The 85% Solution

How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success -- No Nonsense, No Excuses
Author: Linda Galindo
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 9780470535523
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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A guide to personal accountability-the fundamental key to leadership success With the toughest economic downturn in recent history, the issue of accountability has taken center stage. However accountability is often confused with punishment, fault, blame and guilt. In this book, the author argues that the only true accountability is "personal accountability" and the only way to achieve it is to take responsibility for the outcomes of your choices, behaviors and actions. The 85% Solution reveals that to be truly accountable, leaders must accept no less than 85% of the responsibility for the outcomes of your actions; Empower themselves to take the risks and actions you must in order to get what they want; and Show they are willing to answer for the outcomes that result from their choices and actions. Offers a practical guide to personal accountability and reveals how this leads to personal and business success Guides readers to take the risks and actions to reach their goals Contains self-assessments for determining personal accountability index The author is an experienced consultant who works with organizations, teams, and individuals to improve their personal and work lives.

GI — 16. Jahrestagung II

Informatik-Anwendungen — Trends und Perspektiven
Author: Günther Hommel,Sigram Schindler
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642713890
Category: Computers
Page: 685
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Die Informatik befindet sich im Umbruch: Aufgrund des Wegfalls bisheriger technischer Barrieren erschließen sich Anwendungsgebiete in großem Stil. Sie wird damit noch mehr als bisher zum Hoffnungsträger für Innovationen in den unterschiedlichsten Fachgebieten und Märkten. Dies erfordert neben einer Analyse der neuen technologischen Gege benheiten das Erarbeiten der nunmehr möglichen und notwendigen Per spektiven der Informatik in den verschiedenen Anwendungsbereichen. Informatik-Anwendungen im Verwaltungs-und Produktionsbereich bilden deshalb den Tagungsschwerpunkt der GI-Jahrestagung 1986. Es wird auf gezeigt, welche Perspektiven sich für künftige Informatik-Anwendungen eröffnen durch den Einsatz von • Methoden der künstlichen Intelligenz (z.B. in der Robotik), • Techniken des papierarmen Büros (z.B. in Verwaltungen) oder • Verfahren der Computer-Graphik und Bildverarbeitung (z.B. In der Medizin). Die beiden vorliegenden Tagungsbände enthalten die eingeladenen Vorträge und die Beiträge zu den Fachgesprächen. In den eingeladenen Vorträgen werden aktuelle Entwicklungen der Infor matik dargestellt. Da Informatik-Methoden in immer neue Anwen dungsgebiete eindringen, kann der einzelne Trends und Perspektiven in den verschiedenen Bereichen nicht mehr in voller Breite und Tiefe verfol gen. Trotzdem sind Kenntnisse von Entwicklungen in anderen Bereichen für die eigene Arbeit unerläßlich. Diesen Uberblick vermitteln die eingeladenen Vorträge. Häufig bieten die eingeladenen Vorträge auch Einführungen in Fachgespräche, in denen dann technische Details in größerer Tiefe behandelt werden. VI Die Fülle der Beiträge zu den einzelnen Fachgesprächen, die auch eine Auf teilung in zwei Tagungsbände notwendig machte, zeigt, daß in den Fachgruppen der GI aktive wissenschaftliche Arbeit geleistet wird.

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

Author: Ramit Sethi
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761156314
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 266
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At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance--banking, saving, budgeting, and investing--and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship. Sethi covers how to save time by not wasting it managing money; the guns and cars myth of credit cards; how to negotiate like an Indian--the conversation begins with "no"; why "Budgeting Doesn't Have to Suck!"; how to get things rolling--for real--with only $20; what most people don't understand about taxes; how to get a CEO to take you out to lunch; how to avoid the Super Mario Brothers trap by making your savings work harder than you do; the difference between cheap and frugal; the hidden relationship between money and food. Not to mention his first key lesson: Getting started is more important than being the smartest person in the room. Integrated with his website, where readers can use interactive charts, follow up on the latest information, and join the community, it is a hip blueprint to building wealth and financial security. Every month, 175,000 unique visitors come to Ramit Sethi's website,, to discover the path to financial freedom. They praise him thoughtfully ("Your site summarizes everything I want with my life--to be rich in finances, rich in experience, rich in family blessings," Dan Esparza) and effusively ("Dude, you rock. I love this site!" Richard Wu). The press has caught on, too: "Ramit Sethi is a rising star in the world of personal finance writing . . . one singularly attuned to the sensibilities of his generation. his style is part frat boy and part silicon Valley geek, with a little bit of San Francisco hipster thrown in" (San Francisco Chronicle). His writing is smart, his voice is full of attitude, and his ideas are uncommonly sound and refreshingly hype-free.

