24 December 2011

Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice

  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Author: Donald J. Reifer
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press, 1 Edition, 2011-12-28
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735664757
  • ISBN-13: 9780735664753
  • Format: PDF, EPUB
  • File Size: 5.88MB

Why is it so difficult to change organizations? What does it really take to make “process improvement” yield measurable results? For more than 30 years, Donald Riefer has been guiding software teams through the technical, organizational, and people issues that must be managed in order to make meaningful process changes—and better products. This practical guide draws from his extensive experience, featuring 11 case studies spanning the public and private sectors and even academia. Each case study illuminates the original conditions; describes options and recommendations; details reactions, outcomes, and lessons learned; and provides essential references and resources.
  • Eleven case studies provide insightful, empirical data from real-world organizations
  • Provides a broad view across organizational settings and factors, such as personnel, and technical environments, including cloud, Agile, and open source options
  • Illuminates the hard-won lessons, tradeoffs, and impacts—with advice on how to engineer successful, sustainable changes yourself

20 December 2011

Google+ For Dummies

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Author: Jesse Stay
  • Publisher: For Dummies, Portable Edition, 2011-11-15
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118181298
  • ISBN-13: 9781118181294
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 3.6 MB

A new social network! Here’s your user’s guide to Google+
Google+ is Google’s new social network and from day one it has had the social media world abuzz with excitement. Early fans claim it’s easier to use than Facebook and Twitter and has a wealth of creative new features. If you want to learn how to navigate this new social neighborhood, take along Google+ For Dummies as your guide. Early Google+ adopter and social media consultant Jesse Stay shows you how to get started, create a profile, set up privacy settings, chat, post, control who sees what, and much more.
  • Explains how to join Google+, protect your information, and make the most of this new social network
  • Explores cool new features, such as Circles, which allows you to drag and drop friends into different circles
  • Covers creating a profile, finding friends, adding people to Circles, chatting with others in Hangouts, importing photos, controlling who sees what, and more
  • Conveys helpful information in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades
Confidently enter the exciting new Google+ social neighborhood with Google+ For Dummies.

09 December 2011

TypePad for Dummies

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Author: Melanie Nelson
  • Publisher: For Dummies, 1 Edition, 2010-02-15
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470550945
  • ISBN-13: 9780470550946
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 10.5 MB

TypePad is known for its intuitive user interface, built-in SEO features, optional advertising, free professionally designed templates, fully hosted blogs, and outstanding customer support. This book guides you through the technical tasks necessary for starting, using, and customizing a TypePad blog.
Step-by-step tutorials walk you through the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog, while screen shots from real-world blogs bring the book’s concepts to life.
  • Guides you through choosing the right TypePad membership plan, signing up, configuring, using, and customizing a blog using the TypePad system
  • Explains the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog and publishing your content on the Web
  • Shares real-world examples that bring the book’s ideas to life
Get blogging today with TypePad!

07 December 2011

Internet Marketing with WordPress

  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Author: David Mercer
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing, 1 Edition, 2011-12-18
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184951674X
  • ISBN-13: 9781849516747
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 2.7MB

The book’s accompanying Interactive learning environment on gives you an online place to enhance and extend your practical experience through exercises, consolidate your learning and theoretical knowledge with marked quizzes, interaction with your WordPress marketing community, and fun and exciting extras such as challenges and competitions. This book is for people already using WordPress, who want more visitors, better visitors, and to convert more of them into paying customers. No prior marketing experience is required, although a basic understanding of either hosted or self-hosted WordPress blogs is assumed.

03 December 2011

iPod: The Missing Manual

This is the missing manual of iPod ! don't loose it ...

Apple's iPod still has the world hooked on portable music, pictures, videos, movies, and more, but one thing it doesn’t have is a manual that helps you can get the most out this amazing device. That’s where this book comes in. Get the complete scoop on the latest line of iPods and the latest version of iTunes with the guide that outshines them all—iPod: The Missing Manual.
The 10th edition is as useful, satisfying, and reliable as its subject. Teeming with high-quality color graphics, each page helps you accomplish a specific task—everything from managing your media and installing and browsing iTunes to keeping calendars and contacts. Whether you have a brand-new iPod or an old favorite, this book provides crystal-clear explanations and expert guidance on all of the things you can do:

  • Fill ’er up. Load your Nano, Touch, Classic, or Shuffle with music, movies, and photos, and learn how to play it all back.
  • Tour the Touch. Surf the Web, use web-based email, collect iPhone apps, play games, and more.
  • Share music and movies. Copy music between computers with Home Sharing, beam playlists around the house, and whisk your Nano’s videos to YouTube.
  • iTunes, tuned up. Pick-and-choose which music, movies, and photos to sync; create instant playlists with Genius Mix; and auto-rename “Untitled” tracks.
  • iPod power. Create Genius playlists on your iPod, shoot movies on your Nano, use the Nano’s FM radio and pedometer, and add voice memos to your Touch.
  • Shop the iTunes Store. Find what you’re looking for in a snap, whether it’s music, movies, apps, lyrics, or liner notes. 

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A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet

How much do you believe in Chinese traditional medicines ?

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through countless websites to find up-to-date, high quality, reliable information on all types of Chinese medicine. This handy resource provides an introduction to the terms and philosophies of Chinese medicine in addition to an extensive categorized listing of online sites related to Chinese culture and medicine, complete with a brief description of each site’s content. Guidelines are provided for searching, cataloging, and evaluating websites concerned with Chinese medicine, based on the author’s research and personal experience as a practitioner and user of Chinese medicines.

14 November 2011

You Want to Do What with PHP?

