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Exploring Management, Third Edition by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr.

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“Considering the future of our children and young people…we have no choice but to go ahead with the village-wide evacuation.” Mayor Noro Kanno of Kawamatacho, town after a 9.0 earthquake and monster tsunami wrecked nuclear power facilities in Fukushima, Japan.

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Plans and Planning Techniques: Get There Faster with Objectives

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Time Management and 27 Dresses

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In 27 Dresses, Jane Nichols (Katherine Heigl) works as a personal assistant for George (Edward Burns), the owner of Urban Everest. Jane has a penchant for detail and also lives a second life as “professional” bridesmaid and unofficial wedding planner.

The movie opens with Jane standing in for a bride as final alterations are made on the dress, then scurrying off to attend two weddings occurring almost simultaneously. We learn that Jane is a fastidious planner who keeps a “file of facts” and a tight schedule.

Time management is an essential planning skill in the fast-paced and complicated world of business and for new graduates entering the workforce. Time management involves more than making a good to-do list. Jane is an excellent example. Unlike some who are good at writing things down but then never get the really important work done, Jane has a flair for wrapping things up with style.

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