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Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

by Leslie S. Pratch Columbia University Press (June 17, 2014)

Leslie S. Pratch is a practicing psychologist who focuses on assessing and coaching executives who occupy or are candidates for top positions in business organizations. In this book, she shares insights from...


Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work

by Dr. Paul Babiak & Dr. Robert D. Hare HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Revised and updated with the latest scientific research and updated case studies, the business classic that offers a revealing look at psychopaths in the workplace—how to spot their destructive behavior and...


Superminds

by Thomas W. Malone Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2018)

From the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence comes a fascinating look at the remarkable capacity for intelligence exhibited by groups of people and computers working together.

If...


In Defense of Troublemakers

by Charlan Nemeth Basic Books (March 19, 2018)

An eminent psychologist explains why dissent should be cherished, not feared

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Nemeth argues that this principle...


Handbook of Families and Work: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by D. Russell Crane & Jeffrey E. Hill UPA (May 16, 2009)

This handbook is designed to illuminate issues involved in the intersection of family life and paid employment from a broad range of disciplines. These contributions by leading national and international work-family...


The Likeability Trap

by Alicia Menendez Harper Business (November 05, 2019)

Be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Whatever that means?

Women are stuck in an impossible bind. At work, strong women are criticized for being cold, and warm women...


The Formula

by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi Little, Brown and Company (November 06, 2018)

In this pioneering examination of the scientific principles behind success, a leading researcher reveals the surprising ways in which we can turn achievement into success.

Too often, accomplishment does not equate...


Understanding and Supporting Law Enforcement Families

by Robert P. Delprino Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

Understanding and Supporting Law Enforcement Families, through a synthesis of the research literature, presents and explores some of the challenges faced by police families as well as developments that have...


Focus in the Age of Distraction

by Jane Piper Panoma Press (January 11, 2018)

The world of work has changed but our ways of working haven’t kept pace. We are now working even harder, longer and at a faster pace than ever before. Longer hours and harder work aren’t going to give us...


Dementia and Subjectivity / Demenz und Subjektivitaet

by Daniela Ringkamp, Sara Strauß & Leonie Süwolto Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 15, 2017)

This volume offers new perspectives on questions which are highly relevant in the context of dementia and the arts and the humanities. The issues concern the personal identity of dementia patients, their familial...


Shame in the Individual Lament Psalms and African Spirituality

by Mark S. Aidoo Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 11, 2017)

The book explores how the rhetorical function of «bôš» («shame») and its cognates within twelve Individual Lament Psalms (ILP) reflect persuasive responses aimed at enhancing the relational spirituality...


Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diegetic Images in Comics

by Michal Szawerna Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 30, 2017)

This book offers a cognitive-semiotic approach to metaphoricity of visual representations in static visual narratives referred to as comics. It implements this approach in an exploration of conventionalized...


Integration of the Self and Awareness (ISA) in Learning and Teaching

by Patricia Benstein Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 21, 2017)

The successful acquisition of a second or foreign language requires focus, motivation, and positive feedback. This case study of French adult students of English illustrates that Gattegno’s Silent Way is more...


The Narcissus Theme from «Fin de Siècle» to Psychoanalysis

by Niclas Johansson Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 09, 2017)

The story of Narcissus, who falls in love with his own image in a spring, has fascinated writers and thinkers ever since Ovid first gave poetical form to the myth in his Metamorphoses. This study systematically...


Logoi and Pathêmata

by Lars Inderelst Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 07, 2017)

«Concept» is a central notion in modern philosophy that also influences other disciplines like psychology and linguistics. The author compares modern theories to the work of Aristotle as the first philosopher...


Historical Memories in Culture, Politics and the Future

by Rahman Haghighat Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 30, 2014)

This book is written to satisfy the individual’s desire for intellectual stimulation, to sow in the mind the seed of new ideas, and involve the reader in productive debates. It covers culture, history and...


Relational Ministry

by Catherine Gibson Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 16, 2016)

Historically, the relationship between religion and psychotherapy has been more negative than positive. Are there inherent contradictions between the two, or can advances in the area of mental health care offer...


Volunteering and Communication

by Michael W. Kramer, Loril M. Gossett & Laurie K. Lewis Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2012)

This book won the 2014 Applied Communication Division Award for Outstanding Edited Book

There is a growing interest in studying nonprofit organizations and volunteers as an alternative to studying employees...


