Sacred Fire: The QBR 100 Essential Black Books by QBR: The Black Review,Max Rodriguez,Angeli Rasbury,Carol

By QBR: The Black Review,Max Rodriguez,Angeli Rasbury,Carol Taylor,Charles Johnson

"QBR's evolving canon is a ideal option to start honoring black artists." -Charles Johnson, from the Foreword

"From reviews of W. E. B. Du Bois's Black Reconstruction in America to Alex Haley's Roots to Langston Hughes's The methods of White Folks, those brief, trenchant essays stimulate and challenge."-Booklist

"A occasion of black literature. . .insightful commentary."-Ebony

"A wealthy and dazzling assortment." -American Legacy

"Delving right into a e-book is an unique and edifying technique to have a good time and consider the wealthy tapestry of African American heritage. a good way to begin is with Sacred fireplace: The QBR a hundred crucial Black Books." -Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Capturing the complete sweep of writing from the diaspora-from Africa to the Caribbean to America-Sacred Fire is a soul-stirring number of provocative research on a hundred works of literature that experience formed and outlined black tradition for over two hundred years.

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Subventionsbetrug (German Edition) by Jörg Willburger

By Jörg Willburger

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich BWL - Unternehmensethik, Wirtschaftsethik, be aware: 1,7, Hochschule Offenburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Subventionsbetrug ist kein Kavaliersdelikt und verursacht jährlich großen volkswirtschaftlichen Schaden innerhalb der ecu. Aber was once genau ist Subventionsbetrug und was once sind mögliche Maßnahmen, um eben diesen zu verhindern? Subventionsbetrug gilt als hoch kriminogen und ist eine weit verbreitete artwork der Wirtschaftskriminalität. Die letzten Jahre wurden aber auch Erfolge verzeichnet, so stieß das europäische Amt für Betrugsbekämpfung OLAF erst vor kurzem auf einen groß angelegten Betrugsfall in Italien. Die Hausarbeit wurde im Masterstudiengang BWL an der Hochschule Offenburg mit 1,7 bewertet und gibt einen umfassenden Einblick in das Thema Subventionsbetrug.

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Conducting Business in China and India: A Comparative and by Deepak Sardana,Ying Zhu

By Deepak Sardana,Ying Zhu

This publication takes a holistic method of discover how enterprise is being carried out in China and India, and to research the standards that effect enterprise judgements in current occasions. In doing so the e-book seeks to improve a fuller realizing of the current ‘context’ in the Asian countries, drawing upon an entire figuring out of the tradition, historical past and behavior of the society and its associations. The authors probe a space that has no longer been greatly addressed sooner than and search to supply a finer research of the impacts in the back of daily enterprise operations. This research has common attraction because it covers company tactics at 3 various degrees: macro-level, together with executive rules and associations; meso-level, agencies and groups; and micro-level, participants inside enterprise. not just attractive to students, senior executives, enterprise pros and policy-makers, this booklet also will supply an interdisciplinary exam of ways enterprise is carried out in China and India, and may be priceless to someone with a common curiosity in Asian business.

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Are We Ready for a Female or African-American President?: by Mitchell Levy

By Mitchell Levy

Is the U.S. prepared for a feminine or African American President? the first election of 2008 provides the rustic with the original chance to go with both a feminine or an African American to the top workplace within the land. The inspiration of an important get together having in their best applicants being girl or African American rather leaves open the chance. Is the rustic prepared? This e-book collects the strategies of lots of today·s concept leaders after they solution that question. The responses are idea upsetting. this query isn't any longer a philosophical one.

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Realizing Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom by Ted H. Hull,Ruth Harbin Miles,Don S. Balka

By Ted H. Hull,Ruth Harbin Miles,Don S. Balka

Rigor placed inside reach!

Rigor: the typical center has made it policy—and this first-of-its-kind consultant takes math lecturers and leaders in the course of the technique of making it fact. utilizing the talent Matrix as a framework, the authors provide confirmed techniques and sensible instruments for profitable implementation of the CCSS mathematical practices—with rigor as a significant aim. You’ll find out how to

  • Define rigor within the context of every mathematical practice
  • Identify and conquer power concerns, together with differentiating guide and utilizing data
  • Relate particular roles and objectives for all stakeholders
  • Use evaluate instruments to lead paintings and video display progress

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From Literature to Biterature: Lem, Turing, Darwin, and by Peter Swirski

By Peter Swirski

From Literature to Biterature relies at the premise that during the foreseeable destiny pcs turns into able to developing works of literature. between enormous quantities of different questions, it considers: below which stipulations may machines turn into able to artistic writing? on condition that machine evolution will exceed the velocity of normal evolution a million-fold, what is going to one of these situation entail when it comes to paintings, tradition, social lifestyles, or even nonhuman rights?

Drawing a map of drawing close literary, cultural, social, and technological revolutions, Peter Swirski boldly assumes that pcs will jump from mere syntax-driven processing to semantically wealthy figuring out. He argues that acknowledging biterature as a species of literature will contain adopting a similar diversity of attitudes to desktop authors (computhors) as to human ones and that it'll be essential to technique them as brokers with inner states and artistic intentions.

Ranging from the metafiction of Stanislaw Lem to the "Turing attempt" (familiar to scientists operating in synthetic Intelligence and the philosophers of brain) to the evolutionary tendencies of tradition and machines, Swirski's eventualities lay the basis for a brand new sector of analysis at the cusp of literary futurology, evolutionary cognition, and philosophy of the future.

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Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis (World Scientific-Now by Rolf Färe,Shawna Grosskopf,Dimitris Margaritis

By Rolf Färe,Shawna Grosskopf,Dimitris Margaritis

Data Envelopment research (DEA) is usually ignored in empirical paintings resembling diagnostic checks to figure out even if the knowledge conform with know-how which, in flip, is necessary in deciding on technical switch, or discovering which varieties of DEA types let info alterations, together with facing ordinal data.

Advances in information Envelopment Analysis specializes in either theoretical advancements and their purposes into the dimension of effective potency and productiveness progress, akin to its software to the modelling of time substitution, i.e. the matter of ways to allocate assets over the years, and estimating the "value" of a choice Making Unit (DMU).

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Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality by W. Michael Hoffman,Robert E. Frederick,Mark S. Schwartz

By W. Michael Hoffman,Robert E. Frederick,Mark S. Schwartz

The 5th version of Business Ethics addresses present, exciting, frequently complicated matters in company morality via fifty three readings and 30 pertinent case stories. Now considerably up to date, it comprises new top articles, comparable present instances, and mini-cases in keeping with MBA pupil dilemmas.

  • Addresses a vast variety of the most up-tp-date, fascinating, frequently complicated concerns and situations in company morality
  • Provides neutral, point-counterpoint displays of alternative views at the most crucial and hugely contended problems with company ethics
  • Updated and demanding case experiences are integrated to enhance pupil learning
  • Now includes mini-cases according to real MBA scholar dilemmas
  • Each writer has significant event in instructing, writing, and undertaking study within the field

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