Paperback: 400 pages Author: Kevin Schroeder
Publisher: Mc Press, 1 Edition, 2010-10-15
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1583470999
ISBN-13: 9781583470992
Format: PDF
File Size: 2.1 M

A creative look at the fundamentals of PHP programming, this manual shows practical but atypical examples of PHP code. Theories, considerations, and varying options–such as binary protocols, character encoding or scaling PHP applications with messaging–are presented as new approaches to solving problems. Taking into consideration operating system level options, this programming reference goes beyond the basics to offer more advanced and innovative options for building PHP applications.

23 October 2011

Office 2010 Made Simple

eBook Details:

Paperback: 732 pages
Author: Guy Hart-Davis
Publisher: Apress, 1 Edition, 2011-08-17
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1430235756
ISBN-13: 9781430235750
Format: PDF
File Size: 133 MB

Office 2010 Made Simple for Windows is a practical and highly effective approach to using the Office 2010 Home & Business (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) and Home & Student (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) programs to create and edit documents and get work done efficiently. Conveying information quickly and concisely, the book brings you from a beginner or low intermediate to an experienced and confident user.
    Illustrated graphical approach shows what happens at each stage
    Short sections provide instant access to each task the reader needs to perform
    Step-by-step instructions help the reader grasp even complex procedures in full confidence
What you’ll learn
    Master the Ribbon interface and become expert with keyboard shortcuts
    Capture every important piece of information—and find it when you need it
    Create attractive documents and powerful presentations
    Process incoming mail automatically and keep your Inbox under control
    Organize your work life with Outlook’s appointments and tasks
    Record and analyze your business data in simple databases
Who this book is for
Beginning and intermediate users looking to get up to speed quickly with the Office 2010 applications and use them productively, both online and offline.
Table of Contents
    Meeting the Office Programs and Learning What they Do
    Using the Ribbon, Backstage, and Common Tools
    Working with Text
    Using Graphics in Your Documents
    Coauthoring in Real Time and Sharing Documents
    Making the Office Programs Work Your Way
    Entering and Editing Text in Your Documents
    Formatting Your Documents Easily and Efficiently
    Adding Headers, Footers, Tables, and Columns
    Revising, Finalizing, and Printing Your Documents
    Creating Workbooks and Entering Data
    Editing Worksheets and Applying Formatting
    Performing Calculations with Formulas and Functions
    Creating Charts to Present Your Data
    Creating Databases and Solving Business Problems
    Getting Up to Speed and Taking Notes
    Searching, Protecting, and Synchronizing Your Notes
    Customizing One Note and Using It with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    Starting a Presentation
    Building Effective Slides for Your Presentation
    Giving a Presentation Life and Impact
    Delivering a Presentation in Person or Online
    Setting Up Outlook and Meeting the Interface
    Sending and Receiving E-mail
    Managing Your Contacts with Outlook
    Organizing Your Schedule, Tasks, and Notes

19 October 2011

How to Draw a Person’s Face

T.bula Rasa i-P.blishing CO | 2007 | ISBN: N/A | 22 pages | PDF | 11,6

This ebook contains directions on how to draw a man’s face, a woman’s face, a woman’s lips, eyes, a woman’s face from the side and anime.

06 October 2011

Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design

Book Details:
■Paperback: 336 pages
■Author: Mike Kuniavsky
■Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann, 1 Edition, 2010-09-09
■Language: English
■ISBN-10: 0123748992
■ISBN-13: 9780123748997
■Format: PDF
■File Size: 30.1 MB

The world of smart shoes, appliances, and phones is already here, but the practice of user experience (UX) design for ubiquitous computing is still relatively new. Design companies like IDEO and frogdesign are regularly asked to design products that unify software interaction, device design and service design — which are all the key components of ubiquitous computing UX — and practicing designers need a way to tackle practical challenges of design. Theory is not enough for them — luckily the industry is now mature enough to have tried and tested best practices and case studies from the field.

Smart Things presents a problem-solving approach to addressing designers’ needs and concentrates on process, rather than technological detail, to keep from being quickly outdated. It pays close attention to the capabilities and limitations of the medium in question and discusses the tradeoffs and challenges of design in a commercial environment. Divided into two sections,  frameworks and techniques, the book discusses broad design methods and case studies that reflect key aspects of these approaches. The book then presents a set of techniques highly valuable to a practicing designer. It is intentionally not a comprehensive tutorial of user-centered design’as that is covered in many other books’but it is a handful of techniques useful when designing ubiquitous computing user experiences.In short, Smart Things gives its readers both the “why” of this kind of design and the “how,” in well-defined chunks.* Tackles design of products in the post-Web world where computers no longer have to be monolithic, expensive general-purpose devices * Features broad frameworks and processes, practical advice to help approach specifics, and techniques for the unique design challenges * Presents case studies that describe, in detail, how others have solved problems, managed trade-offs, and met successese.

14 September 2011

Problem-solving and Thinking Skills Resources for Able and Talented Children

N.twork C.ntinuum Ed.cation | 2006 | ISBN: 185539071X | 244 pages | PDF | 10,4 MB

This treasure trove of resources is divided into ten themed sections, each preceded by an outline giving the key principles, links with curriculum guidelines and an explanation about the importance of the particular skill. Charts at the beginning of the book summarize curriculum links and skills involved. Each photocopiable activity is accompanied by teachers' notes, and fully explained solutions are given where appropriate.

08 September 2011

Oracle E-Business Suite 12 Financials Cookbook

Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (August 17, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1849683107
ISBN-13: 978-1849683104
Format: PDF
File Size: 22 MB

There are many ways of configuring and using Oracle EBS R12 Financials. This cookbook demonstrates how to use EBS R12 Financials in a way that will enable you to understand the core functionalities of the main financials modules. Each recipe is presented as part of a scenario-based chapter that details typical business scenarios. This book is for EBS Financials specialists who want a broader understanding of particular areas of the financials modules. Businesses can use this book to identify key functionalities of the financial modules, and very quickly demonstrate a pilot to obtain the core requirements. If you are a Business Analyst, Functional Consultant, Technical Consultant, Project Sponsor, Project Manager, Project Team Member, System Accountant or Solution Designer, Testing Team Member, Training Team Member or Support Team Member, then this book is for you. This book assumes that you have basic navigation skills and you understand the key Oracle EBS terminology, novice EBS professionals will also gain from the expert content of this book.

