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...Book Review Book Review Martel Yann is the of the famous literary novel Life of Pi, which looks or delves into the life ofa young man who is lost at sea for a period of time with no hope of survival or rescue. The author brings out Pi’s impractical situation later on as the book goes further with the story being told in first person by Pi, as he engages with an anonymous author at the beginning of the book. It is in the first chapters of the book that one gets to understand and comprehend the nature of Pi as a child and his love for spirituality and zoology. It is also through the book that the audience learns of the political strife in India, which forced a large number of people to migrate...
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...Book Review Book Review: Journalism 2.0, How to Survive and Thrive Mark Briggs is the of the book, Journalism 2.0 while Jan Schaffer is the editor. Mark Briggs is a sportswriter who made a discovery of what the internet could do for journalism in the year of 1998. The book centers episodically in the context of journalism and has its content explained in eleven chapters. The chapters majorly give detailed information about people, webs, software and the latest technologies in the field of journalism. However, most contents cover technology, an indication that the book is...
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...Book review By of the of the School Tom Kelley the of the book isa leading speaker and experiences in addressing scores of business audiences on the manner to use innovation to change a businesss culture or strategic thinking. This is what he adds to the book offering a new and more exciting insight into issues of creativity and innovation. The book Ten Faces of Innovation: Strategies for Heightening Creativity provides a guide to enhancing creativity and various business innovations. The book explores the dynamic business world and how different individual can be experienced in their...
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...Book Review of Is China Buying the World? A Book Review The aim of this journalistic book review is to conduct an in-depth analysis of the book entitled “Is China Buying the World?” written by Peter Nolan in 2012. It should be noted that the book under analysis is divided into four chapters with a brief conclusion which summarizes all the claims and addresses of the author. It can be said that the book is a lens to look at the history in less vivid manner. The narratives of the book are mainly convincing and easy to understand. The book has been widely acclaimed for the quality of arguments that have been posed concerning the debate regarding Chinese economy... . The publishing home of the...
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...Book Report/Review, Sociology Topic: book review The field of social science deals with the society as a whole and the relationships of all individuals living in it. The term social science include a wide area of studies including humanities, political science, anthropology, economics, even cultural studies and other such areas. It is often referred to as being the study or the science of the society. It deals with all the mechanisms, workings as well as the problems of the society. In the past, a lot of research has been done in the field of social science. Modern social science has seen names like Max Weber and Karl Marx...
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...Book Review Achebe Chinua, in his book ‘Things Fall Apart’, narrates the anecdote of Okonkwo who is considered as a respectable leader among the Igbo people of the Umoufia tribe. The book is an excellent interpretation of pride and ego displayed in the personality of an individual, so much so, that he prefers death in the end rather than feeling inferior in power and strength. This mini-paper is a combination of book review and critical analysis of this remarkable yet tragic novel. The book’s tragic title completely relates to its story of an African clan that is invaded by white missionaries who make everything in the system fall apart. The writer narrates how Okonkwo has... Your full February 12,...
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...Book Review.doc Book Review: The Power of Body Language by Tonya Reiman Overview of the Book The Power of Body Language, which was written by Tonya Reiman, is an average manuscript developed to hone one’s interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. This book falls into the category of “self- help” literature, since the subtitle addresses the reader directly and suggests that the book will tell the reader how to identify ineffective communication and effective communication. The topic specifically deals with body language and the scope of the book illustrates how nonverbal communication impacts relationships both professionally and personally. The intended audience is quite broad... , as the author...
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...Book Review One of the most important books on leadership and care management in nursing has been Influencer: The Power to Change Anything by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler, in which the authors offers an influencer who motivates others to change, replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills, and makes things happen. The various chapters of the text in two parts deal with the power to change anything through choosing influence over serenity and to make change inevitable through the six sources of influence. According to the authors, a small group of remarkable leaders and scholars has been changing the world by influencing people’s behavior... ...
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...Book Review The novel “The Souls of the Black Folk” was written by W.E.B Du Bois to show how the souls of black people are in strife. The aim of the author is to make readers feel the achievements, loses and pain of blacks. The major thought in the novel is the division of blacks and whites. The history of the blacks is described via slavery, politics, share cropping, abolition and education. The book looks at things from black and American views simultaneously. History has proved that people have always been trying to find ways of being better than others. The issue of race was created by society. The legacy of racism together with its effects on the lives of black people is emphasized... ....
