E-books: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

  • Strategy-Driven Leadership: The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders book cover

    Strategy-Driven Leadership

    The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Couch, Richard S. Citrin

    It’s estimated that U.S. companies spend over $14 billion annually on leadership development --Match that number to the abundant and growing research that finds most leadership development to be ineffective, and the conclusion is a phenomenal amount of waste. The remedy for this situation is to…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Productivity Press

  • Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization: Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement, and Verification book cover

    Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization

    Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement, and Verification, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ginsberg

    This book focuses on the rapidly maturing solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, which is achieving an ever-increasing share of U.S. and global power production. There is a growing need for all stakeholders – owners, maintenance technicians, utilities, and installers – to fully…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition book cover

    Practical Plant Failure Analysis

    A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Neville W Sachs, P.E.

    This is a practical guide for those who do the work of maintaining and improving the reliability of mechanical machinery. It is for engineers and skilled trades personnel who want to understand how failures happen and how the physical causes of the great majority can be readily diagnosed in the…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Digital Governance: Leading and Thriving in a World of Fast-Changing Technologies book cover

    Digital Governance

    Leading and Thriving in a World of Fast-Changing Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Swinfen Green, Stephen Daniels

    Digital Governance provides managers with a simple and jargon-free introduction to the impact that digital technology can have on the governance of their organisations. Digital technology is at the heart of any enterprise today, changing business processes and the way we work. But this technology…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Loyalty Management: From Loyalty Programs to Omnichannel Customer Experiences book cover

    Loyalty Management

    From Loyalty Programs to Omnichannel Customer Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Ziliani, Marco Ieva

    In this insightful new text, Cristina Ziliani and Marco Ieva trace the evolution of thinking and practice in loyalty management. From trading stamps to Amazon Prime and Alibaba 88 Membership, they present a fresh take on the tools, strategies and skills that underpin its key significance in…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects book cover

    Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation

    Strategic Management Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kayhan Tajeddini, Vanessa Ratten, Thorsten Merkle

    Innovation and technological advancements can be disruptive forces, especially for conventional business in the hospitality and tourism industries. This book is timely with its critical examination of such forces and how the two industries should strategize and respond to changes effectively. It…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Innovation and Technology Horizons

  • The Right Way to Flourish: Reconnecting to the Real World book cover

    The Right Way to Flourish

    Reconnecting to the Real World, 1st Edition

    By John Ehrenfeld

    In this ground-breaking book, pre-eminent thought leader in the fields of sustainability and flourishing, John R. Ehrenfeld, critiques the concept of sustainability as it is understood today and which is coming more and more under attack as unclear and ineffective as a call for action. Building…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Money: A Theory of Modern Society book cover

    Money

    A Theory of Modern Society, 1st Edition

    By Nico Stehr, Dustin Voss

    Since the publication of Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money more than a century ago, social science has primarily considered money a medium of exchange. This new book treats money as a more inclusive social concept that has profoundly influenced the emergence of modern society. Money is also a…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Managing Online Learning: The Life-Cycle of Successful Programs book cover

    Managing Online Learning

    The Life-Cycle of Successful Programs, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Vivolo

    Managing Online Learning is a comprehensive guide to planning and executing effective online learning programs. Featuring contributions from experienced professionals across operations in university and corporate settings, this all-in-one resource provides leaders and administrators with informed…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India book cover

    Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    2nd Edition

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    This volume provides a comprehensive and detailed socio-economic overview of agrarian distress in India which has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. Using empirical research and field data from rural India, especially Punjab, this book examines the underlying causes…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge India

  • The Stakeholder Perspective: Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects book cover

    The Stakeholder Perspective

    Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Pirozzi

    The Stakeholder Perspective places people at the center of both projects and project management. It gives to the project management community a helpful, innovative, stakeholder-centered approach to increase projects’ delivered value and success rate. It presents a logical model also called the "…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Taylor & Francis

  • Corporate Environmental Management book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Establish an effective environmental performance program in your organization Providing an authoritative guideto managers responsible for their corporation’s environmental performance, Corporate Environmental Management details how to effectively develop, implement, and assess a sophisticated…

    eBook – 2019-09-27
    CRC Press

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