About the Author:

Yemi Onigbode

Yemi has over a decade of experience in ERP systems development and maintenance. He has progressed from the early days of the IBM mainframe-based systems to the present day of web-based distributed systems. He has worked with large multinational consulting firms including Oracle Corporation, Accenture, Deloitte, Fujitsu Consulting, IBM, Sun Microsystems, and CSC.

Yemi is a hybrid techno-functional expert. He is a hands-on Project Manager, Business Architect and Instructor, specialized mainly in Financials, Human Resources, and Supply Chain models. He has assisted a number of businesses to find solutions to complex business issues using various technologies.

Yemi is also a keen believer in self-development and research; he is at par with the current developments in the IT and communications industry. He is currently developing and implementing e-business solutions for large and medium sized companies, fully integrating their business applications with the Internet and providing a totally integrated solution. He has been developing in Java since 1996 and implementing Oracle Applications since 1997.

Yemi is an Oracle Financials Certified Trainer, Sun Certified Instructor, and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics. Yemi is also a technical writer on Accountancy and IT issues, and presents at Accounting and IT seminars. He also motivates and mentors young adults on career management and planning. In his spare time Yemi loves to write and play musical instruments.

06 September 2011

Advanced Excel for Scientific Data Analysis

E-book Details:
  • Paperback: 638 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; Corrected edition (January 15, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195152751
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195152753
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 31.5 MB

Excel is by far the most widely distributed data analysis software but few users are aware of its full powers. Advanced Excel For Scientific Data Analysis takes off from where most books dealing with scientific applications of Excel end. It focuses on three areas-least squares, Fourier transformation, and digital simulation-and illustrates these with extensive examples, often taken from the literature. It also includes and describes a number of sample macros and functions to facilitate common data analysis tasks. These macros and functions are provided in uncompiled, computer-readable, easily modifiable form; readers can therefore use them as starting points for making their own personalized data analysis tools. Detailed descriptions and sample applications of standard and specialized uses of least squares for fitting data to a variety of functions, including resolving multi-component spectra; standard processes such as calibration curves and extrapolation; custom macros for general “error” propagation, standard deviations of Solver results, weighted or equidistant least squares, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization, Fourier transformation, convolution and deconvolution, time-frequency analysis, and data mapping. There are also worked examples showing how to use centering, the covariance matrix, imprecision contours, and Wiener filtering and custom functions for bisections, Lagrange interpolation, Euler and Runge-Kutta integration.

19 August 2011

download: CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide

Cis co Press | 2011 | ISBN: 1587142562 | 800 pages | PDF | 16 MB 

Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.

CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.
Master Cisco CCNP Security VPN 642-647EAM topics
Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM

CCNP Security VPN 642-647 Official Cert Guide, focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP Security VPN exam. Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Howard Hooper share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Security VPN exam, including:
Configuring policies, inheritance, and attributes
AnyConnect Remote Access VPN solution
AAA and Dynamic Access Policies (DAP)
High availability and performance
Clientless VPN solutions
SSL VPN with Cisco Secure Desktop
Easy VPN solutions
IPsec VPN clients and site-to-site VPNs

12 August 2011

Handbook of Research Methods in Experimental Psychology

Publisher: Wilеy-Blаckwell | 2003-08-11 | ISBN: 0631226494 | PDF | 520 pages | 1.84 MB

The Handbook of Research Methods in Experimental Psychology presents a comprehensive and contemporary treatment of research methodologies used in experimental psychology. The volume is divided into three sections: Part One places experimental psychology in historical context and provides insights into current activities and future trends, Part Two investigates the changing nature of research methodology, experimental design, and analytic procedures, and Part Three features research in selected content areas. The chapters, written by leading researchers in the field, discuss topics such as cross-cultural research, ethical issues, research with animals, comparative psychology, sensation and perception research methods, physiological psychology, and research methods in human memory, cognition, motivation, and psychophysics. This handbook coherently illustrates the range of research methodologies used in experimental psychology and is a vital resource for both students and scholars who wish to expand their knowledge.
The Handbook of Research Methods in Experimental Psychology presents a comprehensive and contemporary treatment of research methodologies used in experimental psychology.
Places experimental psychology in historical context, investigates the changing nature of research methodology, experimental design, and analytic procedures, and features research in selected content areas.
Provides an excellent source of potential research ideas for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students.
Illustrates the range of research methodologies used in experimental psychology.
Contains contributions written by leading researchers.

Contemporary Behavior Therapy

W..orth P.blishing | 2009 | ISBN: 049550906X | 640 pages | PDF | 9,3 MB

This respected up-to-date survey of contemporary behavior therapy synthesizes the clinical, research, theoretical, and ethical facets of behavior therapy. It is simultaneously an introduction for beginning students and a scholarly review and resource for advanced students. The book is comprehensive, covering all the major behavioral and cognitive therapies. The wealth of case studies illustrate the application of behavior therapy techniques to a wide array of problems and clinical populations. The text's multidisciplinary approach includes applications to diverse fields, including psychology, education, social work, nursing, and rehabilitation.

