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How should we respond to events that, for a variety of psychological and cultural reasons, we find it hard to wrap our minds around? This book argues that realism about science and scientists, innovative applications of cost-benefit analysis, and a pragmatic attitude toward civil liberties are among the keys to coping with catastrophic risks.
Books like "Freakonomics" have shown how human behaviour follows predictable patterns. But how do you take these radical ideas and apply them to your business? And how do you make money from them? This title sets out what business can learn from the findings of the economics and social psychology.
Deals with the findings of just some of the authorities modern philosophy, social science and psychology in an open discourse between the ancient and the modern, the traditional and the scientific, the industrial and the personal. This book is of interest to academics and students in psychology, sociology, and philosophy.
A groundbreaking book that offers approaches for changing the hidden biases in the workplace This is an eye-opening examination of the causes and dynamics of bias in the workplace, offering a psychological, political, and societal analysis of the actual cost of bias to the bottom line.
Executive Power arms readers with effective, fast-acting techniques that show them, step-by-step, how to get what they need before they and their companies pay a heavy toll for lack of it. This book contains specific, carefully formulated psychological tactics that can be applied to any business situation, with any person.
Business leaders are in charge. They are in charge of people, of budgets, of production lines. Most leaders also believe that they are in charge of their greatest resource - their own brain. But how true is that? This book combines brain research with insights from psychological studies of how people think.
Examines behavioral research and shows that everyday superstitions are the natural result of several well-understood psychological processes. This book demonstrates how complex, even paradoxical, human behavior can be understood through scientific investigation. It suggests to provide alternative methods of coping with life's uncertainties.
Introduces post-Jungian analytic psychology and explores how its theories can be applied to television and film. This book contextualises post-Jungian theory in the media criticism canon and explains the role and uses of analytical psychology in film and television criticism.
Brings together research from the social sciences (psychology in particular) that bears upon the trends contributing to family law policy and practice as it is in New Zealand. This book is useful for judges hearing and deciding cases, for counsel representing children, and for those formulating government policy.
When this text was published two decades ago, it put the mother-daughter relationship and female psychology on the map. The text was recently chosen by "Contemporary Sociology" as one of the ten most influential books of the 25 years between 1974 and 1999.
Drawing on cognitive science, evolutionary theory, anthropology, psychology, literary theory, and other fields, this book presents a nuanced argument about how fairy...
Financial spread betting is growing in popularity. This book uses the model of climbing a mountain to explain a disciplined, winning approach to spread betting. It covers issues that include trade planning, record keeping, performance reviews, more on risk management, psychology and continual development.
The media constantly bombard us with news of the health hazards that lurk in our everyday lives. But, many of these hazards, even some that provoke regulatory action, have been greatly overblown. This book examines the forces that contribute to health scares and economic, political, and psychological consequences of their "social amplification."
In an era of globalisation and Internet commoditisation, salespeople are in danger of becoming irrelevant. This book helps readers understand the five disciplines of change leadership and the keys to a change psychology that turn them into vital assets for their customers and help them achieve explosive sales growth.