RETHINKING PUBLIC RELATIONS: PR PROPAGANDA AND DEMOCRACY
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RETHINKING PUBLIC RELATIONS: PR PROPAGANDA AND DEMOCRACY

'Like Shakespeare’s Caesar, public relations ‘bestrides the world like a colossus’, and the wider world urgently needs a more mature understanding of what it really is. For this reason alone, Kevin Moloney’s thoughtful, balanced book deserves a large readership, certainly inside and, even more importantly, outside the public relations community. But there are other good reasons also. First of all, the author is extremely lucid; secon...

Controlling und Rechnungslegung: Aktuelle Entwicklungen in Wissenschaft und Praxis
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Controlling und Rechnungslegung

Das Rechnungswesen gehört zu den zentralen Unternehmensbereichen. Neben der Abbildung interner Vorgänge im Rahmen des Controllings bildet es auch die Basis für die extern orientierte Unternehmensrechnung. Beide Teilgebiete haben sich in den letzten Jahren dynamisch entwickelt. Entsprechend komplex und kontrovers ist die Diskussion in Wissenschaft und Praxis. In „Controlling und Rechnungslegung“ bieten renommierte Fachexperten eine au...

Developing Exemplary Performance One Person at a Time
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Developing Exemplary Performance One Person at a Time

Michael Sabbag has developed an excellent model for achieving exemplary performance. What I really liked about the book was the practicality of the roadmap provided. The model and concepts were explained, the performance factors were defined, and the "how to" followed with real world examples. It is grounded in the day to day realities that face managers, operations, training, human resources, and organizational development teams - a...

Multinational Work Teams: A New Perspective (Lea's Organization and Management Series)
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Multinational Work Teams: A New Perspective

This authored book's purpose is to extend and consolidate the evolving literature on multinational work teams by developing a comprehensive theory that incorporates a dynamic, multilevel view of such teams. The model used by the authors focuses on various features of the team's members, their interactions as a team, and the organizational context in which they operate. The concept of integration and differentiation, as well as the no...

Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model: Foundations of Operational Excellence and Supporting Tools
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Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model (The Shingo Model Series)

The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details the SEEM, which lies at the heart of the Shingo Prize. It will link the theoretical underpinnings of the SEEM and their implications for pr...

The Certified Quality Manager Handbook With Supplemental Section (Asq)
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The Certified Quality Manager Handbook With Supplemental Section (Asq)

The Quality Management Division of the American Society for Quality has put together the ultimate preparatory guide for the Certified Quality Manager Exam. The Certified Quality Manager Handbook thoroughly describes each portion of the exam, providing insights, definitions, and sample exam questions. Each part also includes a bibliography for further reference. In addition to helping them pass the exam, quality managers will find the...

Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation
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Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation

The Fraud Act 2006 presented a wholesale reform of the pre-existing deception offences under the Theft Act 1968 and Theft Act 1978. This edited collection offers a critical evaluation of fraud legislation and provides a review of the Fraud Act 2006 within the context of measures introduced within the previous decade to combat financial crime, fraud and white-collar offences. The edited collection brings together contributors from a r...

Immigration and Ethnic Formation in a Deeply Divided Society: The Case of the 1990's Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in
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Immigration and Ethnic Formation in a Deeply Divided Society (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology)

This book deals with the ethnic formation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel, in light of both domestic changes, and developments in the Israel- Arab conflict. Based on a broad variety of quantitative and qualitative methods, the book presents a detailed analysis of identity patterns among these immigrants, their orientation in matters of religion, society, culture and politics, and their relationships ...

Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World
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Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

“Getting Your Way is a wondrous book—well-written, hard-driving, interesting, creative, and important. A gifted storyteller and a brilliant analyst, Jasper uses broad-ranging examples, drawing on personal experience, philosophy, and history to convey his message that much of social interaction is strategic. Throughout Jasper pushes his analysis in ways that challenge popular accounts of strategy—especially game theory—identifying the...

First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management
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First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management

This book provides a summary of state-of-the-art methods and research in the analysis of credit. It thereby supplies very useful insights into this vital area of finance that has previously been insufficiently taught and researched in academia. The book, which includes an overview of processes that are utilized for estimating the probability of default and the loss given default for a wide array of debts, will be useful in evaluating...