|| COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PROGRAMS AND DATA
|| 1 Ahmed, Ashfaque
Software project management : a process-driven approach /
Ashfaque Ahmed.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2012.
xxiii, 431p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781439846551.
005.1068 AHM 135854
To build reliable, industry-applicable software products,
large-scale software project groups must continuously
improve software engineering processes to increase
product quality, facilitate cost reductions, and adhere
to tight schedules. Emphasizing the critical components
of successful large-scale software projects, Software
Project Management: A Process-Driven Approach discusses
human resources, software engineering, and technology to
a level that exceeds most university-level courses on the
** Computer software --Development --Management
|| LIBRARY OPERATIONS
|| 2 Langville, Amy N
Google-s pagerank and beyond : the science of search
engine rankings / Amy N Langville and Carl D Meyer.-- New
Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2006.
x, 224p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780691122021.
025.04 LAN 135952
Why doesn-t your home page appear on the first page of
search results, even when you query your own name? How do
other web pages always appear at the top? What creates
these powerful rankings? And how? This book about the
science of web page rankings supplies the answers to
these and other questions.
** Web search engines , Web sites -- Ratings and rankings
-- Mathematical models , Internet searching --
Mathematical models , World Wide Web -- Subject access --
Mathematical models , Google
|| 3 Frederick, Robert E (ed)
A companion to business ethics / Robert E Frederick.--
Oxford: Blackwell, 2002.
xvi, 464p. 24cm.
(Blackwell companions to Philosophy, 17).
ISBN : 9781405101028.
174.4 FRE 135887
In a series of articles specifically commissioned for
this volume, some of today-s most distinguished business
ethicists survey the main areas of interest and concern
in the field of business ethics. Sections of the book
cover topics such as the often easy relation between
business ethics and capitalism, the link between business
ethics and ethical theory, how ethics applies to specific
problems in the business world, the connection between
business ethics and related academic disciplines, and the
practice of business ethics in modern corporations. .
** Business ethics,
4 Jeffrey, Cynthia
Research on professional responsibility and ethics in
accounting / Cynthia Jeffrey.-- Bingley: Emerald, 2011.
x, 250p. 23cm.
(Research on professional responsibility and ethics in
ISBN : 9781780520049.
174.9657 JEF 135824, Vol.15
"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, ethical
judgment, and accountability. Compliance with
professional guidelines is judgment-based, and
characteristics of the individual, the culture, and
situations 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.
** Accounting -- Moral and ethical aspects 2. Accountants
-- Professional ethics
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 5 Manyozo, Linje
Media, communication and development : three approaches /
Linje Manyozo.-- Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2012.
xx, 258p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788132109051.
302.23091724 MAN 135843
Media, Communication and Development: Three Approaches
explores and revisits the perspectives of Nora C Quebral,
whose seminal work still remains a Magna Carta on the
topic of development communication. It explores the three
primary approaches-media for development, media
development and participatory and community communication
which have characterised most debates in the field of
media, communication and development. The book is
theoretically engaging and brings in postcolonial
perspectives in discussing the core concepts, but at the
same time is easy-to-understand, as it illustrates the
complex and multidisciplinary concepts through case
studies from both the global south and the global north.
** Communication in economic development 2. Mass media --
Economic aspects -- Developing countries 3. Economic
development -- Social aspects
6 Thomas, Pradip Ninan
Political economy of communications in India : the good,
the bad and the ugly / Pradip Ninan Thomas.-- Los Angeles
: Sage Publications, 2010.
xix, 267p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788132104490.
302.230954 THO 135845
This book is a critical study of the political economy of
communications in India. It explores the ways in which
contexts, policies and processes at national and
international levels shape media structures and studies
how a political economy-inspired approach can be used to
understand both media dominance and resistance. The author
explores aspects of colonial political economy and how it
has shaped the structure of media in India and in many
other countries. It also discusses liberalization,
privatization and media politics in contemporary India.
Divided into three sections-structures, means and
resistance-the chapters focus on both the electronic and
the print media.
** Mass media -- Economic aspects -- India 2. Mass media
- Political aspects -- India 3. Mass media policy --
India 4. Communication policy -- India
|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
|| 7 Hicks, Douglas A (ed)
Leadership and global justice / Douglas A Hicks and Thad
Williamson.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xi, 211p. 22cm.
(Jepson studies in leadership).
ISBN : 9780230339040.
303.372 HIC 135835
What does global justice look like, and how can
leadership help get us there? The contributors explore
justice in various spheres: citizenship, the marketplace,
health, education, and the environment. And they provide
creative and constructive moral approaches for evaluating
and promoting global justice.
** Anti-globalization movement 2. Leadership 3. Social
justice 4. Leadership 5. Global justice
8 Chamayou, Gregoire
Manhunts : a philosophical history / Gregoire Chamayou.--
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
ISBN : 9780691151656.
303.6 CHA 136013
Incorporating historical events and philosophical
reflection, Grtgoire Chamayou examines the systematic and
organized search for individuals and small groups on the
run because they have defied authority, committed crimes,
seemed dangerous simply for existing, or been categorized
as subhuman or dispensable. New World natives in the
early modern period, vagrants, Jews, criminals, and
runaway slaves in other eras, and illegal immigrants
today. Exploring evolving ideas about the human and the
subhuman, what we owe to enemies and people on the
margins of society, and the supposed legitimacy of
domination, Chamayou shows that the hunting of humans
should not be treated ahistorically, and that manhunting
has varied as widely in its justifications and aims as in
its practices. He investigates the psychology of Manhunts
is an in-depth consideration of the dynamics of an age-
old form of violence.
** Violence --Philosophy, Hunting --Philosophy,
Minorities --Crimes against, Lynching,
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 9 Baral, Lok Raj
Nepal: Nation-State in the Wilderness: Managing State,
Democracy and Geopolitics / Lok Raj Baral.-- Los Angeles:
Sage Publications, 2012.
xvii, 308p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788132108757.
320.95496 BAR 135844
Nepal-Nation-state in the Wilderness takes a critical
look at three important aspects of modern Nepal:
viability of the Nepali State, prospects and challenges
of its liberal democracy, and strategies for managing the
emerging geopolitical trends. The author analyses the
transformation of Maoists into a systemic party within
the liberal-democratic set-up and the mutual distrust
that developed afterwards. The book further explores the
state of Nepal-s physical location between China and
India and Nepal-s own incapacity to manage the
geopolitical pulls and pressures arising out of its
unique position. The book is an insight into the tenets
of liberal democracy, its applicability to the scenario
in Nepal, and the historical developments that determine
how democracy takes shape.
** Democracy -- Nepal 2. Nepal -- Politics and government
|| SYSTEMS OF GOVERNMENTS and STATES
|| 10 Bagchi, Barnita (ed)
The politics of the (im)possible : utopia and dystopia
reconsidered / Barnita Bagchi.-- Los Angeles: Sage
vi, 241p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788132107347.
321.07 BAG 135846
Revised version of papers presented at the international
symposium on -Utopia, dystopia, and concepts of
development-, held at Paris in February 2008.This volume
brings together articles on utopia and dystopia in a
breadth of disciplines-history, literature, gender
studies, political science, sociology, anthropology, and
Native American Studies.Utopia and dystopia are modes and
resonances present in all parts of the world, not just
Europe and white North America. Utopia, memory and
temporality often intersect in strange and surprising
** Utopias 2. Dystopias
|| THE POLITICAL PROCESS
|| 11 Lees-Marshment, Jennifer
The political marketing game / Jennifer Lees-Marshment.--
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xii, 259p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230537774.
324.7 LEE 135820
The Political Marketing Game identifies what works in
political marketing, drawing on 100 interviews with
practitioners. It also shows that authenticity, values
and vision are as much a part of a winning strategy as
** Campaign management 2. Political campaigns 3.
Marketing -- Political aspects
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
|| 12 McDougall, Derek
Asia pacific in World politics / Derek McDougall.-- New
Delhi: Viva Books, 2008.
xi, 370p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9788130908106.
327.5 MAC 135862
In this thorough, analytical introduction to Asia
Pacific-s dynamic role in contemporary world politics,
Derek McDougall focuses on the region-s major state
actors - China, Japan, and the United States - as well as
on the conflicts involving Taiwan and Korea, developments
in Southeast Asia, and the influences of Russia,
Australia, and a range of international organizations.
** Security, International , Asia -- Foreign relations ,
Pacific Area -- Foreign relations
|| 13 Yeung, David W K
Subgame consistent economic optimization : an advanced
cooperative dynamic game analysis / David W K Yeung and
Leon A Petrosyan.-- New York: Birkhauser, 2012.
xvi, 395p. 24cm.
(Static and dynamic game theory foundations and
ISBN : 9780817682613.
330.015193 YEU 135818
This book discusses subgame consistent economic
optimization, developing game-theoretic optimization
techniques to establish the foundation for an effective
policy menu to tackle sub-optimal problems which the
conventional market mechanism fails to resolve.
** Economics, Mathematical 2. Game theory
14 Parthasarathi, Prasannan
Why Europe grew rich and Asia did not : global economic
divergence, 1600-1850 / Prasannan Parthasarathi.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University press, 2011.
xiii, 365p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107023901.
330.9402 PAR 135941
Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not provides a striking
new answer to the classic question of why Europe
industrialized from the late eighteenth century and Asia
did not. Drawing significantly from the case of India,
Prasannan Parthasarathi shows that in the seventeenth and
eighteenth centuries the advanced regions of Europe and
Asia were more alike than different, both characterized
by sophisticated and growing economies. Their subsequent
divergence can be attributed to different competitive and
ecological pressures that in turn produced varied state
policies and economic outcomes. It offers instead a
groundbreaking rereading of global economic development
that ranges from India, Japan and China to Britain,
France and the Ottoman Empire and from the textile and
coal industries to the roles of science, technology and
** Economic development --Europe --History, Economic
development --Asia --History, Europe --Economic
conditions Asia --Economic conditions,
The transition to a colonial economy : weavers, merchants
and kings in south India, 1720-1800 / Prasannan
Parthasarathi.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
2001. xii, 165p. 23cm.
(Cambridge studies in Indian history and society, 7).
ISBN : 9780521570428.
330.954033 PAR 135946
In a challenge to the widespread belief that poverty and
poor living standards have been characteristic of India
for centuries, Prasannan Parthasarathi demonstrates that,
until the late eighteenth century, laboring groups in
South India were in a powerful position, receiving
incomes well above subsistence. It was with the rise of
colonial rule, the author maintains, that the decline in
their economic fortunes was initiated. This is a powerful
revisionist statement on the role of Britain in India
that will interest students of the region, and economic
and colonial historians.
** Industries --India, South --History --18th century,
India, South --Economic conditions --18th century,
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 16 Cherubini, Umberto
Dynamic copula methods in finance / Umberto Cherubini and
others.-- West Sussex: Wiley, 2012.
x, 274p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780470683071.
332.01519535 CHE 135809
The latest tools and techniques for pricing and risk
management This book introduces readers to the use of
copula functions to represent the dynamics of financial
assets and risk factors, integrated temporal and cross-
** Finance -- Mathematical models 2. Copulas
17 Arestis, Philip (ed)
The Euro crisis / Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer.--
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xv, 276p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230367500.
332.49409051 ARE 135834
A detailed and informed analysis of the current crisis
facing the euro zone, examining the root causes and
exploring the possible outcomes and uncertain future of
the European Union and its currency. Chapters include
case studies of Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece, as
well as broader comparative perspectives.
