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  • TQM and HRM ? The Human Side to Qualityby Emerald Group

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 100.00

    When Total Quality Management (TQM) first broke onto the management scene, it was hailed as a revolutionary idea that would speed up production, increase efficiency, and generally bring success to any organization that pledged allegiance to it. TQM was supposed to bring quality to the whole organization, changing cultures and breaking down departmental... more...

  • Adaptation or Expiration in Family Firmsby A. Hatum

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The author explores determinants of organisational flexibility in this examination of four family-owned companies, two flexible and two less flexible, from the edible oil and pharmaceutical industries. By means of an innovative analysis - including longitudinal analysis, coding analysis, statistical analysis and the use of original display charts -... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurshipby Thé; F. rin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    Techno-entrepreneurship is broadly defined as the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities of both existing and nascent companies operating in technology-intensive environments. Boasting rich conceptual and empirical contributions by leading international specialists, this highly original Handbook will prove an invaluable tool in advancing our... more...

  • Child Labour in Britain, 1750-1870by Peter Kirby

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 125.00

    This survey of child labour argues that during the 18th and 19th centuries, child labour provided a major contribution both to economic growth and to the incomes of working class households. The book also discusses the issues involved in the study of children's employment. more...

  • Benchmarking the Management of Operations and Information Systemsby Siau Ching Lenny Koh; Sameh M. Saad

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is designed to encourage researchers and practitioners in looking at ways that operations and information systems could be managed more effectively, and highlights in detail how improvement could be achieved. It comprises contributions from researchers in Australia, Finland, Hong Kong, UK and USA. The articles cover a broad range of contributions... more...

  • Selected papers from the 5th International PMA Conference, London, July 2006by Mike Bourne; Mike Kennerley

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains selected papers from the PMA conference which took place at the New Connaught Rooms in London between 25th and 28th July 2006. The collection of papers reflects one of the overriding themes to emerge from the conference as well as reflecting the evolution of this field ? the movement in focus from performance measurement per se... more...

  • Six Sigma for Business Excellenceby Penelope Przekop

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 29.95 US$ 24.56

    The Six Sigma process excellence program, based on Johnson & Johnson's unique approach Six Sigma for Business Excellence shows managers at all levels of Six Sigma proficiency how to create a process excellence program that addresses both company goals and day-to-day operations. Using Johnson & Johnson's Process Excellence Program as a model,... more...

  • The Global Mindsetby Mansour Javidan; Richard Steers; Michael Hitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 117.99

    In his best selling book The World is Flat, Friedman (2005) argues that many more countries and companies now compete in global markets than ever before. The effects of globalization are pervasive and are leading to the emergence of new social, political and business models. This flattening of the world represents a fundamental change and requires... more...

  • Understanding Qualityby Institute of Leadership & Management

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 39.95

    With forty well structured and easy to follow topics to choose from, each workbook has a wide range of case studies, questions and activities to meet both an individual or organization's training needs. Whether studying for an ILM qualification or looking to enhance the skills of your employees, Super Series provides essential solutions, frameworks... more...

  • Small Business Managementby Rodney Overton

    Martin Books 2007; US$ 24.95

    Small Business Management is really about turning your products and services into cash, maximising your profits, providing an adequate return on investment and creating a business which can be sold for capital gains at a future date. To achieve this means providing appropriate attention to myriad details! Good managers do it more effectively than... more...