Law and Society

Author: Steven Vago

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317346858

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

View: 5791

For one-semester undergraduate courses in Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Introduction to Law, and a variety of criminal justice courses offered in departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Examines the interplay between law and society. Law and Society, 10e provides an informative, balanced and comprehensive analysis of the interplay between law and society. This text presents an overview of the most advanced interdisciplinary and international research, theoretical advances, ongoing debates and controversies. It raises new levels of awareness on the structure and functions of law and legal systems and the principal players in the legal arena and their impact on our lives. In addition, it looks at the legal system in the context of race, class, and gender and considers multicultural and cross-cultural issues in a contemporary and interdisciplinary context.
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Organizational Behavior

Author: Don Hellriegel,John Slocum

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143904225X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

View: 5834

Equip your students with the skills to become effective, high performance managers in today’s business world as you provide a solid foundation in organizational behavior with this unique competency-based approach. Hellriegel/Slocum’s ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 13E has distilled the expertise of hundreds of leading managers from a variety of industries into seven core managerial competencies most important for professional and organizational success. Students have opportunities to assess and maximize their personal skills within the context of today’s organizational behavior as they master competencies in managing self, ethics, communication, diversity, across cultures, teams, and change. The authors apply their decades of experience in teaching, research, and OB consulting to establish a clear connection between organizational behavior theory and contemporary practice. This edition combines classic theory with contemporary research, emerging trends, and the most recent developments impacting business today. New text and video cases from organizations familiar to students and interactive exercises clearly demonstrate how effective leaders use the key competencies to lead more successfully. Give your students the foundation they need to become highly effective managers and successful leaders within the organizations of tomorrow. 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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Conflict Diagnosis and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Author: Laurie S. Coltri

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 638

View: 4778

Now in paperback, this book addresses the rapidly evolving field of Alternative Dispute Resolution in a manner ahead of its time. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, it explains the cognitive, social, organizational and developmental psychology theories that influence ADR and its approaches. From mediation to arbitration to hybrid processes, it helps students understand the strengths and weaknesses of the many varieties of ADR, and why various approaches succeed or fail. This edition includes streamlined coverage of conflict diagnosis, increased treatment of non-adversarial, facilitative forms of dispute resolution, and the latest legal and ethical trends impacting the field.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution

A Conflict Diagnosis Approach

Author: Laurie S. Coltri

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780135064061

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

View: 2719

Now in paperback, this book addresses the rapidly evolving field of Alternative Dispute Resolution in a manner ahead of its time. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, it explains the cognitive, social, organizational and developmental psychology theories that influence ADR and its approaches. From mediation to arbitration to hybrid processes, it helps students understand the strengths and weaknesses of the many varieties of ADR, and why various approaches succeed or fail. This edition includes streamlined coverage of conflict diagnosis, increased treatment of non-adversarial, facilitative forms of dispute resolution, and the latest legal and ethical trends impacting the field.
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Getting to Resolution

Turning Conflict Into Collaboration

Author: Stewart Levine

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 160509580X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 4733

Our current models for ending conflict don’t really work. They waste incredible amounts of time, money, and energy and take an enormous emotional toll on participants. The parties remain embittered, relationships are destroyed, and often the conflict just reappears later in a different form. In this second edition of his classic book, Stewart Levine offers a revolutionary alternative approach that goes beyond compromise and capitulation to provide a satisfactory resolution for everyone involved. Marriages run amuck, neighbors at odds with one another, business deals gone sour, and the pain and anger caused by corporate downsizing are just a few of the conflicts he addresses. The new edition has been thoroughly revised with new examples, new tools, new material about building trust and virtual collaboration, as well as a more global outlook. Levine rejects the adversarial legal model: "If both sides are unhappy, you probably have a good settlement." Resolution, he shows, provides relief and completeness for both sides. No one goes away unhappy. Effective resolution stops anger and resentment cold, drastically cutting the emotional cost and allowing both sides to return to productive, satisfying, functional relationships. Getting to Resolution outlines the ten principles underlying this new approach—what Levine calls “resolutionary thinking. Levine provides a detailed seven-step process for using this new mindset to resolve conflicts in a way that fosters dignity and integrity, optimizes resources, and allows all concerns to be voiced, honored, and woven into the resolution. Levine's model has a thirty-five-year track record. It has been developed, implemented, tested, and proven in business, personal, and governmental contexts. Getting to Resolution will enable readers to shift from thinking about problems, fighting, and breakdowns to thinking about collaboration, engagement, learning, creativity, and the opportunity for creating enduring value.
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High Conflict People in Legal Disputes

