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This fun, easy-to-access guide is full of useful information, tips, and checklists that will help you lead, manage, or participate in any business at a high level of competence. You'll find out how to use databases to your advantage, recognize and reward your employees, analyze financial statements, and understand the challenges of strategic planning in a global business environment. You'll also learn the basic principals of accounting, get a grip on the concepts behind stocks and bonds, and find out how technology has revolutionized everything from manufacturing to marketing. Discover how to:
Know and respond to your customers' needs
Handle budgets and forecasts
Recruit and retain top people
Establish and run employee teams
Use Sarbanes-Oxley to your company's advantage
Negotiate with the best of them
Build long-term relationships with clients
Avoid common managerial mistakes
Improve cash flow
Market your products and services
Make the most of your advertising dollar
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