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Multimedia systems by Association for Computing Machinery ( )
in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Applied mathematics and optimization ( )
and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technologies for advanced heterogeneous networks : First Asian Internet Engineering Conference, AINTEC 2005, Bangkok, Thailand, December 13-15, 2005 : proceedings by Kenjiro Cho ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political behavior ( )
and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International journal for philosophy of religion ( )
in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marine biology ( )
and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Dialectical anthropology ( )
in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Risk management of supply and cash flows in supply chains by Jian Li ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Risk management has become an essential issue in supply chain management, from the modeling of the decision maker's risk preference, and the studies on uncertain elements such as demand, supply, price, lead time, etc., to the consideration of more practical background including cash flow constraints, inventory financing and delayed cash payment. In this new volume, the authors provide a framework to study the interaction of various factors related to risk and their influence on supply chain management. The scope of areas covered includes operations management, decision analysis, and business administration. This book focuses on several key issues of risk management in supply chains. Specifically, an analysis framework is presented for studying the supplier selection problem and identifying the optimal sourcing strategy in a one-retailer two-suppliers supply chain with random yields. The optimal sourcing strategy of a retailer and the pricing strategies of two suppliers under an environment of supply disruption are investigated. Besides, the authors study the dynamic inventory control problems with cash flow constraints, financing decisions as well as delayed cash payment. In addition, originating from the annual international iron ore price negotiation, the authors model the bargaining process to deal with the risk of wholesale price in the game analysis context.Within the three perspectives of risk management in supply chains, the modeling of decision maker's risk preference has been extensively studied and many results have been obtained to guide the practice. However, the analysis on the other two kinds of topics is still in its infancy, and needs more efforts from academia. It is thus the ambition and innovation for this book to contribute on risk management in supply chains in the following ways:(1) characterizing the explicit sourcing strategy (i.e., single sourcing or dual sourcing) to deal with supply disruption risk;(2) introducing the concepts of financial risk measurement by incorporating cash flow constraints, inventory financing and delayed cash payment into inventory management models; and(3) providing insights for the iron ore price negotiation to help steel manufacturers handle the risk of price increase
Foundations of SQL Server 2008 R2 business intelligence by Guy Fouché ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook of evidence-based substance abuse treatment in criminal justice settings by Carl Leukefeld ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get high. Become addicted. Commit crimes. Get arrested and be sent to jail. Get released. Repeat. It's a cycle often destined to persist, in large part because the critical step that is often missing in the process, which is treatment geared toward ensuring that addicts are able to reenter society without the constant threat of imminent relapse. The Handbook of Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings probes the efficacy of corrections-based drug interventions, particularly behavioral treatment. With straightforward interpretation of data that reveals what works, w
Beginning 3D game development with Unity the world's most widely used multi-platform game engine by Shane J Blackman ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The text introduces key game production concepts and teaches the basic scripting skills to be used with Unity. It also shows how to create casual interactive adventure games in the style of Telltale Games' Tales of Monkey Island, thus giving the reader a foundation in game logic and design
Excel 2010 made simple by Abbott Katz ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn all the key features, understand what's new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks. This is a practical and highly effective approach to using Excel 2010, showing you the best way to complete the most common spreadsheet tasks
Taking your iPhoto '11 to the max by Michael Grothaus ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to iPhoto '11 covers such topics as organizing and editing photographs; tagging photographs with the Faces and Places feature; creating slideshows photo albums, books, and cards; and sharing photographs via Facebook, Flickr, and MobileMe
Rural caregiving in the United States research, practice, policy by Ronda C Talley ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning Windows Phone 7 development by Henry Lee ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information on designing and implementing working applications for Windows Phone 7
Innovation in product design from CAD to virtual prototyping by Monica Bordegoni ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Innovation in Product Design gives an overview of the research fields and achievements in the development of methods and tools for product design and innovation. It presents contributions from experts in many different fields covering a variety of research topics related to product development and innovation. Product lifecycle management, knowledge management, product customization, topological optimization, product virtualization, systematic innovation, virtual humans, design and engineering, and rapid prototyping are the key research areas described in the book. It also details successful ca
