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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
The Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations is an essential resource for those seeking to understand contemporary developments in the world of work, and the way in which employment relations systems are evolving around the world. Special consideration is given to the impact of globalisation and the role of multinational corporations,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.99 US$ 20.99
Take your idea from concept to production with this unique guide Whether it's called physical computing, ubiquitous computing, or the Internet of Things, it's a hot topic in technology: how to channel your inner Steve Jobs and successfully combine hardware, embedded software, web services, electronics, and cool design to create cutting-edge devices... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 11.33
When a child develops anorexia nervosa, parents often don't know where to turn for help. My Kid Is Back offers hope and encouragement for parents in fighting this eating disorder. Based on the Maudsley Approach, a successful family-based treatment, this book gives parents techniques for taking charge of the illness and helping their child move on... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 12.99
When this adaptation of C. S. Lewis?s classic children?s story opened at the RSC Stratford in November 1998, it received rave reviews and broke box office records. Four children are evacuated from London during the Blitz. While exploring the Professor?s house, they stumble across the gateway to another world, and the adventure begins. The land of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 62.00
It is often said that business is people. The bestselling author, Adrian Furnham, draws upon psychological reflections to present a critical and challenging account of perceived wisdom and management fads. In this book he scrutinises such subjects and themes as Anxiety Management, Authenticity, the Dark Side of Gift-Giving, Modern Management Styles,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 58.00
Bestselling author and psychologist, Adrian Furnham, takes a critical view of the jargon and fads in management contained in manifestos and mission statements and shows how these often obscure and mystify. He considers atmospherics, compulsory training, fundamentalist gurus, integrity tests, personality of organizations and uncertainty avoidance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 61.95
Personality and Intelligence at Work examines the increasingly controversial role of individual differences in predicting and determining behaviour at work. It combines approaches from organizational psychology and personality theory to critically examine the physical, psychological and psychoanalytic aspects of individual differences, and how they... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 62.00
This book takes a very critical look at management fads and fashions and shows that many do not stand up to scrutiny. It is believed for example that coaching is successful. What is the evidence for this? Selection procedures at interviews result in the right candidate being selected. Again what is the evidence? The author shows that many fads and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 48.00
Adrian Furnham takes a sideways glance at management in this book of short essays. The essays are like tablets: to be taken a few at a time. They are designed to cure hangovers, reduce blood pressure and lighten the mood. They are also meant to be prophylactics against managerial madness. Take two, then call Adrian in the morning. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 37.00
We have recently seen stock-markets plunge and governments bail out banks. People have been made redundant, and many others are very worried. Some of the short essays in this collection are part musing and part reaction to the recent economic situation, which hope to dispel nonsense and encourage sense in the world of people management. more...