Rather than celebrating warfare, 50 Battles That Changed the World looks at the clashes the author believes have had the most profound impact on world history. Listed in order of their relevance to the modern world, they range from the ancient past to the present day and span the globe many times over. This book is not so much about military strategy as the implications of the battles that were vital in shaping civilization as we know it. Some of the battles in this book are familiar to us all-Bunker Hill, which prevented the American Revolution from being stillborn, and...
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101 Ways Your Business Can Change the World. As a business owner, you are in a unique and powerful position. You
have a large sphere of influence and what you say and do is observed.
How you treat your clientele, employees and business associates is a
direct reflection on your business. People notice.
William Weir, author of New Page Book's 50 Battles That Changed the World, takes another look at the history of warfare, focusing on the hardware that served those famous battles, as well as others not as glorious. Included are: * Individual weapons-from spears to the submachine gun. * Crew-served weapons-from battering rams to "Big Bertha". * Unmanned weapons-from punji stakes to "Bouncing Betty" landmines and trap guns.
Growing numbers of governments and peoples around the world are now convinced
that if nothing is done, we will adversely and irreversibly affect the earth’s climate
to our own detriment. Yet even as global concern has risen, the prospect of an
effective collective response is not guaranteed.
Telecommuting: will it change the world? Telecommuting will have major effects in the worlds of work and family life. However, its biggest effect will be in the area of individual freedom, responsibility, and time management. Work and workplaces will alter dramatically. Offices may become smaller, as fewer desks are needed. There will be greater need for highbandwidth connections to link the office and the home, and even homes to other homes, as other employees and supervisors also begin working at home.
Clearly, the Internet is changing the world. In the last ten years, since Tim Berners-Lee designed the
World Wide Web (1991) and Marc Andreesen and company developed Mosaic—née Netscape (1993)—to
display it on any PC or Mac, the Internet has gone from interesting to essential, from ancillary to
completely central. Web sites are now a required part of a business' infrastructure, and often part of one's
personal life as well. The amount of information available through the Internet has become practically
Telecommuting will have major effects in the worlds of work and family life. However, its biggest effect will be in the area of individual freedom, responsibility, and time management. Work and workplaces will alter dramatically. Offices may become smaller, as fewer desks are needed.
The Political Economy of the World Trading System is a comprehensive textbook account of the economics, institutional mechanics and politics of the world trading system. This third edition has been expanded and updated to cover developments in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) since its formation, including the Doha Round, presenting the essentials of trade negotiations and the WTO's rules and disciplines.
Over the years, CorelDRAW has developed into a full-featured, professional suite of graphics
applications for users of all skill levels to create illustrations, design professional layouts,
and work seamlessly between pixel-based and vector graphics, with powerful editing tools
in a completely integrated, easy-to-use bundle. The team at Corel continues to strive to
provide products that both delight and inspire users around the world with the release of
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 and this new Official Guide....
Few other countries are so interrelated with the World around us in political, economic, and social respects as the Netherlands. This means that the Dutch government needs to be alert in its response to the risks and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing world. Addressing this issue, The Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is offering some reflections in this report, guided by the question how the Netherlands can develop a foreign policy strategy that matches the changing power relations in the world and the radically changed character of international relations. ...
Since the publication of The Practice of English Language Teaching in 1983
much has happened in the world of language teaching: new concerns have
occupied the minds of methodologists and applied linguists; new textbooks
have been written; new techniques have become fashionable. We must be
grateful for all this flux and change since without it teaching would be a grey
and ultimately depressing experience. But of course it isn't (except
Now you can discover the easy-to-learn strategies of super-achievers to energize and improve your life in just 7 days! Paul McKenna, PhD, made a remarkable study of highly successful and effective people from around the world, and discovered that success and happiness are not accidents that happen to some people and not others. They are created by specific ways of thinking and acting, and can be mastered in just 7 days. He has distilled these proven techniques into an amazing life makeover that will help you to think and act more creatively, positively, and confidently....
Dù tồn tại như một sức mạnh riêng lẻ hay hợp nhất, thế giới
của các công ty và tập đoàn đang có một ảnh hưởng ngày
càng mạnh mẽ và liên tục đến cuộc sống của mỗi chúng ta.
Chúng ta sống và làm việc trong thế giới đó.
This is a book about Linux, a free, open source operating system that's changing the world of
computing. In this book, we show how you can completely change the way you work with
computers by exploring a powerful and free operating system. Linux goes against
the traditional computing mainstream, being developed by a loosely organized group of
thousands of volunteers across the Internet.
With PHP for the World Wide Web, Fourth Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users this popular open-source scripting language. Leading technology author Larry Ullman guides readers through the latest developments including use and awareness of HTML5 with PHP.
Ebook Business writing basics includes chapters: Business writing — There have been some changes made, 13 Ways to mind your reader’s business and put your own on the back burner, 38 Practical writing tips you never learned in school, 26 Ways to add personality to your writing and win friends, 42 Ways to master letters and make yourself look professional on paper, 20 Tips for writing short reports and memos that get read and acted upon, 37 Ways to take the stress and drudgery out of report writing and make your re-ports readable, 38 Things you never learned in kindergarten — Faxes and ...
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24 LESSONS FROM THE WORLD’S GREATEST CEO
THE EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK FOR ENHANCING CORPORATE PERFORMANCE
JEFFREY A. KRAMES
“A Company that aspires to true greatness furnishes its people with big challenges which, when met, ﬁll people with self-conﬁdence that can only come from within and only from winning.”
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“Bureaucracy hates change… is terriﬁed by speed and hates simplicity.”
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It is impossible to deny the influence of the Internet. In the 1990’s it quickly changed from an exciting technology few understood to something so prevalent most can’t imagine living without it. The World Wide Web is a powerful thread that connects the entire world, one that allows us to share information like never before.
The benefits of accessing so much information are too many to list, and while some problems are also becoming apparent, the web’s place in our daily lives is undeniable. We can now access the Internet from our home computers, office, laptops and our phones.
As populations increase and countries industrialize, the world’s
demand for energy increases. Our supply of petroleum and gas is limited,
but the photovoltaic cell offers a solution to the problem of a future energy
shortage. This cell is already an important source of energy. In fact, it seems
almost like magic. The photovoltaic cell changes sunlight directly into
energy. Solar energy – energy from the sun – is clean, easily available,
inexhaustible, and free, if the equipment is available....