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Phase 1

Phase 1

Excellent Management


Step 1 - Leadership

 

Vision & Mission
Situational Leadership
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Step 2 - Culture

 

Lifelong Learning

Communicating

Diverse Culture

Written Communications
Gung Ho Culture
Conflict Management

Conflict Resolution

Building Relationships


Step 3 - Customer Focus

 

Step 4 - Team Building
 

Step 5 - Problems Solving

 

Business Analyst

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Flow Charts
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PMO

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Step 6 - Continuous Improvement
 

Step 7 - Performance Measures

 

 

Project Goals by Process

Project Management

Empowerment Layers

Problems Solving

 1 to 1 Selection Tool

Flow Charts


Phase 2

 

 

Phase 2

Storms of Chaos

 

Step 1 - Waves

Forecasting Trends

 

Step 2 - Lightning

Managing Risks
 

Step 3 - Buoyancy

Building Relationships
 

Step 4 - The Storm

Winning Competition

 

Step 5 - The Ship

Leading Your Ship

 


Phase 3

 

 


Phase 3

Drivers of Change

 

Step 1 - External Environment
 

Step 2 - Building People

Human Resources

Step 3 - Organizational Structure

Step 4 - Internal Environment
 

Step 5 - Systems Thinking

 

Employee Retention

Future Organization


Phase 4

 

 

Phase 4

Systems Loops

 

Open System

 


Phase 5

 

 

Phase 3

3 Phases of Change

 

Step 1 - Before the Change

Step 2 - During the Change
 

Step 3 - After the Change

 

 

 

 

Links to Statistics for Business, Research, and Fund Raising

This page is under construction.

Company/Organization/Resource

Website

411 Stocks

http://www.411stocks.com/

ABC News    

www.abcnews.go.com

ABI World 

http://www.abiworld.org/

America Online

www.aol.com

American Statistical Association   

www.amstat.org

Ad*Access

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/

Advertising Age 

http://www.adage.com/

Advertising Research Foundation

http://www.arfsite.org/

Advertising World (University of Texas)

http://advertising.utexas.edu/world/

American Academy of Advertising 

http://advertising.utexas.edu/aaa/

American Advertising Federation  

http://www.aaf.org/

American Arbitration Association

http://www.adr.org/

American Association of Individual Investors

http://www.aaii.com/

American Bankers Association 

http://www.aba.com/default.htm

American Benefits Council

www.americanbenefitscouncil.org

American Demographics 

http://www.inside.com/default.asp?entity=AmericanDemo

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research  

http://www.aei.org/

American Finance Association

 http://www.afajof.org/

America’s Health Insurance Plans

 www.ahip.org/

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 

http://www.aicpa.org/

American League for Financial Institutions 

http://www.alfi.org/

American Management Association 

http://www.amanet.org/

American Marketing Association 

http://www.MarketingPower.com/

American Public Health Association 

http://www.apha.org/

American Society for Public Administration 

http://www.aspanet.org/

American Society for Training and Development

http://www.astd.org/

American Stock Exchange 

http://www.amex.com/

American Taxation Association  

http://www.atasection.org/

Americans for Tax Reform 

http://www.atr.org/

AMEX Glossary

http://www.amex.com/reference/glossary.stm

Annual Report Gallery, A-Z link 

http://www.reportgallery.com/

Annual Reports Online

http://www.zpub.com/sf/arl/arl_www.html

Association of Consumer Research

http://www.acr_news.org/

AuditNet.org

http://www.auditnet.org/karlhome.htm

Background Notes on Countries of the World 

http://www.state.gov/www/background_notes/

Bank Administration Institute

http://www.bai.org/

Bank Marketing Association 

http://www.aba.com/MarketingNetwork/default.htm

Barkley's Comprehensive Financial Glossary

http://www.oasismanagement.com/glossary/index.html

Bloomberg.com 

http://www.bloomberg.com/

Burke Marketing Research  

www.burke.com/bmr/experience.htm

Business Advisor 

http://www.business.gov/busadv/index.cfm

Business Culture and Etiquette - Executive Planet Business Culture and Etiquette Guide to over 40 countries