02 August 2011

download:The Financial Times Guide to Options: The Plain and Simple Guide to Successful Strategies

Publisher: FT Press | 2011 | ISBN: 0273736868 | PDF | 336 pages

The Financial Times Guide to Options, will introduce you to the instruments and markets of options, giving you the confidence to trade successfully. Options are explained in real-life terminology, using every-day examples and accessible language. Introducing three key options markets stocks, bonds and commodities, the book explains options contracts from straight vanilla options to strangles and butterflies and covers the fundamentals of options pricing and trading Originally published as Options Plain and Simple , this new edition includes:
 * How the options industry operates and how basic strategies have evolved
* Risk management and how to trade safely
* Inclusion of new products such as exchange traded funds
* A glossary of key words and further reading
* Addition of market scenarios and examples Like all investment strategies, options offer potential return while incurring potential risk. The advantage of options trading is that risk can be managed to a greater degree than with outright buying or selling. The Financial Times Guide to Options is a straightforward and practical introduction to the fundamentals of options. It includes only what is essential to basic understanding and presents options theory in conventional terms, with a minimum of jargon. This thorough guide will give you a basis from which to trade most of the options listed on most of the major exchanges. The Financial Times Guide to Options includes:
* Options in everyday life
* The basics of calls
* The basics of puts
* Pricing and behaviour * Volatility and pricing models
* The Greeks and risk assessment: delta
* Gamma and theta
* Vega
* Call spreads and put spreads, or one by one directional spreads
* One by two directional spreads * Combos and hybrid spreads for market direction
* Volatility spreads
* Combining straddles and strangles for reduced risk
* Combining call spreads and put spreads
* The covered write, the calendar spread and the diagonal spread
* The interaction of the Greeks
* Options performance based on cost
* Trouble shooting and common problems
* Volatility skews
* Futures, synthetics and put-call parity
* Conversions, reversals, boxes and options arbitrage

22 July 2011

download:English for Banking & Finance Level 1

Publisher: Pearson Longman | 2011 | ISBN: 1408269880 | English | PDF, DOC, ISO | 79+24+70 pages | 162.84 Mb

English for Banking & Finance is part of the Pearson Longman Vocational English series. It is designed for students in vocational education and for company employees in training at work. Writen by industry practitioners, it combines a strong grammar syllabus with the specialist vocabulary and skills that learners need the success in their chosen field.

Intertemporal Resource Economics: An Introduction to the Overlapping Generations Approach

Publisher: Springer | ISBN: 3642132286 | edition 2010 | PDF | 174 pages | 1,9 mb

This monograph provides a concise introduction to the overlapping generations approach to the intertemporal economics of renewable natural resources. In contrast to the dominant infinitely-lived agent (ILA) approach it acknowledges that natural resources typically outlive the individuals who use them. Finite lifetimes, generations overlap and competing natural and man-made capital facilitate long-run intergenerational inefficiency and inequity (unsustainability) of market allocations.

download: MacBook For Dummies

Got a new MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro? Want the scoop on Mac laptop basics, using Mac OS X Leopard, networking a laptop, or connecting your laptop to wireless devices? There’s no better place to find what you need than MacBook For Dummies, 2nd Edition!

With your Mac laptop, you can take your movies, music, documents, e-mail, and Internet wherever the action is. MacBook For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides the lowdown on maintaining and upgrading your MacBook, customizing the Dock and desktop, traveling with a laptop, turning iPhoto into your portable darkroom, and much more. Learn to:
Locate the battery compartment, iSight camera, ports, and “on” button
Move your existing files from an older computer
Use all the cool new features of Mac OS X Leopard
Have more fun and get more done with your MacBook — here's how to claim your freedom!
Chained to a desktop computer? Not you! You want to take your movies, music, documents, and Internet wherever the action is. This handy guide gets you up and running, and even walks you through Mac OS® X Leopard®, common upgrades, and troubleshooting.
Fall in love with Leopard — get familiar with the latest Mac operating system and learn to use all its features
Explore the iLife — learn to use iTunes®, iMovie®, iPhoto®, iDVD®, and GarageBand®, all packaged with your MacBook
Make the switch from a PC to a Mac — learn how to move your existing files and how you can still run Windows on your MacBook
Back up your MacBook — discover how to use Time Machine and iDisk storage to keep your files safe
Be cool with Bluetooth — get your wireless devices communicating with your MacBook
Maintain your Mac — find out how to keep your laptop updated and running smoothly
Open the book and find:
Full coverage of all three MacBook models
How to migrate files from another Mac or PC
Tips for conserving battery power
Advice on customizing your preferences for productivity
Maintenance and troubleshooting solutions for your MacBook
Steps for networking your Macs
Secrets for customizing Leopard
Explanations for managing your digital music, photos, and movies

06 July 2011

download:Conversation in Action - Let's Talk

Conversation in action is a book designed for teachers. The 50 units that make up the book are the result of many years of experience in the area of languages. It tries to solve the problems of many teachers that have difficulties in making pupils speak in English.

Others have a hard time in finding topics to speak about, without repeating themselves day after day.
For one reason or other, the experience shows that teachers spend the whole class speaking, while pupils answer with monosyllables. This book provides the teacher with endless questions, besides interactive ideas; with this, an appropriate atmosphere is created for the students to express themselves in English.

The book is made up of 50 units; a different topic being worked out in each unit
There are 40 questions about each topic. An illustration and a text about which the pupils have to make questions and answers as well as give explanations, complete the unit Couples or groups are made up to discuss, to comment about assertions and to decide whether some things are true or false.

03 July 2011

Strategy and Performance: Competing through Competences

Publisher: Cambridge University Press | ISBN 10: 052175030X | 2002 | PDF | 192 pages | 1 MB

In a world where customers are fickle and markets change overnight, you need to be ready to move rapidly when opportunities or threats arise. This book helps you to understand your organization's potential, its capabilities and limitations, so when new challenges appear, you'll know how to manage your resources effectively to take advantage of them. It will show you how to build a more sustainable competitive advantage by revealing the techniques that underlie your firm's strategy, and explaining how to improve and manage these resources to reinforce your strengths and ameliorate your weaknesses.

30 June 2011

download: Learn JavaScript and Ajax with w3Schools

Details Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (June 8, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470611944
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470611944
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 17.4MB

16 June 2011

download : Corporate Entrepreneurship and Venturing

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Venturing is positioned at the crossroads of the strategy and entrepreneurship fields. The common theme is how and why corporate entrepreneurship and corporate venturing can contribute to innovation and strategic renewal in large established companies, in particular it explores ways to balance exploitation and exploration in established companies.

