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Top 10 Best Management Consulting Books: Must-Reads

Management Consulting Books: The management roles within businesses have become quite diverse over the years. Consulting services might be in order and that is a top request for many people. Trust the leaders that can make any business run as it should. Their expertise is derived from years of keeping books and supervising employees. They understand the basic leadership skills that people want to follow. Consider hiring professionals with years of experience related to the business field.

They can quickly reshape the office and reorganize the business workers on site too. The cost of management consulting work can be negotiated. People will be pleased to meet with an owner or CEO of the business. There are also third-party agencies that make business arrangements work for people. Books can be kept and meetings held on the process itself. Trust the leaders who want to work for a reasonable cost to the business enterprise. If you enjoy this booklist please check out our other Management book lists and see the difference that they can make in your life.

Examine strategic management with the market-leading book that sets the standard as today’s most intellectually rich, practical analysis of strategic management. Written by prominent management scholars and award-winning instructors, Hitt/Ireland/Hoskisson’s STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, 13E incorporates cutting-edge research and new examples from more than 600 companies to reveal how firms effectively use the strategic management process. This edition combines a classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to demonstrate how businesses establish competitive advantages and create value for stakeholders in the global marketplace. You study how firms govern themselves, the value of strategic alliances to global companies and the value firms create by melding strategic management and entrepreneurial behaviors when competing. MindTap online learning solution is also available with new real-world activities designed to help you outperform and excel as a strategic leader.

Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice

Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, is a textbook for students and healthcare professionals alike. Proper management of health information is critical for the healthcare industry to advance and improve in areas of cost, access, and quality. Recognizing the pivotal role that health information plays when collected and stored accurately and completely so that it can then be analyzed to make critical clinical, financial, administrative and ethical decisions in healthcare is at the core of the health information management (HIM) profession. This book offers content to assist students and professionals already working in the healthcare field to understand the value of quality information from the point of patient-specific data collection to the aggregation of that data to generate information that can then be utilized to increase knowledge and support decision-making. The content of this book is modeled after the current HIM curriculum and the RHIA exam domains. This book guides the path for excellence in four-year baccalaureate programs and identifies the critical competencies in the HIM discipline today.

by Ruth Bryant RN MS CWOCN and Denise Nix RN MS CWOCN

Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic WoundsCurrent Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide quality care for patients with wounds. This textbook presents an interprofessional approach to maintaining skin integrity and managing the numerous types of skin damage including topics that range from the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

 

Strategic Management delivers an insightful and concise introduction to strategic management concepts utilizing a strong mix of real-world contemporary examples. Written in a conversational style, this product sparks ideas, fuels creative thinking and discussion, while engaging students with the concepts they are studying.

by V. Kumar and Werner Reinartz

This book presents an extensive discussion of the strategic and tactical aspects of customer relationship management as we know it today. It helps readers obtain a comprehensive grasp of CRM strategy, concepts and tools and provides all the necessary steps in managing profitable customer relationships. Throughout, the book stresses a clear understanding of economic customer value as the guiding concept for marketing decisions. Exhaustive case studies, mini cases and real-world illustrations under the title “CRM at Work” all ensure that the material is both highly accessible and applicable, and help to address key managerial issues, stimulate thinking, and encourage problem solving. The book is a comprehensive and up-to-date learning companion for advanced undergraduate students, master’s degree students, and executives who want a detailed and conceptually sound insight into the field of CRM. The new edition provides an updated perspective on the latest research results and incorporates the impact of the digital transformation on the CRM domain.

by Fred R. David, Forest R. David

A practical, skills-oriented approach to strategic management

In today’s economy, gaining and sustaining a competitive advantage is harder than ever. Strategic Management captures the complexity of the current business environment and delivers the latest skills and concepts with unrivaled clarity, helping students develop their own cutting-edge strategy through skill-developing exercises. It offers more coverage than any other textbook on important issues related to business ethics, social responsibility, global operations, and sustainability — one of the reasons it is adopted at more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research and examples, the 17th Edition helps students and managers effectively formulate and implement a strategic plan that can lead to a sustainable competitive advantage for any type of business.

