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  • Competence Perspectives on Managing Interfirm Interactionsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    A collection of papers which present both theoretical developments and empirical research based on a variety of case studies and other research in diverse industrial and geographical contexts. It investigates the role of networks and strategic alliances in competence building and leveraging processes. more...

  • Complex Systems and Evolutionary Perspectives on Organisationsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 145.99

    Focusing primarily on the application of the theories of complexity to organisations, it slowly helped to disseminate ideas on complexity. The 14 international authors in this volume reflect this interest in 10 chapters that range from the very practical application of the theory to more philosophical reflections on its nature and applicability. more...

  • Competence Perspective on Managing Internal Processby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    A collection of papers which explore the dynamic, systemic, cognitive, and holistic aspects of internal processes. It presents both theoretical developments and empirical research based on a variety of case studies and other research in diverse industrial and geographical contexts. more...

  • Managing Product Innovationby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 176.99

    What does it take to craft and maintain successful radical NPD programs? This book explains why both manufacturing and customer firms usually reject new technologies and how competitors new to the industry become successful by focusing on unnoticed customers and offering higher performance with lower costs via the radically new technologies. more...

  • Sustainable Logisticsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 149.99

    This book will bring a state of the art overview of the research done in sustainable logistics. It will be structured along the four A's of sustainable logistics: awareness, avoidance, acting and shifting goods, and anticipation of new technologies. more...

  • Sustaining Leanby AME - Association for

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Provides Reassurance and Suggestions From Those Who Have Walked the Same Lean Road Perhaps the most fundamental challenge that companies adopting a lean strategy must face is how to sustain initial momentum and develop a corporate culture with an ongoing commitment to that strategy. While efficient tools and strategies are essential to the cause,... more...

  • Collaboration, Learning and Innovation Across Outsourced Services Value Networksby Pamela Abbott; Yingqin Zheng; Rong Du

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 50.78

    This book collects and reports on the results of a study conducted on the Chinese Software and Services Outsourcing (SSO) industry, focusing on one of its main players as a key case study. Two sets of research findings are presented: first, the knowledge management and communication processes inherent within a highly collaborative software development... more...

  • Reliability Theory and Modelsby Mohamed Abdel-Hameed

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Reliability Theory and Models: Stochastic Failure Models, Optimal Maintenance Policies, Life Testing, and Structures contains the proceedings of a Symposium on Stochastic Failure Models, Replacement and Maintenance Policies, and Accelerated Life Testing, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 24-26, 1983. Contributors discuss the directions for... more...

  • Schutz vor Produktpiraterieby Eberhard Abele; Philipp Kuske; Horst Lang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 39.70

    Das Handbuch beschreibt praxisnah, welche Möglichkeiten Maschinenbau-Unternehmen haben, sich effizient gegen Imitatoren zu wehren. Im Mittelpunkt der präsentierten Know-how-Schutzstrategie stehen dabei nicht nur die Produkte selbst, sondern auch die Unternehmensprozesse. Die Praxistauglichkeit wird anhand eines ausführlichen Beispiels aus der Festo... more...

  • Global Productionby Eberhard Abele; Tobias Meyer; Ulrich Näher; Gernot Strube; Richard Sykes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 94.48

    Global production and purchasing operations create a platform for entry into new markets. However, it takes considerable effort to plan and implement a sustainable globalization strategy; this comprehensive handbook will help in that task. more...