FICTIONAL LEADERS

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Fictional Leaders

Author : Jonathan Gosling
ISBN : 9781137272744
Genre : Business & Economics
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Are you puzzled by how to approach and resolve the leadership dilemmas which arise in your everyday experience, and for which you do not feel prepared? Do you wish that the conventional textbook on management and leadership seemed somehow more relevant to you, and that the challenges it posed seemed, perhaps, a little more… challenging? Why is it that we find some of the characters of fiction so engrossing? Why do we identify with them and their dilemmas, and why do they remain in our minds long after we have "finished" the book in question? We suggest that literature and the fictional leaders it contains have very much more to offer us than a "good read," and that this is a neglected source. Fictional Leaders contains sixteen in-depth and fascinating studies of leaders all over the world. Perhaps your favorite fictional hero, villain or absent friend is already amongst them!
Category: Business & Economics

Dealing With Dysfunction

Author : Richard T. Castallo
ISBN : 9781475834833
Genre : Education
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Dealing with Dysfunction provides a real-life view of a college department gone awry. Acknowledging the professionalism of the majority of college professors in higher education, this book looks at the options a chair and dean have available to them when dealing with a cadre of professors in a department that unable to work together.
Category: Education

Hollywood S White House

Author : Peter Rollins
ISBN : 9780813127927
Genre : History
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" Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood’s White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the filmmakers. The volume, which includes a comprehensive filmography and a bibliography, is ideal for historians and film enthusiasts.
Category: History

Lizzy And Jane

Author : Katherine Reay
ISBN : 9781401689742
Genre : Fiction
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Lizzy and Jane couldn’t be further from Jane Austen’s famous sisters for whom they are named. Elizabeth left her family’s home in Seattle fifteen years ago to pursue her lifelong dream—chefing her own restaurant in New York City. Jane stayed behind to raise a family. Estranged since their mother’s death many years ago, the circumstances of their lives are about to bring them together once again. Known for her absolute command of her culinary domain, Elizabeth’s gifts in the kitchen have begun to elude her. And patrons and reviewers are noticing. In need of some rest and an opportunity to recover her passion for cooking, Elizabeth jumps at the excuse to rush to her sister’s bedside when Jane is diagnosed with cancer. After all, Elizabeth did the same for their mother. Perhaps this time, it will make a difference. As Elizabeth pours her renewed energy into her sister’s care and into her burgeoning interest in Nick, Jane’s handsome coworker, her life begins to evolve from the singular pursuit of her own dream into the beautiful world of family, food, literature, and love that was shattered when she and Jane lost their mother. Will she stay and become Lizzy to her sister’s Jane—and Elizabeth to Nick’s Mr. Darcy—or will she return to the life she has worked so hard to create?
Category: Fiction

Fictional Cult Leaders

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1155843606
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 72. Chapters: Fu Manchu, Ra's al Ghul, Kane, Vandal Savage, Tommy, Black Mask, C.C., Cult of Skaro, Kobra, Sublime, William Stryker, Catman, Sartorius, Demogorgon, Brother Blood, Roman Grant, Mitch Laurence, Dukat, Skein, Fabian Cortez, Chaos, Living Monolith, Graydon Creed, Master, Imhotep, Mister Big, Nyssa Raatko, Rev, His Divine Shadow, Hfuhrhurr, Preus, Monk, Cicada, Simon Howe, Plasma, Deacon Blackfire, Sumuru. Excerpt: Ra's al Ghul, sometimes written R?'s al Gh?l (Arabic: ?), is a DC Comics supervillain and is one of Batman's greatest enemies. His name in Arabic has been translated in the comics as "The Demon's Head" and references the name of the star Algol. Created by writer Dennis O'Neil and artist Neal Adams, he was introduced in Batman #232's "Daughter of the Demon" (June 1971). Given his high status as a supervillain, he has also come into conflict with Superman and other superheroes in the DC Universe. Ra's al Ghul has been featured in various media adaptions, most notably the 2005 Christopher Nolan film, Batman Begins, where he was portrayed by actors Liam Neeson and Ken Watanabe (the latter being a successful decoy), and the upcoming 2012 sequel, The Dark Knight Rises, in which Liam Neeson reprises the role and Josh Pence portrays the character in flashbacks. IGN's list of the Top 100 Comic Book Villains of All Time ranked Ra's al Ghul as #7. Ra's al Ghul is an international terrorist and assassin whose ultimate goal is a world in perfect environmental balance. He believes that the best way to achieve this balance is to eliminate most of humanity. Ra's usually tries to assault the world's human populace with a biological weapon, such as a genetically-engineered virus. He is aided in this quest by the Lazarus Pits, reservoirs of rejuvenating chemicals that restore the dying to life; these pits have granted him a li...
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Focused Boards

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ISBN : 9789814305488
Genre : Christian leadership
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Category: Christian leadership

Go Set A Watchman

Author : Harper Lee
ISBN : 9780062409874
Genre : Fiction
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A historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014. Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her. Exploring how the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America, Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating new light on Harper Lee’s enduring classic. Moving, funny and compelling, it stands as a magnificent novel in its own right.
Category: Fiction

Healing Power Of Acupressure And Acupuncture

Author : Matthew Bauer
ISBN : 1440649707
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This accessible, up-to-date resource guide leads you through the foundations and techniques of acupressure and acupuncture. Acupressure and acupuncture can relieve painful conditions such as migraine headaches, lower back pain, joint disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, asthma, allergies, stress, nausea, heart problems, and many others. Today, most health-care plans cover these treatments, making them more popular than ever. Filled with insights into the history of these two age-old therapies, The Healing Power of Acupressure and Acupuncture helps readers choose when to see a licensed therapist, and even provides information about doing certain treatments at home. Matthew D. Bauer delves deeply into the traditions and remarkable benefits of acupressure and acupuncture, explains the many benefits of both, describes techniques for self-treatment, and illustrates how Chinese healing can augment modern Western medicine.
Category: Health & Fitness

It Can T Happen Here

Author : Sinclair Lewis
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Genre : Foreign Language Study
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What could happen to America under a dictator.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Labor Leaders In America

Author : Melvyn Dubofsky
ISBN : 0252013433
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography