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IT senior gurus become project managers because they are technically proficient and because they want to keep busy and happy. Poor business skills and / or weak social skills can misdirect a consulting business, however, and underworked helpers are additional mouths to feed. IMO the listed references are rest stops on the road to project management success.
677 page clearly written guide to the sales, management and technical aspects of MCSE consulting.
640 page clearly written guide to consulting as an SBS Value Added Provider. Includes Templates / Utilities CDROM.
c1998 348 page clearly written introduction to IT consulting.
350 page well written introduction to small business finances and legalities.
190 page clearly written introduction to small business consulting. Includes 86 pages of sample forms.
468 page clearly written text emphasizes customer participation during analysis / design to eliminate operations problems.
797 page well organized guide to IT analysis and design.
780 page well written guide for Microsoft Project users. Explains project planning and management concepts.
716 page clearly written guide for Office 97 users.
1129 page well written comprehensive guide to using Office 97. Includes documents / utilities CDROM.
397 page clearly written secrets guide for Office 97 power users.
Insights into motivating people and increasing productivity from Avis Corporation's former CEO.
A humorous collection of rules about living and working in the real world.
c1948 farcical treatise concerning antisocial games and how to counter them. British dry humor.
c1952 farcical treatise concerning antisocial games and how to counter them. British dry humor.
This cynically funny book reminds us that some of our co-workers are not similarly motivated (i.e., team players with different game plans).
This c1997 book provides over 100 interviews discussing how people in various occupations view work and its benefits. Worker career optimism has waned IMO as US manufacturing jobs migrate overseas and US service jobs increasingly are automated out of existence.
Any businessperson contemplating adding employees should first view this film.
Any businessperson contemplating adding social friends to their staff should first read this catastrophic case history.
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