09 June 2011

download: Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies

* Paperback: 240 pages

* Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (December 28, 2010)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 0470929790
* ISBN-13: 978-0470929797
* Format: PDF
* File Size: 7.2 MB

Fill your iPad with cool apps with help from this full-color directory!The popularity of the iPad is growing at an unstoppable rate and users are looking for help sorting through the tens of thousands of apps available in the App Store. Packed with helpful reviews and valuable tips on how to make the most of each app, this book walks you through the vast selection of apps and helps you narrow down the most essential and entertaining apps for your needs and interests. Mac guru Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus helps you uncover the best of the best apps in business, education, entertainment, finance, health, fitness, games, news, music, sports, weather, and more.

* Helps you sort through the tens of thousands of apps available for the iPad so you can find the apps that are right for you
* Shows you a variety of the most useful apps in the fields of music, entertainment, sports, business, games, news, social networking, health and fitness, and more
* Helps you uncover what apps are worth the price and what’s fabulous for free
* Provides expert insights and light-hearted reviews of each featured iPad app from longtime For Dummies author and Mac enthusiast Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus

With Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies, you’ll discover how to have fun, get more done, and make the most of your iPad.

From the Back Cover:

Too many apps to choose from? Let Dr. Mac identify the ones you must have!With hundreds of thousands of apps and counting, the App Store can be overwhelming. This friendly guide gives you the lowdown on loads of apps you can’t live without, along with tips on how to make the most of each one. Mac guru Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has tested hundreds of apps for you, uncovering the top contenders so you can have fun, get more done, and make the most of your iPad.

* Cream of the crop — uncover the most essential and entertaining gems in the App Store

* What’s app, Doc? — stay on track each day with apps for weather, news, health, fitness, and finance

* Be a social animal — connect with friends, find restaurants, travel, and cook a new dish
* Feed your cravings — indulge your interests from art to music to games and more
* More bang for your buck — discover which apps are worth the price and when free is fabulous

Open the book and find:

* Tips on which apps give you the most for your money
* The best apps for book worms
* First-rate apps for music and photo enthusiasts
* How to manage your finances on the iPad
* Advice on the best games for kids and grown-ups
* Which apps help boost your productivity at work
* More than 50 awesome apps that are absolutely free
* Ten cool things to go with your apps

Learn about:

* Dr. Mac’s prescription for the ultimate iPad experience
* Apps for foodies, fans, travelers, traders, gamers, shutterbugs, and more
* Cool accessories to go along with your apps

27 May 2011

download : Coordination: Neural, Behavioral and Social Dynamics

 Publisher: Springer | ISBN 10: 3540744762 | 2008 | PDF | 356 pages | 7 MB

One of the most striking features of Coordination Dynamics is its interdisciplinary character. The problems we are trying to solve in this field range from behavioral phenomena of interlimb coordination and coordination between stimuli and movements (perception-action tasks) through neural activation patterns that can be observed during these tasks to clinical applications and social behavior. It is not surprising that close collaboration among scientists from different fields as psychology, kinesiology, neurology and even physics are imperative to deal with the enormous difficulties we are facing when we try to understand a system as complex as the human brain.

The chapters in this volume are not simply write-ups of the lectures given by the experts at the meeting but are written in a way that they give sufficient introductory information to be comprehensible and useful for all interested scientists and students.

download : English for Biomedical Scientists

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540771263
Pages: 306
13,82 MB
Biomedical scientists are the most likely health care professionals to actually move to an English-speaking country to continue professional training and career-development. This book should help to apply for jobs, write résumés, face job interviews and settle into a new working environment in English. The practical approach of the units will boost the readers' self-confidence in their own English-capabilities. This book should help reducing the anticipated stress of having to learn important matters directly "on the job", and secure more efficient and productive communication from the start.

20 May 2011

download: Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies

E-book Description:

The versatile capabilities and large set of add-on packages make R an excellent alternative to many existing and often expensive data mining tools. Exploring this area from the perspective of a practitioner, Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies uses practical examples to illustrate the power of R and data mining.

Assuming no prior knowledge of R or data mining/statistical techniques, the book covers a diverse set of problems that pose different challenges in terms of size, type of data, goals of analysis, and analytical tools. To present the main data mining processes and techniques, the author takes a hands-on approach that utilizes a series of detailed, real-world case studies:

1. Predicting algae blooms

2. Predicting stock market returns

3. Detecting fraudulent transactions

4. Classifying microarray samples

With these case studies, the author supplies all necessary steps, code, and data.

Web Resource

A supporting website mirrors the do-it-yourself approach of the text. It offers a collection of freely available R source files that encompass all the code used in the case studies. The site also provides the data sets from the case studies as well as an R package of several functions.

E-book Details:

* Hardcover: 305 pages
* Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC; 1 edition (November 9, 2010)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1439810184
* ISBN-13: 978-1439810187
* Format: PDF
* File Size: 1.58 MB

download: Maximizing Your Sales with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

E-book Description:

If you’re a sales professional running Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Dynamics CRM is the perfect customer relationship management system for you. Why? Because it’s the only CRM system that can be fully integrated into Microsoft Office Outlook and other programs to save time and help automate processes. Additionally, it has many other built-in tools that help busy sales professionals manage the interactions they have with customers, from first contact through purchase and post-sales. If you’re one of these busy sales professionals, you need an easy reference tool to maximize your use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011′s varied feature set. Maximizing Your Sales with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is that tool. The book explains, in concise, easy-to-understand language, how to get the most out of this helpful CRM software. Topics like working with contacts and accounts, managing opportunities and schedules, writing letters, sending e-mails, running reports and more are explored in-depth. With this book and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, you’ll also be able to perform numerous other functions that will speed up your workflow and keep your customers happy. The book even comes with a handy reference card that you can tear out and keep near your computer when you need a quick tip or shortcut.

