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  • Portfolio Construction, Measurement, and Efficiencyby John B. Guerard Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This volume, inspired by and dedicated to the work of pioneering investment analyst, Jack Treynor, addresses the issues of portfolio risk and return and how investment portfolios are measured.  In a career spanning over fifty years, the primary questions addressed by Jack Treynor were: Is there an observable risk-return trade-off? How can stock... more...

  • Mergers and Acquisitionsby Neelam Rani; Surendra Singh Yadav; Pramod Kumar Jain

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 134.77

    The book examines the market reaction to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) announcements over a period from 2003 to 2015. Mergers and acquisitions continue to be amongst the preferred competitive options available to the companies seeking to grow fast in the rapidly changing global business scenario. M&A as a growth strategy has received attention... more...

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation of E-Governanceby P.K. Suri; Sushil

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 134.77

    The book is based on practical experience gained during the planning and execution of e-governance projects in India coupled with extensive research based on six national/multi-state-level agriculture related projects. It assesses e-governance projects in terms of desired project outcomes and analyzes performance from the viewpoints of three key... more...

  • The Rule of Logisticsby Jesse LeCavalier

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Every time you wheel a shopping cart through one of Walmart?s more than 10,000 stores worldwide, or swipe your credit card or purchase something online, you enter a mind-boggling logistical regime. Even if you?ve never shopped at Walmart, its logistics have probably affected your life.  The Rule of Logistics  makes sense of its spatial and architectural ramifications... more...

  • Advisory Boards in Startupsby Eric Weber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 64.01

    The author shows that advisory boards in technology-based startups have seven different roles and functions: control, advice, networking, signalling, capital provision, co-management, coordination. It is shown that venture capital investors try to influence the importance of these roles in favour of control, coordination and co-management. Contrary... more...

  • Re-Imagining Capitalismby Dominic Barton; Dezs? Horv?th; Matthias Kipping

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    Following the financial and economic crisis in 2008, came broad-based recognition that free market economies need to be reformed in the direction of a more stable, equitable, and sustainable model of capitalism in order to ensure its survival. This volume provides suggestions of what such a model should look like and how it can be achieved. more...

  • The Building Society Promiseby Antoninus Samy

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Antoninus Samy explores the accessibility of the early building society movement to working-class households before World War II, drawing on extensive archival records to reconstruct the mortgage portfolios of building societies and investigate the kinds of people that were buying houses with the help of building society finance during this period. more...

  • Grundsätze der Professionalität im Berufby Jörg Brenner; Angela Budczinski; Patrick Schläfle; Florian Storch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.71

    Dieses essential befasst sich mit den Kriterien und Einflüssen professionellen Handelns im Beruf. Denn dies ist das Ziel dieser Veröffentlichung: den Lesern Material an die Hand zu geben, ihre Professionalität als Führungskraft zu erhöhen. Dafür wird neben dem Konstrukt der individuellen Professionalität auch die organisatorische Professionalität... more...

  • GRC-Management als interdisziplinäre Corporate Governanceby Stefan Otremba

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.36

    Stefan Otremba beantwortet die Frage, wie Unternehmen den gestiegenen rechtlichen und gesellschaftlichen Anforderungen gerecht werden können, ohne dabei an Effizienz und Agilität zu verlieren. Die Lösung liegt in der integrativen Betrachtung von Governance (G), Risikomanagement (R) und Compliance (C). Im Zentrum steht das vom Autor entwickelte GRC-Gesamtkonzept... more...

  • Steigerung der Objektivität Interner Revisorenby Christoph Schmidt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.31

    Christoph Schmidt untersucht, wie eine ausreichende Objektivität Interner Revisoren nach nationalen und internationalen Berufsstandards erreicht werden kann. Die Objektivität ist neben der organisatorischen Unabhängigkeit eine elementare Voraussetzung für eine effektive Interne Revision. Interessenkonflikte können die Objektivität Interner Revisoren... more...