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By David J. Bland
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7 out of 10 new products fail to deliver on expectations.  Testing Business Ideas  aims to reverse that statistic. In the tradition of Alex Osterwalder’s global bestseller  Business Model Generation , this practical guide contains a library of hands-on techniques for rapidly testing new business ideas. Testing Business Ideas  explains how systematically testing business ideas dramatically reduces the risk and increases the likelihood of success for any new venture or business project. It builds on the internationally popular Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas by integrating Assumptions Mapping and other powerful lean startup-style experiments. Testing Business Ideas  uses an engaging 4-color format to: Increase the success of any venture and decrease the risk of wasting time, money, and resources on bad ideas Close the knowledge gap between strategy and experimentation/validation Identify and test your key business assumptions with the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas A definitive field guide to business model testing, this book features practical tips for making major decisions that are not based on intuition and guesses.  Testing Business Ideas  shows leaders how to encourage an experimentation mindset within their organization and make experimentation a continuous, repeatable process. 
AuthorDavid J. Bland Author 2Alexander Osterwalder
9781118156315
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By Timothy Clark
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A one-page tool to reinvent yourself and your career The global bestseller  Business Model Generation  introduced a unique visual way to summarize and creatively brainstorm any business or product idea on a single sheet of paper.  Business Model You  uses the same powerful one-page tool to teach readers how to draw "personal business models," which reveal new ways their skills can be adapted to the changing needs of the marketplace to reveal new, more satisfying, career and life possibilities. Produced by the same team that created  Business Model Generation , this book is based on the Business Model Canvas methodology, which has quickly emerged as the world's leading business model description and innovation technique. This book shows readers how to: Understand business model thinking and diagram their current personal business model Understand the value of their skills in the marketplace and define their purpose Articulate a vision for change Create a new personal business model harmonized with that vision, and most important, test and implement the new model When you implement the one-page tool from  Business Model You , you create a game-changing business model for your life and career.
AuthorTimothy Clark Author 2Alexander Osterwalder
9781119629191
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By Michael Lewrick
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Michael Lewrick  (Zurich, Switzerland) holds an MBA and PhD from Stanford, and is Head of Deloitte Labs. His research interests centers on the management issues related to the design, development and commercialization of technological and business model innovation. Patrick Link  (Switzerland) is a lecturer at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne, Switzerland, teaching product management, marketing and collaboration management. He has12 years of practical experience as head of product management and in strategic planning, market analysis, strategic projects and as process engineer and project leader. Larry Leifer  (Palo Alto, CA) is a professor of engineering at Stanford University and has been a key contributor to the design thinking movement in Silicon Valley and globally, though teaching and consulting, and through the world-renowned design firm IDEO, which was founded by one of his students. Larry’s design thinking work is focused on tools to help design teams understand, support, and improve design practice and theory.
AuthorMichael Lewrick Author 2 Patrick Link
9781119611868
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By  Tim Koller
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From the Back Cover FOR THIRTY YEARS McKINSEY HAS BEEN A TRUSTED GUIDE TO TEACHING CORPORATE VALUATION Valuation, University Edition, Seventh Edition  contains the expert guidance from McKinsey & Company that students and professors have come to rely on. New to the fully revised and updated  Seventh Edition : New case studies that clearly illustrate both the economics of value creation and the process of measuring value Clarifies the distinction between creating shareholder value and maximizing short-term profits Explores in greater depth the factors that drive long-term value creation For thirty years  Valuation  has remained true to its basic principles and continues to offer a step-by-step approach to valuation, including: Analyzing historical performance Forecasting performance Estimating the cost of capital with practical tips Interpreting the results of a valuation in light of a company's situation Linking a company's valuation multiples to the core drivers of its performance The  University Edition  contains End-of-Chapter Review Questions that help students master key concepts from each chapter. Wiley also offers an Online Instructor's Manual with a full suite of learning resources for professors and students. McKINSEY & COMPANY  is a global management-consulting firm that serves across a wide range of industries and functions.
Author McKinsey & Company Inc. Author Tim Koller
9781119611813
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By  McKinsey & Company Inc.
