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In this behind-the-scenes, no holds barred account of life in the seconds before, during and after going on air, Emily Maitlis discloses the wrangling, bust-ups, blow-ups, pleading, last-second script-shreddings, scoops, walk-outs and unexpected love-ins that we never see on-screen.
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The construction industry is a microcosm of the economy as a whole, and as such the economics of the sector contains many of the aspects of the economy in general, albeit with fascinating and unique features. What are the implications of economic theory for the future of UK construction? How does the industry ensure innovation, quality and efficiency? What priorities might best serve the construction industry, those working in it and their customers?
In seeking answers to these and other q
Ton Vosloo’s remarkable career in the media spanned nearly 60 years in South Africa’s history. During this turbulent time, South Africa went through the transition from Afrikaner Nationalist rule to an ANC government.
Basic Management Accounting for the Hospitality Industry uses a step by step approach to enable students to independently master the field.
This second edition contains many new themes and developments, including:
the essence of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) integration of the changes caused by the evolution of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) the extension of price elasticity of demand, and ad
From the large corporation using enormous machines in the USA, to the woman with her hoe and her plot of cassava in Mozambique, to a Chinese collective farm worker in the rice fields, agriculture is essential for humanity to eat. This book looks at the many different types of agriculture and considers the challenges facing farmers today.
Interrogates the narratives of "land grabbing" and "agricultural investment" through detailed local studies that illuminate how these are experienced on the ground and the implications for Africa's land and agricultural economy.
As the successful managing and running of a guest house has its own set of challenges, the intention of this book is to provide a practical guide to assist both guest house owners and managers in managing their establishments effectively. In order to provide a comprehensive view of guest house management the book is divided into seven themes.
Advertising is riddled with myths and misunderstandings. It is believed to be both immensely powerful yet immensely wasteful, to increase economic prosperity and to be morally questionable. Neither its historic origins nor its modern operations are well understood. This Very Short Introduction will tell the truth about how advertising works.
Based on correspondence with people in Africa and around the world who are interested in the sustainable development of Africa, this publication showcases the business opportunities that can be found in Africa, and also the problems people encounter in realising them.
This book is the first available survey of English agriculture between 1500 and 1850. Written specifically for students, it combines new material with an analysis of the existing literature. The author argues that the impact of related changes in output and productivity, and in social and economic structure, in the century after 1750 amount to an agricultural revolution.
This book contains a modern treatment of production economics from a dual perspective. It prepares the reader to apply the tools of the dual approach to real world problems and data sets. Particular care has been devoted to choosing topics for discussion that achieve this goal.