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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99
Over the last three decades the average life expectancy of a corporation in North America has dipped well below 20 years. In fact, by 1983 a full third of the 1970 Fortune 500 companies had been acquired, merged, or broken apart. In this landmark book, one of the business world's foremost pioneers, Russell L. Ackoff, delivers this indispensable guide... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Is it the central purpose of American antitrust policy to encourage decentralization of economic power? Or is it to promote "consumer welfare"? Is there a painful trade-off between market dominance and economic "efficiency"? What is the proper role of government in this area? In recent years the public policy debate on these core questions has been... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Recent corporate governance scandals have brought to the fore the inherent contradictions of a capitalism dominated by financial markets. This challenging book by Michel Aglietta and Antoine Reberioux argues that capitalism's basic premise - that companies must be managed in the sole interest of their shareholders - is incongruent with the current... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 65.95
In an environment of increased interdependency and collaborations among non-profits, for-profits, and governmental organizations, researchers and practitioners have begun to identify the need for a distinctive set of values, skills, and competencies for effective non-profit management. Underlining the relationship between these two sectors, Effective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Create a successful strategy for competition in the global marketplace! Globalization of Business: Practice and Theory will give executives and business students a current, in-depth look at ways to become globally competitive in today's complex market. This essential guide offers you insight into issues every global businessperson needs to understand,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00
"The Sabanes-Oxley Act has been one of the most significant developments in corporate and securities regulation since the New Deal. This collection of important articles would be a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand Sabanes-Oxley's far-reaching effects on corporate governance in the United States and elsewhere." —Jesse Fried,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
How do the environments, in which businesses operate, condition their success or failure? Such questions have long been of interest in the fields of business, economics and politics. This book thoroughly examines the main claims of the most important contribution - the Varieties of Capitalism paradigm - to this debate in recent years. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 29.99
In diesem Buch erfolgt eine fundierte Auseinandersetzung mit der Fragestellung wie die Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)-Strategie bzw. -Ziele zu einer Verbesserung der Innovationsleistung von Unternehmen (Gro▀unternehmen, KMU, Familienunternehmen) fŘhren kann. Welche CSR-Aktivitńten sich dabei als besonders innovationsf÷rdernd erweisen wird in... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
This paper documents the recent slowdown in investment in India and explores its underlying causes. The sharp investment deceleration has sparked an intense debate about the role of interest rates, as well as business confidence and economic policy uncertainty. Our results suggest that while explaining aggregate investment activity better than nominal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
A merger or acquisition is usually a challenging endeavor with a single ultimate aim: to create value for the owner. However, stakeholder theory shows how such a narrow and one-sided focus is detrimental to value-creation in general ? not only for other stakeholders within and outside the organization, but also for the owner. Especially in a merger... more...