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  1. Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications

    Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications

    Edited by Dev Gangjee
    Provenance matters like never before. Legal regimes regulating the use of Geographical Indications (GIs) protect commercially valuable signs on products – such as Darjeeling and Champagne – which signal the link to their regions of origin. Such regimes have been controversial for over a century. A rich, interdisciplinary work of scholarship, this Research Handbook explores the reasons for and consequences of GIs existing as a distinct category within intellectual property (IP) law. Historians, geographers, sociologists, economists and anthropologists join IP specialists to explore the distinguishing feature of GIs, that certain products are distinctively linked or anchored to specific places. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  2. Handbook of Research on Management Ideas and Panaceas

    Handbook of Research on Management Ideas and Panaceas

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  3. Handbook of Research on Managing Managers

    Handbook of Research on Managing Managers

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Keith Townsend, Gabriele G.S. Suder
    This book explores the changing role of managers in the workplace. In recent years, there has been considerable debate on the future of management, with both pessimistic and optimistic views being put forward. However, in the wake of delayering, downsizing, re-engineering and the pursuit of leanness, the more gloomy perspective has gained currency, especially in the popular managerial literature, and some have pronounced the end of management altogether. Some paint a more optimistic picture of managers and managers’ work with roles being transformed rather than replaced and the new organisational context providing more demanding work but greater autonomy and increased skill development. With contributions from experts in the field, this book is concerned with the way organisations manage their managers and how this continues to evolve with reference to global issues. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Handbook of Research on International Entrepreneurship Strategy

    Handbook of Research on International Entrepreneurship Strategy

    Edited by V. H. Manek Kirpalani
    This impressive Handbook provides a dynamic perspective on the international entrepreneurial strategies of SMEs, including the role and experience of their founders, as well as the collaboration of these SMEs in networks with larger firms. The expert contributors from all over the world and the editors explore the origin and evolution of internationalizing SMEs, the changing history and the future outlook of this sector. They study the effects of different cultures on the origin and growth of entrepreneurship and SMEs. The Handbook also studies the different types of Born Globals that emerge from different parts of the world. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  5. Handbook of Qualitative Research Techniques and Analysis in Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Qualitative Research Techniques and Analysis in Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Claire Leitch
    This insightful Handbook introduces a variety of qualitative data collection methods and analysis techniques pertinent in exploring the complex phenomenon of entrepreneurship. Detailed and practical accounts of how to conduct research employing verbal protocol analysis, critical incident technique, repertory grids, metaphors, and the constant comparative method are provided. Scholars new to the area, doctoral students, as well as established academics keen to extend their research scope, will find this book an invaluable and timely resource. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  6. Handbook of Research on Islamic Business Ethics

    Handbook of Research on Islamic Business Ethics

    Edited by Abbas J. Ali
    The complex relationship between society and business is vividly captured by ethical standards and obligations. This is especially pertinent in the Islamic world, where religion plays a key role in both social and commercial interactions. Many people see the presence or absence of ethical commitments as an indicator of whether business actors uphold their social responsibilities, and there is an increasing recognition of the significance of ethical value for business. This Handbook explores the interweaving relationship between Islamic business ethics and the market, and examines the critical role that ethics can play in ensuring that business thrives. By offering theoretical perspectives on research it goes beyond the conventional treatment of Islamic ethics, and asks what is important for the various market and social actors in the business world to behave in a morally responsible manner. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  7. Handbook of Healthcare Management

    Handbook of Healthcare Management

    Edited by Myron D. Fottler, Donna Malvey, Donna J. Slovensky
    The Handbook of Healthcare Management is a comprehensive examination of key management practices for global healthcare organizations, arguing that insight into and implementation of these practices is essential for success and sustainability. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jenny Pope, Alan Bond
    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional impact assessment practices can be enhanced to contribute to sustainable outcomes. Featuring original contributions from leading sustainability assessment researchers and practitioners, it forms part of the Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment series. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Edited by Yaojun Li
    Social capital is fundamentally concerned with resources in social relations. This Handbook brings together leading scholars from around the world to address important questions on the determinants, manifestations and consequences of social capital. Combining cutting-edge theory and appropriate data and methods, it presents a challenge to both social capital researchers interested in explaining social inequality and to policy-makers with responsibility for designing effective measures for enhancing social cohesion. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  10. Handbook of Research on Work–Life Balance in Asia

    Handbook of Research on Work–Life Balance in Asia

    Edited by Luo Lu, Cary Cooper
    In Asian societies, work and family issues are only recently beginning to gain attention. The pressure of rapid social change and increasing global competition is compounded by the long hours work culture, especially in the Pan-Confucian societies such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Furthermore, with the rising female labor participation, more and more Asian employees are now caught between the demands of work and family life. Learn More
    September 2015   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  11. Handbook of Research Methods on Trust

