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It is important for leaders to learn as much as possible about what it takes to be a good leader. However, it is even more important to be able to apply what is being learned. Cases on Critical Leadership Skills provides interesting, real world, and often inspiring cases written by well-known experts and top level executives from around the world of leaders applying the critical skills needed to be a successful, high impact leader in a fast-paced modern society.

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Perceived Benefits versus Unintended Consequences, Second Edition

In this thoroughly revised second edition of Publish or Perish, Imad A. Moosa extends and develops his analysis of the continual pressure to publish research which plagues the academic sphere. Perceptive and provocative, the book identifies the duress placed upon academics to either publish their work regularly or face the negative consequences, ranging from a lack of promotion to redundancy.

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Centering Democratic Citizenship and Engagement in the Introductory Classroom

Providing practical, concrete teaching strategies alongside relevant methodology and scholarship, this book offers a pedagogical approach for centering students' democratic citizenship and political engagement in American government courses.

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Issues related to teaching and learning information systems concepts have received keen interest from IS academics since the discipline’s inception over 60 years ago. Bringing together cutting-edge research from over 30 international experts, Teaching Information Systems presents a timely assessment of critical issues associated with the IS curriculum, the learner, and the learning environment.

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Missing Education Data and the SDG 4 Data Regime

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Achieving Equitable Education argues that critical gaps in education data are hampering the achievement of one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: “inclusive and equitable quality education…for all”. This book critically explores education data gaps across regions, themes and levels of education, highlighting key relationships and disconnects between national, regional and global data needs.

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By setting out a step-by-step guide on the implementation of a theoretically robust team work-centric approach to education, Group and Team Work explains valuable team work theory and practical dynamics. It details specific approaches educators can take to effectively play different roles, such as that of the facilitator, instructor and coach, thus depicting a varied and detailed picture of team work in higher education.

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How Education, Economy and Culture Shape Public Attitudes

The redistribution of welfare resources to migrants continues to polarise society. Not only politicians from the radical right but also from more mainstream parties are capitalising on the idea of ‘welfare for our kind’, or welfare chauvinism. In this innovative book, Gianna Maria Eick provides a comprehensive analysis of welfare chauvinism in Europe, skilfully exploring how it is shaped by education, economy and culture.

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Implications for Teaching, Research, and Innovation

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Promoting more responsible action in relation to business sustainability, this book addresses the increasing discomfort among faculty members and wider society as to how business schools prepare students for the future. Reflective and inspiring, it seeks to motivate the necessary action which may be a small but crucial catalysts to solving challenges posed by increasing globalisation, migration, economic development, changing demographics, and cultural exchange.

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European Perspectives on Societal Impact Evaluation

This insightful book explores the answers to two ongoing debates: how should societal impact of research be measured and to what extent national research evaluation systems are fit for purpose?

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Establishing and Sustaining a Successful Career in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

This thoroughly revised second edition draws on the author’s decades of observations and experiences in academia, Written in a clear and concise style, the book provides fully updated, forthright and practical counsel on achieving and maintaining a successful, balanced career from PhD to retirement.

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