Author: John Adair
Publisher: Kogan Page
Keywords: fifty, principles, motivating, key, others, eight, motivation, rule, leadership
Number of Pages: 135
Published: 2007-01-28
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 0749447982
ISBN-13: 9780749447984

What motivates people is an important consideration for captains of industry, commerce, and the public sector -- in fact anyone in a position of leadership. Leadership and Motivation explores the subject in depth. Leadership guru John Adair reassesses the theories of Herzberg and Maslow -- still the major contributors to our understanding of motivation -- in the context of Action-Centered Leadership, the concept pioneered and developed by the author.

Author: Rhiannon Ash
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: fifty, key, thinkers, classical, authors
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2002-02-01
List price: $33.95
ISBN-10: 0415165113
ISBN-13: 9780415165112

This brilliant collection aims to tell the story of classical literature: how it developed, flourished, and changed throughout the ages. The individual essays, which constitute the main body of the book, give for each of the fifty authors a substantial introduction to the author’s life, works, and cultural and social positions. The essays collectively create an overall sense of the main periods of the flowering classical culture, and of the significance of historical events which affected it.

Authors:Joy Palmer, David Cooper, Peter Blaze Corcoran,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: key, fifty, thinkers, guides, routledge, environment
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2001-01-15
List price: $31.95
ISBN-10: 0415146992
ISBN-13: 9780415146999

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy Palmer has assembled a team of over twenty expert contributors to summarize and analyze the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures from all over the world and from ancient times to the present. Among those included are philosophers such as Jean Jacques Rousseau, activists such as Chico Mendes, literary giants such as Virgil, and major religious figures such as Gotama (The Buddha).

Author: Martin Griffiths
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: key, fifty, thinkers, guides, routledge, international, relations
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 2000-02
List price: $28.95
ISBN-10: 0415162289
ISBN-13: 9780415162289

This unique reference offers a quick and convenient overview of the key thinkers in international relations in the twentieth century.The inclusive coverage ranges from politicians such as Lenin and Kissinger, to the most influential figures in feminism, nationalist studies and even historical sociology. Each entry describes the main elements of each thinker’s contribution to the study of international relations, provides relevant information on his or her life and career, and lists valuable suggestions for further reading and critical analysis. Political science and journalism students,

Authors:Joy A. Palmer, Liora Bresler, David Cooper,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: fifty, key, thinkers, guides, routledge, confucius, major, education, dewey
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2001-11-09
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0415231264
ISBN-13: 9780415231268

Why and how people should be educated has, throughout history, preoccupied some of civilization’s greatest minds. This unique work summarizes and analyzes the thinking on education of fifty individuals drawn from a time span covering 500 BC to the nineteenth century. Among those included are: * Confucius * Plato * St. Augustine * Eamus John Wesley * Immanuel Kant * Mary Wollstonecaft * Nietzche * John Dewey * Rudolf Steiner Together with Fifty Contemporary Thinkers on Education, this book provides an intellectual history of educational thinking, through the ages. Each essay give

Authors:Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy A. Palmer,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: key, fifty, thinkers, guides, day, routledge, piaget, modern, education, present
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2001-11-09
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0415224098
ISBN-13: 9780415224093

Fifty Contemporary Thinkers on Education picks up the intellectual history of educational thought where Fifty Major Thinkers on Education leaves off and looks at fifty of the twentieth century’s most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are: * Hans J. Eysenck * Jean Piaget Pierre Bourdieu * Maria Montessori * Bertrand Russell Ivan Illich * Gandhi * Elliot Eisner * Susan Isaacs * Henry Giroux Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education, this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information

Author: Robert S. Doran
Publisher: American Mathematical Society
Keywords: fifty, algebra, years, theory, contemporary, mathematics, first, january, commenorating, celebration, year, ams, special, session, algebras
Number of Pages: 399
Published: 1994-11
List price: $75.00
ISBN-10: 0821851756
ISBN-13: 9780821851753

This volume contains the proceedings of an AMS Special Session held at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio in January 1993 to celebrate the first fifty years of $C^*$-algebra theory. The book contains carefully written expository and research articles by leaders in the field. Also included is a reprinting of the original 1943 paper on $C^*$-algebras by Gelfand and Neumark, which has had such a profound influence on the field. The volume covers a broad spectrum of topics, including the Gelfand-Neumark theorems, $C^*$-algebras and quantization, projections in $C^*$-al
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