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Crisis Management in the Food and Drinks Industry: A Practical Approach - 2826886387

617,48 zł

Crisis Management in the Food and Drinks Industry: A Practical Approach Springer, Berlin

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Few titles could be timelier than the second edition of Crisis Management in the Food and Drinks Industry A Practical Approach. The world is worrying about a human pandemic arising from the avian flu epidemic that is spreading from the Far East, the implications of which could be as great for the food industry as were the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease and BSE. §This practical and greatly expanded edition by media and public relations veteran Colin Doeg focuses on the communications aspects of dealing with a crisis. It is global in its coverage of the subject, reviewing practices and requirements in countries ranging from the USA and the UK to Australia and New Zealand.§Doeg offers advice ranging from preparing for the unthinkable to the dramatic expansion of the Internet, avoiding being caught off-guard by a situation, the ramifications of product tampering and managing an actual crisis.§Advice is also offered on dealing with extremist organizations and terrorist threats as well as bioterrorism "a clear and present danger" and a number of problems facing the food industry, including the practice of selling meat unfit for human consumption and the threat posed by the increasing toxicity of fish due to the rising pollution of the world s oceans.§In a special late chapter written only three months before publication the author looks ahead to events which he believes will shape the world of crisis management in the future, including the empowering influence of the Internet during the 2004 Asian Tsunami, the discovery of the illegal dye Sudan 1 (Red) in millions of food products and the fears of a pandemic arising from the spreading outbreak of avian flu.§Examples of typical documents like a crisis plan for a business, a crisis checklist, a press release announcing a product recall, an announcement to employees and a checklist for anyone dealing with a threatening phone call are provided. Also included is a list of sources of information and assistance in the event of a product crisis.§Crisis Management in the Food and Drinks Industry is the only title dealing specifically with this crucial subject in relation to the food industry. As such, it is relevant not only to those in the food industry, but also to marketing and senior management in general in the fields of agriculture, public health and law enforcement.

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The Asian Financial Crisis - 2826853661

227,35 zł

The Asian Financial Crisis GRIN Verlag

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Diploma Thesis from the year 1999 in the subject Economics - Macro-economics, general, grade: 1,0, University of Freiburg (Unbekannt), language: English, abstract: Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Macroeconomic stability and rapid export growth were the two key elements in starting the virtuous circles of high rates of accumulation, efficient allocation, and strong productive growth that formed the basis for East Asia s success. (World Bank, 1993). Public perception of the Asian economies could hardly have shifted more since that time. Currency depreciation, rising corporate bankruptcy, bank failures, and sovereign bonds downgraded to junk bond status ended the euphoria in Asian emerging markets . Almost overnight, the reputation of the Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs) in East and South East Asia deteriorated from a model of efficient development to an example of worst crony capitalism .§Politicians, rating agencies, and investors were caught off guard by the development of the Asian financial crisis. During the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum (APEC) in November 1997, U.S. President Bill Clinton referred to the financial crisis in Asia as merely a few small glitches in the road . Moody s and Standard and Poor s had upgraded the Philippines long term debt rating a few months earlier and downgraded the affected economies only when the crisis persisted for more than three months. Com-paring Thailand s situation to Mexico s economy prior to the peso crisis 1994-1995, the Morgan Stanley star analyst Barton Biggs wrote in January 1997: Thailand s problems are cyclical, not secular. Thailand is not Mexico in late1994. [..]On the numbers, Thailand qualifies for the euro and is healthier than Germany . The optimism seemed warranted by a history of high growth in the Asian countries. Before the outbreak of the crisis, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand had experienced uninterrupted growth of more that 5 percent of GDP per year for almost two decades.§The economic profession also experienced its Waterloo in Asia. Economists not only failed to predict the crisis; they also failed to recognize the vulnerability of the region. Paul Krugman (1994) in his now famous article in Foreign Affairs was the only well-known economist to doubt the sustainability of rapid growth in East and Southeast Asia. Nevertheless, even he did not predict this kind of collapse, but rather a gradual economic slowdown of growth.§Despite the initial confusion among economists, academic discussion about the Asian financial crisis quickly crystallized around two different explanations of the crisis. One explanation of the Asian financial crisis states that the affected countries suffered from constantly deteriorating fundamentals, such as worsening cur-rent account deficits, growing dependence on short-term loans, slowing export growth, and a rising share of non-performing loans. This made a crisis inevitable. Proponents of this explanation believe the Asian countries were ruled by crony capitalism . Implicit and explicit government guarantees of loans led to over-investment and to investment in non-tradable and risky sectors, such as real estate and the stock market. This created an asset bubble, which eventually burst and dragged the over-leveraged financial intermediaries down with it.§The situation was aggravated by the fact that borrowed funds were largely de-nominated in U.S. dollars. The run on the currency and the subsequent abandon of the exchange rate peg gave rise to a skyrocketing debt burden in terms of domestic currency and caused a further spread of bankruptcies.6 Although the proponents of the crony capitalism explanation acknowledge that market might have overreacted, they argue that the exchange rate crisis was fully warranted by fundamentals and not entirely caused by market irrationality.§The second explanation blames the outbreak and the spread...

