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Understanding the Role of Business Analytics: Some Applications

This book encompasses empirical evidences to understand the application of data analytical techniques in emerging contexts. Varied studies relating to manufacturing and services sectors including healthcare, banking, information technology, power, education sector etc. stresses upon the systematic approach followed in applying the data analytical techniques; and also analyses how these techniques are effective in decision-making in different contexts.

The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Over the past few decades, significant changes have occurred across capital markets. Shareholder activists have become more prominent, institutional investors have begun to wield more power, and intermediaries like investment advisory firms have greatly increased their influence.

Building a Responsive and Flexible Supply Chain

This book identifies accounting-based management control system practices for managing integrated and flexible supply chains and increasing customer satisfaction. It further explores how a company can enhance its supply chain integration.

The Knowledge Work Factory: Turning the Productivity Paradox into Value for Your Business

Unlock your company’s true potential by eliminating knowledge work waste that’s hiding in plain sight.Back in 1987, Nobel laureate Robert Solow quipped, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” This costly condition soon became known as the “productivity paradox.” Why does it persist today?

Business Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chain: Proceedings of IT4Fashion 2017 and IT4Fashion 2018 (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 525)

This book presents high-quality original contributions on the fashion supply chain. A wide spectrum of application domains are covered, processing of big data coming from digital and social media channels, fashion new product development, fashion design, fashion marketing and communication strategy, business models and entrepreneurship, e-commerce and omni-channel management, corporate social responsibility, new materials for fashion product, wearable technologies.

Institutions and Organizations: A Process View (Perspectives on Process Organization Studies)

Institutions - the structures, practices, and meanings that define what people and organizations think, do, and aspire to - are created through process. They are 'work in progress' that involves continual efforts to maintain, modify, or disturb them. Institutional logics are also in motion, holding varying degrees of dominance that change over time. This volume brings together two streams of thought within organization theory - institutional theory and process perspective - to advocate for stronger process ontology that highlights institutions as emergent, generative, political, and social.

Photography Business: Step-by-Step Startup Guide

Set up your business for success with the perfect shot. The experts at Entrepreneur provide a two-part guide to success. First, learn how to turn your talent for snapping great pictures into a lucrative business. Then, master the fundamentals of business startup including defining your business structure, funding, staffing, and more.

Business Innovation and ICT Strategies

This book investigates the real process of unleashing the power of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) through Open Innovation and strategic choices.

Driving Innovation from Within: A Guide for Internal Entrepreneurs

Conventional business wisdom tells us that entrepreneurs are society’s main source of innovation. Young founders leave college with a big idea, get to work in a garage, and build something that changes the world. Typical corporate employees, strangled by slow-moving bureaucracy, are blocked from making transformative discoveries.

Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business

One of Time Magazine's Must-Read Books of 2019: An award-winning journalist shows how workplace diversity initiatives have turned into a profoundly misguided industry—and have done little to bring equality to America's major industries and institutions.

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