Business Golf: The Art of Building Business Relationships on the Links
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Business Golf: The Art of Building Business Relationships on the Links

This step-by-step guide shows how to enhance your fortune through the cultivation of new friendships and relationships while enjoying the game you love to play. It tells you how you can properly structure a golf game so that it becomes both the ideal setting to create and promote deals, both small and large. It will teach you not only how to improve your golf but how to succeed in the business game of golf as well. Pat Summerall and ...

Facility Manager's Guide To Security: Protecting Your Assets
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Facility Manager's Guide To Security: Protecting Your Assets

Covering everything required to build and manage a security system, Facility Manager's Guide to Security discusses the layout of the facility in order to provide security for workers, plants, processes, and products. The book covers distances and separation, fencing, access control, intrusion detection systems, pass key, key control systems, locks, hasps, and gates. It also explores more sophisticated systems such as closed circuit t...

Chinese Macro-economy in Process of Bottoming-Out and Rebounding
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Chinese Macro-economy in Process of Bottoming-Out and Rebounding

In the shadow of the global business cycle, the Chinese economy will face severe headwinds in 2016. Meanwhile, a lot of new industries and new growth engines have been fostered in the Chinese economy, making it a mixture of stagnancy and growth. The basis of the next round of rapid growth is being built during this process of adjustment. In the face of two main kinds of economic risks in 2016, high attention must be paid to the follo...

Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing
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Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Offshore outsourcing- the movement of jobs to lower-wage countries- is one of the defining features of globalization. Routine blue-collar work has been going offshore for decades, but the digital revolution beginning in the 1990s extended this process to many parts of the service economy too. Politically controversial from the beginning, "offshoring" is conventionally seen as a threat to jobs, wages, and economic security in higher-i...

Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation
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Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation

Drawing on an original cross-country dataset on deposit insurance systems, an assessment of the impact of deposit insurance on banking outcomes and the policy implications for developing countries. Explicit deposit insurance (DI) is widely held to be a crucial element of modern financial safety nets. For this reason, establishing a DI system is frequently recommended by outside experts to countries undergoing reform. Predictably, DI ...

Implementing Sustainability: The New Zealand Experience
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Implementing Sustainability: The New Zealand Experience

New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA) was hailed as a radical new approach to planning that would both achieve better environmental outcomes and benefit developers by working rapidly and more efficiently. This book examines the lessons that can be learned by planning practitioners across the world. It focuses on the realities of implementing the RMA for the planning profession, the community and the political system within whic...

Temporary Organizations: Prevalence, Logic and Effectiveness
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Temporary Organizations: Prevalence, Logic and Effectiveness

This important and timely book provides a systematic treatment of temporary organizations - an increasingly prevalent organizational form in which organizations work together on a joint task - for example, a movie production, a rescue operation, development of a new product - for an ex ante limited period of time. Demonstrating that temporary organizations are increasingly common, the book provides insights on how they differ from th...

Why Flip A Coin?: The Art and Science of Good Decisions
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Why Flip A Coin?: The Art and Science of Good Decisions

Want to know why some people seem to make so many right decisions, from game shows to business and romance? It's much more than good luck. Find out how to join the experts in Why Flip a Coin?, a fun, math-free look at the science of decision-making. It tells us the best ways to gamble, invest in the stock market, vote, play baseball, make war, and find a spouse. Dont muddle through life - learn how to make better decisions with Why F...

Labour Migration in Europe Volume II: Exploitation and Legal Protection of Migrant Workers
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Labour Migration in Europe Volume II

Violence, deception, fraud and abuse have always been commonplace occurrences for migrants, not only in their final country of destination but also in their countries of origin and countries of transit. In today’s world, the link between mobility and security issues is ever-increasing. Acknowledging this, how can we work to protect and improve migrants’ rights? Is the protection for migrants offered by the EU sufficient as-is, or is ...

Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: An International Perspective
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Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: An International Perspective

In a world where racial tensions and racial and ethnic inequality seem to be increasing, it is instructive to look back over the decade of the 1990s to examine what academic researchers have had to say about the global nature of race, racism, and racial inequality. Almost every country with a multiethnic population faces these problems. This collection of essays provides an eclectic but accessible mix of readings on perspectives from...