Written by a team of business and fi nance experts, Starting & Running a Business All-In-One For Dummies is a complete guide to every aspect of setting up and growing a successful business. Featuring straight-talking advice on everything from business planning and marketing, managing staff and dealing with legal issues, to bookkeeping and taking care of tax obligations, this book is your one-stop guide to turning your business plans into profit.
Liz BarclayNotify me of new titles added by this author
Liz Barclay is a presenter of BBC Radio 4's consumer affairs programme, You and Yours, and is the author of Small Business Employment Law For Dummies.
Colin BarrowNotify me of new titles added by this author
Colin Barrow was formerly Head of the Enterprise Group at Cranfield School of Management, where he taught entrepreneurship on the MBA programme. He is a visiting professor at business schools in the US, Asia, France, Ireland and Austria, and the author of Financial Management for the Small Business, and The 30 Day MBA, both published by Kogan Page.
Paul Barrow is an author, a Visiting Professor at Cranfield, and also a consultant advising SMEs on growth strategies. Robert Brown directed the Graduate Enterprise Programme at Cranfield where he led a course on entrepreneurship.
Paul BarrowNotify me of new titles added by this author
Paul Barrow, FCA, MBA, is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years' consulting, training, writing, and commercial experience within a wide range of business sectors and companies.
Lita Epstein, MBA, designs and teaches online courses in investing, finance, and tax.
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Frank CatalanoNotify me of new titles added by this author
Frank Catalano is a member of the faculties of the School of Dramatic Arts at the University
of Southern California and Theatre Arts and Social Science divisions at Los Angeles
Pierce College and Pasadena City College. He has served as an executive at Warner Bros, Lorimar Studios,
Beverly Hills Playhouse, and Southern California Center for the Arts. He has written and performed in animated, live action television series and feature films including, The Adventures of Dynamo Duck for Fox Television, Digimon Digital Monsters, Super Pig, Bit The Cupid, Bee Bop Cowboy, the Sci-Fi series Robotech, Flint the Time Detective, Vampire Princess Miyu, Honey Bee Hutch and ABC television series including LA Law, NYPD Blue and Ugly Betty. He currently is the president of The Creative Edge providing consultancy, coaching and speaking services for actors, writers and organizations including West Los Angeles College, San Diego State University and Celebrity Cruise Lines. His books include Art of the Monologue, The Creative Audience, White Knight Black Night, Autumn Sweet, The Resting Place, Rand Unwrapped - Confessions of a Robotech Warrior, Che Che and Short Monologues for Auditions.
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Chuck Hannabarger: Chuck (Tyler, Texas) is founder and president of PSI Associates, a business consulting and training firm founded in 1992 with headquarters in Tyler, Texas. As a business consultant, Chuck has consulted with many of the Fortune 100 companies and is recognized throughout the world for his work in the areas of Balanced Scorecards, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Business Process Reengineering and Project Management. Chuck’s course on Project Management has been offered at UC Berkeley, Pepperdine University, San Diego State University, and Michigan State University, to name a few. He received his BSBA and his MBA in technology management from the University of Phoenix.
Rick Buchman: Rick, who lives in Woodland Hills, CA, has worked with many of the Fortune 100 companies for over 20 years, as both an organizational member of executive management, and as an external consultant, in designing, developing, and implementing operational excellence and continuous improvement programs worldwide. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Western Illinois University, his MBA in business from California Coast University in Santa Ana, CA, and has completed all but the dissertation for his PhD in management as well. Currently, Rick is working as a consultant with several major global clients toward designing and implementing their continuous improvement programs, focusing on lean leadership and improving the flow of value to deliver products and services to their customers worldwide.
Peter Economy: Peter is Associate Editor for the award-winning magazine Leader to Leader, Senior Consultant for The Jana Matthews Group, a member of the National Advisory Council of the Creativity Connection of the Arts and Business Council of Americans for the Arts, and bestselling coauthor of The SAIC Solution: How We Built an $8 Billion Employee-Owned Technology Company, as well as Managing For Dummies, The Management Bible, Enterprising Nonprofits: A Toolkit for Social Entrepreneurs, Writing Children’s Books For Dummies, and many others.
Lita EpsteinNotify me of new titles added by this author
Lita Epstein, who earned her MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School, enjoys helping people develop good financial, investing and tax-planning skills.
While getting her MBA, Lita worked as a teaching assistant for the financial accounting department and ran the accounting lab. After completing her MBA, she managed finances for a small nonprofit organization and for the facilities management section of a large medical clinic.
She designs and teaches online courses on topics such as investing for retirement, getting ready for tax time and finance and investing for women. She's written over 20 books including Reading Financial Reports For Dummies and Trading For Dummies.
Lita was the content director for a financial services Web site, MostChoice.com, and managed the Web site, Investing for Women. As a Congressional press secretary, Lita gained firsthand knowledge about how to work within and around the Federal bureaucracy, which gives her great insight into how government programs work. In the past, Lita has been a daily newspaper reporter, magazine editor, and fundraiser for the international activities of former President Jimmy Carter through The Carter Center.
Alexander HiamNotify me of new titles added by this author
Alexander Hiam has authored more than 20 popular books on business and served as a professor at the business school at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His clients include many of the Fortune 500 firms and larger governmental agencies in the U.S.
Greg HoldenNotify me of new titles added by this author
Greg Holden founded Stylus Media, a company specializing in creating web pages for small businesses. He has written more than 30 books, many focused on online business and the skills and tools that small-business entrepreneurs need to expand their operations on the Internet.
Tony LeveneNotify me of new titles added by this author
Tony Levene has been a financial journalist specialising in investment and consumer issues for the past 35 years. He was a member of the award- winning Guardian Money team for 11 years. He has worked for The Sunday Times, The Sunday Express, The Daily Express, The Sun, The Daily Star and The Sunday Mirror and has published 10 other books on investment, finance and tax.
Bob Nelson, Ph.D., is president of Nelson Motivation, Inc., a founding board member of the National Association for Employee Recognition (NAER), and a bestselling author whose books on management and motivation have sold over 3 million copies and been translated into over 25 languages. Dr. Nelson lives and works in San Diego, California.
Steven D. PetersonNotify me of new titles added by this author
Steven D. Peterson, PhD, is the founder and managing partner of Strategic Play, a training company specializing in team-based simulations that focus on strategy, planning, and business acumen.
Peter Jaret is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, Reader's Digest, AARP Bulletin, and numerous publications.
Barbara Findlay Schenck is a nationally recognized marketing specialist and the author of several For Dummies business books.
Richard PettingerNotify me of new titles added by this author
Richard Pettinger is a lecturer in Business Management at University College London where he teaches foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and international courses.
Richard is the author of over thirty business and management books including Weekend MBA For Dummies and Competitive Strategy For Dummies.
Bob Nelson is the founder of Nelson Motivation, a training and consulting firm.
Peter Economy is a management writer and consultant.
Bud E. Smith is one of the leading authors of technology book writing today. He has written more than 20 books about computer hardware, software, and the Internet, with more than a million copies sold. Bud's recent books include Teach Yourself Facebook for Business in 10 Minutes and Teach Yourself iPad in 10 Minutes. He is also the author of the upcoming Using Google Sketchup 8.
Starting out as a technical writer and journalist, Bud then moved into marketing and product management for technology companies. He worked at Apple Computer as a senior product manager; at Google competitor AltaVista as a group product manager; and at GPS navigation company Navman as a global product manager.
Bud holds a BA in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and an MSc in information systems from the London School of Economics. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, participating in environmental causes when he's not working on one of his many technology-related projects.
Craig SmithNotify me of new titles added by this author
Craig Smith is a Lecturer in Moral Philosophy at St Andrews University. Tom Miers is an independent public policy consultant.
Paul TiffanyNotify me of new titles added by this author
Paul Tiffany, PhD, is a professor of management at the Haas Business School, UC Berkeley, and an Adjunct Professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Steven Peterson, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Strategic Play and an Executive Education Lecturer at the Haas Business School.
John A. TracyNotify me of new titles added by this author
John A. Tracy (Boulder, Colorado) is Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Before his 35-year tenure at Boulder, he was on the business faculty for four years at the University of California in Berkeley. Early in his career he was a staff accountant with Ernst & Young. John is the author of several books on accounting and finance, including The Fast Forward MBA in Finance, How To Read a Financial Report, and Small Business Financial Management Kit For Dummies with his son Tage Tracy. John received his BSC degree from Creighton University. He earned his MBA and PhD degrees at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is a CPA (inactive) in Colorado.
Dan MatthewsNotify me of new titles added by this author
Dan Matthews is co-author of Starting and Running an Online Business For Dummies and is Online Publisher of Caspian Publishing, which produces magazines, Web sites, and events for a UK audience of entrepreneurs.
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September 01, 2007
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