|| SPECIAL COMPUTER METHODS
|| 1 MacCormick, John
Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious
ideas that drive today-s computers / John MacCormick.--
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. x, 219p.
ISBN : 9780691147147.
006.3 MAC 134009
This book explains the fundamental -tricks- behind nine
types of computer algorithms, including artificial
intelligence, Google-s famous PageRank algorithm, data
compression, error correction, and much more.
** Computer science, Computer algorithms, Artificial
2 Webb, Andrew R
Statistical pattern recognition / Andrew R Webb and Keith
D Copsey.--3rd ed.-- Chichester: Wiley, 2011.
xxii, 642p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780470682289.
006.4 WEB 133651
This book provides an introduction to statistical pattern
theory and techniques, with material drawn from a wide
range of fields, including the areas of engineering,
statistics, computer science and the social sciences. The
book describes techniques for analyzing data comprising
measurements made on individuals or objects.. The
techniques are used to make a prediction such as disease
of a patient, the type of object illuminated by a radar,
economic forecast. Emphasis is placed on techniques for
classification, a term used for predicting the class or
group an object belongs to (based on a set of exemplars)
and for methods that seek to discover natural groupings
in a data set.
** Pattern perception --Statistical methods.
|| LIBRARY OPERATIONS
|| 3 Efthimiadis, Efthimis (ed.)
Teaching and learning in information retrieval / Efthimis
Efthimiadis and others.-- Heidelberg: Springer, 2011.
xv, 213p. 24cm.
(The information retrieval series, 31).
ISBN : 9783642225109.
025.524071 EFT 133749
This book aims to provide theoretical and practical ideas
for teaching IR, a topic which has up to now suffered
from a lack of literature on its pedagogical aspects.
** Information retrieval -- Study and teaching
|| MENTAL PROCESSES and INTELLIGENCE
|| 4 Chen, Chaomei
Turning points : the nature of creativity / Chaomei Chen.
-- Heidelberg: Higher Education Press / Springer, 2011.
xvi, 268p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9783642191596.
153.35 CHE 133652
This book focuses on a critical concept of intellectual
turning points in the context of critical thinking,
scientific discovery, and problem solving. The author
presents a novel analytical and experimental system that
applies to both past and future data.
** Creative ability, Critical thinking, Problem solving.
|| APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
|| 5 L-Abate, Luciano
Hurt feelings : theory, research and applications in
intimate relationships / Luciano L-Abate.-- Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xv, 419p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521141413.
158.2 LAB 133745
In this book, author comprehensively describes how hurt
feelings manifest and undergird most, if not all,
personal and professional relationships. The book
suggests that distance writing will allow mental health
professionals to assign interactive practice exercises
specifically focused on hurt feelings.
** Intimacy (Psychology), Pain, Interpersonal relations.
|| 6 Phillips, Robert A (ed)
Stakeholder theory : impacts and prospects / Robert A
Phillips.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
viii, 247p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848445338.
174.4 PHI 133691
This book includes original responses from Freeman
himself. As the conversation about stakeholders hits its
academic and popular stride, this volume provides both a
retrospective of stakeholder theory-s history as well as
a guide to the questions that are likely to emerge during
the next quarter century, providing a new foundation for
future theory and practice.
** Freeman, R. Edward, 1951- Strategic management,
Corporate governance, Social responsibility of business,
7 Sethi, S Prakash (ed.)
Globalization and self-regulation : the crucial role that
corporate codes of conduct play in global business / S
Prakash Sethi.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xii, 298p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230611559.
174.4 SET 133667
In this book author takes an in-depth look at global
structures and how regulation works from a corporate
perspective, providing case studies of several industries
and governments who have begun implementing voluntary
codes of conducts, including Equator Principles, ICMM,
and The Kimberly Process.
** Business ethics, Corporate governance, Industrial
management -- Moral and ethical aspects, Social
responsibility of business.
8 Becker, Christian U
Sustainability ethics and sustainability research /
Christian U Becker.-- Dordrecht: Springer, 2012.
xiii, 139p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9789400722842.
179.1 BEC 133658
This book identifies the specific ethical aspects of
sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze
them. It also provides a methodological framework to
integrate ethical and scientific analyses of
sustainability issues, and explores the notion of a new
type of self-reflective inter- and transdisciplinary
sustainability research. With this, the book aims to
strengthen the overall ability of academics to contribute
to the analysis and solution of sustainability issues in
an inclusive and integrated way.
** Environmental ethic , Sustainable development
|| SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 9 Appelrouth, Scott
Classical and contemporary sociological theory : text and
readings / Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles.--2nd
ed-- Los Angeles: Sage, 2012.
xxiv, 862p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781412992336.
301 APP 133703
This is a "hybrid" between a core textbook and a
secondary reader. This Second Edition, along with others
in the same series, combines the major writings of
sociology-s core classical and contemporary theorists
with a historical and theoretical framework for
understanding them. It provides not just a biographical
and theoretical summary of each theorist/reading, but an
overarching scaffolding which students can use to
examine, compare, and contrast each theorists- major
themes and concepts. No other theory text combines such
student-friendly explanation and analysis with original
** Sociology, Sociology --History.
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 10 Svendsen, Gert Tinggaard (ed)
Handbook of social capital : the troika of sociology,
political science and economics / Gert Tinggaard Svendsen
and Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xvii, 460p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781845423230.
302 SVE 133725
This book is a guide to the study of bonding and bridging
social capital networks. It intends to serve as a bridge
for readers within the various social sciences. It
explores the different scientific approaches that are
needed if international research is to embrace both the
bright and the more shadowy aspects of social capital.
** Social capital (Sociology) -- Research.
11 Knapp, Mark L (ed.)
The sage handbook of interpersonal communication / Mark L
Knapp and John A Daly.--4th ed.-- New Delhi: Sage, 2011.
vii, 790p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9781412974745.
302.2 KNA 133732
The book delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting
overview of the field of interpersonal communication. The
editors explore key issues in the field, including
personal relationships, computer-mediated communication,
language, personality, skills, nonverbal communication,
and communication across a person-s life span. It covers
a wide range of established and emerging topics,
including: Biological and Physiological Processes
Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Studying
Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Communication
in Work, Family, Intercultural, and Health Contexts
Supportive and Divisive Transactions Social Networks.
** Interpersonal communication.
|| FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
|| 12 Zimmerman, Michael E
Contesting earth-s future : radical ecology and post
modernity / Michael E Zimmerman.-- Berkeley: University
of California Press, 1994.
x, 447p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780520209077.
304.2 ZIM 134008
In this book author shows, how deep ecology,
postmodernism, ecofeminism, transpersonal psychology and
the new age movement complement each other.
** Social ecology, Ecofeminism.
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 13 Meena, Hemraj
Women empowerment and self help group : gender disparity
and democratic safety / Hemraj Meena and Kanta Meena.--
Jaipur: Aadi Publications, 2011.
iii, 250p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9789380902425.
305.420954 MEE 133637
This book is written on the numerous aspects of women
empowerment and self help group. The objective of this
book is to give the complete knowledge about the women
and their traditions by which reader can learn about all
of them. In this book the chronology of women-s situation
in Indian society has been explained.
** Women --India --Social conditions, Women --India --
Economic conditions. Self-help groups --India, Women in
development --India, Women --Political activity --India.
14 Mahajan, Gurpreet (ed)
Accommodating diversity : ideas and institutional
practices / Gurpreet Mahajan.-- New Delhi: Oxford
University Press, 2011.
xvi, 340p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780198075035.
305.800954 MAH 133697
How does the presence of diversity impact our
understanding of society and formulation of adequate
policies? This collection examines the Indian experience
of diversity by delineating the policies and
institutional arrangements that have been designed to
accommodate different kinds of diversities, and
highlighting the problems that the chosen path has
yielded. The issues being examined include the Uniform
Civil Code, the State-s patronage of languages,
affirmative action in educational institutions, and
minority participation in electoral politics. So far, the
notion of multiculturalism has been addressed by theories
that have emerged from Western societies. This volume
marks a step in the direction of rethinking such
questions in the Indian context.
** Cultural pluralism --India --Congresses,
Multiculturalism --India --Congresses.
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 15 Belk, Russell W (ed.)
Consumer culture theory / Russell W Belk and John F
Sherry.-- Bingley: Emerald, 2007.
xiv, 449p. 24cm.
(Research in consumer behavior, 11).
ISBN : 9780762314461.
306.3 BEL 134010
This book is drawing on a vast array of research contexts
ranging from brand collecting, globalizing food in India,
and art consumption to rock festivals, dog shows, and fan
fiction, this volume suggests both the breadth and depth
encompassed by Consumer Culture Theory (CCT).
** Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects --
Congresses Consumer behavior -- Congresses, Consumer
|| CIVIL and POLITICAL RIGHTS
|| 16 Hasan, Zoya
Politics of inclusion : castes, minorities, and
affirmative action / Zoya Hasan.-- New Delhi: Oxford
University Press, 2011.
xiv, 302p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780198076964.
323.154 HAS 133656
This book explores the dynamics and strategies of the
state with regard to Muslims and lower castes. It
examines the underlying issues that influence state
policy towards disadvantaged groups and assesses specific
strategies and whether these need rethinking and
reshaping to take India forward in its quest or equality.
It also looks at the constitutional framework, the
institutional structures, and the responses and debates
surrounding the inclusion for lower castes and
minorities, especially the emphasis on affirmative action
for the former and the continuing opposition to the
inclusion of the latter in this framework.
** Dalits -- Political aspects -- India, Dalits --
Government policy -- India, Minorities -- Political
aspects -- India, Minorities -- Government policy --
|| 17 Vane, Howard R (ed)
Simon S Kuznets, Theodore W Schultz, W Arthur Lewis and
Robert M Solow / Howard R Vane and Chris Mulhearn.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010.
xi, 451p. 25cm.
(Pioneering papers of the Nobel memorial laureates in
ISBN : 9781848443587.
330 VAN 133728
The book of the series brings together a critical
selection of key papers by the Nobel Memorial Laureates
in Economics that have helped shape the development and
present state of economics.
18 Roberts, Alasdair
The logic of discipline : global capitalism and the
architecture of government / Alasdair Roberts.-- Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2010.
xi, 207p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780199846146.
330.122 ROB 133649
A sweeping account of neoliberal governmental
restructuring across the world, the book offers a
powerful analysis of how this undemocratic model is
unraveling in the face of a monumental-and ongoing-
failure of the market.
** Capitalism --Political aspects, Democracy --Economic
aspects, International finance --Political aspects,
19 Hwang, Gyu-Jin (ed.)
New welfare states in East Asia : global challenges and
restructuring / Gyu-Jin Hwang.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
xi, 180p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781849807524.
330.126 HWA 133606
The book offers lively discussion on the new social
challenges faced in East Asia following the unprecedented
scale of the recent global financial crisis. It reaches
beyond policy descriptions to offer more systematic
analyses of welfare restructuring in the region in
relation to the fast changing global economic order. By
examining the dynamics of welfare state restructuring.
** Welfare state -- East Asia, East Asia -- Economic
conditions -- 21st century.
20 Arestis, Philip (ed.)
The financial crisis : origins and implications / Philip
Arestis, Rogerio Sobreira and Jose Luis Oreiro.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xiii, 268p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230271593.
330.90511 ARE 133665
This book examines the financial crisis, and addresses
issues that are currently at the heart of many policy
discussions taking place around the world today. It
challenges the prevailing orthodoxy surrounding the
origins and the consequences of the 2008 financial
** Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009, Finance, Public,
21 Pascha, Werner (ed)
Institutional variety in East Asia : formal and informal
patterns of coordination / Werner Pascha, Cornelia Storz
and Markus Taube.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
ix, 313p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849807951.
330.9504 PAS 133726
In this book, author explore how institutional
coordination patterns affect economic decisions in East
Asia, how dynamics in these patterns can be explained,
and how and why these patterns change or do not change.
Focusing on the three largest economies in the region,
they consider such topics as higher education reform in
South Korea and the transformation of university
governance, the current state of research on networks in
China-s business system, and the role of institutional
conditions in Japanese foreign direct investment in
European transition economies.
** Institutional economics, East Asia -- Economic
conditions -- 1945-.
22 Townsend, Robert M
Financial systems in developing economies : growth,
inequality, and policy evaluation in Thailand / Robert M
Townsend.-- Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxx,
ISBN : 9780199533237.
330.9593 TOW 133744
The book provide an in-depth evaluation of the financial
system of Thailand, a proto-typical Asian developing
economy. Using a wealth of primary source qualitative and
quantitative data, including survey data collected by the
author, it evaluates the impact of specific financial
institutions, markets for credit and insurance, and
government policies on growth, inequality, and poverty at
the macro, regional, and village level in Thailand.