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Death of a Dissident - 2844161054

52,99 zł

Death of a Dissident POCKET BOOKS

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The first reports seemed absurd. A Russian dissident, formerly an employee of the KGB and its successor, the FSB, had seemingly been poisoned in a London hotel. As Alexander Litvinenko's condition worsened, however, and he was transferred to hospital and placed under armed guard, the story took a sinister turn. On 23 November 2006, Litvinenko died, apparently from polonium-210 radiation poisoning. He himself, in a dramatic statement from his deathbed, accused his former employers at the Kremlin of being responsible for his murder. Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since the end of the Cold War to make his life there untenable, and even in severe jeopardy in Britain? How did he really die, and who killed him? In his spokesman and close friend, Alex Goldfarb, and widow Marina, we have two people who know more than anyone about the real Sasha Litvinenko, and about his murder. Their riveting book sheds astonishing light not just on these strange and troubling events but also on the biggest crisis in relations with Russia since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Pacific War Uncensored - 2845286800

106,30 zł

Pacific War Uncensored Casemate

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He was one of the last great foreign correspondentsA" - Larry Meredith, United Press The story of how Guard gate-crashed journalism is in itself an epic.A" -Newspaper World magazine ...rate with the best reporting of this or any other war.A" -Hugh Ballie, United Press President Harold Guard became a war correspondent after he had been invalided out of the navy following a submarine accident. Thereafter, he gained a front row seat to many of the most dramatic battles and events of the century. In March 1942 Guard arrived in Australia, having narrowly escaped from Japanese forces invading Singapore and Java. His dispatches from that disastrous front prompted one observer to comment on the crisis days when everybody except Harold Guard was trying to hush up the real situation.A" Over the next three years he was to have many more adventures reporting on the Pacific War, including firsthand experience of flying with the U.S. air force on 22 bombing missions, camping with Allied forces in the deadly jungles of New Guinea, and taking part in attacks from amphibious landing craft on enemy occupied territory. He also travelled into the undeveloped areas of Australia's northern territories to report on the construction of the airbases that were being built in preparation for defending the country against the advancing Japanese. Harold Guard passed away in 1986; however thanks to years of work by his grandson John Tring in assembling his dispatches, private correspondence, telegrams, and audio accounts, the full story of Guard's experiences and observations during the Pacific War have been assembled.

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Ivory, Horn and Blood - 2826806196

105,19 zł

Ivory, Horn and Blood FIREFLY BOOKS

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As recently as ten years ago, out of every ten African elephants that died, four fell at the hands of poachers. The figure today is eight. Rhinoceroses are being slaughtered throughout their ranges. The Vietnamese one-horned rhinoceros is extinct, the western black rhino is now believed to be extinct, and the northern white rhinoceros, the largest of them all, survives - only precariously - in captivity. Since the worldwide ban on ivory trading was passed in 1989, author Ronald Orenstein has been at the heart of the fight. The ban came after a decade that saw half of Africa's elephants slaughtered by poachers. After the ban, Africa's elephants started to recover - but in 1997 the ban was partially relaxed, and in 2008 it was agreed that China could legally import ivory from four designated States in southern Africa. Today a new ivory crisis has arisen - this time, fuelled by internal wars in Africa and a growing market in the Far East. Seizures of smuggled ivory have shot up in the past two years. Bands of militia have crossed from one side of Africa to the other, slaughtering elephants with automatic weapons. At the same time a market surge in Vietnam has led to an onslaught against the world's rhinoceroses, animals far more endangered than elephants. Rhinos are being killed everywhere for their horns, mistakenly believed to cure cancer. Horns have changed hands at prices higher per kilo than for gold. Organized crime has moved into the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn. The situation, for both elephants and rhinos, is dire. This captivating book sketches out a crime story that, for most, is unseen and takes place thousands of miles away and in countries that few will visit. But like the trade in illegal drugs, the trade in elephant tusks and rhinoceros horns has far-reaching implications not only for two species of endangered animals but also for all of us who are ultimately touched by a world-wide underground economy whose pillars are organized crime, corruption and violence. Among the topics explored are: Ivory and Luxury; Rhino Horn and Medicine; What Makes Poachers Poach?; CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora); The Ivory Crisis and the Ban; Rhinos Under Guard; Coming to Grips with Poaching.

