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Infographica - The World as You Have Never Seen it Before (Paperback): Martin Toseland, Simon Toseland Infographica - The World as You Have Never Seen it Before (Paperback)
Martin Toseland, Simon Toseland 1
R240 R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Save R37 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Ever wanted to see the world in a new way? Infographica collects intriguing data from across our planet - including facial hair styles of famous dictators, the countries with the most McDonald's restaurants and the world's most expensive divorces - and presents it in stylish, memorable and original infographics. Quirky, irreverent and visually appealing, this book is a must for everyone wishing to keep informed, and be inspired, by innovative graphic design.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 (Hardcover): Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 (Hardcover)
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R360 R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Save R78 (22%) In stock

Ripley's is back with another compendium of mind-boggling facts that will delight anyone drawn to the weirder side of life on Earth. Read about the scariest, grossest and funniest stories from around the world, including: EEK! The huge spider that spins webs that are stronger than steel. WOW! The woman who can smash 920 roof tiles every minute - with her bare hands. YUCK! The Japanese crab that grows as much as six metres long. . . . and much, much more. Crammed with incredible photos and fascinating stories, and complete with an out-of-this-world 3D-effect cover, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 is the perfect Christmas gift for kids who are fascinated by the disgusting, the scary and the peculiar.

200 Amazing Places - And How to Do Them (Paperback): Sunday Times Travel Magazine 200 Amazing Places - And How to Do Them (Paperback)
Sunday Times Travel Magazine 1
R393 R273 Discovery Miles 2 730 Save R120 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The most incredible destinations, the most gorgeous photography, the most insightful advice: this is the book every traveller needs. From mythic mountain peaks to paradise private islands, the editors of The Sunday Times Travel Magazine have selected their 200 most amazing places on the planet - along with the inside-track info that will get you there too. Highlights include * Bazaruto, Mozambique - the secret islands more beautiful than the Maldives * Empire State Building, New York - and why you need to stay up to see it at 2am * Rio Carnival - don't just watch; you can samba your way in too! * Taj Mahal, India - when to see the world wonder with just 49 other people * Whitsunday Islands, Australia - which season you're guaranteed to see humpback whales * and many more

2020 Collins Map of Britain (Sheet map, folded, New edition): Collins Maps 2020 Collins Map of Britain (Sheet map, folded, New edition)
Collins Maps
R125 R91 Discovery Miles 910 Save R34 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Full colour double-sided map of Great Britain at 8.7 miles to 1 inch (1:550,000), with clear, detailed road network and administrative areas shown in colour. With its political colouring of counties and unitary authorities it is ideal for business users but it is also perfect for tourists as a route planning map. Main Features * Fully updated * Counties and local council areas shown in colour * Clear, detailed road network * Town and city names, rivers, railway lines and canals clearly shown * 16 city/town centre street plans * Index to place names * Mileage chart * Car ferry routes * Key in English, French and German Area of Coverage Double-sided road map covering the whole of Britain, Scotland and the Isle of Man are on one side with Southern England and Wales on the other.

Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East (Paperback): Pawan S. Budhwar, Kamel Mellahi Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East (Paperback)
Pawan S. Budhwar, Kamel Mellahi
R899 Discovery Miles 8 990 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East provides evidence-based information regarding the dynamics of human resource management (HRM) in this important region. The book is organised into three parts: contextual and functional issues such as societal and cultural perspectives, performance management and talent management; country specific HRM covering the Gulf Cooperation Council, Levant and North African nations; and emerging themes such as HR issues related to domestic workers, labour localisation, expatriate management, corporate social responsibility, wasta, and foreign and public sector firms. This systematic analysis highlights the main forces determining HRM systems in the region. Its 23 chapters move from a general overview of HRM in the Middle East to a research-based presentation and discussion on the current status, role and strategic importance of the HR function in a wide-range of settings, before highlighting emerging themes in HRM models and discussing future challenges for research, policy and practice. The Handbook of Human Resource Management is invaluable reading for academics and students alike, especially those interested in international and comparative human resource management. Practitioners with interest in the Middle East will appreciate its up-to-date analysis and contextualisation of HRM issues.

