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  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 1

    Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 1

    Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

  • Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

  • Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

    The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and soc

  • Information Communication Technologies and Emerging Business Strategies

    Information Communication Technologies and Emerging Business Strategies

    This book explores new media such as online music stores, iPods, games, and digital TV and the way corporations are seeking innovative ways to (re)engage with their consumers in the digital era.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

    This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

  • Know! Market Research and Analysis -- Advanced

    Know! Market Research and Analysis -- Advanced

    Addresses customer communication and techniques. Presents the tools used to identify unmet customer needs, including: 1) surveys, 2) focus groups, 3) voice of the customer, 4) usability studies, and 5) test markets.

  • Know! Market Research and Analysis -- Intermediate

    Know! Market Research and Analysis -- Intermediate

    Resource that outlines the tools and techniques needed by any business in any industry to begin their exploration of 1) place/position, 2) price, 3) product, and 4) Promotion, a.k.a. The Marketing Mix. This guide discusses the product development process and provides sample research questions for each part of The Marketing Mix.

  • Know! Market Research and Analysis -- The Fundamentals

    Know! Market Research and Analysis -- The Fundamentals

    Describes the elemental market research topics and techniques needed by any business in any industry to begin their exploration of their market. These initial areas of research are: 1) customers, 2) competitors, 3) industry/market, and 4) vendors/suppliers. This guide shows how to conduct research and analyze data to gain an understanding of the fundamental dynamics and drivers of the market.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health: Infancy through Adolescence

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health: Infancy through Adolescence

    Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2

    Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders

    Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among other