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  • Employers' Associations in Asia: Employer Collective Action book cover

    Employers' Associations in Asia

    Employer Collective Action

    Edited by John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel

    Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale book cover

    The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Managing for Resilience: A Practical Guide for Employee Wellbeing and Organizational Performance book cover

    Managing for Resilience

    A Practical Guide for Employee Wellbeing and Organizational Performance

    Edited by Monique F. Crane

    In an era of longer hours and shorter contracts, of tighter margins and frequent organizational change, stress can undermine both the mental health and performance of employees. A culture of resilience in the workplace, however, offers the potential to support psychological wellbeing and improve…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Digitalizing Consumption: How devices shape consumer culture book cover

    Digitalizing Consumption

    How devices shape consumer culture

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Johan Hagberg, Niklas Sörum, Magdalena Petersson McIntyre

    Contemporary consumer society is increasingly saturated by digital technology and digital communication. The devices which deliver this has made significant transformations in consumption patterns. Social media, mobile internet, smartphones, mobile apps, virtual fashion and digital retailing are…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • The Social Function of Accounts: Reforming accountancy to serve mankind book cover

    The Social Function of Accounts

    Reforming accountancy to serve mankind

    By John Flower

    Accountancy as presently practised is tied to the paradigm of modern financial capitalism with its reliance on market solutions and the maximization of the firm’s profits, which are the fundamental causes of most these problems. The Social Function of Accounts argues that accountancy, as currently…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • World Market Transformation: Inside the German Fur Capital Leipzig 1870 and 1939 book cover

    World Market Transformation

    Inside the German Fur Capital Leipzig 1870 and 1939

    By Robrecht Declercq

    To the surprise of many, regionally embedded clusters of small to medium sized businesses have continued to exist in spite of industrialisation and mass production. While scholars have discovered that the advantages of embeddedness in terms of industrialisation were situated in interfirm…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy: Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics book cover

    Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Values-Driven Organization: Cultural Health and Employee Well-Being as a Pathway to Sustainable Performance book cover

    The Values-Driven Organization

    Cultural Health and Employee Well-Being as a Pathway to Sustainable Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Barrett

    Values-driven organizations are the most successful organizations on the planet. This book explains that understanding employees’ needs—what people value—is the key to creating a high performing organization. When you support employees in satisfying their needs, they respond with high levels of…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change book cover

    Women in Sport Leadership

    Research and practice for change

    Edited by Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman

    Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment: A Genealogy of the Penal Fine book cover

    Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport book cover

    Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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