Description : This book is a vision of how economic policy will evolve in developing countries over the next three-to-five years, delivered by renown practitioners working at the world's leading development institution.
Description : Jess hopes that a break in the country will give her the peace that she needs - However, on the farm, the animals are being slaughtered by a mysterious creature, and Jess feels that someone or something, is watching her.
Description : For today's organizations, our exponentially changing world has come with great consequences. In this book, Peter Hinssen tells the story of the pioneers who managed to adapt to those changes and who moved beyond today and even tomorrow in their approach of innovation. In doing so, they were able to change the course of entire industries.Peter's book focuses on the business models of these pioneers, on the organizational culture, the talent, the mindset and the technology we should tap into in order to maximize our chances for survival in the 'Day After Tomorrow'. It will shift your perspective on your future, on the future or your company and even that of your grandchildren.
Description : This book gives the reader a realistic perspective of what management is and what managers really do. Management as a profession is dynamic, challenging and exciting for those who want to excel at it. Each day brings new and often unanticipated challenges despite the plans made by even the best managers and leaders. The relatively new challenges of sustainable development are integrated into every chapter of this book. The authors have included the most recent management thinking and research, as well as the contemporary application of management ideas in organisations. The combination of established scholarship, new ideas and real-life applications gives students a taste of the energy, challenge and adventure inherent in the dynamic field of management Along with current management theory and practice, the text integrates coverage of social media and new technology throughout This fifth edition includes new emphases on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a growing area of importance and interest in management studies and the foregrounding of management as an Integrative Practice. There will be linkages of topics within and across chapters, reflective of management as it occurs.
Description : Discovering that the polar ice caps are melting, flooding the world, followed by the return of frigid weather, climatologist Jack Hall races to reverse the ecological destruction and to rescue his rebellious son, trapped in a frozen New York City.
Description : Do you think your life is normal? Megan and Sarah did. That is, until something that they had never dreamed of actually happened. Now, they are being forced (sort of) to fight for not only their lives, but for a whole country as well! Tell me, how are two twelve-year- olds supposed to win in a battle against the most powerful wizard ever? Find out as the story unfolds and tells of a beautiful fairy, a magical land and two courageous best friends who will go through everything together, united forever.
Description : Presents a projection of potential developments in the U.S. labor market over the next five to ten years and discusses the preparations necessary to develop the 21st century workforce. Discusses the skills that will likely be most relevant in growing occupations, the value and limitations of our current post-high school educ. and training systems, and the characteristics of a more effective educ. and training structure. Examines the sectors that are expected to grow and develop over the next several years. The Amer. Recovery and Reinvest. Act will create new opportunities in already-expanding industries such as health care and educ., and also will create new opportunities in fledgling industries, such as renewable energy production and distribution.
Description : Draws on archival research and new interviews to present a biography of the renowned architect, shedding light on the details of his most important projects, his artistic process, and his complicated legacy.