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  • Service Fascinationby Christian Zagel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 79.78

    Christian Zagel presents a new way of innovating, measuring, and improving self-service systems for retail environments in the context of Customer Experience Management. He shows that technology is used to evoke positive emotions during the shopping experience to not only satisfy the consumer, but also to stimulate fascination for brands and their... more...

  • Technology, Society and Sustainabilityby Lech W. Zacher

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 148.16

    This collection is a multidisciplinary and multicultural contribution to the current sustainability discourse. It is focused on two main dimensions of our world: complexity and diversity. Desirable and urgent transition of socio-technological systems toward a sustainability trajectory of development requires a better understanding of technological... more...

  • An Integrative Approach to Innovation Managementby Nicolas Zacharias

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 76.36

    Nicole Zacharias identifies four different types of innovation orientation and shows that the most innovative companies are financially not the most successful. Furthermore, he investigates positive and negative customer responses to different dimensions of innovativeness as well as contingencies that might alter these linkages. more...

  • Designing Public Procurement Policy in Developing Countriesby Murat A. Yülek; Travis K. Taylor

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 113.97

    This book presents strategies for developing countries to shift demand for manufactured imports into a tool for technology transfer, enhancing absorption capacity and development. Also shows how national procurement policy can assist technological development. more...

  • How Nations Succeed: Manufacturing, Trade, Industrial Policy, and Economic Developmentby Murat A. Yülek

    Springer Singapore 2018; US$ 102.57

    This book assesses developmental experience in different countries as well as British expansion following the industrial revolution from a developmental perspective. It explains why some nations are rich and others are poor, and discusses how manufacturing made economies flourish and spur economic development. It explains how today’s governments... more...

  • Business Model Design Compassby JinHyo Joseph Yun

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 99.15

    This book reveals how open innovation utilizes the developing circle of business models to establish new ones that define a unique link between technology and markets, focusing on how to develop and maintain successful business models. It draws readers into the philosophy and economic effects of open innovation from the outset.It presents four different... more...

  • Technology Portfolio Planning and Managementby Oliver Yu

    Springer US 2007; US$ 113.97

    From the large overall scope of planning and management of technology, Technology Portfolio Planning and Management: Practical Concepts and Tools will focus specifically on the concepts and tools for the planning and management of an investment portfolio by a government or a business organization for either the development or the application... more...

  • Project Requirements: A Guide to Best Practicesby Ralph R. Young

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 82.95

    Project Requirements: A Guide to Best Practices  gives project managers tools they can assimilate and apply easily to improve project success rates, reduce development costs, reduce rework, and accelerate time to market. Based on experience and best practices, this valuable reference will help you: • Clarify real requirements before you initiate... more...

  • The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperativeby Anthony Young

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 53.56

    Young addresses the impressive expansion across existing and developing commercial space business markets, with multiple private companies competing in the payload launch services sector. The author pinpoints the new markets, technologies, and players in the industry, as well as highlighting the overall reasons why it is important for us to develop... more...

  • Evolution of Supply Chain Managementby Yoon Seok Chang; Harris C. Makatsoris; Howard D. Richards

    Springer US 2007; US$ 159.56

    In the last half of the twentieth century industry encountered a revolutionary change brought about by the harnessed power of seemingly ever-increasing capacity, speed and functionality of computers and microprocessors. This strength provided management and workers within industries with new capabilities for management, planning and control, design,... more...