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The Six

The Six [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492615307
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Exchanging their bodies for machines, these teens will defy expectations, brave danger, and defend civilization. They are The Six. Adam's muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in less than a year it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam's only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, jumping, scoring touchdowns: Adam is always the hero. Then an artificial intelligence program hacks into Adam's game. Created by Adam's computer-genius father, Sigma has gone rogue, threatening to kill Adam—and the entire human race. Their one chance to stop Sigma is using the technology Adam's dad developed to digitally preserve the mind of his dying son. Along with a select group of other terminally ill teens, Adam becomes one of the Six who have forfeited their failing bodies to inhabit weaponized robots. But with time running short, the Six must learn to manipulate their new mechanical forms and work together to train for epic combat...before Sigma destroys humanity. "Adam is an unusual hero—and he faces a frightening question: Computers can't kill-CAN they? I'm still shaken by the answer. Will the near-future really be this terrifying?"-R.L. Stine, bestselling author of the Fear Street series. Visit Mark at markalpert.com.

Six: The Musical - Vocal Selections

Six: The Musical - Vocal Selections [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1705103928
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Six: The Musical - Vocal Selections by Book Resume:

(Vocal Selections). Six has received rave reviews around the world for its modern take on the stories of the six wives of Henry VIII and it's finally opening on Broadway! From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! Songs include: All You Wanna Do * Don't Lose Ur Head * Ex-Wives * Get Down * Haus of Holbein * Heart of Stone * I Don't Need Your Love * No Way * Six.

Daisy Jones & The Six

Daisy Jones & The Six [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385692188
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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NATIONAL AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2019 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Esquire • Glamour • CBC • NPR • Marie Claire • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • Parade • Shelf Awareness • BookRiot • E! News • Mental Floss • Paste "I devoured Daisy Jones & The Six in a day, falling head over heels for it. Daisy and the band captured my heart." —Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. Everyone knows Daisy Jone & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted to grow up to be Daisy. But no one knows the reason behind the group's split on the night of their final concert at Chicago Stadium on July 12, 1979 . . . until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock 'n' roll she loves most. By the time she's twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Also getting noticed is The Six, a band led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she's pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes that the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend. The making of that legend is chronicled in this riveting and unforgettable novel, written as an oral history of one of the biggest bands of the seventies. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a talented writer who takes her work to a new level with Daisy Jones & The Six, brilliantly capturing a place and time in an utterly distinctive voice.

The Power of Six

The Power of Six [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062077864
Author: Pittacus Lore
Publisher: Harper Collins
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The second book of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! In the beginning, nine aliens left their home planet Lorien when it fell under attack by the evil Mogadorians. They scattered on Earth and went into hiding. They look like ordinary teenagers but have extraordinary powers. The Mogs have come for them. They killed Number One in Malaysia, Number Two in England, and Number Three in Kenya. They tried to get John Smith, Number Four, in Ohio—but they failed. Now John has joined forces with Number Six, and they are on the run. But they are not alone. Already John and Six have inspired Marina, Number Seven, who has been hiding in Spain. She’s been following the news of what’s happening, and she’s certain this is the sign she’s been waiting for. It’s time to come together. Michael Bay, director of Transformers, raved: “Number Four is a hero for this generation.” This epic story is perfect for fans of action-packed science fiction like The Fifth Wave series by Rick Yancey, The Maze Runner series by James Dashner, and Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. The battle for Earth’s survival wages on. Don’t miss the rest of the series: #3: The Rise of Nine, #4: The Fall of Five, #5: The Revenge of Seven, #6: The Fate of Ten, and #7: United as One. Don’t miss the first book in the brand-new I Am Number Four spin-off series: Generation One.

