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Browning, Robert
N.B. Slight bump to head of spine and D/J spine. D/J price clipped. 306pp.
Ohio University Press, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780821400494
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Inventory #26888
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Cole, W. Owen
W Owen Cole, has had a distinguished career in Religious Education, and has a world-wide reputation as a distinguished commentator on multifaith issues and practice, as well as on Sikhism. He has written - on his own and in conjunction with others many well received books, continually used in teaching from primary to tertiary education, including: "Six World Faiths" (Continuum); "Religious Education in the Primary Curriculum: Teaching Strategies and Practical Activities" (with Judith Evans Lowndes, Religious and Moral Education Press); "Six Religions in the Twenty First Century" (with Peggy Morgan; Stanley Thornes); "Spirituality in Focus" (Heinemann); "Hinduism" (with Hemant Kannitkar, Heinemann); "Understanding Sikhism" (Dunedin Academic Press); and, "The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs & Practices" (with Piara Singh Sambhi; Sussex Academic Press). Owen Cole sets out on his journey towards a multifaith world view detailing his encounters with the Indo Pakistan subcontinent and the UK and those individuals - Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish and Christian - who were to shape his thinking and educational stances. This book is required reading for those who have benefited from Owen Cole's previous books, educators involved in multi-faith issues and questions associated with faith schools and school worship, and all those who enjoy biography at its sharpest. 204pp.
SusseX, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193362
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Inventory #23050
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 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 ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Paehlke, Robert; Torgerson, Douglas
310pp.
Belhaven Press, 1990, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1852931655
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Inventory #13075
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Brandes, Donna
A second volume of games with a purpose, for groups of all kinds, from the co-author of the Gamesters' Handbook. 144pp. N.B. Edges and corners of covers and spine slightly rubbed.
Hutchinson, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0091590019
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Inventory #27638
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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