** Euro 2. Euro area 3. Monetary policy - European Union
countries 4. European Union countries - Economic
conditions - 21st century
18 Darbyshire, Paul
Hedge fund modelling and analysis using excel and VBA /
Paul Darbyshire and David Hampton.-- West Sussex: Wiley,
xv, 261p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470747193.
332.645240285 DAR 135807
Hedge Fund Analysis and Modeling Using Excel and VBA is a
practical and implementation driven text that will guide
readers through real modeling and analysis exercises for
hedge funds, enabling them to identify risk and return
factors across their investments.
** Hedge funds -- Data processing 2. Hedge funds --
Mathematical models 3. Electronic spreadsheets --
Computer programs 4. Microsoft Excel (Computer file) 5.
Microsoft Visual Basic for applications
|| PUBLIC FINANCE
|| 19 Sharkey, Nolan Cormac (ed)
Taxation in ASEAN and China : local institutions,
regionalism, global systems and economic development /
Nolan Cormac Sharkey.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xxiii, 291p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415608893.
336.200951 SHA 135822
China and the ASEAN region have risen rapidly to a
position of immense economic significance in the global
economy. Academics, policy makers and businesses are all
keen to understand more about taxation in China and
ASEAN, and this work seeks to address this key issue by
providing a comprehensive overview of the many often
mentioned but little understood challenges of doing
business in the region.
** Taxation -- China 2. Taxation -- Southeast Asia
|| 20 Weinhardt, Christof
Business aspects of web services / Christof Weinhardt and
others.-- Heidelberg: Springer, 2011.
xi, 197p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9783642224461.
338.470053 WEI 135808
Driven by maturing Web service technologies and the wide
acceptance of the service-oriented architecture paradigm,
the software industry-s traditional business models and
strategies have begun to change: software vendors are
turning into service providers. In addition, in the Web
service market, a multitude of small and highly
specialized providers offer modular services of almost
any kind and economic value is created through the
interplay of various distributed service providers that
jointly contribute to form individualized and integrated
solutions. This book will be of interest to researchers in
business development and practitioners such as managers
of SMEs in the service sector, as well as computer
scientists familiar with Web technologies.
** Web services -- Economic aspects
21 Rubinstein, Ariel
Lecture notes in microeconomic theory : the economic
agent / Ariel Rubinstein.--2nd ed-- Princeton: Princeton
University Press, 2012.
xii, 152p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691154138.
338.5 RUB 135811
Presents the author-s lecture notes for the first part of
his well-known graduate course in microeconomics. In this
edition, the author retains the striking originality and
deep simplicity that characterize his famously engaging
style of teaching.
** Microeconomics 2. Economic man
22 Bartelmus, Peter
Sustainability economics : an introduction / Peter
Bartelmus.-- London: Routledge, 2013.
ISBN : 9780415686822.
338.927 BAR 135826
The book is a concise introduction to an emerging field
within economics. Drawing on numerous disciplines,
including environmental science, environmental and
ecological economics and optimal growth theory,
sustainability remains a hazy and complex subject.
** Sustainability 2. Sustainable development -- Economic
23 Brulin, Goran
Managing sustainable development programmes : a learning
approach to change / Goran Brulin and Lennart Svensson.--
Surrey: Gower, 2012.
xi, 218p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409437192.
338.927 BRU 136000
Project work, driven by competent project leaders, leads
to positive outcomes. The research contained in "Managing
Sustainable Development" reveals an extraordinary level
of failure in the durability of large change programmes
and projects in both the private and public sectors. As a
result the authors ask -can sustainable development be
achieved within the framework of large publicly financed
programmes?- This strong critique of traditional
programme implementation overturns much of our current
thinking about project delivery and governance. Their
approach shows how active ownership and collaboration
between different actors and the dynamics of
developmental learning can be used to provide multiplier
effects, creating programmes and projects that contribute
to innovation, employment and growth in a way that
favours companies, employees, customers and society in a
** Sustainable development, Sustainable development --
24 Felix Dodds
Only one Earth : the long road via Rio to sustainable
development / Felix Dodds, Michael Strauss and Maurice
Strong.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xxiii, 312p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415540254.
338.927 DOD 135821
Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the
Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable
development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012.
This book will enable a broad readership to understand
what has been achieved in the past forty years and what
hasn-t. It shows the continuing threat of our present way
of living to the planet. It looks to the challenges that
we face twenty years from the United Nations Conference
on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit," in
Rio, in particular in the areas of economics and
governance and the role of stakeholders. It puts forward
a set of recommendations that the international community
must address now and in the future. It reminds us of the
planetary boundaries we must all live within and what
needs to be addressed in the next twenty years for
democracy, equity and fairness to survive.
** United Nations Conference on Environment and
Development (1992 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)--Influence 2.
Sustainable development -- History -- 20th century 3.
Sustainable development -- History -- 21st century 4.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on 5. Environmental
protection 6. Sustainable development -- Citizen
participation 7. Environmental policy 8. Economic policy
25 Roorda, Niko
Fundamentals of sustainable development / Niko Roorda,
Peter Blaze Corcoran and Joseph P Weakland.-- London:
xxxii, 351p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781849713863.
338.927 ROO 135979
The impact of development needs to be considered beyond
the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social
concerns. This reader-friendly book is the first to
promote a holistic approach to sustainable development.
It gives readers a multifaceted approach to the area to
encompass what is referred to as people, planet and
profit. It looks at people, cultures, social cohesion,
empowerment, education and health, nature and the
environment, and prosperity and the economy, to help
readers understand the fundamentals of sustainable
** Sustainable development --Study and teaching,
|| LABOR, SOCIAL, EDUCATION andCULTURAL LAW
|| 26 Zwanenberg, Patrick van
Regulating technology : international harmonization and
local realities / Patrick van Zwanenberg, Adrian Ely and
Adrian Smith.-- London: Earthscan, 2011.
x, 150p. 23cm.
(Pathways to sustainability).
ISBN : 9781849712477.
344.095 ZWA 135817
Examining the regulation of technologies, this book
explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies
across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse
local settings in which they are implemented.
** Technology and law -- Case studies 2. Trade regulation
-- Case studies 3. Antibiotics -- Law and legislation --
Argentina 4. Antibiotics -- Law and legislation -- China
5. Transgenic plants -- Law and legislation -- Argentina
6. Transgenic plants -- Law and legislation -- China 7.
International Cooperation -- Argentina 8. International
Cooperation -- China 9. Technology -- standards --
Argentina 10. Technology -- standards -- China 11.
Agriculture -- standards -- Argentina 12. Agriculture --
standards -- China 13. Anti-Bacterial Agents -- standards
-- Argentina 14. Anti-Bacterial Agents -- standards --
China 15. Government Regulation -- Argentina 16.
Government Regulation -- China
|| PRIVATE LAW
|| 27 Karapapa, Stavroula
Private copying / Stavroula Karapapa.-- London: Routledge
xxi, 217p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415674720.
346.240482 KAR 135848
This book offers an original analysis of private copying
and determines its actual scope as an area of end-user
freedom. The basis of this examination is Article 5(2)(b)
of the Copyright Directive. Despite the fact that copying
for private and non-commercial use is permitted by virtue
of this article and the national laws that implemented
it, there is no mandate that this privilege should not be
technologically or contractually restricted. Because the
legal nature of private copying is not settled, users may
consider that they have a -right- to private copying.
** Copyright and electronic data processing -- European
Union countries 2. Copying -- Fair use (Copyright) --
European Union countries
|| GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIO
|| 28 Teelken, Christine (ed)
Leadership in the public sector : promises and pitfalls /
Christine Teelken, Ewan Ferlie and Mike Dent.-- London:
xvi, 262p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415591744.
352.236 TEE 135814
In view of the approaching age of austerity for the
public sector, leadership is likely to continue to become
a key theme. This edited volume brings together a host of
material from the public sector to analyze the issue
internationally. With contributions from respected
academics such as Jean-Louis Denis, Mike Reed and Mirko
Nordegraaf, this book will be an invaluable supplementary
resource for those undertaking studies across public
sector management and administration.
