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  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Small Business

  • 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 – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • 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 – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods for Operations Management

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Christer Karlsson

    Research Methods for Operations Management, second edition is a toolkit of research approaches primarily for advanced students and beginner researchers but also a reference book for any researcher in OM. Many students begin their career in research limited by the one or few approaches taken by…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Uncertainty and Behaviour

    Perceptions, Decisions and Actions in Business

    By Melanie E. Kreye

    Uncertainty affects us in our everyday lives, and in a wide range of situations but how do individuals and indeed organisations respond to uncertainty and how does it impact their decision-making and actions? Based on the latest developments in academic research, the author offers solid advice on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Indigenous People and Economic Development

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Katia Iankova, Azizul Hassan, Rachel L'Abbe

    Indigenous peoples are an intrinsic part of countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Finland, USA, India, Russia and almost all parts of South America and Africa. A considerable amount of research has been done during the twentieth century mainly by anthropologists, sociologists and linguists…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge

  • Basic Mathematics for Economists

    3rd Edition

    By Mike Rosser, Piotr Lis

    Basic Mathematics for Economists, now in its 3rd edition, is a classic of its genre and this new edition builds on the success of previous editions. Suitable for students who may only have a basic mathematics background, as well as students who may have followed more advanced mathematics courses…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Integral Advantage

    Revisiting Emerging Markets and Societies

    By Ronnie Lessem

    The BRICS countries are heralded for their double digit economic growth rates and while this has indeed been impressive, particularly in India and China, it is clear that significant social and environmental fault-lines have developed in these regions. Building on the integral heritage of Ronnie…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Key Determinants of National Development

    Historical Perspectives and Implications for Developing Economies

    By Kwaku Appiah-Adu, Mahamudu Bawumia

    For those wishing to acquire knowledge on national development issues, this comprehensive compendium traverses a spectrum of subjects that the audience ought to be well acquainted with. The Editors provide instructive findings regarding national development, economic growth and their determinants,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Managerial Economics, 5th Edition

    By Ivan Png

    The new fifth edition of Managerial Economics is an ideal text for any course focusing on the practical application of micro-economic principles to management. It includes fresh up-to-date discussion questions from all over the world and is enhanced with detailed instructor supplements. The book is…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Business Networks Reloaded

    By Peter Krebs, Stefanie Jung

    Business networks are an important economic phenomenon of increasing practical importance throughout Europe. This volume examines business networks from an interdisciplinary perspective, with many contributions dealing with a certain form of business network, the so-called cooperative or…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge

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