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Terry L. Cooper The Responsible Administrator. An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role Terry L. Cooper The Responsible Administrator. An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role Новинка

Terry L. Cooper The Responsible Administrator. An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role

Praise for the Fifth Edition of The Responsible Administrator «Cooper's fifth edition is the definitive text for students and practitioners who want to have a successful administrative career. Moral reasoning, as Cooper so adeptly points out, is essential in today's rapidly changing and complex global environment.»—Donald C. Menzel, president, American Society for Public Administration, and professor emeritus, public administration, Northern Illinois University «The Responsible Administrator is at once the most sophisticated and the most practical book available on public sector ethics. It is conceptually clear and jargon-free, which is extraordinary among books on administrative ethics.»—H. George Frederickson, Stone Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, University of Kansas «Remarkably effective in linking the science of what should be done with a prescriptive for how to actually do it, the fifth edition of Cooper's book keeps pace with the dynamic changes in the field, both for those who study it and those who practice it. The information presented in these pages can be found nowhere else, and it is information we cannot ethically afford to ignore.»—Carole L. Jurkiewicz, John W. Dupuy Endowed Professor, and Woman's Hospital Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Management, Louisiana State University, E. J. Ourso College of Business Administration, Public Administration Institute
Charlotte Bronte The Professor Charlotte Bronte The Professor Новинка

Charlotte Bronte The Professor

Charlotte Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. The Professor was published only after Charlotte Brontes death and today it gives us a fascinating insight into the first stirrings of her supreme creative imagination. The book is the story of a young man, William Crimsworth, and is a first-person narrative from his perspective. It describes his maturation, his career as a teacher in Brussels, and his personal relationships. William reveals his attraction to the dominating directress of the girls' school where he teaches, played out in the school's "secret garden".
The Perfect Housekeeper: How to Choose One and Now to Succeed in Being One The Perfect Housekeeper: How to Choose One and Now to Succeed in Being One Новинка

The Perfect Housekeeper: How to Choose One and Now to Succeed in Being One

How do employers see a good housekeeper? What types of behavior do they qualify as laborious, reliable, and diligent? Many of us think that any female could be a housekeeper, as we all have got some experience in housekeeping; but it's not so simple. A great housekeeper is a highly skilled professional who must have numerous qualifications distinguishing a real master from an ordinary cleaner. This book is intended as a smart guide for employers who want to find a reliable housekeeper without wasting much effort, time, and energy. The would-be housekeepers, on the other hand, will find it useful in their efforts to become great specialists with good job opportunities. Such an expert can only reasonably expect to be well-paid, respected, and esteemed.
Шарлотта Бронте The Professor Шарлотта Бронте The Professor Новинка

Шарлотта Бронте The Professor

The Professor is Charlotte Brontës first novel, in which she audaciously inhabits the voice and consciousness of a man, William Crimsworth. Like Jane Eyre he is parentless; like Lucy Snowe in Villette he leaves the certainties of England to forge a life in Brussels. But as a man, William has freedom of action, and as a writer Brontë is correspondingly liberated, exploring the relationship between power and sexual desire.
Arthur Conan Doyle When The World Screamed & The Disintegration Machine Arthur Conan Doyle When The World Screamed & The Disintegration Machine Новинка

Arthur Conan Doyle When The World Screamed & The Disintegration Machine

Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. This book includes two great science fiction stories from the cycle of the Professor Challenger's adventures: "When The World Screamed" and "The Disintegration Machine."
Thomas Simpson D. Financial Markets, Banking, and Monetary Policy Thomas Simpson D. Financial Markets, Banking, and Monetary Policy Новинка

Thomas Simpson D. Financial Markets, Banking, and Monetary Policy

Praise for Financial Markets, Banking, and Monetary Policy “A lucid treatment that takes on board shadow-banking, Dodd-Frank, the zero lower bound, and forward guidance. In short, all the key post-crisis issues.” —Anil Kashyap, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance, University of Chicago “The financial sector is a vital component of the US economic machinery. The Federal Reserve works within this sector to promote its congressional mandates of maximum employment and low inflation. Unfortunately, the contribution of the financial system to the economy’s performance is not well understood. Students of standard college courses on money, banking, and monetary policy often find that the textbooks have not kept pace with the evolution of the financial sector, including the rise of securitized finance and the Federal Reserve’s evolving monetary operations. Tom Simpson’s book represents a huge step forward in this regard. His comprehensive exposition of the essential parts of the financial system and modern explanation of how the Federal Reserve supports the economy gives readers a much better understanding of the US financial system and the Federal Reserve.” —James Glassman, Managing Director and Head Economist for the Commercial Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co. “Financial Markets, Banking, and Monetary Policy by Tom Simpson provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial system, including the markets, institutions, and mechanisms of finance, as well as the role of the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. The economic principles underlying finance are woven through the chapters, and the book includes an insightful introduction into the causes of and responses to the recent financial crisis. Tom Simpson has had a front-row seat on financial developments in recent decades and has written a book that provides an ideal introduction to the financial system and monetary policy.” —Dan Sichel, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College
Barry Cohen H. Explaining Psychological Statistics Barry Cohen H. Explaining Psychological Statistics Новинка

Barry Cohen H. Explaining Psychological Statistics

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Praise for the previous edition of Explaining Psychological Statistics «I teach a master's level, one-semester statistics course, and it is a challenge to find a textbook that is at the right level. Barry Cohen's book is the best one I have found. . . . I like the fact that the chapters have different sections that allow the professor to decide how much depth of coverage to include in his/her course. . . . This is a strong and improved edition of an already good book.» —Karen Caplovitz Barrett, PhD, Professor, and Assistant Department Head of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University «The quality is uniformly good. . . . This is not the first statistics text I have read but it is one of the best.» —Michael Dosch, PhD, MS, CRNA, Associate Professor and Chair, Nurse Anesthesia, University of Detroit Mercy A clear and accessible statistics text— now fully updated and revised Now with a new chapter showing students how to apply the right test in the right way to yield the most accurate and true result, Explaining Psychological Statistics, Fourth Edition offers students an engaging introduction to the field. Presenting the material in a logically flowing, non-intimidating way, this comprehensive text covers both introductory and advanced topics in statistics, from the basic concepts (and limitations) of null hypothesis testing to mixed-design ANOVA and multiple regression. The Fourth Edition covers: Basic statistical procedures Frequency tables, graphs, and distributions Measures of central tendency and variability One- and two-sample hypothesis tests Hypothesis testing Interval estimation and the t distribution
Wilson Hugh Marketing Plans. How to Prepare Them, How to Use Them Wilson Hugh Marketing Plans. How to Prepare Them, How to Use Them Новинка

