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Firms’ Strategic Decisions: Theoretical and Empirical Findings

Volume 2
Kazuhiro Ohnishi

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97819810825301160201
eISBN: 978-1-68108-253-0, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-254-7
ISSN: 2405-8424 (Print)
ISSN: 2405-8432 (Online)

This is the second volume of the book series featuring theoretical and empirical research on strategic decision making policies of oli...[view complete introduction]

Changing Humanities and Smart Application of Digital Technologies

Book Series: Telecommunication

Volume 1
Kuo Hung Huang

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816810840771170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-407-7, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-408-4
ISSN: 2542-4564 (Print)
ISSN: 2542-4580 (Online)

Changing Humanities and Smart Application of Digital Technologies is a collection of research articles relevant to digital humanities ...[view complete introduction]

Intellectual Property Basic Manual for Researchers in Universities

Pedro Ponce

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810840391160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-403-9, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-404-6

Researchers involved in product development are expected to implement innovative ideas to make commercially viable products. The techn...[view complete introduction]

The Anatomy of Counterintelligence: European Perspective

Iztok Podbregar

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810841141160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-411-4, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-412-1

In recent decades, a significant volume of literature on the subject of counterintelligence has become available. The knowledge given ...[view complete introduction]

Older Women: Current and Future Challenges of Professionals with an Aging Population

Marcia Spira

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810834901160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-349-0, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-350-6

Older Women: Current and Future Challenges of Professionals With An Aging Population ...[view complete introduction]

Causal Inference and Scientific Paradigms in Epidemiology

Steven S. Coughlin

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080518161100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-181-6, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-330-8

This anthology of articles on causal inference and scientific paradigms in epidemiology covers several important topics including the ...[view complete introduction]

Drugs, Sex and Crime – Empirical Contributions

Danilo A. Baltieri

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080507031090101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-070-3, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60805-622-4

This book covers some recent researches on the interface between drug misuse and crime and demonstrates that some types of violent cri...[view complete introduction]

Prerequisites for Healthy Organizational Change

Per Ø. Saksvik

US $ 33

DOI: 10.2174/97816080501161090101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-011-6, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60805-435-0

We live in a time where organizational change has become the norm. Organizations are constantly undergoing major restructurings be it ...[view complete introduction]

Psychological and Health-Related Assessment Tools Developed in China

Lawrence T. Lam

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080518611100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-186-1, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-374-2

This book presents a collection of psychological and health-related assessment tools designed and developed in China. These instrument...[view complete introduction]

Social Determinants, Health Equity and Human Development

Boutayeb Abdesslam

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080506661090101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-066-6, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60805-324-7

A refreshing and useful resource for understanding the multidimensional aspects linking social determinants to health equity and devel...[view complete introduction]

Suicide and Predicament: Life is a Predicament

Saxby Pridmore

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080516941100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-169-4, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-705-4

"Suicide and Predicament: the medical model of suicide is incomplete" takes a broad view of suicide. It argues that a large proportion...[view complete introduction]

The Emerging Self in Psychotherapy with Adults

Richard A. Mackey

US $ 54

DOI: 10.2174/97816080502771090101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-027-7, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60805-117-5

This Ebook focuses theoretically, empirically and practically on a concept of the self that includes neurobiological, psychological an...[view complete introduction]

The Primitive Mind and Modern Man

John A. Cohan

US $ 59

DOI: 10.2174/97816080508711100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-087-1, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-335-3

This book is in the field of cultural anthropology and transcultural psychology, and is intended for college courses in anthropology a...[view complete introduction]

The State of the Science in Universal Design: Emerging Research and Developments

Jordana L. Maisel

US $ 53

DOI: 10.2174/97816080506351100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-063-5, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-091-8

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Design and the Built Environment (RERC-UD), a federally funded research ce...[view complete introduction]

Transforming Sexual Health in Scotland: Cultural, Organisational and Partnership Approaches

Rosie Ilett

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080506591100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-065-9, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-101-4

This edited collection provides a unique insight into sexual health in Scotland. It sets out the challenges facing Scotland in terms o...[view complete introduction]

Young People’s Visions of the World

Teresa T. de EcaRachel Kroupp

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080503521100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-035-2, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-604-0

It is widely agreed in art education literature that art educators need to think about the possibility of widening the concept of art ...[view complete introduction]

People, Preferences & Prices: Sequencing The Economic Genome Of The Consumer Mind

Eugene Galanter

US $ 86

DOI: 10.2174/97816080524931110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-249-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-642-2

This book explores a variety of topics that fall in the realm of psychological and behavioral economics. It demonstrates to the reader...[view complete introduction]

