Download Brill's New Pauly , Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World, by Manfred Landfester PDF

By Manfred Landfester

"Brilly's New Pauly" is the English version of the authoritative "Der Neue Pauly", released by way of Verlag J.B. Metzler seeing that 1996. The encyclopaedic insurance and excessive educational normal of the paintings, the interdisciplinary and modern technique and transparent and available presentation have made the "New Pauly" the unrivalled glossy reference paintings for the traditional international. Fifteen volumes (Antiquity, 1-15) of "Brilly's New Pauly" are dedicated to Greco-Roman antiquity, and canopy greater than thousand years of historical past, starting from the second one millennium BC to early medieval Europe. precise emphasis is given to the interplay among Greco-Roman tradition at the one hand, and Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic tradition, and historical Judaism, Christianity, and Islam nevertheless.

Five volumes ("Classical Tradition", I-V) are uniquely enthusiastic about the lengthy and influential aftermath of antiquity and the method of continuing reinterpretation and revaluation of the traditional background, together with the historical past of classical scholarship. "Brilly's New Pauly" offers the present kingdom of conventional and new components of study and brings jointly professional wisdom from top students from around the globe. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English variation will comprise up to date bibliographic references.

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Download The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management: Thematic PDF

Human source administration is a crucial functionality of any association, on the nexus of industrial perform, psychology, and legislations. This exclusive and all-in-one print and on-line encyclopedia bargains entry to details on all demeanour of subject matters and concerns concerning the "people" facet of commercial. Volume 3 presents a precis of Employment legislation, exertions family, and Human assets legislation and Practices from around the globe, key fundamental files, and hyperlinks to citations to legislations within the usual language of the rustic. For pros in human source administration, the Encyclopedia can be a convenient reference. for college students, researchers, and educators, will probably be a primary cease with a view to extra in-depth research.  For marketers, managers, and staff, it is going to function an important creation and sensible guide.Content:
Chapter 1 top Practices in management improvement (pages 1–22): Curtis D. Curry
Chapter 2 employing studying and association improvement rules to precise Organizational Contexts (pages 23–33): Shelda Debowski
Chapter three enhancing the buyer studying event with Web?Interactive courses (pages 34–42): Kaliym Islam
Chapter four management goes worldwide (pages 43–53): Rainhart Lang and Irma Rybnikova
Chapter five net 2.0 purposes in company education (pages 54–65): M.J. corridor and Manuel London
Chapter 6 High?Octane management (pages 66–74): Craig M. McAllaster and Lisa Lobao Junkerman
Chapter 7 The Social building of efficient enterprises (pages 75–89): Thomas J. Yannuzzi
Chapter eight management Versatility (pages 90–97): J. Preston Yarborough and Michael A. Beitler
Chapter nine Aligning Stakeholder targets in a dimension undertaking (pages 100–111): Boyce Byerly
Chapter 10 Strategic company companion position (pages 112–128): David W. Jamieson, Sue Eklund and Bob Meekin
Chapter eleven Human source Metrics (pages 129–136): Tracy H. Porter and Sharon E. Norris
Chapter 12 The 8 playstation of fit office layout (pages 137–157): Kimberly S. Scott
Chapter thirteen The HR Transition to Strategic associate (pages 161–172): John Sherlock
Chapter 14 Reorganization of HRM—Past, current, and destiny (pages 173–180): Peter M. Wald and Rainhart Lang
Chapter 15 office Bullying (pages 181–196): Sara department, Jane Murray and Sheryl Ramsay
Chapter sixteen Myths and Realities in Human Capital improvement (pages 197–209): Scott Cody, Wendy eco-friendly and Doug Lynch
Chapter 17 misplaced knowledge, misplaced ROI (pages 210–225): Edwina R. Haring
Chapter 18 The position of HR in Fostering Innovation in companies (pages 226–237): James M. Higgins
Chapter 19 time beyond regulation dependancy (pages 238–251): Eric C. Jackson and Peg Thoms
Chapter 20 The Convergence and Divergence of HRM throughout international locations (pages 252–263): Rainhart Lang and Peter M. Wald
Chapter 21 ultimate severe talents Gaps (pages 264–273): Pamela Loughner
Chapter 22 worker Engagement and company Social accountability (CSR) (pages 274–286): Philip H. Mirvis
Chapter 23 Human source Transformation (pages 287–297): Dayle A. Savage
Chapter 24 the consequences of Situational energy for HRM (pages 298–306): Reeshad Dalal and Rustin Meyer

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Download Concise Encyclopedia of Islam by Gordon Newby PDF

By Gordon Newby

Writing approximately Islam in one quantity is a frightening activity, however it is person who I fortunately took on as a result of my longstanding wish to support extra humans within the English-speaking global comprehend and delight in this faith. Islam isn't just a global faith, claiming a few 5th of the world’s inhabitants, it's also a approach of tradition and politics. Muslims are present in such a lot international locations of the area, conversing many of the world’s languages. there's no imperative authority that may communicate for all Muslims, and there's no unmarried technique to be a Muslim. it's, just like the different nice religions of the area, assorted, dynamic, and hard to outline in just a couple of phrases, phrases, and entries.

