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Acting Manager's Handbook

by V. Eugene Miller, Catherine Tuck Parrish & Larry S. Mitchell

<p>When the local government manager's position becomes vacant, someone is bound to be tapped to serve in an "acting" or interim capacity. Often the acting manager is selected from within the organization, and he or she is suddenly faced with an

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Adam Smith

What He Thought, And Why It Matters

by Jesse Norman

Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But what he really thought, and what the implications of his ideas are, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent ...

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Adam Smith

What He Thought, And Why It Matters

by Jesse Norman

Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But what he really thought, and what the implications of his ideas are, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent ...

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Adam Smith

His Life, Thought, and Legacy

by Ryan Patrick Hanley

<p>Adam Smith (1723–90) is perhaps best known as one of the first champions of the free market and is widely regarded as the founding father of capitalism. From his ideas about the promise and pitfalls of globalization to his steadfast belief in

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Adam Smith

A pioneer of modern economics

by 50MINUTES.COM

<b>A pioneer of modern economics</b><br><b><br></b> This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Adam Smith.<br><br><i>In 50 minutes you will be able to:</i><br><br>   • Recognize and understand the main ...

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Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue

by Ryan Patrick Hanley

<p>Recent years have witnessed a renewed debate over the costs at which the benefits of free markets have been bought. This book revisits the moral and political philosophy of Adam Smith, capitalism's founding father, to recover his ...

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Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

A Reader's Guide

by Jerry Evensky

<p>Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations is regarded by many as the most important text in the history of economics. Jerry Evensky's analysis of this landmark book walks the reader through the five 'Books' of The Wealth of Nations, analyzing ...

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Adam Smith: A Very Short Introduction

by Christopher J. Berry

<p>In 1776 Adam Smith (1723-90) wrote The Wealth of Nations , a book so foundational it has led to him being called the 'father of economics'. Today he is associated with the promotion of self-interest, a defence of greed and a criticism of any ...

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Adaptation, Specialization, and the Theory of the Firm

Foundations of the Resource-Based View

by Birger Wernerfelt

<p>This invaluable book provides the foundations for a new theory of the firm, drawing on Birger Wernerfelt's landmark work on economic theory and the resource-based view of the firm. It addresses a vigorous and long-standing academic debate ...

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Adapting to Climate Change

An Assessment of Vulnerability and Risks to Human Security in the Western Mediterranean Basin

by Dania Abdul Malak, Katriona McGlade, Diana Pascual & others

<p>This book examines the water-related impacts of climate change in the UNESCO Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean (IBRM) straddling Spain and Morocco. This is the first in-depth publication on a fascinating transboundary ...

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Additive Manufacturing of Metals: The Technology, Materials, Design and Production

by Li Yang, Keng Hsu, Brian Baughman & others

<p>This book offers a unique guide to the three-dimensional (3D) printing of metals. It covers various aspects of additive, subtractive, and joining processes used to form three-dimensional parts with applications ranging from prototyping to ...

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Addressing Barriers to Low-Carbon Innovation

Essays on Structures and Policies to Mobilise Private Finance

by Friedemann Polzin

<p>The author analyses how finance flows can be guided towards low-carbon value generation and growth. He investigates the arrangements between actors in the innovation system and policy measures such as technology push, demand-pull and ...

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Adolescent Substance Abuse

Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment

by Carl G. Leukefeld & Thomas P. Gullotta

<p>The second edition of this book incorporates the latest theory, research, and best practices for understanding, treating, and preventing substance abuse among adolescents.  It updates the progress made in treatments for and prevention of the ...

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Advanced Business Analytics

by Fausto Pedro García Márquez & Benjamin Lev

<p>The book describes advanced business analytics and shows how to apply them to many different professional areas of engineering and management. Each chapter of the book is contributed by a different author and covers a different area ...

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Advanced Business Analytics

Essentials for Developing a Competitive Advantage

by Saumitra N. Bhaduri & David Fogarty

<p>The present book provides an enterprise-wide guide for anyone interested in pursuing analytic methods in order to compete effectively. It supplements more general texts on statistics and data mining by providing an introduction from leading ...

ISBN: 9789811007279

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Advanced Cultural Districts

Innovative Approaches to Organizational Designs

by Professor Alberto Francesconi

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Advanced Cultural Districts </span>explores the organisational design issues within the cultural heritage sector, with particular focus on the advanced forms of cultural districts for local socio-economic ...

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Advanced Fixed Point Theory for Economics

by Andrew McLennan

<p>This book develops the central aspect of fixed point theory – the topological fixed point index – to maximal generality, emphasizing correspondences and other aspects of the theory that are of special interest to economics. Numerous ...

ISBN: 9789811307102

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Advanced Introduction to Behavioral Economics

by John F. Tomer

Leading researcher John F. Tomer presents an invigorating and concise introduction to behavioral economics that offers essential behavioral theories, perspectives, trends and developments within this ever-evolving discipline. ...

ISBN: 9781784719920

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Advanced Introduction to Consumer Behavior Analysis

by Gordon Foxall

This concise introduction presents a rigorous analysis of consumer choice from the perspective of consumer behavior analysis. Gordon Foxall provides a deeper understanding of what consumers actually buy and the nature of the utility that shapes ...

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Advanced Introduction to Ecological Economics

by Matthias Ruth

<p>Any human endeavor is shaped by, and shapes, changes in the physical and biological environment. In this Advanced Introduction, Matthias Ruth draws on a diverse set of theories, methods and applications to critically assess key concepts in ...

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