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  1. Adult Learning in Modern Societies

    Adult Learning in Modern Societies

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Daniela Vono de Vilhena, Sandra Buchholz
    As industrial societies increasingly evolve into knowledge-based economies, the importance of education as a lifelong process is greater than ever. This comprehensive book provides a state-of-the-art analysis of adult learning across the world and within varying institutional contexts. The expert contributors examine the structures of formal and non-formal adult learning in different countries, and investigate the levels of success those countries have experienced in encouraging participation and skill formation. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  2. Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Heidi M. Neck, Patricia G. Greene, Candida G. Brush
    Teaching Entrepreneurship advocates teaching entrepreneurship using a portfolio of practices, including play, empathy, creation, experimentation, and reflection. Together these practices help students develop the competency to think and act entrepreneurially in order to create, find, and exploit opportunities of all kinds in a continuously changing and uncertain world. Offering a set of 42 exercises with detailed teaching notes, this book is written for those educators who want their students to develop a bias for action and who are willing to explore new approaches in their own classrooms. ‘Of course, entrepreneurship can be taught, and this books shows how. Using scholarly research as the foundation, the authors have crafted a set of practices to foster entrepreneurial thinking that should be incorporated in all courses across the entire curriculum.’ – Tina Seelig, Stanford University, US ‘Practice makes perfect and Babson professors Neck, Greene and Brush lead the way for global management education’s thirst for excellence in entrepreneurship education. Teaching Entrepreneurship is an excellent read and detailed guide for creating a strong program that inspires innovation and entrepreneurial strategies for business academics and practitioners.’ – John Fernandes, President and Chief Executive Officer, AACSB International ‘Teaching Entrepreneurship further validates how thoroughly Heidi, Patricia, and Candida understand the future of this incredibly vital field. The idea that aspiring entrepreneurs and their professors should be instructed in a method that increases their emotional intelligence and their business acumen is extraordinary. This is the book that the faculty at Paul Quinn College and I have been waiting for. That applause you hear in the background is our current and future students and the lives they will change through this version of entrepreneurship.’ – Michael J. Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College, Dallas, US ‘Teaching entrepreneurship is really a challenge to educators around the world. Although much has been written about this topic, we are still searching for new methods and practical tools. This book is an important contribution to this issue, and I am sure that it will help educators to improve their classes and to engage their students.’ – Tales Andreassi, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, Brazil ‘The arguments presented in this book will undoubtedly contribute significantly to increasing the legitimacy of entrepreneurship education as a practice-based method. This is partly due to the renowned reputations of the three authors, but more so because the contents speak so clearly to various forms of experiential education common within our field of practice. The care taken to assemble these arguments should be matched by the reader’s deep consideration of how these splendid ideas can be applied by every individual entrepreneurship educator. Every dedicated educator will benefit from this book.’ – Colin Jones, University of Tasmania, Australia Learn More
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  3. New Developments in Economic Education

    New Developments in Economic Education

    Edited by Franklin G. Mixon, Richard J. Cebula
    This innovative book offers targeted strategies for effectively and efficiently teaching economics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It provides professors and other teachers of economics various techniques to engage and retain the interest of students, and challenges them to apply both knowledge and methodological tools to a range of economic problems. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  4. Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe

    Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe

    Edited by Meng-Hsuan Chou, Åse Gornitzka
    Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe investigates the integration of emerging knowledge policy domains on the European political agenda, and the dynamics of this in relation to knowledge policies. Professors Meng-Hsuan Chou and åse Gornitzka bring together leading experts who address the two central pillars of the ‘Europe of Knowledge’, research and higher education, to reveal the vertical, horizontal and sequential tensions in European knowledge governance Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  5. Knowledge, Diversity and Performance in European Higher Education

    Knowledge, Diversity and Performance in European Higher Education

    Edited by Andrea Bonaccorsi
    For the first time, data on individual European higher education institutions (rather than data aggregated at the country level) is used in order to examine a wide range of issues that are both theoretically challenging and relevant from policy-making and societal perspectives. The contributors integrate statistics on universities and colleges with other sources of information such as patents, start-up firms and bibliometric data, and employ rigorous empirical methods to address a range of key questions, including: what is the role of non-university tertiary education, such as vocational training? How important is the private sector? Are European universities internationalized? Are they efficient from the point of view of costs and educational output? Are there pure research universities in Europe? How do universities contribute to economic growth? Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Colin Jones
    Written by the author of the successful Teaching Entrepreneurship to Undergraduates, this book promotes a learner-centred approach to thinking about how to teach entrepreneurship to postgraduates. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 103.00   Web: $ 92.70
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  7. Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Cities

    Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Cities

    Edited by Ariane König
    Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet’s life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities have a pivotal role to play in this transition. This timely book explores how universities are establishing living laboratories for sustainable development, and examines the communication networks and knowledge infrastructures that underpin impact both on and beyond the campus. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  8. Lifelong Learning in Europe

    Lifelong Learning in Europe

    Edited by Ellu Saar, Odd Bjørn Ure, John Holford
    Combining qualitative and quantitative methods in a wide-ranging international comparative study, the book explores how far the EUs lifelong learning agenda has been successful and what factors have limited its ability to reshape national adult and lifelong learning systems. The chapters also look at adults’ participation in formal education, what they see as the obstacles to taking part, and the nature of their demand for learning opportunities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  9. Legal Thought and Philosophy

    Legal Thought and Philosophy

    Bert van Roermund
    Legal Thought and Philosophy clarifies background questions in legal research projects, such as the relationship between law and justice, law and politics, law and knowledge, facts and norms, normativity and validity, constituent and constitutional power, and rule and context. It provides advanced students in law and philosophy with an account of legal thinking that combines analytical and phenomenological insights. Learn More
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  10. Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Lynn Book, David Phillips
    While creativity and entrepreneurship may appear to be unlikely allies, they are increasingly intersecting to produce economic and social value in new and exciting ways. This groundbreaking volume examines how creativity and entrepreneurship can be used in conjunction to foster positive change and innovation, particularly in areas such as higher education and sustainable global development. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    Pauline Dixon
    This fascinating volume challenges the widely held belief that the state should supply, finance and regulate schooling in developing countries. Using India as an example, Dr. Pauline Dixon examines the ways in which private, for-profit schools might serve as a successful alternative to state-run systems of education in impoverished communities around the world. Learn More
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  12. Leadership and Cooperation in Academia

    Leadership and Cooperation in Academia

    Edited by Roger Sugden, Marcela Valania, James R. Wilson
    Across the world academic institutions are being questioned by their stakeholders and pressured to change. Answering these questions requires that academics and professional managers in universities think about their work, its value and organisation. The book highlights the need for space and stimulus to reflect on the responsibilities, roles and expectations that they identify for themselves, and that others place upon them – then, they might be better able to understand and to act. Similarly, policymakers and higher education commentators need the space and stimulus to reflect on the role of universities. This book will provide this space and an invaluable contribution to the stimulus. Learn More
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  13. Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Silvia Gherardi, Antonio Strati
    Why is it that so many aspects of organizations are now spoken of as practices? How can organizations be studied within a practice-based approach? How can workable knowledge about them be produced? The authors answer these questions theoretically and through empirical examples. They provide an overview on practice-based studies illustrating their main topics, research methods, and the theoretical reflections that support a non-rationalist and non-cognitivist view of organizations. The book addresses the principal features of practice-based theorizing and its key concepts, then concludes with methodological reflections on the practice-based approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  14. How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    Silvia Gherardi
    The practice-based approach to the study of work and organizing has been widely adopted in recent years, yet its theoretical and methodological systematization has only just begun. Silvia Gherardi expertly provides an overview on the topics and issues addressed by practice-based studies. By means of a series of examples drawn from the best-known analyses using this approach, the book provides methodological guidance on how to conduct empirical research on practices, and how to interpret them from three perspectives: practices ‘from outside’ practices ‘from inside’, and the social effects produced by practices. Learn More
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  15. Family Business Studies

    Family Business Studies

    Alfredo De Massis, Pramodita Sharma, Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman
    This book catalogues the 215 most-cited empirical, theoretical and practical articles on family business published in 33 journals since 1996. Researchers, students and practicing managers will find it indispensable as a quick reference and guide to what we have learned about family firms. Annotations for the articles consist of: summary of key findings, research questions, contributions, and research implications. They also include a detailed description of the methodologies, empirical data, definitions, and conceptual models used. In addition, the book features chapters that review the literature, discuss how family businesses have been defined, present recent trends in family business empirical research, and provide an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. Public Private Partnerships in Education

    Public Private Partnerships in Education

    Edited by Susan L. Robertson, Karen Mundy, Antoni Verger, Francine Menashy
    This insightful book brings together both academics and researchers from a variety of international organizations and aid agencies to explore the complexities of public private partnerships as a resurgent, hybrid mode of educational governance that operates across scales, from the community to the global. Learn More
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  17. The New Limits of Education Policy

    The New Limits of Education Policy

    Roger Benjamin
    Using a political economy framework to analyze the current problems facing US postsecondary education, The New Limits of Education Policy tackles the questions surrounding the future of higher education. The study provides an explanation of why improvement of teaching and learning is not a high priority for the stakeholders involved. Roger Benjamin explains why heightened recognition by the State of the importance of human capital in the knowledge economy will create the external conditions that will, in turn, create the need for an altered incentive system for these stakeholders. He goes on to make a case for additional positive incentives that would reward behavior that improves teaching and learning. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  18. Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Edited by Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani, Sonja Sackmann
    Based on the view that culture is dynamic and negotiated between actors, this groundbreaking book contains a collection of ten cases on cross-cultural management in practice. The cases draw on field research revealing challenges and insights from working across nations and cultures. Each case provides recommendations for practitioners that are developed into a framework for effective intercultural interactions as well as offering illustrations and insights on how to handle actual cross-cultural issues. This enriching book covers various topics including international collaborations across and within multinational companies, organizational culture in international joint ventures and knowledge transfer. Learn More
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  19. Redesigning Management Education and Research

    Redesigning Management Education and Research

    Edited by Stephanie Dameron, Thomas Durand
    The field of management education and research has become an industry of its own – an industry with fierce international competition in a global arena. Here, the authors argue that a series of mechanisms has led to mimicking and thus strategic convergence among business schools. The authors further argue that this has resulted in a loss of relevance and diversity of the management knowledge produced and taught in a multipolar world. They view this as counterproductive to business schools, students, firms, societies and other stakeholders, including scholars themselves. Learn More
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  20. Cyberfactories

    Cyberfactories

    Barbara Czarniawska
    Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central role in news production) and cyborgization (people rely more and more on machines). Barbara Czarniawska reveals that technological developments lead to many unexpected consequences and complications. Learn More
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