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My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence ...
My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic centre into an international hub. It is striving to excel in services, tourism, the knowledge economy and creative human resources in order to reach its ambitious development goals.

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18.38 USD

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Robin Sharma believes there are certain skills and attitudes that allow you to rise to extraordinary success. In his powerful new parable, he offers a story designed to help people from all walks of life to achieve great things. Blake DiFranco is down on his luck, trying to make ends ...
The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life

Robin Sharma believes there are certain skills and attitudes that allow you to rise to extraordinary success. In his powerful new parable, he offers a story designed to help people from all walks of life to achieve great things. Blake DiFranco is down on his luck, trying to make ends meet. His job is unsatisfying, and he is disenchanted with the world around him. One day, an enigmatic friend offers him a life-altering opportunity: spend a day studying with a mysterious group of teachers and learn the secrets of limitless success. The next morning, he embarks on a journey to discover the true meaning of the LWT philosophy - Lead Without a Title. He is ushered through the lessons of the four teachers: Anna, a maid who shows him that every job can be done with passion; Ty, a surfer who reminds him how important it is to rise to the riskiest challenges; Jackson, a former CEO who shows him the value of relationships; and Jet, a masseur who proves that greatness begins within. Blake's world changes as the teachers make him realize his own potential to achieve greater things than he'd ever imagined. The book is packed with real-world lessons and inspiring exercises that will help any business person realize extraordinary results. Sharma distils over fifteen years of working with high-performers to deliver real-world strategies and foster a winning mindset. Here are formulas that will build success amidst times of deep change and will help readers to make positive changes both at work and at home.

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15.49 USD

The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life

by Robin Sharma
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'Hans Rosling tells the story of "the secret silent miracle of human progress" as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.' MELINDA GATES Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions ...
Factfulness

'Hans Rosling tells the story of "the secret silent miracle of human progress" as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.' MELINDA GATES

Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts.

When asked simple questions about global trends - why the world's population is increasing; how many young women go to school; how many of us live in poverty - we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.

In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and a man who can make data sing, Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens, and reveals the ten instincts that distort our perspective.

It turns out that the world, for all its imperfections, is in a much better state than we might think. But when we worry about everything all the time instead of embracing a worldview based on facts, we can lose our ability to focus on the things that threaten us most.

Inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that will change the way you see the world.

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Factfulness

by Hans Rosling
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At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - perhaps ask a colleague a favour, negotiate with a contractor or get your spouse to put out the recycling. In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion science and practice - Steve Martin, Noah ...
The small BIG: Small Changes that Spark Big Influence
At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - perhaps ask a colleague a favour, negotiate with a contractor or get your spouse to put out the recycling. In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion science and practice - Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini - describe how, in today's information-overloaded world, it is now the smallest changes that lead to the biggest differences in results. Offering deceptively simple suggestions and explaining the extensive scientific research behind them, the small BIG presents over fifty small changes - from the little adjustments that make meetings more effective to the costless alteration to correspondence that saved a government millions. the small BIG is full of surprising, powerful - and above all, tiny - changes that could mean the difference between failure and success.
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17.06 USD

The small BIG: Small Changes that Spark Big Influence

by Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein, Professor Robert B. Cialdini
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'This is the most important - and fascinating - book yet written about how the digital age will affect our world' Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs From two leading thinkers, the widely anticipated book that describes a new, hugely connected world of the future, full of challenges and benefits ...
The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
'This is the most important - and fascinating - book yet written about how the digital age will affect our world' Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs From two leading thinkers, the widely anticipated book that describes a new, hugely connected world of the future, full of challenges and benefits which are ours to meet and harness. The New Digital Age is the product of an unparalleled collaboration: full of the brilliant insights of one of Silicon Valley's great innovators - what Bill Gates was to Microsoft and Steve Jobs was to Apple, Schmidt (along with Larry Page and Sergey Brin) was to Google - and the Director of Google Ideas, Jared Cohen, formerly an advisor to both Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton. Never before has the future been so vividly and transparently imagined. From technologies that will change lives (information systems that greatly increase productivity, safety and our quality of life, thought-controlled motion technology that can revolutionise medical procedures, and near-perfect translation technology that allows us to have more diversified interactions) to our most important future considerations (curating our online identity and fighting those who would do harm with it) to the widespread political change that will transform the globe (through transformations in conflict, increasingly active and global citizenries, a new wave of cyber-terrorism and states operating simultaneously in the physical and virtual realms) to the ever present threats to our privacy and security, Schmidt and Cohen outline in great detail and scope all the promise and peril awaiting us in the coming decades. A breakthrough book - pragmatic, inspirational and totally fascinating. Whether a government, a business or an individual, we must understand technology if we want to understand the future. 'A brilliant guidebook for the next century . . . Schmidt and Cohen offer a dazzling glimpse into how the new digital revolution is changing our lives' Richard Branson
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15.22 USD

