EAN-139780140277821   EAN-13 barcode 9780140277821
Product NameCrucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition (Business Books)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:7.8 inches / Length:5.08 inches / Weight:0.4 pounds / Width:0.67 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0071771328
Price New6.86 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used2.09 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.5 inches    (convert)
Height9 inches    (convert)
Length6 inches    (convert)
Weight12.32 ounces    (convert)
AuthorKerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron Mcmillan, Al Switzler
Page Count272
Long DescriptionThe New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[ Crucial Conversations ] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.” ―from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People “The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.” ―Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul® The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to: Prepare for high-stakes situations , Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue , Make it safe to talk about almost anything , Be persuasive, not abrasive
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ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.


Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.