http://www.executiveplanet.com

CBS News  

www.cbsnews.com

CCH Internet Tax Research Network 

http://tax.cch.com/ipnetwork

Centers for Disease Control

www.cdc.gov

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards 

http://www.cfp_board.org/

Chicago Mercantile Exchange 

http://www.cme.com/

Christ Church Nashville Tennessee

http://www.christchurchnashville.org/intro.htm

Citizens for a Sound Economy 

http://www.cse.org/n_index.php

CNNfn – the financial network 

http://www.cnnfn.com/

CompaniesOnline 

http://www.companiesonline.com/

Conference Board  

http://www.conference_board.org/

Consumer Connection 

http://www.aba.com/consumer+connection/default.htm

Corporate Information 

http://www.corporateinformation.com/

Council of State Governments 

http://www.statesnews.org/

Country Commercial Guides  

http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/business/

Dept. of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University

www.stat.cmu.edu

Disney Corporation 

www.disney.com

Earthquake hazard areas: Online maps showing

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazmaps/

Ecommerce-guide.com 

http://ecommerce.internet.com

EDGAR Database of Corporate Information 

http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm

Employee Benefits Research Institute

http://www.ebri.org/

Entreworld: Resources for Entrepreneurs 

http://www.entreworld.org/

Excite  

www.excite.com

Fed in Print 

http://www.frbsf.org/publications/fedinprint/index.html

Federal Register 

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html

Federation of Tax Administrators 

http://www.taxadmin.org/

FedStats 

http://www.fedstats.gov/

Financial Accounting Standards Board 

http://www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb

Financial Planning Association

http://www.fpanet.org/

FINWeb 

http://www.finweb.com/

Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America

http://www.forbes.com/200best/

Fortune  

www.fortune.com

Fortune 500 

http://www.pathfinder.com/fortune/fortune500/

Free Management Library

http://www.mapnp.org/library

General Motors Corp., Chevrolet Division

www.chevrolet.com

Global Edge ( MSU-CIBER International Business Resources on the WWW) 

http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/ibrd.asp

Glossaries of Financial Terms (from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago) 

http://www.chicagofed.org/publications/glossary/index.cfm

Government Accounting Standards Board

http://raw.rutgers.edu/raw/gasb/welcome.htm

GPO Access

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/

Green Box Resources 

http://www.indiana.edu/~libgpd/guides/green/home.html

Guide to Labor Oriented Internet Resources

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/IIRL/iirlnet.html

Hoover's Online 

http://www.hoovers.com/

Infoseek Corporation

www.infoseek.com

Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America 

http://www.inc.com/500/home.html

Independent Community Bankers Association of America

http://www.ibaa.org/

Industrial Relations Research Association 

http://www.irra.uiuc.edu/

Internal Revenue Code (Title 26 of U.S. Code)

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/cong013.html 

International Accounting Standards Committee 

http://www.iasc.org.uk/

International City/County Management Association

http://www.icma.org/

International Directory of Finance and Economics Professionals –

 http://welch.som.yale.edu/dir/

International Economics –

http://www.mnsfld.edu/depts/lib/globecon.html

International Labour Organization

 http://www.ilo.org/

International Monetary Fund

http://www.imf.org/

Internet Public Library Business Associations

http://www.ipl.org/cgi_bin/ref/aon.out.pl?id=bus0000

Internet Resources for International Economics & Business

http://www.ship.edu/~business/

Investment Company Institute ("the mutual fund connection")

http://www.ici.org/

IRS Bulletin

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/bus_info/bullet.html

IRS Tax Terms

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/taxi/taxterms.html

Kipplingers Global Investor

http://www.global_investor.com/

Knowledge@Wharton

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/

Labor Research Association

http://www.lra_ny.com/

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Lexis-Nexis, updated daily.

