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  • Big Data and Cloud Computing for Development

    Lessons from Key Industries and Economies in the Global South

    By Nir Kshetri, Torbjorn Fredriksson, Diana Carolina Rojas Torres

    This book provides a framework for evaluating big data and cloud computing based on how they evolve to fit users’ needs in developing countries in key areas, such as agriculture and education. The authors discuss how this framework can be utilized by businesses, governments, and consumers to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Organizational Change in Practice

    The Eight Deadly Sins Preventing Effective Change

    By Annamaria Garden

    This book challenges the practice or organizational change programmes. It uses two case studies in depth to illustrate that consulting companies can often get it wrong. Senior managers often do not know enough about managing change. The text is arranged around eight deadly sins to avoid in the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Labor in an Islamic Setting

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Necmettin Kizilkaya, Toseef Azid

    The Islamic labor market rests on the principles of the free market exchange of Islamic economics. Regrettably, the latter has failed to keep pace with the rapidly growing academic and professional developments of the former. Much of the published work within Islamic economics is idealistic if not…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Lean Management

    Edited by Torbjorn H. Netland, Daryl J. Powell

    Interest in the phenomenon known as "lean" has grown significantly in recent years. This is the first volume to provide an academically rigorous overview of the field of lean management, introducing the reader to the application of lean in diverse application areas, from the production floor to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Visual Analytics for Management

    Translational Science and Applications in Practice

    Edited 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 – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-30
    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. The author bridges a gap by presenting how modern leadership happens while simultaneously combining a description of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Leadership Resilience

    Lessons for Leaders from the Policing Frontline

    By Ginger Charles

    Edited by Jonathan Smith

    Leadership is demanding and challenging. How do leaders cope? How do they remain fit and strong, and thrive? The authors of Leadership Resilience, a business school academic and a police officer, suggest that many challenges faced by leaders are similar to the challenges experienced by police…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • New Normal, Radical Shift

    Changing Business and Politics for a Sustainable Future

    By Neela Bettridge, Philip Whiteley

    Our traditional ways of looking at economics, business and politics are not fit for purpose. The causes of the recent crisis were behavioural and international, but our measures are superficial and financial, recorded at a national or company level. This is combined with a fervent quest for endless…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Growth in a Post-Scarcity World

    Consumption, Demand, and the Poverty Penalty

    By Philip Sadler

    Over 20 years ago Philip Sadler, then head of a leading British business school, wrote Managerial Leadership in the Post-Industrial Society. In it he predicted that business would experience the most radical transformation since the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century. This transformation has…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Estimating Risk

    A Management Approach

    By Andy Garlick

    Andy Garlick's book explores the role of quantitative techniques in modern risk management. Risk management has grown in importance in most organisations in the last 20 years, but in many remains simply a matter of processing lists of risks and actions. The author argues that this fails to make the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • A Planner's Encounter with Complexity

    By Elisabete A. Silva

    Edited by Gert de Roo

    Spatial planning is about dealing with our 'everyday' environment. In A Planner's Encounter with Complexity we present various understandings of complexity and how the environment is considered accordingly. One of these considerations is the environment as subject to processes of continuous change…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

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