Total Business Planning: A Step-by-Step Guide integrates strategic, operational, and financial planning in this comprehensive resource. Now completely revised and expanded, this popular business guide answers key questions concerning the preparation and structure of a business plan. With special focus on creative thinking and vision process, it provides methodologies for successfully constructing feasibility studies for new products, building short-term operation plans for business units, and creating plans aimed at the capital markets. Covering the nine levels of the planning process, Total Business Planning addresses such essential topics as vision, philosophy and mission, corporate objectives, tactics and projections, and budgeting. Along with an exhaustive appendix and helpful definitions, you'll also find a disk with easy-to-use form templates to make the planning job easier.
"This textbook is an excellent addition to the existing resources available to small animal veterinarians. It is appropriately priced, and I expect it will become an essential resource for experienced emergency room veterinarians, new graduates, and practitioners who occasionally see animals with medical emergencies." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, December 2010)
"This book provides pertinent information in an easily accessible, concise format. It could be readily used by anyone who works with emergency and critical care patients." (Doody's, January 2011)
"This book fulfils its aim as an easy-to-access clinical companion, and will readily supply a good summary on any of the emergency presentations discussed in five minutes. As such, it would make a useful addition to the bookshelves of any small animal practice." (Veterinary Record, December 2010)
"Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care adds to Blackwell's 'Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion' series of vet references and is a 'must' for any college-level vet reference collection. It provides a condensed handbook with bullet points, alphabetically organized topics, and keys based on quick clinical consultation. Emergency and critical care information needs to be fast: this book's approach assures in-depth discussions." (Midwest Book Review, November 2010)
"The text is well formatted, making it easy to read, and there are a decent number of colour photos, radiograph images, electrocardiogram strips and tables.... This book will definitely serve as a useful quick reference and support tool, especially for a dedicated out-of-hours service or a general practice that sees a fair number of emergencies." (Veterinary Times, November 2010)
"This illustrated reference will help veterinarians, students, veterinary technicians, and staff at hospitals and emergency clinics diagnose and treat emergency conditions." (Book News, September 2010)
"This book succeeds in its aim to provide readily accessible, up-to-date information covering most emergency conditions, in a format that is quick and easy to consult, once the reader has familiarised him or herself with the general layout." (Veterinary Practice, May 2011)
Philosophy and Mission.
Planning Unit Goals.
Tactics and Projections.
Implementation and Follow-up.
About the Disk.