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In the Shadow of Adam Smith

Founders of Scottish economics 1700-1900

Using a large number of Scottish writers the themes of are all discussed. The distinctive Scottish contribution to the clash between natural liberty and...

"...Using a large number of Scottish writers the themes of are all discussed. The distinctive Scottish contribution to the clash between natural liberty and.... Using a large number of Scottish writers the themes of are all discussed. The distinctive Scottish contribution to the clash between natural liberty and socialist ideas is set out.. ..."

Donald Rutherford

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Operations Management

Operations Management is an ideal text for courses requiring an in-depth yet accessible guide to operations management. This edition has been fully updated to...

By Terry Hill and Alex Hill

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Human Resource Management in a Global Context

A Critical Approach

A global, contemporary and critical view of human resource management. Using international examples and case studies, this text covers the basic principles of...

"...A global, contemporary and critical view of human resource management. Using international examples and case studies, this text covers the basic principles of.... A global, contemporary and critical view of human resource management. Using international examples and case studies, this text covers the basic principles of HRM, whilst exposing students to real world issues facing managers on a daily basis. This text is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand and engage critically with..."

By Robin Kramar and Jawad Syed

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Communication Across Cultures

This new textbook explores communication in international management, Communication Across Cultures provides a comprehensive overview of the field,...

"...This new textbook explores communication in international management, Communication Across Cultures provides a comprehensive overview of the field,.... This new textbook explores communication in international management,  Communication Across Cultures provides a comprehensive overview of the field, summarizing the key theoretical perspectives and introducing students to the multi-cultural "big picture" in which global business operates. Experts provide a wealth of cases and other learning and ..."

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Essential Quantitative Methods

For Business, Management and Finance

Quantitative techniques are fundamental to the correct interpretation of commercial reality, and can aid practical business decision making and problem...

Les Oakshott

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A Course in Behavioral Economics is a concise and reader-friendly introduction to one of the most influential areas of economics today. Covering all core areas...

"...A Course in Behavioral Economics is a concise and reader-friendly introduction to one of the most influential areas of economics today. Covering all core areas.... A Course in Behavioral Economics is a concise and reader-friendly introduction to one of the most influential areas of economics today. Covering all core areas of the subject, the book requires no advanced mathematics and is full of examples, exercises, and problems drawn from the fields of economics, management, marketing, political..."

Erik Angner Erik Angner

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An Introduction to Behavioral Economics offers a comprehensive, rigorous, and up-to-date introduction to what is one of the most rapidly advancing areas in...

By Nick Wilkinson and Matthias Klaes

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Human Resource Management

Theory and Practice

This established text provides comprehensive coverage of HRM theory supported by high quality cases. This edition has been thoroughly updated to make it...

"...This established text provides comprehensive coverage of HRM theory supported by high quality cases. This edition has been thoroughly updated to make it.... This established text provides comprehensive coverage of HRM theory supported by high quality cases. This edition has been thoroughly updated to make it accessible and engaging for undergraduate and postgraduate students. New features include interviews with real-life HR gurus, a focus on the global implications of HR and ESL student suppor..."

By John Bratton and Jeff Gold

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Are Bad Jobs Inevitable?

Trends, Determinants and Responses to Job Quality in the Twenty-First Century

Job quality matters. It contributes to economic competitiveness, social cohesion and personal well-being. Focusing on "bad jobs", this book outlines debates,...

By Chris Warhurst, Françoise Carré, Patricia Findlay and Chris Tilly

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Retail Work

In Retail Work internationally renowned experts assess the role of retail work in modern industrial economies . Chapters are arranged thematically to capture...

"...In Retail Work internationally renowned experts assess the role of retail work in modern industrial economies . Chapters are arranged thematically to capture.... In Retail Work internationally renowned experts assess the role of retail work in modern industrial economies . Chapters are arranged thematically to capture four aspects of retail work: the nature of work and the shop floor; work across the supply chain and the wider productive system; the skills used in retailing; and workers as a co..."

By Irena Grugulis and Ödül Bozkurt

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Examines intercultural communication in the workplace. Firmly grounded in theory, it offers practical suggestions on how people can develop cultural awareness...

Maureen Guirdham

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Governance and Social Responsibility

International Perspectives

Recent corporate failures have attracted the attention of managers, governments and the general public to the role of governance and social responsibility....

