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McGonagle, John J.

Overview
Works: 25 works in 128 publications in 2 languages and 7,428 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J McGonagle
The Internet age of competitive intelligence by John J McGonagle( )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining a scholarly approach with hands-on advice, McGonagle and Vella, have written the first work to guide CI professionals through the emerging literature of their field. Their book explores the major body of work from the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, now that more businesses worldwide are using CI and either writing about their experiences with it, or joining in new benchmarking studies. The result is the latest information on what really works, what doesn't work, and who is doing what with it. The book is thus a starting point for people new to the field of CI as well as a resource to help experienced professionals do their jobs better."--Jacket
The manager's guide to competitive intelligence by John J McGonagle( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Competitive intelligence (CI) is now becoming a mature profession. This book serves as a desk reference for CI managers to help them understand their own circumstances and determine what works best for them. In addition to providing hints on diagnosing individual situations, many forms and checklists that the manager can use immediately are included."--Jacket
How to use a consultant in your company : a managers' and executives' guide by John J McGonagle( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You get hands-on advice on controlling the entire process, from establishing your needs to the necessary paper trail, with answers for every question - from what a company policy on consultants should cover to what makes up the written contract. McGonagle and Vella also tackle one of the most difficult - and therefore most ignored - areas in dealing with consultants; budgeting for them." "Plus, you'll see how to effectively deal with disputes and lawsuits, as well as adapt the included forms and other policy-and-procedure materials to your company's situation."--Jacket
Outsmarting the competition : practical approaches to finding and using competitive information by John J McGonagle( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proactive intelligence : the successful executive's guide to intelligence by John J McGonagle( )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally, tapping into the power of competitive intelligence (CI) meant investing in the development of an internal CI unit or hiring outside consultants who specialized in CI.¡ Proactive Intelligence: The Successful Executive's Guide to Intelligence offers an alternative: learn how to do it yourself and how to effectively manage the parts you cannot. The tools and techniques that will enable you to produce your own CI for your consumption are out there, and have been honed by decades of work. But, you cannot just adopt them - you have to adapt them.¡ ¡Why? Because, when you finish reading this book, you will be the data collector, the analyst, and the end-user. Traditional CI is premised on a reactive, two part relationship - a CI professional responding to what an end-user identifies as a need; by doing this yourself you can turn CI from being reactive to being proactive. As the decision-maker, you can get what CI you need, when you need it, and then use it almost seamlessly. Written by two of the foremost experts on CI, Proactive Intelligence: The Successful Executive's Guide to Intelligence: -shows where and how CI can help you and your firm, -provides practical guidance on how to identify what CI you need, how to find the data you need, and how to analyze it, and -discusses how to apply CI to develop competitive- and career- advantages.¡ Each chapter is supported by important references as well as by an additional list of resources to support and supplement your knowledge. Proactive Intelligence: The Successful Executive's Guide to Intelligence teaches you how to generate proactive intelligence and use it to advance your business and your career- making it an essential resource for managers and executives, ¡as well as everyone¡who wishes to integrate CI into their daily work
Business agreements : a complete guide to oral and written contracts by John J McGonagle( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Competitive intelligence in the computer age by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new archetype for competitive intelligence by John J McGonagle( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGonagle and Vella maintain that competitive intelligence as we know it is just the first step toward the creation of true "corporate intelligence." Their book explores ways in which new channels of communication and new uses of information and intelligence will change corporations, and how these changes can be anticipated in an organization's strategic planning, crisis management, benchmarking, reverse engineering, and defensive intelligence activities. In doing so, they introduce readers to new techniques, such as "shadow benchmarking" and "factual management analysis." Readable, with useful checklists, forms, reminders, and drawings from real world cases, this book will be essential reading for executives in the public and private sectors, and their colleagues in the academic business community
Incorporating : a guide for small-business owners by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bottom line competitive intelligence by John J McGonagle( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Almost two decades after it emerged as an essential business tool, competitive intelligence is still finding its way. Despite its recognized importance, companies struggle to acquire the kind of intelligence they need and measure its effectiveness and value. This book provides essential tools for selecting the right kind of CI and assessing its contributions to a company's financial performance."--Jacket
Managing the consultant : a corporate guide by John J McGonagle( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arthur Andersen European community sourcebook( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protecting your company against competitive intelligence by John J McGonagle( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As businesses learn more about competitive intelligence (CI) and its use, the ferocity of competition rises to a new level. McGonagle and Vella, specialists in CI and what can be called CI countermeasures, offer corporate executives and executives in public and non-profit organizations a portfolio of CI counter-measures strategies and tactics. Each is designed to meet two important criteria: self-protection against the CI activities of others, and the freedom and mobility needed to maneuver in the marketplace. The result, a so-called "cloaking program," allows an organization to become significantly less visible to competitors by protecting key pieces of competitively sensitive information by the same legal and ethical means others are using to discover it
Improved business planning using competitive intelligence by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burmese cats : everything about acquisition, care, nutrition, behavior, health care, and breeding by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the breed and explains the special care requirements of a Burmese cat
Competitive intelligence rescue by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All organizations needs to stay competitive in their respective fields to ensure success. Competitive intelligence (CI) is an established discipline that focuses on giving businesses and nonprofit organizations the advantage of staying fully informed about what their competitors are doing, are capable of doing, and will likely do. CI is a particularly valuable and powerful tool that supports everything from strategic planning to marketing and new business development to human resources - if it's executed properly. This groundbreaking books uses real-world case studies to expose common CI challenges and present a simple methodology for spotting problems, understanding how to rectify each problem, educating others in order to bring about improvements in a process, and testing and validating that the changes are working. Competitive Intelligence Rescue: Getting It Right provides invaluable insights from Carolyn M. Vella and John J. McGonagle, two of the most prolific authors, recognized experts, and in-demand speakers on the topic of competitive intelligence worldwide. Any manager, executive, or owner of any organization - including medium-sized and large enterprises such as businesses, law firms, hospitals, nonprofits, and universities - as well as anyone inside or outside of a firm who provides competitive intelligence to managers or executives will benefit from reading this book, regardless of previous experience with or knowledge about CI. -- from dust jacket
In the spotlight : a guide to showing pedigreed and household pet cats by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breeding pedigreed cats by Carolyn M Vella( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outsmarting the competition : practical approaches to finding and outsmarting the competition by John J McGonagle( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outsmarting : wie man der Konkurrenz ganz legal in die Karten schaut by John J McGonagle( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Internet age of competitive intelligence
Alternative Names
MacGonagle, John J. 1944-

MacGonagle, John J. jun. 1944-

McGonagle, John J.

Languages
English (118)

German (1)

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The manager's guide to competitive intelligenceHow to use a consultant in your company : a managers' and executives' guideCompetitive intelligence in the computer ageA new archetype for competitive intelligenceBottom line competitive intelligenceProtecting your company against competitive intelligenceImproved business planning using competitive intelligenceBurmese cats : everything about acquisition, care, nutrition, behavior, health care, and breedingBreeding pedigreed cats