BROADCAST-BASED DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEMS
Flor, Alexander G.
Diliman, Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1995, 212 pp. ; Softcover
Of the three functions of broadcast medium—to entertain, to inform and to educate—the last function is the least explored and least utilized. The author gives his readers, particularly Mass communications students an overview of educational broadcasting as a distance learning system—its history, its significance and application in different countries most especially the Philippines.
THE ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM: MANAGERIAL APPLICATIONS
Poblador, Niceto S.
Diliman, Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1996, 548 p. ; Softcover
The book has outstanding applicability to business situations and makes the understanding much easier since the theories are linked to the business applications. It provides a good theoretical framework for decision making but also have an applied focus.
Metro Manila: Anvil Publishing, 1995, 208 pp, Softcover
This compilation of articles on math, science and technology filled a need. The articles contained information not readily found in local Philippine media. The articles also explained complex things in a simple way.
HEALING OURSELVES, A GUIDE TO CREATIVE, RESPONSIVE & SELF-RELIANT MEDICINE
Tan, Joaquin G.
Pasig City, Anvil Publishing, Inc. 1995, 290 p. ; Softcover
In this pioneering book, the author asserts that we are responsible for our own health. We need to only recognize the healing forces within us and decrease our dependence on medical doctors and unquestioning faith in the modern hospital system. A significant contribution of this book is the framework it provides for a coherent view of the human being as a basis for the principles of holistic prevention and healing.
IN THE BEGINNING AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC JOURNEYS
Metro Manila: Bookmark, Inc., 1993, 180 pp. Softcover/newsprint
A compilation of math and science articles with the intent of inspiring its readers to be
better informed and work for the improvement of the nation.
JAPANESE SOCIETY & POLITICS
Manila, De la Salle University Press, 1993, 55 p. Softcover
This is a publication of the Japanese Studies Program (JSP), one of four area studies programs of the International Studies Department at De La Salle University. The JSP offers the only undergraduate degree program in Japanese Studies in the Philippines. This publication aims to develop an understanding of unique Japanese contributions and insights, as well as an understanding of Japanese history, economy, politics and culture. One of its goals is also to increase awareness of the nature and role of Japanese business and financial organizations in economic development.
THE JAPANESE WAY OF MANAGEMENT
Manila: De la Salle University Press, 1984, 56 pp. Softcover/newsprint
This monograph is an introduction to Japanese employment system and Quality Control (QC) circle.
The publication is one of a few published by De La Salle University that go a long way into fostering closer academic relations between the scholars of the Philippines and Japan.
PHILIPPINE TUNA FISHERIES: YELLOWFIN & SKIPJACK
Aprieto, Virginia L.
Diliman Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1995, 251 pp, Softcover
The book is a first compendium of information gathered by the author since 1979 on the biology and fishery of important tunas. It also includes data on the activities policies and problems relating to the fisheries management on a national and international basis. Since tuna fishery constitutes the largest and most important fishery in the Philippines, this book is a valuable reference material for fishery students, teachers and researchers.
PLANTAS MEDICINALES DE FILIPINAS
T.H. Pardo de Tavera
Makati: Ayala Foundation, Inc./Filipinas Heritage Library, 2000, 445 pp, Softcover
This is a practical manual on “the use that Filipinos make of their plants in the treatment of the disease.” The book talks the many and diverse plants which are a treatment to cough, wounds, diarrhea or dysentery and other common ailments. Having been conferred the medical degree at the Sorbonne in Paris, Pardo de Tavera would have the respect for western medicine, but he tenaciously held the view that ordinary people posses real insight in to how they can cure their afflictions with plants available to them in their surroundings.
POPULATION, HUMAN RESOURCES & DEVELOPMENT (VOL. I-III)
$60.00 for 3-voume set
Edited by Alejandro N. Herrin, etal.
Diliman, Quezon City, University of the Philippines Press, 1994, 530 p. per volume; Softcover
A compilation of articles on population, human resources and development, such as formulating a consensus on population policy, maternal and children’s health, nutrition and mortality and other issues regarding human resources patterns and distribution.
SUCCESSFUL FAMILY BUSINESSES, DYNAMICS OF FIVE FILIPINO BUSINESS FAMILIES
Lee-Chua, Queena N.
Quezon City, Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1997, 250 p. ; Softcover
The book dissects five real life Filipino business–firms. This is a pioneering work in the field of family business and psychology, the book employs the family system approach which takes into account family dynamics and its psychological base. This will be of interest to those who have family-owned and managed firms.
THE VISIBLE HAND AND THE DEVELOPING ECONOMY, ESSAYS ON MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Limlingan, Victor S.
Manila, De La Salle University Press, 1994, 187 p. ; Softcover 2nd edition
The author, a faculty of the Asian Institute of Management, discusses the relevance of the principles of management as developed by Western nations, in the context of developing nations.
WHY BE AFRAID OF MATH AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL ADVENTURES
Lee, Queena N.
Makati, Metro Manila, Bookmark, Inc. 1991, 185 p. ; Softcover
The articles in this book help create a climate and habit of excellence in math by challenging the very best among the youth and focusing on the efforts of some of the country’s scientists and educators. It also tries to create a climate of public opinion which values excellence and appreciates the importance of intellectual work.