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Read more about Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Cyber Domain - Second Edition

Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Cyber Domain - Second Edition

Contributors: Nichols, Mumm, and Lonstein

Publisher: New Prairie Press

Unmanned Aircraft Systems are an integral part of the US national critical infrastructure. The authors have endeavored to bring a breadth and quality of information to the reader that is unparalleled in the unclassified sphere. This textbook will fully immerse and engage the reader / student in the cyber-security considerations of this rapidly emerging technology that we know as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The first edition topics covered National Airspace (NAS) policy issues, information security (INFOSEC), UAS vulnerabilities in key systems (Sense and Avoid / SCADA), navigation and collision avoidance systems, stealth design, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms; weapons systems security; electronic warfare considerations; data-links, jamming, operational vulnerabilities and still-emerging political scenarios that affect US military / commercial decisions.

(2 reviews)


Read more about Psychology: The Science of Human Potential

Psychology: The Science of Human Potential

Contributor: Levy

Publisher: BCcampus

The first chapter provides an overview of the textbook and reviews the history of psychology and its methodology. Psychology is described as a science studying how hereditary (nature) and experiential (nurture) variables interact to influence the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals. The remainder of the text will be organized in sections entitled “Mostly Nature” (Biological Psychology; Sensation & Perception; Motivation & Emotion), “Mostly Nurture” (Direct Learning; Indirect Learning (i.e., observational learning and language); Cognition), and “Nature/Nurture” (Human Development; Personality; Social Psychology; Maladaptive Behavior; Professional Psychology and Human Potential).

(6 reviews)


Read more about Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions

Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions

Contributors: Ramanathan, Aines, and Auffhammer

Publisher: eScholarship

Climate change is an urgent problem. Because it is causing new weather extremes and fatal catastrophes, climate change is better termed climate disruption. Bending the curve to flatten the upward trajectory of pollution emissions responsible for climate disruption is essential in order to protect billions of people from this global threat. Education is a key part of the solution.

(3 reviews)


Read more about Problem Solving in Teams and Groups

Problem Solving in Teams and Groups

Contributor: Piercy

Publisher: University of Kansas Libraries

This textbook covers content relevant to COMS342 Problem Solving in Teams and Groups at the University of Kansas.

(5 reviews)


Read more about Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior

Publisher: OpenStax

This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. An array of recurring features engages students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible management; furthermore, the unique chapter on Social Media and Communication contextualizes the importance and implications of various platforms and communications methods.

(3 reviews)


Read more about Wellbeing in Educational Contexts

Wellbeing in Educational Contexts

Contributors: Carter and Andersen

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

Wellbeing in Educational Contexts

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Read more about Principles of Management

Principles of Management

Publisher: OpenStax

Principles of Management is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the introductory course on management. This is a traditional approach to management using the leading, planning, organizing, and controlling approach. Management is a broad business discipline, and the Principles of Management course covers many management areas such as human resource management and strategic management, as well behavioral areas such as motivation. No one individual can be an expert in all areas of management, so an additional benefit of this text is that specialists in a variety of areas have authored individual chapters.

(7 reviews)


Read more about Fundamentals of Business - Canadian Edition

Fundamentals of Business - Canadian Edition

Contributors: Skripak, Parsons, and Cortes

Publisher: BCcampus

An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Motivating Employees, Managing Human Resources, Union/Management Issues, Marketing: Providing Value, Accounting and Financial Information, and Personal Finances.

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Read more about Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order - Third Edition

Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order - Third Edition

Contributors: Russell, Pferdehirt, Nelson, and Price

Publisher: University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Technical Project Management class is designed to help students build on their past experiences and develop effective strategies for managing complex technical projects, with an emphasis on applying project management concepts to real-world problems. In the weekly web conferences, the class comes together in community to discuss the lesson topics, considering the practical applications of the concepts in each subject area.

(1 review)


Read more about Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

Contributors: Gitman, McDaniel, Shah, Reece, Koffel, Talsma, and Hyatt

Publisher: OpenStax

Introduction to Business covers the scope and sequence of most introductory business courses. The book provides detailed explanations in the context of core themes such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and managing change. Introduction to Business includes hundreds of current business examples from a range of industries and geographic locations, which feature a variety of individuals. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of business concepts, with attention to the knowledge and skills necessary for student success in this course and beyond.

(9 reviews)