The Case for Intuition-Based Decision Making
With the onslaught of the Big Data revolution, data-based decision making and analytics are now the rage. However, many key decision makers often make complementary judgments based on intuition. This intuition is often insight-based due to their experiential learning, ephemeral factors like...
To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Together, Big Data, high-performance computing, and complex environments create unprecedented opportunities for organizations to generate game-changing insights that are based on hard data. Business Analytics: An Introduction explains how to use business analytics to sort through an ever-increasing...
Published December 18th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
"The chapters in this volume offer useful case studies, technical roadmaps, lessons learned, and a few prescriptions to ‘do this, avoid that.’"—From the Foreword by Joe LaCugna, Ph.D., Enterprise Analytics and Business Intelligence, Starbucks Coffee Company With the growing barrage of "big data,"...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Collaboration and Social Networking, Second Edition
Recent research shows that collaboration and social networking foster knowledge sharing and innovation by sparking new connections, ideas, and practices. Yet these informal networks are often misunderstood and poorly managed. Building on the groundbreaking, bestselling first edition, Knowledge...
Published June 24th 2012 by CRC Press
What Every Leader Should Know
Although knowledge management (KM) has already helped numerous organizations achieve competitive advantages, many organizations have yet to embark on their knowledge management journey. Geared for executives and senior managers, Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know is concise...
Published November 10th 2011 by Auerbach Publications
The rapidly growing demand for online courses and supporting technology has resulted in a plethora of structural and functional changes and challenges for universities and colleges. These changes have led many distance education providers to recognize the value of understanding the fundamental...
Published November 7th 2010 by Auerbach Publications
Close collaboration across agencies and international borders is mandatory for public health officials. A powerful tool for sharing knowledge, knowledge management (KM) can help public health professionals quickly collaborate and disseminate knowledge for solving public health issues worldwide. The...
Published July 28th 2009 by CRC Press
Strategies and Solutions
As baby boomers approach retirement age and the work patterns of younger workers constantly change, many organizations worldwide are experiencing a far-reaching knowledge bleed. Therefore, it is imperative that organizations find ways to best leverage and retain that vital knowledge before workers...
Published August 13th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, and Knowledge Management
Strategic intelligence (SI) has mostly been used in military settings, but its worth goes well beyond that limited role. It has become invaluable for improving any organization's strategic decision making process. The author of Strategic Intelligence: Business Intelligence, Competitive...
Published March 26th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
President Bush's number-one management initiative for the federal government is the Strategic Management of Human Capital. According to Knowledgeworkers.com, human capital is the accumulated value of an individual's intellect, knowledge, and experience. In the U.S. federal government, a human...
Published August 17th 2003 by Routledge