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Bob Jack

Author Bob Jack has nearly Forty years of experience in the aerospace, petroleum, nuclear energy, environmental sciences, geological sciences and global engineering and construction management fields where he has served in executive positions in both the industrial and academic communities. Bob Jack possesses a BA degree with high honors in Economics from California State University at Los Angeles, an MBA degree (Strategic Management) from Azusa Pacific University and a Master of Science degree in advanced management from Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School. Aside from this book, Bob has authored three more books-one about his son Chris, titled A Night in Darkness: The Drug-Addicted Child, Living within Yourself, A Journal on Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions on Architect -Engineering Projects. He lives in Harrison, Tennessee.

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION PITFALLS AND SOLUTIONS

Effectively executed A/E contracts ensure overall business success and continuity of the firm. The management of these contracts, therefore, is very important and helps determine the degree of success or failure of the enterprise. Yet most firms do not have a dedicated person assigned to the business process called contract administration. Should they?

If you are an A/E contract administrator or if you are your firm’s go-to person for these critical tasks, join Bob Jack for this 60-minute podcast. Jack packs his 40 years of contract administration experience into this presentation and offers:

  • Pitfalls to avoid and ways to prevent/resolve troublesome noncompliance issues
  • The pre-contract, proposal, and negotiation phases and tips to make these stages more productive
  • Tips to manage risk and unusual terms or conditions
  • Strategies to ensure project performance and make close out meaningful

About Your Presenter:
Bob Jack career includes 24 years with global engineering and construction company Parsons Corporation in Pasadena, CA. Jack holds a BA in Economics from California State University at Los Angeles and earned an MBA from Azusa Pacific University and Masters of Science in Advanced Management from Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School.

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ESOP—REWARD EMPLOYEES, BUILD COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

A PSMJ Podcast with Bob Jack, MBA, MS, author of Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Amid one of the most competitive job markets in history, A/E/C firm leadership are ready to consider any tool that may give them an advantage when it comes to recruitment, retention, and alignment of individual performance with firm performance. As the number of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) has decreased, and the number of employees covered by them has increased, Bob Jack feels that with the right leadership, ESOP can lead to “a special employee ownership culture.”

Author of Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Jack offers insight on how design firms can gain employee commitment, a takeover defense strategy, a plan for succession strategy, and a foundation for a good corporate culture. By attending this podcast, you will learn…

  • What is it like to go from publicly-traded to employee owned?
  • How well does worker enterprise and capitalism motivate employees?
  • Can you gain Millennial commitment through ESOPs?
  • Communicating the rewards of retirement distributions.

About the Presenter:
Bob Jack career includes 24 years with global engineering and construction company Parsons Corporation in Pasadena, CA. Jack holds a BA in Economics from California State University at Los Angeles and earned an MBA from Azusa Pacific University and Masters of Science in Advanced Management from Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School.

BOB JACK BOOKS

DISCOVERING YOUR BOUNDARIES

This book is about the personal paradigms in our lives the powerful underlying concepts and perceptions that shape our future life and how these mold our attitudes toward commitment. The book holds out the promise that these paradigms can be adjusted by personal experiences and work on oneself, including self-examination and the help of outsiders. Finally and ultimately the most important behavior that the book encourages everyone to learn is to live within themselves by discovering their personal boundaries. This means living within their physical, emotional, intellectual, and financial boundaries in order to reach and enjoy contentment. If you are seeking answers to these questions and conditions for living more comfortably, this book is for you! Author Bob Jack has spent over 40 years of executive experience in leadership involving relationships and financial issues.

Discovering your Boundaries: Living within Yourself
Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
ESOP

Board directors, CEOs, and senior management teams constantly search for the competitive edge that will put their firms on top, sustain profits and increase profit potential.

In this book, an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) will be examined as a way to create distinctive competencies, create lasting competitive advantage, sustain profits and increase profit potential for a global engineering company which for the purposes of this book will be named ENGCO. As such, the book will evaluate ESOP as a strategic management resource. ESOPs unique capacity to eliminate or reduce internal weaknesses, create and reinforce internal strengths, protect against external threats and to help the firm capitalize on external opportunities will be discussed and illustrated.

Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan

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Amid one of the most competitive job markets in history, A/E/C firm leadership are ready to consider any tool that may give them an advantage when it comes to recruitment, retention, and alignment of individual performance with firm performance. As the number of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) has decreased, and the number of employees covered by them has increased, Bob Jack feels that with the right leadership, ESOP can lead to “a special employee ownership culture.”

In Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Jack offers insight on how design firms can gain employee commitment, a takeover defense strategy, a plan for succession strategy, and a foundation for a good corporate culture. With this book, you learn…

Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Publisher: URLink Print & Media
Date Published: 2019
Number of Pages: 99
Availability: In-Stock
Format: Paperback
Price: $12.99

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Politicians routinely wield raw political power to push through troubling legislation like the Affordable Care Act, in which the will of the people was ignored to satisfy an extreme minority. National debt skyrocketed, the Islamic State exploded, and in Benghazi, we saw the senseless murders of the U.S. ambassador in Libya and three other Americans all as a result of politics, incompetence, and lies.