The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance

The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0071376674
Author: Peter S. Pande,Robert P. Neuman,Roland R. Cavanagh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
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The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance by Peter S. Pande,Robert P. Neuman,Roland R. Cavanagh Book Resume:

An implementation blueprint for SIX SIGMA! "The Six Sigma Way demystifies Six Sigma with a real-world 'how-to 'guide. A good investment for any business planning to launch Six Sigma." John Biedry, VP Quality & Compliance, Sears Home Services. Cost reduction...productivity improvement...customer retention...these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system. The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can read the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization. The authorswho have worked with some of the most visible Six Sigma companies including GEprovide step-by-step guidance and practical implementation guidelines. Whether your goal is to fix a process problem or implement Six Sigma company-wide, The Six Sigma Way will help you develop an approach customized for your company's needs and the challenges of the twenty-first century business environment. The Six Sigma Way: Addresses the challenges and politics of launching, leading, and training people for Six Sigma. Focuses on implementing the major steps and quality improvement tools in the Six Sigma system. Features insights, comments, and examples from business leaders and managers using Six Sigma in their organizations.

Six of Crows

Six of Crows [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1627795227
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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The Grishaverse will be coming to Netflix soon with Shadow and Bone, an original series! Enter the Grishaverse with the #1 New York Times–bestselling Six of Crows, Book One of the Six of Crows Duology. Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone. . . . A convict with a thirst for revenge. A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager. A runaway with a privileged past. A spy known as the Wraith. A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don't kill each other first. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo returns to the breathtaking world of the Grishaverse in this unforgettable tale about the opportunity—and the adventure—of a lifetime. Praise for Six of Crows: “Six of Crows is a twisty and elegantly crafted masterpiece that thrilled me from the beginning to end.” –New York Times-bestselling author Holly Black “Six of Crows [is] one of those all-too-rare, unputdownable books that keeps your eyes glued to the page and your brain scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen next.” –Michael Dante DiMartino, co-creator of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra “There's conflict between morality and amorality and an appetite for sometimes grimace-inducing violence that recalls the Game of Thrones series. But for every bloody exchange there are pages of crackling dialogue and sumptuous description. Bardugo dives deep into this world, with full color and sound. If you're not careful, it'll steal all your time.” —The New York Times Book Review Read all the books in the Grishaverse! The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (previously published as The Grisha Trilogy) Shadow and Bone Siege and Storm Ruin and Rising The Six of Crows Duology Six of Crows Crooked Kingdom The King of Scars Duology King of Scars The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic The Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of Magic Praise for the Grishaverse “A master of fantasy.” —The Huffington Post “Utterly, extremely bewitching.” —The Guardian “The best magic universe since Harry Potter.” —Bustle “This is what fantasy is for.” —The New York Times Book Review “[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.” —NPR “The darker it gets for the good guys, the better.” —Entertainment Weekly “Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.” —USA Today “There’s a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo’s original epic fantasy that sets it apart.” —Vanity Fair “Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” —Veronica Roth, bestselling author of Divergent “Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!” —Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series

The Six Questions

The Six Questions [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1614482241
Author: Julie Edmonds,Michell Smith
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
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The Six Questions by Julie Edmonds,Michell Smith Book Resume:

We knew you existed. . .we knew we weren’t the only ones. There are so many of us. . .all after the same thing. . . The challenge we all face is that in our search for 8 million answers we often spend time asking too many of the wrong questions. Both of us have spent over 20 years, working on figuring ourselves out, all the while searching for direction. The biggest navigation tool we found was discovering the right questions to ask ourselves first---"The Six Questions." Find your Answers. Love your Life. Get it Right.

The Adventure of the Six Napoleons

The Adventure of the Six Napoleons [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8726586401
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof
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The Adventure of the Six Napoleons by Arthur Conan Doyle Book Resume:

A series of break-ins occur in London. All of them have one thing in common – a bust of Napoleon is smashed. Inspector Lestrade comes to a dead end, so he reaches out to Holmes. The next break-in takes place. This time with a murder as well. In the victim’s pocket they find a picture of an unknown man. Holmes and Watson’s starting point is then the factory where the busts were produced. The two detectives manage to find out where the last three busts are. Will they get in time to prevent the next crime? "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons" is a part of "The Return of Sherlock Holmes". Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.

