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📒A Hard Look In The Mirror Fixing America S Crisis Of Character ✍ Patrick F. Walsh
✏A Hard Look in the Mirror Fixing America s Crisis of Character Book Summary : In this wake-up call to action, author and businessman, Patrick Walsh, speaks powerfully, relentlessly and inclusively to the hearts, minds and fears of all Americans of every race, gender and orientation, about the social, political and moral crises we face today and identifies the real solutions and changes we must embrace to safeguard our families, ourselves and our country. This book will capture the reader's attention from the very first page, because it speaks the unvarnished truth, and real truth is never boring. These are uncomfortable truths to be sure, but social, political and economic truths which Americans need to hear in order to pull together as a people, remove the blinders and shake off the political and social malaise which keeps our feet firmly stuck in the mud; mud which we have created for ourselves and which our politicians and our media rely on to perpetuate their status quo, while we keep ourselves bound in an endless cycle of teeth-gnashing, hand-wringing disillusionment, economic disasters and educational and spiritual decline. In this book there is no subject too sensitive to tackle. You will surely experience amusement, anger, laughter, reflection and motivation, as this book identifies the real-life problems, challenges and outrages we face from our political leaders and our media on both sides of the aisle, and from ourselves, while providing real-life, common-sense solutions to address them. The author challenges us to take a "Hard Look in the Mirror" at ourselves, because liberal or conservative, man or woman, black or white, straight or gay, if we are disturbed by what we see in our political leadership today, and by what we see in our schools, media, families and society, the responsibility is ours to effect positive change, together. You will also find yourself with restored hope and admiration for our Country, the vision of our Founding Fathers, and of our shared brotherhood and sisterhood with each other, encouraging us to evolve, change and take action and to vigorously continue our shared journey toward perfection, which never ends.
📒Handbook Of Crisis And Emergency Management ✍ Ali Farazmand
✏Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management Book Summary : Including contributions from sixty international authors, this book examines emergency responses to environmental dangers such as chemical fires, hazardous material and oil spills, nuclear reactor accidents, and earthquakes, and crises in the environment, global public service, and politics. It covers a wide range of international issues and topics, using various analyses, including critical, descriptive, empirical, quantitative, and normative methods. The book discusses approaches to natural disasters, resolutions to cultural, religious, and political tensions, terrorism and the potential use of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons, the role of crisis public relations, and more.
📒Building Reputational Capital ✍ Kevin T. Jackson
✏Building Reputational Capital Book Summary : In the aftermath of scandals such as those at Enron and WorldCom, there is a growing suspicion of the corporate world. For this reason it is more important than ever for firms to maintain a good reputation. In Building Reputational Capital, Kevin T. Jackson offers a practical guide to taking the high road--the only path that leads to lasting success. Based on extensive research and real-world experience, Building Reputational Capital reveals basic principles of integrity and fairness with which firms can build an enduring reputation. More than image, a firm's reputation is a form of capital often neglected in the boardroom and overlooked in conventional analyses of financial statements. Speaking directly to the work experience of real people in practical business settings, Jackson couples each principle with straightforward actions that drive management systems, and he provides tested strategies--from downsizing techniques to e-commerce tips--that cultivate the hidden power of a good reputation. He outlines the advantages of a superior reputation (simply put, people want to work for, invest in, and do business with a company or person with integrity), describes the vital role the firm's leader must play, offers ways to build and protect your reputation on the Internet (from defusing Internet rumors to creating an online community), and shows how to rescue your reputation once disaster hits. Perhaps most important, he shows how to strike the right balance of virtues like authenticity, honesty, responsibility, and stewardship of the environment, employees, and the economy. Highlighted with real-life success stories--from giants like Hewlett-Packard to small firms like Thanksgiving Coffee Company (which invests part of its revenues in the Central American villages in which its beans are grown), Building Reputational Capital offers a simple but effective guide for executives, managers, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and corporate consultants.
