Author: Gladys D. Ganley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Business & Economics
. . .Ganley has marshaled an extrodinary range and volume of information and presents the story with bolth clarity and drama. Unglued Empire offers a gold mine of case-study data for scholars analyzing the interplay of politics and modern communication technology. . . - DEGREESITechnology and Culture There is no doubt that the growing availability of television and its technology, which made it possible to report scenes instantly, did have an impact on the collapse of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev decided that his country needed a dose of openness or Glasnost to modernize society and make the people more supportive of his efforts. In the end, more information about the outside world as well as the inside world helped to bring down the communist party and the Soviet government. This book documents this process, showing how the media's ready availability became such a divisive force in the Soviet Union. Instead of creating a more structured, rigid regime, it did just the opposite. The Soviet Union may well have collapsed of its own weight sooner or later, but there is no doubt that the media, technology and communications accelerated the process, a form of uskoreniie that Gorbachev never intended. Many of the events described in this study have application to other researchers and government officials. The study makes it possible to understand some of the new challenges that regimes wary of criticism will have to face in the future.
The second book in the Sisters, Ink series focuses on Kendra, whose flamboyant lifestyle makes great pictures for scrapping and a great cover for the loneliness she feels. But as Kendra's dating antics spiral out of control, they have an affect on Sisters, Ink and her journalism career.
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2012-12-18
This companion devotional to the bestselling book Unglued provides encouragement to help readers handle emotional struggles. Including a daily opening Scripture, Thought for the Day, devotion, and closing prayer, this book helps readers begin a 60-day journey in learning to positively process raw emotions, such as fear, anger, and regret.
In this six-session small group Bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately), Lysa Terkeurst teaches participants how to process emotions and resolve conflicts in ways that lead to a much more peaceful life. Lysa TerKeurst admits that she, like most women, has experiences where others bump into her “happy” causing her to come emotionally unglued. What do we often do with our raw emotions? We stuff, we explode, or react somewhere in between. Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us? Her answer is yes, and in her usual inspiring and practical way, Lysa shows you how. Filled with gut-honest personal examples and Biblical teaching, Unglued will equip you to know with confidence how to: Resolve conflict in your important relationships Find peace in your most difficult relationships as you learn to be honest but kind when offended Identify what type of reactor you are and how to significantly improve your communication Respond with no regrets by managing your tendencies to stuff, explode or react somewhere in between And how to gain a deep sense of calm by responding to situations out of your control without acting out of control Sessions include: Grace for the Unglued Freedom for the Unglued Four Kinds of Unglued A Procedure Manual for the Unglued Lingering Words for the Unglued Imperfect Progress for the Unglued Designed for use with the Unglued Video Study (sold separately).
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2012-08-07
God gave us emotions to experience life, not destroy it! Lysa TerKeurst admits that she, like most women, has had experiences where others bump into her happy and she comes emotionally unglued. We stuff, we explode, or we react somewhere in between. What do we do with these raw emotions? Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us? Yes, and in her usual inspiring and practical way, Lysa will show you how. Filled with gut-honest personal examples and biblical teaching, Unglued will equip you to: Know with confidence how to resolve conflict in your important relationships. Find peace in your most difficult relationships as you learn to be honest but kind when offended. Identify what type of reactor you are and how to significantly improve your communication. Respond with no regrets by managing your tendencies to stuff, explode, or react somewhere in between. Gain a deep sense of calm by responding to situations out of your control without acting out of control.
Forgiving is hard and wonderful. Unglued is a book that helps you peel through the layers of pain so you can forgive and live in freedom. It is a small, but powerful, read that you will visit again and again. Unglued will be the book you don’t want to loan out.
Author: Jeffrey A. Raffel
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Political Science
A truly international examination of public sector leadership, this book explores the ways leaders of developed nations are addressing current challenges. The overriding question explored by the authors is how public leadership across the globe addresses new challenges (such as security, financial, demographic), new expectations of leaders, and what public sector leadership means in the new era. The book allows the reader to view a large number of situations across the globe to better understand the relation between context and leadership. It integrates the two fields of leadership and public administration, providing a wide-ranging and complementary empirical context to the topic. Transcending state-centered perspectives, the authors include new developments in governance and public private sector collaboration while retaining a focus on the public values involved. The chapters address public sector leadership issues in a wide array of nations, integrating international perspectives with a globally diverse authorship. Several chapters address issues of collaboration across sectors, changing roles in the New Public Management paradigm, and corresponding new visions of leadership. Several of the chapters are explicitly comparative, including a study of mental health leadership training topics in eight nations, central banking in Europe, and efficiency studies in Britain, Denmark, and Norway. The chapters can be used as thought-provoking case studies as part of a supplemental text, and are accompanied by substantial bibliographies. Scholars, students, and practitioners in leadership, public policy and administration, and organization studies will find this volume a useful reference.
Author: Russell T. Hurlburt
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1993-06-30
Delineates the development of the author's descriptive sampling method across numerous case studies of depressed, anxious, bulimic, and borderline personalities. This work demonstrates that an 'introspective' technique can provide descriptions of patients, as well as make distinctions between diagnostic groups.
Find out how people have learned to cope with their troubles and have become stronger by the very act of overcoming obstacles and surviving catastrophes. These are their stories, written by the people who lived them, their families, or those who helped them save the day.
Author: Jeffrey A. Kottler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-07-17
An invitation to observe and achieve transformative breakthroughs in the therapeutic experience Creative Breakthroughs in Therapy: Tales of Transformation and Astonishment brings together nineteen of the world's most prominent and creative therapists and researchers, taking professionals inside each contributor's creative innovations in theory and technique. Designed for all therapists who wish to communicate their therapeutic messages creatively and effectively, authors Jeffrey Kottler and Jon Carlson invite you to be inspired from the observations of your peers and consider how these approaches might be applied to your own work. Drawn from real-life cases, contributors share stories of their most creative breakthroughs, demonstrating out-of-the-box thinking that freed them to create alternative ways of meeting their clients? needs. Creative Breakthroughs in Therapy: Tales of Transformation and Astonishment will motivate you to experiment as an agent of change, exploring new, creative ways to make a difference in people's lives, with wisdom from some of the world?s foremost authorities including: Stephen Lankton, Bradford Keeney, Sam Gladding, Steve Madigan, Michael Yapko, Scott Miller, Jeff Zeig, Judy Jordan, Robert Neimeyer, Laura Brown, Bill O'Hanlon, Cloe Madanes, Len Sperry, Fred Bemak, Nancy McWilliams, Nick Cummings and Alfonso Montuori The stories in this book represent seminal cases in which eminent practitioners in therapy and related fields express their own unique voices as clinicians. The book focuses on what led each clinician to a creative breakthrough and identifies the common variables—across all the stories—that might promote innovation in the future. Their experiences will inspire every therapist to discover their own creative path.
Author: Richard Johnston
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Release Date: 2005-04-01
(Guitar Reference). Foreword by C.F. Martin IV. This comprehensive guide explains how to buy and maintain the guitar that matches your needs. From its beginning in European classical music, through American innovations like blues, jazz, country, and all the way to rock, pop and folk, the acoustic guitar's versatility is remarkable. This book covers all types of models with an emphasis placed on steel-string flattops, archtops and classical guitars. Topics covered include: How to tell the difference between a good sounding and bad sounding instrument; How much of the sound is determined by the wood; How to amplify and maintain its natural sound; How much money to spend in order to get an instrument that matches your level of playing; A color section illustrates historically significant instruments.
Life After Calamity is a book about my life as a minister. The book will take you through the pain and suffering that sin and disobedience brought into my life. I lived without a relationship with God for eighteen years. The book will show how God took a man like me and gave me another chance to live a meaningful and purpose-filled life through the resurrection power of the Lord Jesus Christ.
This is my first poetry book and I want to share it with the world, which for me is about having something I created, not making money or being famous, just having something I can be proud of. I have used writing as a way to express myself from going through hardships, boredom and just being inspired. I don't have a certain style or pattern. My work is random and some of it very personal. I don't expect the next person to understand fully but it's just nice to put something out there, even if only one person gets something good out of it. I plan to always write and hope to publish a couple more books. I appreciate all kinds of people and the gifts they bring into the world. I think mine is words, and it's like an emotion, sometimes you just have to let it out. I want to show myself more and this book is helping me do it.