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A Modern View of The Criminal Law

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • S. W. Stewart
  • W. A. J. Farndale
  • English
  • Paperback
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A Modern View of the Criminal Law explains the nature of criminal law and classifies the leading crimes in English law. This book describes the application of the criminal law both in private life and as it may affect the public or public authority. Organized into four parts encompassing 23 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the fundamental principles and purposes of the criminal law. This text then examines the deterrent theory, which is regarded by some legal thinkers to be the most important function of criminal justice. Other chapters consider the common breakdown of crime into indictable and summary offenses, which broadly makes a distinction between minor and serious violations of the law. This book discusses as well the classification of the law of crime as a whole. The final chapter deals with the reforms in various areas of criminal law. This book is a valuable resource for lawyers.

Productivity Now

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • Jack Butterworth
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Productivity Now presents the proper study of management. This book examines the three ways of increasing productivity, namely, by improved management technology, by improved machine technology and investment, and by a faster rate of work. Comprised of four chapters, this book begins with an overview of the differences between short-term productivity advances and long-term improvements. This text then examines the significance of cooperation between the management and workers. Other chapters consider the main disadvantages with the use of industrial consultants whereby his actions are misunderstood and his motives are mistrusted by the people he hopes to reorganize. This book discusses as well the distinction between organization and cooperation in increasing productivity. The final chapter deals with work simplification, work measurement, and production control. This book is a valuable resource for operational and plant managers. Management writers, industrial consultants, research workers, graduate students, and economists will also find this book useful.

Productivity Now

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • J. Butterworth
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Secondary School Examinations

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • George J. Bruce
  • Edmund King
  • English
  • Paperback
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The title first covers the general concerns in secondary school examinations, such as the pass/fail concept, reforms, interpretation of results, and admissibility of subjects. Next, the selection tackles the examination in the ordinary level. The third chapter discusses the Certificate of Secondary Education (C.S.E.) examination; this chapter details the advantages of the C.S.E. along with its systems. Chapter 4 covers the advanced level and university entrance requirements. The next two chapters deal with the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) examining bodies. The seventh chapter examines the secondary school testing system in the U.S., while the last chapter talks about the future of the English secondary school examinations. The book will be of great use to both in-training and professional teachers. School administrators will also benefit from the text.

A One-Year Accounting Course

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • Trevor Gambling
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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A One-Year Accounting Course

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • Trevor Gambling
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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A One-Year Accounting Course: In Two Parts, Part II presents the historical context of accounting practice. This book examines the development as well as the advantages of the accounting profession. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the method of book-keeping system before the development of double-entry accounting. This text then examines the traditional cash book and considers the form of the three-column cash book. Other chapters provide a brief description of some feature of the mechanical function of a keyboard accounting machine to know the detailed workings of the equipment. This book discusses as well the alternative methods of depreciation, including the reducing-balance method, the machine-hours method, the valuation method, and the net present value method. The final chapter deals with the technique of process costing. This book is a valuable resource for professional auditors and accountants. First-year students in accounting will also find this book useful.

Performance and Progress in Working Life

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1968
  • William Isbister
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Performance and Progress in Working Life serves as a guide to the study of the practice of systematic formal performance and progress control, its place, and application in occupational organizations. This book examines the standards, rules, attitudes, and behavior of the occupational society. Organized into three parts encompassing 13 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the task of assessing individuals in occupational life. This text then explains the Rogby scheme for assessing people, which is derived from the colors red, orange, green, blue, and yellow. This text then examines the features of all staff assessment documents, which are focused on quantitative judgments. Other chapters consider the various aspects of supervisory and managerial responsibility. This book discusses as well the systematic control of the progress and performance of everyone in an organization. The final chapter deals with the systematic working of the supervisor or manager. This book is a valuable resource for supervisors and managers.

Performance and Progress in Working Life

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1968
  • William Isbister
  • R Brown + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Redbrick University

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1969
  • J. A. Brennan
  • English
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Redbrick University: A Guide for Parents, Sixth-Formers and Students provides constructive criticism of the Redbrick University. This book serves as a guide to young students on the attractions of university life as well as the difficulties ahead. Organized into 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the predicaments faced by students in their initial months in the university. This text then describes the important observation that a university teacher needs to improve his or her status regularly within the university, and, in order to merit academic promotion, he or she must produce a substantial amount of original research. Other chapters consider the relative values of the different types of accommodation available to young students. The final chapter presents the various classifications of the societies and clubs at the university, including sport, recreation, cultural, political, and religious societies. This book is a valuable resource for teachers, parents and students.