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Stories to Help Managers Manage

By Frank Doerger
  • ISBN Code: : 1365350495
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Pages :
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 152
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  • Pdf : stories-to-help-managers-manage.pdf

Book Excerpt :

In this book, managers from several large organizations routinely meet over breakfast to trade stories about their managerial life. They share real-world experiences and the wisdom they've found in a wide variety of books and articles. These stories are educational, entertaining, and something you'll want to read again and again over your career.

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Book Short Summary:

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  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 102
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The long-awaited final book in the Shelter Trilogy. A cop killer hiding out in the church. A girl with a terrifying secret. Unpaid bills. Empty cupboards. A pastor so tired, he might not survive the day. Is God still listening? Has Open Door Church run its course? Or does God have more in store? When circumstances force Galen to start listening, he hears something new. And he can hardly believe what God has to say. Yes, God is still listening. Get your Revival today!

The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan

By Stanleigh H. Jones
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  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Book Code : 0824837258
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 339
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The plays presented here were first performed between 1769 and 1832, a time when the Japanese puppet theatre known as Bunraku was beginning to lose its pre-eminence to Kabuki. During this period, however, several important puppet plays were created that went on to become standards in both the Bunraku and Kabuki repertoires; three of the plays in this volume achieved this level of importance. This span of some sixty-odd years was also a formative one in the development of how plays were presented, an important feature in the modern staging of works from the traditional plebeian theatre. Only a handful of complete and uncut plays—often as much as ten hours long—are produced in Bunraku or Kabuki nowadays; included here is one of these. Two among the four plays contained in this volume are examples of the much more common practice of staging a single popular act or scene from a much longer drama that itself is seldom, if ever, performed in its entirety today. Kabuki, while better known outside Japan, has been a great beneficiary of the puppet theatre, borrowing perhaps as much as half of its body of work from Bunraku dramas. Bunraku, in turn, has raided the Kabuki repertoire but to a far more modest degree. The final play in this collection, The True Tale of Asagao, is an instance of this uncommon reverse borrowing. Moreover, it is an example of yet another way in which some plays have come to be presented: a coherent subplot of a longer work that gained an independent theatrical existence while its parent drama has since disappeared from the stage. These later eighteenth-century works display a continued development toward greater attention to the theatrical features of puppet plays as opposed to the earlier, more literary approach found most notably in the dramas of Chikamatsu Monzaemon (d. 1725). Newly translated and illustrated for the general reader and the specialist, the plays in this volume are accompanied by informative introductions, extensive notes on stage action, and discussions of the various changes that Bunraku underwent, particularly in the latter half of the eighteenth century, its golden age.

The God of All Comfort

By Dee Brestin
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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0310561957
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 678
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After losing her fifty-nine-year-old husband to cancer, Dee Brestin wondered if her life was over as well. She ached for God’s comfort but felt utterly alone. Then she discovered a secret that suffering souls through the centuries have learned: She began using psalms and classic hymns to speak the truth to her fretful soul. The truths carried by these timeless songs—many of which Brestin includes in this book—can calm the most fretful spirit. They invite the wounded heart to be quiet before God, to rest like a child in the arms of a loving parent. Each of us must travel down roads of bereavement, betrayal, and broken dreams. The God of All Comfort will help readers find their way into the arms of God. With compassion and spiritual wisdom, Brestin draws on the difficult beauty of her own story as well as her skills as a Bible teacher to offer companionship, comfort, and hope. Data

CINNAMON ISLAND

By Collin Pereira
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  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Book Code : 1645464229
  • Total of Pages : 222
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 978
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Cinnamon Island is a mysterious, unchartered island, with magical history, and undiscovered secrets. The story is an impossible, torrid, fairy tale like, saga of an inter-racial, love triangle involving- a princess, a sailor and a farmer. The period is the late eighteenth century, before the advent of steamships, cell-phones, TV etc. The means of transport of the time were sailing ships, horses, horse driven coaches, and bullock carts. The characters and their emotions resulting in erotic encounters, however, are very much real and intense. Cinnamon Island is a fairy tale, but the picturesque depiction of the erotic love that happens between the characters in this book is no child’s fairy tale, but an adult depiction of love, sex and raw emotions and desires of the characters. The evolvement of the main characters, Irene the princess, Vivek the sailor and Conrad the farmer are stories within the main story. Could you guess the end of this intrigue…

Jessica Seeker and the Ghost Walkers

By Nancy Ellen Brook
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  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Book Code : 1460273796
  • Total of Pages : 228
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 552
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Jessica Seeker’s life can be summed up in one word: derelict. Abandoned at birth, bounced from foster home to foster home, and labeled a freak because of her psychic abilities, Jessica has been running from her past for so many years that she never learned what it was to have self-worth. Gang-raped and left for dead, Jessica is saved by a strange Medicine Woman and Shaman who keeps rambling on about “Our Mothers” and Jessica’s destiny. Once she has healed physically, Jessica is given a crash course in the ways of the ancestors. Unbeknownst to her, she is being groomed to be the Medicine Woman’s successor. Fighting her destiny tooth and nail, Jessica finally realizes that this is where she belongs. This is what gives her an identity, a home, and a family. Her resolve and her new powers are tested too soon when she is summoned to solve a mystery involving a serial killer from her childhood. The killer is back, but this time he wants Jessica, and the life of a young girl is also in jeopardy if Jessica does not fulfill her destiny. Will Jessica face her worst fears and enter the realm that has been haunting her visions for so long? Will she be in time to save the endangered girl?

