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Our collection of 59 books.

  • Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective NEW
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2275-3,
    152 pages, April, 2016
    This book is an original, high-quality, research-level work. It sheds lights on the similarities and differences of social enterprise practices across the international scene. Most of the chapters include empirical findings derived from researches co ...
  • Perspectives on Business and Management
    Perspectives on Business and Management
    Editor Vito Bobek
    ISBN 978-953-51-2183-1,
    122 pages, October, 2015
    With a more holistic view of the interrelationships between individuals, markets and the larger economy, leaders can make more informed decisions. Understanding past trends in light of today's particular challenges, a wider knowledge of economics als ...
  • Applications of Contemporary Management Approaches in Supply Chains
    Applications of Contemporary Management Approaches in Supply Chains
    Editor Hakan Tozan and Alper Erturk
    ISBN 978-953-51-2045-2,
    166 pages, April, 2015
    In today's rapidly changing business environment, strong influence of globalization and information technologies drives practitioners and researchers of modern supply chain management, who are interested in applying different contemporary management ...
  • Entrepreneurship Education and Training
    Entrepreneurship Education and Training
    Editor Jose C. Sanchez-Garcia
    ISBN 978-953-51-2029-2,
    290 pages, March, 2015
    Entrepreneurship has a tremendous impact on the economic development of a country, so much that entrepreneurship is seen as a solution for the fast changing economic demands worldwide and has been recognized as a path to sustainable economic developm ...
  • Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-1212-9,
    182 pages, December, 2013
    Parenting involves a set of values, beliefs and practices of child care that create a developmental context and vary from culture to culture. Studies about parenting are of fundamental importance to the understanding of human development. This book h ...
  • Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-1093-4,
    228 pages, April, 2013
    Approaches to Disaster Management regards critical disaster management issues. Ten original research reports by international scholars centered on disaster management are organized into three general areas of hazards and disaster management. The fi ...
  • Game Theory Relaunched
    Game Theory Relaunched
    Editor Hardy Hanappi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1078-1,
    356 pages, March, 2013
    The game is on. Do you know how to play? Game theory sets out to explore what can be said about making decisions which go beyond accepting the rules of a game. Since 1942, a well elaborated mathematical apparatus has been developed to do so; but ther ...
  • Latest Research into Quality Control
    Latest Research into Quality Control
    Editor Isin Akyar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0868-9,
    514 pages, December, 2012
    Quality control has an emerging importance in every field of life. Quality control is a process that is used to guarantee a certain level of quality in a product or service. It might include whatever actions a business deems necessary to provide for ...