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Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
Becoming a Change Artist
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
The Politics of Law and Order: Street Crime and Public Policy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Foundational and renowned study of how politicians and others use crime rates--and most of all the public perception of street crime, whether or not it is accurate--for their own purposes. Dr. Scheingold also provides a theoretical basis for his views. The follow-up to the landmark The Politics of Rights, this book is both supported in research and accessible and interesting to readers everywhere.
Social Skills - 2nd Edition
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Social Skills” is the first complete in-depth book on this topic of social skills, bringing a fresh new unique approach to improving people's social standing, fully researched rooted in the psychology and science of human interaction, on top of practical “how-to” applications. Hence, “Social Skills” goes beyond theory and shows anybody exactly how to apply their new skills in social situations.
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations. We suggest downloading the PDF file to best view the graphs.
Culture Briefing: India - Your guide to Indian culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: India provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Indian people. Whether traveling to India, working on a class paper or doing business with the Indians, you'll find Culture Briefing: India an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Culture Briefing: Italy - Your guide to Italian culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Italy provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Italian people. Whether traveling to Italy, working on a class paper or doing business with the Italians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Italy an invaluable resource.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part I Creation of Atlantis
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part I The Creation of Atlantis.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34).
Trafficked
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Anna is from a poor home. It's only a matter of time before she loses her sick younger sister to a deadly illness. Without money for constant medical care, she would die. Anna seizes an opportunity to travel abroad, but she is in for a surprise when she finds herself among trafficked teenagers heading to Italy.
Wrongly Convicted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften