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  • 7000lei 56.00 lei

    THE ULTIMATE INSIDER LOOK AT THE NEWEST TITANS OF TECH - AND WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THEIR SUCCESS

    Silicon Valley's newest billionaires are a unique and unconventional breed of entrepreneur: young, bold and taking the world by storm with their extreme speed, insatiable hunger and progressive leadership. They turn just one brilliant insight into money at a rate never before seen - creating companies that, even with no revenue, garner insane valuations.

    You Only Have to Be Right Once is the first comprehensive look at the people behind the biggest companies in tech. It behind-the-scenes examinations of billionaire tech titans including Tesla's Elon Musk, Instagram's Kevin Systrom, Airbnb's Brian Chesky and Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel - and reveals what these super-entrepreneurs say about their own success.

    Introduced, edited and updated by Forbes editor Randall Lane, this is the definitive collection of everything we can learn from these incredible game changers, and what their next moves spell for the future of business.

  • 8500lei 68.00 lei

     It's time to get paid what you're truly worth!
     Although you may not realise it, the knowledge and knowhow you have acquired in your life to date is a truly marketable asset.
     You've made valuable distinctions because of your passions and have unique empathy and understanding because of your pains. Through this book you will come to understand how other people are ready and willing to pay you money to know what you already know and to do what you can already do.
     You don't need to be qualified, certified or have letters after your name. Your qualification to do this work is your life experiences, your passion for helping others and your determination to make a difference.
     Andy Harrington has worked with Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Brian Tracy, Bob Proctor and even Former President of the United States Bill Clinton, and through this book he will show you how to find and shape the message inside of you, and importantly, in such a way that you get paid for sharing your advice.
     You will also discover how to:
    * Position yourself as an expert so you are seen as an authority.
    * Prepare your advice so it's easy for others to follow.
    * Package your knowledge into programs, workshops, and books.
    * Promote yourself intelligently so you get paid what you are really worth.
    * Perform like a professional with confidence, congruency and charisma.
     In his debut book Andy shows you how to harness your experiences and turn them into advice for others whilst becoming a person of influence, impact and inspiration.
     "You have incredible untapped potential - residing within yourself - in your own talents and abilities. This book shows you how to achieve all your goals by focusing on making a difference with what you already have."
     Brian Tracy, Brian Tracy International

  • 70.00 lei

    This book will introduce you to another, different world of auctions. For instance: the domain "business.com" has been auctioned for $7.5 million and is therefore the most expensive web address ever. But not only are the superlatives like the highest price or having the most bidders the auction highlights. The real gems are, inconspicuously at first, among the totally normal auctions. Bizarre, funny, astonishing, unexpected, shocking - just: amazing!

  • 73.00 lei

    This revised and expanded edition of the bestselling book, The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman, gives you everything you need to transform your business, your career or your working life forever. An MBA at a top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and cold, hard cash. And if you don't want to work for a consulting firm or an investment bank, the chances are it simply isn't worth it. Josh Kaufman is the rogue professor of modern business education. Feted by everyone from the business media to Seth Godin and David Allen, he's torn up the rulebook and given thousands of people worldwide the tools to teach themselves everything they need to know. The Personal MBA teaches simple mental models for every subject that's key to commercial success. From the basics of products, sales & marketing and finance to the nuances of human psychology, teamwork and creating systems, this book distils everything you need to know to take on the MBA graduates and win.

  • 75.00 lei

    The New Manager's Guide and Mentor "The Harvard Business Essentials" series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking

  • 10000lei 80.00 lei

    In business, the right behaviours matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans. And just how do we manage those situations that can provoke even the most rational among us into behaving in ways we would rather forget? Triggers confronts head-on the challenges of behaviour and change, looking at the external factors (or 'triggers') - both negative and positive - that affect our behaviours, our awareness of when we need to change, our willingness (or otherwise) to do so and our ability to see the change through. Drawing on his unparalleled experience as an international executive educator and coach, Marshall Goldsmith invites us to understand how our own beliefs and the environments in which we operate can trigger negative behaviours, or a resistance to the need to change. But he also offers up some simple, practical advice to help us navigate the negative and make the most of the triggers that will help us to sustain positive change.

