E-books: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

  • Pluralistic Economics and Its History book cover

    Pluralistic Economics and Its History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajit Sinha, Alex M. Thomas

    This volume is a history of economics – as it was interpreted, discussed and established as a discipline – in the 20th century. It highlights the pluralism of the discipline and brings together leading voices in the field who reflect on their lifelong work. The chapters draw on…

    eBook – 2019-05-24
    Routledge India

  • Debt and Transfiguration: Prospects for Latin America's Economic Revival: Prospects for Latin America's Economic Revival book cover

    Debt and Transfiguration: Prospects for Latin America's Economic Revival

    Prospects for Latin America's Economic Revival, 1st Edition

    By David Felix

    Collection of essays representing the analysis and policy proposals of a wide range of economists, and dealing with many contentious issues about the re-structuring strategies of Latin American debtor countries, their economic and political adjustments, and schemes for external financing. …

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention: A Practical Guide, Third Edition book cover

    Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention

    A Practical Guide, Third Edition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

  • The Nature of Social Reality: Issues in Social Ontology book cover

    The Nature of Social Reality

    Issues in Social Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Phoenix Rising – Leadership + Innovation in the New Economy: Lessons in Long-Term Thinking from Global Family Enterprises book cover

    Phoenix Rising – Leadership + Innovation in the New Economy

    Lessons in Long-Term Thinking from Global Family Enterprises, 1st Edition

    By Florence C. Tsai

    How can tech-forward companies, institutions and non-profits stay relevant long term in today’s fast changing global economy? Written for leaders seeking proven strategies, this book by a veteran business advisor and leadership coach explains what large organizations can learn from family…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Productivity Press

  • Coaching Supervision: Advancing Practice, Changing Landscapes book cover

    Coaching Supervision

    Advancing Practice, Changing Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Birch, Peter Welch

    Coaching and mentoring supervision is a rapidly expanding field. This book is a curated collection of contemporary thinking; presenting cutting-edge contributions from international writers, leaders in the professional field, academics and practitioners who offer a range of accessible applied…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge EMCC Masters in Coaching and Mentoring

  • Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk book cover

    Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk

    1st Edition

    By Trena M. Paulus, Alyssa Friend Wise

    Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk is a comprehensive guide to analyzing digital interaction in formal and informal online spaces. The book establishes a new research framework for addressing major challenges that have arisen as social exchanges, meaning-making, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom: What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering book cover

    From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Boehm, Stefan Groschl

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Leaner Six Sigma: Making Lean Six Sigma Easier and Adaptable to Current Workplaces book cover

    Leaner Six Sigma

    Making Lean Six Sigma Easier and Adaptable to Current Workplaces, 1st Edition

    By Terra Vanzant Stern, PhD

    Since the 1980s, Lean and Six Sigma have been used independently to make existing processes better, faster and more cost effective. For almost twenty years, countless companies have embraced the power of blending the two process improvement methodologies. This has resulted in major financial…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Productivity Press

  • Managing Knowledge in Project Environments book cover

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments

    1st Edition

    By Judy Payne, Eileen Roden, Steve Simister

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments illustrates how knowledge management (KM) contributes to successful project work. KM is widely practised in project environments, but managers don’t always recognise the knowledge aspects of their work and tend to treat KM as a series of specific…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

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