Decision Points Enhanced Edition

Decision Points  Enhanced Edition  PDF
Author: George W. Bush
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
ISBN: 030788824X
Size: 67.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 512
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With more than 200 photographs, videos, letters, and speeches, this Deluxe eBook edition of Decision Points brings to life the critical decisions of George W. Bush’s presidency. George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we live. Decision Points takes readers inside the Texas governor’s mansion on the night of the 2000 election, aboard Air Force One during the harrowing hours after the attacks of September 11, 2001, into the Situation Room moments before the start of the war in Iraq, and behind the scenes at the White House for many other historic presidential decisions on the financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina, Afghanistan, and Iran. In addition, it offers intimate new details on his quitting drinking, his discovery of faith, and his relationship with his family. The Deluxe eBook edition also includes: • Videos from the defining moments of the presidency, including Bush’s inspiring Ground Zero speech to the 9/11 rescue workers, intimate family home movies, and a special introduction to the edition from the president himself • Full texts of his most important speeches, including his addresses to the nation about 9/11, Afghanistan and Iraq, and his second Inaugural • Handwritten letters from the president’s personal correspondence • And more than 50 new photos not contained in the print version of Decision Points A groundbreaking first in bringing multimedia to presidential memoir, the Deluxe eBook edition of Decision Points will captivate supporters, surprise critics, and change perspectives on eight remarkable years in American history—and on the man at the center of events.

The Happiness Choice Enhanced Edition

The Happiness Choice  Enhanced Edition PDF
Author: Marilyn Tam
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118634721
Size: 28.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 208
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Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful life Author Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches readers how to live the life of their dreams. This book reveals the principles, tools, and philosophies she has used to achieve a balanced, healthy, and joyful life. People want contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. Tam details a path to get you there. Offers overall perspective, inspiration, and support to help people achieve their dreams Packed with personal stories and advice from Tam, celebrated entrepreneur and sought-after speaker and consultant, Working globally with Fortune 500 companies, governments, and non-profit organizations The Happiness Choice, is filled with stories, tips, and insights on how anyone can live the life they've dreamed of living—a happy, healthy, successful, and dynamically balanced life. The enhanced edition features author Marilyn Tam exploring the book’s concepts more in-depth with author-created informational videos.

Bloomberg Visual Guide To Candlestick Charting Enhanced Edition

Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting  Enhanced Edition PDF
Author: Michael C. Thomsett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118176553
Size: 13.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 384
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Learn how to read candlestick charts and interpret candlestick patterns with this easy-to-use enhanced eBook visual guide, complete with test yourself quizzes and video tutorials Candlestick charts are an effective way of visualizing price movements and, due to the increased interest in the complex derivatives market, they are being used more and more widely. An interactive and highly visual guide to the most used charts, Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting Enhanced Edition is arranged in an easy-to-use manner, providing a quick reference for savvy investors and traders looking to brush up and those new to the field learning the intricacies of these vital tools for the first time. As an enhanced eBook, Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting features a slew of exciting additional features designed to provide a more immersive learning experience. These include interactive "Test Yourself" sections to help you measure your comprehension of the material, as well as video lessons with author Michael C. Thomsett incorporating animated charts to bring candlestick charting techniques to life. Contains alphabetical explanations of over 200 candlestick charts and related terms Includes daily charts of 50 companies, and six-month charts for comparative explanations of candlesticks with Western-style technical indicators Written by Michael C. Thomsett, author of over sixty books and hundreds of articles, including the bestselling Getting Started in Bonds, also published by Wiley Features enhanced eBook features to test yourself on key concepts, visualize into a chart, and learn hands-on through video tutorials Enhanced ebook features: Test Yourself - readers can test their newly honed knowledge and skills. Includes True/False and multiple choice questions with answers. Video Tutorials: Videos throught the text to aid in the learning process. Interactive Charts and Graphs. Step-by-Step Tutorials for essential tasks and concepts A practical and concise resource for anyone new to this way of representing derivatives, Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting Enhanced Edition presents sometimes confusing concepts in a format that is easy to understand and digest, with enhanced ebook features that make learning a cinch.

