Although they may disagree on particulars, most persons agree that human global impact is changing the world climate.Sustainability attempts to mitigate that change by altering human behavior.This guide for legal professionals helps them to fully understand green building concepts and sustainability in order to help their organizations work within legal and regulatory boundaries.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: Green Building and Sustainable Development: The Practical Legal Guide Jonathan E. Furr et al. KF 5505.G735 2009
When the Panama Canal opened, the world was changed in terms of global trade and military power.Many see the canal as a triumph of the United States, but its effects were much truly much more extensive.The Big Ditch offers a look at the impacts of large infrastructure projects, American overseas interventions on institutional development and the ability of governments to run companies.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal Noel Maurer and Carlos Yu F 1569 .C2 M157 2011
What makes a great design?Humans tend to build success by examination of failure, not by imitating success.This book shows that by carefully anticipating—and thus averting—failure, invention and design become more successful.Through examination of spectacular engineering failures, the author shows that modeling designs solely based on past successes is the surest road to failure.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: Success Through Failure: The Paradox of Design Henry Petroski TA 174 .P4739 2006
Telecommuting is a great way to attract good employees and retain the best and brightest.But managing telecommuting employees can present challenges.This book provides guidance on how to communicate effectively from a distance, motivate employees to excel, set and enforce deadlines, resolve HR issues and develop career paths for telecommuters.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: Managing the Telecommuting Employee: Set Goals, Monitor Progress, and Maximize Profit and Productivity Michael Amigoni and Sandra Gurvis HD 2336.3 .A46 2009
The Millennials have come up in today’s technology driven world.As this generation begins to dominate the workforce, managers will need to change their leadership styles in order to adapt to work patterns of today, specifically teleworking.This books shows how personal and organizational leadership can successfully transform the way technology is leveraged to increase productivity and achievement of organizational goals without being costly.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: Making Telework Work: Leading People and Leveraging Technology for High-Impact Results Evan H. Offstein and Jason M. Morwick HD 2336.35 .U6 O35 2009
The twelve predictions in this book reveal critical economic challenges in the coming decades.This is one economist’s guide for tomorrow, providing insights into the industries that will grow, the economies that will crumble, the investments most likely to pay off and where the next big crisis may occur.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: Outrageous Fortunes: The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy Daniel Altman HB 3730 .A625 2011
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