ECONOMICS -- Sociological aspects

ECONOMICS -- Sociological aspects

 
Need, Speed, and Greed Vaithesswaran, Vijay V. HarperBusiness , 2012 Economics & Finance

Need, Speed, and Greed is a guide to how innovation can solve the world’s most challenging problems. Author Vijay Vaitheeswaran documents the philosophies of many economists and business experts, and...

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Y in the Workplace Lipkin, Nicole A. | Perrymore, April J. Career Press , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

Like it or not, Generation Y (Gen Y) is entering the workplace, and their numbers are too big to ignore. Sporting nose rings and spurning panty hose, listening to iPods and continuously text messaging, the generation...

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Managing for the Future Drucker, Peter F. Truman Talley Books/Dutton , 1992 Management

A presentation of some of Drucker’s most recent pronouncements (from 40 previously published essays) that analyzes and brings practical insight to a host of subjects covering the entire spectrum of today’s and tomorrow...

 
 
Korean Dynasty Kirk, Donald M. E. Sharpe , 1994 Economics & Finance, Global Business

During the 1980s, America’s three leading business magazines began spreading the word of Korea’s rise. Donald Kirk uses Chung Ju Yung as a mirror to reflect and illuminate the unique Korean psyche and the idiosyncratic...

 
 
The Rice-Paper Ceiling Kopp, Rochelle Stone Bridge Press , 1994 Global Business, Management

The "rice-paper ceiling" is the phenomenon that frequently prevents non-Japanese employees from enjoying successful careers and rising to key managerial positions in Japanese firms. It is a combination of structural...

 
 
Megatrends Asia Naisbitt, John Simon & Schuster , 1996 Economics & Finance, Global Business

With the goal of creating the financial institutions and instruments to handle the investments Asia needs for its infrastructure, institutional investors, companies, and individuals are plunging headlong into the...

 
 
In Pursuit of Principle and Profit Reder, Alan G.P. Putnam's Sons , 1994 Social Responsibility

Alan Reder examines the many ways companies worldwide are actively pursuing principle and profit as more and more high-profile companies engage in the exercise of social responsibility and at the same time, show...

 
 
Artful Work Richards, Dick Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1995 Human Resources, Personal Growth

Issues that the business world now believes to be important, such as values, empowerment, service, quality, and environmental responsibility, are matters of feeling and spirit. Although most people acknowledge that...

 
 
Managing in a Time of Great Change Drucker, Peter F. Truman Talley Books/Dutton , 1995 Change Management, Management

This book deals with the changes on which executives and managers of both profit and nonprofit organizations can and must take action. Its objective is to enable them to get ahead in tomorrow’s world and to make...

 
 
Doing Well While Doing Good Embley, L. L. Lawrence Prentice Hall Press , 1993 Marketing, Social Responsibility
Philanthropic Economics is a new business strategy in which businesses of all sizes are entering into partnerships with consumers. More and more companies recognize that environmentally or socially conscious...