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Encyclopedia of New Venture Management

Encyclopedia of New Venture Management Author Matthew R. Marvel
ISBN-10 9781412990813
Release 2012-05-18
Pages 512
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The Encyclopedia of New Venture Management explores the skills needed to succeed in business, along with the potential risks and rewards and environmental settings and characteristics.



Encyclopedia of Management

Encyclopedia of Management Author Gale (Firm)
ISBN-10 1414459041
Release 2012
Pages 1133
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"The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of Management presents a completely refreshed look at the vast and continually evolving field of management. Composed by business writers, Encyclopedia of Management, represents a substantial contribution to business and management reference. Students, scholars, and business practitioners alike will find a wealth of information in this fully revised source. Through 316 essays, readers will encounter thousands of terms, issues, and concepts such as: Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists, Benchmarking, Cloud Computing, Consumer Behavior, Corporate Social Responsibility, Globalization, Innovation, Mission and Vision Statements, New Product Development, Organizational Change and Development, Outsourcing and Offshoring, Privacy, Privacy Laws, and Workplace Privacy, Social Networking, and Women and Minorities in Management. This seventh edition also features a management glossary defining more than 200 key terms as well as approximately 235 charts and graphs. Fully indexed and contains a thematic table of contents organized under 18 different functional categories (such as Corporate Planning and Strategic Management; Entrepreneurship; Innovation and Technology; among others) to facilitate easy identification of topics. "



Encyclopedia of Business in Today s World

Encyclopedia of Business in Today s World Author Charles Wankel
ISBN-10 9781506319520
Release 2009-06-08
Pages 2136
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2009 RUSA Outstanding Business Reference Business in today's world is increasingly diverse. Undertaking commerce, even by an individual, can mean working globally through a welter of new media with opportunities of all kinds rapidly appearing. The boundaries, scope, content, structures, and processes of a business activity can morph into completely different ones in the course of a project. Contemporary businesses, and certainly future businesses, find it incumbent upon them to fit within the requirements of environmental and economic sustainability of the others who inhabit our world. With more than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World is packed with essential and up-to-date information on the state of business in our world. Not only does it reflect where business is, it also conveys the trajectory of business farther into the 21st century. These four volumes provide clear overviews of the important business topics of our time, ranging from culture shock to currency hedging, political risk, offshoring, and transnational corporations. The wealth of topics represent an integrated vision by the editor of a perplexity of functions, technologies, and environmental factors. Key Features Provides insight into the development and current business situation globally through articles on many individual countries Examines the processes, responsibilities, and ethics of business in the global market Offers entries written by experts from diverse fields Includes an appendix that looks at World Trade Organization statistics Presents a vast range of topics, including key companies, business policies, regions, countries, dimensions of globalization, economic factors, international agreements, financial instruments, accounting regulations and approaches, theories, legislation, management practices and approaches, and much more Key Themes Competitive Forces Countries Corporate Profiles Cultural Environments Economics of International Business Economic Theories of International Business Ethics, Corruption, and Social Responsibility Export/Import Strategies Foreign Direct Investment Globalization and Society Human Resource Management International Accounting International Finance International Monetary System International Trade Legal and Labor Issues Management and Leadership Manufacturing and Operations Marketing Political Environments Regional Economic Integration Supranational and National Organizations The Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World serves as a general, nontechnical resource for students, professors, and librarians seeking to understand the development of business as practiced in the United States and internationally.



Encyclopedia of Creativity Invention Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Encyclopedia of Creativity  Invention  Innovation and Entrepreneurship Author
ISBN-10 1461438578
Release 2013-06-14
Pages 1908
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​The Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CI2E) is a three-volume electronic and print reference that uniquely covers the broad spectrum of topics relating to the process of creativity and innovation, from a wide variety of perspectives (e.g., economics, management, psychology, anthropology, policy, technology, education, the arts) and modes (individual, organization, industry, nation, region). The resource is comprised of some 300 topical entries, definitions of key terms and concepts, and review essays, from a global array of more than 250 researchers, business executives, policymakers, and artists, illuminating the many facets of creativity and innovation, and highlighting their relationships to such universal concepts as knowledge management, economic opportunity, and sustainability. Entries feature description of key concepts and definition of terms, full-color illustrations, case examples, future directions for research and application, synonyms and cross-references, and bibliographic references.



