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  • Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Editionby Samuel Mullen

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    An increase in major natural disasters?and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities?has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often find it difficult to plan for the action needed to... more...

  • Behaviour and Rationality in Corporate Governanceby Oliver Marnet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Corporate scandals due to bad accounting happen far too frequently for a system of corporate governance to be deemed effective.  This book tells why the safeguards designed to prevent bad accounting so often fail.  By studying why the auditors and members of a board of directors regularly fail to deliver the truth about a company?s financial state... more...

  • Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600?1980by Madeleine Zelin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first to use local primary sources to explore the interaction between foreign and native merchants in Asian countries. Contributors discuss the different economic, political and cultural conditions that gave rise to a variety of merchant communities in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Singapore and India. more...

  • Mastering Global Corporate Governanceby Ulrich Steger; Peter Lorange; Fred Neubauer; John Ward; Bill George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    Corporate Governance is the hot topic of the new millennium. Gone are the days when CEOs set agendas and earned 500 times more than average employees. Now, transparency rules. Corporations must establish new systems of accountability, and encourage long-term participation in decision-making by both shareholders and staff. Those that succeed will be... more...

  • Shadow Sovereignsby Susan George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.69

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever. Global corporations now demand control over decisions affecting labour laws, finance, public health, food and agriculture, safety regulations, taxes and international trade and... more...

  • Transformational Governanceby Beth Gazley; Katha Kissman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40

    There has never been so much pressure on nonprofit boards of directors to achieve a level of accountability that meets public and stakeholder expectations. Member-serving association boards may be especially challenged by their more complex affiliate structures and a greater emphasis on representative governance. But what does the journey to good... more...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensationby Virginia Bodolica; Martin Spraggon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Over the past decades, the total value of executive compensation packages has been rising dramatically, contributing to a wider pay gap between the chief executive officer and the average worker. In the midst of the financial turmoil that brought about a massive wave of corporate failures, the lavish executive compensation package has come under an... more...

  • Trade Policy between Law, Diplomacy and Scholarshipby Christoph Herrmann; Bruno Simma; Rudolf Streinz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 123.54

    This book presents 22 topical contributions on international trade law and policy, with a particular focus on EU external trade law, addressing countries ranging from Ukraine to Switzerland and the US (TTIP) and aspects from trade and IPRs to anti-dumping. The volume constitutes a state-of-the-art treatment of the many facets of trade policy in the... more...

  • Born Globals, Networks, and the Large Multinational Enterpriseby Shameen Prashantham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on international entrepreneurship, this research book explores the accelerated internationalization of young firms. Known variously as international new ventures (INVs) or "born globals," such firms have come to be viewed as legitimate actors on the global stage alongside large multinational enterprises (MNEs). However, the current approach... more...

  • State-Owned Enterprises in the Development Processby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 51.00

    This publication is a first response of the OECD to the issue of what role is, or can be, assigned to SOEs as part of national development strategies. The first part of the publication overviews the experiences of five countries (Brazil, China, India, Singapore and South Africa) with using SOEs, and other government-controlled entities as agents of... more...