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  1. Entrepreneurship and Innovations in Functional Regions

    Entrepreneurship and Innovations in Functional Regions

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Roger R. Stough, Borje Johansson
    In recent decades, the world has witnessed the emergence of a global knowledge economy in which functional regions increasingly play a role as independent and dynamic market places. These are integrated with other functional regions by means of flows of information, knowledge, and commodities. This contemporary and illuminating book provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research on innovation and entrepreneurship in functional regions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  2. The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

    The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

    Edited by Frank Boons, Jennifer Howard-Grenville
    Most work on industrial ecology continues to emphasize its roots in engineering and the technological sciences. This book differs in that it explores the social context of industrial ecology and presents empirical work addressing how cognitive, cultural, political and structural mechanisms condition the emergence and operation of industrial ecology. The empirical chapters are written from various social science perspectives and the editors have also invited reflective commentaries by authors with cross-disciplinary experiences. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 54.00   Web: $ 43.20
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  3. Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Ernst ten Heuvelhof, Martin de Jong, Mirjam Kars, Helen Stout
    This in-depth book explains how institutional changes such as the privatization and liberalization of network industries, for example transport, energy or telecommunications, can frequently be disappointing. The expected benefits such as lower prices, innovation and better services fail to materialize, often because the number of competitors is low. The authors demonstrate how strategic actor behaviour of one or more of the firms involved can help explain these disappointing results. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Governing Universities Globally

    Governing Universities Globally

    Roger King
    The comprehensive coverage of global university governance includes conceptual, theoretical and empirical analyses that will be invaluable to higher education researchers and students, and to public policy academics, students and practitioners. Global governance analysts, global business and management postgraduates, as well as regulation theorists and practitioners will also find this book to be of great interest. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Workplace Psychological Health

    Workplace Psychological Health

    Paula Brough, Michael O’Driscoll, Thomas Kalliath, Cary Cooper, Steven Poelmans
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive overview of modern occupational health psychology, collated by leading international academics. The authors offer timely and expert discussion on core themes in this rapidly developing, state-of-the-art field. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. Charting Corporate Corruption

    Charting Corporate Corruption

    Peter Fleming, Stelios C. Zyglidopoulos
    In the post-Enron era, corporate corruption is increasingly on the research agenda. This informative book provides a novel approach by charting the causes of corruption. It demonstrates how agency (decisions and choices of individuals) and structure (the contextual pressures in the business environment) can interact to result in the rapid escalation of corporate crime. By analyzing and describing the social psychological dimensions of this escalation, the book will be effective in creating preventive measures that can be designed and implemented in business organizations. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Knowledge, Economic Organization and Property Rights

    Knowledge, Economic Organization and Property Rights

    Nicolai J. Foss
    Nicolai Foss, the influential European management scholar presents, in this essential book, sixteen of his most prominent papers. Written from a new institutional and Austrian economics perspective, this book focuses on the knowledge-based view of the firm, economic organization and property rights economics. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  8. Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Val Singh, Ronald J. Burke, Diana Bilimoria, Morten Huse
    This important new book addresses the growing international interest in women on corporate boards of directors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. International Terrorism and Threats to Security

    International Terrorism and Threats to Security

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary Cooper
    This original collection examines the managerial and organizational implications of international terrorism and threats to security. When Islamic terrorists flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center on 9/11, it changed much of the world forever. The number of deaths and the financial losses resulting from the attack was unprecedented. 9/11 highlighted how risky life in organizations had become. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  10. Contracts and Trust in Alliances

    Contracts and Trust in Alliances

    Paul W.L. Vlaar
    Paul Vlaar contends that strategic alliances and other forms of cooperation, such as buyer–supplier relationships, joint ventures and offshoring initiatives, increasingly stand at the basis of competitive advantage. Although contracts and trust play a crucial role in such relationships, prior studies on both governance solutions are generally confined to single theories, paradigms and viewpoints. Drawing on an in-depth case study, survey data and conceptual developments, the author advances a more integrative framework. He probes issues such as: • the tension between the need and the ability to contract • trust and contracts as co-evolving and self-reinforcing phenomena • contractual functions other than coordination and control • dialectical tensions stemming from contract application • standardization of contracting practices. By exploring these topics, the book offers novel perspectives on the role of trust in interorganizational relationships, shifting our attention and creation to the discovery of value by collaborating partners. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. Growing the Virtual Workplace

