Accounting and bookkeeping services. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joseph Harris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092963de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Customer service may soon be a thing of the past except for a few companies and organizations that pride themselves on providing their customers with extraordinary service. The U.S. is becoming a rude society. Fewer people care about or expect good customer service. Too many companies are living on past reputations. A new generation of senior executives has no idea what customer service is all about. The author attributes this to a society of people all thumbs about their pods, pads and berries and oblivious to the world around them. This book should be a must read by CEOs, senior managers and heads of PR and customer service at all companies, organizations and institutions as well as local, state and federal governments.The book cites how poor customer service or lack of it has caused and exacerbates crises. There are separate chapters on basics, listening, responding, telephone etiquette, and the problem of gate guardians as well as separate chapters for a more comprehensive look at the success of several companies including Amica Mutual Insurance Co., Marriott and Crystal Cruise Lines. The author, Rene A. Henry, draws from the successful practices of CEOs who know extraordinary customer service to provide the reader with a menu of proven ideas that can be adapted for any type of business, product or service. The book looks at how the Nordstrom family empowers its employees with ownership and entrepreneurialism. Why Amica Insurance has been honored time and again for 100 years for the way it treats its customers. How Carl Sewell became one of the nation´s largest luxury car dealers by turning one-time buyers into a lifetime customers. The way Amazon has profited from Jeff Bezos´ customer-centric philosophy. The importance Bill Marriott, Jr. places on management by walking around has made it the leader in the hotel business. Ukrops Supermarkets became a major regional chain with a contrarian strategy. Brad Tilden attr... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Margie Lenhart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/014183de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Many people believe that sales and service are two separate functions, and treat them that way. This session will change the way you think, and make them a single process. You will learn how to exceed the customer´s expectations, build an emotional attachment with them, and also learn how to close the sale with very little extra effort; targeted to internal or external sales cultures, from any industry, at any level. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brad Worthley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/made/000248de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In many work places staff are organised into teams and making the team work effectively is a crucial responsibility of the team leader. In this programme we will consider strategies for developing a strong staff team through having a common focus and by using the diverse strengths of individual team players. You will learn how you, as team leader, can make the difference and help your team to be extremely effective. A Guide to Better Management is a collection of 12 titles based on neuro linguistic programming. This is an approach which can be applied to many business issues and helps you discover your own excellence - a series that can work for everyone, from the shop floor to board level. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Di Kamp. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gten/000030de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the modern organization, considerable responsibility and authority are delegated to and exercised by teams. Teams plan and deliver client projects and address a wide variety of internal company needs, such as strategic planning, system improvements, and operational decision-making. While any group that is brought together for a common purpose can be labeled a ´´team,´´ what characteristics make a team truly effective? How can the ´´whole´´ become greater than the sum of the group´s individual parts? How does a team perform better than individuals might perform on their own?In 6 Habits of Highly Effective Teams, management consultants Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O´Connell provide a model of superior team performance that draws on the coauthors´ 50 years of combined organizational development experience and research. Highly effective teams, Kohn and O´Connell insist, are characterized less by the technical competencies of individual team members and more by widespread agreement and alignment with a small but extremely relevant set of team processes, values, and understandings.By focusing on and reinforcing a half dozen team ´´habits,´´ groups can develop the type of synergies that define collaborative excellence. The model is simple and practical, but it can yield extremely powerful results for any size organization.Paralleling their previous publication--6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses--Kohn and O´Connell´s combined wisdom and practical exercises will show anyone trying to make a more potent contribution to an important team effort exactly what to do. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill DeWees. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/000378de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How businesses and other organizations can improve their performance by tapping the power of differences in how people think. What if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do in order to make society more integrated and just? What if diversity can also improve the bottom line of businesses and other organizations facing complex challenges in the knowledge economy? It can. And The Diversity Bonus shows how and why. Scott Page, a leading thinker, writer, and speaker whose ideas and advice are sought after by corporations, nonprofits, universities, and governments around the world, makes a clear and compellingly pragmatic case for diversity and inclusion. He presents overwhelming evidence that teams that include different kinds of thinkers outperform homogenous groups on complex tasks, producing what he calls ´´diversity bonuses´´. These bonuses include improved problem solving, increased innovation, and more accurate predictions - all of which lead to better performance and results. Page shows that various types of cognitive diversity - differences in how people perceive, encode, analyze, and organize the same information and experiences - are linked to better outcomes. He then describes how these cognitive differences are influenced by other kinds of diversity, including racial and gender differences - in other words, identity diversity. Identity diversity, therefore, can also produce bonuses. Drawing on research in economics, psychology, computer science, and many other fields, The Diversity Bonus also tells the stories of people and organizations that have tapped the power of diversity to solve complex problems. And the book includes a challenging response from Katherine Phillips of the Columbia Business School. The result changes the way we think about diversity in the workplace - and far beyond it. Author bio: Scott E. Page is the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of complex system... 