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  • Design for Healthcare

    By Rachel Cooper, Emmanuel Tsekleves

    Design for Healthcare is one of the most complex areas of design, involving rigorous clinical testing, high risk and sometimes litigation, health and safety issues for professionals as well as patients, ethical dilemmas, and balancing technological advancement with sensitive caring. In Part 1 of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Gower
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Catching Up and Leapfrogging

    The new latecomers in the integrated circuits industry

    By Xiao-Shan Yap, Rajah Rasiah

    Ever since Schumpeter’s ground breaking 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 – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • 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 – 2016-11-10 
    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 – 2016-11-09 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Pharma

    Evolutionary Threats and Opportunities

    By Brian D. Smith

    By any standard, the pharmaceutical industry's history has been a successful one. In addition to its profits and shareholder dividends, it has been seen by investors as relatively low risk and, largely, counter-cyclical to stock market trends. However, that important contribution appears to be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Project Management for the Pharmaceutical Industry

    By Laura Brown, Tony Grundy

    The pharmaceutical industry has encountered major shifts in recent years, both within the industry, and in its external environment. The cost of healthcare rising due to an ageing population, the intensification of regulatory requirements and mergers within the industry have led to an increased…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • 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 – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Brand Planning for the Pharmaceutical Industry

    By Janice MacLennan

    Written by John Lidstone and Janice MacLennan, the second edition of Marketing Planning for the Pharmaceutical Industry became accepted as the bible for the industry. In this new companion book Janice MacLennan picks up two of the themes touched on in Marketing Planning - market segmentation and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Urban Food Planning

    Seeds of Transition in the Global North

    By Rositsa T. Ilieva

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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