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The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society A Study in Corporate Governance by Alexander (OPUniversity of Gothenburg, Sweden) Styhre The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society A Study in Corporate Governance
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The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society traces and accounts for the debates and discussions between law and economics scholars and mainstream legal scholars, management theorists, and economic sociologists. This is done in detail to demonstrate that the shareholder welfare society...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Executive Pay A Research Overview by Ruth Bender Executive Pay A Research Overview

The remuneration (or pay) of CEOs and other senior managers has risen much faster than that of the workers who deliver on corporate performance requirements. In 1970, the average CEO made over 30 times the average production worker, by 2008...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Cultural Distance in International Ventures Exploring Perceptions of European and Chinese Managers by Katiuscia Vaccarini, Francesca Spigarelli, Ernesto Tavoletti, Christoph Lattemann Cultural Distance in International Ventures Exploring Perceptions of European and Chinese Managers
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This book uses the concepts of both cultural and psychic distance to analyse managers' perceptions in international business settings, with a specific focus on European and Chinese ventures in the green technology industry.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Make Your Business a Lean Business How to Create Enduring Market Leadership by Paul C. (3M Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA) Husby, Jerome Hamilton Make Your Business a Lean Business How to Create Enduring Market Leadership
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Make Your Business a Lean Business is a written by business leaders for business leaders as a how to guide to building enduring market leadership. Based on the authors more than 60 years experience applying Lean to operations and businesses,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Competitive Advantage Strategies, Management & Performance by Cam Caldwell Competitive Advantage Strategies, Management & Performance


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Resource Security and Governance The Globalisation of China's Natural Resources Companies by Xinting Jia Resource Security and Governance The Globalisation of China's Natural Resources Companies

China's phenomenal economic growth in the past 30 years has witnessed the rise of its global natural resources companies. At the same time, the emerging of a middle class in China and their desire to improve living standards including better...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Flexibility in Resource Management by Sushil Flexibility in Resource Management

This book provides a conceptual `Flexibility in Resource Management' framework supported by research/case applications in various related areas. It links and integrates the flexibility aspect with resource management to offer a fresh perspective, since flexibility in different levels of resource...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Reshoring of Manufacturing Drivers, Opportunities, and Challenges by Alessandra Vecchi Reshoring of Manufacturing Drivers, Opportunities, and Challenges

This book examines key aspects of the increasingly important phenomenon of reshoring - the decision of companies to reverse offshoring by bringing manufacturing back from overseas. The aim is to equip readers with a full understanding of the current extent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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The Platform of Agile Management And the Program to Implement It by Willy Sussland The Platform of Agile Management And the Program to Implement It

Game-changers - the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon, Tesla, and the Robo-advisors - are revolutionizing swaths of business sectors. They were born with a different mindset, which makes them agile and ambidextrous. They seriously challenge traditional organizations, which have lost...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Platform of Agile Management And the Program to Implement It by Willy Sussland The Platform of Agile Management And the Program to Implement It

Game-changers - the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon, Tesla, and the Robo-advisors - are revolutionizing swaths of business sectors. They were born with a different mindset, which makes them agile and ambidextrous. They seriously challenge traditional organizations, which have lost...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Designing, Selecting, Implementing and Using APS Systems by Vincent C. S. Wiers, Ton de Kok Designing, Selecting, Implementing and Using APS Systems
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Commercial advanced planning and scheduling (APS) systems have been around for about 25 years and have seen widespread adoption in a variety of companies. The promises made by APS system implementations are high, and at the same time, APS projects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Tourism: Principles and Practice by Alan Fyall, Stephen Wanhill Tourism: Principles and Practice
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Thanks to its engaging writing style and accessible structure, Fletcher has become the ultimate one-stop text for any student studying Tourism. Its broad appeal and popularity increases with each new edition, making it excellent value for any student who wants...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Doing Corporate Business in Russia From Civil Theory to Practice by Anna S. (National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Russia) Vlasova, Natalia M. (National Research Univ Udalova Doing Corporate Business in Russia From Civil Theory to Practice
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The right to do business in Russia is granted by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which states that everyone shall have the right to freely use his or her abilities and property for entrepreneurial or any other economic activity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Doing Corporate Business in Russia From Civil Theory to Practice by Anna S. (National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Russia) Vlasova, Natalia M. (National Research Univ Udalova Doing Corporate Business in Russia From Civil Theory to Practice
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The right to do business in Russia is granted by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which states that everyone shall have the right to freely use his or her abilities and property for entrepreneurial or any other economic activity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

System Dynamics Soft and Hard Operational Research by Martin Kunc System Dynamics Soft and Hard Operational Research

This book presents some of the most important papers published in Palgrave's Journal of Operational Research relating to the use of System Dynamics (SD) in the context of Operational Research (OR). Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of significant features...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Finance Unleashed Leveraging the CFO for Innovation by Magnus Lind, Kelly Barner Finance Unleashed Leveraging the CFO for Innovation
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Fast moving, to the point, and rooted in first-hand executive experiences, this book is for people of vision and action, and for creating the conditions required for growth, innovation, and increased competitive advantage.Finance Unleashed is based on a series of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and New Management Standards by Inaki Heras-Saizarbitoria ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and New Management Standards

