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5. Entrepreneurial thinking and learning

5. Entrepreneurial thinking and learning  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

in Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
Published Online: 
Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199670543
‘Entrepreneurial thinking and learning’ looks at the personality traits that studies have shown are common to entrepreneurs, such as risk-taking propensity, strong need for achievement, ... More
7. Eleven Twelve (not‐so‐) angry men (and women)Psychologists actually agree about human intelligence differences

7. Eleven Twelve (not‐so‐) angry men (and women): Psychologists actually agree about human intelligence differences  

Ian J. Deary

in Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776854
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192893215.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192893215
There are two extremes in the intelligence argument: those that advocate IQ-type testing and those that are against it. ‘Eleven Twelve (not-so-) angry men (and women)’ examines how ... More
4. Hanging together

4. Hanging together  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
Apr 2016
eISBN: 
9780191790119
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198723394
Through their communiqués and other outputs, the BRICS countries have worked hard to present themselves as a cohesive group. This effort, however, belies sharp differences in the political, ... More
2. Ageing and intelligence: senility or sagacity?What happens to mental abilities as we grow older?

2. Ageing and intelligence: senility or sagacity?: What happens to mental abilities as we grow older?  

Ian J. Deary

in Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776854
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192893215.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192893215
As we age our physical prowess tends to decline. Do individual differences among people change as they move from childhood through to adulthood and old age? Is there on average a tendency ... More
Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian J. Deary

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776854
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192893215.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192893215
Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction describes how and why people differ in their thinking power by dealing with issues such as what intelligence is, whether there are ... More
5. How geographers work

5. How geographers work  

John A. Matthews and David T. Herbert

in Geography: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776946
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199211289.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199211289
‘How geographers work’ examines the methods employed by geographers. Geographers need to employ a wide range of skills. Fieldwork is a key activity, which developed from the expeditions ... More

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