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Our collection of 110 books.

  • Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects
    Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects
    Edited by Bernardo Llamas Moya, M. Dolores Storch de Gracia and Luis F. Mazadiego
    ISBN 978-953-51-3468-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3467-1,
    Edited Volume
    192 pages, August, 2017
    This book gathers pioneering experiences based on the same concept: innovation. According to Schumpeter's research, there would be four types of innovations: product or service innovation (market introduction of a new type of good), process innovatio ...
  • Quality of Life and Quality of Working Life
    Quality of Life and Quality of Working Life
    Edited by Ana Alice Vilas Boas
    ISBN 978-953-51-3446-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3445-9,
    Edited Volume
    310 pages, August, 2017
    In this book, we can read about the well-being, quality of life, and quality of working life. The authors come from different countries, and their ideas, studies, findings, and experiences offer beneficial contributions to enhance our knowledge in th ...
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Semiotics
    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Semiotics
    Edited by Asuncion Lopez-Varela Azcarate
    ISBN 978-953-51-3450-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3449-7,
    Edited Volume
    220 pages, August, 2017
    This volume stresses the contemporary relevance of semiotics. The introductory chapter shows how the collection of papers emphasises crossings at the material level of physical reality as well as in their semio-cognitive and cultural implications, qu ...
  • Empathy - An Evidence-based Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Empathy - An Evidence-based Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Edited by Makiko Kondo
    ISBN 978-953-51-3454-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3453-4,
    Edited Volume
    178 pages, August, 2017
    Empathy, a basic ability for understanding persons holistically, building supportive relationships, and listening attentively, includes being with suffering persons, healing, and inducing catharsis in them. Therefore, it is necessary within occupatio ...
  • Advances in Health Management
    Advances in Health Management
    Edited by Ubaldo Comite
    ISBN 978-953-51-3438-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3437-4,
    Edited Volume
    154 pages, August, 2017
    The production of healthcare services had been out of the business, organizational, and technological dynamic that continually revolutionized the production of all other goods and services for a long time. Nowadays, this marginality has ceased as the ...
  • Unemployment - Perspectives and Solutions
    Unemployment - Perspectives and Solutions
    Edited by Yang Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3432-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3431-2,
    Edited Volume
    104 pages, August, 2017
    This book is a collection of original works by authors from all over the world on aspects of unemployment and job issues, seen from various angles and based on their recent research. It sheds light on fresh ideas on unemployment, such as the intergen ...
  • Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural and Life Sciences
    Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural and Life Sciences
    Authored by Oswald Van Cleemput and Luciano Saso
    ISBN 978-953-51-3442-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3441-1,
    Compacts - Short Monograph
    80 pages, August, 2017
    The "Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural, and Life Sciences" is meant to be a practical guide for the preparation of theses, papers, posters, and other scientific documents. Upon go ...
  • Epistemology and Transformation of Knowledge in Global Age
    Epistemology and Transformation of Knowledge in Global Age
    Edited by Zlatan Delić
    ISBN 978-953-51-3388-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3387-2,
    Edited Volume
    146 pages, July, 2017
    This book consists of seven chapters containing multiple questions of the global socially epistemological situation in science and higher education. Despite the progress of techno-sciences, we are facing blind flaws in leading systems of knowledge an ...