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Business the NHL Way

The National Hockey League is at its apex in terms of its business success. Even a global pandemic could not slow it down. The league generates more than $5 billion annually, its revenues and media deals ...

Flow

By (author) Rob Handfield, Phd & Tom Linton
Categories: Business strategy

Handfield and Linton use the physical concept of flow as a metaphor for the current revolution in supply chain management: the integration of supply chains and the geographic relocation of global supply ...

Stay Woke, Not Broke

Navigate polarizing landscapes and "cancel culture" traps.

Businesses wanting to stay relevant and do the right thing are asking questions such as “What is ‘woke’ and how can a business be it?,” ...

Managing Remote Staff

By (author) Lin Grensing-Pophal
Categories: Office management
Series: Business Series

Managing remote workers has become a more widely accepted and viable way to do business as displaced staff have acclimatized to new ways of working. If your business needs more employees but you don’t ...

Farm The City

Farm the City is an introduction to the principles, methods, and realities of starting an urban farm derived from the success of Sole Food Street Farms, one of the largest urban agricultural enterprises ...

You and the Internet of Things

By (author) Vicki McLeod
Categories: Enterprise software
Series: Reference Series

From “smart” homes to “smart” cars, from cashless banking to wearable sensors that gather personal health data, new technological innovations are part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and are now ...

Masters and Servants

By (author) Scott P. Stephen
Categories: History of the Americas

In Masters and Servants, Scott P. Stephen reveals startling truths about the men of the Hudson’s Bay Company. Rather than dedicating themselves body and soul to the company’s interests, these workers ...

The Rise and Fall of United Grain Growers

By (author) Paul D. Earl
Categories: History of the Americas

For much of the 20th century, United Grain Growers was one of the major forces in Canadian agriculture. Founded in 1906, for much of its history UGG worked to give western farmers a “third way” between ...

Dark Art of Pricing

Finding the right pricing strategy is, like developing a sales program, work. It takes testing and tweaking. But the “how” and “why” are buried in corporate vaults and academic journals, almost ...

The Talent Revolution

The definitive guide to maximizing workforce value, The Talent Revolution exposes work-life longevity as the most influential driver transforming today’s workplace—a competitive edge for organizations ...