However , these structures did offer security . Career conditions One way of
thinking about a career involves the metaphor of a ' treadmill ' . This metaphor
acknowledges the structure that surrounds a career , a structure which is not
Author: Peter G. Taylor
Publisher: Open University Press
This book helps academics to become players rather than pawns in the process of change. To do so it raises issues that might inform thinking about - and therefore reactions to - academics' experiences of their changing roles in changing universities. In universities, the tradition is to change. The author looks at the big picture of change in higher education, and in academics' work and work environments. The focus is on the emergent educational role of academics, and the relationship between academics and their institutions. In these times, the strategy of working harder will not work. Unlike books written about how universities might be better managed, this book explores issues of self-interested self-management for academics. It suggests new ways of thinking about the nature and future of academic work, particularly in terms of the relationship between academic and institutional values, priorities and practices.
Many people have contributed to the field of security and fire life safety during the
time that high-rise buildings have ... in particular, Securitas Security Services
USA, Inc., that has employed me during my professional career and afforded me
Author: Geoff Craighead
High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3e, is a comprehensive reference for managing security and fire life safety operations within high-rise buildings. It spells out the unique characteristics of skyscrapers from a security and fire life safety perspective, details the type of security and life safety systems commonly found in them, outlines how to conduct risk assessments, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. Craighead also provides guidelines for managing security and life safety functions, including the development of response plans for building emergencies. This latest edition clearly separates out the different types of skyscrapers, from office buildings to hotels to condominiums to mixed-use buildings, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety. New to this edition: Differentiates security and fire life safety issues specific to: Office towers Hotels Residential and apartment buildings Mixed-use buildings Updated fire and life safety standards and guidelines Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of sample survey checklists, a sample building emergency management plan, and other security and fire life safety resources.
Out of this struggle came my strong desire to give career guidance to others, and
I spent many years doing just that. ... Including a spiritual purpose brought me
inner security and faith—and happiness that had seemed out of reach before.
Author: Raymond Gerson
Self-DevelopmentCreate and attract the life you want by making changes from the inside out!"Inner development and self- transformation can turn many dreams into reality, allowing you to have a fulfilling life and make a positive difference in the lives of others." These words express Raymond Gerson's deep conviction that you can have the life you imagine and desire by making the right type of changes from within.Sharing powerful insights drawn from his own experiences, he reveals a pathway to life dreams that most of us have in common.Instead of conducting the typical outer search for what you want, you will learn how to attract what you desire and to create a life well worth living.Discover ideas for: Determining a higher purpose that gives you peace of mind Attracting and keeping the right mate Finding work you love and do well Making a positive difference in the lives of others Experiencing fulfillment in life
The Shorter Shelf Life of Knowledge Because this knowledge economy requires
continuous learning to develop ... As Louis Ross , Ford Motor Company ' s Chief
Technical Officer , said to a group of engineering students , “ In your career ,
knowledge is becoming like a carton of milk . ... Job security no longer comes
from sticking with a single company but from maintaining a portfolio of job -
related skills .
Author: Jeanne C. Meister
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
With more than 10,000 copies sold in its previous edition, Corporate Universities is a welcome update with an entirely new chapter on how to launch a corporate university and the 10 building blocks for running and revitalizing a corporate university. Highlighting the best practices in corporate education and training, this revised edition contains cases and examples of innovative programs from over 30 American companies and reveals the results of author Jeanne Meister's survey report, ``Corporate University Future Directions.'' Key findings in the survey include: Reliance on technology for learning; Business/higher education alliances on the rise; Curriculum focus on building ``Core Workplace Skills''; Interest growth in career development centers; Emergence of a chief learning officer.