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  • Leading in a VUCA World

    Leading in a VUCA World

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319988832

    This open access book brings together works by specialists from different disciplines and continents to reflect on the nexus between leadership, spirituality and discernment, particularly with regard to a world that is increasingly volatile, uncerta…

  • Global Business Strategies in Crisis

    Global Business Strategies in Crisis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319830889

    As the world is currently in the midst of financial and economic crises, this collection of expert contributions focuses on strategy formation and implementation at various organizational levels to address the challenges ahead. The latest economic t…

  • Interactive Decision Aids in E-Commerce

    Interactive Decision Aids in E-Commerce
    av Jella Pfeiffer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790827682

    This book gives recommendations on which interactive decision aids to offer in webstores. Interactive decision aids are tools that help online shoppers to compare and evaluate product information. Consumers can, for instance, exclude products that d…

  • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains

    Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319365794

    This book addresses the main challenges affecting modern logistics and supply chains and is organized according to five main themes: supply chain strategy and management, information and communication technology (ICT) for logistics and related busin…

  • Becoming Virtual

    Becoming Virtual

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790819571

    This book examines the capabilities needed to transform a globally distributed organization into a virtual organization (an organization that exists and operates across time and distance with the support of global communications technologies such as…

  • Technology Shocks

    Technology Shocks
    av Heinrich M. Arnold

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790800517

    Radical technological changes (so-called "technology shocks") frequently disrupt the competitive market structure. New entrants appear, industries need to be redefined, incumbents lose their positions or vanish completely. Fast moving industries - l…

  • Solvency II in the Insurance Industry

    Solvency II in the Insurance Industry

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319770598

    This book illustrates the EU-wide Solvency II framework for the insurance industry, which was implemented on January 1, 2016, after a long project phase. Analogous to the system for banks, it is based on three pillars and the authors analyze the co…

  • Economics and Management of Franchising Networks

    Economics and Management of Franchising Networks

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790802023

    Franchising networks are experiencing great success in international business organization. Few books try to explain the characteristics of these networks. Contrary to the existing literature this book tackles more theoretical problems related to go…

  • Guanxi and Business Strategy

    Guanxi and Business Strategy
    av Eike A. Langenberg

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790819557

    This book examines a topic of paramount importance to those doing business with China: the impact of personal relationships (guanxi) on business affairs. It shows that the commercial utilization of guanxi with suppliers, customers, competitors and a…

  • Multinational Companies, Knowledge and Technology Transfer

    Multinational Companies, Knowledge and Technology Transfer
    av Alper Soenmez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319376561

    This book provides evidence on how FDI leads to knowledge and technology transfers towards domestic firms by paying attention to the role of multinational companies. The author presents a comprehensive empirical research conducted at firm-level in t…

  • Multinational Companies, Knowledge and Technology Transfer

    Multinational Companies, Knowledge and Technology Transfer
    av Alper Soenmez

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319020327

    This book provides evidence on how FDI leads to knowledge and technology transfers towards domestic firms by paying attention to the role of multinational companies. The author presents a comprehensive empirical research conducted at firm-level in t…

  • Game Theory in Management Accounting

    Game Theory in Management Accounting

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319616025

    This book demonstrates what kind of problems, originating in a management accounting setting, may be solved with game theoretic models. Game theory has experienced growing interest and numerous applications in the field of management accounting. The…

  • Freight Forwarder's Intermediary Role in Multimodal Transport Chains

    Freight Forwarder's Intermediary Role in Multimodal Transport Chains
    av Hans-Joachim Schramm

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790827743

    In this book, the business of international freight forwarding is examined from both a theoretical and empirical point of view with a special emphasis on multimodal transport chains, including sea or air transport operations. In such contexts, the f…

  • Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur

    Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319624549

    This book connects entrepreneurship and psychology research by focusing on the personality dimensions of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial cognition, entrepreneurial leadership, and gender behavior. It features state of the art interdisciplinary resear…

  • Financial Accounting

    Financial Accounting
    av Sara Trucco

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319187228

    This book presents empirical evidence on the convergence of financial and management accounting in the Italian context. The author provides an overview of the development paths of financial accounting including its evolution, role of non-financial,…

  • Uniform Across-the-Board Promotions

    Uniform Across-the-Board Promotions
    av Marc-Oliver Jauch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319383101

    Uniform Across-the-Board Promotions (UABPs) are characterized by retailers offering a uniform discount on the entire assortment (e.g. 20% on every article) to their customers. This latest form of promotion has gained massive popularity among retaile…

  • Value Chain Marketing

    Value Chain Marketing
    av Stephanie Hintze

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319113753

    Value Chain Marketing (VCM) is a promising strategy to overcome immediate customers' innovation resistance. By pursuing VCM, material suppliers enlarge their target group beyond their immediate customers and address their downstream customers as wel…

  • Intercultural Interactions in the Multicultural Workplace

    Intercultural Interactions in the Multicultural Workplace

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319397702

    This volume explores the work environment in multinational corporations. To do so, it integrates studies on the organizational sciences, cross-cultural management, positive psychology and sociology within a single comprehensive framework. Twenty-two…

