Have you ever wondered why some people are attracted to each other? Or why some of your friends are more open to persuasion than others? Perhaps you've always wanted to know how to tell if someone is lying to you? Social Psychology is a dynamic new textbook that captures the vitality of the discipline and its relevance to everyday life, helping you to answer questions such as these. With its distinctive coverage of classic concepts as well as emerging areas, this is the definitive introduction to social psychology. Furthermore, innovative feature boxes and fascinating real-life examples will help you develop a range of skills that will be relevant to your future career. Social Psychology: takes an inclusive and open-minded look at key topics, incorporating a range of different viewpoints that are essential to understanding the discipline in the 21st century is written with a broad international perspective, covering classic and contemporary research from all parts of the world includes a variety of novel and lively features, including: 'blind spots in social psychology', 'student project' features, and 'try it yourself' exercises provides a chapter dedicated to the ons and skills that can be learned from the study of social psychology and how you can apply these to your future studies and career. Social Psychology comes with a companion website at www.palgrave.com/psychology/suttondou... where students and lecturers can find a host of high-quality supporting materials.
Do you have the best recipe for success in leadership? If you want to accelerate your career success and become a great leader, you must have the right balance of key ingredients. As you read this book, it will: Help you identify the four must-have ingredients to creating your Leadership Cake Provide examples of having too much or too few of important leadership elements Show you how to stand out from others as a leader Provide tips for creating a personal brand that serves you and reflects your values and leadership style The Leadership Cake philosophy takes you on a metaphorical journey with you and your leadership style taking on the guise of a cake. The author has been an experienced leader of global billion-dollar businesses who has gathered the finest ingredients to help you to succeed.
"Villa to Village" challenges the historical view that hilltop villages in Italy were first founded in the tenth century.
Drawing upon recent excavations, the authors show that the makings of the medieval village lie in the demise of the Roman villa in late antiquity. The book describes the lively debate between archaeologists and historians on this issue. It also examines the evidence for the first manorial villages of the Carolingian era and describes how these were transformed into the familiar feudal villages that are characteristic of much of Italy.
Confronted with the prospect of being forced to retire into civilian obscurity, three Air Force generals concoct a plan to secure lucrative consulting jobs by staging a terrorism exercise on a top secret military complex. However, when real terrorists attack the complex in hopes of stealing experimental biological weapons on the exact same day, it’s up to a misfit group of airmen to stop them before the Pentagon has a chance to clean up the mess - permanently. AIM HIGH is a fast paced, comical, and quirky parody of espionage and counter-terrorism novels - complete with biological and nuclear weapons, vengeful spies, scheming wives, jilted lovers, a shortchanged pizza delivery man, and a host of other colorful characters whose lives come to a twisted intersection at a highly classified weapons facility that stands atop a drained swamp in New Jersey.
Sun, sea - and seduction Emily was no longer innocent or vulnerable enough to fall for a ruth man like Alexi Karivalis. In the five years since their love affair ended, she had channeled her emotions into building a career-her work had become her only love. But under the scorching sun on a tiny Greek island, Alexi's reappearance in her life raised alarming suspicions - that the man she would once have gladly died for was now swindling her grandfather AND skillfully working his way back into her heart.