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Moss Side, Manchester 1950S/1960S

Moss Side, Manchester 1950S/1960S

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2019

Higher Computing Science New Edition Study Guide

Higher Computing Science New Edition Study Guide

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2019

The 31 Practices

The 31 Practices

Author: Alan Williams, Alison Whybrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

Every company has its own values and brand which it wants its customers and clients to engage with and develop loyalty to. At the same time, research shows that 70% of customers' brand perception is determined by their experience with the company's employees. Moreover, 41% of customers are loyal because of good employee attitude. This book shows how companies can translate their values and brand into the daily practices and behaviour of their employees, especially those who must deal directly with customers. Drawing its principles from psychology, sociology, philosophy, neuroscience, and leadership, the 31 Practices method has been successfully adopted by large and small companies around the world and has been responsible for significantly enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Brightred Study Guide National 5 Computing Science

Brightred Study Guide National 5 Computing Science

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2017

The 31 Practices: Release the Power of Your Values Superhero

The 31 Practices: Release the Power of Your Values Superhero

Author: Alan Williams, Steve Payne Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/12/2016

Do you want a life with a clear purpose? Do you want to be happy and less stressed? Do you want to be the best you can be? For most of us, Yes is an easy answer, but to do this is more of a challenge. This book provides a powerful and personal framework to help you find your own superhero and to be the best version of yourself.It all starts with your core personal values, giving a foundation for the way you want to behave. Values are like a moral compass, guiding us when we face choice and uncertainty. When our behaviour is not aligned with our values, we feel stressed. But when our hearts, minds and bodies are aligned, then we find great personal power. Part workbook, part guidebook, My 31 Practices will help you to identify the right values for your life and then translate them into day-to-day behaviour.

Steel Structures Design for Lateral and Vertical Forces, Second Edition

Steel Structures Design for Lateral and Vertical Forces, Second Edition

Author: Alan Williams Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2016

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A Thoroughly Updated Guide to the Design of Steel Structures This comprehensive resource offers practical coverage of steel structures design and clearly explains the provisions of the 2015 International Building Code, the American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE 7-10, and the American Institute of Steel Construction AISC 360-10 and AISC 341-10. Steel Structures Design for Lateral and Vertical Forces, Second Edition, features start-to-finish engineering strategies that encompass the entire range of steel building materials, members, and loads. All techniques strictly conform to the latest codes and specifications. A brand new chapter on the design of steel structures for lateral loads explains design techniques and innovations in concentrically and eccentrically braced frames and moment frames. Throughout, design examples, including step-by-step solutions, and end-of-chapter problems using both ASD and LRFD methods demonstrate real-world applications and illustrate how code requirements apply to both lateral and vertical forces. This up-to-date Second Edition covers: * Steel Buildings and Design Criteria * Design Loads

Drafting Agreements for the Digital Media Industry

Drafting Agreements for the Digital Media Industry

Author: Alan Williams, Duncan Calow, Andrew Lee Format: eBook Release Date: 24/03/2016

Now in its second edition, this work contains a collection of sample agreements, presenting annotated contracts from the digital media sector in typical formats used by the industry. It includes agreements for wireless apps, digital downloads, user generated content, social networks, and cloud content. The work goes beyond traditional precedents by giving practical, business-minded commentary and background information to assist both readers intending to draft theirown documents and those looking for hands-on guidance when reviewing standard form documents received from other parties. Its commercially-grounded approach will be of value to business affairs teams, entrepreneurs and start-ups in the digital media space as well as legal professionals working inprivate practice or in-house. Its primary jurisdictional focus is the UK but its scope is international with extensive comparative law comments and practical cross-border guidance for our connected online world. This sector-specialist guide is now supported by an accompanying website with agreements available to download and edit, as well as additional supporting material in the text itself .

Drafting Agreements for the Digital Media Industry

Drafting Agreements for the Digital Media Industry

Author: Alan Williams, Duncan Calow, Andrew Lee Format: eBook Release Date: 24/03/2016

Now in its second edition, this work contains a collection of sample agreements, presenting annotated contracts from the digital media sector in typical formats used by the industry. It includes agreements for wireless apps, digital downloads, user generated content, social networks, and cloud content. The work goes beyond traditional precedents by giving practical, business-minded commentary and background information to assist both readers intending to draft theirown documents and those looking for hands-on guidance when reviewing standard form documents received from other parties. Its commercially-grounded approach will be of value to business affairs teams, entrepreneurs and start-ups in the digital media space as well as legal professionals working inprivate practice or in-house. Its primary jurisdictional focus is the UK but its scope is international with extensive comparative law comments and practical cross-border guidance for our connected online world. This sector-specialist guide is now supported by an accompanying website with agreements available to download and edit, as well as additional supporting material in the text itself .

