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|Author||: Marc Cosentino,Jason Rife,Kara Cupoli|
Why are business case competitions important? They teach future leaders how to translate classroom knowledge into positive results. Analyzing a situation, diagnosing a problem, formulating and presenting a recommendation, and gaining approval from executive leadership is one of the best processes you can learn in business school to ensure success. You are not only codifying textbook learning, you are also learning to incorporate it with teamwork, interpersonal communication, and influence. Experts Jason Rife, Kara Kravetz Cupoli, and Marc Cosentino share insight and tips in this must-have guide.
|Author||: Marc Cosentino,Mukund Jain|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
The use of complex graphs in case interviews has exploded. You have a very short time to look at the graph, analyze it, extract what s important and apply it to your answer. This book was designed to help you understand the role of graphs in consulting (both during an interview and on the job). The authors introduce the Ivy Graph Framework, which will allow you to analyze 11 of the most popular graphs quickly, completely, and with great confidence. In addition the book provides ten sophisticated cases with numerous graphs per case and allows you to see how these cases unfold. There is nothing else out there like it!
|Author||: Jeffrey G. Allen|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
"The ultimate job interview book! A systematic, foolproof way togenerate offers. No job seeker should be without it." -National Job Market "The programmed system works because it is a simple, practical,proven way to interview properly. Use it to win the interview andwin the job!" -Mary Lyon, Associated Press "Allen's 'Q&A' interview approach eliminates the fear of theunknown, replaces it with the confidence of knowing what to expect,and trains the applicant to get job offers." -Kimberly A. Hellyar, Director, Training ConsultantsInternational What is a job interview anyway? Is it an objective examination ofyour experience, skills, and work ethic? Not quite. It's a screentest. You're the actor. In this bestselling guide, Jeff Allen, theworld's leading authority on the interview process, shows you howgetting hired depends almost completely on the "actor factor." Ifyou know your lines, perfect your delivery, and dress for the part,you'll get hired. If you don't, you won't. In The Complete Q&A Job Interview Book, Jeff develops your ownpersonalized interview script to prepare you in advance for anyquestion that comes your way. Covering questions on everything frompersonal background to management ability and technologicalknow-how, he gives you a fail-safe delivery format for respondingthe right way every time. This new edition has been updated toguide you through today's changing job market, and includes anentirely new chapter on dealing with the latest open-endedinterrogation questions. If getting a job is playing a part, thisis your starring role. Follow the director, and you'll be asuperstar!
|Editor||: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks|
Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle - The Nicomachean Ethics is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Ideas central to ethics—that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires prudence—found their most powerful proponent in the person medieval scholars simply called "the Philosopher." Drawing on their intimate knowledge of Aristotle's thought, Robert C. Bartlett and Susan D. Collins have produced here an English-language translation of the Ethics that is as remarkably faithful to the original as it is graceful in its rendering. Aristotle is well known for the precision with which he chooses his words, and in this elegant translation his work has found its ideal match. Bartlett and Collins provide copious notes and a glossary providing context and further explanation for students, as well as an introduction and a substantial interpretive essay that sketch central arguments of the work and the seminal place of Aristotle's Ethics in his political philosophy as a whole. The Nicomachean Ethics has engaged the serious interest of readers across centuries and civilizations—of peoples ancient, medieval, and modern; pagan, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish—and this new edition will take its place as the standard English-language translation.
|Author||: Taylor Warfield|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
To land a management consulting job at any of the top firms, including McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Deloitte, Oliver Wyman, and Accenture, you must get through several rounds of case interviews. Whether your interview is in a few weeks or even tomorrow, this book is written to get you the maximum amount of knowledge in the least amount of time. Think of this book as taking the express lane towards beginning to master consulting case interviews. I cut out all of the filler material that some other consulting books have, and tell you everything that you need to know in a clear and direct way. With this shortcut guide, you will: Understand and become proficient at the nine different parts of a case interview, and know exactly what to say and do in each step Learn the only framework strategy that you need to memorize to craft unique and tailored frameworks for every possible case scenario Gain knowledge of basic business terms and principles so that you can develop an astute business intuition Acquire the skills to solve any market sizing or other quantitative problem Uncover how to differentiate yourself from the thousands of other candidates who are fighting to get the same job you are Practice your case interview skills with included practice cases and sample answers
|Author||: William Golding|
|Editor||: Faber & Faber|
A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics. Now fully revised and updated, this educational edition includes chapter summaries, comprehension questions, discussion points, classroom activities, a biographical profile of Golding, historical context relevant to the novel and an essay on Lord of the Flies by William Golding entitled 'Fable'. Aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students, it also includes a section on literary theory for advanced or A-level students. The educational edition encourages original and independent thinking while guiding the student through the text - ideal for use in the classroom and at home.
