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Global mobile satellite communications applications (gmsc) : maritime, land and aeronautical: volume 2--application.

Ilčev, Stojče Dimov.
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(2017)  | 9783319576022 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xlvii, 500pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book discusses global mobile satellite communications (GMSC) for maritime, land (road and rail), and aeronautical applications. It covers how these enable connections between moving objects such as ships, road and rail vehicles and aircrafts on one hand, and ground telecommunications subscribers...

Inside Knowledge: How Women Can Thrive in Professional Service Firms

Temperley, Alison.
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(2017)  | 9781787145665 | EMERALD GROUP | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Inside Knowledge provides practical guidance for women working in professionalservice firms who aspire to achieve their full potential in what havetraditionally been male working environments. It explores what women can do toachieve careers in professional service firms commensurate with their knowledge,skills,...

The Future of Corporate Universities: How Your Company Can Benefit from Value and Performance-Driven Organisational Development

Dealtry, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9781787433465 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The corporate university is a whole-organisation endeavour for today, tomorrowand for the future, raising questions about the size and shape of your businessand where you aim to reach. This book introduces you to the major areas ofcorporate university performance and value management, examining the...

Multinational Enterprises and Sustainable Development

Fu, Xiaolan. Ghauri, Pervez N. Väätänen, Juha. Väätänen, Juha.
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(2017)  | 9781787431645 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 348pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Multinational enterprises (MNEs) are believed to contribute towards economicdevelopment of host countries through foreign direct investment (FDI), whichresults in poverty alleviation and human empowerment through linkages andspillovers with local stakeholders. However, earlier research demonstrates...

Project management : a multi-perspective leadership framework.

Mikkelson, Hans. Riis, Jens Ove.
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(2017)  | 9781787148307 | EMERALD GROUP | pbk. | book | 500pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Modern projects are confronted with complexity and ambiguity. To provide a holistic framework, this book presents a new project management model that is used to identify the nature of a project and develop appropriate project solutions. It also allows a circular planning process, leading to coherence...

Applications and usability of interactive tv : 5th iberoamerican conference, jauti 2016, la habana, cuba, november 21-25, 2016, revised selected papers.

Abásolo, María José. Almeida, Pedro. Pina, Amargós Joaquín D.
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(2017)  | 9783319633206 | Springer | pbk. | book | viii, 177pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th Iberoamerican Conference on Applications and Usability of Interactive TV , jAUTI 2016, held in conjunction with the III International Congress on Information Engineering and Information Systems, in La Habana, Cuba, in November 2016. The 11 full...

Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic World: The Western Slave Coast, c. 1550- c. 1885

Strickrodt, Silke.
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(2017)  | 9781847011787 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
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From 1550 to colonial partition in the mid-1880s, trade was key to Afro-Europeanrelations on the western Slave Coast (the coastal areas of modern Togo and partsof what are now Ghana and Benin). This book looks at the commercial relations oftwo states which played a crucial role in the Atlantic slave...

King: The Bullitts of Seattle and Their Communications Empire

Corr, O. Casey.
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(2017)  | 9780295997438 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Mega-regional trade agreements and the future of international trade and investment law.

Rensmann, Thilo.
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(2017)  | 9783319566627 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 376pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book provides an in-depth analysis of ''Mega-Regionals'', the new generation of trans-regional free-trade agreements (FTAs) currently under negotiation, and their effect on the future of international economic law. The main focus centres on the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...

Selling local : why local food movements matter.

Farmer, James Robert. Robinson, Jennifer Meta.
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(2017)  | 9780253026989 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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In an era bustling with international trade and people on the move, why haslocal food become increasingly important? How does a community benefit fromgrowing and buying its own produce, rather than eating food sown and harvestedby outsiders? Selling Local is an indispensable guide to community-based...

Take Care: How to be a Great Employer for Working Carers

Grayson, David.
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(2017)  | 9781787142930 | EMERALD GROUP | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2017
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There could be as many as 300 million caregivers in the global workforceproviding care for loved ones – elderly parents, a life-partner with a healthcondition, or a disabled child/sibling or close friend who needs support. Aspopulations age around the world and welfare support declines, the number...

Himalayan mobilities : an exploration of the impacts of expanding rural road networks on livelihoods in the nepalese himalaya.

Beazley, Robert E. Lassoie, James P.
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(2017)  | 9783319557557 | Springer | pbk. | book | xv, 166pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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The goals of this book are to update information on the effects of rural road development, both in Nepal and globally, explain the environmental, socioeconomic, and sociocultural impacts of expanding rural road networks in the Nepalese Himalaya, and to promote further studies on rural road development...

Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

Longhurst, James.
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(2017)  | 9780295742663 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
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Americans have been riding bikes for more than a century now. So why are mostAmerican cities still so ill-prepared to handle cyclists? James Longhurst, ahistorian and avid cyclist, tackles that question by tracing the contentiousdebates between American bike riders, motorists, and pedestrians over the...

Balance of payments statistics yearbook : 2017.

International, Monetary Fund.
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(2017)  | 9781475563702 | IMF Publications | pbk. | book | 1219pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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The IMF's Balance of Payments Statistics contains more than 425,000 data series including aggregate and detailed information for about 200 countries and reporting entities. BOP delivers data on international economic transactions including total goods, services, factor income, current and capital transfers,...

Advanced concepts, methodologies and technologies for transportation and logistics.

Żak, Jacek. Hadas, Yuval. Rossi, Riccardo.
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(2017)  | 9783319571041 | Springer | pbk. | book | xi, 470pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book is a collection of original papers produced by the members of the Euro Working Group on Transportation (EWGT) in the last several years (2015–2017). The respective chapters present the results of various research projects carried out by the members of the EWGT and extended versions of presentations...

Load transportation using aerial robots : safe and efficient load manipulation.

Cruz, Patricio. Fierro, Rafael. Palunko, Ivana.
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(2017)  | 9783319032269 | Springer | pbk. | book | 150pp
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Unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly being used to perform complex functions or to assist humans to carry out dangerous missions within dynamic environments. Other possible applications include search and rescue, disaster relief operations, environmental monitoring, wireless surveillance networks,...

Aviation and airport security : management, improvement strategies and future challenges.

Lawrence, Don.
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(2017)  | 9781536119091 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 131pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Breakdown in Traffic Networks: Fundamentals of Transportation Science

Kerner, Boris.
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(2017)  | 9783662544716 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 652pp | Availability last checked: 14/7/2017
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This book offers a detailed investigation of breakdowns in traffic and transportation networks. It shows empirically that transitions from free flow to so-called synchronized flow, initiated by local disturbances at network bottlenecks, display a nucleation-type behavior: while small disturbances in...

My Life with Trains: Memoir of a Railroader

McClellan, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9780253024008 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellanwas a railroading legend and one of the railroad industry’s titans. An iconicand innovative executive, McClellan participated in the creation of both Amtrakand Conrail and worked for the Norfolk Southern, the New York Central,...

 

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