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20761. 

Managing Change

Managing Change

By: Patrick Forsyth

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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New technological developments, changing legal requirements, new bosses and business partners - the forces of change are all around. In these uncertain times, the survival and future success of many businesses often depends on the ability of their managers and executives to move quickly, keeping up to speed with the pace of change, avoiding the pitfalls and seizing the opportunities that any new circumstances present. This accessible guide will help you through the maze of change and allow you to regain control, embrace transformation and change for the better yourself. It...

20762. 

Managing Successful Teams

Managing Successful Teams

By: Pat Wellington

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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With the shift of emphasis from the West to emerging economies such as China, Brazil and India, organisations need to restructure to adapt to the new global economy. Teams and projects are increasingly being scattered all over the world, and a manager operating in this environment can't connect face to face with people in their team. Not only will managers need to adapt to develop their skills for new environments, they will have to work better, quicker and faster. Managing Successful Teams prepares you to meet the challenges of building and leading teams, showing you how to...

20763. 

The Leadership Skills Handbook, 2nd Edition

The Leadership Skills Handbook, 2nd Edition

By: Jo Owen

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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The Leadership Skills Book from best-selling author Jo Owen reveals the essential skills you need to be an effective leader. Most leadership books try to answer the question 'what is good leadership?' this book asks 'how can you learn to lead?' and then, based on research with over a thousand leaders, it provides over 50 vital attributes you need to lead successfully. Covering every aspect of leadership from technical skills and career skills, to people skills and personal values, it touches on: understanding yourself and others, delegating, motivating, conflict management, crisis management,...

20764. 

Systemic Coaching and Constellations

Systemic Coaching and Constellations

By: John Whittington

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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A constellation is a facilitated process which creates a pattern of an issue or developmental challenge. It's a process that provides a unique opportunity to illuminate and then realign elements within an individual, team or whole organizational system, giving each a place. Systemic Coaching and Constellations will cover what systemic coaching is and how it can be useful, how to integrate systemic coaching and constellations into your existing executive coaching practice and an overview of the common leadership and organisational system dynamics. The book is highly practical...

20765. 

Emotional Fitness Coaching

Emotional Fitness Coaching

By: Warren Redman

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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Emotional Fitness Coaching builds on the well known concept of emotional intelligence in the workplace to provide a framework for managers and coaches to implement the practice easily and effectively. A method developed by the author and based on thirty years experience in the field, it covers a range of techniques including Power Listening, Learning from Experience, the power of Group Dialogue, Creating Balance and Emotional Fitness Storytelling. Each of these tools are described and examples given of how each has been (and could be) used in various work circumstances. Several...

20766. 

The Consumer Mind

The Consumer Mind

By: Pepe Martinez

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2012

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The Consumer Mind explores the relationship between consumers and brands, analysing the types of communication and their perception of brands. Based on research from Millward Brown, one of the world's leading research agencies, it provides expert advice for marketing practitioners on how brands, products, services and communications reach the mind of the consumer. With insights based on the latest advances in neuroscience and psychology, it analyses the daily mental functions of consumers, in relation to others and their environment, and the implications for brands. The...

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Playful Design

Playful Design

By: John Ferrara

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2012

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Game design is a sibling discipline to software and Web design, but they're siblings that grew up in different houses. They have much more in common than their perceived distinction typically suggests, and user experience practitioners can realize enormous benefit by exploiting the solutions that games have found to the real problems of design....

20768. 

The Transforming Leader

The Transforming Leader

By: Carol S. Pearson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2012

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Outlines a new leadership approach tailored to the realities of the twenty-first century Features chapters by such leading authors as Matthew Fox, Diana Whitney, and Alan Briskin Edited and annotated by the author of the bestselling The Hero Within The traditional model of the heroic leader single-handedly piloting the organization was always something of a myth, but it is especially unrealistic now. We live in a complex, fast-evolving, highly connected world. There is simply too much for a single person to keep track of or to address successfully. Leaders today must not only optimize all...

20769. 

Illustrator WOW!

Illustrator WOW!

By: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Verlag

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

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Sharon Steuer und ihr internationales Team zeigen die besten Tipps, Tricks und Techniken von über 100 hochkarätigen Illustrator-Künstlern. Dieses Buch ist ein Nachschlagewerk von Künstler für Künstler, die sich auf die Erstellung von Kunst und Design mit Adobe Illustrator konzentrieren. Es enthält viele Beispiele sowie zahlreiche neue und unverzichtbare Produktionstechniken sowie zeitsparende Tipps. ...

20770. 

Polymer Testing

Polymer Testing

By: Muralisrinivasan Subramanian

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2012

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Polymer research has been giving greater attention to the importance of the interdependence of applications and the behavior of polymeric materials. The complexities call for a self-contained reference work for students, polymer scientists, industrialists, chemists, and polymer technologists. This book is aimed at answering that call. It presents concepts at the intersections of polymer structure, polymer characterization, and new instrumental methodologies for assessing the characteristics of polymers. Various application requirements are covered, with recommendations for the types of...

20771. 

Changing Business from the Inside Out

Changing Business from the Inside Out

By: Tim Mohin

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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Tim Mohin argues that environmentalists can do as much good for the earth working "inside" the corporate system as by protesting from the outside. This book outlines how to work in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), either as a new career, of as a leader in a CSR initiative. ...

20772. 