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

by Eric Schmidt, III, Jared A. Cohen
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This book is necessary reading for all professionals working in the Middle East and North Africa, it includes: the practical impact of Islam on business; safety and security in the region; business etiquette; political and social do's and don'ts and the practicalities of doing business - from the initial visit ...
Doing Business in the Middle East: A cultural and practical guide for all Business Professionals
This book is necessary reading for all professionals working in the Middle East and North Africa, it includes: the practical impact of Islam on business; safety and security in the region; business etiquette; political and social do's and don'ts and the practicalities of doing business - from the initial visit to establishing productive working relationships, including opening an office in the region. It also focuses on issues of particular importance to all businesswomen, and for men who might be working with Arab and Muslim women.
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22.31 USD

Doing Business in the Middle East: A cultural and practical guide for all Business Professionals

by Donna Marsh
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In September 2012, a YOUGOV poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson. With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How ...
The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead
In September 2012, a YOUGOV poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson. With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world. This is not a conventional book on leadership. There are no rules - but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether you're at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company - this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader - not just a boss.
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15.22 USD

The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead

by Sir Richard Branson
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
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How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie
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The world is full of business ideas. But how do you know which the best ones are? And how do you find time to read them? THE BIG 100 may be a little book, but it contains the very best business tools that have come from the very best business ...
The Big 100: The 100 Business Tools You Need to Succeed
The world is full of business ideas. But how do you know which the best ones are? And how do you find time to read them? THE BIG 100 may be a little book, but it contains the very best business tools that have come from the very best business brains on the planet. Each is summarized over just two pages, so that you can quickly gain access to the insights which are driving the most successful people in all walks of life.
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The Big 100: The 100 Business Tools You Need to Succeed

by Jeremy Kourdi
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In the debate over the treatment of China in trade remedy investigations, this book focuses exclusively on anti-subsidy law. As such, it brings a long neglected and often underestimated area of international trade law to the fore.Exploring the delicate relations between the WTO, the EU and China, it focuses on ...
The Use of Alternative Benchmarks in Anti-Subsidy Law: A Study on the WTO, the EU and China
In the debate over the treatment of China in trade remedy investigations, this book focuses exclusively on anti-subsidy law. As such, it brings a long neglected and often underestimated area of international trade law to the fore.Exploring the delicate relations between the WTO, the EU and China, it focuses on the current legal framework for the use of alternative benchmarks in anti-subsidy law and analyses the consequences that arise from its practical application in investigations against China. Scrutinizing recent developments in WTO anti-subsidy law, in particular the adoption of country-specific rules in accession protocols, the book reveals the shortcomings of the current approach and argues for fundamental reforms. Accordingly, the book provides academics and practitioners alike with vital insights into the legal evolution and practical application of alternative benchmark methodologies in the context of WTO and EU anti-subsidy law, while also putting forward a critical analysis of the status quo.
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135.450000 USD

The Use of Alternative Benchmarks in Anti-Subsidy Law: A Study on the WTO, the EU and China

