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Managerial Performance Measurement By Homework Help Classof1
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To compute any quantitative performance measurement of an operating unit, it is necessary to arrive at reasonable income and investment measures for the unit. There are a few shortcuts in undertaking... More > an intelligent analysis of financial statements. Knowledge of accounting theory and practice is desirable to ensure a sound interpretation.< Less
Therapy Futures: Obstacles and opportunities By Denis Postle
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Therapy Futures introduces two benchmarks for therapy renewal, one is valuing love as the active ingredient of therapy and secondly, that we all inhabit a psyCommons, a thriving fountain of... More > streetwise, savvy ‘know-how’, ‘know-when’ and ‘know-if’, through which millions of people get through life. Therapists distill expertise about the human condition from the psyCommons and sequester it in professions. Therapy Futures tells how the psychological therapies diligently sought state backing for these professional enclosures and how this ambition failed. The case study that narrates this history is a story of ‘couch wars’, and a narrow escape from capture by a state agency. These contests for terrain look set to run and run but do they have to? Therapy Futures outlines an alternative, a transition that waves goodbye to professionalization and moves towards forms of psycho-practice based on inquiry, equipotency and love.< Less
The Third House of Congress By John Knox
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This book details a proposal for a constitutional amendment to create a third house of congress comprised of Tribunes, appointed by lot. In the last century, the American system of representation... More > was changed. These changes have had consequences. These consequences have created a dangerous imbalance between the common interests and the particular interests within the country. This imbalance is not well understood, even in high precincts, and many of the ideas currently esteemed by the population support the conditions of the imbalance. In Part Two, The Third House contains an account of the changes, and the ideas supporting and discrediting those changes. Elsewhere, The Third House of Congress contains the Third House Amendment, a description of how the Third House of Congress will address many of the systemic dysfunctions in our government, and our strategy to actually enact the Amendment.< Less
The Third House of Congress By John Knox
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This book details a proposal for a constitutional amendment to create a third house of congress comprised of Tribunes, appointed by lot. In the last century, the American system of representation... More > was changed. These changes have had consequences. These consequences have created a dangerous imbalance between the common interests and the particular interests within the country. This imbalance is not well understood, even in high precincts, and many of the ideas currently esteemed by the population support the conditions of the imbalance. In Part Two, The Third House contains an account of the changes, and the ideas supporting and discrediting those changes. Elsewhere, The Third House of Congress contains the Third House Amendment, a description of how the Third House of Congress will address many of the systemic dysfunctions in our government, and our strategy to actually enact the Amendment.< Less
The Hedgehog and the Beetle. Disruption and Innovation in the Civil Society Sector. By Burkhard Gnärig
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Highly successful, widely trusted and globally applauded, international civil society organisations (ICSOs) such as Oxfam, Greenpeace and Amnesty International are major players on the global stage.... More > However, fundamental change in the outside world threatens their role and future existence: Shrinking space for civic participation hinders their work in many countries; climate change, persistent poverty and growing inequality make it harder for them to achieve their missions; and the rise of the internet disrupts their business models. At the same time ICSOs are needed more than ever. Effective civil society organisations have to help charting the way towards a sustainable, fair and equitable world, setting positive examples and bringing citizens on board. The book describes the key features of effective global civil society organisations and charts the journey today’s ICSOs have to undertake to turn themselves into successful drivers of the transition.< Less
The Hedgehog and the Beetle By Burkhard Gnärig
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Highly successful, widely trusted and globally applauded, international civil society organisations (ICSOs) such as Oxfam, Greenpeace and Amnesty International are major players on the global stage.... More > However, fundamental change in the outside world threatens their role and future existence: Shrinking space for civic participation hinders their work in many countries; climate change, persistent poverty and growing inequality make it harder for them to achieve their missions; and the rise of the internet disrupts their business models. At the same time ICSOs are needed more than ever. Effective civil society organisations have to help charting the way towards a sustainable, fair and equitable world, setting positive examples and bringing citizens on board. The book describes the key features of effective global civil society organisations and charts the journey today’s ICSOs have to undertake to turn themselves into successful drivers of the transition.< Less
Career Success Secrets for MUNICIPAL CLERKS By Imtiaz Syed
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Municipal Clerks Draft agendas and bylaws for town or city council; record minutes of council meetings; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; and prepare reports on civic... More > needs. Sample of reported job titles: City Clerk, Town Clerk, Clerk, Municipal Clerk, City Secretary, Deputy City Clerk, Township Clerk, City Clerk Treasurer, Clerk of Council, Deputy Clerk< Less
Kenbridge - The First Hundred Years By Stephen S. Israel
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Kenbridge has a rich history which grew out of tobacco as a crop, and beautiful land upon which to farm and raise families. Included in this centennial history 1908 - 2008, is a description of the... More > people and events which shaped this crossroads prior to incorporation as a town in 1908, as well as the last hundred years. Many photographs of buildings, homes and the people who helped form the Kenbridge history are included as well as personal accounts of business owners, civic leaders and family members who tell their stories of commerce, family and way of life on the Southside of Virginia.< Less
A Habit of Handel By Francis Reid
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This is the story of a love affair with the music of George Frederic Handel. It records a half-century of pursuing performances across Europe in a spirit of pure hedonism .... including 70... More > different baroque operas and 35 oratorios in 75 cities. The great Handel Festivals in Göttingen, Halle, Karlsuhe and London are visited as are the major opera houses and concert halls plus civic theatres, large, fringe and digital. Handel is placed in his baroque context by accounts of performances of opera and music by his contemporaries. This not a critical work. The author loves his subject much too much for tha< Less
The Road to Casablanca and Beyond By Sean Cassidy
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As winner of the Hildersley Stevens Award for travel and research, while a student at Stockwell College of Education, Bromley, in 1976, (now the Civic Centre in Bromley) I decided to travel to... More > Morocco to study the people, Moroccan culture and the music of the street performers of Marrakech. As a freelance contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Unit, under the tutelage of producer Peter Estall (subsequently producer of Wogan), I secured air time to share my impressions of Morocco and some of its music on that four-week expedition with listeners to Radio 4’s Weekend programme, Newsbeat on Radio 1, BBC Radio London and LBC. This work is a snapshot of my ad hoc diary entries during that month and culminates in the true account of an almost impossible five hundred mile race against time through Morocco and Spain< Less

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