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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 259.95
Port Management and Operations your essential guide to port management in the twenty-first century. ? Provides the reader with a complete understanding of total port activity ? Enables managers working in specific areas of ports to see where they fit into the port?s operation and commercial practice as a whole ? Offers an analysis of the many types... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Maritime transport has been the main driver of trade growth, and the emergence and development of a global economy. This collection of essays from distinguished economists and historians takes an international and comparative perspective, covering topics ranging from technological advance and the role of the state to maritime business development. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
As centres for logistics activities, seaports have traditionally been the focus of maritime logistics chains. However, changes in production patterns, supported by the development of rapid transport of goods over long distances, have altered the logistics landscape. Comprised of case studies and state of the art examples of measures taken in different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The importance of the international maritime transport industry is difficult to overstate. This new book presents an interdisciplinary approach from a wide range of internationally-based experts. International Maritime Transport represents a radical departure from previous works in its structure and approach. The section editors each discuss the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation 2012; US$ 28.95
In Ports in a Storm a team of Harvard Kennedy School scholars focus diverse conceptual lenses on a single high-stakes management task?enhancing port security across the United States. Their aims are two: to understand how a public manager might confront that complex undertaking, and to explore the similarities, differences, and complementarities... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99
- Springer 2012; US$ 149.00
In this book, the business of international freight forwarding is examined from both a theoretical and empirical point of view with a special emphasis on multimodal transport chains, including sea or air transport operations. In such contexts, the freight forwarder is always considered "The Architect of Transport", but this intermediary role... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
Drawing from interviews with agents, trainers, managers, and CEOs at call centers in Bangalore and Mumbai, Answer the Call shows that workers in call centers are not quite in India or America but rather in a state of ?virtual migration.? Encouraged to steep themselves in American culture, the agents come to internalize and perform Americanness... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.00
The person you´ve called is temporarily not awaylable - In der individualisierten Gesellschaft kommt es zum Ausschluss, wenn der Anschluss nicht funktioniert. Wer nicht erreichbar ist, nimmt nicht mehr teil an der Netzwerkgesellschaft. Im hier vorliegenden Buch betrachtet die Autorin die Auswirkungen der mobilen Kommunikation unter den Aspekten der... more...