E-books: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention: The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition book cover

    Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention

    The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Sherman

    Modern advertising was created in the US between 1870 and 1920 when advertisers and the increasingly specialized advertising industry that served them crafted means of reliable access to and knowledge of audiences. This highly original and accessible book re-centers the story of the invention of…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law: Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains book cover

    Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law

    Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liesbeth Enneking, Ivo Giesen, Anne-Jetske Schaap, Cedric Ryngaert, Francois Kristen, Lucas Roorda

    A consensus has emerged that corporations have societal and environmental responsibilities when operating transnationally. However, how exactly corporations can be held legally accountable for their transgressions, if at all, is less clear. This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Airline Management Finance: The Essentials book cover

    Airline Management Finance

    The Essentials, 1st Edition

    By Victor Hughes

    Airline Management Finance: The Essentials is of significant benefit to airline industry practitioners seeking a focused, neatly contained and accessible resource that provides explicit financial information pertinent to their current or future role. The book explains and demystifies an airline’s…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Managing Aviation Operations

  • Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa book cover

    Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Sethulego Matebesi

    This book highlights the role of community trusts in social licencing through the lens of mining and mining disputes in South Africa. Employing elements of trust, acceptance and elite interaction as a framework, this book critically investigates the underlying dynamics of community development…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Project Management: It's All Bollocks!: The Complete Exposure of the World of, and the Value of, Project Management book cover

    Project Management: It's All Bollocks!

    The Complete Exposure of the World of, and the Value of, Project Management, 1st Edition

    By Susie Palmer-Trew, Peter Taylor

    Welcome to Project Management: It’s All Bollocks! where two people who vaguely know each other and barely like each other will pick over the sadly inadequate body of knowledge that is project management today, and generally challenge just about everything, eliminating that which you don't need to…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Economic Consequences of the Euro: The Safest Escape Plan book cover

    The Economic Consequences of the Euro

    The Safest Escape Plan, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Kawalec, Ernest Pytlarczyk, Kamil Kamiński

    This book presents a new narrative on the eurozone crisis. It argues that the common currency has the potential to kill the European Union, and the conventional wisdom that the eurozone can be fixed by a common budget and further political integration is incorrect. The authors address key…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Ethical Leadership and Global Capitalism: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    Ethical Leadership and Global Capitalism

    A Guide to Good Practice, 1st Edition

    By Annabel Beerel

    This book is a very practical guide to help managers put their own and their employees’ professional values to work. Through real life stories and case studies, the author brings to life and light the ethical challenges that present themselves in corporate and institutional settings. The reader…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Humans at Work in the Digital Age: Forms of Digital Textual Labor book cover

    Humans at Work in the Digital Age

    Forms of Digital Textual Labor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawna Ross, Andrew Pilsch

    Humans at Work in the Digital Age explores the roots of twenty-first-century cultures of digital textual labor, mapping the diverse physical and cognitive acts involved, and recovering the invisible workers and work that support digital technologies. Drawing on 14 case studies organized around four…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence: Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects book cover

    Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

    Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    Internet and World Wide Web platforms, big data analytics, software, social media and civic technologies allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive social and eco-innovation flourishes. This book focuses on three grand challenges that matter…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Green Skills Research in South Africa: Models, Cases and Methods book cover

    Green Skills Research in South Africa

    Models, Cases and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Eureta Rosenberg, Presha Ramsarup, Heila Lotz-Sisitka

    This book proposes transformative, realist methodology for skills research and planning through an analysis of case studies of the changing world of work, new learning pathways and educational system challenges. Studies of the green economy and sustainability transitions are a growing field…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Interviewing: Theory, techniques and training book cover

    Interviewing

    Theory, techniques and training, 1st Edition

    By Ben Emans

    Conducting a good interview is more difficult than one might imagine. Of course, thorough preparation is essential, but equally important are knowledge of the specific subject area and effective communication skills. Interviewing: Theory, Techniques and Training presents relevant theoretical…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

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