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  • The Political Economy of Social Securityby B.A. Gustafsson; N.A. Klevmarken

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    In many western countries with slow economic growth and population growth the increasing cost of the social security system is a concern. The contributions in this volume address this issue from various angles, theoretically as well as empirically and also taking into account institutional conditions. This book discusses current social security policy... more...

  • The Politics of Workers' Participationby Evelyne Huber Stephens; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Politics of Workers' Participation: The Peruvian Approach in Comparative Perspective presents a comparative analysis of the development of workers' participation in a variety of politico-economic systems in Peru to other countries in the world. The text focuses on the details of workers' participation in politics and enterprise; empirical evidence... more...

  • Wie Managed-Service-Projekte gelingenby Roland Walther; Hans Joachim Hoppe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    Dieses essential zeigt Wege auf, wie Managed-Service-Projekte unter immer komplexeren Rahmenbedingungen erfolgreich durchgeführt werden können. Die Autoren erläutern zunächst Konzepte, Strukturen und kritische Erfolgsfaktoren von Managed Services. Anschließend vermitteln sie anhand vieler Praxisbeispiele und -tipps, wie ein Wandel der IT im Spannungsfeld... more...

  • Towards a Re-Definition of Developmentby Alain Birou; Paul-Marc Henry; John P. Schlegel

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Towards a Re-Definition of Development: Essays and Discussion on the Nature of Development in an International Perspective reconsiders the generally accepted definition of development based on the assumption that there is no universal method for comprehending development and no one major principle for elucidating its evolution. The emphasis is on the... more...

  • Blood and Earthby Kevin Bales

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 20.50

    For readers of such crusading works of nonfiction as Katherine Boo?s Beyond the Beautiful Forevers and Tracy Kidder?s Mountains Beyond Mountains comes a powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: environmental destruction and human trafficking?and an inspiring, bold plan for how we can solve them.   A leading expert... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 104.00

    Even as life expectancy in many countries has continued to increase, social security and similar government programs can provide strong incentives for workers to leave the labor force when they reach the age of eligibility for benefits. Disability insurance programs can also play a significant role in the departure of older workers from the labor... more...

  • The Challenge of Changeby Trevor Evans

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Challenge of Change: Report of a Conference on Technological Change and Human Development at Jerusalem, 1969 focuses on the interconnection of technological progress and human development. The manuscript first reiterates the need to establish a working relationship between technological advancement and human progress. The position that human is... more...

  • Business Project Management and Marketingby Michael Kleinaltenkamp; Wulff Plinke; Ingmar Geiger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 99.00

    Marketing and implementing large-volume orders and major projects calls for specific types of expertise. This textbook deals with all of the management tasks involved: order management, inquiry evaluation and proposal preparation, pricing and revenue planning, order financing and financial engineering, contract management, negotiation management,... more...

  • The Base of the Pyramid Promiseby Ted London

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    As economic growth slows in the developed world, the base of the pyramid (BoP) represents perhaps the last great, untapped market. Of the world's 7 billion inhabitants, around 4 billion live in low-income markets in the developing world. These 4 billion people deserve?and, increasingly, are demanding?better lives. At the same time, the business community... more...

  • Softwareentwicklung kompakt und verständlichby Hans Brandt-Pook; Rainer Kollmeier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 19.99

    Dieses Buch erklärt in der zweiten, überarbeiteten Auflage, wie IT-Projekte ablaufen: Von der ersten Idee bis zum Betrieb des fertigen Systems wird der gesamte Prozess dargestellt. Schritt für Schritt zeigen die Autoren bewährte und moderne Methoden und Techniken. Das Buch richtet sich an (Lern-)Einsteiger in das Thema. Es hat eine lebendige Sprache... more...