In this commanding big-picture analysis of what went wrong in corporate America, Alex Berenson, a top financial investigative reporter for The New York Times , examines the common thread connecting Enron, Worldcom, Halliburton, Computer Associates, Tyco, and other recent corporate scandals: the cult of the number. Every three months, 14,000 publicly...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2003
Do you know your Number? What happens if you don't make it to your Number? Do you have a plan? The Number is no ordinary finance book?it offers an intriguing and entertaining tour of weath gurus, life coaches, and financial advisers, and our hopes and fears for the future. The result is a provocative field guide to your psyche and finances and an urgently...
Publisher : Free Press
published : 2006
On 9 June 2003, a 43-year-old coloured man named Magadien Wentzel walked out of Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town. Behind him lay a lifelong career in the 28s, South Africa's oldest and most reviled prison gang, for decades rumoured to have specialised in rape and robbery. In front of him lay the prospect of a law-abiding future, and life in a household...
Publisher : Jonathan Ball Publishers
published : 2010
This short series of three books - "Number", "Shape and Space" and "Measures and Handling Data" - gives teachers and parents a range of ideas to help children with mathematical learning difficulties get to grip with mathematics. In order to help these children effectively, statements and teaching points need to be rephrased and produced in a variety...
Publisher : Taylor and Francis
published : 2013
The book presents nine guiding principles for advancing children's early number skills and offers clear strategies more advanced instruction in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division .
Publisher : SAGE Publications
published : 2006
Blackline master book designed to complement a remedial Math program for small groups of students. Explains the basic concepts of number, exploring in detail the processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Decimals are investigated in detail as well as their relationship with percentages. The activities are sequenced in line...
Publisher : Ready-Ed Publications
published : 1998
The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration. In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, numbers that magically appear in triangles, and numbers that expand without . As we dream with...
Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
published : 2000
How do technicians repair broken communications cables at the bottom of the ocean without actually seeing them? What's the likelihood of plucking a needle out of a haystack the size of the Earth? And is it possible to use computers to create a universal library of everything ever written or every photo ever taken? These are just some of the intriguing...
Publisher : Princeton University Press
published : 2011