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Opera North, Historical and Dramaturgical Perspectives on Opera Studies

Opera North.

This study seeks to explore universal issues relating to the production of opera, based on the very specific example of Opera North. Containing extensive archival materials, it is a resource for opera scholars, opera workers and opera lovers, which examines the fields of opera studies through history, ethnography, and production analysis.

Publication Date: 01 October 2014

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Public and Third Sector Leadership, Experience Speaks

Public and Third Sector Leadership.

What can we learn from leaders in the public and third sectors? This book is unique in that it provides an opportunity for the voices of these individuals to be heard. Each leader considers what leadership means to them, their experience of it, and the complex challenges they face as a result of profound changes in the economy, polity and society.

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

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The United States in Decline

The United States in Decline.

Is the United States in decline? If so, what are the causes and dimensions of that decline and is it irreversible? Will American decline be accompanied by the rise of a new hegemon? To what extent are that rise and decline merely concurrent processes, determined by forces internal to each polity, or are American decline and the rise of its competitors both manifestations of a single global dynamic?

Publication Date: 28 May 2014

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Can Tocqueville Karaoke?, Global Contrasts of Citizen Participation, the Arts and Development

Can Tocqueville Karaoke?.

This volume questions the importance of arts and culture and their possible impact on politics and the economy. Chapters outline a new framework for analysis of democratic participation and economic growth and explore how these new patterns work around the world. The ideas of Alexis de Tocqueville and Joseph Schumpeter and Jane Jacobs are analysed.

Publication Date: 20 May 2014

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Going Global, Global Education - knowledge based economies for 21st century nations

Going Global.

Following the success of the first two volumes, The British Council and Emerald Group Publishing are proud to present Volume 3 in this series titled 'Going Global; Global Education - knowledge based economies for 21st century nations'.

Publication Date: 30 April 2014

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Followership, what is it and why do people follow?

Followership.

What is followership? Why do people follow? This book, which offers a collection of chapters written by thought leaders on the topic of followership, provides answers to these fundamental questions and elucidates how they can inform management theory, practice, and education.

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

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The Big Four and the Development of the Accounting Profession in China

The Big Four and the Development of the Accounting Profession in China.

This volume provides a history of the domination of the Big Four in the Chinese accounting industry, explaining why China was unable to keep the market for its own accounting firms. The book details how easy access to U.S. capital markets led to major accounting scandals, and a clash between U.S. and Chinese regulators.

Publication Date: 17 February 2014

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Securing the Future of Management Education, Competitive Destruction or Constructive Innovation?

Securing the Future of Management Education.

This is the second of two volumes written to celebrate the 40th anniversary of EFMD. The second volume discusses a range of alternative future scenarios for management education, and urges the field to resist the lures of the dominant paradigm and to develop new models instead.

Publication Date: 28 January 2014

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The Handbook of Strategic Recruitment and Selection, A Systems Approach

The Handbook of Strategic Recruitment and Selection.

This theory-based text with unique features that distinguish it from other books in the field. The inclusion of a strategic component differentiates it from most other books. However, the application of systems theory to recruitment and selection sets this book apart. While it includes mainstream topics such as interviews, job analysis and question types it is the first text to introduce topics such as crowd sourcing, social networking, Skype and distance interviewing

Publication Date: 12 December 2013

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The Student Engagement Handbook, Practice in Higher Education

The Student Engagement Handbook.

This book highlights some of the national and global agendas and issues, from emerging sectors, to the meaning of student engagement for different stakeholders. It provides a backdrop to themes of student engagement as well as examples of innovative and inspiring means of engaging with students in practice, empowering them to take responsibility within decision-making processes and enabling them to lead and deliver change.

Publication Date: 05 December 2013

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Leadership and Cultural Webs in Organisations, Weavers' Tales

Leadership and Cultural Webs in Organisations.

The call for a change of culture is common in organisations, but what this means and how to go about it have proved to be elusive challenges for leadership studies. Building on the metaphor of cultures as 'webs', McLean considers how cultures form and change, and shows how to reveal the unique forms they take in different organisational settings.

Publication Date: 05 December 2013

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Workplace Morality, Behavioral Ethics in Organizations

Workplace Morality.

Why do honest and decent employees sometimes overstep the mark? Drawing on scientific experiments and examples from business practice, Muel Kaptein discusses why good people sometimes do bad things and how they rise above this behavior.     

Publication Date: 26 November 2013

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Digital Humanities, Current Perspective, Practice and Research

Digital Humanities.

The field of Digital Humanities is becoming increasingly exciting as the number of low-cost, or free, mobile and desktop applications flood the market providing access to digital communications, advanced visualization, data storage and retrieval at unprecedented levels.

Publication Date: 19 November 2013

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Validity and Test Use, An International Dialogue on Educational Assessment, Accountability and Equity

Validity and Test Use.

This work examines validity issues surrounding educational assessment programs and the use of tests and test-based information in applied contexts. The authors break new ground in terms of validity theory and practice, offering recommendations, frameworks and solutions that are broadly applicable in different regions.

Publication Date: 21 October 2013

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Game Theory, 4th Edition

Game Theory.

Game Theory has served as a standard text for game theory courses since the publication of the First Edition in 1968. This, the Fourth Edition updates several recently developed subfields. It adds fresh chapters on subjects such as games with incomplete information and spatial games.

Publication Date: 12 August 2013

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Entrepreneurial Marketing, Global Perspectives

Entrepreneurial Marketing.

This book presents important theoretical developments with regard to research at the Entrepreneurship and Marketing interface. The editors have invited acknowledged authors working in this exciting discipline, from around the world, to divulge and present in a comprehensive format, a book which addresses critical issues for businesses, both small and large, from a global perspective.

Publication Date: 16 July 2013

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Emotion, Motivation, and Self-regulation: A Handbook for Teachers

Emotion, Motivation, and Self-regulation: A Handbook for Teachers.

This handbook is a user-friendly resource for pre-service and new practicing teachers outlining theoretical models and empirical research findings concerning the nature and effects of emotions, motivation, and self-regulated learning for students and teachers alike.

Publication Date: 04 July 2013

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Doing Research That Matters, Shaping the Future of Management

Doing Research That Matters.

This book looks at an old issue from a new perspective, taking a fresh and cross-disciplinary approach to learning how we can contribute with our work to shaping the future of management. Through interviews with Nobel Laureates and top management gurus it reveals the ways they have sparked research, done it well and spread it to others, in the process shaping the way we live and manage.

Publication Date: 28 June 2013

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Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: The Road Ahead, 10th Anniversary edition

Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: The Road Ahead.

This, the 10th anniversary edition, seeks to update the theoretical and empirical work and professional practice issues associated with transformational and charismatic leadership that have transpired over the past decade. This work highlights what still needs to be done and re-sets the stage for the next decade of theory and research in this field. 

Publication Date: 17 June 2013

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Accounting Control and Controlling Accounting: Interdisciplinary and Critical Perspectives

Accounting Control and Controlling Accounting: Interdisciplinary and Critical Perspectives.

This book critically analyses the extensive forms of societal regulatory requirements using forms of Accounting Control, particularly those that are exerted over public sector organisations and the strategies of Controlling Accounting that are used by these organisations to minimise the effects of these requirements.

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

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Freight Transport Modelling

Freight Transport Modelling.

This title addresses the need to develop new freight transport models and scientific tools to provide sound solutions that consider the wide range of internal and external impacts. The international contributions push forward frontiers in freight transport modelling and analysis.

Publication Date: 14 May 2013

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