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  • November 20, 2017
    As projects increase in scope and complexity, managing them across time zones, language barriers, and technology platforms requires a systematic approach that accounts for every detail. Now in its twelfth edition, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling has been updated to reflect industry changes. It provides practical guidance on all aspects of project management and features a streamlined approach to PM functions including the tools and methods...
  • November 20, 2017
    The overuse of veterinary antibiotics in animal production and the subsequent land applications of manure contribute to increased antibiotic resistance in soil. A new review published in the European Journal of Soil Science examines the results of recent studies on veterinary antibiotic use, the concentrations of antibiotics, and the abundance and diversity of antibiotic resistance genes in animal manure and in soil that receives manure or manure composts.The review also discusses...
  • November 20, 2017
    A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live with PTSD years later. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings highlight the need for early identification, careful monitoring, and treatment of PTSD in cancer survivors.Although PTSD is primarily known to develop in individuals following...
  • November 16, 2017
    John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that they have agreed to become publishing partners for the AWWA periodicals, Journal - American Water Works Association (JAWWA) and Opflow.Beginning in January 2018, Wiley will take responsibility for the production and distribution of JAWWA and Opflow. In the second quarter of 2018, the online versions of both publications are scheduled to move to Wiley’s online periodicals...
  • November 15, 2017
    Despite the challenges and risks, Asian markets represent significant opportunity, especially for investors seeking long-term growth. A new book by Wiley, Value Investing in Asia: The Definitive Guide to Investing in Asia, presents a gateway for both new and experienced investors seeking practical reference to new opportunities in Asian markets while addressing key challenges unique to Asian investing.Authors Stanley Lim and Cheong Mun Hong, both based in Singapore, believe that a true...
  • November 14, 2017
    Become a Confident Communicator and Get the Life You WantAny conversation can be the start of something new, so how can a wallflower get ahead?It's completely natural to feel nervous talking to other people, but communication is key in all areas of life. Networking can build a career, and even personal relationships involve difficult conversations.  In removing social hesitance, you open up a whole new world of effective communication, and can begin building the relationships that get you...
  • November 14, 2017
    Thrive, Take Charge, and Change the Game.In Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results and Be the Best at What You Do, author Dave Anderson explains that whilst talent is a great head start, it is merely potential. Undeveloped and erratically-wielded talent holds little value for an organisation. Instead, the key to high performance is an intentionally cultivated mindset of success, backed by the bold action it takes to make things happen every day.Anderson...
  • November 14, 2017
    HOSPITALITY DISRUPTOR RELEASES PEAK’s 10th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONChip Conley’s Revised & Updated Master Class Features New Leadership PracticesSan Francisco, California, October 23, 2017 – Long before the “sharing economy” exploded, hospitality maverick Chip Conley introduced a groundbreaking new theory for business in his 2007 book, PEAK: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow (Wiley). The bestselling author has since been leading at the forefront of the new economy – as Airbnb’s...
  • November 14, 2017
    Amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by infection with the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis fungus, is the most devastating vertebrate disease on record. The fungus infects more than 600 species of amphibian and has been implicated as the primary cause of decline in more than 200 species. A new Animal Conservation study indicates that the common eastern froglet, Crinia signifera, can carry infections without experiencing mortality. Therefore, the presence of the froglets at sites where species...
  • November 09, 2017
    Experts are calling on the Veterans Administration (VA) to promote research, clinical care, and education in the area of elder abuse, furthering the VA’s mission of serving those who have served. Such efforts will benefit not only Veterans, but also the many older individuals in the general population who face mistreatment or harm, including physical, emotional or sexual abuse, along with neglect and financial exploitation. A way forward is described in a new Journal of the American Geriatrics...