Series: The Little Big Book Series
This book begins by defining organizational driving factors such as core competencies and identifying processes that interfere with them. It discusses benchmarks and leading practices, conducting gap analysis, and developing value propositions. The book then covers reviewing and obtaining approval...
To Be Published September 28th 2015 by CRC Press
In today’s confrontational and connected world, communication is the key strategic act. This book uses drama theory—a radical extension of game theory—to show how best to communicate so as to manage the emotionally charged confrontations occurring in any worthwhile relationship. Alongside a toolset...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by CRC Press
From its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872
This systematic history of Jamaica was written after the abolition of slavery by a man imbued with a sense of 18th-century liberalism. It is based on public records and archives, and the mass of pamphlet literature which had been published over the years....
To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge
The fifth edition of Management and the Arts provides you with theory and practical applications from all arts management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organization, staffing, and group dynamics. Regardless of whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance...
Published September 9th 2014 by Focal Press
First published in 1936, this volume contains six of the Halley Stewart Lectures – originally founded "For Research towards the Christian Ideal in All Social Life" – by some of the greatest of English scientists of the mid-20th century, each a leading authority in his respective field: cosmology,...
Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge
Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation
Series: Asian Security Studies
This new book is the first full account, inside or outside government, of China’s efforts to acquire foreign technology. Based on primary sources and meticulously researched, the book lays bare China’s efforts to prosper technologically through others' achievements. For decades, China has operated...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
Information Technology Applications in Lean Systems
As a pioneer in Lean improvement methods, Jim Martin was among the first to suggest that truly successful Lean initiatives are those applied across every facet of an organization, not just on the shop floor. Building on this concept, Martin demonstrates that one of the most effective ways to...
Published August 26th 2009 by CRC Press
Most principles of economics texts are predicated narrowly on the concept of scarcity as a fundamental force, but that is only one aspect of economics. This supplemental text for basic and intermediate level undergraduates provides a serious discussion of the concept of abundance - what it means,...
Published July 15th 2009 by Routledge