Wilson Hugh Marketing Plans. How to Prepare Them, How to Use Them

Now in its 7th edition, Marketing Plans is a highly renowned international bestseller. The book has been thoroughly revised, and every chapter has been carefully updated with special attention to the latest developments in marketing. To accomplish this, Professor Malcolm McDonald has been joined in this edition by Professor Hugh Wilson, a leading expert on CRM and multichannel strategy as well as marketing planning. Major changes to this edition include new chapters based on the very latest research on: Planning for integrated marketing communications and digital marketing Developing multichannel strategy Developing the CRM plan Marketing effectiveness and accountability Marketing Plans is designed as a tool and a user-friendly learning, resource. Every point illustrated by powerful practical examples and made actionable through simple, step-by-step templates and exercises. The book is established as essential reading for all serious professional marketers and students of marketing, from undergraduate and postgraduate to professional courses for bodies such as CIM. Above all it provides a practical, hands-on guide to implementing every single concept included in the text. «It is clearly and powerfully written and is probably the best book on the theory and practice of marketing planning ever written. It is a best-seller in Europe and I strongly recommend the book to anyone with an interest in marketing planning.» —Warren J. Keegan, Professor of International Business and Marketing Director, Institute for Global Business Strategy, Pace University, New York «I am extremely impressed by the step lucidity of what is presented.» —Dr D. H. Eaton, North Carolina University «A book reaching the quantities sold of Marketing Plans must be a book that is really used. It is not difficult to see why. Malcolm McDonald writes about what to do in marketing and how to do it. Unlike many academic marketing writers, he will never let you forget that marketing ends with –ing.» —Kenneth Simmonds, Professor of Marketing and International Business, London Business School «Malcolm McDonald is clearly one of the most respected Professors of Marketing in Europe and the author of a number of outstanding books. The fact that Marketing Plans has been such a massive seller offers testimony of this. McDonald writes with clarity and insight that is becoming increasingly rare today. It is powerful, up to date and has proved that it works. I recommend it to you!» —John D. Ryans, Jr, Bridgestone Professor of International and Professor of International Marketing, Kent State University, Ohio
Anthony Saunders Credit Risk Measurement. New Approaches to Value at Risk and Other Paradigms Anthony Saunders Credit Risk Measurement. New Approaches to Value at Risk and Other Paradigms Новинка

Anthony Saunders Credit Risk Measurement. New Approaches to Value at Risk and Other Paradigms

The most cutting-edge read on the pricing, modeling, and management of credit risk available The rise of credit risk measurement and the credit derivatives market started in the early 1990s and has grown ever since. For many professionals, understanding credit risk measurement as a discipline is now more important than ever. Credit Risk Measurement, Second Edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest thinking on credit risk measurement and to provide credit risk professionals with a solid understanding of the alternative approaches to credit risk measurement. This readable guide discusses the latest pricing, modeling, and management techniques available for dealing with credit risk. New chapters highlight the latest generation of credit risk measurement models, including a popular class known as intensity-based models. Credit Risk Measurement, Second Edition also analyzes significant changes in banking regulations that are impacting credit risk measurement at financial institutions. With fresh insights and updated information on the world of credit risk measurement, this book is a must-read reference for all credit risk professionals. Anthony Saunders (New York, NY) is the John M. Schiff Professor of Finance and Chair of the Department of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He holds positions on the Board of Academic Consultants of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as well as the Council of Research Advisors for the Federal National Mortgage Association. He is the editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Journal of Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions. Linda Allen (New York, NY) is Professor of Finance at Baruch College and Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. She also is author of Capital Markets and Institutions: A Global View (Wiley: 0471130494). Over the years, financial professionals around the world have looked to the Wiley Finance series and its wide array of bestselling books for the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financial markets. As the pace of change in financial markets and instruments quickens, Wiley Finance continues to respond. With critically acclaimed books by leading thinkers on value investing, risk management, asset allocation, and many other critical subjects, the Wiley Finance series provides the financial community with information they want. Written to provide professionals and individuals with the most current thinking from the best minds in the industry, it is no wonder that the Wiley Finance series is the first and last stop for financial professionals looking to increase their financial expertise.
Thomas Skovholt M. Becoming a Therapist. On the Path to Mastery Thomas Skovholt M. Becoming a Therapist. On the Path to Mastery Новинка

Thomas Skovholt M. Becoming a Therapist. On the Path to Mastery

Praise for Becoming a Therapist «This resource is filled with practical and personal advice, relevant stories, and examples, and reads more like help from a friend than a typical textbook.» —Roberta L. Nutt, PhD, ABPP, Visiting Professor and Training Director, Counseling Psychology Program, University of Houston «Ah, now this is the book I wish had been available when I entered the field. Tom Skovholt has defined the initial experiences and followed the process through to the culmination of the therapeutic experience in a truly great book. Becoming a Therapist is a major contribution to our field.» —Arthur (Andy) M. Horne, Dean and Distinguished Research Professor, College of Education, The University of Georgia; President-Elect, Society of Counseling Psychology «Becoming a Therapist's informal style is accessible and engaging and yet soundly grounded in evidence and in the wisdom Skovholt has developed through his career-long research on psychotherapists and their development.» —Rodney K. Goodyear, PhD, Professor, School of Education, University of Redlands; Emeritus Professor of Education (Counseling Psychology), University of Southern California Essential guidance for mental health professionals navigating the start of their helping careers Written for those entering a career in the helping professions, Becoming a Therapist: On the Path to Mastery explores the therapeutic career path for new practitioners, painting a vivid portrait of the novice therapist's journey. This practical book guides you in using the helping relationship to improve the lives of others, whether your chosen profession is in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, school counseling, addictions counseling, family therapy, medicine, community counseling, pastoral counseling, or academic advising. Destined to become the resource every new practitioner turns to again and again, Becoming a Therapist prepares you for the reality of what it means to be a beginning therapist, with relevant discussion of: The fifteen indispensable qualities of every mental health professional The unfolding practitioner self Self-care for burnout prevention and resiliency development The importance of culturally competent practice to practitioner expertise Practice, research/theory, and personal life: the practitioner's learning triangle The significance of peer relationships in the novice experience Steeped in author Thomas Skovholt's years of experience, Becoming a Therapist thoroughly and clearly illustrates the excitement, intensity, anxiety—and, ultimately, the satisfaction—you can expect as a helping professional.
Dickens C. Christmas Stories: The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain Dickens C. Christmas Stories: The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain Новинка

Dickens C. Christmas Stories: The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain

The Haunted Man is the fifth and last of Dickens's Christmas novellas. The tale centers on a Professor Redlaw and those close to him. Redlaw often broods over wrongs done him and grief from his past. He is haunted by a spirit, who is not so much a ghost as Redlaw's phantom twin and is "an awful likeness of himself, with his features, and his bright eyes, and his grizzled hair, and dressed in the gloomy shadow of his dress."
Jeffrey Miles A. Management and Organization Theory. A Jossey-Bass Reader Jeffrey Miles A. Management and Organization Theory. A Jossey-Bass Reader Новинка

Jeffrey Miles A. Management and Organization Theory. A Jossey-Bass Reader

Management and Organization Theory offers a summary and analysis of the 40 most popular, researched, and applied management and organization theories. This important resource includes key instruments used to measure variables in each theory and examines pertinent questions about the theory: strengths and weaknesses, practical applications, and the seminal articles published on each theory. «This is a remarkable book. Jeffrey Miles clearly explains and synthesizes 40 major theories of management and organization in an easily accessible and engaging style. Well researched, comprehensive in its coverage, thorough, balanced, and fair in its analyses of theories, the book is destined to be a major authoritative reference in the field. It is one of the most readable, informative, and useful books I have read. I strongly recommend it.» —Shaker A. Zahra, department chair, Robert E. Buuck Chair, and professor, Strategic Management and Organizations Department, University of Minnesota «This book provides a terrific advantage to any student or manager seeking to grasp the fundamental concepts that explain organizations and the behavior of people within them.»—Richard L. Daft, author, The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide to Building Inner Excellence; and the Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Professor of Management, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University «An easy-to-read summary of some of the most critical theories in the field of management—theories that have implications not just for scholars, but for practicing managers as well.» —Jay Barney, professor of management and human resources, and Chase Chair for Excellence in Corporate Strategy, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Leithwood Kenneth Linking Leadership to Student Learning Leithwood Kenneth Linking Leadership to Student Learning Новинка

Leithwood Kenneth Linking Leadership to Student Learning

Linking Leadership to Student Learning Linking Leadership to Student Learning clearly shows how school leadership improves student achievement. The book is based on an ambitious five-year study on educational leadership that was sponsored by The Wallace Foundation. The authors studied 43 districts, across 9 states and 180 elementary, middle, and secondary schools. In this book, Kenneth Leithwood, Karen Seashore Louis, and their colleagues report on what they found. They examined leadership at each organizational level in the school system—classroom, school, district, community, and state. Their comprehensive approach to investigating school leadership offers a balanced understanding of how the structures within which leaders operate shape what they do. The results within will have significant implications for future policy and practice. Praise for Linking Leadership to Student Learning «Kenneth Leithwood and Karen Seashore Louis offer a seminal new contribution to the leadership field. They provide a rich and authoritative evidence base that demonstrates clearly just why school leadership is so important and how it promotes successful student learning.»—Pamela Sammons, Ph.D., Professor of Education, Department of Education, University of Oxford, Oxford «This ambitious, groundbreaking, and thought provoking treatment of the link between school leadership and student learning is a testament to the outstanding work of these exemplary scholars. This is a 'must read' for academics and practitioners alike.»—Martha McCarthy, President's Professor, Loyola Marymount University, and Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Indiana University «The question is no longer whether school and district leader's impact student learning, but rather how they do it. The authors provide a convincing answer, one that recognizes the crucial interaction between leader and locality.»—Daniel L. Duke, Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Virginia
Bram Stoker Dracula Bram Stoker Dracula Новинка

Bram Stoker Dracula

Dracula (a Gothic horror novel, first published in 1897) tells the story of the vampire Count Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.
Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 1 Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 1 Новинка

Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 1

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Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 4 Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 4 Новинка

Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 4

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Professor Caers Jef Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences Professor Caers Jef Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences Новинка

Professor Caers Jef Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences

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Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences highlights the various issues, techniques and practical modeling tools available for modeling the uncertainty of complex Earth systems and the impact that it has on practical situations. The aim of the book is to provide an introductory overview which covers a broad range of tried-and-tested tools. Descriptions of concepts, philosophies, challenges, methodologies and workflows give the reader an understanding of the best way to make decisions under uncertainty for Earth Science problems. The book covers key issues such as: Spatial and time aspect; large complexity and dimensionality; computation power; costs of 'engineering' the Earth; uncertainty in the modeling and decision process. Focusing on reliable and practical methods this book provides an invaluable primer for the complex area of decision making with uncertainty in the Earth Sciences.
Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 3 Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 3 Новинка

Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 3

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Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 2 Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 2 Новинка

Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 2

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Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 5 Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 5 Новинка

Hugh Blair Sermons. Vol. 5

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Meerabeau Liz Long-Term Conditions. Nursing Care and Management Meerabeau Liz Long-Term Conditions. Nursing Care and Management Новинка

Meerabeau Liz Long-Term Conditions. Nursing Care and Management

This book is a very welcome tool, which will enable health professionals to understand the complexity, challenge and rewards of proactively managing long-term conditions. Putting this knowledge into skilled practice, in partnership with patients, will transform the lives of many individuals and their families, and thus fulfil the fundamental purpose of nursing. —From the Foreword by Professor Rosemary Cook CBE, Director, the Queen’s Nursing Institute and Visiting Professor of Enterprise, University of Northumbria Long-Term Conditions is a comprehensive, practical guide for nurses and healthcare professionals on the care and management of people with chronic illness. It explores case management, individual care and management, the role of the ‘expert patient’, quality-of-life issues, counselling skills, self-management, and optimum self-care. Long-Term Conditions discusses the three main long-term conditions currently resulting in most hospital admissions: diabetes, respiratory, and coronary heart disease, with a focus on empowering the patient to self-manage. Key Features: A comprehensive guide to the care and management of long-term conditions Focuses on the management of the conditions from the patients’ perspective Practical and accessible in style
R. Lefebvre Craig Social Marketing and Social Change. Strategies and Tools For Improving Health, Well-Being, and the Environment R. Lefebvre Craig Social Marketing and Social Change. Strategies and Tools For Improving Health, Well-Being, and the Environment Новинка

R. Lefebvre Craig Social Marketing and Social Change. Strategies and Tools For Improving Health, Well-Being, and the Environment

How can we facilitate more effective, efficient, equitable and sustainable solutions to the problems that confound our communities and world? Social marketing guru R. Craig LeFebvre weaves together multi-level theories of change, research and case studies to explain and illustrate the development of social marketing to address some of society’s most vexing problems. The result is a people-centered approach that relies on insight and empathy as much as on data for the inspiration, design and management of programs that strive for changes for good. This text is ideal for students and professionals in health, nonprofit, business, social services, and other areas. “This is it – the comprehensive, brainy road map for tackling wicked social problems. It’s all right here: how to create and innovate, build and implement, manage and measure, scale up and sustain programs that go well beyond influencing individual behaviors, all the way to broad social change in a world that needs the help.”—Bill Novelli, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, former CEO, AARP and founder, Porter Novelli and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids “I’m unaware of a more substantive treatise on social marketing and social change. Theoretically based; pedagogically focused; transdisciplinary; innovative; and action oriented: this book is right for our time, our purpose, and our future thinking and action.”—Robert Gold, MS, PhD, Professor of Public Health and Former Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park “This book – like its author – is innovative and forward-looking, yet also well-grounded in the full range of important social marketing fundamentals.”—Edward Maibach, MPH, PhD, University Professor and Director, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University
The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Новинка

The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" documents the earliest cases of the greatest fictional detective of all time, while "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" brings us to what Doyle intended to be Holmes' last appearance, in "The Adventure of the Final Problem", as he plunges into the depths of the Reichenbach Falls with his archenemy. Professor Moriarty.
Gail Fairhurst T. The Power of Framing. Creating the Language of Leadership Gail Fairhurst T. The Power of Framing. Creating the Language of Leadership Новинка

Gail Fairhurst T. The Power of Framing. Creating the Language of Leadership

Praise for The Power of Framing «The primary work of leadership involves managing meaning through framing. Fairhurst shows that the way leaders use language to frame people, situations, and events has important consequences for the way individuals make sense of the world and their actions. The Power of Framing is an accessible and inspirational read for leaders who want to shape their organizations in ethically responsible ways.» —J. KEVIN BARGE, professor, Texas A&M University «An ideal book for MBA students and business professionals who are interested in specific tools for constructing leadership in their professional worlds. By focusing on the language toolbox of leadership, the book empowers anyone to construct leadership through talk and interaction.» —JOLANTA ARITZ, associate professor, Center for Management Communication, USC Marshall School of Business «Building on her earlier acclaimed work, and written in a highly accessible style, Fairhurst's thoughtful study provides us with a practical and highly relevant analysis of the power of framing language from a leadership perspective. This is a must-have book.» —DAVID GRANT, professor of organizational studies, University of Sydney «Communication is the most important element of leadership, and framing of the subject and situation is one of the most powerful tools available to leaders. Gail Fairhurst has created the handbook to help leaders do this right. A must-read for anyone in a leadership capacity.» —RICH KILEY, venture capitalist, and retired Procter & Gamble marketing and HR executive «To be an effective global manager, there is nothing more critical than understanding how to frame an issue so that you are effectively communicating and motivating in a culturally sensitive manner. This book will tune you into these issues and show you how to make certain your communication is properly interpreted by your audience.» —OLGA JACOB, general sales manager (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg), American Airlines
Y. P. Pivovarof, A. A. Al Sabounchi Hygiene and ecology Y. P. Pivovarof, A. A. Al Sabounchi Hygiene and ecology Новинка

Y. P. Pivovarof, A. A. Al Sabounchi Hygiene and ecology

Hygiene and preventive medicine. The branch of medical science concerned with the prevention of disease and with promotion of physical and mental health, through study of the etiology and epidemiology of disease processes. The learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases. Environmental medicine is a multidisciplinary field involving medicine, environmental science, is concerned with the interaction between mankind and the environment, is overlapping with environmental pathology. I am sure that this book needed to our students from Asia, Africa and Latin America to better understand the basic tasks that stand in front of Preventive Medicine and the ways of solving the ecological and hygienic problems, to improve the health of the populations in their countries. Professor A1 Sabounchi A.A.
Maigret and the Old People Maigret and the Old People Новинка

Maigret and the Old People

Maigret is called to the home of Armand de Saint-Hilaire, a highly respected diplomat who has been found by his housekeeper, shot dead in his study. Maigret is urged to be discrete in his investigation, but after interviewing everyone concerned, the inspector is at a loss to the identity of the perpetrator—until he comes across a series of letters spanning decades between the victim and a widowed woman. As Maigret uncovers the details behind the pair’s relationship, he gets closer to discovering the tragic truth behind the official’s demise.With the pressure mounting, the inspector must navigate class divides and his own position in society to uncover the killer. Maigret and the Old People is an absorbing mystery and a thoughtful examination of the different worlds money creates.
Peter Koulizos The Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs. A Guide for Investors and Home Buyers Peter Koulizos The Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs. A Guide for Investors and Home Buyers Новинка

Peter Koulizos The Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs. A Guide for Investors and Home Buyers

The Property Professor’s Top Australian Suburbs is a handy guide for first time investors and homebuyers. 'Property Professor' Peter Koulizos takes readers through 107 Australian suburbs that offer the best return on investment. The book provides detailed statistical data in the suburb profile including information on demographic, average incomes and what plans local and federal government has for improving the area over the next 20 years. Focuses on suburbs that are currently undervalued Lists which streets within the suburbs will help investors and buyers reap the largest rewards Features the top 20 suburbs from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Queensland, the top 2 suburbs in Canberra and Darwin and the top 3 suburbs in Hobart Easy to use portable format with side tabs
Reto Francioni Equity Markets in Action. The Fundamentals of Liquidity, Market Structure & Trading + CD Reto Francioni Equity Markets in Action. The Fundamentals of Liquidity, Market Structure & Trading + CD Новинка

Reto Francioni Equity Markets in Action. The Fundamentals of Liquidity, Market Structure & Trading + CD

An in-depth look at the nature of market making and exchanges From theory to practicalities, this is a comprehensive, up-to-date handbook and reference on how markets work and the nuances of trading. It includes a CD with an interactive trading simulation. Robert A. Schwartz, PhD (New York, NY), is Marvin M. Speiser Professor of Finance and University Distinguished Professor in the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY. Reto Francioni, PhD (Zurich, Switzerland), is President and Chairman of the Board of SWX, the Swiss Stock Exchange, and former co-CEO of Consors Discount Broker AG, Nuremberg.
Tim Weithers Foreign Exchange. A Practical Guide to the FX Markets Tim Weithers Foreign Exchange. A Practical Guide to the FX Markets Новинка

Tim Weithers Foreign Exchange. A Practical Guide to the FX Markets

Praise for Foreign Exchange «Tim Weithers starts by telling the reader that foreign exchange is not difficult, just confusing, but Foreign Exchange: A Practical Guide to the FX Markets proves that money is much more exciting than anything it buys. This useful book is a whirlwind tour of the world's largest market, and the tour guide is an expert storyteller, inserting numerous fascinating insights and quirky facts throughout the book.» -John R. Taylor, Chairman, CEO and CIO, FX Concepts «The book reflects the author's doctorate from the University of Chicago, several years' experience as an economics professor, and, most recently, a very successful decade as an executive at a huge international bank. These fundamental ingredients are seasoned with bits of wisdom and experience. What results is a very tasty intellectual stew.» -Professor Jack Clark Francis, PhD, Professor of Economics and Finance, Bernard Baruch College «In this book, Tim Weithers clearly explains a very complicated subject. Foreign Exchange is full of jargon and conventions that make it very hard for non-professionals to gain a good understanding. Weither's book is a must for any student or professional who wants to learn the secrets of FX.» -Niels O. Nygaard, Director of Financial Mathematics, The University of Chicago «An excellent text for students and practitioners who want to become acquainted with the arcane world of the foreign exchange market.» -David DeRosa, PhD, founder, DeRosa Research and Trading, Inc., and Adjunct Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management «Tim Weithers provides a superb introduction to the arcana of foreign exchange markets. While primarily intended for practitioners, the book would be a valuable introduction for students with some knowledge of economics. The text is exceptionally clear with numeric examples and exercises that reinforce concepts. Frequent references are made to the economic theory behind the trading practices.» -John F. O'Connell, Professor of Economics, College of the Holy Cross
Arthur Conan Doyle The Maracot Deep Arthur Conan Doyle The Maracot Deep Новинка

Arthur Conan Doyle The Maracot Deep

Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "The Maracot Deep" is an amazing fantasy-fiction novel about Professor Maracot and his team of explorers discovering a sunken city of Atlantis. There, scientists are trying to study the culture and life of the inhabitants of the depths, incidentally encountering unimaginable dangers.
Dufour Frederic Damage Mechanics of Cementitious Materials and Structures Dufour Frederic Damage Mechanics of Cementitious Materials and Structures Новинка

Dufour Frederic Damage Mechanics of Cementitious Materials and Structures

The book, prepared in honor of the retirement of Professor J. Mazars, provides a wide overview of continuum damage modeling applied to cementitious materials. It starts from micro-nanoscale analyses, then follows on to continuum approaches and computational issues. The final part of the book presents industry-based case studies. The contents emphasize multiscale and coupled approaches toward the serviceability and the safety of concrete structures.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Новинка

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

The classic underwater adventure available in Puffin Classics.A mission to rid the seas of a monstrous creature becomes a terrifying nightmare when Professor Aronnax, Conseil and Ned Land are thrown overboard. The huge marine animal which has haunted the water is no living beast, but a spectacular man-made vessel, and the three men find themselves the helpless prisoners of Captain Nemo. Resigned to their fate, they begin a miraculous journey on the submarine ship which can travel through waters never before explored. For the Professor, at least, this voyage is one he would not have missed for the world.
Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist Новинка

Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins - author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, and The God Delusion - is one of science's greatest communicators. This anthology of more than forty pieces is a kaleidoscopic argument for the power and the glory of science.Breathtaking, brilliant and passionate, these essays, journalism, lectures and letters make an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific discovery and its power to stir the imagination; for the practical necessity of scientific endeavour to society; and for the importance of the scientific way of thinking – particularly in today's post-truth world.With an introduction and new commentary by the author, subjects range from evolution and Darwinian natural selection to the role of scientist as prophet, whether science is itself a religion, the probability of alien life in other worlds, and the beauties, cruelties and oddities of earthly life in this one. Alongside the explications, the celebrations and the controversies are wonderfully funny ventures into satire and parody, and moving personal reflections in memory and honour of others.Science in the Soul is a sparkling showcase for Professor Dawkins' rapier wit, the clarity, precision and vigour he brings to an argument, the beauty of his prose, the depth of his feeling and his capacity for joy.
Aaron Brown Fischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of Finance Aaron Brown Fischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of Finance Новинка

Aaron Brown Fischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of Finance

Praise for FISCHER BLACK AND THE REVOLUTIONARY IDEA OF FINANCE «The story of Fischer Black. . . . is remarkable both because of the creativity of the man and because of the revolution he brought to Wall Street. . . . Mehrling's book is fascinating.» —FINANCIAL TIMES «A fascinating history of things we take for granted in our everyday financial lives.» —THE NEW YORK TIMES «Mehrling's book is essential reading for anyone interested in the development of modern finance or the life of an idiosyncratic creative genius.» —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY «Fischer Black was more than a vital force in the development of finance theory. He was also a character. Perry Mehrling has captured both sides of the picture: the evolution of thinking about the pricing of risk and time, as well as the thinkers, especially this fascinating eccentric, who worked it out.» —ROBERT M. SOLOW, Nobel laureate and Institute Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology «Although I worked closely with Fischer for nine years at Goldman Sachs and clearly recognized both his genius and the breadth and originality of his ideas, until I read this book, I had only the vaguest grasp of the source of his inspiration and no understanding at all of the source of his many idiosyncrasies.» —BOB LITTERMAN, Partner, Kepos Capital «Perry Mehrling has done a remarkable job of tracing the intellectual and personal development of one of the most original and complex thinkers of our generation. Fischer Black deserved it: a charming and brilliant book about a charming and brilliant man.» —ROBERT E. LUCAS JR., Nobel laureate and Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago
The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Arthur Dunkel The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Arthur Dunkel Новинка

The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Arthur Dunkel

Greatly admired by the world community of policymakers and scholars of international trade, Arthur Dunkel is credited with having saved the Uruguay Round from failure. This volume - whose authors include the most distinguished trade policymakers and eminent academics from international economics and law - is a testimony to Dunkel's enormous standing in the trade community. The volume contains many accounts, by prominent players in the Uruguay Round negotiation, of what happened behind the scenes. These include Rubens Ricupero, now head of UNCTAD, on the developing countries' evolving positions; Indian Ambassador Zutshi on how the agreement on intellectual property protection was reached; and Secretary Clayton Yeutter on the negotiations in agriculture. Also of great interest are the authoritative analyses by major figures of new issues beyond the Uruguay Round. Sir Leon Brittan offers an analysis of the need to include competition policy in the WTO; Paul Volcker writes on the need to strengthen multilateralism in the rush to regionalism; Helmut Mauscher, chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, on international business issues posed by accelerating globalization. The academic contributors bring scholarly viewpoints to bear on these new issues. Among them are Hon Jackson's analysis of sovereignty questions; Robert Hudec's of the evolution of the dispute settlement system under the GATT and current problems facing the WTO; Jagdish Bhagwati's of the issues raised by the interface between human rights and trade; and the trenchant critique of regionalism by Arvind Panagariya and T. N. Srinivasan. Jagdish Bhagwati is Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science, Columbia University. Mathias Hirsch is Arthur Dunkel's personal assistant.
Constitution of the United States of America with the Declaration of Independence Constitution of the United States of America with the Declaration of Independence Новинка

Constitution of the United States of America with the Declaration of Independence

Elegantly designed, this book puts the documents of Americas heritage in the palm of your hand. This portable, pocket-sized volume includes the full text of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States of America and the 27 amendments to the Constitution. It also contains the Articles of Confederation, a chronology of the adoption and ratification of all these documents, an index to the Constitution and the amendments, and an introduction by Professor R.R. Bernstein. One of Barnes & Nobles Leatherbound Collectible Editions, this book features a durable, bonded-leather binding and distinctive gilt edging.
Notebook The Professor Notebook The Professor Новинка

Notebook The Professor

Keep a track of your adventures and experiences when On the Road with this handy journal, based on the original Penguin Classic cover of Jack Kerouac's Beat masterpiece.From iconic original covers to the latest award-winning designs. The Penguin Collection offers the perfect introduction to the word of Penguin Books.
Артур Конан Дойл The Lost World Артур Конан Дойл The Lost World Новинка

Артур Конан Дойл The Lost World

Irish athletic reporter Malone narrates tale of bold squat quarrelsome Professor Challenger seeking remote Amazonian plateau where “the ordinary laws of Nature are suspended” with prehistoric creatures and ape-men. Other armed British whites are spare skeptic Professor Summerlee, and ginger dead-shot Lord John, supported by colored bearers.
All-New X-Men: Volume 1: Yesterday's X-Men All-New X-Men: Volume 1: Yesterday's X-Men Новинка

All-New X-Men: Volume 1: Yesterday's X-Men

It's a blast from the X-Men's past! Professor X's original five students - Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast - are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find - the state of their future selves, and the state of Xavier's dream - is far from the future they dreamed of. How will these young, idealistic heroes react when faced with the crushing knowledge of what their future holds? And how will the embittered X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward? When the original team comes face to face with their counterparts, it isn't a peaceful meeting - and one of the X-Men will be forever changed. Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen blaze a new trail for the X-Men!
Trimble Michael R. Biological Psychiatry Trimble Michael R. Biological Psychiatry Новинка

Trimble Michael R. Biological Psychiatry

Biological psychiatry has dominated psychiatric thinking for the past 40 years, but the knowledge base of the discipline has increased substantially more recently, particularly with advances in genetics and neuroimaging. The third edition of Biological Psychiatry has been thoroughly updated taking into account these developments. As in the earlier editions of the book, there are comprehensive reviews and explanations of the latest advances in neurochemistry, neuroanatomy, genetics and brain imaging— descriptions not only of methodologies but also of the application of these in clinical settings. It is within this context that there is a considerable emphasis in the book on brain–behaviour relationships both within and without the clinical setting. This edition has been enhanced by the inclusion of new chapters, one on anxiety and another on motivation and the addictions. The chapter that relates to treatments has been extended to include the latest information on brain stimulation techniques. The overall book is well illustrated in order to help with an understanding of the text. For the third edition, Professor Michael Trimble has been joined by Professor Mark George as co-author. These are two of the world's leading biological psychiatrists who both have considerable clinical as well as research experience which they have brought to the book. Unlike multiauthored texts, it has a continuity running through it which aids understanding and prevents repetition. This book is strongly recommended for all practising psychiatrists and trainees wishing for an up-to-date, authoritative, easy to digest and acessible review of the latest advances and conceptualizations in the field. It will also appeal to neurologists interested in neuropsychiatry and biological psychiatry or the psychiatric aspects of neurological disorders, as well as other practising clinicians (psychologists, social workers, nurses) in the mental health field.
Sean Carr D. The Panic of 1907. Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm Sean Carr D. The Panic of 1907. Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm Новинка

Sean Carr D. The Panic of 1907. Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm

"Before reading The Panic of 1907, the year 1907 seemed like a long time ago and a different world. The authors, however, bring this story alive in a fast-moving book, and the reader sees how events of that time are very relevant for today's financial world. In spite of all of our advances, including a stronger monetary system and modern tools for managing risk, Bruner and Carr help us understand that we are not immune to a future crisis." —Dwight B. Crane, Baker Foundation Professor, Harvard Business School «Bruner and Carr provide a thorough, masterly, and highly readable account of the 1907 crisis and its management by the great private banker J. P. Morgan. Congress heeded the lessons of 1907, launching the Federal Reserve System in 1913 to prevent banking panics and foster financial stability. We still have financial problems. But because of 1907 and Morgan, a century later we have a respected central bank as well as greater confidence in our money and our banks than our great-grandparents had in theirs.» —Richard Sylla, Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, and Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University «A fascinating portrayal of the events and personalities of the crisis and panic of 1907. Lessons learned and parallels to the present have great relevance. Crises and panics are as much a part of our future as our past.» —John Strangfeld, Vice Chairman, Prudential Financial «Who would have thought that a hundred years after the Panic of 1907 so much remained to be written about it? Bruner and Carr break significant new ground because they are willing to do the heavy lifting of combing through massive archival material to identify and weave together important facts. Their book will be of interest not only to banking theorists and financial historians, but also to business school and economics students, for its rare ability to teach so clearly why and how a panic unfolds.» —Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business
Susan Robison The Peak Performing Professor. A Practical Guide to Productivity and Happiness Susan Robison The Peak Performing Professor. A Practical Guide to Productivity and Happiness Новинка

Susan Robison The Peak Performing Professor. A Practical Guide to Productivity and Happiness

Drawing on research from the fields of neuroscience, faculty development, work productivity, positive psychology, and resilience, The Peak Performing Professor is filled with techniques, strategies, and practical tools for managing the complexities of academic life while maximizing professional potential. This much-needed resource reveals the four skill sets (PACE) that enhance peak performance and shows faculty step-by-step how to: Power their work and lives with purpose and meaning. Align all of their activities with that purpose. Connect with mutually helpful colleagues and intimates. Energize themselves to thrive in this interesting and engaging career. To help develop these essential skills, the book contains exercises that can help faculty hone their abilities to anchor their work, roles, and use of time in their most deeply held values; to integrate their personal and professional lives into a seamless whole; to experience more work-life balance; and, ultimately, to create a legacy of a life well-lived. Administrators will also find the book a useful tool for guiding their faculty to produce, stay engaged, and experience job satisfaction. «The first time I saw Susan present her Pyramid of Power model, I knew I needed to learn more. This book provides both the ideas and the practical advice that can help faculty and faculty developers make our lives more effective and more livable.» —L. Dee Fink, author of Creating Significant Learning Experiences «An amazing book—essential reading for every faculty member. The integration of sound scholarship and practical advice is extraordinary. This book will power faculty workshops and faculty lives!» —Barbara Walvoord, professor emerita, University of Notre Dame; author of Effective Grading
Forrester Paul Essential Guide to Operations Management. Concepts and Case Notes Forrester Paul Essential Guide to Operations Management. Concepts and Case Notes Новинка

Forrester Paul Essential Guide to Operations Management. Concepts and Case Notes

This book is a novel treatment of Operations Management. It takes a fresh insight to this increasingly important topic, exploring fundamental principles equally applicable to service and manufacturing situations. The book adapts a strategic stance by providing a framework for effective decision making and is aimed at practising managers who need to design working processes, manage change and make decisions within a strategic framework. The framework and supporting case vignettes allow the practitioner to grasp essential concepts quickly in a range of different operational contexts. «Bamford and Forrester have done an excellent job in creating a concise, salient, and appealing approach – they have captured the essential elements of designing processes, products and work organizations; exploring approaches to operations planning and control; managing change through effective project management and technology transfer; and then managing quality and improvement strategies». —Professor Rob Handfield, Professor of Supply Chain Management, North Carolina State University, USA «This is an excellent concise text that introduces students to all of the key areas – it's an invaluable aid for students in understanding all of the major aspects of operations and their importance to the success of businesses». —Professor Steve Brown, Professor of Management, University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, UK «For today's or tomorrow's business leaders this text has well structured invaluable content ready for immediate adoption. Follow the guide, put it into practice, and the rewards will follow». —Mr Vernon Barker, Managing Director, First TransPennine Express, First Group Plc, UK «This book combines technical theory 'book smarts' with real life experience 'street smarts' in a flowing read». —Mr Stephen Oliver, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Vicor Corporation, Boston, USA
Howard Phillips Lovecraft At the Mountains of Madness Howard Phillips Lovecraft At the Mountains of Madness Новинка

Howard Phillips Lovecraft At the Mountains of Madness

On an expedition to Antarctica, Professor William Dyer and his colleagues discover the remains of ancient half-vegetable, half-animal life-forms. The extremely early date in the geological strata is surprising because of the highly-evolved features found in these previously unknown life-forms. Through a series of dark revelations, violent episodes, and misunderstandings, the group learns of Earth’s secret history and legacy. At the Mountains of Madness is a very good introduction to Lovecraft’s mythology of the Old Ones and the glories and horrors that preceded humankind and that still linger in places. It is a good novella on it’s own, and helpful to understanding events and creatures in his other works. This new edition of Lovecraft’s masterpiece includes two essays “Notes On Writing Weird Fiction” and “Supernatural Horror in Literature”.
Austin James E. Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations. New Thinking and Practice Austin James E. Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations. New Thinking and Practice Новинка

Austin James E. Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations. New Thinking and Practice