Old Moore's Almanac (Paperback): Francis Moore Old Moore's Almanac (Paperback)
Francis Moore
R82 R66 Discovery Miles 660 Save R16 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
ACT Prep 2020 - 3 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online (Paperback): Kaplan Test Prep ACT Prep 2020 - 3 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online (Paperback)
Kaplan Test Prep 1
R444 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R145 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Cricketers Whos Who 2019 (Paperback): Benji Moorhead Cricketers Whos Who 2019 (Paperback)
Benji Moorhead; Designed by Joe Provis, Rob Whitehouse 1
R464 R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Save R95 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Keep Calm and Drink Up (Hardcover): Keep Calm and Drink Up (Hardcover)
R140 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

'In victory, you deserve champagne; in defeat, you need it' - Napoleon Bonaparte. Keep Calm and Carry On, a World War Two government poster, struck a chord in recent difficult times when a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy were needed again. But in the long run it's a stiff drink and flowing spirits that keep us all going. Here's a book packed with proverbs and mantras showing the wisdom to be found at the bottom of the glass.

Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2019 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition (Paperback, 33rd Revised edition): MD, FAAEM, FACMT, FACEP,... Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2019 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition (Paperback, 33rd Revised edition)
MD, FAAEM, FACMT, FACEP, Editor in Chief, Richard J. Hamilton
R370 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R70 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Used by prescribers around the world, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and medical transcriptionists, the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2019 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. The Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2019 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition details FDA approved drug dosing, available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, safety in pregnancy and lactation, relative drug pricing information, Canadian trade names, and an herbal & alternative therapies section. Multiple tables supplement the drug content, including opioid equivalency, emergency drug infusions, cardiac dysrhythmia protocols, pediatric drug dosing, and much more. New to the 2019 Edition: * Updated with new drug information * FDA guideline updates * Removal of discontinued drugs and outdated dosing information As always, each edition of the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia is meticulously peer-reviewed by experts and is now available in multiple print, mobile, and digital formats. This resource is also available in a Deluxe Lab-Coat version.

Good Berry Bad Berry - Who's Edible, Who's Toxic, and How to Tell the Difference (Hardcover): Helen Yoest Good Berry Bad Berry - Who's Edible, Who's Toxic, and How to Tell the Difference (Hardcover)
Helen Yoest
R347 R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
500 Advanced Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards (Cards, Second Edition): - Manhattan Prep 500 Advanced Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards (Cards, Second Edition)
- Manhattan Prep
R334 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R104 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Manhattan Prep and its top-notch GRE instructors release the most comprehensive set of GRE flash cards on the market. "500 Advanced Words" is the second in a 2-volume set of flash cards.
Manhattan Prep's GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards go above and beyond other GRE flash cards on the market. Designed help the student develop a lasting understanding of the word in a GRE-relevant context, the backs of all cards contain a word "network" with definitions, usage, synonyms, and more
500 Advanced Words is the second in a 2-volume set of GRE flash cards - start with essential words and graduate to advanced vocabulary. Together, the sets comprise the most comprehensive vocabulary study tool on the market.

Your Personal Horoscope 2020 (Paperback): Joseph Polansky Your Personal Horoscope 2020 (Paperback)
Joseph Polansky 1
R214 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R63 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Your complete one-volume guide to the year 2020. This fantastic and in-depth book includes month-by-month forecasts for every sign and all you need to know to find out what is in store for you in the year ahead. The only one-volume horoscope you'll ever need. Your essential guide to love, life and career success in 2020. This popular, complete one-volume guide contains all you need to know about your personal horoscope for the year 2020. Be prepared for the forthcoming year with monthly predictions for your own sign and discover how to maximise your opportunities and potential to make the most of 2020. This bestselling astrological guide contains: * A personality profile for each sign * A forecast for the year ahead - what you can expect in terms of wealth, home, health, social and love life * A month-by-month forecast of your best days and worst days - the ideal days to attract love, money or success, and when it's better to just stay in bed! Joseph Polansky is a leading US astrologer who has been practising astrology for over 20 years.

Wildflowers of New York in Color (Paperback, 1st ed): William K Chapman Wildflowers of New York in Color (Paperback, 1st ed)
William K Chapman
R453 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R93 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Wildflowers of New York in Color is a field guide that will give nature enthusiasts instant access to the diverse and beautiful flora of the state. It contains over 350 photographs and concise descriptions, written in easy-to-follow, non-technical language. The color illustrations have been selected for their scientific accuracy as well as their aesthetic quality. This field guide is keyed in a manner that easily leads the reader to major groups based on flower color and other physical characteristics. Wildflowers of New York in Color contains descriptions of both commonly encountered and rarer, protected species. Included are color illustrations and descriptions of species not seen in other field guides. Nomenclature has been updated to reflect current usage.

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2017 (Hardcover): Unido International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2017 (Hardcover)
Unido
R5,215 Discovery Miles 52 150 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A unique and comprehensive source of information, this book is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector. The Yearbook is designed to facilitate international comparisons relating to manufacturing activity and industrial development and performance. It provides data which can be used to analyse patterns of growth and related long term trends, structural change and industrial performance in individual industries. Statistics on employment patterns, wages, consumption and gross output and other key indicators are also presented.

Gun Digest 2018 (Paperback, 72nd Edition): Jerry Lee Gun Digest 2018 (Paperback, 72nd Edition)
Jerry Lee
R751 R538 Discovery Miles 5 380 Save R213 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Dalai Lama: His Essential Wisdom (Hardcover): Carol Kelly-Gangi Dalai Lama: His Essential Wisdom (Hardcover)
Carol Kelly-Gangi
R231 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R87 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Penguin Classics Book (Hardcover): Henry Eliot The Penguin Classics Book (Hardcover)
Henry Eliot 1
R570 R432 Discovery Miles 4 320 Save R138 (24%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

**Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year** The Penguin Classics Book is a reader's companion to the largest library of classic literature in the world. Spanning 4,000 years from the legends of Ancient Mesopotamia to the poetry of the First World War, with Greek tragedies, Icelandic sagas, Japanese epics and much more in between, it encompasses 500 authors and 1,200 books, bringing these to life with lively descriptions, literary connections and beautiful cover designs.

Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management - Adaptation and Context (Paperback): Anders Ortenblad Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management - Adaptation and Context (Paperback)
Anders Ortenblad
R895 Discovery Miles 8 950 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This innovative Handbook widens our understanding of knowledge management, a field that has risen to prominence in recent decades. It collects contemporary insights from more than 30 contributors into the rich tapestry of knowledge management practices across a broad landscape of cultures and socio-political contexts. The contributors offer authoritative analyses to inform practical applications of knowledge management, along with provoking reinterpretations of its developmental potential to guide future innovation and research in this field. The starting point for discussion centers around establishing a common definition for knowledge management, a concept that has remained nebulous since its inception. Expert contributions examine the relevance of this common definition within various contexts, such as Buddhist organizations, law firms, the army and indigenous organizations. The contributors explore how knowledge management could be effectively applied in these very diverse contexts. Some contributors analyze the universality of Ikujiro Nonaka's concept of knowledge management. Other contributors suggest alternative definitions of knowledge management. While previous literature has primarily focused on how knowledge management is practiced currently, this handbook sets out alternative visions and conceptualizations of knowledge management in diverse settings and is, thus, focused on how knowledge management ideally should be practiced in various contexts. This Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management will appeal as a point of reference for academics and students of business and management, business administration, sociology and organizational behavior. Practitioners, managers and business-owners alike will also find this an invaluable resource.

The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car - Everything You Wanted to Know About Cars and Some Things You Probably Didn'T (Hardcover): The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car - Everything You Wanted to Know About Cars and Some Things You Probably Didn'T (Hardcover)
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R538 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R188 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Did you know there are over 47,000 facts in the world?* And the good news is, many of them are in this book. That's right, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the only reference guide you need for cars, driving and all related matters, especially if you're not too fussed about those facts being accurate. In this lavishly tooled book you will find a rich and satisfying collection of motor-related informations from the origins of Porsche and the fate of Lada to the dark history of the Wankel engine and the correct name for those weird little hairs on new tyres. Throughout the book, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are on hand to share their knowledge and wisdom, and then we've made the pictures bigger to fill in the gaps around it. If you want to impress your friends, and then annoy your friends, and then cause your friends to think "Oh God, now they're telling us about the slightly ironic way in which the founder of MG died" before hurriedly leaving your house, possibly forever, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the book for you. The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car - literally bursting with facts!** * Grand Tour estimate ** Not literally

Handbook of Entrepreneurial Cognition (Paperback): J. Robert Mitchell, Ronald K Mitchell, Brandon Randolph-Seng Handbook of Entrepreneurial Cognition (Paperback)
J. Robert Mitchell, Ronald K Mitchell, Brandon Randolph-Seng
R898 Discovery Miles 8 980 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Entrepreneurial cognition research is at a crossroads, where static views give way to dynamic approaches. This Handbook draws on a variety of perspectives from experts in the field of entrepreneurial cognition to highlight the key elements in a socially-situated view, where cognition is action-oriented, embodied, socially-situated, and distributed. It provides readers with some of the most up-to-date approaches to entrepreneurial cognition research and is designed to be an invaluable and timesaving companion for entrepreneurial cognition researchers. With insights from leading entrepreneurial cognition researchers the Handbook offers a comprehensive literature review of the field. Readers seeking to better understand and participate in some of the most up-to-date approaches to entrepreneurial cognition research will find this Handbook to be especially helpful in their research. Established scholars who are new to the research area will also be interested in this book. University libraries with research-focused business schools will also benefit from this Handbook.

Handbook on Gender and Health (Hardcover): Jasmine Gideon Handbook on Gender and Health (Hardcover)
Jasmine Gideon
R4,606 Discovery Miles 46 060 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This Handbook brings together a groundbreaking collection of chapters that uses a gender lens to explore health, healthcare and health policy in both the Global South and North. Empirical evidence is drawn from a variety of different settings and points to the many ways in which the gendered dimensions of health have become reworked across the globe. This collection includes insightful contributions from 56 leading authorities from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, offering a wealth of knowledge, theoretical reflection, and empirical detail on the essential elements surrounding gender and health. Topics covered include theoretical approaches to understanding gender and health, migration, sexuality, ageing, masculinities, climate change and sexual and reproductive rights. Split into four thematic sections, this book strives to develop a clear road map towards achieving gender justice in health. The Handbook on Gender and Health will be an important resource for researchers, students, as well as instructors of health policy and family and gender studies.

Believe in Yourself - Uplifting Quotes to Help You Shine (Hardcover): H.A.L. Fisher Believe in Yourself - Uplifting Quotes to Help You Shine (Hardcover)
H.A.L. Fisher
R165 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Everyone is different, which means there's no one quite like you! This inspirational little book is bursting with positive quotes and uplifting statements to help you shine as the amazing individual you are.

Official 365 Sports Facts-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 (Calendar): Workman Publishing Official 365 Sports Facts-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 (Calendar)
Workman Publishing 1
R280 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R91 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Pure pleasure for the sports fan--and the perfect gift. It's America's trusted sports facts calendar, packed with the passion, slam dunks, and breakthroughs that gets every sports fan's blood pumping. There are amazing feats: Who scored the second-most points in a game in NBA history behind Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point effort? Kobe Bryant scored 81 points while leading the Lakers to a 122-104 victory over the Raptors. Record breakers: What is the longest winning streak in NHL history? Penguins win 16 consecutive games in 1993. And quotes: Pressure is something you feel only when you don't know what you're doing.--Steelers head coach Chuck Noll. Obsessive and fascinating, 365 Sports Facts-A-Year belongs on the desktop of anyone who opens the sports page first thing in the morning.

Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment (Hardcover): Claire A. Dunlop, Claudio M. Radaelli Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment (Hardcover)
Claire A. Dunlop, Claudio M. Radaelli
R3,740 Discovery Miles 37 400 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Regulatory impact assessment (RIA) is the main instrument used by governments and regulators to appraise the likely effects of their policy proposals. This pioneering Handbook provides a comparative and comprehensive account of this tool, situating it in the relevant theoretical traditions and scrutinizing its use across countries, policy sectors and policy instruments. Comprising six parts, university researchers, international consultants and practitioners working in international organizations examine regulatory impact assessment from many perspectives, which include: * research traditions in the social sciences * implementation, regulatory indicators and effects * tools and dimensions such as courts and gender * sectoral case studies including environment, enterprise and international development * international diffusion in the European Union (EU), Americas, Asia and developing countries * appraisal, training and education. With its wealth of detail and lessons to be learned, the Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment will undoubtedly be of great value to practitioners and scholars working in governance, political science and socio-legal studies.

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