Author: Bill Eddy

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1936268752

Category: Law

Page: 260

View: 6526

People with high conflict personalities (HCPs) clog our courts as plaintiffs with inappropriate claims against their personal "targets of blame," and as defendants who have harmed others and need to be stopped. Everybody knows someone with a High Conflict Personality. "How can he be so unreasonable?" "Why does she keep fighting? Can't she see how destructive she is?" "Can you believe they're going to court over ______?" Some HCPs are more difficult than others, but they tend to share a similar preoccupation with blame that drives them into one dispute after another—and keeps everyone perplexed about how to deal with them. Using case examples and an analysis of the general litigation and negotiation behaviors of HCPs, this book helps make sense of the fears that drive people to file lawsuits and complaints. It provides insight for containing their behavior while managing and/or resolving their disputes. Characteristics of the five "high-conflict" personality disorders are explored: Borderline Narcissistic Histrionic Paranoid Antisocial Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, and President of the High Conflict Institute. He developed the "High Conflict Personality" theory and is an international expert on the subject. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center. He has taught at the University of San Diego School of Law, is on the part-time faculty of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and the National Judicial College, and lectures at Monash University in Australia.
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Conflict Management: Pearson New International Edition

A Practical Guide to Developing Negotiation Strategies

Author: Barbara A. Budjac Corvette

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292039992

Category:

Page: 304

View: 940

Appropriate Courses: Conflict Management and Negotiation. Becoming an effective negotiator is a universal skill that can benefit all. Unlike other books, Conflict Management explores how to develop this universal skill, using a very individual, personalized approach. Grounded in theory and research, it examines the psychological and sociological factors inherent in the negotiation process. It explores the complexities of negotiations, by looking at how conflict is related and how temperaments and personality traits impact the process. Filled with exercises, self-assessment tools, examples, and cases, the book links theory to practice and gives readers an opportunity to develop, practice, and perfect their own unique set of negotiation skills.
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Conflict Diagnosis and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Author: Laurie S. Coltri

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 638

View: 5460

Now in paperback, this book addresses the rapidly evolving field of Alternative Dispute Resolution in a manner ahead of its time. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, it explains the cognitive, social, organizational and developmental psychology theories that influence ADR and its approaches. From mediation to arbitration to hybrid processes, it helps students understand the strengths and weaknesses of the many varieties of ADR, and why various approaches succeed or fail. This edition includes streamlined coverage of conflict diagnosis, increased treatment of non-adversarial, facilitative forms of dispute resolution, and the latest legal and ethical trends impacting the field.
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The C. S. I. Effect

Author: Katherine M. Ramsland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780786293551

Category: Law

Page: 460

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Inspired by episodes of the television franchise "C.S.I.," looks at the cutting-edge techniques in crime scene analysis and investigation behind the show, and revisits famous cases in light of these new investigative tools.
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Transformative Mediation

A Sourcebook : Resources for Conflict Intervention Practitioners and Programs

Author: Robert A. Baruch Bush

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780970949226

Category: Conflict management

Page: 479

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Conflict management

a practical guide to developing negotiation strategies

Author: Barbara A. Budjac Corvette

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 306

View: 8407

Well honed negotiating skills can benefit everyone both personally and professionally. This book explores how to develop critical negotiation skills using a very individual, personalized approach. It examines how personality and temperaments influence negotiation styles and techniques and provides numerous strategies proven effective with different personality types. Readers become more skilled in negotiations by understanding how conflict often begins the negotiation process. Exercises, self-assessment tools, and examples give readers an opportunity to identify, develop, practice, and perfect their own unique set of negotiation skills.Recognizes the link between personality and conflict management styles. Discusses psychological and sociological factors along with gender and cultural differences inherent in thenegotiation process. Offers self-assessment exercises to help readers identify their personal negotiation and conflict management styles. Looks at rules of negotiation and the common mistakes we all make. Covers team negotiation and third-party negotiation.For courses in business and communications or for anyone interested in improving personal negotiating skills.
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Resolving Conflict

Author: Gregory Tillett,Brendan French

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195568042

Category: Law

Page: 314

View: 3814

Resolving Conflict 4th edition presents the principles, process and practical skills for resolving conflict. The book emphasises the importance of preparatory work in the resolution of conflict and explores a wide range of human conflict situations. Drawing on case studies and incorporating questions, examples and checklists, readers are encourage to develop an informed, critical, reflective and creative approach to problem-solving.
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Designing Clinical Research

Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469840545

Category: Medical

Page: 378

View: 832

Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.
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In the Name of the Child

A Developmental Approach to Understanding and Helping Children of Conflicted and Violent Divorce, Second Edition

Author: Dr. Janet R. Johnston, PhD,Dr. Vivienne Roseby, PhD,Dr. Kathryn Kuehnle, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826111289

