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  • Free Will

    Free Will
    av Sam Harris
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451683400

    The physiologist Benjamin Libet famously demonstrated that activity in the brain's motor regions can be detected some 300 milliseconds before a person feels that he has decided to move. Another lab recently used fMRI data to show that some "consciou…

  • The Art of Learning

    The Art of Learning
    av Josh Waitzkin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743277464

    An eight-time national chess champion and world champion martial artist shares the lessons he has learned from two very different competitive arenas, identifying key principles about learning and performance that readers can apply to their life goal…

  • Finite and Infinite Games

    Finite and Infinite Games
    av James Carse

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476731711

    "There are at least two kinds of games," states James P. Carse as he begins this extraordinary book. "One could be called finite; the other infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing…

  • Experience And Education

    Experience And Education
    av John Dewey

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684838281

    Experience and Educationis the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education(De…

  • For the Love of Physics

    For the Love of Physics
    av Walter Lewin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451607130

    Beloved MIT professor Walter Lewin, whose riveting physics lectures have made him a YouTube super-star, offers a mind-opening and delightful journey through the most intriguing discoveries in physics. A wonderful raconteur, Lewin takes readers on a…

  • Art/Work - Revised & Updated

    Art/Work - Revised & Updated
    av Heather Darcy Bhandari

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501146169

    The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career-the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally publishe…

  • Administrative Behavior, 4th Edition

    Administrative Behavior, 4th Edition
    av Herbert A. Simon

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684835822

    In this fourth edition of his ground-breaking work, Herbert A. Simon applies his pioneering theory of human choice and administrative decision-making to concrete organizational problems. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the book's original…

  • Primer on Decision Making

    Primer on Decision Making
    av James G. March

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439157336

    Building on lecture notes from his acclaimed course at Stanford University, James March provides a brilliant introduction to decision making, a central human activity fundamental to individual, group, organizational, and societal life. March draws o…

  • Trust

    Trust
    av Francis Fukuyama

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684825250

    Explains the relationship between culture and economics and predicts which countries will win the ongoing battle for economic dominance.

  • Quality of Earnings

    Quality of Earnings
    av Thornton L. O'Glove

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684863757

  • Corporate Culture and Performance

    Corporate Culture and Performance
    av John P. Kotter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451655322

    Going far beyond previous empirical work, John Kotter and James Heskett provide the first comprehensive critical analysis of how the "culture" of a corporation powerfully influences its economic performance, for better or for worse. Through painstak…

  • The Norman Podhoretz Reader

    The Norman Podhoretz Reader
    av Norman Podhoretz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416568308

    Norman Podhoretz "is a thinker and writer and polemicist, a geopolitician and student of religious ideas, an autobiographer of genius, a man who reacts sharply to the news as it pours from the press and the airwaves, who thinks deeply, angrily, and…

  • Escape from Evil

    Escape from Evil
    av Ernest Becker

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029024508

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Denial of Death, a penetrating and insightful perspective on the source of evil in our world. "A profound, nourishing book...absolutely essential to the understanding of our troubled times." -Anais Nin "…

  • Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition

    Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition
    av Everett M. Rogers

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743222099

    Now in its fifth edition, Diffusion of Innovations is a classic work on the spread of new ideas. In this renowned book, Everett M. Rogers, professor and chair of the Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico, explains…

  • Personal Odyssey, A

    Personal Odyssey, A
    av Sowell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684864655

    This is the gritty story of one man's lifelong education in the school of hard knocks, as his journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private indus…

  • The Cult of Personality Testing

    The Cult of Personality Testing
    av Annie Murphy Paul

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743280723

    A cautionary account of the history and misuse of personality tests argues that most personality tests are flawed or altogether wrong, citing the consequences of erroneous test results when applied to education, careers, and legal disputes. Reprint.…

  • Behavior in Public Places

    Behavior in Public Places
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 1966 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029119402

    Erving Goffman effectively extends his argument in favor of a diagnosis of deviant behavior which takes account of the whole social situation.

  • Small Wonders

    Small Wonders
    av Joan Lovett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416584636

    Childhood can be an exciting time, full of joyous exploration, new skills, friends, and imaginative play. It can also be very frightening, especially when children have experiences that threaten their feelings of safety and well-being. Even common t…

  • Thelonious Monk

    Thelonious Monk
    av Robin Kelley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439190463

    THELONIOUS MONK is the critically acclaimed, gripping saga of an artist's struggle to "make it" without compromising his musical vision. It is a story that, like its subject, reflects the tidal ebbs and flows of American history in the twentieth cen…

  • Conflict And The Web Of Group Affiliations

    Conflict And The Web Of Group Affiliations
    av George Simmel

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029288405

    Two major essays on the dynamics of social organization by the great German philosopher and social theorist Georg Simmel.

  • Why Is It Always About You?

    Why Is It Always About You?
    av Sandy Hotchkiss

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743214285

    A psychotherapist explores the psychological roots of narcissism and offers readers viable strategies for coping with the controlling, self-absorbed, and self-aggrandizing people in their lives. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

  • All Things Shining

    All Things Shining
    av Hubert Dreyfus

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416596165

    A sense of certainty and unhesitating confidence is rare in the contemporary world. An unrelenting flow of choices confronts us at nearly every moment of our lives, and if we are honest about it then most of us will admit that we waver in the face o…

  • Pericles Of Athens And The Birth Of Democracy

    Pericles Of Athens And The Birth Of Democracy
    av Donald Kagan

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684863955

    "Kagan, faithful to his lifelong fascination with Pericles . . . gives us an accessible and invaluable account of his life and deeds."--Allan Bloom, author of "The Closing of the American Mind."

  • Strategy Safari

    Strategy Safari
    av Henry Mintzberg

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743270571

    Based on comprehensive research into strategic planning literature and its military antecedents, the successor to The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning offers a penetrating analysis of the ten dominant schools of strategic thought. Reprint. 15,000…

  • Public Opinion

    Public Opinion
    av Walter Lippmann

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684833279

    In what is widely considered the most influential book ever written by Walter Lippmann, the late journalist and social critic provides a fundamental treatise on the nature of human information and communication. As Michael Curtis indicates in his in…

  • Birth and Death of Meaning

    Birth and Death of Meaning
    av Ernest Becker

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029021903

    Uses the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology and psychiatry to explain what makes people act the way they do.

  • Competitive Strategy

    Competitive Strategy
    av Michael E. Porter

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684841489

    Now nearing its sixtieth printing in English and translated into nineteen languages, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Strategy has transformed the theory, practice, and teaching of business strategy throughout the world. Electrifying in its simplicit…

  • Last Words

    Last Words
    av George Carlin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439191101

    With 14 HBO specials, five Grammys, a critical Supreme Court victory over censorship and countless appearances on the international comedy circuit, George Carlin saw it all and made fun of most of it. Here, he spares no details describing his life a…

  • Short-Term Treatment and Social Work Practice

    Short-Term Treatment and Social Work Practice
    av Maryellen Noonan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439199930

    The growing need for time-limited treatment, propelled by the widening influence of managed care in the mental health field, has produced a renewed focus on short-term therapy. But, until now, there has not been an integrated framework designed for…

  • Unconventional Success

    Unconventional Success
    av David F. Swensen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743228381

    A guide for investors offers advice on how to overcome fees, taxes, and other portfolio-compromising factors by avoiding expensive investment management companies and working with not-for-profit groups.

  • How We Know What Isn't So

    How We Know What Isn't So
    av Thomas Gilovich

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029117064

    Discusses the processes through which we become convinced of the validity of questionable or false beliefs such as special psychological powers and New Age health practices

  • Glimpses of the Devil

    Glimpses of the Devil
    av M. Scott Peck

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439167267

    The legendary bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, whose books have sold over 14 million copies, reveals the amazing true story of his work as an exorcist -- kept secret for more than twenty-five years -- in two profoundly hum…

  • Feet of Clay

    Feet of Clay
    av Anthony Storr

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684834955

  • The Causes of War

    The Causes of War
    av Geoffrey Blainey

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029035917

  • Logical Positivism

    Logical Positivism
    av A.J. Ayer

    Häftad - 1966 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029011300

  • Thinking In Time

    Thinking In Time
    av Richard E. Neustadt

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029227916

    "A convincing case that careful analysis of the history, issues, individuals, and institutions can lead to better decisions-in business as well as in government" (BusinessWeek). Two noted professors offer easily remembered rules for using history ef…

  • Papa Jack

    Papa Jack
    av Randy Roberts

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029269008

    When Jack Johnson defeated white heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries in 1910, it was America's notions of racial superiority that staggered under his blows. Amid riots and lynchings, the search began for the Great White Hope who could put the "uppity"…

  • Functions of Social Conflict

    Functions of Social Conflict
    av Lewis A. Coser

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029068106

  • Comm Check...

    Comm Check...
    av Michael Cabbage

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439101766

  • Touched With Fire

    Touched With Fire
    av Kay Redfield Jamison

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684831831

    The anguished and volatile intensity associated with the artistic temperament was once thought to be a symptom of genius or eccentricity peculiar to artists, writers and musicians. Kay Jamison's work, based on her study as a clinical psychologist an…

  • Soviet Tragedy

    Soviet Tragedy
    av Martin Malia

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684823133

    "The Soviet Tragedy is an essential coda to the literature of Soviet studies...Insofar as [he] returns the power of ideology to its central place in Soviet history, Malia has made an enormous contribution. He has written the history of a utopian ill…

  • The Secret War with Iran

    The Secret War with Iran
    av Ronen Bergman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416577003

    In the years since 9/11, the U.S. war on terror has focused on al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Coverage of Iran has been devoted almost exclusively to its nuclear ambitions. Yet, as Ronen Bergman's groundbreaking reporting in this vital investigati…

  • Managing the Design Factory

    Managing the Design Factory
    av Donald Reinertsen

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684839912

    The man who launched a revolution in product development with his bestselling Developing Products in Half the Time is back with a new book that's also certain to be a classic. In Managing the Design Factory Donald G. Reinertsen presents concepts and…

  • Creating Shareholder Value

    Creating Shareholder Value
    av Alfred Rappaport

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684844107

    Economist, consultant, and Wall Street Journal contributor Alfred Rappaport provides managers and investors with the practical tools and tests for a corporate strategy that creates shareholder value. The ultimate test of corporate strategy, the only…

  • Miriam's Song

    Miriam's Song
    av Mark Mathabane

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743203241

    Mark Mathabane first came to prominence with the publication of KAFFIR BOY (Touchstone 1998), which became a NEW YORK TIMES bestseller. MIRIAM'S SONG is the story of Mark's sister who remained in South Africa when his family moved to America. It is…

  • Sick Societies

    Sick Societies
    av Robert B. Edgerton

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029089255

    Author and scholar Robert Edgerton challenges the notion that primitive societies were happy and healthy before they were corrupted and oppressed by colonialism. He surveys a range of ethnographic writings, and shows that many of these so-called inn…

  • Qualitative Sociology

    Qualitative Sociology
    av Howard Schwartz

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029281604

    Synopsis coming soon.......

  • Mind over Machine

    Mind over Machine
    av Hubert Dreyfus

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029080610

    Defining the limits of computer technology, the authors make a compelling case that binary logic will always be inferior to human intuitive ability. A stunning reaffirmation of human intelligence.

  • Mao's China and After

    Mao's China and After
    av Maurice Meisner

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684856353

    When MAO'S CHINA first appeared in 1977, it was hailed as the single most useful general volume on recent Chinese history, covering every important question of the time with clarity and amazing insight. Now, Meisner brings the third edition of his d…

  • Construction Social Reality _p

    Construction Social Reality _p
    av SEARLE

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684831794

    This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how, for example, we construct a 'five-pound note' with all that implies in terms of value and social meaning, from the printed piece of paper we see and t…