books about: tactics
Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus
Drama Publishers/Quite Specific Media
ACTIONS: The Actors' Thesaurus is a vital companion for actors in rehearsal—a thesaurus of action words to revitalize performance. Actors need actions. Actors cannot ‘act’ adjectives, they need verbs. Verbs are an aim to achieve, an action to perform. ‘Actions’ are active verbs. ‘I tempt you.’ ‘You taunt me.’ In order to perform an action truthfully--and therefore convincingly-- an actor needs to find exactly the right ...
Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics, 4th Edition (Fire Engineering)
Fire Engineering Books & Videos
With this fourth edition, Chief John Norman once again brings invaluable wisdom from his four-decade-long career to firefighters aspiring to the officer level and those seeking to promote safety and effectiveness in their organization and the communities they serve by improving their own skills. In his highly readable style, Chief Norman imparts his wisdom and experience by offering advice informed by actual outcomes from the fireground and ...
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America’s cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the ...
Fire Officer: Principles And Practice
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Your Complete Fire Officer I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution! The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the ...
Retreat Security and Small Unit Tactics
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Detroit high-priority 911 calls average 58 minutes for a response. How much longer will it be until budget cuts, natural disaster or a total collapse make you responsible for your own security? Retreat Security and Small Unit Tactics, by David Kobler and Mark Goodwin will teach you how to organize your team or neighborhood into a force to be reckoned with. You’ll get tips to harden your home and protect your family, life and property, both now ...
I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist
Norman L. Geisler
To some, the concept of having faith in a higher power or a set of religious beliefs is nonsensical. Indeed, many view religion in general, and Christianity in particular, as unfounded and unreasonable. Norman Geisler and Frank Turek argue, however, that Christianity is not only more reasonable than all other belief systems, but is indeed more rational than unbelief itself. With conviction and clear thinking, Geisler and Turek guide readers ...
Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals
Saul D. Alinsky
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to ...
Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People 2nd Edition
G. Richard Shell
As director of the renowned Wharton Executive Negotiation Workshop, Professor G. Richard Shell has taught thousands of business leaders, administrators, and other professionals how to survive and thrive in the sometimes rough-and-tumble world of negotiation. His systematic, step-by-step approach comes to life in this book, which is available in over ten foreign editions and combines lively storytelling, proven tactics, and reliable insights ...
Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills
Andrew J. DuBrin
The seventh edition of LEADERSHIP helps you understand leadership principles and hone your own leadership skills through a thoughtful balance of essential theory and real-world applications. The text provides a strong practical foundation by introducing leaders you can relate to and reinforcing your knowledge with frequent skill-building activities. Key updates include new opening vignettes and end-of-chapter cases, numerous additional ...
Public Relations: Strategies and Tactics (10th Edition)
Dennis L. Wilcox
Glen T. Cameron
Updated in a 10 th edition, Public Relations: Strategies and Tactics, Tenth Edition, clearly explains to students the basic concepts, strategies, and tactics of today’s public relations practice. This comprehensive text is grounded in scholarship and includes references to landmark studies and time-honored public relations techniques. The tenth edition emphasizes the application of the Internet and social media for programs and ...
Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions
In a world increasingly indifferent to Christian truth, followers of Christ need to be equipped to communicate with those who do not speak their language or accept their source of authority. Gregory Koukl demonstrates how to get in the driver’s seat, keeping any conversation moving with thoughtful, artful diplomacy. You’ll learn how to maneuver comfortably and graciously through the minefields, stop challengers in their tracks, turn the ...
The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World
Ronald A. Heifetz
Harvard Business Press
When change requires you to challenge people's familiar reality, it can be difficult, dangerous work. Whatever the context--whether in the private or the public sector--many will feel threatened as you push though major changes. But as a leader, you need to find a way to make it work. Ron Heifetz first defined this problem with his distinctive theory of adaptive leadership in Leadership Without Easy Answers . In a second book, Leadership on ...
The Book of Five Rings
When the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wrote The Book of Five Rings , a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and incisive texts on strategic thinking ever to come from Asia. Musashi gives timeless advice on defeating an adversary, throwing an opponent off-guard, creating confusion, and other techniques ...
Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age
Princeton University Press
The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an ...
Barron's GRE, 20th Edition
Sharon Weiner Green M.A.
Ira K. Wolf Ph.D.
Barron's Educational Series
This newly revised and updated manual gives you a test overview plus test-taking advice and a timetable for a typical computer-based GRE test. Added features include-- A diagnostic test with an answer key and answer explanations A verbal reasoning review with practice questions in sentence completion and reading comprehension An analytical writing review with scoring guidelines and practice exercises A quantitative reasoning review ...
Introduction to Fire Protection
Robert W. Klinoff
Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource emphasizes the vital skills needed by successful firefighters. It includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident ...
Fundamentals Of Fire Fighter Skills
Jones & Bartlett Learning
The Complete Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. With superior teaching and learning tools, the first and second editions of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills set a ...
Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, Fifth Edition (Emanuel Bar Review)
Steven L. Emanuel
A popular and long-standing resource for individuals studying for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), Strategies & Tactics for the MBE has been thoroughly revised and updated to include new questions and reflect recent changes made by the NCBE to the Multistate Bar Exam. This text is highlighted by more than 550 questions, complete with thorough explanations of right and wrong answers. Detailed advice on how to handle MBE questions on each subject, ...
How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times
James Wesley Rawles
Read James Wesley, Rawles's posts on the Penguin Blog In the vein of Sam Sheridan's The Disaster Diaries , a comprehensive guide to preparing for the apocalypse! With the recent economic crisis, formerly unimaginable scenarios have become terrifyingly real possibilities- learn how to prepare for the worst Global financial collapse, a terrorist attack, a natural catastrophe-all it takes is one event to disrupt our way ...
The 33 Strategies of War (Joost Elffers Books)
Brilliant distillations of the strategies of war—and the subtle social game of everyday life — by the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power and Mastery Robert Greene’s groundbreaking guides, The 48 Laws of Power , The Art of Seduction , and his latest book, Mastery , espouse profound, timeless lessons from the events of history to help readers vanquish an enemy, ensnare an unsuspecting victim, or become the greatest ...
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