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Investing in Financial Research
A Decision-Making System for Better Results
Cheryl Strauss Einhorn
Investing In Financial Research is a guidebook for conducting financial investigations.  The book lays out my AREA Method -- a research and decision-making system that uniquely controls for bias, focuses on the incentives of others and expands knowledge while improving judgement -- and applies it to all sorts of financial sleuthing from...



Transforming the Clunky Organization
Pragmatic Leadership Skills for Breaking Inertia
Samuel B. Bacharach
Organizations, like people, get stuck! They get ensnared in routines and processes, and they fall back into old habits. This is the dangerous period of inertia, the period that precedes failure, when organizations show signs of sluggishness.In Transforming the Clunky Organization Samuel B. Bacharach specifies why organizations fall into...



An Introduction to U.S. Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations
Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, Alexander J.S. Colvin, Alexander J. S. Colvin
This comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to collective bargaining and labor relations with a focus on developments in the United States. It is appropriate for students, policy analysts, and labor relations professionals including unionists, managers, and neutrals. A three-tiered strategic choice framework unifies the text, and the...



Informal Workers and Collective Action
A Global Perspective
Informal Workers and Collective Action features nine cases of collective action to improve the status and working conditions of informal workers. Cases from a diverse set of countries—Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Georgia, Liberia, South Africa, Tunisia, and Uruguay—focus on two broad types of informal workers.



Clearing the Air
The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace
Gregory Wood
In Clearing the Air, Gregory Wood examines smoking's importance to the social and cultural history of working people in the twentieth-century United...



The Agenda Mover
When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough
Samuel B. Bacharach
Organizations, institutions, and individuals get stuck in spite of their innovative ideas and ambitious agendas. Never has the timing been better for a book that cuts through the theoretical jargon and delineates the exact political and managerial skills leaders need to move agendas forward. Whether you're a team leader trying to lead change...



Achieving Workers' Rights in the Global Economy
In Achieving Workers' Rights in the Global Economy, Richard P. Appelbaum and Nelson Lichtenstein argue that industrial accidents, low wages, poor working conditions, and voicelessness endemic to the vast majority of workers who labor in the export industries of the global South arise from the very nature of world trade and...



Labor Relations in a Globalizing World
Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, Alexander J. S. Colvin
This is the first textbook to focus on the workplace outcomes of the production of goods and services in emerging...



The Next Crash
How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety
Amy L. Fraher
Amy L. Fraher offers a shocking perspective on the aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Amy L. Fraher uncovers the story airline executives and government regulators would rather not...



Hospitality Branding
Chekitan S. Dev, Chekitan Dev
Skillfully blending the knowledge of recent history, the wisdom of new research, and promise of future trends, this book offers hospitality organizations the advice they need to survive and thrive in today's competitive global business...



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