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- BRILL 2009; US$ 107.00
The author examines the growth and development of Japan?s modern shipping and shipbuilding industries across a wide range of topics, through the pre-war, Pacific War and post-war periods, to the transfer of shipping technology, the role of bulk carriers and world trade and the organization and structure of the Japanese merchant navy. more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 10.49
The Ismay Line charts the rise and fall of one of the most eminent British shipping companies - and tells the story of the family behind it. The founder of the White Star Line, T H Ismay, pioneered a revolutionary design of iron steamships, built for him by Harland & Wolff of Belfast. By the time of his death in 1899 he had become the most successful... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 59.95
Marine insurance has been of great importance to the expansion of long distance trade and economic growth in the early modern period, in particular for seafaring nations such as the Dutch Republic. The Amsterdam market became Europes leading insurance market and within the Republic other insurance systems also emerged. Little is known about the... more...
Call Centers and the Global Division of Labor: A Political Economy of Post-Industrial Employment and Union OrganizingTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Call centers have come, in the last three decades, to define the interaction between corporations, governments, and other institutions and their respective customers, citizens, and members. The offshoring and outsourcing of call center employment, part of the larger information technology and information-technology-enabled services sectors, continues... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95
India, often referred to as the electronic housekeeper of the world, is home to the largest number of offshored call centres. This makes it very important to understand how BPO providers in India manage their human resources. The key message from recent empirical studies on Indian call centres/BPO is that human resources are at once the... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 74.95
WINNER OF THE GEORGE R. TERRY ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT BOOK AWARD 2009 "This superb study of a Brazilian state company's transition to private ownership is marvellously comprehensive in its coverage of the firm's entire life span and the full spectrum of its interactions with all aspects of its environment. The outstanding quality of this volume's contribution... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 19.95
Based on a series of qualitative inquiries exploring employee experiences of work in international facing call centres in Mumbai and Bangalore, India, this book presents the lived experience of call centre agents, coupled with managers perspectives and trade unionists viewpoints. The book underscores how employee identity is defined by... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 140.00
A new look at the leadership of Greek shipowners in world shipping in the second half of the twentieth century. This book examines the fundamental factors of the dynamism of Greek entrepreneurship in family businesses and provides evidence for the organization, management and strategies of Greek family shipping companies. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 29.95
The goal of this book is to provide legal and law enforcement practitioners with factual, informative, and easy-to-understand information about telephone company inner workings, their networks, and operation. The range of subjects includes local, long distance, and cellular services; private phone systems (PBX and KTS); E-911 systems; telephone fraud;... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 53.00
This book places the marine insurance business of Amsterdam in the wider context of the political economy of Europe during the second half of the eighteenth century. The analysis is based on the simultaneous quotations of premiums for the twenty-two groups of destinations which formed a major part of the commerical matrix of the Netherlands. It considers... more...