Management and business studies are firmly established as a popular, important and significant area of study in the academic world. Bringing together theories and thought from a wide range of disciplines, this series features cutting -edge research addressing all the major issues in business and management today, helping to define and advance the field.
Stakeholder Management and Social Responsibility Concepts, Approaches and Tools in the Covid Context
Competition, Strategy, and Innovation The Impact of Trends in Business and the Consumer World
Management Control Systems, Decision-Making, and Innovation Development The CDI Model
Management Education and Automation
Public Value and the Digital Economy
By Alf H. Walle
December 22, 2021
The classic and dominant paradigm of entrepreneurship emphasizes the relatively universal and homogeneous responses of a small, but influential, minority as they make unique and breakthrough contributions. Entrepreneurs are often viewed as inspired individualists who possess the courage to "go ...
Edited By Anshuman Khare, Nobutaka Odake, Hiroki Ishikura
December 20, 2021
This book looks at Japanese companies in manufacturing and services sectors and how they are trying to emerge from the prolonged uncertainty of the pandemic. The chapters are written by those dealing with Japanese business under the shadow of the pandemic and being influenced by the continuous and ...
By Hiromichi Shibata
November 30, 2021
This book provides insights into Japanese production and operations management through the roles and human resource management of Japanese manufacturing engineers and how their roles contribute to efficient manufacturing. The book looks at six industries i.e. automobile, electronics, business ...
Edited By Patryk Dziurski
November 23, 2021
Most firms perceive innovation as the best way to grow. However, how it can best be manged is still uncleared. While the number of publications on innovation has skyrocketed over the past two decades, it is still increasingly difficult to gain an overview of its most critical aspects. It has been ...
By Ovidiu Nicolescu, Ciprian Nicolescu
November 22, 2021
The main objective of this book is to provide an innovative set of concepts and tools regarding company management, internal and external stakeholders and social responsibilities, reflecting the necessities and opportunities generated by the digital transformation, the transition to a ...
Edited By Rafał Śliwiński, Łukasz Puślecki
November 19, 2021
Understanding the latest trends and technologies and their impact on enterprises, organizations or state administrations is essential to successfully develop a business in the age of Industry 4.0. This book presents a unique selection of topics and offers the reader an understanding of the ...
By Dawid Szutowski
October 04, 2021
The systematic approach to innovation development today is one of the world’s most prominent scientific fields, and with good reason. When applied correctly, such system produces regular outcomes, which consistently drive lasting competitive advantage. Unfortunately, as much as it is beneficial, ...
Edited By Joanna Paliszkiewicz, Kuanchin Chen
September 28, 2021
Trust is a pervasive catalyst of human and business relationships that has inspired interest in researchers and practitioners alike. It has been shown to enhance engagement, communication, organizational performance, and online activities. Despite its role to cultivate cooperation, ...
By Jerry J. Zhang
September 27, 2021
This book looks at how Chinese companies optimize investment opportunities while implementing the Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative. Specifically, it studies five high-profile infrastructure projects undertaken by Chinese firms. Going in-depth through case-study analysis, this book fills a gap by ...
Edited By Denise Tsang, Hamid H. Kazeroony
August 27, 2021
Due to automation, nearly half of the jobs will vanish over the next two decades in the US. However, the problem is not confined to any particular country. Management educators in higher education are faced with two fundamental questions: (a) how we prepare our students for new required technology ...
By Usman W. Chohan
July 30, 2021
How can the public manager create and co-create value in the digital economy? While there is much exciting work being done, there is a pressing need to recontextualize public value theory (PVT), specifically in terms of its theoretical precepts, in the fluid and dynamic environment that the digital...
By Ami-Lee Kelly, Ashish Malik, Philip J. Rosenberger III
July 22, 2021
Talent management is a way banks acquire competitive advantage. Practices such as personality profiling with effective knowledge-based productivity and the application of high-performance work systems help to set a company apart from its competition and maintain this competitive advantage. ...