📒Applied Crisis Communication And Crisis Management ✍ W. Timothy Coombs
✏Applied Crisis Communication and Crisis Management Book Summary : Designed to give students and public relations professionals the knowledge and skills they need to become successful crisis managers, Applied Crisis Communication and Crisis Management: Cases and Exercises by W. Timothy Coombs, includes a wide range of cases that explore crisis communication and management in action using a practical approach. In the first two chapters, the author introduces key theories and principles in crisis communication, which students apply by analyzing 17 cases drawn from recent headlines. Cases are explored from pre-crisis, mid-crisis, and post-crisis communication perspectives, and include a range of predominant crisis scenarios from product recalls to lawsuits to environmental disasters.
📒Crisis Management In The Tourism Industry ✍ Dirk Glaesser
✏Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry Book Summary : The tourism industry is arguably one of the most important sources of income and foreign exchange, and is growing rapidly. However, national and international crises have huge negative economic consequences. Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry aims to illustrate the theories and actions that can be taken to better understand consumer, economic and environmental reaction in order for the businesses involved to be more prepared for such events and how to handle their business in times of crises. Using international up to date case studies this text discusses: * The influential effect of the mass media * How crises effect the purchase decision process * Destination branding/image and its manipulation * Preventative crises management and strategies
📒Crises And Sequences In Political Development Spd 7 ✍ Leonard Binder
✏Crises and Sequences in Political Development SPD 7 Book Summary : Contents: I. "Crises of Political Development," Leonard Binder. II. "The Development Syndrome: Differentiation- Equality-Capacity," James S. Colcman. III. "Identity and the Political Culture," Lucian W. Pye. IV. "The Legitimacy Crisis," Lucian W. Pye. V. "Political Participation: Crisis of the Political Process," Myron Weiner. VI. "Penetration: A Crisis of Governmental Capacity," Joseph LaPalombara. VII. "Distribution: A Crisis of Resource Management," Joseph LaPalombara. VIII. "Sequences and Development," Sidney Verba. Index. Originally published in 1971. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
📒Conservatism And Crisis ✍ David J. Rosner
✏Conservatism and Crisis Book Summary : What happens to a culture when it’s most basic assumptions are questioned and rejected, but no new ones are offered to replace them? This book critically analyzes anti-modernist philosophy, the (perhaps futile) attempt to recover traditional worldviews and belief systems in order to cope with the void of meaning engendered by the upheavals of modernity. The textual focus of this book is interwar Germany, as it provides a dramatic and relatively recent example of cultural crisis, with a rich philosophical literature. The writings of Heidegger, Junger, Spengler, and others are discussed in detail. Key themes will be applied to our contemporary post-modern condition as well. The book examines the dangers of anti-modernism, both past and the present, but also discusses some of its implicit appeals.
📒Dynamism Of Character In Shakespeare S Mature Tragedies ✍ Piotr Sadowski
✏Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare s Mature Tragedies Book Summary : The theory considers human behavior in terms of functional equilibrium between the stable properties of the mind, independent from the pressures of the sociocultural environment and the immediate situational context. What we call "character" thus denotes an autonomous configuration of psychological elements, which remains stable despite the changing external circumstances.
📒Crises In The Atlantic Alliance ✍ L. Eznack
✏Crises in the Atlantic Alliance Book Summary : Through a theoretical and empirical examination of the 1956 Suez Crisis, the 1966 NATO crisis, and the 2003 Iraq crisis, Eznack explores the connections between affect and emotion, the occurrence of crises, and the repair of those crises in close allies' relationships, and provides a new perspective on alliances and friendly relations among states.
📒When Economic Crises Endure ✍ Jacques Mazier
✏When Economic Crises Endure Book Summary : This work represents the French Regulation School approach to the study of economics. Regulationists focus on the long-term evolution of capitalist economies with a strong emphasis on cross-country comparisons. Their theory centers on the notion of "accumulation regimes", a concept that analyzes long-wave growth patterns and how those patterns were shaped by five key regulatory mechanisms: 1) forms of competition; 2) the socio-technical system covering all aspects of the capital-labor relation; 3) money; 4) forms of state intervention; and 5) arrangements regulating international economic relations. Methodologically, their approach is very flexible and innovative, ranging from econometric models to interdisciplinary studies.