E-book Details:

* Paperback: 240 pages
* Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 001 edition (April 18, 2011)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1435458826
* ISBN-13: 978-1435458826
* Format: PDF
* File Size: 2.43 MB

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09 May 2011

Solid Modelling and CAD Systems: How to Survive a CAD System

Solid Modelling and CAD Systems: How to Survive a CAD System by Ian Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy

Solid Modelling and CAD Systems gives users an insight into the methods and problems associated with CAD systems. It acts as a bridge between users who learn interfaces without understanding how they work and developers who create systems without understanding the needs of the users.The main feature of Solid Modelling and CAD Systems is a logical analysis of the techniques and basic solid modelling methods used in modern CAD systems. The book goes on to describe, among other subjects:two-dimensional shape definition methods,the command interface and graphics,databases and data exchange,early-phase design, andcommand files and command structures. Reading Solid Modelling and CAD Systems will help users understand the limitations of the techniques they are using and will enable practitioners to use CAD systems more efficiently. It is a valuable tool for designers, as well as for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. The exercises it contains allow readers to try out different aspects of the subject matter and the book also includes projects that can be used for teaching purposes.

29 April 2011

download: Donald Albers, "Mathematical People: Profiles and Interviews"

A K Peters/C RC Press

ISBN: 1568813406
416 pages
8,6 MB

This unique collection contains extensive and in-depth interviews with mathematicians who have shaped the field of mathematics in the twentieth century. Collected by two mathematicians respected in the community for their skill in communicating mathematical topics to a broader audience, the book is also rich with photographs and includes an introduction by Philip J. Davis.

Chasing the Light: Improving Your Photography with Available Light

Publisher: New Rid ers Press 2011

272 Pages
ISBN: 0321752503
26 MB
Light. It's the most transformative tool at any photographer’s disposal. Whether the lens is turned to people, wildlife, or landscape, the creative use of light is often the difference between a snapshot and a powerful photograph. In Chasing the Light: Improving Your Photography with Available Light, renowned photographer, writer, and educator Ibarionex Perello shares his unique insights for partnering with natural light to create evocative digital images. He brings his palpable passion and personal approach rooted in decades of experience, and reveals his honed techniques for controlling focus, exposure, white balance, and sharpness to create beautiful and impactful photographs. In an industry so obsessed with gear, this book bridges the gap between the technical and the creative and returns to a personal, inspirational narrative about perceiving and photographing light.

This book will enlighten photographers of all levels about

* the elements of exposure, metering, and ISO
* light’s impact on color and controlling color balance
* combining brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, and pattern enhancing portraits with available lighting
* direction and quality of sunlight and shooting in rural and urban landscapes
* the power of light in black and white

27 April 2011

download: Economic Sentiments

Publisher: Harvard University Press | 2002 | ISBN: 0674008375 | PDF | 368 pages | 1.3 MB

"A powerful and original reconsideration of the thinking of Smith and Condorcet. This is a reinterpretation of Enlightenment political economy. Delightfully fresh, sensitive, sensible, and wide-ranging."
Keith Baker, Stanford University In a brilliant recreation of the epoch between the 1770s and the 1820s, Emma Rothschild reinterprets the ideas of the great revolutionary political economists to show us the true landscape of economic and political thought in their day, with important consequences for our own. Her work alters the readings of Adam Smith and Condorcet--and of ideas of Enlightenment--that underlie much contemporary political thought. Economic Sentiments takes up late-eighteenth-century disputes over the political economy of an enlightened, commercial society to show us how the "political" and the "economic" were intricately related to each other and to philosophical reflection. Rothschild examines theories of economic and political sentiments, and the reflection of these theories in the politics of enlightenment. A landmark in the history of economics and of political ideas, her book shows us the origins of laissez-faire economic thought and its relation to political conservatism in an unquiet world. In doing so, it casts a new light on our own times.

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22 April 2011

download: Photoshop Lightroom 2 for Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 047034539X
edition 2008
368 pages
15.9 mb
Take your digital photography to the next level by learning how to use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 with Photoshop Lightroom 2 for Dummies! From how to install Lightroom and navigate the Lightroom interface to playing with advanced options like creating slideshows and sharing photos with friends and family, this easy-to-understand guide will walk you through every step.

You’ll find out all about the Lightroom modules and their functions while understanding the role of the Lightroom catalog, how to care for it, and work with its functions. You will learn everything about working with digital photographs, from distinguishing among various file formats to managing and importing photos. You’ll find out how to view, find, organize and develop photos in the library and utilize the digital darkroom. You’ll even find out how to work with external editors. After reading this book, you will know how to:

Install and get started with Lightroom

Recognize the role and function of the Lightroom catalog

Manage and save files

View, find, organize, and develop photos in the library

Unleash your creativity with photo editing options

Share and export files to share them with friends and family

Create copies, slideshows, and web galleries

Complete with lists of ten resources, ten common problems and solutions, and ten favorite tips and tricks, Photoshop Lightroom 2 For Dummies is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Photoshop Lightroom for all your digital photography needs.