by Sophia Muller
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Non-profit organizations (NPOs) across the world are facing criticism alongside approbation. In order for NPOs to effectively support their causes, they require public trust. The editors of this book have persuaded PR experts from the UK and around the world, from a variety of PR specialisms operating across different organizational ...
Communicating Causes: Strategic public relations for the non-profit sector
Non-profit organizations (NPOs) across the world are facing criticism alongside approbation. In order for NPOs to effectively support their causes, they require public trust. The editors of this book have persuaded PR experts from the UK and around the world, from a variety of PR specialisms operating across different organizational forms, to share their knowledge and experience. These contributions are scaffolded with authoritative academic and practical advice, as well as solutions. The book starts with foundations that underpin communications for causes. These include arguments that support the importance of non-profits in civil society; lessons in corporate governance; and a new approach to issues management. PR planning subjects tailored, or specific, to the sector include: strategic global communications planning, agile digital communications; branding internal communications and the securing of meaningful outcomes. Corporate partnerships are examined with a new `Fit to Partner Test' and consideration of the mandated corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India, corporate volunteering in Brazil, and CSR in South Africa. Relations between governments and non-profits are also considered, both generally and with a particular focus on China. Communicating Causes looks at effective strategy and practice of PR in the modern non-profit. Including forewords by both John Grounds and Jon Snow, the expert perspectives offered in this book provide valuable support to current and future communicators.
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187.69 USD

Communicating Causes: Strategic public relations for the non-profit sector

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This book examines the different ways companies can develop and design social innovation. Combining technological and social perspectives, the contributors present emerging research on social innovation from different sectors such as entrepreneurship, education and energy. Collectively, the authors demonstrate the ways in which social innovation can drive sustainability and development ...
Strategies and Best Practices in Social Innovation: An Institutional Perspective
This book examines the different ways companies can develop and design social innovation. Combining technological and social perspectives, the contributors present emerging research on social innovation from different sectors such as entrepreneurship, education and energy. Collectively, the authors demonstrate the ways in which social innovation can drive sustainability and development in regions around the world. All societies are characterized by their political, economic and social institutions, as well as by how they utilize technology. The social innovations with the highest importance are those which modify existing institutions or create new ones, and based on their magnitude, they can be considered as radical or incremental. For example, when Joseph Chamberlain encouraged workers to organize in order to achieve universal male suffrage in Great Britain in 1885, this was a considered a radical innovation for British society, which in turn changed its political framework. Social innovations may be based on intelligence and commitment, on technology or on social entrepreneurship in its most open forms. In addition, social innovations can be classified into those which correspond to an entire country or region, a field (e.g., education) or a sector (e.g., entrepreneurship, technology, social reform). Featuring contributions on topics such as agro-food, smart cities, higher education, gender equality and sports, this book is ideal for academics, students, scholars, professionals and policy makers in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and regional development.
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178.490000 USD

Strategies and Best Practices in Social Innovation: An Institutional Perspective

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7 Principles of Conflict Resolution is the go-to resource for conflict and dispute resolution, whether you're new to the subject or an experienced practitioner. This books sets the out 7 principles to create and maintain successful, workable relationships through effective conflict resolution. It provides you with the tools to resolve ...
The 7 Principles of Conflict Resolution: How to resolve disputes, defuse difficult situations and reach agreement
7 Principles of Conflict Resolution is the go-to resource for conflict and dispute resolution, whether you're new to the subject or an experienced practitioner. This books sets the out 7 principles to create and maintain successful, workable relationships through effective conflict resolution. It provides you with the tools to resolve or mediate difficult conversations and conflict situations whatever the situation or context and help other people do the same to transform professional and personal relationships permanently. Crucially, it allows you to achieve results without the need to go to court or litigation even when conflict has escalated or is entrenched. The 7 principles to effective conflict resolution will enable you to understand, discuss and resolve problematic situations whether as an individual or organisation: 1. Acknowledge the Conflict 2. Take Control: building resolution focussed conversations 3. Construct a Resolution with the Conflict Resolution Framework 4. Enable others' Success 5. Build the Resolution Culture 6. Walk the Walk 7. Engage the safety net: When informal resolution doesn't work 7 Principles of Conflict Resolution will guide you through the process from beginning to end, with a framework for conversations and tools, techniques and strategies that work. There are also templates, exercises and worksheets that you can use to support conversations.
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37.53 USD

