Acquisition List of New Books

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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
11.

CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC, Tomas

      Personality and individual differences / Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic - New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015.

Personality and Individual Differences is a state-of-the-art undergraduate textbook that covers the salient and recent literature on personality, intellectual ability, motivation and other individual differences such as creativity, emotional intelligence, leadership and vocational interests.

 

 

 

KZ 155.22
CHA

12.

THE HANDBOOK of global security policy / edited by Mary Kaldor and Iavor Rangelov - Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014.

This Handbook brings together 30 state-of-the-art essays covering the essential aspects of global security research and practice for the 21st century. Embraces a broad definition of security that extends beyond the threat of foreign military attack to cover new risks for violenceOffers comprehensive coverage framed around key security concepts, risks, policy tools, and global security actorsDiscusses pressing contemporary issues including terrorism, disarmament, genocide, sustainability, international peacekeeping, state-building, natural disasters, energy.
 

 

 

KZ 355.0335
HAN

13.

TOBIN, Michael

      Forget strategy. get results. : radical management attitudes that will deliver outstanding success / Michael Tobin - Hoboken : Wiley, 2014

"Radical, creative, often extreme, and incredibly successful management techniques from a leading global entrepreneur. Written from the point of view of someone achieving business success in today's turbulent economy, The Non-Strategy Book offers you a fresh way of thinking about successfully managing any sort of business, under any conditions. Controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining, it delivers TelecityGroup founder and CEO, Mike Tobin's unconventional approach to management and shares the lessons he's learned on his path to building one of the world's largest data center provider companies. Radical, creative, often extreme, the techniques it describes are the same ones Mike uses every day at TelecityGroup, and with which he has achieved nothing short of awe-inspiring results.
 

KZ 658.4
TOB

14.

HADARY, Sharon

      How women lead : 8 essential strategies successful women know / Sharon Hadary, Laura Henderson - New York : McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Lead like a woman. It's a new world for women in business leadership. Did you know that: Companies with more women in high-level positions report better financial performance than those with fewer women at these levels? 40% of all privately held businesses are owned by women? More than half of all professional and managerial positions are held by women? The number of women earning $100,000 or more has grown at a faster pace than it has for men in the United States? 6.3% of the top earners in the Fortune 500 companies are women? Women are moving into leadership roles in business, government, and the military, and they're gaining positions of increasing stature and higher salaries.

 

KZ 658.4092082
HAD

15.

HARTLEY, Trevor C

      The foundations of European Union law : an introduction to the constitutional and administrative law of the European Union / by Trevor C. Hartley - 8th edition - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

This work looks at the principles of the constitutional and administrative law of the European Union. T.C. Hartley examines the institutions and the Union legal system along with administrative law and remedies including the workings of the European Court and the Court of First Instance
 

 

 

KW 5
HAR

16.

POPULAR punishment : on the normative significance of public opinion / edited by Jesper Ryberg and Julian V. Roberts - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

What role should public opinion play in the way the state deals with criminal offenders? This volume brings together leading philosophers, legal theorists, and criminologists to consider the various aspects of the relationship between public opinion and state punishment.
 
 
 
 
 

 

KM 587
POP

17.

WILMOT-SMITH, Richard

      Wilmot-Smith on construction contracts / Richard Wilmot-Smith - 3rd edition - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Wilmot-Smith on Construction contracts provides a refreshing approach to the law and practice relating to construction contracts in the UK, dealing with all the substantive law and dispute resolution procedures in one user-friendly volume.
 
 
 
 

 

 

KN 84.4.A1
WIL

18.

TAMVAKIS, Michael N.

      Commodity trade and finance / by Michael Tamvakis. - 2nd edition - Abingdon, Oxon : Informa Law, 2015.

What affects the supply of oil? How important is the weather in determining grain prices? Why has the price of copper skyrocketed? This unique book analyses the economics of key commodity groups, including energy, agriculture and metals. It examines the supply/demand fundamentals of several major and minor commodities, physical characteristics, production and consumption patterns, trade flows and pricing mechanisms. It also explains the main tools used to hedge price risk, such as futures, options and swaps. This second edition contain has been fully revised and restructured, and contains 4 new chapters, including oil refining, electricity and price risk management for energy, metals and agricultural commodities. This book is an indispensable reference text for students, academics and those working in the commodity business.

KZ 332.6328
TAM

19.

ROGERS, Catherine A.

      Ethics in international arbitration / Catherine A. Rogers - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Although international arbitration is a remarkably resilient institution, many unresolved and largely unacknowledged ethical quandaries lurk below the surface. This text provides a framework for developing much-needed formal ethical rules and a reliable enforcement regime in the international arbitration system.

 

 

 

KC 1250
ROG

20.

THE OXFORD handbook of international antitrust economics / edited by Roger D. Blair and D. Daniel Sokol - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.

The Handbook examines the most important issues that arise in antitrust economics. Leading scholars in the field provide detailed critical analysis of developments across a number of different antitrust topics along with a detailed review of the literature. The Handbook is invaluable as a research and teaching tool.

     

 

 

 

KC 220
OXF

 

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