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Towards a New Russian Work Culture: Can Western Companies and Expatriates Change Russian Society?

by Vladimir V Karacharovskiy

This innovative book offers a fresh perspective on the national work culture of Russia and the substantial role foreign institutional and cultural impact has had in shaping it. Russia's contemporary work culture...

Saving the Regions

by Paul Spoonley

Expert approaches to combatting the pull of Auckland and getting the regions humming.

Dictators, Democrats, and Development in Southeast Asia

Corruption in the Extractive Value Chain

by Collectif

One case of transnational corruption out of five occurs in the extractive sector according to the 2014 OECD Foreign Bribery Report. In this area, corruption has become increasingly complex and sophisticated...

Development Management: Theory and practice

by Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Farhad Hossain & Asad K. Ghalib

Despite significant financial investments, the rate of development and pace of poverty reduction in developing and transitional countries has not always matched expectations. Development management typically...

Development Co-operation Report 2016

by Collectif

The face of development has changed, with diverse stakeholders involved – and implicated – in what are more and more seen as global and interlinked concerns. At the same time, there is an urgent need to...

Better Policies for Sustainable Development 2016

by Collectif

This report introduces the Framework for Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD) - a screening tool that aims to support governments in designing and implementing coherent policies. It explores policy...

Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...

Young Generation Awakening

Multi-dimensional Review of Côte d'Ivoire

by Collectif

The Multi-dimensional Review of Côte d'Ivoire aims to support the crafting of a development strategy for Côte d'Ivoire to reach emergence, the status of emergent economy, in 2020. The report recommends that...

Multi-dimensional Review of Myanmar

by Collectif

Myanmar is in need of a structural transformation from an agrarian economy to one based more on a mix of modern activities, including manufacturing and services. Modernising the agricultural sector by building...

The Economics of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology

by Helen Kopnina & Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding...

Financial Development, Economic Crises and Emerging Market Economies

by Faruk Ülgen

Recurrent crises in emerging markets and in advanced economies in the last decades cast doubt about the ability of financial liberalization to meet the aims of sustainable economic growth and development. The...

Primary Commodities and Economic Development

by Stephan Pfaffenzeller

Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable...

The Road Leading to the Market

by Weiying Zhang

Since the reform and opening up period, the world has witnessed a transformation within China. This transformation has led millions out of poverty within China and has in recent years seen China as an important...

Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis



The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses...

The Pursuit of Development

Social Innovation In Africa: A practical guide for scaling impact

by Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those...