Best Practices For Technical Writers And Editors Video Enhanced Edition Collection

Best Practices for Technical Writers and Editors  Video Enhanced Edition  Collection  PDF
Author: Francis DeRespinis
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 013292966X
Size: 55.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Technology & Engineering
Languages : en
Pages : 1188
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 A brand new collection of state-of-the-art insights for technical writers, editors, and content managers…in a convenient e-format, at a great price! Three outstanding IBM Press eBooks plus exclusive video walkthroughs help you maximize the value and effectiveness of your technical communications—in all media, for all audiences, everywhere! (Enhanced eBook) This package brings together unsurpassed IBM eBook and video resources for creating clearer, more usable, more effective technical communication. For one low price, you get three outstanding IBM Press books in industry-standard ePub format, plus exclusive video demonstrations walking through many key topics and techniques on DITA, step-by-step! The IBM Style Guide: Conventions for Writers and Editors distills IBM’s best wisdom for developing higher-quality content across all media, authors, and geographic locations. It delivers up-to-the minute guidance on topic-based writing; writing for diverse media and global audiences; organizing, structuring, and linking information; maximizing accessibility; documenting interfaces and procedures; and much more. Next, in DITA Best Practices: A Roadmap for Writing, Editing, and Architecting in DITA , three pioneering implementers show how to use DITA to maximize the value of technical documentation, and offer a complete roadmap for successful DITA adoption and usage. The authors answer crucial questions “official” DITA documents ignore, including: “Where do you start?” and “How do you avoid the pitfalls?” Discover proven best practices for developing effective topics, short descriptions, and content architecture, plus “in-the-trenches” solutions for ensuring quality implementations and accurate, cost-effective content conversion, including video demonstrations. Finally, Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors , Second Edition, presents today’s most systematic, well-proven approach to creating great documentation. Learn how to focus on the right tasks and topics; say more with fewer words; use organization to deliver faster access; streamline and improve reviews; and much more. Packed with before-and-after examples, illustrations, and checklists, this book addresses crucial topics ranging from internationalization to retrievability to visual effectiveness. Whether you’re a writer, editor, reviewer, or manager, if you want to create outstanding content, you’ll find this collection absolutely indispensable. From expert IBM and IBM Press publication professionals Francis DeRespinis, Peter Hayward, Jana Jenkins, Amy Laird, Leslie McDonald, Eric Radzinski, Laura Bellamy, Michelle Carey, Jenifer Schlotfeldt, Gretchen Hargis, Ann Kilty Hernandez, Polly Hughes, Deirdre Longo, Shannon Rouiller, and Elizabeth Wilde. Important note: Due to the incredibly rich media included in your enhanced eBook, you may experience longer than usual download times. Please be patient while your product is delivered.

Clinical Chemistry Principles Techniques And Correlations Enhanced Edition

Clinical Chemistry  Principles  Techniques  and Correlations  Enhanced Edition PDF
Author: Michael Bishop
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 128451014X
Size: 12.64 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 736
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Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, and Correlations, Enhanced Eighth Edition demonstrates the how, what, why, and when of clinical testing and testing correlations to help you develop the interpretive and analytic skills you'll need in your future career.

Wong S Nursing Care Of Infants And Children Multimedia Enhanced Version

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version PDF
Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323244254
Size: 27.73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 1809
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A most trusted authority in pediatric nursing, this book provides unmatched, comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development and conditions. Its unique 'age and stage' approach covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organised by age groups and body systems.

Frameworks For Practice In Educational Psychology Second Edition

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology  Second Edition PDF
Author: Barbara Kelly
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502480
Size: 27.16 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Psychology
Languages : en
Pages : 360
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Now in its second edition, this comprehensive textbook presents a rich overview of approaches to educational psychology, through an in-depth exploration of both existing and emerging practice frameworks. Covering established techniques such as the Monsen et al. Problem-Solving Framework and the Constructionist Model of Informed and Reasoned Action, the book sets out new material on innovative methods and approaches such as Implementation Science and a Problem-Solving - Solution Focussed integrated model for service delivery. Accessible summaries are accompanied by perceptive assessments of how these frameworks meet modern needs for accountable, transparent and effective practice. Providing a definitive, up-to-date view of educational psychology, the book explains the complex, integrated methodology necessary to succeed in the field today. Thoughtful and clear, this textbook will be an invaluable resource for all practicing educational psychologists, students, trainers and educators.

The Administration Of Debt Relief By The International Financial Institutions

The Administration of Debt Relief by the International Financial Institutions PDF
Author: Leonie F. Guder
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540886095
Size: 79.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages : 355
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1. Objectives and Plan of the Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Literature Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3. Structure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Part I. Multilateral Debt Relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 A. The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (HIPC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1. Concessional Assistance to Low-Income Countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 2. The HIPC Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 2. 1. The Heavily Indebted Poor Country Initiative of 1996 . . . . . . . . 33 2. 2. The Cologne G-8 Summit of 1999 and HIPC II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 2. 3. Eligibility and Implementation under the Enhanced HIPC Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 3. What kind of debt is addressed by HIPC? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 4. HIPC Funding and Finances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 4. 1. The PRGF-HIPC Trust of the IMF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 4. 2. The World Bank HIPC Trust Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 4. 3. The IDA Debt Reduction Facility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 4. 4. HIPC Financing through Multilateral Creditors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 4. 5. Conclusion: Trust Fund Financing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 5. HIPC Proceedings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 B. Debt Relief under the G-8: The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 1. MDRI as Operational Successor of HIPC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 2. Subsequent Changes in Lending Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 C. Case Study: The Contemporary History of Debt Relief in Ghana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 1. Ghana’s History with Economic Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 2. Ghana’s Reform Process under HIPC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 X Table of Content 2. 1. Implementation of the HIPC Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 2. 1. 1. Preliminary Documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 2. 1. 2. Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 2. 1. 3. Decision Point Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 2. 1. 4. Ghana’s Completion Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 2. 2. Donor Coordination under the Multi Donor Budgetary Support (MDBS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Euro Par 2006 Parallel Processing

