Factory and Industrial Management Volume 57, No. 5

Factory and Industrial Management Volume 57, No. 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...of a fertilizer plant, but we can detect a 40,000,000th part of musk in clean air. The ear that was not troubled when Krakatoa blew up (the noise being heard 2,300 miles away, as far as from New York to San Francisco), can plainly hear a fly walk on a thread. We pass our best friend in the street without recognizing or noticing him, but we see at night stars 10,000 light years away. The more straight the eyes look ahead, the more of a fighting animal is the creature, and the more fighting the creature, the more rapidly does the blood coagulate at a wound. Give me a sample of fresh blood and I can tell you how nearly forward the eyes look. The senses are the counselors of the directing brain. The Coordinating Head In creating any organization, having first taken counsel of the moral counselors, having had builders and other specialists erect and equip, having selected and started the department of maintenance, having provided the current, immediate and practical counselors as distinguished from the ultimate and moral counselors, I would next select the coordinating head, corresponding to the brain. The brain, however versatile, is one and the same from birth to death. It is not divided against itself. It does not have direct contact as do the senses with the outside world. The brain is shut up in its bony box and pays attention to what its counselors tell it, and having heeded, it decides. In the middle part of the great war I read with much interest the description of Marshal Joffre, living in a small French stone villa, far behind the fighting line. The general rarely dressed, lived in pajamas, but all around him were the great military maps of the long front, dotted with pins carrying many colored flags, denoting the positions of all...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961005
  • 9781236961006