|Author||: Taylor Warfield|
In "The Ultimate Case Interview Workbook," you'll sharpen your case interview skills to dominate your upcoming interview and land your dream consulting job. Taylor Warfield, a former Bain management consultant and interviewer, provides essential practice problems and challenging cases to develop the skills needed to get multiple job offers. Use this workbook to access: 65+ problems tailored towards each type of question in case interviews Feel confident across a range of interview questions including framework questions, market sizing problems, profitability assessments, breakeven analysis, charts & graphs analysis, brainstorming questions, and other qualitative questions 15 full-length cases based on McKinsey, BCG, and Bain interviews Build business acumen across a variety of industries (e.g., technology, retail, healthcare, energy, finance, non-profit) and functions (e.g., strategy, operations) Efficient practice that can be done individually or with a partner Save yourself time by working through carefully crafted practice problems and cases that teach you a new concept, strategy, or takeaway each time Warfield's former students include undergraduates, MBAs, advanced degree holders, and experienced hires. They have landed job offers at top consulting firms, including McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Deloitte, L.E.K., Oliver Wyman, and Accenture as well as at Fortune 500 strategy groups. "I felt really confident after my McKinsey interview - this book's cases prepared me perfectly! They were very similar to the ones I received in my first and final round interviews." -McKinsey Consultant, Wharton MBA Candidate "I had very little time before my next BCG interview. This book provided me with plenty of practice that I could do by myself. After working through these cases, I felt excited going into my interviews." -BCG Associate, Experienced Hire "These cases were much higher quality than those found in other case books. The explanations were detailed and thorough and I got to practice thinking like a true consultant." -Bain Consultant, Stanford Undergraduate Also visit HackingTheCaseInterview.com for a one-week online crash course to pass your upcoming interview.
|Author||: Robert Mellon|
|Editor||: Independently Published|
The Case Interview Workbook contains 60 case questions for management consulting interviews, with complete solutions. Every case is compiled and edited by a team of ex-consultants from McKinsey & Company, the Boston Consulting Group, and Bain & Company. This book fills the gap left by others by providing you with plenty of high-quality cases to practice on before your interview. Many cases are from actual interviews at the top-tier firms and cannot be found elsewhere. After working through this book, you will be prepared for every type of case question you may encounter: market sizing, estimation, operations, industry analysis, pricing, growth strategy, marketing, investment, M&A, market entry, customer segmentation, profitability, valuation, logic, issue identification, cost analysis, market expansion, and brainteasers, to name a few. These cases will help you prepare for interviews at leading management consulting firms, including McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, Oliver Wyman, Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), A.T. Kearney, Roland Berger, and L.E.K, as well as for consulting roles at large firms such as Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG. Note that is a workbook, designed to complement other preparation books. You will have a hard time solving these cases without learning first elsewhere how to do so, e.g. which frameworks to use, how to use them, and how to structure a solution.