The 7 Principles of Conflict Resolution: How to resolve disputes, defuse difficult situations and reach agreement

by Louisa Weinstein
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As with other parts of business, technology is having a profound effect on the world of work and management of human resources. Technology is a key enabler for faster, cheaper and better delivery of HR services and in some cases can have a transformational as well as unintended negative effect. ...
e-HRM: Digital Approaches, Directions & Applications
As with other parts of business, technology is having a profound effect on the world of work and management of human resources. Technology is a key enabler for faster, cheaper and better delivery of HR services and in some cases can have a transformational as well as unintended negative effect. Designed for the digital era, e-HRM is one of the first textbooks on these developments. It incorporates the most current and important HR technology related topics in four distinct parts under one umbrella, written by leading scholars and practitioners drawn from across the world. All the chapters have a uniform structure and pay equal attention to theory and practice with an applied focus. Learning resources of the book include chapter-wide learning objectives, case studies, debates on related burning issues, and the companion website includes lecture slides and a question bank.
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56.650000 USD

e-HRM: Digital Approaches, Directions & Applications

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This book compares and contrasts the motivations, morality, and effectiveness of space exploration when pursued by private entrepreneurs as opposed to government. The authors advocate market-driven, private initiatives take the lead through enhanced competition and significant resources that can be allocated to the exploration and exploitation of outer space. Space ...
Space Capitalism: How Humans will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids
This book compares and contrasts the motivations, morality, and effectiveness of space exploration when pursued by private entrepreneurs as opposed to government. The authors advocate market-driven, private initiatives take the lead through enhanced competition and significant resources that can be allocated to the exploration and exploitation of outer space. Space travel and colonisation is analysed through the prism of economic freedom and laissez faire capitalism, in a unique and accessible book.
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42.64 USD

Space Capitalism: How Humans will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids

by Peter Lothian Nelson, Walter E Block
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Macro Talent Management: A Global Perspective on Managing Talent in Developed Markets is the first book to focus specifically on country-level activities aimed at attracting, mobilizing, developing, and retaining top talent for economic success in developed markets. The book serves as a guide that orients the reader toward activities that ...
Macro Talent Management: A Global Perspective on Managing Talent in Developed Markets
Macro Talent Management: A Global Perspective on Managing Talent in Developed Markets is the first book to focus specifically on country-level activities aimed at attracting, mobilizing, developing, and retaining top talent for economic success in developed markets. The book serves as a guide that orients the reader toward activities that increase their country's global competitiveness, attractiveness, and economic development through strategic talent management. This book brings together leading experts from around the world to address such isues as cross-border flows of talent, diaspora mobility, knowledge flows, global labour markets, and policies. Bringing together research from the fields of human resource management, international business, economic geography, comparative international development, and political economy, this is a definitive, comprehensive treatment of the topic aimed at advanced students and practitioners.
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76.77 USD

Macro Talent Management: A Global Perspective on Managing Talent in Developed Markets

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Employee participation and voice (EPV) concern power and influence. Traditionally, EPV has encompassed worker attempts to wrest control from employers through radical societal transformation or to share control through collective regulation by trade unions. This book offers a controversial alternative arguing that, in recent years, participation has shifted direction. In ...
Employee Voice and Participation: Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future
Employee participation and voice (EPV) concern power and influence. Traditionally, EPV has encompassed worker attempts to wrest control from employers through radical societal transformation or to share control through collective regulation by trade unions. This book offers a controversial alternative arguing that, in recent years, participation has shifted direction. In Employee Voice and Participation, the author contends that participation has moved away from employee attempts to secure autonomy and influence over organisational affairs, to one in which management ideas and initiatives have taken centre stage. This shift has been bolstered in the UK and USA by economic policies that treat regulation as an obstacle to competitive performance. Through an examination of the development of ideas and practice surrounding employee voice and participation, this volume tracks the story from the earliest attempts at securing worker control, through to the rise of trade unions, and today's managerial efforts to contain union influence. It also explores the negative consequences of these changes and, though the outlook is pessimistic, considers possible approaches to address the growing power imbalance between employers and workers. Employee Voice and Participation will be an excellent supplementary text for advanced students of employment relations and Human Resource Management (HRM). It will also be a valuable read for researchers, policy makers, trade unions and HRM professionals.
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51.18 USD

