This second edition extends the influential ideas developed in the original book with more practical advice about working with organizational politics for personal and organizational benefit. Drawing on recent research, with updated examples, it provides an essential and practical insight into the centrality of politics in organizational life.
The second edition of Tigers of the World explores tiger biology, ecology, conservation, management, and the science and technology that make this possible. In 1988 when the first edition was published, tiger conservation was still in its infancy, and two decades later there has been a revolution not only in what is known, but how information about tigers is obtained and disseminated. In the fast changing world of conservation there is a great need to summarize the vast and current state-of-the-art, to put this into historical perspective, and to speculate in what yet remains to be done.Tigers of the World, 2nd Edition fulfills this need by bringing together in a unique way the worlda??s leading tiger experts into one volume. Despite the challenges ahead, there are bright spots in this story, and lessons aplenty not only for tiger specialists but large carnivore specialists, conservation biologists, wildlife managers, natural resource policy makers, and most importantly the caring public.It is through broad public understanding and support a?? in Asia, North America, and Europe a?? that will have the greatest impact on tigers over the long term. With this in mind, the book is novel in its presentation of information using images, indigenous art and poetry, anecdotes, maps and other images to engage and inform. Side bars and text boxes focus on important concepts and debates and help to balance different perspectives and opinions. There is no other book which equally benefits both the scientific and general audiences. *Comprehensive look at the past twenty years from the world's leading tiger experts on the biology, politics, and conservation of this species.*Discusses that latest and vast methods used to disseminate and obtain information needed for conservation and care of this species.*Excellent opportunity for upper-level and graduate courses in conservation biology, wildlife management, and veterinary programs.*The world's leading tiger experts review recent advances and debates in tiger genetics and ecology, research methods, management and policy, poaching and trade, captive breeding and farming, conservation, and the status of Asia's last wild tigers.
Participation in American Politics, second edition
Managing Sport Organizations, second edition, is a newly updated and comprehensive introduction to the themes and elements surrounding sport management. The book teaches management theory and principles in a coherent manner, helping to reinforce these concepts for students in schools of business, and serving to introduce them to students in other school settings (kinesiology, exercise science, sport science).The features of this book include:Important industry segment information is introduced chapter by chapter, allowing students to wed theory and application throughoutEffectively weaves sport industry issues with fundamental management theories and practicesProvides informative introductions to all fundamental aspects of sport management- Leadership, Information Technology, Media, Facility management, HR and much moreWith an online Instructor's Manual and a Test Bank available as well, this book is an essential tool for students and teachers of sport management.
The ever-evolving nature of accountant and emphasis on professional accountability means that all busness professionals need to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest developments.This latest revision of CIMA's Official Terminology addresses this need defining relevant terms used in today's business environment.Official Terminology clarifies the language of business to CIMA memebers and other professional accountants and is a useful glossary for CIMA students.It provides insight into current business techniques and practices for academic researchers.All the revisions in this extensively updated edition are based on the experiences of real management accountants, guaranteeing that each term accurately reflects what is happening in today's business world
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Introduction to British Politics: Analysing A Capitalist Democracy Second Edition
Developing Affordable Housing: A Practical Guide for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition 2000 Supplement
Discover How to Dramatically Improve the Processes of Project-Based Management in Any Organization! One of the most influential books ever written on the development of project management, The Handbook of Project-Based Management has been completely revised for a new generation of students and practitioners. The Third Edition now features a major change in focus from delivering corporate objectives to achieving strategic change, including embedding corporate change after a project is completed. Filled with over 150 illustrations, The Third Edition of The Handbook of Project-Based Management contains: A rigorous guide to project management practice for the twenty-first century Complete tools for managing project performance and process New to this edition: new focus on achieving strategic change; new information on the project life cycle; new applications to different industries; new material on strategic design, stakeholders, and organizational capability; shift in emphasis from administrative procedures to governance
A clear and comprehensive guide to quickly set up a cost-effective Quality Management System Revised and expanded, the new edition of this easy-to-understand guide provides practical information on how to set up a cost-effective ISO 9001:2000 compliant Quality Management System. With comprehensive coverage of the meaning, history and requirements of the current ISO 9000 standard, the book explains how businesses can easily and efficiently satisfy customer requirements for quality control and quality assurance. Four years into the current version of ISO 9001, the new edition of this valuable book incorporates the hard-won experiences of working with the standard, together with direct, accessible and straightforward guidance that is proven to work. New material in this edition covers: The Application of the Eight Principles of Management Audit Basics Compatibility with other Management Systems and Standards Comprehensive Summary of the ISO 9001:2000 Requirements Continual Improvement Methods Guidance on the Six Mandatory Requirements for Written Procedures Process Improvement Tools - including Six-Sigma Techniques Process Metrics Setting of Quality Objectives The 21 Specific Requirements of Management The Application of Information Technology in Quality Management* Hands-on guidance on setting up a Quality Management System cost effectively* Direct, accessible and straightforward guidance that is proven to work* Updated with new coverage of related standards and systems
Whether its love, work, family, or something else thats got your anxiety in the red zone, this second edition of Stress Management For Dummies will help you identify the stress triggers in your life and cut them down to size, with new and updated advice.
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As with any burgeoning technology that enjoys commercial attention, the use of data mining is surrounded by a great deal of hype. Exaggerated reports tell of secrets that can be uncovered by setting algorithms loose on oceans of data. But there is no magic in machine learning, no hidden power, no alchemy. Instead there is an identifiable body of practical techniques that can extract useful information from raw data. This book describes these techniques and shows how they work. The book is a major revision of the first edition that appeared in 1999. While the basic core remains the same, it has been updated to reflect the changes that have taken place over five years, and now has nearly double the references. The highlights for the new edition include thirty new technique sections; an enhanced Weka machine learning workbench, which now features an interactive interface; comprehensive information on neural networks; a new section on Bayesian networks; plus much more.* Authors, Ian Witten and Eibe Frank, are the recipients of the 2005 ACM SIGKDD Service Award* Algorithmic methods at the heart of successful data miningincluding tried and true techniques as well as leading edge methods* Performance improvement techniques that work by transforming the input or output* Downloadable Weka, a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks, including tools for data pre-processing, classification, regression, clustering, association rules, and visualizationin a new, interactive interface
Book DescriptionHuman Resource Management, Eighth Edition, continues to present both the theoretical and practical aspects of HRM. The theoretical material is presented throughout the text and highlighted via a marginal glossary. The practical aspects of HRM are presented through lively and pedagogically effective examples woven throughout the text and in the end-of-chapter materials. The new edition reflects changes in the business world in general, and the HRM function within organizations, since the previous edition was published.
This book discusses the significance of organizational culture in institutions of higher learning with specific focus on Moi University, Kenya. The book advocates for the importance of organizations to deliberately manage their organizational cultures by using Force Field Analysis theory, by Kurt Lewin, in order to improve work performance. It is noted that most institutions of higher learning in Kenya suffer from the tendency of managers to ignore their organizational cultures and consequently, the politics of nepotism and ethnicity manifest in organizational performance. This book is recommended for social science researchers, university students in Education and Social Science, and administrators in institutions of higher learning.