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Do employees hate their managers? This book describes 30 reasons for employee attitudes ranging from indifference to outright hatred of management. It also describes some of the underlying psychological reasons for employee discontent (for example, equity theory, which explains why people react as they do to perceived unfairness).
Written as a self-contained, one-semester text, this book presents behavioral economics(specifically behavioral theories of decision) by comparing and contrasting them to mainstream (neoclassical) economics. Ideal for advanced undergraduate students of economics, philosophy, psychology, marketing, and political science.
A current and practical book which provides a clear overview of the counselling psychology profession, including the nature of the work; taining, continuing professional development and career pathways; the structure and development of the profession; and more.
Where did professional social work originate from? How effective are social work interpretations in the lives of vulnerable people? This book provides a discussion of social work practice and its evidence-base. It strikes a balance between the need for social workers to understand the social, economic, psychological and interpersonal factors.
Explores how the internet affects culture and social life, particularly the psychological, emotional and social cost of high-tech solitude. Arguing that the internet's widespread anonymity eliminates boundaries and encourages otherwise polite people to be downright abusive, this book discusses the half-fantasy, half-realism of online personae.
The 'theory of mind' framework has been the fastest growing body of empirical research in contemporary psychology. It has given rise to a range of positions on what it takes to relate to others as intentional beings. This book brings together disparate strands of ToM research, lays out historical roots of the idea and indicates better alternatives
Addresses the issue of the rapidly growing number of elderly men entering and serving time in prison. This book examines the emotional, psychological and practical implications of serving a prison sentence late in life and the challenges facing staff working with this prisoner group. It is suitable for those working in the fields of criminology.
This book deals with both the psychological and neurobiological mechanisms in appetites for drugs, food, sex, and gambling, and considers whether there are common factors between them. The authors approach this by looking at the bases of both normal and abnormal appetites in humans.
Geographical Offender Profiling (GOP) relies on a combination of principles and methodologies drawn from different disciplines, including psychology, geography, criminology and forensic science. This book brings together papers published in the field that indicate the ways in which GOP has and can be utilized in many different criminal contexts.
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.
Focusing on post-Vietnam America, using perspectives from psychology, anthropology, and physiology, this book demonstrates the need for criticism to unpack the confusions in language and cultural fantasy that drive the nation's fascination with the berserk style.
In psychology, biological psychology or psychobiology is the application of the principles of biology to the study of mental processes and behaviour. A psychobiologist may compare the imprinting behaviour in goslings to the early attachment behaviour in human infants and construct a theory. This book presents research in the field.
Every bit as good as the beer itself.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127262|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/March2007/0AF95656.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127279|9781841127279|The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes|PUZZLES & QUIZZES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes by Philip J. Carter|The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes is part of a new series of fun books aimed at puzzle fans of all ages who need a fresh challenge after Su Doku and the rest. If you ever fancied being an expert code-breaker or indeed code-maker, this is the book for you.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127279|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Feb2007/0AF95657.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|4.19|5.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127286|9781841127286|The Complete CEO|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Complete CEO by Mark Thomas, Gary Miles, Peter Fisk|Success as a business leader can be judged in a number of ways. So how do leaders know how they're really doing? The Complete CEO gives leaders a comprehensive and objective framework through which they can assess their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127286|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Sep2006/0AF95658.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841121406|9781841121406|John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management by John Adair|Successful management and leadership has never been a greater challenge. Time is stretched, your people are highly motivated but can be highly demanding and business is competitive. Whether you are a first--time manager or experienced leader, straightforward, practical advice on best practice can be hard to find.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841121406|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af9540c.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841121185|9781841121185|Living on the Fault Line|BUSINESS COMPETITION|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Living on the Fault Line by Geoffrey A. Moore|Best-selling author Geoffrey A. Moore, turns his attention to the most important business question for the early twenty-first century, the age of the Internet. How can companies living on the fault line of rapid discontinuous, disruptive technological change be managed successfully? Moore shows us that the old management truths are dead.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841121185|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af953f6.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|12.6|18| |0|1|1|4| EN|9781841120843|9781841120843|Cannibals with Forks|BUSINESS ETHICS|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Cannibals with Forks by John Elkington|Cannibals with Forks passionately demonstrates how all businesses can and must help society achieve the three inter--linked goals of economic prosperity, environmental protection and social equity, issues which are already at the top of the corporate agenda.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841120843|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af953d4.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|5| EN|9781841120751|9781841120751|The Ultimate Business Guru Book|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Ultimate Business Guru Book by Stuart Crainer, Des Dearlove|A seemingly endless parade of consultants, academics and journalists continue to pontificate about management, leadership and the dream of the perfect organization. But only a tiny fraction have really changed the way business works. These are the gurus.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841120751|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0AF953CB.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|11.19|15.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127330|9781841127330|Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come in... Swim Out to Meet it||John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come in... Swim Out to Meet it by Gary Wood|For those battle-scarred veterans of self-help books, psychologist Dr Gary Wood has answers that actually work. He argues that for real changes in the life of real people we need real psychology. In Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come In, Swim Out to Meet It, he presents an end to 'yo-yo self helping.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127330|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Oct2006/0AF9565D.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.48|12.99| |0|1|1|1| EN|9781841127392|9781841127392|Mind Games|BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Mind Games by Jeff Grout, Sarah Perrin, Clive Woodward (Foreword)|Life is a mind game. All your aspirations are played out in your head. All your relationships are shaped in your head. Even your career progression depends on your mental approach to the world. Your mind dictates whether you fulfil your potential or live your life dreaming. In sport it can make the difference between winning and losing.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127392|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Feb2007/0AF95663.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|6.29|8.99| |0|1|1|3| EN|9781841127415|9781841127415|Business Coaching|PERSONNEL & HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Business Coaching by Peter J.A. Shaw, Robin Linnecar|The aim of this book is primarily to enable those wanting to invest in coaching to be able to do so in the most effective way whether they are doing this as an organisation or as an individual. It illustrates the impact coaching can have and identifies changes in leadership and management demands and expectations.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127415|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/2008_2_22_151/9781841127415.jpg| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127439|9781841127439|SUMO Your Relationships|ADVICE ON CAREERS & ACHIEVING SUCCESS|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |SUMO Your Relationships by Paul McGee|When it comes to relationships, reality rules. We'd all like to think of ourselves as everyone's best friend, but what's the truth? Are you a hero or a zero to other people? Do you see yourself as others really see you? Do you need to make a fresh deposit into your relationship account before you go overdrawn? S.U.M.O.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127439|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/March2007/0AF95667.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127453|9781841127453|The 60 Second Leader|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The 60 Second Leader by Phil Dourado|This book is the distillation of 30 essential elements of leadership into 60 second digestible chapters. There are also 30 true 60 Second Leader Tales in between the chapters to help bring some of the leader leraning points to life. PRAISE FOR THE 60 SECOND LEADER A good prescription for all of us! Hope the book does well.
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.
The Enneagram is a psychological system for determining personality types as a path for self-improvement. This book offers instruction for using this tool in the workplace. It includes techniques for bringing out your leadership skills, improving your weaker areas, and preventing conflict. It can help you build relationships with your co-workers.
Dementia has been widely explored from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a socio-political perspective. It examines the issue of rights, status(es), and participation.