Chinese Entrepreneurship and Asian Business Networks

The degree to which the extensive business networks of ethnic Chinese in Asia succeed because of ethnic characteristics, or simply because of the sound application of good business practice, is a key question of great current concern to those interested in business, management and economic development in Asia. This book brings together a range of leading experts who present original new research findings and important new thinking on...

Weekend Millionaire Secrets to Negotiating Real Estate

Weekend Millionaire "Secrets to negotiating" was wonderful. So many area's in this book when read brought me back to a time when those techniques were used on me and very effectively. Weekend Millionaire has several more books and if they are half as good I will be thrilled.

Disputed Waters: Native Americans and the Great Lakes Fishery

This disturbing study of the struggle of the Chippewa and Ottawa Indians for traditional fishing rights in the Great Lakes raises legal and public policy questions that extend far beyond that region. Who owns common-property resources in the United States? Who should manage those resources and for whose benefit? Should Native Americans be accorded rights which supersede those of other citizens and restrict their economic and recreati...

Negotiating Water Governance: Why the Politics of Scale Matter

'Water touches everything, materially and politically: lives, societies, and ecosystems require it; agriculture, industry, and energy production demand it; and water flows across boundaries are leading sources of conflict and cooperation. Understanding its governance is therefore vital. In this volume, leading researchers demonstrate, empirically and theoretically, that the politics of scale lie at the heart of water governance and i...

Die sieben Lügenmärchen von der Arbeit: … und was Sie im Job wirklich erfolgreich macht

»Wenn mein Chef mich mehr loben würden, wäre ich zufriedener.« – »Je mehr ich verdiene, desto glücklicher bin ich.« – »Je leichter mein Job, desto besser das Leben.« Wir alle sind überzeugt von solchen Aussagen – aber stimmen sie tatsächlich? Eben nicht! Viele der vermeintlichen Job-Wahrheiten sind genau betrachtet Lügenmärchen, die nicht nur unseren beruflichen Erfolg, sondern auch unsere Lebensfreude bremsen. Deshalb wird es Zeit, ...

Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry

Construction professionals have a range of demanding responsibilities; towards clients, their companies, and to abide by government regulations. It is understandable that busy practitioners could forget their ethical responsibilities in the face of these pressures, but maintaining a rigorous ethical standard is crucial to long-term success. Written to meet the ACCE’s requirements for all construction students, this textbook draws on ...

Abolish Restaurants: (PM Pamphlet)

An illustrated guide to the daily misery, stress, boredom, and alienation of restaurant work, as well as the ways in which restaurant workers fight against it. Drawing on a range of anticapitalist ideas as well as a heaping plate of personal experience, it is part analysis and part call-to-arms.