|| DATA PROCESSING and COMPUTER SCIENCE
|| 1 Webb, Brian
Information technology and competitive advantage in small
firms / Brian Webb and Frank Schlemmer.-- London:
viii, 178p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780415417990.
004.068 WEB 136041
Well structured and coherent, this book examines
Information Technology as a strategic asset, covering
first principles, reviewing existing theories and methods
and testing selected theories using empirical data.
** Information technology -- Management , Small business
2 Willcocks, Leslie P
The new IT outsourcing landscape : from innovation to
cloud services / Leslie P Willcocks and Mary C Lacity.--
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xvi, 338p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230358812.
004.0684 WIL 136045
This book provides a detailed review of how managers and
suppliers are changing their practices, and the
challenges they face. Written by the world-s leading
academics in the field, it gives detailed insight into
new practices in innovation, offshoring, onshoring,
capabilities required, project management and the promise
and challenges of moving to cloud services. The authors
also review the theory base for outsourcing and introduce
a new and distinctive theory to guide practice. This is a
vital text for researchers, client organizations,
suppliers and analysts needing to understand the latest
developments in the outsourcing landscape, and the
management practices that will support effective use of
the external services market.
** Contracting out , Information technology -- Management
|| APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
|| 3 Gubrium, Jaber F (ed)
The Sage handbook of interview research : the complexity
of the craft / Jaber F Gubrium and others.--2nd ed-- Los
Angeles: Sage Publications, 2012.
x, 613p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9781412981644.
158.39 GUB 135892
The complete handbook on interviewing, the Second Edition
deals with conceptual and methodological challenges to
interviewing, in addition to the "nuts and bolts" of the
** Interviewing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
4 Antoniou, Alexander-Stamatios (ed)
New directions in organizational psychology and
behavioral medicine / Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou and
Cary Cooper.-- Surrey: Gower, 2011.
xviii, 408p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409410829.
158.7 ANT 136040
In New Directions in Organizational Psychology and
Behavioral Medicine, 40 world experts discuss issues
relevant to human resource and talent management. The
editors present recent research into occupational health
psychology with particular emphasis on employment-related
physical and psychological health matters. In a time of
economic upheaval their findings will be invaluable to
researchers and practitioners.
** Industrial hygiene 2. Organizational behavior 3.
|| MODERN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
|| 5 McCumber, John
Time and philosophy : a history of continental thought /
John McCumber.-- Durham: Acumen, 2011.
x, 414p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781844652761.
190 MAC 136064
Looking at the development of continental philosophy in
both Europe and America, McCumber discusses philosophers
ranging from Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche,
Husserl, Heidegger, Arendt, Adorno and Horkheimer,
Sartre, de Beauvoir, Foucault, and Derrida to the most
influential thinkers of today - Agamben, Badiou, Bulter,
and Ranciere. Throughout, McCumber-s concern is to
elucidate the primary texts for readers coming to these
thinkers for the first time, while revealing the
philosophical rigour that underpins and connects the
history of continental thought.
** Continental philosophy , Time -- Philosophy ,
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 6 Kraut, Robert E
Building successful online communities : evidence-based
social design / Robert E Kraut and others.-- Cambridge:
The MIT Press, 2011.
xi, 309p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780262016575.
302.30285 KRA 136051
Uses insights from social science, psychology, and
economics to offer advice on planning and managing an
** Online social networks -- Planning , Computer networks
-- Social aspects -- Planning , Internet -- Social
aspects , Social psychology ,
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 7 Chester, Eric
Reviving work ethic : a leader-s guide to ending
entitlement and restoring pride in the emerging workforce
/ Eric Chester.-- Austin: Greanleaf Book Group Press,
viii, 212p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9781608322428.
306.3613 CHE 136046
A guide to instilling a strong work ethic in the modern
workforce. It looks at the root of the entitlement
mentality that afflicts many in the emerging workforce
and shows readers the specific actions they can take to
give their employees a deep commitment to performing
** Work ethic 2. Employee motivation 3. Intergenerational
8 Morgan, David H J
Rethinking family practices / David H J Morgan.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
viii, 189p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230527232.
306.8501 MOR 136071
Leading family sociologist David Morgan revisits his
highly influential -family practices- approach in this
new book. Exploring its impact, and how it has been
critiqued, Morgan shows the continued relevance of the
approach with reference to time and space, the body,
emotions, ethics and work/life balance.
** Families ,
|| 9 Bennett, Olivia
Displaced : the human cost of development and
resettlement / Olivia Bennett and Christopher McDowell.--
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xiii, 231p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230117853.
307.2091724 BEN 136066
A collection of oral histories that reveal the loss of
cultural continuity, identity, shifts in family
responsibilities, gender roles and fractured
relationships between generations that are just some of
the challenges people face as they attempt to rebuild
lives and communities.
** Economic development projects -- Developing countries
Forced migration -- Developing countries , Land
settlement -- Developing countries
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 10 Abbey, Ruth
The return of feminist liberalism / Ruth Abbey.-- Durham:
ix, 326p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781844652709.
320.513082 ABB 136063
This book examines the positions of three contemporary
feminists - Martha Nussbaum, Susan Moller Okin and Jean
Hampton - who, notwithstanding decades of feminist
critique, are unwilling to give up on liberalism. This
book examines why, and in what ways, each of these
theorists believes that liberalism offers the normative
and political resources for the improvement of women-s
situations. It also brings out and tries to explain and
evaluate the differences among them, notwithstanding
their shared allegiance to liberalism. In so doing, the
book goes to the heart of recent debates in feminist and
** Okin, Susan Moller , Hampton, Jean , Nussbaum, Martha
Craven, 1947- , Liberalism , Feminism -- Political
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 11 Sargeant, Malcolm
Age discrimination : ageism in employment and service
provision / Malcolm Sargeant.-- Surrey: Gower, 2011.
viii, 250p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780566089268.
331.3 SAR 136052
Age Discrimination looks at how both young and old can be
penalised by prejudice against their age group. This
comprehensive new book is essential to practitioners
responsible for HR issues, finance, operations, service
delivery, quality and customer relations, and for those
with a policy focus or academic interest in diversity
** Age discrimination in employment , Age discrimination
in employment -- Law and legislation ,
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
||12 Ramaswamy, Jeeva
Creating a portfolio like Warren Buffett : a high-return
investment strategy / Jeeva Ramaswamy.-- Hoboken: John
xii, 284p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781118182529.
332.6 RAM 136049
The practical guide to investing the Warren Buffett way
Creating a Portfolio like Warren Buffett: A High Return
Investment Strategy highlights actual trades author Jeeva
Ramaswamy has successfully executed using principles
established by investment guru Warren Buffet.
** Buffett, Warren , Investments , Portfolio management ,
BUSINESS and ECONOMICS / Investments and Securities ,
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 13 Kabasenche, William P (ed)
The Environment : philosophy, science and ethics /
William P Kabasenche, Michael O-Rourke and Matthew H
Slater.-- Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012.
vi, 307p. 23cm
ISBN : 9780262017404.
333.7 KAB 136067
Philosophical reflections on the environment began with
early philosophers- invocation of a cosmology that mixed
natural and supernatural phenomena. Today, the central
philosophical problem posed by the environment involves
not what it can teach us about ourselves and our place in
the cosmic order but rather how we can understand its
workings in order to make better decisions about our own
conduct regarding it. The contributors first consider
conceptual problems generated by rapid advances in
biology and ecology, examining such topics as ecological
communities, adaptation, and scientific consensus. The
contributors then turn to epistemic and axiological
issues, first considering philosophical aspects of
environmental decision making and then assessing
particular environmental policies, including reparations,
remediation, and nuclear power, from a normative
** Philosophy of nature -- Congresses , Nature --
Congresses , Ecology -- Philosophy -- Congresses
|| SOCIALISM and RELATED SYSTEMS
|| 14 Wendling, Amy E
Karl Marx on technology and alienation / Amy E Wendling.-
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
x, 252p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780230348486.
335.41 WEN 136062
The author draws on lesser known archival materials,
including Marx-s notebooks on women and patriarchy and
technology to offer a new interpretation of Marx-s
concept of alienation as this concept develops in his
** Marx, Karl, 1818-1883 , Technology -- Philosophy ,
Alienation (Philosophy) ,
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
|| 15 The BRICS report : a study of Brazil, Russia, India, China
and South Africa with special focus on synergies and
complementarities / India. Ministry of Finance.-- New
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.
xxi, 180p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780198085386.
