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  • Starting Lean from Scratch: A Senior Leader’s Guide to Beginning and Steering an Organizational Culture Change for Continuous Improvement book cover

    Starting Lean from Scratch

    A Senior Leader’s Guide to Beginning and Steering an Organizational Culture Change for Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Brent Donald Timmerman

    What if the problem is you? For organizations just preparing to begin a continuous-improvement (CI) journey, the behaviors of the leadership must transform dramatically for the Lean toolkit to succeed. Many organizations invest in training colleagues about the power of the tools but fail to address…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Productivity Press

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Joost Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In this transformation, it has become a discipline that has neglected its…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World: Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science book cover

    Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science – the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Edward Lloyd and His World: Popular Fiction, Politics and the Press in Victorian Britain book cover

    Edward Lloyd and His World

    Popular Fiction, Politics and the Press in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Louise Lill, Rohan McWilliam

    The publisher Edward Lloyd (1815-1890) helped shape Victorian popular culture in ways that have left a legacy that lasts right up to today. He was a major pioneer of both popular fiction and journalism but has never received extended scholarly investigation until now. Lloyd shaped the modern…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children, Elders, Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also providing…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • The Little Ice Age book cover

    The Little Ice Age

    2nd Edition

    By Jean M. Grove

    The evidence for the Little Ice Age, the most important fluctuation in global climate in historical times, is most dramatically represented by the advance of mountain glaciers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and their retreat since about 1850. The effects on the landscape and the daily…

    eBook – 2019-04-30

  • Capacity Development for Improved Water Management book cover

    Capacity Development for Improved Water Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Blokland, Guy Alaerts, Judith Kaspersma, Matt Hare

    This collection of papers explains how knowledge and capacity development can contribute to improved, effective water management with a digest of lessons learned in the areas of development of tools and techniques, field applications and evaluation. The authors are prominent practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    CRC Press

  • The Birth Of The Family: An Empirical Enquiry book cover

    The Birth Of The Family

    An Empirical Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Jerry M. Lewis

    In the Birth of the Family, Dr.Lewis continues one of the most important research projects in clinical psychiatry. It gives a picture of the interweaving of three relationships systems before, during and after the birth of the first child: the martial relationship of the parents, and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-30

  • Consumer Social Values book cover

    Consumer Social Values

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eda Gurel-Atay, Lynn R. Kahle

    Social values are central to people’s lives, guiding behaviors, and judgments, and defining who we are. This book advances understanding of consumer social values and their roles in the global marketplace by refining and directing existing knowledge of consumer behaviors. With a diverse set of…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Marketing and Consumer Psychology Series

  • Internationalizing Early Childhood Curriculum: Foundations of Global Competence book cover

    Internationalizing Early Childhood Curriculum

    Foundations of Global Competence, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Brown

    Internationalizing Early Childhood Curriculum empowers teachers and directors to internationalize their curriculums around the world in their own unique and culturally specific ways. Serving as a guide and catalyst for thinking about curriculum in our interconnected world, this book explores how…

    eBook – 2019-04-30

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