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20541. 

Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems

Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems

By: Stéfane Kabene

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

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While many countries enjoy the benefits of modern healthcare systems and social and economic policies that improve life expectancy, many countries still have high maternal and infant mortality rates, struggle with infectious diseases, and face critical human resource shortages in healthcare. Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems addresses two major problems that threaten the health of the human race. The first of which is the lack of human resources in healthcare. We need to ensure that we have an adequate number of healthcare professionals who are highly...

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High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service

High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service

By: Micah Solomon

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2012

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Today's customers are a hard bunch to crack. Time-strapped, screen-addicted, value-savvy, and socially engaged, their expectations are tougher than ever for a business to keep up with. They are empowered like never before and expect businesses to respect that sense of empowerment -- lashing out at those that don't. Take heart: Old-fashioned customer service, fully retooled for today's blistering pace and digitally connected reality, is what you need to build the kind loyal customer base that allows you to survive and thrive. And High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service spells out surefire...

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In the Shadow of the Dragon

In the Shadow of the Dragon

By: Winter Nie; William Dowell

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2012

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The made in China label has long dominated the lower end of the US manufacturing industry, effectively squeezing it out of existence. That's old news. What most people don't know is that China's global reach now extends much further. Chinese companies have entered higher-end markets: technology, financial services, transportation, energy and are emerging as powerhouse multinationals. In the Shadow of the Dragon is a meticulously researched expose of the most competitive companies in China. Based on interviews with Chinese business leaders and original case studies, the book provides: Profiles...

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The Winning Factor

The Winning Factor

By: Peter Jensen

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2012

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Olympic athletes donÆt get to the top simply because of athletic genes (nature) or determined parents (nurture). Like all performers in pressure situations, their exceptional drive comes from a third factor: an inner desire to be the best they can be. The Winning Factor reveals how to ignite the passion and the resolve required to succeed. As someone who has trained both Olympic athletes and Fortune 500 executives, Peter Jensen knows how to translate the best practices of world-class coaches into the everyday business realm. Readers will discover: ò Five key practices of medal-winning...

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Upgrade Your Brain

Upgrade Your Brain

By: John Middleton

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-APR-2006

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There are plenty of keep fit books and progammes for the body, so why not one to make sure we're making the most of our grey matter? Upgrade your brain will inspire you to achieve greater personal and business success by developing your thinking skills. John Middleton reveals how to maximise brain power and access insight and creativity, whether at work or at play. From pub quizzes to strategic business projects, personal ambitions to game show dreams, Upgrade your brain reveals the hidden potential of your brain and shows you how to use it. ...

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Stress proof your life

Stress proof your life

By: Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2006

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Elisabeth Wilson looks at the sources of stress – occupational, genetic and environmental – and reveals 52 brilliant techniques for creating a stress-free zone. When your batteries are blown and burnout is imminent these top tips can help you regain control. ...

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Have it your way

Have it your way

By: Nicholas Bate

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2008

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Wouldn't it be nice if everyone saw things your way a little more often? How much easier it would be to get things done and achieve what you set out to do. With the help of Have it your way you can learn how to turn every situation to your own advantage by employing clever influencing methods to bring about the results you desire. Whether it's getting your teenager to come home by the agreed curfew time or persuading your boss to give your amazing idea a chance to prove its worth, Have it your way can help. Learn how to read minds, recognise the difference between wants and needs, pick the...

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Brilliant book of calm

Brilliant book of calm

By: Tania Ahsan

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2008

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For most of us, trying to find a moment of peace in our hectic schedule is like searching for a needle in a haystack. When faced with a crisis it's more likely that we'll fly into a panic than calmly assess the situation and formulate a plan to deal with the problem. With the help of The brilliant book of calm you can take charge of your life like never before, so that when push comes to shove and the proverbial hits the fan, all you need to do is take a deep breath before you deal with whatever life has thrown at you. Packed with advice on how to slow down, calm down and find your inner...

