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Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement

by David Hollister, Ray Tadgerson & David Closs

The dynamic, collaborative management model that saved a U.S. manufacturing city

When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person-the city's newly elected...


Seoul Man

by Frank Ahrens

Recounting his three years in Korea, the highest-ranking non-Korean executive at Hyundai sheds light on a business culture very few Western journalists ever experience, in this revealing, moving, and hilarious...


Inside the Mind of the Shopper: The Science of Retailing

by Herb Sorensen

What do you really do when you shop? The answers are fascinating and, for retailers, they're cash in the bank. In Inside the Mind of the Shopper: The Science of Retailing, world-renowned retail consultant Dr....


Glow Kids

by Nicholas Kardaras

We’ve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses—and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces—the...


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...


The Media Handbook: A Complete Guide to Advertising Media Selection, Planning, Research, and Buying

by Helen Katz

The Media Handbook provides a practical introduction to the advertising media planning and buying processes. Emphasizing basic calculations and the practical realities of offering alternatives and evaluating...


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...


Women and Sex Tourism Landscapes

by Erin Sanders-McDonagh

Sexual spaces, normally inhabited by (mostly) female sex workers, are understood as masculine spaces, and positioned for and around male consumers. However, red light zones and public sex performances in both...


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...