Authored by a team of experts, the new edition of this bestseller presents practical techniques for managing inventory and production throughout supply chains. It covers the current context of inventory and production management, replenishment systems for managing individual inventories within a...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Theory and Prevention of Technology-Enabled Offenses
Series: Crime Science Series
The research literature on cybercrime has increased dramatically over the last decade as scholars from criminology, sociology, computer science/engineering, and information security have examined these issues from both technical and social science perspectives. This book offers a comprehensive...
To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge
Country and Regional Perspectives
Changing global contexts force HRD scholars and practitioners to confront international, comparative, and cross-cultural analysis – something already in evidence in other social science disciplines. It is clear from the literature that significant country and regional variations in notions of HRD...
To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge
The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact on and off-line. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in...
To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge
Conventional solutions to ecosystem loss, such as protected areas and parks, are far too small to make a meaningful difference. Large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems is essential if climate is to be stabilized. This book covers innovative new technologies for restoring the most productive...
To Be Published November 14th 2014 by CRC Press
Some political observers dubbed the 2008 presidential campaign as 'the Facebook Election'. Barack Obama, in particular, employed social media such as blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Digg, YouTube, MySpace and Facebook to run a 'grassroots-style' campaign. The Obama campaign was keenly aware that voters,...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity
Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by...
To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge
This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others....
To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
Strategic Foundations for Volatile Times
The key difference between success and failure for most governance systems is adaptation, specifically the ability to resolve the existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges that constrain adaptation. Local, regional and national systems differ in how they are designed to...
To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in...
To Be Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge