The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning Author William Strauss
ISBN-10 0307485056
Release 2009-01-16
Pages 400
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This astonishing book will change the way you see the world -- and your place in it. With startling originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future. Most remarkably, it offers an utterly persuasive prophecy about a new American era that will begin just after the millennium. William Strauss and Neil Howe base this vision on a provocative new theory of American history. The authors look back five hundred years and uncover a distinct pattern: Modern history moves in cycles, each one lasting about the length of a long human life, each composed of four eras--or "turnings"--that last about twenty years and that always arrive in the same order. First comes a High, a period of confident expansion as a new order takes root after the old has been swept away. Next comes an Awakening, a time of spiritual exploration and rebellion against the now-established order. Then comes an Unraveling, an increasingly troubled era in which individualism triumphs over crumbling institutions. Last comes a Crisis--the Fourth Turning--when society passes through a great and perilous gate in history. Together, the four turnings comprise history's seasonal rhythm of growth, maturation, entropy, and rebirth. Strauss and Howe locate today's America as midway through an Unraveling, roughly a decade away from the next era of Crisis. In a brilliant analysis of the post-World War II period, they show how generational dynamics are the key to understanding the cycles of American history. They draw vivid portraits of all the modern generations: the can-do G.I.s, the mediating Silent, the values-absorbed Boomers, the pragmatic 13ers, and the child Millennials. Placed in the context of history's long rhythms, the persona and role of each generation become clear--as does the inevitability of the coming Crisis. Whatever your stage of life, The Fourth Turning offers bold predictions about how all of us can prepare, individually and collectively, for America's next rendezvous with destiny.



Generationenmanagement in Unternehmen

Generationenmanagement in Unternehmen Author Jutta Oertel
ISBN-10 9783835055254
Release 2008-02-10
Pages 429
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Jutta Oertel untersucht, wie Unternehmen den Umgang mit den Generationenstrukturen und -beziehungen optimal gestalten können. Anhand einer theoretischen Analyse und einer empirischen Studie entwickelt sie ein Generationenmodell als Anknüpfungspunkt für die wirtschaftswissenschaftliche und die interdisziplinäre Generationenforschung.



Europa im Visier der USA

Europa im Visier der USA Author Eva C. Schweitzer
ISBN-10 9783958415454
Release 2017-09-14
Pages 192
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Der neue US-Präsident Donald Trump wurde auf einer Welle von "Amerika first!" ins Amt getragen. Begleitet wird er von radikalen Medien im Internet, die den Amerikanern die Folgen von Merkels Flüchtlingspolitik in den wildesten Farben ausmalen. Nun werden Verträge in Frage gestellt, Grenzen neu definiert und Freund und Feind anders sortiert – vor allem in Europa. Trump, ein international operierender Geschäftsmann, unterstützt rechtspopulistische Parteien, sympathisiert mit Russland und England, die gegen die EU auftreten, und will Importe aus Deutschland, China und Mexiko blockieren. Nicht zum ersten Mal: Ausbrüche von Abschottung und Fremdenfeindlichkeit gab es in Amerika vor beiden Weltkriegen. Für Transatlantiker sind raue Zeiten angebrochen. Aber was bedeutet das für die Bürger? USA-Expertin Eva C. Schweitzer geht dem angespannten Verhältnis zwischen Washington und Europa nach. Faktenreich und kundig zeigt sie, wie der neue US-Präsident die Gräben zwischen Amerika und Europa vertieft und die Spaltung Europas vorantreibt. Was er tut, wird eklatante Auswirkungen nicht nur auf die europäische, sondern unmittelbar auch auf die deutsche Politik haben. Das Ende der westlichen Wertegemeinschaft steht auf dem Spiel – und Deutschland droht zu einem Gegner der USA zu werden.



From Skedaddle to Selfie

From Skedaddle to Selfie Author Allan Metcalf
ISBN-10 9780190263461
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 232
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From baby boomers with 'groovy' and 'yuppie,' to Generation X with 'whatever' and 'like,' each generation inevitably comes to use certain words that are particular to its unique time in history. Those words not only tell us a great deal about the people in those generations, but highlight their differences with other generations. In this entertaining compilation, Allan Metcalf, author of OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word, shows that each generation--those born within the same roughly 20-year time period--can be identified and characterized by its key words. Metcalf tells the story of the history and usage of these words, starting with the American Revolution and ending with the post-Millennial Homeland generation. With special attention to the differences in vocabulary among today's generations--the sometimes awkward Millennials, the grunge music of Generation X, hippies among the Boomers, and bobbysoxers among the Silents--From Skeddadle to Selfie compiles dozens of words we thought we knew, and tells the unheard stories of each and how they accompanied its generation through its time.



Unity The Art and Science of Transformational Change

Unity  The Art and Science of Transformational Change Author Erik Phillips-Nania
ISBN-10 9781312785960
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Unity The Art and Science of Transformational Change has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Unity The Art and Science of Transformational Change also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Unity The Art and Science of Transformational Change book for free.



Second Chance How to Make and Keep Big Money from the Coming Gold and Silver Shock Wave

Second Chance  How to Make and Keep Big Money from the Coming Gold and Silver Shock Wave Author David H. Smith
ISBN-10 9781483460352
Release 2016-10-25
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Did you miss the gold and silver spike runs to $1900 and to $50 in 2011? Did you get in near the top and ride them all the way down into the December 2015 lows? Or perhaps you didn't buy at all, and by late 2016, while the most explosive precious metals and mining stock run-up in decades was taking place, you watched. You may think you've missed the boat. But you would be wrong. David Morgan's research has shown decisively that as much as "90% of the profit potential for the metals and miners become available during the last 10% of the entire bull run." But only if you avoid what he calls "the amateur's mindset." Second Chance: How to Make and Keep Big Money from the Coming Gold and Silver Shock Wave empowers you to step onto the investment battlefield and leave it a winner. Many people will make fortunes during the coming years. On paper. But, when all is said and done, as the great speculator Jesse Livermore declared, "On paper it will remain."



America s Crisis of Values

America s Crisis of Values Author Wayne E. Baker
ISBN-10 9781400849628
Release 2013-10-31
Pages 328
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Is America bitterly divided? Has America lost its traditional values? Many politicians and religious leaders believe so, as do the majority of Americans, based on public opinion polls taken over the past several years. But is this crisis of values real? This book explores the moral terrain of America today, analyzing the widely held perception that the nation is in moral decline. It looks at the question from a variety of angles, examining traditional values, secular values, religious values, family values, economic values, and others. Using unique data from the World Values Surveys, the largest systematic attempt ever made to document attitudes, values, and beliefs around the world, this book systematically evaluates the perceived crisis of values by comparing America's values with those of over 60 other nations. The results are surprising. The evidence shows overwhelmingly that America has not lost its traditional values, that the nation compares favorably with most other societies, and that the culture war is largely a myth. The gap between reality and perception does not represent mass ignorance of the facts or an overblown moral panic, Baker contends. Rather, the widespread perception of a crisis of values is a real and legitimate interpretation of life in a society that is in the middle of a fundamental transformation and that contains growing cultural contradictions. Instead of posing a problem, the author argues, this crisis rhetoric serves the valuable social function of reminding us of what it means to be American. As such, it preserves the ideological foundation of the nation.



21st Century Management

21st Century Management Author M. Lindgren
ISBN-10 9780230343290
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 212
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Explores the changing business landscape of the 21st century and what it means for organizations. The author presents a new model for how to think about and handle the complex world of business from a managerial and innovative perspective with tips and tools for motivating and engaging your organization, clients and customers.



Information Technology and Societal Development

Information Technology and Societal Development Author Andrzej Targowski
ISBN-10 9781605660042
Release 2009
Pages 444
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"This book investigates the role of information and communication in civilization's development, because it is information and communication that decide how human organization, knowledge, and wisdom are applied in decisions impacting human survival"--Provided by publisher.



Do ask do tell

Do ask  do tell Author Bill Boushka
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105062034421
Release 1997-07
Pages 350
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Do ask do tell has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Do ask do tell also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Do ask do tell book for free.



Unconventional history

Unconventional history Author Brian Fay
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105112827170
Release 2002
Pages 144
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Unconventional history has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Unconventional history also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Unconventional history book for free.



Das verlorene Labyrinth

Das verlorene Labyrinth Author Kate Mosse
ISBN-10 9783426417089
Release 2012-11-02
Pages 752
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Bei Ausgrabungen in einer Höhle des Languedoc entdeckt Alice Tanner zwei Skelette und eine labyrinthische Wandmalerei. Der Hauch des Bösen, den sie an dieser Stätte spürt, weckt dunkle Vorahnungen in ihr. Als sich die Polizei einschaltet, verstärkt sich Alices Gefühl, dass an dem rätselhaften Ort etwas geschehen ist, das im Verborgenen hätte bleiben sollen. Etwas, das weit in die Vergangenheit zurückreicht ... Achthundert Jahre zuvor erhält die junge Alaïs am selben Ort ein Buch mit fremdartigen Zeichen, deren schicksalhafte Bedeutung sie kennt. Sie weiß, dass sie das Geheimnis des Buches hüten muss – um jeden Preis. Verlust, Intrige, Gewalt und Leidenschaft prägen fortan das Leben beider Frauen. Und immer wieder werden ihrer beider Schicksale durch das Labyrinth auf geheimnisvolle Weise miteinander verknüpft ...



Die heimlichen Revolution re

Die heimlichen Revolution  re Author Klaus Hurrelmann
ISBN-10 3407859767
Release 2014-11-10
Pages 255
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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079622745
Release 1997
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Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Historie f r das Leben

Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Historie f  r das Leben Author Friedrich Nietzsche
ISBN-10 9783843062770
Release 2016-06-14
Pages 80
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Friedrich Nietzsche: Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Historie für das Leben Erstdruck: Leipzig (E.W. Fritzsch) 1874. Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Friedrich Nietzsche: Werke in drei Bänden. Band 1, Herausgegeben von Karl Schlechta. München: Hanser, 1954. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage. Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.



Aus der nahen Ferne

Aus der nahen Ferne Author Rebecca Solnit
ISBN-10 9783455851168
Release 2014-04-16
Pages 288
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"Manchmal ist der Schlüssel lange vor dem Schloss da. Manchmal fällt einem eine Geschichte in den Schoß. Einmal fielen fünfzig Kilo Aprikosen in meinen ..." Als ihre Mutter sich nicht länger um den Aprikosenbaum in ihrem Garten kümmern kann, fällt Rebecca Solnit die Ernte zu - und ein Jahr des Abschieds und des Neuanfangs beginnt: Ihre Mutter bekommt Alzheimer, sie selbst Brustkrebs, ihre Beziehung endet. Und während sie zurückblickt auf dieses Jahr der Aprikosen und der Notfälle, fasst Solnit die Erzählfäden ihres Lebens zusammen - denn es ist das Erzählen, das den Menschen ausmacht, ihn vor dem Vergessen schützt.



Die Elite The best and the brightest dt

Die Elite  The best and the brightest  dt  Author David Halberstam
ISBN-10 3498028243
Release 1974-01
Pages 651
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