Collaboration between nonprofits and businesses is a necessary component of strategy and operations. Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations: New Thinking & Practice provides breakthrough thinking about how to conceptualize and realize collaborative value. With over a hundred case examples from around the globe and hundreds of literature references, the book reveals how collaboration between businesses and nonprofit organizations can most effectively co-create significant economic, social, and environmental value for society, organizations, and individuals. This essential resource features the ground-breaking Collaborative Value Creation framework that can be used for analyzing the sources, forms, and processes of value creation in partnerships between businesses and nonprofits. The book is a step-by-step guide for business managers and non-profit practitioners for achieving successful cross-sector partnerships. It examines the key dimensions of the Collaborative Mindset that shape each partner's collaborative efforts. It analyzes the drivers of partnership evolution along the Collaboration Continuum, and sets forth the key pathways in the Collaboration Process Value Chain. The book concludes by offering Twelve Smart Practices of Collaborative Value Creation for the design and management of cross sector partnerships. The book will empower organizations to strategically increase the potential for value creation both for the partners and society. Praise for Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations: New Thinking & Practice! «This is a playbook for enabling business and nonprofits to co-create shared value. These new types of collaborations about creating value, rather than the tense standoffs of the past, are part of the way we will create actual solutions to society's challenges.» Michael J. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School «Co-creating value is a powerful concept Jim Austin and May Seitanidi are sharing with us that will bring business and non-profit leaders to a new level of understanding and performance. This new book is the indispensable guidebook for leaders of the future.» Frances Hesselbein, Founding President and CEO of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, Former CEO of the Girl Scouts of America, and Holder of Presidential Medal of Freedom «I love the book! While it focuses on „cross sector“ collaboration, it should be read by every executive in the „for-profit“ sector. Business is about how to collaborate with stakeholders to create value. This book tells you how to do it. Bravo!» R. Edward Freeman, University Professor and Olsson Professor The Darden School University of Virginia «Finally a book that demystifies what is probably the single most indispensable strategy for advancing social change: cross sector collaboration that creates genuine, measurable value for all. The book is an original and valuable resource for both the nonprofit and business sectors, providing a promising new roadmap that shows how to go beyond fighting for one's share of the pie, to collaboration that actually makes the pie grow.» Billy Shore, Founder and CEO of Share Our Strength and Chairman of Community Wealth Ventures «Professors Austin and Seitanidi provide essential guidance for managers determining how to produce benefits for their organizations and high impact for society. This is an informed, thoughtful, and practical analysis.» Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School and author of SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth and Social Good
Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World Новинка

Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World

The plot of the novel The Lost World (1912) describes an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin where prehistoric animals still survive, led by a charismatic leading character Professor Challenger. The novel also describes a war between indigenous people and a vicious tribe of ape-like creatures.
Paul R. Lawrence Driven to Lead. Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership Paul R. Lawrence Driven to Lead. Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership Новинка

Paul R. Lawrence Driven to Lead. Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership

Praise for Driven to Lead «A powerful scientific framework, grounded in evolutionary biology, that helps us think about leadership successes and failures throughout history and how we might address humanity's need for better leadership going forward.» —Nitin Nohria, Dean, Harvard Business School «Brilliant insights—straightforward, easy to comprehend, and extremely useful to anyone in business. I predict the four-drives model will replace Maslow's hierarchy of needs as the accepted way of describing human behavior.» —David N. Burt, chairman emeritus, Supply Chain Management Institute, University of San Diego «Paul Lawrence is back! Driven to Lead is the most comprehensive general theory of leadership ever created. By digging deeply into Darwin, Lawrence offers a practical guide for authentic leaders to excel in today's challenging world.» —Bill George, professor of management practice, Harvard Business School, and former chair and CEO, Medtronic «If Darwin had written a book about leadership in the twenty-first century, this would be it.» —Ranjay Gulati, Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School «It's the E = mc2 of human behavior.» —Malcolm DeLeo, Vice President of Innovation, Daymon Worldwide «This book presents a rigorous and novel theory on how evolution and the human brain can produce effective and ineffective leadership. The writing is clear. It is accessible to practitioners as well as to researchers.» —Chris Argyris, professor emeritus, Harvard Business School
Taylor Edward W. The Handbook of Transformative Learning. Theory, Research, and Practice Taylor Edward W. The Handbook of Transformative Learning. Theory, Research, and Practice Новинка

Taylor Edward W. The Handbook of Transformative Learning. Theory, Research, and Practice

The Handbook of Transformative Learning The leading resource for the field, this handbook provides a comprehensive and critical review of more than three decades of theory development, research, and practice in transformative learning. The starting place for understanding and fostering transformative learning, as well as diving deeper, the volume distinguishes transformative learning from other forms of learning, explores future perspectives, and is designed for scholars, students, and practitioners. Praise for The Handbook of Transformative Learning «This book will be of inestimable value to students and scholars of learning irrespective of whether or not their emphasis is on transformative learning. It should find its way to the reference bookshelves of every academic library focusing on education, teaching, learning, or the care professions.» —Peter Jarvis, professor of continuing education, University of Surrey «Can there be a coherent theory of transformative learning? Perhaps. This handbook goes a long way to answering this question by offering a kaleidoscope of perspectives, including non-Western, that consider the meaning and practice of transformativelearning.» —Shauna Butterwick, associate professor, University of British Columbia «This handbook will be valuable and accessible to both scholars and practitioners who are new to the study of adult education and transformative learning and to more seasoned scholars who seek a sophisticated analysis of the state of transformative learning thirty years after Mezirow first shared his version of a then-fledgling theory of adult learning.» —Jovita Ross-Gordon, professor and program coordinator, MA in Adult Education, Texas State University
Subsea Pipelines and Risers Subsea Pipelines and Risers Новинка

Subsea Pipelines and Risers

Marine pipelines for the transportation of oil and gas have become a safe and reliable way to exploit the valuable resources below the world's seas and oceans. The design of these pipelines is a relatively new technology and continues to evolve in its quest to reduce costs and minimise the effect on the environment. With over 25years experience, Professor Yong Bai has been able to assimilate the essence of the applied mechanics aspects of offshore pipeline system design in a form of value to students and designers alike. It represents an excellent source of up to date practices and knowledge to help equip those who wish to be part of the exciting future of this industry.
The Hobbit The Hobbit Новинка

The Hobbit

The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves, in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and his skill as a burglar. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug the Magnificent, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of the Five Armies are some of the adventures that befall Bilbo. But there are' lighter moments as well: good fellowship, welcome meals, laughter and song. Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children's fiction. Written for Professor Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant acclaim when published. It is a complete and marvellous tale in itself, but it also forms a prelude to The Lord of the Rings.
Handel, Sir Neville Marriner: Messiah - The 250th Anniversary Performance Handel, Sir Neville Marriner: Messiah - The 250th Anniversary Performance Новинка

Handel, Sir Neville Marriner: Messiah - The 250th Anniversary Performance

This Famous 1992 Performance Of Handel's Great Masterpiece Was Filmed At The Point Theatre, Dublin On The 250th Anniversary Of The Work's Premiere, Which Took Place In Dublin On 13 April 1742. Accompanying The Performance Is The Introductory Film "For Ever And Ever", Featuring Sir Neville Mariner And Professor Robbins Landon. Sylvia Mcnair - SopranoAnne Sofie Von Otter - Mezzo-SopranoMichael Chance - AltoJerry Hadley - TenorRobert Lloyd - BassAcademy Of St. Martin In The Fields ChorusChorus Master: Laszlo HeltayOrchester: Academy Of St. Martin In The FieldsSir Neville Marriner
Paul Ali International Corporate Governance After Sarbanes-Oxley Paul Ali International Corporate Governance After Sarbanes-Oxley Новинка

