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A Conversation with Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This conversation with Malaysia's longest-serving Minister of International Trade and Industry traces her childhood to her years in academia and subsequently, her entry into politics. She also shares her views on trade negotiations, women in leadership, education, and politics. This publication shines a spotlight on one of Malaysia’s most dynamic leaders, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz.
A Conversation with Tan Sri Leo Moggie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Perdana Leadership Foundation interviewed Tan Sri Leo Moggie as part of its Oral History Series. A proud Sarawakian, Tan Sri shares much of what life was like in East Malaysia before Sarawak's Independence, and the complications that arose once it became part of Malaysia. He shares also many entertaining anecdotes of life as a politician in Sarawak.
Positioning Malaysia in the International Arena: Perdana Discourse Series 5
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In this monograph, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, speaks on the evolution of Malaysia’s foreign policies, from its pro-Western post-independence stance to its present decisively non-aligned position. He talks also of Malaysia’s initiatives in fostering friendships among poorer, developing nations, and how that has returned dividends to Malaysia.
Media and National Development: Perdana Discourse Series 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
In this publication, the role of the media - including that of bloggers - in Malaysia's national development is discussed at length. Malaysia's fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad explained the government view of the press, and why controls were regarded as necessary. He also addressed concerns on media freedom, responsibility, transparency, and objectivity.
Nigeria Ailment: Divine Prescription Arrives
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
I had Divine Inspiration on a Sunday night 4th Dec, 2011 to convey Proposition to address Nigeria’s challenges to her Rulers but I neither took the inspiration seriously nor intended to do anything about it because of the prevalence of a value system in which money is regarded as the ultimate in everything and only the talks of money bags attract the attention of individuals, organizations....
National Unity: Perdana Discourse Series 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
National Unity. What does it mean? How does a nation achieve it? This was the topic of discussion at the debut Perdana Discourse Series that took place in Malaysia on 23rd August 2004. This monograph is a summary of that discourse with the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, academics, and students. The topic remains relevant today, to Malaysia, and many other nations.
Living In The Shadows: The Reality of Life As An Illegal Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
For anyone currently planning to move to a new country with the intention of becoming (or is already in such country as) an illegal immigrant, this book provides you with real life and experience-based insight on how life is for an illegal immigrant in a new country.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Civil society organizations have played different roles in Asian Development Bank operations, such as serving as partners in project implementation, providing assistance to recipients of ADB support, acting as cofinanciers, monitoring and evaluating ADB-assisted activities, and participating in policy advocacy. This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of CSOs in operations fina
Managers' manual for the 21st century.
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses.