Seven Imperatives for Success in Research

Author: Ulrich D. Holzbaur

Publisher: UJ Press

ISBN: 9781920382148

Category: Education

Page: 91

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Understanding what research is all about is a prerequisite for any researcher... To succeed in the long term, it is important to plan one’s career based on aspirations and competencies, as well as on the ability to develop one’s skills, including planning skills.
Get Ready ... Get Set ... GO!

Author: Laetus O.K. Lategan

Publisher: UJ Press

ISBN: 9781920382957

Category: Education

Page: 197

View: 438

This book presents different perspectives of support of the doctoral education value chain. Themes such as the scope of doctoral education, planning and roll-out of the research project, student and supervisor responsibilities, publication writing, grant applications, the application of research results and research ethics and integrity are addressed. This book forms part of one of the three pillars of postgraduate research, namely research capacity building. The other two pillars are policy and methodology, which are addressed in other publications.
Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success

Author: Robert Joslin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780429528118

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 386

View: 118

Project management methodologies, practices, and guidelines are the only explicit information that project managers have and, when properly maintained, should reflect the most current knowledge and guidance to achieve repeatable successful project outcomes. Despite more than 50 years of research in the field of project management, project success r
Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure

Author: Maxwell Chipulu

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 9781935589938

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 150

View: 215

Global projects bring many advantages and challenges. Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure is one of the few, if not the first, reports of research that examines the interaction of culture and views of project success in a comprehensive way. In this highly complex issue, the authors lay out their research and results in a logical, deliberate manner that does much to ease the way along the path to understanding. There is much to be learned by all in the study background and the data analysis itself.
The Biotech Age: The Business of Biotech and How to Profit From It

Author: Richard W. Oliver

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071425001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 711

A look at the forefront of an industry revolution "I've been deep inside the biotech industry since its infancy. This book provides fresh insights about how it started, what drives it, and most importantly, where it's going."--Scott W. Morrison, partner, Ernst & Young LL Richard W. Oliver predicted the onset of a new era with The Coming Biotech Age. Now that age is here--and companies are reaping the benefits of this incredible new revolution. As biotech companies become the new economic engines of growth and innovation, businesses must have access to the latest developments of this area of research. In a special revised edition, now titled The Biotech Age, Oliver has created the first practical guide to this fascinating realm of scientific development. With updated information on the latest research, examples of biotech breakthroughs, and a close examination of current biotech issues such as cloning and stem cell research, The Biotech Age presents an accessible overview of the business of biotechnology and its vast implications and opportunities for all types of industries. This is a topic no one can afford to miss--especially future-minded executives and investors in cutting-edge technologies.
Family Wealth Management

Author: Mark Haynes Daniell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470824290

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 238

Introducing a fresh perspective on wealth management, with proven solutions to the challenges of preserving wealth and investing well in turbulent times Family Wealth Management is coauthored by two experts in the field of private wealth - one, a former director of Bain & Company and the chairman of two of the world's largest family trusts, and the other, a CEO of a leading global family office and professor of finance from University of Toronto. The book introduces you to a unique model of wealth management that produces the desired return outcomes while being consistent with a family's overarching goals and values. The approach combines the best traditional investment and portfolio management practices with innovative new approaches designed to successfully navigate through economic climates both fair and foul. While the authors address the critical "hard" issues of asset management, they also emphasize important "soft" issues of working with families to ensure that actions are congruent with objectives, in alignment with family governance principles and designed to help sustain and grow family wealth over multiple generations. The authors provide clear guidance on how to master each component. How to establish clear family vision, values, and goals as a critical foundation to a sound wealth management strategy How to establish a practical, integrated investment framework that will ensure a consistent, disciplined approach in all environments How to set a long-term family wealth strategy and define an asset allocation model that will produce the desired results How to draft an annual investment policy statement and refine the investment tactics based on capital markets trends and changes in the family’s circumstance How to effectively monitor performance and respond to the need for change How to carefully select and manage an ecosystem of experienced, trusted financial advisors who will provide critical guidance through challenging period ahead How to successfully engage and educate the family to preserve and enhance the family’s financial wealth and human capital over the generations
Handbook of Research in Enterprise Systems

Author: Sanjay Kumar

Publisher: SAGE Publishing India

ISBN: 9788132119296

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

View: 771

This handbook is a repository of state-of-the-art knowledge about enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and applications. It presents cutting edge articles on ERP systems by leading researchers in the field from around the world. The articles discuss frontier areas of research in the field of ERP. They cover a wide range of topics concerned with ERP systems including their technology-related issues, their architecture, and their implementation. The book also presents case studies and practical examples in its final section to further clarify the concepts.
Education for the Urban Disadvantaged

Author: Committee for Economic Development

Publisher: Committee for Economic

ISBN: STANFORD:36105034016159

Category: Children with social disabilities

Page: 104

View: 882

Of Findings And Recommendations -- Environment And The Success Of The School -- Preschooling And The Achievement Of Equality -- Functional Education For Careers -- Teachers, Instructional Systems, And Facilities -- New Concepts Of Accountability And Control -- Equalizing School Resources -- Research, Development, And Application -- Memoranda Of Comment, Reservation, Or Dissent.