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  • Public-Private Partnerships in the USAby Tony Wall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Broadly, a Public-Private Partnership (or PPP) is any collaboration between the public and private sector, but research in the UK has tended to focus on those that have been used for major infrastructure projects, such as roads, schools, and hospitals. This book compares and contrasts PPP research in the UK with that of cases in the USA, including... more...

  • Principal Emergency Response and Preparednessby Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    Government Institutes 2008; US$ 29.99

    Anticipating and planning your organization's response to an emergency situation isn't just a good idea: it's a federal requirement. Since 1989, OSHA has issued numerous standards that explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces and dozens more regulating specific materials and processes that affect the health and... more...

  • Clean Tech Nationby Ron Pernick; Clint Wilder

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    From Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, the authors of Clean Tech Revolution , comes the next definitive book on the Clean Tech industry. In Clean Tech Nation , they shine a light on the leaders at the forefront of the growing movement. USA Today called Pernick and Wilder?s groundbreaking first book, ?one of the few instances in this genre that shows... more...

  • The Real Coke, the Real Storyby Thomas Oliver

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    Thomas Oliver goes inside the Coca-Cola Company to examine one of the most fascinating episodes in the history of American business in this cautionary tale of corporate decision making. more...

  • THE FUTURE OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOby Ines Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left?s attempts to take more control over the local economy in the interest of workers.... more...

  • Rebuilding Construction: Economic Change in the British Construction Industryby Michael Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael Ball describes how the major firms survived the economic... more...

  • Revolution in a Bottleby Tom Szaky; Paul Hawken

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    The amazing story of what Inc. calls "The coolest little startup in America." While a freshman at Princeton, Tom Szaky co- founded a company that recycles garbage into worm poop, liquefies it, then packages it in used soda bottles, creating TerraCycle Plant Food. Five years later, this all-natural, highly effective fertilizer is available in every... more...

  • Handbook for Evaluating Infrastructure Regulatory Systemsby Ashley C. Brown

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 29.99

    More than 200 new infrastructure regulators have been created around the world in the last 15 years. They were established to encourage clear and sustainable long-term economic and legal commitments by governments and investors to encourage new investment to benefit existing and new customers. There is now considerable evidence that both investors... more...

  • Managing the Politics of Reformby J. Edgardo Campos

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99

    Over the past 30 years there has been considerable research on the political economy of reform. Yet despite this, little is known about strategies for managing the politics of change—moving from a bad to a better equilibrium. Part of the challenge of studying this issue stems from the difficulty of obtaining detailed, so-called “blow-by-blow”... more...

  • Regulatory Governance in Infrastructure Industriesby Paulo Correa

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    This paper assesses and measures regulatory governance in 21 infrastructure regulators in Brazil. Regulatory Governance is decomposed into four main attributes: autonomy; decision-rules; means and tools; and accountability. A ranking is proposed and the main areas for improvement identified. A comparison of the proposed regulatory governance index... more...