by Stephen Pryke

This book provides a unique appraisal of supply chain management (SCM) concepts brought together with lessons from industry and analysis gathered from extensive research on how supply chains are managed in the construction industry. The research from leading international academics has been drawn together with the experience from some of the industry’s foremost SCM practitioners to provide both the experienced researcher and the industry practitioner a thorough grounding in its principles, as well as an illustration of SCM as a methodology for enhancing construction industry project success.

The new edition of Successful Construction Supply Chain Management: Concepts and Case Studies incorporate chapters dealing with Building Information Modelling, sustainability, the ‘Demand Chain’ in projects, the link between self-organizing networks and supply chains, decision-making, ‘Lean,’ and mega-projects. Other chapters cover risk transfer and allocation, behaviors, innovation, trust, supply chain design, alliances, and knowledge transfer.

  • Supply Chain Management techniques have been used successfully in various industries, such as manufacturing and food processing, for decades
  • Fully updated with new chapters dealing with key construction industry topics such as BIM, sustainability, the ‘Demand Chain’ in projects, ‘Lean,’ mega-projects, and more
  • Includes contributions from well established academics and practitioners from Network Rail, mainstream construction, and consultancy
  • Illustrates how SCM methodologies can be used to enhance construction industry project success

by Eric Bauer and Tyler Christifulli

Mechanical ventilation is a broad subject that encompasses many factors that must be considered while providing overall resuscitation. It is not as easy as just entering in a rate and tidal volume and pushing start. Critical care medicine has many core resuscitation pathways that need to be applied with mechanical ventilation in mind. Resuscitation is our goal, with mechanical ventilation being a small part in the overall treatment paradigm. As a critical care provider, it is imperative that you have a broad understanding of current practice guidelines and how each treatment affects your patient in a positive or negative manner. Couple this with the massive subject called mechanical ventilation and you have an even bigger mountain to conquer. Eric Bauer and Tyler Christifulli team up for this dynamic, thought-provoking book that will dissect ventilator management concepts within critical care medicine. Ventilator Management – ADVANCED: Concepts in Critical Care will continue building on the foundational book – Ventilator Management: A Pre-Hospital Perspective, which is used by colleges, universities and critical care transport companies around the world. 

by Raymond Brooks

Using Tools, Making Connections, and Studying for Success in Finance

Financial Management: Core Concepts is the ideal source material for non-finance readers seeking to learn the key elements of financial operations. The text focuses on the reader’s ability to understand complex financial concepts by centering its material around three major learning skills: using tools, making connections, and studying for success. Readers are encouraged to start by mastering the major concepts of finance, and then to test their knowledge by forging connections between ideas and applying them to real world situations.

The Third Edition contains the most up-to-date information in financial concepts, as well as enhanced and expanded versions of existing subject matter. Financial Management makes the topic of finance interesting and accessible to non-finance majors by relating it to their own personal expenditures and exploring the importance of this field across all disciplines.

by Edwin C. Leonard and Kelly A. Trusty

Differentiate yourself in a competitive marketplace with SUPERVISION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT, 13E. A blend of traditional management concepts and emerging insights, the text draws from the authors’ firsthand business experience to deliver the leadership skills hiring managers want but rarely find in new recruits. This comprehensive single source for supervisory management expertise addresses the most critical challenges in business today, including globalization, economic turbulence, transitional and temporary workers, virtual employees, technology, outsourcing, and downsizing. Hands-on and practical, the text complements chapter readings with skill-building techniques and captivating video cases from well-known organizations, letting you experience supervisory roles yourself. Special attention to diversity and ethics also helps you develop a better sense of life beyond the classroom and enhances the text’s extensive coverage of communication, decision making, conflict resolution, and other essential supervisory skills.