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Education

  • The New Trail of Tearsby Naomi Schaefer Riley

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99

    If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national average and why gang violence affects American Indian youth more than any other group, do not look to history.... more...

  • Russia's Engagement with the West: Transformation and Integration in the Twenty-First Centuryby Alexander J. Motyl; Blair A. Ruble; Lilia Shevtsova

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    The Putin and Bush presidencies, the 9/11 attack, and the war in Iraq have changed the dynamics of Russian-European-US relations and strained the Western alliance. Featuring contributions by leading experts in the field, this work is the first systematic effort to reassess the status of Russia's modernization efforts in this context. Part I examines... more...

  • The Demography of South Africaby Tukufu Zuberi; Amson Sibanda; Eric O. Udjo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This groundbreaking study of South Africa provides a unique look at the interplay of demographic, social and economic processes in a society undergoing rapid change as a result of the collapse of apartheid. It uses data from the first post-apartheid census as the basis for analysis of fertility, mortality within the context of HIV/AIDS, migration,... more...

  • Central Asia at the End of the Transitionby Boris Z. Rumer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    For better or worse, the former Soviet republics of Central Asia have largely completed their post-independence transitions. Over more than a decade, they have established themselves as independent states whose internal regimes and external relations have characteristic patterns and vulnerabilities both individually and as a group. The purpose of this... more...

  • Summary: The Real-Life MBA - Jack Welch and Suzy Welchby BusinessNews Publishing

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 5.99

    The must-read summary of Jack Welch and Suzy Welch's book: "The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team and Growing Your Career". This complete summary of the ideas from Jack Welch and Suzy Welch's book "The Real-Life MBA" shows that in business nowadays it isn't enough to have a purely theoretical or conventional MBA;... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Educationby Chris Steyaert; Timon Beyes; Martin Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    The position and role of the business school and its educational programmes have become increasingly prominent, yet also questioned and contested. What management education entails, and how it is enacted, has become a matter of profound concern in the field of higher education and, more generally, for the development of the organized world. Drawing... more...

  • From Crisis to Callingby Sasha Chanoff; David Chanoff; David Gergen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    From Crisis to Calling Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions We are often confronted with choices where morality and pragmatism seem to be at odds. In these situations leaders are supposed to go with pragmatism?making ?tough calls.? But Sasha Chanoff became a better leader?and saved lives?when he chose empathy and altruism. Through... more...

  • From Crisis to Callingby Sasha Chanoff; David Chanoff; David Gergen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    Making the Hardest Decisions As a young aid worker, Sasha Chanoff was sent to evacuate a group of refugees from the violence-torn Congo. But when he arrived he discovered a second group. Evacuating them too could endanger the entire mission. But leaving them behind would mean their certain death. All leaders face defining moments, when values... more...

  • Africaby Howard Thomas; Michelle Lee; Lynne Thomas; Alexander Wilson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 49.95

    This is the first of the two volumes, written with strong support from EFMD and GMAC, aimed at understanding and examining the challenges involved in management education across Africa. more...

  • Why Safety Cultures Degenerateby Johan Berglund

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    From Chernobyl to Fukushima, have we come full circle, where formalisation has replaced ambiguity and a decadent style of management, to the point where it is becoming counter-productive? Safety culture is a contested concept and a complex phenomenon, which has been much debated in recent years. In some high-risk activities, like the operating of... more...