This comic, serious inquiry into the nature of art takes its technical vocabulary from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. It is ridiculous to think of poems, paintings, or films as distinct from other things in the world, including people. Talking about art should be contiguous with talking about other relevant matters.
Ever wonder if the world's tyrants are all using the same instruction manual? They are: here it is. From getting to power to dividing your enemies, suppressing revolution, stealing elections, and making your fortune, this 320 page volume shows you how the pros have been doing it for centuries. Fully factual, with a complete bibliography and footnotes, the Dictator's Handbook gives you a road map to tyranny, step by step. Beautifully illustrated by a professional artist, the text is funny and deadly serious. This is truly a practical manual for the aspiring tyrant.
A survival guide for writers in the real-world, Writing and Designing Manuals, Third Edition has become a standard reference for technical writers and editors. Readable and practical, it addresses all aspects of manual development from choosing a format to writing effective warnings. Not limited to text elements, the manual also provides guidance for designing illustrations to complement the text and underscore the safety warnings. The completely revised and updated Third Edition includes: Þ Current materials on desktop publishing Þ Alternative media such as videos, CD-ROMs, and on-line help Þ The impact of new technology such as CD-ROMs and digital cameras on manual design and production Þ New regulations for products sold overseas Þ Impact of the Internet on manual design Gone are the days when a manual might be a few pages of typewritten text. Thanks to the advances in computer technology, even tiny companies can produce slick, professional publications. Writing and Designing Manuals, Third Edition guides you through the messy, complex, frustrating, and fascinating business of producing manuals.
Written by Washington University house staff and faculty, this pocket guide is a quick reference for the hospital practice of psychiatric medicine in the inpatient psychiatric, consultation, and emergency settings. Each section addresses the most frequently encountered problems in these clinical settings and offers practical suggestions on how to obtain information, generate reasonable differential diagnoses, discriminate among diagnoses, and document clinical decisions. The book includes "Style Pointer" sections on patient interview skills and ED Rounds that outline clinical reasoning algorithms in the emergency setting. Class Notes sections explain how to concisely and thoroughly document patient encounters, emphasizing difficult medical-legal situations. The Washington Manual® Psychiatry Survival Guide is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
The Psalms have always been a special source of inspiration, comfort, and strength for believers. In his classic Prayer, Praise & Promises, beloved teacher Warren Wiersbe offers readers a daily dose of the Psalms and all of the instruction, motivation, inspiration, and blessings they provide. Unavailable for the past decade, this Wiersbe favorite is now repackaged for a new generation hungry for God's Word.
Companies must either properly manage the complex world of legal and corporate risk or suffer the consequences. Author Bryan E. Hopkins, the former general counsel of Samsung Electronics America, identifies the numerous areas of legal and corporate risk that managers and their company counsel face daily. More importantly, he provides concrete examples that demonstrate how to minimize or mitigate legal and corporate risk. He provides case studies, practical information, and insights to help you conduct an initial legal risk assessment; establish a compliance program; retain records that minimize risk; transfer risk;and navigate the discovery process. Legal counsel must take an active effort in developing strategies, systems, and processes that minimize the legal risks faced by the company on a daily basis. Managers must also be involved to ensure the company develops a successful legal risk management program. Many companies don't think about risk management until they're confronted with class-action lawsuits, product liability claims, government investigations, shareholder actions, and fines. Take a proactive approach to protecting your company with Legal Risk Management for In-House Counsel and Managers.
The must-read summary of John Warrilow’s book: “Built to Sell: Creating a Business that Can Thrive Without You”. This complete summary of the ideas from John Warrilow’s book “Built to Sell” shows how difficult it can be for business owners to become less involved in their business. In his book, the author explains an eight-step process that entrepreneurs can use to ensure that the business can run without them and become a valuable asset that can be sold. By following this plan, you can increase the value of your business and ensure it is successful in its own right. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key principles • Expand your business knowledge To learn more, read “Built to Sell” and follow the eight-step process to make your company more independent and a high-value asset.
Discover the great advantages and benefits of working in the medium film format or with the large digital sensor units in Hasselblad digital cameras and digital backs. Presented in an easily accessible format, this book shows the working and manipulation of the various cameras. Detailed illustrations dissect the equipment and provide insight into the ways in which these superb cameras and lenses are best utilized to create professional quality images. This edition of the Manual will bring you up to date with the latest features available within the popular Hasselblad camera systems emphasizing that camera and lens are the most important tools for creating exciting images whether you work digitally or with film. The complete Hasselblad camera system is discussed by renowned author and Hasselblad insider, Ernst Wildi, who provides a solid foundation of both traditional photography and digital capture techniques. Inside you'll also find inspiring photographs from well-known photographers, illustrating a variety of photographic techniques using a Hasselblad camera.
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.