The Rational Optimist
Score: 4
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The Rational Optimist


  • Author: Matt Ridley
  • Release Date : 2010-06-15
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance
  • File Size: 2368905 Bytes


Life is getting better—and at an accelerating rate. Food availability, income, and life span are up; disease, child mortality, and violence are down — all across the globe. Though the world is far from perfect, necessities and luxuries alike are getting cheaper; population growth is slowing; Africa is following Asia out of poverty; the Internet, the mobile phone, and container shipping are enriching people’s lives as never before. The pessimists who dominate public discourse insist that we will soon reach a turning point and things will start to get worse. But they have been saying this for two hundred years.Yet Matt Ridley does more than describe how things are getting better. He explains why. Prosperity comes from everybody working for everyb...

The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player
Score: 5
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The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player


  • Author: John C. Maxwell
  • Release Date : 2006-10-11
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
  • File Size: 1461786 Bytes


What makes a great team tick? Leadership guru John C. Maxwell says the answer is simple: great players. In 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player, Maxwell teaches leaders how to develop better players and teaches each player how he or she can achieve true greatness from the inside out. Drawing on examples from some of history’s most winning team players--including Quincy Jones, Ronald Reagan, and Bob Taylor--he shows readers how to develop qualities such as discipline, enthusiasm, communication, preparation, and commitment. These qualities go straight to the heart of true teamwork and can be understood and applied by anyone--whether at home, on the job, at church, or on the ball field. By mastering the 17 essential qualities of a team player, you...

Essential Environment
Score: 4
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Essential Environment


  • Author : Jay H. Withgott
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Environmental sciences
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0134714881


Essential Environment Book Description :

"With this volume, we aim to meet the needs of instructors who favor a more succinct and afford-able book. We have distilled the most essential content from our full-length book, Environment: The Science behind the Stories, now in its sixth edition. We have streamlined our material, updated our coverage, and carefully crafted our writing to make Essential Environment every bit as readable, informative, and engaging as its parent volume" --...

Essential Environment

Essential Environment


  • Author : Jay H. Withgott
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Longman
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0321752546


Essential Environment Book Description :

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously ...

Environment

Environment


  • Author : Jay Withgott
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Climatic changes
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0134204883


Environment Book Description :

For courses in introductory environmental science. Help Students Connect Current Environmental Issues to the Science Behind Them Environment: The Science behind the Stories is a best seller for the introductory environmental science course known for its student-friendly narrative style, its integration of real stories and case studies, and its presentation of the latest science and research. The 6th Edition features new opportunities to help students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in each chapter, and provides them with opportunities to apply the scientific process to environmental concerns. Also available with Mastering Environmental Science Mastering(tm) Environmental Science is an online homework, tutorial, and ass...

Essential Environment  Pearson New International Edition

Essential Environment Pearson New International Edition


  • Author : Jay H. Withgott
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292056029


Essential Environment Pearson New International Edition Book Description :

Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories, Fourth Edition engages students with integrated central case studies that provide students with a tangible framework for understanding science in a brief 18-chapter book. Jay Withgott and new co-author Matt Laposata present the latest coverage of environmental science and introduce new FAQ sections to address common student misconceptions....

Essential Environmental Science

Essential Environmental Science


  • Author : Edward A. Keller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105124088258


Essential Environmental Science Book Description :

Essential Environmental Science provides a non-quantitative approach that is based on principles, critical thinking and the big questions that are driving the field today. It offers a condensed look at the field, covering topics in way that will help readers answer the "big questions." It eliminates more detailed or advanced topics to make the material more accessible while also placing the focus on today's important issues....

Essential Environmental Studies

Essential Environmental Studies


  • Author : S.P. Misra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-08
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105131751567


Essential Environmental Studies Book Description :

In the recent years International conferences held world over, on Global Environmental Issues have unanimously resolved for creating mass awareness about environmental problems. As a result, many Governments have introduced this as an essential part of the curriculum at both school and undergraduate level. The curriculum aims to discuss the discipline, its issues and problems and the remedial measures there of. This textbook has thus been designed to provide comprehensive, relevant and up-to-date information in simple and lucid form, enriched with authoritative illustrations and case studies. The book will be immensely useful to all categories undergraduate students, including those with inadequate bioscience background. This will also be beneficial ...

Environment

Environment


  • Author : Jay H. Withgott
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2015-12-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780321927606


Environment Book Description :

Environment: The Science behind the Stories (subscription) 5/e, continues to revolutionize the environmental science course with integrated central case studies and real-life stories that provide you with a tangible and engaging framework for understanding science. The newly revised Fifth Edition offers a highly effective integration between text and media to emphasize scientific literacy and data analysis skills and encourages you to think critically about environmental issues....

Essential Environmental Science

Essential Environmental Science


  • Author : Simon Watts
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415132479


Essential Environmental Science Book Description :

"The first practical guide to the key tools needed for studying across the breadth of the environmental sciences."--Cover....

Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care

Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care


  • Author : John Adams
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789241547239


Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care Book Description :

Ensuring safe environmental health conditions in health care can reduce the transmission of health care-associated infections. This document provides guidelines on essential environmental health standards required for health care in medium- and low-resource countries and support the development and implementation of national policies....