This book brings together academic work on contemporary issues in financial institutions and markets. The general theme is designed to allow for a wide range of topics, covering the diverse nature of academic enquiry in banking and finance. The contributions thus address a broad spectrum of...
Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge
Impacts on and of People for Successful Rail Operations
The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national...
Published September 13th 2012 by CRC Press
Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)
It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of...
Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge
The VitalBook e-book version of The Problems Book is only available in the US and Canada at the present time. To purchase or rent please visit http://store.vitalsource.com/show/9781136843792. The Problems Book helps students appreciate the ways in which experiments and simple calculations can...
Published March 26th 2012 by Garland Science
Series: Critical Concepts in Finance
It is almost universally agreed that banks are of central importance for economic growth, the efficient allocation of capital, financial stability, and the competitiveness and development of manufacturing and service sectors. And, at least in recent decades, it has also widely been believed that...
Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge
Based upon a series of detailed case studies of associations such as early synagogues and churches, philosophical schools and pagan mystery cults, this collection addresses the question of what can legitimately be termed a 'voluntary association'.Employing modern sociological concepts, the essays...
Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge
From the earliest statutes to the present day
A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced...
Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge
Direct from infectious diseases experts at Mayo Clinic, this new pocket-sized guide to antimicrobial therapy provides an innovative format organized for the way you treat patients—simplified treatment recommendations for specific syndromes at the point of care. Special benefits include: An...
Published May 22nd 2008 by CRC Press
Sport and leisure managers need to understand the financial side of their industry to offer the most cost-effective facilities and to make sound business decisions. However, to the non-expert the language and practice of finance is often bewildering and perceived as complicated, difficult and...
Published October 12th 2007 by Routledge
Restoring Meaning and Wholeness to Personality
Series: Psychosocial Stress Series
Filling a gap that exists in most traumatology literature, The Posttraumatic Self provides an optimistic analysis of the aftermath of a traumatic event. This work appreciates the potentially positive effects of trauma and links those effects to the discovery of one's identity, character, and...
Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge