Books tagged: transparency

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 11 results

When David Davidar Drank My Wine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
By the author of "The Revised Kama Sutra" and "Impressing the Whites", this fiery collection of essays, blog posts, and rants on corruption in Indian publishing, literature, and journalism and among the Indian diaspora makes practical suggestions to reduce corruption and increase diversity. No matter who you are, it matters, because what is at stake is free expression for one-sixth of humanity.
How Public is Private Philanthropy? Separating Reality from Myth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Traditionally, there has been a limited relationship between philanthropy and government. In recent years, the “public money” claim has been employed to support proposals from government and some in the philanthropic sector to urge stricter limits on the purposes and governance of foundations. This report provides further legal basis for a continued separation between government and philanthropy.
Managing Blind: A Data Quality and Data Governance Vade Mecum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Information management
Companies and countries run on data but rarely question its origin, accuracy or significance, until something goes wrong. From the larger lost satellite to the smaller annoyances of badly worded forms, it all comes down to data. This short book provides a unique insight into the real value of data and how a simple understanding of data quality can be a truly enlightening and profitable experience.
Mission 535+2
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
When it comes to politics, everybody yells at each other and then agree that nothing will change in Washington. Of course, no one offers any solutions. Mission 535+2 suggests a simple, a-political process designed to persuade our elected representatives to work together to further the best economic interests of "We the People" instead of theirs.
OPEN: Standardized Methods for Large Scale Information Access and Transparency
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Information management, Essay » Business
The exchange of information in the modern context is conducted between two or more entities within three primary stakeholder groups: the private sector, the public sector, and private individuals. The interactions between these groups are often complex and are further influenced on a global scale by a broad range of issues including cultural diversity, political ideology, and diverging economies.
Transparency in Philanthropy: An Analysis of Accountability, Fallacy, and Volunteerism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
Recent calls for more transparency in private philanthropy have increased the need for philanthropic organizations to carefully think about what information they will release to the public and how to do it. To help organizations answer these questions, The Philanthropy Roundtable has published a new book by noted legal scholar John Tyler, general counsel of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
The Future of Western Civilization Series 1 Book 3: Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews Visionary Leaders
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Compilation 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dr Nicholas Beecroft Interviews: Generational Cycles-Neil Howe Catalyzing Change-Peggy Holman Successful Nations-Richard Barrett Resurrecting Christianity-Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali German Identity & Patriotism-Adrian Wagner Compassionate Healthcare-Dr Robin Youngson New Money-Jordan MacLeod
Successful Nations-Harnessing the Aspirations of the People (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Richard Barrett interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Richard is an author, speaker and social commentator on the evolution of human values in business and society. Richard’s latest book is Love, Fear and the Destiny of Nations; the impact of the evolution of human consciousness on world affairs. Richard is a leading global expert on the evolution of human values &, leadership.
Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Winner of Maverick of The Year Award, and featured by WSJ, Fortune and Bloomberg TV for his courageous battle to defeat unlawful actions by the FDA, this biotech entrepreneur gives a first-hand riveting account of an against-all odds unbelievable fight that demonstrates what it takes to advance breakthrough products that truly benefit patients. He concludes with a fix for a terribly broken system.
Eyes on the World
Series: Ladder to Where, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50)
The world is in a mess and getting worse. A secret war is going on. This war as as old as the human desire for power. Two men are being hunted. Jake Granger and William Allison are struggling to understand what is happening and why they are targeted. Could it be as simple as to stop their efforts to make Earth a better world? They have to find out fast and stay alive. Their adventure begins.