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First People First Voices

Author : Penny Petrone
ISBN : 0802065627
Genre : History
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Speeches, letters, diaries, journals, petitions, prayers, songs, poems, drama and stories covering Indian writing and oratory in Canada from the 1630s to the 1980s. Generally arranged chronologically, also provides the Indian view of Canadian history.
Category: History

The Human Equation

Author : Jeffrey Pfeffer
ISBN : 0875848419
Genre : Business & Economics
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Criticizes many common personnel management practices, and argues that policies such as job security and fair compensation result in greater profits in the long run
Category: Business & Economics

The People First Effect

Author : Jack Lannom
ISBN : 9781682614365
Genre : Business & Economics
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The People First Effect is a business fable about CEO Dan Burton. Dan has successfully led his company out of the 2008 recession and sees his organization moving back toward sustainable growth—only to learn that his company has been sold to a foreign investor. In the turmoil that follows the takeover, Dan is faced with the challenge of rebuilding strong, trust-based relationships in his personal and professional lives. Told in the form of a fast-paced fictional story, the reader will sit in on informal Q&A sessions with seven real-life executives who are currently practicing the principles that are so clearly explained in this highly informative and practical book. You won’t be able to put this book down—after just a few pages, you’ll be thoroughly engaged in learning how to create “The People First Effect” in your home and workplace! Written in a clear, conversational style, The People First Effect will grip the hearts and engage the minds of readers from all walks of life.
Category: Business & Economics

People First

Author : Leslie Grant
ISBN : 9781317923879
Genre : Education
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This book is a concise guide for school leaders who want to create good relationships with their teachers. It offers easy-to-implement ideas that will help you unite with teachers to increase student achievement together. People First provides research-based and practitioner-developed tips and strategies for administrators, instructional leaders, teacher leaders, and professional development specialists.
Category: Education

Putting People First

Author : Cernea Michael
ISBN : 0195204654
Genre : Social Science
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This volume addresses the social and practical considerations involved in the design and implementation of effective rural development projects. Contributors stress the need to take account of the socio-cultural characteristics of the people of an area under development; their papers provide guiding principles toward incorporating sociological variables into the design of development projects, and describe component studies of the social organization of productive systems, typology of development projects stages in the productive cycle, and information on the role of the World Bank.
Category: Social Science

People First

Author : F. Alexander Brejcha
ISBN : 9780595318605
Genre : Fiction
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People First! is a multi-genre anthology of some of F. Alexander Brejcha's previously published and original fiction stories motivated by his own extensive disABILITIES and desire to entertain mainstream readers and inspire readers with disabilities to reach out and LIVE!Stanley Schmidt, editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact writes:" I hope you'll also notice that the stories are rarely about those disabilities; they're about people (who just happen to have disabilities of one sort or another) dealing with larger problems. You may also notice that many of the stories also deal with intelligent beings reaching across barriers to make contact and achieve understanding, whether it's humans with different sets of abilities, or humans and nonhumans with very different ways of living and experiencing the universe. They are, in short, about reaching beyond whatever limitations one might have-and we all have them-to find ways of living rich, satisfying, enjoyable, and rewarding lives. That's what Alex is about, too, and I think you'll enjoy his company as much as I have." In short, this book is meant to be a fun read for all, using science fiction, romance, horror, and suspense-but if it also happens to inform, motivate, and inspire, then so much the better.
Category: Fiction

People First Economics

Author : David Ransom
ISBN : 9781906523831
Genre : Business & Economics
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Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can these beasts, unleashed by the free market economy, be reined in? Taking a hard look at the mess of global capitalism, this new edition shifts the focus back to the needs of people and the environment. With contributions from leading activists and thinkers including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Joseph Stiglitz, it buzzes with inspiration and action advocating a classless alternative to capitalism.
Category: Business & Economics

We Re People First

Author : Elaine E. Castles
ISBN : 0275952436
Genre : Political Science
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How do individuals with mental retardation interact with their families and friends? What are their feelings about sex and marriage? How do they cope with stigma? Drawing on a combination of developmental theory, empirical research, and clinical experience, "We're People First" examines these crucial issues with insight and sensitivity.
Category: Political Science

A Shift In Focus Putting The Interests Of Somali People First

Author : Ellie Kemp
ISBN : 9781780770611
Genre : Humanitarian assistance
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More than six months after the UN declared a famine, Somalia is still in the throes of its worst humanitarian crisis in decades, with 325,000 children suffering acute malnutrition and 31 per cent of the population estimated to be in crisis. A large scale-up of the international response from July 2011, combined with the efforts of Somali communities and civil society, saved many lives. But access to those in need has deteriorated due to expulsions of aid agencies and also to intensified, internationally backed military operations. Responsibility for this situation lies first and foremost in Somalia, where warring factions are accused of impeding and diverting aid flows, but the international community has also been at fault. Policies focused more on international security concerns than on the needs, interests and wishes of the Somali people have inadvertently fuelled both the conflict and the humanitarian crisis. In February 2012, key governments and institutions from the region and the wider Islamic and Western world will meet in London to chart a way forward. They must seize this opportunity to refocus on the Somali people that past policies have failed, developing more coherent strategies to ensure that aid and protection reach those who need it, addressing the root causes of the protracted conflict and chronic vulnerability in the country, while developing coherent strategies to ensure humanitarian aid reaches those who need it.
Category: Humanitarian assistance

Mi Raza Primero My People First

Author : Ernesto Chvez
ISBN : 0520935969
Genre : History
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" Mi Raza Primero! "is the first book to examine the Chicano movement's development in one locale-in this case Los Angeles, home of the largest population of people of Mexican descent outside of Mexico City. Ernesto Chavez focuses on four organizations that constituted the heart of the movement: The Brown Berets, the Chicano Moratorium Committee, La Raza Unida Party, and the Centro de Accion Social Autonomo, commonly known as CASA. Chavez examines and chronicles the ideas and tactics of the insurgency's leaders and their followers who, while differing in their goals and tactics, nonetheless came together as Chicanos and reformers. Deftly combining personal recollection and interviews of movement participants with an array of archival, newspaper, and secondary sources, Chavez provides an absorbing account of the events that constituted the Los Angeles-based Chicano movement. At the same time he offers insights into the emergence and the fate of the movement elsewhere. He presents a critical analysis of the concept of Chicano nationalism, an idea shared by all leaders of the insurgency, and places it within a larger global and comparative framework. Examining such variables as gender, class, age, and power relationships, this book offers a sophisticated consideration of how ethnic nationalism and identity functioned in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s."
Category: History