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  • The Professional's Guide to Business Developmentby Stephen Newton

    Kogan Page 2012; US$ 34.99

    When buying professional services, most clients will assume that you are competent in your field. They are therefore not hiring you mainly on the basis of your expertise but on factors such as price, and whether they want to do business with you. To minimise the issue of cost, you need to ensure that the benefits of working with you are clear to your... more...

  • Redirections in the Study of Expert Labourby Daniel Muzio; Stephen Ackroyd; Jean-François Chanlat

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    This book explores recent theoretical and empirical advances in the understanding of how professional occupations are organized. Focusing in particular on the differences between established and emerging forms of expert work, the authors provide unique theoretical perspectives on this rapidly developing field. more...

  • The Reflective Practitionerby Donald A. Schon

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 29.99

    A leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professionsengineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planningto show how professionals really go about solving problems. more...

  • Skilled Migration, Expectation and Realityby Dr Ramanie Samaratunge; Dr Ying Lu; Professor Charmine Härtel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In Skilled Migration, Expectation and Reality the authors offer the findings of their research into the acculturation and integration issues confronting Professional Chinese Immigrants in the Australian labour market. This rigorous quantitative and qualitative study is one of the first systematic examinations of acculturation to focus specifically... more...

  • True Professionalismby David H. Maister

    Free Press 1999; US$ 15.95

    Professional firms are forever trying to get their people to act like professionals?to do the right things. Though their various incentives may create employee compliance, these don't often encourage excellence. David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges professionals to examine this essential,... more...

  • You Are a Brand!by Catherine Kaputa

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Using practical marketing strategies, learn how to leverage the power of a personal brand to become well-known and in demand. more...

  • African Brain Circulationby Rubin Patterson

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Transnational society is a new field of study, just as brain circulation is a new development strategy for the global South. This book contributes to the growing scholarship on transnational society and brain circulation, thus highlighting the dynamic social practices already underway more...

  • The Unfree Professionsby Konrad Hugo Jarausch

    Oxford University Press, USA 1990; US$ 169.99

    How could educated professionals have supported the Nazi movement and collaborated with Hitler's inhuman policies? Jarausch examines this fascinating and largely unexplored subject, tracing the social, ideological, and political development of three representative German professions--law, teaching, and engineering--from the late Empire to the early... more...

  • Patriotic Professionalism in Urban Chinaby Lisa M. Hoffman

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In the post-Maoist era, China adopted a strategy for investing in the ?quality? of its people?through education and training opportunities?that created talented labor. In her significant ethnographic study, Patriotic Professionalism in Urban China , Lisa Hoffman explains why the development of ?human capital? is seen as fundamental for economic... more...