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  • Perfect Phrases for Setting Performance Goals, Second Editionby Douglas Max; Robert Bacal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 12.00

    THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Real success is about the future, not the past. As a supervisor, you'll be most effective if you concentrate on setting goals for your employees, rather than assessing past events and behaviors. This completely revised and updated second edition of Perfect Phrases for Setting Performance... more...

  • Somewhere To Lay My Headby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2007; US$ 17.09

    We left Robert a long way from home, a sixteen-year-old recruit in the RAF. Now, we follow his escape from the Forces (until National Service a few years later!), his return to Glasgow and life down the pit. Once more, Robert's fantastic memory for people, places and anecdotes, combined with an ear for individual voices and the brilliant ability to... more...

  • Night Song of the Last Tram - A Glasgow Childhoodby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2007; US$ 17.09

    This is a wonderfully colourful and deeply poignant memoir of growing up in a 'single end' - one room in a Glasgow tenement - during and immediately after the Second World War. Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was equally blessed by the love of his mother, Janet. While the story of... more...

  • At Her Majesty's Pleasureby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2008; US$ 17.09

    In the final instalment in his autobiographical trilogy, Robert Douglas takes us through the sixties and into the eighties with his memories of life as a prison officer, and, at the end of his career, as an electricity chargehand driving around the Yorkshire Dales. He tells us of his prison experiences, with anecdotes about many of the most famous... more...

  • Night Song of the Last Tram - A Glasgow Childhoodby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2007; Not Available

    This is a wonderfully colourful and deeply poignant memoir of growing up in a 'single end' - one room in a Glasgow tenement - during and immediately after the Second World War. Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was equally blessed by the love of his mother, Janet. While the story of... more...

  • Somewhere To Lay My Headby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2007; Not Available

    We left Robert a long way from home, a sixteen-year-old recruit in the RAF. Now, we follow his escape from the Forces (until National Service a few years later!), his return to Glasgow and life down the pit. Once more, Robert's fantastic memory for people, places and anecdotes, combined with an ear for individual voices and the brilliant ability to... more...

  • At Her Majesty's Pleasureby Robert Douglas

    Hodder & Stoughton 2008; Not Available

    In the final instalment in his autobiographical trilogy, Robert Douglas takes us through the sixties and into the eighties with his memories of life as a prison officer, and, at the end of his career, as an electricity chargehand driving around the Yorkshire Dales. He tells us of his prison experiences, with anecdotes about many of the most famous... more...

  • Staying On Past the Terminusby Robert Douglas

    Headline 2011; US$ 15.72

    Glasgow 1961. It is ten years since we last visited the close at 18 Dalbeattie Street in Maryhill. The stalwarts are still there...Ella, Drena, Rhea and 'Granny' Thomson (86). Irma the German war bride speaks fluent Scots nowadays. Well, 'Fluent' if you were brought up in the same close as the Broons and Oor Wullie. Glasgow's beloved... more...

  • Whose Turn for the Stairs?by Robert Douglas

    Headline 2011; Not Available

    This is an utterly charming story about twelve families and their tightly knit street in 1950s Maryhill. Following the end of the war, the close rebuilds its ties and the strong sense of community and friendly neighbourhood bonds are soon back in place. There is young love for Rhea and Robert; a surprising new start for James; a change of direction... more...

  • Whose Turn for the Stairs?by Robert Douglas

    Headline 2011; US$ 15.72

    This is an utterly charming story about twelve families and their tightly knit street in 1950s Maryhill. Following the end of the war, the close rebuilds its ties and the strong sense of community and friendly neighbourhood bonds are soon back in place. There is young love for Rhea and Robert; a surprising new start for James; a change of direction... more...