• Social Aspects of Asian Economic Growth: Human capital and the people side of progress book cover

    Social Aspects of Asian Economic Growth

    Human capital and the people side of progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Redding, Chris Rowley

    There are, in simple terms, three principal kinds of capital that come necessarily into play when a society is evolving towards improving the lives, livelihoods, and qualities of life of its people. The first form of capital is financial – this normally includes physical forms of invested money in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Methods in Economics book cover

    Qualitative Methods in Economics

    1st Edition

    By Mirjana Radović-Marković, Beatrice Avolio Alecchi

    Despite numerous books on research methodology, many have failed to present a complete, hands-on, practical book to lead college classes or individuals through the research process. We are seeing more and more scientific papers from all research fields that fail to meet the basic criteria in terms…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Tax Havens and International Human Rights book cover

    Tax Havens and International Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Paul Beckett

    This book sails in uncharted waters. It takes a human rights-based approach to tax havens, and is a detailed analysis of structures and the laws that generate and support these. It makes plain the unscrupulous or merely indifferent ways in which, using tax havens, businesses and individuals…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sovereign Credit Rating: Questionable Methodologies book cover

    Sovereign Credit Rating

    Questionable Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Naciri

    The current degradation of sovereign balance sheets raises very real concerns about how sovereign creditworthiness is measured by credit rating agencies. Given the disastrous economic and social effects of any downgrade, the book offers an alternative and calls for more transparency about the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Modernizing the Public Sector: Scandinavian Perspectives book cover

    Modernizing the Public Sector

    Scandinavian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irvine Lapsley, Hans Knutsson

    As policymakers and scholars evaluate possible ways forward in the reform and renewal of public services by governments caught up in a recessionary environment, this book aims to offer something different – a comprehensive analysis of the development of the ‘Scandinavian’ way of modernizing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reforming the Russian Industrial Workplace: International Management Standards meet the Soviet Legacy book cover

    Reforming the Russian Industrial Workplace

    International Management Standards meet the Soviet Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Elena Shulzhenko

    Based on extensive original research, this book explores how far the Soviet pattern of industrial workplace organisation, characterised by a high level of management discretion, authoritarian control and the use of punitive methods on the shop-floor, has been replaced by internationally…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy, Governance and Polarization: Making Governance Work book cover

    Public Policy, Governance and Polarization

    Making Governance Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by David K. Jesuit, Russell Alan Williams

    Polarization is widely diagnosed as a major cause of the decline of evidence-based policy making and public engagement-based styles of policy making. It creates an environment where hardened partisan viewpoints on major policy questions are less amenable to negotiation, compromise or change.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Strategic Risk Management book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Strategic Risk Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Torben Andersen

    Managing risk in and across organizations has always been of vital importance, both for individual firms and for the globalized economy more generally. With the global financial crisis, a dramatic lesson was learnt about what happens when risk is underestimated, misinterpreted, or even overlooked.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Regulating Competition: Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world book cover

    Regulating Competition

    Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Fellman, Martin Shanahan

    Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called ‘cartel registers’ to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains: Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation book cover

    Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Chanavat, Michel Desbordes, Nicolas Lorgnier

    Football is big business. The top teams and leagues in world football generate billions of dollars in revenue and serve an audience of billions of fans. This book focuses on the marketing of football as the apex of the contemporary football industry. Drawing upon key theories and concepts in sport…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Shareholder Wealth Maximisation: Towards a More Suitable Corporate Objective for Chinese Companies book cover

    Beyond Shareholder Wealth Maximisation

    Towards a More Suitable Corporate Objective for Chinese Companies, 1st Edition

    By Min Yan

    The corporate objective, namely, in whose interests a company should be run, is the most important theoretical and practical issue confronting us today, as this core objective animates or should animate every decision a company makes. Despite decades of debate, however, there is no consensus…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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