** Financial institutions -- Thailand, Thailand --
Economic conditions -- 1986-, Thailand -- Economic policy
23 Smith, Yves
Econned : how unenlightened self interest undermined
democracy and corrupted capitalism / Yves Smith.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
vi, 362p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230620513.
330.973 SMI 133644
In this book author draws a direct connection between
fundamentally flawed financial theories and a series of
crises that culminated in the global meltdown of 2007 and
2008. The book put the financial crisis in its proper
context, as not merely a subprime mortgage meltdown, but
the inevitable culmination of a process building over
decades yet endorsed by mainstream economists and enabled
by their flawed precepts.
** Economics -- United States -- History -- 21st century,
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st
century, United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st
century, United States -- Economic policy.
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 24 Donkin, Richard
The future of work / Richard Donkin.-- New York: Palgrave
viii, 272p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230576384.
331 DON 133645
In this book author examined the forces and themes that
are influencing what amounts to a silent revolution in
social behavior. He presents a cohesive argument for
policy reform, not only in employment, but also in
outdated economic assumptions that are no longer meeting
the needs of a resource-hungry world.
** Labor, Labor -- Social aspects.
25 Donkin, Richard
The history of work / Richard Donkin.-- New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xxi, 391p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230238930.
331.09 DON 133648
In this book, the author shows how we have become "slaves
to work" at precisely the time that most of us living in
the industrialized world have been delivered from the
oppressive yoke of manual labor. Our liberation has
ironically led to a new and perhaps more troubling from
of bondage. "Our lives are choked with work," he writes.
"How did it get like this?" He then proceeds to address
the matter skillfully over the course of several pages.
** Labor --History.
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 26 Davis, Gerald F
Managed by the markets : how finance reshaped America /
Gerald F Davis.-- Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
xxii, 304p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780199691920.
332.0410973 DAV 133700
This book explains how finance replaced manufacturing at
the center of the American economy and how its influence
has seeped into daily life. From corporations operated to
create shareholder value, to banks that became portals to
financial markets, to governments seeking to regulate or
profit from footloose capital, to households with
savings, pensions, and mortgages that rise and fall with
the market, life in post-industrial America is tied to
finance to an unprecedented degree. The book provides a
guide to how we got here and unpacks the consequences of
linking the well-being of society too closely to
** Capital market - United States, Business cycles -
United States, Financial institutions - Management,
United States - Economic conditions - 2001-2009.
27 Kawai, Masahiro (ed)
Managing capital flows : the search for a framework /
Masahiro Kawai and Mario B Lamberte.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xiii, 452p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848447875.
332.041095 KAW 133696
This book provides analyses that can help policymakers
develop a framework for managing capital flows that is
consistent with prudent macroeconomic and financial
sector stability. While capital inflows can provide
emerging market economies with invaluable benefits in
pursuing economic development and growth, they can also
pose serious policy challenges for macroeconomic
management and financial sector supervision. The expert
contributors cover a wide range of issues related to
managing capital flows and analyze the experience of
emerging Asian economies in dealing with surges in
capital inflows. They also discuss possible policy
measures to manage capital flows while remaining
consistent with the goals of macroeconomic and financial
** Capital movements -- Asia, Asia -- Economic policy.
28 Landstrom, Hans (ed)
Handbook of research on venture capital / Hans Landstrom.
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2009.
xxi, 441p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848444294.
332.04154 LAN 133681
This book offers an overview of the knowledge on various
facets of managerial venture capital research. It
discusses institutional (formal) venture capital. It
analyses considerations such as structure, pre-investment
processes, venture capitalist-s value-adding,
performance, and impact on economic development.
** Venture capital, Venture capital -- Research.
29 Zhang, Xiaoke
The political economy of capital market reforms in
southeast Asia / Xiaoke Zhang.-- New York: Palgrave
xi, 273p. 22cm.
(International political economy series).
ISBN : 9780230252820.
332.0415095 ZHA 133607
In this book, author addresses two fundamental political
and policy questions: why do politicians have
heterogeneous incentives to pursue public-regarding
policies through capital market reforms and why do they
differ in their abilities to initiate and implement
market reform policies decisively and resolutely?
** Capital market -- Government policy -- Southeast Asia,
Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions, Southeast Asia --
30 Papadimitriou, Dimitri B (ed)
The Elgar companion to Hyman Minsky / Dimitri B
Papadimitriou and L Randall Wray.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xi, 290p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781847208491.
