By Wayne Gladstone
Gladstone, the so-called "Internet Messiah," has not just didn't deliver again the internet, yet his seek has landed him in a brand new York urban psychiatric ward. the remainder of the area isn't doing so good both, choked with disconnected web clients nonetheless jonesing for a repair, and an more and more draconian govt, interrogating and detaining someone deemed a "person of interest" less than the internet restoration Act.
For Gladstone, even though, discovering the internet is less significant than heading to la to win again his ex-wife. he's taking up place of abode at the sofa of his previous buddy, gossip-blogger Tobey, whereas attempting to rebuild his misplaced romance. but if Gladstone's previous magazine account of the net Apocalypse is going "paper viral," his newfound big name places him on the leading edge of the web Reclamation circulation. quickly he's a aim for shadowy executive brokers, and a reluctant collaborator with nameless who offers a clue that delivers to give an explanation for the Internet's disappearance.
Full of humorous but slicing social observation, Agents of the net Apocalypse keeps the trilogy that imagines a dystopian global with out the internet.
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The Rooms Division Manager made sure that people understood new procedures, and how important it was that what you put in is what gets passed to the YM system, so I think that has been done well. RM. Memo's, reception meetings, training. They probably weren 't told there was to be a change. I learnt more about it, and as things change I try and tell my staff, and try and explain as much as I know, but what I don't know I can't pass on. Table 9: What commitment have employees made to YM procedures?
The paper concludes by proposing a series of practical recommendations for practitioners. 2 Methodology Given the existence of a reasonably substantial body of literature on yield management, a deductive approach to designing this research was considered to be the most appropriate. The initial work consisted of a review of the pertinent literature to estabUsh the current state of knowledge on the issues that the research was to address. The results obtained from this literature review were, then, used as a basis to compile the interview questions that comprised the main empirical data collection instrument.
Agents of the Internet Apocalypse (Internet Apocalypse, Book 2) by Wayne Gladstone