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From the Back Cover THE IDEAL COMPANION TO  VALUATION | SEVENTH EDITION Valuation Workbook  is the ideal companion to McKinsey's  Valuation, Seventh Edition , helping you build intuition and understanding of difficult concepts and calculations before using them in the real world. This workbook reviews valuation concepts and techniques from the ground up, with chapter-by-chapter summaries and comprehensive questions and answers that allow you to test your knowledge and skills. Useful both in the classroom and for self-study, this must-have guide is essential for reviewing and applying the renowned McKinsey & Company approach to valuation, and reinforces the major topics discussed in detail in the book. Fully updated to align with  Valuation, Seventh Edition , this workbook is an invaluable learning tool for students and professionals alike. Valuation has become central to corporate financial strategy, and its practitioners must be exceptional at every aspect of the role. There is no room for weak points, and excellence is mandatory. This workbook helps you practice, review, study, and test yourself until you are absolutely solid in every concept, every technique, and every aspect of valuation as demanded in today's economy. Master the concepts of value creation, the intrinsic metrics of value, M&A, joint ventures, and more Estimate the cost of capital, continuing value, and other vital calculations essential to valuation Test your understanding before putting it to work in the real world Designed specifically to reinforce the material presented in the book, this workbook provides independent learners with the opportunity to try their hand at critical valuation skills, and helps students master the material so they can enter the job market ready to perform. For financial professionals and students seeking deep, comprehensive understanding,  Valuation Workbook, Seventh Edition , is an essential self-study companion to the main text.
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VALUE PROPOSITION DESIGN
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By  Alexander Osterwalder
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The authors of the international bestseller  Business Model Generation  explain how to create value propositions customers can’t resist Value Proposition Design  helps you tackle the core challenge of every business — creating compelling products and services customers want to buy. This highly practical book, paired with its online companion, will teach you the processes and tools you need to create products that sell. Using the same stunning visual format as the authors’ global bestseller, Business Model Generation, this sequel explains how to use the “Value Proposition Canvas” to design, test, create, and manage products and services customers actually want. Value Proposition Design  is for anyone who has been frustrated by new product meetings based on hunches and intuitions; it’s for anyone who has watched an expensive new product launch fail in the market. The book will help you understand the patterns of great value propositions, get closer to customers, and avoid wasting time with ideas that won’t work. You’ll learn the simple process of designing and testing value propositions, that perfectly match customers’ needs and desires. In addition the book gives you exclusive access to an online companion on Strategyzer.com. You will be able to assess your work, learn from peers, and download pdfs, checklists, and more. Value Proposition Design  is an essential companion to the ”Business Model Canvas” from Business Model Generation, a tool embraced globally by startups and large corporations such as MasterCard, 3M, Coca Cola, GE, Fujitsu, LEGO, Colgate-Palmolive, and many more. Value Proposition Design gives you a proven methodology for success, with value propositions that sell, embedded in profitable business models."
Author Alan Smith Author Alexander Osterwalder
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By  Alexander Osterwalder
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From the Inside Flap You're holding a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. It's a book for the business model generation. Disruptive new business models are emblematic of our generation. Yet they remain poorly understood, even as they transform competitive landscapes across industries.  Business Model Generation  offers you powerful, simple, tested tools for understanding, designing, reworking, and implementing business models. Business Model Generation  is a practical, inspiring handbook for anyone striving to improve a business model - or craft a new one. CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT BUSINESS MODELS Business Model Generation  will teach you powerful and practical innovation techniques used today by leading companies worldwide. You will learn how to systematically understand, design, and implement a new business model — or analyze and renovate an old one. CO-CREATED BY 470 STRATEGY PRACTITIONERS Business Model Generation  practices what it preaches. Coauthored by 470 Business Model Canvas practitioners from forty-five countries, the book was financed and produced independently of the traditional publishing industry. It features a tightly integrated, visual, lie-flat design that enables immediate hands-on use. DESIGNED FOR DOERS Business Model Generation  is for those ready to abandon outmoded thinking and embrace new, innovative models of value creation: executives, consultants, entrepreneurs — and leaders of all organizations.
