School Counselors’ Career Satisfaction and Commitment: Correlates and Predictors.

The purpose of this article is to investigate correlates and predictors of school counselors’ career satisfaction and commitment. Regression analyses of 1,280 Florida counselors’ survey responses indicated that positive predictors of career satisfaction included appropriate duties, high self-efficacy, and district and peer supervision, while negative predictors were inappropriate duties and stress. The only positive predictor […]

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Tennis: Winning the Mental Match

“Tennis: Winning the Mental Match” A new book by Allen Fox, Ph.D.  Dr. Allen Fox earned a Ph.D. in psychology at UCLA and is a former NCAA champion, Wimbledon quarterfinalist, a three-time member of the U.S. Davis Cup team, and coached the Pepperdine University tennis team to two NCAA finals. He currently consults with tennis […]

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Mathematics Placement and the Transition to Middle School.

The transition to middle school has been a frequent research topic in recent years. The findings have highlighted both the significant risk and opportunity for school counselor intervention in the transition. One particularly important component of the multifaceted transition is course placement. The importance and influence of mathematics and mathematics placement and the role of […]

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The Psychology of Ethics in the Finance and Investment Industry

Financial and investment professionals are particularly vulnerable to ethical wrongdoing. But what makes some blatantly violate ethical standards and even break the law while others behave highly ethically? This monograph sheds light on the psychology behind ethical and unethical behavior. It explores fascinating psychological insights into the characteristics of unethical personalities and the role of […]

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Business Decision Making in China

Knowledgeable decision making not only saves you time, money, and effort, but also leads you to extra opportunities. Business Decision Making in China improves your business acumen by showing you who (in itals) is involved in business decision making, how (in itals) decisions have been made, what (in itals) the characteristics and strategies of Chinese […]

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The Rules According to JWOWW

One of the stars of MTV’s smash hit series The Jersey Shore, Jennifer “JWOWW” Farley lays down The Rules According to JWOWW, offering a new spin on the dos and don’ts of dating, from “smushing” guys to avoiding booty calls to finding the guy of your dreams. The book includes empowering advice for a new […]

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Democratic Decision-making in the EU

This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret meetings. The book assesses and discusses the conditions for democratic input […]

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