  • 90.00 lei

    Some people say that creativity is about thinking outside the box, while others believe it is about being creative inside the box; but what if there is no box? More than 82 per cent of companies believe creativity directly impacts results, yet few of us understand how it comes about or how to put it into practice. If we could identify and remove the 'box' around our thinking, we could unlock unlimited streams of creativity for professional and business success. The Creative Thinking Handbook offers an integrated system of personalised insights, along with clear, practical tools and strategies - including the tried-and-trusted Solution Finder model. This book enables you to develop your creative problem-solving skills to make better decisions with an individualized step-by-step strategy. Based on long-term research and testing of the creative thinking process, The Creative Thinking Handbook helps you generate more ideas and find brilliant solutions for any professional challenge. All book royalties will be donated to the Inspire Genius Foundation, a charity dedicated to inspiring young adults to find their own route to success.

  • 90.00 lei

    Create your dream job by turning your passion into a profitable business. The business world has completely changed. The old routes to building a successful organization have been entirely revolutionized. In a world which is being transformed with a speed that was unthinkable barely a generation ago, the doors have been thrown wide open to serial entrepreneurs, digital innovators and career reinventors. In Create Uniqueness, Riccardo Pozzoli, one of Italy's most successful entrepreneurs, and co-founder of the fashion phenomena The Blonde Salad, shares his story about creating a thriving business and building rewarding work environments. Create Uniqueness is a passionate yet practical guide to identifying a business idea, embracing new ways of working, thinking unusually and building a great company without losing sense of your original idea..

  • 90.00 lei

    How many presentations on innovation have there been recently? Thousands? Millions? We are experiencing 'innovation fatigue': we feel cheated by the endless rounds of consultants who come into our organizations, deliver conceptual models that don't stick with the realities of business and then leave again. Companies and teams are left feeling more deflated than before, and with not one idea that's impacted the bottom line. Innovation for the Fatigued argues it is worth fighting for the concept and study of innovation in organizations. Business leaders are always looking over their shoulders for the next Uber moment to overtake them, and they recognize that innovation needs to be a top priority. But how does one innovate? This book is the antidote to the empty promises that pervade the innovation industry. By designing a company culture that nurtures ideas, but also defends against incrementalism and fads, we can rediscover the powerful basics of imagination, empathy, play and courage, which are all instrumental in delivering real impactful innovation. Innovation for the Fatigued will detail where companies have got innovation wrong, whilst celebrating and studying the ones that lead the way. With unique, relatable and varied examples, renowned innovation and creativity professor Alf Rehn provides a practical model for getting innovation back on track, and instilling change at speed with real concern for market demands.

  • 90.00 lei

    Saying sorry is in crisis. On one hand there are anxious PR aficionados and social media teams dishing out apologies with alarming frequency. On the other there are people and organizations who have done truly terrible things issuing much-delayed statements of mild regret. We have become addicted to apologies but immune from saying sorry. In January 2018 there were 35 public apologies from high-profile organizations and individuals. That's more than one per day. Between them, in 2017, the likes of Facebook, Mercedes Benz and United Airlines issued over 2,000 words of apologies for their transgressions. Alarmingly, the word 'sorry' didn't appear once. This perfectly timed book examines the psychology, motivations and even the economic rationale of giving an apology in the age of outrage culture and on-demand contrition. It reveals the tricks and techniques we all use to evade, reframe and divert from what we did and demonstrates how professionals do it best. Providing lessons for businesses and organizations, you'll find out how to give meaningful apologies and know when to say sorry, or not say it at all. The Apology Impulse is the perfect playbook for anyone - from social media executive through to online influencers and CEOs - who apologise way too much and say sorry far too infrequently.

  • 90.00 lei

    Do you need a confidence boost in your workplace communication? Whether you speak English as an additional language, or you're a native speaker looking to take your writing to the next level, How to Write Effective Business English provides easy to apply guidance on how to express yourself in writing clearly, concisely, and confidently. With case studies from companies such as Innocent and Virgin which demonstrate how English is used internationally in business, and ideas to help you get your communications right first time, this book is ideal for multinational companies where communication is a priority. For native English speakers, it may mean un-learning things you were taught at school and learning how to save time by getting to the point more quickly in emails; for intermediate English speakers, it focuses on the areas that are easy to get wrong. Author Fiona Talbot uses real international business scenarios to help you develop and apply your skills, and provide you with answers that even your boss might not know. You will learn a system to help you quickly and easily write emails, letters, social media content, CVs and more. Featuring sections on punctuation and grammar, checklists to help you assess your progress, updated content on instant messaging and gender-neutral pronouns, and now with a new chapter on writing for different colleagues and co-workers, this third edition of How to Write Effective Business English will help you get your message across with impact.

