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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
The extraordinary rags-to-riches tale of Olivier Baussan and the roadside soap stand that became L?Occitane, one of the world?s most successful purveyors of natural fragrances. Founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussan, the now world-renowned fragrance company L?Occitane, ?a woman of Provence? in Old French, was inspired by the essences of lavender and... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 40.47
Jessica Blings untersucht berufliches informelles Lernen am Beispiel der Kreislauf- und Abfallwirtschaft. Gerade in diesem Bereich haben sich die Anforderungen an den Einzelnen in den letzten Jahren stark verändert, was umfangreiche Lernprozesse erforderlich macht. Neben der Analyse der verschiedenen Lernformen werden 31 Lernmethoden identifiziert... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
The notable rebound of U.S. manufacturing activity following the Great Recession has raised the question of whether the sector might be experiencing a renaissance. Using panel regressions, we find that a depreciating real exchange rate, an increasing spread in natural gas prices between the United States and other G-7 countries, and in particular decreasing... more...
- International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00
Analyses whether improving quality, labour and environmental conditions will improve developing countries chances of upgrading industrially. Examines different types of value chain governance and levels of compliance with global standards in the footwear industry. Based on fieldwork carried out in the Sinos Valley in Brazil in 2000. more...
- International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00
Provides an overview of the clothing industry in South Africa and examines the activities of the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) and the Self Employed Womens Union (SEWU), highlighting their achievements and failures in representing and empowering workers in the informal economy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 140.00
An in-depth look at the critical question of the role of international trade rules and capacity building initiatives in the growth of textiles and clothing in developing countries. It looks into several aspects that could explain the differential export performance of the textiles and clothing industry in several developing countries. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95
Personal Capitalism and Corporate Governance is based on case studies of British manufacturing companies. It explores contemporary issues concerning corporate governance and corporate behaviour, with the main section dealing with methodology, in particula more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 109.99
Firms in the clothing industry engage in global sourcing and operate in global markets. Their global production networks have often been subject to scrutiny as the power relationships between buyer firms in developed countries and supplier firms in developing countries raise issues concerned with 'fast fashion', the role of brands, labour standards... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
Nonwoven absorbents and wipes have been the major growth engines for the global nonwovens industry. Combined, these products account for a substantive global market of over $67 billion; however, adoption is still low in developing regions, providing a huge opportunity for suppliers. This e-book looks at the key end-use markets for nonwovens and where... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo and the Chartists created a very real fear of revolution on the streets of England. The new police force became mired... more...