Sustainability Assessments: Insights from multinational enterprises operating in the Philippines
Improving Competitiveness through Human Resource Development in China: The Role of Vocational Education
The Regulation of Financial Planning in Australia: Current Practice, Issues and Empirical Analysis
Diversity and Entrepreneurship
Daniel Hoffman, Allan Bowditch
September 15, 2020
The global pharmaceuticals market generated $934.8 billion revenue in 2017 and forecasters predict 5.8% annual growth for the sector through 2021. In the U.S. alone, national health expenditures on medications are forecast to reach $605 billion in 2026; the pharma audit and data analytics supplier...
Hermann Lion, Jerome D. Donovan, Cheree Topple, Rowan Bedggood, Eryadi K. Masli
September 15, 2020
This book looks at how multinational enterprises address sustainability within their business activities. Contextualized within a rapidly developing country in Asia, the book explores how management practices, tools and techniques are implemented by foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs)...
Gareth Addidle, Joyce Liddle
July 15, 2020
This book locates the issue of ‘vulnerability’ into an international context, within public sector reform processes, and goes beyond conceptualization of existing concepts of policing and vulnerability to include multi and intra-agency working. It uncovers many competing and...
Kantha Dayaram, Linda Lambey, John Burgess, Tri Wulida Afrianty
May 15, 2020
This edited volume examines how forces of globalization, demographic and technological change are manifested and accommodated in an emerging economy such as Indonesia, which has a large workforce pool. Using the human resource development framework, the book explains the opportunities and...
Mary Haropoulou, Clive Smallman
April 01, 2020
What goes on in a small firm that lives or dies by its capacity to innovate? How are decisions made on new product development, and how does that feed into the ecological, social and financial sustainability of the firm? This book answers the questions through an in-depth look at a small business...
Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan
April 01, 2020
As Singapore continues to grow as a nation, the happiness and wellbeing of Singaporeans and what matters to them also change. This book conceptualizes and measures the cognitive and affective aspects of subjective wellbeing from multiple perspectives and relates these to important factors such as...
Jie Shen, Jenny Dumont, Xin Deng
December 02, 2019
Corporate social responsibility (CSR), and particularly environmental management, has now become a global social norm. As the largest developing economy in the world, China is currently a major environmental polluter. This book examines how Chinese enterprises, including both indigenous firms and...
Albert N. Link
November 21, 2019
In order to understand collaborative research activity in the United States, it is important to understand the contextual environment in which firms pursue a collaborative research strategy. The U.S. environment for formal collaborative research was established through a number of policy...
Min Min, Ying Zhu
September 27, 2019
This book looks at the development of vocational education and training in China and how it is crucial to human resource development and improving competitiveness. It briefly outlines the contextual issues related to vocational education and training in China, the importance of vocational...
Angelique Nadia Sweetman McInnes
September 25, 2019
This book investigates the legitimacy of the current Australian Financial Services Licensee-Authorised Representative (AFSL-AR) licensing model, as specified in the Commonwealth Corporations Act 2001. The book rectifies the deficiency in scholarly attention to this matter by developing a new...
Vanessa Ratten, Leo-Paul Dana
August 30, 2019
Whilst there has been an increased interest in minorities and their contribution to society, the literature on minorities and under-represented communities is still weak. This edited volume discusses entrepreneurship in the context of minorities and the role they play in society. The book looks at...
Hagai Gringarten, Raúl Fernández-Calienes
April 29, 2019
Ethical Branding and Marketing: Cases and Lessons provides current perspectives on fascinating global cases focusing on the specific combination of the two fields of "ethics" and "branding," on their relationship, and on how that joint perspective shapes brands, companies, business strategies, and...