Behind Every Good Decision: How Anyone Can Use Business by Piyanka Jain, Puneet Sharma

By Piyanka Jain, Puneet Sharma

There's a high priced false impression in company today—that the single facts that issues is gigantic info, and that advanced instruments and information scientists are required to extract any functional details. not anything will be farther from the truth.

In in the back of each strong determination, authors and analytics specialists Piyanka Jain and Puneet Sharma exhibit how pros at any point can take the knowledge at their disposal and leverage it to make larger judgements. The authors’ streamlined body paintings demystifies the method of commercial analytics and is helping a person circulation from information to judgements in exactly 5 steps…using basically Excel as a device. Readers will find out how to:

• make clear the enterprise query
• Lay out a hypothesis-driven plan
• Pull suitable information
• Convert it to insights
• Make judgements that make an impact

Packed with examples and routines, this refreshingly obtainable ebook explains the 4 basic analytic strategies which could aid remedy a shocking eighty% of all company difficulties. enterprise analytics isn’t rocket science—it’s an easy problem-solving instrument that may support businesses bring up profit, lessen bills, increase items, and pleasure shoppers. And who doesn’t are looking to do this?

Show description

Read Online or Download Behind Every Good Decision: How Anyone Can Use Business Analytics to Turn Data Into Profitable Insight PDF

Best decision making books

The Construction of Preference

One of many major subject matters that has emerged from behavioral selection examine up to now 3 many years is the view that people's personal tastes are frequently built within the technique of elicitation. this concept is derived from reports demonstrating that normatively similar equipment of elicitation (e.

Future Savvy: Identifying Trends to Make Better Decisions, Manage Uncertainty, and Profit from Change

There is no scarcity of predictions on hand to firms seeking to expect and make the most of destiny tendencies. it appears worthy forecasts are ubiquitous in daily communications akin to newspapers and company magazines, and in really expert resources comparable to executive and think-tank forecasts, advisor stories, and stock-market publications.

Statistical Thinking: Improving Business Performance

How statistical considering and method may also help make the most important enterprise decisionsStraightforward and insightful, Statistical pondering: bettering enterprise functionality, moment version, prepares you for company management by means of constructing your potential to use statistical considering to enhance enterprise tactics.

Conflict Management

Clash administration is an easy-to-read and high-powered software for figuring out and coping with clash events. clash can spiral uncontrolled, but when you know the way the spiral works you can be capable of hinder it from even starting. during this e-book you will discover many innovations for handling clash, together with: making plans aim environment compromise mediation specialist communicator Baden Eunson additionally takes an in-depth examine negotiation abilities.

Extra info for Behind Every Good Decision: How Anyone Can Use Business Analytics to Turn Data Into Profitable Insight

Example text

Those are precisely the conditions under which a team is least likely to succeed, so it is no wonder that teams in those organizations are reputed to be ineffective. What is an effective group is a difficult question to answer in the abstract, and, in the absence of an answer, it is difficult to understand and/or predict the conditions that will increase group effectiveness. Thus, is a group effective when its members are happy with the group experience, when the group produces a high volume of products, when the group has few products returned to it to correct defects, when the group functions harmoniously, when there is low turnover from the group, and/or when the leader of the group obtains a promotion?

Personality Characteristics of the Accident-Involved Employee Curtiss P. Hansen 801 81. A Behavior-Based Safety Management Process Thomas R. Krause 813 82. Providing Disability Management and Rehabilitation Counseling Services in the Workplace Rochelle V. Habeck, Stephen J. O'Connor, and Michael J. Leahy 825 83. Screening for Psychopathology: Industrial Applications of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory James N. Butcher 835 84. Personnel Selection to Control Employee Theft and Counterproductivity John W.

Some of the organizationally sponsored programs reviewed include employee assistance, substance abuse, physical fitness, and merger stress management programs. An additional chapter reviews emerging legal rights of employees relating to adverse consequences of workplace stress. Part IX, Managing Safety and Security, addresses the personality characteristics of accident-involved employees and using psychological testing to identify high-risk applicants and employees. A comprehensive review of other safety management programs is provided in subsequent chapters, including how to employ disability management and rehabilitation counseling services.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 37 votes