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  1. Managing the Contemporary Multinational

    Managing the Contemporary Multinational

    Edited by Ulf Andersson, Ulf Holm
    Managing the Contemporary Multinational explores the role of headquarters in different structures of multinational firms and shows how this role is affected by the complexity of contemporary research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  2. Platforms, Markets and Innovation

    Platforms, Markets and Innovation

    Edited by Annabelle Gawer
    Annabelle Gawer presents cutting-edge contributions from 24 top international scholars from 19 universities across Europe, the USA and Asia, from the disciplines of strategy, economics, innovation, organization studies and knowledge management. The novel insights assembled in this volume constitute a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the nature of platforms and the implications they hold for the evolution of industrial innovation. The book provides an overview of platforms and discusses governance, management, design and knowledge issues. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  3. Creating Ecological Value

    Creating Ecological Value

    Frank Boons
    Firms adopt a wide variety of ecological strategies, ranging from the development of innovative products with reduced environmental impact to lobbying against governmental attempts to set standards for the way in which firms deal with the natural environment. This book explores this variety and is the first to provide a coherent evolutionary approach to the ecological strategies of firms. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 39.00   Web: $ 31.20
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  4. 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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  5. The Business of Solutions

    The Business of Solutions

    Federica Ceci
    This book systematically explores the integrated solutions business model. The path towards the provision of integrated solutions poses a number of challenges for manufacturers in terms of capabilities development and configuration: firms that offer integrated solutions must shift from manufacturing to service capabilities, as they are required to provide services previously carried out by business users. Federica Ceci delves deeply into the nature, dimensions, and dynamics of this new business model, deploying research and analytical techniques from a variety of disciplines including the theory of the firm, operations management, strategic management, and innovation studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. Creating Value through Innovation

    Creating Value through Innovation

    Angelo Dringoli
    In open and dynamic markets, only innovation can give a firm a competitive advantage and with it the superior cash flows that generate value. Using analytical models, this timely book analyses the conditions under which innovation strategy can create and maintain value, based on different environmental dynamics. Quantitative models are used to determine the value of innovation strategies in highly dynamic and competitive industries. These clearly reveal the economic variables and relations upon which the strategy depends, and the conditions for creating sustainable value within the firm. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Mitsuru Kodama
    In Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms, Mitsuru Kodama explores corporate strategic management in an information and communication technology (ICT) environment. Bridging theory and practice and providing international scope, the author seeks to make transparent the mechanisms behind the processes that generate product and service innovation in ICT industries, such as search and advertising (Yahoo, Google), music distribution (Apple iPod) and gaming (Sony Playstation, Nintendo DS). He develops new business models based on ‘boundary innovation’ management and explains the innovation networks formed via three types of knowledge innovator – platform, process, and content. These knowledge innovators play an important role in merging different technologies (including ICT) and business models to develop new business value chains and new industries that span various industrial fields. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Handbook of Research on Strategy and Foresight

    Handbook of Research on Strategy and Foresight

    Edited by Laura Anna Costanzo, Robert Bradley MacKay
    Drawing together a collection of 29 original chapters, the Handbook makes an invaluable contribution to theory and practice by stimulating disciplined, rigorous and imaginative enquiry into the relationship between strategy and foresight. Leading scholars in the field of strategic management are brought together to offer innovative and multi-disciplinary perspectives on the past, present and future of strategy formation and foresight. In so doing, they challenge research in four key areas: strategy and foresight processes; strategy innovation for the future; understanding the future; and strategically responding to the future. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 295.00   Web: $ 265.50
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 87.00   Web: $ 69.60
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  9. 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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  10. Management and Innovation in the Media Industry

    Management and Innovation in the Media Industry

    Edited by Cinzia Dal Zotto, Hans van Kranenburg
    This comprehensive book covers relevant issues on how media companies are currently embracing innovation, the levels at which they are doing so, and how innovation can help media companies to meet their development needs in the future. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    Based upon the very latest data available, the underlying premise of the book is that mobile telecommunications is such a fast-moving sector that operators are obliged to alter their international strategies as circumstances unravel without necessarily having a long-term master plan, and hence that opportunism is a hallmark of operators’ international strategies. This state-of-the-art overview of the internationalisation of mobile telecommunications will prove essential reading for academics and practitioners with a vested interest in technology, telecommunications and strategic management. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Entrepreneurial Growth in Industrial Districts

    Entrepreneurial Growth in Industrial Districts

    Fernando G. Alberti, Salvatore Sciascia, Carmine Tripodi, Federico Visconti
    Entrepreneurial Growth in Industrial Districts illustrates that Industrial Districts (ID) have dramatically changed over the past three decades; the Marshallian notion of a cluster of small firms has been vastly transformed by the emergence of rapidly growing firms. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Organisational Transformation in the Russian Oil Industry

    Organisational Transformation in the Russian Oil Industry

    Sarah Dixon
    Four longitudinal case studies of Russian oil companies are drawn upon to explain the process of organisational transformation. The book highlights how and why this process differs between companies within the same industry, explores the complexity of the change process and discusses the importance of the top management team. The links between organisational learning, dynamic capabilities and the implementation of change are analysed. An interesting insight into the constraints and enablers of organisational change is also provided. The framework developed from this study can be successfully applied to other organisations wishing to bring about organisational change. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Restructuring Work and Employment in Europe

    Restructuring Work and Employment in Europe

    Edited by Bernard Gazier, Frédéric Bruggeman
    This detailed, comprehensive study on downsizing in Europe is underpinned by cross-national, interdisciplinary empirical research on restructuring management in five European countries: Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. It contains systematic national comparative overviews, and transversal analyses of more than 30 in-depth case studies, taking into account a broad range of perspectives across professional human resources managers, unions’ representatives, local and national civil servants, social workers and physicians. The authors examine strategic choices and practices in national and local contexts, showing that the practice of restructuring is not as heterogeneous as many previous studies have indicated or predicted. Systematic policy proposals for better economic and social management of restructuring are also prescribed. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Strategic Conflict Management

    Strategic Conflict Management

    Peter-J Jost, Utz Weitzel
    Whenever a group of individuals comes together and interact in order to reach a common goal, differing individual preferences can lead to conflict. This book focuses on the management of these internal conflicts within business organizations. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. A New Generation in International Strategic Management

    A New Generation in International Strategic Management

    Edited by Stephen Tallman
    This book comprises eighteen cutting edge chapters by emerging scholars in international strategy, offering a variety of fresh perspectives on critical issues that the field will face in the near future. These young scholars have unique and innovative thoughts about international strategy, which are well ahead of the mainstream of international business academics. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  19. The Economic Analysis of Universities

    The Economic Analysis of Universities

    Susanne Warning
    This book provides a theoretical and empirical analysis of strategic positioning of public universities. The concept of strategic groups from management theory and a formal equilibrium model of differentiation under strategic interaction are developed to explain heterogeneity and the role of teaching and research quality as the two main strategic variables of universities. Using data for German publicly funded universities, the empirical tests apply Data Envelopment Analysis and econometric methods. The results offer important insights for all countries where publicly funded universities play a role. Recent shifts towards more competitive university systems further increase the relevance of this book. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. The Digital Business Ecosystem

    The Digital Business Ecosystem

    Edited by Angelo Corallo, Giuseppina Passiante, Andrea Prencipe
    By bringing together elements of a radical new approach to the firm based on a biological metaphor of the ecosystem, this unique book extends the limits of existing theories traditionally used to investigate business networks. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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