Employee Voice and Participation: Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future

by Jeff Hyman
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It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, are usually considered capitalist features. This may have been true historically, but this book argues that the contrary ...
A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies: Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship
It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, are usually considered capitalist features. This may have been true historically, but this book argues that the contrary will be true for the future: the full and efficient operation of those supposed capitalist features will increasingly require the overcoming of capitalist civilization. In this book, Angelo Fusari constructs a theoretical framework for the interpretation and management of modern dynamic economies which demonstrates that institutional transformations are essential if we are to move beyond the current consumer-capitalist age and the age of the domination of financial capital. A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies opens with a consideration of the basic aspects of modern dynamic economies and proceeds to develop a representation of the whole economic system centred on the interrelationships between entrepreneurship, innovation and radical uncertainty in a `dynamic competition' process. This model provides an explanation of business cycles that largely differs from current explanations as it derives from the notion of dynamic competition. The book is then extended from the sectoral to the micro level and then to the level of the firm. The second half of the book is concerned with operational problems and in particular with the integration of this analysis of cycles with the notion of historical phases of development. The final chapter explores the route of the transition from capitalism to a new economic and social order - a transition of vital importance, both for the contemporary world and for the coming world. This volume is of great interest to those who study political economy, macroeconomics and economic theory and philosophy. The book shows the possibility of a scientific explanation of important ethical principles as indispensable to the organizational efficiency of the social system: for instance, the necessity and the way to conciliate productive efficiency, social justice and individual freedom.
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63.12 USD

A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies: Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship

by Angelo Fusari
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In a balanced and readable account, this book explains how international, domestic, economic and political factors interrelated to shape the world of modern industry in the thirty years before it was originally published in 1987. It conveys some of the richness and diversity in the political and economic landscape of ...
International Industry and Business: Structural Change, Industrial Policy and Industry Strategies
In a balanced and readable account, this book explains how international, domestic, economic and political factors interrelated to shape the world of modern industry in the thirty years before it was originally published in 1987. It conveys some of the richness and diversity in the political and economic landscape of modern industries and provides a real-world background for the theory of economics and business. Drawing on the work of business analysts and industry specialists, as well as of economists and political scientists, it treats the subject in terms of applied economics in an empirical and practical perspective. After tracing the post-war development of manufacturing up to the mid-1980s, the same approach is applied to specific industries: steel, automobiles, consumer electronics, semiconductors, computers, automated machinery and textiles. Two themes are stressed throughout: industrial growth and development have become truly international, if not global; and most manufacturing takes place under oligopolistic conditions in a world of state intervention and pressure-group activities.
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51.18 USD

International Industry and Business: Structural Change, Industrial Policy and Industry Strategies

by Robert H. Ballance
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To achieve progress in society and business practices, more entrepreneurship is needed to encourage action and enhance social capital in society, and transformational entrepreneurship may be the key. Transformational entrepreneurship offers a way of integrating sustainability practices whilst focusing on sustainable future trends. This book discusses how transformational entrepreneurship uses ...
Transformational Entrepreneurship
To achieve progress in society and business practices, more entrepreneurship is needed to encourage action and enhance social capital in society, and transformational entrepreneurship may be the key. Transformational entrepreneurship offers a way of integrating sustainability practices whilst focusing on sustainable future trends. This book discusses how transformational entrepreneurship uses novel business practices to reduce inequality in the marketplace and how it transforms society through creative solutions that enable change. The book provides useful insight into better understanding this emerging concept.
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196.22 USD

Transformational Entrepreneurship

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This book presents the latest research on national brand and private label marketing - in a collection of original and highly relevant contributions to the 2018 International Conference on National Brand & Private Label Marketing in Barcelona. It covers a wide range of topics from fields as varied as retailing, ...
Advances in National Brand and Private Label Marketing: Fifth International Conference, 2018
This book presents the latest research on national brand and private label marketing - in a collection of original and highly relevant contributions to the 2018 International Conference on National Brand & Private Label Marketing in Barcelona. It covers a wide range of topics from fields as varied as retailing, marketing, general business, psychology, economics and statistics. Further, the papers address diverse areas of application, including: purchase-decision models, premium private labels, decisions involved in introducing new products, M-commerce, private label adoption, assortment decisions, private label pricing, brand equity and collaborative relationships. The main theme of the 2018 conference was Building Strong Brands in the Digital Age .
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178.490000 USD

Advances in National Brand and Private Label Marketing: Fifth International Conference, 2018