Euro Par 2006 Parallel Processing PDF
Author: Wolfgang E. Nagel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540377832
Size: 48.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Electronic data processing
Languages : en
Pages : 1221
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Title 18 Conservation Of Power And Water Resources Parts 1 To 399 Revised As Of April 1 2014

Title 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources Parts 1 to 399  Revised as of April 1  2014  PDF
Author: Office of The Federal Register, Enhanced by IntraWEB, LLC
Publisher: IntraWEB, LLC and Claitor's Law Publishing
ISBN: 0160917735
Size: 18.18 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages : 1286
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The Code of Federal Regulations Title 18 contains the codified Federal laws and regulations that are in effect as of the date of the publication pertaining to conservation of domestic power and water resources.

Display And Interface Design

Display and Interface Design PDF
Author: Kevin B. Bennett
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420064391
Size: 36.52 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Technology & Engineering
Languages : en
Pages : 510
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Technological advances in hardware and software provide powerful tools with the potential to design interfaces that are powerful and easy to use. Yet, the frustrations and convoluted "work-arounds" often encountered make it clear that there is substantial room for improvement. Drawn from more than 60 years of combined experience studying, implementing, and teaching about performance in human-technology systems, Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art provides a theoretically-based yet practical guide for ecological display and interface design. Written from the perspective of cognitive systems engineering and ecological interface design, the book delineates how to design interfaces tailored to specific work demands, leverage the powerful perception-action skills of the human, and use powerful interface technologies wisely. This triadic approach (domain, human, interface) to display and interface design stands in sharp contrast to traditional dyadic (human, interface) approaches. The authors describe general principles and specific strategies at length and include concrete examples and extensive design tutorials that illustrate quite clearly how these principles and strategies can be applied. The coverage spans the entire continuum of interfaces that might need to be developed in today's work places. The reason that good interfaces are few and far between is really quite simple: they are extremely difficult to design and build properly. While there are many books available that address display design, most of them focus on aesthetic principles but lack scientific rigor, or are descriptive but not prescriptive. Whether you are exploring the principles of interface design or designing and implementing interfaces, this book elucidates an overarching framework for design that can be applied to the broad spectrum of existing domains.

Business Process Modeling Simulation And Design Second Edition

Business Process Modeling  Simulation and Design  Second Edition PDF
Author: Manuel Laguna
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439885257
Size: 73.29 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 523
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Most textbooks on business process management focus on either the nuts and bolts of computer simulation or the managerial aspects of business processes. Covering both technical and managerial aspects of business process management, Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Second Edition presents the tools to design effective business processes and the management techniques to operate them efficiently. New to the Second Edition Three completely revised chapters that incorporate ExtendSim 8 An introduction to simulation A chapter on business process analytics Developed from the authors’ many years of teaching process design and simulation courses, the text provides students with a thorough understanding of numerous analytical tools that can be used to model, analyze, design, manage, and improve business processes. It covers a wide range of approaches, including discrete event simulation, graphical flowcharting tools, deterministic models for cycle time analysis and capacity decisions, analytical queuing methods, and data mining. Unlike other operations management books, this one emphasizes user-friendly simulation software as well as business processes, rather than only manufacturing processes or general operations management problems. Taking an analytical modeling approach to process design, this book illustrates the power of simulation modeling as a vehicle for analyzing and designing business processes. It teaches how to apply process simulation and discusses the managerial implications of redesigning processes. The ExtendSim software is available online and ancillaries are available for instructors.

Public Productivity Handbook Second Edition

Public Productivity Handbook  Second Edition  PDF
Author: Marc Holzer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824747213
Size: 15.30 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 1324
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Anyone hoping to improve teamwork, performance, and budgeting, training, and evaluation programs in their organization should look no further. Completely revised, Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition defines the role of leadership, dimensions of employee commitment, and multiple employee-organization based relationships for effective internal and external connections. It's coverage of new and systematic management approaches and well-defined measurement systems provides guidance on correct utilization of human resources that ensure improvements in productivity and performance. The authors discuss such topics as citizen-driven government and performance, public sector values and productivity, privatization, and productivity barriers in the public sector.