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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
In his 2010 book What Is a Person?, Christian Smith argued that sociology had for too long neglected this fundamental question. Prevailing social theories, he wrote, do not adequately ?capture our deep subjective experience as persons, crucial dimensions of the richness of our own lived lives, what thinkers in previous ages might have called our... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2015; US$ 15.95
What do Madonna, Martha Stewart, John Lennon, Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Franklin, Ronald Reagan, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, and Johnny Cash have in common? Each is (or was) a list maker. These successful people, along with CEOs and successful entrepreneurs, all use lists to keep track of their ideas, thoughts, and tasks. Finding enough hours in... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; Not Available
Ultimate "Tiger Mom" Abby Lee Miller?the passionate, unapologetically outspoken, tough-as-nails star of Lifetime?s phenomenal hit Dance Moms and Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition ?offers inspirational, tough love guidance for parents who want to help their children succeed and for readers of all ages striving to become the best they can be. If... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
Recently, research on the ways in which goals, affect, and self-regulation influence one another has enjoyed an upsurge. New findings are being published and new theories are being developed to integrate these findings. This volume reports on the latest of this work, including a substantial amount of data and theory that has not yet been published.... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 21.88
While psychologists write bestsellers about humans? smarter side—language, cognition, consciousness—and self-help gurus harangue us to be attentive and mindful, we all know that much of the time our minds are just goofing off. So what does the brain do when you?re not looking? Rooted in neuroscience, psychology and evolutionary biology but written... more...
- Divine Arts 2014; US$ 16.95
Divorce. Job loss. Illness. The death of a loved one. What does one do after experiencing any of life?s major turning points? Change Your Story, Change Your Life tackles that question and shows readers how to become the hero of their own stories and change the direction of their lives. After working as a Hollywood story analyst for more than 20... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
An engaged employee is someone who feels involved, committed, passionate and empowered and demonstrates those feelings in work behavior. This book explains that a more engaged workforce is really about better performance management. The authors expand the traditional notion of performance management to include building trust, creating conditions of... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 45.63
Wie funktioniert die professionsethische Selbstkontrolle in den Wissenschaften? Anhand von Interviews mit Naturwissenschaftlern untersucht Andreas Franzmann die Haltung, mit der Forscher sich in ein Unbekanntes vorwagen, und gewinnt dabei ein Bild ihres professionalisierten Habitus. Es zeigt sich: Forschung ist ein Prozess der Krisenbewältigung, der... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This volume summarizes and organizes a growing body of research supporting the role of motivation in adaptive and rewarding interpersonal interactions with others. The field of human motivation is rapidly growing but most studies have focused on the effects of motivation on individuals' personal happiness and task engagement. Only recently have... more...