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  • 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 – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • Diagnostics for Strategic Decision-Making

    The Rapid Due Diligence 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 – 2016-10-24 

  • 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 – 2016-10-19
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Solutions

    Business Problem Solving

    By Frank Fletcher

    Edited by Eric Bolland

    There are some events in life that are inevitable, and the emergence of problems in the workplace is one. Solutions sets out to provide remedies that are accessible, practical, meaningful, and final. Well organized, and referenced to specific operations, this book provides troubleshooting and other…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

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