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Sort out your money

Sort Out Your Money

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2012

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For many of us life can feel like a constant financial juggling act at the best of times. And these aren't the best of times. We probably owe money on our credit cards, our living costs are going up, our children want ever more expensive trainers, and even the modest wish to have a secure income stream to pay for our home and to secure our pension seems pretty ambitious. Now's the time to get all those issues sorted, and this is the book to help you succeed. Sort out your money contains practical, easy-to-implement advice. There is absolutely no padding, waffle or theory. There are no...

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Bertrand Russell's The Conquest of Happiness

Bertrand Russell's The Conquest of Happiness

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2011

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Bertrand Russell's The Conquest of Happiness is a guide on living a happy life. Although it was of its time it was also ahead of its time. Russell believed that true happiness could only be achieved through thought and effort. A true self help classic before self help even existed. Our interpretation of The Conquest of Happiness illustrates the timeless nature of Russell's insights by bringing them to life through over 50 modern case studies. This brilliant interpretation of The Conquest of Happiness is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on popular philosophy...

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Whole new you

Whole New You

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

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Whole new you is a no-nonsense, fun and inspirational book designed to motivate you to get off the sofa and to start living life to the full! It contains 365 punchy, practical ideas that you can start using straight away. With inspirational tips on how to loose some flab, how to have more get-up-and-go, how to save some money, how to be nicer to your partner, how to put more zing into your sex life, how to get motivated, how to do your bit to save the planet, how to have a better orgasm plus much more, here are the essential short cuts to a whole new you. ...

20552. 

Breeze through your exams

Breeze through your exams

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 27-FEB-2012

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Breeze through your exams offers insider information needed for exam success. It contains a selection of some of the best exam ideas from our best-selling title, Pass your exams.We reveal some brilliant ways to motivate yourself for success and gain the confidence to ensure that your hard work pays off on the big day. You'll find fantastic tips on improving your attitude to studying, committing information to memory and learning how to learn. The tried and tested techniques in Breeze through your exams will help you to turn your exam performance around. ...

20553. 

Practical Computer Vision with SimpleCV

Practical Computer Vision with SimpleCV

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2012

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Learn how to build your own computer vision (CV) applications quickly and easily with SimpleCV, an open source framework written in Python. Through examples of real-world applications, this hands-on guide introduces you to basic CV techniques for collecting, processing, and analyzing streaming digital images. You’ll then learn how to apply these methods with SimpleCV, using sample Python code. All you need to get started is a Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and a willingness to put CV to work in a variety of ways....

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Perl kurz & gut, Fifth Edition

Perl kurz & gut, Fifth Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 29-FEB-2012

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Diese 5. Auflage der beliebten Taschenbibliotheksausgabe Perl – kurz & gut bietet eine komplette Referenz aller wichtigen Features von Perl. Die neue Auflage wurde auf die Perl-Version 5.14.1 aktualisiert (die im Juni 2011 veröffentlicht worden ist) und berücksichtigt die erweiterten Features von Perl 5.14.1 hinsichtlich regulärer Ausdrücke, Threads, Perl-Compiler und Unicode-Unterstützung. Perl – kurz & gut ist bereits seit Jahren die Kurzreferenz zu Perl....

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An introduction to z/VM Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

An introduction to z/VM Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

By: Lydia Parziale; Anthony Bongiorno; Howard Charter; Jo Johnston; Volker Masen; Clovis Pereira; Sreehari Somasundaran; Srivatsan Venkatesan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-APR-2012

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IBM® z/VM® 6.2 introduces significant changes to z/VM in the form of multi-system clustering technology allowing up to four z/VM instances in a single system image (SSI) cluster. This technology is important, because it offers clients an attractive alternative to vertical growth by adding new z/VM systems. In the past, this capability required duplicate efforts to install, maintain, and manage each system. With SSI, these duplicate efforts are reduced or eliminated. Support for live guest relocation (LGR) allows you to move Linux virtual servers without disruption to the business, helping...

