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  • Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value book cover

    Small Actions, Big Difference

    Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value, 1st Edition

    By CB Bhattacharya

    Despite dire warnings about global warming, carbon emissions by the world’s largest companies are increasing and only a few companies have strategies for managing carbon emissions and water resources. So what separates the best from the rest? In one word, the answer is ownership: companies that are…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance book cover

    Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

    1st Edition

    By Demetris Yiannakides, Charalampos Sergiou

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of human failure and its various forms and root causes. The analysis is developed through real aviation accidents and incidents and the deriving lessons learned. Features: Employs accumulated experience, and the scientific and research point of view, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    CRC Press

  • Urban Development in China under the Institution of Land Rights book cover

    Urban Development in China under the Institution of Land Rights

    1st Edition

    By Jieming Zhu

    How have the development and redevelopment of China’s cities since the early 1950s transformed the settlements and fortunes of a fifth of the world’s population? Rapid urbanization since the 1980s has changed the nation from a rural society to an urban one, marking it as one of the most significant…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Global Business Cycles and Developing Countries book cover

    Global Business Cycles and Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Eri Ikeda

    This book investigates how global business cycles impact the economies of developing countries. Global business cycles, the wave-like movements of economic expansion followed by contraction in aggregate economic activities, impact all economies comprising the global economy. The patterns being…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Ethical Issues in International Marketing book cover

    Ethical Issues in International Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Erdener Kaynak, Nedjet Delener

    Ethical Issues in International Marketing is a valuable resource for readers’increasing need for knowledge of this important area. In recent years, ethical issues in international marketing have come to the forefront due to publicity and controversy generated from several international cases…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Arts Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Venture in the Arts book cover

    Arts Entrepreneurship

    Creating a New Venture in the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Richard Andrews

    Arts Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Venture in the Arts provides the essential tools, techniques, and concepts needed to invent, launch, and sustain a business in the creative sector. Building on the reader’s artistic talents and interests, the book provides a practical, action-oriented…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Media and Wireless Communications in Developing Nations: Agriculture, Education, and the Economic Sector book cover

    Digital Media and Wireless Communications in Developing Nations

    Agriculture, Education, and the Economic Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Emmanuel Eilu

    Digital Media and Wireless Communication in Developing Nations: Agriculture, Education, and the Economic Sector explores how digital media and wireless communication, especially mobile phones and social media platforms, offer concrete opportunities for developing countries to transform different…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Trade Unions and Labour Movements in the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    Trade Unions and Labour Movements in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Byoung-Hoon Lee, Ng Sek-Hong, Russell D Lansbury

    Recent developments in the world economy, including deindustrialisation and the digital revolution, have led to an increasingly individualistic relationship between workers and employers, which in turn has weakened labour movements and worker representation. However, this process is not universal,…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy book cover

    Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries. The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Façade of Excellence: Defining a New Normal of Leadership book cover

    The Façade of Excellence

    Defining a New Normal of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By John Dyer

    The crucial need to substitute true leadership for bad management practices such as Management By Objectives (MBO) and the use of fear is now well known and was often championed by Dr. W. Edwards Deming. While significant progress has been made, many organizations (especially outside of…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Productivity Press

  • Design Thinking for Smaller Enterprise Development: a SOCIETALbyDesign Model for Adaptation to a Digital Age book cover

    Design Thinking for Smaller Enterprise Development

    a SOCIETALbyDesign Model for Adaptation to a Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Adina Tarry

    Design Thinking for Smaller Enterprise Development captures the zeitgeist and concerns of the new Millennium and offers a fresh view on how business can be successful by benefiting the wider society it should serve. It also highlights the systemic negative impact of a consumption and…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Implementing Patient Safety: Addressing Culture, Conditions and Values to Help People Work Safely book cover

    Implementing Patient Safety

    Addressing Culture, Conditions and Values to Help People Work Safely, 1st Edition

    By Suzette Woodward

    Over the last two decades across the globe we have seen a multitude of programs, projects and books to help improve the safety of patient care in healthcare. However, the full potential of these has not yet been reached. Most of the current approaches are top down, programmatic and target driven.…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Productivity Press

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