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Our collection of 64 books.

  • Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives
    Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Mario Franco
    ISBN 978-953-51-2761-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2760-4,
    184 pages, November, 2016
    Entrepreneurship has been seen as a phenomenon allowing economic development, job creation, increased productivity and innovation, but many studies do not include the causes of these events. Consequently, the objective of this book is to fill this g ...
  • An Analysis of Contemporary Social Welfare Issues
    An Analysis of Contemporary Social Welfare Issues
    Edited by Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2719-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2718-5,
    70 pages, October, 2016
    This book offers a sharp critique and a detailed analysis of some pernicious social welfare problems and the wide-ranging causes and consequences of those complex social issues on individuals, families, and communities. Unemployment, health-care disp ...
  • Applications and Theory of Analytic Hierarchy Process - Decision Making for Strategic Decisions
    Applications and Theory of Analytic Hierarchy Process - Decision Making for Strategic Decisions
    Edited by Fabio De Felice, Thomas L. Saaty and Antonella Petrillo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2561-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2560-0,
    320 pages, August, 2016
    The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the theory and applications in the field of decision making, especially focused on Analytic Hierarchy Process, a structured technique for organizing and analyzing complex decisions, based on m ...
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    Edited by Evelin Krmac
    ISBN 978-953-51-2434-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2433-7,
    274 pages, June, 2016
    The book is a collection of studies dedicated to different perspectives of three dimensions or pillars of the sustainability of supply chain and supply chain management - economic, environmental, and social - and other aspects related to performance ...
  • Tourism - From Empirical Research Towards Practical Application
    Tourism - From Empirical Research Towards Practical Application
    Edited by Leszek Butowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2281-4,
    190 pages, May, 2016
    Tourism is that area of activity of contemporary man that touches on various fields of human interest. Representatives of numerous academic disciplines find it intriguing for its exceptionally interdisciplinary character. Conditions for and consequen ...
  • Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...