332.042 PAP 133723
This book provides a timely and engaging treatment of
Hyman Minsky-s approach to economics. The book brings
together the foremost Minsky scholars to provide a
comprehensive overview of his approach, with extensions
to bring the analysis up to date.
** Minsky, Hyman P, Financial crises, International
31 Mohan, Prem
Women empowerment through microfinance / Prem Mohan.--
New Delhi: Axis Books, 2012.
v, 146p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9789381302354.
332.0954 MOH 133638
This book puts forward how microfinance has received
extensive recognition as a strategy for economic
empowerment of women and to examine the impact of micro
finance with respect to poverty alleviation and
socioeconomic empowerment of rural women. An effort also
made to suggest the ways to increase women empowerment.
** Microfinance-India, Rural women--Employment-India
32 Palit, Amitendu (ed.)
South Asia : beyond the global financial crisis /
Amitendu Palit.-- Chennai: World Scientific, 2011.
ISBN : 9788175968936.
332.0954 PAL 133660
The book is an edited form of different perspectives on
the South Asian region and captures the political, social
and economic challenges facing the region following the
financial crisis and the region-s responses to these
** Financial crises -- South Asia, South Asia -- Economic
conditions, South Asia -- Politics and government.
33 Gup, Benton E (ed)
Handbook for directors of financial institutions / Benton
E Gup.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008.
x, 189p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781847204691.
332.10684 GUP 133722
This book provides useful advice from existing directors
and regulators about what directors of financial
institutions worldwide need to know to perform their
duties. The authors include an international roster of
current directors of banks, credit unions, insurance
companies and other organizations, bank regulators,
lawyers and academics. They provide unique insights and
advice about corporate social responsibility, legal
risks, starting a new bank, DandO insurance, sub prime
lending, Islamic banking, and other timely issues.
** Financial institutions -- Management -- Handbooks,
manuals, etc, Bank management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
Financial institutions -- United States -- Management --
Handbooks, manuals, etc, Bank management -- United States
-- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
34 Rezaee, Zabihollah
Financial services firms : governance, regulations,
valuations, mergers and acquisitions / Zabihollah Rezaee.
--3rd ed.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2011.
xvii, 582p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780470604472.
332.16 REZ 134167
Offers an up-to-date understanding of financial
institutions, their challenges, and their opportunities
in the post-Sarbanes-Oxley era . Covering new federal
regulatory reforms and federal financial issues,
Financial Institutions, Valuations, Mergers and
Acquisitions. It presents a new regulatory framework for
financial institutions in the post-bailout era. It
provides valuable guidance to assess risks, measure
performance and conduct valuations processes to create
shareholder value, covers the protection of other
stakeholders, including customers, regulators,
government, and consumers.
** Banks and banking -- Valuation -- United States, Bank
mergers -- United States, Sale of banks -- United States,
Financial institutions -- Valuation -- United States,
Financial institutions -- Mergers -- United States,
Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Law and
legislation -- United States.
35 Ganssmann, Heiner
Doing money : elementary, monetary theory from a
sociological standpoint / Heiner Ganssmann.-- London:
xv, 179p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415677387.
332.401 GAN 133662
This book puts in place the groundwork for an alternative
theory of money in a sociological perspective, proceeding
by way of a critique of existing theories.
** Money, Capitalism.
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 36 Pirrong, Craig
Commodity price dynamics : a structural approach / Craig
Pirrong.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
xiii, 224p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521195898.
332.6328 PIR 133705
Commodities have become an important component of many
investors- portfolios and the focus of much political
controversy over the past decade. This book utilizes
structural models to provide a better understanding of
how commodities- prices behave and what drives them. It
exploits differences across commodities and examines a
variety of predictions of the models to identify where
they work and where they fail.
** Prices, Prices --Forecasting, Commodity exchanges.
37 Duffie, Darrell
Dark markets : asset pricing and information transmission
in over-the-counter markets / Darrell Duffie.-- Princeton
: Princeton University Press, 2012.
xv, 95p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691138961.
332.643 DUF 134079
The book introduces Over-the-counter (OTC) markets by
explaining key conceptual issues and modeling techniques,
and by providing readers with a foundation for advanced
subjects in this field.
