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China Business 2.0
Ratings: 4
From 294 Voters

China Business 2.0


By Henk R. Randau
  • Release Date : 10 November 2014
  • Genre: Business & Economics

China is entering a new stage of economic and societal development, called China 2.0, a new era that is characterized by China’s diminishing low-cost advantage and increased local competition. Succeeding in the China 2.0 era will require western managers to reposition their businesses. Inspired by their extensive experience in doing business in China, the authors present more than 40 key issues in a compact format suitable for time-constrained executives. The book covers the overall effects on the economy, highlights future challenges, gives first-hand advice on how to manage a business in China, and helps the reader to ...

Sharing Wisdom, Building Values
Ratings: 4
From 456 Voters

Sharing Wisdom, Building Values


By D. Kenyon-Rouvinez
  • Release Date : 30 April 2016
  • Genre: Business & Economics

A collection of personal family letters written from great entrepreneurs to their family members about business, success and life. In Sharing Wisdom, Building Values we learn directly through their own words....

The Leader's Imperative
Ratings: 4
From 223 Voters

The Leader's Imperative


By J. Carl Ficarrotta
  • Release Date : 05 February 2023
  • Genre: Business & Economics

Drawn from the "Alice McDermott Memorial Lectures in Applied Ethics" held at the United States Air Force Academy, these 20 essays contribute to our understanding of ethics and leadership. Contributions come from a distinguished and diverse group of individuals including, Allan Bloom, Reverend Edward A. Malloy, John T. Noonan, Jr., James F. Childress, Christina Hoff Sommers, General Ronald R. Fogelman, and William J. Bennett. The range of topics include moral certainty and sensibility, professional and personal integrity, emergency ethics and the responsibility of war criminals, the just war and public policy, unethical adv...

Moralising Global Markets
Ratings: 5
From 557 Voters

Moralising Global Markets


By Annette Cerne
  • Release Date : 19 November 2018
  • Genre: Business & Economics

Investigating how international market actors create market morality on a global level, this book reflects on the unresolved questions and debates regarding the relationship between business and society. The author explores how market actors in international business communication are unified in their attempts to make markets moralised. Providing detailed case studies and empirical evidence based on interviews with practitioners, Moralising Global Markets is a useful read for anyone interested in international business, and for those researching morality, ethics and corporate social responsibility....

Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region
Ratings: 4
From 123 Voters

Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region


By Luke van der Laan
  • Release Date : 08 October 2015
  • Genre: Business & Economics

This book explores the importance of strategy and how to make it work in an environment characterised by constant change. With a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region, anticipated to become the epicentre of global economic activity, it offers insights into the optimisation of economic potential and social cohesion enabled by leaders, which is crucial to the global economy and living standards. It highlights sound foresight, strategic thinking and innovation as the critical underpinnings of successful business and provides a comprehensive guide to combining practice and theory to ensure successful strategies, from formu...

Low-tech Innovation
Ratings: 4
From 313 Voters

Low-tech Innovation


By Oliver Som
  • Release Date : 28 October 2014
  • Genre: Business & Economics

This book highlights the economic relevance of the so-called low-tech industries and firms. Non R&D intensive firms continue to be the economic backbone of several developed industrial countries. They form the core of National Innovation Systems and contribute significantly to growth and employment. However, due to their lack of R&D activity, they are easily overlooked in the general innovation debate. This book provides latest empirical findings on the current economic relevance and specific innovation strategies and management of non-R&D intensive firms in Germany. It discusses their future role in a knowledge driven eco...

Organizational Semiotics
Ratings: 5
From 734 Voters

Organizational Semiotics


By Kecheng Liu
  • Release Date : 19 March 2013
  • Genre: Computers

Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems covers such issues as: -Fundamental concepts such as 'information', 'data', 'message', 'communication', 'knowledge', 'organization', 'system' and so on; -Properties of signs vital to organizational functioning, such as their meanings, the intentions they express and the valuable social consequences they produce; -'Architecture' of organizations when they are viewed as information systems, based on their semiotics features; -Understanding language in organizational contexts, for example, the limitations on the language used to conduct business affairs; -The...

Social Innovation
Ratings: 5
From 928 Voters

Social Innovation


By A. Nicholls
  • Release Date : 16 December 2011
  • Genre: Business & Economics

Focusing on social innovation broadly conceived in the context of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in their global context this book is organised to address three of the most important themes in social innovation: strategies and logics, performance measurement and governance, and finally, sustainability and the environment....