337 BRI 136053
This report focuses on the synergies and
complementarities between these BRICS
economies, highlighting their role as growth drivers of
the world economy.
** BRIC countries -- Foreign economic relations 2. BRIC
countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
16 Van Marrewijk, Charles
International economics : theory, application, and policy
/ Charles Van Marrewijk.--2nd ed-- Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2012.
xliv, 711p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780199567096.
337 VAN 136055
Covering both trade and international finance, this
innovative text provides a thoroughly up-do-date and
comprehensive treatment of each area. Throughout, the
theory is illustrated with empirical evidence and an
abundance of relevant case studies. It includes an online
** International economic relations, International
17 Gupta, Anil K (ed)
Global strategies for emerging Asia / Anil K Gupta,
Toshiro Wakayama and U Srinivasa Rangan.-- San Francisco:
xvi, 335p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781118217979.
337.5 GUP 136054
The multinational corporate guide for thriving in the
Asian marketplace led by China and India, the rise of
emerging Asia is transforming the structure of the global
economy. By 2025, if not sooner, China will almost
certainly overtake the U.S. to become the world-s largest
** International business enterprises -- Asia , Asia --
Commerce , Asia -- Foreign economic relations , Asia --
Economic policy -- 21st century , Asia -- Economic
conditions -- 21st century ,
|| 18 Feser, Claudio
Serial innovators : firms that change the world / Claudio
Feser.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2012.
xv, 202p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781118149928.
338.064 FES 136059
The average life expectancy at "birth" of a firm is
roughly 15 years, and only one out of twenty lives longer
than fifty years. Serial Innovators studies the factors
affecting the aging of firms, particularly those that
slow down their ability to adapt to changes in the
marketplace. The book reviews recent findings in relevant
academic fields-behavioral economics, psychology,
neuroscience, organizational science, network theory,
anthropology, sociology, and strategy-to understand how
firms, as they grow, develop rigidities that prevent
change. It develops a model of organization that is
adaptive, innovative, and can create significant value
for its stakeholders for long periods of time.
** Technological innovations , Creative ability in
19 Bansal, S P
Global economic slow down : opportunities and challenges
/ S P Bansal and others.-- New Delhi: Kanishka Publishers
xiii, 376p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9788184573640.
338.542 BAN 136024,Part 1, 136025,Part 2
Papers presented at the International Conference on
-Global Economic Slow-Down : Opportunities and Challenges
in Asian Countries-, held at Bangkok during 7-10 February
** Business cycles - Asia - Congresses 2. Recessions -
Asia - Congresses 3. Stagnation (Economics) - Congresses
20 Johnsen, Hans Christian Garmann (ed)
Creating collaborative advantage : innovation and
knowledge creation in regional economies / Hans Christian
Garmann Johnsen and Richard Ennals.-- Surrey: Gower, 2012
xvi, 278p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409403333.
338.8 JOH 136050
This book is about the language, concepts and practice of
creating -collaborative advantage-. There is an emerging
new collaborative economic order where innovation results
from an integrated process of collaboration between
policymakers, business and society in many parts of the
** Cooperation , Strategic alliances (Business) ,
Intellectual cooperation , Research and development
partnership , Academic-industrial collaboration , Public-
private sector cooperation , Regional economics ,
Business networks , Diffusion of innovations - Economic
aspects , Research, Industrial
|| LAW OF NATIONS
|| 21 Craig, Robin Kundis
Comparative ocean governance : place-based protections in
an era of climate change / Robin Kundis Craig.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
xi, 181p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848447912.
341.45 CRA 135969
Comparative Ocean Governance examines the world-s
attempts to improve ocean governance through place-based
management - marine protected areas, ocean zoning, marine
spatial planning - and evaluates this growing trend in
light of the advent of climate change and its impacts on
** Marine resources conservation --Law and legislation,
Law of the sea , Marine resources -- Government policy ,
Comparative law ,
|| SCHOOLS and THEIR ACTIVITIES; SPECIAL EDUCATION
||22 Fletcher, Sarah J (ed)
The SAGE handbook of mentoring and coaching in education
/ Sarah J Fletcher and Carol A Mullen.-- Los Angeles:
Sage Publications, 2012.
xxiv, 542p. 26 cm.
