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Edward Elgar Publishing

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  • Management Education and Humanitiesby P. Gagliardi; B. Czarniawska

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Management Education and Humanities argues that management teachers and researchers seem to be increasingly dissatisfied with the way managers are usually educated in western countries. It claims that educational practices and methods would greatly benefit from reflection on the implicit assumptions and paradigms behind those practices, and debates... more...

  • Inventing Leadershipby J.T. Wren

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Traces the intellectual history of the central constructs: the leader, the people, and, ultimately, the relationship between them as they seek to accomplish societal objectives. This book concludes with a proposed model of leadership for a modern democratic world. more...

  • Decision-Making on Mega-Projectsby H. Priemus; B. van Wee; B. Flyvbjerg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    ‘Building on the seminal work of Bent Flyvbjerg, this book is a collection of expert contributions that will prove essential to anyone wanting to understand why mega-projects go wrong and how they can be made to work better.’ – Professor Sir Peter Hall, University College London, UK ‘This book offers a refreshing and fascinating look at mega-projects... more...

  • Collaborating with Customers to Innovateby E. Prandelli; M. Sawhney; G. Verona

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Explores the collaborative potential offered by customers in digital environments to enhance the effectiveness of new product development. This book states how internet created the problem of an increasing need for innovation in a context where information is transparent, competitors are just one click away, and product lifecycles are shrinking. more...

  • Economic Advice and Rhetoricby Onno Bouwmeester

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Compares the approaches of consultants and academic advisers and provides an analysis of their advice argumentation. This book reveals that academics have drawbacks as well; their arguments are less balanced than consultants and their estimates contradict each other more. more...

  • Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economicsby Mark Blaug; P.J. Lloyd

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This is a unique account of the role played by 58 figures and diagrams commonly used in economic theory. These cover a large part of mainstream economic analysis, both microeconomics and macroeconomics and also general equilibrium theory. The authoritative contributors have produced a well-considered and definitive selection including some from empirical... more...

  • Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Researchby Rebecca Marschan-Piekkari; Catherine Welch

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This important and original book places the case study in international business research in its historical context, critically evaluates current case study practices in the field and proposes a more pluralistic future for case research within international business and international management research. While the case study is the most popular qualitative... more...

  • The Corporate Objectiveby Andrew Keay

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The Corporate Objective addresses a question that has been subject to much debate: what should be the objective of public corporations? It examines the two dominant theories that address this issue, the shareholder primacy and stakeholder theories, and finds that both have serious shortcomings. The book goes on to develop a new theory, called the Entity... more...

  • The Politics of Accounting Regulationby Sebastian Botzem

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The global financial crisis underlines the relevance of accounting standards as much more than instrumental rules for corporate reporting. This important book details the accounting standards that embody societal and professional values and contribute to the distribution of financial benefits that put international harmonization of standards into the... more...

  • Private Standards and Global Governanceby Axel Marx; Miet Maertens; Johan F. M. Swinnen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Private regulatory initiatives aim to govern supply chains across the globe according to a set of environmental, food safety and/or social standards. Until now, literature on the topic has been fragmented and divided by research fields. However, this unique and comprehensive book bridges these disciplinary and thematic research lines, bringing together... more...