Strategy: A History

Author Lawrence Freedman ISBN-10 0190229233 ISBN-13 9780190229238 Year 2015-09-01 Pages 768 Language English Publisher Oxford University Press Download Link Click Here Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013In Strategy A History Sir Lawrence Freedman one of the world s leading authorities on war and international politics captures the vast history of strategic thinking in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives The range of Freedman s narrative is extraordinary moving from the surprisingly advanced strategy practiced in primate groups to the opposing strategies of Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad the strategic advice of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli the great military innovations of Baron Henri de Jomini and Carl von Clausewitz the grounding of revolutionary strategy in class struggles by Marx the insights into corporate strategy found in Peter Drucker and Alfred Sloan and the contributions of the leading social scientists working on strategy today The core issue at the heart of strategy the author notes is whether it is possible to manipulate and shape our environment rather than simply become the victim of forces beyond one s control Time and again Freedman demonstrates that the inherent unpredictability…

A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education

Author David F. Labaree ISBN-10 022625044X ISBN-13 9780226250441 Year 2017-04-21 Pages 240 Language English Publisher University Of Chicago Press Download Link Click Here Read the news about Americas colleges and universitiesrising student debt affirmative action debates and conflicts between faculty and administratorsand its clear that higher education in this country is a total mess But as David F Labaree reminds us in this book its always been that way And thats exactly why it has become the most successful and sought after source of learning in the world Detailing American higher educations unusual struggle for survival in a free market that never guaranteed its place in societya fact that seemed to doom it in its early days in the nineteenth centuryhe tells a lively story of the entrepreneurial spirit that drove American higher education to become the best And the best it is today Americas universities and colleges produce the most scholarship earn the most Nobel prizes hold the largest endowments and attract the most esteemed students and scholars from around the world But this was not an inevitability Weakly funded by the state American schools in their early years had to rely on student tuition and alumni donations in…

Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic (10th Edition)

Author David I. Schneider ISBN-10 0134542789 ISBN-13 9780134542782 Year 2016-04-28 Pages 720 Language English Publisher Pearson Download Link Click Here For courses in Visual Basic Programming From the Beginning A Comprehensive Introduction to Visual Basic Programming Schneiders Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic Tenth Edition brings continued refinement to a textbook praised in the industry since 1991 A favorite for both instructors and students Visual Basic 2015 is designed for readers with no prior computer programming experience Schneider introduces a problem solving strategy early in the book and revisits it throughout allowing you to fully develop logic and reasoning A broad range of real world examples section ending exercises case studies and programming projects gives you a more hands on experience than any other Visual Basic book on the market The Tenth Edition keeps the pace with modern programming methodology while incorporating current content and practices Each chapter is rich yet concise due to to the authors focus on developing chapters around crucial subjects rather than covering too many topics superficially The amount and the range of projects provided in the text offer flexibility to adapt the course according to the interests and abilities of the readers Some programming projects…

First, Kill All the Marriage Counselors: Modern-Day Secrets to Being Desired, Cherished, and Adored for Life

Author Laura Doyle ISBN-10 1940363861 ISBN-13 9781940363868 Year 2015-06-02 Pages 248 Language English Publisher BenBella Books Download Link Click Here If you want to repair your marriage or build an enduring fulfilling relationship step away from the therapist put down the magazine and pick up this book Laura Doyles marriage was in trouble After five years her husband had become distant and seemed checked out of their relationship preferring watching TV to making love There were frequent fights that ended with tense silences Marriage counseling made their problems worseeach session seemed to reinforce the feeling that she and her husband were just too far apart Desperate to avoid divorcing the man she loved Laura tried something different she started talking to happily married women some for more than 15 years What she discovered shocked her Everything she had heard in marriage counseling was wrong Laura realized there are basic truths that can help women maintain loving intimate marriages such as The happiness of your relationship is up to you What men want most of all is to be treated with respect Treat your man with respect even if you arent feeling it and he will treat you with love and…

The Disney Dreams Collection Original Art by Thomas Kinkade Coloring Book

Author Thomas Kinkade ISBN-10 1449483186 ISBN-13 9781449483180 Year 2017-09-19 Pages 128 Language English Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing Download Link Click Here Now you can color along with the master Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light And what could be better than coloring these paintings with the timeless magic of classic Disney stories and their captivating characters In this unique coloring book sixty three paintings fromThomas Kinkade s Disney Dreams Collectionare presented in color across from the black line art of the same image Enter the world of the Painter of Light as you create your own renditions of these paintings inspired by classic Disney movies including The Jungle Book Lady and the Tramp Sleeping Beauty and many more

YumUniverse Pantry to Plate: Improvise Meals You Love―from What You Have!―Plant-Packed, Gluten-Free, Your Way!