Random Matrices and the Six-Vertex Model

Random Matrices and the Six-Vertex Model [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1470409615
Author: Pavel Bleher, Karl Liechty
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
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Random Matrices and the Six-Vertex Model by Pavel Bleher, Karl Liechty Book Resume:

This book provides a detailed description of the Riemann-Hilbert approach (RH approach) to the asymptotic analysis of both continuous and discrete orthogonal polynomials, and applications to random matrix models as well as to the six-vertex model. The RH approach was an important ingredient in the proofs of universality in unitary matrix models. This book gives an introduction to the unitary matrix models and discusses bulk and edge universality. The six-vertex model is an exactly solvable two-dimensional model in statistical physics, and thanks to the Izergin-Korepin formula for the model with domain wall boundary conditions, its partition function matches that of a unitary matrix model with nonpolynomial interaction. The authors introduce in this book the six-vertex model and include a proof of the Izergin-Korepin formula. Using the RH approach, they explicitly calculate the leading and subleading terms in the thermodynamic asymptotic behavior of the partition function of the six-vertex model with domain wall boundary conditions in all the three phases: disordered, ferroelectric, and antiferroelectric. Titles in this series are co-published with the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques.

The Six Enneads

The Six Enneads [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465579389
Author: Plotinus
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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The Six Swans

The Six Swans [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 872659160X
Author: Brothers Grimm
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A king got lost in the woods and unfortunately he stumbled upon a witch who was willing to show him the way only if he married her daughter. After he agreed, the poor king’s misfortunes followed one after another. The king was worried that the new queen may do something to his seven children so he hid them in another castle. However the evil step-mother found out and she managed to get rid of the six boys. She turned them to swans. Their poor little sister was determined to save them. The price she had to pay was to stay silent six years, not uttering a single word. This cannot be possible, you may think. But believe us when we tell you that this was the smallest difficulty the girl had to go through. Find out the rest in "The Six Swans". Children and adults alike, immerse yourselves into Grimm’s world of folktales and legends! Come, discover the little-known tales and treasured classics in this collection of 200 fairytales. Brothers Grimm are probably the best-known storytellers in the world. Some of their most popular fairy tales are "Cinderella", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Red Riding Hood" and there is hardly anybody who has not grown up with the adventures of Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Snow White. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s exceptional literature legacy consists of recorded German and European folktales and legends. Their collections have been translated into all European languages in their lifetime and into every living language today.

The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning

The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 111867717X
Author: Roy V. H. Pollock,Andy Jefferson,Calhoun W. Wick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning by Roy V. H. Pollock,Andy Jefferson,Calhoun W. Wick Book Resume:

Get real results for your business – maximize yourtraining and development programs Corporate learning and development programs play an undeniablerole in successful business endeavors, but only when they're doneright. The significant revisions in the third edition of The SixDisciplines of Breakthrough Learning add fresh, timely elementsto a resource that has become known globally as a trusted guide forprofessionals determined to get the most of their companies'training and development programs. All-new examples, tools, guides,and insights combine to make an excellent, all-in-one resource foreveryone from workplace professionals and HR managers to trainingdevelopment providers and businesses leaders looking to maximizethe return on their enterprise's learning budget. Infused with current research and recent case studies, thisresource serves as a practical guide that recommends concreteactions for producing tangible results. Tools, guides, andchecklists in every chapter ensure that readers walk away withmeaningful strategies that can be implemented right away. The bookincludes: A complete review of research drawn from thousands of insights,goals, and lessons learned Specific strategies and actions that can be put into effectquickly for immediate results A focus on ROI for business leaders wanting to make a clearerconnection between dollars spent and new skills gained Checklists in each chapter to help learning organizationsperform quality audits of new and existing learning programs The third edition of The Six Disciplines of BreakthroughLearning contains so many new resources and so muchthoroughly-revised content that even those who own previouseditions will find its reinvigorated approach highly beneficial.Strengthen the link between your learning efforts and your businessgoals with this increasingly popular, globally recognizedresource.

