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  • The International Grain Trade

    Problems and Prospects

    By Nick Butler

    The mood of the international grain market changed remarkably in the decade before this book was originally published in 1986. In the early 1970s, which were years of buoyancy and high prices, the concern was with feeding the starving millions and subsequently, in the United states, with the use of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Catching Up and Leapfrogging

    The new latecomers in the integrated circuits industry

    By Xiao-Shan Yap, Rajah Rasiah

    Ever since Schumpeter’s groundbreaking work there has been a plethora of new research seeking to extend the direction and dynamics of innovation. Using a rich account of detailed interviews, this book offers new evidence on how latecomers have successfully caught up and leapfrogged incumbent firms.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • Knowledge Management in Healthcare

    Edited by Lorri Zipperer

    Knowledge management goes beyond data and information capture in computerized health records and ordering systems; it seeks to leverage the experiences of all who interact in healthcare to enhance care delivery, teamwork, and organizational learning. Knowledge management - if envisioned…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Process Design and Management

    By Kate McCormick, D. Wylie McVay Jr

    A quality product or service is the successful and profitable outcome of organising resources, as judged by the final customer. Every business unit needs processes in order to do this effectively; and all processes must be documented so that achievements can be measured and future improvements…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition

    A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850

    By Pierre-Yves Donze

    The phenomena of Japan emerging as one of the most competitive industrial nations in the twentieth century and the general shift of competitiveness to East Asia since the 1980s have been widely studied by many scholars from different fields of the social sciences. Drawing on sources from Japanese,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Future of Health Economics

    Edited by Olivier Ethgen, Ulf Staginnus

    The pharmaceutical industry faces a well-documented perfect storm: on the one hand, the patent cliff; the lack of new blockbusters and, on the other, economic pressure on pricing from markets with growing expectations and shrinking budgets. In the face of such pressure, traditional health economics…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Darwin's Medicine

    How Business Models in the Life Sciences Industry are Evolving

    By Brian D. Smith

    Darwin’s Medicine is the sequel to Brian D. Smith’s influential and critically acclaimed Future of Pharma (Gower, 2011). Whereas the earlier book predicted the evolution of the pharmaceutical market and the business models of pharmaceutical companies, Darwin’s Medicine goes much deeper into the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents

    US Sectional Interests and the African Group at the WTO

    By Sherry S. Marcellin

    This book provides a fresh, multidisciplinary, and exciting look at the making and remaking of pharmaceutical patents at the GATT/WTO, by utilising a Coxian political economy of continuity and change in the global political economy (GPE). Marcellin focuses on the role of the transnational drug…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Global Health

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Patient Safety

    Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge Transfer

    Edited by Lorri Zipperer

    Patient Safety: Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge Transfer provides background on the patient safety movement, systems safety, human error and other key philosophies that support change and innovation in the reduction of medical error. The book draws from multidisciplinary areas…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Sustainability at Work

    Careers that make a difference

    By Marilyn Waite

    Sustainability at Work is a compelling guide for everyone who wants to have both a successful career and a career that makes a positive difference in society. Containing career advice of great value to students of sustainability, and explaining how they can apply their knowledge to their future…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge

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