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...Book Review Introduction The assignment intends to conduct a book review of “The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century (Critical Cultural Communication)” written by Catherine R. Squires. The review will identify the specific topics and purposes behind the explicit thesis and theoretical assumptions made in the book. Furthermore, the key problems discussed, varied theoretical issues and arguments against the viewpoints made by the author will also be presented in this book review assignment. Background of the...
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...Book Review Written and published in the early 1990s by the English-speaking historian, Prof. Edward Muir, the book, Mad Blood Stirring was accredited by many around the world. The theme of the book concentrates on the most debated custom of ancient Italy, especially that of Friuli, called vendetta, which laid its most profound impacts during European renaissance. The dramatic juxtapositions of the characters portrayed in the drama reflected through many ups and downs of the renaissance period in Italy, focused on the city of Friuli. The book has not only been much celebrated as a historic literature that...
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...BOOK REVIEW Social Nation: How to Harness the Power of Social Media to Attract s, Motivate Employees, and Grow Your Business Author: Barry Libert Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Publication Date: September 10, 2010 ISBN: 0470890258, 9780470890257 Length 256 pages Subjects: Marketing, Business and Economics INTRODUCTION The author Barry Libert writes this book asserts that it is the time for businesses and companies to join the social nation in order to become successful. In this book it is revealed how employees, businesses, companies, customers and partners can make use of the social technologies to be heard, produce and market their products and services better (Libert 40). The core purpose...
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...Book Review “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” by Sheryl Sandberg is a hit in the business field in 2013. A close reading of the book reveals that it contains useful advices and motivation not only for women but also for anyone who wants growth in career. After reading the entire book, one can conclude her advice in the following statements. First of all, women will not be able to reach anywhere if they continue giving excuses based on the age-old gender bias they face everywhere in the society. Instead, the scholar points out that a woman should “lean in”. In other words, they should press into what they want to achieve and show persistence... ? “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Book ...
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...Book Review There is minimal health risk when an individual is slightly overweight. On the other hand, when a person is overweight or obese, he or she can suffer from diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Being overweight not only causes psychological stress because of low self confidence and anxiety, but can lower a person’s life expectancy. It is unfortunate that many people who are overweight want to lose weight mostly by dieting. Many of the individuals perceive this to be the best method because it entails product consumption or following the instructions and then the weight is lost. This method is further reinforced by a huge...
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...BOOK REVIEW 1. Give the proper MLA citation for the book. Donald, Davidson. The Tennessee, Volume One: The Old River: Frontier to Secession (Southern Classics Series) [Paperback], Paperback: 342 pages; Publisher: J.S. Sanders & Co. (January 25, 1991); Language: English; ISBN-10: 1879941015; ISBN-13: 978-1879941014 2. Identify the main idea or theme of the book. Identify the author’s premise for writing the book. William Shakespeare in his drama Twelfth Night writes, "Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them". - (Quote Act II, Scene V) Donald Davidson belongs to the second category. This writer... Order 450461Topic: ...
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...Book Review: Omnivore’s Dilemma (Industrial Corn) The book by Michael Pollan d “The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” is one of the masterpieces of modern literature. The major idea of the work is a detailed investigation of the selection of the meals people are eating daily. Omnivores do not care what they eat and how they eat it. Anything which is categorized as edible is good for consumption during breakfasts, dinners and suppers. The author presents human beings a dilemma of what to eat and when to eat it to be healthy. American way of eating as well as major food habits have been investigated by Pollan in this...
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...Book Review The Adventures of Caleb Williams is an 18th century novel by William Godwin; it sheds light upon how reputation and wealth were considered in England during the 1700s. The book was written during the French Revolution of the 18th century (Godwin 2004, p.4). As a philosopher and anarchist, Godwin believed that the upper class in the society and institutional voids were the main causes of corruption and unethical behaviors. Caleb Williams is described in the novel as a man who strongly believes that the best way to make man become morally upright is by disbanding the ruling class and government (Godwin 2004, p.5). Despite being... it on the two innocent men, as noted by Godwin...
