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Intercultural Interactions in the Multicultural Workplace: by Malgorzata Rozkwitalska, Łukasz Sulkowski, Slawomir Magala

By Malgorzata Rozkwitalska, Łukasz Sulkowski, Slawomir Magala

This quantity explores the paintings atmosphere in multinational organisations. to take action, it integrates stories at the organizational sciences, cross-cultural administration, confident psychology and sociology inside of a unmarried entire framework. Twenty-two authors from six international locations establish the demanding situations in multicultural places of work, the positives of interactions, cultural clashes and their organizational preconditions. They upload inter-organizational, institutional and significant views to the research in the framework of multinationals and complicated, hybrid cultural environments. The publication addresses the desires of researchers within the components of intercultural administration, and people of practitioners in overseas human source management.

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Logic, Rewriting, and Concurrency: Essays Dedicated to José by Narciso Martí-Oliet, Peter Csaba Ölveczky, Carolyn Talcott

By Narciso Martí-Oliet, Peter Csaba Ölveczky, Carolyn Talcott

This Festschrift quantity comprises 28 refereed papers together with own stories, essays, and common learn papers through shut collaborators and neighbors of José Meseguer to honor him at the get together of his sixty fifth birthday.
These papers have been awarded at a symposium on the collage of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on September 23-25, 2015. The symposium additionally featured invited talks by way of Claude and Hélène Kirchner and via Patrick Lincoln. The foreword of this quantity provides a short evaluate of a few of José's many clinical achievements by means of a bibliography of papers written by way of José.

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Responsible Lobbying: Conceptual Foundations and Empirical by Theresa Bauer

By Theresa Bauer

This research investigates the attention and perform of liable lobbying within the european and analyzes advantages and antecedents. A multidimensional version of dependable lobbying is constructed which supplies normative guidance and enables choosing the measure of accountable lobbying in perform. The empirical half analyzes dependable lobbying within the european through combining a quantitative research in keeping with a survey between 142 lobbyists with a qualitative exam in response to interviews. The research unearths that standards of dependable lobbying are fulfilled to a wide quantity in accordance with the lobbyists. This learn comes at a time while researchers and practitioners more and more realize the necessity to determine in charge lobbying by means of aligning company Social accountability (CSR) and lobbying.

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Social Media for Government: A Practical Guide to by Gohar F. Khan

By Gohar F. Khan

This ebook presents functional knowledge on realizing, imposing, and dealing with major circulate social media instruments (e.g., blogs and micro-blogs, social community websites, and content material groups) from a public zone viewpoint. via social media, executive enterprises can tell voters, advertise their providers, search public perspectives and suggestions, and video display pride with the prone they provide with the intention to enhance their caliber. Given the exponential progress of social media in modern society, it has turn into a vital instrument for conversation, content material sharing, and collaboration. This development and those instruments additionally current an extraordinary chance to enforce a clear, open, and collaborative executive. despite the fact that, many govt association, rather these within the constructing global, are nonetheless a bit of reluctant to leverage social media, because it calls for major coverage and governance alterations, in addition to particular information, talents and assets to plot, enforce and deal with social media instruments. for that reason, governments all over the world forget about or mishandle the possibilities and threats offered by way of social media. to aid coverage makers and governments enforce a social media pushed govt, this ebook offers assistance in constructing a good social media coverage and method. It additionally addresses concerns comparable to these regarding safeguard and privacy.

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King Abdallah and Palestine: A Territorial Ambition by Joseph Nevo (auth.)

By Joseph Nevo (auth.)

When in 1921 the British created the 'Amirate of Transjordan' for Abdallah to rule, the barren and desolate sector he was once given made him focus nearly from the beginning on Palestine for an expansionist force that was once to underpin the legitimacy of the dominion he craved and lend lustre to the crown he coveted. examining Abdallah's options vis-a-vis the opposite avid gamers concerned - the British, the Jews, the Arab States and the Palestinian Arabs - the writer painstakingly exhibits how Abdallah steadily went approximately satisfying that lifelong ambition.

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Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots II by Xilun Ding, Xianwen Kong, Jian S. Dai

By Xilun Ding, Xianwen Kong, Jian S. Dai

This booklet provides the latest advances within the examine and purposes of reconfigurable mechanisms and robots. It collects ninety three independently reviewed papers awarded on the 3rd ASME/IFToMM overseas convention on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR 2015) held in Beijing, China, 20-22 July 2015.

The convention papers are equipped into seven elements to hide the reconfiguration conception, topology, kinematics and layout of reconfigurable mechanisms together with reconfigurable parallel mechanisms. the newest effects on reconfigurable robots are offered together with their research, layout, simulation and keep watch over. Bio-inspired mechanisms also are explored within the demanding fields of rehabilitation and minimally invasive surgical procedure. This ebook extra addresses deployable mechanisms and origami-inspired mechanisms and showcases quite a lot of profitable purposes of reconfigurable mechanisms and robots.

Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots II will be of curiosity for researchers, engineers and postgraduate scholars in mechanical engineering, electric engineering, computing device technology and arithmetic.

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Probing the Response of Two-Dimensional Crystals by Optical by Yilei Li

By Yilei Li

This thesis specializes in the examine of the optical reaction of recent atomically skinny two-dimensional crystals, largely the family members of transition steel dichalcogenides like MoS2. One valuable subject of the thesis is definitely the right remedy of the linear and second-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities of atomically skinny transition steel dichalcogenides. as well as their major clinical curiosity as basic fabric responses, those experiences supply crucial wisdom and handy characterization instruments for the applying of those second fabrics in opto-electronic units. one other vital subject matter of the thesis is the valley physics of atomically skinny transition steel dichalcogenides. it really is proven that the degeneracy within the valley measure of freedom will be lifted and a valley polarization may be created utilizing a magnetic box, which breaks time reversal symmetry in those fabrics. those findings increase our easy figuring out of the valley digital states and open up new possibilities for valleytronic purposes utilizing two-dimensional materials.

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Egypt and American Foreign Assistance 1952–1956: Hopes by J. Alterman

By J. Alterman

From the floor up the tale of neglected possibilities, combined messages, and mutual frustrations in American kinfolk with Egypt at a seminal time. exceptional in its drawing on Egyptian respectable resources, Hopes Dashed sheds new mild at the problems and demanding situations of a nascent courting characterised through neglected possibilities, combined messages, and mutual frustrations. even if important the intentions of these at the floor, their hope for Egyptian financial improvement was once stymied through bureaucratic stumbling blocks either in Egypt and the us. And as Egypt turned embroiled within the chilly battle, coverage judgements more and more have been made at better degrees via officers extra keen on geopolitical and Arab-Israeli matters and no more how U.S. information may possibly support the household political financial system of Egypt. Alterman compellingly exhibits how the pursuits of either international locations diverged to ultimately undermine an early American try at fiscal tips.

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Indigeneity, Globalization, and African Literature: by Tanure Ojaide

By Tanure Ojaide

Literature continues to be one of many few disciplines that replicate the studies, sensibility, worldview, and residing realities of its humans. modern African literature captures the African adventure in historical past and politics in a multiplicity of the way. Politics itself has come to intersect and effect on such a lot, if no longer all, features of the African truth. This dating of literature with African people’s lives and types the surroundings of this research. Tanure Ojaide’s Indigeneity, Globalization, and African Literature: individually talking belongs with a well-established culture of private reflections on literature through African artistic writer-critics. Ojaide’s contribution brings to the desk the point of view of what's now well-known as a “second iteration” author, a poet, and a involved citizen of Nigeria’s Niger Delta area.

   

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