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Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead
Tom Coens, Mary Jenkins

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2002

This is the first book to offer specific suggestions on how to replace performance appraisals with a more effective system that emphasizes teamwork and empowerment. Feedback, compensation, coaching, promotion, and legal documentation are all covered, as well as a variety of new alternatives that produce better results for both managers and employees.
  
  











  



  
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf
John Muir

Mariner Books, 1998

Here is the adventure that started John Muir on a lifetime of discovery. Taken from his earliest journals, this book records Muir's walk in 1867 from Indiana across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to the Gulf Coast. In his distinct and wonderful style, Muir shows us the wilderness, as well as the towns and people, of the South immediately after the Civil War.
  
  











  



  
The Superhero Reader

University Press of Mississippi, 2013

Despite their commercial appeal and cross-media reach, superheroes are only recently starting to attract sustained scholarly attention. This groundbreaking collection brings together essays and book excerpts by major writers on comics and popular culture. While superhero comics are a distinct and sometimes disdained branch of comics creation, they are integral to the development of the North American comic book and the history of the medium. For ...
  
  











  



  
Surveillance Tradecraft: The Professional's Guide to Surveillance Training
Peter Jenkins

Intel Publications, 2010

This new surveillance training book has been compiled as the ultimate guide and reference book for the surveillance operative. There is no other comparable book available in the world today in relation to covert surveillance training. This book will guide you through the process of carrying out covert surveillance whether you are on foot or by car, traveling by public transport or in a static rural or urban location. The book also teaches the ...
  
  











  



  
A Walk Across America
Peter Jenkins

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2001

Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of his faith in himself and his country. "I started out searching for myself and my country," Peter Jenkins writes, "and found both." In this timeless classic, Jenkins describes how disillusionment with society in the 1970s drove him out onto the road on a walk across America. ...
  
  











  



  
The IBM Style Guide: Conventions for Writers and Editors (IBM Press)
Francis DeRespinis, Peter Hayward, ...

IBM Press, 2011

The IBM Style Guide distills IBM wisdom for developing superior content: information that is consistent, clear, concise, and easy to translate. The IBM Style Guide can help any organization improve and standardize content across authors, delivery mechanisms, and geographic locations. This expert guide contains practical guidance on topic-based writing, writing content for different media types, and writing for global audiences. ...
  
  











  



  
The Walk West: A Walk Across America 2
Peter Jenkins, Barbara Jenkins

William Morrow & Co, 1981

Beginning in New Orleans, Peter Jenkins continues his walk across America--with his bride Barbara. Lavishly illustrated with 48 pages of full-color and black-and-white photos, here is the story of the journey that captured a nation's heart, now available for the first time in trade paperback.
  
  











  



  
The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014

Continuing a three-decade tradition, The State of the Parties 7 th edition brings together leading experts to evaluate change and continuity in American electoral politics. Political parties in America have never been more contentious and divided than they are right now. Even splits within the parties themselves have the power to elevate relatively unknown candidates to power and topple established incumbents. With sections devoted to ...
  
  











  



  
Looking for Alaska
Peter Jenkins

St. Martin's Griffin, 2002

More than twenty years ago, a disillusioned college graduate named Peter Jenkins set out with his dog Cooper to look for himself and his nation. His memoir of what he found, A Walk Across America , captured the hearts of millions of Americans. Now, Peter is a bit older, married with a family, and his journeys are different than they were. Perhaps he is looking for adventure, perhaps inspiration, perhaps new communities, perhaps unspoiled ...
  
  











  



  
The Peter Matthiessen Reader
Peter Matthiessen

Vintage, 2000

"Our greatest modern nature writer in the lyrical tradition." -- The New York Times Book Review "Matthiessen is a great travel companion. . . . His knowledge of plants, animals and people is breathtaking." -- The Boston Globe Perhaps no writer has better articulated our relationship to the environment than Peter Matthiessen. From Wildlife in America to Men's Lives , his work has captured the wonder of the natural world--and the horrors of ...
  
