Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation
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Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation

The Fraud Act 2006 presented a wholesale reform of the pre-existing deception offences under the Theft Act 1968 and Theft Act 1978. This edited collection offers a critical evaluation of fraud legislation and provides a review of the Fraud Act 2006 within the context of measures introduced within the previous decade to combat financial crime, fraud and white-collar offences. The edited collection brings together contributors from a r...

Immigration and Ethnic Formation in a Deeply Divided Society: The Case of the 1990's Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in
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Immigration and Ethnic Formation in a Deeply Divided Society (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology)

This book deals with the ethnic formation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel, in light of both domestic changes, and developments in the Israel- Arab conflict. Based on a broad variety of quantitative and qualitative methods, the book presents a detailed analysis of identity patterns among these immigrants, their orientation in matters of religion, society, culture and politics, and their relationships ...

Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World
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Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

“Getting Your Way is a wondrous book—well-written, hard-driving, interesting, creative, and important. A gifted storyteller and a brilliant analyst, Jasper uses broad-ranging examples, drawing on personal experience, philosophy, and history to convey his message that much of social interaction is strategic. Throughout Jasper pushes his analysis in ways that challenge popular accounts of strategy—especially game theory—identifying the...

First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management
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First International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management

This book provides a summary of state-of-the-art methods and research in the analysis of credit. It thereby supplies very useful insights into this vital area of finance that has previously been insufficiently taught and researched in academia. The book, which includes an overview of processes that are utilized for estimating the probability of default and the loss given default for a wide array of debts, will be useful in evaluating...

The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right
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The Project Management Tool Kit

Today's projects are more complex and challenging than ever, and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, interruptions, inadequate funding, expectations of multiple stakeholders, and other obstacles. A practical on-the-job resource for project managers in any industry, this fully revised and updated edition of "The Project Management Tool Kit" is packed with results oriented, practical tip...

FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit
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FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit

This is the perfect book to get started flipping houses. It is comprehensive. It includes all the basic information you must learn to have a shot at being successful. It also goes into great detail on many aspects of flipping, including such important issues as when to schedule each phase of work during the renovation process. It isn't the last book you'll need to read, but after reading it, you'll want to get started flipping right ...

10 Strategies for Reentering the Workforce: Career Advice for Anyone Who Needs a Good (or Better) JobNow
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10 Strategies for Reentering the Workforce

"Mary Ghilani has done an excellent job preparing a practical, usable reference book for job seekers, job changers, and job improvers. She provided practical suggestions that are current, reasonable, and workable for adults in today's employment market. This book is outstanding in the manner and style of building on the practice of career counseling in a practical, down-to-earth fashion. I so appreciate her continuing theme that we w...

The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line
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The Custom-Fit Workplace

As I worked my way through this book, I couldn't help but thinking that this is a 'must read' for both moms and managers. Nearly all of my friends have impressive resumes, with advanced degrees from prestigious universities and compelling work experience to boot.....and, they all stay at home now with their young children. The current conditions in MOST workplaces do not work for mothers, or fathers, for that matter! As the authors p...

Managing in Uncertainty: Complexity and the paradoxes of everyday organizational life
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Managing in Uncertainty: Complexity and the paradoxes of everyday organizational life

‘This book provides a significant development of understanding organizational life from a complexity perspective. It takes the uncertainty of organizational life seriously; exploring reflexivity and making sense of one’s experience in a manner that clarifies the paradoxes of organizational life. I am sure it will appeal to all thinking managers and to academic researchers.’ - Ralph Stacey, Professor, Hertfordshire Business School, Un...

The Manager's Guide to Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Teams
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The Manager's Guide to Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Teams (Briefcase Books Series)

This is a great book for those people who want to go beyond an academic understanding of innovation to the creation of an organization built around innovation; an organization that enables their people to maximize individual and team creativity for the benefit of all. Early in the book Dr. Prather makes the point that "there cannot be innovation without risk," then proceeds to teach the reader how to systematically create a culture o...