Business, Management and Economics

  • International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    Editor Joi L. Moore and Angela D. Benson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0330-1
    344 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27939 times.
    This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Gender, Geographies and Social Context
    Entrepreneurship - Gender, Geographies and Social Context
    Editor Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0206-9
    306 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31746 times.
    Entrepreneurship is a main driver of economic growth and of social dynamics. However, some basic characteristics like the gender of the entrepreneur, the geographical location, or the social context may have a tremendous impact on the possibility to ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Born, Made and Educated
    Entrepreneurship - Born, Made and Educated
    Editor Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0210-6
    350 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 45435 times.
    Entrepreneurship has a tremendous impact on the economic development of a country. As can be expected, many public policies foster the development of self- entrepreneurship in times of unemployment, praise the creation of firms and con- sider the wil ...
  • An Ethnography of Global Landscapes and Corridors
    An Ethnography of Global Landscapes and Corridors
    Editor Loshini Naidoo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0254-0
    284 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21837 times.
    The chapters presented in this book draw on ethnography as a methodology in a variety of disciplines, including education, management, design, marketing, ecology and scientific contexts, illustrating the value of a qualitative approach to research de ...
  • 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
    Editor Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0116-1
    354 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 39936 times.
    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 ...
  • Social Welfare
    Social Welfare
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0208-3
    230 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26176 times.
    "Social Welfare" offers, for the first time, a wide-ranging, internationally-focused selection of cutting-edge work from leading academics. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social wel ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Creativity and Innovative Business Models
    Entrepreneurship - Creativity and Innovative Business Models
    Editor Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0069-0
    202 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28779 times.
    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 ...
  • New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    Editor Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-501-3
    366 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 103905 times.
    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 ...