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The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy

Scott E. Page - 2017 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
How businesses and other organizations can improve their performance by tapping the power of differences in how people think What if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do in order to make society more integrated and just ...

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are ...

Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund - 2018 - Business & Economics - No preview available
'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA The perfect Christmas gift: a message of hope for our troubled times. *the #1 Sunday Times bestseller * instant New York ...

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

Andrea Wulf - 2015 - Nature - Limited preview
The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. NATIONAL ...

An Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling: Modeling Natural, Social, and ...

Uri Wilensky, William Rand - 2015 - Computers - Limited preview
A comprehensive and hands-on introduction to the core concepts, methods, and applications of agent-based modeling, including detailed NetLogo examples.

The Science of Storytelling

Will Storr - 2019 - Fiction - No preview available
'If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book' Sunday Times'The best book on the craft of storytelling I've ever read' Matt Haig'Rarely has a book engrossed me more, and forced me to question everything I've ever read, seen or written ...

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player ...

William H. Janeway - 2018 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Revised edition of the author's Doing capitalism in the innovation economy, c2012.

Algorithmic Puzzles

Anany Levitin, Maria Levitin - 2011 - Mathematics - Limited preview
While many think of algorithms as specific to computer science, at its core algorithmic thinking is defined by the use of analytical logic to solve problems. This logic extends far beyond the realm of computer science and into the wide and ...

Evaluation in the Extreme: Research, Impact and Politics in Violently ...

Kenneth Bush, Colleen Duggan - 2015 - Social Science - No preview available
An exploration of the ways in which research, power and politics interact in violently divided societies Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the funding of research in and on violently divided societies. But how do we know ...

Social Network Analysis: An Actor Centred Approach

Nick Crossley, Elisa Bellotti, Gemma Edwards, Martin G Everett, Johan Koskinen, Mark Tranmer - 2015 - Social Science - No preview available
The highly respected team at Manchester University discuss both qualitative, quantitative and mixed approaches, introducing the reader to both basic and foundational methods. These are then applied to the cutting edge of contemporary social ...

Monitoring and Evaluation in Health and Social Development: Interpretive and ...

Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton - 2016 - Social Science - Limited preview
New approaches are needed to monitor and evaluate health and social development. Existing strategies tend to require expensive, time-consuming analytical procedures. The growing emphasis on results-based programming has resulted in evaluation ...