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Issue 11 - June 2013

Title Two decades of RPL/APEL in IRELAND: Practitioner Views
Author - Anne Murphy   [click here for a biography of the author]
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Title Two decades of RPL/APEL in IRELAND: Practitioner Views
Author - Phil O'Leary  [click here for a biography of the author]
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Title Two decades of RPL/APEL in IRELAND: Practitioner Views
Author - Maeve O'Grady  [click here for a biography of the author]
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Title Two decades of RPL/APEL in IRELAND: Practitioner Views
Author - Oran Doherty  [click here for a biography of the author]
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Title Two decades of RPL/APEL in IRELAND: Practitioner Views
Author - Deirdre Goggin  [click here for a biography of the author]
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Title An Arrow in the Cloud: aspects of cloud technology for academic libraries
Author - Yvonne Desmond    [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - This article traces the impact cloud computing has had on the work of library professionals and how it can be exploited both to offer new services and make libraries more relevant for the 21st century. It then considers how Arrow@DIT, the institutional repository for the Dublin Institute of Technology,  represents a successful model of cloud computing applied to libraries and to academic publishing [read full article]
Title Emotional incongruity in the interpersonal relationships of university students: a research report
Author - Olga Kolyukh, Gulnara Kazhikenova  [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary -This article reports on the emotional security of a sample group of university students based on analysis of survey findings from 2012. The broad purpose of the survey was to assist both teaching staff and students to understand the dynamic in interpersonal communications and the impact of communications on parties in the interaction. The survey instrument was a standardised psychological test for indicators of emotional stability and stress levels.[read full article]
Title Human Resource Management in the Field of Higher Education in Kazakhstan: Problems and Perspectives
Author - Aynash Kudysheva, Gaukhar Akhmetova, Alfiya Salikhova, Aziya Baltabayeva, [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary -In the given article we have reviewed problems and prospective which are currently real in human resource management in the field of higher education in Kazakhstan. One such problem is the necessity to design and implement a new model of HRM in Universities with new criteria for selection, development and evaluation of teaching staff in accordance with modern requirements.[read full article]
Title The Leadership Style of Thatcher and Lincoln as Portrayed in Film
Author - Tabinbaev Ruslan Erykovic    [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - In this article I will try to find common features regarding the political leaders of two very different ages using the example of Abraham Lincoln and Margaret Thatcher. The format does not permit a detailed review of bibliographic references, this is a topic for another study. Therefore, as a basis for my analysis is reviewing the content of four significant films: S. Spielberg's "Lincoln" [1], and Lloyd F. "The Iron Lady" [2], John Ford’s movie "Young Mr. Lincoln" [3] and L. Mlechina’s "Margaret Tetcher.Zhenschina the war "[4] . [read full article]

Title The Leadership Style of Thatcher and Lincoln as Portrayed in Film
Author - Abilmagzumova Anel    [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - My work is based on a psychological analysis from the point of view of theories of leadership, and includes an analysis of the political style of Margaret Thatcher and Abraham Lincoln. These theories have been covered in the lectures on the psychology of leadership which took place in April 2013 in the PSU. Analysis in this paper is based on nine major theories, the key points of which are described below. The main context of the study was examining the movies "The Iron Lady" (2012) and "Lincoln" (2013). The main conclusion is the confirmation of the truth of those theories and the effectiveness of their practical application. [read full article]

TitleThe Leadership Style of Thatcher and Abraham Lincoln
Author - Timerbaeva Viktoriya Radionovna    [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - As a definition, the person who heads up any group or organisation is called the leader: he/she has authority and influence on the surrounding people. The successful leader usually possesses charisma and internal qualities such as intelligence which attract followers. The successful leader usually has a strong character and firmness of belief. He/she keeps their word and behaves as gurus to the followers. If he/she doesn't keep promises made, or doesn't execute them, then this undermines his/her authority. [read full article]
Title The Leadership Style of Thatcher and Lincoln as Portrayed in Film
Author - Deryugina Yuliya Aleksandrovna    [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - In this article I offer a psychological analysis of existing theories of leadership. At present there are generally nine theories of leadership listed in psychology literature. I will use the psychological characteristic of these nine theories to analyse the political styles of leadership of Margaret Thatcher and of Abraham Lincoln as portrayed in two recent films: Iron Lady and Lincoln. [read full article]

Book Review
Title
- Effectuation: Elements of Entrepreneurial Expertise
Author - Safiya Alshibani   [click here for a biography of the author]
Summary - What makes entrepreneurs entrepreneurial? Is there such a think as entrepreneurial thinking? If there is, is it applicable only to entrepreneurs? How is it different from the thinking process of managers? These are the questions that Dr. Sarasvathy addresses in her book Effectuation: Elements of Entrepreneurial Expertise. The book is based on extensive research she carried out under the supervision of the Noble Prize winning professor Herbert A. Simon. It also covers topics related to entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial thinking and new venture creations. [read full article]

 
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