Leadership Levers Releasing the Power of Relationships for Exceptional Participation, Alignment, and Team Results
English | 2020 | ISBN: 0367765195 | 205 pages | pdf | 11.99 MB
What ifevery single legendary leaderoverthe past 500 yearsused a little-known five-step communication process to inspire people, empower movements, and produce legendary results? What if all business managers - whether leading a team of three or company of 300,000 - can usethe exact same step-by-step processto convertaverage performanceintosurpassing successby breaking through the "communication wall," influencing with ease, and inspiring enthusiastic action?

King John, Henry III and England's Lost Civil War
English | 2021 | ISBN: 1526750074 | 298 pages | True PDF EPUB | 73.88 MB
"In 1204, the great Angevin Empire created by the joining of the dynasties of Henry II of England and his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was fragmenting. At its height, the family landholdings had been among the largest the world had ever seen. From the border of England and Scotland in the north to south of the Pyrenees, it seemed there was nowhere in Europe destined to escape Plantagenet control. Yet within five years of his accession, King John's grip on the family holdings was loosening. Betrayal against his father and brother, the murder of his nephew, and breaking promises made to his supporters were just some of the accusations levelled against him. When Philip II conquered Normandy, the chroniclers believed that an ancient prophecy was fulfilled: that in this year the sword would be separated from the sceptre. For the first time since 1066, England's rule over the ancestral land was over. For John, troubles on the continent were just the beginning of a series of challenges that would ultimately define his reign. Difficult relations with the papacy and clergy, coupled with rising dissent among his barons ensured conflict would not be limited to the continent. When John died in 1216, more than half of the country was in the hands of the dauphin of France. Never had the future of the Plantagenet dynasty looked more uncertain. As the following pages will show, throughout the first eighteen years of the reign of Henry III, the future direction of England as a political state, the identity of the ruling family and the fate of Henry II's lost empire were still matters that could have gone either way. For the advisors of the young king, led by the influential regent, William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, the effects of John's reign would be long and severe. Successful implementation of the failed Magna Carta may have ensured his son's short-term survival, yet living up to such promises created arguably a more significant challenge. This is the story of how the varying actions of two very different kings both threatened and created the English way of life, and ultimately put England on the path to its Lost Civil War."

Jørn Utzon and Transcultural Essentialism (Routledge Research in Architecture)
English | 2021 | ISBN: 0367555875 | 269 pages | pdf | 9.57 MB
This book introduces and defines the burgeoning concepts of transculturalism and essentialism and how they relate to one another, as articulated with reference to the work of Jørn Utzon. It introduces critical contemporary perspectives of the design thinking and career of this renowned Danish architect, internationally recognised for his competition-winning, iconic design for the Sydney Opera House - an outstanding exemplar of transcultural essentialism in architecture.




Jetties and Wharfs
English | 2018 | ISBN: 9053676570 | 262 pages | pdf | 264.27 MB
For centuries, jetties and wharfs have been designed and built around the world and play an important role in contemporary ports. The difference in the use of jetties, piers and wharfs is that jetties are frequently used for the transhipment and storage of light materials and ro-ro traffic, while piers are generally used for heavy loads like iron ore. That is why piers are mostly designed and constructed like quay walls (which are beyond the scope of this handbook).

Is Political Authority an Illusion A Debate (Little Debates about Big Questions)
English | 2021 | ISBN: 0367457741| 219 pages | pdf | 1.88 MB
What gives some people the right to issue commands to everyone else and force everyone else to obey them? And why should people obey the commands of those with political power? These two key questions are the heart of the issue of political authority, and, in this volume, two philosophers debate the answers.

IoT Standards with Blockchain Enterprise Methodology for Internet of Things
English | 2021 | ISBN: 9781484272701 | 280 pages | True (PDF,EPUB) | 5.85 MB
Implement a standardized end-to-end IoT implementation based on best practices and proven successes in IoT across multiple industries. With this book you'll discover the three business strategies for enterprises to adopt and remain relevant in the marketspace -the Customer Engagement strategy, the Business Transformation strategy, and the Business Productivity Improvement strategy. Pick the right strategy for your enterprise to ensure a clear mission and vision is established based on which IoT roadmap can be defined. Subsequently all business processes pertaining to the chosen business strategy are investigated to define use cases where IoT can be adopted to achieve that business strategy.