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Corporate & Business History

  • Creating Shared Value ? Concepts, Experience, Criticismby Josef Wieland

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.53

    Over the last years, ?Creating Shared Value? has become a much discussed concept in business practice as well as in management theory and especially in the context of corporate social responsibility. This book offers a contribution to the current academic discussions on the well-received article of Michael Porter and Marc Kramer in Harvard Business... more...

  • Business Continuity Management in Outsourcing-Beziehungenby Simon Erb

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 45.17

    Simon Erb analysiert relevante Business-Continuity-Risiken, die entstehen, wenn Unternehmen kritische IT-Systeme an unabhängige Provider auslagern, und arbeitet mögliche risikomindernde Maßnahmen systematisch auf. Anhand von Fallstudien bei funf großen schweizer Unternehmen zeigt er auf, welche Maßnahmen diese Unternehmen tatsächlich umsetzen und... more...

  • Nachhaltigkeitsberichterstattung unter Compliance-Aspektenby Christina Woitzik

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.14

    Christina Woitzik untersucht den Grad an Berücksichtigung von Nachhaltigkeitsregeln in der Unternehmenspraxis, wobei sie den Fokus auf die Berichterstattung legt und die Berichtsinhalte bezüglich bestimmter Unternehmenscharakteristika analysiert. Daraus erarbeitet die Autorin die branchen- und größenspezifischen Inhaltsschwerpunkte von Nachhaltigkeitsberichten... more...

  • The Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibilityby Maria Aluchna; Samuel O. Idowu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.01

    This book explores recent developments in the theory, strategic perspective and international practice of corporate social responsibility. In particular it discusses the consequences of the economic slowdown apparent in many economies and the impact of changes in the regulatory environment. It consists of three parts: Part one addresses a variety... more...

  • New Trends in Finance and Accountingby David Procházka

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 235.46

    This book presents the most current trends in the field of finance and accounting from an international perspective. Featuring contributions presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Finance and Accounting at the University of Economics in Prague, this title provides a mix of research methods used to uncover the hidden consequences of accounting... more...

  • Short Introduction to Corporate Financeby Raghavendra Rau

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    An introduction to the essential and widely-studied subject of corporate finance, organised around six key ideas. more...

  • A History of British National Audit:by David Dewar; Warwick Funnell

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99

    This book provides a detailed history of the struggle by Parliament and the British public to make the Executive accountable for the use of public funds, from early historical developments through to modern principles and practice. more...

  • Famous Brand Names and Their Originsby Kathy Martin

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 13.37

    Many brands, including Boots, Hoover and Kelloggs, were named after their founders whilst others have less obvious origins; for instance, did you know that Velcro comes from velours and crochet, the French words for ?velvet? and ?hook?? This entertaining book by Kathy Martin explores the stories behind the brands, their names and their founders. Bursting... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industryby Marina Nicoli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry was all but dead. The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry traces the rise of the industry from... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Business Historyby John F. Wilson; Steven Toms; Abe de Jong; Emily Buchnea

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    The Routledge Companion to Business History is a definitive work of reference, and authoritative, international source on business history. Compiled by leading scholars in the field, it offers both researchers and students an introduction and overview of current scholarship in this expanding discipline. Drawing on a wealth of international contributions,... more...