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- University of Minnesota Press 2012; Not Available
The Greek philosopher Protagoras, in the opening words of his lost book Truth , famously asserted, ?Man is the measure of all things.? This contention?that humanity cannot know the world except by means of human aptitudes and abilities?has endured through the centuries in the work of diverse writers. In this bold and creative new investigation into... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 115.00
Engagement with animals has encouraged both collaboration and conflict between researchers within the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This title comprises a series of meetings not only between diverse beasts, but also between distinct disciplinary methods, theoretical approaches, and ethical positions. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Any organization's success depends upon the voluntary cooperation of its members. But what motivates people to cooperate? In Why People Cooperate , Tom Tyler challenges the decades-old notion that individuals within groups are primarily motivated by their self-interest. Instead, he demonstrates that human behaviors are influenced by shared attitudes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This important new book explores the psychological motives that shape the extent and nature of people's cooperative behavior in the groups, organizations and societies to which they belong. Individuals may choose to expend a great deal of effort on promoting the goals and functioning of the group, they may take a passive role, or they may engage in... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 95.00 US$ 80.75
Trust plays a central role in organizational life. It facilitates exchanges among individuals, enhances cooperation and coordination, and contributes to more effective relationships. This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of contributors to present some of the latest, most exciting conceptual perspectives in the field and to demonstrate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
For too long, organizational scientists have not adequately attended to the problems of unethical behavior in organizations. This collection of essays provides the stimulus needed to help move the study of unethical behavior to center stage in the organizational sciences. It does so by posing provocative questions that not only entail a concern for... more...
- Holy Macro! Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Written in a question-and-answer format, this lowest-level beginner book covers the extreme basics of using spreadsheets in Excel. Instead of delving into advanced topics that scare most Excel novices away, the guide starts at a much more basic level, quickly providing a passable knowledge of the program and allowing users to overcome their fears and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Why do so many people volunteer to help others in need in society today? What makes people give up the convenience of driving their car to benefit a better environment? And why are citizens, in general, quite prepared to pay taxes to ensure adequate health care, and support for the elderly and unemployed? These are examples of a more fundamental question... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Leading theoreticians and researchers present current thinking about the role played by group memberships in people's sense of who they are and what they are worth. The chapters build on the assumption, developed out of social identity theory, that people create a social self that both defines them and shapes their attitudes and behaviors. The authors... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
Kafka's Creatures: Animals, Hybrids, and Other Fantastic Beings is an interdisciplinary collection of essays on Franz Kafka's use of non-human creatures in his writings. It is written from a variety of interpretive perspectives and highlights diverse ways of understanding how Kafka's use of these creatures illuminate his work in general. more...