This is what life looked like under the presidency of Barack Obama.

Bob Jack, however, isn’t letting him get away with it: He tracks Obama’s actions, policies, and the results of his ill-fated leadership in this detailed assessment of his tenure as the commander in chief. He contends that no political team has ever brought to America a more radical agenda of change, unabashed insensitivity, and glowing errors in judgment than this liberal, progressive, leftist ideological express called the Obama administration.

A View From The Eagle's Nest: When Justice Failed Assessments of the Obama Era

Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions for Architect-Engineering Projects: A Journal

The basic building block of all architect-engineering firms is the client-funded individual project. These firms, of all sizes and complexities, have one thing in common: they all operate under the authority of contracts that must be successfully executed to ensure overall success and continuity of the firm. Without that success, the firm goes out of business. It therefore holds true that the degree to which these contracts are successfully managed determines the degree of success or failure of the enterprise. This journal therefore is dedicated to the business process we refer to as contract administration, or the combined acts of the firm’s staff to ensure that all elements desired by the client are formulated into a relationship that is reduced to writing known as the written contract and then successfully executed by the firm. Whether the company is comprised of one hundred employees or ten thousand, these contracts must be administered for success, within budget and within schedule, and meet the changing dynamics of the project’s requirements over time. Effective contract administration is essentially a sound communications process that guarantees that fundamental information in the contract relationship is disseminated to the project and support personnel who are expected to perform the contract’s requirements. This journal describes those tasks that must be executed to ensure that contract administration is a successful outcome, and that all the players on the company team execute their individual tasks professionally, repetitiously, and successfully.
Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions for Architect-Engineering Projects: A Journal

A Journal: Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions for Architect-Engineering Projects

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Successfully executed contracts ensure overall success and continuity of the firm. The management of these contracts, therefore, is very important and helps determine the degree of success or failure of the enterprise. Yet most firms to not have a dedicated person assigned to the business process of contract administration.

Today, more than ever, these contracts must be administered for success, within budget and within schedule, and meet the changing dynamics of the projects’ requirements over time.

Bob Jack describes those tasks that must be executed to ensure that contract administration is a successful outcome, and that all the players on the company team execute their individual tasks professionally, repetitiously, and successfully.

To hear Bob Jack speak more on the topic of contract administration, please tune into his recent appearance on the PSMJ Podcast below.

A Journal: Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions for Architect-Engineering Projects

Publisher: Author House
Date Published: 2015
Number of Pages: 42
Availability: In-Stock
Format: Paperback
Price: $12.95

A Life In Darkness: The Drug Addicted Child

A Life In Darkness: The Drug Addicted Child

This book focuses on the devastating impact of drugs on our children, seen through the lense of one father’s experiences. It describes the futile and rapid descent of a child into the street environment after repeated cycles of recovery and drug use. There is nothing more devastating to a parent and their family than to watch one of their children or family members fall prey to this illness, and then because of the grip that this disease has on the child, watch the rapid deterioration and eventual mental illness that removes the child from the reach of promise and hope and pushes them into the gates of living hell which awaits all addicts who do not by some miraculous event find a daily reprieve from this disease. The book makes the case that for any real addict that there is no such thing as a permanent cure. The best that can be hoped for according to the author is a daily reprieve from the use of drugs based on a recovery program such as Narcotics Anonymous. If such a daily reprieve is not found by the addict the book makes the assertion that the only outcome of drug addiction is insanity or death. The book also is a story of the death of a child, and provides the author’s experiences, reactions and observations on recovery from what is a nightmare of an experience for any parent. Further, it makes the case that closure from the death of a child should be reached through the hard work of grieving in a healthy way, feeling the pain, reaching out to seek out the help that one needs to obtain closure. The book also encourages all parents who have experienced the death of a child to accept the fact that there is no one single way to grieve. That anything is allowed, and that there are no time limits to the grieving process. And finally the book conveys the idea that time heals, and that there is hope for happiness and even joy once again.

How To Survive In The Corporation

This book furnishes insights on how to survive and thrive in the Corporation. Bob Jack relies on forty years of experience in five major corporations to reveal his personal achievements and times where he fell short in his efforts and uses these examples to inform the reader so as to impart a better knowledge of what to do and what not to do in ones career in the corporate environment. Bob shares his experiences in interesting real life episodes in his career to inform in a lively and instructive way the things the reader must do to be a winner in his or her corporate career.
How To Survive In The Corporation

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Discovering your Boundaries: Living within Yourself

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Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

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A View From The Eagle's Nest: When Justice Failed Assessments of the Obama Era

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Contract Administration Pitfalls and Solutions for Architect-Engineering Projects: A Journal

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A Life In Darkness: The Drug Addicted Child

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How To Survive In The Corporation

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