Refounding Corporate Governance: The Metaphysics of Corporate Leadership

Bruce Cutting

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97816080524791110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-247-9, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-696-5
ISSN: 2211-2944 (Print)

Refounding Corporate Governance: The Metaphysics of Corporate Leadership is a d...[view complete introduction]

Refounding Political Governance: The Metaphysics of Public Administration

Bruce Cutting

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080524621110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-246-2, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-398-8
ISSN: 2211-2944 (Print)

Refounding Political Governance: The Metaphysics of Public Administration point...[view complete introduction]

Air Pollution: Economic Modelling and Control Policies

Maria Llop

US $ 26

DOI: 10.2174/97816080521721110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-217-2, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-582-1

Environmental pollution has received the attention of both economists and ecologists who have integrated their ideas and concepts in r...[view complete introduction]

The Paradox in Partnership: The Role of Conflict in Partnership Building

Helena S. Desivilya

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080521101110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-211-0, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-337-7

The Paradox in Partnership: The Role of Conflict in Partnership Building elucidates on alliances that are - on one ha...[view complete introduction]

"In the Shadow of Neoliberalism: Thirty Years of Educational Reform in North America"

Book Series: Educating the Global Citizen

Liliana Olmos

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080526841110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-268-4, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-336-0
ISSN: 2211-727X (Print)

Globalization has emerged as one of the key social, political and economic forces of the twenty-first century, challenging national bo...[view complete introduction]

Cultural Competence In Assessment, Diagnosis, And Intervention With Ethnic Minorities: Some Perspectives from Psychology, Social Work, and Education

Robert G. Malgady

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080513041110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-130-4, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-407-7

Without a thorough understanding of culture and its nuances on part of the mental health service providers, alienation, stigma, and cu...[view complete introduction]

The Economics of Alternative Energy Sources and Globalization

Andrew Schmitz

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080523321110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-233-2, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-614-9

Considerable effort and money are devoted to developing alternative energy sources, such as wind power, solar power, cellulosic ethano...[view complete introduction]

Poststructuralism at Work with Marginalised Children

Book Series: Rethinking Research and Professional Practices in Terms of Relationality, Subjectivity and Power

Volume 3
Cath Laws

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080527831110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-278-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-082-6
ISSN: 2210-2833 (Print)

This book aims at developing the capacity to apply poststructuralism in a setting where other discourses are dominant. It focuses on w...[view complete introduction]

Normalization And "Outsiderhood" Feminist Readings of a Neoliberal Welfare State

Book Series: Rethinking Research and Professional Practices in Terms of Relationality, Subjectivity and Power

Volume 2
Siv Fahlgren

US $ 35

DOI: 10.2174/97816080527901110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-279-0, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-312-4
ISSN: 2210-2833 (Print)

This volume presents an illuminating analysis of the ways in which normalization processes and practices operate in a welfare state in...[view complete introduction]

Applications of Spreadsheets in Education The Amazing Power of a Simple Tool

Mark A. Lau

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080527691110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-276-9, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-592-0

This e-book is devoted to the use of spreadsheets in the service of education in a broad spectrum of disciplines: science, mathematics...[view complete introduction]

Was Man More Aquatic in the Past? Fifty Years After Alister Hardy - Waterside Hypotheses of Human Evolution

Mario Vaneechoutte Algis Kuliukas

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816080524481110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-244-8, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-355-1

The book starts from the observation that humans are very different from the other primates. Why are we naked? Why do we speak? Why do...[view complete introduction]

Doing Qualitative Community Research: Lessons for Faculty, Students and Communities

Ernest Quimby

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080525851120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-258-5, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-593-7

This text describes important considerations for conceptualizing, designing and carrying out qualitative research in community setting...[view complete introduction]

Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries

Book Series: Rethinking Research and Professional Practicesin Terms of Relationality, Subjectivity and Power

Volume 4
Kerry H. Robinson

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080533911120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-339-1, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-617-0
ISSN: 2210-2833 (Print)

Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries makes an inv...[view complete introduction]

An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes

Bente Wold

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080534141120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-341-4, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-564-7

This e-book adds a new dimension to currently available text in health promotion by applying examples from evaluation studies to explo...[view complete introduction]

The Relationship Between Democracy and Education

Ayse O. Demirbolat

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080537111120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-371-1, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-503-6

This e-book presents an analysis on the correlative relations and interactions between democracy and education at macro and micro leve...[view complete introduction]

The Wrong Assumption: Revolutionary Scientific Theories that Shape the Elusive Supernatural World

