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Research & Development

  • Handbook of Innovation and Standardsby Richard Hawkins; Knut Blind; Robert Page

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    Innovation and standardization might seem polar opposites, but over many years various scholars have noted close connections between the two. This Handbook assembles a broad range of thinking on this subject, with contributions from several disciplinary perspectives by over 30 leading scholars and experienced practitioners. Collectively, they summarize... more...

  • Emotion in the Library Workplaceby Samantha Schmehl Hines; Miriam Matteson

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Authors explore application of the study of emotion in the library workplace and look at future trends in the area. Library managers will take away knowledge about how the library workplace can and should operate with consideration toward emotion, and will glean ideas for implementation with their own staff and services. more...

  • Ageing, Organisations and Managementby Iiris Aaltio; Albert J. Mills; Jean Helms Mills

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book explores critical perspectives on ageing in organisations and offers both managerial and workplace practices for dealing with this prominent issue. The collection provides cross-disciplinary research on the discursive and mythological aspects of ageing at work as well as recent studies of the relationship between age and innovation, talent,... more...

  • The Digitization of Healthcareby Loick Menvielle; Anne-Françoise Audrain-Pontevia; William Menvielle

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 141.20

    Combining conceptual, pragmatic and operational approaches, this edited collection addresses the demand for knowledge and understanding of IT in the healthcare sector. With new technology outbreaks, our vision of healthcare has been drastically changed, switching from a ‘traditional’ path to a digitalized one. Providing an overview of the role of... more...

  • Capability Management Guideby Matthias Wißotzki

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 70.59

    This book investigates what enterprises can do and/or what should it be capable of in order to accelerate organizational changes. Therefore, a capability-based method is developed, which assists in the identification, structuring and management of capabilities. The approach is embedded in a process comprising four building blocks that provide appropriate... more...

  • Renewable Energy Clustersby Gudrun Jaegersberg; Jenny Ure

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    Taking eleven countries in Europe, Canada, South Africa, America, Latin America and Australia, this book discusses recurring barriers to cluster development in the renewable energy sector. The authors look at the real-world dynamics and tensions between stakeholders on the ground, with a particular focus on the relationships between SMEs and other... more...

  • Blended Learning für die Unternehmensdigitalisierungby Winfried Krieger; Stephan Hofmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.93

    Dieses essential zeigt, wie Sie in der neuen digitalen Welt Lernen und Qualifizieren gestalten können, damit sich Kommunikation und Führung verändern und Führungskräfte zu digitalen Botschaftern in ihrem eigenen Unternehmen werden. Nichts ist so praktisch wie eine gute Theorie – deshalb erläutern die Autoren die Konzepte des 70-20-10-Referenzmodells... more...

  • Linked Innovationby Josemaria Siota

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.59

    Questioning why research centers so often fail to commercialize discoveries, this book explores the concept of linked innovation, which promises to drive economic sustainability while preserving academic quality at research centers. The author examines the gaps in the innovation process and identifies eight symptoms of broken innovation. Providing... more...

  • Digital HRby Amelia Manuti; Pasquale Davide de Palma

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.59

    This book draws on recent debate surrounding the emergence of cognitive intelligence in organizations, exploring the redefinition of the labor market and consequently, employment. With a particular focus on Human Resource Management (HRM), the authors analyse the socio-cultural transformation of  traditional practices and methodologies that are... more...

  • EDI – Digitalisierung und IT-Wertbeitrag konkret umgesetztby Mario Kischporski

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.93

    Mario Kischporski untersucht in diesem essential das Thema Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) im Hinblick auf Chancen und Herausforderungen des praktischen Einsatzes im täglichen Geschäftsleben. Dabei werden v.a. die Bedeutung des Strukturdatenaustausches, Fallstricke und praxisrelevante Betrachtungen herausgearbeitet und übersichtlich, kompakt und... more...