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Globalization has been a key force in the development of business in recent decades. But with nationalism on the rise in Europe, the United States and elsewhere, the future of global trade and international business has been thrown into doubt. In this new and challenging context, innovative companies have the ...
Business Despite Borders: Companies in the Age of Populist Anti-Globalization
Globalization has been a key force in the development of business in recent decades. But with nationalism on the rise in Europe, the United States and elsewhere, the future of global trade and international business has been thrown into doubt. In this new and challenging context, innovative companies have the opportunity not only to find new ways to operate across borders, but also to help forge a new system of relations between people of different nationalities and cultures. This book features a collection of case studies that illustrate how companies from different corners of the globe are succeeding in reaching out to distant customers, stakeholders and partners. It features inspiring examples of leaders who are actively developing imaginative ways to connect across continents. It is a vital reference tool for companies that plan to continue operating globally or to expand their international presence. A clarion call for the renewed relevance and importance of globalized business, this book suggests a future where companies can contribute positively to achieving sustainable growth and a fairer distribution of wealth across the globe.
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46.05 USD

Business Despite Borders: Companies in the Age of Populist Anti-Globalization

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Training and Development in Organizations introduces students to the field of training and development, showcasing how the role and function of training within an organization supports the organization's efforts at fulfilling its mission. Focusing on six themes - strategic view; training paradigm; training model; types of training; rubrics; and andragogy, ...
Training and Development in Organizations: An Essential Guide For Trainers
Training and Development in Organizations introduces students to the field of training and development, showcasing how the role and function of training within an organization supports the organization's efforts at fulfilling its mission. Focusing on six themes - strategic view; training paradigm; training model; types of training; rubrics; and andragogy, a theory focused specifically on the adult learner - the author offers an applied approach to designing and implementing a training program. Readers will learn about different types of training programs, ranging from simple to complex, while a model program design demonstrates the critical elements associated with designing a program, such as subjects, time frame, learning objectives, and more. Practical exercises and thought-provoking end of chapter questions help students learn how to apply the concepts successfully, while Chapter Twelve specifically includes a variety of practical exercises for use in application-oriented assignments. Undergraduate students of human resource management, and training and development, as well as business managers seeking to develop their training knowledge, will appreciate this commonsense treatment of the subject.
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68.24 USD

Training and Development in Organizations: An Essential Guide For Trainers

by Stanley C. Ross
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After realizing the importance of data, organizations have begun to view data as a critical asset, being equally important as other assets such as people, capital, raw materials, and facilities. In order to ensure data are fit for the purpose, there is a need to have high quality levels of ...
Robust Quality: Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering
After realizing the importance of data, organizations have begun to view data as a critical asset, being equally important as other assets such as people, capital, raw materials, and facilities. In order to ensure data are fit for the purpose, there is a need to have high quality levels of data. This book will provide an integrated approach by combining data quality and process quality approaches for ensuring robust quality. When the two concepts are combined, industry can achieve rapid improvements with accurate results and decisions. The methodology is combined with data quality, Lean and Six Sigma philosophies. The approach will guarantee improvements and stable operations.
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131.39 USD

Robust Quality: Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering

by Rajesh Jugulum
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With increased competition for external funding, technological advancement, and public expectations for transparency, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations are facing new challenges and pressures. While research has explored the roles of accounting, accountability, and performance management in nonprofit organizations, we still lack evidence on the best practices these organizations implement in ...
Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations: Global Perspectives
With increased competition for external funding, technological advancement, and public expectations for transparency, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations are facing new challenges and pressures. While research has explored the roles of accounting, accountability, and performance management in nonprofit organizations, we still lack evidence on the best practices these organizations implement in the areas of accountability and performance management. This book collects and presents that evidence for the first time, offering insights to help nonprofits face these new challenges head-on. Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations focuses on both conventional and contemporary issues facing nonprofits, presenting evidence-based insights from leading scholars in the field. Chapters examine the design, implementation, and working of accounting, accountability, governance, and performance management measures, providing both retrospective and contemporary views, as well as critical commentaries on accounting and performance related issues in nonprofit organizations The book's contributors also offer critical commentaries on the changing role of accounting and performance management in this sector. This research-based collection is an interesting and useful read for academics, practitioners, students, and consultants in nonprofit organizations, and is highly accessible to accounting and non-accounting audiences alike.
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Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations: Global Perspectives

