Download The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene PDF

By Robert Greene

Amoral, crafty, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing paintings distills 3 thousand years of the historical past of energy in to forty-eight good explicated legislation. As interesting in its layout because it is in its content material, this daring quantity outlines the legislation of energy of their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and different nice thinkers.

Some legislation educate the necessity for prudence ("Law 1: by no means Outshine the Master"), the advantage of stealth ("Law three: hide Your Intentions"), and plenty of call for the whole absence of mercy ("Law 15: weigh down Your Enemy Totally"), yet love it or now not, all have functions in actual lifestyles.

Illustrated during the strategies of Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, P. T. Barnum, and different recognized figures who've wielded--or been victimized by--power, those legislation will fascinate any reader attracted to gaining, looking at, or protecting opposed to final regulate.

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Download The Philosophy of Chinese Military Culture: Shih vs. Li by William H. Mott IV, Jae Chang Kim PDF

By William H. Mott IV, Jae Chang Kim

Drawing on old texts and sleek interpretations, this paintings explores the principles for battle in China’s strategic culture--Shih, Li, and Tao. Shih concept bases technique on enemy reason, not like Euro-American Li suggestions in keeping with forces. The paintings makes use of Shih conception to give an explanation for the anomalies that proceed to perplex Euro-American observers in smooth China’s makes use of of strength.

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Download Public Authority Procurement Strategy by David Hodgkinson PDF

By David Hodgkinson

Neighborhood govt is less than ever expanding strain to function successfully and economically. the present most sensible price regime implies that either worth for cash and the crucial of regularly enhancing functionality force gurus to make sure they procure items and prone in a good manner.

This new booklet translates statutory most sensible price requisites to supply a realistic consultant for Authority individuals and employees as to how to pick out a procurement technique

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Download German Field Fortifications 1939-1945 by Gordon L. Rottman PDF

By Gordon L. Rottman

The German military of worldwide struggle II thought of itself an offensive, cellular strength. The studies within the trenches in international conflict I had performed a lot to form its idea of box fortification, and its cellular conflict ethos was once meant to avoid the former war's stalemate. This booklet addresses frontline shielding box fortifications, outfitted by means of soldiers utilizing neighborhood fabrics, and comprises rifle platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters and extra. It additionally covers anti-tank and anti-personnel hindrances, in addition to box camouflage tools and building tools. the combination of those positions into everlasting structures and theatre-specific defences also are mentioned.

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Download Strategy and Success Factors of Business Schools by Anne Kathrin Adam PDF

By Anne Kathrin Adam

Anne Kathrin Adam conducts numerous empirical analyses to realize insights into the features of institutional objectives and method in addition to the connection among ambitions, approach, and components of luck of commercial colleges. the writer provides an summary of the content material of venture statements, strategic profiles of 521 U.S. AACSB-accredited company faculties, and the significance of varied elements of impact on chosen dimensions of marketplace luck. Her findings tension the significance of atmosphere a transparent strategic focus.

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Download War In Iraq (Strategy and History) by Thomas G. Mahnken PDF

By Thomas G. Mahnken

This quantity offers a suite of insightful essays on all stages of the Iraq struggle: either US-led significant strive against operations to defeat the Ba’athist regime in addition to efforts to reconstruct the rustic and defeat the insurgency. Written by way of major students at the Iraq battle, a lot of whom have functional first-hand adventure of the struggle, the e-book features a end by means of major US strategic philosopher Eliot Cohen. this can be the 1st paintings at the Iraq struggle to include an knowing of the Iraqi aspect of the struggle, in response to a scientific research of captured Iraqi information. struggle in Iraq should be of serious curiosity to scholars of the Iraq warfare, small wars and insurgencies, foreign safety and strategic reports in most cases.

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Download British Home Defences 1940-45 by Bernard Lowry, Chris Taylor, Vincent Boulanger PDF

By Bernard Lowry, Chris Taylor, Vincent Boulanger

In the summertime of 1940, the query Britain requested itself was once no longer 'will Hitler invade?' yet 'when?' SEALION, the German invasion plan, provoked the development of pillboxes, anti-tank stop-lines and islands, coastal defences, heavy-gun emplacements and anti-aircraft batteries, in addition to the formation of the house protect and covert teams. New threats changed SEALION: radar detection platforms have been extended in the course of the Blitz years, as have been intelligence-gathering platforms and listening posts. In 1944 and 1945, Britain used to be back confronted with a brand new and lethal threat,Hitler's 'Vengeance weapons'. This identify presents a concise review of Britain's protecting platforms, and offers a bright photo of struggle at the domestic entrance.

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Download Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation: What They Can't by Idris Mootee PDF

By Idris Mootee

A finished playbook for utilized layout pondering in enterprise and administration, entire with recommendations and toolkits As many businesses have misplaced self belief within the conventional methods of operating a company, layout pondering has entered the combination. layout considering for Strategic Innovation provides a framework for layout pondering that's proper to enterprise administration, advertising and marketing, and layout suggestions and in addition offers a toolkit to use thoughts for instant use in daily paintings. It explains how layout pondering can lead to inventive ideas to resolve advanced company difficulties. prepared into 5 sections, this publication presents an advent to the values and functions of layout considering, explains layout considering ways for 8 key demanding situations that almost all companies face, and provides an software framework for those company demanding situations via workouts, actions, and assets. a necessary advisor for any enterprise trying to use layout considering as a problem–solving software in addition to a enterprise option to remodel businesses and cultures The framework relies on paintings built via the writer for an govt application in layout considering taught in Harvard Graduate tuition of layout writer Idris Mootee is a administration guru and a number one specialist on utilized layout pondering Revolutionize your method of fixing your business′s maximum demanding situations during the strength of layout considering for Strategic Innovation .

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