Diego Elustondo

US $ 22

DOI: 10.2174/97816080538101120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-381-0, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-523-4

The Wrong Assumption: Revolutionary Scientific Theories That Shape the Elusive Supernatural World provides a scientif...[view complete introduction]

Learning Why and How: A Reader in Managing Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations

Rita S. Mano

US $ 21

DOI: 10.2174/97816080545101120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-451-0, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-513-5

Publications on non profit management reflect three main trends. Some books describe the nonprofit experience in different countries f...[view complete introduction]

Commercial Space Tourism: Impediments to Industrial Development and Strategic Communication Solutions

Dirk C. Gibson

US $ 24

DOI: 10.2174/97816080523941120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-239-4, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-430-5

The general themes of this analysis of the commercial space tourism industry include three main topics; 1) Benefits of commercial spac...[view complete introduction]

Suicide: A Global Perspective

Maurizio Pompili

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080504991120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-049-9, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-427-5

In the year 2000, approximately one million people died from suicide: a "global" mortality rate of 16 per 100,000, or one death every ...[view complete introduction]

Educational Technologies for Teaching Argumentation Skills

Niels Pinkwart

US $ 24

DOI: 10.2174/97816080501541120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-015-4, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-545-6
ISSN: 2211-727X (Print)

Considerable efforts have been made in developing and assessing educational technology to support and teach argumentation. These effo...[view complete introduction]

Rule Developing Experimentation: A Systematic Approach to Understand & Engineer the Consumer Mind

Alex Gofman (Deceased)

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080528441120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-284-4, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-419-0

Consumers have been increasingly involved in the innovation process in the last few decades, a major driving force of business success...[view complete introduction]

Supervising and Writing a Good Undergraduate Dissertation

Roisin Donnelly

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816080517621130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-176-2, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-179-3

The considerable increase in numbers of students required to complete undergraduate dissertations as part of their curricula demonstra...[view complete introduction]

The Evolution of Time: Studies of Time in Science, Anthropology, Theology

Argyris Nicolaidis

US $ 59

DOI: 10.2174/97816080544421130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-444-2, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805 445-9

Time - a fundamental component of human thought and experience - is quite enigmatic and elusive when it comes to defining it. In The E...[view complete introduction]

Inside the New University: Prerequisites for a Contemporary Knowledge Production

Kristina Johansson

US $ 54

DOI: 10.2174/97816080572691130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-726-9, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-727-6

This discourse on the concept of the ‘new university’ encompasses a number of interconnected topics, ranging from the impacts of the m...[view complete introduction]

Jack the Writer: A Verbal & Visual Analysis of the Ripper Correspondence

Dirk C. Gibson

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080575111130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-751-1, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-752-8

This study of the Jack the Ripper correspondence is a valuable addition to the volumes of extant published material on thi...[view complete introduction]

Rural Lifestyles, Community Well-Being and Social Change: Lessons from Country Australia for Global Citizens

Angela T. Ragusa

US $ 59

DOI: 10.2174/97816080580201140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-802-0, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-803-7

In our increasingly global world, individuals are highly mobile and interconnected. Politics, policies and technologies foster interco...[view complete introduction]

The Psychology of Cinematic Popular Culture and Educators’ Reflective Practices

Reuben M. Castagno

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080581051130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-810-5, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-811-2

This e-book presents a crucial work in the systematic study of educators’ cinematic reflections and to what extent could these be inte...[view complete introduction]

Health Policy in Ageing Populations: Economic Modeling of Chronic Disease Policy Options in Australia

Agnes E.G. Walker

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080581671130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-816-7, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-817-4

In a global environment of rapid increases in health expenditures, health policies in Australia and in many other countries are curren...[view complete introduction]

Humanitarian Crises and International Relations 1959-2013

Fabienne L. Houérou

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080583411140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-834-1, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-835-8

Humanitarian Crises and International Relations (1959-2013) presents a brief study of the relations between sovereign...[view complete introduction]

Social Responsibility - A Non-Technological Innovation Process

Book Series: Social Responsibility Beyond Neoliberalism and Charity

Volume 1
Matjaž Mulej

US $ 39

eISBN: 978-1-60805-874-7, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-875-4
ISSN: 2352-3336 (Print)

Current global economic crises call for social responsibility to replace neo-liberalistic, one-sided and short-term criteria causing m...[view complete introduction]

Photographs Across Time: Studies in Urban Landscapes

Mary J. Thornbush

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080598431150101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-984-3, 2015

Photographs Across Time: Studies in Urban Landscapes presents a record of urban environments in Britain, including Oxford, York, Scarb...[view complete introduction]

