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  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4
    122 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18591 times.
    Human development has different meanings depending on the area we focus on. To the psychologists it is the ontogenetic process of individual development. It considers systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of thei ...
  • Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Editor Imma Ollich-Castanyer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0590-9
    304 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27071 times.
    The contents of this book show the implementation of new methodologies applied to archaeological sites. Chapters have been grouped in four sections: New Approaches About Archaeological Theory and Methodology; The Use of Geophysics on Archaeological F ...
  • Psychology - Selected Papers
    Psychology - Selected Papers
    Editor Gina Rossi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0587-9
    342 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 78557 times.
    This book represents a selection of chapters that address several topics from the broad domains of psychology: alcoholism, clinical interventions, treatment of depression, personality psychology, qualitative research methods in psychology, and social ...
  • Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Editor Rashid Solagberu Adisa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0461-2
    422 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 50098 times.
    Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting ...
  • Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Editor Murat Kasimoglu and Handan Aydin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0566-4
    404 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 54300 times.
    Today, it is considered good business practice for tourism industries to support their micro and macro environment by means of strategic perspectives. This is necessary because we cannot contemplate companies existing without their environment. If co ...
  • Visions for Global Tourism Industry - Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies
    Visions for Global Tourism Industry - Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies
    Editor Murat Kasimoglu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0520-6
    490 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 68678 times.
    We have been witnessing huge competition among the organisations in the business world. Companies, NGO's and governments are looking for innovative ways to compete in the global tourism market. In the classical literature of business the main purpose ...
  • Advances in Customer Relationship Management
    Advances in Customer Relationship Management
    Editor Daniel Catalan-Matamoros
    ISBN 978-953-51-0516-9
    154 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27971 times.
    Customer relationship management (CRM) strategies have become increasingly important worldwide due to changes in expectations from customers as well as changes in the nature of markets. This book puts forth a conceptualization that attempts to not on ...
  • Urban Development
    Urban Development
    Editor Serafeim Polyzos
    ISBN 978-953-51-0442-1
    308 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29721 times.
    Cities are growing as never before and nowadays, it is estimated that at least 50% of the world's population lives in urban areas. This trend is expected to continue and simultaneously the problems in urban areas are anticipated to have an increase. ...