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  • Digital Business and Sustainable Development

    Asian Perspectives

    By Yongrok Choi

    The Internet has ushered in a new era in the economies of networking. With the increasing need for optimization based on these network economies, the IT-based e-business has become a platform for study as well as daily practice. In a similar vein, global warming has raised many issues which come…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Process Redesign for Health Care Using Lean Thinking

    A Guide for Improving Patient Flow and the Quality and Safety of Care

    By David Ben-Tovim

    Process Redesign for Health Care Using Lean Thinking is a response to a simple, but hard to answer, question and is the result of the experiences of a working doctor who was also the chief safety and quality officer of an Australian teaching hospital. At this hospital, he observed that the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Productivity Press

  • Propaganda and Nation Building

    Selling the Irish Free State

    By Kevin Hora

    This book examines the origins of the Irish state in its first independent incarnation, the Irish Free State (1922-1937). It explores how contemporary public relations and propaganda techniques were used to construct an identity for this new state – a state which after enduring seven years of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Management of Construction Projects

    A Constructor's Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By John Schaufelberger, Len Holm

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real world construction project throughout, but also by looking at construction project management from the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 

  • Sustainable Development Policy

    A European Perspective

    Edited by Michael Von Hauff, Claudia Kuhnke

    Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in international development policy. Building on a solid introduction to sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Second Edition

    By Joel Lefkowitz

    Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology was one of the first books to integrate work from moral philosophy, moral psychology, I-O psychology, and political and social economy, as well as business. It incorporates these perspectives into a "framework for taking moral action" and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

    By R. Sinha, Peter Pearson, Gopal Kadekodi, Mary Gregory

    This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between rural and urban areas and among socio-economic classes, differentiating particularly those groups falling below the poverty line.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Film Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Finola Kerrigan

    The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry’s biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable: relatively few films a year make a profit. These market…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 

  • Foundations of Corporate Heritage

    Edited by John Balmer

    Heritage is increasingly recognised to be a significant corporate concern, with corporate heritage brands and identities often forming an important part of a nation's patrimony. Foundations of Corporate Heritage explains the principles, processes, strategic significance - and challenges - of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 

  • The Global Free Trade Error

    The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory

    By Ron Baiman

    The doctrine of "free trade" is second only to that of "free markets" in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s "comparative advantage principle" to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Latin American Economics

    Edited by W. Charles Sawyer

    Until fairly recently, many economists looked at Latin America with horror and dismay. Burdened by debt, and ravaged by hyperinflation and unemployment, it was often characterized as a financial disaster zone. Even now, many commentators consider that this resource-rich part of the world …

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Critical Concepts in Economics

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