Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges

Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor ChallengesWorkers have basic rights that should not be violated, notwithstanding the geographical locale of their work. But those rights often appear to conflict with the economic and commercial needs of both developing nations and multinational enterprises. Creative approaches are necessary if workers’ rights are to coexist with commercial success, or even survival. This book introduces the current global labor milieu and showcases innovative solutions via original case studies (e.g., Nike, Levi Strauss)…

Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges, 7e (Professional Nursing; Concepts and Challenges)

Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges, 7e (Professional Nursing; Concepts and Challenges)Now in full-color, this best-selling, easy-to-read text introduces you to the issues and trends you’re likely to encounter in any nursing practice setting. Each stand-alone chapter explores a specific topic and gives insightful discussions of issues such as the health care delivery system, professionalization in nursing, standards and scope of practice, socialization and nursing theories surrounding the profession, and political action facing nurses. Case studies help you empathize with real pa…

Ethical Leadership: Global Challenges and Perspectives (2011-01-15)

Ethical Leadership: Global Challenges and Perspectives (2011-01-15)Now in full-color, this best-selling, easy-to-read text introduces you to the issues and trends you’re likely to encounter in any nursing practice setting. Each stand-alone chapter explores a specific topic and gives insightful discussions of issues such as the health care delivery system, professionalization in nursing, standards and scope of practice, socialization and nursing theories surrounding the profession, and political action facing nurses. Case studies help you empathize with real pa…

Sex Worker Unionization: Global Developments, Challenges and Possibilities

Sex Worker Unionization: Global Developments, Challenges and PossibilitiesSex Worker Unionisation examines the challenges and opportunities offered by unionisation for Sex Workers. Exploring unionisation projects undertaken by Sex Workers in most major economies, this ground-breaking study shows how sex-workers have collectively sought to control and organise their work and working lives by co-determining the wage-effort with their de facto employers. It highlights the range of significant obstacles that have impeded their progress, including owner hostility, state re…

What Really Matters: Reflections on My Career At Procter & Gamble with Guiding Principles for Success in the Marketplace and Life (ISBN:0938973010)

What Really Matters: Reflections on My Career At Procter & Gamble with Guiding Principles for Success in the Marketplace and Life (ISBN:0938973010)The fundamental question in business and in personal life is the same: What really matters? In this book one of America’s most widely admired business leaders distills a lifetime of experience, including failures as well as successes, to reveal his answers.John Pepper, president, CEO, and chairman of Procter & Gamble for a combined 16 years, underscores the importance of continuous change, innovation, and renewal as prerequisites for growth and sound leadership. In “What Really Matters” he sugge…