C++ is a powerful language that unifies high-level programming paradigms, such as object oriented
programming, with low-level efficiencies, such as the ability to directly manipulate memory. For these
reasons, C++ has been embraced as the language of choice among game developers.
Rational Choice Theory is one of the few general theories of how individuals, groups, organizations and social structures behave - its impact on sociological theorizing has been enormous.
In this volume, advocates and critics present their views of the values and limitations of rational choice theory. Whether supporter or sceptic, sociologists and other social scientists will find themselves immersed in a creative discussion of the merits and difficulties of the model and its applicability to both macro and micro level social issues....
The corporate world is living through some interesting and challenging
times. In today’s world, in order to survive or remain competitive,
corporations must continue to assess their organizational
strategies, structures, and practices. Changing and adapting to external
pressures and market shifts is now (and will continue to be)
an imperative. It is a must; survival depends on it.
We decided that we should write a book about something we enjoy doing to share with our fellow developers to fulfill their dreams. This is how our journey started. When the startup company NewAgeSolution.net was founded, the company emphasized delivering compelling rich Internet applications using Silverlight. The company enjoyed great success, with eight employees, delivering amazing Silverlight applications that you can read about in a Microsoft case study.
Where the two terms differ is in the imposition by organisations of courteous or forced
ritual behaviour on employees – a modern phenomenon. Insincerity is concealed, leading to the
whimsical even offensive notion that we are all air hostesses now. There are moral implications
here too. Sprezzatura could be aligned to the moral theories of hedonism and egoism – where the
focus is on the individual who decides to pursue a working life of fulfilment based on self
interest, by the appearance of relaxed competence that may or may not be borne out by actual
effectiveness at work....
The Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics is an independent entity established in partnership with Business Roundtable—an association of chief executive officers of leading corporations with a combined workforce of more than 10 million employees and $4 trillion in annual revenues—and leading academics from America’s best business schools.