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Consumption and Management

Consumption and Management

By: Bingxin Wu

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2011

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The author's consumption theory has been known as the new ideas, new theories and new contribution to the reform and development in China. In practice, the author has rich experience of the Chinese state-owned large enterprise, and personal experience of building a business empire second to the postal system in China from a small firm to the comprehensive largest privately owned enterprise with 640 affiliated companies, 13,500 workstations, and 157,000 employees. In the fermentation field of medicine, he has 20 patents, two of which are international patents. These techniques have made some...

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Visionary Leaders for Information

Visionary Leaders for Information

By: Arthur Winzenried

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2010

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This book examines the theory, behaviour, connections and issues of modern information organizations. Asking leading professionals where we may be in the near future, it challenges both our perceptions and preconceptions. Posing perhaps the most vital question of all… Are we prepared? Do we have a vision?...

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Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom

Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom

By: Cassandra Smith

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2012

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This book covers ethical behaviour in the online classroom. Written for distance education students in higher education worldwide, the book serves as a guide for students in the e-classroom in examining ethical theories and behaviour. A number of salient questions are addressed: What is ethical? What does ethical behaviour consists of in an e-classroom? What are violations of ethics in the e-classroom? Students will have the opportunity to review real-life ethical dilemmas in the online classroom, state their positions by engaging in discussion, and reflect on the repercussions of...

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Customer Care

Customer Care

By: Pat Gannon-Leary; Michael McCarthy

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2010

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Customer Care provides a detailed course suitable for delivery to library staff at all levels. It can be used as a stand-alone reference work for customer care processes and procedures or, alternatively, it can be used by library staff to tailor a customer care course to suit the requirements and training needs of their own staff. Dual use - reference work and/or training manual Potential as a text book Applicable to a wider context than LIS - could be used for a whole HEI institutional approach to customer care or in local authorities/public services ...

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Le développement durable: À la croisée de l'économie, de la société et de l'environnement

Le développement durable: À la croisée de l'économie, de la société et de l'environnement

By: Tracey Strange; Anne Bayley

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 05-DEC-2008

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Ce livre fait partie de la série Les essentiels de l'OCDE. C'est un bref examen du concept de développement durable : ce qu’il signifie, comment est-il influencé par la mondialisation, la production et la consommation, comment peut-on le mesurer, comment le promouvoir ? ...

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Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

By: Thomas Schwenke

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Die neue Auflage des Standardwerks, relevant wie ehedem. Denn kaum ein Unternehmen, Freiberufler oder Künstler verzichtet heute noch auf eine Facebook-Präsenz, einen Twitter-Kanal oder die Vorteile des Fotoportals Flickr, um die eigenen Produkte, Dienstleistungen und Werke bekannter zu machen. Und gegen Abmahnungen oder anderen juristischen Ärger ist dabei niemand gefeit. Ob es um das Impressum, die Einbindung fremden Contents oder den Umgang mit Wettbewerbern geht – das Buch erklärt klar und verständlich, was zu beachten ist. Rechtsanwalt Thomas Schwenke, ist bekannter und beliebter Experte...

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Information Consulting

Information Consulting

By: Irene Wormell; Annie Olesen; Gábor Mikulás

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 05-OCT-2011

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Information Consulting presents a closer look at what makes information consultants successful and how they develop a productive relationship with their clients. While most of the books on this subject area are providing the experiences of information consulting veterans on ‘how do you really do it?’, the aim of this book is focused on exploring the nature of information management consulting. This includes the task of the advice-and-guidance variety, such as helping clients to analyze and solve problems or to meet opportunities with the element of ‘What should I do?’. The authors have...

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Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries

By: Maha Kumaran

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 23-FEB-2012

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The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields and statistical data on minorities and librarians in several countries. The title probes library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills among librarians in general, and among minority librarians in...

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HR Due Diligence

HR Due Diligence

By: ChyeKok Ho; ChinSeng Koh

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2011

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This book examines how to conduct due diligence on mergers and acquisitions for organisations in China written from a management perspective. Aimed primarily at practitioners within the field of International Human Resource Management, it highlights models that appear straightforward and yet are susceptible to oversights and failings. It examines the roles of human resource practitioners from when a target company is identified for mergers or acquisitions through to assessing its risks. The book incorporates adopting human resource management strategies under differing business...

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Organisational Culture for Information Managers

Organisational Culture for Information Managers

By: Gillian Oliver

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2011

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In today’s digital environment the workplace is characterised by individuals creating information perhaps independently of formal systems, or establishing new systems without knowledge of information management requirements. This book explains and explores the concept of organisational culture, specifically within the domain of information management. It draws on the author's wide-ranging practical experience in different workplaces and uses research findings from cross-cultural studies of information management. Uses research findings from cross-cultural studies of information...