Author Heather Crosby ISBN-10 1615193405 ISBN-13 9781615193400 Year 2017-05-16 Pages 332 Language English Publisher The Experiment Download Link Click Here What you craving Whats in your cupboard Joyful cooking your way Heather Crosby loves a good recipe but most of the time she simply cooks pantry to plate Whats that Its taking stock of what you have on hand and what youre in the mood forand then well improvising For example Do you have some veggies a protein a binder and some herbs and spices for flavor Mix it up and youll have veggie burgers no recipe required In this one of a kind cookbook Heather shares 30 ingenious recipe templates to help you freestyle plant packed gluten free meals and snacks on the fly Breakfast Cookies Bites Tots Tacos Wraps Hand Pies and more Plus 100 delicious recipes that show the templates in action from Maple Spiced Pear Toasted Pecan Parfait based on the Coconut Yogurt template to Pesto Chickpea Quinoa Scramble based on the Scrambles template Are you a recipe renegade who likes to bend the rules A health conscious cook seeking more kitchen confidence Are you busy or tired of going shopping for just one missing ingredient…

Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring Book

Author Scholastic ISBN-10 1338030027 ISBN-13 9781338030020 Year 2016-06-28 Pages 96 Language English Publisher Scholastic Inc. Download Link Click Here Featuring intricate line drawings inspired by the Harry Potter films this stunning coloring book gives readers the opportunity to color their way through over eightypages of detailed artifacts and props From wands potions bottles and brooms to Voldemorts Horcruxes and the enchanted textbooks and paintings of Hogwarts the complex designs in this coloring book offer hours of relaxation and artistic fun Quirky and imaginative this incredible follow up to the best selling Harry Potter Coloring Book is the perfect gift for fans of all ages

PTCB Exam Study Guide: Ascencia’s Test Prep Book and Practice Test Questions for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination

Author CPhT Robbyn Gilleo ISBN-10 1635300266 ISBN-13 9781635300260 Year 2016-09-16 Pages 402 Language English Publisher Ascencia Test Prep Download Link Click Here Ascencia Test Prep s first study guide PTCB Exam Study Guide Ascencia s Test Prep Book and Practice Test Questions for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the PTCB exam test tips and strategies real world examples and worked through practice problems Acscencias PTCB book covers Pharmacology The Principles of Pharmacology An Introduction to Medical Terminology Systems Pharmacology Pharmacy Abbreviations Assisting the Pharmacist Ambulatory Community Pharmacy Institutional Hospital Pharmacy Pharmacy Automation Investigational Drug Data Pharmacy Law Ethics History Controlled Drugs Administration Management of the Pharmacy Medication Errors Reference Materials Hazardous Materials and Safety in the Workplace Inventory Compounding Pharmaceuticals Non Sterile Compounding Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Math Fundamentals of Pharmacy Math Fractions and Decimals Ratio Proportions and Percentage Liquid Measures Concentrations Dilutions Admixture Calculations Business Math Ascencias PTCB study guide also includes two full PTCB practice tests ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing pharmacy emergency care and physical therapy becoming the…

Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program for Conquering Disease

Author Joel Fuhrman ISBN-10 031218719X ISBN-13 9780312187194 Year 1995-04-15 Pages 255 Language English Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin Download Link Click Here Fasting and Eating for Health A Medical Doctor s Program for Conquering Disease offers precise diet and fasting programs to relieve headache hypoglycemia rheumatoid arthritis asthma heart disease high blood pressure diabetes colitis psoriasis lupus and uterine fibroids You ll also learn How to use fasting to lose weight How to start what to expect how to reintroduce food to maintain maximum benefits How to work with a physician for longer fasts more than 3 days

Crystal Cove: A Friday Harbor Novel

Author Lisa Kleypas ISBN-10 9781250011756 ISBN-13 9781250011756 Year 2013-02-05 Pages 335 Language English Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin Download Link Click Here ONE WOMAN WHO HAS BEEN CURSED NEVER TO FIND LOVE ONE MAN WITHOUT A SOUL WHO WANTS HER MORE THAN LIFE ITSELF THEY MEET IN A SMALL ISLAND TOWN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WHERE MAGIC IS IN THE AIR AND FATE IS A FORCE TOO POWERFUL TO DEFY In New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas s Crystal Cove Justine Hoffman has made a comfortable life for herself on the island of Friday Harbor She is the proprietor of a successful boutique hotel and she has the safe predictable life she has always wanted Growing up with her flighty nomadic mother Marigold has instilled in her a deep longing for stability But in spite of everything Justine has achieved there is still something missing Love And after years of waiting and dreaming she is willing to do whatever it takes to change her destiny What Justine soon discovers is that someone cast a spell on her when she was born with the result that she will never find her soul mate Determined to change her fate Justine finds a…