    Growing the Virtual Workplace

    Alain Verbeke, Robert Schulz, Nathan Greidanus, Laura Hambley
    Unique features of the book include an integrative framework for increasing telework adoption; practical tips – specific to each stakeholder – on how best to implement and measure telework; and an analysis of original survey data exploring the virtual workplace adoption decision. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee
    This challenging and somewhat controversial book provides a critical perspective on contemporary discourses of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee questions the win-win assumptions of CSR and identifies the limits of the good that corporations can do, illustrating that the ability of firms to enhance social welfare is constrained by their current form and purpose; that of a shareholder value maximizing entity. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  13. Adaptation or Expiration in Family Firms

    Adaptation or Expiration in Family Firms

    Andrés Hatum
    Andrés Hatum explores determinants of organizational flexibility in this examination of four family-owned companies, two flexible and two less flexible, from the edible oil and pharmaceutical industries. By means of an innovative analysis – including longitudinal analysis, coding analysis, statistical analysis and the use of original display charts – he illustrates the determinants of flexibility and sheds light on the process of transformation and adaptation of family firms, an area that has not yet been the subject of extensive empirical inquiry. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács, Alan Lyles
    The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical community. This book is not about obesity as a medical condition, nor does it offer a wide-ranging discussion on the health effects of obesity or the role of the ‘right’ diet. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  15. Measuring Organizational Performance

    Measuring Organizational Performance

    Robert B. Carton, Charles W. Hofer
    There is great discussion but little consensus on the best measures of organizational performance. This book redresses this imbalance. Measuring Organizational Performance offers a framework with which to better understand the implications of selecting variables for use in both empirical studies and practice where organizational financial performance is the critical issue. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Managing Value-Based Organizations

    Managing Value-Based Organizations

    Bruce Hoag, Cary Cooper
    Managing Value-Based Organizations argues that those who fail to understand management history are destined to repeat it. Research has shown that despite the prodigious output of management books, managers still have little idea why there is so much change in the world of work or what they can do about it. Most, it seems, are still waiting for the dust to settle, expecting instead that in the near future they will be able to go back to doing things the way they have always done them. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  17. Empowerment and Innovation

    Empowerment and Innovation

    Martin Beirne
    Calling upon a wealth of research material, this book relates the various debates behind employee empowerment to a broad range of practical scenarios, charting opportunities as well as constraints and drawing insights from a rich combination of settings and sources across industry, commerce and the public sector. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Managing Emotions in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Managing Emotions in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Verena Kusstatscher, Cary Cooper
    This fascinating book explains how managerial behaviour and communication styles influence the emotions of employees and affect their readiness to contribute to a successful post-merger integration. It combines emotion theories from other disciplines with recent M&A findings, and offers practical implications through illustrative case studies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Organizational Innovations and Economic Growth

    Organizational Innovations and Economic Growth

    Elias Sanidas
    Analysing the USA and Japan from the late 19th century to the present day, the book provides an accessible synthesis of economics, management and econometrics to calculate the impact of various organizational innovations on economic growth. The author concludes that organizational innovations make essential contributions to sustained economic growth and that this should be reflected in economic policy both at the firm and the national level. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  20. Supporting Women’s Career Advancement

    Supporting Women’s Career Advancement

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Mary C. Mattis
    This book documents the progress that managerial and professional women have made in advancing their careers, and the challenges and opportunities that remain. In the context of increasing numbers of women entering the workplace and indeed pursuing professional and managerial careers, it examines why so few women occupy the top positions in corporations. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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