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Challenges In City Management

Author : Becky J. Starnes
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City management in developing countries is a quickly growing area in current public administration literature. However, little research material can be found regarding the management of cities. Demonstrating the issues in this field, Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach brings the sometimes dry theories and concepts of urban planning and management to life. The author uses case studies to demonstrate "who," "what," "why," and "how," dramatically increasing readers’ ability to comprehend and apply the theories. Incorporating urban management and organizational management theories with actual practice, the author presents case studies based on observations made during her extensive experience. She offers multiple examples of common contemporary city topics ranging from personnel, policy-making, housing, homelessness, transportation, and budgeting. Each study describes and analyzes a scenario, identifying the economic and political factors as well as the often conflicting players and interest groups. The book provides enhanced understanding of the complex environment city administrators work in, helping readers develop improved decision-making and problem-solving skills through the study of real issues city administrators have experienced. The case study methodology used supplies information that is immediately applicable to real-world situations, making it a resource that city administrators can use to improve their public administration and governance skills.

Community Change

Author : Karen Fulbright-Anderson
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The Public Innovator S Playbook

Author : William D. Eggers
ISBN : 0979061113
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"Describes, using real-world examples, how a public sector organization can go from a culture of 'innovation by accident' to one in which a sustained organizational commitment to innovation is baked into the organization's DNA." - page 5.

Understanding Social Entrepreneurship

Author : Jill Kickul
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Understanding Social Entrepreneurship is the leading textbook that provides students with a comprehensive overview of the field. It brings the mindset, principles, strategies, tools and techniques of entrepreneurship into the social sector to present innovative solutions to today’s vexing social issues. Kickul and Lyons cover all the key topics relevant to social entrepreneurship, including a detailed examination of each of the steps in the entrepreneurial process. This edition includes several new features: New international cases and examples – providing students with a broader understanding of social entrepreneurship globally Updated ‘voices from the field’ boxes – this popular feature shows how social entrepreneurship functions in the real world Four new chapters – covering the emerging topics of lean start-up, support ecosystems, social intrapreneurship, and social entrepreneurship and environmental sustainability Bringing together a rigorous theoretical foundation and a strong practical focus, it is the go-to resource for students of social entrepreneurship. The companion website includes an instructor’s manual, PowerPoint slides, and other tools to provide additional support for students and instructors.

Caribbean Religious History

Author : Ennis B. Edmonds
ISBN : 0814722504
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The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian, intermingled with one another, creating a rich diversity of religious life. Caribbean Religious History offers the first comprehensive religious history of the region. Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez begin their exploration with the religious traditions of the Amerindians who flourished prior to contact with European colonizers, then detail the transplantation of Catholic and Protestant Christianity and their centuries of struggles to become integral to the Caribbean’s religious ethos, and trace the twentieth century penetration of American Evangelical Christianity, particularly in its Pentecostal and Holiness iterations. Caribbean Religious History also illuminates the influence of Africans and their descendants on the shaping of such religious traditions as Vodou, Santeria, Revival Zion, Spiritual Baptists, and Rastafari, and the success of Indian indentured laborers and their descendants in reconstituting Hindu and Islamic practices in their new environment. Paying careful attention to the region’s social and political history, Edmonds and Gonzalez present a one-volume panoramic introduction to this religiously vibrant part of the world.

The Bible On Leadership

Author : Lorin Woolfe
ISBN : 0814426638
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Millions have been inspired by the Bible’s spiritual lessons. Now, Lorin Woolfe provides a unique way to view the Bible . . . for leadership lessons that can be applied to our modern business world. Consider David’s courage and innovation in slaying Goliath with just a stone and a sling; Moses’ outstanding ""succession planning"" in picking Joshua; Joseph and the political skills that brought him to the seat of power; and of course, Jesus’ compassion, communication skills, and vision that launched Christianity (a long-term success by any measure). These are leaders among leaders. Their achievements -- and their inspired methods of achievement -- offer a wholly different perspective on business leadership. For the dozens of Biblical stories presented, the book provides: * A concise retelling of each story * One (or more) leadership lessons suggested by each story * Examples of contemporary business leaders who exhibit some of the inspired traits of these ancient leaders, including: Fred Smith of FedEx, Howard Shultz of Starbucks, Tom Chappell of Tom’s of Maine (a “toothpaste with a mission”), Roy Vagelos of Merck, and many more. The chapters cover these universal topics: Courage * Purpose * Communication * Honesty and Integrity * Power and Influence * Performance Management * Team Building * Humility * Compassion * Justice * Encouragement and Consequences * Wisdom * Creating the Future Each topic concludes with a list of key points to keep in mind as readers continue on their own leadership journeys.

The Economics Of Happiness

Author : Mark Anielski
ISBN : 9781550923414
Genre : Business & Economics
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Practical solutions for building economies of well-being based on Genuine Wealth.

Medical Nutrition Therapy A Case Study Approach

Author : Marcia Nelms
ISBN : 9781305628663
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Building a bridge from classroom to clinical practice, this casebook is composed of 32 realistic case studies appropriate for introductory and advanced level courses in nutrition and diet therapy. Each case study uses the medical record as its structure and you solve the case by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory test results, intake/output records, and the physician and other health care provider progress notes. The case is followed by a series of questions that focus on pathophysiology; assessment; clinical, nutritional, and behavioral outcomes; interventions; and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This real world approach prepares you for the professional setting. Objectives within each case are built around the nutrition care process and competencies for dietetic education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Anti Corruption Policy

Author : Susan Rose-Ackerman
ISBN : 1611633036
Genre : Political Science
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International organizations routinely incorporate anti-corruption efforts into their good governance programs. An OECD treaty outlaws the bribery of foreign public officials, and the United Nations has promulgated a broad-based anti-corruption treaty. The arbitral system for international dispute resolution increasingly confronts allegations of corruption. Scholars are beginning to document the costs of corruption for the citizens of developing countries and for the integrity of international business dealings. The editors, Susan Rose-Ackerman and Paul D. Carrington bring together a diverse group of authors to evaluate these ongoing anti-corruption efforts and to consider whether new directions are warranted. After Rose-Ackerman's introduction, contributions by World Bank staffers summarize the promises and challenges of good governance programs in International Financial Institutions. The next section deals with other international actors, such as civil society, business, and the media. One chapter questions whether democracies will invariably support the anti-corruption agenda. The volume then considers the strengths and weaknesses of existing anti-corruption treaties and assesses the role of the Financial Action Task Force. The last section confronts the overlapping roles of public and private law in the control of transnational bribery. Chapters discuss the World Bank's sanctioning system and the status of contracts tainted by bribery, especially ones that are the subject of international arbitration. The volume concludes with Carrington's proposal for expanding international private law remedies for fighting corruption.

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