Paul Ali International Corporate Governance After Sarbanes-Oxley

"The Sabanes-Oxley Act has been one of the most significant developments in corporate and securities regulation since the New Deal. This collection of important articles would be a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand Sabanes-Oxley's far-reaching effects on corporate governance in the United States and elsewhere." —Jesse Fried, coauthor of Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation and Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley «The editors have assembled the latest cutting-edge research on international corporate governance by respected academics in this field. In this handbook, the editors deal with all aspects of the significant legislative changes to corporate governance regulation. It introduces the reader to the new rules that will certainly improve the reliability and the accuracy of disclosures made by corporations. The book comes at the right moment with the recent scandals such as Enron, which will educate all readers especially shareholders of corporate stock.» —Komlan Sedzro, Professor of Finance, University of Quebec at Montreal «Today, corporate governance is a topic at the center of public policy debate in most industrialized countries. The range of concerns; the variety of approaches; and their tendency to converge in some areas or diverge in others (not always in the right directions) are emphatically demonstrated by these essays. There is material here of enormous interest for scholars of comparative law and economic regulation. And significantly, the presentation of essays from legal, financial, and regulatory viewpoints demonstrates the growing practical as well as theoretical utility of interdisciplinary work in this area. Professors Ali and Gregoriou are to be warmly congratulated for their skill and initiative in assembling an important publication, as well as for their own contributions to interdisciplinary scholarship.» —R. P. Austin, BA, LLM (Sydney), DPhil (Oxon), Supreme Court of New South Wales «This very international collection emphasizes the economic line of descent, while including legal and socio-legal contributions. It fills a very important gap in our empirical knowledge of corporate governance. It is accessible and comprehensive and will greatly assist readers from all relevant disciplines, who are trying to discern the shape of corporate governance as a mature field.» —Dimity Kingsford Smith, Professor of Law, University of New South Wales
Guoyu Li World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins Guoyu Li World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins Новинка

Guoyu Li World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins

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Professor Li’s World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins is a fresh and comprehensive treatise of the distribution of the world’s hydrocarbon reserves. The Atlas highlights the geographical, sedimentary and geological features of the basins, using a combination of maps and stratigraphic diagrams to depict the history, prospectivity and commercial production capacity of the reserves on a continental and country-by-country basis. The Atlas is an essential reference source for petroleum geologists and reservoir engineers working in hydrocarbon exploration and production. It is also a valuable and original teaching aid for university graduate and postgraduate courses. The Atlas provides a welcome addition to the global database of the world’s energy resources and is therefore an indispensable source of information for the formulation of future strategies to exploit oil and gas reserves. Written by one of China’s foremost petroleum geologists, the Atlas provides a rare analysis of the industry from the perspective of the country whose demand for oil and gas is set to become the largest in the next few decades. It is an important and vital scholarly work.
Andreas Molisch F. Wireless Communications Andreas Molisch F. Wireless Communications Новинка

Andreas Molisch F. Wireless Communications

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Professor Andreas F. Molisch, renowned researcher and educator, has put together the comprehensive book, Wireless Communications. The second edition, which includes a wealth of new material on important topics, ensures the role of the text as the key resource for every student, researcher, and practitioner in the field. —Professor Moe Win, MIT, USA Wireless communications has grown rapidly over the past decade from a niche market into one of the most important, fast moving industries. Fully updated to incorporate the latest research and developments, Wireless Communications, Second Edition provides an authoritative overview of the principles and applications of mobile communication technology. The author provides an in-depth analysis of current treatment of the area, addressing both the traditional elements, such as Rayleigh fading, BER in flat fading channels, and equalisation, and more recently emerging topics such as multi-user detection in CDMA systems, MIMO systems, and cognitive radio. The dominant wireless standards; including cellular, cordless and wireless LANs; are discussed. Topics featured include: wireless propagation channels, transceivers and signal processing, multiple access and advanced transceiver schemes, and standardised wireless systems. Combines mathematical descriptions with intuitive explanations of the physical facts, enabling readers to acquire a deep understanding of the subject. Includes new chapters on cognitive radio, cooperative communications and relaying, video coding, 3GPP Long Term Evolution, and WiMax; plus significant new sections on multi-user MIMO, 802.11n, and information theory. Companion website featuring: supplementary material on 'DECT', solutions manual and presentation slides for instructors, appendices, list of abbreviations and other useful resources.
Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters: Level 1 (+ CD) Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters: Level 1 (+ CD) Новинка

Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters: Level 1 (+ CD)

Marcel visits his friend, Henry, in London. Henry knows a professor and he has some very interesting letters - by William Shakespeare! Marcel and Henry want to see the letters, but they are not in the professor's flat. Marcel is a detective. Can he find them?
Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters Новинка

Marcel and the Shakespeare Letters

Original / British English Marcel visits his friend, Henry, in London. Henry knows a professor and he has some very interesting letters - by William Shakespeare! Marcel and Henry want to see the letters, but they are not in the professor's flat. Marcel is a detective. Can he find them?
Alexander Emanuel Eigeles Power Definitions and the Physical Mechanism of Power Flow Alexander Emanuel Eigeles Power Definitions and the Physical Mechanism of Power Flow Новинка

Alexander Emanuel Eigeles Power Definitions and the Physical Mechanism of Power Flow

Professor Emanuel uses clear presentation to compare and facilitate understanding of two seminal standards, The IEEE Std. 1459 and The DIN 40110-2:2002-11. Through critical analysis of the most important and recent theories and review of basic concepts, a highly accessible guide to the essence of the standards is presented. Key features: Explains the physical mechanism of energy flow under different conditions: single- and three-phase, sinusoidal and nonsinusoidal, balanced and unbalanced systems Starts at an elementary level and becomes more complex, with six core chapters and six appendices to clarify the mathematical aspects Discusses and recommends power definitions that played a significant historical role in paving the road for the two standards Provides a number of original unsolved problems at the end of each chapter Introduces a new nonactive power; the Randomness power. Power Definitions and the Physical Mechanism of Power Flow is useful for electrical engineers and consultants involved in energy and power quality. It is also helpful to engineers dealing with energy flow quantification, design and manufacturing of metering instrumentation; consultants working with regulations related to renewable energy courses and the smart grid; and electric utility planning and operation engineers dealing with energy bill structure. The text is also relevant to university researchers, professors, and advanced students in power systems, power quality and energy related courses.
Mark Tennant The Learning Self. Understanding the Potential for Transformation Mark Tennant The Learning Self. Understanding the Potential for Transformation Новинка

Mark Tennant The Learning Self. Understanding the Potential for Transformation

Praise for The Learning Self «In this age of self-help, the 'self' is a term thrown around with abandon. For educators, the notion of self-directed learning is a key concept. Yet the notion of self is deeply problematic, even contentious. The world has needed a book that deftly and accessibly takes the idea of the self and looks at it in a sympathetic but critical way. Mark Tennant has written that book. It is a highly readable and fascinating deconstruction of this key idea that will be appreciated by all helping professionals.»—Stephen Brookfield, Distinguished University Professor, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis-St. Paul «An excellent contribution to the field! This is a clearly written text that takes the reader far beyond much contemporary work in psychology and learning. It opens up new ways of thinking about the learning self and provides a significant contribution to transformative learning theory. This is a book that should be read by every student of psychology, learning, and the self.»—Peter Jarvis, professor emeritus of continuing education, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
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Bob Dylan In America

Growing up in Greenwich Village in the 1960s Sean Wilentz discovered the music of Bob Dylan as a young teenager. Almost half a century later, now a distinguished professor of American history, he revisits Dylan's work with the critical skills of a scholar and the passion of a fan. Drawing partly on his work as the current historian-in-residence on Dylan's official website, Sean Wilentz provides a unique blend of biography, memoir and anlysis in a book which, much like its subject, shifts gears and changes shape as the occasion demands.

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