|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
||1 Fernando, Mario
Leading responsibly in the Asian century / Mario Fernando
-- Cham: Springer, 2016.
xix, 209p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9783319217888.
303.34095 FER 145368
The book is one of the first to focus on responsible
leadership in the contemporary Asian century context. It
adopts a unique context driven social innovation based
responsible leadership approach to explain how context
can impact and shape the theory and practice of
responsible leadership. This unique work will strongly
appeal to a broad spectrum of researchers and scholars
across disciplines with a particular interest in the
interplay between leadership, responsibility and ethics.
** Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Asia ,
Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects.
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
||2 Barker, Chris
Cultural studies : theory and practice / Chris Barker.--
5th ed-- Los Angeles: Sage, 2016.
xxxii, 722p., 24cm.
ISBN : 9781473919440.
306 BAR 145306
This book represents a definitive benchmark in
understanding and applying the foundations and
developments of cultural studies. It provides those new
to the field with an authoritative introduction to
everything they need to know. An indispensable resource
for any student or lecturer it is packed with concise,
accessible definitions, clear chapter summaries,
inspiring student activities, biographical snapshots of
key figures and a full glossary.
||3 Lambregts, Bart (ed)
The Local impact of globalization in South and Southeast
Asia : offshore business processes in services industries
/ Bart Lambregts, Niels Beerepoot and Robert C
Kloosterman.-- Abingdon: Routledge, 2016.
xvi, 219p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in the modern world economy).
ISBN : 9781138777262.
330.95 LAM 145335
The latest wave of globalization in South and Southeast
Asia has been largely services driven, in particular by
firms from advanced economies relocating part of their
business processes abroad. This has caused profound
changes in the international division of labour, and has
had correspondingly wide social and economic effects.
** Offshore outsourcing -- South Asia , Offshore
outsourcing -- Southeast Asia , Service industries --
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
||4 Farquhar, Jillian Dawes
Marketing financial services / Jillian Dawes Farquhar and
Arthur Meidan.--2nd ed-- Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan,
xx, 404p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9780230201187.
332.10688 FAR 145331
This revised edition of one of the classic texts in the
area is timely and topical, key elements of marketing as
they apply to financial services are clearly articulated
and supported with practical illustrations. Building on
extensive accumulated experience of the sector, Meidan
and Dawes Farquhar provide students with a thoughtful and
insightful treatment of the many challenges associated
with fair and effective marketing for retail financial
services.-- Professor Christine Ennew, Pro-Vice-
Chancellor and Professor of Marketing, University of
Nottingham, UK" "A° valuable resource for students and
practitioners of financial services marketing, packed
with up-to-date trends and useful examples that bring
this fascinating area of study to life.
** Financial services industry -- Marketing
||5 Sharma, Dinesh C
The Outsourcer : the story of India-s IT revolution /
Dinesh C Sharma.-- Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2015.
xviii,274p. , 24cm.
( History of computing).
ISBN : 9780262028752.
338.470050954 SHA 145328
A history of how India became a major player in the
global technology industry, mapping technological,
economic, and political transformations.
** Computer software industry -- India -- History ,
Information technology -- India -- History
6 Roggi, Oliviero
Risk, value and default / Oliviero Roggi.-- New Jersey:
World Scientific, 2016.
xiii, 151p. , 23cm.
(World Scientific series in finance, vol. 8).
ISBN : 9789814641715.
338.5 ROG 145345
Scholars and practitioners have known for a long time
that risk plays an important, indeed central, role in
determining the appropriate discount rate to be used in a
sophisticated valuation model.
** Risk management , Value , Default (Finance)
|| PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
||7 Thiel, Sandra Van
Research methods in public administration and public
management : an introduction / Sandra Van Thiel.-- London
: Routledge, 2007.
xii, 195p. , 23cm.
(Routledge Masters in Public Management).
ISBN : 9780415655828.
