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Murray, Peter
Living near the ocean is a requirement the world over. Blue skies, beautiful beaches, and deep blue seas invite you to indulge in this way of life and everything is within reach. An oceanfront property is a universal aspiration, and acknowledged as the ultimate in real estate ownership. Spectacular architecture, carefully designed interiors and superb inclusions demonstrate the casual lifestyle that is now a way of life for many lucky people. This book captures every aspect of seaside living with tantalising beach house designs, those that have made the sea change, exclusive seaside homes and architecture and seafood recipes to capture the imagination. Relax and take yourself away to the many destinations and experience "Coastal Living".192pp.
Murray Books, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0958034842
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Inventory #26995
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Edited By Welshman, Gloria; Boydell, Tom; Burgoyne, John; Pedler, Mike
N.B. Reading crease to spine side of front cover. 232pp.
The Learning Company Project, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1899517006
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Inventory #24133
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Edited By Booth-Clibborn, Edward

European Illustration, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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Inventory #7397
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Edited By Amyot, D. And Logrippo, L.
Feature interaction is a phenomenon well-known to the designers of modern feature-rich telephone switching systems (public or private). This phenomenon occurs when one feature modifies or subverts the operation of another one. This work brings together representatives of the telecommunications industry, the software industry, and the research community, working on various aspects of the problem in order to discuss possible solutions and their practical applications, as well as setting directions for further research. 329pp.
IOS Press, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586033484
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Inventory #22922
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 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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