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Download Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 4: Europe by Elena Kuzmina (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember PDF

By Elena Kuzmina (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember (eds.)

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents additionally outlined by way of a slightly diverse set of an try to supply easy details sociocultural features than are eth­ on all archaeologically recognized cultures, nological cultures. significant traditions are protecting the whole globe and the whole outlined in accordance with universal subsistence prehistory of humankind. it truly is designed as practices, sociopolitical association, and a device to help in doing comparative fabric industries, yet language, ideology, learn at the peoples of the prior. such a lot and kinship ties play very little half in of the entries are written by means of the world's their definition simply because they're nearly most popular specialists at the specific components unrecoverable from archaeological con­ and time sessions. texts. by contrast, language, ideology, and The Encyclopedia is geared up accord­ kinship ties are crucial to defining ethno­ ing to significant traditions. an important culture logical cultures. is outlined as a bunch of populations sharing There are 3 different types of entries within the related subsistence practices, know-how, Encyclopedia: the key culture access, and types of sociopolitical association, the local subtradition access, and the that are spatially contiguous over a rela­ website access. each one comprises forms of tively huge zone and which suffer pace­ info, and every is meant to be rally for a comparatively lengthy interval. minimum utilized in a special way.

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Download Antarctica: An Encyclopedia (2 Volume Set) (Second edition) by John Stewart PDF

By John Stewart

This moment version of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" ebook, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, masking geographical positive aspects, historic occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, clinical stations, journey operators, clinical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, flowers, goods of basic curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical positive aspects is drawn essentially from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language assets. huge cross-referencing simplifies the continent's usually bewildering nomenclature--geographical good points' names, for instance, could differ extensively from one nationwide gazetteer to the subsequent, and are additional complex through having been named and renamed a number of occasions, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are incorporated and cross-referenced. First variation Award: A Library magazine top Reference

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Download Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, by Suad Joseph PDF

By Suad Joseph

Quantity III of the Encyclopedia of ladies & Islamic Cultures, relations, physique, Sexuality, and future health? holds 196 articles on fifty six subject matters. It contains articles on getting older; the physique; breastfeeding; celibacy; baby marriage; formative years; courtship; disabilities; meals instruction; funerary practices; genital slicing; overall healthiness regulations, practices, and schooling; poverty; HIV and AIDS; copy; incest; love; marriage discourses and practices; replica; technological know-how; sexual harassment; discourses, schooling and practices relating to sexualities; activities; suicide; and virginity. The articles are prepared alphabetically by means of subject and inside of issues alphabetically through sector. moreover, quantity III contains an in depth bibliography and research of over 1,000 doctoral dissertations written on ladies and Islamic cultures.

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Download Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology by Eric M. V. Hoek PDF

By Eric M. V. Hoek

Foreword through Professor Menachem Elimelech, Yale collage, USA

This 3-volume thematic paintings presents severe evaluation of the prestige and developments in fabrics and fabrication of membranes, membrane established approaches, and functions severe to commercial purposes and learn from primary and functional levels.

The Encyclopedia of Membrane technological know-how and expertise binds jointly the heritage of man-made membranes, in addition to state of the art findings of more youthful and skilled membrane researchers from over 25 countries.

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The Encyclopedia of Membrane technology and Technology presents beneficial perception at the most recent advancements, such as:

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  • Solution-Diffusion Processes
  • Ultra-, Micro-, and Nanofiltration
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  • Dynamic Crossflow Filtration
  • Multiple Osmosis Processes
  • Membrane Electrolysis
  • Natural gasoline Purification
  • Catalytic Membrane Reactors
  • Seawater Desalination
  • Applications of Membranes in Biotechnology
  • Applications to Wastewater remedy and Reuse
  • Polymer Membranes for gas Cells
  • Food Applications
  • Polymeric Membranes for power Applications
  • Applications in Nuclear Waste Processing
  • Enantioselective Membranes

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Download The Knowledge Encyclopedia: The World As You've Never Seen by Rebecca Warren PDF

By Rebecca Warren

The relations encyclopedia that exhibits you the realm as you've by no means obvious it before

DK wisdom Encyclopedia bargains a desirable and ground-breaking visible method of studying concerning the wonders of our world.

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