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Time for Patriots - 2847394101

80,60 zł

Time for Patriots CONSTABLE & ROBINSON

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When murderous bands of militiamen begin roaming the western United States and attacking government agencies, it will take a dedicated group of the nation's finest and toughest civilian airmen to put an end to the homegrown insurgency. U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan vows to take to the skies to join the fight, but when his son, Bradley, also signs up, they find themselves caught in a deadly game against a shadowy opponent. When the stock markets crash and the U.S. economy falls into a crippling recession, everything changes for newly elected president Kenneth Phoenix. Politically exhausted from a bruising and divisive election, Phoenix must order a series of massive tax cuts and wipe out entire cabinet-level departments to reduce government spending. With reductions in education and transportation, an incapacitated National Guard, and the loss of public safety budgets, entire communities of armed citizens band together for survival and mutual protection. Against this dismal backdrop, a SWAT team is ambushed and radioactive materials are stolen by a group calling themselves the Knights of the True Republic. Is the battle against the government about to be taken to a new and deadlier level? In this time of crisis, a citizen organization rises to the task of protecting their fellow countrymen: the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the U.S. Air Force auxiliary. The Nevada Wing - led by retired Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, his son, Bradley, and other volunteers - uses their military skills in the sky and on the ground to hunt down violent terrorists. But how will Patrick respond when extremists launch a catastrophic dirty bomb attack in Reno, spreading radiological fallout for miles? And when Bradley is caught in a deadly double-cross that jeopardizes the CAP, Patrick will have to fight to find out where his friends' loyalties lie: Are they with him and the CAP or with the terrorists? With "A Time for Patriots", the "New York Times" bestselling master of the modern thriller Dale Brown brings the battle home to explore a terrifying possibility-the collapse of the American Republic.

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Infantry divisions of the United States Army - 2836091328

200,38 zł

Infantry divisions of the United States Army Books LLC, Reference Series

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 224. Chapters: 82nd Airborne Division, 101st Airborne Division, Philippine Division, 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Infantry Division, 32nd Infantry Division, 28th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 7th Infantry Division, 24th Infantry Division, 10th Mountain Division, 39th Infantry Division, 45th Infantry Division, 100th Infantry Division, 29th Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division, 41st Infantry Division, 94th Infantry Division, 42nd Infantry Division, 36th Infantry Division, 34th Infantry Division, 26th Infantry Division, 40th Infantry Division, 104th Infantry Division, 78th Infantry Division, 95th Infantry Division, 80th Division, 93rd Infantry Division, 92nd Infantry Division, 84th Division, 63rd Infantry Division, 23rd Infantry Division, 35th Infantry Division, 106th Infantry Division, 38th Infantry Division, 99th Infantry Division, 75th Infantry Division, 27th Infantry Division, 44th Infantry Division, 37th Infantry Division, 88th Infantry Division, 30th Infantry Division, 83rd Infantry Division, 87th Division, 98th Division, 79th Infantry Division, 108th Training Command, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 71st Infantry Division, 43rd Infantry Division, 90th Infantry Division, 91st Division, 96th Sustainment Brigade, 76th Division, 31st Infantry Division, 89th Infantry Division, 85th Infantry Division, 103rd Infantry Division, 81st Infantry Division, 70th Infantry Division, 108th Division, 33rd Infantry Division, 97th Infantry Division, 102nd Infantry Division, 86th Infantry Division, 65th Infantry Division, 69th Infantry Division, 66th Infantry Division, 47th Infantry Division, Hawaiian Division, 49th Infantry Division, 46th Infantry Division, 19th Division, 55th Infantry Division, 51st Infantry Division. Excerpt: World War II The 32nd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard that fought primarily during World War I and World War II. It was formed with units from the states of Wisconsin and Michigan. With roots as the Iron Brigade in the American Civil War, the division's ancestral units came to be referred to as the Iron Jaw Division. During tough combat in France in World War I, it soon acquired from the French the nickname Les Terribles, referring to its fortitude in advancing over terrain previous units could not. It was the first allied division to pierce the German Hindenburg Line of defense, and the 32nd then adopted its shoulder patch; a line shot through with a red arrow, to signify its tenacity in piercing the enemy line. It then became known as the Red Arrow Division. During World War II, the Division was credited with many "firsts". It was the first United States division to deploy as an entire unit overseas and among the first of seven U.S. Army and U.S. Marine units to engage in offensive ground combat operations during 1942. The division was among the first divisions to enter the war and were still engaging Japanese soldiers after the official Japanese surrender. The 32nd logged a total of 654 days of combat during World War II, more than any other United States Army division. The unit was inactivated in 1946 after occupation duty in Japan. During 1961, the Division was called up for a one year tour of service in the state of Washington during the Berlin Crisis. In 1967, the 32nd Infantry Division (now made up completely of units from Wisconsin) was inactivated and partially reorganized as the 32nd Infantry Brigade, the largest unit of the Wiscons...

