Both as a field of academic enquiry and a central tenet of international business, the field of International HRM has witnessed significant development over the past decade. Inspired by the idea that this ever increasing internationalization of business brings into sharp focus the need to develop a more in-depth understanding of international HRM and its associated activities, this book brings ...
A major achievement in religious thought." -Henry N. Wieman, The Philosophical Review "This compact, closely reasoned book employs a skill in logic reminiscent of scholasticism at its best to refute traditional notations, scholastic and otherwise, of divine absoluteness, and to expound a conception of God which is both free of contradiction and religiously adequate." -S. Paul Schilling, Journal of Bible ...
Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was one of the most popular and productive English novelists of the twentieth century. This Literary Life not only concentrates on her fiction but also places it in the contexts of her personal and professional life and the political and cultural developments which it reflects and addresses.
In Crowd Culture, a remarkably prescient work originally published in 1952 (before the words "dumbing down" had ever been uttered), Bell excoriated the complacent and conformist egalitarian ethos that he believed was undermining American education, religion, and culture. In an age of stultifying homogenization, Bell's relevance has never seemed greater.
This collection presents twelve outstanding new essays on Byron by leading critics from the USA, Canada and the UK including Steven Bruhm, Peter Cochran, Paul Curtis, Caroline Franklin, Peter Kitson, Ghislaine McDayter, Tim Morton, David Punter and Pamela Kao, Michael Simpson, Philip Shaw, Nanora Sweet and Susan Wolfson.
This expanded edition of Guardini's classic work includes the original text of The End of the Modern World, as well as the entirety of its explicit sequel, Power and Responsibility, in which Guardini analyzes modern man's conception of himself in the world and examines nature and use of power. The principle of individual responsibility weaves both works into a seamless, ...
This book provides a systematic account of the changing priorities, procedures and practices of French NGOs active in overseas development work. It explores whether French NGOs are eschewing wider trends in the Northern NGO sector and uses Resource Dependence theory and a case study of NGO field-work in Cameroon to shed light on these actors.
Expatriate assignments are a key part of international managers' careers and a vital part of maintaining business competitiveness. This book draws on contributions in the expatriation field to open up new lines of enquiry, draw attention to the need for theory building and points to the methodological issues that can beset intercultural research.
How did God do it? How is it possible for sinners like Jacob's sons to have their names inscribes in heaven? It goes without saying that we aren't God's type. Yet He intends not only that His people be with Christ, but that they also be like Christ. How can a person not love such a God, the God who ...
This broad-ranging text examines the big issues about political attitudes, behaviour and participation in contemporary Britain. Written by a leading expert and drawing on extensive research, this will be essential reading for all students of British politics and everyone involved in the world of politics and policy.
Key Concepts in Romantic Literature is an accessible and easy-to-use scholarly guide to the literature, criticism and history of the culturally rich and politically turbulent Romantic era (1789-1832). The book offers a comprehensive and critically up-to-date account of the fascinating poetry, novels and drama which characterized the Romantic period alongside an historically-informed account of the important social, political and aesthetic ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...
An accessible and authoritative account of research on instructional strategies and processes in second language teaching for MA TESOL students and practitioners. It covers key concepts, areas and methods of research and the practical applications of research. It also presents a compilation of available resources to support research and practice.
Here are the songs and stories that made history. Includes lyrics, music, song histories, trivia, humor plus 100 Civil War photographs and illustrations. All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight, Battle Cry of Freedom, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Bonnie Blue Flag, Dixie's Land, The Faded Coat of Blue, Goober Peas, Hard Crackers Come Again No More, Home! Sweet Home!, ...
This book explores how the trial of the entire military command of the Nazi power structure in Italy, prepared by the Allies following the Nuremberg mode, came to be replaced by a few contradictory trials of very minor significance. This resulted in an enormous historical misrepresentation of the Nazi occupation of Italy.
Relive the glory days of railroading! Discover railroad oddities, poetry of the rails, railroad diner lingo, strange railroad laws, flying railroads, train heroes and villains, hobo lingo and porters' secret codes. Like Wayne Erbsen's earlier book, Singing Rails, Railroad Fever contains the melody and lyrics to many classic railroad tunes: Death of John Henry, Kansas City Railroad, The Longest Train, ...