351.072 THI 145332
Research in public administration and public management
has distinctive features that influence the choices and
application of research methods. Periods of change and
upheaval in the public sector provide ample opportunities
and cases for research, but the standard methodologies
for researching in the social sciences can be difficult
to follow in the complex world of the public sector. In a
dynamic political environment, the focus lies on solving
social problems whilst also using methodological
principles needed for doing scientifically sound
** Public administration -- Research , Political Science
- Government -- Executive Branch , Political Science--
Public Affairs and Administration.
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
||8 Sahay, B S (ed)
Managing humanitarian logistics / B S Sahay, Sumeet Gupta
and Vinod Chandra Menon.-- New Delhi: Springer, 2016.
xxv, 311p. , 24cm.
(Springer proceedings in business and economics).
ISBN : 9788132224150.
363.348068 SAH 145369
This book discusses emerging themes in the area of
humanitarian logistics. It examines how humanitarian
logistics and supply chains play a key role, focusing on
rapidly delivering the correct amount of goods, people
and monetary resources to the locations needed to achieve
the success of relief efforts in response to global
emergencies such as flood, earthquakes, wars etc. With an
increase in the frequency, magnitude and impact of both
natural and manmade disasters, effective delivery of
humanitarian aid is an issue that is becoming
increasingly important in the context of disaster
** Humanitarian assistance - Management , Physical distribution of goods -
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
||9 Carlson, Kieth A
An Introduction to statistics : an active learning
approach / Kieth A Carlson and Jennifer R Winquist.--2nd
ed-- Los Angeles: SAGE, 2018.
xxv, 627p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781483378732.
519.5 CAR 145326
The Second Edition takes a unique, active approach to
teaching and learning introductory statistics that allows
students to discover and correct their misunderstandings
as chapters progress rather than at their conclusion.
Empirically-developed, self-correcting activities
reinforce and expand on fundamental concepts, targeting
and holding students’ attention.
** Social sciences - Statistical methods , Statistics
10 Field, Andy
An Adventure in statistics : the reality enigma / Andy
Field.-- Los Angeles: SAGE, 2016.
xvi,746p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781446210451.
519.5 FIE 145329
Providing a vibrant alternative to the dullness of many
typical offerings, the book assumes no previous
statistics knowledge nor does it require the use of data
analysis software. It covers the material you would
expect for an introductory level statistics course and
presents strong foundations for understanding classical
and Bayesian approaches to data analysis. Illustrated
with stunning graphic-novel style art and featuring
Socratic dialogue, the story captivates readers as it
introduces them to concepts, eliminating potential
** Statistics -- Textbooks , Statistics
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
||11 Prasad, Anshuman (ed)
The Routledge companion to critical management studies /
Anshuman Prasad and Others.-- London: Routledge, 2016.
xxiv, 418p., 25cm.
(Routledge companions in business, management and
ISBN : 9780415501880.
658 PRA 145336
The scholarly field of Critical Management Studies (CMS)
is in a state of flux. Against a backdrop of dramatic
global shifts, CMS scholarship has lately taken a number
of new and exciting directions and, at times, challenged
older critical voices. Novel theoretical frameworks and
diverse research interests mark the CMS field as never
** Management -- Study and teaching , Management ,
12 Beaverstock, Jonathan V
The Globalization of executive search : professional
services strategy and dynamics in the contemporary world
/ Jonathan V Beaverstock, James R Faulconbridge and Sarah
J E Hall.-- New York: Routledge, 2015.
xiii, 250p. , 23cm.
(Routledge studies in international business and the
ISBN : 9780415896627.
658.40711 BEA 145334
Executive search, headhunting, is now one of the
archetypal new knowledge intensive professional services,
as well as a labor market intermediary bound up with
globalization. In this book, the authors examine the key
actors in the process of executive search globalization--
leading global firms--and offer an interpretation of the
forces producing the contemporary organizational
strategies of global executive search.
** Executive search firms , Executives -- Recruiting ,
Business and Economics -- Industrial Management.