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  • Connected Healthby Richard Krohn; David Metcalf; Patricia Salber

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    Connected Health is the most dynamic phenomenon in healthcare technology today. From smartphones and tablets to apps, body sensors and telemedicine, Connected Health promises to stir foundational shifts in healthcare quality and delivery. This is a watershed moment in healthcare ? the Connected Health ecosystem is dramatically impacting healthcare?s... more...

  • Being a True VIPby Eric H. Kessler

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 52.51

    The desire to be seen as a Very Important Person (VIP) is one of the driving factors behind humankind's professional, societal, and spiritual aspirations. In Being a True VIP, management scholar and author Eric H. Kessler illustrates the nature of importance and how it relates to our success as employees and individuals. Through a clear and focused... more...

  • Innovation Policies in the European News Media Industryby Hans van Kranenburg

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.18

    This book explores the importance and the types of media innovation policies formulated and implemented in various European countries. Each country analysis illustrates the evolution and structure of news media markets and media cross-ownership policies in recent years and evaluates how innovation policies stimulate innovative activities in journalism... more...

  • Performance Management for Agile Organizationsby Tim Baker

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 18.04

    Baker takes on eight dysfunctional people management practices originating from the scientific management and offers practical solutions for changing these practices and increasing organizational agility. Agile is the new black. Every business now has to be adaptive, nimble and ready to pivot ? managers have to be comfortable with ambiguity and constantly... more...

  • Operations Research and Enterprise Systemsby Begoņa Vitoriano; Greg H. Parlier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 56.27

    This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 5 th  International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, ICORES 2016, held in Rome, Italy, in February 2016. The 14 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selection from a total of 75 submissions. They are organized in topical sections named: methodologies... more...

  • The Innovation-Friendly Organizationby Anna Simpson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 38.19

    This book explores five cultural traits ? Diversity, Integrity, Curiosity, Reflection, and Connection ? that encourage the birth and successful development of new ideas, and shows how organizations that are serious about innovation can embrace them. Innovation ? the driver of change and resilience ? It is totally dependent on culture, the social... more...

  • Business Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chainby Rinaldo Rinaldi; Romeo Bandinelli

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 159.28

    This book presents high-quality original contributions on the fashion supply chain. A wide spectrum of application domains are covered, processing of big data coming from digital and social media channels, fashion new product development, fashion design, fashion marketing and communication strategy, business models and entrepreneurship, e-commerce... more...

  • Uberby Henrique Schneider

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.65

    This book employs a variety of economic and philosophical methodologies in order to discover the philosophical implications of creative destruction, competition regulation, and the role that businesses or market agents play. Instead of discussing these relations in a purely abstract manner, Schneider uses Uber to illuminate important matters in economic... more...

  • Managing Knowledge and Innovation for Business Sustainability in Africaby Allam Ahmed

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.18

    Addressing the issues that will be central to Africa?s various attempts to effectively manage knowledge and innovation for sustainable business management, this edited book makes a timely contribution to research on business in Africa. Coinciding with the recently launched Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (STISA-2024)... more...

  • Optimierung von automatischen Lagerkransystemen auf Containerterminalsby Ulf Speer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.93

    Ulf Speer entwickelt zwei Optimierungsverfahren fur die Reihenfolgeplanung von verschiedenen automatischen Lagerkransystemen und vergleicht sie quantitativ anhand eines Simulationsmodells. Dabei zeigt sich insbesondere beim integrierten Ansatz ein riesiges Potential, eine gute Robustheit gegen betriebliche Störungen und eine hohe Praxisrelevanz der... more...