http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe/

Mark Bernkopf's Central Banking Resource Center

http://www.patriot.net/users/bernkopf

Marketing Research Association

http://www.mra_net.org/

Marketing Virtual Library (Knowthis.com)

http://www.knowthis.com/

Money – Past, Present & Future

http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/money.html

Mortgage Bankers Association of America

http://www.mbaa.org/

MSU_CIBER International Business Resources on the WWW

http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/ibrd.asp

Mutual Fund Fact Book

http://www.ici.org/facts_figures/factbook_toc.html

Nasdaq Stock Exchange –

http://www.nasdaq.com

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies &

http://www.nasaa_arts.org/

National Association of Counties –

http://www.naco.org/

National Association of Credit Management –

http://www.nacm.org/

National Association of Purchasing Management &

http://www.icma.org/

National Association of Securities Dealers –

http://www.nasd.com/

National Association of State Information Resource Executives –

http://www.nasire.org/

National Association of Tax Practitioners –

http://www.natptax.com/

National Center for State Courts –

http://www.statesnews.org/

National Conference of State Legislatures –

http://www.ncsl.org/

National Governors’ Association –

http://www.nga.org/

National League of Cities –

http://www.nlc.org/

National Tax Association –

http://ntanet.org

National Taxpayers Union –

http://www.ntu.org/

New York Stock Exchange –

http://www.nyse.com/

New York Stock Exchange Glossary of Financial Terms –

http://www.nyse.com/

Occupational Employment Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, website –

 http://stats.bls.gov/oes/

OTC Bulletin Board &

http://www.otcbb.com/dynamic/

Other Markets Online (from NASDAQ)

http://dynamic.international.nasdaq.com/asp/globalmarkets.asp?lang-eng

Overseas Private Investment Corp.

http://www.opic.gov/

Pacific Exchange

http://www.pacificex.com/

Public Relations Society of America –

http://www.prsa.org/

Robert Morris Associates, the Association of Lending and Credit Risk Professionals –

http://www.rmahq.org/

Rutgers Accounting Web

http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/

Rutgers University Libraries: Research & Reference Gateway: Business

http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/business.shtml

The University of Virginia's Mathematics Education program’s Web site explaining probability

http://teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/probability/

The Insurance Information Institute's statistics on the odds of death in the United States by cause of injury

http://www.iii.org/factbook/chartindex/chart/ppartid.684480/

The Insurance Information Institute's online brochure "Am I Covered?"  Explores what kind and how much insurance consumers need.

 http://www.iii.org/media/publications/brochures/amicovered/ 

The Society of Actuaries

http://www.soa.org/ccm/content/

"Tornado alley":  A map of

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/stalley.gif

Kipplingers Global Investor

http://www.global_investor.com/

Knowledge@Wharton

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/

 Labor Research Association

http://www.lra_ny.com/

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Lexis-Nexis, updated daily.

 http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe/

Mark Bernkopf's Central Banking Resource Center

http://www.patriot.net/users/bernkopf

Marketing Research Association

http://www.mra_net.org/

Marketing Virtual Library (Knowthis.com)

http://www.knowthis.com/

Money – Past, Present & Future

http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/money.html

Mortgage Bankers Association of America

http://www.mbaa.org/

MSU_CIBER International Business Resources on the WWW

http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/ibrd.asp

Mutual Fund Fact Book

http://www.ici.org/facts_figures/factbook_toc.html

Nasdaq Stock Exchange

http://www.nasdaq.com

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies &

 http://www.nasaa_arts.org/

National Association of Counties

http://www.naco.org/

National Association of Credit Management

http://www.nacm.org/

National Association of Purchasing Management &

http://www.icma.org/

National Association of Securities Dealers

http://www.nasd.com/

National Association of State Information Resource Executives

http://www.nasire.org/

National Association of Tax Practitioners

http://www.natptax.com/

National Center for State Courts

http://www.statesnews.org/

National Conference of State Legislatures

http://www.ncsl.org/

National Governors’ Association

http://www.nga.org/

National League of Cities

http://www.nlc.org/

National Tax Association

http://ntanet.org

National Taxpayers Union

http://www.ntu.org/

New York Stock Exchange

http://www.nyse.com/

New York Stock Exchange Glossary of Financial Terms

http://www.nyse.com/

Occupational Employment Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, website

