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  • Entrepreneurship - Gender, Geographies and Social Context
    Entrepreneurship - Gender, Geographies and Social Context
    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0206-9,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • An Ethnography of Global Landscapes and Corridors
    An Ethnography of Global Landscapes and Corridors
    Edited by Loshini Naidoo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0254-0,
    Edited Volume
    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
    Edited by Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0116-1,
    Edited Volume
    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
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    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0069-0,
    Edited Volume
    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
    Edited by Mamun Habib
    ISBN 978-953-307-250-0,
    Edited Volume
    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
    Edited by Sanda Renko
    ISBN 978-953-307-633-1,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    Edited by Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-501-3,
    Edited Volume
    366 pages, August, 2011
    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 ...
  • The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    The Systemic Dimension of Globalization
    Edited by Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-384-2,
    Edited Volume
    290 pages, August, 2011
    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 ...