10 April 2011

download: Pathology Board Review Series

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0683302655
edition 2001
488 pages
53,7 mb

An excellent preparatory review for course exams or the USMLE Step 1, the chapters parallel most standard pathology texts plus provide a review test at the end of each chapter. Topics covered include general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology surveying principal disorders of each organ system. A comprehensive examination at the end of the book contains 500 questions in USMLE format. New features include key associations throughout the text that emphasize "high-yield" information for the USMLE review and a new chapter entitled Interpretation of Diagnosis Tests.
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31 March 2011

download: Titanium (Engineering Materials and Processes)


ISBN: 3540713972
442 pages
13,9 MB
This comprehensive summary of the current state of the art of titanium addresses all aspects of titanium. It is all covered, from the magical metal’s basic characteristics and physical metallurgy to the correlations between processing, microstructure and properties. Richly illustrated with more than 300 figures, this compendium takes a conceptual approach to the physical metallurgy and applications of titanium, making it suitable as a reference and tutorial for materials scientists and engineers.

download: 90 Days to Success in Consulting


ISBN: 1435454421
235 pages
1 MB

Interested in entering the consulting business? Already have a consulting practice but want to take its profits to the next level? 90 Days to Success in Consulting provides an action plan for success in the ultra-competitive consulting industry. The book is designed to logically take you through the major consulting topics and provide action items to be done in the next 90 days for immediate business functions, as well as for planning the future phases of your consulting journey. The book covers the various opportunities available, including the traps and pitfalls to avoid, ensuring a successful career as a consultant.

28 March 2011

How She Does It: How Women Entrepreneurs Are Changing the Rules of Business Success

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN : 0670038237
January 18, 2007
288 pages
Women-run companies are more likely to stay in business than the average U.S. firm, to grow at three times the average rate, create jobs at twice the average rate and produce profits faster, according to former CEO and BBC producer Heffernan. To find out how and why, she interviewed hundreds of women business owners. Although the way her results confirmed stereotypes about gender differences made her queasy, it turned out that women business owners typically possess the characteristics experts think are needed in 21st-century businesses: combining "discipline, focus, detachment, and systematic thinking with playfulness, empathy, and design." She found that many women started their own businesses after working for corporations that didn't respect or listen to them. In charge of their own companies, their abilities to assert their values, nurture their employees and customers, "orchestrate" rather than "command and control," emphasize collaboration rather than competition, stay open to change, ask for help, learn from mistakes and make time for family became a formula for success. Heffernan's tone matches the frenetic pace and idealistic underpinnings of her interviewees' packed lives. Although aspiring entrepreneurs may wish for more specific details, this book inspires hope for a holistic alternative to the profits-only mentality. (Jan. 22)

download: From Polymers to Plastics

Publisher: VSSD (December 28, 2005)

ISBN: 9071301621
Pages: 268
1.31 MB
Until he became a professor in polymer science and technology at Delft University of Technology in 1978, prof. Van der Vegt worked at Royal Dutch Shell laboratories and at Wavin. He published several major texts on polymer science and technology. After his retirement in 1991 he remained active in providing courses for professionals and writing textbooks.

21 March 2011

A guide to the end of the world

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (September 9, 2004) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 0192804529 | EPUB | 216 pages | 7.2 mb

housands of bodies die every year from floods, agitable eruptions, earthquakes, hurricanes and typhoons. Yet compared to what the Earth endured in aged times-lethal agitable winters, baleful asteroid collisions-our acculturation has developed adjoin a accomplishments of about geological calm. Will this calm last? A Brief Guide to the End of the World looks at the alarming affairs that anticipate us in the 21st aeon and beyond. Bill McGuire, a arch able in the acreage of geological hazards, admits that the omens are beneath than encouraging. Alone 10,000 years afterwards the aftermost Ice Age, the Earth is airless in some of the accomplished temperatures it has anytime seen. Overpopulation and the adamant corruption of accustomed resources, accumulated with ascent temperatures and sea levels induced by greenhouse gases, are accretion the likelihood of accustomed catastrophes, from continuing El Ninos, to all-embracing arctic melting, to mega-tsunami. Even added advancing is the abreast authoritativeness that we are headed against addition asteroid or comet blow on the calibration of the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. In this annoying and badly clear guidebook, McGuire discusses aback these adverse contest are acceptable to booty place, how they will aftereffect our all-around society, and what we can do to access our affairs of survival--from emissions reductions, to massive geo-engineering schemes, to the colonization of space. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, and backed by accurate research, A Brief Guide to the End of the World sheds fresh ablaze on the abnormally vulnerability of our planet, and on our accommodation to bear the affecting changes Mother Nature has in abundance for us in the distant--or not so distant--future.
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download: he Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

  University of Georgia Press; 1st edition (July 1, 2000) | ISBN: 0820321966 | 404 pages | PDF | 1 MB

If we could alone put abreast our civilian affectation and say what we absolutely thought, the apple would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Entire Devil’s Dictionary. There, a bore is “a being who talks back you ambition him to listen,” and beatitude is “an acceptable awareness arising from advertent the ache of another.” This is the best comprehensive, accurate copy anytime of Ambrose Bierce’s abusive masterpiece. It renders anachronistic all added versions that accept appeared in the book’s ninety-year history.
A basic aggression of acerbic, confrontational wordplay, The Entire Devil’s Dictionary offers some 1,600 clumsily able definitions to the cant of accustomed life. Little is angelic and few are safe, for Bierce targets aloof about any pursuit, from alliance to immortality, that allows our adamant failings and excesses to flash forth.
This fresh copy is based on David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi’s all-embracing analysis into the book’s autograph and publishing history. All of Bierce’s accepted abusive definitions are here, including ahead uncollected, unpublished, and another entries. Definitions alone from antecedent editions accept been adequate while about two hundred abominably attributed to Bierce accept been excised. For committed Bierce readers, an addition and addendum are additionally included.
Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary is a archetypal that stands alongside the best assignment of satirists such as Twain, Mencken, and Thurber. This entire copy will be acclaimed by amusement admirers and chat lovers everywhere.

17 March 2011

The Book of Bad Habits for Young Men and Women

Big Book Press

ISBN: 097932193X, 0979321980
148 pages
1,1 MB

Who was the first person to pick their nose? What is the absolute worst thing you can do at the dinner table? The Book of Bad Habits answers these questions and more.

Can fidgeting help you lose weight? Will knowing how to swear get you ahead in life? The Book of Bad Habits reveals some surprising benefits.

Do people say you're a slob? Have you ever been called a bully? Take the quizzes and The Book of Bad Habits uncovers the true you.