http://stats.bls.gov/oes/

OTC Bulletin Board &

http://www.otcbb.com/dynamic/

Other Markets Online (from NASDAQ)

http://dynamic.international.nasdaq.com/asp/globalmarkets.asp?lang-eng

Overseas Private Investment Corp

http://www.opic.gov/

Pacific Exchange

http://www.pacificex.com/

Public Relations Society of America

http://www.prsa.org/

Robert Morris Associates, the Association of Lending and Credit Risk Professionals

http://www.rmahq.org/

Rutgers Accounting Web

http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/

Rutgers University Libraries: Research & Reference Gateway: Business

http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/business.shtml

Sales and Marketing Management

 http://www.salesandmarketing.com/

Scout Report

http://scout.cs.wisc.edu/

Six Sigma

http://www.sixsigmaonline.org

http://www.isixsigma.com/ 

http://www.finance.isixsigma.com/ 

Securities Industry Association &

http://www.sia.com/

STAT-USA/Internet

http://www.stat_usa.gov/

Math Help

http://math.about.com 

SuperPages.com, the Yellow Pages on the web

http://www.bigyellow.com/

Tax Analysts: Tax Information Worldwide Online

http://www.tax.org/default.htm

Tax and Accounting Sites Directory

http://www.taxsites.com/

Tax Executives Institute

http://www.tei.org/

Tax Foundation

 http://www.taxfoundation.org/

Taxpayer Information Publications

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/forms_pubs/pubs/index.htm

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

http://www.thomasregister.com/index.html

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet

http://thomas.loc.gov/

USA Today

(http://www.usatoday.com)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/blshome.html

U.S. Bureau of the Census

http://www.census.gov/

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

http://www.uschamber.org/

U.S. Conference of Mayors

http://www.usmayors.org/uscm/

U.S. Congress House Banking and Financial Services Committee

http://www.house.gov/banking/

U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation

http://www.house.gov/jct/

U.S. Congress Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

http://www.senate.gov/~banking/

U.S. Customs Service

http://www.customs.ustreas.gov/

U.S. Department of Commerce

http://www.doc.gov/

U.S. Department of Commerce. Office of Trade & Economic Analysis

http://www.ita.doc.gov/tradestats/

U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov/

U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Consular Affairs

http://travel.state.gov/

U.S. Department of the Treasury (includes the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency)

 http://www.ustreas.gov/

U.S. Employment and Training Administration

http://www.doleta.gov/

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

http://www.eeoc.gov/

U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

http://www.fdic.gov/

U.S. Federal Reserve System

http://www.federalreserve.gov/

U.S. Internal Revenue Service

http://www.irs.gov/; http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

U.S. International Information Program.

http://usinfo.state.gov/homepage.htm

U.S. International Trade Administration

http://www.ita.doc.gov/

U.S. International Trade Commission

http://www.usitc.gov/

U.S. Justice Department. Tax Division

http://www.usdoj.gov/tax/

U.S. Multi-State Tax Commission

http://www.mtc.gov/

U.S. National Credit Union Administration

http://www.ncua.gov/

U.S. National Labor Relations Board

http://www.nlrb.gov/

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

http://www.sec.gov/

U.S. Small Business Administration

http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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 – U.S. Tax Court – http://www.ustaxcourt.gov/

U.S. Tax Forms – http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/forms_pubs/index.html

U.S. Trade Representative – http://www.ustr.gov/

U.S. Treasury OTS Glossary of Thrift Terms – http://www.ots.treas.gov/glossary.html

University of Michigan Documents Center – http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/index.html

Value Line Investment Survey. Value Line, weekly. http://www.valueline.com/

Virtual International Business and Economics Sources (VIBES) – http://libweb.uncc.edu/ref_bus/vibehome.htm

Wall Street Journal Index. Dow Jones, monthly. http://public.wsj.com/home.html.

