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  • Cameralism and the Enlightenment: Happiness, Governance and Reform in Transnational Perspective book cover

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment

    Happiness, Governance and Reform in Transnational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ere Nokkala, Nicholas B. Miller

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment reassesses the relationship between two key phenomena of European history often disconnected from each other. It builds on recent insights from global history, transnational history and Enlightenment studies to reflect on the dynamic interactions of cameralism, an…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    The Enlightenment World

  • Exploring Public-Private Partnerships in Singapore: The Success-Failure Continuum book cover

    Exploring Public-Private Partnerships in Singapore

    The Success-Failure Continuum, 1st Edition

    By Soojin Kim, Kai Xiang Kwa

    This book looks at what drives effective management of public-private partnerships (PPPs). It examines widely cited Singaporean cases pertaining to successful PPPs as well as those in failure (and subsequently contracted back in the public-sector provision) in diverse areas of public service, such…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • Green Human Resource Management in Chinese Enterprises book cover

    Green Human Resource Management in Chinese Enterprises

    1st Edition

    By Jie Shen, Jenny Dumont, Xin Deng

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR), and particularly environmental management, has now become a global social norm. As the largest developing economy in the world, China is currently a major environmental polluter. This book examines how Chinese enterprises, including both indigenous firms and…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Introduction to Statistics with SPSS book cover

    Introduction to Statistics with SPSS

    1st Edition

    By Ben Baarda, De Goede Martijn, Cor van Dijkum

    Introduction to Statistics with SPSS offers an introduction to statistics that can be used before, during or after a course on statistics. Covering a wide range of terms and techniques, including simple and multiple regressions, this book guides the student to enter data from a simple research…

    eBook – 2019-11-26

  • Tourism and Innovation book cover

    Tourism and Innovation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams

    This ground-breaking volume on the relationships between tourism and innovation provides an overview of relevant innovation theories and related literatures on entrepreneurship, productivity, regional development and competitiveness, and their significance to contemporary tourism practices.…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Governing the Reformed University book cover

    Governing the Reformed University

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Ejersbo, Carsten Greve, Signe Pihl-Thingvad

    Universities are important public institutions and are seen as key drivers for a country’s economic and intellectual development. Their ability to deliver relevant research and education at the highest level have an impact on growth and progress in society, and governments attempt to control and…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement: Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition book cover

    The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement

    Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chuck Noon, PhD

    This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the Emergency Department (ED) by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. This book offers a presentation of Lean tools…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Productivity Press

  • Innovating Healthcare: The Role of Political, Managerial and Clinical Leadership book cover

    Innovating Healthcare

    The Role of Political, Managerial and Clinical Leadership, 1st Edition

    By John Storey, Richard Holti

    Why is there a need to ‘innovate healthcare’? The basic reason stems from the sheer scale of the challenges now facing healthcare provision in the UK and across many other countries. The aim of this book is to interrogate past and current attempts to innovate in this arena and to draw-out the key…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Strategic Digital Transformation: A Results-Driven Approach book cover

    Strategic Digital Transformation

    A Results-Driven Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Fenton, Gordon Fletcher, Marie Griffiths

    Emerging technologies are having a profound impact upon business as individuals and organisations increasingly embrace the benefits of the ‘always on’ attitude that digital technologies produce. The use of the web, apps, cloud storage, GPS and Internet-connected devices has transformed the way we…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Business and Digital Transformation

  • Managing Your Competencies: Personal Development Plan book cover

    Managing Your Competencies

    Personal Development Plan, 1st Edition

    By Roel Grit

    A competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and attitude that one needs in order to function adequately in any given professional situation – a nurse must know how to give a crying child a vaccination, and a policeman must be able to stop a drunken brawl. Competency orientated teaching has…

    eBook – 2019-11-25

  • A Basic Guide to International Business Law book cover

    A Basic Guide to International Business Law

    1st Edition

    By Keizer Jan, Weavers Harm

    A Basic Guide to International Business Law is an introduction to those parts of European and international law that are relevant to business. Having read this book, students will come away with a broad understanding of the international rules of law within the EEC, institutional rules of the…

    eBook – 2019-11-25

  • The Language of Leadership Narratives: A Social Practice Perspective book cover

    The Language of Leadership Narratives

    A Social Practice Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Clifton, Stephanie Schnurr, Dorien Van De Mieroop

    Fascination with leadership and its relation to world events seems to be ever growing, and leadership narratives are a key element through which leader identities are constructed. Contemporary research into leadership tends to recycle the same old myths of the heroic white male leader. By looking…

    eBook – 2019-11-22

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