** Leadership 2. Public administration
|| HIGHER EDUCATION
|| 29 O-Neil, Robert
Academic freedom in the wired world : political
extremism, corporate power, and the university / Robert
O-Neil.-- New Delhi: Viva Books, 2010.
viii, 312p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9788130912561.
378.1213 ONE 135861
From the aftermath of September 11th to the new frontier
of blogging, Robert O-Neil examines the tension between
institutional and individual interests. Many cases boil
down to a hotly contested question: who has the right to
decide what is taught in the classroom? O’Neil shows how
courts increasingly restrict professorial judgment, and
how the feeble protection of what is posted on the
Internet and written in email makes academics more
vulnerable than ever. Even more provocatively, O-Neil
argues, the newest threats to academic freedom come not
from government, but from the private sector. Most
troubling, these threats to academic freedom are nearly
immune from legal recourse. Insisting that new concepts of
academic freedom, and new strategies for maintaining it
are needed, O-Neil urges academics to work together - and
across rigid and simplistic divisions between "left" and
** Academic freedom -- United States , Education, Higher
- Political aspects -- United States , Universities and
colleges -- United States
|| INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
|| 30 Chow, Peter C Y
Trade and industrial development in East Asia : catching
up or falling behind / Peter C Y Chow.-- Cheltenham:
Edward Elgar, 2012.x, 397p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849804820.
382.095 CHO 135825
The contributors address the comparative advantages and
trade similarity indices of Asian economies from regional
and global perspectives.
** Industrialization -- East Asia 2. East Asia --
|| COMMUNICATIONS; TELECOMMUNICATION
||31 Allegrezza, Serge (ed)
Internet econometrics / Serge Allegrezza and Anne
Dubrocard.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xix, 344p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230362925.
384.3 ALL 135833
The proliferation of the internet has often been referred
to as the fourth technological revolution. This book
explores the diffusion of radical new communication
technologies, and the subsequent transformation not only
of products, but also of the organisation of production
and business methods.
** Internet 2. Information technology -- Econometric
models 3. Internet -- Econometric models 4. Internet
users -- Econometric models
|| WATER, AIR and SPACE TRANSPORTATION
|| 32 Harlaftis, Gelina (ed)
The world-s key industry : history and economics of
international shipping / Gelina Harlaftis, Stig Tenold
and Jesus M Valdaliso.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
xiv, 305p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230369146.
387.509 HAR 135828
Maritime transport has been the main driver of trade
growth, and the emergence and development of a global
economy. This collection of essays from distinguished
economists and historians takes an international and
comparative perspective, covering topics ranging from
technological advance and the role of the state to
maritime business development.
** Shipping -- History -- 19th century 2. Shipping --
History -- 20th century 3. Shipping -- History -- 21st
|| TRANSPORTATION; GROUND TRANSPORTATION
|| 33 Button, Kenneth (ed)
Transportation and economic development challenges /
Kenneth Button and Aura Reggiani.-- Cheltenham: Edward
viii, 205p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849801676.
388 BUT 135823
The contributions to this volume assess transportation
interactions with employment and income, examine some of
the policies that have been deployed to maximize the
economic and social impacts of transportation provision
at the local and regional levels.
|| 34 Levi, Mark
The mathematical mechanic : using physical reasoning to
solve problems / Mark Levi.-- Princeton: Princeton
University Press, 2012.
viii, 186p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691154565.
510 LEV 136015
Everybody knows that mathematics is indispensable to
physics--imagine where we-d be today if Einstein and
Newton didn-t have the math to back up their ideas. But
how many people realize that physics can be used to
produce many astonishing and strikingly elegant solutions
in mathematics? Mark Levi shows how in this delightful
book, treating readers to a host of entertaining problems
and mind-bending puzzlers that will amuse and inspire
their inner physicist. Levi turns math and physics upside
down, revealing how physics can simplify proofs and lead
to quicker solutions and new theorems, and how physical
solutions can illustrate why results are true in ways
lengthy mathematical calculations never can. The
Mathematical Mechanic will appeal to anyone interested in
the little-known connections between mathematics and
physics and how both endeavors relate to the world around
** Problem solving, Mathematical physics,
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 35 Nahin, Paul J
Duelling idiots and other probability puzzlers / Paul J
Nahin.-- Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
xxviii, 269p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780691155005.
519.2 NAH 136011
What are your chances of dying on your next flight, being
called for jury duty, or winning the lottery? This
collection contains twenty-one puzzles that challenges us
to think creatively about the laws of probability as they
apply in playful, sometimes deceptive, ways to a
fascinating array of speculative situations.
** Probabilities, Probabilities -- Problems, exercises,
36 Nahin, Paul J
Chases and escapes : the mathematics of pursuit and
evasion / Paul J Nahin.-- Princeton: Princeton University
xxviii, 253p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780691155012.
519.32 NAH 136010
We all played tag when we were kids. What most of us
don-t realize is that this simple chase game is in fact
an application of pursuit theory. This title traces the
development of modern pursuit theory from its analytical
beginnings onwards. It invites readers to explore the
different approaches to solving various chase-and-escape
** Differential games,
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 37 Segil, Larraine
Measuring the value of partnering : how to use metrics to
plan, develop, and implement successful alliances /
Larraine Segil.-- New Delhi: BPI India, 2012.
xvii, 279p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9788184975390.
658.044 SEG 135842
How does one accurately measure an alliance? This book
gives readers a system for measuring a relationship-s
contribution at every stage of the alliance, from
creation to implementation to termination. It features
case studies drawn from interviews with key players at
companies like IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Starbucks, Staples,
** Strategic alliances (Business) -- Evaluation 2.
Management science -- Mathematical models 3. Management
science -- Computer simulation
38 Aronoff, Craig E
Family business ownership : how to be an effective
shareholder / Craig E Aronoff and John L Ward.-- New York
: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
viii, 93p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780230112308.
658.045 ARO 135812
Ownership in a family business can be a rewarding and
important role. It means stewardship, protection and
nurturing the family business. As a guide for
shareholders, this book will develop understanding and
insight into the role of becoming more valuable as an
owner, not just financially, but intellectually and
emotionally as well.
39 Holroyd, Jane
Performance coaching skills for social work / Jane
Holroyd and Richard Field.-- Los Angeles: Sage
Publications, 2012. xii, 144p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780857259912.
658.301 HOL 135721
This book will help health and social care managers
develop their coaching skills in order to support their
** Social workers -- Training of
40 Jensen, Doug
The Manager-s Guide to Rewards: What You Need to Know to
Get the Best for-and from-Your Employees / Doug Jensen,
Tom McMullen and Mel Stark.-- New Delhi: BPI India, 2012.
xii, 241p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9788184975383.
658.3124 JEN 135841
The Manager-s Guide to Rewards is the first book to take
a practical look at compensation issues from the
manager-s perspective. It covers everything you and your
company need to know to create a program that
significantly and consistently rewards great employees -
without overly burdening the bottom line.
** Incentive awards 2. Incentives in industry 3. Employee
41 Clarke, Thomas (ed)
The Sage handbook of corporate governance / Thomas Clarke
and Douglas Branson.-- Los Angeles: Sage Publications,
xxi, 657p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781412929806.
658.4 CLA 135851
A timely and definitive intellectual map of a key
emerging discipline, the SAGE Handbook of Corporate
Governance critically overviews the key themes,
theoretical controversies, current research and emerging
concepts that frame the field.
** Corporate governance
42 Fryzel, Barbara
Building stakeholder relations and corporate social
responsibility / Barbara Fryzel.-- New York: Palgrave
x, 238p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230273252.
