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Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine
Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It
Terry L. Leap
Confronting medical fraud and its economic, psychological, and social costs.



Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System
Lessons from Research and Practice
This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners working in the job skills field to examine what research tells us about the current state of the U.S. skills system in comparative perspective and the changes that are required for the future.



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.



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...



Workplace Flexibility
Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for a 21st-Century Workforce
Workplace Flexibility brings together sixteen essays by leading experts in economics, demography, political science, law, sociology, anthropology, and management to make the case for workplace flexibility in business and public policy.



Hired Hands or Human Resources?
Case Studies of HRM Programs and Practices in Early American Industry
Bruce E. Kaufman
In a companion volume to Managing the Human Factor, also from Cornell, Bruce E. Kaufman shows how American firms transitioned from the traditional "hired hand" model of human resource management (HRM) to the modern "human resources" version popular...



From Predators to Icons
Exposing the Myth of the Business Hero
Michel Villette, Catherine Vuillermot
In the popular imagination, the business media, and the schools of business and management that train new generations of entrepreneurs and executives, achieving extraordinary success in business is attributed to far-sighted individuals who have taken...



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...



Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations
International and Domestic Perspectives
The concept of human rights at work has advanced significantly in the last decade. The authors of the essays in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations focus in various ways on how the promotion and protection of human rights at workplaces here...



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.



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