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Our collection of 110 books.

  • Pathways to Supply Chain Excellence
    Pathways to Supply Chain Excellence
    Edited by Ales Groznik and Yu Xiong
    ISBN 978-953-51-0367-7,
    Edited Volume
    218 pages, March, 2012
    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 ...
  • Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management
    Advanced Topics in Applied Operations Management
    Edited by Yair Holtzman
    ISBN 978-953-51-0345-5,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Learning Disabilities
    Learning Disabilities
    Edited by Wichian Sittiprapaporn
    ISBN 978-953-51-0269-4,
    Edited Volume
    374 pages, March, 2012
    Learning disability is a classification that includes several disorders in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner. Depending on the type and severity of the disability, interventions may be used to help the individual learn strate ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Born, Made and Educated
    Entrepreneurship - Born, Made and Educated
    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0210-6,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Social Welfare
    Social Welfare
    Edited by Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0208-3,
    Edited Volume
    230 pages, March, 2012
    "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 ...