Springer publications. Paper covered boards with whole book as yet unopened as still encased in original plastic wrapper; ie as new. This collection of scholarly papers focuses on the role of spirituality and ethics in renewing the contemporary management praxis. The book provides a pluralistic approach to spirituality and management, and advises on improving the ethics of organizations. The book - which was originally published by Kluwer in 2004 - is a collection of scholarly papers focusing on the role of spirituality and ethics in renewing the contemporary management praxis. The basic argument is that a more inclusive, holistic and peaceful approach to management is needed if business and political leaders are to uplift the environmentally degrading and socially disintegrating world of our age. The book uses diverse value-perspectives (Hindu, Catholic, Buddhist, and Humanist) and a variety of disciplines (philosophy, ethics, management studies, psychology, and organizational sciences) to extend traditional reflections on corporate purpose and focuses on a self-referential organizational-existential search for meaning, identity and success.
196pp. Corners bumped otherwise in very good condition. This book provides a readable introduction to the basic concepts of human factors in aviation. It features an important section on basic aviation psychology, as well as topics on physiology and high altitude environment and health maintenance. A useful aid to many private and commercial pilot licence examinations.
This book aims to synthesize research from a number of related disciplines, including social psychology, communication science, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. It begins with an examination of theoretical issues, and proceeds to a consideration of actual contexts where language and social forces interact. This particular copy is in very good condition. Its exterior has only slight signs of wear - scuffs to its edges from shelf storage. As for the interior, its pages are clean and free of any writing, highlighting or markings. Overall, this book deals with contexts that bear on matters such as ethnolinguistic identity, bilingualism, health and ageing. It will be of interest to all linguists.
Real World Research furnishes students with the skills necessary in order to conduct research outside the laboratory, in real world situations. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated in order to make it as useful as possible to teachers and students from a range of behavioral and social science disciplines. Includes new examples from applied psychology, applied social science, health studies, social work and education. This used book is Very Good condition. No highlighting.
This book emphasizes research that relates the responses of nerve cells in various areas of the brain to a given event or behaviour. By describing how both single cells and cell groups within the brain code, transform, transmit and store information, the authors explore the interface between the mind and the brain. Codes for sensations, perceptions, motives, emotions and memories are all examined in this contemporary review of research literature. Main features include: a detailed description of the research.;This book should be of interest to degree and diploma students at intermediate level on courses of psychology, behavioural and life sciences.
From published reviews "It is perhaps surprising that this book has been so long in being commissioned coming as it does from the leading authority on the psychology of interrogation, suggestibility, confession and legal testimony. The result, it must be said, has been worth the wait." Journal of the Forensic Science Society "This is an extremely important book. It is essential reading for all those involved in the investigation of criminal allegations and trying defendants in court. Quite apart from its use as a resource to practitioners it provides a fascinating insight to anyone wishing to know more about the phenomenon of false statements and confession and will illuminate the subject for cynics." The Criminal Law Review "I strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in seeing that real justice is done during investigations into crime and court room trials. It makes a really positive contribution to the debate about what is wrong with the system and what can be done to improve it and will be of particular value to police officers, police surgeons, clinical psychologists, social workers, criminal lawyers and the judiciary both lay and professional." Law Society's Gazette This book is in fine condition with no marks, notes or inscriptions.
Thomas Kirkwood, Britain's only professor of gerontology, examines closely why we age; how human ageing compares to that of other animal species; what the menopause is for; why our memories fail as we get older; whether cancer is inevitable. Tom Kirkwood, Britain's only Professor of Biological Gerontology, explores the fascinating science of ageing. His ground-breaking new book examines closely the question of why we age at all; how human ageing compares to that of other animal species; why women live longer than men; what the menopause is for; why our memories fail as we get older; whether cancer is inevitable in extreme old age; and how ageing affects our bodies and our behaviour. Looking at the subject from a variety of perspectives -- evolutionary, social, psychological and physiological -- and written with the story-telling skills of a journalist and the authority of a world class scientist, this book provides a fully up-to-date view of this crucial subject, as well as insights that delight on almost every page. It concludes with a superb short story that projects us hundreds of years into the future when most of the symptoms of ageing have been conquered to show us what society could be like. Far from being depressing, this is an accessible, inspirational, life-affirming book. 'This is a truly wonderful book. Kirkwood writes with great clarity and sensitivity about a topic that concerns us all: why we grow old and what happens to our bodies as we age. He debunks many popular myths and provides a fascinating account of the science of ageing. Time of our Lives is written with an insight and vitality that will transform your view of growing old. It is an enthralling and liberating read.' Frances Ashcroft, Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford Dedication on fp
This copy shows minimal signs of wear. There are some light scuff marks around the outer edges. Size: 15 x 23 cms. The New Handbook of Political Science is an authoritative survey of developments in the discipline compiled by 42 of the most famous political scientists worldwide, analysing progress over the past twenty years and assessing this in the context of historical trends in the field. Discussion of each of the main subdisciplines: political institutions political behaviour comparative politics international relations political theory public policy and administration political economy political methodology breaks down into four sections: an overview of the field analysis from two key perspectives in the field Old and new: an eminent scholar in the field assesses the new developments in the light of older traditions in the discipline International in its scope, systematic in its coverage, A New Handbook of Political Science will become the reference book for political scientists, and those tracking their work, into the next century. The New Handbook of Political Science is an authoritative survey of developments in the discipline compiled by 42 of the most famous political scientists worldwide, analysing progress over the past twenty years and assessing this in the context of historical trends in the field. The New Handbook of Political Science is the most comprehensive and well-done effort to describe the state of political science extant. It contains much which will be required reading. I strongly recommend it'. Seymour Martin Lipset The Handbook is a masterly and authoritative survey, comprehensive yet compact, by a stellar international cast of contributors...a most worthy successor to the old Greenstein-Polsby Handbook, published two decades ago'. Arend Lijphart This is an extraordinarily useful mapping of what has happend in the discipline in the last twenty years, since the classic 1975 Handbook was published...Scholars are well advised to read this new, single-volume Handbook in its entirety. For this volume is not only a collection of brilliant contributions, but also a much needed cross-fertilizing endeavour'. Giovanni Sartori
Published by Pitman Publishing, London. 1996 Book condition: very good. No dust jacket. This book aims to provide management students and practising managers with an understanding of, and a guide to, managing the complexities of organisational change effectively. It discusses the techniques and methods that can be used to aid such change in the work place. The techniques and methods that can be used to aid successful change are reviewed and discussed. Real-life case studies are employed to highlight the problems and obstacles encountered in managing change and to illustrate how these barriers can be overcome. These are set in the context of the development of organisational theory and the following themes are explored: organisational design and behaviour approaching change strategically identifying and overcoming barriers to change planning and implementing change organisational culture and managerial behaviour. The second edition of Managing Change is completely updated and contains new case material to represent a much more European perspective and work ethos. It contains a new chapter on organisational culture. At the time of writing the author was researching and lecturing in the Manchester School of Management at The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He has worked with and acted as an advisor to a range of public and private sector organisations including the NHS, management consultants AT Kearney and The Rover Group.
8vo. Very slight bumping at edges of DJ, otherwise so signs of wear This volume of specially invited articles is intended for advanced students and researchers in the various disciplines of brain research i.e. neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurochemistry and experimental psychology. Philip Bradley, the editor, was professor of pharmacology at the University of Birmingham