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Simply put, Thinking Through Statistics is a primer on how to maintain rigorous data standards in social science work. But don't let that daunt you. With clever examples and witty takeaways, John Levi Martin proves himself to be a most affable tour guide through these scholarly waters. Martin lays out ...
Thinking Through Statistics
Simply put, Thinking Through Statistics is a primer on how to maintain rigorous data standards in social science work. But don't let that daunt you. With clever examples and witty takeaways, John Levi Martin proves himself to be a most affable tour guide through these scholarly waters. Martin lays out the fundamental vocabulary of sociological statistics-from probability to null models-and illustrates common pitfalls to avoid in quantitative research. He encourages readers to hunker down with the data, using a combination of visual models and simulations to outline the threats to accuracy and validity in a conventional researcher's work. Thinking Through Statistics gives social science practitioners accessible insight into troves of wisdom that would normally have to be earned through arduous trial and error, and it does so with a lighthearted approach that ensures this field guide is anything but stodgy
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Thinking Through Statistics

by John Levi Martin
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Henry Heller's short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx's economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political limits. The book provides an overview ...
A Marxist History of Capitalism
Henry Heller's short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx's economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political limits. The book provides an overview of the different historical stages of capitalism, underpinned by accessible discussions of its theoretical foundations. Heller shows that capitalism has always been a double-edged sword, on one hand advancing humanity, and on the other harming traditional societies and our natural environment. He makes the case that capitalism has now become self-destructive, and that our current era of neoliberalism may trigger a transition to a democratic and ecologically aware form of socialism.
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A Marxist History of Capitalism

by Henry Heller
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Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability was the first textbook to make a serious attempt to systematically integrate ecological and economic principles. It successfully introduced ecological perspectives to the study of environmental economics while maintaining the integrity of the standard economic approach. In this new edition this notion continues to ...
Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach
Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability was the first textbook to make a serious attempt to systematically integrate ecological and economic principles. It successfully introduced ecological perspectives to the study of environmental economics while maintaining the integrity of the standard economic approach. In this new edition this notion continues to be embraced while also offering readers several further features, including greater in-depth coverage of the economics of climate change, expanded reference sections, and an updated and expanded review and discussion questions section. The unique integration of both mainstream and ecological approaches which this textbook provides proves particularly illuminating in relation to the following topics: economics of climate change environmental valuation cost-benefit analysis and the environment sustainability in theory and practice limits to growth the role of technology the business case for environmental sustainability. Written in a clear and accessible way, this key textbook is an excellent resource for all students of environmental economics. With study tools including learning objectives, case studies, and charts and graphs, this volume uses real-world examples to engage both students and academics within the field.
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Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach

by Ahmed Hussen
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Existing literature has looked at many factors which have shaped Chinese pension reforms. As China's pension reform proceeds in an expanding and localizing fashion, this book argues that there is a pressing need to examine it in the context of China's political institutions and economic transformations. The book takes a ...
China's Pension Reforms: Political Institutions, Skill Formation, and Pension Policy in China
Existing literature has looked at many factors which have shaped Chinese pension reforms. As China's pension reform proceeds in an expanding and localizing fashion, this book argues that there is a pressing need to examine it in the context of China's political institutions and economic transformations. The book takes a unique approach by looking at political institutions of the Chinese state and the changing conditions of the Chinese economy which rarely receive proper treatment in the current analysis of China's pension reforms.
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China's Pension Reforms: Political Institutions, Skill Formation, and Pension Policy in China

by Ke Meng
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The millennial generation is rapidly progressing in the workforce. As it does, it brings with it new ways of working and managing efficiency in the workplace. The challenge faced by managers and businesses is how to provide a space that encourages the new ideals of millennials while also balancing the ...
Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era
The millennial generation is rapidly progressing in the workforce. As it does, it brings with it new ways of working and managing efficiency in the workplace. The challenge faced by managers and businesses is how to provide a space that encourages the new ideals of millennials while also balancing the needs and desires of other generational employees. Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era offers an in-depth discussion on pivotal issues surrounding generational differences and management in the workplace. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as training and development, promotions, salaries, and career progressions, this book is a vital resource of academic material for business practitioners, managers, professionals, human resources mangers, and researchers who are seeking more information on the emergence of millennial employees.
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Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era

by Meng-Shan Tsai
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