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Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

Yongyuth Yuthavong
December 20, 2017

The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development....

Productivity Improvement in Manufacturing SMEs: Application of Work Study

Thomas Thinandavha Munyai, Boysana Lephoi Mbonyane, Charles Mbohwa
December 19, 2017

This book focuses on the application of workstudy in productivity of manufacturing SMEs locally and abroad and also explores various industrial problems which face manufacturing SMEs in developing and underdeveloped countries in the rest of the world. Low productivity is currently a serious...

Practical Guide to Safety Leadership: An Evidence-Based Approach

Luke Daniel
December 18, 2017

Leaders can shape an organisation through their behaviours and their vision. If an organisation lacks a clear vision or there is disengagement by the leadership team, then the results can be disastrous. In such circumstances change is needed. When change is needed, the value of safety can become a...

Quantitative Techniques in Business, Management and Finance: A Case-Study Approach

Umeshkumar Dubey, D P Kothari, G K Awari
December 16, 2017

This book is especially relevant to undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers studying quantitative techniques as part of business, management and finance. It is an interdisciplinary book that covers all major topics involved at the interface between business and management on the one hand and...

The Income Approach to Property Valuation

Andrew Baum, David Mackmin, Nick Nunnington
December 14, 2017

A classic textbook that has guided generations of students through the intricacies of property valuation, The Income Approach to Property Valuation remains a keen favourite amongst students and teachers alike. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the increasingly...

Supply Chain Management Models: Forward, Reverse, Uncertain, and Intelligent Foundations with Case Studies

Hamed Fazlollahtabar
December 13, 2017

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a wide field in which several specialties are included. In general, operations and production management players use SCM to organize the problems and analyze the solution approaches. Due to these points, a reference which can encompass a range of problems and their...

Cultural Dynamics in a Globalized World: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Arts and Humanities

Melani Budianta, Manneke Budiman, Abidin Kusno, Mikihiro Moriyama
December 12, 2017

The book contains essays on current issues in arts and humanities in which peoples and cultures compete as well as collaborate in globalizing the world while maintaining their uniqueness as viewed from cross- and interdisciplinary perspectives. The book covers areas such as literature, cultural...

Understanding Healthcare Economics: Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

Jeanne Wendel, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN, William O'Donohue, PHD
December 11, 2017

Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the...

Effective School Librarianship:: Successful Professional Practices from Librarians around the World: (2-volume set)

Patrick Lo, Heather Rogers, Dickson, K.W. Chiu
December 10, 2017

This new book, Effective School Librarianship: Successful Professional Practices from Librarians around the World (2-volume set), provides a series of informative interviews with school/teacher librarians practicing in different parts of the world. It showcases the resilience, creativity and best...

The Audio PMP® Exam Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP® Exam

Carl Pritchard, Bruce Falk
December 06, 2017

The Project Management Professional® Certification exam is one of the most challenging exams anyone faces. Conquering this exam means facing a mountain of information and content from the field and from the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition. Project Management...

Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences

Isbandi Rukminto Adi, Rochman Achwan
December 05, 2017

The book contains essays on current issues in Social and Political Sciences, such as the issues of governance and social order; social development and community development; global challenges and inequality; civil society and social movement; IT-based community and social transformation; poverty...

Conservation, Tourism, and Identity of Contemporary Community Art: A Case Study of Felipe Seade’s Mural "Allegory to Work”

Virginia Santamarina-Campos, María Ángeles Carabal-Montagud, María de Miguel-Molina, Blanca de Miguel-Molina
December 05, 2017

This unique volume aims to promote new models of sustainable management in the field of contemporary mural art. Cultural heritage has become an essential tool for society, stressing the necessity to properly conserve cultural resources in order to maintain a socially, economically, and...

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