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  • Entrepreneurship, Community, and Community Development

    Edited by Michael W-P Fortunato, Theodore R. Alter

    This book brings the emerging nexus between community and entrepreneur to light by exploring the mutual impact that communities and entrepreneurs have on one another. It focuses on how entrepreneurship development can push beyond the traditional focus on economic growth, covering a wide variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Growth

    Policymaking for Freedom and Efficiency

    By Michele Capriati

    The question of whether we can foster growth and innovation while promoting individual freedoms poses a challenge for everyone studying and working on innovation and development policies. Whilst innovation literature is largely dominated by a focus on efficiency, development literature tends to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • Customer Loyalty and Supply Chain Management

    Business-to-Business Customer Loyalty Analysis

    By Ivan Russo, Ilenia Confente

    Many business-to-business (B2B) managers think that customers act rationally and base decisions mostly on price, customer loyalty isn’t considered. Companies outsource various activities, which enable them to improve efficiency, reduce costs, focus more on core competencies and improve their…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

  • The Problem of Production

    A new theory of the firm

    By Per L. Bylund

    The theory of the firm has been fertile ground for economists. Bylund proposes a new theory, rooted in Austrian economics, which examines the firm as a part of the market, and not as a free-standing entity. In this integrated view, a theory is offered which incorporates entrepreneurship, production…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Paperback – 2017-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Born Globals, Networks, and the Large Multinational Enterprise

    Insights from Bangalore and Beyond

    By Shameen Prashantham

    Focusing on international entrepreneurship, this research book explores the accelerated internationalization of young firms. Known variously as international new ventures (INVs) or "born globals," such firms have come to be viewed as legitimate actors on the global stage alongside large…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Desiging What Matters

    Applied Design Thinking for Innovation and Impact

    Edited by John Body, Nina Terrey

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Economics of the Indian Steel Industry

    By Susmita Dasgupta

    Steel is the foundational material of modern civilization and constitutes the core of industry, and yet it is over produced across the world. This supply glut is reducing margins and turning steel into a sunset industry. Steel consumes as much as four times the amount of raw materials as its…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • The Triple Helix

    University-Industry-Government Innovation in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Henry Etzkowitz

    The Triple Helix is a classic in knowledge management and the definitive innovation model sitting at the intersection between university, industry and government at national and regional levels. The centrepoint between these three sectors consists of many hybrid organizations that are growing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Creative Thinking for Business Leaders

    How to Accomplish Successful Ideation through Creative Resilience

    By Benjamin Watson

    Creative thinking, which the most successful companies that develop the most innovative products rely on, has evolved into to creative resilience – the technique to persevere with problems and solve them faster. The approach will help business leaders create both the physical and mental agility to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Productivity Press

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