  • 90.00 lei

     For aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, the possibilities are limitless. The flexibility, freedom and cost-effectiveness that starting-up in the home offers means that more and more entrepreneurs are choosing this as the best location to agilely launch their business. Starting a Business from Home gives you the valuable advice you need on how to run a successful business from your own desk and, crucially, how to rise to the challenge of business expansion.

    Packed with practical advice, Starting a Business from Home covers how to research your market, business ownership and titles issues, raising money and managing your finances, building and operating a website, writing a business plan, preparing your accounts, taking your product to market and expanding overseas - all from your home. Exercises, end of chapter actions and technical resources in the appendices mean that this is the ultimate practical guide for home-based entrepreneurs. Case studies from around the world showcase best practice and provide inspirational stories from successful businesses that began in the home.

  • 90.00 lei

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new electricity of our times. It is revolutionizing industries the world over, and changing how we fundamentally view and understand work. Superhuman Innovation argues that AI will supercharge the workforce and the world of work, can be harnessed to deliver powerful change to how companies innovate and gain competitive advantage. It is a practical guide to how AI and Machine Learning are impacting not only how businesses, brands, and agencies innovate, but also what they innovate: products, services and content. In a world of product and pricing parity, the delivery of superior service experience has become the new marketing, and the new real competitive edge. With AI companies can harness the power of data, personalization and on-demand availability, at the touch of an intelligent button. Superhuman Innovation discusses how AI will serve the superstar innovators of tomorrow, by enabling them to see deeper insights and set sail for higher goals. It unearths a powerful five-pronged model which describes how AI enables innovation through the offerings of Speed (facilitating work processes), Understanding (revealing and mastering deep insights), Performance (customization of delivery to customers), Experimentation (the iterative process of reinvention and feedback) and Results (tangible, measurable and optimizable results). The book is supported by varied and innovative case studies from a variety of industries.

  • 90.00 lei

    Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups is a must read for anyone with a business idea and the desire to be successful. It gives the reader the skills and knowledge to survive in today's innovation and entrepreneurial-focused world. This book is about starting a business. It's about putting your toe in the entrepreneurial water - perhaps through doing a short term business gig or a pop-up business- and then seeing what happens. It shows you how to listen to the customer and work out why failures may happen, and when they do, you'll learn how to deal with them and create a new business that is robust and ready to grow. Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups shows you the best ways of starting, testing and growing a business. It shares the stories, experience and insights of those who've done it, and explains how to innovate, trial, refine and succeed. Even if your business idea struggles, you'll find out how to learn so much that you'll pivot your business, try again and then win big time. You'll learn from a range of organizations including abnormal beauty company Deciem, Leon fast-food, Triumph lingerie, New York fashion tech Nineteenth Amendment, Brew Dog beer, Cambridge Satchels, Allbirds, and the Cornish Seaweed Company.

  • Myths of Marketing
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    90.00 lei

    It's common knowledge that marketing is nothing but advertising, and if your business comes through word of mouth then you don't need marketing anyway. Besides, everyone knows that social media is the best form of free marketing there is... don't they? The world of marketing is abound with a staggering number of misconceptions, fallacies and falsehoods. In Myths of Marketing, recognized industry expert Grant Leboff takes readers on a fascinating and entertaining journey through some of the most deeply entrenched stereotypes that exist in the industry, from the idea that sales and marketing are basically the same and that getting people's attention costs a lot of money, to the notion that demography is the best way to segment your market and 'content is king'. Using a combination of academic research, amusing examples and industry case studies, Myths of Marketing effectively debunks many of the most pervasive myths and assumptions, leaving readers with a clearer, more perceptive understanding of marketing as a whole, to improve their own practice and marketing strategy.

  • 90.00 lei

    The environmental crisis, disruptive technologies, unforeseen competitors and unpredictable consumers are deeply challenging issues keeping business leaders awake at night. Influencers & Revolutionaries describes the emerging movements and future niches of growth that will impact international markets and industries; including the homes, workplaces and cities of tomorrow. People are looking for alternatives and demanding a better way of doing business. Their demands mean that ethical, flexible, sustainable, collaborative and radical business strategies are required. Influencers & Revolutionaries charts inspiring innovation models created by visionary business leaders and brand teams. Illuminating the dynamic global trends shaping businesses across industries, Sean Pillot de Chenecey highlights the transformation of product, service and strategic development, as we move to a circular and more ethical economy. Featuring a new innovation manifesto, this book is a guidebook covering important topics including: - Trend research, forecasting and scenario planning - Classic innovation theory vs current leading-edge thinking - New consumption patterns and fragmented niches of growth - Dynamic cross-category innovation from legacy brands and start-ups - Challenging convention via catalytic leadership and next-generation practises - How agile organizations leverage cultural and social trends to anticipate change - Utilizing business innovation to tackle social, cultural and environmental problems Strategists, marketers and developers need a playbook that informs and explains how they can create the next big thing. This book is for them.

  • 120.00 lei

    Traditional organizational structures and cultures are no longer fit for purpose in a digitally-empowered world. The number of new and disruptive technologies is increasing, the speed of change shows no sign of slowing down and organization development practitioners and business leaders need to act urgently to enable their companies to succeed in the digital age. Agile Transformation is the much-needed guide on how to achieve this success. Packed full of practical advice, this book covers everything from why new operating models are needed, how to apply agile principles at scale, leverage digital-native processes and why change managers need to think big but start small. Agile Transformation also covers how to build and engage high performing teams for change, how to tackle the employee mindset that can hinder agile adoption and why developing an agile business is not an excuse to fail to plan. There is also guidance on how to develop fast and focused high-velocity decision making, build momentum for change and apply an agile approach to different business functions including HR, Finance, Sales, Operations and Procurement. This book is crucial reading for all businesses wanting to effectively compete in the new world of work.

  • 120.00 lei

     In our increasingly fast and competitive world, HR professionals are uniquely placed to prepare an organization for lasting success. Pioneers are leading the way using the latest developments in the world of work such as Lean UX, holacracy, futurology and work-as-a-platform. Endorsed by the CIPD, Transformational HR shows HR professionals how to unleash this potential and use these advances to make an impact on business strategy. This book puts transformational HR in context, exploring what has and hasn't worked. It sets out a vision of what HR can be, providing examples of and lessons from HR thought leaders who have begun to transform their workplaces. In addition to presenting numerous examples, Transformational HR provides tools, models and advice for HR professionals aspiring to become more finely-tuned, responsive, forward-thinking and impact-led. Featuring case studies and references from companies from the USA, Mexico, Slovenia and the UK, it is a blueprint for turning the HR function into a powerhouse for organizational success and creating more fulfilling experiences for people.

  • The Quest for Professionalism
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    150.00 lei

    This book shows the societal costs and significant damage caused by mismanagement and other forms of managerial amateurism. The Quest for Professionalism calls upon management scholars to drive the intrinsic transformation of the profession at large toward management as a technology for distributing power and leadership throughout the organization. Introduction; 1 The Professionalization Challenge; 2 Purpose and Professionalization; 3 Toward a Body of Knowledge; 4 Behavior, Expectation, and Trading Zones; 5 Discovering Circular Organizing; 6 Validating Circular Organizing; 7 Beyond Shareholders and Stakeholders; 8 Implications and Conclusions; Appendix 1: Example of Symposium; Appendix 2: Overview of Methods

  • 185.00 lei

    The People Business offers readers a unique, inside perspective on what works and what doesn't in the world of corporate internal communication and strategy. Featuring interviews with senior practitioners from a diverse range of leading firms, the book offers a refreshingly honest perspective on the practices and challenges facing IC today. Senior IC leads will offer their tips for success, what they have learned along the way, and what remains challenging. The book will also explore how IC is still, in some companies, struggling to be seen as a credible contributor to business performance. The People Business enables readers to prove its value to senior company members by demonstrating its clear impact on ROI.

  • 200.00 lei

    This edited volume addresses the root causes of Africa's persistent poverty through an investigation of its longue durée history. It interrogates the African past through disease and demography, institutions and governance, African economies and the impact of the export slave trade, colonialism, Africa in the world economy, and culture's influence on accumulation and investment. Several of the chapters take a comparative perspective, placing Africa's developments aside other global patterns. The readership for this book spans from the informed lay reader with an interest in Africa, academics and undergraduate and graduate students, policy makers, and those in the development world.