This book is a comprehensive reference on ISO management system standards and their implementation. The impacts that ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 have had on business performance are analyzed in depth, and up-to-date perspectives are offered on the integration of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Unlocking Agility An Insider's Guide to Agile Enterprise Transformation by Jorgen Hesselberg Unlocking Agility An Insider's Guide to Agile Enterprise Transformation

Over the past decade, Jorgen Hesselberg has had an interesting view into some noteworthy agile adoptions (Spotify, Yahoo, Walmart, and many more). Not all of the adoptions were smooth, or even successful. From these first-hand experiences (as a practitioner), he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Essential Operations Management by Alex Hill, Terry Hill Essential Operations Management
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A concise and practical introduction to OM examining tasks and challenges faced by operations managers, featuring new video interviews with businesspeople showing how 'key ideas' from the text work in the real world, as well as a range of engaging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Corporate Governance in Action Regulators, Market Actors and Scrutinizers by Lars Engwall, Kerstin Sahlin, Jaan Grunberg Corporate Governance in Action Regulators, Market Actors and Scrutinizers
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Over time we have seen large corporations, in many cases with multinational operations, begin to play an increasingly significant role in modern society. This in turn has put the governance of these corporations into focus. Against the above background, Corporate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

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How to Make Things Happen A blueprint for applying knowledge, solving problems and designing systems that deliver your service strategy by Beatriz Munoz-Seca How to Make Things Happen A blueprint for applying knowledge, solving problems and designing systems that deliver your service strategy

And the heart of efficiency in delivering services is people and their knowledge.As industrialization drives ever more standardized offerings and ever little human contact it is in those rare moments of human interaction where the greatest opportunity to add or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/07/2017

Produktionsentscheidung by Inke Deharde Produktionsentscheidung


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Closing the Gap Between Practice and Research in Industrial Engineering by Elisabeth Viles Closing the Gap Between Practice and Research in Industrial Engineering

This book presents the proceedings of the XXII International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, International IIE Conference 2016, and International AIM Conference 2016.This joint conference is a result of an agreement between ADINGOR (Asociacion para el Desarrollo de...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management by Gyongyi Kovacs The Palgrave Handbook of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Focusing on the specific challenges of research design and exploring the opportunities of conducting research in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management, this handbook is a significant contribution to future research. Chapters include extensive descriptions of methods used, highlighting their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

eMaintenance Essential Electronic Tools for Efficiency by Diego (Professor, Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering at LTU, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden) Galar, Kuma eMaintenance Essential Electronic Tools for Efficiency
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eMaintenance: Essential Electronic Tools for Efficiency enables the reader to improve efficiency of operations, maintenance staff, infrastructure managers and system integrators, by accessing a real time computerized system from data to decision. In recent years, the exciting possibilities of eMaintenance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Resilience by Teaming in Supply Chains and Networks by Rodrigo Reyes Levalle Resilience by Teaming in Supply Chains and Networks

Real-world supply chains and networks are inherently complex, formed by a large number of self-governing interconnected agents which dynamically update their behavior rules and connections based on context and environment changes. Oftentimes, these complex systems fail, almost inexplicably, due to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

Risk Analysis and Management - Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech R by Ales (Faculty of Safety Engineering, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava-Vyskovice, Czech Republic) Bernatik Risk Analysis and Management - Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech R
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This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Enterprise Risk Management Guidance for Practical Implementation and Assessment by AICPA Enterprise Risk Management Guidance for Practical Implementation and Assessment

This new publication includes invaluable guidance for anyone responsible for or advising on an enterprise risk management process (ERM), whether the process is in its early stages or is already well established. This resource will help you ensure the ERM...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Ethik ALS Standard in Der Beschaffung Werte Und Normen ALS Gestaltungsausgangspunkt Von Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen by Janina Lukas Ethik ALS Standard in Der Beschaffung Werte Und Normen ALS Gestaltungsausgangspunkt Von Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

Corporate Finance and Governance in Stakeholder Society Beyond Shareholder Capitalism by Shinichi Hirota Corporate Finance and Governance in Stakeholder Society Beyond Shareholder Capitalism

This book develops a new framework - the stakeholder model - that helps to understand corporate finance and governance in modern society, where the sources of people's happiness have shifted from monetary to non-monetary factors. The book takes a more...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

Optimal Control Applications for Operations Strategy by Bowon Kim Optimal Control Applications for Operations Strategy

This book focuses on the applications of optimal control theory to operations strategy and supply chain management.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries by Dr. Natalia Yakovleva Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries

Based on the concept of corporate social responsibility, this book analyses modern approaches adopted by mining companies that could minimise negative impacts of mining and enhance positive benefits to corporate stakeholders. Using a case study of two mining sectors (gold...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2017

Operations Strategy by Nigel Slack, Mike Lewis Operations Strategy
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Now in its fifth edition, this clear, well-structured and interesting text offers insight into the more advanced topic of Operations Strategy. Building on concepts from strategic management, operations management, marketing and HRM, this text encourages a thorough understanding of Operations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

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