658.4 FRY 135813
This book is a research-based account on how companies
engage in CSR activities, and how their corporate
identity determines the way in which they perceive the
stakeholders and in result engage in a dialogue-based
relations with them.
** Social responsibility of business 2. Corporations --
43 Oss, Leike van
Why organizational change fails : robustness, tenacity
and change in organizations / Leike van Oss and Jaap
van-t Hek.-- New York: Routledge, 2011.
xvi, 184p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415886192.
658.406 OSS 135815
Why Organizational Change Fails aims to make change
managers and OD consultants sensitive to signals of the
robust part of an organization, helping them to see
something different than they usually see: signs of
change. The authors distinguish two aspects of stability
in organisations: robustness and tenacity. Robustness is
the ability of organisations to remain stable under
changing conditions. Tenacity is the reaction of a robust
system to planned change. Each of these aspects has its
own unique qualities and value within organizations. In
the book, the authors describe three aspects of
robustness: social, cognitive and political. They also
describe healthy and unhealthy forms. Tenacity is
described in three patterns: bouncing back, smothering
** Organizational change 2. Organizational behavior
44 Purington, Cliff
Built to learn : the inside story of how Rockwell Collins
became a true learning organization / Cliff
Purington,Chris Butler and Sarah Fister Gale.-- New Delhi
: BPI India, 2012.
xi, 260p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9788184975277.
658.406 PUR 135872
Aerospace giant Rockwell Collins typified the old-
fashioned corporate approach to organizational learning:
lackluster offerings in bland classroom settings, with
little connection to needs of employees or the goals of
the company. For this book, the author have organized
their revolutionary approach into 10 steps that can
transform any company.
** Collins Defense Communications , Collins Defense
Communications , Organizational learning , Organizational
change , Strategic planning , Employees -- Training of
45 Elkington, John
Cannibals with forks : the triple bottom line of 21 st
century business / John Elkington.-- Oxford: Capstone
ISBN : 9781841120843.
658.408 ELK 135942
Cannibals with Forks passionately demonstrates how all
businesses can and must help society achieve the three
inter-linked goals of economic prosperity, environmental
protection and social equity, issues which are already at
the top of the corporate agenda.
** Industrial management -- Environmental aspects ,
Business enterprises -- Environmental aspects , Social
responsibility of business
46 Melewar, T C (ed)
Strategic international marketing : an advanced
perspective / T C Melewar and Suraksha Gupta.-- New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xxvii, 303p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230580244.
658.84 MEL 135827
Strategic International Marketing collates the most
recent ideas, trends and original research to present a
truly international approach to the theory and practice
of marketing strategy. Featuring contributions from some
of the world-s leading international marketing academics
and researchers, the book considers in detail the
different approaches to planning, organization and
marketing in global markets. The book strikes a balance
between the 3Cs of global markets (change, challenges and
contributions) whilst presenting innovative perspectives
on the 7Ps of strategic marketing.
** Export marketing 2. Strategic planning
|| 47 Lefevre, Vincent
Portraiture in early India : between transience and
eternity / Vincent Lefevre.-- Leiden: Brill, 2011.
xix, 219p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9789004207356.
704.94250954 LEF 135810
In the study of Indian art prior to the Mughal
period, portraiture has so far been much neglected, when
its existence has not simply been denied. This book is an
attempt to reassess this issue, by showing that portraits
have existed in great number in early India, since
probably the first artistic achievements.
** Portraits, Indic 2. Art and society -- India
|| SPORTS, GAMES and ENTERTAINMENT
|| 48 Roy, Anjali Gera (ed)
The magic of Bollywood : at home and abroad / Anjali Gera
Roy.-- Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2012.
xviii, 334p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788132107323.
791.430954 ROY 135840
Aims to portray the "soft" power of Bollywood as it
offers a kaleidoscopic prism that filters the Indian
cultural reality in a globalized world. This book
examines Bollywood-s popularity within and outside South
Asia, focusing on its role in international relations.
** Motion picture industry - India - Bombay