Data Structures Using C

Data Structures Using C

By: Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay; Kashi Nath Dey

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 07-NOV-2008

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Data Structures Using C brings together a first course on data structures and the complete programming techniques, enabling students and professionals implement abstract structures and structure their ideas to suit different needs. This book elaborates the standard data structures using C as the basic programming tool. It is designed for a one semester course on Data Structures. ...

20773. 

Resource-Oriented Computing with NetKernel

Resource-Oriented Computing with NetKernel

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2012

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Take resource-oriented computing out for a spin with this hands-on introduction to NetKernel, and discover how ROC can improve the way you design and implement software and software systems. Learn how ROC’s new approach combines core ideas from the REST architectural style with the Unix development model. By using NetKernel to create and then string simple services together, you can develop complex systems that scale as easily as the Internet does. Author Tom Geudens helps you create several NetKernel modules right away, and then walks you through the results to demonstrate their...

20774. 

JavaScript for PHP Developers

JavaScript for PHP Developers

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2013

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If you want to significantly expand your web development skills beyond PHP, this practical, hands-on book teaches you ECMAScript—the core JavaScript language—from the ground up. You’ll discover some similarities between JavaScript and PHP, such as conditions and loops, but the primary focus is on JavaScript’s unique object creation, classes, prototypes, and inheritance....

20775. 

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 02-SEP-2013

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Make your network fast, reliable, and secure!Updated August 29, 2013Updated for Apple's latest 802.11ac AirPort base stations (and yes, the title of this book will have to change soon)!Find real-world advice from Wi-Fi wizard Glenn Fleishman on setting up a wireless network using Apple's 802.11n- and 802.11ac-enabled AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule base stations. The ebook is packed with directions for enhancing an AirPort network, whether you're replacing an old base station, adding another base station to extend your range, improving your security, connecting a...

20776. 

Der perfekte Moment

Der perfekte Moment

By: Christian Schnalzger

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2011

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Im Laufe eines Lebens schießen wir viele tausend Fotos, sind aber nur mit den wenigsten zufrieden. Wie entstehen aber starke, wirkungsvolle Bilder, die etwas von der Besonderheit der Situation transportieren, in der sie entstanden? Fotograf und Buchautor Christian Schnalzger geht dieser Frage nach und gibt viele Anregungen, die Ihnen dabei helfen, den perfekten Moment einzufangen. Licht, Belichtung, eine gelungene Komposition und die nachträgliche Ausarbeitung eines Fotos sind dabei von zentraler Bedeutung. Ebenso wichtig ist aber ein anderer Aspekt: Was genau interessiert Sie an einer...

20777. 

Das Android-Smartphone-Buch

Das Android-Smartphone-Buch

By: Hans Dorsch

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2011

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Wer heute seinen Vertrag beim Mobilfunkanbieter verlängert, bekommt ein Smartphone dazu, wenn er sich nicht ausdrücklich dagegen entscheidet. Die meisten dieser Geräte nutzen Android als Betriebssystem. Das ist vielen Anwendern im Grunde egal, aber dieses System bestimmt, welche Möglichkeiten sie nutzen können. Das Buch zu Android Smartphones zeigt diese Möglichkeiten. Und damit Kunden aller Hersteller das Buch nutzen können, beziehen sich die Anleitungen auf Anwendungen, die auf allen Geräten zur Verfügung stehen. Unterschiede in der Ausstattung und der Bauart werden direkt am Anfang einmal...

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Python von Kopf bis Fuß

Python von Kopf bis Fuß

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2011

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Python nur mit einem Buch zu lernen, das wär’s, oder? Mit Python von Kopf bis Fuß schaffen Sie das! Durch die ausgefeilte von-Kopf-bis-Fuß-Didaktik, die viel mehr als die bloße Syntax und typische How-to-Erklärungen bietet, wird es zum Vergnügen. Praxisnah und spielerisch lernen Sie die Grundlagen der Sprache, das Wichtigste über Persistenz, Ausnahmebehandlung, Webentwicklung, SQLite, die Google App Engine oder wie Sie Daten in den Griff bekommen. Und Sie lernen auch noch, mobile Apps für Android-Smartphones zu schreiben – alles dank der fantastischen Möglichkeiten, die Python mitbringt....

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R in a Nutshell

R in a Nutshell

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2010

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Wozu sollte man R lernen? Da gibt es viele Gründe: Weil es sich gerade zum Goldstandard für die Lösung statistischer Probleme und die Entwicklung eigener Analyseprogramme mausert. Weil man damit natürlich mehr Werkzeuge an der Hand hat als mit einer Tabellenkalkulation wie Excel, aber auch mehr Spielraum als mit gängiger Statistiksoftware wie SPSS und SAS. Anders als bei diesen hat man nämlich neben den fertigen Analyse- und Visualisierungsmethoden auch eine komplette Programmiersprache zur Verfügung, mit der sich eigene Algorithmen entwickeln lassen. Außerdem ist R Open Source und erobert...

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grep kurz & gut

grep kurz & gut

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2009

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grep kurz & gut das erste Buch speziell zu grep, dem mächtigen Unix-Hilfsprogramm zur Suche und Filterung definierter Zeichenketten in Dateien. Viele Anwendungen –- von Mail-Filterung über System-Log-Management bis hin zur Malware-Analyse – nutzen grep. Es gibt darüber hinaus viele weitere Möglichkeiten, das Utility-Programm einzusetzen. Die Referenz ist ideal für Systemadministratoren, Software-Entwickler und IT-Sicherheits-Profis. Erstes Buch zu grep Behandelt auch Varianten wie z.B. egrep * Enthält Informationen, die nicht in der grep-Dokumentation zu finden sind....