Written by self-professed bad habit aficionado, Frank C. Hawkins, and prominent Lancaster County, Pennsylvania physician, Greta L.B. Laube, M.D., The Book of Bad Habits is a no-holds-barred look at the habits of young (and not so young!) men and women.

16 March 2011

download: The Great Depression: A Diary

Publisher: PublicAffairs | ISBN 10: 158648799X | 2009 | EPUB | 288 pages | 1.3 MB

This title offers a first-person diary account of living through the Great Depression, with haunting parallels to our own time. Benjamin Roth was born in New York City in 1894. When the stock market crashed in 1929, he had been practicing law for approximately ten years, largely representing local businesses. After nearly two years, he began to grasp the magnitude of what had happened to American economic life, and he began writing down his impressions in a diary that he maintained intermittently until he died in 1978. Roth's words from that unique time seem to speak directly to readers today. His perceptions and experiences have a chilling similarity to our own era. Like many of us, Roth struggles both to understand and to educate himself about what was going on around him. He is sceptical of big government, yet ultimately won over by FDR's New Deal. This collection of his diary entries, edited by James Ledbetter, editor of Slate's "The Big Money," reveals another side of the Great Depression - one lived through by ordinary, middle-class folks, who on a daily basis grappled with a swiftly changing economy coupled with anxiety about the unknown future. It is highly topical - and timely. The greatest financial disaster since the Great Depression has many Americans wondering what things were like as the Great Depression unfolded and people did not yet know how or when it would end. It is clear-eyed, readable - and eerily familiar. In short, concise, and thoughtful entries, Roth chronicles the most telling moments of the Great Depression, from the drop in the price of movie tickets to Hoover's failed free-market solutions to the rise in foreclosures in his hometown and how to benefit from 'bargains' at the much-diminished stock exchange. It is published one-year after the bankruptcy of Lehman Bros sent the world markets on a deep downward slide, and around the 80th anniversary of 'Black Tuesday'. It is presented in a beautiful package - endpapers using original diary entries, period photos throughout, and gorgeous interior design.

download: Time Management for System Administrators

Time is a precious commodity, especially if you're a system administrator. No other job pulls people in so many directions at once. Users interrupt you constantly with requests, preventing you from getting anything done. Your managers want you to get long-term projects done but flood you with requests for quick-fixes that prevent you from ever getting to those long-term projects. But the pressure is on you to produce and it only increases with time. What do you do? The answer is time management. And not just any time management theory--you want Time Management for System Administrators, to be exact. With keen insights into the challenges you face as a sys admin, bestselling author Thomas Limoncelli has put together a collection of tips and techniques that will help you cultivate the time management skills you need to flourish as a system administrator. Time Management for System Administrators understands that a system Admin often has competing goals: the concurrent responsibilities of working on large projects and taking care of a user's needs. That's why it focuses on strategies that help you work through daily tasks, yet still allow you to handle critical situations that inevitably arise.
Among other skills, you'll learn how to:

-Manage interruptions
-Eliminate timewasters
-Keep an effective calendar
-Develop routines for things that occur regularly
-Use your brain only for what you're currently working on
-Prioritize based on customer expectations
-Document and automate processes for faster execution

11 March 2011

download: LinkedIn For Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies | ISBN: 0470281359 | edition 2008 | PDF | 360 pages | 18.9 mb

LinkedIn For Dummies
Reconnect, power your career, and get answers
See how to make contacts and build a business network with LinkedIn
Once you're LinkedIn, you're part of the largest online network of professionals in the world! When you know how to make the most of your profile, manage your contacts, and handle invitations effectively, you'll go far. This book is packed with advice that will help you market yourself and find a job, an employee, an investor, or more business for your business!
Discover how to:
Sign up and join LinkedIn
Create a profile that attracts connections
Request and write recommendations
Generate and research sales leads
Start or join LinkedIn groups
Post business questions to LinkedIn Answers

04 March 2011

download: Solaris 9 for Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies | ISBN: 0764539698 | edition 2003 | PDF | 387 pages | 10,93 mb

Discover new security features and easier installation
Light up your system with a new resource manager, volume manager, and directory server
In the dark about Solaris 9? Open this book and let the sun shine in! It'll help you chart a course for StarOffice, explore CDE and GNOME desktops, and harness Solaris power to configure Web servers, access Internet services, build great Web sites, manage files and directories, and a galaxy of other tasks.
The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun

download: Nuclear Safety: A Human Factors Perspective

Publisher: CRC Press | ISBN: 0748408185 | edition 1998 | PDF | 350 pages | 4,6 mb

Represents a cross-disciplinary state-of-the-art look at the latest human factors developments in the Nuclear Industry, with their wider applications for the entire industrial sector.

download: Longman Children's Picture Dictionary

Publisher: Pearson ESL | English | ISBN-10: 9620052331 | December 16, 2002 | PDF | 130 pages | 40.72 mb

Specially written for 6- to 9-year-olds, this dictionary includes 800 words organized into 50 topics and comes complete with songs and chants by Carolyn Graham. 

download: Portfolios of Real Options

Publisher: Springer | ISBN: 3540782982 | edition 2008 | PDF | 174 pages | 1,8 mb

Valuing portfolios of options embedded in investment decisions is one of the most important and challenging problems in real options and corporate finance in general. It is important for any corporation facing strategic resource allocation decisions, be it in pharma managing the pipeline of drugs, in telecom selecting a set of technological alternatives, or in venture capital or private equity investing in a portfolio of ventures. This work tackles real options decision making from a portfolio perspective head on within an overall budget constraint context in which interdependencies among optional decisions at each point in time and dynamically over time are explicitly considered. The proposed framework makes an important theoretical contribution in addressing this problem, while at the same time it can be of significant value to practicing managers in facing this admittedly complex and difficult task of evaluating, managing and optimally exercising interdependent corporate real options.
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