Category: Social Science

Page: 486

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"Johnston, Roseby, and Kuehnle take you behind the child's eyes, into their heads...[they] flesh out the familial context, and bring it all back into the larger social world....When you are done reading, you know who these families are, what the children need, and -- as a clinician -- how you can help them." --Marsha Kline Pruett, PhD, MSL Maconda Brown O'Connor Professor Smith College School for Social Work "This book addresses problems that arise for children of conflicted and violent divorceÖ.It provides a good base for beginning to treat children in this situation as well as good information for understanding the legal and community services available." --Doody's The fully updated and revised edition of In the Name of the Child examines both the immediate and long-term effects of high-conflict divorce on children. By combining three decades of research with clinical experience, the authors trace the developmental problems affecting very young children through adolescence and adulthood, paying special attention to the impact of family violence and the dynamics of parental alienation. The authors present clinical interventions that have proven to be most effective in their own clinical work with families. With a new emphasis on the need for prevention and early intervention, this edition examines how defensive strategies and symptoms of distress in children can consolidate into immutable, long-standing psychopathology in their adult lives. This book contains the policies and procedures that can preempt these high-conflict outcomes in divorcing families. Key Features: Contains a new chapter examining the effects of violent divorce on a sample of young adults, tracking their developmental changes from adolescence through adulthood Discusses the developmental threats to both boys and girls of different ages and stages, along with therapeutic interventions and guidelines for parenting plans Proposes principles and criteria for decision-making about custody, visitation, and parenting plans based on individual assessment of the developing child within his or her family Mental health professionals, educators, family lawyers, judges, and court administrators will find this book to be an essential read, with all the knowledge and insight needed to understand the short- and long-term effects of violent divorce on children.
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Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader

How You and Your Organization Can Manage Conflict Effectively

Author: Craig E. Runde,Tim A. Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118417224

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 6066

The Second Edition of this classic resource on conflict resolution combines research, conceptual models, practitioner experience, and stories that highlight the core conflict competencies. The book underscores the importance for leaders to develop the critical skills they need to help them, their colleagues, and their organizations deal more effectively with conflict and move their organizations forward. This new edition expands on the conflict competence model, includes new tools and techniques, shows how to develop conflict competent teams and organizations, and offers a new online assessment.
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Tomorrow's Lawyers

An Introduction to Your Future

Author: Richard Susskind

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198796633

Category:

Page: 240

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Tomorrow's Lawyers predicts that we are at the beginning of a period of fundamental transformation in law: a time in which we will see greater change than we have seen in the past two centuries. Where the future of the legal service will be a world of internet-based global businesses, online document production, commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web based simulation practice. Legal markets will be liberalized, with new jobs for lawyers and new employers too. This book is a definitive guide to this future - for young and aspiring lawyers, and for all who want to modernize our legal and justice systems. It introduces the new legal landscape and offers practical guidance for those who intend to build careers and businesses in law. Tomorrow's Lawyers is divided into three parts. The first is an updated restatement of Richard Susskind's views on the future of legal services, as laid out in his previous bestselling works, The Future of Law , Transforming the Law, and The End of Lawyers? . He identifies key drivers of change, such as the economic downturn, and considers how these will impact on the legal marketplace. In the second part, Susskind sketches out the new legal landscape as he predicts it, including the changing role of law firms, and in-house lawyers, with virtual hearings and online dispute resolution. The third part focuses on the prospects for aspiring lawyers, predicting what new jobs and new employers there will be, and equipping prospective lawyers with penetrating questions to put to their current and future employers. This new edition has been fully updated to include an introduction to online dispute resolution, Susskind's views on the debates surrounding artificial intelligence and its role in the legal world, a new analysis of new jobs available for lawyers, and a retrospective evaluation of The Future of Law , Susskind's prediction published in 1996 about the future of legal services. This is the essential introduction to the future of law for those who want to succeed in the rapidly changing legal landscape.
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Principles

Author: Ray Dalio

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1982112387

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 1623

#1 New York Times Bestseller “Significant...The book is both instructive and surprisingly moving.” —The New York Times Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals. In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Forty years later, Bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the United States, according to Fortune magazine. Dalio himself has been named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Along the way, Dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to Bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture, which he describes as “an idea meritocracy that strives to achieve meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical transparency.” It is these principles, and not anything special about Dalio—who grew up an ordinary kid in a middle-class Long Island neighborhood—that he believes are the reason behind his success. In Principles, Dalio shares what he’s learned over the course of his remarkable career. He argues that life, management, economics, and investing can all be systemized into rules and understood like machines. The book’s hundreds of practical lessons, which are built around his cornerstones of “radical truth” and “radical transparency,” include Dalio laying out the most effective ways for individuals and organizations to make decisions, approach challenges, and build strong teams. He also describes the innovative tools the firm uses to bring an idea meritocracy to life, such as creating “baseball cards” for all employees that distill their strengths and weaknesses, and employing computerized decision-making systems to make believability-weighted decisions. While the book brims with novel ideas for organizations and institutions, Principles also offers a clear, straightforward approach to decision-making that Dalio believes anyone can apply, no matter what they’re seeking to achieve. Here, from a man who has been called both “the Steve Jobs of investing” and “the philosopher king of the financial universe” (CIO magazine), is a rare opportunity to gain proven advice unlike anything you’ll find in the conventional business press.
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Getting to Yes

Negotiating Agreement Without Giving in

Author: Roger Fisher,William Ury,Bruce Patton

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395631249

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 3437

Describes a method of negotiation that isolates problems, focuses on interests, creates new options, and uses objective criteria to help two parties reach an agreement
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Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth

A Guide for Midwives and Doctors

Author: N.A

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241545879

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 1704

The emphasis of the manual is on rapid assessment and decision making. The clinical action steps are based on clinical assessment with limited reliance on laboratory or other tests and most are possible in a variety of clinical settings.
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