  • Organizational Epistemology

    Organizational Epistemology
    av Kasra Seirafi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642341939

    This book presents an in-depth perspective of knowledge as a fundamental process of any organization rather than just another resource to be managed. The author presents a process-oriented theory of creating and applying knowledge directed towards b…

  • Corporate Governance and Contingency Theory

    Corporate Governance and Contingency Theory
    av Abdul Ghofar

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319380506

    This book analyzes the determinants and effectiveness of corporate governance in an integrated model drawing on contingency theory and employing structural equation modeling (SEM). Business competition as an environmental factor and strategy as an o…

  • The Anatomy of Entrepreneurial Decisions

    The Anatomy of Entrepreneurial Decisions

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030196844

    The creation, success and long-term survival of enterprises are fundamentally linked to the effectiveness of decision-making processes and negotiation capabilities. This book provides an overview of research into how decisions permeate entrepreneuri…

  • Governance

    Governance
    av Ralf-Eckhard Turke

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790820799

    Instead of yet another theory on good governance, this book presents a substantiation of contemporary notions. It builds on the theoretical foundations for taking an overall perspective on social contexts and culminates in a systemic framework that…

  • Leadership and Communication

    Leadership and Communication
    av Sinan UEnsar

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319052472

    This book deals with the concepts of leadership and communication in business organizations, initially on a general level and then in detail through an analysis of specific cases. First the book provides a contextual framework to explain the role an…

  • Advances in Consulting Research

    Advances in Consulting Research

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319959986

    This book brings together cutting-edge research on consulting in a single volume, thus helping to make the state-of-the-art in the field of consulting research more accessible, to promote better practices in business, and to spark further research.…

  • Integrated Reporting and Audit Quality

    Integrated Reporting and Audit Quality
    av Chiara Demartini

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319840239

    This book analyzes the relationship between integrated reporting and audit quality within the European context, presenting empirical evidence and drawing on a broad review of the available literature in order to evaluate the ability of integrated re…

  • Neostrategic Management

    Neostrategic Management

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319363349

    Contemporary research in strategic management, with an emphasis on different tools and skills created by scholars in the field, is evident throughout Neostrategic Management. This book is specially designed to accommodate the needs of strategy stude…

  • Transfer Pricing in SMEs

    Transfer Pricing in SMEs
    av Veronika Solilova

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319690643

    This book provides a detailed assessment of current approaches to transfer pricing in the context of small- and middle-sized enterprises (SMEs), including the newest update of Transfer Pricing Guidelines from 10 July 2017. It analyzes the transfer p…

  • Management and Governance of Networks

    Management and Governance of Networks

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319861203

    This book highlights cutting-edge research in the economics and management of networks as an interdisciplinary field, offering new theoretical, empirical and practical perspectives on the management, governance, ownership and control of cooperatives…

  • Vertical Software Industry Evolution

    Vertical Software Industry Evolution

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790823516

    Seldom has any business been in such turmoil as the Communication Service Providers (CSP) business is today. Telecom operators providing communication services constructed the infrastructure of the global information society with their trillion inve…

  • Financial Crises and Earnings Management Behavior

    Financial Crises and Earnings Management Behavior
    av Bruno Maria Franceschetti

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319541204

    This book approaches the question of the relation between financial crises and earnings management from two philosophical perspectives: positivism and critical realism. The results obtained using the positivist approach indicate that financial crise…

  • Internal Research & Development Markets

    Internal Research & Development Markets
    av Eric Kasper

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790817287

    Traditionally resources for R and D projects are allocated via planning and budgeting procedures, evaluation methods and hierarchical decision-committees. This book presents resource allocation via internal markets as an alternative to such hierarch…

  • Risk Management, Strategic Thinking and Leadership in the Financial Services Industry

    Risk Management, Strategic Thinking and Leadership in the Financial Services Industry

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319471716

    This book presents a broad overview of risk management in the banking industry, with a special focus on strategic thinking and decision-making. It reveals the broader context behind decision models and approaches to risk management in the financial…

  • Corporate Performance

    Corporate Performance
    av Julia Koralun-Bereznicka

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319032955

    This book presents the comparative evaluation of international and industrial factors affecting the financial condition of enterprises. In the theoretical part, the results of previous research on the occurrence of the country and industry effect in…

  • Corporate Performance

    Corporate Performance
    av Julia Koralun-Bereznicka

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319003443

    This book presents the comparative evaluation of international and industrial factors affecting the financial condition of enterprises. In the theoretical part, the results of previous research on the occurrence of the country and industry effect in…

  • Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790825527

    "Entrepreneurship that is something you learn in practice". "Entreprene- ship is learning by doing". This is often heard when you tell others that you teach entrepreneurship, but maybe entrepreneurship is more "doing by learning". Nevertheless, in e…

  • Interactive Decision Aids in E-Commerce

    Interactive Decision Aids in E-Commerce
    av Jella Pfeiffer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790829488

