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African Philanthropy Philanthropic Responses to Covid-19 and Development Goals in Africa Edited by Bhekinkosi Moyo, Mzukisi Qobo and Nomfundo Ngwenya, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa ‘African Philanthropy now leads the field in advancing our understanding of the dynamics of philanthropy in Africa. This exceptional study has both theoretical power and exceptionally valuable case studies, and its focus on the impact of Covid-19 on African philanthropy and civil society is an especially valuable contribution. Scholars, activists, practitioners and academic libraries will find this an invaluable resource to understanding the rapidly changing face of philanthropy and civil society in Africa.’ – Mark Sidel, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US March 2023 c 244 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 786 2 c £90.00 / c $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline The Footballization of China Strategies for World Cup Glory Sten Söderman, Stockholm University, Sweden ‘Football in China has always been something of an enigma, especially over the last decade. Often under researched and misunderstood, Söderman’s text lifts the veil on recent developments using an appropriately rigorous analytical approach. This is an important book that will appeal to researchers and fans alike.’ – Simon Chadwick, Skema Business School, France Jan 2023 180 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 825 8 £85.00 / $120.00 eBook • Elgaronline TEXTBOOK Taking the Fear Out of Data Analysis Completely Revised, Significantly Extended and Still Fun Adamantios Diamantopoulos, University of Vienna, Bodo B. Schlegelmilch, WU Vienna, Austria and Georgios Halkias, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark ‘Written with wry wit and incredible clarity, the authors’ provide the reader a detailed understanding of seminal issues in data analysis. A masterful work that truly does “take the fear out of data analysis” – this book is a rare treat indeed.’ – David A. Griffith, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, US Feb 2023 c 348 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 983 5 £110.00 / $155.00 Feb 2023 Paperback 978 1 80392 985 9 £31.95 / $47.00 Examination copies available on publication SMEs in the Digital Era Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Single Market Edited by Emanuela Carbonara, University of Bologna and Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe and Maria Rita Tagliaventi, University of Bologna, Italy ‘The digital revolution is transforming economic and social relationships at a furious pace, creating exciting new opportunities but, of course, ubiquitous challenges. The potential for SMEs to be a vibrant source of growth and innovation is clear, and yet they are ostensibly falling short in the process. This excellent book offers insights as to the impact of the digital revolution on SMEs as well as means for them to discover their potential in a truly-integrated European economy.’ – Michael G. Plummer, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Europe March 2023 c 270 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 163 1 c £95.00 / c $135.00 eBook • Elgaronline TEXTBOOK Advanced Introduction to Radical Innovation Joe Tidd, University of Sussex Business School, UK ‘Professor Tidd does it again! The innovation guru of decades gifts us another timeless volume exploring radical innovation. A must read for professionals and academicians. The key to unlocking radical innovation is presented to us in such a meticulous way that the book will be a guide for many dealing with radical innovations during these most challenging times.’ – Tugrul U. Daim, Portland State University, US Jan 2023 140 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 285 0 £85.00 / $120.00 Jan 2023 Paperback 978 1 80392 287 4 £16.45 / $24.95 Elgar Advanced Introductions series Examination copies available on publication TEXTBOOK Globalization A Multi-Dimensional System C. Gopinath, Suffolk University, US ‘Gopinath brilliantly connects the present with history through rich, recent examples of the impact of interactions across the world. Insights from the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, enhance his pragmatic framework, rooted in systems thinking, that analyzes the forces of globalization and its facets. An entertaining and thoughtprovoking read, Gopinath offers much to both scholars and curious practitioners of international management.’ – Sri Zaheer, University of Minnesota, US Jan 2023 264 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 607 0 £95.00 / $135.00 Jan 2023 Paperback 978 1 80392 609 4 £35.00 / $50.00 Examination copies available on publication 11 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT TITLES, JANUARY - MARCH 2023