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  • The 16th Minute of Fameby Darrell Miller; Angela Bassett; Blair Underwood

    Dunham Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    ""In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."" Andy Warhol coined that prophetic line in 1968. Ironically, in today's modern society, Warhol's statement is arguably more famous than its author. Forty-plus years after he made his seemingly outrageous pronouncement, most people would probably agree that his... more...

  • The Innovative CIOby Andi Mann; George Watt; Peter Matthews

    Apress 2014; US$ 36.41

    ?Does your organization fumble when it comes to innovation? ?The Innovative CIO? presents a pragmatic guide to overcoming the 10 ?innovation killers? within your company.?  --Dennis McCafferty ?CIO Insight?, 1/23/2013 (www.cioinsight.com/it-management/innovation/slideshows/ten-ways-to-kill-innovation/) ?Are you unwittingly stifling your employees?... more...

  • Personal Impact at Work in a Weekby Christine Harvey

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.11

    The ability to present yourself in such a way as to make an impact, is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Christine Harvey, a leading expert on business communication, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to make a difference at work. The highly motivational 'in a week'... more...

  • Marke ICH - Mit Ihren Stärken auf der Überholspurby Sibylle May; Jennifer Kullmann

    Gabler Verlag 2014; US$ 31.36

    Die vielfältigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Persönlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und präsentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Persönlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Lösungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Persönlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control (Routledge Revivals)by John Storey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey?s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation... more...

  • The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Successby William Maw

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Success is for the millions of people and business managers who are surrounded by bad behavior?with its attendant mediocre or unsatisfying results?at work and in their private lives, but who hope and dream for happier and more successful lives. The book begins with a frank explanation... more...

  • Modernization and the Japanese Factoryby Robert Mortimer Marsh; Hiroshi Mannari

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 66.00 US$ 56.76

    While some writers account for Japan's postwar economic "miracle" in terms of a distinctively Japanese, traditional model of social organization, the writers of this study consider Japan's technological growth to have been accompanied by convergence toward modernized social organization. The authors test both of these theoretical models. Their data... more...

  • The Undreaded Job: Learning to Thrive in a Less-than-Perfect Workplaceby Richard Brislin

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00

    The Undreaded Job: Learning to Thrive in a Less-than-Perfect Workplace was written to help people find satisfaction in the workplace, turning work into a major contributor to overall happiness. The book is organized around issues individuals face as they try to thrive in the face of inevitable workplace imperfections. These include imperfections... more...

  • Education, Poverty and Genderby Latika Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ?home? and ?school?. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy and education, to interrogate the relationship between pedagogy and religion in South Asia. Using a multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Work and Leisureby John T. Haworth; Anthony J. Veal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight. Profound transformations in the nature and organization of work are occurring, with potentially far-reaching social and economic consequences. Increasingly, organizations... more...