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...Book Review On A Fine Romance By Judith Sills ‘It starts with “Can I buy you a drink?” It can lead to “Let’s buy a house.” It’s called courtship. Formost of us, it’s an emotional upheaval.’ The above is an excerpt for Judith Sill’s novel, A Fine Romance. Perhaps, the above line can be considered as a personification of the message of this novel. Judith Sill is a PhD in psychology and has had a clinical practice as a psychologist since 1975. Apart from this she has also been the Director of the Outpatient Psychiatric Services at Pacific Presbyterian Hospital in San Francisco. She has been writing extensively and expertly about issues relevant to...
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...Book Review Introduction The character of a person is constructed based on the innate nature or the natural attributes possessed by the individual. Such innate features of one’s inborn nature in turn feature the different types of habits reflected by the person during the course of social or group interactions. The person must focus on developing his or her traits to thereby inculcate potential habits in accomplishing set goals. Absence of effective and proper attributes fails to draw the potential of the skill sets present in a person and thereby act as hindrances to growth. Stephen Covey in the light of the aforesaid point tends to highlight seven main...
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...Book Review Introduction Gordon Wood in his book “The Radicalism of the American Revolution” defies the historians who referred American Revolution as a conservative rebellion in justification of the status quo. The author disputes that the country took an original transformation on its social aspect. His viewpoint goes into the transition of the country from monarchy to republic and then shifts into democracy. A monarchy puts people into a hierarchy and clearly states ones position above or below. Republicanism took over the monarchical society where in the leaders visualized the country as a new place for the free people and will be governed by selfless... The Radicalism of the American Revolution: A...
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...Book Review: The Moral Advantage The book The Moral Advantage by William Damon is a remarkable piece of writing reflecting the phenomenon behind business success in terms of moral and ethical considerations. This book was published in 2004 by Berret-Koehler Publishers. This paper aims to present a profound review of this book, which will illustrate how this book relates to my personal interest in the field of business. The author William Damon was born in Massachusetts and went to Philips Academy for initial education. For further education, he went to University College...
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...Review excerpt(s) Midwest Book Review: “Kids in grades 4-6 and more will relish Nic Bishop's startling close-up photos and scientist Sy Montgomery's vivid descriptions of scientific investigations in his Tarantula Scientist.” Connections For kids who are more interested in exploring thrilling experiences of animals, the following texts are useful. 1. Turner, Pamela. The Frog Scientist (scientists in the field series. London: Sandpiper, 2011. Print. 2. Schultz, Stanley A. The Tarantula Keeper's Guide: Comprehensive Information... First Book Bibliography Sy, Montgomery. The Tarantula Scientist. Reprint ed. New York: Sandpiper, Scientists in the Field Series, 2007. Print. Plot summary Those who hate...
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...Book Report/Review Topic: BOOK REVIEW Identification: Reid, Stephen Breck. Enoch & Daniel: A Form Critical and Sociological Study of Historical Apocalypses (Bibal Monograph Series), 2: BIBAL Press, 2nd Edition, July, 2004. 2. Contents: The author makes comparison of the three historical apocalypses of the 2nd century BCE as detailed in the books of Enoch and Daniel and elucidates the sociological context. Reid, on the basis of his investigation and research, arrives at the conclusion that Judaism as practiced during that period was heterogeneous. Within the Jewish apocalyptcism responses moved in tandem with the prevailing religious and political conditions. The aim of the book... ...
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...Book Review Book Hard cop, soft cop: Dilemmas and debates in contemporary policing Roger Hopkins Burke Synopsis The society has changed over time, the technological development coupled with the intense human interactions caused by both urbanization and modernization have collectively resulted in a unique social structures complete with their sets of social ills. The complexities of crime have equally changed thereby creating new societal demands for security. In his book, Hard cop, soft cop: Dilemmas and debates in contemporary policing, Roger Hopkins investigates the changes in the social demands for security and the...
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...Book Review Neil Shubin. The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People. New York: Pantheon, 2013 Neil Shubin, the University of Chicago paleontologist, is well known for his book dubbed Your Inner Fish in which he explored fishy origins of mankind. In this book, Shubin presents remarkable similarities between human bodies and fish structures as well as worms that lived in ancient times. In his 240 paged new book The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People, Shubin takes even a wider approach to examine why human beings look as they...
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...Book Review 3/6 All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies Elizabeth Leonard is a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, and has specialized in the history of the United States. She has a specialty in history of the 19th century, especially women’s history in the Civil War, and women’s culture in the colonial Latin America. The book fills the reader’s knowledge niche through a detailed analysis of the roles that were played by women in the Civil War. It relates the struggle in the war to the gender issues arising, as well as the sacrifice and heroism portrayed by the women soldiers. We notice that, during the Civil War, the slavery had... Terence Chung Varon HIUS 4501,...
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...Book Review: Race and Revolution by Gary B. Nash Throughout the history of mankind we find that history is created and interpreted by those in power and those who have the strength of manipulating the facts and figures of the historical events in their interest. This is the reason why history is criticized by the great thinkers and philosophers of the world. History is always relative in nature and the powerful always enjoy the benefits of the history. The Marxist view of history is in certain cases found true and it finds that the history is made by those who enjoy power. Viewed from this perspective, history is nothing but what the dominant group thinks...
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...Book review al affiliation Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind published in 2005 by Geert Hofstede is an interesting book that focuses on critical issues central to the culture of a nation. The book is a revised edition of his 1982 book Culture and Consequences. It is based on a twenty- five year of empirical study into multinational companies. In the book, He explains the conditions under which societal cultures can be managed effectively. He also outlines ways of learning intercultural communication and how essential to people it is in future success. Hofstede is a Professor at Maastricht University in The Netherlands; he is also the founder of the Institute for Research... on...
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...book review al affiliation) Management and management functions Chuck Williams explains that good management involves working through others in order to complete tasks that help in achievement of the organizational objectives. He discusses the functions of management based on Henry Fayol’s classic management functions that includes planning, controlling, organizing and leading (Williams, 2014). Planning involves determining the goals and objectives of the organizations as well as the means aimed at achieving them. Organizing on the other hand entails deciding where decisions will be applied including finding out how the tasks will be accomplished and who will do what tasks... Principles of management...
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...Book Review [Pick the Dead Man Working Renaissance was not a revolution of art, it was a triumph of human spirit; and what renaissance gave us has been taken away by excessive capitalism. The way corporations, governments and other entities operate, has pushed us into the world of working dead. In the book Dead Man Working, Carl Cederstrom and Peter Fleming explain how capitalism has given birth to practices that result in actual workplace exploitation by institutions driven by the motives of profit making. It equates the modern labor to an already dead being with an invisible boundary chalked around them, following relentless routines and repetitive programs, procedures... with it and follow...
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...book review by Jack Welch (with Suzy Welch) Inspired by his audiences’ hunger for straightforward guidance, Jack has written both a pragmatic and philosophical book, which is intended to become the holy bible of business for future generations to come. The book clearly lays out answers to the most asked and most difficult questions that people face both in their jobs and off their jobs. The book’s purpose is to reach out to people at any level (s) of an organization and companies (large or small.) His target audience is everyone from MBAs to line workers, from senior executives to project managers. His goal is to help any/everyone with a passion for success. His personal management style... Winning book ...
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...Book Review: Much has been written in research literature about American participation in World War II (WWII) over the years. While the government itself attracted an avalanche of criticism for forcing young troops into the war, the US soldiers who participated on different levels have had their fair share of praise for a highly courageous demonstration of commitment to their country. Ghost Soldiers is one such work which illustrates how these soldiers went all the way through to save their fellow brothers despite the war being remarkably notorious for countless spine-chilling events. Bataan Death March is one of the many blood-curdling events of WWII which caused untimely demise of hundreds... ...
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...Book Review on the book d: Acting in an Uncertain World: An Essay on Technical Democracy by Michel Callon, Pierre Lascoumes, and YannickBarthe Name Institution Date of submission Book Review on the book titled: Acting in an Uncertain World: An Essay on Technical Democracy by Michel Callon, Pierre Lascoumes, and YannickBarthe Callon and his co-authors in the book titled: Acting in an Uncertain World: An Essay on Technical Democracy tries to provide a rejoinder to question regarding the effectiveness of democracy in a peculiar world. They indicate that it is complex to...
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...Book Review of affiliation Introduction This paper is a book review of “The social media MBA in practice: an essential collection of inspirational case studies to influence your social media strategy” by Christer Holloman. This books is one of today’s best selling given its analysis of extensive and details social media strategies that are currently in place in different organizations making them the most admired brands of the time. The book also offers tactical advice to companies interested in perfectly using social media to re-image their interaction with all who engage with their brand. Through the analysis of different companies, the book also covers cutting-edge strategic social media... ...
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...Book Review Book Review In the book review in question, principles of management lie as the central focus. It is thus that the research led to the review of the book The Principles of management. George Robert Terry authored the book and later had it published in the year 1977 by Homewood publishers. Out of a series of editions by the same author, the book particularly commanded the seventh edition in the line. The book covers concepts that relate to the diverse understandings about structure, economic aspects, and management in general. According to George Robert, Management is a knack of having things done thoroughly. It revolves mainly around the basic art of environment creation... in...
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...Book Review Introduction Is There No Place on Earth for Me is a book written about a woman who experienced schizophrenia, a mental illness. The author is Susan Sheehan, a reporter who studied a mentally ill patient named Sylvia Frumkin. She was diagnosed with schizophrenia. She was also hospitalized several times at different locations around the city of New York. The reporter monitored Sylvia Frumkin for almost a year by speaking with her, attending upon her, monitoring her situation, consulting with her physicians and even observing her throughout her sleep in a mental hospital. The book represents a remarkable piece of...
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...Book Review of Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five Using a fictional approach to his war memoir, Kurt Vonnegut explores the ramifications of war without directly doing it in his 215-page novel, Slaughterhouse-Five. Vonnegut does not write about his war experience of the firebombing of Dresden, Germany, not until almost thirty years later, when Dell published his work on 1969. Perhaps because it has taken a long time to write it, the book suggests that he is Billy Pilgrim, alive but eternally broken as a war veteran. Chapter one makes it clear that Vonnegut does not want to glorify the war through his novel, but intends to do the opposite. This review examines... section 20 September Hell that Never Ends: A...
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...Book Review:” Armageddon” Introduction The manages to bring out gripping drama through this literary work of Armageddon, a book that is well researched and very fascinating. The story captures the events that happened in the final year of the World War II in Europe. He explicitly explores the roles played by the political leaders as well as the military team. Hasting gives a vivid picture of those dark times, brutality of the battle, exhaustion of the soldiers and how the citizens continued to suffer. The story leaves every reader with the desire to read the book more and more (Hasting, 2000 p. 10).He basically wrote this book with the aim to make the world understand his how the battle... Historical...
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...Book Review: Computer Sciences and Information Technology Task: Book Review: Computer Sciences and Information Technology Introduction Computers and computing is considered one of the areas where technological advancement has been exceptional. The emergence of computing started with advancements in 1930s causing major impact. The modern day computer development has resulted from tremendous work done by people over centuries. Furthermore, modern day computer science scholars are increasingly contributing in the history of computing. It is noteworthy that advancement in computers has also transformed the communication...
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...Book review In the cold war A New History written by the unites states’ cold war historian , John Lewis Gaddis traces the relations between the united states and soviet union from world war ii until the fall of the USSR- Union of Soviet Socialist republics. Gaddis wrote this book to serve as a readable synthesis and a concise of cold war history for his students –undergraduates- at the Yale University, most of who were very young and could barely understand anything when the Berlin wall came down. He writes in his book that his students have very little knowledge on how the cold war begun, what it was about or why it had...
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...Book review: There are many loose ends in the story The Catcher in the Rye which have been intentionally left untied by the author. These loose ends only serve to add to tension and frustration experienced by readers because there is no proper conclusion. Instead, readers are at liberty to imagine stuff and deduce the end on their own however they like it. I do not prefer the way the protagonist, Holden, refuses to discuss his life near the end following his day out with Phoebe. Such an ending casts a heavy cloud of ambiguity on the minds of readers. After spending the day in the park with his younger sister Phoebe, Holden should have deterministically turned his back on a directionless... 30 April...
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...Book Review on B. T. Ferrari – MGT 307) 15 November Introduction Business organizations today compete under intense pressure from globalization. All business firms try to find that one single skill or core competence which will give them added edge over competitors within the same industry; some resort to unethical methods to do just that while others stay clean by adhering to their corporate code of ethics to guide its conduct. There are many ways by which corporations can improve their chances of survival and in turn enhance profits but these ways always seem elusive to most of them. In other words, it takes a special talent, skill, or competence to maintain that edge once... Full Power Listening (A...
