Nursing Student Retention

Author: Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826134467
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In the current nursing shortage, student retention is a priority concern for nurse educators, health care institutions, and the patients they serve. This book presents an organizing framework for understanding student retention, identifying at-risk students, and developing both diagnostic-prescriptive strategies to facilitate success and innovations in teaching and educational research. The author's conceptual model for student retention, "Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success," is interwoven throughout, along with essential information for developing, implementing, and evaluating retention strategies. An entire chapter is devoted to how to set up a Student Resource Center. Most chapters conclude with "Educator-in-Action" vignettes, which help illustrate practical application of strategies discussed. Nurse educators at all levels will find this an important resource.

Napoleon Hill S Keys To Success

Author: Napoleon Hill
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440673702
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Napoleon Hill summed up his philosophy of success in Think and Grow Rich!, one of the bestselling inspirational business books ever. A recent USA Today survey of business leaders named it one of the five most influential books in its field, more than 40 years after it was first published. Now, in Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success, his broadly outlined principles are expanded in detail for the first time, with concrete advice on their use and implementation. Compiled from Hill's teaching materials, lectures, and articles, Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success provides mental exercises, self-analysis techniques, powerful encouragement, and straightforward advice to anyone seeking personal and financial improvement. In addition to Hill's many personal true-life examples of the principles in action, there are also contemporary illustrations featuring dynamos like Bill Gates, Peter Lynch, and Donna Karan. No other Napoleon Hill book has addressed these 17 principles so completely and in such precise detail. For the millions of loyal Napoleon Hill fans and for those who discover him each year, Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success promises to be a valuable and important guide on the road to riches.

A Psychological Typology Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Author: John B. Miner
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781567201154
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A report on significant research that settles the question: Can psychological factors effectively predict entrepreneurial performance? (They can--but that is only half the answer.)

The Other Hong Kong Report 1997

Author: Joseph Y. S. Cheng
Editor: Chinese University Press
ISBN: 9789622017788
Size: 20,80 MB
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The State Of Food And Agriculture 1997

Author: FAO
Editor: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9789251040058
Size: 11,32 MB
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The special chapter, The Agroprocessing industry and economic development: "examines the role of the agroprocessing industry in economic development, the changes in conditions for agro-industrial development worldwide and the implications of such changes for developing countries"--Page 4 of cover.

Department Of The Interior And Related Agencies Appropriations For 1997

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Department of the Interior and Related Agencies
Editor:
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Challenges Of A Changing Earth

Author: Will Steffen
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540433088
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This volume is based on plenary presentations from Challenges of a Changing Earth, a Global Change Open Science Conference held in Amsterdam, The Neth- lands, in July 2001. The meeting brought together about 1400 scientists from 105 co- tries around the world to describe, discuss and debate the latest scientific - derstanding of natural and human-driven changes to our planet. It examined the effects of these changes on our societies and our lives, and explored what the future might hold. The presentations drew upon global change science from an exceptionally wide range of disciplines and approaches. Issues of societal importance – the food system, air quality, the carbon cycle, and water resources – were highlighted from both policy and science perspectives. Many of the talks presented the exciting scientific advances of the past decade of international research on global change. Several challenged the scientific community in the future. What are the visionary and creative new approaches needed for studying a complex planetary system in which human activities are in- mately interwoven with natural processes? This volume aims to capture the timeliness and excitement of the science p- sented in Amsterdam. The plenary speakers were given a daunting task: to reproduce their presentations in a way that delivers their scientific messages accurately and in sufficient detail but at the same time reaches a very broad audience well beyond their own disciplines. Furthermore, they were required to do this in just a few pages.

More Than Money

Author: Patrick H. McNamara
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 156699585X
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More than Money is a wondrous journey to 11 congregations across the United States that have been transformed by living out stewardship that is more than fundraising. Important factors emerge from the lively descriptions and records of dialogue between McNamara and the pastors and lay leaders he visited: The pastor's leadership is a linchpin of stewardship endeavor; they are willing to talk directly with their members about money. The churches take seriously a biblical and theological vision of their mission and are willing to be counter cultural in reaching toward that vision. In these churches, membership is viewed as carrying a high level of meaning and responsibility.

Ariel

Author: Leslie R Morris
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317951999
Size: 12,45 MB
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Supplement traditional interlibrary loan programs with this speedy document delivery system! Since its introduction in 1991, the Ariel system has transformed the interlibrary loan of documents. Compared to standard interlibrary loan, Ariel is often simpler, faster, and cheaper, and it allows many users at a time to have access to requested documents. Though Ariel has enjoyed a rapidly increasing user base, Ariel: Internet Transmission Software for Document Delivery is the first book dedicated to Ariel and the experiences of libraries using it. Ariel: Internet Transmission Software for Document Delivery provides practical details on this innovative technology, including clear discussions of how the system works. The software manages the process of scanning requested documents, transmitting them between libraries and document suppliers over high-speed Internet connections, and logging their receipt. Ariel discusses the pros and cons of various delivery options, including Web-based delivery, email, and delivery of laser-printed hard copy by hand, mail, or courier service. This comprehensive volume covers all aspects of adopting and using Ariel, including: training library staff and overcoming their resistance patron needs and response choosing scanners and other equipment setting up consortia to share Ariel files copyright issues international use of Ariel enhancing the system to suit your needs Like its Shakespearean namesake, the Ariel system darts through the air to rapidly fetch what someone needs. Ariel: Internet Transmission Software for Document Delivery gives you the solid data you need to get the most out of Ariel.

Bank Mergers And Acquisitions In The United States 1990 1997

Author: Ashford Maharaj
Editor: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781581122275
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This study focused on factors that have positively influenced the model of economic success for commercial and thrift megabanks involved in merger and acquisition activities for the period 1990 - 1997, a period characterized by an unprecedented flurry of merger and acquisition activities among megabanks in the United States. This study identified and measured key independent variables for identifiable mergers and acquisitions among megabanks and tested the extent to which, such independent variables influenced abnormal returns for underlying equities traded in capital markets. This study also tested the hypothesis that megabanks are attracting significantly higher acquisition premiums than the relatively smaller banks. The data collected and the conclusions drawn were based on the logic of a hypothetico-deductive paradigm, which essentially utilized the techniques of the standard event study methodology, and included parameters of the conventional Capital Asset Pricing Model. This study was based on a scientifically determined sample of over 200 banks in the small bank category and between 68 and 86 banks grouped under the megabank category. The findings revealed that megebank acquirers realized negative abnormal returns and that megabank acquirees did not realize economic value significantly greater than acquirers for those banks that integrated on a merger-of-equals basis. The findings also showed that megabanks seemed more willing to pay higher premiums for the right to integrate with other megabanks vis-a-vis the right to integrate with small banks.