  • 240.00 lei

    With a new author team contributing decades of practical experience, this fully updated and thoroughly classroom-tested second edition textbook prepares students and practitioners to create effective forecasting models and master the techniques of time series analysis. Taking a practical and example-driven approach, this textbook summarises the most critical decisions, techniques and steps involved in creating forecasting models for business and economics. Students are led through the process with an entirely new set of carefully developed theoretical and practical exercises. Chapters examine the key features of economic time series, univariate time series analysis, trends, seasonality, aberrant observations, conditional heteroskedasticity and ARCH models, non-linearity and multivariate time series, making this a complete practical guide. Downloadable datasets are available online.

  • 240.00 lei

    Many production managers have de-stocked excessively large inventories, gone lean, experimented with continuous improvement processes and introduced new working practices. These interventions have largely failed. Businesses have also failed to invest in the workforce that undertakes improvements. This means that cash flow stops quickly, stocks are depleted to zero and customers lose confidence. Systems for Manufacturing Excellence looks at how people and technology work effectively together to generate high performance manufacturing and service operations. Not everyone is a Toyota but that does not mean we cannot learn from such businesses. The book will present a logic, variety of approaches and methods that underpin the different models of high performance used by 'world class' businesses. The authors use examples from their training with Toyota, work with Tesco, and many world class manufacturing businesses that form their research agenda. The book will help teams run each part of their production process for effectiveness and efficiency, with a high level of discipline that supports excellence in performance.

  • Leadership
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    250.00 lei

    This accessible and comprehensive textbook is designed specifically to develop students' understanding of leadership in a variety of contexts. Assuming no prior executive experience, the book combines a wealth of diverse case studies with an engaging writing style to illustrate the practical application of leadership theory in the real-world. Part 1: The Basic Framework; 1 Introduction; 2 Trait theory: Description, analysis, and use; 3 Behavioural models; 4 The style approach to leadership; 5 Situational and contingent leadership; 6 Charisma and transformational leadership; 7 Authentic leadership; 8 Followership; Part 2 - Related Themes; 9 Psychodynamic approaches to leadership; 10 Emotional intelligence; 11 Ethical leadership; 12 Diversity and leadership; 13 Power, influence, and authority; 14 Leadership and teams; 15 Leadership and change; 16 Leadership development; 17 Strategic leadership

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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    252.00 lei

    Developed specifically for undergraduate students, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is an accessible, introductory text written primarily for those studying business and management but also engineering and science degrees with management courses. The book features contemporary applications such as services (public and private), innovation for sustainability, social entrepreneurship, innovation for development, and creating and capturing value from innovation and entrepreneurship. In this second edition, the authors develop an explicit process model of entrepreneurship with clearer links between innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • 30000lei 270.00 lei

    International Human Resource Management is an essential book for all students and HR professionals looking to really understand international HRM.

    Covering the context of International HRM, HRM and National Culture, HRM in different regions and international HRM policies, this book provides thorough discussion and comprehensive consideration of all elements of international HRM,

    Full of contributions from experts in specific regions including North America, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Russia and China, this book will provide readers with a thorough understanding of HRM around the world. With crucial coverage of international HRM issues including cross-cultural leadership, business ethics, global talent supply and management as well as performance management of international staff, International Human Resource Management is essential reading for all those working or looking to work in HR around the world, particularly those looking to work in multinational companies.

     Fully supported by online resources including powerpoint slides, a lecturer guide, additional case studies and a bonus chapter on issues and new directions in International Human Resource Management as well as annotated web links and self-test questions for students.

  • 345.00 lei

    Statistics for Business and Economics provides a clear overview for students across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This textbook provides students with regional and relevant examples and case studies throughout to give context to the ideas discussed. Statistics for Business and Economics features method and application-based problem sets throughout. Accompanying data files are available on the online platform, available in SPSS, MINITAB and EXCEL formats. Data sets for all case problems as well as data sets for larger exercises are included.

  • Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards
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    360.00 lei

    This book sheds light on the increasing pressure on organizations for compliance to standards in the 'audit society'. It explores the conditions and contradictions under which deviance in organizations occurs, and applies structuration theory to cover aspects of both structure and agency to explain organisational deviance from standards. 1 Andrea Fried and Besma Glaa: Introduction to Deviance in a World of Standards; Part I: Framing Organizational Deviance from Standards; 2 Andrea Fried and Arvind Singhal: A Second Order Observation of Organizational Deviance; 3 Andrea Fried and Peter Walgenbach: Structurationist Framework to Explore Organizational Deviance from Standards; 4 Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, and Diana Karadzhova-Beyer: Investigating Organizational Deviance from Standards In-Depth; Part II: Exploring Organizational Deviance From Standards In The FieldSarah Langer and Andrea Fried: ; 5 Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried: Attentive Deviance from Standards at CraneSolutions; 6 Ronny Gey, Sarah Langer, and Andrea Fried: Over-Conformity with Standards at MedTech; 7 Sarah Langer, Ronny Gey, Diana Karadzhova-Beyer, and Andrea Fried: Non-Regulated Deviance From Standards at MetroEngineers; Part III: Explaining Organizational Deviance From Standards; 8 Andrea Fried and Sarah Langer: Typology of Organizational Deviance from Standards; 9 Sarah Langer and Andrea Fried: Monitoring of Standard Enactment for Exploration and Exploitation; 10 Andrea Fried: Understanding Deviance from Standards: Implications for Corporate Responsibility

  • Thick Big Data
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    360.00 lei

    Thick Big Data presents the available arsenal of new methods and tools for studying society both quantitatively and qualitatively, opening ground for the social sciences to take the lead in analysing digital behaviour. These tools are critical for students and researchers in the social sciences to successfully build mixed-methods approaches. Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Online Revolution; 3 Methods of Researching Online Communities; 4 Research Ethics; Final Remarks

  • 420.00 lei

    This book lifts the lid on Internet governance within standards bodies with detailed insight into a world which, although highly technical, very much affects the way in which citizens live and work. The book details the way in which citizens, states, companies, and engineers interact within standards bodies and seek to steer policy adoption. 1: Introduction: global standard setting in Internet governance.; 2: Informal governance and decision-making through multiple streams: explaining standard developing organisations.; 3: Internal governance of the IETF, W3C and IEEE: structure, decision-making and internationalisation.; 4: The Quick UDP Internet Connection (QUIC) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 standards: Snowden and the impact on the encryption debate in the IETF.; 5: Political drift and forum shifts: the case of browser development.; 6: 802.11ax: technical standards-making, unlicensed spectrum and the future of WiFi.; 7: The Do Not Track (DNT) standard: a failure of self-regulation and the politics of contestation.; 8: Dynamic Spectrum Access, technical standards and competing spectrum policy interests in the TV white space environment.; 9: Protocols and state surveillance.; 10: Engineers and the public interest.; 11: The Internet of Things: a policy window for standard essential patents.; 12: Conclusion: SDO decision-making and the public interest.

  • 480.00 lei

    The book systematically analyses rules of engagement (ROE), a crucial component of the legal framework in which every soldier operates. The book explains how such rules operate in both the legal context and military operational world, and how ROE are applied in practice. Table of cases and judgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Basic Principles of Rules of Engagement; 2 Jus ad Bellum and Military Command; 3 Rules of Engagement and Self-Defense During; 4 Rules of Engagement and International; 5 : Rules of Engagement and Human Rights Law; 6 Rules of Engagement and (International) Criminal Law; 7 Conclusions; Sample ROE sets; Bibliography

  • 731.00 lei

    Many production managers have de-stocked excessively large inventories, gone lean, experimented with continuous improvement processes and introduced new working practices. These interventions have largely failed. Businesses have also failed to invest in the workforce that undertakes improvements. This means that cash flow stops quickly, stocks are depleted to zero and customers lose confidence. Systems for Manufacturing Excellence looks at how people and technology work effectively together to generate high performance manufacturing and service operations. Not everyone is a Toyota but that does not mean we cannot learn from such businesses. The book will present a logic, variety of approaches and methods that underpin the different models of high performance used by 'world class' businesses. The authors use examples from their training with Toyota, work with Tesco, and many world class manufacturing businesses that form their research agenda. The book will help teams run each part of their production process for effectiveness and efficiency, with a high level of discipline that supports excellence in performance.

  • The Oxford Handbook of Identities in Organizations
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    750.00 lei

    This Handbook offers a comprehensive assessment of current debates and major theories in research on identities in organizations. It provides an interdisciplinary review of the processes of identity construction, how, why, and when such processes occur, and their implications for organizing and individual, group, and organizational outcomes. 1 Andrew D. Brown: Identities in Organizations; SECTION I: SURVEYING THE TERRITORY; 2 Mats Alvesson and Susann Gjerde: On the Scope and Limits of Identity; 3 Sierk Ybema: Bridging Self and Sociality: Construction and Social Control; 4 Rosie Oswick and Cliff Oswick: 'Identity Work': A Metaphor Taken Literally; 5 Nick Ellis and Gillian Hopkinson: Networks and Identity: Positioning the Self and Others Across Organizational and Network Boundaries; 6 Patrizia Hoyer: Career Identity: An Ongoing Narrative Accomplishment; 7 Doyin Atewologun, Roxanne Kutzer, and Elena Doldor: Applying an intersectional Perspective to Identity Foci at Work; 8 Peter Mcinnes and Sandra Corlett: Preserving the Generative Potential of Identity Scholarship: The Value of Writerly Texts; SECTION II: APPROACHES TO IDENTITIES RESEARCH; 9 Timothy R. Kuhn and Jayne Simpson: Discourse, Communication and Identity; 10 Gianpiero Petriglieri: A Psychodynamic Perspective on Identity as Fabrication; 11 Kate Kenny: Lacan, Identities and Organizations: Potentialities and Impossibilities; 12 Nic H. Beech and Stephen Broad: Performed Identities; 13 Gerardo Patriotta: Noise, Identity and Pre-interpreted Worlds: A Phenomenological Perspective; 14 Nancy H. Harding: Materialities and Identities; 15 Heather C. Vough, Brianna B. Caza, and Sally Maitlis: Making Sense of Myself: Exploring the Relationship between Identity and Sensemaking; 16 Chris Carter and Crawford Spence: Bourdieu and Identity: Class, History, and Field Structure; SECTION III: RESEARCHING IDENTITIES; 17 Tony Watson: Human Identities, Identity Work and Organizations: Putting the Sociological Imagination into Practice; 18 Michael J. Gill: How Can I Study Who You Are? Comparing Grounded Theory and Phenomenology as Methodological Approaches to Identity Work Research; 19 Leanne Cutcher: Conversations with the Self and Others: Practicing Reflexive Researcher Identity Work; 20 Andrea Whittle and Frank Mueller: Membership Categorisation Analysis: Studying Identities in Talk and Text 'In Situ, In Vivo'; 21 Mike Zundel, David Mackay, Robert Mcintosh, and Claire Mckenzie: Between the Bridge and the Door: Video Diaries and Identity Relations; 22 Michael Rowlinson and Michael Heller: Historical Methods for Researching Identities in Organizations; SECTION IV: ISSUES IN AND PROCESSES OF IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION; 23 Roy Suddaby, Majken Schultz, and Trevor Israelsen: Autobiographical Memory and Organizational Identity: The Role of Temporal Fluidity; 24 Sarah J. Tracy and Sophia Town: Real, Fake, and Crystallized Identities; 25 Dan Karreman and Sanne Frandsen: Identity, Image, and Brand; 26 Gail T. Fairhurst and Mathew L. Sheep: 'If You Have To Say You Are, You Aren't': Paradoxes of Trumpian Identity Work Knotting In A Post-Truth Context; 27 Ingo Winkler: Emotions and Identity; 28 Mark Learmonth and Martyn Griffin: Fiction and the Identity of the Manager; 29 Herminia Ibarra and Otilia Obodaru: The Liminal Playground: Identity Play and the Creative Potential of Liminal Experiences; 30 Marianna Fotaki: Gender Identity: Does It Still Matter in Organizations and Society?; 31 Barbara Simpson and Brigid Carroll: Identity Work in Developing Collaborative Leadership; SECTION V: IDENTITY TYPES AND KINDS; 32 Susan Ainsworth: Age Identity and Organizations: Critical Potential and Challenges; 33 Graeme Currie and Katey Logan: Hybrid Professional Identities: Responding to Institutional Challenges; 34 Nick Rumens: Organization Sexualities and LGBTQ+ Identities; 35 Glen E. Kreiner and Christine A. Mihelcic: Stigmatized Identities in Organizations; 36 Yiannis Gabriel: Anchored in the Past: Nostalgic Identities in Organizations; 37 Alexei Koveshnikov, Janne Tienari, and Eero Vaara: National Identity In and Around Multinational Corporations; 38 Mathew L. 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