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  • Profile of the International Fluid Sealing Industry - Market Prospects to 2008by K Sutherland

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 2,125.00

    The definitive guide to the international fluid sealing industry to help you make the right business decisions. • Will help you to keep track of the major issues affecting the market. • Will enable you to identify new business opportunities. • Includes Market forecasts, commentary and analysis sup.ported by primary research Completely revised... more...

  • Unternehmensführung in dynamischen Netzwerkenby Joachim Zülch; Luis Barrantes; Sylvia Steinheuser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 109.00

    Dynamische Netzwerkbildung gilt als effektive Antwort auf die wachsende Verflechtung der Weltmärkte. Doch vielfach hapert es gerade in Kleinst- und kleinen Unternehmen am erforderlichen Know-how. Hier setzen die Autoren an: aus der Perspektive des Unternehmers und in der Sprache des Praktikers. Wissenschaftlich fundierte Kenntnisse und praktische... more...

  • Created in Chinaby Michael Keane

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book examines China’s creative economy—and how television, animation, advertising, design, publishing and digital games are reshaping traditional understanding of culture. Since the 1950s China has endeavoured to catch-up with advanced Western economies. ‘Made in China’ is one approach to global competitiveness. But a focus on manufacturing and... more...

  • International Business and National War Interestsby Ben Wubs

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    This book deals with the activities of the Anglo-Dutch multinational during the war. Given the various threats faced by Unilever during the Nazi period, Ben Wubs argues that it was not self evident that the company would survive the war. Based on research into company sources which were hitherto unavailable, he shows the effect of the war on Unilever... more...

  • Valuation in Life Sciencesby Boris Bogdan; Ralph Villiger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 62.59

    Valuation is a hot topic among life sciences professionals. There is no clear understanding on how to use the different valuation approaches and how to determine input parameters. Some do not value at all, arguing that it is not possible to get realistic and objective numbers out of it. Some claim it to be an art. In the following chapters we will... more...

  • Kommerzialisierung des menschlichen Körpersby Jochen Taupitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 74.44

    Der "Rohstoff Mensch" spielt aufgrund der medizinisch-wissenschaftlichen Entwicklung eine immer größer werdende Rolle. Kaum ein Teil des menschlichen Körpers, der nicht medizinisch, wissenschaftlich oder kosmetisch genutzt werden kann. Gleichwohl sind der Ausschöpfung dieser Möglichkeiten offenbar ethische und rechtliche Grenzen gesetzt. Dies gilt... more...

  • Securityby Lucia Zedner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    Just a decade ago security had little claim to criminological attention. Today a combination of disciplinary paradigm shifts, policy changes, and world political events have pushed security to the forefront of the criminological agenda. Distinctions between public safety and private protection, policing and security services, national and international... more...

  • Creative Economies, Creative Citiesby Lily Kong; Justin O'Connor

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 177.17

    The cultural and creative industries are becoming increasingly prominent on many policy agendas. This book provides critical and comparative perspectives between Asia and Europe. Showing the differences between them allows for meaningful comparisons. more...

  • Soft Innovationby Paul Stoneman

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 47.99

    Much of the existing economic literature on innovation has taken a particularly functional viewpoint as to what innovation might be. This book explores 'soft innovation', found in the creative industries such as publishing, film-making, advertising, and architecture, which has been, hitherto, ignored in innovation studies. more...

  • Starbucksby Marie Bussing-Burks

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    Starbucks tells the story of how a single retail outlet opened in 1971 became the world's largest chain of coffeehouses, and for that matter, one of the largest franchises of any kind, with over $10 billion in sales in 2008. Starbucks offers readers the opportunity to get to know this extraordinary corporation's leaders, employees, guiding... more...