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New and Published Books

  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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Commercial Distribution in Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Dawson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The physical distribution of products is an important element in the marketing operations of all productive enterprises, and in many cases efficient distribution is the most important single factor leading to success. With the emergence of post-industrial society the role of distribution has come...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Total Quality Management and Operational Excellence

    Text with Cases, 4th Edition

    By John S. Oakland

    The notion of "Quality" in business performance has exploded since the publication of the first edition of this classic text in 1989. Today there is a plethora of performance improvement frameworks including Baldrige, EFQM, Lean, Six Sigma and ISO 9001, offering a potentially confusing variety of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s....

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Business Process Management

    3rd Edition

    By John Jeston, Johan Nelis

    Business Process Management, a huge bestseller, has helped thousands of leaders and BPM practitioners successfully implement BPM projects, enabling them to add measurable value to their organizations. The book’s runaway success can be attributed partly to its overview of all major useful frameworks...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Administration Reformation

    Market Demand from Public Organizations

    Edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mahmud Shareef, Sanjay K Pandey, Vinod Kumar

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    In an attempt to instil trust in their performance, credibility, integrity, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and good governance, many public organizations are in effect viewing tax-paying citizens as consumers. Little research exists to explore synergies between the market economy, public...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Air Logistics Handbook

    Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain

    By Michael Sales

    Why study air cargo? Consider that this sector moves only 2% of the global volume of goods but a huge 35% by value, reserved for the most costly and time-sensitive products. Air logistics is an economically and strategically important industry, and a rich source of opportunity for graduating...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Eco-Innovation and Sustainability Management

    By Bart Bossink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Sustainability is a phenomenon that must be pursued in a complex system of interrelated elements of business, society, and ecology. It is important to gain an understanding of these elements, the interplay between them, and the behavior of the system. This book explores the...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge