Contents of Book Peek – September 27, 2012
1) Reviews of ‘Public Administration in a Globalizing World: Theories and practices’ by Bidyut Chakrabarty and Prakash Chand (Sage), ‘Creating a Portfolio like Warren Buffett: A high return investment strategy’ by Jeeva Ramaswamy (Wiley), ‘There is an I in Team’ by Mark de Rond (Harvard), and ‘China Fast Forward’ by Bill Dodson (Wiley).
2) Research bytes on Public administration - ‘Management of Public and Business Administration Processes by Means of Collaboration and Knowledge’ by Anna Rozeva et al., ‘Linking Public Administration and Law Studies within European Union’ by Mihaela V. Cărăuşan, ‘Public Administration after Communism: The Case of the Polish Civil Service’ by Dobrochna Bach-Golecka (SSRN)
Research bytes on Investment - ‘The Financial Performance and Investment Style of French Ethical Funds’ by Khaled Saadaoui, ‘Investment Choices with Envy and Altruism’ by Guy Kaplanski and Haim Levy, ‘Shariah Compliant Stocks in
- A Viable and Ethical Investment Vehicle’ by P. Natarajan and M. Dharani
3) Short snatches from ‘Making News, Breaking News, Her Own Way’ – Ed: Latika Padgaonkar and Shubha Singh (Landmark), ‘Fundamentals of Financial Instruments: An introduction to stock, bonds, foreign exchange, and derivatives’ by Sunil Parameswaran (Wiley), ‘Corporate Carnival’ by P. G. Bhaskar (Harper), ‘The Fear Index’ by Robert Harris (Landmark), ‘Performing Heritage: Art of exhibit walks’ by Navina Jafa (Sage), ‘Easy Money’ by Jens Lapidus (Landmark), ‘Build, Borrow, or Buy: Solving the growth dilemma’ by Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell (Harvard)