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  • Supermarket USA : food and power in the Cold War farms race / Shane Hamilton
    HF 5469.23 U62 H36 2018
    America fought the Cold War in part through supermarkets--and the food economy pioneered then has helped shape the way we eat today

    Supermarkets were invented in the United States, and from the 1940s on they made their way around the world, often explicitly to carry American‑style economic culture with them. This innovative history tells us how supermarkets were used as anticommunist weapons during the Cold War, and how that has shaped our current food system.

    The widespread appeal of supermarkets as weapons of free enterprise contributed to a "farms race" between the United States and the Soviet Union, as the superpowers vied to show that their contrasting approaches to food production and distribution were best suited to an abundant future. In the aftermath of the Cold War, U.S. food power was transformed into a global system of market power, laying the groundwork for the emergence of our contemporary world, in which transnational supermarkets operate as powerful institutions in a global food economy.

  • Performance measurement and management control : the relevance of performance measurement and management control research / edited by Marc J. Epstein, Frank H. M. Verbeeten and Sally K. Widener
    HF 5549.5 C67 P47 2018eb
    This volume contains exemplary papers that were presented at the 2017 Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control in Nice, France, by researchers in the field from North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.
    This book represents a collection of innovative research in management control and performance measurement, and provides a significant contribution to the growing literature in the area. The collection also covers a representative set of topics, research settings, and research methods.
    The editors hope that this book will stimulate researchers to continue the search for additional understanding of performance measurement and management control, and provide guidance for both academic researchers and managers as they work toward improving organizations.

  • Leadership now : reflections on the legacy of Boas Shamir / edited by Israel Katz, Galit Eilam-Shamir, Ronit Kark and Yair Berson
    HD 57.7 L43 2018eb
    The late Boas Shamir made a significant contribution to the development of novel theories and frameworks in the leadership field. He became one of the most influential figures in leadership research, and left behind him an outstanding body of work.
    Leadership Now: Reflections on the Legacy of Boas Shamir incorporates some of Boas Shamir's most classic and significant works, and includes contributions from a group that represent the most influential leaders in the field, up and coming scholars, as well as students of Boas Shamir. The first part of the book focuses on Shamir's most influential work on the motivational effects of charismatic leaders. The second part follows with work on the charismatic relationship; reflecting the shift of Boas Shamir's work in the later parts of his career from a leader-centric focus to a closer examination of the relational aspects of leadership and the major effects followers have on the leadership process. The third part includes samples of this work on the role of the contextual factors in leadership.
    This volume aims to preserve Boas Shamir's legacy and inspire further generations of leadership scholars.

  • Stakeholders, governance and responsibility / edited by Shahla Seifi and David Crowther
    HF 5387 S73 2018eb
    While it is generally accepted that both governance and corporate social responsibility are concerned with the way that an organisation manages its relations with its stakeholders, the actual relationships are not simple. The stakeholders who are considered to be dominant and most powerful can change dramatically over time. This is particularly so when governance or CSR is considered in the context of non-commercial forms of organisation. This book re-examines these relationships and the way in which they are changing and developing. The various contributions to the book address different aspects of these relationships from a wide international and interdisciplinary perspective.

  • Redefining corporate social responsibility / edited by David Crowther and Shahla Seifi
    HD 60 R43 2018eb
    It can be argued that Corporate Social Responsibility has been universally accepted and is gradually being incorporated into the planning and activities of all organisations around the world. The subject of CSR has been debated and theorized over the last 25 years, to such an extent that we can claim to have arrived at a theoretical understanding as well as an understanding of what constitutes best practice. The aspects which merit attention have also been generally agreed - at least according to the majority of researchers.Present attention is directed towards such things as sustainability. This book, however, takes a different approach and argues that there has been a divergence between what academics understand by corporate social responsibility and what is practiced in the world - both in business and elsewhere within society. Through a series of studies of aspects of CSR from around the world, it re-examines the topic though the lenses of various disciplines and cultures. It shows that the subject is much wider than is generally perceived and that CSR is evolving in a way which has not been generally recognized within the academic community. Invaluable to researchers and students in the field, this book contributes towards a much-needed redefinition of CSR.

  • Advances in Pacific Basin business, economics and finance. edited by Cheng Few Lee, Min-Teh Yu
    HC 681 A58 2018eb
    Advances in Pacific Basin Business, Economics, and Finance is an annual publication designed to focus on interdisciplinary research in finance, economics, and management among Pacific Rim countries. All articles published are reviewed and recommended by at least two members of editorial board. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Policy and management on financial markets and financial institutions 2. Options, futures and other derivatives markets 3. Corporate finance and investment decisions 4. Insurance and risk management 5. Accounting, auditing and taxation 6. Marketing, management, and business policies of the Pacific Rim countries 7. Interdisciplinary issues on supply chain, finance, and marketing 8. Monetary and foreign exchange policy 9. Income, employment and other economic policies among the Pacific Rim countries

  • Marketing management in Turkey / Selcen Ozturkcan, Elif YolbulanOkan
    HF 5415.12 T9 M37 2018eb
    Emerging market economies have long been a significant driver of global growth, and since the beginning of the new millennium they have gained greater importance than ever. Economists state that the economies of emerging countries are rapidly catching up with those of developed countries and are even predicted to overtake some of them by 2020. A deep understanding of emerging markets is crucial, then, to build tailored products and marketing programs that will capitalize on such rapid growth.
    In Marketing Management in Turkey , Selcen Ozturkcan and Elif Yolbulan Okan present the reader with marketing opportunities, market potential, and standardization and customization opportunities available within a fast-growing emerging economy--namely, the Turkish economy. Along the way, the book also offers important insights into issues affecting similar emerging markets by detailing the common perceptions and misconceptions around the unique opportunities they appear to offer.
    This book will be of keen interest to practitioners interested in investing in emerging markets, and it will also have much to offer to researchers and students interested in the future of the global economy.

