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- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The notion of responsible business has infiltrated our markets, and "going green" is now a part of our mindset. But, sustainability as we know it is not enough. Flourishing?the aspiration that humans and life in general will thrive on the planet forever?should be a key goal for every business today. This is a bold concept, like sustainability was... more...
- Management Pocketbooks 2014; US$ 13.11
Performance Management is about getting results, getting the best from people and helping them to achieve their potential. Employee engagement has an important role to play in this, it is about the emotional commitment to the organisation and its goals. In this second edition of the Performance Management Pocketbook, readers will find plenty of tips... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Based on long-term fieldwork, six vivid ethnographies from Colombia, India, Poland, Spain and the southern and northern U.S. address the dwindling importance of labor throughout the world. The contributors to this volume highlight the growing disconnect between labor struggles and the advancement of the greater common good, a phenomenon that has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
It is widely assumed that humanity should be able to learn from calamities (e.g., emergencies, disasters, catastrophes) and that the affected individuals, groups, and enterprises, as well as the concerned (disaster-) management organizations and institutions for prevention and mitigation, will be able to be better prepared or more efficient next time.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians and scholars for half a century. Originally published in 1944, it was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For Hayek, the collectivist idea... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not only become an important concept for corporate organizations but also civil society, community, state and the multilateral and bilateral development agencies. It has acquired great significance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, not only in the advanced economies, but also in emerging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00
This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of: balanced land uses energy efficiency and mobility... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Today's business environment demands a new approach to leadership, one that effectively connects individuals and organizations in the midst of change. Leading with Sense offers a new, practical approach to meeting this challenge. Drawing on her experience as a poetic translator and her expertise in cross-cultural leadership, Valérie Gauthier outlines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
Today?s leading organizations recognize the importance of research and development (R&D) to maintain and grow market share. If companies want to survive into the future, they must accelerate their R&D-to-market cycles or find themselves behind the competition. Project Management for Research and Development: Guiding Innovation for Positive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on. Based on technical scientific research, this book presents a new perspective to help you understand how to assess and manage surprising,... more...