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Strategies for Media Reform

The reform of the Mexican electricity sector

by Enrique Ochoa Reza & Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

The electricity sector is one of the most important industries in the country. Based on that, and due to advances in this area around the world it was necessary to enact an energy reform initiative to establish...


Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Third Edition

by Mark Graban

Organizations around the world are using Lean to redesign care and improve processes in a way that achieves and sustains meaningful results for patients, staff, physicians, and health systems. Lean Hospitals,...


One World Health: An Overview of Global Health

by Lord Nigel Crisp

This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. It describes the shared opportunities but also the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular...


What Happened to the Car Industry?

by Ian Porter & Kim Carr

The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation's industrial and social fabric. With protection from the federal government in the early years, and co-investment more recently,...


Global eBook 2016

by Rüdiger Wischenbart, Jennifer Krenn, Dayou Chen & Carlo Carrenho et al.

The 2016 edition of the Global eBook report, with more than 50 data driven original charts and tables, is the international industry reference on the evolution of ebook markets focuses on relevant key angles...


Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

by Peter B. Doran

The incredible tale of how ambitious oil rivals Marcus Samuel, Jr., and Henri Deterding joined forces to topple the Standard Oil empire

 

Marcus Samuel, Jr., is an unorthodox Jewish merchant trader. Henri Deterding...


The End of Stationarity: Searching for the New Normal in the Age of Carbon Shock

by Mark Schapiro

Scientists have devised a new term to explain the turmoil caused by climate change: the end of stationarity. It means that our baselines for rainfall, water flow, temperature, and extreme weather are no longer...


Building the Skyline

Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy

by Stephen Moore & Kathleen Hartnett White

Fossil fuel energy is the lifeblood of the modern world. Before the Industrial Revolution, humanity depended on solar energy captured in living plants. But with the ability to harness the energy in coal and...


The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture

by Jessica Eise & Whitney Hodde

Today, the general public craves information on food and agriculture with an unprecedented passion. But the agricultural sector, unaccustomed to an interested and inquisitive society, has largely failed to respond...


New Venture Formations in United States Manufacturing: The Role of Industry Environments

by Thomas J. Dean

This volume, originally published in 1995, investigates the variation in rates of new venture inititations across manufacturing industries. Based on Austrain and other perspectives on market disequilibrium,...


The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain: A History

by Simon Taylor

In the 1950s, Britain was a pioneer in civil nuclear power and there were high hopes that this could be a source of cheap electricity and a valuable export opportunity. In The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power...


The Intentional Entrepreneur: Bringing Technology and Engineering to the Real New Economy: Bringing Technology and Engineering to the Real New Economy

by David L. Bodde

The Intentional Entrepreneur will help technology professionals and student of business, engineering, or science learn the art of entrepreneurship. David Bodde emphasizes the real-world experience of men and...


The Black Sea Region: Cooperation and Security Building: Cooperation and Security Building

by Oleksandr Pavliuk & Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze

The ring of countries bordering the Black Sea make up one of the unstable subregions of former Soviet republics, satellites and neighbours. This volume analyses the security issues in the Black Sea region and...


The Changing Role of Unions: New Forms of Representation: New Forms of Representation

by Phanindra V. Wunnava

With the trend toward multinational corporations, free trade pacts and dismantling import barriers, organized labour has been steadily losing ground in the United States. To reverse this trend, this book argues...


The Network

by Scott Woolley

The astonishing story of America’s airwaves, the two friends—one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor—who made them available to us, and the government which figured out how to put a price on air....


Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects

by Bart Wiegmans & Rob Konings

Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system...


Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

by Claire Colomb & Johannes Novy

Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization...


Panic at the Pump

by Meg Jacobs

An authoritative history of the energy crises of the 1970s and the world they wrought

In Panic at the Pump, Meg Jacobs shows how a succession of crises beginning with the 1973 Arab oil embargo prompted American...