Call Number: 959.70438 Kasten
Publication Date: 2007-11-15
"I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. After I graduated from Colerain High School I first joined the Army to be a paratrooper like my father. Then buddies of mine convinced me that I should join the Marine Corops instead so that I could play for the Quantico Marines Football team. That's just what I did. The year was 1966. After my tour with the Marines I had the chance to play pro football or go to college on a football scholarship. I decided to go to Drake University where I played football. After I received my bachelor's degree I became a teach and coah. After I left the classroom but remained a coach for different sports throughout the years. I worked for the Postal Service until I retired in 2000." from the book cover.
Ashley's War: the Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield
Call Number: 958.104742092 Lemmon
Publication Date: 2015-04-21
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon uses exhaustive firsthand reporting and experience with the complexities of war to tell the story of CST-2, a unit of women hand-picked from across the Army, and the remarkable hero at its heart: 1st Lt. Ashley White, who would become the first Cultural Support Team member killed in action and the first CST remembered on the Army Special Operations Memorial Wall of Honor alongside the Army Rangers with whom she served.
Asking for It: The alarming rise of rape culture and what we can do about it
Call Number: 364.1532 Harding 2015
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
"Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football game, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe or Joanna, there's probably a community eager to make excuses. Harding combines in-depth research with an in-your-face voice to make the case that twenty-first century America supports rapists more effectively than victims. Drawing on real-world examples, Harding offers ideas and suggestions for how we, as a society can take sexual violence more seriously without compromise the rights of the accused." -- from the publisher description.
Being Digital Citizens
Call Number: 323.650285 ISIN
Publication Date: 2015-04-09
1. Doing things with words and saying words with things -- 2. Citizens and cyberspace -- 3. Speech acts and Digital acts -- 4. Callings: participating, connecting and sharing -- 5. Closings: filtering, tracking, normalizing -- 6. Openings: witnessing, hacking and commoning. -- 7. Making digital rights claims.
Boundaries for Leaders: Why some people get results and others don't
Call Number: 658.4092 Cloud
Publication Date: 2013-04-16
Shares with leaders the tools and techniques they need to achieve the performance they desire in their organizations and in themselves.
Braddock's Defeat: the Battle of Monongahela and the Road to Revolution
Call Number: 973.331 Preston
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
"Braddock's Defeat establishes ... the battle's profoundly pivotal nature for Indian, French Canadian, and British peoples in the eighteenth century. The disaster altered the balance of power in America and escalated the fighting into a global conflict known as the Seven Years' War. Those who were there, including George Washington, Thomas Gage, Horatio Gates, Charles Lee, and Daniel Morgan, never forgot its lessons and brought them to bear when they fought again - whether as enemies or allies - two decades hence. The camapaign had awakened many British Americans to their provincial status in the empire, spawing ideas of American identity and anticipating the social and political divisions that would erupt in the American Revolution."--Jacket.
A Brief History of Indonesia
Call Number: 959.8 Hannigan 2015
Publication Date: 2015-08-18
"Indonesia is the fabled Spice Islands of every school child's dreams--one of the most colorful and fascinating countries in history. These are the islands that Europeans set out on countless voyages to discover and later fought bitterly over in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. This was the land that Christopher Columbus sought and Magellan actually reached and explored. One tiny Indonesian island was even exchanged for the island of Manhattan in 1667! This fascinating book tells the story of Indonesia as a narrative of kings, traders, missionaries, soldiers and revolutionaries--featuring stormy sea crossings, fiery volcanoes, and the occasional tiger. It recounts colorful visits by foreign travelers who passed through these shores for centuries--from Chinese Buddhist pilgrims and Dutch adventurers to English sea captains and American movie stars. For readers who want an entertaining introduction to Asia's most colorful country, this is the perfect book"-- Provided by publisher.
Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike
Call Number: 973.48092 Orsi
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Born in 1779, Zebulon Pike joined the army and served in frontier posts before embarking on a series of expeditions that rivaled those by Lewis and Clark. He sought the headwaters of the Mississippi, the sources of the Arkansas and Red Rivers, which led him to Pike's Peak and capture by Spanish forces. Surveying and gathering data Pike sought to incorporate distant territories into the republic, to overlay the west with the American map; yet he became increasingly dependent on people who had no attachment to the nation he served.
The Civil War at Sea
Call Number: 973.75 Symonds
Publication Date: 2012-10-05
"Naval historian Craig L. Symonds presents a ... history of the Civil War navies, both Union and Confederate, and places them within the broader context of the emerging industrial age" -- Publisher description.
Creating Courses for Adults: Design for Learning
Call Number: 374 St. Clair
Publication Date: 2015-03-09
"Provides a systematic approach to lesson and course design based on research into the ways adults learn and the best ways to reach them, along with pointers and tips for teaching adults in any setting"-- Provided by publisher.
Creative Strategy: A Guide for Strategy
Call Number: 658.4012 Duggan
Publication Date: 2014-09-09
"Duggan shows how creative strategy follows the natural three-step method of your own brain: it breaks down a problem into parts, and then searches for past examples in your memory to come up with a new combination to solve the problem"--Page  of jacket.
Crescent Moon over Carolina: William Moultrie & American Liberty
Call Number: 355.0092 Bragg
Publication Date: 2013-10-30
This book examines the life of Major General William Moultrie (1730-1805), who is best remembered for his valiant defense of an unfinished log fort on Sullivan's Island at the entrance to Charleston harbor against a determined British naval attack on June 28, 1776. While the Continental Congress in Philadelphia considered a draft of the Declaration of Independence, Moultrie and his garrison of South Carolinians proved that untested, but courageous, American soldiers could stand firm and prevail against British might. --from inside jacket.
The Dollar and National Security
Call Number: 335.033073 Viotti
Publication Date: 2014-07-23
In The Dollar and National Security, Paul Viotti explores the links between global capital flows, policy elites, and national security. After establishing the historical link between currency, gold, and security, he continues the monetary-security story by examining the instrumental role the dollar has played in American economic and national security over the past seven decades.
East and Southeast Asia 2015-2016
Call Number: 950 Leibo 2015-2016
Publication Date: 2015-07-02
East and Southeast Asia today -- Historical background: A diversity of people ; Religious beliefs ; Women in traditional Asia ; The impact of the West ; Nationalism, Communism and revolution ; Women in modern East and Southeast Asia ; From post-Colonialism to globalization ; "Asia and the climate crisis" -- East Asia: China ; The People's Republic of China ; Hong Kong ; Macau ; Tibet ; Tibetan Buddhism by Jeannine Chandler ; Taiwan : Republic of China ; Japan ; Korea: Republic of Korea (South Korea) ; Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) ; Mongolia -- Southeast Asia: Brunei Darussalam ; Cambodia ; East Timor ; Indonesia ; Laos ; Malaysia ; Myanmar (Burma) ; Papua New Guinea ; The Philippines ; Singapore ; Thailand ; Vietnam -- Western Pacific: Australia ; New Zealand ; Island communities of the Western and Southern Pacific.
Ecuador - Culture Smart!: The essential guide to customs and culture
Call Number: 986.6 Ecuador
Publication Date: 2014-12-23
Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
Call Number: 958.1047373 Walling
Publication Date: 2015-01-20
"The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand accounts of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice and strength of spirit that came to form the fabric of the conflict. From the grand strategic view of high-level commanders, to the perspective through the soldier's gunsight, the truck driver's window, and the airman's cockpit, this is a fascinating and moving look at America's longest war." -- from the book jacket.
Call Number: 940.426 Erickson
Publication Date: 2015-03-24
The strategic setting -- The opposing campaign plans -- The naval assault, 19 February-18 March 1915 -- Arms and men: institutions, organizations and command -- The amphibious assault, 19 March-30 April 1915 -- The Ottoman counter-offensives, 1 May-5 August 1915 -- The ANZAC breakout, 6-28 August 1915 -- The ending of the campaign, 29 August 1915-8 January 1916.