  • Research in personnel and human resources management. edited by M. Ronald Buckley, Anthony R. Wheeler and Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben
    HF 5549.15 R47 2018eb
    Volume 36 of Research in Personnel and HumanResources Management contains seven chapters written by scholarly leaders inthe field. Each chapter addresses an important area of currentresearch in human resources management. This volume focuses on teamleadership issues, job search processes, human resource technology systems,organizational citizenship behaviors, pregnancy issues at work, strategichuman resources management, and emotions at work.

  • Organisational roadmap towards teal organisations / Tanya Bondarouk, Anna Bos-Nehles, Maarten Renkema, Jeroen Meijerink and Jan De Leede
    HD 66 B66 2018eb
    This volume explores and presents challenges that "traditional" organisations experience once they take off towards self-managing organisations (or Teal Organisations). The concept of Teal Organisations is not surprising nowadays, but strangely enough it remains a dream concept: the majority of modern organisations represent hierarchical managerial constructions, with little to no evidence of self-management.
    The main characteristics of self-management are well-known: whole tasks; organisational actors equipped with a certain skill portfolio that is required to accomplish these tasks; work organised in teams that have autonomy for decision-making and performance management. Self-management is often accompanied by greater flexibility, better use of employees' creative capacities, increased quality of work life, and decreased employee absenteeism and turnover, eventually resulting in increased job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
    In this volume, we suggest that self-managing teams require a new way forward in modern organisations. Particularly, we offer a new roadmap for leaders who are responsible for the implementation of self-managing teams.

  • Latin America : management education's growth and future pathways / Gabriela Alvarado, Howard Thomas, Lynne Thomas, Alexander Wilson
    HF 1135 A2 A48 2018eb
    Latin American business schools have grown in scaleand quality in recent decades, yet they have received a relatively low level ofattention globally when compared to schools from other parts of the world. This book seeks to address this dearth of attention and provide an in-depthexamination of management education in the region.

    The book examines the main historical, cultural, social,political, and economic aspects of the Latin American continent and describes the evolutionary path of business education in the region until its currentstate. It analyzes and interprets the major events, key issues, impact ofdifferent actors, main changes, and "blind spots" in the evolution ofmanagement education in Latin America over the last 10 years. It then identifies the biggest on-going challenges confronting business education on the continentand discusses whether a Latin American model for management education is arealistic proposition.

    Finally, the book explores how the competitive environment ofbusiness education in the region will evolve over the next 10 years, and howthese changes will influence the critical issues facing Latin American managementeducation.


  • Managing brands in 4D : understanding perceptual, emotional, social and cultural branding / Jacek Pogorzelski
    HD 69 B7 P64 2018eb
    Brand is not an image or an idea, brand is associations or memory, feelings or emotions, attitudes, beliefs, and values, and experiences and lifestyles. Brand belongs to all of these categories, but the existing brand models almost all work under the assumption that there is only one type of brand, preventing true successful brand creation.
    Here Pogorzelski dives into the four methods and levels that organize the world of brand management, showcasing the research and tools needed to not only entice purchases, but create ideologies and support a specific lifestyle and culture, leading to true successful brands.

  • Organizing marketing and sales : mastering contemporary B2B challenges / edited by Per Andersson, Bj orn Axelsson and Christopher Rosenqvist
    HF 5415 O74 2018eb
    The prerequisites for efficient and effective marketing and sales organizing have changed. Continued internationalization and richer access to information means that both customer firms and suppliers cover greater geographical space, and they have generally become more coordinated and sophisticated. Increased competence and maturity among customer firms has changed how those firms relate to their suppliers. Accordingly, there has been increased attention to how business relations can enhance value-creation. This introduces a whole new set of organizational challenges for marketing and sales.
    Organizing Marketing and Sales addresses a number of themes related to this development, both empirically and conceptually. It offers case studies to demonstrate in detail the kinds of challenges faced by multinational, multiproduct firms, and it also draws upon theoretical perspectives in order to examine contemporary challenges in marketing and sales organization.

