books about: measuring
Transforming Performance Measurement: Rethinking the Way We Measure and Drive Organizational Success
Dean R. Spitzer
Accurately measuring performance - of individuals, departments, projects, and initiatives - is the single best way to ensure strong, sustainable results. But many organizations have flawed or inconsistent measurement systems, which can lead to disaster. "Transforming Performance Measurement" helps organizations maximize the value of their performance measurement approaches.
Moleskine Cahier Journal (Set of 3), Large, Plain, Kraft Brown, Soft Cover (5 x 8.25): set of 3 Plain Journals
The Moleskine Cahiers are journals with a flexible heavy-duty cardboard cover in buff with visible stitching on the spine. The last 16 sheets are detachable and there is a pocket for loose notes. Each set of 3 pieces includes the Moleskine history. With acid free paper plain pages. Set of 3.
Cathedral Window Quilts: The Classic Folded Technique and a Wealth of Variations
David & Charles
In Cathedral Window Quilting, internationally-renowned quilt designer Lynne Edwards returns to this beautiful patchwork technique by popular demand. Lynne's uniquely creative and accessible approach brings Cathedral Window quilting up to date, capturing quilters' imaginations and inspiring them to learn and enjoy this technique and its variations.
Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World
Simon & Schuster Audio, 2006
Imagine waking up every morning believing that your actions can make a significant change in the world. For everyone who has ever yearned for a better life and a better world, Craig and Marc Kielburger share a blueprint for personal and social change that has the power to transform lives, one act at a time. Me to We is an approach to life that leads us to recognize what is truly valuable. It creates new ways of measuring meaning, happiness, ...
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of "Intangibles" in Business
Douglas W. Hubbard
Praise for How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business "I love this book. Douglas Hubbard helps us create a path to know the answer to almost any question in business, in science, or in life . . . Hubbard helps us by showing us that when we seek metrics to solve problems, we are really trying to know something better than we know it now. How to Measure Anything provides just the tools most of us need to measure ...
Kids Cooking: A Very Slightly Messy Manual
Over the years, this classic collection of parent-approved recipes has become the favorite cookbook of countless thousands of real kids in real kitchens. It's printed on wipe-clean, glossy pages (on the remote chance that anything gets spilled) and packaged with a set of color-coded measuring spoons. Comes With: set of 4 colored-coded measuring spoons • Create wonderful things • Be good • Have fun
Fat Quarterly Shape Workshop for Quilters: 60 Blocks + a Dozen Quilts and Projects!
The authors of Fat Quarterly , the wildly popular ezine on quilting, share the secrets of their quilting success in a collection of 60 quilt blocks and 12 quilts and projects, with a helpful introduction and coverage of basic techniques. Each chapter offers 10 colorful quilt blocks, instructions for a full-size quilt and a smaller project, plus all the necessary templates. Both a trusted guide and an inspirational workshop, this is a perfect ...
ChopChop: The Kids' Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family
Simon & Schuster
Winner of the International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award in the Children/Youth/Family category, ChopChop offers simple, healthy, and delicious dishes for children and parents to make together. Cooking at home helps kids stay healthy, builds family relationships, and teaches math, science, and cultural and financial literacy. That’s why ChopChop is your family’s best friend—and it’s jam-packed with kitchen ...
Tired of Trying to Measure Up
Written to point the way to freedom for Christians who live under an unwritten religious code of expectations and rules that drain them of spiritual strength.
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
Douglas W. Hubbard
Now updated with new measurement methods and new examples, How to Measure Anything shows managers how to inform themselves in order to make less risky, more profitable business decisions This insightful and eloquent book will show you how to measure those things in your own business, government agency or other organization that, until now, you may have considered "immeasurable," including customer satisfaction, organizational flexibility, ...
Operational Performance Measurement: Increasing Total Productivity
Mention the phrase "bottom line," and the immediate thought tends to focus on a company's financial performance. Think again! There's an equally important factor that carries tremendous impact on that final total: operational performance measures. Implementation of a performance improvement program can significantly improve a company's bottom line. Operational Performance Measurement: Increasing Total Productivity shows the way-featuring a new ...
HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources
“This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective.” —Edward E. Lawler III, Professor, University of Southern California “This book is a crucial blueprint of what it takes to succeed. A must have for every HR professional.” —Lynda Gratton, Professor, London Business School “One single concept changed the HR world forever: ...
Search and Social: The Definitive Guide to Real-Time Content Marketing
This is a hands-on guide to building a successful real-time content marketing platform. It shows you how to develop, implement, monitor, and optimize tactics for developing a strategic plan that encompasses content, platform, and community management. Including up-to-date tools and technologies, this book explains how to use the right tools for everything from creating search and social content to effectively using social media platforms. You ...
The Roi of Human Capital : Measuring the Economic Value of Employee Performance
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Cooking Light Way to Bake: The Complete Visual Guide to Healthy Baking - delicious recipes, fresh healthy ...
Editors of Cooking Light Magazine
Cooking Light Way to Bake is a celebration of the joy of baking and the pleasure healthier baked treats can bring. Light baking has its own set of techniques, and this book is filled with more than 600 full-color photos showing you exactly how to prepare a wide variety of delectable baked goods, so you get perfect results every time you bake. Baking is both a science and an art and the nuances are numerous, but there are certain principles and ...
Lisa has an important homework assignment--to measure something in several different ways. She has to use standard units like inches and nonstandard units like paper clips to find out height, width, length, weight, volume, temperature, and time. Lisa decides to measure her dog, Penny, and finds out ... Penny's nose = 1 inch long Penny's tail = 1 dog biscuit long Penny's paw print = 3 centimeters wide ... and that's only the beginning! Lisa ...
Inch by Inch
In this classic book, a winsome, winning inchworm is proud of his ability to measure anything under the sun.
Measuring and Managing Performance in Organizations
Robert D. Austin
Here's an essential reference for all managers facing the multitude of issues involved in any measurement program. Developed from an award-winning doctoral thesis at Carnegie Mellon University, this is a lucid, captivating analysis of organizational performance measurement. Author Robert D. Austin emphasizes the behavioral aspects of measurement situations. The focus is on people and how they react when they are part of organizational systems ...
The Weight of Your Words: Measuring the Impact of What You Say
Joseph M. Stowell
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me? This lie has been taught to children for years. We claim it strengthens them. Allows them to let the harsh words of other children roll off their backs. But the truth is that words have power. Power to encourage. Power to heal. But also power to intimidate, power to scourge, and power to wound.How are you using the power of words? What we say has both spiritual and ...
Brief Counseling That Works: A Solution-Focused Approach for School Counselors and Administrators
Gerald B. (Bennett) Sklare
By combining step-by-step instructions with vivid case examples, the author provides the necessary tools to easily and quickly implement this powerful counseling method.
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