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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 12.99
Born in the wake of World War II, RAND quickly became the creator of America?s anti-Soviet nuclear strategy. A magnet for the best and the brightest, its ranks included Cold War luminaries such as Albert Wohlstetter, Bernard Brodie, and Herman Kahn, who arguably saved us from nuclear annihilation and unquestionably created Eisenhower?s "military-industrial... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 23.99
To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
In an environment of increased interdependency and collaborations among non-profits, for-profits, and governmental organizations, researchers and practitioners have begun to identify the need for a distinctive set of values, skills, and competencies for effective non-profit management. Underlining the relationship between these two sectors, Effective... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00
This book examines some of the key policy, financial and managerial aspects of public-private partnerships within the context of the global spread of this form of procurement. The chapters investigate political and institutional issues surrounding PPPs, together with the financial and managerial strategies employed by the private sector. Adopting... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 35.00
Is the federal budget deficit a result of congressional deadlocks, gross miscalculation of economic trends, or a Republican strategy to tie the budgetary hands of future Democratic leadership? To what extend does the partisan split between Congress and the executive branch constrain the president's agenda? In this volume, political scientists and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 156.00
To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame the decisions as the outcomes of a rational search... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95
On December 11th 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO). China and the Long March to Global Trade examines the prolonged negotiations leading up to this historic event. This edited collection assumes little prior knowledge of the Chinese accession process yet provides an in-depth examination of the related issues. It is therefore... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95
Exploring the latest developments in the technology and pedagogy of higher education, Technological Advances in Interactive Collaborative Learning presents information technology-oriented educational programs for the next generation of scientists and researchers. It highlights the importance of technology, pedagogy, and management in the higher... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
Governments and central banks across the developed world have tried every policy tool imaginable, yet our economies remain sluggish or worse. How did we get here, and how can we compete and prosper once more? Daniel Alpert argues that a global labor glut, excess productive capacity, and a rising ocean of cheap capital have kept the Western economies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This volume compares the role played by State intervention in the economy in the United Kingdom and Italy. In both nations, the State played an important role as Entrepreneur in the 20 th century but with different aims in each country. The crisis of 2008/2009 compels us to reconsider State intervention in the economy as a tool that cannot be undervalued.... more...