ISBN : 9780857027535.
371.102 FLE 135905
Comprehensive coverage of coaching and mentoring in
educational settings from a range of international
** Mentoring in education
|| WATER, AIR and SPACE TRANSPORTATION
|| 23 Taneja, Nawal K
The Passenger has gone digital and mobile : accessing and
connecting through information and technology / Nawal K
Taneja.-- Surrey: Ashgate, 2011.
lx, 208p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409435020.
387.7068 TAN 136044
Nawal K. Taneja explores and explains the game-changing
opportunities presented to the industry by new-generation
information and technology. He shows how information and
technology can now drive, not just enable, an airline-s
strategy to become truly customer-centric at a
** Airlines , Airlines -- Management , Technological
innovations -- Economic aspects , Customer services --
Technological innovations , Airlines -- Cost of operation
|| 24 Gaston, Sean (ed)
Reading Derrida-s of grammatology / Sean Gaston and Ian
Maclachlan.-- London: Continuum, 2011.
xxxix, 230p. 21cm
ISBN : 9781441152756.
401 GAS 135885
A comprehensive introduction to and exploration of
Jacques Derrida-s landmark 1967 text. This title explores
Derrida-s work through readings of key passages by such
scholars as Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, J Hillis Miller
and Avital Ronnell.
** Derrida, Jacques. De la grammatologie , Language and
languages -- Philosophy
|| 25 Irawati, Dessy
Knowledge transfer in the automobile industry : global-
local production networks / Dessy Irawati.-- London:
xvi, 210p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415680608.
629.20684 IRA 136042
The book arose from a multi-disciplinary study which
looked at the development of global-local manufacturing
clusters in the context of a developing, Asian economy.
The study demonstrates the connection amongst theoretical
perspectives such as international business, development
studies, economic geography, and organisational learning
clusters/production networks through an in-depth case
study of the Indonesian automotive cluster. The book
gives a detailed account of two automotive clusters
(Toyota and Honda) and their contribution to regional
economic development in emerging economies in Asian
region. The book builds on existing literature to develop
a theoretical framework to shed light on the study-s
** Automobile industry and trade -- Indonesia ,
Automobile industry and trade -- Japan , Industrial
clusters -- Indonesia , Technology transfer -- Japan
|| 26 Wilson, Richard M S (ed)
Teaching IFRS / Richard M S Wilson and Ralph W Adler.--
London: Routledge, 2012.
v, 174p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415685559.
657.3071 WIL 136048
Teaching IFRS offers expert descriptions of, and insights
into, the IFRS convergence process from a teaching and
learning perspective. Hence this book is both timely and
likely to have considerable impact in providing guidance
for those who teach financial reporting around the world.
The contents of the book come from authoritative sources
and offer something distinctive to complement the
existing textbooks which typically focus on the technical
aspects of IFRS and their adoption. Drawing upon the
experiences of those who have sought to introduce IFRS-
related classroom innovations and the associated student
outcomes achieved there from, the book offers suggestions
about how to design and deliver courses dealing with IFRS
and catalogues extensive listings of IFRS-related
teaching resources to support those courses.
** Financial statements -- Study and teaching , Financial
statements -- Standards
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 27 Tengblad, Stefan (ed)
The Work of managers : towards a practice theory of
management / Stefan Tengblad.-- Oxford: Oxford University
xviii, 365p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780199639724.
658.001 TEN 136073
The book provides an overview of research, theory, and
methodology on the realities of managerial work and
presents a number of empirical studies on various kinds
of managers within different sectors and at different
levels of organizations. It uses the behaviour and
activities of successful managers as primary data for a
theory of good management.
** Management -- Philosophy ,
28 Wibbeke, E S
Global business leadership / E S Wibbeke.-- Amsterdam:
xx, 300p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780750684088.
658.049 WIB 136047
Discusses the urgent issues facing global business
leaders and presents seven strategies found necessary for
successful intercultural business ventures. This title
provides business professionals and students with insight
into the failure of businesses to prepare leaders for
stepping into complex cultural contexts.
