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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 42.00
In the turbulence of recent times, how we run corporations has been examined from every angle. Corporations have proved adept at change; governments have stuck to established rules. The challenge is to put in place machinery to provide services in a way that resists the growth of bureaucracy. The need for SMART government could not be starker. more...
- Hong Kong University Press 1996; US$ 40.00
By focusing on a particular sector of China's economy -- urban land -- this study discusses the unique merger of the market system and the socialist environment, and provides an insight into the privatization of the economic system in China. more...
- Hong Kong University Press 1991; US$ 27.00
A guide to Effective Property Management in Hong Kong brings together the practical experience and the insights of a charted surveyor who has had more than thirty years of experience in propertry management and real estate in Hong Kong and Canada. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
A paradigm shift is happening at this moment. Firms and consumers are aware of the fact that they cause environmental pollution, depletion of resources and are responsible for the dangers involved. At the same time awareness is growing that they need to and will develop the appropriate solutions in the time to come. The idea that sustainable, cyclic... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 22.95
How individuals and communities can profit from local investing In the wake of the financial crisis, investors are faced with a stark choice: entrust their hard-earned dollars to the Wall Street casino, or settle for anemic interest rates on savings, bonds, and CDs. Meanwhile, small businesses are being starved for the credit and capital they need... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD countries. Being ?close to the ground?, local authorities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together scholars who are working on these topics. Rather than... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 22.95
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Commentary and analysis typically focused on what went wrong in the post-disaster emergency response. This forward-looking book, however, presents a more cautiously optimistic view about the regions ability to bounce back after multiple disasters.Catastrophes come in different formshurricanes,... more...
- Urban Land Institute 2004; US$ 34.95
Get a behind-the-scenes look into The Woodlands, an innovative new town that was built from the ground up near Houston, Texas. This is the story of the people who were instrumental in developing it and the experiences and challenges they had in creating a better, "new" hometown. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 50.00
The second annual volume of the International Place Branding Yearbook; this collection looks at the case for applying brand and marketing strategies and to the economic, social, political and cultural development of cities, towns and regions around the world to help them compete in the global, national and local markets. more...