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  1. Research Handbook on Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise

    Research Handbook on Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise

    Edited by Tim Mazzarol, Sophie Reboud, Elena Mamouni Limnios, Delwyn Clark
    Co-operatives are found in all industry sectors and almost all countries around the world. However, despite their significant economic and social contributions, the academic literature has largely ignored these important businesses. This book is a detailed examination of the co-operative enterprise business model and the factors that help to enhance its sustainability and resilience, as well as those forces that lead to its destruction. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. Handbook of Management and Creativity

    Handbook of Management and Creativity

    Edited by Chris Bilton, Stephen Cummings
    This Handbook draws on current research and case studies to consider how managers can become more creative across four aspects of their business: innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and organisation – and does so in an accessible, engaging and user-friendly format. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. The Economics of Motivation and Organization

    The Economics of Motivation and Organization

    Peter-J. Jost
    In this unique book, Peter-J. Jost provides a comprehensive economic-psychological approach for successfully managing employees. Based on the analysis of the employee’s individual work behavior, he illustrates that instead of treating employees as input elements of production, and managing and controlling their work, organizations need to motivate their employees to act in the interest of the firm and in accordance with its goals. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  4. Business History

    Business History

    Edited by Walter A. Friedman, Geoffrey Jones
    This important book assembles formative articles that demonstrate how business history emerged as a discipline from the interwar years until the present day. The essays, drawn from authors in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, document the remarkable intellectual achievements of the field, as well as exploring the challenges it faced securing a wider impact on other disciplines. The editors provide a wide-ranging and original introduction. The book will appeal to both social scientists and historians interested to learn how the field of business history was shaped. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 387.00   Web: $ 348.30
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  5. Managing in Dynamic Business Environments

    Managing in Dynamic Business Environments

    Edited by Katarina Kaarbøe, Paul N. Gooderham, Hanne Nørreklit
    This timely and innovative book focuses on budgeting control and ongoing Beyond Budgeting trends and its consequences for the organization. Ensuring an optimal balance between individual autonomy and management control is a critical challenge for organizations operating in dynamic business environments. Too much of the former leads to chaos, and too much of the latter guarantees rigidity. This book explores the tensions that arise in seeking the best possible balance between these two dimensions. Resolving these tensions is a critical challenge for achieving competitiveness. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Business Models for Sustainability

    Business Models for Sustainability

    Peter E. Wells
    With increasing awareness that innovative technology alone is insufficient to make sustainable lifestyles a reality, this book brings into sharp focus the need to create radical new business models. This insightful book provides a theoretically grounded but also realistic account of how the design of business models can be a critical component in the overall transition to sustainability, and one that transcends the usual focus on innovative technology. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  7. Sport Management

    Sport Management

    Edited by George B. Cunningham
    Sport Management provides an insightful overview of the sport management discipline. The collection includes influential articles and chapters from leading scholars in the field, covering a wide array of issues. In adopting a multilevel approach, this volume explores this topical field and addresses sport management issues at the societal, organisational, and individual level. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 324.00   Web: $ 291.60
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  8. How Can HR Drive Growth?

    How Can HR Drive Growth?

    Edited by George Saridakis, Cary Cooper
    The ten up-to date research reviews that are presented in this book provide new insights into the HR academic literature. The chapters provide clear lessons that can be learnt from, along with strategies, approaches and processes in which HR could be used by both practitioners and policy makers to drive growth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. Free to Fail

    Free to Fail

    Hugh van der Mandele, Arjen C. van Witteloostuijn
    This challenging book tackles one of the most fundamental questions in economics: Why are commercial organizations more efficient than organizations in the public domain? Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  10. International Management

    International Management

    Paul N. Gooderham, Birgitte Grøgaard, Odd Nordhaug
    This timely and accessible MBA textbook explores the challenges faced by today’s multinational corporations. What is the optimal balance between local responsiveness and global integration? How can a common culture be developed in the face of profound cultural differences? What employment policies are legitimate in a world of differing standards? Through a combination of well-researched theory and illustrative case studies, International Management creates a platform for informed and lively debate on these, and many other issues. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  11. Software Ecosystems

    Software Ecosystems

    Edited by Slinger Jansen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Michael Cusumano
    This book describes the state-of-the-art of software ecosystems. It constitutes a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the implications for management, governance, and control of software ecosystems. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  12. The Psychology of the Recession on the Workplace

