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  • Innovation Policies and International Trade Rulesby Dr Kaushalesh Lal; Professor Pierre A. Mohnen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Local Implementation of Quality, Labour and Environmental Standardsby Lizbeth Navas-Alemán; Luiza Bazan

    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...

  • National Capitalisms, Global Production Networksby Christel Lane; Jocelyn Probert

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    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...

  • Nonwovens for home and personal careby Pira International Ltd

    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...

  • Organizing in the Informal Economyby Mark Bennett

    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 Women’s Union (SEWU), highlighting their achievements and failures in representing and empowering workers in the informal economy. more...

  • Advances in Specialty Papersby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The paper industry generally defines specialty papers as products that are given unique characteristics in their manufacture, converting or processing and that have properties suitable for specific purposes. Specialty papers are generally perceived to be higher added-value products, although their supply, demand and utility are relatively small compared... more...

  • Allianzfähigkeitby Bernd W. Wirtz; Oliver Schilke

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    Auf der Basis des ressourcentheoretischen Ansatzes identifiziert Oliver Schilke zentrale Dimensionen, Determinanten und Konsequenzen der Allianzfähigkeit. Auf der Grundlage einer Befragung von 302 Unternehmen der Branchen Chemie, Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau zeigt er, dass Allianzfähigkeit sich anhand der Dimensionen interorganisationale Koordination,... more...

  • America's Covert Warriorsby Shawn Engbrecht

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    Private military contractors, especially those in Iraq, have taken on far more than their original mandates required. Initially intended for combat support, they have become full-fledged warriors, many with little experience, scant oversight, and no accountability to the rules of engagement that constrain the U.S. military and coalition forces. When... more...

  • Angemessener Gewinnaufschlag von Entsorgungsunternehmen bei öffentlichen Aufträgen zu Selbstkostenby Timo Hövelborn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    Bisher hat sich in der Rechtsprechung keine gefestigte Lösung zu der Frage etabliert, wie hoch ein angemessener Gewinnaufschlag von Entsorgungsunternehmen bei öffentlichen Aufträgen zu Selbstkosten sein darf, obwohl dieses Thema Gegenstand zahlreicher Gerichtsurteile war und weiterhin ist. Verantwortlich hierfür ist vor allem das Spannungsfeld zwischen... more...

  • Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chainby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    The textile industry impacts the environment in a number of ways, including its use of resources, its impact on global warming, and the amount of pollution and waste it generates. Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain reviews methods used to calculate this environmental impact, including product carbon footprints... more...