1. Language: English. Narrator: L. J. Ganser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/010411de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The growth and diversity of careers and career pathways within medicine and health care can be confusing, yet it reflects the evolution of modern medicine which relies upon a myriad of different specialists each able to contribute their own particular skills to the care and wellbeing of the patient or client. Careers within the NHS are many and varied, with opportunities to train not only as nurses and doctors but also as dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and speech and language therapists. These are only a portion of the huge number of careers that are available to suit all tastes and abilities whether it is in medicine or support and technical staff there is something for everyone who is interested in health care. The use of rehabilitation in order to effect recovery and rebuild lives in a way that is meaningful to the client is foremost on the agenda for every therapist. But it also offers tremendous scope to the would-be practitioner, whether their interest lies in physical medicine or mental health, or a mixture of both. Occupational therapists for example, work in all sectors of the National Health Service including acute admission units; short and long stay units and community roles. Occupational therapy attracts mature students who may have had diverse backgrounds before choosing to study. An interest in psychology and communication may well be an incentive to study speech therapy. Speech and language specialists work in private practice as well as the NHS. Their work is varied with clients who might involve a child who has a cleft palate in the morning and then an adult suffering from Parkinson´s disease in the afternoon. Nursing and midwifery have always offered a varied career path, with options to train further in health visiting or district nursing, research, and specializations within medicine and psychiatric nursing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Randelle Solomon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080682de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Tracks Directory 3 gives information of careers in catering & hospitality, service professions, and travel & tourism. Tracks guides give information on over 150 professions, such as banking and financial services, catering and hospitality, construction, education, health care, land and sea work, law, government and administration, leisure and tourism, manufacturing crafts, marketing, media, service professions, and sports and fitness. Qualifications are listed from GCSE and NVQ to degree level. There are work descriptions and pay scales with advice and starter tips from chartered institutes and professionals in each area. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tiffany Marie Khoshaba. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080272de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
First published as Tracks: Plan of the Professions in 1997, the 15th revised and updated edition is published in 2017. It gives information for over 150 professions, which include pathways in the banking and financial services, catering and hospitality, construction, education, health care, land and sea work, law, government and administration, leisure and tourism, manufacturing crafts, marketing, media, services, and sports and fitness. Qualifications are listed from GCSE and NVQ to degree level. There are work descriptions and pay scales with advice and starter tips from chartered institutes and professionals in each area. You may possibly have thought, ´´Being an accountant is so boring, and anyway, I couldn´t cope with all those figures and balance sheets.´´ The fact is, you don´t have to be an Einstein to be a success in it and the opportunities are enormous. A career in finance today comes under several headings. Accountancy, keeping the books and balancing accounts, is probably the most traditional area. There are different branches of accountancy in cost accounting, management accounting, payroll, revenues and benefits, and work opportunities for it in the commercial and industrial sectors; in the NHS and local government and in the voluntary sector. In a business of any size, there is also going to be an auditing requirement, checking the records and figures to make sure they are accurate and are a fair representation of the financial situation. Insurance, also a finance career, is about assessing risk and hedging against it, in every sphere. It includes underwriting ships and aeroplanes and their passenger liabilities as well as working out personal insurance from motor cars to flood risks. Do you have to have a lot of qualifications to get into insurance? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Damien Connolly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/083063de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With national coverage of the first edition in 1997, Tracks found an eager audience, including many parents needing to inform their children´s choices for the future. Over 15 annual editions, the title has been revised and updated. The new edition carries work descriptions, listing pay scales and qualifications to degree level, with advice from professionals in the field and chartered institutes. The 2017 edition covers over 150 career paths in 14 sections from banking and financial services to sports and fitness. Tracks aims to provide a reliable source of information that also gives an idea of the technical operation of each area. ´´I never knew there were so many opportunities,´´ a school student enthused at a presentation of the guide; an excitement we hope to preserve in the continued development of Tracks. Researchers, Tracks Janet Barber has published a number of children´s books and adult craft books and part works, as well as working as a journalist for national newspapers and magazines, most recently specializing in public sector journalism. Nicholas James BA UCL, MA Kingston University. With Sarah Batiste he edited and published Cv Journal of Art & Crafts from 1988-1992, forming Cv Publications in 1992 and Cv/VAR Archive & Editions in 1995. Sarah James studied fine art at Goldsmiths College and Wimbledon School of Art, with further training in counselling and complementary health care. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Korbid Thompson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/079617de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.