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Forward By the Rt. Hon. The Master of the Rolls
197pp.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0114400067
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Inventory #20702
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Kojima, F; Takagi, T; Udpa, S. S; Pavo, J;
This work is a collection of papers on electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation. It discusses developments in the growing field of electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation methods. Topics include evaluation of degradation mechanism in magnetic materials, direct and inverse problems to electromagnetic nondestructive testing, new developments in eddy current testing, advanced electromagnetic sensors, and industrial applications of electromagnetic problems. 302pp.
IOS Press, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586032453
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Inventory #23834
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Shim,Dr. Young
This work presents a critical analysis and evaluation of the Korean banking regulatory and supervisory system. It identifies the continuing structural weaknesses of the system, which were thrown into sharp relief by the 1997 financial crisis, and focuses on the need for reform in order to achieve financial stability. The study centres around three central questions: who should be the regulator; what substantive standards of supervision should be applied; and administratively, in what manner should these standards be applied? The author argues that the Korean banking system, characterized as a "governmental control system" for credit allocation, should be released from undue governmental and political interference, thus allowing the involvement of banks in commercially oriented practices without exposure to the significant risks incurred by governmental policy directed lending. The author calls for a high degree of transparency and accountability, for a clear, realistic timetable for restructuring, and for an effective exit policy for troubled commercial banks. This text should be of value to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the field of banking law, particularly those with a special interest in the Asia-Pacific region. 226pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197788
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Inventory #14649
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Sherman, Howard J.; Schultz, Ron
Drawing from groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, new insights on applying complexity thinking in business to break out of old patterns and imagine new possibilities. In Open Boundaries , Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh insights from the field of complexity thinking (the study of dynamic, adaptive systems) to unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization by helping readers understandand even challengethe underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as diverse as Applied Biosystems and the U.S. Marine Corps, the authors illustrate the power of complexity in actionfrom creating new markets to spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company. }Todays businesses are constantly under pressure to innovateto develop new products, processes, and even organizational structuresin order to remain vibrant and healthy. But many businesses fall into the trap of doing more of the same, only faster. How can they break free of old patterns without overextending their resources or losing sight of their core goals and capabilities?In Open Boundaries, Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh, new insights from the field of complexity thinkingthe study of dynamic evolving systemsto unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization. Drawing from their groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, the authors challenge readers to explore the underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions to revealand, more importantly, overcomeobstacles to innovation and growth. Open Boundaries introduces a practical vocabulary to help managers understand, analyze, and nurture the creative process by eschewing linear cause-and-effect approaches to decision making in favor of an approach that thrives on ambiguity and unpredictability. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as Xerox-PARC, Applied Biosystems, Patagonia, and the United States Marine Corps, the authors vividly illustrate the power of complexity thinking in actionfrom creating new markets to establishing new ways of spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company.Ultimately, Open Boundaries is about ideas, the most powerful of which is realizing that organizations are not mechanical entities, but living systems that are constantly adjusting and adapting to both internal and external forces of change. By embracing this perspective, businesses can become far more creative, innovative, and profitable than they might have ever thought possible.
Perseus Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0738200050
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Inventory #29441
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Viereck, Peter
N.B. Previous owners bookplate to front paste down. Edges and corners of board slightly rubbed and discoloured. Chipping and rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with loss to top and bottom edge of front D/J and small amount to rear D/J. 110pp.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor/Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29235
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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