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STTS: Working in a Virtual World

STTS: Working in a Virtual World

By: Nicole Stinton

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2013

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Globalisation is quickly making the world smaller, but the work challenges larger. Colleagues and clients are diverse and work from different locations. So how do we stay connected, efficient and productive? What do we do to overcome technological, cultural and time challenges? With practical skills and effective techniques, Working in a Virtual World will help you to improve your business relationships, whether people are located on the next floor, in the next building or an entirely different country. This book gives you insights and hands-on techniques to make working in the virtual...

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Rural Community Libraries in Africa

Rural Community Libraries in Africa

By: Valeda Dent; Geoff Goodman; Michael Kevane

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Around the word, in developed as well as developing countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. The availability of information resources can often mean the difference between poverty and prosperity, particularly in underdeveloped African communities. Rural Community Libraries in Africa: Challenges and Impacts investigates the relationship between local libraries and community development. From the historical roots of rural libraries to their influence on the literacy, economy, and culture of the surrounding region, this book will present academics,...

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Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners

Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners

By: Jared Keengwe; Grace Onchwari

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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As the American immigrant population continues to expand, immigrant children and children of immigrants are entering the public school system. To be most effective, new teaching pedagogies must take cultural diversity into account. Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners explores some of the contemporary research on young immigrant learners in the United States, reflecting on their particular struggles in language learning, cultural integration, and other curricular and extra-curricular activities. This book will be most useful to teachers, administrators,...

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Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context

Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context

By: Grace Khoury; Maria Khoury

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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In the era of globalization and ease of international connectivity and business interactions, professionals from all over the world benefit from having a well-rounded view of business culture and organizational practice at the regional level. Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context provides a presentation of teaching cases emphasizing the positive and negative experiences on a variety of management topics. Focusing on organizational behavior and leadership in Arab countries and the impact of culture in management and behavior, this publication is an essential...

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Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

By: Ümit Hacioğlu; Hasan Dinçer

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

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Whether post-modern or pre-industrial, the economic development of societies around the world is often influenced by the whims of a capricious international political environment. Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy investigates the impact of diverse cultures on the development and actualization of global economic entities, exploring advanced methods and best practices for the effective utilization and management of financial organizations within a globalized political context. This essential reference provides readers in both political and economic fields with...

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Global Strategies in Banking and Finance

Global Strategies in Banking and Finance

By: Hasan Dinçer; Ümit Hacioğlu

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2013

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In a globalized financial market, the success of an organization in one country is often inextricably linked to the economic viability of an array of other nations and governments. As such, global concerns—the simultaneous consideration of global and local aspects of business—often take precedence. Global Strategies in Banking and Finance explores the concept of a glocal industry through case studies, emerging research, and interdisciplinary perspectives applicable to a variety of fields in banking and finance. Within these pages, researchers and practitioners will discover tips, strategies,...

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Global Sourcing & Purchasing Post 9/11

Global Sourcing & Purchasing Post 9/11

By: Michael Assaf; Cynthia Bonincontro; Stephen Johnsen

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2005

Insert Date: 17-NOV-2013

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The events of September 11, 2001, have forever changed the dynamics of importing or exporting products into the United States. This privilege, which can be revoked for non-compliance, has been made dramatically more complex and expensive by the numerous new rules, regulations, laws and requirements of various agencies. This comprehensive reference provides sound and innovative purchasing, logistics and supply chain management techniques for acquiring customers, increasing competitive advantage, reducing costs and improving end-to end supply chain performance while ensuring required...

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The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities

The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities

By: Adam Lowther

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 12-NOV-2013

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This book is the result of a year-long study conducted by the Air Force Research Institute concerning Air Force strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. By addressing issues from economic integration to a potential nuclear arms race and key regional actors (China, North Korea, India), it provides a broad perspective on the topics that will shape the future of US involvement in the region. These include the areas of nuclear proliferation, international criminal activity, terrorism, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, natural disasters, and more. ...

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Due Diligence in China + Website: Beyond the Checklists

Due Diligence in China + Website: Beyond the Checklists

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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A plain-English guide that demystifies the business landscape in China from a due diligence point of view Due diligence is crucial to any business deal, and, thankfully, due diligence research has come a long way over the years. What used to be a cumbersome, time-consuming process has been standardized and systemized with generally accepted auditing frameworks and tools, such as the all-important auditing "checklists." But when it comes to doing due diligence in China, with its opaque regulatory system and byzantine accounting standards, all bets are off. In this book an acknowledged...

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Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region

Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region

By: Ahmed Driouchi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 07-NOV-2013

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The increasing demand for health care and advances in healthcare technologies has exacerbated the present shortage of health personnel. In response to these changes, physicians may choose to offer their services elsewhere. Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors addresses the mobility of physicians in the Mediterranean region within a global context, focusing on the role mobility has played in the global health system in both developed and developing economies. Besides universities and researchers, public and private medical...