Washington Post Business Glossary – http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/business/specials/glossary/index.html

WorkIndex – http://workindex.com/

World Fact Book – http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

 

World Trade Organization – http://www.wto.org/

World Trade Organization – http://www.wto.org/ABI/Inform. Proquest Information and Learning, updated daily.

American Association of Public Relations Firms (1998). Retrieved August 28, 2006

    from http://www.plexusconsulting.com/Success_Stories/AAPRF.htm.

 

Methodology (2006).  Retrieved August 28, 2006 from

     http://www.eriss.com/Methodologytech.cfm

 
 
   
   

These websites are good for general information about statistics, data, and links to other websites:

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics And Statistics Administration: http://www.esa.doc.gov

 

Statistics.com for statistics data resources: http://www.statistics.com/

 

Statistics on the Web: http://my.execpc.com/~helberg/statistics.html

 

 

These government web sites are excellent sources of historical data and economic projections.

 

See the Congressional Budget Office for current budget and economic projections: http://www.cbo.gov/

 

U.S. Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/

 

Economic Indicators is published by the U.S. Congress: http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/eibrowse/broecind.html

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics is a good source of historical data related to unemployment and inflation (CPI and PPI): http://stats.bls.gov/

 

US. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis is an excellent source of historic economic and industry specific data: http://www.bea.doc.gov/

 

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics And Statistics Administration: http://www.esa.doc.gov

 

STAT USA, Department of Commerce: http://www.stat-usa.gov/

 

U.S. Department of Commerce, Trade and Economic Analysis: http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/

 

Office of Management and Budget includes budget and the statistical tables of the Economic Report of the President: http://w3.access.gpo.gov/usbudget/index.html

 

Economic Statistics Briefing Room: http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/esbr.html

 

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, including research, historical data, and the Monetary Policy Report to the Congress: http://www.federalreserve.gov/

 

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis you can also easily find economic research and FRED II, a database of economic and financial statistics historical data. The address is http://research.stlouisfed.org/

 

 

These websites are good for general information using Excel for statistics:

                                                                                                                

http://www.bioss.sari.ac.uk/smart/unix/mbasexc/slides/frames.htm

  • Introduction to basic statistics in Excel site.

 

 

American Statistical Association. http://www.amstat.org 

General information about statistics, data, and links to other websites:
U.S. Department of Commerce Economics And Statistics Administration: http://www.esa.doc.gov 

Statistics.com for statistics data resources: http://www.statistics.com/ 

Statistics on the Web: http://my.execpc.com/~helberg/statistics.html 

Historical data and economic projections.

See the Congressional Budget Office for current budget and economic projections: http://www.cbo.gov/ 

U.S. Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/ 

Economic Indicators is published by the U.S. Congress: http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/eibrowse/broecind.html 

Bureau of Labor Statistics is a good source of historical data related to unemployment and inflation (CPI and PPI): http://stats.bls.gov/ 

US. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis is an excellent source of historic economic and industry specific data: http://www.bea.doc.gov/ 

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics And Statistics Administration: http://www.esa.doc.gov 

STAT USA, Department of Commerce: http://www.stat-usa.gov/ 

U.S. Department of Commerce, Trade and Economic Analysis: http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/ 

Office of Management and Budget includes budget and the statistical tables of the Economic Report of the President: http://w3.access.gpo.gov/usbudget/index.html 

Economic Statistics Briefing Room: http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/esbr.html 

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, including research, historical data, and the Monetary Policy Report to the Congress: http://www.federalreserve.gov/ 

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis you can also easily find economic research and FRED II, a database of economic and financial statistics historical data. The address is http://research.stlouisfed.org/ 

 

American Statistical Association. http://www.amstat.org

 

These websites are good for general information about statistics, data, and links to other websites:

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics And Statistics Administration: http://www.esa.doc.gov

 

Statistics.com for statistics data resources: http://www.statistics.com/

 

Statistics on the Web: http://my.execpc.com/~helberg/statistics.html

 

 

These government web sites are excellent sources of historical data and economic projections.