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  • The Adult Learnerby Malcolm S Knowles; Elwood F Holton III; Richard A Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    "A great update of a classic. Should be required reading for anyone involved with adult learning in schools, businesses and communities." Sam Stern, Professor & Dean, School of Education, Oregon State University, USA How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience... more...

  • Reasoning about Discriminationby Richard Allen Lester

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00

    In this book Richard Lester develops an analytical basis for judging sex, race, and age discrimination in professional and executive employment. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton... more...

  • International Handbook on Diversity Management at Workby A. Klarsfeld; L. A. E. Booysen; E. Ng

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Managing and developing diversity is on the political and business agenda in many countries; therefore diversity management has become an area of knowledge and practice in its own right. Yet all too often it is referred to as a unifying concept, as if it were to be interpreted uniformly across all cultures and countries. The contributors to this volume... more...

  • Labor Visions and State Powerby Victoria C. Hattam

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    Why has labor played a more limited role in national politics in the United States than it has in other advanced industrial societies? Victoria Hattam demonstrates that voluntarism, as American labor's policy was known, was the American Federation of Labor's strategic response to the structure of the American state, particularly to the influence of... more...

  • The Source of Capital Goods Innovationby Kong Rae-Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The results of the empirical investigation of Japan and Korea show that the user firms in both countries, represented by car makers, have involved themselves in the technical and entrepreneurial entry into machine tools along with making active investments. As a consequence, they made a considerable contribution to the innovation of machine tools,... more...

  • Strategic Talent Managementby Paul Sparrow; Hugh Scullion; Ibraiz Tarique

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Drawing on recent theoretical contributions, this Cambridge Companion presents an up-to-date, critical review of talent management within a global context. more...

  • Effective Training in a Week: Teach Yourselfby Martin Manser

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 14.00

    This title teaches the reader how to train effectively. more...

  • Efficiency Wagesby Andrew Weiss

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using straightforward examples, he demonstrates how efficiency-wage theory can explain labor market outcomes... more...

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risksby Michael J. Moore; W. Kip Viscusi

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to job risks and the important role played by compensation-for-risk mechanisms. Following an overview... more...

  • The State and Working Womenby Mary Ruggie

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95

    Mary Ruggie's controversial study of British and Swedish labor market, anti-discrimination, and child care programs argues that gender-based policy alone cannot substantially raise the economic status of women workers. Rather, policies for women must be developed within the context of more general economic and social policies Originally published... more...