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Chryssides, George D.; Kaler, John H.
"An Introduction to Business Ethics" provides an introduction to the subject of ethics and values in the business environment. Set firmly in a European context, the book spans the range of subjects in business ethics, including: theories of ethics; capitalism and free enterprise; marketing; employment; the "greening" of business; and the international business culture. The book deals with issues which will confront business students in their future careers. It employs original articles by the authors, selected readings, discussion topics and case studies to encourage independent thought. It provides an outline of ethical theory and explains the issues surrounding the application of ethics and values to decision-making in business. This book has been written for students of business studies, management and philosophy at undergraduate and MBA level. 585pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412460807
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Inventory #28759
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Wei, Yuwa
In marked contrast to other regimes that have, virtually overnight, abandoned state control of enterprises and espoused Western models of corporate governance, China has pursued a gradual transition suited to its own unique traditions, culture, and customs. Although this new corporate system is still evolving, it is clear that China is now ready for a nation-wide movement of corporatisation and reform. This title draws on the entire corpus of corporate governance theory, both East and West, and also on the experience of many countries since the 1930s, to develop a coherent model appropriate for China. In the process the author shows how various corporate mechanisms have been tentatively introduced into China's state-owned enterprises and how such experimentation has, piece by piece, provided a firm basis for a modern enterprise system. How to build an efficient and culturally appropriate governance system, both in law and in practice, on this foundation is the focus of this book. The analysis is notable for its insistence that, for a corporate governance system to work, the principles and practicalities of that system must be derived from customary cultural norms. Experience shows that imported models, although they may be enshrined in law, lead to economic stagnation unless actual practice is monitored and reformed and the laws change to reflect these necessary adjustments. Thus the model proposed here begins with the Company Law of 1994, and proceeds to show how practical experience is already providing valuable data for the task of improving the law. This process, by which law and business practice continue to "regulate" each other, is, in the author's view, the essential ingredient of a successful corporate system. The author's approach is fundamentally comparative. He discusses and analyses models that have either created globally powerful corporate economies or carried out reforms that have brought new insights to corporate development. In this connection he examines the law and experience of the UK, the USA, Germany, and Japan, as well as Chinese communities overseas and some former British Commonwealth countries.240pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904119908X
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Inventory #14827
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Pennefeather, Shannon M. (editor)
143pp.St Anthony Falls -- the birthplace of Minneapolis -- has a storied past. This astonishing work of nature drew the awe and admiration of explorers, its tremendous waterpower provided a basis for economic wealth, and the industries it powered offered settlers countless opportunities to make their living. Over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Minneapolis evolved from a tourist destination to a sawdust town to the nation's Mill City, firmly establishing itself as the premier city of the Northwest. In MILL CITY, explorers, excursionists, early settlers, entrepreneurs, and labourers tell the story of St Anthony Falls in their own words. Their vivid accounts are paired with historic photographs and artworks that bring their experiences to life. St Anthony Falls is the only significant waterfall along the Mississippi River. Nineteenth-century visitors were quick to note the waterpower potential of the cataract, and it wasn't long before sawmills and then flour mills were located along the shore. Drawing on energy generated by the cataract's fifteen-foot drop, Minneapolis was a leading manufacturer of lumber from 1848 to 1887 and the nation's leading producer of flour from 1880 to 1930. This book includes accounts by the earliest European visitors to St Anthony Falls, the children who played in the 1880s lumberyards along the banks of the Mississippi River, and workers in twentieth-century flour mills. Primary documents describe innovations in waterpower and the milling process that contributed to the successes of the Mill City. And witnesses to disasters along its shores -- including the 1869 tunnel collapse that nearly destroyed the falls and the 1878 Washburn A Mill explosion that killed eighteen workers and levelled the west side milling district -- provide vivid narratives of these events and the unity of purpose with which the Mill City's residents worked to ensure the survival of its industries. Through stories and images, the history of Minneapolis is firmly connected to St Anthony Falls, where it all began.
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S., 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0873514475
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Inventory #9442
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Horch, Esther
196pp.
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26777
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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DesJardins, Judith Anne
The material provided in this book was gleaned from Judith Desjardins' personal journey of healing and transformation. It is a modern day 'mental health almanac', filled with insight into all the seasons of growth in relationships - childhood, teen years, young adult, mature adult. The unique holistic approach teaches you how to achieve balance in your relationships and your relationship with your Self. This book is for young people, single adults, and married couples. It is practical and educational, inspiring and poignant. With the credibility of someone who has travelled the path she describes, Judith Desjardins provides a wealth of wisdom and practical self-help tools for those longing to create lives and marriages that nourish their highest and most authentic selves. The message of this book is one of hope and optimism that we can improve ourselves and our relationships with others. 383pp.
Spirit House Publishing, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780984387502
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Inventory #27485
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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