The Consumer Satisfaction/Dissatisfaction Process: The Context of Joint Or Syncratic Decision-Making.

ABSTRACT This paper was undertaken to provide insight into the consumer satisfaction/ dissatisfaction process in the context of joint or syncratic decision-making. Another objective was to investigate the applicability of the symbolic interaction framework to the consumer satisfaction process and to test the reliability and validity of the scales using three separate data sets: husbands, […]

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The Next Decade in Career Counseling: Cocoon Maintenance Or Metamorphosis?(Career Counseling in the Next Decade)

The authors, using a cocoon maintenance or metamorphosis metaphor, articulate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats, and future vision for career counseling. Major strengths in career counseling include the growth and development of career theory, research, and practice. Weaknesses are identified in terms of career counseling practices that maintain localized career standards. Opportunities exist for the […]

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A First-Rate Madness

This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, […]

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Horizontal Management: How to Empower Employees, Unleash Innovation and Improve Decision-Making

This book presents a new look at horizontal management, a system which implements a win-win competitive system by adopting more flexible strategies that go well beyond the current emphasis on servicing the customer. By providing a comprehensive reorganization plan, compete with all the prerequisites, transformations and basic assumptions, the author gives the reader all that […]

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Religious Right Seeks Bible-Based Exemption from Public University Counseling Program’s Ethics Standards (Counseling Clash)

Kathleen LaTosch knows firsthand how important it is for counselors to treat all clients fairly and equally. She runs Affirmations, a community center in downtown Detroit that serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. It is one of the only counseling services in the area, she says, where many LGBT clients feel comfortable. Download […]

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Gentlemen Prefer Bitches

Bringing transparency to male/female relationships. The specific, innate differences between men and women that complicate relationships also hold the key to successful relationships. Learn exactly what those differences are and how you can apply this new concept of the sexes in your personal life – in about an hour. Download Now Read Online

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Pastoral Bearings

Pastoral Bearings offers up ten studies that exemplify the usefulness of the lived religion paradigm to the field of pastoral theology. The volume presents detailed qualitative research focused on the everyday beliefs and practices of individuals and groups and explores the implications of lived religion for interdisciplinary conversation, intercultural and gender analysis, and congregational studies. […]

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Will I Ever Be Free of You?

Author of the bestseller Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers Dr. Karyl McBride draws on her expertise in treating children and partners damaged by narcissists in this practical new guide to divorce and its aftermath. With more than three decades of experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist, […]

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Intelligent Decision Making in Quality Management

This book presents recently developed intelligent techniques with applications and theory in the area of quality management. The involved applications of intelligence include techniques such as fuzzy sets, neural networks, genetic algorithms, etc. The book consists of classical quality management topics dealing with intelligent techniques for solving the complex quality management problems. The book will […]

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