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  1. Services and Innovation

    Services and Innovation

    Edited by Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal
    Service innovation is a young but prolific research field, with a rapidly increasing number of publications being dedicated to the area. This new title provides a collection of the most significant articles that have helped build and develop this subject from a theoretical, empirical and methodological perspective. Together with an original introduction by the editors, the 43 seminal papers in this book address the key focuses of the subject, including the theories, nature and measurement of innovation in services, and other concerns, such as the role of knowledge intensive business services (KIBS) in client innovation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  2. Asian-Pacific Rim Logistics

    Asian-Pacific Rim Logistics

    Peter J. Rimmer
    Encompassing China, Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia, extending to Australasia and connecting with South Asia, the Asian-Pacific Rim forms the world’s most dynamic economic region. Comprehending the region’s logistical structure and its institutions are of pivotal importance for businesses, researchers and policy-makers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  3. Service Operations Management

    Service Operations Management

    David W. Parker
    This comprehensive textbook will become required reading for postgraduate students seeking to understand the principles of service operations management and for undergraduate students specializing in hospitality, tourism or the public sector. It will also serve as a handbook for operations managers in service organizations as they seek to develop and implement improved operations strategies. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  4. Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning

    Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning

    Paul Coughlan, David Coghlan
    Improvement is fundamental to the competitiveness of networks and requires the participating firms to collaborate in identifying and introducing changes. This book presents collaborative strategic improvement as a cycle of activities in which firms in a network can engage together. Drawing on actual cases, authors link this cycle with disciplined action learning as a means of building upon experience generated through collaborative action. They describe how a network can learn from experience and deploy that learning in the marketplace. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    Edited by Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal
    This Handbook brings together 49 international specialists to address an issue of increasing importance for the world’s post-industrial economies; innovation as it relates to services. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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  6. Operations Strategy in Action

    Operations Strategy in Action

    Kim Hua Tan, Rupert L. Matthews
    This fresh and enlightening book offers a rounded overview of operations strategy with a particular focus on implementation. The premise of the book is that developing an effective operations strategy without its subsequent implementation will render the strategising process a waste of time and resources. The authors explain the pros and cons of existing approaches to implementation, as well as offering a systematic framework for turning strategic intent into actions. The study will be of great interest to academics and will also give practitioners confidence in effectively formulating and efficiently implementing strategies that reflect the needs of the today’s business. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Decision-Making on Mega-Projects

    Decision-Making on Mega-Projects

    Edited by Hugo Priemus, Bent Flyvbjerg, Bert van Wee
    This book enlarges the understanding of decision-making on mega-projects and suggest recommendations for a more effective, efficient and democratic approach. Authors from different scientific disciplines address various aspects of the decision-making process, such as management characteristics and cost–benefit analysis, planning and innovation and competition and institutions. The subject matter is highly diverse, but certain questions remain at the forefront. For example, how do we deal with protracted preparation processes, how do we tackle risks and uncertainties, and how can we best divide the risks and responsibilities among the private and public players throughout the different phases of the project? Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  8. Foreign Operation Methods

    Foreign Operation Methods

    Lawrence S. Welch, Gabriel R.G. Benito, Bent Petersen
    Featuring a thorough overview of the various theoretical perspectives on foreign operation mode choice and use, and treatment of emerging strategy concerns such as mode combinations and mode switching, this textbook provides a somewhat broader coverage of foreign operation methods than current literature has offered until now. It will prove invaluable for a wide-ranging readership encompassing undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and practitioners in the field of international business. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 197.00   Web: $ 177.30
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  9. Supermarkets and Agri-food Supply Chains

    Supermarkets and Agri-food Supply Chains

    Edited by David Burch, Geoffrey Lawrence
    This book analyses the gradual shift in the distribution of power in agri-food supply chains, away from the manufacturers of branded food products to the global supermarket chains such as Wal-Mart and Tesco. This transformation has had a profound effect on the food we eat, together with the ways in which food is produced, processed and marketed. The authors assess the causes and consequences of this transformation, and evaluate the impacts along the whole supply chain. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  10. Supply Chain Network Economics

    Supply Chain Network Economics

    Anna Nagurney
    This book is the first to bring an economics perspective in a rigorous manner to complex decision-making in the management of supply chains. It provides the foundations for the modeling of the interrelationships among decision-makers in supply chains, ranging from manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, to the consumers, assuming individualized behavior. The models handle both competition and cooperation and provide the resulting product flows and prices in the chains. A unique network economics perspective is brought to the issue, setting the book apart from the numerous management and operations research volumes available. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  11. Global Supply Chain Management

    Global Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Masaaki Kotabe, Michael J. Mol
    Global Supply Chain Management brings together in two authoritative volumes the best and most interesting academic work on global supply chain management from international business and international management, marketing, strategic management, operations management, purchasing and supply management, and economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  12. Environmental Regulation and Competitive Advantage

    Environmental Regulation and Competitive Advantage

    David Hitchens, Esmond Birnie, William Thompson, Ursula Triebswetter, Paolo Bertossi, Luciano Messori
    This study focuses in detail on the environmental compliance/competitiveness relationship with respect to the regulation of packaging waste. An important and innovative feature of the study is its emphasis on backward and forward linkages. An entire supply chain is considered: packaging manufacturers and suppliers, food processors and the food retail sector, to study the competitive effects of environmental standards on manufacturing companies and the vertical links and supply responses. A variety of regulatory regimes is represented by including within the study companies from Germany, Italy, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. While it is of note that the relatively strong regulation in Germany has indeed had effects on company behaviour, there is no evidence that environmental regulations hindered companies from achieving competitive performance. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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