    The Psychology of the Recession on the Workplace

    Edited by Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou, Cary Cooper
    An economic recession can affect the aggregate well-being of a population. This highly regarded and timely book shows a significant increase in the mean levels of distress and dissatisfaction in the work place in recent years. In particular, increasing job demands, intrinsic job insecurity and increasingly inadequate salaries make substantial contributions to psychological distress, family conflict and related behaviors. The contributors reveal that the recession has fundamentally altered the way employees view their work and leaders. With employers and employees still facing a continued period of uncertainty, a severe impact on employment relations is a continuing reality. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  13. Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

    Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

    Edited by Kosmas X. Smyrnios, Panikkos Z. Poutziouris, Sanjay Goel
    During the previous decade, the multi-disciplinary field of family business has advanced significantly in terms of advances in theory, development of sophisticated empirical instruments, systematic measurement of family business activity, use of alternative research methodologies and deployment of robust tools of analysis. This second edition of the Handbook of Research on Family Business presents important research and conceptual developments across a broad range of topics. The contributors – notable researchers in the field – explore the frontiers of knowledge in family business entrepreneurship and stimulate critical thinking, enriching the repository of theoretical frameworks and methodologies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 332.00   Web: $ 298.80
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  14. The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution

    The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution

    John Child, Kenneth K.-T. Tse, Suzana B. Rodrigues
    Offering insights of unusual richness, this book examines one of the world’s most important business environments to determine the way that organizations can develop through interaction with their environments. It fills a gap in our understanding of the evolution of the Chinese business environment and throws light on the theory of co-evolution in order to inspire management practice. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. New Perspectives on Firm Growth

    New Perspectives on Firm Growth

    Per Davidsson, Johan Wiklund
    This insightful volume presents a collection of innovative works by two of the leading researchers of firm growth. The studies extend previous research by providing stronger theoretical underpinnings and using longitudinal databases that can separate in time the firms’ growth from its presumed causes. They also break new ground by examining different modes of growth, such as sales growth vs. employment growth, and organic growth vs. acquisition-based expansion. Further, the studies investigate the drivers of firm growth and take a critical look at the effects, such as under what circumstances high growth is associated with high profitability. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  16. Sustainable Business

    Sustainable Business

    Edited by Geoffrey Wells
    Recent surveys of international CEOs confirm that companies increasingly see sustainability as critical to their business strategy. The rigorous academic framework for the field of sustainable business required to respond to this need is now emerging. This book presents important new work in the theory of the sustainable firm, in the application of sustainability principles to key management disciplines, in sustainable business in practice, and in the international challenges that are critical to sustainability demands. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  17. Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation

    Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation

    Edited by Tyrone S. Pitsis, Ace Simpson, Erlend Dehlin
    The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation places humans, their acts, practices, processes and fantasies at the core of innovation. Bringing together some of the world’s leading thinkers, academics and professionals, both established and emerging, this multidisciplinary book provides a comprehensive picture of the vibrant and engaging field of organizational and managerial innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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  18. Strategy, Innovation and the Theory of the Firm

    Strategy, Innovation and the Theory of the Firm

    David J. Teece
    David Teece is one of the leading thinkers on issues of strategic management, particularly the importance of dynamic capabilities for organizations in industries undergoing change. This collection of his papers explores ideas of both theoretical and practical significance. Topics addressed include the development and elaboration of the dynamic capabilities framework, with an emphasis on the orchestration of resources both inside and outside the firm to capture value. Another area of focus is the theoretical and conceptual understanding of the essence of the firm. In an era of global specialization, mainstream theories about contracts and production functions fall short of the reality that managers confront every day. David Teece’s understanding of these realities is well reflected and clearly articulated in this book. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  19. Handbook of Research on Mergers and Acquisitions

    Handbook of Research on Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Yaakov Weber
    For the last four decades, researchers in various disciplines have been trying to explain the enduring paradox of the growing activity and volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) versus the high failure rate of M&A. This Handbook will stimulate scholars to focus on new research directions. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 201.00   Web: $ 180.90
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  20. Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by J. Harold Mulherin
    This significant collection of articles comprises seminal works in recent empirical research on mergers and acquisitions. The papers provide a detailed analysis of fundamental questions such as the sources of gains in mergers and acquisitions, the role of activists in the takeover process, the existence of merger waves, the relevance of auction models in corporate takeovers and the measurement of bidder returns. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 428.00   Web: $ 385.20
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