Grit to Great: How Perseverance, passion, and pluck take you from ordinary to extraordinary
Call Number: 650.1 Thaler
Publication Date: 2015-09-08
"In Grit to Great, they offer insights from the front lines on the impact of perseverance, pluck and focused attention on getting ahead, whether you are an entry-level employee, a budding entrepreneur, or an aspiring C-suite executive. Not everyone wins the IQ or talent gene lottery, or is blessed with unlimited resources or a private school education. Talent, upbringing and college degrees are only half the story. Grit to Great shows you the real secret to success -- it is something everyone of us can embrace and develop." from the jacket flap.
Hidden People of North Korea
Call Number: 951.9305 Hassig
Publication Date: 2015-04-16
This unique book, now fully updated, provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of life in North Korea today. Drawing on decades of experience, noted experts Ralph Hassig and Kongdan Oh explore a world few outsiders can imagine. In vivid detail, the authors describe how the secretive and authoritarian government of Kim Jong-un shapes every aspect of its citizens' lives, how the command socialist economy has utterly failed, and how ordinary individuals struggle to survive through small-scale capitalism. Weighing the very limited individual rights allowed, the authors illustrate how the political class system and the legal system serve solely as tools of the regime.
Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right when what you're told to do is wrong
Call Number: 170.44 Chaleff
Publication Date: 2015-07-07
"Nearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. In this timely book, Ira Chaleff explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk, and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals.The inspiration for the book, and its title, comes from the concept of intelligent disobedience used in guide dog training. Guide dogs must recognize and resist a command that would put their human and themselves at risk and identify safer options for achieving the goal. This is precisely what Chaleff helps humans do. Using both deeply disturbing and uplifting examples, as well as critical but largely forgotten research, he shows how to create a culture where, rather than "just following orders," people hold themselves accountable to do the right thing, always.".
Israel - Culture Smart!: The Essential guide to customs and culture
Call Number: 956.94054 Geri
Publication Date: 2014-12-23
The Invisible Soldiers: How America outsourced our Security
Call Number: 355.033573 Hagedorn
Publication Date: 2015-07-28
"Not too long ago there were no private military and security companies; there were only mercenaries. Now private security is a bona fide industry that has quickly become indispensable to American foreign and military policy. The Indivisble Soldiers is a story of the rise of these shadow forces. How and why it happened and why all Americans should be concerned." -- from the publisher description.
Latin America 2014-2015
Call Number: 980 Turner 2015-2016
Publication Date: 2015-08-24
Latin America Today -- The Early Americans -- Conquest, Colonization, and the Challenge of Independence -- U.S.-Latin American Relations -- Latin America and the World -- Argentina -- Belize -- Bolivia -- Brazil -- Chile -- Colombia -- Costa Rica -- Cuba -- Dominican Republic -- Ecuador -- El Salvador -- Guatemala -- Guyana -- Haiti -- Honduras -- Jamaica -- Mexico -- Nicaragua -- Panama -- Paraguay -- Peru -- Suriname -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Uruguay -- Venezuela -- Smaller Nations -- The Bahamas -- Barbados -- Grenada -- Dependencies -- British -- French -- Netherlands -- United States -- Selected Bibliography of Key English Language Sources.
Leaving ADDIE for SAM Field Guide
Call Number: 371.3 Sites
Publication Date: 2014-09-07
This companion to the 2012 besteller, Leaving ADDIE for SAM, provides the job aids, tools and templates you need to put the SAM methodology in motion and take your ISD practice to new heights.
The Man Who Captured Washington
Call Number: 355.0092 McCavitt
Publication Date: 2016-02-29
"An Irish Officer in the British Army, Major General Ross was a charismatic leader widely admired for his bravery in battle. Despite a military career that included distinguished service in Europe and North Africa, Ross is better known for his actions than his name: his 1814 campaign in the Chesapeake Bay resulted in the burning of the White House and Capitol and the unsuccessful assault on Baltimore, immortalized in the "Star Spangled Banner." The Man Who Captured Washington is the first in-depth biography of this important but largely forgotten historical figure." -- from the book jacket.
Middle East and South Asia 2015-20016
Call Number: 956 Russell 2015-2016
Publication Date: 2015-08-20
This volume is designed to place in context the passionate controversies and emotional attachments of the two billion people who live, study, work, love, and die in the Middle East and South Asia. Understanding these regions means more than annually-updated details of the governments, politics, cultures, and economies of the twenty-four nations and assorted territories. Special chapters address significant issues of continuing international importance, including access to water, the role of oil, and the 2011 Arab spring.
Military Leadership Lessons of the Charleston Campaign, 1861-1865
Call Number: 973.7457 Dougherty
Publication Date: 2014-02-26
"This is an exploration of the Civil War Charleston Campaign through the lens of leadership. Part One, "Understanding Charleston, "contains a discussion of leadership, a campaign overview, and a brief introduction to the key participants. Part Two, "Leadership Vignettes," includes 21 scenarios that span the actions of the most senior leaders down to those of individual soldiers. The book ends with summary information and a set of conclusions about leadership during the Charleston Campaign"-- Provided by publisher.
The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Call Number: 155.232 Twenge
Publication Date: 2010-04-13
Citing a rise in such factors as cosmetic surgery, status-related debt, and misrepresented Facebook profiles, a cautionary report on the increase of unhealthy ego-related behaviors examines its actual cost to families, organizations, and societies.
Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe 2015-2016
Call Number: 943 THOMPSON 2015-2016
Publication Date: 2015-05-28
Introduction: Nordic, Central and Southeastern Europe -- The Nordic countries: Sweden ; Norway ; Denmark ; Iceland ; Finland -- Baltics & Kaliningrad: Baltic Republics ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Kaliningrad (Russia) -- Germany & Austria: Germany ; Austria -- Central Europe: Poland ; Czech Republic ; Slovak Republic ; Hungary -- The Balkans: The former Yugoslavia ; Slovenia ; Croatia ; Serbia ; Bosnia-Herzegovina ; Montenegro ; Kosovo ; Macedonia ; Albania -- Southeastern Europe: Romania ; Bulgaria.
Organization Development: A practioner's guide for OD and HR
Call Number: 658.406 Cheung
Publication Date: 2015-05-28
Organization development is the systematic method of taking an objective look at how an organization is operating and gathering information, and then deciding on the most appropriate action to help that organization develop and improve. Written by two leading experts in the field, this updated second edition of Organization Development includes new coverage of complexity and chaos theory, new case studies describing OD practices and attitudes in countries outside of the U.S. and U.K., and new chapters on change and culture and employee engagement and wellbeing. The authors have also re-structured the book's format, creating greater cross-referencing between the HR and OD sections and an added emphasis on the collaborations between OD and HR functions. "-- Provided by publisher.
Other People's Money: The Real Business of Finance
Call Number: 332 Kay
Publication Date: 2015-09-22
"The finance sector of Western economies is too large and attracts too many of the smartest college graduates. Financialization over the past three decades has created a structure that lacks resilience and supports absurd volumes of trading. The finance sector devotes too little attention to the search for new investment opportunities and the stewardship of existing ones, and far too much to secondary market dealing in existing assets. Regulation has contributed more to the problems than the solutions"--Dust jacket flap.
The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution and the Marking of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923
Call Number: 956.02 McMeekin
Publication Date: 2015-10-13
"Between 1911 and 1923, a series of wars--chief among them World War I--would engulf the Ottoman Empire and its successor states. It is a story we think we know well, but as Sean McMeekin shows us in this revelatory new history, we know far less than we think. Drawing from his years of ground-breaking research in newly opened Ottoman and Russian archives, The Ottoman Endgame brings to light the entire strategic narrative that led to an unstable new order in postwar Middle East--much of which is still felt today"-- Jacket.
Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
Call Number: 973.786092 Dickey
Publication Date: 2015-07-21
Between the Confederacy and recognition by Great Britain stood one unlikely Englishman who hated the slave trade. His actions helped determine the fate of a nation.
