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Bestselling John Wiley ebooks
  • The Art of Deceptionby Kevin D. Mitnick; William L. Simon; Steve Wozniak

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.99

    The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech security Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawned dozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since his release from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his life around and established himself as one of the most sought-after computer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception, the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the old adage, "It takes a thief to catch a thief." Focusing on the human factors involved with information security, Mitnick explains why all the firewalls and encryption protocols in the world will... more...

  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Teamby Patrick M. Lencioni

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.99

    In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive . This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams. Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company. Will she succeed? Will she be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's utterly gripping tale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as much courage as it does insight. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals... more...

  • Project Management JumpStartby Kim Heldman

    Wiley 2006; US$ 34.99

    Prepare for a Project Management Career—Fast! Project Management JumpStart gives you the solid grounding you need to approach a career in project management with confidence. The basic skills of a successful project manager Creating project schedules and determining project budgets Winning the support of department managers Monitoring project progress, resources, and budgets Communication and negotiation skills Tips for motivating people who don't work for you Effective documentation skills for essential project management documents more...

  • Corporate Reputationby Leslie Gaines-Ross

    Wiley 2008; US$ 34.99

    Praise For Corporate Reputation: 12 Steps to Safeguarding and Recovering Reputation "In a sea of business books, Corporate Reputation is a beacon of light for all leaders and future leaders looking for direction in the treacherous waters of a volatile business environment. It delivers a message that's provocative, insightful, and needs to be heard." —Heidi Henkel Sinclair, Director of Communications, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation "Every CEO, senior executive, and, increasingly, board member now appreciates the importance of building and protecting a company's reputation. Anyone who depends upon or shapes a company's reputation—customers, employees, news media, NGOs, and bloggers—will benefit from reading Dr.... more...

  • The Levity Effectby Adrian Gostick; Scott Christopher

    Wiley 2010; US$ 27.99

    The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business. Science proves it?fun is good for business! Based on ten years of extensive research, the authors argue against business tradition to reveal the powerful bottom-line benefits of leading with levity. With interviews, exercises, and case studies, the book reveals how humor in the workplace will help you communicate messages, build camaraderie, and encourage creativity for a better workplace and bigger profits. more...

  • An Introduction to MultiAgent Systemsby Michael Wooldridge

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.56

    The eagerly anticipated updated resource on one of the most important areas of research and development: multi-agent systems Multi-agent systems allow many intelligent agents to interact with each other, and this field of study has advanced at a rapid pace since the publication of the first edition of this book, which was nearly a decade ago. With this exciting new edition, the coverage of multi-agents is completely updated to include several areas that have come to prominence in the last several years, including auctions, computational social choice, and markov decision processes. In turn, a variety of topics that were initially considered critical have dwindled in importance, so the coverage of that subject matter is decreased with this... more...

  • Tipping Sacred Cowsby Jake Breeden

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.99

    Strategies for overcoming the "sacred cows" that hold people back at work We all know the "sacred cows" at work?the conventional wisdom to try your best, work well with others, and produce excellent work. But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, have a dark side that can lead to career-limiting unintended consequences. Based on Jake Breeden's experience coaching thousands of leaders in 27 countries, and the latest scientific research in behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, Tipping Sacred Cows reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues at work, and how to lead with fewer self-imposed limitations and greater results. Identifies the seven most common sacred cows at work, including... more...