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  • 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 – 2015-11-05 
    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 – 2015-11-04 
    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 – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • The Pornography Business

    Web Dreams in America

    By Frederick S. Lane

    Traditionally, the presence of pornography in American society has been mediated by two primary factors: legal restrictions and the relatively high cost of the product. The degree of legal restrictions on adult material has varied from era to era and community to community, but the porn premium has…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    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 – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems in China and India

    Edited by Tilman Altenburg

    Global economic growth, recently fuelled by Asia’s emerging economies, has greatly accelerated the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and boosted demand for scarce natural resources, including energy, food and mineral raw materials. These developments are pushing the planet close to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

  • The Intelligent Organisation

    Realizing the value of information

    By John Beckford

    The Intelligent Organisation offers a radical model of organisation based on the integration of structure, individuals and information. In this game-changing book, leading consultant John Beckford proposes a different way of designing organisations in order to transform their performance and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Principal Designer's Handbook

    Guide to the CDM Regulations 2015

    By Association for Project Safety

    The new CDM regulations came into force on 6th April 2015 changing the face of pre-construction health and safety management on construction projects, large and small. This handbook provides a comprehensive road map to undertaking the new Principal Designer role that aims to bring pre-construction…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Labor Standards

    Firms and Activists in the Making of Private Regulation

    By Luc Fransen

    How effective are multinational companies at improving working conditions in their supply chains? This book focuses on a crucial dynamic in private efforts at regulating labor standards in international production chains. It addresses questions regarding the quality of rules (Are existing efforts…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Information Systems

    What Every Business Student Needs to Know

    By Efrem G. Mallach

    Most information systems textbooks overwhelm business students with overly technical information they may not need in their careers. Information Systems: What Every Business Student Needs to Know takes a new approach to the required information systems course for business majors.For each topic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

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