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  • Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Editionby Samuel Mullen

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often find it difficult to plan for the action needed to... more...

  • Behaviour and Rationality in Corporate Governanceby Oliver Marnet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Corporate scandals due to bad accounting happen far too frequently for a system of corporate governance to be deemed effective.  This book tells why the safeguards designed to prevent bad accounting so often fail.  By studying why the auditors and members of a board of directors regularly fail to deliver the truth about a company’s financial state... more...

  • Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600–1980by Madeleine Zelin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first to use local primary sources to explore the interaction between foreign and native merchants in Asian countries. Contributors discuss the different economic, political and cultural conditions that gave rise to a variety of merchant communities in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Singapore and India. more...

  • Mastering Global Corporate Governanceby Ulrich Steger; Peter Lorange; Fred Neubauer; John Ward; Bill George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.00

    Corporate Governance is the hot topic of the new millennium. Gone are the days when CEOs set agendas and earned 500 times more than average employees. Now, transparency rules. Corporations must establish new systems of accountability, and encourage long-term participation in decision-making by both shareholders and staff. Those that succeed will be... more...

  • Shadow Sovereignsby Susan George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 15.25

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever. Global corporations now demand control over decisions affecting labour laws, finance, public health, food and agriculture, safety regulations, taxes and international trade and... more...

  • The Cultural Dimension of Global Business (1-download)by Gary Ferraro; Elizabeth K. Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 83.95

    Demonstrates how the theory and insights of cultural anthropology can positively influence the conduct of global business. The Cultural Dimension of Global Business provides a foundation for understanding the impact of culture on global business and global business on culture. Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be... more...

  • Transformational Governanceby Beth Gazley; Katha Kissman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 42.00 US$ 37.80

    There has never been so much pressure on nonprofit boards of directors to achieve a level of accountability that meets public and stakeholder expectations. Member-serving association boards may be especially challenged by their more complex affiliate structures and a greater emphasis on representative governance. But what does the journey to good... more...

  • A Primer on Corporate Governance:by Jean Chen

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Since its opening up and economic reforms in 1979, China has undergone tremendous economic growth and social development, with a ten percent real gross domestic product growth per year on average through 2013. In spite of such an accomplishment, the current economic growth model in China, which is mainly triggered by the export-led policy and... more...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensationby Virginia Bodolica; Martin Spraggon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Over the past decades, the total value of executive compensation packages has been rising dramatically, contributing to a wider pay gap between the chief executive officer and the average worker. In the midst of the financial turmoil that brought about a massive wave of corporate failures, the lavish executive compensation package has come under an... more...

  • Trade Policy between Law, Diplomacy and Scholarshipby Christoph Herrmann; Bruno Simma; Rudolf Streinz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 131.39

    This book presents 22 topical contributions on international trade law and policy, with a particular focus on EU external trade law, addressing countries ranging from Ukraine to Switzerland and the US (TTIP) and aspects from trade and IPRs to anti-dumping. The volume constitutes a state-of-the-art treatment of the many facets of trade policy in the... more...