Lydia

By M. Therese Casey
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781462809615
  • Total of Pages : 302
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 233
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In 48 CE when Lydia meets Paulus at the river in Philippi, she invites him and his companions to her house. Her friend Preta, the priestess of the goddess Artemis, is swept into the role of spy. Loukas, traveling with Paulus, fears goddess worship and wonders how Lydia can worship both Yeshua and Artemis. Lydia, Preta, and Loukas tell the stories of their loves, their confl icts and their hopes as the Way grows in Philippi. When Paulus calls Loukas to come to Ephesus in 53 CE, Lydia hopes that their trip will quell Loukass fears and resolve her own conflicts.

Sacred Breath Series (Books 1-4)

By Nadia Scrieva
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  • Publisher : ThunderWords
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1062
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 786
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Over a thousand action-packed pages at a massive discount! Enjoy this breathtaking paranormal romance series from an award-winning author. Four full-length novels are included in this bundle: Book #1: Drowning Mermaids Book #2: Fathoms of Forgiveness Book #3: Boundless Sea Book #4: Abyssal Zone ABOUT THE NOVELS: Drowning Mermaids To escape the war in her underwater kingdom, the noble daughter of a murdered king must flee to Alaska. Doing all she can to keep her younger sisters safe, Aazuria tries to assimilate and work among the Americans, with her feisty red-haired bodyguard at her side. This refuge holds pleasant surprises, for the princess meets a somber gentleman in a dark corner who promises to show her his world. Trevain Murphy is a successful crab fisherman who has spent his life building an empire above the sea, but knows nothing of the greater empire beneath the surface. When a graceful dancer captures his attention, he becomes fascinated with her. As it becomes clear that the dark-haired woman is much more than she seems, Trevain is unprepared to uncover the staggering secrets behind her innocent facade. Neither the captain nor the princess can imagine that their lives will become forcibly entwined as a common enemy threatens both of their worlds... Fathoms of Forgiveness There is no divorce in the undersea kingdom of Adlivun. Marriage is a bond that lasts until death--even if death comes in several centuries, and in that time your spouse happens to become your sworn enemy. This is the conflict that General Visola Ramaris faces when she learns that the mighty Vachlan is behind the attacks on her kingdom. She has sworn to protect Adlivun with her life, but long ago, she also swore to love and honor her husband... Princess Aazuria forbids Visola from taking matters into her own hands, but she cannot protect her friend from the evil grip of her former lover. Visola must choose whether she will destroy Vachlan once and for all, or attempt the hardest thing conceivable: communication. After two hundred years of desertion, she has no faith in their feeble bond and knows she can never forgive him. When he threatens the person dearest to her, she must take action. Confronting Vachlan on enemy territory will be nothing short of suicide, but she has no choice... Boundless Sea With Queen Aazuria missing, the undersea kingdom of Adlivun has been thrust into political unrest and turmoil. Elandria is expected to take over her sister's responsibilities, but she is overwhelmed with depression. The sea-dwellers are desperately in need of protection from the foreign submarine superpower known as The Clan of Zalcan. Although it is ancient tradition for the mermaids to conceal and protect their people from land-dwelling societies, they decide to finally reveal themselves to the American public and seek assistance. After much political debate by the countries of the Pacific Rim, America and Russia have decided to help: on one condition. The mermaids must join APEC and contribute endless labor to the organization, helping to build and indefinitely maintain a massive trans-pacific highway tunnel which will link Alaska to the Chukotka Peninsula. This will allow land-traffic to travel between North America and Eurasia for the first time, changing the economy of the world forever. Abyssal Zone Aazuria Vellamo has returned to the undersea kingdom of Adlivun only to find that the place she called home for over five hundred years has changed drastically. Having been forsaken as dead several years ago, she finds her husband in the arms of another woman. Once the beloved rightful queen, Aazuria is now an outcast hiding among the commoners. She observes the political situation from a distance, trying to maneuver her daughter into the safest place possible-- but Aazuria quickly discovers that no part of the expanding nation is safe any longer...

Far Beyond Forever

By Stephen M. Taylor
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781452078335
  • Total of Pages : 604
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 584
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A true story of love and fidelity. Far Beyond Forever is a compilation of twenty-five years of letters exchanged between a man and a woman habitually separated by forces beyond their control. It is filled with love, anger, humor, sorrow and the gamut of emotions, as they strive to maintain their love across the miles...until the final separation.

Take My Husband

By Ellen Meister
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488056455
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: take-my-husband.pdf

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“Laugh-out-loud funny and deadly serious… Do yourself a favor: READ THIS BOOK!” —David Henry Sterry, bestselling author of Master of Ceremonies Only one thing stands in the way of Laurel Applebaum’s happiness…Doug Applebaum. In this darkly comic novel about a wife whose rope is so frayed it’s about to snap, Laurel gets a call that her husband has been in an accident. She imagines the worst. But as she is on the way to the ER, another emotion seizes her. Relief. Doug’s death could solve all her problems. No more catering to his incessant demands. Then there’s the insurance money. Laurel’s dreams seem so close. There’s just one problem: Doug is very much alive. Now Laurel has to decide if she is going to do something about it. Subversive, irreverent and surprisingly poignant, Take My Husband probes the dark corners of a marriage and emerges to find the light. For anyone who’s spent a little too much time with a significant other and thought, One of us has got to go.

The Second Wives Club

By Lenore Fogelson Millian,Stephen Jerry Millian
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  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Book Code : 1459623924
  • Total of Pages : 230
  • Category : Large print books
  • Members : 811
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Are you or someone you know a second wife? Are you tired of arguing about your husband's first marriage? THE SECOND WIVES CLUB is the book you've been waiting for. Join the Club and learn the six secrets of successful second marriages. Learn how you can have wedded bliss while avoiding the pitfalls that second marriages bring. Don't be put off by his ex-wife. Help him get rid of his old 'baggage' and make space in your relationship to be lovers for life.