By David Crowther and Güler Aras

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Corporate Governance

Theory and Practice

This book presents an international treatment of corporate governance, supported by relevant regulation and case studies. Ideal for undergraduate and...

"...This book presents an international treatment of corporate governance, supported by relevant regulation and case studies. Ideal for undergraduate and.... This book presents an international treatment of corporate governance, supported by relevant regulation and case studies. Ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of business, management, finance, accountancy and law.. ..."

Carol Padgett

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 Many of the project management methods and techniques of the past are still being used today, even though the technology, management and environment have...

Bennet P. Lientz

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PR Today

The Authoritative Guide to Public Relations

A comprehensive textbook, from an established and high profile author team, which offers full coverage of PR theory and strategies, but also gives very...

By Trevor Morris and Simon Goldsworthy

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances

Understanding the Process

This book tackles the strategic, financial and procedural aspects of planning and executing mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances. It also explores the...

By Emanuel Gomes, Yaakov Weber, Shlomo Yedidia Tarba and Chris Brown

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Human Resource Development

Foundations, Process, Context

Who succeeds and why? Individuals and organizations turn potential into performance through human resource development (HRD). Fully revised and updated, the...

"...Who succeeds and why? Individuals and organizations turn potential into performance through human resource development (HRD). Fully revised and updated, the.... Who succeeds and why? Individuals and organizations turn potential into performance through human resource development (HRD). Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Human Resource Development provides a thorough introduction to the processes, practices and perspectives of HRD. New to this edition: Improved international coverag..."

Stephen Gibb

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Strategic International Marketing

An Advanced Perspective

Strategic International Marketingaims to be the reference text of choice for readers seeking an international perspective for planning and organizing product...

"...Strategic International Marketingaims to be the reference text of choice for readers seeking an international perspective for planning and organizing product.... Strategic International Marketingaims to be the reference text of choice for readers seeking an international perspective for planning and organizing product or service management in global markets. It offers the most recent ideas, trendsand original research in the theory andpractice of global marketing strategy and tactics in an easy..."

By T C Melewar and Suraksha Gupta

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Perspectives in Entrepreneurship

A Critical Approach

This text seeks to explain the emergence and development of entrepreneurship and to make students aware of different perspectives taken within the discipline....

"...This text seeks to explain the emergence and development of entrepreneurship and to make students aware of different perspectives taken within the discipline..... This text seeks to explain the emergence and development of entrepreneurship and to make students aware of different perspectives taken within the discipline. It is critical in its approach, expounding the view that contrasting positions can be taken in considering certain instances, and aiming to add to the academic body of knowledge..."

By Kevin Mole and Monder Ram

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Business Strategy

An Introduction

Business Strategy: An Introduction is an accessible textbook providing a straightforward and comprehensive guide to strategic management for undergraduate...

"...Business Strategy: An Introduction is an accessible textbook providing a straightforward and comprehensive guide to strategic management for undergraduate.... Business Strategy: An Introduction is an accessible textbook providing a straightforward and comprehensive guide to strategic management for undergraduate students of business and management. It presents complex issues and concepts in a clear and concise manner and is a definitive guide for those new to the subject.. ..."

By David Campbell, David Edgar and George Stonehouse

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The Global Business Environment

Meeting the Challenges

This book offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the business environment, covering the economic, political, social, legal, cultural, technological...

Janet Morrison

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Decision Making

A Behavioral Economic Approach

First textbook to survey human decision making mainly from an economic perspective. It offers a systematic and concise overview of the field and an in-depth,...

"...First textbook to survey human decision making mainly from an economic perspective. It offers a systematic and concise overview of the field and an in-depth,.... First textbook to survey human decision making mainly from an economic perspective. It offers a systematic and concise overview of the field and an in-depth, critical summary of some of the major debates between psychologists and economists and the resulting models, empirical findings and real-life applications.. ..."

Michal Skorepa

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Essential Operations Management

From two highly respected authors in the field, Essential Operations Management provides a concise, student-friendly overview of operations management,...

By Terry Hill and Alex Hill

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The Microeconomics of Risk and Information covers the principal areas in the field, including risk aversion, simple portfolio theory, precautionary savings,...

Richard Watt

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