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Book Thumbnail Even more games trainers play: experiential learning exercises
Edward E. Scannell, John W. Newstrom
(336 Pages) The fourth book in the acclaimed Games Trainers Play series includes a fresh collection of motivational activities for every training situation. New icebreakers, brain teasers, problem-solvers, and session closers are included, plus a host of exercises on today's hottest business topics. Each game has been field-tested and can be played in under 30 minutes.
Book Thumbnail Event planning: the ultimate guide to successful meetings, corporate events, fund-raising galas, conferences, conventions, incentives and other special events
Judy Allen
(417 Pages) Describes the process of planning and executing a special event for commercial and charitable organizations, considering issues such as the budget, location of ...
Book Thumbnail Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices
Julie Clawson
(208 Pages) Where does your chocolate come from? Does it matter if your coffee is fair trade or not? It matters--more than you might think. Julie Clawson takes us on a tour of everyday life and shows how our ordinary lifestyle choices have big implications for justice around the world. She unpacks how we get our food and clothing and shows us the surprising costs of consumer waste. How we live can make a difference not only for our own health but also for the well-being of people across the globe. The more sustainable our lifestyle, the more just our world will be. Everyday justice is one way of loving God and our neighbors. We can live more ethically, through the little and big decisions we make every day. Here's how.
Book Thumbnail Everyday Leadership: Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success
Mariam MacGregor
(140 Pages) Written and experiential activities help teens discover their own leadership potential and develop skills that guide them to act responsibly and make a difference in the world around them. Teens gain a greater understanding of who they are, what matters to them, how that translates into leadership, and how leadership relates to everyday life. Written activities encourage reflection; "do something" activities call for commitment and action. Both enable teens to reach new levels of leadership. Created for use with Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens, this consumable guide also functions as a stand-alone resource for personal growth.
  Evolving Theoretical Perspectives on Students
Leila Moore
Book Thumbnail Excellence Without a Soul: Does Liberal Education Have a Future?
Harry Lewis
(336 Pages) A Harvard professor and former Dean of Harvard College offers his provocative analysis of how America's great universities are failing students and the nation
Book Thumbnail Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan
(278 Pages) An updated edition of the best-selling reference features a new introduction on how to execute necessary business processes in light of today's challenging economic and financial environment. Cowritten by the author of What the CEO Wants You to Know.
  Expanding Boundaries - Building Civic Responsibility within Higher Education
Corporation for National Service
  Experiential Learning Exercises
Process and Facilitation Class Fall 1993
Book Thumbnail Exploring Leadership, Facilitation and Activity Guide: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
Wendy Wagner, Daniel T. Ostick
(304 Pages) Teach Leadership Well This guide provides facilitation modules for the topics in Exploring Leadership, Third Edi­tion, chapter by chap­ter. It includes the best lesson plans and activities from practicing leadership educators who have used Exploring Leadership for years, as well as sample syllabi for using the book as a text and shaping a weekly schedule around the assigned chapters, or using the content in cocurricular activities, such as retreats and workshops.
Book Thumbnail Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
Susan R. Komives, Nance Lucas, Timothy R. McMahon
(608 Pages) This third edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the bestselling text for undergraduate leadership courses. This book is designed for college students to help them understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and guide them in developing their leadership potential. The Relational Leadership Model (RLM) continues as the major focus in this edition, and the book includes stronger connections between the RLM dimensions and related concepts, as well as visual applications of the model. The third edition includes new student vignettes that demonstrate how the major concepts and theories can be applied. It also contains new material on social justice, conflict management, positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, and new self-assessment and reflection questionnaires. For those focused on the practice of leadership development, the third edition is part of a complete set that includes a Student Workbook, a Facilitation and Activity Guide for educators, and free downloadable instructional PowerPoint® slides. The Workbook is a student-focused companion to the book and the Facilitation and Activity Guide is designed for use by program leaders and educators. PLUS! Each copy of Exploring Leadership, Third Edition comes with an access code so students can take the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute online assessment which has helped more than eight million people around the world discover their talents. After they take the self-assessment, they'll receive a customized report that lists their top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how they can use their talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. In the book, the authors discuss the importance of understanding oneself, and how using the StrengthsFinder assessment will help one do so. (E-book customers must prove they have purchased the book to obtain their StrengthsFinder access code from Wiley Customer Service.)
Book Thumbnail Facing racism in education
Vanessa Siddle Walker
(280 Pages)
  Fahrenheit 451 [by] Ray Bradbury

(56 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Figuring Foreigners Out: A Practical Guide
Craig Storti
(167 Pages) The ultimate, self-instructional cross-cultural training manual.
  Financial Management for Student Affairs Administrator
John H. Schuh
  Financial Management for Student Affairs Administrators
John H. Schuh
(147 Pages) This book offers a perspective on the current financial environment in higher education and helps student affairs officers improve their skills in fiscal and budgetary management. "Current Fiscal and Budgetary Perspectives" (John Schuh) describes the fiscal environment in which student affairs operates and discusses budgeting approaches. "Private Versus Public Institutions: How Do Financial Issues Compare?" (Donald Mills and Margaret Barr) points out some differences and similarities in fiscal management issues in independent and public institutions. "Trends in Management Information Systems for Student Affairs Officers" (Jerry Quick) examines hardware and software needs, networking, training, and getting started with such a system. "Dimensions of Financial Management in Admissions Services" (Linda Clement) discusses the impact of enrollment on institutional revenues and the management of the admissions office. "Can You Get There From Here? Assessing the Direction of Student Financial Aid Administration From a Student Affairs Perspective" (Susan Pugh) identifies questions appropriate to the management of the financial aids office. "Funding and Financial Management of Counseling Centers" (Donald Nance) describes the financial environment of counseling centers and identifies sources of funding. "Financial Management of Student Health Services" (Scott Rickard and Debra Benoit Sivertson) identifies current trends in student health services and describes seven funding models. "Auxiliary Enterprises: Running a Business Within an Institution" (Michael Noetzel and James Hyatt) describes major issues facing auxiliary services on college campuses and presents management trends. "Evaluating Financial Management in Student Affairs" (George Kuh and Elizabeth Nuss) introduces the not-for-profit model as an interesting framework for evaluating student affairs. (NB)
Book Thumbnail First things first: to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy
Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill
(373 Pages) Offers an approach to time management based on life values, and provides methods for achieving maximum effectiveness, balance, and personal peace
Book Thumbnail First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman
(271 Pages) Offers intriguing and provocative insights into the attitudes and behavior of the world's greatest managers, explaining how a good manager can select, focus, motivate, and develop their employees in order to transform talent into performance. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
  Fish For Life- A Remarkable Way to Achieve Your Dreams
Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D.
Book Thumbnail Fish! Sticks: A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work Fresh
Stephen C. Lundin, John Christensen, Harry Paul
(122 Pages) A business parable uses a fictional sushi restaurant model to illustrate their three success principles of "Commit," "Be It," and "Coach It."
Book Thumbnail Fish! tales: real-life stories to help you transform your workplace and your life
Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, John Christensen, Philip Strand
(176 Pages) An entertaining collection of real-life stories details how companies and individuals have applied the innovative FISH!� philosophy to their day-to-day business operations, increasing productivity and boosting morale, and features a comprehensive program for immediately implementing this philosophy into your own business and life. 250,000 first printing.
  Fish- A Remarkable Way to Boost Moral and Improve Results
Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D.
Book Thumbnail Flight of the Buffalo: Soaring to Excellence, Learning to Let Employees Lead
James A. Belasco, Ralph C. Stayer
(355 Pages) A hardcover bestseller now in paperback presents a management program that encourages employee leadership--which today's companies must have more of if they are to survive the coming decades.
Book Thumbnail Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(336 Pages) Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.
Book Thumbnail Focus: the future of your company depends on it
Al Ries
(304 Pages) The coauthor of The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing shares practical advice on how companies can increase profitability and competitiveness by focusing on core products and eliminating extraneous areas. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.
  Foundations of Higher Education Law and Policy: Basic Legal Rules, Concepts and Principles for Student Affairs
Peter F. Lake
(332 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Four Critical Years: Effects of College on Beliefs, Attitudes, and Knowledge
Alexander W. Astin
(293 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Full Leadership Development: Building the Vital Forces in Organizations
Bruce J. Avolio
(234 Pages) The author approaches the concept of leadership as a system, not only as a process or a person. His framework is based on what he defines as the full range of leadership: people, timing, resources, the context of interaction, and the expected results in performance and motivation. He contends that when a leadership system is optimized, it in turn optimizes the vital force of each individual, thereby enhancing the collective force of the entire organization.
Book Thumbnail Fundamentals of counseling
Bruce Shertzer, Shelley C. Stone
(476 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Fundraising Fundamentals: A Guide to Annual Giving for Professionals and Volunteers (AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series)
James M. Greenfield
(600 Pages) "Fundraising Fundamentals is a practical and valuable resource for fundraising professionals, trustees, philanthropists, and nonprofit executives who aspire to raise substantial monies for worthy causes. I have utilized Jim Greenfield's literature in various fundraising courses . . . my students have benefited from the theory and substance that Jim so clearly conveys along with real-life models that can be applied to their respective organizations." -Stephen M. Levy, CFRE, President of Levy Philanthropic Counsel Former Chair of the Association of Professionals Foundation Board Adjunct Professor of Philanthropy, Columbia University Proven methods and techniques for running a successful annual giving campaign Learn how to carry out winning annual giving campaigns that will help your nonprofit organization grow and increase its financial resources with Fundraising Fundamentals. Complete with the essential basics of fundraising and comprehensive enough to help experienced fundraisers improve their campaigns, this up-to-date Second Edition features key material on: * How to find likely first-time donors * Membership organizations and donor clubs * Methods of donor renewal, upgrading, and reward * Recruiting and training volunteer solicitors * Multimedia and Internet soliciting techniques