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  • Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools book cover

    Global Lean for Higher Education

    A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Yorkstone

    Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Productivity Press

  • Cooperatives and the World of Work book cover

    Cooperatives and the World of Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Roelants, Hyungsik Eum, Simel Esim, Sonja Novkovic, Waltteri Katajamäki

    As the world of work and jobs is more uncertain than ever because of various trends impacting it, including the rise of robotics and the gig economy, Cooperatives and the World of Work furthers the debate on the future of work, sustainable development, and the social and solidarity economy of which…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Macrodynamics of Advanced Market Economics book cover

    The Macrodynamics of Advanced Market Economics

    1st Edition

    By Alfred S. Eicher

    This volume examines the macrodynamic behaviour of advanced economies with social institutions similar to those of the United States and other members of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. It is a critique of, and provides alternative models to, conventional neoclassical…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Between Work and Social Citizenship book cover

    Between Work and Social Citizenship

    1st Edition

    By Jon Eivind Kolberg

    An investigation which assesses how social policy affects human behaviour in the areas of temporary absence from paid work, early retirement and unemployment.…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Economics: v. 1 book cover

    Evolutionary Economics: v. 1

    1st Edition

    By Marc R. Tool

    The contributors to this volume focus on the political and value issues that, in their shared view, underlie the global environmental crisis facing us today. They argue that only by transforming our dominant values, social institutions and way of living can we avoid ecological disaster.…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Economics: v. 2 book cover

    Evolutionary Economics: v. 2

    1st Edition

    By Marc R. Tool

    This is part of a two-volume work intended to map the theoretical heartland of the institutionalist perspective on political economy. Volume II considers basic economic processes, institutions for stabilizing and planning economic activities, the role of power and accountability, and emerging…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Anatomy of Japanese Business book cover

    Anatomy of Japanese Business

    1st Edition

    By Kasuo Sato

    This volume collects eleven essays written by Japanese experts on various aspects of Japanese business management and is a sequel to the volume Industry and Business in Japan. It examines the mechanisms for Japan 's phenomenal economic growth since the Second World War by analyzing Japanese…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Macroeconomics in Question: The Keynesian-Monetartist Orthodoxies and Kaleckian Alternative book cover

    Macroeconomics in Question

    The Keynesian-Monetartist Orthodoxies and Kaleckian Alternative, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm C. Sawyer

    Originally published in 1982, this book has two central purposes. The first is to present a rather more critical view of the Keynesian and monetarist approaches to macro-economics than is usually found in major macro-economics text-books. The second is to present an alternative approach to…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Reorganization and Reform in the Soviet Economy book cover

    Reorganization and Reform in the Soviet Economy

    1st Edition

    By Susan J. Linz, William Moskoff

    Richly represented in the Russian folktale tradition, the legends in this work are religious tales in a peasant village setting. Among the standard themes is the return of Christ, who wanders through rural Russia with his disciples. Satan appears too, as do a cast of spirits and lesser devils.…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment book cover

    Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The 5S Pocket Guide book cover

    The 5S Pocket Guide

    1st Edition

    By James Peterson, Roland Smith

    The 5s Pocket Guide is designed to enhance awareness of the principles behind the 5s System and identify its impact on improving efficiency and promoting a safe working environment. Using a condensed format, it outlines a disciplined methodology for implementing 5s, organized around a six-step…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Productivity Press

  • The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership: Achieving Success through Employee Engagement book cover

    The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership

    Achieving Success through Employee Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Rosa Antonia Carrillo

    At the core of The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership are eight beliefs about human nature that are common to leaders who successfully communicate that safety is important while meeting business results. Using stories and business language the book explains how to create and recover important…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

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