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...Book review: Winning While writing the book, Jack Welch had a specific objective in mind. The objective was to create a guidance book for companies, managers and individual on how to handle themselves sin the business world. In the modern corporate world, many strategies have been developed to influence people and companies to embrace strategies to success. The numerous creations however, differ in the way in which they relate to the intended audiences. Different audiences of business advice have different deficiencies that need to be addressed. Bridging this gap has been a difficult task considering that each day...
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...BOOK REVIEW - The Secret Histories Order No. 236057 No. of pages: 4 Premium 6530 John Friedman in his book “The Secret Histories” has compiled works which expose the dangerous nexus between governments, industry and scientific bodies, all geared towards bringing about changes desired by the regime in authority. Thus, we have IBM, the solutions giant aiding and abetting Nazi Germany in their program of Jewish extermination, the US government drugging its own citizens in order to study the effects of mind-altering drugs, and the most gruesome of all, feeding plutonium to children and the sick, in order to gain more knowledge as to how...
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...Book Review Matthew J. Bellamy, Profiting the Crown: Canada’s Polymer Corporation, 1942-1990 (McGill-Queen’s Press, 2005) Abstract This paper discusses the insightful review of Matthew Bellamy on a multinational company Polymer that began while Canada was in duress and in dire need of rubber that had been cut off due to World War II. The paper discusses some of the most insightful decisions that the Canadian government made concerning the company that makes it viable to date. Bellamy sheds some light on government interference when it comes to management of business. According to Bellamy, the company survived since it managed to operate on...
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...Book Review: Ignore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys to Creativity This book narrates the struggling experiences of Hugh Macleod as a young writer while living in the outskirts of town in YMCA. This prolific writer and cartoonist’s book shows his creativity, which started doodling on the backs of business cards while sitting at a bar. Hugh’s cartoon presentations ultimately led to a renowned blog gapingvoid.com. This blog together with Hugh’s literary works captured a reputation of humour and pithy insights, which were presented either in words or in moving pictures. This research paper review Hugh Macleod’s...
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...Book Review: “First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently” is a highly insightful and riveting book ed by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. Both writers dig with acute intelligence into many secrets and popular beliefs about management. In this journey, they fearlessly discard many globally accepted management concepts and instead advocate some new and controversial practices. It is the tendency to try hand at new things which makes the world’s most successful managers stand ahead of others. After extensive research based on 400 companies and interviewing thousands of managers, Buckingham and Coffman...
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...Book Review Summary The Omnivore's Dilemma refers to a nonfiction book by an Michael Pollan, which was published in 2006. In the volume, the author asks the apparently clear-cut questions of what people should eat for dinner. As omnivores, the most undiscerning eaters, humans experience a broad variety of food choices, which lead to dilemma. Pollan (15) proposes that, before contemporary food transportation and preservation technologies, this dilemma was mainly resolved, particularly through traditional influences. These methods have restored the dilemma through making available foods, which were earlier regional or seasonal. The...
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...Book Review Introduction The increasing frequencies of illegal activities, religion policy, economic turmoil and social developments in recent yearshave never been restrained from influencing the relations between Western, European and Islamic societies. It has been witnessed that many large media firms in the Western region portray a rough picture of the religion having minimum knowledge regarding the true Islamic principles and thus affecting the emotions of Muslims worldwide. Moved by such biased description of the religious principles of Islam, resulting in the continuous misunderstanding and falling respect of the religious within the global...
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...BOOK REVIEW The God Gene: How Faith Is Hard-wired Into Our Genes by Dean H. Hamer BOOK REVIEW The God Gene: How Faith Is Hard-wired Into Our Genes byDean H. Hamer represents a bright example of gene-based approach to explaining the nature of spirituality with the author asserting there is a biological basis for spiritual beliefs. The question of how spiritual phenomena emerge from the brain was raised by neurologists, biologists and psychologists long time ago. However, it has not been until recently that the role of genes in spirituality is put to the forefront of scientific debate. In his book, Hamer...
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