20556. 

Certification Study Guide: IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data V2.1

Certification Study Guide: IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data V2.1

By: Sanver Ceylan; Slawomir Gawlowski; Rafal Grzegorczyk

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication is a study guide for the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data V2.1, and it is meant for those who want to achieve an IBM Certification for this specific product. The IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data V2.1 Certification, offered through the Professional Certification Program from IBM, is designed to validate the skills required of technical professionals who work in the implementation of the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data V2.1 product. This book provides a combination of theory and practical experiences necessary for a...

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Using ThinkVantage Technologies: Volume 2 Maintaining and Recovering Client Systems

Using ThinkVantage Technologies: Volume 2 Maintaining and Recovering Client Systems

By: Byron Braswell; Lucas Biggers; James Cowles; Håkon Fosshaug; Johan Freidlitz; Keith Gedrose; Chris Holland; David Kohler; Jamel Lynch; Yossi Soberano; Goran Wibran; Eleanor Howard; Syed Irfan; Ive Mattheessens; Dudley Miller; Guy Varendonck; John Zywicki

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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ThinkVantage Technologies bring your PCs one step closer to being self-configured, self-optimizing, self-protecting, and self-healing, to help save you time and money throughout the life of your systems. In short, ThinkVantage Technologies let you focus your attention on your business, rather than on your computer. This IBM Redbooks publication helps you maintain, recover, and secure the ThinkVantage Technologies on Lenovo, IBM, and third-party desktops, and mobile computers. ThinkVantage Technologies covered in the book include: Rescue and Recovery with Antidote Delivery...

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IMS Connectivity in an On Demand Environment: A Practical Guide to IMS Connectivity

IMS Connectivity in an On Demand Environment: A Practical Guide to IMS Connectivity

By: Jouko Jantti; Jordi Guillaumes i Pons; Gen Sasaki; Egide Van Aerschot; Andres Wolf Andreoni

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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IBM Information Management System (IMS) is the IBM premier transaction and hierarchical database management system. Connectivity has always been a priority with IMS. IMS exploits the latest technologies to address customers' requirements for accessing IMS transactions and data. This IBM Redbooks publication is about IMS connectivity. This book provides a general overview of the IMS Open Transaction Manager Access (OTMA) function and extensive information about IMS Connect and its usage, including a chapter that describes the IMS Connect Extensions product and how you can enhance the IMS...

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Introduction to Storage Infrastructure Simplification

Introduction to Storage Infrastructure Simplification

By: Alex Osuna; Andrew Carr; Brian Perlstein; Istvan Buda; Reinhold Niederhagen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication introduces Infrastructure Simplification. Infrastructure Simplification is the methodology of analyzing the complete enterprise: business processes, workflow environment end-to-end, and IT for simplification. This analysis yields opportunities to save you time and money and eliminate unnecessary complexity that impedes the flow of information. This book discusses Storage Infrastructure Simplification and demonstrates multiple ways that IBM TotalStorage and Infrastructure Simplification can help you reduce complexity, save time and money, and release the flow of...

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Migrating to WebSphere Message Broker Version 6.0

Migrating to WebSphere Message Broker Version 6.0

By: Saida Davies; Rachel Alderman; Martin Cernicky; Cerys Giddings; Andonela Guadagno; Steffen Hegner; Mark Hiscock; Yongdeuk Ji; Shravan Kudikala

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication will help you to migrate WebSphere MQ Integrator V2.1 and WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker V5.0 to WebSphere Message Broker V6.0. It begins with an overview of the WebSphere Message Broker V6.0 solution, which plays a key role in the integration of disparate applications and platforms by providing functional and transport capabilities to support and facilitate enterprise-level business integration. Then it explains the new features and enhanced capabilities in WebSphere Message Broker V6.0, and describes the migration path from the previous supported...