A new unified theory of psychology by Gregg Henriques ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concern about psychology's fragmentation is not new, but there has for the past decade been increasing calls for psychologists to acknowledge to the costs associated with fragmentation and to search for ways to unify the discipline. A New Unified Theory of Psychology introduces a new system that addresses psychology's current theoretical and philosophical difficulties. The new theory consists of four interlocking pieces that together provide--for the first time--a macro-level view that clarifies the nature of psychology's problems and offers a clear way to unify the various elements of the field. The unified theory provides the field of psychology with a well-defined subject matter, allowing both academic and professional psychologists will be able to develop a shared language and conceptual foundation. -- Book Description
Rural families and work context and problems ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The recent economic downturn has been especially devastating in America's rural areas, where low wages, sporadic seasonal work, and manufacturing industries moving their plants out of the U.S. are widespread, and grocery stores and health care services may be miles away. Many families eligible for government programs are unaware of them. The transition from welfare to work is made more difficult by not only the fewer employment opportunities, and the limited access to transportation and child care which keeps many who want to work locked in a catch-22 of unemployment. Rural Families and Work analyzes in context the issues and policies that have the greatest influence on rural employment. An overview of relevant theories provides a central starting point for discussion of work and its relationship to family and community well-being. Data from the Rural Families Speak project (including interview transcripts from study participants) illustrate the range of problems preventing rural families from finding and maintaining adequate employment. In addition, the book evaluates current proposals, pinpoints future directions for research and policy, and features discussion questions to help bring work-related issues into focus. Among the topics examined in detail: The impact of TANF, EITC, and other aid programs; The challenges of child care for low-income rural mothers; Obstacles to employment: mental health problems and child health problems; The hunger-obesity paradox and other physical health issues; Social support and resource management among rural families; Food insecurity between Latino and white populations. With its in-depth framework for understanding this complex subject, Rural Families and Work is a valuable text for family relations professors and students, and a solid reference for researchers studying social policy and the economics of the family."--Publisher's website
The virtual future by William Sims Bainbridge ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The newest communication technologies are profoundly changing the world's politics, economies, and cultures, but the specific implications of online gameworlds remain mysterious. The Virtual Future employs theories and methods from social science to explore nine very different virtual futures: The Matrix Online, Tabula Rasa, Anarchy Online, Entropia Universe, Star Trek Online, EVE Online, Star Wars Galaxies, World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade, and The Chronicles of Riddick. Each presents a different picture of how technology and society could evolve in coming centuries, but one theme runs through all of them, the attempt to escape the Earth and seek new destinies among the stars. Four decades after the last trip to the moon, a new conception of spaceflight is emerging. Rather than rockets shooting humans across vast physical distances to sterile rocks that lack the resources to sustain life, perhaps robot space probes and orbiting telescopes will glean information about the universe, that humans can then experience inside computer-generated environments much closer to home. All nine of these fantastically rich multiplayer masterpieces have shown myriads of people that really radical alternatives to contemporary society could exist, and has served as a laboratory for examining the consequences. Each is a prototype of new social forms, a utopian subculture, and a simulation of technologies that have yet to be invented. They draw upon several different traditions of science fiction and academic philosophy, and they were created in several nations. By comparing these nine role-playing fantasies, we can better consider what kind of world we want to inhabit in the real future
Trust the evolutionary game of mind and society by Toshio Yamagishi ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is written around the central message that collectivist societies produce security, but destroy trust. In collectivist societies, people are connected through networks of strong personal ties where the behavior of all agents is constantly monitored and controlled. As a result, individuals in collectivist networks are assured that others will abide by social norms, and gain a sense of security erroneously thought of as "trust." However, this book argues that this security is not truly trust, based on beliefs regarding the integrity of others, but assurance, based on the system of mutual control within the network. In collectivist societies, security is assured insofar as people stay within the network, but people do not trust in the benevolence of human nature. On the one hand, transaction costs are reduced within collectivist networks, as once accepted into a network the risk of being maltreated is minimized. However, joining the network requires individuals to pay opportunity cost, that is, they pay a cost by forgoing potentially superior opportunities outside the security of the network. In this era of globalization, people from traditionally collectivistic societies face the challenge of learning how to free themselves from the security of such collectivistic networks in order to explore the opportunities open to them elsewhere. This book presents research investigating how the minds of individuals are shaped by the conflict between maintaining security inside closed networks of strong ties, and venturing outside of the network to seek out new opportunities."--Publisher's website
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