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Creativity and Perception in Management

Paperback, 11/09/2001, £37.99
This textbook reveals the importance of creativity and innovation in today's organizations. It provides students with the principles and practices entailed in the new form of management associated with creative and innovative organizations. The text introduces the creative approaches in management, revealing the role and impact of cognition, intuition and perception. Jane Henry differentiates between a variety of personal styles and shows their implications for creativity, problem solving, communication, decision making and role preference. Students using this textbook will understand the impact of cultural values and certain historical habits of thought on management and organization, and identify the main ways in which management can enable organizations to be more sustainable and responsible. The text includes student activities, illustrative cartoons, boxed examples and recommended readings. This book is a key course text of The Open University Business School MBA course Creativity, Innovation and Change.

Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

Hardback, 28/06/2014, £125.00
The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention.

Daisy Miller and an International Episode

Paperback, 13/06/2013, £6.99
A unique edition of James's two complementary tales, 'Daisy Miller' and 'An International Episode', in which the young American girl irrupts into European society. This edition includes introduction and notes by Adrian Poole, and an Appendix on stage and screen versions of 'Daisy Miller'.

Three Plays: Six Characters in Search of an Author, Henry IV, the Mountain Giants

Paperback, 10/04/2014, £8.99
Pirandello is a seminal figure in modern drama. This is the only one-volume edition of his two most famous plays, Six Characters in Search of an Author and Henry IV, and his last unfinished masterpiece The Mountain Giants, in lively and performable new translations that remain faithful to the letter and spirit of the originals.

Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery

Paperback, 04/11/2014, £14.99
Rachel Adams' life had always gone according to plan. Everything changed with the birth of her second child, Henry. Just minutes after he was born, doctors told her that Henry had Down syndrome. In this book, she chronicles the first three years of Henry's life and her own transformative experience of becoming the mother of a disabled child.

Tropic of Cancer

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £9.99
Banned in the US and the UK for more than thirty years because it was considered pornographic, this book features a starving American writer who lives a bohemian life among prostitutes, pimps, and artists.

Tropic of Capricorn

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £9.99
Tells a story of sexual and spiritual awakening. This book includes a mixture of fiction and autobiography.

World of Sex

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £2.99
A title, in which the author argues that sex is at the heart of his writing because it is at the heart of life - a vital force as essential as bread, money, work or play.

Quiet Days in Clichy

Paperback, 04/02/2016, £9.99
Looking back to author's bohemian life in 1930s Paris, when he was an obscure, penniless writer, this title is a love letter to a city. It describes nocturnal wanderings through shabby Montmartre streets, cafes and bars, sexual liaisons and volatile love affairs, Miller brilliantly evokes a period that would shape his entire life and oeuvre.

Pack My Bag

Paperback, 07/09/2000, £8.99
The author wrote his autobiography in 1940, aged only thirty-five, because he was convinced he wouldn't survive the war. From reminiscences of a childhood spent among the gentry, to searing descriptions of Eton and Oxford, this book is a wayward and incisive portrait of English society and of the man himself.