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  • The Economics of Quality, Grades and Brands (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Bowbrick

    Virtually every decision to produce, buy or sell is influenced by quality, yet until this book was first published in 1992, there had been very little attempt to produce a comprehensive and practical theory for this. Here, Peter Bowbrick brings together different traditions of quality analysis from…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Exploring the nexus of private and public interests

    Edited by Lez Rayman-Bacchus, Philip R. Walsh

    Corporate responsibility and sustainable development are two concepts that may be able to reconcile many of the big challenges facing the world; challenges such as tensions between respect for the natural environment, social justice, and economic development; the long view versus short-term…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Crisis Management Strategy

    Competition and Change in Modern Enterprises

    By Simon A. Booth

    Crisis Management Strategy, first published in 1993, is an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of crisis management in modern enterprises. Simon Booth examines the conventional approaches followed by many firms in the face of change and crisis. He warns of the dangers of theories…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Systems Design and Engineering

    Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects

    By G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink

    Systems Engineering is gaining importance in the high-tech industry with systems like Digital Single-Lens Reflex camera’s, Medical Imaging scanners, Industrial Production systems, etc...They require new methods that can handle uncertainty in the early phases of development, that systems engineering…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    CRC Press

  • Social Procurement and New Public Governance

    By Josephine Barraket, Robyn Keast, Craig Furneaux

    In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services. It has gained increasing attention…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Oracle Business Intelligence and Essbase Solutions Guide

    By Rosendo Abellera, Lakshman Bulusu

    This book highlights the practical aspects of using Oracle Essbase and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) as a comprehensive BI solution. It explains the key steps involved in Oracle Essbase and OBIEE implementations. Using case studies, the book covers Oracle Essbase for…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge

  • New Models of Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Edited by Richard Heeks, Christopher Foster, Yanuar Nugroho

    Inequality and innovation are both rising issues on the international development agenda. Their intersection is inclusive innovation; defined as the inclusion within some aspect of innovation of groups who are currently marginalised. This is a topic of increasing interest and activity. Large firms…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Capability Building and Global Innovation Networks

    Edited by Michael Gastrow, Glenda Kruss

    This book explores the dynamics of global innovation networks and their implications for development. Knowledge is often seen as the main determinant of economic growth, competitiveness and employment. There is a strong causal interaction between capability building and the growth in demand for,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Value Management in Construction and Real Estate

    Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Geoffrey Q. P. Shen, Ann T. W. Yu

    This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones. Extensive references throughout will help the reader develop a deeper understanding of the methodology,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Decline of Small Firms (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathan Boswell

    First published in 1973, this title examines the development patterns of small businesses. It considers why people found firms; the factors that contribute to entrepreneurial success; problems of management succession and inheritance; the strengths and weaknesses of family firms; the reasons…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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