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Machiavellian Management - A Chief Executive's Guide By Malcolm Coxall
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Based on Machiavelli's "The Prince", this modernisation describes what modern capitalists need to know to be able to get and hold onto corporate power. Machiavelli's original notorious and... More > amoral guide was written for one of the Medici princes. It was probably one of the world's first management books. Following in Machiavelli's steps, this new "chief executive's guide" leads us through all the important skills recommended in acquiring, defending and extending control over your organisation. It deals with many of the subjects which confront the modern manager and executive every day: managing hatred, contempt, and opposition, eliminating your enemies, successful deceit, cruelty, compassion, corporate independence, opportunism, self-reliance, useful management expedients, managing managers and employees, taking and ignoring advice, using consultants, the brokerage of influence and the careful use of brutality.< Less
Human Manipulation - A Handbook By Malcolm Coxall
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There are many ways for us to manage manipulation, whether it originates from an individual, a group, or a government. But, firstly, we need to recognise and understand a manipulative act, how it... More > works, its motives, and why we, in particular, are its victims. Manipulation generally relies on human ignorance. So the better we are informed, the better our chances of detecting and managing manipulation when it is directed at us. To this end, the author seeks to illuminate "Human Manipulation" at all levels. This analysis provides the reader with a detailed definition, an understanding of the history and morality of human manipulation and an insight into the psychology of the manipulator and their victim. The book then examines some 450 manipulative techniques in detail and explains what a victim can do to recognise, avoid and counteract them. This handbook is probably the most comprehensive study of human manipulation anywhere. It is a "must have" for any serious student of the subject.< Less
Traditional Christmas Recipes of Spain By Malcolm Coxall
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Travellers in Spain are often surprised to see that every village has its own culinary specialities. What a contrast this is to the standardised food of Northern Europe, where, even at Christmas... More > time, few local dishes exist in our rather monochrome "Westernised" gastronomy. Spain has largely avoided this food "industrialisation" and is still proud of its local dishes. It remains a treasure trove of food diversity with Roman, Arab, Jewish and Christian influences on many of its recipes. Spain is blessed with a pride in its traditional dishes, combined with a variety of ingredients that many chefs only dream about. Christmas is a special time and few people in the world are as capable of making it into a truly special occasion as the Spanish. They have a love and understanding for both good food and a good party! Christmas in Spain is fun and a truly culinary delight. Here we present you with just some traditional Spanish Christmas Recipes. Enjoy them and Feliz Navidad!< Less
Traditional Recipes of the Axarquia By Malcolm Coxall
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The Axarquía is a small, remarkable corner of Andalucía in Spain. It has witnessed some of the most culturally cataclysmic events of the last 40,000 years of European history, such as... More > the arrival of the first modern human beings in Europe, the invasion of the Phoenicians, Byzantines, Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and most recently, the Christians. It is a bountiful area with fertile soils and a good climate. However, it is not always an easy place. In just a few years the climate of the area can fluctuate from abundance to drought. The geography of the region makes access very difficult; to this day many of its villages are remote, often inaccessible. These extraordinary historical, climatic and geographical conditions have made the Axarquía an area of great diversity. One of the most interesting facets of the region is its cuisine. It is full of Roman, Arab, Jewish and Christian culinary tradition. The cuisine of the Axarquía is a delicious and exciting voyage of exploration in taste and history.< Less
Human Manipulation - A Handbook By Malcolm Coxall
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There are many ways to handle manipulation by individuals, a group, or government. Firstly, we need to recognise and understand a manipulative act, how it works, its motives, and why we, in... More > particular, are its victims. To this end, the author seeks to illuminate "Human Manipulation" at all levels. This analysis provides the reader with a detailed definition, an understanding of the history and morality of human manipulation and an insight into the psychology of the manipulator and victim. The book identifies and examines 450 manipulative techniques in detail and explains what a victim can do to recognise, avoid and counteract them. Manipulation generally relies on human ignorance. So the better informed we are, the better our chances of detecting and managing manipulation when it is directed at us. This handbook is probably the most comprehensive study of human manipulation anywhere. It is a "must have" for any serious student of the subject.< Less
