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Social influence. Social pressure

  • Lead More, Control Lessby Marvin R. Weisbord; Sandra Janoff

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Unleash Commitment, Initiative, and Innovation In their decades of leading groups all over the world, Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff discovered they could get superior results by creating an unconventional approach to leadership. Leaders still need to get everyone aligned around the same goals. But to maximize energy, creativity, and productivity, they... more...

  • Co-Active Leadershipby Karen Kimsey-House; Henry Kimsey-House

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    A Multidimensional Approach to Leadership Top-down, one-dimensional leadership models are hopelessly outmoded in today's rapidly changing world, and they waste the leadership ability that is present throughout an organization. In this visionary book, Karen and Henry Kimsey-House provide a model that harnesses the possibility of many rather... more...

  • Nonviolent Struggleby Sharon Erickson Nepstad

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    Nonviolent Struggle provides a comprehensive introduction to civil resistance studies. Through a wide array of historical examples, Sharon Nepstad explains key concepts and debates, illustrates different categories of nonviolent action, describes the strategies and dynamics of nonviolent struggles, and summarizes the most recent empirical research... more...

  • Multicultural Psychologyby Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.95

    This text introduces student to cultural and minority status issues in psychology, and the role of multicultural issues in mainstream research. It focuses on multiple cultural groups that co-exist in the United States, and the sociopolitical aspects of this co-existence. An emphasis on empirical research findings complements the ?real life? relevance... more...

  • Civil Resistanceby Kurt Schock

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    In the past quarter century the world has witnessed dramatic social and political transformations, due in part to an upsurge in civil resistance. There have been significant uprisings around the globe, including the toppling of communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the Color Revolutions, the Arab Spring, protests against war and economic inequality,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchangeby Talya N. Bauer; Berrin Erdogan

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99 US$ 150.49

    Leader-member exchange is the foremost dyadic leadership theory. According to this approach, high-quality trust- and respect-based relationships between leaders and employees are the cornerstone of leadership. The Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchange takes stock of the literature to examine its roots, what is currently known, research gaps,... more...

  • KulturConfusão ? On German-Brazilian Interculturalitiesby Anke Finger; Gabi Kathöfer; Christopher Larkosh

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.93

    This collection examines cultural interactions between Germany and Brazil from the Early Modern period to the present day. The contributors represent various academic disciplines, including German Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Art History and the social sciences. Their essays cover a wide range of... more...

  • Techniques of Social Influenceby Dariusz Dolinski

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Every day we are asked to fulfil others? requests, and we make regular requests of others too, seeking compliance with our desires, commands and suggestions. This accessible text provides a uniquely in-depth overview of the different social influence techniques people use in order to improve the chances of their requests being fulfilled. It both describes... more...

  • The Five Literacies of Global Leadershipby Richard David Hames

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    New research has exposed our leadership paradigm as a outdated mess of flawed models and practices. By working with great leaders and observing their common attitudes and behaviours, Richard Hames has cracked a universal code based on intelligence, appreciation and collaboration. This code unlocks Five Literacies of Global Leadership . These behaviours... more...

  • Nonviolent Resistanceby Todd May

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    We see nonviolent resistance all over today’s world, from Egypt’s Tahrir Square to New York Occupy.  Although we think of the last century as one marked by wars and violent conflict, in fact it was just as much a century of nonviolence as the achievements of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. and peaceful protests like the... more...