** Over-the-counter markets, Capital assets pricing
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 38 Sinha, Udai Prakash
Sustainable resource development : policy, problem and
prescription / Udai Prakash Sinha.-- New Delhi: Concept
Publishing Company, 2011.
ISBN : 9788180697463.
333.70954 SIN 133634
This book presents a-vivid and penetrating analysis of
the various elements involved in integrated development
of resources and resource systems.
** Natural resources --India --Munger (Division) --
Management, Natural resources --Government policy --India
--Munger (Division, Sustainable development --India --
Munger (Division, Environmental policy --India --Munger
|| PUBLIC FINANCE
||39 Prasad, Nand Kishore
Public finance / Nand Kishore Prasad.-- Jaipur: ABD
vi, 304p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183762946.
336 PRA 133631
Public finance is that part of finance which hovers
around the central question of allocation of resources
subjected to the budge constraint of the government or
public entities. This book provides deep insight into
various dimensions of issues relating to the subject.
** Public finance.
40 Kreiser, Larry (ed.)
Environmental taxation in China and Asia-Pacific :
achieving environmental sustainability through fiscal
policy / Larry Kreiser and others.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xix, 243p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780857937759.
336.2783337095 KRE 133593
This book contains an integrated set of detailed chapters
providing insights and analysis on how fiscal policy can
be used to achieve environmental sustainability. Highly
topical chapters include energy tax policy in China,
environmental fiscal reform, carbon tax policy in
northeast Asia and environmental taxation strategies in
China, Asia and Australia, as well as many other relevant
topics. Written by distinguished environmental taxation
scholars from around the world, the emphasis of this book
is on finding solutions to environmental problems which
merit serious consideration by policy makers as well as
academics in environmental law and other academic
** Environmental impact charges -- Pacific Area ,
Environmental impact charges -- China
41 Gaillard, Norbert
A century of sovereign ratings / Norbert Gaillard.-- New
York: Springer, 2012.
x, 196p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781461405221.
336.3409 GAI 133641
This book examines the debt of sovereign nations. It
explains the methodology behind how rating agencies
evaluate nations and looks at sovereign defaults from the
Great Depression to the Asian Crisis of the 1990s as well
as the recent financial crisis.
** Debts, Public -- History -- 20th century, Debts,
Public -- Ratings and rankings.
|| 42 Casson, Mark
Entrepreneurship : theory, networks, history / Mark
Casson.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010.
ISBN : 9781849800396.
338.04 CAS 133679
This book provides a theoretical foundation that forms an
original and valuable conceptual lens for making sense
and understanding the important role that
entrepreneurship plays. The book goes a long way in
providing a systematic and rigorous framework for
unraveling entrepreneurship and its impact on society.
43 Desai, Sameeksha (ed.)
New directions in regional economic development : the
role of entrepreneurship theory and methods, practice and
policy / Sameeksha Desai, Peter Nijkamp and Roger R
Stough.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
ix, 345p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848444218.
338.04 DES 133605
In this book, authors examine the role of the
entrepreneur and entrepreneurship in regional
development. Topics include the entrepreneur in economic
theory, cooperative behaviors, innovation, and public
policy, entrepreneurship in China-s economic development,
innovation clusters linking regions, knowledge
accessibility and new firm formation, an exploration of
age patterns of obstacles to growth, and discussions of a
number of case studies.
** Regional economics, Economic development,
Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship -- Case studies,
Endogenous growth (Economics).
44 Elam, Amanda Brickman
Gender and entrepreneurship : a multilevel theory and
analysis / Amanda Brickman Elam.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xiii, 122p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9781847208293.
338.04 ELA 133680
This book presents an extensive overview of empirical and
conceptual developments in the study of high-tech
entrepreneurs from an interdisciplinary and multinational
perspective. It explore various conceptual frameworks and
definitions of high-tech entrepreneurs and of the
entrepreneurial process based on studies in different
settings and contexts. Examine issues of equality,
diversity and inclusion in terms of gender and class.
** Entrepreneurship -- Sex differences.
45 Jones, Campbell
Unmasking the entrepreneur / Campbell Jones and Andre
Spicer.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2009.
vii, 139p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848448445.
338.04 JON 133694
This book argues against the ideas of entrepreneurship
that prevail in much of business practice as well as in
popular and academic representations of the entrepreneur.
