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Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

Anna Catalani, Zeinab Nour, Antonella Versaci, Dean Hawkes, Hocine Bougdah, Adolf Sotoca, Mahmoud Ghoneem, Ferdinando Trapani
May 09, 2018

Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,...

Retaining Expert Knowledge: What to Keep in an Age of Information Overload

Peggy Salvatore
May 01, 2018

This book covers two major topics central to capturing and transferring expertise in organizations: Methodology and best practices for interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture their knowledge Identifying the SMEs to interview The more critical problem is identifying the SMEs and the...

Taking Ethics Seriously: Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace

John Hooker
March 15, 2018

This book develops an intellectual framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas that is both grounded in theory and versatile enough to deal rigorously with real-world issues. It sees ethics as a necessary foundation for the social infrastructure that makes modern life possible, much as engineering is...

Continuous Improvement Strategies: How to Manage, Motivate, and Retain Staff

Anthony Matthew Hopper
February 22, 2018

During this era of continuous improvement, healthcare organizations need to be staffed by engaged, motivated, and hard-working frontline employees. As these clinical and non-clinical personnel handle most of the important tasks in any organization and are often the people who directly interact with...

Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Barbara Isaacs
January 29, 2018

Understanding the Montessori Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Montessori Approach and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. The book will enable the reader to analyse the essential...

Ready? Set? Engage!: A Field Guide for Employees to Create Their Own Culture of Participation and Implement Innovative Ideas

Michael McCarthy, Janis Allen
December 05, 2017

All employees want themselves and their colleagues to be better engaged at work, but most just can’t get past the talking stage to actually developing an effective plan. This book is a step-by-step "how-to" guide for those who develop and complete projects – not just supervisors and continuous...

Why I Don't Work Here Anymore: A Leader’s Guide to Offset the Financial and Emotional Costs of Toxic Employees

Mitchell Kusy
October 26, 2017

You have likely heard stories from friends, family members, and colleagues who quit a job because of a toxic person—an individual who belittles, shames, humiliates, shames, or bullies. You may not have realized that these individuals not only take their tolls on our emotional psyches, but the...

Enhancing Business Stability Through Collaboration: Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Management Research (ICBMR 2016), October 25-27, 2016, Lombok, Indonesia

Ari Kuncoro, Viverita, Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati, Dony Abdul Chalid
October 17, 2017

Business practices in emerging markets are constantly challenged by the dynamic environments that involve stakeholders. This increases the interconnectedness and collaboration as well as spillover effect among business agents, that may increase or hold back economic stability. This phenomenon is...

Continuous Improvement By Improving Continuously (CIBIC): Addressing the Human Factors During the Pursuit of Process Excellence

F. Allen Davis
August 28, 2017

Although many businesses, organizations, and institutions have currently implemented continuous improvement initiatives that address wants, needs, and challenges at the process and systems level, very few have effectively considered and addressed human factors. Thus, even businesses, organizations,...

Ideas for 21st Century Education: Proceedings of the Asian Education Symposium (AES 2016), November 22-23, 2016, Bandung, Indonesia

Ade Gafar Abdullah, Ida Hamidah, Siti Aisyah, Ari Arifin Danuwijaya, Galuh Yuliani, Heli S.H. Munawaroh
August 15, 2017

Ideas for 21st Century Education contains the papers presented at the Asian Education Symposium (AES 2016), held on November 22—23, 2016, in Bandung, Indonesia. The book covers 11 topics: 1. Art Education (AED)2. Adult Education (ADE)3. Business Education (BED)4. Course Management (CMT)5....

Training and Assessing Non-Technical Skills: A Practical Guide

Matthew J.W. Thomas
August 07, 2017

Providing a practical guide to the training and assessment of non-technical skills within high-risk industries, this book will be of direct interest to safety and training professionals working within aviation, healthcare, rail, maritime, and other high-risk industries. Currently, each of these...

Regionalization and Harmonization in TVET: Proceedings of the 4th UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET 2016), November 15-16, 2016, Bandung, Indonesia

Ade Gafar Abdullah, Tutin Aryanti, Agus Setiawan, Maizam Binti Alias
July 27, 2017

Regionalization and Harmonization in TVET contains the papers presented at the 4th UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET 2016, Bandung, Indonesia, 15-16 November 2016). 1. Standardization in Regionalization and Harmonization2. Skill and Personal...

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