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  • Informationstechnologien für die Sozialwirtschaft: Instrumente zur Effizienz- und Qualitätssteigerungby Michael Bester

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.65

    Der Einsatz von Informationstechnologien (IT) wird im sozialen Sektor oft als lästiger Kostenblock und nicht als wertvolle Ressource angesehen. In dieser Branche resultiert dies teilweise aus einer stark verbreiteten ?Anti-Overhead-Kosten-Einstellung?. Da die Sozialwirtschaft außerdem ganz auf die Arbeit am Menschen hin ausgerichtet erscheint, wird... more...

  • A Brighter Futureby Richard P. F. Holt; Daphne Greenwood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    As the United States continues its slow climb out of the Great Recession, it is important to focus on new directions to improve the standard of living in America. This book explores what is behind a faltering standard of living in the United States since the early 1980s and what can be done to restore it. The book is uniquely valuable in going beyond... more...

  • Understanding Management in Chinaby Malcolm Warner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    China has become one of the fastest-growing economies ever seen in the world in recent times. In the last three decades, China has transformed itself from a command economy to a market one, albeit a nominally socialist one, and its management systems have been reformed accordingly. In the light of these changes, Malcolm Warner, one of the leading... more...

  • Corporate Strategies in Recession and Recovery (Routledge Revivals)by Richard Whittington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    First published in 1989, this book is based on detailed comparative case studies of eight firms? responses to the recession of the early 1980s, the worst crisis for British manufacturing in the post-war period. Following these companies? progress from 1979 to 1985, Whittington examines the various recession strategies they adopted and the consequences... more...

  • Narrating the Management Guruby David Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    David Collins, a well respected scholar of management gurus proves a critical reappraisal of the very influential work of Tom Peters. This volume examines his key works and reviews his detractors, offering an analysis of his contributions to the field of management that goes beyond the simple chronological model that has previously been used. Collins... more...

  • German and Japanese Business in the Boom Yearsby Matthias Kipping; Akira Kudo; Harm G. Schröter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 200.00

    This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the adoption and modification of management and technological... more...

  • The Changing Face of Korean Managementby Chris Rowley; Yongsun Paik

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95

    Part of the successful Routledge ?Working in Asia? series, The Changing Face of Korean Management focuses on a country that is predicted by some experts to become the world?s third richest by 2025. South Korea, with its thriving telecommunications and automotive industries, and increasing trade links with China, survived the 1997 Asian Economic... more...

  • The Limits of Convergenceby Guillé; Mauro F. n

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    This book challenges the widely accepted notion that globalization encourages economic convergence--and, by extension, cultural homogenization--across national borders. A systematic comparison of organizational change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain since 1950 finds that global competition forces countries to exploit their distinctive strengths,... more...

  • The Anatomy of Japanese Businessby Kazuo Sato

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This volume collects eleven essays written by Japanese experts on various aspects of Japanese business management and is a sequel to the volume Industry and Business in Japan . It examines the mechanisms for Japan?s phenomenal economic growth since the Second World War by analyzing Japanese management, business groups, production systems and business... more...

  • Managing Korean Businessby Johngseok Bae; Chris Rowley; Tae-Won Sohn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    During the 1990s the Korean economy was regarded as a possible "role model" to be followed by other newly industrializing economies, but the "Asian Crisis" of 1997 destroyed this image. Past practices, challenges and responses are explored in this collection by an international group of authors. more...