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United States Secret Service - 2847572564

800,25 zł

United States Secret Service Nova Science Publishers Inc

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Book CD-ROM. The United States Secret Service (USSS) is tasked with a zero-failure mission: to protect the President and other protectees at all costs. For most of its existence, USSS has strived to complete that mission while simultaneously garnering the respect and admiration of the American people. Secret Service agents and officers earned a reputation as stoic and impervious guardians of our governments most important leaders. The American publics respect for the agency diminished following the April 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, which attracted significant media attention and exposed systemic problems within the agency. Since then, several incidents have made it abundantly clear that USSS is in crisis. The agencys weaknesses have been exposed by a series of security failures at the White House, during presidential visits, and at the residences of other officials, including Vice President Biden and former presidents of the United States. The Committees investigation found that problems that undermine USSSs protective mission predate and postdate the misconduct in Cartagena. The Committee also found that at times agency leaders have provided incomplete and inaccurate information to Congress. This book examines four incidents in detail: a November 11, 2011, incident where an individual fired several shots at the White House from a semiautomatic rifle; the April 2012 misconduct in Cartagena, Colombia; a September 16, 2014, incident at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, where an armed contract security guard with a violent arrest history rode in an elevator with President Obama and later breached the Presidents security formation; and a March 4, 2015, incident where two intoxicated senior USSS officials including a top official on the Presidents protective detailinterfered with a crime scene involving a bomb threat just outside the White House grounds. Furthermore, the book provides information on USSS funding and staffing because congressional attention has turned to the USSS and its operations due to several recent incidents.

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Frostfire - 2826634975

42,04 zł

Frostfire Macmillan

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This is the stunning first installment in a tale of love, betrayal and the need to belong. Here self-publishing phenomenon Hocking returns to the world of her million-copy bestselling Trylle trilogy, with an all-new adventure...Nineteen-year-old Bryn Aven is an outcast and yearns for a world where she's not only accepted, but loved. Especially given her dawning feelings for her sort-of-boss, Ridley Dresden. She's prepared to fight to get those things, but she's a half-blood amongst the Kanin, so gaining status is tough. Her almost-human people distrust strangers, living in small communities to escape human attention - and those from other tribes are almost as suspect. Bryn is determined to join the elite King's Guard, to protect the Kanin royal family. Surely then she'll find the acceptance she craves. However, her plans are put on hold when fallen hero Chase Dyster starts acting dangerously. He starts by going after their changelings, deliberately hidden within human families. And he escalates to kidnapping the Skojare's Queen. With her half-Skojare blood, Bryn is sent in to help resolve the crisis, but she's soon up against her nemesis, Chase himself.

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History of Switzerland - 2839142189

258,92 zł

History of Switzerland Alphascript Publishing

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Early history of Switzerland, Switzerland in the Roman era, Old Swiss Confederacy, Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy, Reformation in Switzerland, Early Modern Switzerland, Restauration (Switzerland), Switzerland as a federal state, Swiss peasant war of 1653, Switzerland in the Napoleonic era, Switzerland during the World Wars, Swabian War, Huldrych Zwingli, Helvetii, Swiss mercenaries, Swiss Guard, Swiss franc, Swiss literature, Act of Mediation, Quartz crisis

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