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4 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT TITLES, JAN - MARCH 2024 The Value of Theorizing How New Theory Matters in Research Work and University Governance Practice Alexander Styhre, University of Gothenburg, Sweden ‘Academic work has been fundamentally transformed in recent decades, where professional recognition has been equaled with measurable scientific impact. But what is impact, really? In his provocative new book, Alexander Styhre unpacks the concept of impact and how it may correspond with genuine scientific progress. In doing so, he questions the contemporary foundations for the valuation and governance of research. This will be essential reading for anyone interested in the future of academic work, moving beyond sterile and simplified notions of impact.’ – Mats Benner, Lund University, Sweden March 2024 c 185 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1168 2 c £80.00 / c $115.00 eBook • Elgaronline The Human Dimension of the Circular Economy Reframing the Mindset at Macro, Organizational and Individual Levels Edited by Aldona Glińska-Neweś, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland and Pauliina Ulkuniemi, University of Oulu, Finland ‘The book provides a novel, much-needed approach to the circular economy. It explains why we should not forget human perspectives when pursuing circular economy and how we can better engage individuals. It also advises on many other relevant aspects, such as consumer perspectives, ethics, organization culture, leadership, competencies and lifestyle aspects. It would be an ideal course book for students and also gives insights to researchers and experts!’ – Leena Aarikka-Stenroos, Tampere University, Finland March 2024 c 434 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1421 8 c £130.00 / c $180.00 eBook • Elgaronline Work Appropriation and the Low-Wage Worker Experience in the Service Sector The Re/Production of Society Antonia Kupfer, Technical University of Dresden, Germany ‘What is the worth of a supermarket clerk? Antonia Kupfer undertakes to answer this question through interviews with clerks in the U.S. and Germany. Despite being underpaid and devalued, these frontline workers express a robust work ethic in both places. Understanding why and how has powerful implications for how society values work.’ – Chris Tilly, UCLA, US Work Appropriation and the Low-Wage Worker Experience in the Service Sector deftly explores how supermarket clerks perceive their work when faced with meagre pay and frequently precarious working conditions. . March 2024 c 170 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 2167 4 c £80.00 / c $110.00 eBook • Elgaronline Concise Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management Masaaki Kotabe, Waseda University, Japan and University of Hawaii at Manoa, US ‘Masaaki Kotabe’s Concise Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management is an expertly written guide for understanding the intricacies of global supply chains. It emphasizes efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, making it essential reading for supply chain professionals and business students alike.’ – Bodo Schlegelmilch, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria March 2024 c 166 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 288 7 c £80.00 / c $110.00 March 2024 Paperback 978 1 80037 290 0 c £26.95 / c $39.95 Elgar Concise Introductions • eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedia of Family Business Edited by Carole Howorth, University of York and Allan Discua Cruz, Lancaster University Management School, UK ‘The Elgar Encyclopedia of Family Business is a unique volume in several ways. Professors Carole Howorth and Allan Discua Cruz, two leading scholars in the family business field, have taken on the extraordinary task of compiling an encyclopedia of the most important words and concepts associated with contemporary family business research. Featuring entries from many of the leading family business researchers in the world, the result is an as impressive as comprehensive volume of key insights that will serve as a fundamental academic source of knowledge for all family business scholars.’ – Mattias Nordqvist, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden March 2024 c 500 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 871 5 c £195.00 / c $310.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in Business and Management series Elgar Encyclopedia of Corporate Communication Edited by Klement Podnar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia ‘Corporate communication, as a field of study and practice, has grown ever more significant over the last decade. This timely Encyclopedia offers the most comprehensive reference on the subject that is out there for students and practitioners alike. All relevant concepts and terms are neatly organized, well explained and written by the leading authors on each topic. As such, I have no doubt that this Encyclopedia will be the goto source for the subject for years to come.’ – Professor Joep Cornelissen, author of Corporate Communication: A Guide to Theory and Practice, the Netherlands March 2024 c 572 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 086 7 c £175.00 / c $255.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in Business and Management series