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  • Revolutionizing Economic and Democratic Systemsby Kenneth Nordberg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 106.55

    This book responds to an increasingly pluricentric, reflexive, and flexible society as a result of globalization and economic liberation from the bureaucratic-political system. The third industrial revolution saw citizens, companies, and the economy acting in functional networks rather than in static ones, making top-down governing ever more difficult.... more...

  • Managing Risk in Reinsuranceby Niels Viggo Haueter; Geoffrey Jones

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 80.99

    Reinsurance was a global business from the start the method of spreading and balancing risks in international markets. But this also meant that reinsurance was more heavily exposed to global trends than many other industries. This book gives detailed accounts on how reinsurers dealt with all these challenges. more...

  • Governing for the Futureby Jonathan Boston

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 174.95

    The book focuses on how to enhance the political incentives on democratically-elected governments to protect the interests of future generations. more...

  • To Pixar and Beyondby Lawrence Levy

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 24.50

    The untold and unknown story of how Lawrence Levy worked hand-in-hand with Steve Jobs to reinvent a tiny video graphics studio and grow it into one of the most powerful and beloved motion picture studios of our time more...

  • Becoming Hewlett Packardby Robert A. Burgelman; Webb McKinney; Philip E. Meza

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29

    This book documents how HP's successive CEOs have contributed to the company's process of corporate becoming. The strategic leadership frameworks used to illuminate these contributions will be helpful for theory development and offer practical tools for founders of new companies and CEOs and boards of directors of existing companies. more...

  • The Relationship of Leadership and Innovation in Family Businessesby Swen Nadkarni

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 56.47

    Swen Nadkarni delivers a systematic review of the literature on factors of leadership, composed of management, ownership and generation, and their influence on innovation in family businesses. For this purpose, he conducts an exhaustive systematic review process to analyze 66 relevant publications from 1997 to 2016. This study contributes to research... more...

  • easyLand: How easyJet Conquered Europe (Second Edition)by Tony Anderson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2016; US$ 1.99

    In the summer of 1995 a start-up company led by the son of a Greek shipping tycoon, took up residence in an orange painted tin shack next to the runway at Luton airport. Initially dismissed by British Airways as "a peanut airline", easyJet became one of the most successful start-ups in UK corporate history and a household name. Now fully revised and... more...

  • Corporate Responsibility and Stakeholdingby David Crowther; Shahla Seifi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    Although much consideration has been given to the relationship between a corporation and its stakeholders, less attention has been given as to who those stakeholders might consist of. In this book we take the widest definition of stakeholders and consider aspect of the corporation’s responsibility to this community. more...

  • Doing Business in ASEAN Marketsby Peter Verhezen; Ian Williamson; Mark Crosby; Natalia Soebagjo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 28.76

    The authors of this important book analyse the pitfalls and risks of doing business in ASEAN countries that are mostly absent in Western markets, covering various strategic, external, operational, and legal-cultural challenges for international companies. Doing Business in ASEAN Emerging Markets crucially addresses how to resolve those barriers.... more...

  • Governance and Risk Management in Taxationby Arnaldo Marques de Oliveira Neto

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 106.55

    This book provides insights into identifying and dealing with possible corporate tax risks. It also elaborates on how enterprises can avoid possible issuance of notices of violation, fines and default interest, and ensure reduced tax responsibility of enterprises and their administrators when dealing with tax issues, thereby bringing about increased... more...