  • Corporate social responsibility / edited by James Weber and David M. Wasieleski
    HD 60 C67 2018eb
    The Business and Society (BAS) 360 book series is an annual publication targeting cutting-edge developments in the broad business and society field, such as stakeholder management, corporate social responsibility and citizenship, business ethics, sustainability, corporate governance and others. Each volume will feature a comprehensive discussion and review of the current "state" of the research and theoretical developments in a specific business and society area. For instance, volume two focuses on research drawn from work grounded in "corporate social responsibility" and "corporate citizenship." Scholars known in this discipline contribute to a 360-degree evaluation of the theory, including cross-discipline research, empirical explorations, cross-cultural studies, literature critiques, and meta-analysis projects. As business and society is an inherently multi-disciplinary scholarly area, the book series will draw from work in areas outside of business and management, such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, religious studies, economics and other related fields, as well as the natural sciences, education, and other professional areas of study. This book series should appeal to wide range of readers - from emerging and senior business school educators researching and teaching in the business and society field to doctoral and masters level students across the business, social sciences and natural sciences seeking to learn about this multi-discipline and sustained field of management study. Business executives and managers could benefit from reading how the business and society field began, the path it has taken and the new, emerging directions that scholars envision for the field.

  • The sustainable marketing concept in European SMEs : insights from the food & drink industry / edited by Edyta Rudawska
    HD 2346 E9 S87 2018eb
    The food and drink sector represents Europe's largest manufacturing industry, its largest employer and is a major player in the global economy. It also has one of the greatest environmental impacts. In order to maintain competitive advantage, SMEs need to address their environmental impact and integrate sustainability into their marketing strategies and operations.
    The Sustainable Marketing Concept in European SMEs: Insights from the Food & Drink Industry brings together contributions from leading scholars to provide new knowledge and applications for the implementation of sustainable marketing orientation and sustainable marketing mix tools in SMEs operating in the industry. It will be the first publication focussing on the scope of sustainable marketing applications by SMEs providing comparison, data analysis and insights from Western Europe and Central - Eastern Europe.
    The book is a result of an international cooperation undertaken by leading researchers from Poland, Croatia, the UK, Russia, Germany and Spain, all with many years of experience in issues related to marketing and sustainability.

  • Culture your culture : innovating experiences @ work / Karen Jaw-Madson
    HD 58.7 J39 2018eb
    Organizational culture isn't just a hot topic--it's an untapped asset and potential liability for all businesses. And yet, for all its potential to make or break, few know how to manage cultures with proficiency. Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work provides the much-needed "how-to" with Design of Work Experience (DOWE). Tapping into human-centered design, interdisciplinary innovation concepts, and other research, this leading edge approach partners employees and their employers in unprecedented ways to co-create solutions and differentiating experiences that are customized, relevant, and profoundly impactful to the organizations for which they are intended--all while building employee engagement, learning agility, and capability. Be open to changing mindsets, for this is not your typical business book. Part-business case, part-instructional, and part-commentary, the guidance offered here puts your organization--not some detached case studies--at the center to envision how DOWE can help you design solutions and experiences unique to your context. Culture will no longer be esoteric or intangible, but overt, meaningful, fully leveraged, and truly experienced. No more hacking through trial and error to a culture that lacks sustainability. We can practice the management of culture and organizational change through lived experiences, with intention, rigor, and discipline. Leaders, managers, teams, and employees alike will benefit from understanding the need for this approach, how it's defined, why it works, and what to do to successfully tackle business challenges and positively influence lives with this innovative model--if you are willing to do the work to get there.

  • Making mergers and acquisitions work / Markus Venzin, Matteo Vizzaccaro and Fabrizio Rutschmann
    HD 2746.5 V46 2018eb
    For many industries, mergers and acquisitions have become the main pathway for reaching strategic objectives like growth, technological leadership, or efficiency in production and distribution. However, the success rate of most M&A deals is low - and flawed. Unrealistic synergies, wrong target selection, culture clashes and, most of all, weak post-merger integration processes pose huge challenges, and this book addresses the salient question of how to make M&A deals work. The authors offer readers unique access to each stage of the M&A process, with added depth and perspective provided by Prysmian - the global leader in energy and telecom cables. Prysmian's perspective enables the authors to deliver a manual for successful M&A in mature industries that require high levels of integration between operating companies. This collection of existing M&A experiences that identify clear action steps will be an essential tool for managers to develop their growth strategies and accelerate their post-merger integration processes. This guide will also prove useful for practitioners and academics as they seek to improve the ability of firms to conduct M&A, through dissemination in academic and executive classrooms.

  • Innovation and strategy / edited by Rajan Varadarajan, Satish Jayachandran
    HF 5415.15 I56 2018eb
    Innovation is the process of value creation through use of relevant knowledge, capabilities and resources for conversion of ideas into new products, processes and practices, and improvements in existing products, processes and practices. Innovations of various types and forms are crucial to achieving and sustaining a competitive advantage in the marketplace, the principal focus of competitive strategy. Product innovations play a central role in various strategic marketing contexts such as meeting consumers' needs and wants, responding to changes in consumers' preferences, shaping consumers' preferences, entering new markets, enhancing a firm's market position in presently served product-markets, differentiating the firm's product offerings from competitors' offerings, neutralizing the effects of competitors' actions, and preemption and deterrence of competitors. Against this backdrop, articles published in this volume focus on substantive issues in innovation, marketing strategy, and the nexus of innovation and marketing strategy. The substantive issues addressed in these articles include sources of innovation, customer involvement in innovation, innovations in a digital environment, innovations in an information rich environment, the role of market foresight and design orientation as organizational capabilities in new product development and new product performance, and the effects of market orientation, organizational culture, trust and commitment on business performance.