Agile Development and Business Goals

Agile Development and Business Goals [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780123815217
Author: Bill Holtsnider,Tom Wheeler,George Stragand,Joe Gee
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
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Agile Development and Business Goals by Bill Holtsnider,Tom Wheeler,George Stragand,Joe Gee Book Resume:

Agile Development and Business Goals: The Six-Week Solution is a guide for the software development process, which can be challenging, difficult, and time-consuming. This process, called the “Agile process, is unique, and it features several aspects that distinguish it from the classical methods of software development. The book offers readers information about the design, implementation, and management of the different methods of creating world-class software. The book discusses the various reasons that the development of software is a difficult process, and it addresses how software development sometimes fails and why it seldom aligns with business needs. It further examines the risk associated with software creation and the different ways to mitigate them. This book is relevant to software development managers responsible for creating quality software products, and managing software development teams. Explains how to employ automation in your development process to improve your company’s profitability Introduces a compensation structure that incents your technical talent to deliver measurable results on a predictable basis Provides real-world solutions – questions to ask when hiring or which build server software to consider, for example – instead of theoretical discussions

The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses

The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1601382332
Author: Craig Baird
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
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Six Sigma is a set of practices used to systematically improve processes by eliminating defects, which is any nonconformity of a product or service to its specification. To be Six Sigma compliant, a company must produce no more than 3.4 defects per one million products. If this can be achieved, a company has the potential to save billions of dollars, just as Motorola did. The global communications company reported over $17 billion in savings in a recent yearly report, and over the past decade, companies like Bank of America, Caterpillar, Honeywell International, Raytheon, Merrill Lynch, and General Electric have implemented the practice. However, it is much more difficult to implement Six Sigma in small and medium-sized businesses, but it is becoming increasingly important to do so, as larger companies now require their supply bases to be Six Sigma compliant. In The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses, you will learn about the two main methodologies involved with Six Sigma, DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify), as well as various other methodologies advocated by companies around the world, including DCCDI, CDOC, DCDOV, DMADOV, DMEDI, and IDOV. You will also learn about black, green, and yellow belts; the key roles for successful implementation; cost savings; training; responsibilities; and terms specific to Six Sigma. In addition, you will learn how to avoid the common pitfalls and traps found during implementation, how to understand the statistical tools and problem solving techniques, and how to become certified. Also included are detailed examples, diagrams, and practical exercises to help you master the concepts of Six Sigma. Ultimately, you will discover how to improve the quality of your processes and products while increasing customer satisfaction and saving billions of dollars. The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses is for the company that has already implemented the process, an organization who may be considering it, students who want to learn it to make themselves more marketable, and business professionals who need a refresher course. Whatever your reason for reading this book you will find practical advice and tips for successfully learning about and implementing Six Sigma. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Six Perfections

The Six Perfections [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1614296081
Author: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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A practical and actionable guide to the six perfections, a backbone of the Buddhist path, by an internationally beloved teacher. The six perfections are the actions of the bodhisattvas—holy beings who have transcended selfless concerns. But they’re also skills we can and should develop right now, in our messy, ordinary lives. In this clear, comprehensive guide to the backbone of Mahayana Buddhist practice, Lama Zopa Rinpoche walks us through each of the six perfections: -charity -morality -patience -perseverance -concentration -wisdom As he carefully describes each perfection, he not only reveals the depth of its meaning and how it intertwines with each other perfection, but he also explains how to practice it fully in our everyday lives—offering concrete ways for us to be more generous, more patient, more wise. With the guidance he gives us, we can progress in our practice of the perfections until we, like the bodhisattvas, learn to cherish others above ourselves.

