Books in category Business & Economics – Industrial Management

  • Quality Standards Value Chains and International Development

    Quality Standards, Value Chains, and International Development
    Johan Swinnen, Koen Deconinck, Thijs Vandemoortele, Anneleen Vandeplas

    This book offers the first integrated theoretical analysis of the economic and political factors which determine the level of quality standards, as well as their economic effects along the value chain.

  • Pharmaceutical Innovation

    Pharmaceutical Innovation
    Frank A. Sloan, Chee-Ruey Hsieh

    The lessons are applicable to countries all over the world, at all levels of economic development. By discussing existing evidence this book proposes incentive arrangements to accomplish social objectives.

  • Making Meetings Work

    Making Meetings Work
    John E Tropman

    A best-seller in its first edition, Making Meetings Work Even Better: Achieving High Quality Group Decisions, Second Edition covers everything you need to know about organizing engaging meetings, including preparing agendas, controlling …

  • Advances in Business and Management Forecasting

    Advances in Business and Management Forecasting
    Kenneth D. Lawrence, Michael D. Geurts

    The objective of this research annual is to present state-of-the-art studies in the application of forecasting methodologies to such areas as sales, marketing, and strategic decision making. (An accurate, robust forecast is critical to …

  • Work Employment and Transition

    Work, Employment and Transition
    Al Rainnie, Adrian Smith, Adam Swain

    Since the late 1980s the experiences of work and employment in the former communist world have been profoundly transformed.

  • Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector
    Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer

    The papers in the book were selected from the papers presented at the 11th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics, Toledo, Spain, June 4-7, 2003.

  • Build Borrow or Buy

    Build, Borrow, or Buy
    Laurence Capron, Will Mitchell

    Written for large multinationals and emerging firms alike, Build, Borrow, or Buy will help solve a perennial question and will guide you through change while priming your organization for optimal growth.

  • Supply Chain Coordination under Uncertainty

    Supply Chain Coordination under Uncertainty
    Tsan-Ming Choi, T.C. Edwin Cheng

    This handbook provides new empirical and analytical results with precious insights, which will not only help supply chain agents to understand more about the latest measures for supply chain coordination under uncertainty, but also help …

  • Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century

    Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century
    Jatinder N. D. Gupta, Sushil Kumar Sharma

    Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century is a comprehensive compilation of the state of the art vision and thought processes needed to design and manage globally competitive business organizations."–BOOK JACKET.

  • Producer Dynamics

    Producer Dynamics
    Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, Mark J. Roberts

    This innovative volume brings together a group of renowned economists to probe topics such as firm dynamics across countries; patterns of employment dynamics; firm dynamics in nonmanufacturing industries such as retail, health services, and …

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