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September
Directing the Agile Organisation: A Lean Approach to Business Management - It Governance PublishingUsing a combination of first-hand research and in-depth case studies, Directing the Agile Organisation offers a fresh approach to business management, applying Agile processes pioneered in the IT and manufacturing industries. Agile Business Management is divided into four domains, which each require change to the way your business operates. Chapter 1 looks at your role as a manager. How will your responsibilities change under Agile Business Management? What techniques can you use to manage your staff? Chapter 2 discusses your organisation's relationship and interaction with its customers. What are
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September
African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 - Joan R. Sherman, Phillis Wheatley Peters, Mary Weston Fordham, James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Goerge Moses Horton, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Alberry AlstoRich selection of 74 poems ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753–1784) to 20th-century work of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. Other contributors include James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, many others. Indispensable for students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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September
On Becoming a Novelist - John Gardner, Raymond CarverOn Becoming a Novelist contains the wisdom accumulated during John Gardner's distinguished twenty-year career as a fiction writer and creative writing teacher. With elegance, humor, and sophistication, Gardner describes the life of a working novelist; warns what needs to be guarded against, both from within the writer and from without; and predicts what the writer can reasonably expect and what, in general, he or she cannot. "For a certain kind of person," Gardner writes, "nothing is more joyful or satisfying than the life of a novelist." But no other vocation, he is quick to add, is so fraught
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September
Sociology of Religion: A Reader - Susanne C. Monahan, William A. Mirola, Michael O. EmersonFor undergraduate/graduate courses in the Sociology of Religion in departments of Sociology; and for courses such as Religious Perspectives on Social Issues in departments of Theology. ""A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S.""" Sociology of Religion: A Reader," 2e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, "Why Religion Matters." Based on both classic and contemporary research in the sociology of religion, this reader highlights a variety of
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September
Practice Management and EHR: A Total Patient Encounter for Medisoft Clinical - Susan M. SandersonPractice Management and EHR: A Total Patient Encounter for Medisoft Clinical is a unique one-semester text designed to teach allied health students how to work with an integrated practice management and electronic health record program. It covers EHR and insurance and patient billing so students obtain a comprehensive picture of documenting the administrative and clinical tasks that take place during each step of the patient encounter during an office visit. It prepares students for employment in both administrative and clinical positions in a medical office. Visit the PMEHR OLC
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September
Juvenile Law - Toni MarshJuvenile Law provides an expansive overview of every aspect of the law as it affects children. Readers will value the preliminary knowledge gained, thus allowing them to delve into a deeper discussion of the entire array of juvenile issues. The reader can draw on the book to incite a profound dialogue of the issues for more comprehensive research into a narrower area. The text covers the following areas: juvenile delinquency, child abuse, neglect and dependency, parentage actions including child custody, child support, paternity, and visitation. The book also contains sections on legal issues
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September
Perspectives from the Past, Volume 1: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: From the Ancient Near East Through the Age of Absolutism - James M. Brophy, John Robertson, Steven A. Epstein, Thomas M. Safley, Joshua  ColeThe wealth of selections accommodates most any course curriculum, and the readings may be used on their own or in conjunction with a textbook.
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September
Dive Into Python - Mark PilgrimWhether you're an experienced programmer looking to get into Python or grizzled Python veteran who remembers the days when you had to import the string module, "Dive Into Python" is your 'desert island' Python book. Joey deVilla, Slashdot contributor As a complete newbie to the language...I constantly had those little thoughts like, 'this is the way a programming language should be taught.' Lasse Koskela, JavaRanch Apress has been profuse in both its quantity and quality of releasesand (this book is) surely worth adding to your technical reading budget for skills development. Blane Warrene,
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September
Introduction to Electrophysiological Methods and Instrumentation - Franklin BretschneiderIntroduction to Electrophysiological Methods and Instrumentation covers all topics of interest to electrophysiologists, neuroscientists and neurophysiologists, from the reliable penetration of cells, the behaviour and function of the equipment, to the mathematical tools available for analysing data. It discusses the pros and cons of techniques and methods used in electrophysiology and how to avoid their pitfalls. Particularly in an era where high quality off-the-shelf solutions are readily available, it is important for the electrophysiologist to understand how his or her equipment manages the