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📒Global Shift Seventh Edition ✍ Peter Dicken
📝Global Shift Seventh Edition SYNOPSIS : The definitive text on globalization, this book provides an accessible, jargon-free analysis of how the world economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken synthesizes the latest ideas and empirical data to blaze a clear path through the thicket of globalization processes and debates. The book highlights the dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, nations, and other key players, and their role in shaping the uneven contours of development. Mapping the changing centers of gravity of the global economy, Dicken presents in-depth case studies of six major industries. Now in full color throughout, the text features 228 figures. Companion websites for students and instructors offer extensive supplemental resources, including author videos, applied case studies with questions, lecture notes with PowerPoint slides, discipline-specific suggested further reading for each chapter, and interactive flashcards. ÿ ÿ New to This Edition: *Every chapter thoroughly revised and updated. *All 228 figures (now in color) are new or redesigned. *Addresses the ongoing fallout from the recent global financial crisis. *Discussions of timely topics: tax avoidance and corporate social responsibility; global problems of unemployment, poverty, and inequality; environmental degradation; the Eurozone crisis; and more. *Enhanced online resources for instructors and students.
📒Global Shift ✍ Peter Dicken
📝Global Shift SYNOPSIS : Widely adopted throughout the world, this definitive text comprehensively examines how the global economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken provides a balanced yet critical analysis of globalization processes and debates. The text synthesizes a wealth of data on production, distribution, consumption, and innovation, including detailed case studies of key global industries. Students learn how the global economic map is being shaped and reshaped by dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, states, consumers, labor, and civil society organizations. Useful features include more than 250 quick-reference figures and tables. New to This Edition *Revised throughout to incorporate the latest ideas in the field; gives increased attention to global production networks as a major organizing principle. *Addresses the current global financial crisis. *Chapter on environmental impacts of global production networks. *Case study chapter on the extractive industries. *Fully updated empirical data; additional maps and charts.
📒Western Capitalism In Transition ✍ Andrea Andreotti
📝Western Capitalism in Transition SYNOPSIS : Since its birth, the history of industrial capitalism has been punctuated by the need to find new ways of re-embedding economic relations into social ones that is to develop institutions that make the capitalist production process socially sustainable. These transitions are examined in the contemporary climate by a collection of world renowned thinkers. Karl Polanyi provides the key framework, with economic sociology, political economy and regional and urban studies the main audiences.
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📒Multinationals And Public Policy ✍ Stephen Young
📝Multinationals and Public Policy SYNOPSIS : In this authoritative selection of previously published articles by leading scholars in the field, Stephen Young provides balanced coverage of this wide-ranging and controversial topic. The articles chosen reflect the major changes which are taking place in government policies and attitudes towards foreign direct investment. Topics covered in the volumes include the theory and context of public policy; policy eras; attraction and policy competition; trade, linkages and cluster formation; an investigation of specific policy areas; and country and regional illustrations. Multinationals and Public Policy makes a valuable contribution to an understanding of the role of MNEs in economic development, particularly in host nations, to an appreciation of the part played by public policy in improving the economic contribution of foreign direct investment and also affords an appraisal of changing policy attitudes over time and between countries.
📒Understanding Management ✍ Richard Daft
📝Understanding Management SYNOPSIS : Prepare your students for management success with this engaging survey of modern management practice. UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT, 7E seamlessly integrates classic management principles with today’s latest management ideas to create a responsive market leading text that captivates your students. Acclaimed authors Richard Daft and Dorothy Marcic cover management and entrepreneurial issues within small- to mid-size companies where most students will begin their careers, as well as within larger global enterprises. Many examples focus on the constantly-evolving entertainment industry. Students gain valuable insights into real, contemporary business as they examine today’s best management practices. This edition helps students establish and build upon practical skills they can readily apply to future or current careers. Engaging examples and numerous skill-building and application exercises in every chapter help students deepen their understanding and refine their management abilities. With a streamlined format, this edition takes a close look at how change demands innovation and how innovation requires forward-thinking, flexible leaders and organizations. The book’s complete ancillary package provides flexibility and solid support for your course as you use UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT, 7E to prepare today’s students to seize business opportunities and lead change. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Economic Integration And Spatial Location Of Firms And Industries ✍ Miroslav N. Jovanović
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📒Cissp All In One Exam Guide Seventh Edition ✍ Shon Harris
📝CISSP All in One Exam Guide Seventh Edition SYNOPSIS : Completely revised and updated for the 2015 CISSP body of knowledge, this new edition by Fernando Maymì continues Shon Harris’s bestselling legacy, providing a comprehensive overhaul of the content that is the leading chosen resource for CISSP exam success, and has made Harris the #1 name in IT security certification. This bestselling self-study guide fully prepares candidates for the challenging Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam and offers 100% coverage of all eight exam domains. This edition has been thoroughly revised to cover the new CISSP 2015 Common Body of Knowledge, including new hot spot and drag and drop question formats, and more. Each chapter features learning objectives, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Beyond exam prep, the guide also serves as an ideal on-the-job reference for IT security professionals. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edition provides real-world insights and cautions that call out potentially harmful situations. Fully updated to cover the 8 new domains in the 2015 CISSP body of knowledge Written by leading experts in IT security certification and training Features new hot spot and drag-and-drop question formats Electronic content includes 1400+ updated practice exam questions
📒An Introduction To Human Services ✍ Marianne Woodside
📝An Introduction to Human Services SYNOPSIS : The best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 7e delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human service profession. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Sherris Medical Microbiology Seventh Edition ✍ Kenneth J. Ryan
📝Sherris Medical Microbiology Seventh Edition SYNOPSIS : The most dynamic, comprehensive, and student-friendly text on the nature of microorganisms and the fascinating processes they employ in producing infections disease For more than a quarter-of-a-century, no other text has explained the link between microbiology and human disease states better than Sherris Medical Microbiology, Seventh Edition. Through a vibrant, engaging approach, this classic gives readers a solid grasp of the significance of etiologic agents, the pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of therapy for infectious diseases. Part I of Sherris Medical Microbiology opens with a non-technical chapter that explains the nature of infection and the infection agents. The following four chapters provide more detail about the immune response to infection and the prevention, epidemiology, and diagnosis of infectious disease. Parts II through V form the core of the text with chapters on the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases. Each of these sections opens with chapters on basic biology, pathogenesis, and antimicrobial agents. No other text clarifies the link between microbiology and human disease states like Sherris. • 57 chapters that simply and clearly describe the strains of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites that can bring about infectious diseases • Explanations of host-parasite relationship, dynamics of infection, and host response • A clinical cases with USMLE-style questions concludes each chapter on the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases • All tables, photographs, and illustrations are in full color • Clinical Capsules cover the essence of the disease(s) caused by major pathogens • Margin Notes highlight key points within a paragraph to facilitate review • In addition to the chapter-ending case questions, a collection of 100 practice questions is also included