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Trading For A Social Or Environmental Purpose


A social enterprise is a business that trades for a social and/or environmental purpose. Social enterprises generally have a remit to do good in some way by solving a social or environmental problem. These organisations...

Entrepreneurial Edge 2-Book Bundle: Everyday Entrepreneur / Family Entrepreneur

by Fred Dawkins

In this 2-book bundle, successful entrepreneur Fred Dawkins uses storytelling and an informal approach to take readers through a series of business lessons that will show them how to identify their own entrepreneurial...

How to Keep a Competitive Edge in the Talent Game: Lessons for the EU from China and the US

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse

This book offers a comparison of the provision of higher education in the EU, the US and China, an evaluation of how the EU fares and recommendations for how higher education might be improved in order to secure...

Family Entrepreneur: Easier Said Than Done

by Fred Dawkins

Family Entrepreneur guides you through a reassuring learning experience on the qualities entrepreneurs need and the challenges they can expect when operating a family business. Issues are brought out by discussion...

Financial Accounts in the Sstem of National Accounts (SNA) and in the Current Economy

by Daniele Fano

Daniele Fano is a graduate from the Universities of Siena and Harvard. He has worked in the public sector, in industrial and financial corporations, both on the management and on the research side. He is a guest...

Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

by Ernesto Caravantes

Caravantes explores how people can trade one paradigm of conspicuous consumption for another of frugality and simplicity. With over one hundred easy-to-do fun ideas and entertaining activities that are free...

Handbook of Corporate University Development: Managing Strategic Learning Initiatives in Public and Private Domains

by Dr Scott Taylor, Professor Geoff Peters, Professor John Storey & Professor Rob Paton

The emphasis on corporate universities has been a driving force in moving companies beyond a restricted approach to training, to a central vision for learning within the organization. However, there have been...

The Leadership Drought

by Cortes Bicking PhD & Kevin B. McKenzie

Over twenty years ago, the late Peter Drucker exclaimed, We have a dearth of leadership! Todays leadership experts still say the same thing, but they note that there is no shortage of raw talent. The problem,...


by Jachin Wang

This book is the author's dissertation on Development Hologravure for Production in United States for the degree of PhD requirements in business administration.

Failure Is Not an Option

by Carl Kettenacker

Its all here in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand text, guiding you through this exciting process! You even have recommendations. If you are dedicated and have the desire to make this your only business after...

Establishing a Framework for Evaluation and Teacher Incentives

by Collective

Countries with underperforming education systems are recognising that effective reform is vital. But what types of programmes are likely to be effective, and how can they be implemented given local norms and...

Collaborative Leadership for Classroom and School

by Don Broadwell

Todays globalized economy depends on the dissemination of knowledge rather than the manufacture of goods and the provision of services. This alone calls for new models of classroom leading to prepare children...

Shortcut to the Next Level

by Michael Tan

You might think that you need a formal education to learn anything worth knowingor perhaps you think a high school education is enough to get by. The truth is that learning is a lifelong process, and you dont...

Performance-based Funding for Public Research in Tertiary Education Institutions

by Collective

Governments are seeking to channel research funds into universities and other institutions in ways that support high-quality research in strategically important areas and bolster effective knowledge diffusion....

Reviews of National Policies for Education: Kyrgyz Republic 2010

by Collective

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a highly influential instrument for monitoring the quality of education systems and provides a strong evidence base for informed policy making and...

Innovative Workplaces

by Collective

As human capital is the source of innovation, one of the policy principles of the OECD Innovation Strategy is to "foster innovative workplaces". Education and training systems must rise to the challenge of providing...

Reviews of National Policies for Education: Santa Catarina State, Brazil 2010

by Collective

Education is a central priority for the State of Santa Catarina. Its policy makers are firmly committed to provide a relevant and efficient education system that responds to the requirements of the global economy...

Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages in the Baltic States, South Eastern Europe and Malta

by Collective

This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on the educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD). It covers the number of students...

Evaluating and Rewarding the Quality of Teachers: International Practices

by Collective

Drawing on relevant international research, including information from experts’ presentations and papers given at the December 2008 Joint Conference between the OECD and the Government of Mexico, this book...

Higher Education to 2030, Volume 2, Globalisation

by Collective

Growing flows of knowledge, people and financing cross national borders and feed both worldwide collaboration and competition. These effects of globalisation increasingly impact higher education. How then might...