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  • Visual Analytics for Management

    Translational Science and Applications in Practice

    By Elliot Bendoly, Sacha Clark

    This book provides students with an in-depth understanding of the concepts, frameworks, and processes used to analyze and present visual data for better decision-making. Expert contributors provide guidance in translating complex concepts from large data sets and how this translation drives…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Leadership Explained

    Leading teams in the 21st century

    By Nicholas Harkiolakis

    Unfortunately leadership does not have a one-size-fits-all definition. We all have our own ideas as to what makes a good leader and the types of challenges that will be faced. There is currently no book in the market that deals with modern leadership challengers and simultaneously combines a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Diagnostics for Strategic Decision-Making

    The Rapid Due Dilligence Model

    By Joyce A. Thompsen

    This book helps readers develop a comprehensive understanding of diagnostics for strategic decision-making, with a focus on a method called rapid due diligence. This method presents a compelling solution to the need for effective diagnostics, drawing on academic rigor, critical thinking, systems…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • The Irrational Consumer

    Applying Behavioural Economics to Your Business Strategy

    By Enrico Trevisan

    Companies of all kinds have fallen into some of the most fundamental of traps when it comes to consumer marketing; in assuming that the motivation that drives their customers is entirely rational. Enrico Trevisan's The Irrational Consumer builds on the ground breaking works on behavioural economics…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Game Theory in Management

    Modelling Business Decisions and their Consequences

    By Michael Hatfield

    Architects and engineers can build models to test their ideas - why not managers? In Game Theory in Management: Modelling Business Decisions and Their Consequences, author Michael Hatfield presents a series of mathematically structured analogies to real-life business and economic interaction…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Scenario Based Strategy

    Navigate the Future

    By Paul de Ruijter

    We need strategy. The world is changing, the future uncertain. What is required is vision: What might the future bring? Where is our business going? What are our fundamental business values? This book is a manual for all those who want to apply strategy in organisations. It is intended for everyone…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • An Integral Approach to Development Economics

    Islamic Finance in an African Context

    By Basheer A. Oshodi

    Developing economies such as those in sub-Saharan Africa are searching for realistic economic policy prescriptions. Despite economic growth in countries like Nigeria, poverty and unemployment blight the lives of many, in the midst of plenty. Simultaneously, much neo-classical economic thought is…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • The New Natural Resource

    Knowledge Development, Society and Economics

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen

    Increasingly in the public discourse there are references to the knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge workers and knowledge organisations. The argument is that knowledge is becoming the main economic resource, replacing the natural resources that drove the industrial revolution. The new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28
    Routledge

  • Fractal Sustainability

    A systems approach to organizational change

    By Isabel Canto de Loura, Robin Dickinson

    Even though the fractal approach to sustainability and organizational change management is not new, no authors so far seem to have truly attempted to use fractals as a mathematical means to map and measure organizational sustainability. Several sustainability maturity models and change management…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge

  • Integral Renewal

    A Relational and Renewal Perspective

    By Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer

    In 2010 Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer published their seminal work on Integral Research and Innovation, whereby they identified the four R’s; relational and renewal, reason and realization based research paths that altogether encompass the major qualitative research methods and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Shopfloor Matters

    Labor - Management Relations in 20th Century American Manufacturing

    By David Fairris

    Building on the work of labor historians, industrial relations scholars, and institutional labor economists, this book offers not only a comprehensive analysis of the changing nature of shopfloor labor-management relations in the large manufacturing firms of this century, it also supplies empirical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

  • Small Businesses and Effective ICT

    Stories and Practical Insights

    By Carmine Sellitto, David Banks, Scott Bingley, Stephen Burgess

    Small businesses make up some 90-95 percent of all global firms. Many undervalue the importance of information and communication technology (ICT). Within the small business segment there can be significant differences amongst the avid early adopters of ICT and the laggards. Research on early…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Small Business

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