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- Wiley 2013; US$ 81.00 US$ 70.20
A comprehensive and accessible introduction to modern quantitative risk management . The business world is rife with risk and uncertainty, and risk management is a vitally important topic for managers. The best way to achieve a clear understanding of risk is to use quantitative tools and probability models. Written for students, this book... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 32.00
Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 123.95
This book provides a survey and analysis of the different ways in which women's work is valued throughout the world. It challenges the narrow definition of work as paid work, as that excludes so many of women's activities. It looks at ways in which women's worth has been consistently undervalued in industrial as well as non-industrial countries, in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 145.00
This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99
Entrepreneurship -- manifested in the entry of new firms or products into new markets, or substantial improvements in technological capacity or process innovation by incumbent firms -- is widely considered to be an important ingredient for long term economic development. This report argues that entrepreneurship is also a source of employment generation,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 70.00
How race, ethnicity and social class shape the working lives, working conditions and wages of women is explored in this collection of original research articles. With the emphasis on women from non-white or working-class backgrounds, Women and Work assesses women's abilities to control their work environments, how they see themselves and... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 64.00
Sexual harassment is now a universally recognized topic of concern for employers as well as employed women. The contributors to this volume provide a comprehensive look at what we know about sexual harassment. Their findings are grounded in theory, research and practice. more...