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Our collection of 67 books.

  • Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Edited by Tauseef Aized
    ISBN 978-953-51-0688-3,
    306 pages, August, 2012
    In order to survive in a modern and competitive environment, organizations need to carefully organize their activities regarding quality management. TQM and six sigma are the approaches that have been successful in solving intricate quality problems ...
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Edited by Alexander Muela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0671-5,
    194 pages, July, 2012
    Child maltreatment constitutes a social problem that affects all societies of the world. A recent study by the World Health Organisation points out that millions of children suffer some form of maltreatment and require medical and social attention. T ...
  • Globalization and Responsibility
    Globalization and Responsibility
    Edited by Zlatan Delic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0655-5,
    176 pages, June, 2012
    The book "Globalization and Responsibility" consists of 8 chapters. The chapters in the book offer a decentered and dynamic terminology. They show that globalization consists of not only an objective process, but also of a lot of statements that defi ...
  • Metaphysics
    Edited by Mark Pestana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0646-3,
    158 pages, June, 2012
    It is our hope that this collection will give readers a sense of the type of metaphysical investigations that are now being carried out by thinkers in the Western nations. We also hope that the reader's curiosity will be peaked so that further inquir ...
  • Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Edited by Chee-Heong Quah and Ong Lin Dar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0628-9,
    270 pages, May, 2012
    In this 21st century of opportunity and turbulence, business firms need to equip themselves with new competencies that were never thought of before. For this reason, this book is timely as it introduces new insights into new problems in the aspects o ...
  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...