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Proposes a theory and case studies on repairing a damaged or threatened image or reputation.
This entertaining and accessible guide shows readers how to turn danger into opportunity, even when dragons threaten.
Helps students achieve their academic and career goals by clarifying the behaviors that they alone are responsible for, explaining why they are important, how they are assessed, and how they can lead to success.
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
Traces the influence of the stock market on Americans' beliefs about politics.
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
Uses popular films to reveal the tensions generated during Japan’s postwar "economic miracle," challenging the prevailing view that it was a story of great national success.
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.
Traces the inner connections between the second slavery in the Americas, slavery in Africa, the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, and the "Great Transformation" of the nineteenth century world economy.
Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.
A behind-the-scenes look at diplomacy and international relations in post-communist Eastern Europe.
Traces how alternative food movements are affected by global and local trends, with a focus on how organic agriculture was integrated in Israel.
Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism.
Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.
Engaging look at Lower East Side writers and artists in the wake of the 1975 New York fiscal crisis.
A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.
Groundbreaking analysis of how colonialism created new conceptual categories and spatial forms that reshaped rural societies.
Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.
Inside account of the negotiations between the football Bills, New York State, and Erie County to sign a long-term stadium lease and thereby keep the team in Buffalo.
Analyzes six films as allegories of capitalism’s precarious state in the early twenty-first century.
Examines the many issues raised by TIF, the most widely used tool of local economic and community development.
Explores the current and future trajectories of the paradigm of postsocialism.
Examines how NATO has adapted and endured after the end of the Cold War, transforming itself to deal with a host of new security challenges.
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
How a small family company in the Finger Lakes became one of the most important wine producers in the United States, only to be taken down by corporate greed and mismanagement.
Sheds new light on both pro and antislavery politics in the nineteenth-century Americas.
Responds to the demanding political and ethical challenges faced by the international disaster management community.
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
Traces the historical development of slave labor and plantation agriculture in nineteenth-century Martinique.
Explores the hundred-year history of Piel Bros. , one of the prominent German American brands that once made New York City the brewing capital of America.
Explores the social disruption resulting from industrialization in a Chinese coalmining community at the turn of the twentieth century.
First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.
Documents the rise and fall of a market economy in China from 1000-1500.
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.
Illuminates how local board systems operate and the motivations and experiences of their members.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Examines how public officials in the US, China, Japan, and Indonesia have interacted with communities affected by natural disasters.
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Updated with a timely literature review and new case studies from sports, international politics, and third party image repair.
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
The life and times of an instrumental figure in New York City’s recovery from the fiscal and social crises of the 1970s and 1980s, and in the general revitalization of the city over two generations.
A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.
A comprehensive look at the economic relations among states, and how they might be better optimized.
Multidisciplinary study of the citrus industry in Palestine before World War II.
A fascinating look at Chinese perceptions of the United States and the cultural and political background that informs them.
Analysis on a dual insurance regulation system and its effectiveness relevant to the current system of regulation.
Holistic, comparative analysis of multiple budget systems and contexts.
An astute assessment of democratic principles and decision-making structures in the global business world.
Essays assessing the impact of globalization on law and court systems across the world.
Uses the interdisciplinary approach of evolutionary economics to explore the history of land domestication in the United States.
Studies the Federal Home Loan Bank System, how it has changed over time and why
New edition of Aihwa Ong’s classic ethnographic study of Malay women factory workers.
First book on gender and academic service.
Examines the recent “War on Terror” and the increasing privatization of international policing through the lens of detective fiction and security and espionage narratives.
Traces the history of two rival American economic moralities from colonial times to the present.
Explores how the entry of migrant workers into Israel raises questions beyond just those of the labor market.
A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.
Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved.
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
Examines, from four organizational perspectives, Virginia’s Manassas Park City School’s ten-year turnaround.
Uncovers important similarities in the political features of developing countries in Africa, Asia,and Latin America.
Examines the possibilities of global governance in the wake of the challenges of globalization.
How federal management reforms have impacted the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act.
Blends insights from several disciplines to offer a general theory of social evolution.
Fashions a new way of defending the importance of economic regulation.
Grapples with a variety of policy issues in order to provoke a discussion of the state of higher education in the 21st century.
Assesses recent civil service reforms undertaken by state governments.
Measures the relationship between market competition and the treatment of women, minorities, and the disabled in the workplace.
Argues that institutional context drives economic globalization in the United States and Britain.
Contests conventional wisdom on Japan's postwar economic success and its economic and political problems in the 1990s, providing a new account of these conditions.
Examines how small firms, like large ones, are mobilizing to compete in a global economy.
Challenges existing views of crafts and service workers in Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Argues that recent initiatives by industrial management were directed more toward short-term gains than improving efficiency.
Chronicles the growing impact of job uncertainty on workers in Europe.
Offers an analysis of the dynamics of Taiwan's export-oriented industrialization, particularly its impact on women and other workers.
Examines the nature of international economic leadership since the seventeenth century.
Looks at alternatives to international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank.
The impact of internet technologies on international politics.
Examines the privatization of agriculture in eastern Germany since 1989.
Scholars and practitioners explore American government performance management offering diverse views.
Explores the social and economic transformations of the mid-Hudson River Valley during the key expansionist period in American history.
Essays on how organizations effectively communicate strategy to optimize performance.
In-depth case study of Costa Rican economic reform efforts.
Traces the history of European monetary negotiations from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Examines the many issues raised by the increasing popularity of tax increment financing.
Explores the university’s altering landscape, the conflicts over its core values and legitimacy, and the challenge for the university to negotiate the new landscape and to redefine itself within a larger educational context.
Defines, analyzes, critiques, and proposes new policy solutions for achieving sustainable development.
Describes how private-sector management strategies can help governments obtain greater access to global resources, create more jobs, and provide better social services to their citizens.
Identifies eight new competencies that will be required by twenty-first century leaders, and profiles twelve up-and-coming leaders who exemplify them.
Examines the evolution of corporate form and managerial process from the 1880s to the 1990s, detailing how corporations influenced government to affect changes in response to economic transitions.
New perspectives on the bond between religion and economics.