Riding the Waves of Culture

Author: Charles Hampden-Turner,Fons Trompenaars, Charles Hampden-Turner

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1529370132

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 407

For over 25 years, Riding the Waves of Culture has set the standard for leading effectively in an international business context. Helping leaders to be highly attuned to cultural differences, and to leverage such differences for maximum competitive advantage. Retaining its in-depth exploration of underlying cultural frameworks that have made it a business classic, Riding the Waves of Culture, Fourth Edition provides new, evidence-based information and insights on critical business matters, including: - How to enhance and improve chances of success in M&A deals by expertly handling corporate and cultural differences - Ways of improving and handling competencies, dilemmas, servant leadership, innovation, and remote-team effectiveness in an increasingly diverse business world - New analyses of changes over the past decades that are moving the world closer to a single 'global village' Renowned experts in their field, the authors also include new chapters and updates on: - the meaning of culture - how to assess cultural competence - change management - assessing organisation culture - diversity and ethnicity The most thoroughly researched and highly respected resource of its kind, Riding the Waves of Culture does more than help you stay afloat in today's diverse work environment; it provides the knowledge you need to seize the advantage and compete for the long run.

Ride the Waves -

Author: Tracy Friesen

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452522502

Category: Self-Help

Page: 422

View: 6743

Starting today, reading just one of the 366 ways to discover the fortune that lies hidden in your emotions, you will find wisdom and inspiration to guide you to what you really want in life. In Volume II of Ride the Waves, Tracy continues to take you through another amazing year-long journey of a woman who lets you know that we are not alone. Tracy’s gift to us is the direct “How’s that working for you?” wake-up call to how we can choose to be more aware of our daily thoughts and make better life choices based on discernment of our thoughts. In taking the journey with Tracy, we learn together that we have each created our current existence through our own choices. Life is choice—and every choice is a conscious decision. Tracy shines a light to the fact that you are responsible for your own life and you alone create your happiness. It’s up to you where you want your life to take you! Isn’t about time you learn to Ride the Waves?

The Chemical Industry at the Millenium

Author: Peter H. Spitz

Publisher: Chemical Heritage Foundation

ISBN: 9780941901345

Category: Science

Page: 408

View: 5785

In The Chemical Industry at the Millennium, Peter Spitz and a team of industry experts look at this complex and fascinating industry. Concentrating on basic and specialty chemicals, chapter authors examine many of the trends and market factors that have affected the chemical industry in the recent past. The book offers an insider’s view of the restructuring and reengineering crazes and the improvements and roadblocks offered by information technology and the Internet. Other factors that came into play include the impact of environmental regulations and globalization, and the financial community’s demand for greater shareholder value. Each is discussed in turn. The Chemical Industry at the Millennium is a must read for industry professionals and anyone else interested in the changes and challenges facing a great and essential industry.

Relax into Yoga for Chronic Pain

Author: Jim Carson,Kimberly Carson,Carol Krucoff

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1684033306

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 414

Based on the popular Relax into Yoga program developed at Duke University, this book will help you soothe your body and calm your mind—bringing gentle relief to the physical and mental suffering caused by chronic pain. If you live with chronic pain, you need solutions now to help you feel better and get back to living your life. If you’re looking for an alternative to pharmaceutical pain medication, yoga is powerful practice for managing pain and building resilience. Based on the proven-effective Relax into Yoga program developed by the authors at Duke University, this safe and easy-to-use book—accessible for all levels of fitness and mobility—has everything you need to get started today. In this workbook, you’ll find an eight-step, integrative approach drawing on both modern western medicine and the ancient wisdom of the yoga tradition. The gentle poses and practices in this book are informed by a state-of-the-art understanding of physiology, and can be safely used to help alleviate pain associated with several common health problems, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, and more. This is not a book about getting into pretzel positions or sitting on a yoga mat for hours. This is a book about gentle, easy, and calming yoga that will help you manage your pain and improve your overall well-being.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

Author: David Sobel,Virginia González,Sandra LeFort,Kate Lorig,Francis Keefe,Marian Minor,Diana Laurent,Maureen Gecht-Silver

Publisher: Bull Publishing

ISBN: 1945188502

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 380

View: 696

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain has helped over 90,000 individuals manage their pain and strive to live satisfying, fulfilling lives. In the new second edition, the authors have carefully developed and improved every chapter. Packed with useful advice, tips, strategies, and positive reinforcement, the book empowers readers to become their own informed pain self-managers. Each person with chronic pain is unique and the goal of this book is to help each person manage their lives in the way that works best for them. The new edition includes: * An updated and scientifically sound discussion of pain in Chapter 1 that gives readers the information they need to best manage their personal pain. * An updated resources chapter with a useful emphasis on how to find and judge online resources. * New more in-depth coverage of mental health issues related to pain, including depression, anger, fear, guilt, stress, and memory problems. * An all-new chapter, Organizing and Pacing Your Life for Pain Self-Management and Safety that includes thorough, well-illustrated information on using assistive technology. * Completely rewritten exercise chapters with clearer illustrations to help readers build their own exercise program, step-by-step. This chapter also discusses taking advantage of exercise opportunities in the community. * An updated communication chapter to assist readers as they navigate through the health care system, featuring helpful tips on remote communication as well as in-person visits. * Another all-new chapter, Managing Pain During Employment and Unemployment, sensitively addresses the issues connected with experiencing pain in the workplace. * Two completely updated chapters on weight management and nutrition that discuss the relationship between pain and nutrition and reflect current government standards and the most recent research. The Moving Easy Program audio is included with the book on CD or to stream online.

The Rocks That Can't Be Rocked!

Author: Karl W. Kloppmann

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1973671530

Category: Religion

Page: 174

View: 8828

This book is a montage of articles originally published in the magazine, The Gospel Herald and Sunday School Times. All of the articles develop seven rock-solid foundations for building a steadfast Christian life. Each chapter concludes with a practical study question, making the book ideal for Bible study groups.

Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

Author: Various

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136158324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 15061

View: 6933

Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics brings together as one set, mini-sets, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from Applied Linguistics and Language Learning to Experimental Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Today: International Perspectives, this set provides in one place a wealth of important reference sources from a wide range of authors expert in the field.

International Business

Author: Alan M. Rugman,Simon Collinson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273716549

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 756

View: 8107

A comprehensive introduction to International Business from authors at the forefront of research in international and strategic management. Taking a regional approach, this text challenges some of the underlying assumptions behind globalization and focuses on both the dominant economies - the EU, the US and Japan - as well as emerging markets in world trade, such as Brazil, India and China. The book also integrates analysis of the competitive environment and the internal resources of the firm to provide a strategic view of international business. The book is written for students on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in business, or business-related disciplines.