Profit Is Not a Four-Letter Word: The real truth about what by John A. Stieber

By John A. Stieber

Revenue isn't A FOUR-LETTER observe the genuine fact approximately what it's * the place it comes from * the way it improves the standard of existence for all people a few humans worship it. Others rage opposed to it. yet John Stieber want to set the list immediately. revenue is neither inherently strong nor inherently evil. What it's is a robust catalyst for generating each strong and repair that makes our lives more uncomplicated -- from a leak-proof roof to the Concorde jet. And the pursuit of revenue is not only the motive force for growing new and wondrous issues. because the monetary and environmental devastation left over from lots of the profit-suppressed Communist-bloc international locations will attest, revenue is the simplest incentive to take advantage of our scarce assets successfully. revenue isn't really a Four-Letter observe is a perfectly succinct and quite energetic primer at the subject. With a breezy type, pleasant illustrations, enlightening parables, and bulls-eye causes, the publication is designed in order that enterprise pros of each stripe can take hold of the main fiscal rules approximately revenue in a single quickly learn. notwithstanding short and concise, this publication takes readers some distance past the simplistic formulation of 'what's left over once you pay the bills.' It brilliantly illuminates the the most important techniques of mounted, variable, and chance bills * the variation among accounting and fiscal revenue * the human endeavors required to make a revenue * and why making revenue is sweet for firms and for society. JOHN A. STIEBER (Dallas, TX) has taught economics and finance on the Edwin L. Cox college of commercial, Southern Methodist collage, for greater than 30 years. His scholars comprise undergraduates, heart managers, and senior executives. The winner of various awards for striking instructing, he's additionally lively as a expert and speaker.
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College Algebra and Calculus: An Applied Approach by Ron Larson

By Ron Larson

University ALGEBRA AND CALCULUS: AN utilized technique, the latest addition to the Larson utilized math family members, permits your scholars to think convinced relocating from university algebra to utilized calculus. The mathematical options and functions are constantly awarded within the similar tone and pedagogy. the combo of those topics into one textual content won't simply prevent time on your direction, however it also will shop your scholars the price of an additional textbook.
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Cashflow Reengineering: How to Optimize the Cashflow by James Sagner

By James Sagner

In exactly many years, "reengineering" has develop into an important manner for firms to reconsider and restructure their companies. Now, James Sagner exhibits the way to practice this powerful strategy to the particular zone of cashflow, the most crucial components of a company. intimately, he explains easy methods to reengineer a company's cashflow method which will: ** placed a firm within the most powerful attainable monetary place (increase to be had funds) ** extensively increase inner processing platforms ** make certain the place outsourcing will be a good substitute to an in-house process. The booklet offers particular, validated strategies for assessing a cashflow method, together with the time-value of cash, gross margin research, situation effect research, and an unique version: the fee movement matrix.
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Numerical Analysis by Richard L. Burden, Visit Amazon's J. Douglas Faires Page,

By Richard L. Burden, Visit Amazon's J. Douglas Faires Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, J. Douglas Faires, , Visit Amazon's Annette M. Burden Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Annette M. Burden,

This well-respected publication introduces readers to the speculation and alertness of contemporary numerical approximation innovations. delivering an obtainable therapy that in simple terms calls for a calculus prerequisite, the authors clarify how, why, and whilst approximation recommendations could be anticipated to work-and why, in a few occasions, they fail. A wealth of examples and workouts strengthen readers' instinct, and exhibit the subject's sensible purposes to big daily difficulties in math, computing, engineering, and actual technological know-how disciplines. 3 a long time after it used to be first released, Burden, Faires, and Burden's NUMERICAL research is still the definitive advent to an essential and sensible topic.
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Buying a Property in Spain For Dummies® (For Dummies) by Colin Barrow

By Colin Barrow

Purchasing a estate in a foreign country is among the largest judgements you are going to ever make. yet don't fret – your Spanish dream need not turn into a nightmare. From discovering an property agent and arranging a loan to negotiating the simplest expense and relocating in, this booklet is choked with useful suggestion on each point of the Spanish estate marketplace. It leads you competently and easily throughout the felony, logistical, and monetary minefields, aiding you maximise some time and your cash to take pleasure in a trouble-free estate buy.
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Bombay lectures on Highest weight representations of by Victor G Kac