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Foreign Exchange Operations: Master Trading Agreements, Settlement, and Collateral

Foreign Exchange Operations: Master Trading Agreements, Settlement, and Collateral

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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The ultimate nuts-and-bolts guide to foreign exchange operations The foreign exchange landscape is particularly risky since so much of the world is unregulated and takes place over the counter (off exchange). Brilliant traders and money managers who are profitable may find themselves underperforming, or worse, losing, simply because they failed to establish strong operations. In this book, David DeRosa provides industry players with everything they need for strong operational functions from all the types of trades to execution, master trading agreements, documentation, settlement, margin...

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An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you instant access to relevant libel and privacy laws and important legal rulings in the Europe, Asia,...

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The Dragon Network: Inside Stories of the Most Successful Chinese Family Businesses

The Dragon Network: Inside Stories of the Most Successful Chinese Family Businesses

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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What's driving the burgeoning global Chinese family businesses? Chinese family businesses are the driving force behind Asia's economic prosperity. As the world becomes more global they have had to adapt to the new environment. This timely book draws on an extensive regional survey to reveal the key players and the strategies that will drive their success going forward. The book discusses and analyzes the business life and achievements of some prominent overseas Chinese family businesses in Asia and reveals their life philosophies, their business journey, and their family role in...

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International Economics

International Economics

By: Paul Torelli

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 10-SEP-2013

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Today’s news media displays an intense fascination with the global economy—and for good reason. The degree of worldwide economic integration is unprecedented, and rising globalization has lifted living standards and reduced poverty. Foreign markets and new technologies continue to present opportunities for entrepreneurs and corporations. Still, economic shocks can spread across the world in minutes, impacting billions of lives. This book will help you learn about economics in everyday language, using little or no math, giving you better tools to interpret current events as well as long-term...

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Global Account Management

Global Account Management

By: Peter Cheverton

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 10-SEP-2013

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Global Account Management explains the significant challenges of establishing a global account strategy and guides you through the process of decisions and actions required to manage global accounts successfully. The book provides a thorough, workmanlike template for all businesses with global clients. It shows you the issues you need to consider from the point of view of both your customers and your company's internal structure. Author Peter Cheverton - an expert practitioner and teacher of account management - highlights the difference between an international company operating in...

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La Chine, une bombe à retardement

La Chine, une bombe à retardement

By: Jean-Luc Buchalet

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2012

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La réussite de la Chine est aussi fulgurante qu'inédite. Au rythme actuel, elle pourrait même devenir la première puissance économique mondiale dès 2022. Pourtant, les stigmates d'une croissance à marche forcée s'accumulent : des villes fantômes, des faillites en cascade, des révoltes de plus en plus fréquentes, des dérives issues de la politique de l'enfant unique, des scandales alimentaires à répétition, des aéroports paralysés par la pollution... À travers une analyse percutante, Jean-Luc Buchalet et Pierre Sabatier montrent que ces déséquilibres économiques, sociaux et...

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Ces entreprises qui font la Chine

Ces entreprises qui font la Chine

By: Dominique Jolly

Publisher: Editions d'Organisation

Publication Date: 27-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 06-SEP-2013

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"La Chine est complexe, surprenante et pleine de contradictions. A travers de nombreux exemples, Dominique Jolly illustre parfaitement cette ambivalence que si peu de personnes arrivent à gérer. La Chine fonctionne sur des bases différentes de celles du monde occidental et seule une parfaite compréhension du patrimoine culturel, historique et économique permet au "visiteur" de maximiser ses chances de succès dans son aventure chinoise. La Chine n'arrêtera pas sa croissance fulgurante et une entreprise peut soit décider de l'ignorer et de la subir, ou de la comprendre et d'en profiter" ...

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Corporate Security in the Asia-Pacific Region: Crisis, Crime, Fraud, and Misconduct

Corporate Security in the Asia-Pacific Region: Crisis, Crime, Fraud, and Misconduct

By: CPP, Cubbage; PhD, Brooks

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2012

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As corporations and governments become more litigious and risk averse, international risk management becomes more complex. This book examines real cases of corporate crisis, crime, fraud, and other misconduct that corporate security professionals need to be aware of to effectively protect people, operations, and assets within the region. Addressing current security threats and risks, it supplies the regional snapshot and geo-political background needed to understand the cultural differences, challenges, and state of affairs for any country in the region. ...

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The International Relations Discipline in France

International Relations in France

By: Henrik Breitenbauch

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2013

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Why is the French International Relations (IR) discipline different from the transnational-American discipline? By analysing argument structures in research articles across time, this book shows how the discipline in France is caught between the American character of the discipline and the French state as regulator of legitimate forms of expression. Concretely, French research arguments are less explicit about what their propositions are and what academic discussions they draw on and add to than their transnational-American counterparts. Based on a comparative case study of French...

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China Entrepreneur: Voices of Experience from 40 International Business Pioneers

China Entrepreneur: Voices of Experience from 40 International Business Pioneers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2013

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Launching a business in China? Give yourself a "second mover advantage." China-bound entrepreneurs and small business owners: learn from experienced China hands before you bring your business to the world's largest and most dynamic consumer market. Preparing to manage a small business in China, the world's largest, most dynamic consumer market? Hundreds of thousands of other international businesspeople are too, but only a small percentage of them will succeed in bringing their start-up dreams to life in the Middle Kingdom. Give yourself a huge head-start by learning directly from...