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  • Employers' Associations in Asia: Employer Collective Action book cover

    Employers' Associations in Asia

    Employer Collective Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel

    Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation book cover

    Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt, Peter Knorringa

    This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Analytical Peace Economics: The illusion of war for peace book cover

    Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Globalisation of Indian Business: Cross border Mergers and Acquisitions in Indian Manufacturing book cover

    The Globalisation of Indian Business

    Cross border Mergers and Acquisitions in Indian Manufacturing, 1st Edition

    By Beena Saraswathy

    Consolidation activities such as mergers and acquisitions (M&As) have been one of the major strategies adopted by Indian firms to withstand global competition. M&As experienced a substantial increase in value and volume during the post-liberalization era, facilitated by the presence of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Employment Policy in Emerging Economies: The Indian Case book cover

    Employment Policy in Emerging Economies

    The Indian Case, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Hill, Amitendu Palit

    Employment is a critical part of the macro-economy and a key driver of economic development. India’s employment policy over the past three decades provides an important case study for understanding how government attitudes to the labour market contribute to an emerging economy’s growth and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Chicago: An economic history book cover

    Chicago

    An economic history, 1st Edition

    By John F. McDonald

    Chicago went from nothing in 1830 to become the second-largest city in the nation in 1900, while the Midwest developed to become one of the world’s foremost urban areas. This book is an economic history of the Chicago metropolitan area from the 1820s to the present. It examines the city in its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy book cover

    Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski, Bojan Dobovsek

    Fueled by corruption, fraud, and organized crime, the shadow economy—also known as the informal, black market, illegal, or underground economy—is currently on the rise worldwide. Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy addresses shadow economies and the players involved by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models book cover

    Freight Transport and Distribution

    Concepts and Optimisation Models, 1st Edition

    By Tolga Bektas

    This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention book cover

    A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention

    1st Edition

    By James R. Youngblood

    Fraudulent activity can approach you or your organization through a variety of avenues, ranging from the cyber world, social media, unsolicited e-mails, poor hiring practices, dishonest associates, and weak operating procedures. With a focus on prevention measures, A Comprehensive Look at Fraud…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration: The German�Turkish nexus book cover

    International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration

    The German�Turkish nexus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Pyka, Yeşim Kuştepeli, Dominik Hartmann

    Migration is conceived differently in Europe compared with countries like the US, Canada or Australia. International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration confronts traditional views on migration with modern theories of brain circulation and innovation networks, showing that migration leads…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Entrepreneurship: Challenging Dominant Discourses book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

    Challenging Dominant Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Essers, Pascal Dey, Deirdre Tedmanson, Karen Verduyn

    Entrepreneurship is largely considered to be a positive force, driving venture creation and economic growth. Critical Perspectives on Entrepreneurship questions the accepted norms and dominant assumptions of scholarship on the matter, and reveals how they can actually obscure important questions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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