Open Access Books » Social Sciences and Humanities

Our collection of 64 books.

  • Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Edited by Nerija Banaitiene
    ISBN 978-953-51-0747-7,
    596 pages, September, 2012
    Every business and decision involves a certain amount of risk. Risk might cause a loss to a company. This does not mean, however, that businesses cannot take risks. As disengagement and risk aversion may result in missed business opportunities, which ...
  • International Trade from Economic and Policy Perspective
    International Trade from Economic and Policy Perspective
    Edited by Vito Bobek
    ISBN 978-953-51-0708-8,
    266 pages, August, 2012
    Today's international trade is radically more complex. The revolution in information and communication technologies fostered an internationalisation of supply chains which created a nexus between trade, investment, and services which is at the heart ...
  • Globalization - Approaches to Diversity
    Globalization - Approaches to Diversity
    Edited by Hector Cuadra-Montiel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0709-5,
    310 pages, August, 2012
    The book Globalization - Approaches to Diversity takes the ambitious undertaking of presenting a series of global issues that range from historic to contemporary, from transnational to local, and from cultural to institutional. It consists of twelve ...
  • Globalization - Education and Management Agendas
    Globalization - Education and Management Agendas
    Edited by Hector Cuadra-Montiel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0702-6,
    352 pages, August, 2012
    The book Globalization - Education and Management Agendas takes the ambitious undertaking of presenting multidimensional approaches to those global issues. It consists of 13 chapters divided into three sections: Globalization and Education, Globaliza ...
  • Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management
    Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management
    Edited by Asunción López-Varela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0687-6,
    420 pages, August, 2012
    This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst t ...
  • Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Edited by Tauseef Aized
    ISBN 978-953-51-0688-3,
    306 pages, August, 2012
    In order to survive in a modern and competitive environment, organizations need to carefully organize their activities regarding quality management. TQM and six sigma are the approaches that have been successful in solving intricate quality problems ...
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Edited by Alexander Muela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0671-5,
    194 pages, July, 2012
    Child maltreatment constitutes a social problem that affects all societies of the world. A recent study by the World Health Organisation points out that millions of children suffer some form of maltreatment and require medical and social attention. T ...
  • Globalization and Responsibility
    Globalization and Responsibility
    Edited by Zlatan Delic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0655-5,
    176 pages, June, 2012
    The book "Globalization and Responsibility" consists of 8 chapters. The chapters in the book offer a decentered and dynamic terminology. They show that globalization consists of not only an objective process, but also of a lot of statements that defi ...