  • Governance and regulations' contemporary issues / edited by Simon Grima, Pierpaolo Marano
    HD 2741 G68 2018eb
    Contemporary Issues in Economic and Financial Analysis 99 includes fourteen studies on contemporary issues within governance and regulations by authors invited from various universities and institutions. The chapters are a mix of discussion-based studies and empirical research studies aimed at understanding particular aspects of governance and regulations. Some refer to a particular country--specifically Malta, Indonesia, and India--and others are more generic and/or European-focused.
    These chapters include studies of the following: the challenges of corporate governance in small family-owned firms; a credit institution's perspective for managing conduct risk in the boardroom; the implications of the regulation and governance of financial advice in Europe for the retail financial advice sector and its consumers; the barriers to the development of Maltese cooperatives; corporate governance and cash holdings in Indian firms; whether good governance fosters trust in the government; the impact of takeover bids on European law and corporate governance; the developments and outcomes of the reform of the doctrine of "utmost good faith" in the UK; whether corporate decisions in Indonesia are a result of corporate governance requirements; earning management and audit reports; the European deposit insurance scheme; product intervention of supervisory authorities in financial services; the teaching of financial services regulation; how to link the human element to the risk management process, which is one of the internal control processes in governance of an organisation; and whether the transparency regime on the financial institutions market really works.

  • Advances in management accounting. edited by Mary A. Malina
    HF 5657.4 A38 2018eb
    Advances in Management Accounting (AIMA) is a publication of quality applied research in management accounting. The journal's purpose is to publish thought-provoking articles that advance knowledge in the management accounting discipline and are of interest to both academics and practitioners. As one of the premier management accounting research journals, AIMA is well-poised to meet the needs of management accounting scholars. Featured in Volume 30 are articles on:Risk management and internal control: A study of management accounting practice; Properties of performance measurement and management systems used dialogically between parent companies and foreign subsidiaries; CEO turnover and major business restructurings; The effect of informed outside directors on investment efficiency; Proactive strategic responses to corporate sustainability pressures: A sustainability control system framework; On the interplay between strategic performance and managerial accounting.

  • Corporate social responsibility / edited by James Weber and David M. Wasieleski
    HD 60 C67 2018eb
    The Business and Society (BAS) 360 book series is an annual publication targeting cutting-edge developments in the broad business and society field, such as stakeholder management, corporate social responsibility and citizenship, business ethics, sustainability, corporate governance and others. Each volume will feature a comprehensive discussion and review of the current "state" of the research and theoretical developments in a specific business and society area. For instance, volume two focuses on research drawn from work grounded in "corporate social responsibility" and "corporate citizenship." Scholars known in this discipline contribute to a 360-degree evaluation of the theory, including cross-discipline research, empirical explorations, cross-cultural studies, literature critiques, and meta-analysis projects. As business and society is an inherently multi-disciplinary scholarly area, the book series will draw from work in areas outside of business and management, such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, religious studies, economics and other related fields, as well as the natural sciences, education, and other professional areas of study. This book series should appeal to wide range of readers - from emerging and senior business school educators researching and teaching in the business and society field to doctoral and masters level students across the business, social sciences and natural sciences seeking to learn about this multi-discipline and sustained field of management study. Business executives and managers could benefit from reading how the business and society field began, the path it has taken and the new, emerging directions that scholars envision for the field.

  • Research in the history of economic thought and methodology : including a symposium on Bruce Caldwell's Beyond Positivism after 35 years / edited by Luca Fiorito, Scott Scheall, and Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak
    HB 72 R47 2018eb
    Volume 36A of Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology featuresa symposium on Bruce Caldwell's BeyondPositivism after 35 years. Contributors to the symposium include KevinHoover, Wade Hands, Tony Lawson, and Peter Boettke. The volume also featuresgeneral-research essays from Luis Mireles-Flores and Alain Marciano. LucaFiorito presents a new discovery from the archives.

  • Health econometrics / edited by Badi H. Baltagi and Francesco Moscone
    HB 139 H43 2018eb
    Recent years have witnessed a dramatic surge in applied econometric work in health economics, enhanced by the availability of large micro and macro data sets as well as the rapid development of new techniques and tools in econometrics. Health economics is an important and challenging area of research for applied econometricians, due to complexity embedded in the data, arising from issues such as nonlinearity of models, the presence of individual-level unobserved heterogeneity as well as time and cross sectional dependencies.
    This book covers a wide range of existing and emerging topics in applied health economics. These include: behavioural economics, medical care risk, social insurance, discrete choice models, cost-effectiveness analysis, health and immigration, vignette approach, response of parental investments to child's health at birth, determinants of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, hospital competition, use of administrative data, spatial health econometrics, health expenditure, and networks.

