded aspect of your job to a high calling, from "pleading" for money to helping donors find pleasure in advancing social causes and strengthening key nonprofit institutions.Affluence and generosity abound. It's all yours-for the asking.
A portable guide to the most-used features of iWork '09, Apple's office productivity suiteEven in a down economy, Macs are enjoying increased popularity. iWork '09 provides an alternative to Microsoft Office. This guide covers the key skills, tools, and shortcuts to help you make the most of the iWork applications: keynote presentation software, pages for document creation, and the numbers spreadsheet program.Here are the tips and tricks that will help you work more efficiently and use all the features of iWork. iWork '09 Portable Genius gets straight to the point with the authoritative information Mac-savvy users want to know. And the handy portable size makes it easy to slip in your laptop case so it goes where you go.A full-color guide to the shortcuts and tips that let you maximize what you can do with iWork '09Learn to edit, organize, and create documents using Pages; create stellar presentations with Keynote; and calculate and analyze data in NumbersHandy 6 x 9 trim size size fits in your MacBook caseDesigned for those who want to make the most of the Mac digital lifestyleHelps you take full advantage of Apple's office productivity suiteWith iWork '09 Portable Genius, you'll be able to do more with iWork than you ever imagined.
Create powerful strategies for your nonprofit organization to achieve breakthrough performance in mission impactDoes your nonprofit have a reliable way of knowing the impact its making? Beginning with an eye-opening discussion of what strategy is, Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits reveals how the process of strategy development should be designed with authoritative coverage of mission impact, vision, five year strategic stretch goals, strategy implementation, and management.Step-by-step guidance and practical toolsIntegrates the very best current thinking on performance and strategy available, drawing from both the corporate and nonprofit worldsCutting-edge ideas presented in a user-friendly fashionThe deteriorating quality of life in our communities screams out for immediate action - for breakthrough improvement, not just incremental changes. Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits will lead you and your organization to achieve breakthrough performance for maximum mission impact.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Giving students the tools they need to succeed in college and workCollege and Career Ready offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success. The book is filled with detailed, practical guidelines and case descriptions of what the best high schools are doing.Includes clear guidelines for high school faculty to adapt their programs of instruction in the direction of enhanced college/career readinessProvides practical strategies for improving students' content knowledge and academic behaviors Offers examples of best practices and research-based recommendations for changeThe book considers the impact of behavioral issues-such as time management and study habits-as well as academic skills on college readiness.
Wisdom for Developing Extraordinary Leaders"This book contains a rich collection of wisdom, experience, and insight for addressing the gaps in learning and development that the traditional models for training, talent development, and succession planning fail to address. As you address your own executive development needs or those of others, we hope you'll create your own recipe for pulling everything together. A rich stock of openness, vulnerability, and learning readiness forms the base for developing leadership capacity and can carry all of the ingredients that high-performing managers need to set the table for extraordinary leadership."-From the IntroductionThe Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is the world's largest institution devoted exclusively to leadership research and education. Since 1970, CCL has studied and trained hundreds of thousands of executives and worked with them to create practical models, tools, and publications for the development of effective leaders and leadership.
A thorough revision with a new DVD of couples in action, using the PREP method for strengthening marriage and avoiding divorce courtThe third edition of the best-selling classic on marriage enhancement and divorce prevention, features the latest research and changes of heart in our culture and society. New and revised, Fighting for Your Marriage is based on the widely acclaimed PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.The book is based on more than twenty years of university researchExplores how to apply the PREP approach to any marriageShows couples how to talk more and fight less, deepen and protect their friendship, and keep the fun aliveReveals what it takes to have a more intimate, sensual relationship and how to clarify and act on prioritiesThe authors have included a wealth of techniques and down-to-earth guidance for all couples who seek to promote greater character and pleasure in their long-term relationships.
Expert advice helps seniors find bargains and make money on eBayeBay is a great place to help seniors find bargains or supplement their income by selling items. This book offers the basics on buying or selling on eBay with confidence in a format that's ideal for the senior audience, including a larger print format than traditional For Dummies books.Author Marsha Collier is the undisputed authority on eBay. Her advice has helped millions of eBay users navigate the popular shopping and selling site. This book explains how toGet your computer ready to use eBayGo to the eBay site, sign up, and browseSpot good deals, buy items, and pay safelySet up your own saleTake pictures of your merchandise and get them onlineReceive payment and ship itemsUnderstand eBay's fees and ruleseBay can be fun and profitable. This book makes it easy to get started!
The keys to having an outstanding career as a school leader.The American educational system is in crisis; trends of recent years have been extraordinarily hard on educators. An entire generation of school leaders is retiring, many of them early, and the number of candidates applying to replace them is plummeting. In many districts, applications have shrunk by nearly two-thirds. Seven Secrets of The Savvy School Leader hopes to counteract these glum statistics by giving both aspiring and experienced school leaders important survival tools, and encouraging long-term leaders to renew their faith in their own abilities.Describes the innate tensions inherent in leadership Explores the difference between dilemmas and problemsEncourages leaders to make change by making meaning Offers guidance for being your best and bold selfWritten an expert on school leadership who has worked closely with thousands of schools over the years, the book will help anyone serving as or considering becoming a school administrator.
The Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Third Edition offers busy professionals and graduate students a complete review of today's most commonly used psychological assessment tests.
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