Leadership in the Asia Pacific: A Global Research Perspective

Leadership in the Asia Pacific: A Global Research PerspectiveThis book examines the vital nature of the subject of leadership in Asia and looks, in particular, at the processes and practices within the Asia Pacific region. It describes how leadership processes differ across various regions and teaches managers how to better employ these processes in order to improve the success of their organisations. The work moves beyond looking only at Western ideas and explores further leadership perspectives based on differing cultural foundations. It considers the i…

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India’s Ocean: The Story of India’s Bid for Regional Leadership (Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series)

India's Ocean: The Story of India's Bid for Regional Leadership (Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series)This book assesses India’s role as a major power in the Indian Ocean. Many see the Indian Ocean as naturally falling within India’s sphere of influence but, as this book demonstrates, India has a long way to go before it could achieve regional dominance. The book outlines the development of Indian thinking on its role in the Indian Ocean and examines India’s strategic relationships in the region, including with maritime South Asia, the Indian Ocean islands, East Africa, the Middle East, So…

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Challenging the Mandate of Heaven: Social Protest and State Power in China (Asia and the Pacific)

Challenging the Mandate of Heaven: Social Protest and State Power in China (Asia and the Pacific)Social science theories of contentious politics have been based almost exclusively on evidence drawn from the European and American experience, and classic texts in the field make no mention of either the Chinese Communist revolution or the Cultural Revolution — surely two of the most momentous social movements of the twentieth century. Moreover, China’s record of popular upheaval stretches back well beyond this century, indeed all the way back to the third century B.C. This book, by bringing t…

January 31, 2002
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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan

We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on BataanSocial science theories of contentious politics have been based almost exclusively on evidence drawn from the European and American experience, and classic texts in the field make no mention of either the Chinese Communist revolution or the Cultural Revolution — surely two of the most momentous social movements of the twentieth century. Moreover, China’s record of popular upheaval stretches back well beyond this century, indeed all the way back to the third century B.C. This book, by bringing t…

October 29, 2013
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MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific

MacArthur at War: World War II in the PacificA Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur’s rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MACARTHUR AT WAR will go deeper into this transformative period of his life than previous biographies, drilling into the military strategy that Walter R. Borneman is so skilled a…

May 10, 2016
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Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume 1: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia (Elections in Asia and the Pacific Vol. 1)

Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume 1: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia (Elections in Asia and the Pacific Vol. 1)Elections in Asia, written by experts in the field, presents the first-ever compendium of electoral data for all the 62 states in Asia, Australia, and Oceania from their independence to the present. Exhaustive statistics on national elections and referendum are given in each chapter. The two volumes provides the definative resource for historical and cross-national comparisons of elections and electoral system worldwide….

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Changing Education: Leadership, Innovation and Development in a Globalizing Asia Pacific (CERC Studies in Comparative Education)

Changing Education: Leadership, Innovation and Development in a Globalizing Asia Pacific (CERC Studies in Comparative Education)Most current educational systems and programs are proving inadequate at meeting the demand of fast changing societies since they have hardly evolved and developed with the times. This book offers insights into the consequences of globalization for the leadership of educational change. Its focus is not on doing things better, but on doing better things; not on doing things right, but on doing the right things to prepare students for a fast changing, interdependent world….

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Self-directed Learning Oriented Assessments in the Asia-Pacific (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)

Self-directed Learning Oriented Assessments in the Asia-Pacific (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)The Asia-Pacific region needs to maximize the benefits of education to enable it to compete in an economic future dominated by innovation, in which assessing student progress must be an empowering rather than delimiting factor. This detailed exposition of the theoretical basis and application tools of self-directed learning-oriented assessment (SLOA) reflects the very latest research championed by the Assessment Research Centre at The Hong Kong Institute of Education. Featuring a range of releva…

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Human Resource Management in China: Past, Current and Future HR Practices in the Industrial Sector (Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business)

Human Resource Management in China: Past, Current and Future HR Practices in the Industrial Sector (Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business)Enhancing our understanding of HRM in the Chinese industrial sector, this book explores the emerging role of HRM in China’s industrial enterprises. A significant contribution to the theory of HRM, this book will be essential reading for students and researchers of Business and Management, HRM and Asian Business….

September 12, 2012
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