Performance Reviews: Evaluate performance - offer constructive feedback - discuss tough topics
Call Number: 658.3125 PER
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
"Conducting performance reviews can be stressful. But these conversations are critical to your employees development, allowing you to formally communicate with them about their accomplishments relative to their goals. Performance Reviews guides you through the basics. You'll learn to: gather and analyze the right information; document your assessment; address performance problems; set challenging goals." -- from the publisher description.
Rapid Instructional Design: Learning ID fast and right
Call Number: 371.334 Piskurich
Publication Date: 2015-01-27
"Rapid Instructional Design takes you step by step through the widely used ADDIE model to design, develop and deliver high-quality instructional materials. This newly updated third edition includes coverage of the latest products and technologies that facilitate the process, as well as brand new information on mobile learning, social network-based learning, communities of practice and information learning. Almost all instructional design methods on ADDIE: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation. This book walks you through the entire process in clear terms." from the book cover description.
Resilience: Hard-Won wisdom for living a better life
Call Number: 155.24 Greitens
Publication Date: 2015-03-10
"Eric's letters--drawing on both his own experience and wisdom from ancient and modern thinkers--are now gathered and edited into a timeless handbook. They explain how we can build purpose, confront the pain in our lives, practice compassion, develop our vocations, find a mentor, create happiness, follow a role model, think about the story of our lives, and much more. Resilience grapples with real hardship. The lessons are deep, yet practical, and the advice leads to clear solutions. This is a profoundly hopeful book: We all face pain, difficulty, and doubt. But with resilience, we can lead vital, flourishing lives"-- Provided by publisher.
The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders
Call Number: 658.3 Ulrich
Publication Date: Alexandria, Va. HR Certification Institute, 2015
Context to Strategy -- Organization -- Talent Supply -- Talent Optimization -- Information and Analytics -- HR Governance -- HR Professionals -- Conclusion.
Russia and Eurasia 2015-2016
Call Number: 947.0009 Bidlack 2015-2016
Publication Date: 2015-08-06
Introduction -- The Russian Federation -- The Commonwealth of Independent States -- Western Republics -- Transcaucasian Republics -- Central Asian Republics -- Web Sites and Bibliography.
The Silo Effect: the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers
Call Number: 658.402 Tett
Publication Date: 2015-09-01
An award-winning columnist and journalist describes how businesses that structure their teams into functional departments, or "silos," actually hinder work, cripple innovation, restrict thinking and force normally smart people to ignore risks and opportunities. --Publisher's description.
Soldiers on the Home Front: the Domestic role of the American military
Call Number: 332.50973 Banks
Publication Date: 2016-01-04
When crisis requires American troops to deploy on American soil, the country depends on a rich and evolving body of law to establish clear lines of authority, safeguard civil liberties, and protect its democratice institutions and traditions. Since the attacks of 9/11, the governing law has changed rapidly even as domestic threats - from terror attacks, extreme weather and pandemics -- mount. Soldiers on the Home Front is the first book to systematically analyze the domestic role of the military as it is shaped by law, surveying America's history of judicial decisions, consitutional provisions, statutes, regulations, military orders and martial law to ask what we must learn and do before the next crisis. -- from the book jacket.
Call Number: 658.311 Heneman
Publication Date: 2014-02-12
The nature of staffing -- Staffing models and strategy -- Support activities -- Legal compliance -- Planning -- Job analysis and rewards -- Staffing activities: recruitment -- External recruitment -- Internal recruitment -- Staffing activities : selection -- Measurement -- External selection -- Internal selection -- Decision making -- Final match -- Staffing system and retention -- Management -- Staffing system management
Strangling the Confederacy: Coastal operations in the American Civil War
Call Number: 973.757 Dougherty
Publication Date: 2012-04-20
"describes in detail the impact of combined arms, modern weapons and ironclads on strategy and tactics...a useful entry into a complex subject." -- from the book cover.