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Crisis Information Management

Crisis Information Management

By: Christine Hagar

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

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This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated that there is a great need to understand how individuals, government, and non-government agencies create, access, organize, communicate, and disseminate information within communities during crisis situations. This edited book brings together...

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Succeed or Sink

Succeed or Sink

By: Chris Rowley; Jayantee Saha; David Ang

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 17-NOV-2011

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Aimed at business strategists, policy makers, researchers and adult learners, this book has an Asian perspective on business sustainability and is about understanding how recent developments and future actions in one part of the world will have a global impact. The book magnifies the concept of so-called ‘globalisation’ and examines the topic of business sustainability from a broad and integrated approach to business: encapsulating people, prosperity and the planet. Furthermore, it acknowledges the contributions, challenges and potential of not only the big corporate houses, but also the...

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Global Resource Sharing

Global Resource Sharing

By: Linda Frederiksen; Margaret Bean; Heidi Nance

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

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Written from a global perspective, this book reviews sharing of library resources on a global scale. With expanded discovery tools and massive digitization projects, the rich and extensive holdings of the world’s libraries are more visible now than at any time in the past. Advanced communication and transmission technologies, along with improved international standards, present a means for the sharing of library resources around the globe. Despite these significant improvements, a number of challenges remain. Global Resource Sharing provides librarians and library managers with a...

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Management of Information Organizations

Management of Information Organizations

By: Waseem Afzal

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2012

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This book is a significant step towards developing a body of management knowledge pertinent to the context of Library Information Science (LIS) and provides a succinct but deep account of management and information organizations. Management of Information Organizations presents a broad view of the information organizations and the nature of management in these organizations, and how information professionals are affected by such management systems. The book equips the reader with the knowledge that will enable them to develop a strong intellectual foundation relating to management and its...

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Online and Blended Business Education for the 21st Century

Online and Blended Business Education for the 21st Century

By: J Arbaugh

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2010

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Examines the state of research of online and blended learning in business disciplines with the intent of identifying opportunities for meaningful future research and enhancing the practice of online teaching in business schools. The book evaluates research from business disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems (IS), management, marketing, and operations/supply chain management. The author reports on topics attracting interest from scholars in the respective disciplines, the methods commonly used to examine those topics, and the most noteworthy conclusions to...

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Online Learning and Assessment in Higher Education

Online Learning and Assessment in Higher Education

By: Robyn Benson; Charlotte Brack

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2010

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The use of e-learning strategies in teaching is becoming increasingly popular, particularly in higher education. Online Learning and Assessment in Higher Education recognises the key decisions that need to be made by lecturers in order to introduce e-learning into their teaching. An overview of the tools for e-learning is provided, including the use of Web 2.0 and the issues surrounding the use of e-learning tools such as resources and support and institutional policy. The second part of the book focuses on e-assessment; design principles, different forms of online assessment and the...

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The Art of People Management in Libraries

The Art of People Management in Libraries

By: James McKinlay; Vicki Williamson

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 20-JAN-2010

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This book explores recent trends in human resource management practices and presents options for their application within the special context of libraries, especially academic and research libraries. It lays out a set of the most pressing HR management issues facing senior library leaders in the context of continuous organisational change in the 21st century and offers library practitioners effective tips for people management. A practical ‘how-to’ book that provides realistic and proven solutions to real-world challenges Provides examples from organizations to highlight concepts and...

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The Objective is Quality: An Introduction to Performance and Sustainability Management Systems

The Objective is Quality: An Introduction to Performance and Sustainability Management Systems

By: Michel Jaccard

Publisher: EPFL Press

Publication Date: 23-APR-2013

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Few books offer an overview of quality and its tools, and this one intends to fill the gap by providing a synthetic and comprehensive approach, with detailed knowledge of standards, and information on the implementation of statistical tools typically mastered in management systems. The emphasis is on the stakes and the role of quality in life and policies of an organization or company, but also on the world of quality as it spills over into other management systems, such as environmental protection, the sustainability, and social responsibility. ...

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Human Resource Management: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Human Resource Management: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

By: Rae Simons

Publisher: Apple Academic Press

Publication Date: 15-APR-2011

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This book provides an interesting group of chapters that shed light on a variety of international human resources management styles and practices. The competitive nature of twenty-first-century global commerce requires that businesses be managed strategically by managers who are knowledgeable in the principles of the field. The efficient, nonexploitive use of human resources is essential to building successful businesses around the world. ...

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Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains

Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains

By: C Mena; G Stevens

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2010

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Food and drink supply chains are complex, continually changing systems, involving many participants. They present stakeholders across the food and drinks industries with considerable challenges. Delivering performance in food supply chains offers expert perspectives to help practitioners and academics to improve their supply chain operations. The Editors have identified six key challenges in managing food and drinks supply chains. Each section of the book focuses on one of these important issues. The first chapters consider the fundamental role of relationship management in supply...