Strategies for Creating Alternative Enterprises

Author: Colin Coulson-Thomas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781901657876

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 202

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The Shape of Things to Come is a futuristic, appraisal of organisational development in the early years of the millennium. It looks at current organisational and management trends and predicts how things may develop.
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Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church

Author: Michael Frost,Alan Hirsch

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441241094

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 6351

In a time when the need for and the relevance of the Gospel has seldom been greater, the relevance of the church has seldom been less. The Shaping of Things to Come explores why the church needs to rebuild itself from the bottom up. Frost and Hirsch present a clear understanding of how the church can change to face the unique challenges of the twenty-first century. This missional classic has been thoroughly revised and updated.
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An American Community in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Irene Rubin

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780887066245

Category: Political Science

Page: 207

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This collection is the first book-length work in many years to provide new theoretical direction to budget theory. Written by several of the most respected people in budgeting, including Allen Schick, Naomi Caiden, and Lance LeLoup, it explores such current topics as the scope of budgeting, the degree and source of variation in budgeting, and changes in budgeting process over time. New Directions will help to build a framework that is less confining than incrementalism, and will stimulate and guide future research. Some of the essays deal with the implications of looking at budgeting from a multi-year perspective, and the importance of allocating sources other than money (such as personnel ceilings); others pose questions about what a budget theory should look like, and how many budget theories are needed.
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Author: Joanne McNeil

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1291861459

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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Best of Rhizome 2012 is a selection of texts published on the editorial platform of Rhizome along 2012. Edited by Joanne McNeil, the book is, in the words of Rhizome's Executive Director Heather Corcoran, “not just a best of Rhizome's work, but a portrait of the year that we hope will gain significance over time [...] From texts on production in the digital age, to the influence of the Occupy Movement, from drones and surveillance, to online vernacular – these collected essays give a sense of what was informing culture in 2012.” Founded in 1996, Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. Best of Rhizome 2012 includes texts by Orit Gat, The Piracy Project, Rahel Aima, Angela Genusa, Adam Rothstein, Joanne Mcneil, John Powers, Sarah Jaffe, Harry Burke, Giampaolo Bianconi, Jason Huff, Clement Valla, Rachel Wetzler, Yin Ho, Ben Fino-Radin, Paul Graham Raven, Honor Harger, Jordan Crandall, Maura Lucking, and Cole Stryker.
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The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone

Author: Johnny Ramone

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613121814

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 176

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Raised in Queens, New York, Johnny Ramone founded one of the most influential rock bands of all time, but he never strayed from his blue-collar roots and attitude. He was truly imbued with the angry-young-man spirit that would characterize his persona both on and off stage. Through it all, Johnny kept the band focused and moving forward, ultimately securing their place in music history by inventing punk rock. The Ramones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002—two years later, Johnny died of cancer, having outlived two other founding members. Revealing, inspiring, and told on his own terms, this highly designed memoir also features Johnny’s assessment of the Ramones’ albums; a number of eccentric Top Ten lists; rare historical artifacts; and scores of personal and professional photos, many of which have never before been published. Praise for Commando: “Amazing book . . . dense and throbbing with character—enough to bring this departed New York icon barking back to life.” —New York Daily News "Johnny's delightful, sadly posthumous autobiography, Commando, is just like its author—as punk as it gets." —Wall Street Journal “Ramone memoir reveals charming, grumpy punk icon.” —Reuters “There's no grand confessional to end Commando, just a nod of gratitude toward family, friends, and fans. Its characteristic succinctness rings genuine.” —Austin Chronicle
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A Resource Handbook of Therapeutic Writing

Author: Gillie Bolton

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1849051070

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 238

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The use of creative writing as a route to personal or professional development is a powerful therapeutic tool, yet the most difficult part is knowing how and where to begin. This collection of short pieces introduce and demonstrate many different ways of getting into and thinking about creative writing for personal or professional development.
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Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture

Author: Michael Frost

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441232796

Category: Religion

Page: 368

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Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture presents a biblical, Christian worldview for the emergent church--people who are not at home in the traditional church or in the secular world. As exiles of both, they must create their own worldview that integrates their Christian beliefs with the contemporary world. Exiles seeks to integrate all aspects of life and decision-making and to develop the characteristics of a Christian life lived intentionally within emerging (postmodern) culture. It presents a plea for a dynamic, life-affirming, robust Christian faith that can be lived successfully in the post-Christian world of twenty-first century Western society. This book will present a Christian lifestyle that can be lived in non-religious categories and be attractive to not-yet Christians. Such a worldview takes ecology and politics seriously. It offers a positive response to the workplace, the arts, feminism, mystery and worship. Exiles seeks to develop a framework that will allow Christians to live boldly and courageously in a world that no longer values the culture of the church, but does greatly value many of the things the Bible speaks positively about. This book suggests that there us more to being a Christian than meets the eye. It explores the secret, unseen nooks and crannies in the life of a Christian and suggests that faith is about more than church attendance and belief in God. Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style, Exiles is aimed at church leaders, pastors and laypersons and seeks to address complex issues in a simple manner. It includes helpful photographs and diagrams.
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Author: Trevor Noah

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 364120643X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.
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Roman

Author: James Islington

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426443643

Category: Fiction

Page: 784

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Der Auftakt zur Licanius-Saga - das neue magische Epos in der Tradition der großen Fantasy-Bestseller von Robert Jordan und Raymond Feist! In Feuer und Blut endete vor 20 Jahren die Herrschaft der Auguren, mächtige Magier mit seherischen Fähigkeiten. Jene, die ihnen dienten – die Begabten – wurden nur verschont, weil sie sich dem rigiden neuen Gesetz unterworfen haben, das ihre Macht beschränkt. Der junge Begabte Davian und seine Freunde wachsen in einer Welt auf, die sie verachtet und strengstens überwacht. Doch als Davian herausfindet, dass er über die bei Todesstrafe verbotene Magie der Seher verfügt, setzt er eine Kette von Ereignissen in Gang, die alles für immer verändern werden. Denn im Norden regt sich ein Feind, den man zu lange besiegt glaubte ... James Islingtons Fantasy-Saga nahm zunächst Australien im Sturm ein; nun schickt sich "Das Erbe der Seher" an, die Welt zu erobern!
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How the Church Does More by Doing Less

Author: Dave Browning

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310321654

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Less is more. And more is better. This is the new equation for church development, a new equation with eternal results.Rejecting the “bigger is better” model of the complex, corporate megachurch, church innovator Dave Browning embraced deliberate simplicity. The result was Christ the King Community Church, International (CTK), an expanding multisite community church that Outreach magazine named among America’s Fastest Growing Churches and America’s Most Innovative Churches. Members of the CTK network in a number of cities, countries, and continents are empowered for maximum impact by Browning’s “less is more” approach. In Deliberate Simplicity, Browning discusses the six elements of this streamlined model:• Minimality: Keep it simple• Intentionality: Keep it missional• Reality: Keep it real• Multility: Keep it cellular• Velocity: Keep it moving• Scalability: Keep it expandingAs part of the Leadership Network Innovation Series, Deliberate Simplicity is a guide for church leaders seeking new strategies for more effective ministry.
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new critical studies

Author: Kenneth James Hughes

Publisher: Turnstone Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 177

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During the past 20 years, Manitoba has experienced an astonishing surge of literary activity, dazzling in its diversity and in its divergence from conventional writerly wisdom. Striving to keep pace with this accelerated growth, a lively critical discourse has emerged which is, of necessity, sensitive to the rapidly shifting cultural and epistemological currents reshaping the context for literature.
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The Story of Kennedy Airport and U.S. Commercial Aviation

Author: George Scullin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

Page: 319

View: 8256

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Americanization and Everyday Life in Sweden

Author: Tom O'Dell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 256

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This book considers to what extent Americanization influences everyday life in Sweden
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gas manufacture and works

Page: N.A

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Author: Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444345729

Category: Religion

Page: 640

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Through a series of essays contributed by leading experts in the field, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology presents an introduction to practical theology as a major area of Christian study and practice, including an overview of its key developments, themes, methods, and future directions. The first comprehensive reference work to provide a survey, description and analysis of practical theology as an area of study A range of leading scholars in the field provide original contributions on the major areas, issues, and figures in practical theology Reviews an extensive range of methods for studying theology in practice, along with sub-disciplines in theological education such as pastoral care and preaching Covers developments in the discipline in a range of global contexts and distinct Christian traditions Shows how practical theology is relevant to everyday life
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Author: Morris Bishop