  • Emotional appeals in advertising banking services / Emmanuel Mogaji
    HF 6161 B2 E46 2018eb
    Advertisements are considered as stimuli which consumers will respond to. Banks can develop emotionally appealing advertisements, but they are not guaranteed a positive emotional reaction. The unprecedented turbulence and uncertainty experienced in the banking industry has increased the need to appear more appealing to consumers. Taking into consideration the global financial crisis, the current challenges of competition and open banking, and the looming threat of Brexit, this book explores how UK banks are pulling at consumers' heart strings with appeals that are often filtered through personal ideologies, life experiences and previous exposure to brands. It investigates consumers' perception of this strategy, as well as the wider implications of using emotional appeals in financial services advertising. Based on empirical data and research, this books will prove invaluable to students, researchers and managers alike.

  • Advances in mergers and acquisitions / edited by Sydney Finkelstein and Cary L. Cooper
    HD 2746.5 A38 2018eb
    Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions stands out from the competition due to its focus on three key characteristics: studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad and inclusive approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The chapters published in this volume provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars, and help to inform mergers and acquisitions research around the world.

  • Employee ownership and employee involvement at work : case studies / edited by Daphne Berry and Takao Kato
    HD 5650 E47 2018eb
    With a growing prominence ofsophisticated econometric research in a much-expanded field of New Economics ofParticipation (NEP), it is of particular value to learn about real-worldexamples of participatory and labor-managed firms in the advanced market economiesthrough extensive case studies. In this volume of Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-ManagedFirms , the authors present such case studies. The real-world examples ofparticipatory organizations described vividly in this volume will helpresearchers in NEP to design empirical strategies better, and to interprettheir econometric results more sensibly. Furthermore, they will helppolicymakers and practitioners in their efforts to construct better publicpolicy and design management practices.

  • Safe mobility : challenges, methodology and solutions / edited by Dominique Lord, Simon Washington
    HE 5614 S24 2018eb
    Safe mobility is clearly linked to transport sustainability, as fatalities and injuries resulting from people engaged with transport networks increasingly becomes a public health concern, relative to other health threats. This volume presents the current state of the knowledge across a multitude of analytical and context specific transport safety areas. It includes a comprehensive set of chapters authored by many of the world's leading experts in both behavioural and engineering aspects of safety mobility.
    The book increases the level of knowledge on road safety contexts, issues and challenges; shares what can currently be done to address the variety of issues; and points to what needs to be done to make further gains in road safety.

  • Research on professional responsibility and ethics in accounting / edited by Cynthia Jefrey
    HF 5625.15 R47 2018eb
    Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting is devoted to publishing high-quality research and cases that focus on the professional responsibilities of accountants and how they deal with the ethical issues they face. The series features articles on a broad range of important and timely topics, including professionalism, social responsibility, corporate responsibility, ethical judgments, and accountability. The professional responsibilities of accountants are broad-based; they must serve clients and user groups whose needs, incentives, and goals may be in conflict. Further, accountants must interpret and apply codes of conduct, accounting and auditing principles, and securities regulations. Compliance with professional guidelines is judgment-based, and characteristics of the individual, the culture, and situation affect how these guidelines are interpreted and applied, as well as when they might be violated. Interactions between accountants, regulators, standard setters, and industries also have ethical components. Research into the nature of these interactions, resulting dilemmas, and how and why accountants resolve them is the focus of this journal.

  • Return on investment in corporate responsibility / by Cesar S aenz
    HD 60 S24 2018eb
    In today's climate, companies must be economically successful and at the same time take social responsibility. Author Cesar Sandro Saenz Acosta introduces a new SROIM (Social Return on Investment Management) model, to design and measure the social value created by companies. SROIM is a framework for tracking, understanding, measuring, and reporting the social, economic and environmental value created by a project, a program, or a business. This value creation can be done: Before the project is initiated During design and development, to plan for maximum value. During implementation, so that maximum value can be attained. During post-analysis, to assess the delivered value against the anticipated value. Acosta presents a methodological approach that can be replicated throughout an organization, to demonstrate a company's creation of value through the social return of the investment.

  • Sustainability accounting / edited by Ataur Belal, Stuart Cooper
    HD 60.3 S87 2018eb
    Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management aims to advance knowledge of the governance and management of corporate environmental impacts and the accounting for these, including issues related to measurement, valuation, and disclosure. It also aims to increase the awareness of management, accounting practitioners, investors and other stakeholders of the financial and social consequences of corporate environmental impacts, encouraging greater environmental accountability and responsibility.
    The first chapter in this volume (Dr Yousuf Kamal) is set in the context of the Bangladeshi garment industry, while the second chapter (Delphine Gibassier) explores the practice of water accounting. The remainder of this volume presents three chapters from the 3rd French Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, guest edited by Sophie Giordano-Spring, Jonathan Maurice and Charles H. Cho. These chapters consider sustainability in Canadian CPA teaching programmes (Emilio Boulianne and S. Leanne Keddie); mandatory environmental reporting in France (Juliette Senn); and CSR reporting practices in Brazil and South Korea (Hyemi Shin and Adrián Zicari).