** International business enterprises -- Social aspects ,
Intercultural communication , Business communication --
Social aspects , Business etiquette -- Cross-cultural
studies , Corporate culture -- Cross-cultural studies ,
29 Moeller, Robert R
COSO enterprise risk management : establishing effective
governance, risk and compliance processes / Robert R
Moeller.--2nd ed-- Hoboken: John Wiley, 2011.
xvii, 366p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780470912881.
658.155 MOE 136043
A fully updated, step-by-step guide for implementing
COSO-s Enterprise Risk Management COSO Enterprise Risk
Management, Second Edition clearly enables organizations
of all types and sizes to understand and better manage
their risk environments and make better decisions through
use of the COSO ERM framework.
** Risk management
30 Gomez, Ana Maria Davila (ed)
Human dignity and managerial responsibility : diversity,
rights and sustainability / Ana Maria Davila Gomez and
David Crowther.-- Surrey: Gower, 2012.
xiii, 216p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781409423119.
658.315 GOM 136060
The treatment of employees is increasingly becoming
recognised as an important ingredient of sustainable
enterprise. As sustainability and all that it implies,
becomes ever more critical, this book, with its multiple
perspectives on the workplace and on the issues therein
such as diversity in the broadest sense, fills a gap in
the research related literature essential to a more
rounded understanding of CSR.
** Personnel management , Industrial relations , Respect
for persons , Corporate culture , Organizational change ,
Employee rights ,
31 Kramer, Roderick M (ed)
Restoring trust in organizations and leaders : enduring
challenges and emerging answers / Roderick M Kramer and
Todd L Pittinsky.-- Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
ix, 284p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780199756087.
658.315 KRA 136058
Restoring Trust in Organizations and Leaders is the first
volume to adopt the multidisciplinary approach required
to understand the decline in public trust in contemporary
institutions, and to propose and assess remedies.
** Organizational behavior , Corporate culture , Trust ,
32 O-Connell, Donal
Harvesting external innovation : managing external
relationships and intellectual property / Donal O-Connell
-- Surrey: Gower, 2011.
xii, 194p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781409418337.
658.4062 OCO 136061
Harvesting External Innovation addresses the growing
phenomenon of companies cooperating and collaborating
with a variety of external parties.
** Diffusion of innovations -- Management , Research,
Industrial -- Management , New products , Intellectual
property , Academic-industrial collaboration ,
33 Nixon, Peter
Dialogue gap : why communication isn-t enough and what we
can do about it, fast / Peter Nixon.-- Singapore: Wiley,
x, 390p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781118157831.
658.45 NIX 136074
The book that bridges the chasm between communication and
understanding in negotiations For years Peter Nixon
worked with people from all walks of life, teaching them
the art of negotiation. But it soon became apparent that
the issue was not negotiation itself, but dialogue
** Interpersonal communication 2. Oral communication 3.
Business communication 4. Negotiation
34 Hoffmann, Jonas (ed)
Luxury strategy in action / Jonas Hoffmann and Ivan Coste
Maniere.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xiv, 205p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230354548.
658.827 HOF 136068
Written by experts in Luxury and Fashion Management at
SKEMA Business School this exciting new book offers a new
perspective that challenges the established rules of the
luxury and fashion industry. The authors and contributors
examine the evolution of luxury strategy and how the
luxury industry is being redefined in the twenty-first
** Luxury goods industry 2. Clothing trade 3. Luxury
goods industry -- Technological innovations
35 Ricca, Manfredi
Meta-luxury : brands and the culture of excellence /
Manfredi Ricca and Rebecca Robins.-- New York: Palgrave
xiv, 208p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230293571.
658.827 RIC 136069
Meta-luxury sets out to define the ultimate meaning of
true luxury, exploring it as both a culture and business
model. Through the concept of Unique Achievement and the
drivers of Craftsmanship, Focus, History and Rarity, the
authors examine what is at the heart of true luxury and
its implications for brand and business management. A
unique series of conversations with an eclectic array of
world-renowned craftsmen, artists, academics and heads of
unique brands, brings insightful illumination to the
paradigm of Meta-luxury.
** Quality of products , Luxuries -- Marketing , Brand
name products ,