    This book gives recommendations on which interactive decision aids to offer in webstores. Interactive decision aids are tools that help online shoppers to compare and evaluate product information. Consumers can, for instance, exclude products that d…

  • Robust Optimization of Spline Models and Complex Regulatory Networks

    Robust Optimization of Spline Models and Complex Regulatory Networks
    av Ayse OEzmen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319307992

    This book introduces methods of robust optimization in multivariateadaptive regression splines (MARS) and Conic MARS in order to handleuncertainty and non-linearity. The proposed techniques are implemented andexplained in two-model regulatory system…

  • Risk Management, Strategic Thinking and Leadership in the Financial Services Industry

    Risk Management, Strategic Thinking and Leadership in the Financial Services Industry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319836690

    This book presents a broad overview of risk management in the banking industry, with a special focus on strategic thinking and decision-making. It reveals the broader context behind decision models and approaches to risk management in the financial…

  • Financial Accounting and Management Control

    Financial Accounting and Management Control
    av Fredrik Nilsson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319137810

    This book is about financial accounting and management control and how these two information systems are related as well as how their objectives conflict. At the most fundamental level, the objective of financial accounting is to provide owners and…

  • Supply Chain and Logistics in National, International and Governmental Environment

    Supply Chain and Logistics in National, International and Governmental Environment

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790827873

    Logisticsisan integralpartofoureverydaylife.Todayit in?uencesmorethanevera largenumberofhumanandeconomicactivities. Inthisbook,authorstryto illustrate some advanced logistics and supply chain management topics, recently mentioned by academic and ind…

  • Why Managers and Companies Take Risks

    Why Managers and Companies Take Risks
    av Les Coleman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790816952

    The book answers a simple question: when managers and companies face a decision with two outcomes that are safe and risky, what leads them to choose the risky alternative? The answer starts with a detailed review of the theory behind risk and decisi…

  • Strategic Design and Innovative Thinking in Business Operations

    Strategic Design and Innovative Thinking in Business Operations

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319776217

    Recently, rapid technological advances have been influencing the global business operations strategies at companies of all sizes like never before. At the same time, there has been a shift in business cultures due to the rising prevalence of matrix…

  • New Methods in Fixed Income Modeling

    New Methods in Fixed Income Modeling

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319952840

    This book presents new approaches to fixed income modeling and portfolio management techniques. Taking into account the latest mathematical and econometric developments in finance, it analyzes the hedging securities and structured instruments that a…

  • Implicit Embedded Options in Life Insurance Contracts

    Implicit Embedded Options in Life Insurance Contracts
    av Nils Rufenacht

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790829433

    This book presents a market-consistent valuation framework for implicit embedded options in life insurance contracts. This framework is used to perform an empirical analysis based on more than 110,000 actual and in-force life insurance policies and…

  • Implicit Embedded Options in Life Insurance Contracts

    Implicit Embedded Options in Life Insurance Contracts
    av Nils Rufenacht

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790828429

    This book presents a market-consistent valuation framework for implicit embedded options in life insurance contracts. This framework is used to perform an empirical analysis based on more than 110,000 actual and in-force life insurance policies and…

  • Vertical Cooperative Advertising in Supply Chain Management

    Vertical Cooperative Advertising in Supply Chain Management
    av Gerhard Aust

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319384429

    In this book methods from Operations Research and Game Theory are used to determine companies' profit-maximizing strategies related to pricing and (cooperative) advertising. It considers different supply chain structures as well as various distribut…

  • Automated Organizations

    Automated Organizations
    av Nelio Oliveira

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790827583

    This book attempts to characterize a new organizational form that is now visible in many companies as a substitute of previous forms related to mechanized or mechanistic standards. The book is based on the approach of organizational structure and on…

  • Valuation of Network Effects in Software Markets

    Valuation of Network Effects in Software Markets
    av Andreas Kemper

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790823660

    This book is the productof my research at the EndowedChair of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at the European Business School. Many people devoted their inspiration, time, and knowledge in order to support me with my interdisciplinary research…

  • Cryptofinance and Mechanisms of Exchange

    Cryptofinance and Mechanisms of Exchange

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030307370

    This book describes how the rapid advancement in encryption and network computing gave birth to new tools and products that have influenced the local and global economy alike. One recent and notable example is the emergence of virtual currencies (su…

  • Interorganisational Standards

    Interorganisational Standards
    av Ulrich M. Loewer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790816532

    Standards play crucial roles in many different aspects of today's economy. They can define meanings of semantics, product interfaces, process steps, or performance levels. Interorganisational standards are specifications that define business-related…

  • Industrial Research Performance Management

    Industrial Research Performance Management
    av Tatjana Samsonowa

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790827613

    Managers are increasingly concerned with the typical methods available for organizational performance measurement and control. Research into performance measurement, within the field of innovation management, has been variously approached through fr…

  • Balancing and Sequencing of Assembly Lines

    Balancing and Sequencing of Assembly Lines
    av Armin Scholl

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783790811803

    It is dealt with two main decision problems which arise when flow-line production systems are installed and operated. The assembly line balancing problem consists of partitioning the work, necessary to assemble the product(s), among different statio…