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February
Human Resource Management - R. Wayne Mondy, Robert M. Noe, Shane R. PremeauxThis survey of human resource management offers a balance of practical and applied material as well as underlying Human Resource Management theory. It reflects the latest information (in 2001), including the impact of global competition and rapid technological advances, that have accelerated trends such as shared service centres, outsourcing and just-in-time training. A number of actual company examples demonstrates how concepts are being used in several leading-edge organizations.
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Producing Videos: A Complete Guide - Martha MollisonThis updated guide to video production features tips on all aspects of filming from camera operation and placement to digital postproduction techniques. New material stresses the fine points of cutting-edge video techniques such as digital effects, the HOTstudio, and posting video on the Internet. Comprehensive information to help video enthusiasts navigate the difficulties of composition, direction, editing, and distribution is provided. Also explained are techniques for lighting, audio mixing, and successfully budgeting a new production.
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February
Information Privacy Law - Daniel J. Solove, Marc Rotenberg, Paul M. SchwartzThis insightful, lucidly written text features: - timely readings -- a cutting-edge collection of cases and materials - an excellent synthesis of the broad field of information privacy law - the full spectrum of privacy issues and controversies, including medical and genetic privacy, computer databases, employee monitoring, government data mining, electronic surveillance, anonymity in cyberspace, RFID tags, spam and telemarketing, Internet privacy, spyware, USA-Patriot Act, intelligence gathering and terrorism, consumer and financial privacy, and privacy and the media - stimulating pedagogy --
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February
A Modest Proposal - Jonathan SwiftA Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public, commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in 1729. Swift suggests in his essay that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. By doing this he mocks the authority of the British officials. A Modest Proposal is included in many literature programs as an example of early modern
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February
Physical Biology of the Cell - Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie TheriotPhysical Biology of the Cell is a biophysics textbook that explores how the basic tools and insights of physics and mathematics can illuminate the study of molecular and cell biology. Drawing on key examples and seminal experiments from cell biology, the book demonstrates how quantitative models can help refine our understanding of existing biological data and also be used to make useful predictions. The book blends traditional models in cell biology with the quantitative approach typical in physics, in order to introduce the reader to both the possibilities and boundaries of the emerging field of
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February
Dictionary of Geological Terms - American Geological InstituteFrom Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus: -accurate definitions without technical jargon -many word origins -hyphenation and pronunciation guide -commonly used abbreviations -a geologic time and life chart The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of
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February
Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics - Neil J. Salkind""Your book has changed my perception and attitude towards statistics. It is very well written, the language is completely user friendly and the progression of new concepts within each chapter is fantastic. Although my class is only on chapter 5 at this point, I have found my interest in the concepts and order in which you introduce them becoming greater. I thank you with very much appreciation as I was someone who dreaded taking statistics and thought I hated it!" - "Jessica Maes, "graduate student" The Fourth Edition of Neil J. Salkind s bestselling text introduces students to the fundamentals
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February
Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller'For a salesman, there is no rock bottom to life. He don't put a bolt to a nut, he don't tell you the law or give you medicine. He's a man way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine.' Willy Loman has been a salesman for 34 years. At 60, he is cast aside, his usefulness exhausted. With no future to dream about he must face the crushing disappointments of his past. He takes one final brave action, but is he heroic at last or a self-deluding fool? This edition contains notes and activities to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the play.
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February
Sivananda Companion to Yoga - Lucy LidellThe classic guide to yoga -- clear, comprehensive and superbly illustrated. Easy-to-follow instructions and authoritative teaching cover all aspects of this timeless discipline -- an inspiration for the beginner and expert alike. * Develop a fit and beautiful body * Keep youthful in every stage of life * Eat wisely and well * Breathe for life and vitality * Improve your health * Enjoy a troublefree pregnancy * Banish stress and tension * Increase your powers of concentration * Experience peace of mind
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February
Discrete Mathematics - Amanda Chetwynd, Peter Diggle, ChetwyndAs an introduction to discrete mathematics, this text provides a straightforward overview of the range of mathematical techniques available to students. Assuming very little prior knowledge, and with the minimum of technical complication, it gives an account of the foundations of modern mathematics: logic; sets; relations and functions. It then develops these ideas in the context of three particular topics: combinatorics (the mathematics of counting); probability (the mathematics of chance) and graph theory (the mathematics of connections in networks). Worked examples and graded exercises are