|Author||: Adriano Pianesi|
|Editor||: eBook Partnership|
Teachable Moments of Leadership is a unique collection of resources for the beginner and experienced leadership educator alike to practice and master teaching leadership experientially using Case-in-Point.Case-in-Point is an intensively experiential methodology for teaching leadership and an integral part of the theory of Adaptive Leadership developed over the past 15 years by Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, and their colleagues at the Harvard Kennedy School.According to the Adaptive Leadership framework, leadership is the practice of "e;mobilising people to tackle tough issues, adapt and thrive."e;With case-in-point, the facilitator use situations and events present in the classroom to illustrate real-world concepts. In front of our eyes, the group dynamics of the class provide powerful material for reflection in real time, helping participants in a day class, leadership retreat, or university course to develop their ability to innovate and adapt to changing circumstances in their organisations.Teachable Moments of Leadership contains all of the obvious and not-so-obvious best practices to use Case-in-Point for both the novice and the more experienced educator. Think of this guide as your key to get started in injecting a more experiential way of teaching in your classes with any skill-set.The e-book is filled with video resources, job aids, checklists, and other reference materials like practitioners articles, ready-to-use Case-in-Point learning activities, tips and guidelines for bringing Case-in-Point online and more.
|Author||: Mark Asher,Eric Chung,Vault (Firm)|
|Editor||: Vault Reports Incorporated|
Professional career guide from the Vault Career Library providing detailed case-by-case explanations of the consulting interview and strategies for cracking it.
|Author||: Jennifer Egan|
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE WINNER • With music pulsing on every page, this startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption "features characters about whom you come to care deeply as you watch them doing things they shouldn't, acting gloriously, infuriatingly human" (The Chicago Tribune). Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. “Pitch perfect.... Darkly, rippingly funny.... Egan possesses a satirist’s eye and a romance novelist’s heart.” —The New York Times Book Review
|Author||: F. SCOTT FITZGERALD|
|Editor||: PURE SNOW PUBLISHING|
THE GREAT GATSBY BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Key features of this book: * Unabridged with 100% of it’s original content * Available in multiple formats: eBook, original paperback, large print paperback and hardcover * Easy-to-read 12 pt. font size * Proper paragraph formatting with Indented first lines, 1.25 Line Spacing and Justified Paragraphs * Properly formatted for aesthetics and ease of reading. * Custom Table of Contents and Design elements for each chapter * The Copyright page has been placed at the end of the book, as to not impede the content and flow of the book. Original publication: 1925 The Great Gatsby - The story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, This book is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book and stands as the supreme achievement of his career. First published in 1925, this classic novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers which depicts the life of lavish parties on Long Island is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. This book is great for schools, teachers and students or for the casual reader, and makes a wonderful addition to any classic literary library At Pure Snow Publishing we have taken the time and care into formatting this book to make it the best possible reading experience. We specialize in publishing classic books and have been publishing books since 2014. We now have over 500 book listings available for purchase. Enjoy!
|Author||: Joseph K. Blitzstein,Jessica Hwang|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
Developed from celebrated Harvard statistics lectures, Introduction to Probability provides essential language and tools for understanding statistics, randomness, and uncertainty. The book explores a wide variety of applications and examples, ranging from coincidences and paradoxes to Google PageRank and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Additional
|Author||: Saul Alinsky|
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition.
|Author||: David Ohrvall|
|Editor||: Turtle Hare Media|
Crack the Case System is a complete training program, covering every aspect of the infamous "case interview" favored by top management consulting firms and a growing number of Fortune 500 companies. David Ohrvall's step-by-step approach combines practical instruction on structuring, analytics and communication, as well as insider tips and insights gained from training thousands of candidates. CTCS includes over 150 bonus videos on mbacase.com, 42 practice cases, homework and drills. About the author: David Ohrvall is the global expert on the topic of case interviews. A dynamic and sought-after speaker, he trains several thousand MBAs and undergraduates each year at premiere business schools around the world, including Wharton, Stanford, Harvard Business School, Chicago Booth, Duke's Fuqua School of Business, INSEAD, Oxford and Cambridge. David also has an extensive private coaching practice that has helped launch hundreds of candidates into consulting, venture capital, and a variety of industries. David is a former management consultant (Bain & Company), and a graduate of the Wharton School (MBA & undergrad). Learn more about David at www.mbacase.com.
|Author||: Jon Krakauer|
Krakauer’s page-turning bestseller explores a famed missing person mystery while unraveling the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. "Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning." —New York Times In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How Christopher Johnson McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his cash. He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and, unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented. Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away. Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the drives and desires that propelled McCandless. When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris. He is said to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity, and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, Into the Wild is a tour de force. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page.