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The aim of this book is to inject more intercultural understanding and education into people's lives. This is achieved by focusing on key aspects such as geography and culture, geography and citizenship, pedagogic implications and future directions for inter-cultural learning, understanding, and education. This publication demonstrates how the study of geography can assist people in different social and cultural groups to sustain their lifeworlds, and improve them for future generations of citizens.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Rod Gerber
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2013-04-17
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789401716796

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Get organizational results by nurturing commitment, integrity,and transparency A healthy corporate culture is the secret to an organization'sperformance. The good news is that employees already embody thevalues needed to propel the organization to its goals, butinstitutional roadblocks get in the way. All too often leadersdon't know how to diagnose their culture in order to clear theseroadblocks to performance. The 3 Power Values presents abreakthrough model that permits leaders to measure and manageculture. To create a fully aligned high-performing culture, leadersneed only focus on nurturing three catalyst values: Commitment,Integrity, and Transparency. Offers an innovative values-centered model to helporganizations achieve short-term goals without sacrificing long-runsustainability Filled with lively case studies of major companies includingJohnson & Johnson and Boeing David Gebler is a recognized thought leader in the field ofvalues-based ethics and culture risk management The 3 Power Values offers leaders at all levels a uniqueand accessible approach to identifying the behavioral challengesthat are hindering their corporate culture and to removing themeffectively.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: David Gebler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2012-03-22
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118237120

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Genre: Moral education
Author: Manuel B. Dy
Publisher: CRVP
Release: 1994
File: 214 Pages
ISBN-13: 1565180410

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This report of the Transportation Research Board will be of interest to transit staff interested in implementing leadership development initiatives at their agencies. Current practices, major issues, trends, and innovations related to the use of corporate culture as the driver in hiring, developing, evaluating, and retaining a leadership team, within and outside the transit industry were documented for this synthesis. The report discusses the state of the practice in leadership recruitment, development, evaluation, and retention. It reports on innovative approaches to the problems faced in todays work environment in transit and other industries. This synthesis also covers the manner in which corporate culture affects the hiring, development, evaluation, and retention of the top management team.

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Genre: Corporate culture
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Publisher: Transportation Research Board
Release: 2003
File: 91 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309069618

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The Third Edition of the bestseller is packed with cultural, company, and country examples that help explain the paradoxes international marketers are likely to encounter.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Marieke de Mooij
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2010
File: 323 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781412970419

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Using unique data from the World Values Surveys, the largest systematic attempt ever made to document attitudes, values, and beliefs around the world, this book systematically evaluates the perceived crisis of values by comparing America's values with those of over 60 other nations. The results are surprising. The evidence shows overwhelmingly that America has not lost its traditional values, that the nation compares favorably with most other societies, and that the culture war is largely a myth. The gap between reality and perception does not represent mass ignorance of the facts or an overblown moral panic, Baker contends.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Wayne E. Baker
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 2005
File: 307 Pages
ISBN-13: 0691117942

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CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE WESTERN HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples of art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to today. New features in the eighth edition are designed to make it easy for you to understand the influence of historical events and values on the works produced by each culture--guided discussions of all of the readings, chapter previews, timelines, Compare and Contrast sections, Big Picture reviews at the end of each chapter, and high-quality images with clear captions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Art
Author: Lawrence S. Cunningham
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2014-01-01
File: 880 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285449326

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Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2014-07-21
File: 1128 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323294102

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"This groundbreaking book examines the ways in which questions of culture and diversity impact on the values and ethics of social work. Using detailed case studies to illustrate key points for practice, Richard Hugman discusses how social workers can develop culturally-competent ethical practice and work creatively with the tensions it sometimes involves. Debates rage over whether there is a core set of unchangeable social work values or whether they might be different at different times and for different people. This textbook proposes a new approach of 'ethical pluralism' for social work practice, in which both shared humanity and the rich variety of cultures contribute to a more dynamic way of understanding social work's underpinning values and ethics.In particular, this book explores the implications of a pluralist approach to ethics for the central questions of: Human rights and social justice Caring relationships Social and personal responsibilities Agency and autonomy Values such as truth, honesty, openness, service and competence. It is vital that social workers understand the values and ethics of their profession as a crucial part of the foundations on which practice is built and this is the only text to explore the connections between culture, values and ethics and fully develop the pluralist approach in social work. Culture, Values and Ethics in Social Work is essential reading for all social work students and academics. "--

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Genre: Medical
Author: Richard Hugman
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012-08-23
File: 163 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780415673488

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This book explores three central concepts, namely justice and human rights, ethics and values, and intercultural learning. These are important to everyone in a multicultural society and of special interest to students and scholars of philosophy, cultural studies, religious studies, and other related disciplines. In this volume, a pluralistic approach is adopted to examine ethical and value questions. Accordingly, readers will learn much from the interaction between Western and Eastern methods of ethical inquiry. The impetus for this collection of essays is the notion that cultural diversity represents a source of exchange, innovation and creativity. Consequently, cultural diversity is as critical for humankind as biodiversity is for nature. Furthermore, cultural diversity is a property of the entire community, just as biodiversity is a property of the entire ecosystem. Therefore, understanding and learning from cultural pluralism is as central to social and cultural stewardship as protection and restoration are to biological diversity. Within the pages of Perspectives on Culture, Values, and Justice readers will experience a growth in perspective and a greater understanding of issues of culture, value, and justice. A major starting point for these contemplations is that culture and values are integral to our identity and the essence of who we are and what we do.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Chandana Chakrabarti
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release: 2015-09-01
File: 195 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781443881807

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