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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan - 2002 - Business & Economics - No preview available
An updated edition of the best-selling reference features a new introduction on how to execute necessary business processes in light of today's challenging economic and financial environment. Cowritten by the author of What the CEO Wants You to Know.
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Advanced Gravitational Wave Detectors

D. G. Blair - 2012 - NATURE - Limited preview
Introduces the technology and reviews the experimental issues; a valuable reference for graduate students and researchers in physics and astrophysics.
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The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable

The Group of 33 - 2005 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Most organizations are stuck in a rut. On one hand, they understand all the good things that will come with growth. On the other, they’re petrified that growth means change, and change means risk, and risk means death. Nobody wants to screw up ...
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Ignorance: How It Drives Science

Stuart Firestein - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Contrary to the popular view of science as a mountainous accumulation of facts and data, Stuart Firestein takes the novel perspective that ignorance is the main product and driving force of science, and that this is the best way to understand the ...
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Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nuclei

Markus Boettcher, Daniel E. Harris, Henric Krawczynski - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Written by a carefully selected consortium of researchers working in the field, this book fills the gap for an up-to-date summary of the observational and theoretical status. As such, this monograph includes all used wavelengths, from radio to ...
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Think Complexity: Complexity Science and Computational Modeling

Allen Downey - 2012 - Computers - Limited preview
Enhances Python skills by working with data structures and algorithms and gives examples of complex systems using exercises, case studies, and simple explanations.
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Gung Ho!

Ken Blanchard - 1997 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles, co-authors of the New York Times business bestseller Raving Fans, are back with Gung Ho! Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale ...
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Coronal Seismology: Waves and Oscillations in Stellar Coronae

Alexander Stepanov, Valery V. Zaitsev, Valery M. Nakariakov - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
This concise and systematic account of the current state of this new branch of astrophysics presents the theoretical foundations of plasma astrophysics, magneto-hydrodynamics and coronal magnetic structures, taking into account the full range of ...
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Science in the 20th Century and Beyond

Jon Agar - 2012 - History - Limited preview
Surveying modern developments in science from 1900 to the present day, this fascinating volume explores Einstein's new physics, the Manhattan Project, eugenics, biotechnology, the Human Genome Project and much more.
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The Practice of Theoretical Curiosity

Mark Zuss - 2011 - Education - Limited preview
The desire for knowledge is an abiding facet of human experience and cultural development. This work documents curiosity as a sociohistorical force initiating research across the disciplines. Projects generated by theoretical curiosity are ...
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