Canadian Academy of the Arts

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The book

Successful Business Meetings presents essential strategies for maximizing the success of a broad variety of meetings, both from the point of view of the organizaer and the participant. It will be of great value on all levels of government, as well as in commerce, the social services, education, and the professions.

The book has an easy-flowing style and is filled with practical information which many readers will be able to apply on a daily basis. Of special utility are the 13 Full-Page Forms which help the organizer and participant plan, shape, and assess their contributions in a logical, meaningful way.

The author

Robert Jay Glickman has a B.A. summa cum laude from the City University of New York, an M.A. from Brown University, and a Ph.D. from UCLA, and has taught at the University of California, Harvard University, and the University of Toronto.

Dr. Glickman has been a consultant on subjects ranging from small business advertising to bank credits for importers of heavy industrial equipment. He has broad experience as a meeting planner and convention organizer, and has conducted seminars for local and national organizations in a variety of fields.

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The book 

This book provides a historical overview of Canada's responses to disability.

Among the topics surveyed are attitudes toward disability; trends in the management of disabled persons; employment and unemployment; scientific and technological research; the creation of special home and work environments; advocacy in the public and private sectors; and government policies which affect the welfare of the disabled population.

A sizable bibliography is provided for those who wish to study this important subject in greater depth.

The author

Ruth J. E. Jones was trained as a Physiotherapist at the Royal Herbert Hospital in London, England and worked for over twenty years in the field of Rehabilitation Therapy in both the public and private sectors.

Her Master's degree in Public Administration and her Ph.D. in Political Science, with a specialty in Health and Housing, have given her deep insights into the impacts that current attitudes and official policy can have on the various stakeholders in the health care system and on the problems that disabled persons have been facing over the years.

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