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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 22.95
Our Choice: Democracy or Corporate Rule A handful of corporations and financial institutions command an ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in an assault against markets, democracy, and life. It's a ?suicide economy,? says David Korten, that destroys the very foundations of its own existence. The bestselling 1995 edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was reflected in the growth in the number of specialist... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 27.99
From childhood, we're taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue. It is universally accepted that serving the needs of others, rather than our own, is the essence of morality. To be ethical--it is believed-- is to be altruistic. Questioning this belief is regarded as tantamount to questioning the self-evident.... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95
As a political and social disease, public corruption costs governments and businesses around the world trillions of dollars every year. Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective provides you with a better understanding of public corruption and governments? anti-corruption practices. It outlines a general framework of... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
In one lifetime, GDP, or Gross Domestic Product, has ballooned from a narrow economic tool into a global article of faith. It is our universal yardstick of progress. As The Little Big Number demonstrates, this spells trouble. While economies and cultures measure their performance by it, GDP ignores central facts such as quality, costs, or purpose.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 30.38
Government, business, the lives we lead, the food we eat, the way our children are brought up, the way we relate to the natural world around us ? it's all become too big and distant and industrialised. Inhuman. It's time to do something about it. It's time to put people first. It's time to make the world more human. Steve Hilton, visiting professor... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95
The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education explores advances in information technologies and in statistical and social sciences that have significantly improved the reliability of techniques for screening large populations. These advances are important for higher education worldwide because they affect many of the mechanisms... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 239.95
This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Information Engineering and Education Science (ICIEES 2014), held June 12-13 in Hong Kong, China. The objective of ICIEES 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00
Unlike Brazil, India, or China, prior to the beginning of market-oriented reforms in early 1990s, Russia maintained a high level of human capital and possessed a highly developed system of vocational education, continuous education, and management development institutions sponsored by the government. However, after the beginning of the market reforms... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95
Many new development initiatives have been introduced in Africa over the past few decades. Each of these has been heralded as marking a new era in the continent?s development. However, many of these initiatives have failed to produce sustained results due to numerous challenges, including, most importantly, the lack of good governance. The Africa... more...