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Social influence. Social pressure

  • Distinktion und Deutungsmachtby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 49.99

    Die Begriffe "Public Relations" oder "Kommunikationsmanagement" bezeichnen eine Sozialtechnik, die die Macht der Unterscheidung ausübt. Unter den Gesetzen der neuen Aufmerksamkeitsökonomie erwächst aus der Fähigkeit zur Unterscheidung und der Durchsetzung dieser Distinktionen Deutungsmacht. Dieser Band schaut hinter die Kulissen dieser Technik, die... more...

  • Unrooted Childhoodsby

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2011; US$ 27.95

    Twenty stirring memoirs of childhoods spent packing make the story of growing up displaced feel universal more...

  • Interkulturelle Kompetenz und pädagogische Professionalitätby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 29.99

    Interkulturelle Kompetenz bleibt ein zentrales Thema der pädagogischen Fachdiskussion, obwohl das Konzept umstritten ist, wie der Band zeigt. Da es aber ungeachtet dessen in der pädagogischen Programmatik und Praxis nach wie vor Konjunktur hat, sind die Autor/inn/en um ein kritisches Verständnis bemüht, das kulturalistischen Tendenzen vorbeugt. Die... more...

  • M² Models and Methodologies for Community Engagementby

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 129.00

    How can we engage communities? What is empowerment ? To what extent should the project process be participatory ? How is an outsider-insider relationship handled? How do researchers negotiate with the hegemony of western cultural interpretations ? How are organizational and contextual influences handled in a project? What leadership demands... more...

  • Strange Encountersby Sara Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Examining the relationship between strangers, embodiment and community,  Strange Encounters challenges the assumptions that the stranger is simply anybody we do not recognize and instead proposes that he or she is socially constructued as somebody we already know. Using feminist and postcolonial theory this book examines the impact of multiculturalism... more...

  • The Unknown Leaderby Sheikh Hussein A Al-Banawi

    Kogan Page 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 22.46

    Our world has many obvious leaders: captains of industry, high-achieving academics, CEOs, heads of state, champion athletes. But our world also depends on leaders who are not so obvious. They are all around us, filling crucial roles at every level of society, in all kinds of organizations and in our communities.They've produced results that may not... more...

  • Rethinking Freedomby Fred Alford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    This book examines the use and abuse of the term 'freedom'. Based on interviews with people concerning the nature of freedom, the author compares what the people he talked with said about freedom with what writers and thinkers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, and Iris Murdoch have to say about freedom. He concludes that the 'political' is... more...

  • Special Edition on Leadershipby Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This special edition on leadership has been produced with the active involvement of our Guest Editor, Professor Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, whose perspectives on leadership, familiar perhaps to many readers, are expounded eloquently in the interview with her which follows this editorial introduction.Previously published in: Journal of Health Organization... more...

  • A Guide to Better Management: How to Get a Win Winby Jon Allen

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 1.44

    Every manager has to influence others, more so as we change from command and control management to a more empowered work force. In this programme you will explore the preparation and techniques which enable you to be a powerful and ethical influencer. You will add to that the skills for handling negotiations so that both sides feel they have gained... more...

  • Public Relations von Finanzorganisationenby Jörg E. Allgäuer; Matthias Larisch

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 69.99

    Die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit von Finanzorganisationen unterscheidet sich deutlich von der anderer Unternehmen. Die Gründe hierfür liegen in den Besonderheiten der angebotenen Produkte und Dienstleistungen, in der volkswirtschaftlichen Rolle und gegenseitigen Verflechtung von Finanzorganisationen, in der hohen Regulierungsdichte und in den Eigenheiten... more...