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  • A Suitable Amount of Crimeby Nils Christie

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Crime and punishment are social and cultural manifestations; they are closely bound up with people's perceptions of morality, norms and values. In this book, Nils Christie argues that crime is a fluid and shallow concept - acts that could be construed as criminal are unlimited and crime is therefore in endless supply. It should not be forgotten that... more...

  • The Discovery of the Balticby Nils Blomkvist

    BRILL 2004; US$ 128.00

    A study of Europeanization in the Baltic Rim 1075-1225 AD, comparing the indigenous civilisations to the prevailing western one. A new approach to the period?s narrative sources brings real people?s attitudes and daily toils to life in the midst of a change of epic dimensions. more...

  • Quintessenz des strategischen Managementsby Nils Bickhoff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 24.69

    Strategische Entscheidungen sind weit reichend und müssen komplexe und dynamische Umfelder berücksichtigen. Nur wer eine individuelle Strategie entwickelt, kann sich am Markt behaupten und im Wettbewerb überleben. ?Individuell" ist hierbei der zentrale Begriff ? Lösungen von der Stange gibt es nicht. Doch was genau bedeutet eigentlich ?Strategie"... more...

  • The Consequences of Decision-Makingby Nils Brunsson

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    Decision-making is one of the defining characteristics of modern organizations. This book collects together the most important writing on decision-making by Brunsson, one of the leading European organizational theorists. The author provides an introduction to this work, brought together for the first time in this volume. more...

  • Reform as Routineby Nils Brunsson

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    Large contemporary organizations seem to be in an almost continual state of change. Whether in public or private organizations, managers are trying to implement new organizational forms, introduce new procedures or systems, or change employees' attitudes. In this book, Nils Brunsson considers why reform takes place, and what the consequences are. more...

  • Who Decides, and How?by Nils Ringe

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Despite a flourishing literature on the European Parliament, we know surprisingly little about the micro-foundations of its politics. This book addresses that shortcoming by examining how individual legislators make policy choices, how these choices are aggregated, and what role parties and committees play in this process. more...

  • European Readmission Policyby Nils Coleman

    BRILL 2009; US$ 142.00

    Offering a comprehensive analysis of readmission agreements, this book examines the intersection of immigration and human rights law and the complex interplay between international, regional and national norms. It makes a robust challenge to prevailing perspectives in legal scholarship and policy on readmission and refugee protection. more...

  • Persons, Interests, and Justiceby Nils Holtug

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    In our lives, we aim to achieve welfare for ourselves, that is, to live good lives. But we also have another, more impartial perspective, where we aim to balance our concern for our own welfare against a concern for the welfare of others. This is a perspective of justice. Nils Holtug examines these two perspectives and the relations between them. more...

  • Effekte inter-organisationaler Balanced Scorecardsby Nils Asmussen

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 50.31

    Nils Asmussen untersucht erstmals empirisch wie das Tool inter-organisationale Balanced Scorecards (BSC) die Qualität der Hersteller-Zuliefererbeziehung und die Leistung der Zulieferer in Deutschland und den USA beeinflusst. Er zeigt aktuelle Mängel und Empfehlungen zur Verbesserung der Hersteller-Zuliefererbeziehung auf. more...

  • Die Steuerung des Schulsystemsby Nils Berkemeyer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.59

    Das Schulsystem der Bundesrepublik Deutschland befindet sich derzeit in einer ausgeprägten Modernisierungsphase. Die wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit diesen Veränderungen steht allerdings noch ganz am Beginn. Dieser Band der Reihe 'Educational Governance' nimmt dies zum Anlass, die erziehungswissenschaftliche und interdisziplinäre Forschung... more...