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The Deconstruction of Employment as a Political Question, ‘Employment’ as a Floating Signifier

The Deconstruction of Employment as a Political Question, ‘Employment’ as a Floating Signifier

The wide-ranging European perspectives brought together in this volume aim to analyse, by means of an interdisciplinary approach, the numerous implications of a massive shift in the conception of ‘work’ and the category of ‘worker’. Changes in the production models, economic downturn and increasing digitalisation have triggered a breakdown in the terms and assumptions that…
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Help! I Work with People, Getting Good at Influence, Leadership, and People Skills

Help! I Work with People, Getting Good at Influence, Leadership, and People Skills

We know leadership isn't exclusive to corner offices and multimillion-dollar budgets--some of the best leaders are the mentors and technicians who are more comfortable behind the scenes. But what if being an effective leader isn't just about having innovative ideas and high levels of productivity? What if becoming a great leader is more about prioritizing…
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Daniel Goleman Omnibus

Daniel Goleman Omnibus

Emotional Intelligence Does IQ define our destiny? Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, and that our emotions play a major role in thought, decision making and individual success. Self-awareness, impulse control, persistence, motivation, empathy and social deftness are all qualities that mark people who excel: whose relationships flourish,…
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Expert Secrets, The Underground Playbook for Converting Your Online Visitors into Lifelong Customers

Expert Secrets, The Underground Playbook for Converting Your Online Visitors into Lifelong Customers

Master the art of what to say in your funnels to convert your online visitors into lifelong customers in this updated edition from the $100M entrepreneur and co-founder of the software company ClickFunnels. Your business is a calling. You’ve been called to serve a group of people with the products, services, and offers that you’ve…
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The Eye, Basic Sciences in Practice

The Eye, Basic Sciences in Practice

The Eye: Basic Sciences in Practice provides highly accessible, concise coverage of all the essential basic science required by today's ophthalmologists and optometrists in training. It is also essential reading for those embarking on a career in visual and ophthalmic science, as well as an invaluable, current refresher for the range of practitioners working in…
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Investigations

Investigations

"It may be that I have stumbled upon an adequate description of life itself." These modest yet profound words trumpet an imminent paradigm shift in scientific, economic, and technological thinking. In the tradition of Schrödinger's classic What Is Life?, Kauffman's Investigations is a tour-de-force exploration of the very essence of life itself, with conclusions that…
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The Year of Dangerous Days, Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980

The Year of Dangerous Days, Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980

In the tradition of The Wire, the harrowing story of the cinematic transformation of Miami, one of America’s most bustling cities—rife with a drug epidemic, a burgeoning refugee crisis, and police brutality—from journalist and award-winning author Nicholas Griffin Miami, Florida, famed for its blue skies and sandy beaches, is one of the world’s most popular…
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Social Innovation, Comparative Perspectives

Social Innovation, Comparative Perspectives

Social Innovation: Comparative Perspectives investigates socio-economic impact. Since it is hard to establish causality and to measure social properties when investigating impact, especially at the level of society, the book narrows down impact to one priority aspect: social innovation - understood as organizations' capacity to generate novel ideas, ways and means of doing things, of…
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City Science, Performance Follows Form

City Science, Performance Follows Form

This book showcases cutting-edge research on city form revealing that urban design features such as topology, morphology, entropy and scale have massive implications to the quality of life for a city's residents. The Aretian team, a spin off company from the Harvard Innovation Lab, has developed a city science methodology to evaluate the relationship between…
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Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership Reframing Academic Leadership is the go-to guide for deepening leadership commitment, capacity, and impact. Gallos and Bolman tease out the unique opportunities and challenges in academic leadership and present powerful ideas and tools to guide and assist college and university administrators in: Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment Forging vital…
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