The Six Ways of Knowing

The Six Ways of Knowing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 812084081X
Author: D. M. Datta
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
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The Six Ways of Knowing by D. M. Datta Book Resume:

This book deals with the Vedanta standpoint, according to which there are six sources of knowledge. The conceptions of these different kinds of knowledge, with all the arguments given by the Vedantins to prove their independence and ultimacy, are critically discussed here in the light of modern Western concepts, and the attempt has been made to present the conclusions to students of Western Philosophy in a clear and lucid form. As the purpose of this work is to bring the problems, concepts and theories of the Vedantins within the focus of modern Western thought, the method adopted is one of critical analysis, comparison issues from extraneous aspects with which they are often associated.

The Six-Gun Tarot

The Six-Gun Tarot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1429946989
Author: R. S. Belcher
Publisher: Tor Books
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The Six-Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher Book Resume:

Six-Gun Tarot is the first book in the twisted weird west world of the Golgotha series by R.S. Belcher. Nevada, 1869: Beyond the pitiless 40-Mile Desert lies Golgotha, a cattle town that hides more than its share of unnatural secrets. The sheriff bears the mark of the noose around his neck; some say he is a dead man whose time has not yet come. His half-human deputy is kin to coyotes. The mayor guards a hoard of mythical treasures. A banker's wife belongs to a secret order of assassins. And a shady saloon owner, whose fingers are in everyone's business, may know more about the town's true origins than he's letting on. A haven for the blessed and the damned, Golgotha has known many strange events, but nothing like the primordial darkness stirring in the abandoned silver mine overlooking the town. Bleeding midnight, an ancient evil is spilling into the world, and unless the sheriff and his posse can saddle up in time, Golgotha will have seen its last dawn...and so will all of Creation. R.S. Belcher's The Six-Gun Tarot is "an astonishing blend of first-rate steampunk fantasy and Western adventure." (Library Journal, Starred Review) Other Books by R.S. Belcher: The Golgotha Series The Six-Gun Tarot The Shotgun Arcana Nightwise The Brotherhood of the Wheel At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons

Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1398818364
Author: Alex Woolf
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
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Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons by Alex Woolf Book Resume:

Join world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his ever-loyal sidekick Dr. Watson as they embark on a daring adventure. Someone keeps breaking into shops and houses and smashing statuettes of the French general and statesman, Napoleon. Why? The police are baffled, so they call in the one man who can solve the mystery: London's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes. This thrilling tale has been retold and adapted with new illustrations, making it perfect for younger readers. Adapted by award-winning children's fiction author Alex Woolf, it will delight bright young things aged 7+.

The Six New Rules of Business

The Six New Rules of Business [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1523089989
Author: Judy Samuelson
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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The Six New Rules of Business by Judy Samuelson Book Resume:

The rules of business are changing dramatically. The Aspen Institute's Judy Samuelson describes the profound shifts in attitudes and mindsets that are redefining our notions of what constitutes business success. Dynamic forces are conspiring to clarify the new rules of real value creation—and to put the old rules to rest. Internet-powered transparency, more powerful worker voice, the decline in importance of capital, and the complexity of global supply chains in the face of planetary limits all define the new landscape. As executive director of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program, Judy Samuelson has a unique vantage point from which to engage business decision makers and identify the forces that are moving the needle in both boardrooms and business classrooms. Samuelson lays out how hard-to-measure intangibles like reputation, trust, and loyalty are imposing new ways to assess risk and opportunity in investment and asset management. She argues that “maximizing shareholder value” has never been the sole objective of effective businesses while observing that shareholder theory and the practices that keep it in place continue to lose power in both business and the public square. In our globalized era, she demonstrates how expectations of corporations are set far beyond the company gates—and why employees are both the best allies of the business and the new accountability mechanism, more so than consumers or investors. Samuelson's new rules offer a powerful guide to how businesses are changing today—and what is needed to succeed in tomorrow's economic and social landscape.