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- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 155.00
East Asia's rapid economic growth and the crisis of 1997 have caught the world's attention. As the Asian miracle has turned to meltdown, the critical question has become whether growth will resume. Based on research and conferences at ICSEAD in Kitakyushu, Japan, this book brings together the work of Asian economic development experts. It considers... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
Robert J. Alexander traces organized labor from its origins in colonial Cuba, examining its evolution under the Republic, noting the successive political forces within it and the development of collective bargaining, culminating after 1959 in its transformation into a Stalin-model labor movement. In Castro's Cuba, organized labor has been subordinate... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 109.00
"The Political Economy of Regulation in Turkey" brings together leading international scholars and experts on Turkey and regulatory reform to provide essential information on the recent Turkish experience and its relation to competition policy. After the 1980 liberalization reform, Turkey tried to introduce competition in many industries,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
This book provides a detailed cross-country study of the automotive industry in South East Asia. Abbott argues that, contrary to prevailing opinion, the diffusion of manufacturing in the Asia-Pacific has been characterized by hierarchical networks of production linked to Japan for technology. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
Using the example of four Taiwanese brand-name multinational companies, this study seeks to unpack the relationship between project team performance measurement systems and new product success/failure. It examines the use of performance measurement results and the resulting impact on team-member behaviour and functional departments. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 161.00
With the fall of apartheid in South Africa, expectations were high for the enfranchisement of the acutely underdeveloped majority in South Africa. But problems abound, and this educational study looks critically at the educational situation and puts forth a number of proposals that could produce better results in contemporary South Africa.||Abdi urges... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
Microfinance in Bangladesh has reached maturity, numerous players and the largest number of clients in the whole world at relatively low cost and efficiency. Despite these successes, the operations of most credit institutions are still being manually done, client overlap is rampant, and there are many would-be borrowers that are currently not having... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 148.00
'The book is a pioneering attempt to see exactly what difference economic valuation of environmental effects would have made to six actual, on-going, development projects, if it had been done at the time of appraisal. It combines theoretical rigour with applied economic skills, presented with robust common sense.' - James Winpenny, Overseas Development... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 69.95
Constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Agile Processes in Software Engineering and eXtreme Programming, XP 2008, held in Limerick, Ireland, in June 2008. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 46.00
The essays in this book explore the forces behind modern economic growth and, in particular, the causes of the extraordinary surge of growth since the Second World War. The introductory essay is an extended treatment of how economists now view the growth process and its causes. Other essays consider the contributions of capital formation, education,... more...