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  • Foundations of Scenario Planningby Thomas J Chermack

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Pierre Wack was head of scenario planning at Royal Dutch / Shell Oil in London for just over ten years. He died in 1997. He was a pioneer of what we know today as scenario planning – an alternative and complement to strategic planning. Scenarios explore a variety of possible futures for examining decisions in organizational planning. Pierre was... more...

  • Infrastructure Provision and the Negotiating Processby Frank Ennis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The provision of infrastructure for urban developments is increasingly becoming a highly contentious and important issue in planning negotiations. By drawing together a range of case studies from North America, Australia and Europe, this book compares how a number of planning systems deal with this issue. There is a general trend by planning agencies... more...

  • Squatters as Developers?by Vinit Mukhija

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the mid-1990s, the state government of Maharashtra introduced an innovative strategy of slum redevelopment in its capital city, Mumbai (Bombay). Based on demolishing existing slums and rebuilding on the same sites at a higher density, it is very distinct from the two prevalent conventional strategies with respect to slums in developing countries... more...

  • The Attacker's Advantageby Ram Charan

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 28.00

    The phenomenon of uncertainty is not new; what is new is its intensity and potential to change industries and destroy companies. Business leaders can be on the defensive, or they can be on offense, prepared to lead decisively. The ability to deal with uncertainty is perhaps the paramount skill leaders must have to be successful in this era. Without... more...

  • The Signals Are Talkingby Amy Webb

    PublicAffairs 2016; US$ 38.00

    A Washington Post Bestseller Winner of the 2017 Axiom Business Book Award in Business Technology Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of... more...

  • The Economic Growth Controversyby Andrew Weintraub; Eli Schwartz; J. Richard Aronson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Is economic growth desirable? Possible? Necessary? The distinguished social scientists represented in this collection give conflicting answers, resulting in a lively debate on the costs and benefits of growth in the developed and developing countries. This volume, first published in 1973, contains proceedings of a Conference on the Limits to Growth,... more...

  • Advancing Sustainability at the Sub-National Levelby Eran Feitelson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Sustainability notions have been widely embraced by planners. However, the question of what can planners contribute to the advancement of such notions has not received much attention until now. This volume examines the potential contribution of planning to the advancement of sustainability at sub-national level, and the limitations it faces in doing... more...

  • Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflictby Christos Kollias; Hamid E. Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    This book is an intellectual contribution of policy scientists and researchers from different academic institutions in different parts of the world. The Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS and terrorism ignite the debate on studying conflict and natural resources. Uniquely, the book discusses the sources of the conflicts and the institutions that are managing... more...

  • The 500 Year Deltaby Jim Taylor; Watts Wacker; Howard Means

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 1998; US$ 14.75 US$ 13.28

    This work offers insights into the evolving business future, over the next 500 years. It asks, 'How will the accelerating pace of technology transform the way people view themselves and organize their lives?', and, 'Why will the workplace of the future only be occupied by owners and temps?'. more...

  • Organizations Expressby John Middleton

    Wiley 2002; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.69

    Fast track route to understanding what makes organizations tick Covers the key areas of achieving organisational effectiveness, from building core skill sets and mastering the impact of technology and globalization, to aligning culture with direction and developing new organizational models and structures Examples and lessons from some of the world's... more...