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  • Sustainable Development - Education, Business and Management - Architecture and Building Construction - Agriculture and Food Security
    Sustainable Development - Education, Business and Management - Architecture and Building Construction - Agriculture and Food Security
    Edited by Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0116-1,
    354 pages, March, 2012
    Securing the future of the human race will require an improved understanding of the environment as well as of technological solutions, mindsets and behaviors in line with modes of development that the ecosphere of our planet can support. Some experts ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Creativity and Innovative Business Models
    Entrepreneurship - Creativity and Innovative Business Models
    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0069-0,
    202 pages, February, 2012
    What are the differences between an entrepreneur and a manager? According to Schumpeter, the main difference lies in the entrepreneur's ideas, creativity, and vision of the world. These differences enable him to create new combinations, to change exi ...
  • Supply Chain Management - Applications and Simulations
    Supply Chain Management - Applications and Simulations
    Edited by Mamun Habib
    ISBN 978-953-307-250-0,
    264 pages, September, 2011
    Supply Chain Management (SCM) has been widely researched in numerous application domains during the last decade. Despite the popularity of SCM research and applications, considerable confusion remains as to its meaning. There are several attempts mad ...
  • Supply Chain Management - New Perspectives
    Supply Chain Management - New Perspectives
    Edited by Sanda Renko
    ISBN 978-953-307-633-1,
    784 pages, August, 2011
    Over the past few decades the rapid spread of information and knowledge, the increasing expectations of customers and stakeholders, intensified competition, and searching for superior performance and low costs at the same time have made supply chain ...
  • Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Edited by Dilek Onkal
    ISBN 978-953-307-294-4,
    246 pages, August, 2011
    Challenges faced by supply chains appear to be growing exponentially under the demands of increasingly complex business environments confronting the decision makers. The world we live in now operates under interconnected economies that put extra pre ...
  • New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    Edited by Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-501-3,
    366 pages, August, 2011
    To better understand the contemporary world, the world of innovation and technology, science should try to synthesize and assimilate social science in the development of our civilization. Does the new era require new knowledge? Does the age of glob ...
  • The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    Edited by Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-384-2,
    290 pages, August, 2011
    Today science is moving in the direction of synthesis of the achievements of various academic disciplines. The idea to prepare and present to the international academic milieu, a multidimensional approach to globalization phenomenon is an ambitious u ...
  • Risk Management Trends
    Risk Management Trends
    Edited by Giancarlo Nota
    ISBN 978-953-307-314-9,
    278 pages, July, 2011
    In many human activities risk is unavoidable. It pervades our life and can have a negative impact on individual, business and social levels. Luckily, risk can be assessed and we can cope with it through appropriate management methodologies. The book ...