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  • The Leadership Pipelineby Ram Charan; Stephen Drotter; James Noel

    Wiley 2001; US$ 20.96

    Together, these authors have more first-hand experience in leadership development and succession planning than you're likely to find anywhere else. And here, they show companies how to create a pipeline of talent that will continuously fill their leadership needs-needs they may not even yet realize. The Leadership Pipeline delivers a proven framework for priming future leaders by planning for their development, coaching them, and measuring the results of those efforts. Moreover, the book presents a combination leadership-development/succession-planning program that ensures a steady line-up of leaders for every critical position within the company. It's an approach that bolsters the retention of intellectual capital as it eliminates the need... more...

  • The Civilized Marketby Ivan Alexander

    Wiley 2005; US$ 26.25

    "If you ever wondered what has happened to all of the guiding principals of individualism and democracy in this era of great corporations The Civilized Market is a joy. Ivan Alexander tells a wonderful story and weaves together strands of tradition and practice that are pleasurable and startling. All who are interested in the role of business in society will want to read this." —Robert G. Monks, Chairman of the Lens Corporation and author of Power and Accountability "A well-researched and novel contribution to the debate on corporate governance." —Sir Paul Judge " The Civilized Market is a profoundly intelligent and thought-provoking book written in an enjoyable and stimulating style. A civilized book on a civilized... more...

  • Handbook of Multicultural Assessmentby Lisa A. Suzuki; Joseph G. Ponterotto; Paul J. Meller

    Wiley 2001; US$ 73.67

    This thorough analysis of multicultural assessment covers significant issues, including the major instruments and procedures, cognitive and educational assessment, and cross-cultural sensitivity and ethics. Offering the most current empirical research, theory, and specific recommendations, the volume includes case studies that illustrate culturally sensitive procedures and tables that highlight comparisons between particular measures, competencies, and assessment practices. Including updated articles from the original contributors as well as entirely new contributions, the revised version offers compelling ideas for conducting assessments with minority populations. more...

  • Understanding Faculty Productivityby Michael F. Middaugh

    Wiley 2001; US$ 41.60

    "An invaluable resource for any college and university striving to meet the National Cost Commission's call to make what colleges do and what it costs more 'transparent' to the public." --Jacqueline E. King, director, federal policy analysis, American Council on Education Defining and measuring faculty productivity are among the most central issues for quality and accountability in higher education. Known for assembling some of the most authoritative research on faculty productivity--and for analyzing its impact on academic and institutional accountability--Michael F. Middaugh presents this comprehensive volume to help campus professionals build greater accountability for students, parents, foundations, governmental organizations, and other... more...

  • Adenauerby Charles Williams

    Wiley 2001; US$ 33.00

    Critical Acclaim for ADENAUER "A gripping narrative . . . brings to life an intriguing historical figure . . . an enthralling perspective on the processes that shaped the postwar world." --Daily Telegraph (London) "Charts the ironies of Adenauer's complicated life. This is the story of a marathon man, but it is narrated at the pace of a sprinter and with the elegance of a hurdler."--The Times (London) "Lucid and engaging. This is a well-researched and elegantly written volume which deserves a wider readership than the purely political."--The Herald (Glasgow) "A highly readable, thoroughly reliable, intelligently critical life-and-times. . . . This portrait does justice to a man who is often invoked as a prophet of a United States... more...

  • Salmon Dayby Douglas Lamont

    Wiley 2005; US$ 32.50

    "I am impressed by Lamont's assessments of who will be the global winners and losers. Lamont holds back no punches. If you want to see the big picture, globally and technologically, read this book." —Philip Kotler, S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University "Too often, companies charge headlong into global business activities with little strategic thought, historical perpective or analysis of global trends. Douglas Lamont’s Salmon Day perspective provides these companies with necessary food for thought as they expand their global sales and investment activities, helping them to make informed choices on market entry strategy, as... more...

  • Against All Oddsby Wendy Beech

    Wiley 2002; US$ 14.97

    Learn and be inspired by the fascinating true stories behind 10 leading lights in black enterprise today . . . * While she won't share the formulas for her world-renowned hot sauces, Vivian Gibson, CEO of The MillCreek Company, is glad to impart her recipe for transforming a passion for cooking into a multimillion-dollar enterprise. * He went from sleeping in Central Park to heading a major film production and syndication company. Get the details on how Frank Mercado-Valdes's love of classic black films led to the creation of the African Heritage Network. * At only 34 years old, Alonzo Washington is head of his own comic book publishing empire. Find out how this committed political activist used his genius for cartooning to promote minority... more...