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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 production.



The Agenda Mover
When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough
Samuel B. Bacharach
The Agenda Mover leads you on the journey from having a good idea to bringing it to fruition. Rather than dreaming about what could happen, you will become an agenda mover who gets things done and makes things happen.



Alternatives to Lean Production
Work Organization in the Swedish Auto Industry
Christian Berggren



The Ambiguities of Experience
James March
The first component of intelligence involves effective adaptation to an environment. In order to adapt effectively, organizations require resources, capabilities at using them, knowledge about the worlds in which they exist, good fortune, and good...



Breaking the Mold
Redesigning Work for Productive and Satisfying Lives
Lotte Bailyn
In Breaking the Mold Lotte Bailyn argues that society's separation of work and family is no longer a tenable model for employees or the organizations that employ them.



Business Planning for Digital Libraries
International Approaches
This book brings together international experience of business planning for digital libraries: the business case, planning processes, costs and benefits, practice and standards, and comparison with the traditional library.



Changing by Design
Organizational Innovation at Hewlett-Packard
Deone Zell
How do corporations achieve change? In the first analytic book about Hewlett-Packard, Deone Zell also offers an ethnography of corporate redesign, documenting Hewlett-Packard's radical reorganization of both a manufacturing and a research...



Changing the Course of AIDS
Peer Education in South Africa and Its Lessons for the Global Crisis
David Dickinson
Changing the Course of AIDS is an in-depth evaluation of a new and exciting way to create the kind of much-needed behavioral change that could affect the course of the global health crisis of HIV/AIDS. This case study from the South African HIV/AIDS...



China 2020
How Western Business Can—and Should—Influence Social and Political Change in the Coming Decade
Michael A. Santoro
China 2020 describes various tectonic social and political battles going on within China. Michael A. Santoro strongly believes that Western businesses can (and should) influence these developments.



Choose and Focus
Japanese Business Strategies for the 21st Century
Ulrike Schaede
Examines how "choose and focus" strategies, whereby corporations concentrate on core areas and spin off unrelated businesses, have completely altered the strategic logic of Japan's previous industrial architecture.



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