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Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

Management and business studies are firmly established as a popular, important and significant area of study in the academic world. Bringing together theories and thought from a wide range of disciplines, this series features cutting -edge research addressing all the major issues in business and management today, helping to define and advance the field.

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1-10 of 57 results in Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies
  1. Monitoring Business Performance

    Models, Methods, and Tools

    By Per Lind

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The idea of using models to inform business practice seems appealing, as it suggests the abstraction and control of a large, complex subject by means of a smaller, easily manipulated mechanism. In reality, however, many models prove inadequate when translated into business methods. Monitoring...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

    UK Dimensions

    By Moshfique Uddin, Agyenim Boateng

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (CBM&As) activity has become an important vehicle for firms’ internationalization and corporate restructuring over the past three decades. Despite the huge volume of global CBM&A activity, however, there are few books which carefully explore the...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Evaluation of Transportation Investment Projects

    By Joseph Berechman

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Throughout the world, the use of some kind of a formal transportation project evaluation procedure is a requirement. Yet, by and large, these are partial; in fact, much weight is often placed on the initial -pre-engineering -phases of the planning process, when vital information, such as accurate...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Research Methods for Human Resource Management

    Edited by Karin Sanders, Julie A. Cogin, Hugh T.J. Bainbridge

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Since the beginning of the century, there have been calls for the integration of traditional individualistic (micro) and management (macro) paradigms in Human Resource Management studies. In order to understand this so-called ’black box,’ the HR field needs research which is more sensitive to...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Decision-Making Groups and Teams

    An Information Exchange Perspective

    By Steven Silver

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    In recent years, there has been increasing implementation of group and team decision-making within organizations, much of it managed electronically, between members of what are "virtual" groups or teams. Recent research into effective team implementation emphasizes "trust" as an intermediary...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Advertising, Attitudes, and Audiences

    By Tony Wilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Global Advertising, Attitudes and Audiences is a post-Mcdonaldization view of marketing power, consumer pleasure, and audience protest. The psychological process wherein consumers actively make sense of advertising and branding and integrate them with living is fundamentally important in thinking...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Innovative Business School Teaching

    Engaging the Millennial Generation

    Edited by Elaine Doyle, Patrick Buckley, Conor Carroll

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Innovative Business School Teaching showcases the latest pedagogic innovations that actively engage the millennial generation in learning within the business domain. In the context of the contemporary macro issues facing higher education, this book presents the latest teaching practices and tools...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Recession at Work

    HRM in the Irish Crisis

    By Bill Roche, Paul Teague, Anne Coughlan, Majella Fahy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    How has the recession affected the conduct of human resource management? How have HR departments and managers fared? Have leading firms taken measures to sustain and revive their businesses through innovative HR measures? How have union representation and influence been affected? Is the recession...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Organizations and Working Time Standards

    A Comparison of Negotiations in Europe

    By Jens Thoemmes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Collective bargaining between employers and trade unions has profoundly changed working conditions in companies around the globe. But why do we start work at the age of 10, 16, 18 or 24? Why do we work 6, 8, 10 or more hours a day? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent as working...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Management in Africa

    Macro and Micro Perspectives

    Edited by Terri Lituchy, Betty Jane Punnett, Bill Buenar Puplampu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    This book offers a comprehensive look at the current literatures and research based on empirical data from across different countries in Africa. It focuses on the work of leading scholars of management in and around Africa and the African Context, exploring whether we can at this point refer to ‘...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Managerial Flow
    Edited by Veronica Vecchi, Manuela Brusoni, Rodney Farr-Wharton, Ben Farr-Wharton
    To Be Published December 24th 2014
  2. Management, Society and the Informal Economy
    Edited by Paul Godfrey
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  3. Foresight in Organizations;: Methods and Tools
    By Patrick van der Duin
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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