    Handbook of Research Methods on Trust

    Edited by Fergus Lyon, Guido Möllering, Mark N.K. Saunders
    With the growing interest in trust in the social sciences, this second edition of the Handbook of Research Methods on Trust provides a fully updated and extended account of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods for empirical research. While many researchers have already drawn inspiration and insight from the previous edition, the dynamic development of trust research calls for further and deeper engagement with methodological issues, particular methods, practical research experience, and current challenges and innovations as offered by this new edition. Learn More
    September 2015   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  12. Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Development

    Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Development

    Edited by Mark N.K. Saunders, Paul Tosey
    As Human Resource Development (HRD) research has developed, a growing variety of quantitative and qualitative data collection procedures and analysis techniques have been adopted; research designs now include mono, multiple and mixed methods. This Handbook brings together the wealth of research methods experience gained by HRD researchers into one essential volume. Organised into four parts, the book explores conceptual issues, qualitative research methods, quantitative research methods and methodological challenges. It utilises the wealth of research experiences of leading HRD scholars to provide a range of insights highlighting what works, what does not work and associated challenges. Each chapter provides annotated further reading, allowing the reader to expand on the topics discussed. Learn More
    September 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  13. Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers

    Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers

    Edited by Ans De Vos, Beatrice I.J.M. van der Heijden
    What is a sustainable career and how can individuals and organizations develop pathways that lead to them? With current levels of global unemployment and the need for life-long learning and employability enhancement these questions assume a pressing significance. With twenty-eight chapters from leading scholars, the Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers makes an important contribution to our understanding of sustainable careers and lays the foundation for the direction of future research. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  14. Handbook on the Globalisation of Agriculture

    Handbook on the Globalisation of Agriculture

    Edited by Guy M. Robinson, Doris A. Carson
    This Handbook provides insights to the ways in which globalisation is affecting the whole agri-food system from farms to the consumer. It covers themes including the physical basis of agriculture, the influence of trade policies, the nature of globalised agriculture, and resistance to globalisation in the form of attempts to foster greater sustainability and multifunctional agricultural systems. Drawing upon studies from around the world, the Handbook will appeal to a broad and varied readership, across academics, students, and policy-makers interested in economics, trade, geography, sociology and political science. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  15. Handbook on International Alliance and Network Research

    Handbook on International Alliance and Network Research

    Edited by Jorma Larimo, Niina Nummela, Tuija Mainela
    Over the past few decades, alliance and networks have been generally examined individually. This Handbook sheds new light on this research by combining the two topics and focuses on highlighting their similarities. The expert contributors discuss topics surrounding the state-of-the-art in alliance and network research, conceptual development in alliance and network research and empirical evidence of international alliances and networks. They combine diverse types of studies including literature reviews, conceptual papers and empirical studies in order to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the topic. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  16. Handbook on Ethics and Marketing

    Handbook on Ethics and Marketing

    Edited by Alexander Nill
    Exploring both the theoretical and the applied aspects of the role ethics plays in marketing, this Handbook analyzes key issues in order to advance our understanding and provide an overview of the state of the art in this vital field. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  17. Handbook of Service Business

    Handbook of Service Business

    Edited by John R. Bryson, Peter W. Daniels
    Service business accounts for more than 75 per cent of the wealth and employment created in most developed market economies. The management and economics of service business is based around selling expertise, knowledge and experiences. This Handbook contributes to on-going debates about the nature of service business and the characteristics of service-led economies by exploring disciplinary perspectives on services, services and core business processes and the management of service business. A series of case studies are also provided. The volume pushes back the frontiers of current critical thinking about the role of service business by bringing together eminent scholars from economics, management, sociology, public policy, planning and geography. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  18. Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy

    Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy

    Edited by John R. Bryson, Jennifer Clark, Vida Vanchan
    This interdisciplinary volume provides a critical and multi-disciplinary review of current manufacturing processes, practices, and policies, and broadens our understanding of production and innovation in the world economy. Chapters highlight how firms and industries modify existing processes to produce for established and emerging markets through dynamic and design-driven strategies. This approach allows readers to view transformations in production systems and processes across sectors, technologies and industries. Contributors include scholars ranging from engineering to policy to economic geography. The evidence demonstrates that manufacturing continues to matter in the world economy. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  19. Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management

    Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management

    Edited by Adelina M. Broadbridge, Sandra L. Fielden
    Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management provides an international overview of current practice and theory surrounding gendered employment in management, illustrating the impact of gender on key stages of career development. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  20. Research Handbook of Entrepreneurial Exit

    Research Handbook of Entrepreneurial Exit

    Edited by Dawn R. DeTienne, Karl Wennberg
    With contributions from authors around the globe, Research Handbook of Entrepreneurial Exit explores this most important phenomenon in the entrepreneurial journey. This book presents a comprehensive review of the current issues in entrepreneurial exits, and provides theoretical and methodological insights for future research. It explores the historical perspective and discusses topics such as gender and exit, retirement, psychological barriers, emotional aspects, venture capital funding firm relocation and exit from social ventures. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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