Business, Management and Economics

  • Products and Services; from R&D to Final Solutions
    Products and Services; from R&D to Final Solutions
    Editor Igor Fuerstner
    ISBN 978-953-307-211-1
    434 pages, November, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 187189 times.
    Today’s global economy offers more opportunities, but is also more complex and competitive than ever before. This fact leads to a wide range of research activity in different fields of interest, especially in the so-called high-tech sectors. T ...
  • Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Editor Nerija Banaitiene
    ISBN 978-953-51-0747-7
    596 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 90555 times.
    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 ...
  • 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 103895 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 ...
  • Pathways to Supply Chain Excellence
    Pathways to Supply Chain Excellence
    Editor Ales Groznik and Yu Xiong
    ISBN 978-953-51-0367-7
    218 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 76764 times.
    Over the last decade, supply chain management has advanced from the warehouse and logistics to strategic management. Integrating theory and practices of supply chain management, this book incorporates hands-on literature on selected topics of Value C ...
  • Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management
    Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management
    Editor Asunción López-Varela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0687-6
    420 pages, August, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59016 times.
    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 ...
  • Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Editor Chee-Heong Quah and Ong Lin Dar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0628-9
    270 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 51013 times.
    In this 21st century of opportunity and turbulence, business firms need to equip themselves with new competencies that were never thought of before. For this reason, this book is timely as it introduces new insights into new problems in the aspects o ...
  • Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Editor Rashid Solagberu Adisa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0461-2
    422 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 50190 times.
    Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting ...
  • Globalization - Today, Tomorrow
    Globalization - Today, Tomorrow
    Editor Kent G. Deng
    ISBN 978-953-307-192-3
    168 pages, October, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 72073 times.
    This is a collective volume on present-day globalisation with nine chapters from authors of several academic disciplines. It covers wide aspects, ranging from the nature, impact, challenges and implications of globalisation to responses from a countr ...
  • 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 45409 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 ...
  • Game Theory Relaunched
    Game Theory Relaunched
    Editor Hardy Hanappi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1078-1
    356 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 26294 times.
    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 ...
  • 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 39926 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 ...
  • Time Management
    Time Management
    Editor Todor Stoilov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0335-6
    114 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32961 times.
    The time management is worthy goal of many human activities. It concerns variety problems related to goals definition, assessment of available resources, control of management policies, scheduling of decisions. This book is an attempt to illustrate t ...
  • The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    Editor Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-384-2
    290 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 40314 times.
    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 ...
  • Urban Development
    Urban Development
    Editor Serafeim Polyzos
    ISBN 978-953-51-0442-1
    308 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29753 times.
    Cities are growing as never before and nowadays, it is estimated that at least 50% of the world's population lives in urban areas. This trend is expected to continue and simultaneously the problems in urban areas are anticipated to have an increase. ...
  • Advances in Customer Relationship Management
    Advances in Customer Relationship Management
    Editor Daniel Catalan-Matamoros
    ISBN 978-953-51-0516-9
    154 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28031 times.
    Customer relationship management (CRM) strategies have become increasingly important worldwide due to changes in expectations from customers as well as changes in the nature of markets. This book puts forth a conceptualization that attempts to not on ...
  • 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 28774 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 ...
  • Social Welfare
    Social Welfare
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0208-3
    230 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26169 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 ...
  • Advances in Econometrics - Theory and Applications
    Advances in Econometrics - Theory and Applications
    Editor Miroslav Verbic
    ISBN 978-953-307-503-7
    126 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 29444 times.
    Econometrics is becoming a highly developed and highly mathematicized array of its own sub disciplines, as it should be, as economies are becoming increasingly complex, and scientific economic analyses require progressively thorough knowledge of soli ...
  • Distance Education
    Distance Education
    Editor Paul Birevu Muyinda
    ISBN 978-953-51-0756-9
    266 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16163 times.
    Education has become the number one demanded commodity for social and economic transformation for both developing and developed economies. Thus the number of persons going and returning to school has become too big to be handled by existing brick and ...
  • Globalization and Responsibility
    Globalization and Responsibility
    Editor Zlatan Delic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0655-5
    176 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14885 times.
    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 ...