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  • Cost Engineering Health Check

    How Good are Those Numbers?

    By Dale Shermon, Mark Gilmour

    High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding whether you can depend on your organisation's ability to generate accurate cost forecasts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Gower

  • Business Analytics

    By Dinabandhu Bag

    This book provides a first-hand account of business analytics and its implementation, and an account of the brief theoretical framework underpinning each component of business analytics. The themes of the book include (1) learning the contours and boundaries of business analytics which are in scope…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The New Production of Users

    Changing Innovation Collectives and Involvement Strategies

    Edited by Sampsa Hyysalo, Torben Elgaard Jensen, Nelly Oudshoorn

    Behind the steady stream of new products, technologies, systems and services in our modern societies there is prolonged and complicated battle around the role of users. How should designers get to know the users’ interests and needs? Who should speak for the users? How may designers collaborate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Open for Business

    Harnessing the Power of Platform Ecosystems

    By Laure Claire, Benoit Reillier

    Open for Business translates the complex management and economic models behind commercial platforms such as Uber, Etsy, Airbnb into a practical guide for business. Platform-powered businesses have grown exponentially in the last ten years. Developing a platform-based business involves learning new…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

    Edited by Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karatas-Ozkan, Frank Janssen, John M. Jermier

    Sustainable entrepreneurship has attracted growing attention in both scholarly and practitioner circles. Focusing on generating social, environmental and business value, the notion has been raised more recently to address the contribution of entrepreneurial activities to sustainable economic and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    This Handbook provides a compelling survey of the advanced and emerging innovative applications of information technology in government. Leading experts and academics provide insights from decades of integrating technological innovations in government and the best ways to lead and manage them. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Business of Gamification

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Mikolaj Dymek, Peter Zackariasson

    At the turn of the century the term "gamification" was introduced as a concept to understand the process of using game mechanics in "non-game" contexts. The impact of gamification was soon evident to business practices where it had impact both on marketing and, more broadly, on the organizations…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Theory of the Firm

    An overview of the economic mainstream

    By Paul Walker

    Firms are a ubiquitous feature of the economic landscape, with much of the activity undertaken within an economy taking place within their boundaries. Given the size of the contribution made by firms to economic activity, employment and growth, having a theoretical understanding of the nature and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Education Is Not an App

    The future of university teaching in the Internet age

    By Jonathan A. Poritz, Jonathan Rees

    Whilst much has been written about the doors that technology can open for students, less has been said about its impact on teachers and professors. Although technology undoubtedly brings with it huge opportunities within higher education, there is also the fear that it will have a negative effect…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Agile Project Management

    By Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella

    A recent study conducted by the IT Process Institute indicates that implementing a high level of agility is the key that unlocks performance potential in organizations. Agile Project Management introduces a basic Agile primer that focuses on building and improving project management knowledge in a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • 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

  • Arts and Business

    Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

    Edited by Elena Raviola, Peter Zackariasson

    Arts and Business aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today form different understandings in the two disciplines. Arts and business are, many times, positioned as opposites. Where one is providing symbolic and aesthetic immersion, the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

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