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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…

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…

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….

Chiefs Today - East-West Center (East-West Center Series on Contemporary Issues in Asia and t)This volume presents detailed analyses of the accommodations between chiefs and states in thirteen Pacific societies. In some states, traditional perquisites and political authority have overlapped so that the state is a contemporary form of chiefdom. Elsewhere, chiefs operate as a mechanism of local accommodation to centralized state authority, facilitating state operations in the local community. In still other states, local chiefs have risen up against central authority, leading their communi…

Leadership in a Small Town Of all the questions that might be asked about political life, it would be difficult to find one of greater interest than the ancient query: who rules over whom? It appeals powerfully to our curiosity. We want to know who “runs” things–who makes policy decisions in New York, Washington, London, or the town in which we live. Is it a single powerful individual, an economic elite, a series of elites, the citizens, political bosses, or some variant of these possibilities? The major purpose of …

Enabling Consumer and Entrepreneurial Literacy in Subsistence Marketplaces (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)In a groundbreaking text that will inspire literacy educators, the authors here describe research on low-literate, poor buyers and sellers in subsistence marketplaces. They examine the consequent development of an innovative marketplace literacy educational program that enables consumer and entrepreneurial literacy. Then, they look at the implications of the research and the educational program for business, education, and a variety of disciplines and functions….

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…

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….

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…

We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on BataanThe 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…