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Performance

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Released in 1970, Performance starred James Fox, Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg.

Chas, a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out. He finds the perfect cover in the form of guest house run by the mysterious Mr Turner, a one-time rock superstar, who is looking for the right spark to rekindle his faded talent. A thorough analysis of the making of the film featuring original interviews with those involved.

How Performance came about and the involvement of key players such as James Fox who journeyed into the criminal underworld and how real gangsters were involved in the research for the film. Reveals how Marlon Brando was originally considered for the role of Chas.

The various conflicts and intrigues that arose during filming, how the film was edited, the censorship pressures, the unseen footage and how it eventually made its way to the big screen. Critical reaction to the film and how it turned into a cult classic. An overview of the careers to date of directors Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roag.

About the Author

Paul Buck wrote the novelisation of Performance. He has also written many literary works both fiction and non fiction and has carried out numerous foreign language translations.


Managing Performance Abroad

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In a global economy full of multinational firms, international human resource management including expatriation, career management, and talent management is a growing topic in the business and management literature and in universities. A thorough understanding of the adjustment of expatriates to their new environment is critical not only for selection and preparation of potential expatriates, but also for the management of expatriate performance. Managed well, expatriates can be key contributors to organizational success while abroad and after repatriation. Poor understanding and management of expatriate issues, on the other hand, may lead to underperformance and increased turnover of expatriates and repatriates. This book summarizes and extends what is known about the topic of expatriate management and adjustment, covering all the major authors and presenting a new approach to the adjustment process, which provides guidance for researchers and practitioners alike.

At present, expatriate adjustment is only covered as a chapter in books on international HRM and HRD. Much of this literature relies on out-dated concepts and evidence. Furthermore, most business research and management publications use an expatriate adjustment model that was originally published about two decades ago. The field has grown significantly in terms of studies and publications, but theoretical development has been lacking. This book is the first dedicated solely to the subject of expatriate adjustment, enabling readers to formulate research questions and hypotheses and develop expatriation policies and support systems that optimize the performance of expatriates. It also provides a re-formulation of the model underlying management research about expatriate adjustment.


A Benefit Performance

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Jacobs is now remembered for his macabre tale "The Monkey's Paw" (published 1902 in the collection of short stories The Lady of the Barge) [3] and "The Toll House" (published 1909 in the collection of short stories Sailors' Knots). However, the majority of his output was humorous in tone. His favourite subjects were marine life: "men who go down to the sea in ships of moderate tonnage" said Punch, reviewing his first collection of stories, Many Cargoes, which achieved great popular success on its publication in 1896. Many Cargoes was followed by the novel The Skipper's Wooing in 1897, and another collection of short stories, Sea Urchins (1898) set the seal on his popularity. Among his other titles are Captains All, Sailors' Knots, and Night Watches. The title of the last reflects the popularity of perhaps his most enduring character: the night-watchman on the wharf in Wapping, recounting the preposterous adventures of his acquaintances Ginger Dick, Sam Small, and Peter Russet. These three characters, pockets full after a long voyage, would take lodgings together determined to enjoy a long spell ashore; but the crafty inhabitants of dockland London would soon relieve them of their funds, assisted by the sailors' own fecklessness and credulity. Jacobs showed a delicacy of touch in his use of the coarse vernacular of the East End of London, which attracted the respect of such writers as P. G. Wodehouse, who mentions Jacobs in his autobiographical work Bring on the Girls! written with Guy Bolton, published in 1954.


Introduction To Health Care Delivery

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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. McCarthy's Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists, Sixth Edition provides students with a current and comprehensive overview of the U.S. health care delivery system, including social, organizational, and economic aspects, from the perspective of the pharmacy profession. Each thoroughly updated chapter of this best-selling text includes real-world case studies, learning objectives, chapter review questions, questions for further discussion, and updated key topics and terms. NEW TO THE SIXTH EDITION Updated an Enhanced content relating to: Expanded section regarding pharmacist roles Post-graduate education/resources Credentialing/resources Affordable Care Act Medicare and Medicaid Contrasting views of health policy Government's perspective on role of pharmacists (provider status) Examples of state health insurance programs Challenges of the VA system E-commerce, internet pharmacy, and other technologies Interdisciplinary models of care Scope of practice and related legislation Sources of patient information Health and illness behavior Culture, health literacy, health behavior change and motivational interviewing Role of quality improvement in patient safety Drug safety Pharmaceutical industry and drug development Electronic prescribing and electronic health records Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative (PSPC) Pharmacy benefit managers Basic policy issues affecting health care Connections between medication use systems and health care delivery models Demographics, including compression of morbidity Basic epidemiology, including discussions of incidence, prevalence, risk, etc. Distribution process, e.g., wholesalers Counterfeits and efforts to prevent occurrence Internet pharmacy DTC advertising E-Commerce Health care disparities Examples of pharmacist roles in public health (immunizations, bioterrorism, community health clinics, etc. ) Continuous quality improvement Measures of quality Root cause analysis E-prescribing Technologies to improve safety and efficiencies Reimbursement Joint Commission Multihospital systems, horizontal/vertical integration Fellowships Ambulatory care data LTC statistics New funding for community health centers New therapies used at home Economic principles affecting health care The uninsured Prescription drug plans Difference between private pay and Medicaid Expand discussion on HEDIS Supply-side and demand-side controls Consumer-driven healthcare PBMS, pharmacy reimbursement Details on formularies DUR Specialty pharmacies Cognitive reimbursement and MTM Transitions of Care Formulary review for expensive biotech drugs Health technology assessment Pharmacoeconomic methods Quality of life and health outcomes measurement Health education Developing countries Accountable care organizations (ACOS) Patient-centered medical homes (PCMS) Consumer driven health care INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: Instructor's Manual, Slides in PowerPoint format, Test Bank With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2 Some electronic and eBook versions do include access to Navigate 2 Advantage resources. Navigate 2 Advantage Access may be purchased separately. See Student Resources tab.


New Drivers Of Performance In A Changing World

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In a financial revolution, new determinants of performance arise and interest in the way performance is measured and communicated to stakeholders grows. This book presents a wide and accurate analysis of the impact that regulation, structural changes and new financial products have on the performance of markets and intermediaries



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