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801455375

Category: Education

Page: 680

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Cornell University is fortunate to have as its historian a man of Morris Bishop's talents and devotion. As an accurate record and a work of art possessing form and personality, his book at once conveys the unique character of the early university—reflected in its vigorous founder, its first scholarly president, a brilliant and eccentric faculty, the hardy student body, and, sometimes unfortunately, its early architecture—and establishes Cornell's wider significance as a case history in the development of higher education. Cornell began in rebellion against the obscurantism of college education a century ago. Its record, claims the author, makes a social and cultural history of modern America. This story will undoubtedly entrance Cornellians; it will also charm a wider public. Dr. Allan Nevins, historian, wrote: "I anticipated that this book would meet the sternest tests of scholarship, insight, and literary finish. I find that it not only does this, but that it has other high merits. It shows grasp of ideas and forces. It is graphic in its presentation of character and idiosyncrasy. It lights up its story by a delightful play of humor, felicitously expressed. Its emphasis on fundamentals, without pomposity or platitude, is refreshing. Perhaps most important of all, it achieves one goal that in the history of a living university is both extremely difficult and extremely valuable: it recreates the changing atmosphere of time and place. It is written, very plainly, by a man who has known and loved Cornell and Ithaca for a long time, who has steeped himself in the traditions and spirit of the institution, and who possesses the enthusiasm and skill to convey his understanding of these intangibles to the reader." The distinct personalities of Ezra Cornell and first president Andrew Dickson White dominate the early chapters. For a vignette of the founder, see Bishop's description of "his" first buildings (Cascadilla, Morrill, McGraw, White, Sibley): "At best," he writes, "they embody the character of Ezra Cornell, grim, gray, sturdy, and economical." To the English historian, James Anthony Froude, Mr. Cornell was "the most surprising and venerable object I have seen in America." The first faculty, chosen by President White, reflected his character: "his idealism, his faith in social emancipation by education, his dislike of dogmatism, confinement, and inherited orthodoxy"; while the "romantic upstate gothic" architecture of such buildings as the President's house (now Andrew D. White Center for the Humanities), Sage Chapel, and Franklin Hall may be said to "portray the taste and Soul of Andrew Dickson White." Other memorable characters are Louis Fuertes, the beloved naturalist; his student, Hugh Troy, who once borrowed Fuertes' rhinoceros-foot wastebasket for illicit if hilarious purposes; the more noteworthy and the more eccentric among the faculty of succeeding presidential eras; and of course Napoleon, the campus dog, whose talent for hailing streetcars brought him home safely—and alone—from the Penn game. The humor in A History of Cornell is at times kindly, at times caustic, and always illuminating.
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For the Rational and Curious Mind

Author: Ziauddin Ahmed,Tasneem Zia

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595408540

Category: Philosophy

Page: 92

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Evolution of thought leads to progress, and a balanced evolution is necessary for a durable effect. Balanced evolution is brought about by incorporating experiences and time tested ideas of the past into the practice of the present. This may eventually bear fruit in the future. A new age perspective is needed for the examination of even the axioms of the past. There is no need to tamper with them as they are for all time; yet their dimensions can be grasped differently and they can be understood in the context of the present situation, giving a new perspective to the existing scenario and a new glow to the future. Readers looking for a different approach to Islam and religion in general will, perhaps, find the essays interesting and cajoling. As learning is a two way street it is hoped that an interaction can be established between various groups of religious thoughts. Gone are the times when one could live in isolated compartments. Globalization has made it imperative to examine and understand others point of view in an atmosphere of accommodation and tolerance. Each one of us has to first see our own ideas in the present light, and then adjust them to match the change accompanying the inevitable evolution of the triad of the Mind, Body and Soul.
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From Albrecht Dürer to Rockwell Kent

Author: Howard Simon

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486261700

Category: Art

Page: 512

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Unrivaled treasury of art from the 1500s through the 1900s includes drawings by Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, others. Hundreds of illustrations, brief introductions. Ideal as reference and browsing book.
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