Communicating Hope and Resilience Across the Lifespan

by Gary A. Beck & Thomas Socha Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2014)

From serious illness to natural disasters, humans turn to communication as a major source of strength to help us bounce back and to keep growing and thriving.

Communicating Hope and Resilience Across the Lifespan...


Volunteering and Communication – Volume 2

by Michael W. Kramer, Laurie K. Lewis & Loril M. Gossett Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 01, 2013)

The second volume of Volunteering and Communication seeks to build upon the agenda set in motion by the first volume, which demonstrated the breadth of research being conducted on volunteers. The focus of this...


Gender at Work

by Melanie C. Steffens & Ma. Àngels Viladot Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 18, 2016)

While many women receive equal education, such equality is nowhere in sight when it comes to women’s and men’s career success: men still earn significantly more than women and are more likely to be promoted....


Unknotting the Heart

by Jie Yang ILR Press (May 26, 2015)

Since the mid-1990s, as China has downsized and privatized its state-owned enterprises, severe unemployment has created a new class of urban poor and widespread social and psychological disorders. In Unknotting...


The ambiguities of experience

by James G. March Cornell University Press (April 08, 2010)

"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...


Life, Leadership, and Legacy: 101 Tips for Emerging Justice Leaders, Second Edition

by Resmaa Menakem Black House Publishings (June 10, 2017)

It happens that once in a decade or so, a powerfully written, hard-hitting book is presented that reveals knowledge and expertise on an evolving topic of national and international concern. Life, Leadership,...


Compassion

by Roger A. Lewin Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 01, 1996)

This text is an attempt to stimulate and support therapists' efforts to take care of themselves, to understand and maintain commitment. Such reflection, it argues helps therapists to be active and receptive....


Snakes in Suits, Revised Edition

by Dr. Paul Babiak & Dr. Robert D. Hare Harper Business (August 13, 2019)

Revised and updated with the latest scientific research and updated case studies, the business classic that offers a revealing look at psychopaths in the workplace—how to spot their destructive behavior and...


Labor Disorders in Neoliberal Italy: Mobbing, Well-Being, and the Workplace

by Noelle J. Molé Indiana University Press (November 21, 2011)

Psychological harassment at work, or "mobbing," has become a significant public policy issue in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. Mobbing has given rise to specialized counseling clinics, a new field of professional...


Life, Leadership, and Legacy

by Resmaa Menakem Black House Publishings (February 22, 2017)

It happens that once in a decade or so, a powerfully written, hard-hitting book is presented that reveals knowledge and expertise on an evolving topic of national and international concern. Life, Leadership,...


The Culture Map

by Erin Meyer PublicAffairs (May 27, 2014)

Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own....


Vulture Cultures: How to stop them ravaging your organisation's performance, people, profit and public image

by Leanne Faraday-Brash Australian Academic Press (November 28, 2012)

Vulture Cultures is a provocative and entertaining book that articulates, in vivid detail, the tell-tale signs and symptoms of destructive workplaces. From the incompetent to the incomprehensible, the disruptive...


Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers

by 

Juliane Riese Berghahn Books (April 30, 2017)

In the popular imagination, no issue has been more closely linked with the environmental group Greenpeace than whaling. Opposition to commercial whaling has inspired many of the organization's most dramatic...


Building Resilience At Work

by Kathryn McEwen Australian Academic Press (June 01, 2011)

Our resilience, or capacity to bounce back and even thrive in pressured times, is critical in workplaces today. With higher workloads, declining resources and frequent change, together with the hectic pace of...


Bully Blocking at Work

by Evelyn M. Field Australian Academic Press (December 01, 2012)

Evelyn Field's masterful analysis of the ways we can help employees cope with and overcome workplace bullying and harassment is a must read for all concerned about how to right this wrong. Dr Philip Zimbardo,...


Leadership in a Changing World: Dynamic Perspectives on Groups and Their Leaders

by Robert H. Klein Lexington Books (January 16, 2009)

This book elaborates on leadership dilemmas and solutions within real-life contexts utilizing a _systems_ perspective in which leaders and their followers co-create their mutually interdependent relationships....


Why We Work

by Barry Schwartz Simon & Schuster/ Ted (September 01, 2015)

An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.

Why do we work? The question...