Encyclopedia of History of American Management

Encyclopedia of History of American Management Author Morgen Witzel
ISBN-10 9781847144690
Release 2005-03-15
Pages 600
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Containing more than 250 entries, this unique and ambitious work traces the development of management thinking and major business culture in North America. Entries range from 600 words to 2500 words and contain concise biographical detail, a critical analysis of the thinkers' doctrines and ideas and a bibliography including the subject's major works and a helpful listing of minor works.



Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization

Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization Author Wang, John
ISBN-10 9781466652033
Release 2014-02-28
Pages 2754
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As the age of Big Data emerges, it becomes necessary to take the five dimensions of Big Data- volume, variety, velocity, volatility, and veracity- and focus these dimensions towards one critical emphasis - value. The Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization confronts the challenges of information retrieval in the age of Big Data by exploring recent advances in the areas of knowledge management, data visualization, interdisciplinary communication, and others. Through its critical approach and practical application, this book will be a must-have reference for any professional, leader, analyst, or manager interested in making the most of the knowledge resources at their disposal.



International Encyclopedia of Business and Management

International Encyclopedia of Business and Management Author Malcolm Warner
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106020098718
Release 2002
Pages 7160
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International Encyclopedia of Business and Management has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from International Encyclopedia of Business and Management also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full International Encyclopedia of Business and Management book for free.



The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism Author Linda L. Lowry
ISBN-10 9781483368931
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 1640
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Taking a global and multidisciplinary approach, The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism brings together a team of international scholars to examine the travel and tourism industry, which is expected to grow at an annual rate of four percent for the next decade. In more than 500 entries spanning four comprehensive volumes, the Encyclopedia examines the business of tourism around the world paying particular attention to the social, economic, environmental, and policy issues at play. The book examines global, regional, national, and local issues including transportation, infrastructure, the environment, and business promotion. By looking at travel trends and countries large and small, the Encyclopedia analyses a wide variety of challenges and opportunities facing the industry. In taking a comprehensive and global approach, the Encyclopedia approaches the field of travel and tourism through the numerous disciplines it reaches, including the traditional tourism administration curriculum within schools of business and management, economics, public policy, as well as social science disciplines such as the anthropology and sociology. Key features include: More than 500 entries authored and signed by key academics in the field Entries on individual countries that details the health of the tourism industry, policy and planning approaches, promotion efforts, and primary tourism draws. Additional entries look at major cities and popular destinations Coverage of travel trends such as culinary tourism, wine tourism, agritourism, ecotourism, geotourism, slow tourism, heritage and cultural-based tourism, sustainable tourism, and recreation-based tourism Cross-references and further readings A Reader’s Guide grouping articles by disciplinary areas and broad themes



The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship

The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship Author Colette Henry
ISBN-10 9781317744917
Release 2017-09-19
Pages 400
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The literature in female entrepreneurship has witnessed significant development in the last 30 years, with the research emphasis shifting from purely descriptive explorations towards a clear effort to embed research within highly informed conceptual frameworks. With contributions from leading and emerging researchers, The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship brings together the latest international research, concepts and thinking in the area. With a strong international dimension, this book will facilitate comparative discussion and analysis on all aspects of female entrepreneurship, including start-ups, socio-economic influences, entrepreneurial capital and minority entrepreneurship. Reflecting the subject’s growing importance for researchers, academics and policy makers as well as those involved in supporting women’s entrepreneurship through training programmes, networks, consultancy or the provision of venture capital, The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship will be an invaluable reference resource.



Encyclopedia of Management

Encyclopedia of Management Author
ISBN-10 1414406916
Release 2009
Pages 1065
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Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.



Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems

Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems Author Nilmini Wickramasinghe
ISBN-10 1599048892
Release 2008
Pages 1427
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Healthcare, a vital industry that touches most of us in our lives, faces major challenges in demographics, technology, and finance. Longer life expectancy and an aging population, technological advancements that keep people younger and healthier, and financial issues are a constant strain on healthcare organizations' resources and management. Focusing on the organization's ability to improve access, quality, and value of care to the patient may present possible solutions to these challenges.""The Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems"" provides an extensive and rich compilation of international research, discussing the use, adoption, design, and diffusion of information communication technologies (ICTs) in healthcare, including the role of ICTs in the future of healthcare delivery; access, quality, and value of healthcare; nature and evaluation of medical technologies; ethics and social implications; and medical information management.



Encyclopedia of Small Business J Z

Encyclopedia of Small Business  J Z Author Kevin Hillstrom
ISBN-10 0787649082
Release 2002
Pages 1212
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Designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, and human resource issues.



Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management

Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management Author V. K. Narayanan
ISBN-10 9781405160490
Release 2010-03-15
Pages 400
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Get complete, up-to-date and authoritative coverage of technology and innovation. A broadly encompassing encyclopedia on the emerging topic of technology innovation and management (TIM), this volume covers a wide array of issues. TIM is a relatively new field and is highly interdisciplinary, incorporating strategy and entrepreneurship, economics, marketing, organizational behavior, organization theory, physical and life sciences, and even law. All of these disciplines are represented in this volume, and their intersections are made clear. Entries are contributed by scholars from around the world who are leading experts in their respective topics. This volume is appropriate for scholars who are new to this particular field, as well as industry practitioners interested in understanding the state of knowledge in these specific areas. Entries may also serve as useful instructional materials, given their span of coverage as well as their currency. VK Narayanan is Stubbs Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean of Research at Drexel University, Philadelphia, U.S.A. Gina O'Connor is Associate Professor of Marketing in the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, U.S.A.



Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management

Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management Author Allan Bird
ISBN-10 9781134657612
Release 2005-10-18
Pages 528
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The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management is the definitive reference source for the exploration of Japanese business and management. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of this field, the Encyclopedia consolidates and contextualises the leading research and knowledge about the Japanese business system and Japanese management thought and practice. It will be welcomed by scholar and student alike as an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent study, and a solid starting point for wider exploration.



Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management

Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management Author Wang, Victor C. X.
ISBN-10 9781522510505
Release 2016-12-12
Pages 1793
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Strategic leadership techniques are the cornerstone to positive growth and prosperity within businesses and organizations. Implementing new management strategies and practices helps to ensure managers are optimizing their resources and driving innovation. The Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management investigates emergent administrative techniques and business practices being utilized within corporate and educational settings. Highlighting empirical research and best practices within the field, this encyclopedia will be an authoritative reference source for students, researchers, faculty, librarians, managers, and leaders across various disciplines and cultures.



Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Author George Vozikis
ISBN-10 9781317471356
Release 2014-12-18
Pages 472
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The authors present core concepts of entrepreneurship in an easy-to-follow, logical sequence. Starting with basic definitions and an overarching conceptual framework in Part I, the book then addresses topics pertaining to Venture Initiation (Part II), Venture Management (Part III), and Venture Development (Part IV). Each chapter contains a case study in which a real-life entrepreneur, who confronts the issues of growth and competition, is followed. Venture initiation and development are key components of this book. Entrepreneurship has all the standard features that entrepreneurs-in-training need. The book's strength, however, lies in the clear, straightforward, and logical manner in which the various topics within this complex subject are presented. The book also includes learning objectives, outlines, terms, and review questions.



Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing Author Linda E. Swayne
ISBN-10 9781412973823
Release 2011
Pages 462
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"This four-volume set introduces, on the management side, principles and procedures of economics, budgeting and finance; leadership; governance; communication; business law and ethics; and human resources practices; all in the sports context. On the marketing side this reference resource explores two broad streams: marketing of sport and of sport-related products (promoting a particular team or selling team- and sport-related merchandise, for example), and using sports as a platform for marketing non-sports products, such as celebrity endorsements of a particular brand of watch or the corporate sponsorship of a tennis tournament. Together, these four volumes offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the state of sports management and marketing today, providing an invaluable print or online resource for student researchers"--