Collaborative Governance and Public Innovation in Northern Europe

Annika Agger

US $ 49

eISBN: 978-1-68108-013-0, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-014-7

Governments all over Northern Europe have placed public innovation high on the political agenda and pursuing public innovation through...[view complete introduction]

Markets, Business and Sustainability

Ilias P. Vlachos

US $ 59

eISBN: 978-1-68108-025-3, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-026-0

Many studies on environmental and business sustainability have been conducted over the last couple of decades. These studies demonstra...[view complete introduction]

Social Responsibility - Sustainability, Education and Management

Book Series: Social Responsibility Beyond Neoliberalism and Charity

Volume 2
Matjaž Mulej

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080590411140201
eISBN: 978-1-60805-904-1, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-905-8

Social Responsibility - Methods, Dilemmas and Hopes

Book Series: Social Responsibility Beyond Neoliberalism and Charity

Volume 3
Matjaž Mulej

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080590651140301
eISBN: 978-1-60805-906-5, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-907-2
ISSN: 2352-3336 (Print)

Current global economic crises call for social responsibility to replace neo-liberalistic, one-sided and short-term criteria causing m...[view complete introduction]

Changes in the World of Work and Impacts on Occupational Health and Safety

Book Series: Frontiers in Occupational Health and Safety

Volume 1
Marcela G. Ribeiro

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080594851140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-948-5, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-949-2
ISSN: 2352-9423 (Print)

Frontiers in Occupational Health and Safety: Changes in the world of work and impacts on Occupational Health and Saf...[view complete introduction]

Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder

Dirk C. Gibson

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080584261140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-842-6, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-843-3

Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder compile...[view complete introduction]

"Capitalist Realism” in Africa: Realities and Myths in Advertising

Emmanuel C. Alozie

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816080597681150101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-976-8, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-60805-977-5

“Capitalist Realism” in Africa: Realities and Myths in Advertising is a multifaceted analysis of the role of advertis...[view complete introduction]

Cultivating Empathy: Inspiring Health Professionals to Communicate More Effectively

Kathleen Stephany

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080598811150101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-988-1, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-031-4

Research demonstrates that even if empathy – the capacity to perceive or share emotions with other beings – is not part of a person’s ...[view complete introduction]

The First Mariners

Book Series: Anthropology : Current and Future Developments

Volume 1
Robert G. Bednarik

US $ 35

DOI: 10.2174/97816810801921150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-019-2, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-020-8
ISSN: 2405-7703 (Print)
ISSN: 2405-7711 (Online)

This volume summarizes the history and findings of the First Mariners Project, which the author, Robert G. Bednarik, commenced in 19...[view complete introduction]

Firms’ Strategic Decisions: Theoretical and Empirical Findings

Volume 1
Kazuhiro Ohnishi

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810803831150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-038-3, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-039-0
ISSN: 2405-8424 (Print)
ISSN: 2405-8432 (Online)

This eBook presents recent theoretical and empirical research on firms and their strategies employed in specific scenarios and industr...[view complete introduction]

Organizational Management: Case Studies for Graduate Students

Claude Ziad Bayeh

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816810805051150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-050-5, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-051-2

This eBook presents two case studies of two organizations operating in Lebanon. The author has examined the organizational management practices of...[view complete introduction]

Down Country Lanes, Behind Abandoned Houses

Keith V. Bletzer

US $ 79

eISBN: 978-1-68108-104-5, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-105-2

Based on six years of extended ethnography in multiple agricultural areas of the Eastern United States, Down Country Lanes, Behind Aba...[view complete introduction]

Interest Rate Modeling for Risk Management: Market Price of Interest Rate Risk

Book Series: Economics: Current and Future Developments

Volume 1
Takashi Yasuoka

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816810812671150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-126-7, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-127-4
ISSN: 2452-2082 (Print)
ISSN: 2452-2090 (Online)

Interest Rate Modeling for Risk Management addresses interest rate modeling for...[view complete introduction]

Reshaping Universities for Survival in the 21st Century: New Opportunities and Paradigms

Christina Chow

US $ 23

DOI: 10.2174/97816810821101160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-211-0, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-212-7

Universities are viewed by many as institutions that should impart quality education to enrolled students and foster a learning enviro...[view complete introduction]

Digital Currency: An International Legal and Regulatory Compliance Guide

Jeffrey H. Matsuura

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810822331160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-223-3, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-224-0

Digital or ‘virtual’ currencies pose significant challenges for government, financial and legal institutions because of their non-phys...[view complete introduction]

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Current Drug Abuse Reviews

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