The authors demonstrate how conceptual and political
problems with entrepreneurship work and how they are
interconnected. Building on recent critical studies of
entrepreneurship, they ask what lies behind the friendly
face of the entrepreneur.
46 Malach-Pines, Ayala (ed)
Handbook of research on high-technology entrepreneurs /
Ayala Malach-Pines and Mustafa F Ozbilgin.-- Cheltenham:
Edward Elgar, 2010.
ix, 406p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781847209498.
338.04 MAL 133682
This book addresses the ongoing implications for
traditional pharmaceutical companies and
biopharmaceutical start-ups of the realignment of the
pharmaceutical industry knowledge base.
** Entrepreneurship, High technology industries --
47 Landstrom, Hans (ed)
Historical foundations of entrepreneurship research /
Hans Landstrom and Franz Lohrke.-- Cheltenham: Edward
x, 431p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781847209191.
338.04072 LAN 133687
This book historicizes entrepreneurship research, its
primary thesis being -history matters-. It discuss the
field-s long history and explore whether it has developed
a mature and comprehensive knowledge base.
** Entrepreneurship -- Research -- History.
48 Brush, Candida G (ed)
The life cycle of new ventures : emergence, newness and
growth / Candida G Brush and others.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xii, 224p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848446977.
338.0409481 BRU 133689
The book compares new ventures in Norway and the US.
Chapters are organized into sections on context,
emergence, newness, and early stage financing and make
use of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM).
** New business enterprises -- Norway, New business
enterprises -- United States, Entrepreneurship -- Norway,
Entrepreneurship -- United States, Knowledge management -
Norway, Knowledge management -- United States.
49 Dana, Leo-Paul (ed)
Handbook of research on Asian entrepreneurship / Leo-Paul
Dana and others.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2009.
ISBN : 9781847206084.
338.04095 DAN 133685
The book focuses on the internationalization process and
entrepreneurial dynamics of small business within Asia.
It examines more than forty countries in Asia and allows
researchers to compare the environment for
entrepreneurship, the internationalization of
entrepreneurs and the state of small business in
different Asian countries.
** Entrepreneurship -- Asia.
50 Davidson, Debra J
Challenging legitimacy at the precipice of energy
calamity / Debra J Davidson and Mike Gismondi.-- New York
: Springer, 2011.
xv, 232p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781461402862.
338.27282097123 DAV 133642
This book is about political responses to global
environmental crisis at a crucial turning point in
history, by focusing on the political discourses
surrounding the tar sands in Alberta, Canada.
** Oil sands industry -- Environmental aspects -- Alberta
Environmentalism -- Alberta, Energy policy -- Canada,
Athabasca Tar Sands (Alta.).
51 Watson, John
SME performance : separating myth from reality / John
Watson.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010.
v, 159p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781845429775.
338.642 WAT 133690
This book investigates the pitfalls which have affected
the assessment of SME performance in much of the past
research. In this book, author dispels a number of myths
that have become part of the SME landscape - including
that SMEs suffer from excessively high failure rates,
that female-owned SMEs under-perform male-owned SMEs, and
that SME growth (particularly for female-controlled SMEs)
is severely limited by a lack of external funding.
** Small business.
52 Setterfield, Mark (ed)
Handbook of alternative theories of economic growth /
Mark Setterfield.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010.
viii, 475p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781847204028.
338.9001 SET 133724
The book provides an expansive overview of alternative
theories of economic growth. It surveys major sub-fields
(including classical, Kaleckian, evolutionary, and
Kaldorian growth theories) and highlights cutting-edge
issues such as the relationship between finance and
growth, the interplay of trend and cycle, and stability
issues in growth theory.
** Economic development.
53 Ricken, Boris
The competitive advantage of regions and nations :
technology transfer through foreign direct investment /
Boris Ricken and George Malcotsis.-- Surrey: Gower, 2011.
xxii, 231p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409402381.
338.926 RIC 133661
In this book, authors explain how technology transfer in
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects can be
systematically managed. Using some 40 case studies as
illustration, they give step-by-step guidance for
** Technology transfer -- Economic aspects, Investments,
54 Baldwin, Robert
Understanding regulation : theory, strategy and practice
/ Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge.--2nd ed.-
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.
xiv, 548p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780199576098.
