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Professions (General). Professional employees

  • Coalitions and Competition: The Globalization of Professional Business Servicesby Yair Aharoni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This title, first published in 1993, was one of the first books to analyse the forces behind the increasing globalization of professional business services. Based on contributions from leading authorities in international business, both academics and members of organizations such as GATT and UNCTAD, it looks at the opportunities for growth, environmental... more...

  • Prospects for the Professions in Chinaby William P Alford; William Kirby; Kenneth Winston

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Professionals are a growing group in China and increasingly make their presence felt in governance and civil society. At the same time, however, professionals in the West are under increasing pressure from commercialism or scepticism about their ability to rise above self-interest. ? This book focuses on professionals in China and asks whether... more...

  • Professional Identitiesby Shirley Ardener; Fiona Moore

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 90.00

    In both professional and academic fields, there is increasing interest in the way in which white-collar workers engage with institutions and networks which are complex social constructions. Covering a wide variety of countries and types of organization, this volume examines the diverse ways in which individuals? ethnic, gender, corporate and professional... more...

  • The Professionalby Subroto Bagchi

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 25.95

    A manifesto on what it takes to be a true professional in the modern world. By common definition, a professional is anyone who possesses the skills and knowledge necessary for a career-whether as a surgeon, a software engineer, or a plumber. But according to Subroto Bagchi, our increasingly global marketplace demands more. In a world where the... more...

  • Managing Professional Identitiesby Mike Dent; Stephen Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00

    This book addresses the nature of current shifts in professional and managerial knowledge and practice, particularly in relation to power and accountability. Connecting with current debates concerned with work and identity, the book will present a range of theoretical and empirical accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing specialists in various organizational... more...

  • Power in the Highest Degreeby Charles Derber; William A. Schwartz; Yale Magrass

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 54.99

    Lawyer, doctor, scientist--these are the jobs Americans commonly cite when asked to list the most prestigious occupations. The word "professional" today implies expertise, authority, and excellence. To do a job professionally is to do it well. Yet in a society in which knowledge has become a prized asset and an advanced degree the ticket to wealth... more...

  • True Professionalismby Robert Galford; Charles Green; David H. Maister

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    Are some technically competent professionals who work hard and long hours 'true professionals' or are they just cruisers? In this deeply illuminating call to arms, David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges individuals to examine closely the meaning of their work and reach beyond their grasp.... more...

  • True Professionalismby Robert Galford; Charles Green; David H. Maister

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    Are some technically competent professionals who work hard and long hours 'true professionals' or are they just cruisers? In this deeply illuminating call to arms, David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges individuals to examine closely the meaning of their work and reach beyond their grasp.... more...

  • Propaganda in the Helping Professionsby Eileen Gambrill

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 64.99

    Propaganda in the helping professions has grown by leaps and bounds in recent decades, with alarming implications for clients and their families, as well as the professionals who try to help them. There is a fog that has been generated by corporate interests and organizations attempting to sell their services and products to desperate or poorly educated... more...

  • Mapping Talent Developmentby Thomas. N. Garavan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00

    This ebook exploree the concept of talent development, define its scope and identify the issues involved in formulating talent development strategies in organisations. Talent development is usually discussed as part of a wider talent management process. The literature highlights issues concerning who is the talent to be developed, what competencies... more...