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Our collection of 62 books.

  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4,
    122 pages, May, 2012
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • Quality Management and Practices
    Quality Management and Practices
    Editor Kim-Soon Ng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0550-3,
    264 pages, April, 2012
    This book is comprised of a collection of reviews and research works from international professionals from various parts of the world. A practical approach to quality management provides the reader with the understanding of basic to total quality pra ...
  • Risk Management for the Future - Theory and Cases
    Risk Management for the Future - Theory and Cases
    Editor Jan Emblemsvag
    ISBN 978-953-51-0571-8,
    510 pages, April, 2012
    A large part of academic literature, business literature as well as practices in real life are resting on the assumption that uncertainty and risk does not exist. We all know that this is not true, yet, a whole variety of methods, tools and practices ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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 ...