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BIG-BIM 4.0: Ecosystems for a Connected World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
BIG-BIM 4.0 shows how to use your strengths to thrive in the revolutionary changes emerging in the built world. Written from the perspective of BIG BIM, this book expands the concepts in FInith Jernigan's, award-winning BIG-BIM-little-bim—The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling to connect you to the power and opportunities of the ecosystems that are emerging.
Celebrating 50 Years: The Eisenhower Interstate Highway System - History of the Interstate Road and Transportation Infrastructure, Impact on American Culture, Ways to Reduce Congestion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic
In 1956, after much planning and compromise, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act, creating the interstate highway system, a project which transformed America forever.
Capital and Brexit
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The vote of the UK to leave the EU was accompanied by much anger against foreigners and Brussels. This book argues that the anger was really against effects of globalisation of Capital. This book analyses the appalling £1.7 trillion debt that compromises any future government of the left. A “people’s march for real jobs and affordable housing”, could build rail, cycle tracks and roads
Information Assurance: Trends in Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Technologies - Electromagnetic Pulse Attack (EMP), Countermeasures, Warfighter Cyber Security, Network Centric Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 150,040. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume presents the results of a workshop bringing together leaders in the fields of military and commercial technology. The purpose of the meeting was to gain insight into the risks and vulnerabilities inherent in the use of information technology on the battlefield and in military systems.
Mega Project Assurance - Volume One - The Terminological Dictionary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The Mega Project Assurance Series provides effective tools, guidance and instruction for professional accounting, audit, construction, design, engineering, finance, infrastructure, legal, project management and operations practitioners. Volume One addresses the terminology used throughout the Mega Project Assurance Series and is a useful reference for practicing professionals and students.
Empowering the 21st Century Worker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational behavior, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Training
This book, Empowering the 21st Century Worker, will expose the research, analysis, implications and findings of on the job training for one learning organisation. It takes a close look at the processes and infrastructure in place for employee training and whether positive organisational change is the result.
Thieves in the Workplace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Facility management
Thieves in the Workplace examines the occurrence of on the job theft in an urban multi-disciplinary tertiary institution in Jamaica and strategies are then recommended that can be implemented to deter perpetrators from repeating the violation.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Leslie Melville throughout his illustrious career as a Trade Unionist in his native Guyana as he worked tirelessly for the dignity and respect of the Guyanese worker from the early pre-independence, racially divided sixties to the even more racial divided Post-Republic eighties. As a world-renowned Trade Unionist, Mr. Melville often shared his forward thinking views.
The Legal Protection of Foreign Investments Against Political Risk: Japanese Business in the Asian Energy Sector
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,090. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy
This study examines how political risks associated with foreign direct investment in the energy sector are managed or mitigated, and suggests new ways to deal with the possibility of such risk. It applies its analysis—using case studies and international law, and examining actual contracts—to the specific context of foreign investment in five Asian countries’ power infrastructure projects.