Brilliant Imperfection

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ISBN: 9780822373520
Release Date: 2017-01-13
Number of pages: 240
Author: Eli Clare
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online Brilliant Imperfection in PDF and EPUB In Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed. Cure serves many purposes. It saves lives, manipulates lives, and prioritizes some lives over others. It provides comfort, makes profits, justifies violence, and promises resolution to body-mind loss. Clare grapples with this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti-cure politics nor a pro-cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body-minds. The stories he tells range widely, stretching from disability stereotypes to weight loss surgery, gender transition to skin lightening creams. At each turn, Clare weaves race, disability, sexuality, class, and gender together, insisting on the nonnegotiable value of body-mind difference. Into this mix, he adds environmental politics, thinking about ecosystem loss and restoration as a way of delving more deeply into cure. Ultimately Brilliant Imperfection reveals cure to be an ideology grounded in the twin notions of normal and natural, slippery and powerful, necessary and damaging all at the same time.

Leading Organizational Change

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ISBN: 156286064X
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 260
Author: Elwood F. Holton
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

Download and read online Leading Organizational Change in PDF and EPUB Explore successful change models that illustrate how human resources and development professionals can and should lead organizational change on every level from small incremental changes to quantum fundamental organizational change. Included are many best practices and models.

Octavia s Brood

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ISBN: 9781849352109
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Number of pages: 285
Author: Walidah Imarisha
Publisher: AK Press

Download and read online Octavia s Brood in PDF and EPUB Whenever we envision a world without war, without prisons, without capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought twenty of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. The visionary tales ofOctavia’s Brood span genres—sci-fi, fantasy, horror, magical realism—but all are united by an attempt to inject a healthy dose of imagination and innovation into our political practice and to try on new ways of understanding ourselves, the world around us, and all the selves and worlds that could be. The collection is rounded off with essays by Tananarive Due and Mumia Abu-Jamal, and a preface by Sheree Renée Thomas.

Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations

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ISBN: 9780736096423
Release Date: 2014-02-12
Number of pages: 264
Author: Scott, David
Publisher: Human Kinetics

Download and read online Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations in PDF and EPUB Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations blends research on leadership with practical application of the skills and knowledge that students will need on the job. This text provides sport management students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex topic of leadership in sport through a presentation of foundational and contemporary research, numerous practical examples and analytical exercises, and thought-provoking self-assessments and quotes.

Strategic Management

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ISBN: 1844800830
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 873
Author: John L. Thompson
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

Download and read online Strategic Management in PDF and EPUB Strategic management 5e is essential reading for all students of strategy at undergraduate, diploma and MBA level. Structured around a traditional analysis, formulation and implementation framework, based on a mini-case approach, and supported by unrivalled supplementary resources, John Thompson's accessible text encourages students to think about strategy through the successes and failures of real companies. In addition, the unrivalled subject coverage introduces readers to topics of contemporary interest including emergent strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Against Doom

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ISBN: 1629633852
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Number of pages: 96
Author: Jeremy Brecher

Download and read online Against Doom in PDF and EPUB Late in 2015, nearly two hundred countries signed the Paris Agreement acknowledging their individual and collective duty to protect the earth’s climate--and willfully refused to perform that duty. They unanimously agreed to the goal of keeping global warming "well below 2 degrees Celsius” and to pursue efforts "to limit the increase in temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” But they did not agree to a single legally binding requirement about how, or how much, they would cut emissions. In response to this institutional failure and to growing climate destruction, we are witnessing the birth of a global nonviolent constitutional insurgency. Global because the world order of climate destruction it seeks to change is global. Nonviolent because it relies on the power of the world’s people to withdraw their acquiescence and cooperation from those who are destroying our planet. Constitutional because it is based on the fundamental constitutional principle that the earth’s shared resources belong to the people and that governments have no authority to destroy them. Insurgency because it denies that established government authority is legitimate and asserts that its own actions are. Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual tells how to put strategy into action--and how it can succeed. It is a handbook for halting global warming and restoring our climate--a how-to for climate insurgents.

The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication

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ISBN: 9781136207129
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Number of pages: 620
Author: Derina Holtzhausen
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication in PDF and EPUB The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication provides a comprehensive review of research in the strategic communication domain and offers educators and graduate-level students a compilation of approaches to and studies of varying aspects of the field. The volume provides insights into ongoing discussions that build an emerging body of knowledge. Focusing on the metatheoretical, philosophical, and applied aspects of strategic communication, the parts of the volume cover: • Conceptual foundations, • Institutional and organizational dimensions, • Implementing strategic communication, and • Domains of practice An international set of authors contributes to this volume, illustrating the broad arena in which this work is taking place. A timely volume surveying the current state of scholarship, this Handbook is essential reading for scholars in strategic communication at all levels of experience.

