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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 1.99

    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$ 52.49

    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...

  • Heroic Leadershipby Scott T. Allison; George R. Goethals

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Heroic Leadership is a celebration of our greatest heroes, from legends such as Mahatma Gandhi to the legions of unsung heroes who transform our world quietly behind the scenes. The authors argue that all great heroes are also great leaders. The term ‘heroic leadership’ is coined to describe how heroism and leadership are intertwined, and how our... more...

  • Self Versus Othersby Julie L. Andsager; H. Allen White

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Self Versus Others explores the third-person effect and its role in media as a means of persuasion. This scholarly work synthesizes more than two decades of research on the third-person effect, the process in which individuals do not perceive themselves to be impacted by particular messages—such as persuaded to engage in risky behaviors or encouraged... more...

  • Interkulturelles Trainingby Claudia Ang-Stein

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.71

    Claudia Ang-Stein legt eine Bestandsaufnahme gängiger Konzepte des interkulturellen Trainings (IKT) vor, denn trotz der großer Nachfrage sind die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen bisher kaum zusammengetragen und reflektiert worden. Vielfach beruht diese Weiterbildung immer noch auf einem veralteten Kultur- und Qualifikationsverständnis, in das eklektisch... more...

  • When the Headline Is Youby Jeff Ansell; Jeffrey Leeson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50

    Proven strategies for managing all types of media encounters! Award-winning journalist and Fortune 500 consultant Jeff Ansell provides a how-to guide for leaders, executives, and other professionals whose high-visibility requires frequent contact with the media. Drawing on nearly four decades of media experience, Ansell presents tested techniques... more...

  • Diversityby Kurt April; Marylou Shockley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00

    This unique collection of papers, from authors whose experience and nationalities are themselves diverse, captures intellectual and personal reflections on diversity. The authors offer unique perspectives into diversity on an individual level, as well as the experiential challenges of implementing diversity programs at the country, public sector, company... more...

  • The Elements of Peaceby J Fred Arment

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    This guide to nonviolent conflict resolution presents thirty methods of maintaining or achieving peace, each with an in-depth case study. Methods covered, and their real-world applications, include the art of diplomacy (the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords), fair trade (the 1997 fair trade certification agreement), civil disobedience (the civil rights movement... more...