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Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Gadgets and Gigawatts Author: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (COR) Publisher: Renouf Pub Co Ltd Publication Date: 2009/05/30 Number of Pages: 420 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:

This practical guide provides a comprehensive overview of professionally managed assets, or investments in which all portfolio decisions and rebalancing are delegated to a fund manager or third-party advice service. Savvy investors looking to achieve a better understanding of the nuances, benefits, and drawbacks of using these products will find the answers they are looking for in The Handbook of Professionally Managed... more...

Wage setting arrangements are widely seen as key ingredients to macro-economic success. Examining their micro-foundations is an urgent task. Drawing on a treasure chest of empirical insights amassed by other social scientists, this ground-breaking book argues that economists have neglected the institutional underpinning of wage bargaining at their peril. Starting from Olson's insight that workers and firms often fail to pursue their collective... more...

Data have almost no value in and for themselves. What's important is how they are used to create the information one needs to make informed decisions, and this is particularly true in making marketing decisions. Thus, Samli's new book dwells on the art and science of information generation and on how to convert it to practical knowledge. Without information and knowledge, says Samli, the firm faces great risk in the marketplace and its... more...

This book highlights some of the unique aspects of spatio-temporal graph data from the perspectives of modeling and developing scalable algorithms. The authors discuss in the first part of this book, the semantic aspects of spatio-temporal graph data in two application domains, viz., urban transportation and social networks. Then the authors present representational models and data structures, which can... more...


Inspired by the shocking photograph of two Aboriginal men in neck chains on the cover of Charles Rowley’s 1970 classic, The Destruction of Aboriginal Society, this original and highly illustrated book uses photography to tell the bigger story of the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Australia. While many of the images are confronting, it shares the positive story of the way in which photography has been used as a tool for change and... more...

“I believe that this book will fill a great need for both full-time competitive intelligence practitioners, and those looking to add analytical skills to their managerial tool kit.”--Bill Fiora, Partner and Founder, Outward Insights    “All practicing managers and business decision makers should be grateful to Fleisher and Bensoussan for showing them how their analysis work can become more rigorous and their approach less casual. Accept no... more...

Leadership development is a planned effort that enhances the learner's capacity to lead people. Building on the success of the first edition, Linkage conducted a study of over 300 top organizations and their needs in organizational change and leadership development that identifies approaches to leadership development that have proven to be successful. The work offers practical "how-to" instructions developing leaders and engaging in leadership... more...

The idea that "a man's house is his castle" is attributed to American Revolutionary James Otis from 1761, & his idea was that government should never be permitted to breach its walls. It is a good thought, in context, one that sums up a dogged attachment to the right of private property.In the 20th century, however, government got behind the idea that every citizen should be provided a castle of his or her own. This is the essence of the good life, we... more...

Discover How to Launch and Succeed as a Fabless Semiconductor Firm Fabless Semiconductor Implementation takes you step-by-step through the challenges faced by fabless firms in the development of integrated circuits. This expert guide examines the potential pitfalls of IC implementation in the rapidly growing fabless segment of the semiconductor industry and elaborates how to overcome these difficulties. It provides a comprehensive... more...