books about: theories
Leadership: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition
Peter G. Northouse
SAGE Publications, Inc
Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Each chapter of Peter Northouse’s Leadership: Theory and Practice follows a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the ...
The Big Bang Theory Wall Calendar (2015)
Spend the year with your favorite geniuses and friends, including Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, Raj, Penny, Amy, and Bernadette. Calendar features a mid-sized planning grid and is printed on a glossy paper stock suitable for pen and pencil note taking. 12" wide x 11" tall when closed and 12" wide x 22" tall when open. 13 full-color images. Includes 4 extra planning grids for September through December of 2014, plus full pages for January through ...
The Theory of Moral Sentiments
Economic Classics (EMP)
Man’s moral nature is influenced by sentiment and sympathy. The human ability to sympathize forms the psychological basis of man’s desire to adhere to natural moral laws. Adam Smith explores ideas about individual freedom and self-interest, conscience and virtue, and a classic work of moral philosophy that remains relevant.
Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, Fifth Edition
Irvin D. Yalom
In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of group psychotherapy’s standard text, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator present the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. Among the significant new topics: Online therapy Specialized groups Ethnocultural diversity Trauma Managed care Plus hundreds of new references and clinical vignettes
Third Circle Theory: Purpose Through Observation
The Third Circle Theory does a great job at breaking down the different stages that a successful entrepreneur goes through throughout his journey to the top. There is advice for people who are just starting out and for people who are in the middle of it. As a successful entrepreneur myself, I agreed with most of the points made, whether it's about how to view the world, trying to understand what people's motives are, or how to differentiate ...
Theories of Personality
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
The 8th edition of Theories of Personality follows in the tradition of the previous versions, by centering on the premise that personality theories are a reflection of the unique cultural background, family experiences, personalities, and professional training of their originators. The book begins by acquainting students with the meaning of personality and providing them with a solid foundation for understanding the nature of theory, as well ...
Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy
Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the ninth edition of Corey's best-selling text offers an easy-to-understand text that helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, and postmodern ...
Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications (6th Edition)
For undergraduate/graduate courses in Theories of Development, Child Development, and Lifespan Development. The result of extensive scholarship and consultation with leading scholars, this text introduces students to twenty-four theorists and compares and contrasts their theories on how we develop as individuals. Emphasizing the theories that build upon the developmental tradition established by Rousseau, this text also covers ...
The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How To Think Like One
Two Plus Two Publishing
The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold ’em, lowball draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception, bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of ...
A Theory of Justice
Since it appeared in 1971, John Rawls's A Theory of Justice has become a classic. The author has now revised the original edition to clear up a number of difficulties he and others have found in the original book. Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition--justice as fairness--and to provide an alternative to utilitarianism, which had dominated the Anglo-Saxon tradition of political thought ...
A Theory of the Drone
New Press, The
Drone warfare has raised profound ethical and constitutional questions both in the halls of Congress and among the U.S. public. Not since debates over nuclear warfare has American military strategy been the subject of discussion in living rooms, classrooms, and houses of worship. Yet as this groundbreaking new work shows, the full implications of drones have barely been addressed in the recent media storm. In a unique take on a subject that has ...
Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, 8th Edition
Develop your own counseling style using Corey's bestselling THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. You will see the major theories of counseling (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist and, and postmodern approaches) as they are used in practice through a case study focused on one client, "Stan." The case of "Stan" appears in each chapter so ...
Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements
Richard S. Figliola
Donald E. Beasley
John Wiley and Sons
The fifth edition of this market leading book provides mechanical engineers with the most up to date coverage of mechanical measurements. Sound theory is highlighted by rich and current practical examples. New chapter opening learning objectives and outcomes explore the critical concepts that will be discussed. New and revised examples and problems clearly show how the information is applied in the field. Expanded discussions are included on ...
Philosophies And Theories For Advanced Nursing Practice (Butts, Philosophies and Theories for Advanced ...
Janie B. Butts
Karen L. Rich
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition was developed as an essential resource for advance practice students in master’s and doctoral programs. This text is appropriate for students needing an introductory understanding of philosophy and how a theory is constructed as well as students and nurses who understand theory at an advanced level. The Second Edition discusses the AACN DNP essentials which is critical for ...
Music Theory for Guitarists: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask (Guitar Method)
(Guitar Method). Guitarists of all levels will find a wealth of practical music knowledge in this special book and CD package. Veteran guitarist and author Tom Kolb dispels the mysteries of music theory using plain and simple terms and diagrams. The accompanying CD provides 94 tracks of music examples, scales, modes, chords, ear training, and much more!
Theories for Direct Social Work Practice (Book Only)
Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed.
Theory and Practice of Group Counseling
THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, 9th Edition, gives readers an in-depth overview of the eleven group counseling theories. In addition to illustrating how to put these theories into practice, this best-selling book guides readers in developing their own syntheses of various aspects of the theories. With Corey's clear, straightforward writing style, readers are able to grasp each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice ...
Theories of Personality: Understanding Persons (6th Edition)
Susan C. Cloninger Ph.D.
Enlivens theories through illustrative biographies, clear explanations, the latest research Theories of Personality provides an overview of major classic and current theories of personality, brings theories to life through the interpretation of illustrative biographies, and integrates a clear explanation of theory with the latest research. In the sixth edition, the organization has changed to reflect the ...
Introduction to Graph Theory (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Richard J. Trudeau
A stimulating excursion into pure mathematics aimed at "the mathematically traumatized," but great fun for mathematical hobbyists and serious mathematicians as well. Requiring only high school algebra as mathematical background, the book leads the reader from simple graphs through planar graphs, Euler's formula, Platonic graphs, coloring, the genus of a graph, Euler walks, Hamilton walks, and a discussion of The Seven Bridges of Konigsberg. ...
Theories of Developmental Psychology
Patricia H. Miller
Clear, engaging, well-attuned to the latest research breakthroughs, Theories of Developmental Psychology is the ideal book for anyone interested in balanced overview of the major schools of thought for child development. In this updated new edition, Patricia Miller offers the most current, comprehensive, and insightful presentation of the main theories of developmental psychology available today. With superb scholarship and exceptional ...
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