By Victor G Kac

This booklet is a suite of a chain of lectures given by way of Prof. V Kac at Tata Institute, India in Dec '85 and Jan '86. those lectures specialize in the assumption of a maximum weight illustration, which is going via 4 assorted incarnations.

the 1st is the canonical commutation family of the infinite-dimensional Heisenberg Algebra (= ocillator algebra). The moment is the top weight representations of the Lie algebra gl¥ of limitless matrices, in addition to their purposes to the speculation of soliton equations, came across by way of Sato and Date, Jimbo, Kashiwara and Miwa. The 3rd is the unitary maximum weight representations of the present (= affine Kac-Moody) algebras. those algebras look within the lectures two times, within the aid concept of soliton equations (KP ® KdV) and within the Sugawara development because the major device within the research of the fourth incarnation of the most notion, the speculation of the top weight representations of the Virasoro algebra.

This e-book could be very worthy for either mathematicians and physicists. To mathematicians, it illustrates the interplay of the key principles of the illustration conception of infinite-dimensional Lie algebras; and to physicists, this concept is popping into an immense component to such domain names of theoretical physics as soliton conception, conception of two-dimensional statistical types, and string idea.

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Money Management All-in-one-desk Reference for Canadians for by Heather Ball, Andrew Bell, Andrew Dagys, Tony Ioannou,

By Heather Ball, Andrew Bell, Andrew Dagys, Tony Ioannou, Margaret Kerr

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The Kingmakers: Venture Capital and the Money Behind the Net by Karen Southwick

By Karen Southwick

A famous journalist and writer will get with regards to the most important avid gamers in a hush-hush field
The Kingmakers finds the realm of high-powered enterprise capitalists, following them as they interview hopeful marketers, opt for forums for funded businesses, shepherd businesses towards an IPO, and judge which industries and what businesses to speculate in. this is often the 1st time a journalist has been given overall entry to this hugely guarded company for a book-length paintings. It bargains perception into what businesses and industries will carry the major to our fiscal destiny, in addition to the internal workings of the enterprise capitalists and funding bankers. writer has entry to the foremost gamers in excessive know-how and a few of the enterprise capitalists profiled comprise Ann Winblad, Roger McNamee, Dick Kramlich, and Andy Rappaport.
Karen Southwick (San Francisco, CA) is a qualified journalist and handling Editor of Forbes ASAP, a bimonthly journal with a flow of 850,000. She is the writer of Silicon Gold Rush (0-471-24646-8) and excessive midday
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Lie algebras and applications by Francesco Iachello

By Francesco Iachello

This e-book isn't really a guide within the ordinary experience, yet a compilation of evidence bearing on Lie algebras that always look in actual difficulties. the cloth coated is the results of quite a few seminars given by means of the writer in the course of decades, and synthetize the most proof that are meant to be recognized to any physicist. The fabric is split into 12 chapters of variable size. the 1st current the most idea of semisimple Lie algebras, enumerating the main effects from root conception and Dynkin-Coxeter diagrams to categorise the advanced uncomplicated algebras. the genuine types for the classical algebras are given in desk shape, with out going into its special obtainment. it's going to even be taken under consideration that for Dynkin diagrams, the writer doesn't distinguish among definitely and negatively orientated angles, hence the angles among roots in equation (2.8) are diminished to 5 (unoriented) angles rather than the standard 8 (oriented) angles. Chapter 3 compiles crucial proof approximately Lie algebras of Lie teams, almost always serious about matrix teams. very important concepts just like the exponential map and the overlaying of teams are well illustrated with the classical unitary algebra su(2) and the Lorentz crew (in one dimension). i actually leave out a few touch upon the left invariant vector fields or 1-forms (Maurer-Cartan equations), of value in lots of functions to cosmology. The fourth bankruptcy is dedicated to illustration idea. even though the Weyl decomposition theorem isn't really incorporated, it truly is assumed that any illustration decomposes as a right away sum of irreducible modules (valid for semisimple Lie algebras). the basic representations are mentioned for the classical algebras (symplectic, unitary and orthogonal), and for the latter, the spinor representations also are given. The measurement formulae are given, and the tensor items (Clebsch-Gordan challenge) is constructed via younger tableaux. this is often utilized to the branching ideas of representations with recognize to a couple chain and the lacking label challenge, illustrated through examples which are commonplace within the interacting boson version. In bankruptcy 5, Casimir operators of Lie algebras are outlined and got for the classical Lie algebras. the following the writer makes use of the Perelomov-Popov method of operators that may be pointed out with symmetric parts within the common enveloping algebra. firstly of the bankruptcy it really is acknowledged that the variety of Casimir operators equals the rank of the algebra. back, this can be basically legitimate for semisimple Lie algebras, and usually fake for arbitrary Lie algebras. The eigenvalue challenge is gifted utilizing vital examples, and the consequences resumed in a desk on the finish of the bankruptcy. The earlier bankruptcy is a pleasant motivation for tensor operators ordinarily, which contain crucial ideas just like the coupling and recoupling coefficients, how you can confirm them and their symmetries (much of this fabric used to be initially built via Racah in his Princeton lectures of 1951). This bankruptcy is of serious significance for purposes. Chapters eight and nine are dedicated to one other means of nice relevance, the realizations of Lie algebras through construction and annihilation operators, divided into boson and fermion operators, in accordance with commutation or anticommutation family. the following the unitary case is exploited, and plenty of subalgebra chains are analyzed with admire to those realizations. Of distinctive curiosity are the sections in regards to the L-S and j-j couplings utilized in spectroscopy of sunshine nuclei and shell versions, and the place unique examples were used. Chapter nine provides one other probability for figuring out Lie algebras, particularly by way of differential operators. even though a quick bankruptcy, very important subject matters just like the Casimir operators as differential operators or the Laplace-Beltrami shape is gifted. In bankruptcy 10, the classical matrix realizations (in truth representations by means of linear operators) are in brief recalled, and the classical interpretation of the Casimir operators is recovered (without utilizing the Schur lemma). The final chapters care for rather extra particular issues, like dynamic symmetries, studied in either fermionic and bosonic structures, within the unitary algebras u(6) and u(4), so one can receive mass and effort point diagrams. For the a part of degeneracy algebras, the issues illustrated are the isotropic harmonic oscillator, the Coulomb challenge and the Teller-Pöschl and Morse potentials. In these types of difficulties the reader is spoke of unique articles to accomplish the data provided. The chapters of the e-book don't improve the speculation systematically, yet particularly concentrate on one of those challenge or method that's built utilizing the most Lie algebras showing (mainly) in spectroscopy, atomic, nuclear and molecular physics, in addition to quantum mechanics. No proofs are given, which prevents the reader from being distracted from the most aim of the lectures. To fill the gaps, the reader is led, at many areas, to refer to both unique references or extra formal books. The booklet is written in a casual kind, which simplifies its studying and makes it an appropriate session paintings. The great quantity of examples (many of them really coming from unique references) explains relatively good the themes studied, and offers a concrete proposal tips to practice the concepts. it's a very welcomed addition to the literature that comprises a lot themes handled for the 1st time in textbook shape. There are few misprints and blunders within the textual content, that could notwithstanding confuse the reader having no past wisdom on Lie algebras. for instance, on web page 7, the definition of semidirect sum is complicated and improper. it truly is really no longer worthy that one of many algebras is a perfect within the different, it suffices that one in all them acts by means of derivations at the different. The definition given within the publication is incompatible with instance thirteen at the similar web page. one other complicated aspect is subsection 1.13. the following via derivations the writer skill the derived sequence of an algebra, choosing if it is solvable or no longer. Derivations are linear maps enjoyable the Leibniz rule, and are thoroughly self sustaining at the solvable personality. The notation is particularly complicated, because the derived subalgebra (commutator perfect) is denoted within the related demeanour because the Lie algebra of derivations (which is absolutely a linear Lie algebra). Inspite of those minor info, the publication will surely be of serious use for college students or experts that are looking to refresh their wisdom on Lie algebras utilized to physics. The record of references is sort of entire and offers a deeper perception into the issues the place those constructions seem. despite the fact that, there also are a few magnificent absences within the references, similar to the books of J. F. Cornwell or H. Lipkin, in my view classicals on staff concept in physics. one of the unique articles, I leave out for instance the appropriate overview article by way of R. Slansky [Phys. Rep. seventy nine (1981), 1-128], even though it is apparent that giving a whole reference record is very unlikely. Resuming, the publication by means of Iachello constitutes an outstanding reference for these attracted to the sensible program and strategies of Lie algebras to physics, and that try and steer clear of the customarily embarrassing theoretical works. it's going to even be pointed out that a lot of the fabric is split into thousands of unique articles, and consequently a unified presentation might be of significant use for the actual group.
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