The Company that Breathes by Peter Hartz (auth.)

By Peter Hartz (auth.)

Gaining extra employment wishes the client - whereas markets are altering speedy. Volkswagen will in achieving strong employment via buyer pride: each operating position has its buyer. The name The corporation that Breathes stands for a brand new normal technique of Volkswagen AG. the corporate and the workers needed to undertake this procedure. during this ebook the writer, Director and Member of the Board of Volkswagen AG, describes this procedure with all info of flexibleness in time and employees administration. even if the structures range around the globe, this technique could be checked out as a revolution in paintings administration for ecu and US companies.

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Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth-century Australia: War, by Pat Jalland

By Pat Jalland

Demise and bereavement come to us all. this is often the 1st e-book to aid us clarify and comprehend their heritage throughout twentieth-century Australia. It attracts apart the veil of silence that surrounded loss of life for 50 years after 1918—characterized through denial, minimum ritual and personal sorrow—and explores the dramatic alterations because the Eighties. Emotional and compelling, award-winning author Pat Jalland's very important booklet seems to be on the global Wars and the influence of drugs, with many tales drawn from letters and diaries. She additionally discusses melanoma, euthanasia, palliative care, the funeral enterprise, cemeteries and cremation.

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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets by Yoel Hoffmann

By Yoel Hoffmann

"A very good advent the japanese culture of jisei, this quantity is filled with beautiful, spontaneous verse and pity, frequently hilarious, descriptions of the eccentric and dedicated monastics who wrote the poems." —Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Although the recognition of dying is, in so much cultures, a great deal part of existence, this can be probably nowhere truer than in Japan, the place the procedure of demise has given upward thrust to a centuries-old culture of writing jisei, or the "death poem." this type of poem is frequently written within the final moments of the poet's life.

Hundreds of eastern demise poems, many with a observation describing the conditions of the poet's dying, were translated into English right here, the nice majority of them for the 1st time. Yoel Hoffmann explores the attitudes and customs surrounding demise in historic and present-day Japan, and offers examples of ways those were mirrored within the nation's literature generally. the advance of writing jisei is then examined—from the poems of longing of the early the Aristocracy and the extra "masculine" verses of the samurai to the satirical loss of life poems of later centuries.

Zen Buddhist rules approximately loss of life also are defined as a preface to the gathering of chinese language loss of life poems by way of Zen priests which are additionally integrated. ultimately, the final part includes 300 twenty haiku, a few of that have by no means been assembled sooner than, in English translation and romanized in eastern.

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Music at the End of Life: Easing the Pain and Preparing the by Jennifer L. Hollis

By Jennifer L. Hollis

Reflecting at the author's reports as a music-thanatologist, Jennifer Hollis's tune on the finish of lifestyles: Easing the soreness and getting ready the Passage is an enlightening and emotional exam of the ways that the event of death should be reworked with music.Music on the finish of lifestyles highlights the original position tune has come to play in hospice and palliative medication. Jennifer Hollis interweaves narrative memoir, the non-public studies of fellow music-thanatologists and caregivers, and large study to illustrate the transformative energy of track while curing isn't any longer an alternative. via tale after unforgettable tale, Hollis bargains a brand new imaginative and prescient of end-of-life care, during which tune creates a gorgeous house for the paintings of letting cross, grieving, and announcing so long.

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The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity (Cornell Studies in by Éric Rebillard

By Éric Rebillard

During this provocative e-book Éric Rebillard demanding situations many long-held assumptions approximately early Christian burial customs. for many years students of early Christianity have argued that the Church owned and operated burial grounds for Christians as early because the 3rd century. via a cautious examining of fundamental resources together with criminal codes, theological works, epigraphical inscriptions, and sermons, Rebillard exhibits that there's little facts to indicate that Christians occupied specific or remoted burial grounds during this early period.

In truth, as past due because the fourth and 5th centuries the Church didn't impose at the trustworthy particular rituals for laying the lifeless to relaxation. within the instruction of Christians for burial, it was once frequently subsequent of kinfolk and never representatives of the Church who have been answerable for what kind of ceremony will be celebrated, and proof from inscriptions and tombstones indicates that for the main half Christians didn't separate themselves from non-Christians while burying their lifeless. in response to Rebillard it is going to no longer be until eventually the early heart a long time that the Church received keep watch over over burial practices and that "Christian cemeteries" grew to become common.

In this translation of Religion et Sépulture: L‛église, les vivants et les morts dans l‛Antiquité tardive, Rebillard essentially adjustments our knowing of early Christianity. The Care of the useless in overdue Antiquity will strength students of the interval to reconsider their assumptions approximately early Christians as cut loose their pagan contemporaries in everyday life and formality perform.

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Handbook of Adolescent Death and Bereavement by David Balk PhD, PhD Charles Corr PhD CT

By David Balk PhD, PhD Charles Corr PhD CT

During this complete guide, Charles Corr and David draw back increase our figuring out of the demanding situations confronted via children while dealing with loss of life, loss of life, and bereavement. the amount is geared up into 3 elements. half I addresses particular concerns serious about confrontations with loss of life. half II makes a speciality of the function of bereavement. half III explains particular healing interventions for caregivers. The authors introduce us to early life as a distinct time within the human existence cycle, a interval particularly become independent from formative years and maturity. They identify normative teenagers, and clarify developmental initiatives which are regular of early, heart, and overdue formative years.

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Death Watch #2: Warrior Coven by CS Goto

By CS Goto

There's full-on area Marine motion within the awesome sequel to "Warrior Brood"! the enduring house Marines blast into motion with all weapons blazing in CS Goto's most modern novel. The sequel to "Warrior Brood" explores the Deathwatch house Marines and their remit to seek down the foul alien creatures that besiege mankind from all fronts. Warrior Coven sees the Deathwatch being pressured to best friend with these they've got sworn to wreck. Can they carry their fanatical hatred in payment to avoid a much bigger evil from getting into the universe? This action-packed novel from the writer of "Dawn of warfare" brings the bleak darkness of the far-future to lifestyles in an epic SF story with an explosive climax.

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