• Public Professions & Professionalism: A Routledge Research Handbook book cover

    Public Professions & Professionalism

    A Routledge Research Handbook

    Edited by Mirko Noordegraaf, Justin Waring

    Although there are a growing number of books on professions and professionalism, they are either thematically specialized, or limited to specific sectors. In this book, prominent international scholars explore and debate the critical themes and changing nature of public professionalism, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations as Emotional Labour: TBC book cover

    Public Relations as Emotional Labour

    TBC

    By Liz Yeomans

    Inextricably linked to neoliberal market economies, Public Relations’ influence in our promotional culture is profound. Yet many aspects of the professional role are under-researched and poorly understood, such as the impact on workers of manufacturing displays of feeling to elicit a desired…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Economic Woman in the Age of Capital: Gendering Economic Inequality book cover

    Economic Woman in the Age of Capital

    Gendering Economic Inequality

    By Frances Raday

    Thomas Piketty recently explored the global impact of spiralling inequality in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. This new book aims to address a key area not covered by Piketty: the gender impact of inequality in patrimonial capitalism. Global shifts in the gender distribution of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa

    Edited by Franca Ovadje, Samuel Aryee

      This handbook provides a conceptual discussion of change management and an overview of organizational change in Africa. Additionally, it addresses issues of international concern and comparative aspects of organizational change management. A defining feature of the extensive discourse on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare: Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential book cover

    Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare

    Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

    By Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby, Heather K. Anderson

    The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Ethnographic Information Design book cover

    Ethnographic Information Design

    By Sheila Pontis

    The increasing necessity to understand people’s needs to create compelling solutions, the more frequent cross-disciplinary teamwork and complexity of today’s challenges can be overwhelming for designers, making it nearly impossible to know where to start or what tools, methods or skills to use.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Workplace Clinics and Employer Managed Healthcare: A Catalyst for Cost Savings and Improved Productivity, Second Edition book cover

    Workplace Clinics and Employer Managed Healthcare

    A Catalyst for Cost Savings and Improved Productivity, Second Edition

    By A. Michael LaPenna

    The concept of an employer attempting to manage healthcare cost and quality is not new. There are numerous national and individual statistics that relate the cost and purchasing challenges in the provision of healthcare as a benefit and a competitive barrier for American enterprises. Workplace…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide book cover

    Better Value Health Checks

    A Practical Guide

    By Nick Summerton

    This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Myths and Truths of Lean Transformations: How to Successfully Make the Transition from Theory to Effective Deployment book cover

    The Myths and Truths of Lean Transformations

    How to Successfully Make the Transition from Theory to Effective Deployment

    By Raymond Kelly

    The author shares his specific experiences with Lean transformations -- some successes and some failures – and his insightful perspective shows readers how the understanding of Lean progresses from theory to common sense to common practice. The Lean initiative is not merely a transformation of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement: The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence book cover

    Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement

    The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence

    By Philip J. Gisi

    This book presents a methodology for continuous process improvement in a structured, logical, and easily understandable framework based on industry accepted tools, techniques and practices. It starts by highlighting and explaining the conditions necessary for establishing a stable and capable…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response: An International Comparison book cover

    The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response

    An International Comparison

    By Clare Chambers-Jones, Nicholas Ryder

    This book critically analyses the relationship between central banks and regulatory agencies in light of the global financial crisis. The jurisdictions discussed include the US, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and India. In particular, the book concentrates on the role of the central bank in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Creating 21st Century Abundance through Public Policy Innovation: Moving Beyond Business as Usual book cover

    Creating 21st Century Abundance through Public Policy Innovation

    Moving Beyond Business as Usual

    By William Sarni, Greg Koch

    One of the greatest challenges of the 21st Century is the problem of how the public and private sectors can sustain economic development, business growth, social well-being and ecosystem health in the face of accelerating demand for water, energy, and food. "Business as usual" projections of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge

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