Business, Management and Economics

  • Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management
    Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management
    Editor Yair Holtzman
    ISBN 978-953-51-0345-5
    210 pages, March, 2012
    The chapters in Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management creatively demonstrate a valuable connection among operations strategy, operations management, operations research, and various departments, systems, and practices throughout an organiz ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Editor 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
    Editor 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
    Editor 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 ...