Category Archives: Industrial

The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations (Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management)

Employee participation encompasses the range of mechanisms used to involve the workforce in decisions at all levels of the organization–whether direct or indirect–conducted with employees or through their representatives. In its various guises, the topic of employee participation has been … Continue reading

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The Next Leap in Productivity: What Top Managers Really Need to Know about Information Technology

How much should top management really care about IT? That’s the question Adam Kolawa bluntly poses in this feisty and compelling book. “The Next Leap in Productivity” goes far beyond traditional business books written for the CIO community. It tackles … Continue reading

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Research and Development Expenditure in Industry 2009: ANBERD

This 2009 edition of Research and Development Expenditure in Industry provides statistical data on R&D expenditure broken down by industrial and service sectors. Data are presented in national currency values. Coverage is provided for 25 OECD countries and three non-member … Continue reading

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Dispersed Manufacturing Networks: Challenges for Research and Practice

Customers in geographically dispersed, emerging and established global markets nowadays demand higher quality products in a greater variety and at lower cost in a shorter time. As a result, firms have been forced to reorganize their activities and realign their … Continue reading

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Product Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability Handbook, Second Edition

To ensure product reliability, an organization must follow specific practices during the product development process that impact reliability. The second edition of the bestselling Product Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability Handbook helps professionals identify the shortcomings in the reliability practices of … Continue reading

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STEP Project Management: Guide for Science, Technology, and Engineering Projects (Industrial Innovation)

While the project management body of knowledge is embraced by disciplines ranging from manufacturing and business to social services and healthcare, the application of efficient project management is of particularly high value in science, technology, and engineering undertakings. STEP Project … Continue reading

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Game-Changing Strategies: How to Create New Market Space in Established Industries by Breaking the Rules (J-B US non-Franchise Leadership)

Game-Changing Strategies explains the reasons behind this puzzle and presents practical ideas on how established firms could not only discover new radical business models but also grow them next to their existing business models. The challenge for established firms is … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Health and Safety

Health and safety issues now impose upon almost every part of business life. The system of enforcement is managed and implemented in the UK by The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – but at times it can be difficult to … Continue reading

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Information and Learning in Markets: The Impact of Market Microstructure

The ways financial analysts, traders, and other specialists use information and learn from each other are of fundamental importance to understanding how markets work and prices are set. This graduate-level textbook analyzes how markets aggregate information and examines the impacts … Continue reading

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The Economics of Organizational Design: Theory and Empirical Insights

This volume closes the gap between a growing stream of theoretical work on the economics of firms’ organization that addresses topics as the depth of the managerial hierarchy, the delegation of decision power, and the determinants of organizational innovation, and … Continue reading

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