  • Continuous auditing : theory and application / edited by David Y. Chan, Victoria Chiu, and Miklos A. Vasarhelyi
    HF 5667 C66 2018eb
    Continuous auditing is a novel emerging technology in academia and practice. The concept of continuous auditing was conceived over two decades ago in academia and we are now at a junction where the auditing profession recognizes the implement-ability and value of a continuous audit. The book's purpose is twofold. First, the book aims to provide academics and practitioners with a compilation of select continuous auditing design science research that can be used as a springboard to future research and development. Second, the book aims to provide readers with an understand of the underlying theoretical concepts of a continuous audit, ideas on how continuous audit can be applied in practice, and what has and has not worked in research.

  • Global tensions in financial markets / edited by John W. Kensinger
    HG 3881 G56 2018eb
    Research in Finance seeks to provide a collection of quality research articles that reflect the current and primary issues in financial markets. Contributions include finance theory and financial practice, plus accounting issues such as reporting derivatives positions, reflecting intangible holdings, or predicting financial distress.
    Thevolume starts with empirical investigations of the impact from macroeconomicvariables upon equity values in emerging economies compared with developedeconomies. Next is an empirical affirmation of the efficiency of theMidcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) electricity exchange. Next we find several investigations into theefficacy of efforts to stimulate the arousal of emerging nations around theworld.

  • Continuous auditing : theory and application / edited by David Y. Chan, Victoria Chiu, and Miklos A. Vasarhelyi
    HF 5667 C66 2018eb
    Continuous auditing is a novel emerging technology in academia and practice. The concept of continuous auditing was conceived over two decades ago in academia and we are now at a junction where the auditing profession recognizes the implement-ability and value of a continuous audit. The book's purpose is twofold. First, the book aims to provide academics and practitioners with a compilation of select continuous auditing design science research that can be used as a springboard to future research and development. Second, the book aims to provide readers with an understand of the underlying theoretical concepts of a continuous audit, ideas on how continuous audit can be applied in practice, and what has and has not worked in research.

  • Living on death row : the psychology of waiting to die / edited by Hans Toch, James R. Acker, and Vincent Martin Bonventre
    HV 8699 U5L58 2018eb

  • The attention economy : labour, time and power in cognitive capitalism / Claudio Celis Bueno
    HB 72 C395 2017
    The attention economy is a notion that explains the growing value of human attention in societies characterised by post-industrial modes of production. In a world in which information and knowledge become central to the valorisation process of capital, human attention becomes a scarce and hence increasingly valuable commodity. To what degree is the attention economy a specific form of capitalist production? How does the attention economy differ from the industrial mode of production in which Marx developed his critique of capitalism? How can Marx's theory be used today despite the historical differences that separate industrial from post-industrial capitalism? The Attention Economy argues that human attention is a new form of labour that can only be understood through a systematic reinterpretation of Marx. It argues that the attention economy belongs to a general shift in capitalism in which subjectivity itself becomes the territory of production and exploitation of value as well as the territory of the reproduction of capitalist power relations.

  • When parents are incarcerated : interdisciplinary research and interventions to support children / edited by Christopher Wildeman, Anna R. Haskins, Julie Poehlmann-Tynan
    HV 8886 U5W484 2018eb

  • Making research matter : a psychologist's guide to public engagement / edited by Linda R. Tropp
    H 62 M2464 2018eb

  • The ethical practice of consulting psychology / Rodney L. Lowman and Stewart E. Cooper
    HF 5548.8 L669 2018eb
    Psychologists who work in business and other organizational settings encounter unique ethical issues that are not found in traditional clinical practice. This volume provides an overview of these issues for consulting psychologists, graduate students, and practitioners in other fields who want to transition to organizational consulting. Using the APA Ethics Code as its foundation, the book teaches readers how to make ethical decisions when conducting assessments and applying interventions with individual employees, work groups, and entire organizations, small and large.

    Authors Rodney Lowman and Stewart Cooper explore common themes in ethical practice, including informed consent, confidentiality, multiple relationships, conflicts of interest, and competence. They demonstrate how these issues manifest differently in the work environment through vivid case examples that bring to life the concrete work of consulting psychologists. These informative vignettes teach readers how to negotiate complex challenges, such as when organizational demands and corrupt business practices come into conflict with psychologists' ethical responsibilities. Special attention is also given to emerging areas of practice, including telepsychology, multinational and multicultural consulting, and coaching.

  • Understanding elder abuse : a clinician's guide / Shelly L. Jackson
    HV 6626.3 J33 2018eb
    As the baby boom generation reaches retirement age, mental health clinicians will increasingly be working with older adults, some of whom will have experienced abuse or are at risk of experiencing abuse. This book will help clinicians recognize and respond appropriately should they encounter such clients in their practice.

    This concise, reader‑friendly book quickly familiarizes readers with essential aspects of the field of elder abuse, including risk and protective factors, the important roles played by cognition and capacity, clinicians; legal and ethical obligations to report suspected or known elder abuse, and the purpose and function of adult protective services. Readers will learn strategies to communicate effectively with older adults, screen for cognitive deficits, detect possible abuse, and work in tandem with adult protective services. Current and emerging interventions targeting older adults and their caregivers are also reviewed, along with a brief summary of needed research. Clinicians looking to begin or enhance their practice with older adults will find Understanding Elder Abuse an invaluable resource.

  • International Conference on Transportation and Development 2018. selected papers from the International Conference on Transportation and Development 2018, July 15-18, 2018, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / sponsored by the Transportation & Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Yinhai Wang, Ph.D., Michael T. McNerney, Ph.D., P.E
    HE 336 C64I58 2018eb

    Selected papers from the International Conference on Transportation and Development 2018, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 15-18, 2018. Sponsored by the Transportation & Development of ASCE.

    This collection contains 29 peer-reviewed papers on rail, public transit, and freight operations.

    Topics include: travel time prediction; modeling traffic behavior patterns; public transit design and passenger behavior; and maintenance of public transit systems.

    These papers will be of interest to transportation planners, engineers, designers, researchers, project managers, and others involved in transportation infrastructure and management.


  • Understanding terror : perspectives for Canadians / editor, Karim-Aly S. Kassam
    HV 6431 U54 2010eb

  • Saisir sa chance : mémoires de David M. Culver / David M. Culver avec Alan Freeman ; préface de Jean Charest ; traduit de l'anglais par Christine Gonthier
    HD 9539 A62C8414 2014eb
    David Culver, figure clé tant du milieu des affaires que du milieu culturel canadien, raconte son enfance à Montréal, ses études aux universités McGill et Harvard et son service militaire pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Il décrit surtout sa spectaculaire ascension au sein d'Alcan, jusqu'à accéder au poste de président-directeur général, devenant du coup le chef d'une des plus grandes sociétés multinationales du Canada, dont le siège social était à Montréal.
    Ces mémoires lèvent le voile sur la gestion d'une multinationale bien enracinée en sol québécois. Il propose des conseils pragmatiques sur la manière de cultiver le talent, développer la technologie et surmonter les défis au sein d'une entreprise qui opère aux quatre coins de la planète.
    Au fil de délicieuses anecdotes et d'inoubliables rencontres avec des grands du XXesiècle - dont Margaret Thatcher, Henry Kissinger et Jawaharlal Nehru - David Culver se révèle un imposant leader aux intérêts et aux talents multiples.
    Dans ses mémoires, David Culver médite sur sa passion pour l'architecture - et ses initiatives de protection du patrimoine montréalais par l'entremise de la Maison Alcan - et l'importance de la musique et du sport dans sa vie. Saisir sa chance témoigne de l'optimisme de Culver, qui a de tout temps cru que les choses les plus extraordinaires peuvent arriver lorsqu'on s'y attend le moins.

  • L'aventure de la recherche qualitative : du questionnement à la rédaction scientifique / Stéphanie Gaudet et Dominique Robert ; traduction assistée par : Karine Lavoie
    H 62 G3814 2018eb

    Dans ce manuel, la recherche qualitative est présentée comme un processus itératif plutôt que linéaire. Il s'agit du compagnon de voyage idéal pour tout chercheur en sciences sociales afin de le guider du début du processus de recherche qualitative jusqu'à sa toute fin, soit à l'étape de rédaction du mémoire, de la thèse ou du rapport de recherche.

    Les auteures proposent une réflexion sur les étapes conceptuelles, méthodologiques et éthiques du processus de création du savoir pour ensuite se pencher sur l'analyse du matériel empirique.

    L'ouvrage a d'ailleurs recours à des applications concrètes pour démontrer la manière dont les décisions méthodologiques se traduisent dans la pratique. Malgré l'ouverture et la flexibilité de leur approche, les auteures ne favorisent pas une posture relativiste, mais traitent de l'importance de répondre à des critères de validité explicites et à des écueils à éviter en analyse qualitative.

    Style engageant, conseils pratiques, illustrations claires, exemples variés et synthèses composent ce manuel qui vise à concrétiser le processus de recherche qualitative, souvent abstrait pour le chercheur novice.


  • American labour's cold war abroad : from deep freeze to detente, 1945-1970 / Anthony Carew
    HD 8072.5 C37 2018eb
    During the Cold War, American labour organizations were at the centre of the battle for the hearts and minds of working people. At a time when trade unions were a substantial force in both American and European politics, the fiercely anti-communist American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), set a strong example for labour organizations overseas. The AFL-CIO cooperated closely with the US government on foreign policy and enjoyed an intimate, if sometimes strained, relationship with the CIA. The activities of its international staff, and especially the often secretive work of Jay Lovestone and Irving Brown--whose biographies read like characters plucked from a Le Carré novel--exerted a major influence on relationships in Europe and beyond.

    Having mastered the enormous volume of correspondence and other records generated by staffers Lovestone and Brown, Carew presents a lively and clear account of what has largely been an unknown dimension of the Cold War. In impressive detail, Carew maps the international programs of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War and its relations with labour organizations abroad, in addition to providing a summary of the labour situation of a dozen or more countries including Finland, France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Greece, and India. American Labour's Cold War Abroad reveals how the Cold War compelled trade unionists to reflect on the role of unions in a free society. Yet there was to be no meeting of minds on this, and at the end of the 1960s the AFL-CIO broke with the mainstream of the international labour movement to pursue its own crusade against communism.

