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  1. Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context

    Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad
    Is corporate social responsibility (CSR) a universal idea? Is the same exact definition of CSR relevant for any organization, regardless of context? Or would such a definition need to be adapted to fit different types of organizations, in different cultures, industries and sectors? This book discusses how CSR preferably should be practiced in various generalized contexts. Experts share their knowledge on whether a broad definition of CSR can be practiced as is or if it first has to undergo changes, in as various generalized contexts as Buddhist and Islamic organizations, developing countries, the food processing industry, the shipping industry, and the pharmaceutical industry. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  2. Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East

    Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East

    Edited by Pawan S. Budhwar, Kamel Mellahi
    This Handbook provides evidence-based information to the reader regarding the dynamics of HRM in this important region. The book is developed into three parts – contextual and functional issues such as societal and cultural perspectives, performance management and talent management; country-specific HRM covering the GCC, Levant and North African nations; and emerging themes such as HR issues related to domestic workers, labour localisation, expatriate management, CSR, Wasta, foreign and public sector firms. Covered under 23 chapters, the systematic analysis highlights the main forces determining HRM systems in the region. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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    November 2017   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  3. Women’s Entrepreneurship in Global and Local Contexts

    Women’s Entrepreneurship in Global and Local Contexts

    Edited by Cristina Díaz-García, Candida G. Brush, Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Friederike Welter
    Written by leading scholars from a wide range of countries, this book advances the understanding of women's entrepreneurship by drawing attention to the contexts in which they operate. With its impact on gendered institutions and gendered social forces, it will be of interest for researchers, faculty and students as well as policy-makers and practitioners. It is the fifth in the series of books produced in partnership with the Diana International Research Network. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  4. Decision Making in Entrepreneurship

    Decision Making in Entrepreneurship

    Dean A. Shepherd
    In this volume, Dean Shepherd focuses on the varying topics of entrepreneurship unified through conjoint analysis. Although the topic of entrepreneurial decision making is broad, in doing so, he reveals the mechanisms that come into play during the entrepreneurial decision-making process. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. Politics, Ethics and Change

    Politics, Ethics and Change

    Edited by George R. Goethals, Douglas Bradburn
    The impact of James MacGregor Burns’ writings on our understanding of moral and lasting change is explored through essays focussing on transforming leadership in contexts such as the founding of the American nation and presidential leadership throughout US history. Burns’s most influential concepts are explained, critiqued and expanded and then applied in political, business and institutional domains. The volume demonstrates how Burns’s analyses illuminate the nature of social change and transformation, the subtleties of the relationship between leaders and followers, and how together both can realize enduring human values using power resources that arouse and satisfy deep human motives. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Handbook of Employee Commitment

    Handbook of Employee Commitment

    Edited by John P. Meyer
    A high level of employee commitment holds particular value for organizations owing to its impact on organizational effectiveness and employee well-being. This Handbook provides an up-to-date review of theory and research pertaining to employee commitment in the workplace, outlining its value for both employers and employees and identifying key factors in its development, maintenance or decline. Including chapters from leading theorists and researchers from around the world, this Handbook presents cumulated and cutting-edge research exploring what commitment is, the different forms it can take, and how it is distinct from related concepts such as employee engagement, work motivation, embeddedness, the psychological contract, and organizational identification. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  7. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy – 2016

    Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy – 2016

    Edited by Michael H. Morris, Eric Liguori
    The second edition of Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy provides entirely new insights into a number of the leading issues surrounding the teaching of entrepreneurship and the building of entrepreneurship programs. Prepared under the auspices of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), this book features fifteen scholarly perspectives on a range of entrepreneurship education issues. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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    November 2017   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  8. Urban Strategies for Culture-Driven Growth

    Urban Strategies for Culture-Driven Growth

    Nils Wåhlin, Maria Kapsali, Malin H. Näsholm, Tomas Blomquist
    Over the past three decades, the European Capital of Culture has grown into one of the most ambitious cultural programs in the world. Through the promotion of cultural diversity across the continent, the program fosters mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue among citizens, thereby increasing their sense of belonging to a community. This insightful book outlines potential avenues through which culture and creativity can raise the imaginative capability of citizens and harness opportunities tied to what the book calls ‘culture-driven growth’. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  9. Marketing Rural Tourism

    Marketing Rural Tourism

    Gunjan Saxena
    Gunjan Saxena seeks to encourage a fuller understanding of rural tourism marketing by uncovering the lived experiences and enterprise of different actor groups as they respond to the impact of tourism on their communities and cultural identities. In so doing, the author makes a key contribution to the wider marketing discourse that circulates around place marketing and rural destinations. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  10. Entrepreneurship, Universities & Resources

    Entrepreneurship, Universities & Resources

    Edited by Ulla Hytti, Robert Blackburn, Denise Fletcher, Friederike Welter
    The role of resources is pivotal in entrepreneurship for the success of new and small ventures, though most face resource constraints. The book offers multiple perspectives on analysing and understanding the importance of resources in entrepreneurship development. Approaching the subject with both a practice-theory and research-based approach, the contributors analyse topics such as processes and structures in social entrepreneuring; entrepreneurship and equity in crowdfunding; and forming alliances with large firms to overcome resource constraints. The contributors provide evidence, for example, on how business angels can contribute more than finance to small ventures and how the flexibility of resources is important in internationalisation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Handbook of Research on Business Angels

    Handbook of Research on Business Angels

    Edited by Hans Landström, Colin Mason
    This book synthesizes 30 years of research on business angels by charting the significant role they play in the financing of entrepreneurial businesses in both developed and emerging economies. The expert group of contributors examine business angels themselves, the evolution of the market and the role of public policy in influencing angel investment. Finally, the editors provide an agenda for future research on business angels. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  12. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management

    Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management

    Edited by Alain Klarsfeld, Eddy S. Ng, Lize A.E. Booysen, Liza Castro Christiansen, Bård Kuvaas
    This Research Handbook offers, for the first time, a comparative approach to current diversity management concerns facing nations. Spanning 19 countries and across Africa, it covers age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, national origin and the intersection of various dimensions of diversity. The multicultural and multi-country teams of contributors, leading scholars in their own countries, examine how the various actors react, adopt and manage the different dimensions of diversity, from a multitude of approaches, from national to sectoral and from tribes to trade unions, but always with a comparative, multi-country perspective. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  13. Business and Government

    Business and Government

    Edited by David Coen, Wyn Grant
    This comprehensive volume brings together the key articles on relations between business and government from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. The editors have selected works that explore the themes of business and the state, organizing the firm for political action, managing government affairs, lobbying models, business governance and regulation, comparative business– political systems and internationalization and transnational business regulation. With an original introduction by the editors, this volume is an essential resource for scholars, students and policy makers interested in political science, business studies and economics. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  14. The Social Enterprise Zoo

    The Social Enterprise Zoo

    Edited by Dennis R. Young, Elizabeth A.M. Searing, Cassady V. Brewer
    The Social Enterprise Zoo employs the metaphor of the zoo to gain a more comprehensive understanding of social enterprise – especially the diversity of its forms; the various ways it is organized in different socio-political environments; how different forms of enterprise behave, interact, and thrive; and what lessons can be drawn for the future development and study of organizations that seek to balance social or environmental impact with economic success. Recommended for students, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and managers of social purpose organizations. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  15. Merger and Acquisition Strategies

    Merger and Acquisition Strategies

    Angelo Dringoli
    The decision to carry out a merger or acquisition is certainly a risky one, not least because of the number of variables influencing the final outcome. It is also a decision frequently based on the wrong objectives and an incorrect evaluation process. With this in mind, this important new book offers solutions for reducing the high percentage of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) that fail. It adopts a normative approach, using theoretical analysis to show what managers could and should do to increase shareholders’ value through successful M&A strategies. It also explores the conditions that are suitable for favouring a certain type of M&A (horizontal, vertical or diversified) over the others. In conclusion, the book presents case studies of successful M&A strategies providing a link between theory and practice. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. Reputation Risk and Globalisation

    Reputation Risk and Globalisation

    Terry O’Callaghan
    Recently, multinational corporations have begun to reinvent themselves as socially responsible actors. This is largely in response to activist pressure. These activists have perceptively understood the link between corporate success and corporate behaviour. Corporate self-regulation has emerged as an important mechanism to counter this activist pressure. The author argues that corporations have a capacity for self-regulation because their reputation is critical to their success. As such, reputation is beginning to discipline corporate behaviour. The book first explores the link between corporate reputation, corporate behaviour and self-regulation. The author then compares and contrasts various studies of multinational corporations that have sought to self-regulate. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Political Entrepreneurship

    Political Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Charlotte Silander, Daniel Silander
    Political Entrepreneurship explores the role of political entrepreneurs in regional growth and entrepreneurial diversity. The authors define a political entrepreneur as a politician, bureaucrat or officer within the publicly funded sector who encourages entrepreneurship for growth and employment using innovative approaches. This book aims to enrich the established research on entrepreneurship with in-depth knowledge of the conditions conducive for political entrepreneurship in Sweden. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. Academic Spin-Offs and Technology Transfer in Europe

    Academic Spin-Offs and Technology Transfer in Europe

    Edited by Sven H. De Cleyn, Gunter Festel
    While the US has traditionally been successful in commercialising new technologies, Europe is confronted with an increasing dependency for fast developing technologies like biotechnology or ICT, despite having some of the best universities in the world. This book will explore the key attributes of commercialising academic knowledge, focusing on spin-offs. Bringing together the visions and best practices used by leading academics and professionals across Europe, the editors provide new and practical insights on the topic in an attempt to resolve the European paradox. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  19. Corporate Governance, The Firm and Investor Capitalism

    Corporate Governance, The Firm and Investor Capitalism

    Alexander Styhre
    The shift from managerial capitalism to investor capitalism, dominated by the finance industry and finance capital accumulation, is jointly caused by a variety of institutional, legal, political, and ideological changes, beginning with the 1970s’ downturn of the global economy. This book traces how the incorporation of businesses within the realm of the state leads to both certain benefits, characteristic of competitive capitalism, and to the emergence of new corporate governance problems emerges. Contrasting economic, legal, and managerial views of corporate governance practices in contemporary capitalism, the author examines how corporate governance has been understood and advocated differently during the New Deal era, the post-World War II economic boom, and after 1980 in the era of free market advocacy. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Research Handbook on Digital Transformations

    Research Handbook on Digital Transformations

    Edited by F. Xavier Olleros, Majlinda Zhegu
    The digital transition of our economies is now entering a phase of broad and deep societal impact. While there is one overall transition, there are many different sectoral transformations, from health and legal services to tax reports and taxi rides, as well as a rising number of transversal trends and policy issues, from widespread precarious employment and privacy concerns to market monopoly and cybercrime. They all are fertile ground for researchers, as established laws and regulations, organizational structures, business models, value networks and workflow routines are contested and displaced by newer alternatives. This Research Handbook offers a rich and interdisciplinary synthesis of some of the current thinking on the digital transformations underway. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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