A Street in Arnhem
Call Number: 949.2 Kershaw 2014
Publication Date: 2014-09-19
Dramatic and heart-rending, this is the story of ordinary people struggling to cope as their street in Arnhem is overwhelmed in a savage and bloody conflict in September 1944.
Superforecasting: Art and science of prediction
Call Number: 303.49 Tetlock
Publication Date: 2015-09-29
What makes some people so good? And can this talent be taught? In Superforecasting, Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction, drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive, government-funded forecasting tournament.
Team Genius: the new science of high-performing organizations
Call Number: 658.1 Karlgaard
Publication Date: 2015-07-07
"Teams -- we depend upon them for both our professional success and our personal happiness. But isn't it odd how little scrutiny we give them? The teams that make up our lives are created mostly by luck, happenstance, or circumstance - rarely by design. Team Genius shows managers and executives that the planning, design and management of great teams no longer have to be a black art." -- from the jacket-flap.
Three: The Human Resources Emerging Executive
Call Number: 658.3 Ziskin
Publication Date: 2015-09-08
"Ziskin has written the definitive guide for aspiring and experienced human resources professionals who want to thrive in the ever-evolving field of HR. Drawing on the author's deep experience as well as interviews with top level HR leaders and noted academics, Three is filled with the most relevant and current information on the topic At the heart of the book, the author targets three complementary dimensions on the role of the HR professionals: the HR Leadership philosophy and behaviors that define success; the evolving role that HR plays in organizations; the future of HR and effective organizations." -- from the book cover.
Tippecanoe 1811: the Prophet's battle
Call Number: 973.51 Winkler
Publication Date: 2015-10-20
"The Tippecanoe Campaign of 1811 was born out of tensions provoked by American settlement on the young nation's Northwest Frontier. After the 1795 Treaty of Greenville, which defined the border between Indian and American land, there were 16 years of peace. But later treaties, which expanded the settlement area, created intolerable pressures upon the frontier. Inspired by vision of the Shawnee shaman Tenskatawa, whom Americans called the Prophet and the speeches of his famous brother Tecumseh, Indians from many tribes defied their tribal chiefs and vowed to battle the Americans. They assembled at a site known as Prophetstown in the Indiana Territory, near the mouth of the Tippecanoe river on the Wabash. Alarmed at their presence, William Henry Harrison ordered the Indians to disperse. When they refused, he led an army of US Soldiers and the Indiana Territory militiamen to the town to enforce his demands." -- from the publisher description.
The United States and Asia: Regional Dynamics and Twenty-First-Century Relations
Call Number: 327.7305 Sutter
Publication Date: 2015-07-01
"Offers a cogent overview of the historical context and enduring patterns of U.S. relations with Asia ... Robert G. Sutter provides a balanced analysis of post-Cold War dynamics in Asia, which involve interrelated questions of security, economics, national identity, and regional institution building. He demonstrates how these critical concerns manifest a complex mix of realist, liberal, and constructivist tendencies that define the regional order. Sutter weighs how the recent US emphasis on "re-engagement" with the broader Asia-Pacific fits within the context of regional dynamics. He assesses how the United States has responded to Asia's growing strength and importance while at the same time trying to maintain its leading position as an Asian power despite China's rising influence"-- Provided by publisher.
Washington's Immortals: The Untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the Revolution
Call Number: 973.332 O'Donnell
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
In August 1776, General George Washington's army faced off against over 20,000 British and Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Brooklyn. It was almost the end of the war. But thanks to a series of desperate bayonet charges by a single heroic regiment from Maryland, known as the "Immortal 400," Washington was able to retreat and regroup.
What Millennials Want from Work: How to maximize engagement in today's workforce
Call Number: 658.3 Deal
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Millennials are the future of your business. How can managers and leaders of organizations better engage them to gain a competitive advantage? This book explains who Millennials really are, and offers practical advice to help those who manage, lead, and work with Millennials to improve teamwork, increase productivity, strengthen organizational culture, and build a robust talent pipeline.--book jacket