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The Big Four: The Curious Past and Perilous Future of the Global Accounting Monopoly

"Messrs. Gow and Kells have made an invaluable contribution, writing in an amused tone that nevertheless acknowledges the firms' immense power and the seriousness of their neglect of traditional responsibilities. 'The Big Four' will appeal to all those interested in the future of the profession--and of capitalism itself."--Jane Gleeson-White, Wall Street Journal

Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes

The Fourteenth Edition of the award-winning Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes is based on the idea that managing people, structure, and processes in organizations is a challenging, compelling, and crucial set of tasks.

Disaster Management and Preparedness

Detailing methods for preparing organizations for disasters, this book discusses not only tried and true tactics, but also areas often overlooked during the reactive and post-disaster phases. The authors address special considerations important in planning for disaster management, from chemical spills, floods, aircraft crashes, and terrorist attacks to catastrophic events. They cover all aspects of disaster preparedness from assessing the risk prior to a disaster to the legal ramifications following one. The book includes how-tos for dealing with the media and protecting an organization’s assets and furnishes OSHA and FEMA regulations, charts, and sample programs and audits.

Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance

Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance, Second Edition, provides a concise presentation of vital topics and emerging themes in corporate governance within the private sector, while maintaining the key elements of the successful first edition.

Project Procurement Management: Contracting, Subcontracting, Teaming

Here's what five project management instructors at the University of California-Irvine have said about Project Procurement Management: Quentin's book provides invaluable guidance for project managers seeking to ensure that vendors/sellers will perform as required.

Hotel Front Office Management

The Fifth Edition of Hotel Front Office Management is one of the leading texts in addressing the demands for instructing future leaders of the hotel industry. 

The Handbook of Project-based Management: Leading Strategic Change in Organizations

One of the most influential books ever written on the development of project management, The Handbook of Project-Based Management has been completely revised for a new generation of students and practitioners. The Third Edition now features a major change in focus from delivering corporate objectives to achieving strategic change, including embedding corporate change after a project is completed.

The Principles of Project Finance
The Principles of Project Finance Sented by Sarah Gerdes

The Principles of Project Finance reviews the technique of project finance. It explores, step-by-step, the key ingredients of the concept.

Quality Management in Construction Projects

The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects.

Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts

Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts is the first book of a series of three with the objective of providing an overview of all aspects, steps, and issues that should be considered when undertaking credit risk management, including the Basel II Capital Accord, which all major banks must comply with in 2008.

Advanced Bond Portfolio Management: Best Practices in Modeling and Strategies

In order to effectively employ portfolio strategies that can control interest rate risk and/or enhance returns, you must understand the forces that drive bond markets, as well as the valuation and risk management practices of these complex securities. In Advanced Bond Portfolio Management, Frank Fabozzi, Lionel Martellini, and Philippe Priaulet have brought together more than thirty experienced bond market professionals to help you do just that.

Goals-Based Wealth Management: An Integrated and Practical Approach to Changing the Structure of Wealth Advisory Practices

Take a more active role in strategic asset allocation Goals-Based Wealth Management is a manual for protecting and growing client wealth in a way that changes both the services and profitability of the firm. Written by a 35-year veteran of international wealth education and analysis, this informative guide explains a new approach to wealth management that allows individuals to take on a more active role in the allocation of their assets. Coverage includes a detailed examination of the goals-based approach, including what works and what needs to be revisited, and a clear, understandable model that allows advisors to help individuals to navigate complex processes. The companion website offers ancillary readings, practice management checklists, and assessments that help readers secure a deep understanding of the key ideas that make goals-based wealth management work.

Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic, and Postmodern Perspectives

Organization Theory, Third Edition, offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the study of organizations and organizing processes. It encourages an even-handed appreciation of the different perspectives contributing to our knowledge of organizations and challenges readers to broaden their intellectual reach.

The A-Z of Facilities and Property Management

This reference work, in an easy-to-use A-Z format, covers all aspects of facilities and property strategy, administration and control, backed up by a wealth of practical suggestions.

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