Traditional Christmas Recipes of Spain By Malcolm Coxall
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Travellers in Spain are often surprised to see that every village has its own culinary specialities. What a contrast this is to the standardised food of Northern Europe, where, even at Christmas... More > time, few local dishes exist in our rather monochrome "Westernised" gastronomy. Spain has largely avoided this food "industrialisation" and is still proud of its local dishes. It remains a treasure trove of food diversity with Roman, Arab, Jewish and Christian influences on many of its recipes. Spain is blessed with a pride in its traditional dishes, combined with a variety of ingredients that many chefs only dream about. Christmas is a special time and few people in the world are as capable of making it into a truly special occasion as the Spanish. They have a love and understanding for both good food and a good party! Christmas in Spain is fun and a truly culinary delight. Here we present you with just some traditional Spanish Christmas Recipes. Enjoy them and Feliz Navidad!< Less
Machiavellian Management - A Chief Executive's Guide By Malcolm Coxall
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Based on Machiavelli's "The Prince", this modernisation describes what modern capitalists need to know to be able to get and hold onto corporate power. Machiavelli's original notorious and... More > amoral guide was written for one of the Medici princes. It was probably one of the world's first management books. Following in Machiavelli's steps, this new "chief executive's guide" leads us through all the important skills recommended in acquiring, defending and extending control over your organisation. It deals with many of the subjects which confront the modern manager and executive every day: managing hatred, contempt, and opposition, eliminating your enemies, successful deceit, cruelty, compassion, corporate independence, opportunism, self-reliance, useful management expedients, managing managers and employees, taking and ignoring advice, using consultants, the brokerage of influence and the careful use of brutality.< Less
Oracle Quick Guides Part 3 - Coding in Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL By Malcolm Coxall
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This is Part 3 of a series of quick learning guides for Oracle designers, developers and managers. Part 3 introduces completely new entrants to the main concepts of the SQL language and to the use... More > and development of Oracle's PL/SQL procedural version of SQL. The guide includes details of how to install and use a SQL*Plus client and the basic use of Oracle's SQL Developer tool. The guide also provides a foundation in coding practise in SQL and PL/SQL with some basic guidelines for good practise in coding and managing SQL and PL/SQL software performance issues. These guides are designed to rapidly deliver key information about Oracle to the following audience groups: Project Managers, Team Leaders, Analysts, Designers, Developers and Testers who are new to Oracle and need rapid access to strategic information about the Oracle development environment.< Less
Oracle Quick Guides Part 2 - Oracle Database Design By Malcolm Coxall
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This is Part 2 of a series of quick learning guides for Oracle designers, developers and managers. Part 2 introduces completely new entrants to concepts of Oracle database analysis and design,... More > database normalisation, the logical data model, E-R modelling and diagrams, logical to physical transformation in Oracle Designer, physical database design, de-normalization, database design for performance, and building a physical database from a server model. These guides are designed to rapidly deliver key information about Oracle to the following audience groups: Project Managers and Team Leaders who are new to Oracle and need rapid access to strategic information about the Oracle design and development environment. Business Analysts, Designers and Software developers who are new to Oracle and need to make first steps in gaining a detailed understanding of the design and development issues involved in Oracle.< Less
Oracle Quick Guides Part 1 - Oracle Basics: Database & Tools By Malcolm Coxall
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This is Part 1 of a series of quick learning guides for Oracle designers, developers and managers. It introduces completely new entrants to the Oracle environment: relational principles, history,... More > background of Oracle, the products, database architecture, installation, Oracle and 3rd party database and design tools and includes a glossary of basic Oracle terms and explanations of their meaning. These guides are designed to rapidly deliver key information about Oracle to the following audience groups: Project Managers, Team Leaders, Testers who are new to Oracle and need rapid access to strategic information about the Oracle development environment. Business Analysts, Designers, Developers who are new to Oracle and need to make first steps in gaining a detailed understanding of the design and development issues involved in Oracle.< Less