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Maturing Leadership: How Adult Development Impacts Leadership
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-402-7

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Publication date: 3 April 2020

Jonathan Reams

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Maturing Leadership: How Adult Development Impacts Leadership
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-402-7

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Maturing Leadership: How Adult Development Impacts Leadership
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-402-7

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Maturing Leadership: How Adult Development Impacts Leadership
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-402-7

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Publication date: 26 March 2020

Wickham Clayton

With three credited scriptwriters and five credited directors, the 1967 release of Casino Royale saw a gang of multifaceted James Bond 007s facing off against an army of…

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With three credited scriptwriters and five credited directors, the 1967 release of Casino Royale saw a gang of multifaceted James Bond 007s facing off against an army of beautiful, hypersexualised, personality-less female spies, headed by the real James Bond’s neurotic, insecure, American nephew Jimmy. Perhaps this wasn’t Fleming’s intended storyline for Bond’s first outing at Casino Royale, but the resulting parodic outing absorbed and commented upon some of the inherent gendered archetypes of Fleming’s work. What the 1967 Casino Royale accomplishes is a narrative which contrasts varieties of masculinity which are segmented forms of the masculinity defined by Fleming’s Bond. This chapter compares the masculinity of Bond developed in Fleming’s novel, before examining the representations of masculinity inherent within the four key male characters: Sir James Bond (David Niven), Evelyn Tremble (Peter Sellers), Cooper (Terence Cooper) and Dr Noah/Jimmy Bond (Woody Allen). By showing the depictions of masculine elements each of these characters embodies, along with the metanarrative elements of each performer’s persona, this chapter aims to identify how the 1967 Casino Royale both faithfully depicts the masculine elements of Bond while at the same time satirizing Bond’s particular brand of masculinity. This examination ultimately argues that this segmentation of Bondian masculinity is the core point of cohesion in a deeply incoherent, parodic film adaptation of Fleming’s novel.

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From Blofeld to Moneypenny: Gender in James Bond
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ISBN: 978-1-83867-163-1

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Publication date: 29 July 2021

Martha Price

Migration control is being increasingly privatised, and the effect this has on the access to justice of irregular migrants is deeply concerning. Privatisation creates a…

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Migration control is being increasingly privatised, and the effect this has on the access to justice of irregular migrants is deeply concerning. Privatisation creates a corporate veil in this sector, which clouds the appropriate lines of accountability. It generates confusion about the boundary between the state and the private actors, and it is not clear enough how accountability is to be determined when harms are committed in the deportation process. This chapter contends that there is a gap between the existence of accountability mechanisms and the effective application of them to private actors. A discussion of criminal and human rights perspectives through the lens of the Jimmy Mubenga case will illustrate that privatisation has had a detrimental effect on accountability, and this is largely due to the hostile context in which it operates and the way society conceives migrants generally.

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Privatisation of Migration Control: Power without Accountability?
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ISBN: 978-1-80117-244-8

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Publication date: 9 November 2017

Sizwe Timothy Phakathi

This concluding chapter not only summarises the key discussions and arguments of the preceding chapters but also reflects on organisational, managerial, supervisory…

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This concluding chapter not only summarises the key discussions and arguments of the preceding chapters but also reflects on organisational, managerial, supervisory, behavioural, social and cultural factors shaping the miners’ reactions to the restructured and formalised deep-level mining work processes and their unofficial job tactic of making a plan (planisa). The chapter provides suggestions on how the positive aspects of planisa could be harnessed and negative aspects addressed towards efficient, productive and safer organisational, managerial, supervisory and operational practices at the rock-face down the mine.

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Production, Safety and Teamwork in a Deep-Level Mining Workplace
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ISBN: 978-1-78714-564-1

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Publication date: 9 November 2017

Sizwe Timothy Phakathi

This chapter examines and discusses the unintended outcomes of the production bonus scheme the mine had instituted to motivate and increase the productivity of the…

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This chapter examines and discusses the unintended outcomes of the production bonus scheme the mine had instituted to motivate and increase the productivity of the frontline mining teams. This is crucial given that the maladministration of the bonus system could lead to a range of undesired outcomes such as deteriorating levels of trust between management and frontline workers, prioritisation of production at the expense of safety, poor work relations and ultimately low levels of organisational, employee and team performance. There are a number of organisational, management and labour factors that can render a production bonus scheme effective or ineffective. These factors influence the nature and extent of worker reactions to the bonus scheme.

This chapter examines and discusses the factors that influenced the reaction of the mining teams to the team-based production bonus scheme and the extent to which mine management fulfilled its side of the bargain in the implementation of the production bonus. The chapter highlights the manner in which the team-based bonus system influenced teams of stope workers to engage in their informal organisational practice of making plan (planisa) in order to offset the snags that jeopardised their prospects of earning the production bonus. The chapter reveals that, to a large extent, the productivity bonus generated conflict rather than cooperation at the point of production down the mine. As a result, the incentive scheme failed to live up to expectations by not eliciting the desired levels of organisational, worker and team performance at the rock-face.

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Production, Safety and Teamwork in a Deep-Level Mining Workplace
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ISBN: 978-1-78714-564-1

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The Rebirth of Bourbon: Building a Tourism Economy in Small-Town, USA
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ISBN: 978-1-83867-711-4

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Publication date: 30 September 2010

Nick Dempsey

This chapter investigates how musicians at jazz jam sessions engage in what I term “aggressive emergence.” In so doing, they introduce novelty, unpredictability and…

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This chapter investigates how musicians at jazz jam sessions engage in what I term “aggressive emergence.” In so doing, they introduce novelty, unpredictability and creativity in their spontaneous interactions with other musicians. In order to discuss this emergence, a notion of signs in musical communications as indexes, in the Peircean sense, is developed. To produce emergence in the ongoing development of a jam session performance, musicians must produce signs that index new directions that jazz playing can take, such as different rhythmic or harmonic accompaniments, or changes to the volume at which individuals play their instruments.

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Studies in Symbolic Interaction
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ISBN: 978-0-85724-361-4

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