Die Federalist papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406547546
Category: Constitutional history
Page: 583
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Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations

Author: Robello Samuel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118063125
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 406
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Presented in an easy-to-use format, Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig. It also serves as a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses. Virtually all the mathematics required on a drilling rig is here in one convenient source, including formulas for pressure gradient, specific gravity, pump, output, annular velocity, buoyancy factor, and many other topics.

The Method of Summary Representation for Numerical Solution of Problems of Mathematical Physics

Author: G. N. Polozhii
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 148318546X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 304
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Pure and Applied Mathematics, Volume 79: The Method of Summary Representation for Numerical Solution of Problems of Mathematical Physics presents the numerical solution of two-dimensional and three-dimensional boundary-value problems of mathematical physics. This book focuses on the second-order and fourth-order linear differential equations. Organized into two chapters, this volume begins with an overview of ordinary finite-difference equations and the general solutions of certain specific finite-difference equations. This text then examines the various methods of successive approximation that are used exclusively for solving finite-difference equations. This book discusses as well the established formula of summary representation for certain finite-difference operators that are associated with partial differential equations of mathematical physics. The final chapter deals with the formula of summary representation to enable the researcher to write the solution of the corresponding systems of linear algebraic equations in a simple form. This book is a valuable resource for mathematicians and physicists.

Principles and Practice of Agricultural Analysis

A Manual for the Study of Soils, Fertilizers, and Agricultural Products; for the Use of Analysists, Teachers, and Students of Agricultural Chemistry
Author: Harvey Washington Wiley
Publisher: N.A
Category: Agricultural chemistry
Page: N.A
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Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesia

Author: John G. Brock-Utne
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461470404
Category: Medical
Page: 274
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Authored by “a superb clinician and award-winning teacher,”* Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Second Edition is a thorough updating and significant expansion of this popular case book in the newest anesthesiology subspecialty to be approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The book comprises 87 true-story clinical “near misses,” including 40 cases that are brand new. Recommendations, references, and discussion accompany each case. The cases provide an ideal basis for problem-centered learning and also model how to learn from experience and to maintain professionalism during the lifelong development of clinical expertise. Dr. Brock-Utne’s latest case book provides a pediatric complement to his bestselling Case Studies of Near Misses in Clinical Anesthesia (Springer, 2012) and Clinical Anesthesia: Near Misses and Lessons Learned​ (Springer, 2008)​. * Jay B. Brodsky, MD, from the Foreword.

Handbook of Soil Science

Author: Malcolm E. Sumner
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849331367
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 2148
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The Handbook of Soil Science provides a resource rich in data that gives professional soil scientists, agronomists, engineers, ecologists, biologists, naturalists, and their students a handy reference about the discipline of soil science. This handbook serves professionals seeking specific, factual reference information. Each subsection includes a description of concepts and theories; definitions; approaches; methodologies and procedures; tabular data; figures; and extensive references.

Doing Physics with Scientific Notebook

A Problem Solving Approach
Author: Joseph Gallant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119941946
Category: Science
Page: 416
View: 2006

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The goal of this book is to teach undergraduate students how to use Scientific Notebook (SNB) to solve physics problems. SNB software combines word processing and mathematics in standard notation with the power of symbolic computation. As its name implies, SNB can be used as a notebook in which students set up a math or science problem, write and solve equations, and analyze and discuss their results. Written by a physics teacher with over 20 years experience, this text includes topics that have educational value, fit within the typical physics curriculum, and show the benefits of using SNB. This easy-to-read text: Provides step-by-step instructions for using Scientific Notebook (SNB) to solve physics problems Features examples in almost every section to enhance the reader's understanding of the relevant physics and to provide detailed instructions on using SNB Follows the traditional physics curriculum, so it can be used to supplement teaching at all levels of undergraduate physics Includes many problems taken from the author’s class notes and research Aimed at undergraduate physics and engineering students, this text teaches readers how to use SNB to solve some everyday physics problems.

Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution

Author: Ian Kershaw
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300148232
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 401
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This volume presents a comprehensive, multifaceted picture both of the destructive dynamic of the Nazi leadership and of the attitudes and behavior of ordinary Germans as the persecution of the Jews spiraled into total genocide.

The Mollification Method and the Numerical Solution of Ill-Posed Problems

Author: Diego A. Murio
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471594086
Category: Mathematics
Page: 254
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Over the past twenty years, the subject of applied inverse theory (ill-posed problems) has expanded from a collection of individual techniques to a rich, highly developed branch of applied mathematics. The Mollification Method and the Numerical Solution of Ill-Posed Problems offers a self-contained introduction to several of the most important practical computational methods that have been successfully applied to a wide range of ill-posed problems. The book examines the mollification method and its multiple applications when used as a space marching method. These computations are compared with various other methods used to arrive at the same numerical results. Of special interest is a novel treatment of the two-dimensional inverse heat conduction problem on a bounded domain. There is a strong emphasis on computation, supplemented by numerous exercises, examples, and illustrations. Unlike most books on ill-posed problems, this volume contains all the motivations, proofs, algorithms, and exercises necessary to fully understand the subject. Materials are presented in clear simple language to make the subject accessible to readers with little or no background in ill-posed problems. For nonmathematicians, an overview of essential mathematical tools is contained in an appendix. References at the end of each chapter are supplemented with comments by the author, and a second appendix offers up-to-date citings of literature on the inverse heat conduction problem to aid readers in further research. An excellent text for upper-level undergraduate or first-year graduate courses on computational methods for inverse ill-posed problems, this book will also serve as a valuable reference work for professionals interested in modeling inverse phenomena.

Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia

Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications
Author: Everett Jenne
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123842459
Category: Science
Page: 583
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Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia, serves as a needed resource for this topic which has received much attention during the past 15 years. The book provides an in-depth review of the field, followed by numerouschapters that document the current status of adsorption research for a variety of metals by geomedia ranging from individual minerals to sediments and soils. Adsorption mechanisms are detailed and precipitation is presented as a distinct sorption process.Virtually all factors affecting the extent of metal adsorption are examined, including the effects of selected anions, competition among metals, pH, metal concentration, loading, variable metal adsorption capacity, ionic strength, hydrogen exchange and stoichiometry, and solids concentration. A variety of adsorption models are briefly presented and some are used to extend laboratory studies to field sites. The book is comprised of a collection of papers contributed by leading investigators from Canada, France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the US. Includes a wide-ranging review of the status of adsorption research and a prospectus on future research Details all known factors affecting the extent of adsorption Covers basic adsorption equations and interrelationships Clearly documents experimental procedures Presents adsorption data for eleven metals and three other elements Uses normalization to greatly reduce apparent variability among absorbents Provides extensive literature citations and a comprehensive index

Modern Carbonyl Chemistry

Author: Junzo Otera
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527613277
Category: Science
Page: 632
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The carbonyl group is undoubtedly one of the most important functional groups in organic chemistry, both in its role as reactive center for synthesis or derivatisation and as crucial feature for special structural or physiological properties. Vast and profound progress has been made in all aspects modern carbonyl chemistry. These achievements are, however, rather dispersed in the literature and it is often not easy for the researcher obtain a comprehensive overview of a relevant topic. Modern Carbonyl Chemistry overcomes this inconvenience by collating the information for appropriate themes. In this work internationally renowned experts and leaders in the field have surveyed recent aspects and modern features in carbonyl chemistry, such as cascade-reactions, one-pot-syntheses, recognition, or site differentiation.