Author: Julie A. Fleming
Publisher: Crow Creek Press (Division of Life at the Bar Lle
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Are you tired of dashing from one activity to another, working on the wheel that's squeaking the loudest, without enough time to plan or prepare for what's coming next? Would you like to quit putting out fires and start working more strategically? Can you imagine meeting your top priorities every single day, serving your clients effciently AND effectively, with time for business development and a personal life too? Mastering time means accomplishing the right things at the right time. Using the techniques presented in Seven Foundations of Time Mastery for Attorneys, you will get more done in the same number of hours, and more importantly, you will ensure that you are getting things done in the proper order. You'll discover how to prioritize your activities, to delegate effectively, and to leverage your time well. Filled with practical suggestions and exercises to help you customize each tactic for your own practice and your preferences, Seven Foundations of Time Mastery for Attorneys will show you how to increase the opportunities for making more money while feeling less stress and greater satisfaction.
This book offers a unique perspective on the human side of the former president of Indonesia. Written while in close personal and professional contact with the president and his family, it is a rare glimpse of how Soeharto's faith in himself and in his country remained unshaken through is meteoric rise and dramatic fall from power.
FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition delivers the skills and knowledge you need to keep a law office running smoothly. In addition to an overview of the legal industry and the many roles paralegals play, the book takes an in-depth look at how legal environments differ from other businesses, including the ethical issues you may face. Discussions on law-specific office functions, such as managing the client funds account, timekeeping, docketing, and maintaining a law library help you understand the scope of a legal practice, while chapters on technology, client relations, and billing reveal the business side. Practical and skills-focused, FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Editiont provides ample, in-text learning features, such as key words, ethics alerts, side bars, tech tips, and the latest Web references, along with supplemental, online tools for hands-on practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This practical guide shows how to build an effective compliance and ethics program that will lower a business's risks and improve productivity. • Offers a step-by-step guide to creating and managing an effective compliance program • Showcases the latest best practices in a world of ever-changing regulations • Identifies the importance of developing and maintaining a corporate culture of "doing the right thing" and shows how ethical training can improve compliance • Features interviews with and best practices from top compliance executives, judges, Department of Justice attorneys, and Archer Daniels Midland informant Mark Whitacre • Provides easy-to-understand overviews and recommendations for complying with specific laws
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric-mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. This edition was revised in conjunction with a readability expert to support clarity and ease of understanding. Chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing your students for clinical practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications, criteria from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) for major disorders, completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes, and a fully rewritten chapter on Dying, Death, and Grieving to provide students with essential information about difficult topics. Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting. Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Vignettes with vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders. Health Policy Boxes introduce the role you can play in advocating for patients and the profession. Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. NEW! Full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications. NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. NEW! Completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes. NEW! Revised chapter on Dying, Death and Grieving gives you all the vital information you need. NEW! Ten NCLEX-style questions and answers at the end of each chapter.
Author: Shari L. Klevens
Publisher: Daily Report
Release Date: 2013
The Lawyer's Handbook: Ethics Compliance and Claim Avoidance provides an easy-to-use practice management tool for fast-paced, round the clock law practice in a format that ensures compliance with applicable ethics rules while minimizing the risks of legal malpractice claims. To achieve this, the book brings the basics of the fundamentals of law practice management to the table. From client intake procedures to file-closing letters, this book includes the essentials for the practical side of the practice of law. Attorneys can be more efficient and focus on the substance of the practice, while spending less time identifying, determining, and incorporating the basics, and leaving more time for attention to issues raised by their clients in ongoing representations.