The Daylight Thief

The Daylight Thief

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2015

As the second half of the 19th Century dawns, Jack Follows, a Nottingham-born son of a shoemaker, yearns to drag himself out of the torpor of his lower-class life. A sensuous encounter with irresistible aristocrat Freda Deverick and the chance discovery of his artistic talent seem to present him with a life line out. But as his infatuation descends into obsession, Jack sets off on an ill-fated twenty-year quest through Victorian England over which all his achievements will slowly begin to unravel. A century later Simon Smith's life has hit rock bottom. By chance he discovers Jack's meticulously kept journal. As parallels between their lives emerge he is compelled to embark on his own quest in search of Jack, Freda and a personal redemption that could only be written by the past. Inspired by actual events, The Daylight Thief is the debut novel from author Alan Williams, which lays bare the thin line between hope and obsession. Absorbing, tender and wry, it is tumultuous journey through time and the human condition that proves that our dreams are never out of reach.

National 4 Computing Science Study Guide

National 4 Computing Science Study Guide

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2015

101 Creative Strategies

101 Creative Strategies

Author: Alan Williams Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2014

101 CREATIVE STRATEGIES are thought and action tactics to creatively aid your discovery of solutions. Begin with thought tactics to consider focus, direction and strategy. Some action tactics will manifest themselves directly as a result of the thought tactics. Other actions will be determined from action tactics themselves. The sequence of the CREATIVE STRATEGIES is not important. Pick any of the 101 tactics and begin. Strategize to maximize your outcome. Change your tactics and you will change your results!

21 Brainstorming Techniques That Work

21 Brainstorming Techniques That Work

Author: Alan Williams Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2014

Brainstorming is the act of stimulating creative thinking and developing new ideas. 21 BRAINSTORMING TECHNIQUES THAT WORK will provide direction, focus and the process to creative solutions. These techniques offer a variety of approaches for individuals, small groups and even large group settings. Get ready to discover solutions!

Ignite Imagination

Ignite Imagination

Author: Alan Williams Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2014

Creativity simply is the mental process of generating new ideas or concepts. Any idea, process or product is a result of creativity. IGNITE IMAGINATION is designed to spark the creative process. As you practice and apply the principles in this book, you will unlock the power of your imagination, light the flame of creativity and unleash your creative potential. Get the companion audio download album, IGNITE IMAGINATION: AUDIO EXAMPLES for all of the interactive audio exercises.

John Kirby and His Orchestra: Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm

John Kirby and His Orchestra: Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm

Author: Alan Williams Format: eBook Release Date: 22/07/2012

Contemporary Issues Shaping China's Civil Aviation Policy

Contemporary Issues Shaping China's Civil Aviation Policy

Author: Alan Williams Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2009

The emergence of China as a future major participant in international aviation raises some interesting questions, especially from a strategic policy perspective. The progressive shift from a command to a mixed market economy under the central leadership of the Beijing administration now finds itself faced with the needs to balance a strategic duality in the context of the role of China's civil aviation industry. In a very real sense this situation requires the design and accommodation of a growing role for China's mainstream carriers within the operational context of the need to meet the complex challenges from increasing international market competition. In parallel with such major external pressures, central government must also accommodate domestic priorities with regard to internal economic development. The fruits of economic progress as a function of market reform are commonly understood to have positively reshaped the live of only a proportion of the national population to date. The need to create greater access to economic growth for the more remote western and northern provinces has required that the rapid development of airports become a factor in the planning and allocation of developmental priorities. To complicate matters further, prevailing requirements of airspace defence remain a major parameter within the larger context of national aviation policy. This book explores the political, economic and strategic issues raised by the inevitable tension between the domestic and international aspects of Beijing's current civil aviation strategy. It also seeks to identify some of the problems that face the industry as a key sector in the larger context of macroeconomic reform and the further pressures now being exerted by China's membership of the WTO.

Structural Analysis

Structural Analysis

Author: Alan Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2008

Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive review of the classical methods of structural analysis and also the recent advances in computer applications. The prefect guide for the Professional Engineer's exam, Williams covers principles of structural analysis to advanced concepts. Methods of analysis are presented in a concise and direct manner and the different methods of approach to a problem are illustrated by specific examples. In addition, the book include the clear and concise approach to the subject and the focus on the most direct solution to a problem. Numerous worked examples are provided to consolidate the readers? understanding of the topics. Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice is perfect for anyone who wishes to have handy reference filled with equations, calculations and modeling instructions as well as candidates studying for professional engineering registration examinations. It will also serve as a refresher course and reference manual for practicing engineers. Registered professional engineers and registered structural