BERLIN - AMSTERDAM | BSP UPDATE NEWS SERVICE | PRESS RELEASES | APRIL 2014

 


 

Journal of Business Compliance

 

Out Now! Volume 3, No. 2, April 2014

 

'On a bleak day, one might be excused for shaking one’s head at the symptoms of poor decision-making observed within society. The spotlight in the financial media is currently on General Motors and their apparent 10- year delay in confronting an operational error that has cost lives, and put many more at risk. We might ask ourselves how it is possible that intelligent individuals, seemingly normal and representative of our society, can rationalise a conclusion to ignore the facts, or not to escalate an issue of importance at work, and then go home to berate others, such as politicians, on their lack of integrity and more. ...' Read more

 

 


 

International Journal of Water Governance

 

Out Now! Volume 2, No. 1, March 2014

 

Table of Contents:

 

Building Blocks for Users’ Participation in Water Governance: Irrigators’ Organizations and State Reforms in Ecuador, Jaime Hoogesteger

 

Variation in the Perspective on Sharing Water: Irrigators, their Communities and the Wider Society, Henning Bjornlund, Xinzheng Zhao, Wei Xu

 

Working Knowledge for Collaborative Water Planning in Australia’s Wet Tropics Region, Cathy J. Robinson, Bruce Taylor, Karen Vella, Tabatha Wallington

 

Political Legitimacy and Collaborative Water Governance: An Exploratory Case Study, Julia Baird, Jonas Velaniškis, Ryan Plummer, John Fitzgibbon

 

Multi-tiered Governance of the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin: The Fragmented Water Resources Management Model of the United States and Mexico, Luzma Fabiola Nava, Samuel Sandoval Solis

 

The Flood Risk Management Plan: An Essential Step Towards the Institutionalization of a Paradigm Shift, Thomas Hartmann and Robert Juepner

 

Book Reviews
Clumsy Floodplans. Responsive Land Policy for Extreme Floods, by Thomas Hartmann. Farnham: Ashgate, pp 170, hardcover, 2011. ISBN 978-1-409-41845-0

 

Governing International Watercourses. River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of Internationally Shared Rivers and Lakes. By Susanne Schmeier, London: Routledge, pp 344, hardcover, 2013. ISBN 978-0-415-62358-2

 

 


 

Journal of Business Compliance

 

Out Now! Volume 3, No. 1, February 2014

 

'The drivers of culture within an organisation are a significant influence on the size and complexity of the compliance challenge. Corporate culture itself is a function of the people engaged in the firm, how they are led, and the social framework that determines how those individuals interact and influence each other. This issue of the Journal of Business Compliance provides some fascinating insight and inspiration for Compliance, Human Resources and Managers alike; to ponder – preferably together. ...' Read more