Download E-books E-Roadmapping : Digital Strategizing for the New Economy PDF

By Stefan P. Bornheim, Jutta Weppler, Oliver Ohlen

This e-book introduces e-Roadmapping--a new software set for executives and marketers who have to strategize within the new economic system. The quickly altering advertisement surroundings and new specialise in innovation and pace of execution implies that for plenty of businesses the previous versions of assessing the aggressive panorama and forecasting a long term procedure are lifeless. So how are corporation leaders to plan their destiny and continue a feeling of course for his or her enterprise? E-Roadmapping examines methods of facing this complexity and offers a tool-kit for formulating technique with an entrepreneurial spirit. Stefan Bornheim demonstrates types of "mapping" the company panorama, pin-pointing parts of festival, and making plans an organization's transformation. in response to vast in-company learn and whole of examples of the versions in motion, E-Roadmapping is a stimulating examine the pointy finish of the hot economic climate.

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Download E-books Shaping the College Curriculum: Academic Plans in Context, Second Edition PDF

By Lisa R. Lattuca, Joan S. Stark

Shaping the school Curriculum makes a speciality of curriculum improvement as an incredible decision-making procedure in schools and universities. The authors outline curriculum as an educational plan constructed in a old, social, and political context. They establish 8 curricular components which are addressed, deliberately or accidentally, in constructing all collage classes and courses. by means of exploring the interplay of those components in context they use the tutorial plan version to elucidate the tactics in fact and application making plans, allowing teachers and directors to invite an important questions about enhancing instructing and optimizing scholar learning.This revised variation keeps to emphasize research-based academic practices. the recent version consolidates and focuses dialogue of institutional and sociocultural elements that effect curricular judgements. All chapters were up-to-date with contemporary learn findings correct to curriculum management, accreditation, review, and the impact of educational fields, whereas new chapters concentration without delay on studying study and its implications for tutorial perform. a brand new bankruptcy drawn from study on organizational switch presents sensible assistance to aid college contributors and directors who're engaged in vast application advancements. Streamlined but nonetheless complete and exact, this revised quantity will proceed to function a useful source for people and teams whose paintings comprises making plans, designing, supplying, comparing, and learning curricula in larger education."This is a rare booklet that gives no longer a specific curriculum or constitution, yet a entire technique for brooding about the curriculum, making sure that vital concerns usually are not neglected in its revision or improvement, and lengthening the chance that scholars will research and increase in methods associations wish they are going to. The e-book brings coherence and goal to what's generally an unstructured, haphazard, and basically in part rational technique guided extra by way of ideals than via empirically grounded, significant info. Lattuca and Stark current their fabric in ways in which are available and appropriate throughout making plans degrees (course, software, division, and institution), neighborhood settings, and educational disciplines. it really is an admirable and informative marriage of scholarship and perform, and an insightful consultant to either. somebody who cares heavily approximately how we will make our schools and universities extra educationally potent should still learn this book."—Patrick T. Terenzini, unusual professor and senior scientist, heart for the learn of upper schooling, The Pennsylvania nation college

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Download E-books [(Unfunded Pension Systems Ageing and Migration )] [Author: S. Uebelmesser] [Nov-2004] PDF

By S. Uebelmesser

Pension structures in such a lot industrialised nations are unfunded, i.e. they're pay-as-you-go financed and hence depend upon a well-balanced ratio (old) recipients to (young) members. This so-called dependency ratio will aggravate considerably within the following couple of a long time as a result of advancements: getting older of the inhabitants and elevated labour mobility.This ebook analyses the viability of unfunded pension structures within the presence of the projected demographic evolution. The research specializes in questions concerninga) potency issues and the potential of welfare improvements;b) political financial system points and the feasibility of reforms; c) the method of eu integration and its impact on nationwide pension platforms. The theoretical research is complemented in several methods by means of quantitative elements and institutional info. the implications of the demographic challenge for the distribution of the pension burden inside and throughout generations and in a global context are illustrated with admire to the categorical state of affairs in Germany and different ecu countries.It is proven for various settings of political strength distribution and for various levels of mobility what might take place with none reforms and what might and will be performed to assure the survival of old-age safeguard according to a good sharing of the pension burden. Neither explosion nor erosion is the inevitable destiny of unfunded pension platforms. yet to prevent both occurring, primary reforms are worthwhile once attainable which loosen not less than partly the intergenerational dependencies and hence decrease the strain from the altering inhabitants constitution on old-age safety.

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Download E-books Therapy of Digestive Disorders, Second Edition PDF

By M. Michael Wolfe MD, Gary L. Davis MD, Francis A. Farraye MD MSc , Ralph Giannella MD, Juan-R Malagelada MD, Michael L. Steer M

Best specialists in gastroenterology help you in making the easiest therapy judgements with assurance that encompasses modes of remedy, detailed populations, and symptom administration. you will find accomplished, well-referenced, evidence-based remedy instructions for a whole variety of digestive issues, in addition to in-depth info on pathogenesis, pursuits of treatment, scientific and surgery, prophylaxis, and extra. makes use of algorithms, tables, packing containers, and bankruptcy summaries to maximise ease of reference. comprises annotated references for additional study.Includes new chapters studying Barrett's esophagus, Crohn's sickness, ulcerative colitis, and extra. beneficial properties an all-new layout for extra straight forward reference.

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