Change Is Everybody s Business Large Print 16pt

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ISBN: 9781459625969
Release Date: 2011-08
Number of pages: 204
Author: Patricia McLagan

Download and read online Change Is Everybody s Business Large Print 16pt in PDF and EPUB In a conversational and supportive style, the coauthor of ''On - the - Level'' offers concrete strategies for implementing organizational change from the bottom up. Illustrations throughout.

Shaping the Journey of Emerging Adults

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ISBN: 9780830869756
Release Date: 2012-03-23
Number of pages: 265
Author: Richard R. Dunn
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Download and read online Shaping the Journey of Emerging Adults in PDF and EPUB Between adolescence and adulthood is a new stage of life: emerging adulthood. Those in their twenties and early thirties find themselves in transition. This "provisional adulthood" is a time of identity exploration and instability in which one's vocation, purpose, relationships and spirituality are all being renegotiated. Many emerging adults lose sight of God and experience significant confusion and brokenness. Others unexpectedly reconnect with the Christian faith and seek deeper discipleship, yet lack helpful mentoring and direction. Veteran disciplemakers Rick Dunn and Jana Sundene offer concrete guidance for those who shepherd and care for emerging adults. Some traditional models of disciplemaking focus on a set curriculum to be transferred from the discipler to the disciplee. Dunn and Sundene instead emphasize relational rhythms of discernment, intentionality and reflection to meet emerging adults where they are at and then to walk with them further into the Christlife. Whether you're an older adult ministering to the next generation or a younger adult with a heart for your peers, this book is an accessible, hopeful guide for effective ministry to emerging adults.

Hegemony How To

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ISBN: 1849352542
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Number of pages: 290
Author: Jonathan Smucker

Download and read online Hegemony How To in PDF and EPUB It's time to come in from the margins. This book is your roadmap to relevance.

Strategies for Shaping Territorial Competitiveness

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ISBN: 9781317678472
Release Date: 2015-04-10
Number of pages: 276
Author: Jesús M. Valdaliso
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Strategies for Shaping Territorial Competitiveness in PDF and EPUB This book focuses on the main challenges that cities, regions and other territories at sub-national level face when it comes to designing and implementing a territorial strategy for economic development and competitiveness. There is a widespread recognition that territories need to construct strategies that focus on shaping sustainable competitive advantages. To do this they draw upon their own unique resources and capabilities alongside intelligence on existing technological and market trends. However, there is still a notorious lack of both theoretical and empirical research on this issue. The first part of this book develops a theoretical framework for understanding and analysing territorial strategy. This framework asks three questions of territorial strategy – what for, what, and how – looking closely at the key relationship between strategy and policy. The second part is dedicated to exploring this framework in practice through application to a series of unique cases from around the world at different territorial levels, from regions such as the Basque Country, Navarre and Murcia in Spain, Okanagan (British Columbia) in Canada, Wales in the United Kingdom, and the cross-border region of the Øresund in Denmark–Sweden, as well as the city of Rafaela in Argentina. Each case offers something different and enables the framework to be thoroughly tested, generating concluding reflections that add real value for scholars and policy-makers interested in and working in the field of territorial strategy. This volume is intended for the academic community, the policy community (government leaders, policy-makers, policy researchers and consultants) and university students and teachers at different levels interested in the areas of territorial competitiveness, regional development, competitiveness policies and processes of territorial strategy.

Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport

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ISBN: 9781317151814
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Number of pages: 172
Author: Alan Williams
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport in PDF and EPUB Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport identifies and analyses the primary issues facing the modern international airport, and their role in a global economy. Based on the premise that the aviation industry has a primary and decisive role in the economic and social development of the modern international economy, this book examines the modern international airport and its process of integration into the larger global economy. As the integration of the aviation industry within the larger context of international business grows, there are an increasing number of important airport sites world wide, which are exhibiting the characteristics of what has been called by one authority an ’aerotropolis’, where major airports are integrated into the wider multi business dynamics of cities such as Shanghai or Beijing. Such pioneering developments are indicative of this region and bring with them a host of new issues and challenges for economic development. While international projections of the growth in demand for aviation services suggest that the key region for future expansion will be the ASEAN group of countries, there are marked differences between countries in their overall plans for viable economic development. As a result, the essential raising of funding required for international airport development must compete against other potential development projects all trying to attract the attention of national policy makers.

Conflict Is Not Abuse

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ISBN: 1551526433
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Number of pages: 288
Author: Sarah Schulman

Download and read online Conflict Is Not Abuse in PDF and EPUB Sarah Schulman illuminates the differences between Conflict and Abuse in this revelatory book that addresses the contemporary culture of scapegoating.

Organizational Change Themes and Issues

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ISBN: 9780199214884
Release Date: 2010-02-11
Number of pages: 410
Author: Jim Grieves
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Organizational Change Themes and Issues in PDF and EPUB Organizational Change: Themes and Issues presents a critical approach to organizational change, viewing change as a series of critical reflections rather than a series of recipes or models.

Writing About Dance

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ISBN: 1450409334
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Publisher: Human Kinetics

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