Author Alexander Osterwalder Author 2Yves Pigneur
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By Pat Dorsey
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The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing "By resisting both the popular tendency to use gimmicks that oversimplify securities analysis and the academic tendency to use jargon that obfuscates common sense, Pat Dorsey has written a substantial and useful book. His methodology is sound, his examples clear, and his approach timeless." --Christopher C. Davis Portfolio Manager and Chairman, Davis Advisors Over the years, people from around the world have turned to Morningstar for strong, independent, and reliable advice. The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing provides the kind of savvy financial guidance only a company like Morningstar could offer. Based on the philosophy that "investing should be fun, but not a game," this comprehensive guide will put even the most cautious investors back on the right track by helping them pick the right stocks, find great companies, and understand the driving forces behind different industries--without paying too much for their investments. Written by Morningstar's Director of Stock Analysis, Pat Dorsey, The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing includes unparalleled stock research and investment strategies covering a wide range of stock-related topics. Investors will profit from such tips as: * How to dig into a financial statement and find hidden gold . . . and deception * How to find great companies that will create shareholder wealth * How to analyze every corner of the market, from banks to health care Informative and highly accessible, The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing should be required reading for anyone looking for the right investment opportunities in today's ever-changing market.
AuthorPat Dorsey Author 2Joe Mansueto
9780857197214
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By Robert Carver
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Robert Carver is an independent investor, trader and writer. He spent over a decade working in the City of London before retiring from the industry in 2013. Robert initially traded exotic derivative products for Barclays Investment Bank and then worked as a portfolio manager for AHL – one of the world’s largest hedge funds – before, during and after the global financial meltdown of 2008. He was responsible for the creation of AHL’s fundamental global macro strategy, and then managed the fund’s multi-billion dollar fixed income portfolio. Robert has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Economics, and is a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London. He manages his own portfolio of equities, funds and futures using the methods you can find in his books.
AuthorRobert Carver BindingHardcover
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By Patrick M. Lencioni
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Patrick Lencioni is president of The Table Group, a San Francisco Bay Area management consulting firm, and he is the author of several best-selling books. Learn more about Pat and his firm
AuthorPatrick M. Lencioni BindingPaperback
9781118004777
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By Aswath Damodaran
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THE LITTLE BOOK OF VALUATION "There is nothing 'little' about Damodaran's  The Little Book of Valuation.  The whole gamut of ideas that form the basis for all business valuations-- covered in his many multi-hundred page classics-are all here, with the same rigor, clarity, pointedness, and wit."
AuthorAswath Damodaran BindingHardcover
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By  John C. Bogle 
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A journey through the Index Revolution from the man who started it all Stay the Course  is the story the Vanguard Group as told by its founder, legendary investor John C. Bogle. This engrossing book traces the history of Vanguard—the largest mutual fund organization on earth. Offering the world’s first index mutual fund in 1976, John Bogle led Vanguard from a $1.4 billion firm with a staff of 28 to a global company of 16,000 employees and with more than $5 trillion in assets under management. An engaging blend of company history, investment perspective, and personal memoir, this book provides a fascinating look into the mind of an extraordinary man and the company he created. John Bogle continues to be an inspiring and trusted figure to millions of individual investors the world over. His creative innovation, personal integrity, and stubborn determination infuse every aspect of the company he founded. This accessible and engaging book will help you: Explore the history of some of Vanguard’s most important mutual funds, including First Index Investment Trust, Wellington Fund, and Windsor Fund Understand how the Vanguard Group gave rise to the Index Revolution and transformed the lives of millions of individual investors Gain insight on John Bogle’s views on values such as perseverance, caring, commitment, integrity, and fairness Investigate a wide range of investing topics through the lens of one of the most prominent figures in the history of modern finance The Vanguard Group and John Bogle are inextricably linked—it would be impossible to tell one story without the other.  Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution  weaves these stories together taking you on a journey through the history of one revolutionary company and one remarkable man. Investors, wealth managers, financial advisors, business leaders, and those who enjoy a good story, will find this book as informative and unique as its author.
Author John C. Bogle  BindingHardcover
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