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Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Art of the Icon

The Art of the Icon by Nigel Cawthorne This is not a thick book, just 96 pages. It is mainly a collection of photographs of Orthodox church icons, with explanations on the history and techniques of painting. The printing is of very high quality. Its original price is 14.99 British Pounds. But because of the […]

Resource management cum human resource management

Many District Offices are now recruiting non-civil service contract Executive Assistants to do managerial work which is normally done by Executive Officers, owing to an increase of workload as a result of the 2006 review of the role of the district councils. Such job openings vary in pay and duration. The lack of a consistant […]

The competitive environment of EO grade

When I wrote the paper on the management of the Executive Officer Grade back in 2004, one of the models used in the analysis was Michael Porter’s five forces of competition. After reading the recent article of Michael Porter repeating his theory, I took another look at my old paper and corrected some grammatical errors. […]

The Pig That Wants To Be Eaten

The Pig That Wants To Be Eaten by Julian Baggini100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher As the subtitle suggests, this book contains 100 thought experiments for the armchair philosopher. Who are the armchair philosophers? I guess Baggini was referring to those so-called philosophers who never got up from their armchairs. They just daydreamed all day […]