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  • Lean in Construction: Key to Improvements in Time, Cost and Quality | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Lean in Construction: Key to Improvements in Time, Cost and Quality

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Forris Day, Jr.
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    Lean Construction is a way to do more and more with less and less; less effort, less equipment, less time and less space whilst providing customers with exactly what they want. A Lean system, process, and organisation is one that is waste free. Lean is not about size or number of people employed. A reduction in employees may cut costs, and eliminate the waste of those employees, but does not decrease the proportion of waste to value adding within the organisation or process.

    Daigs says: "Great narration. Good material."
  • Franchise Business: A Powerful Winning Strategy for Business Growth in Any Economy | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Franchise Business: A Powerful Winning Strategy for Business Growth in Any Economy

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Susan Lee
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    In general, companies decide to begin franchising for one of three reasons: lack of money, people, or time. Opening your own franchise business is a big step for those who choose the venture, and it can be somewhat intimidating. The franchise marketplace is filled with innumerable franchise systems over a vast range of industries.

    J. Howie says: "For the true beginner"
  • Solar Energy | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Solar Energy

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Robert D. Fleming
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    In order to know where to find solar energy you must first know what solar energy is. Solar energy is energy from the sun. When the sun is shining solar energy is being produced as it sends the heat radiating to the earth.

    Montaque says: "good info"
  • All You Need to Know About Foreclosure | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA

    All You Need to Know About Foreclosure

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA
    • Narrated By Jason W Howard
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    Foreclosure happens when the bank or the lender sells or repossesses a property used in the mortgage loan, or a deed of trust, in which the owner fails to comply with his or agreement with the bank or lender. It is always important for the borrower to know the terms and conditions of the mortgage loan.

  • Joint Ventures: Stronger Together | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Joint Ventures: Stronger Together

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Susan Lee
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    Entering into a joint venture is a major decision. This audiobook gives an overview of the main ways you can set up a joint venture, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, how to assess if you are ready to commit, what to look for in a joint venture partner, and how to make it work.

    Keith says: "Intel aquired +20"
  • Balanced Scorecard | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Balanced Scorecard

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Barbara H. Scott
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    The balanced scorecard is a strategic planning and management system that is used extensively in business and industry, government, and non-profit organizations worldwide to align business activities to the vision and strategy of the organization, improve internal and external communications, and monitor organization performance against strategic goals.

  • 5S for Supervisors | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    5S for Supervisors

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
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    Do you want to be the slave of your working environment, or its master? Do you want your working area to help you to do your job, or to hinder your efforts? Do you want to be rushing to complete your tasks, or have time to take pride in them? 5S is a Workplace Organisation system that enables you to be the master of your work area, a work area that helps you to do your job instead of hindering you, so that you have time to take pride in your efforts. It is there to enable you to get each activity right the first time, every time.

    James says: "1 chapter of repetitive common sense tactics"
  • How to Beat Adult Dyslexia | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    How to Beat Adult Dyslexia

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 47 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Gary L. Willprecht
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    This audiobook offers a how-to guide on how to accept and overcome adult dyslexia. You will be able to clear expressions on what strengths dyslexic people have, how to determine whether you have dyslexia, and support offered to adults that have dyslexia. Listen to How to Beat Adult Dyslexia and gain the confidence you need.

    douglas c curtiss says: "dyslexia"
  • Retirement: The Secrets of How to Retire Happy | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Retirement: The Secrets of How to Retire Happy

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
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    Some people transition seamlessly into a happy retirement and get right to the business of enjoying their new lives. But other people have a tougher time entering their retirement years. With all the talk and concern about dwindling retirement funds and our shaky economy, many retirees and soon-to-be retirees are concerned about the financial aspects of retirement planning. But what about retirement living? What would you like to do with the rest of your life?

  • Lean Six Sigma: Cost Reduction Strategies | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Lean Six Sigma: Cost Reduction Strategies

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Mark La Roi
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    Lean Six Sigma is a synergised managerial concept of Lean and Six Sigma that results in the elimination of the seven kinds of wastes/muda (classified as defects, overproduction, transportation, waiting, inventory, motion, and over processing) and provision of goods and service at a rate of 3.4 defects per million opportunities (DPMO).

    jeff says: "Missing information"
  • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Ayn Czubas
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    Are you a CEO, consultant, or entrepreneur interested in entering or expanding your activity in Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines' market? Then this audiobook is for you! The main objective of this audiobook is to provide you with basic knowledge about Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines; an overview of their economy, business culture, potential opportunities, and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters, in particular, will find it a useful starting point.

  • Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Al Remington
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    Supply chain competence affects your bottom-line in more direct ways than you might realize. In this book we reviewed the role of controlling cost of sales through supply chain competencies and its effect on the corporate financial statements.The balancing act of maintaining a high level of service and low costs is becoming harder for supply chain managers as businesses try to meet the growing customer mantra of "more for less". This pressure comes at a time when business is becoming more global, supply chains are lengthening, and competition is on the rise.

    James Torres says: "Super Boring"
  • Best Way to Finance a New Car | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Best Way to Finance a New Car

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By John Bradford
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    There is really nothing else quite like driving down the road on a beautiful spring day with all the windows rolled down. The fresh air invigorates you and there is something that is just right with the world when you can relax behind the wheel of the car you call your own.

  • Six Sigma Healthcare | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Six Sigma Healthcare

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Barry Lank
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    Six Sigma Healthcare delivery means helping improve patient outcomes while driving down the cost of patient care. Doing so empowers healthcare providers to become more productive. Now, more than ever, the healthcare industry needs to embrace the economic value proposition of improving productivity. Healthcare sector can learn a good deal from industries that are working toward the Six Sigma goal. Let's try it in healthcare and see how close we can get.

    lee says: "Not informative or useful"
  • Lean Accounting | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Lean Accounting

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Samuel Fleming
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    Lean Accounting supports the principle of eliminating waste and streamlining the business processes to create maximum value. So lean management accounting metrics is all about breaking away from traditional cost accounting cost objects like product or job and is driven by a new cost object 'Value Stream.' As part of lean accounting exercise, we define the scope of value stream cost object and map the business process activities to this cost object.

    Natalia says: "Interesting"
  • Ceo Tools: Successful Executive Handbook | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA

    Ceo Tools: Successful Executive Handbook

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA
    • Narrated By Chaz Allen
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    Being a CEO takes a great deal more effort and energy than just giving orders. You can't just tell an employee something and move on. You have to understand where they are coming from and their individual strengths, weaknesses, fears, and motivations. During the recent global recession, much attention was devoted to the mistakes that sparked the financial and economic crisis, in hopes of not repeating them.

  • Six Sigma Service, Volume 1 | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Six Sigma Service, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Samuel Fleming
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    Six Sigma goes in to the details of improving customer service, generating business expansion, and gaining knowledge about the service sectors business processes. Most service industries revolve around areas of finance, human resources, and sales and marketing. Hence, Six Sigma delves deeply into the subject of soft skills. Six Sigma can be applied to a company that provides housekeeping services. Firstly, the companies working processes would need to be understood.

    Varga says: "overall ok."
  • Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management: Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management: Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Louis Winfield Bailey
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    During the past few years, companies have focused on supply chain improvements with initiatives centered on operational excellence and cost cutting. But have they worked? In today's on-demand environment, companies are facing growing challenges around market volatility, costs, long lead times, and unpredictable forecasts. Your inventory management decisions can make or break your firm's financial bottom line.

    Stephanie S Shipp says: "Is the reader in a tank?"
  • Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Darryl Hughes Kurylo
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    In today's business environment, companies are being held accountable to a growing list of stakeholders who assess company performance against a variety of criteria, from financial and operational performance to labor practices and environmental issues.

    Megan Mitchell says: "nice points to consider & implement"
  • Buying Businesses In or Out of Bankruptcy | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Buying Businesses In or Out of Bankruptcy

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Al Remington
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    Though often overlooked, bankruptcy sales can be a real benefit to businesses looking for great deals. Prospective purchasers must, of course, interface with the bankruptcy court, so you must understand the lay of the land when looking for a bargain. Purchasing the assets of a business in or out of bankruptcy can offer considerable value at significant discounts.

    Phil O. says: "Basic, good intro. but is UK LAW"
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