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  • Risk Management in Life Critical Systemsby Patrick Millot

    Wiley 2014; US$ 155.00

    Risk management deals with prevention, decision-making, action taking, crisis management and recovery, taking into account the consequences of unexpected events. The authors of this book are interested in ecological processes, human behavior, as well as the control and management of life-critical systems, which are potentially highly automated. Three... more...

  • Family Entrepreneurby Fred Dawkins

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 19.99

    Family Entrepreneur guides you through a reassuring learning experience on the qualities entrepreneurs need and the challenges they can expect when operating a family business. Issues are brought out by discussion and a wide range of anecdotes. more...

  • Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizationsby Zahirul Hoque; Lee Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    With increased competition for external funding, technological advancement, and public expectations for transparency, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations are facing new challenges and pressures. While research has explored the roles of accounting, accountability, and performance management in nonprofit organizations, we still lack evidence... more...

  • Understanding Financial Risk Managementby Angelo Corelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Financial Risk Management is a topic of primary importance in financial markets and, more generally, in life. Risk can be seen as an opportunity if related to the concept of compensative return. It is therefore important to learn how to measure and control risk, in order to get exposure to as much risk as is necessary to achieve some level of compensation,... more...

  • Fundamentals of Risk Managementby Paul Hopkin; Institute of Risk Management

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 60.00

    Fundamentals of Risk Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of commercial and business risk, examining the key components of risk management and its application. With relevant examples for both the private and public sector, this third edition is completely aligned to ISO 31000 and provides enhanced best practice advice on... more...

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japanby W. Donald Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in working practices over this period. The availability... more...

  • Frauen für Führungspositionenby Forschungsinstitut Betriebliche Bildung (f-bb) gGmbH; Christine Kalla; Julia Birkner

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 25.41

    Frauen können führen, aber viele Firmen nutzen die Fähigkeiten ihrer Mitarbeiterinnen nicht. Der Leitfaden zeigt anhand praxiserprobter Strategien, wie kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU) Frauen für Führungspositionen fit machen können: von der Analyse der Ausgangslage über die Auswahl geeigneter Mitarbeiterinnen und passender Maßnahmen bis zur Begleitung... more...

  • Kinder, Kinder! Mutterschaft und Erwerbstätigkeit in Ostdeutschlandby Astrid Baerwolf

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 29.46

    Eine ethnografische Perspektive auf Müttergenerationen: in der DDR, während der gesellschaftlichen Transformation und im gegenwärtigen Ostdeutschland. Die Vereinbarkeit von Kindern und Beruf ist ein aktuelles Schlagwort in Politik und Medien. Dieses zentrale Thema verknüpft die Ethnografie mit einem historischen Schlüsselkonzept: über den familiären... more...

  • When Care Work Goes Globalby Mary Romero; Valerie Preston; Wenona Giles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    We know that migration systems link the women who migrate and the households and organizations that employ domestic and care workers, but how do these migration systems work, and more importantly, what are their impacts on the sending as well as the receiving societies? How do sending and receiving societies regulate women’s migration for care... more...

  • The Sustainability Mindsetby Steve Zimmerman; Jeanne Bell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00

    The Matrix Map—a powerful tool for nonprofit strategic decision-making Nonprofit sustainability lies at the intersection of exceptional impact and financial viability. The Sustainability Mindset offers nonprofit professionals and board members a step-by-step guide to move your organization towards this intersection. As outlined in the bestselling... more...