This well-known author says that successful employment leading to a stellar career is an art - the skills can be learned, honed and will reward those who take up the challenge. This book is for everybody who wants to have a challenging and rewarding career. It is a concise guide, with easy-to-relate..
Beyond the Free Market - Rebuilding a Just Society in New Zealand is a searching analysis of market-based economics and its effects on New Zealand society. It has contributions by well-informed commentators, activists and academics whose brief, accessible chapters range across critical topics such a..
This book focuses on the behind-the-scenes planning and decision-making which are important when there are concerns for students' moderate to severe behaviour or learning difficulties. From referral to case closure, the book outlines important considerations to be made at each phase of the process, ..
This book takes the reader behind the public face of a communications function and into its engine room, and provides a step-by-step guide to turning that function into a well-oiled machine. It will help communications professionals and their teams achieve immediate and enduring success...
This book examines the depth and breadth of experience in community work practice in Aotearoa New Zealand with examples from practice from the Otago and Southland/Murihiku region. While the examples are drawn from this area, their application is universal, encompassing the theory and practice ('prax..
Educational institutions and commercial organisations wishing to create a research culture will gain a lot from this book. It is a clear guide as to how to achieve this, including where to get started, and why research is worth doing. It demystifies the research process and supports the understandin..
This book, written by two highly qualified New Zealand literacy researchers, is for students and other individuals with dyslexia and also for those working with them as tutors and in the workplace. The book cuts new ground in our understanding of dyslexia. It brings together in one volume the latest..
This book offers Pakeha New Zealanders an insight into Maori thought and values and the basis for the sort of understanding and partnership that should exist between Pakeha and Maori. It also presents a new perspective from which long-held Pakeha values can be reassessed. John Patterson as been fuls..
An essential resource for those involved in preparing or presenting work for publication in print or on the web: extensive guide to current conventions of written English; defines the differences between English in Aotearoa New Zealand and America; explains the use of Maori in English-language texts..
Have your say: Influencing public policy in New Zealand is a straightforward guide for New Zealanders who want to understand how the public policy process works and how they can engage in it. Few people realise that they have the power to influence government policies. Have your say gives practical ..
A sequel to Exploring Maori Values, develops the idea that we humans can and need to become people of the land in the Maori sense, developing a harmonious interdependence with the environment in which we live rather than continuing to dominate it. Although arising out of Maori concepts, this is a mo..