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November 01, 2012

Never Mind The Bosses: Hastening the Death of Deference for Business Success

Over the last few decades  power, information and resources have moved from being concentrated in the hands of a relatively small number of people and institutions, to being dispersed across many. Events on the world stage such as the arrival of Wikileaks, the Arab Spring of 2011, the Global Financial Crisis, the social media revolution and flashpoints such as the British MP Expenses Scandal have further hastened this process.

October 31, 2012

Job Action Day is November 5th!

Wiley presents the following career titles to help anyone develop and plan their next career steps.

October 22, 2012

The Problem with Math is English: A Language-Focused Approach to Giving All Students a Deeper Understanding of Mathematics

Shows teachers in grades 3-8 how to teach standard math content in a way that ensures students will comprehend the underlying concepts.  Especially helpful for teaching ELL students and others who struggle with math.

October 11, 2012

Leading so People Will Follow

In a new book, leadership coach and strategy expert Erika Andersen addresses this pervasive and pressing need from a new perspective – offering a strategic plan for how to lead so people will follow.

October 03, 2012

Idea Stormers: How to lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs

Drawing on his work leading high-stakes ideation sessions at more than 300 organizations, Bryan W. Mattimore explains the how, what, and why of successful ideation and provides a framework for when and how to apply various techniques.

October 02, 2012

Renegades Write the Rules: How the Digital Royalty Use Social Media to Innovate

With more than one billion users on Facebook and Twitter alone, social media has evolved from much more than just a marketing tactic; it’s transformed into one of the most effective communication tools available. Many books teach the mechanics of using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to compete in business. But few reveal the sometimes counterintuitive rules of creating true worth that is unique to the social space—you must continually deliver value when, where, and how people want to receive it.

September 26, 2012

Dealing with the Tough Stuff: Practical Solutions for School Administrators

Dealing With Tough Stuff covers all the trickiest parts of working as a school administrator, including handling discipline effectively, framing difficult staff conversations, conducting investigations, and dealing with school crises. These are all the things administrators aren’t taught in Ed school, but they must do well in order to be effective in the job.

September 26, 2012

Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence

A groundbreaking book that builds on Daniel Goleman’s emotional and social learning to foster a new type of learning, one that prepares young people for the ecological challenges we face.

September 25, 2012

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World

The follow up from the best-selling The Networked Nonprofit, Beth Kanter helps nonprofits take the next step to measure their effectiveness

September 25, 2012

Think Like a Futurist in Business: Train Your Brain to Get Unstuck from the Present and Outperform the Competition

Push past resistance to discover and own new business territories

September 20, 2012

Wiley Authors Speak at Trust Consortium

 Top Wiley Authors, Experts on Trust to Speak at Consortium for Trustworthy Organizations Inaugural Summit

September 19, 2012

The Wiley Learning Institute™ Announces New Fall Workshop Series

The WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™(www.WileyLearningInstitute.com) is now offering faculty & campus leaders the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized speakers and thought leaders. 

September 17, 2012

Social Media For School Leaders: How to Create an Effective Social Media Strategy or a School or District

School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice? In SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCHOOL LEADERS, author Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration.

September 11, 2012

The Art of Doing Good: Where Passion Meets Action

How to turn personal passion into an organization with impact

September 10, 2012

Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation: A Practical Guide for Academic Leaders

Seasoned writer and academic leader Jeffrey Buller provides a concise, practical, sensible guide for academic leaders who must conduct faculty evaluations.

September 10, 2012

Church Transfusion: Changing Your Church Organically

Neil Cole (author of Organic Church) challenges established churches to transfuse themselves with the life-giving qualities and energy of Jesus' original vision for what the church should be and do.

September 10, 2012

Increasing Persistence: What Really Works In Student Retention

This comprehensive, practical book provides the most up-to-date research on the factors that contribute to retention and strategies for increasing student persistence and retention in higher education.

September 10, 2012

The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration

This is a practical, comprehensive professional handbook for those working in and administrating college athletics, recreation, and fitness programs. It also serves as a textbook for graduate students in courses or programs on intercollegiate athletics and recreation administration.

September 10, 2012

The Post-Black and Post-White Church

Efrem Smith answers questions about his new book, The Post-Black and Post-White Church.