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  • Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia

    The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen

    By Estrella Trincado, Manuel Santos-Redondo

    In the early 1800s, Robert Owen was a mill owner, political figure, and an advocate for social reform, and his publications attained considerable circulation. He believed that people need good working conditions in order to be encouraged to work and motivated to learn. Despite the higher costs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • Enhancing Business Stability Through Collaboration

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Management Research (ICBMR 2016), October 25-27, 2016, Lombok, Indonesia

    Edited by Ari Kuncoro

    These proceedings hold the papers of the ICBMR 2016 conference, held between October 25-27, 2016, in Lombok, Indonesia. ICBMR is organized with a motivation to provide an international platform for the academicians, researchers and budding students around the world to share their research findings…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Customer Loyalty and Supply Chain Management

    Business-to-Business Customer Loyalty Analysis

    By Ivan Russo, Ilenia Confente

    Many business-to-business (B2B) managers think that customers act rationally and base decisions mostly on price, customer loyalty isn’t considered. Companies outsource various activities, which enable them to improve efficiency, reduce costs, focus more on core competencies and improve their…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

  • Philanthropy in Practice

    Pragmatism and the Impact of Philanthropic Action

    By Ekkehard Thümler

    Philanthropic foundations are experiencing a crisis of professional identity. They attractconsiderable hopes due to an unusually high degree of independence and freedom of manoeuvre, which theoretically places them in a privileged position to find novel solutions to societies’ most severe and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • New Venture Management

    The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap, 2nd Edition

    By Donald F. Kuratko, Jeffrey S. Hornsby

    This book offers students a comprehensive, accessible guide to launching and managing a new venture. Beginning with the planning process and continuingto marketing, financing, and growth, it gives students the insights and practical skills they need to be successful entrepreneurs. This edition’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur offering some of the best examples on, practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Born Globals, Networks, and the Large Multinational Enterprise

    Insights from Bangalore and Beyond

    By Shameen Prashantham

    Focusing on international entrepreneurship, this research book explores the accelerated internationalization of young firms. Known variously as international new ventures (INVs) or "born globals," such firms have come to be viewed as legitimate actors on the global stage alongside large…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Ethnic Chinese Entrepreneurship in Malaysia

    On Contextualisation in International Business Studies

    By Michael Jakobsen

    The study of ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia has a long tradition. What is most striking in these studies is just how difficult it is to generalise about this ethnic group in the region. Whether or not they have been able to identify as Chinese has to a certain extend depended on different…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Economics of the Indian Steel Industry

    By Susmita Dasgupta

    Steel is the foundational material of modern civilization and constitutes the core of industry, and yet it is over produced across the world. This supply glut is reducing margins and turning steel into a sunset industry. Steel consumes as much as four times the amount of raw materials as its…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Writing a Business Plan

    A Practical Guide

    By Ignatius Ekanem

    Resourcing new ventures is all important for entrepreneurs and creating a successful business plan can be make or break when it comes to attracting investment. Written by an experienced academic and consultant, this book provides a concise guide for producing the optimal business plan. Business…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • The Triple Helix

    University-Industry-Government Innovation in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Henry Etzkowitz

    The Triple Helix is a classic in knowledge management and the definitive innovation model sitting at the intersection between university, industry and government at national and regional levels. The centrepoint between these three sectors consists of many hybrid organizations that are growing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

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