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Local Leadership Lessons By Sander Schroevers & Aynur Dogan
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This new issue in the CCBS leadership series provides you with a comprehensive country-specific analysis of culturally endorsed leadership practices and expectations for: Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica,... More > the Emirates, Hungary, Israel, Japan, México, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Serbia, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and last but not least the United States of America. This book provides a reference for senior executives or those aiming to obtain a cross-border career, to understand cultural differences across societies, and how to act socially desirable. This publication contains contributions from more than 90 researchers from 29 countries who participated in the ‘Cross-Cultural Business Skills’ elective offered by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA).< Less
The American Evolution By Matt Harrison
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From the economy to terrorism, America faces difficult new challenges. In these times of uncertainty, the question is one of national evolution: can America adapt to the economic, demographic,... More > technological and security challenges of the new century? Moreover, what specific policies can aid this evolution? The American Evolution provides intriguing new insights on these questions. The book introduces the idea of evolutionary choice theory, a synthesis of emerging discoveries in evolutionary science, quantum mechanics, systems theory, economics, and other fields. Covering a staggering array of pressing issues - the financial crisis, the war on terror, immigration, trade, education, technology, social policy, job creation, constitutional law, elections and more - The American Evolution helps bring fresh insights to illuminate the tough questions we face as a nation.< Less
The American Evolution By Matt Harrison
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From the economy to terrorism, America faces difficult new challenges. In these times of uncertainty, the question is one of national evolution: can America adapt to the economic, demographic,... More > technological and security challenges of the new century? Moreover, what specific policies can aid this evolution? The American Evolution provides intriguing new insights on these questions. The book introduces the idea of evolutionary choice theory, a synthesis of emerging discoveries in evolutionary science, quantum mechanics, systems theory, economics, and other fields. Covering a staggering array of pressing issues - the financial crisis, the war on terror, immigration, trade, education, technology, social policy, job creation, constitutional law, elections and more - The American Evolution helps bring fresh insights to illuminate the tough questions we face as a nation.< Less
The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property In the New Economy By David Kline
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Over the last 40 years, intellectual property has grown from an arcane, narrowly-specialized legal field into a major force in American social and economic life. It comprises an astonishing 45... More > percent of total U.S. GDP today, and represents 80 percent of the market value of all publicly-traded companies in the U.S. Therefore any young person who fails to grasp at least the basics of intellectual property — and its role in science, business, arts, and the professions — will find him or herself at a distinct disadvantage in the world of tomorrow. Published by The Michelson 20MM Foundation and made possible by the generous support of Alya and Gary K. Michelson, M.D.< Less
The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property In the New Economy (Hardcover) By David Kline
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Over the last 40 years, intellectual property has grown from an arcane, narrowly-specialized legal field into a major force in American social and economic life. It comprises an astonishing 45... More > percent of total U.S. GDP today, and represents 80 percent of the market value of all publicly-traded companies in the U.S. Therefore any young person who fails to grasp at least the basics of intellectual property — and its role in science, business, arts, and the professions — will find him or herself at a distinct disadvantage in the world of tomorrow. Published by The Michelson 20MM Foundation and made possible by the generous support of Alya and Gary K. Michelson, M.D.< Less
Emerging Issues in Management: An Anthology of Graduate Level Thought in 2014 By David Grimmett
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An anthology of graduate level thought containing fifty-two essays on four broad areas: Human Resource Management, Technology Growth, Globalization Issues, and Corporate Social Functions. These... More > Masters of Science in Management students discuss their concerns which range from cultural diversity and managing multi-generation conflicts to oil supply and the execution of Ken Saro Wiwa; from the development of 3D printers and management of work-at-home employees to going green and containing cybercrime. These students have concerns that are all over the world, literally, and when dwelled upon and thought about represent concerns that we all should consider. An excellent supplement to any management class, an excellent read.< Less
Indicators for Media Pluralism in the Member States - Towards a Risk-Based Approach By Peggy Valcke et al.
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Media concentration advances, yet new technologies and media uses are changing the media landscape. This requires not just increased vigilance but also a new understanding of media pluralism. To... More > ensure a more substantive, evidence-driven debate, the European Commission launched a major study on “Indicators for Media Pluralism in the Member States – Towards a Risk-Based Approach”. This book contains the results of this study and describes the design and functioning of the "Media Pluralism Monitor". The Monitor combines indicators drawn from law, economics and social science, and allows users to identify high and medium risks relating to various aspects of media pluralism, including not only ownership and plurality issues, but also cultural, political and geographic dimensions. This approach - much wider than merely examining the ownership of the media - is especially adapted to the structural transformations that the media are currently undergoing as a result of new technologies and convergence.< Less
Indicators for Media Pluralism in the Member States - Volume 2 By Peggy Valcke et al.
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Media concentration advances, yet new technologies and media uses are changing the media landscape. This requires not just increased vigilance but also a new understanding of media pluralism. To... More > ensure a more substantive, evidence-driven debate, the European Commission launched a major study on “Indicators for Media Pluralism in the Member States – Towards a Risk-Based Approach”. This book contains the results of this study and describes the design and functioning of the "Media Pluralism Monitor". The Monitor combines indicators drawn from law, economics and social science, and allows users to identify high and medium risks relating to various aspects of media pluralism, including not only ownership and plurality issues, but also cultural, political and geographic dimensions. Volume 1 of the book presents the Final Report of the study, describing the development process and methodology. Volume 2 offers the User Guide to the Media Pluralism Monitor.< Less
What Really Counts for CEOs By Gal Borenstein
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It’s a brave new world for CEOs; from print advertising to Web 2.0 social networks; CEOs of every sized company still have no idea which part of their marketing works, which part doesn’t... More > and what they should invest in to enhance their company’s long-term success. What Really Counts for CEOs, uncovers the key challenges CEOs face, and gives you the tools needed to treat marketing as a science. You will be asked to think differently, to ask the right questions to your marketing, sales and communication teams that will produce better answers that lead to meaningful metrics resulting in marketing outcomes that can be repeated and adjusted accordingly. In short, you will find out What Really Counts and make it work hard for your money.< Less
The American Evolution By Matt Harrison
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From the economy to terrorism, America faces difficult new challenges. In these times of uncertainty, the question is one of national evolution: can America adapt to the economic, demographic,... More > technological and security challenges of the new century? Moreover, what specific policies can aid this evolution? The American Evolution provides intriguing new insights on these questions. The book introduces the idea of evolutionary choice theory, a synthesis of emerging discoveries in evolutionary science, quantum mechanics, systems theory, economics, and other fields. Covering a staggering array of pressing issues - the financial crisis, the war on terror, immigration, trade, education, technology, social policy, job creation, constitutional law, elections and more - The American Evolution helps bring fresh insights to illuminate the tough questions we face as a nation.< Less

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