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Editors Aili, Carola Etc.
What is it like to be a professional in today's Nordic public sector organisations? This book describes everyday problems experienced by individuals in official positions. The authors' analyses are set against a background of rising rates of sick leave, more cases of mental burnout, decreasing resources and constant demand for professional improvement. Rapid changes in organisations, such as new forms of leadership, new technology and management by documents and the call for client-oriented practices are part of the professional's working life. The individual professional is the prime focus of this book.Tensions that arise between the individual and the organisation/profession are illustrated by a range of examples of problems that public officials, such as teachers, policemen and nurses, are confronted with on a daily basis. The authors discuss subjects such as increased individualisation, complexity in relationships, intensified pace and fragmentation of work. This title intends to signal an invitation to further the research about a dynamic field where today's professionals meet the requirements of their professions and organisations.371pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509027
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Inventory #18367
Price: £ 28.00 GBP ($ 33.60 approx. - € 29.68 approx.)
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Sharp, Frank (editor); Mason, W. P. (editor); Creasman, W. (editor)
Ovarian cancer presents a serious problem in terms of detection and management. This is reflected in the contents of this book, which encompass molecular biology and immunology as they relate to ovarian disease, together with modern methods of investigation and management. This companion volume to Ovarian Cancer brings the subject up-to-date so that the book contains the current and authoritative arguments relating to the nature and treatment of ovarian cancer. Individual chapters are written by a team of experts in the fields of molecular biology, immunology, medical and surgical oncology and radiology. This book should be of interest to gynaecologists, oncologists and molecular biologists. 453pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0412451905
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Inventory #8356
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Brandes, Donna
A second volume of games with a purpose, for groups of all kinds, from the co-author of the Gamesters' Handbook. 144pp. N.B. Edges and corners of covers and spine slightly rubbed.
Hutchinson, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0091590019
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Inventory #27638
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Editors Munn,R.E.,La Riviere,J.W.M.
This text gives an overview of ongoing relevant research in global environmental policy-making, focusing on the two major international programmes - the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and the World Climate Research Programme. These are described in terms understandable to the interested lay reader. The results of the latest review of the Intrgovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are included. This is followed by an analysis of the response process that is in progress with respect to governments - singly and multilaterally - by business and industry and by public interest groups. This process is leading to interactive structures, assessment procedures and legislation, nationally and internationally. Business and industry are changing from mere watchfulness to recognition of new opportunities for products and processes. Six interviews with prominent figures from business and government circles in the Netherlands provide a vivid illustration of the questions at issue. 225pp.N.B.Base of spine slightly faded.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792338723
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Inventory #15432
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Biegman, Niek
To date, Nicolaas (Niek) Biegman has published nine photo books, all concerned with people: in the streets of Amsterdam, New York, Egypt and Haiti, performing Sufi rituals in Egypt, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Syria, oil wrestling in Macedonia and the painter Rein Dool. His work has been exhibited in Aleppo, Amsterdam, Cairo, Paris, Rotterdam, Skopje and Zagreb. This tenth book is the result of four years of walking and cycling around Amsterdam's streets and canals while mainly looking upward. Up there are the gables topped with exuberant wigs that are the trade mark of the city. The stone wigs contain the main living elements to be found in these photos: gods, dolphins, dogs, and lions. Additionally, the houses themselves show a human face to whoever wishes to see it. Biegman presents them as parts of the urban landscape, which attracts millions of visitors from all over the world, every year. Eventually, the visitors go home again. This book may help them to remember Amsterdam's peculiar architecture along with the canals and the streets where they discovered it. 133pp. N.B. Slight crease to spine edge of front cover.
KIT Publishers, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789460221408
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Inventory #28083
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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