  • La violence faite aux femmes et l'état de stress post-traumatique : le témoignage de femmes à Sudbury / Monique Benoit et Marc Trottier
    HV 6626.23 C3B465 2018eb

  • Intervention psychosociale : perspective interactionniste stratégique / Yvon Pépin ; collaboration à l'édition : Bruno Bourassa, Manon Chamberland, Odette Filteau, Chantal Leclerc
    HF 5548.8 P47 2018eb

  • Langue commune, cultures distinctes : les illusions du "Globish" / Geneviève Tréguer-Felten
    HM 1211 T74 2018eb

  • Small cities, big issues : reconceiving community in a neoliberal era / edited by Christopher Walmsley and Terry Kading
    HT 127 S63 2018eb
    Small Canadian cities confront serious social issues as a result of the neoliberal economic restructuring practiced by both federal and provincial governments since the 1980s. Drastic spending reductions and ongoing restraint in social assistance, income supports, and the provision of affordable housing, combined with the offloading of social responsibilities onto municipalities, has contributed to the generalization of social issues once chiefly associated with Canada's largest urban centres. As the investigations in this volume illustrate, while some communities responded to these issues with inclusionary and progressive actions others were more exclusionary and reactive--revealing forms of discrimination, exclusion, and "othering" in the implementation of practices and policies. Importantly, however their investigations reveal a broad range of responses to the social issues they face. No matter the process and results of the proposed solutions, what the contributors uncovered were distinctive attributes of the small city as it struggles to confront increasingly complex social issues.If local governments accept a social agenda as part of its responsibilities, the contributors to Small Cities, Big Issues believe that small cities can succeed in reconceiving community based on the ideals of acceptance, accommodation, and inclusion.

  • Traumas et résilience : leçons du tremblement de terre de 2010 en Haïti / Jude Mary Cénat ; préface de Boris Cyrulnik ; postface de Daniel Derivois
    HV 600.2010 H2C46 2018eb

  • Sociétés en mouvement, sociologie en changement / sous la direction de Marc-Henry Soulet
    HM 588 A8493 2016eb

  • Doing qualitative research in social work / Ian Shaw & Sally Holland
    HV 11 S4823 2014eb

  • Conducting online surveys / Valerie M. Sue, Lois A. Ritter
    HM 538 S84 2012eb

  • Active learning exercises for research methods in social sciences / Beth P. Skott, Masjo Ward editors
    H 62 S516 2013eb

  • Cases in online interview research / Janet Salmons, editor
    H 61.28 C38 2012eb

  • Mass media and cultural relationships / Anthony Piepe, Sunny Crouch, Miles Emerson
    HN 400 M3 P53

  • Utilities included : split incentives in commercial electricity contracts / Katrina Jessoe, Maya M. Papineau, David Rapson
    HB 31

  • Securitization and aggregate investment efficiency Afrasiab Mirza (Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham), Eric Stephens (Carleton University)
    HB 31

  • Examination of the "Follow-the-Money" approach to copyright piracy reduction : draft final report / prepared by Circum Network Inc. for Canadian Heritage
    HD

  • What is Restraining Non-Energy Export Growth? / Dany Brouillette
    J

  • Développer des relations et faciliter la conciliation grâce à un processus de consultation véritable / Bryn Gray
    J

  • Lead in Drinking Water : Document for Public Consultation
    J

  • French as a Second Language Learning Programs in Western Canada : Enhancing Availability / Denis Paradis
    J

  • Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth / Bryan May
    J

  • Estimating the Impacts of Tariff Changes : Two Illustrative Scenarios / Karyne B. Charbonneau
    J

  • Looking Back at a Decade of Large and Innovative Geological Survey Programs in Canada, 2008-2018 / D. Lebel
    J

  • From Knowing to Doing : International Perspectives on Leading Effectively / Lieutenant Colonel Daniel J. Watola
    J

  • Measuring and Reporting Actuarial Obligations of the Canada Pension Plan / Assia Billig
    J

  • L’apprentissage par l’expérience et la préparation au marché du travail à l’intention des jeunes canadiens / Bryan May
    J

  • The Size and Destination of China's Portfolio Outflows / Rose Cunningham
    J

  • Disaggregating Household Sensitivity to Monetary Policy by Expenditure Category / Tony Chernis
    J

  • Évaluation des activités relatives à la santé mentale et aux maladies mentales de Santé Canada et de l'Agence de la santé publique du Canada 2010-2011 à 2014-2015
    J

  • Evaluation of Mental Health and Mental Illness Activities of Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada 2010-2011 to 2014-2015
    J

  • Résidences officielles du Canada : Rapport sur l'état des actifs du portefeuille
    J

  • Building Relationships and Advancing Reconciliation Through Meaningful Consultation / Bryn Gray
    J

  • Characterizing Canada's Export Sector by Industry : A Supply-Side Perspective / Taylor Webley
    J

  • Decomposing Canada's Market Shares : An Update / Nicholas Labelle St-Pierre
    J

  • Bill C-74 : An Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and Other Measures
    J

  • Is a Cashless Society Problematic? / Walter Engert
    J

  • A Call to Action : Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains / Michael Levitt
    J

  • Évaluation et présentation des obligations du Régime de pensions du Canada / Assia Billig
    J

  • Official Residences of Canada : Asset Portfolio Condition Report
    J
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