The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars: Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to mindfulness Compares, contrasts, and integrates insights from the social psychological and Eastern-derived perspectives Discusses the implications for mindfulness across a range of fields, including consciousness and cognition, education, creativity, leadership and organizational behavior, law, medical practice and therapy, well-being, and sports 2 Volumes
This is the first ever comprehensive English-language survey of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions Evenly divided into five thematic sections beginning with an introduction to Zoroaster/Zarathustra and concluding with the intersections of Zoroastrianism and other religions Reflects the global nature of Zoroastrian studies with contributions from 34 international authorities from 10 countries Presents Zoroastrianism as a cluster of dynamic historical and contextualized phenomena, reflecting the current trend to move away from textual essentialism in the study of religion
The Companion to Ancient Israel offers an innovative overview of ancient Israelite culture and history, richly informed by a variety of approaches and fields. Distinguished scholars provide original contributions that explore the tradition in all its complexity, multiplicity and diversity. A methodologically sophisticated overview of ancient Israelite culture that provides insights into political and social history, culture, and methodology Explores what we can say about the cultures and history of the people of Israel and Judah, but also investigates how we know what we know Presents fresh insights, richly informed by a variety of approaches and fields Delves into religion as lived, an approach that asks about the everyday lives of ordinary people and the material cultures that they construct and experience Each essay is an original contribution to the subject
The one-stop resource reinforcing concepts for the computerized CPA Exam in an easy-to-read-and-carry spinal bound format Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes: Business Environment and Concepts, 2013 reinforces key concepts for the computerized CPA Exam in an easy-to-read-and-carry spinal bound format. It provides a review of all the basic skills and concepts tested on the CPA exam, teaching important strategies to take the exam faster and more accurately. Covers knowledge of the general business environment and business concepts Includes tips on identifying and interpreting annual reports, stock reports, and other published material to help with the research requirements of the new case study simulations Offers a handy, easy-to-carry, spiral bound reference manual Provides a simplified and focused approach to solve exam questions and reinforce material being studied Includes acronyms and mnemonics to help candidates learn and remember a variety of rules and checklists Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes: Business Environment and Concepts, 2013 is designed to provide pertinent knowledge in formats that are easy to understand and remember.
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner AsianBuddhism combines outstanding contributions covering Buddhismas it developed and is practiced in this region. Thesenewly-commissioned essays provide fresh scholarly perspectives on awide range of concepts, texts, and practices. Offers a comprehensive and balanced survey of Buddhism withinEast and Central Asia, from the time of the Buddha through to thepresent day Provides fresh perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts,traditions, doctrines, practices, and institutions – ontopics spanning gender roles, tantric rituals, and the spread ofZen into Europe Brings together cutting-edge research by an interdisciplinaryand international contributor team, including historians,literature scholars, and historians, as well as those fromreligious studies Presents a panoramic view of the extraordinary richness andvariety of local Buddhist expressions and practices within Chinese,Korean, Japanese, and Tibetan, cultures
A state-of-the-art psychological perspective on team working and collaborative organizational processes… This handbook makes a unique contribution to organizational psychology and HRM by providing comprehensive international coverage of the contemporary field of team working and collaborative organizational processes. It provides critical reviews of key topics related to teams including design, diversity, leadership, trust processes and performance measurement, drawing on the work of leading thinkers including Linda Argote, Neal Ashkanasy, Robert Kraut, Floor Rink and Daan van Knippenberg.
Becoming a manager of a health care organization requires a broad understanding of the field. This includes a strong grasp of the economics involved in the daily operation of the organization. Providing an accessible introduction to important economic concepts in the field, this book will help readers gain the knowledge to run an organization. Getzen breaks down difficult topics while explaining the importance of economics in the function of the health care system.
A theoretically rich, nuanced history of Islam and Islamic civilization with a unique sociological component This major new reference work offers a complete historical and theoretically informed view of Islam as both a religion and a sociocultural force. Uniquely comprehensive, it surveys and discusses the transformation of Muslim societies in different eras and various regions, providing a broad narrative of the historical development of Islamic civilization. This text explores the complex and varied history of the religion and its traditions. It provides an in-depth study of the diverse ways through which the religious dimension at the core of Islamic traditions has led to a distinctive ty...
A guide to the human factors in project management: knowledge, learning, and maturity The Wiley Guides to the Management of Projects address critical, need-to-know information that will help professionals successfully manage projects in most businesses and help students learn the best practices of the industry. They contain not only well-known and widely used basic project management practices but also the newest and most cutting-edge concepts in the broader theory and practice of managing projects. This third volume in the series covers a range of organizational and people-based topics that are occupying the project management world today. The essence of project management represents a "peo...
Everything Today's CPA Candidates Need to Pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all four parts of the CPA exam. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 3,800 multiple choice questions and more than 90 simulations, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Complete sample exam in auditing and attestation The most effective system available to prepare for the CPA exam-proven for over thirty years Timely-up-to-the-minute coverage for the computerized exam. Contains all current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestat...