Temporary Organizations: Prevalence, Logic and Effectiveness
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Temporary Organizations: Prevalence, Logic and Effectiveness

This important and timely book provides a systematic treatment of temporary organizations - an increasingly prevalent organizational form in which organizations work together on a joint task - for example, a movie production, a rescue operation, development of a new product - for an ex ante limited period of time. Demonstrating that temporary organizations are increasingly common, the book provides insights on how they differ from th...

Why Flip A Coin?: The Art and Science of Good Decisions
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Why Flip A Coin?: The Art and Science of Good Decisions

Want to know why some people seem to make so many right decisions, from game shows to business and romance? It's much more than good luck. Find out how to join the experts in Why Flip a Coin?, a fun, math-free look at the science of decision-making. It tells us the best ways to gamble, invest in the stock market, vote, play baseball, make war, and find a spouse. Dont muddle through life - learn how to make better decisions with Why F...

Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials
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Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials

Bioelectrochemistry is a fast growing field linking together electrochemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry and analytical chemistry. The current book outlines the recent progress in the area and the applications in biological materials design and bioenergy, covering in particular biosensors, bioelectronic devices, biofuel cells, biodegradable batteries and biomolecule-based computing.

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The Aeneid (Webster's Thesaurus Edition)

There are many editions of The Aeneid. This educational edition was created for self-improvement or in preparation for advanced examinations. The bottom of each page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of uncommon words highlighted in the text, including synonyms and antonyms. Designed for school districts, educators, and students seeking to maximize performance on standardized tests, Webster’s paperbacks take advantage of the fact th...

Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence
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Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence

Numerous real-life problems so complex as to be virtually insoluble by means of traditional computer science techniques can now be approached effectively with artificial intelligence techniques. Recently, artificial intelligence technologies have evolved at a rapid pace, raising significant challenges to the effort to stay current. PThe Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence is a comprehensive and in-depth reference to the most rece...

The encyclopedia of North American wild flowers
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The encyclopedia of North American wild flowers

Beautifully illustrated with an extensive collection of superb photographs, this is a comprehensive guide to the most common and best-loved wild flowers found across North America. Easy to use, fun to read and very informative, this work is the perfect reference to North America's diversity of wild plants

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Hospital Acquired Infection and Legionnaires' Disease

This volume is dedicated to Legionnaires' disease - an important public health topic as it involves environmental and public issues, as far as its spread and prevention are concerned. More than 10,000 patients are hospitalized every year with Legionnaires' disease in the United States alone. With an aging population, increasing number of transplants, increasing use of immunosuppressive medications, and compromised immunity due to mul...

Diving Medical Acupuncture : Treatment and Prevention of Diving Medical Problems with a Focus on ENT Disorders
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Diving Medical Acupuncture

Written for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners, this book describes the medical conditions that can prevent, complicate or result from diving and other water sports, and provides effective clinical treatments. The most common problems experienced by divers - ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders - can be effectively treated with acupuncture. Through in-depth knowledge of Western diving medicine, diving techniques and Ch...

The Secret Art of Being a Parent: Tips, tricks, and lifesavers you don't have to learn the hard way
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The Secret Art of Being a Parent

Parenting Tip #1: There's no one right way to be a parent. This entertaining parenting guide filled with helpful, bite-size advice. From a list of what you need in a diaper bag to a loving reminder that sometimes you just need to take time for yourself, these tips and tricks reassure parents that, yes, they can do this! • Tips and tricks reassure parents that parenting is doable and that they are already doing a great job. • Timesave...