  











  



  
Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism (Values and Capitalism)
Peter Wehner, Arthur C. Brooks

Aei Press, 2010

Popular opinion would have us believe that America's free market system is driven by greed and materialism, resulting in gross inequalities of wealth, destruction of the environment, and other social ills. Even proponents of capitalism often refer to the free market as simply a 'lesser evil' whose faults are preferable to those of social democracy or communism. But what if the conventional understanding of capitalism as corrupt and unprincipled ...
  
  











  



  
Pond Water Zoo: An Introduction to Microscopic Life
Peter Loewer, Jean Jenkins

Atheneum, 1996

A whole new world appears when you view a drop of water through a small hand lens. The authors, in text and detailed illustrations, take the reader to that world, where diatoms live in beatifully etched glasslike shells. From one celled protozoa to other tiny animals that have developed bodies with hundreds of specialized cells, this is the perfect book for the budding scientist.
  
  











  



  
Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law (Professional Skills for Counsellors Series)
Peter Jenkins

SAGE Publications Ltd, 2007

Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law is the long-awaited Second Edition of Peter Jenkins' comprehensive introduction to legal issues in relation to counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. This text has been fully updated to include coverage of the key developments in the law that have had major impact on therapists' practice with regard to data protection and the management of confidentiality. The book breaks new ground by exploring in ...
  
  











  



  
Smokejumpers, '49: Brothers in the Sky
Starr Jenkins

Merritt Starr Books, 1995

Brand New. Still in plastic wrap. Ships fast from WA.
  
  











  



  
Talking with Leaders of the Past
Peter Watson Jenkins, Toni Ann Winninger

Celestial Voices, Inc., 2008

This is a challenging book filled with many surprises. The authors contact a group of master spirits on the Other Side, and through them interview 15 leaders, all born before 1900, who made their mark on the world. Each leader discusses issues from his or her famous past life. They all express their current thoughts and feelings with many marked changes of opinion. The leaders interviewed are: Pope John XXIII, Florence Nightingale, Albert ...
  
  











  



  
Along the Edge of America
Peter Jenkins

Mariner Books, 1997

The best-selling author and walker Peter Jenkins, landlubber par excellence, now takes to the waves and explores, as only he can, a part of America rich in history, mystery, and lore: from the Florida Keys to the Mexican border, by way of the Everglades, the treacherous "jungle woods," genteel southern homesteads, the Cajun marshlands, and Texas's coastal cattle country. It's a riveting encounter with hardy, resourceful, colorful - and ...
  
  











  



  
Therapy with Children: Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law (Ethics in Practice Series)
Debbie Daniels, Peter Jenkins

SAGE Publications Ltd, 2010

Therapy with Children is a vital resource for any practitioner navigating the legal minefield of working with children and young people. Prioritizing the needs of the child as the client, the authors explore the legal and professional dimensions of working therapeutically with children. This long-awaited Second Edition responds to significant shifts in policy and the revised text additionally addresses: - the importance of ...
  
  











  



  
The Walk West: A Walk Across America 2
Peter Jenkins, Barbara Jenkins

William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1981

The Walk West: A Walk Across America 2
  
  











  



  
Bruce Conner: 2000 BC-Part 2

Walker Art Center, 1999

Bruce Conner (1933-2008) first came to prominence in the late 1950s as a leader of the assemblage movement in California. Conner had close ties with poets of the San Francisco Renaissance (particularly Michael McClure) as well as with artists such as Wallace Berman, George Herms, Jess and Jay DeFeo. Conner's use of nylon stockings in his assemblages quickly won him notoriety, and saw his work included in Peter Selz's classic 1961 Art of ...
  
  











  



  
The Peter Matthiessen Reader
Peter Matthiessen

Vintage, 2000

"Our greatest modern nature writer in the lyrical tradition." -- The New York Times Book Review "Matthiessen is a great travel companion. . . . His knowledge of plants, animals and people is breathtaking." -- The Boston Globe Perhaps no writer has better articulated our relationship to the environment than Peter Matthiessen. From Wildlife in America to Men's Lives , his work has captured the wonder of the natural world--and the horrors of ...
  
  











  








   



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