338.941 BAL 133751
This book is based on cross-national and cross-sectoral
case studies. It provides a multi-disciplinary
introduction to key debates in regulation, including
fundamental and institutional strategies and issues
surrounding the design and operation of regulatory
** Industrial policy, Trade regulation, Administrative
agencies, Industrial policy -- Great Britain, Trade
regulation -- Great Britain, Administrative agencies --
55 Siwei, Cheng
Economic reforms and development in China : selected
works of Cheng Siwei / Cheng Siwei.-- Singapore: Enrich
Professional Publishing, 2011.
xiii, 390p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9789814332163.
338.951 SIW 133663,v.1
In this book, author outlines his theories for bringing
economic reform to China in the context of a global
economy. Using the principles of complexity science and
finance, the author also elaborates on the
characteristics and laws of factious economy in China and
from this perspective, studies such issues as venture
capital, financial crises, capital and monetary markets,
inflation and deflation, housing system reform, the
social security system and enterprise management in
** China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000, China --
Economic conditions -- 2000-, China -- Economic policy --
|| MACROECONOMICS and RELATED TOPICS
|| 56 Davidson, Paul
Post Keynesian macroeconomic theory : a foundation for
successful economic policies for the twenty-first century
/ Paul Davidson.--2nd ed-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011
v, 354p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849809795.
339 DAV 133727
In this book, author presents a defense of the
macroeconomics of John Maynard Keynes and those who built
upon his work. He describes the reasons why Keynes
rejected the classical postulates of the axiom of the
neutrality of money, the gross substitution axiom, and
the ergodic axiom, the common understanding of Keynes-s
formal model and how they differ from Keyne-s analytical
argument, and how the analytical differences between the
Post-Keynesian approach that explicitly builds on Keyne-s
analytical argument and classical and mainstream.
** Keynesian economics, Macroeconomics.
57 Neyapti, Bilin
Macroeconomic institutions and development / Bilin
Neyapti.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010. xvi, 172p.
ISBN : 9781847206398.
339 NEY 133695
The book incorporates the essential elements of
institutional theory and highlights the issues pertaining
to the measurement of institutional characteristics and
the empirical analyses involving such measurement. It
provides the theoretical framework of and empirical
evidence on fiscal institutions, covering budgetary rules
and procedures as well as fiscal decentralization, and
reviews the theoretical framework for monetary
institutions such as central bank independence, currency
boards, monetary unions and inflation targeting in
addition to providing empirical evidence on their
** Macroeconomics, Economic development.
58 Sardoni, Claudio
Unemployment, recession and effective demand : the
contributions of Marx, Keynes and Kalecki / Claudio
Sardoni.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
x, 173p. 24cm
ISBN : 9781848449695.
339 SAR 133729
In this book, author critically examines the foundations
of macroeconomics as developed by the three economists.
His topics include general overproduction crises,
Keynesian underemployment equilibrium, and the problem of
market forms in modern macroeconomics.
** Marx, Karl, 1818-1883, Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946
Kalecki, Michal, Macroeconomics.
|| LAW OF NATIONS
|| 59 Kwakwa, Edward (ed.)
Globalization and international organizations / Edward
Kwakwa.-- Surrey: Ashgate, 2011.
xxxi, 480p. 25cm.
(The international library of essays on globalization and
ISBN : 9780754627357.
341.2 KWA 133666
The book collects together work by authorities in the
field on subjects of crucial importance and relevance to
international organizations, particularly in the context
** International agencies, International agencies --
Administration, International agencies -- Rules and
practice, International cooperation, Globalization --
|| PRIVATE LAW
|| 60 Solanki, Gopika
Adjudication in religious family laws : cultural
accommodation, legal pluralism, and gender equality in
India / Gopika Solanki.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University
xxxiv, 400p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107023895.
346.54015 SOL 133701
This book argues that the shared adjudication model in
which the state splits its adjudicative authority with
religious groups and other societal sources in the
regulation of marriage can potentially balance cultural
rights and gender equality. In this model the civic and
religious sources of legal authority construct, transmit
and communicate heterogeneous notions of the conjugal
family, gender relations and religious membership within
the interstices of state and society. In so doing, they
fracture the homogenized religious identities grounded in
hierarchical gender relations within the conjugal family.
The shared adjudication model facilitates diversity as it
allows the construction of hybrid religious identities,
creates fissures in ossified group boundaries and
provides institutional spaces for ongoing intersocietal
** Domestic relations --India, Religion and law --India.,
Legal polycentricity --India, Justice, Administration of
|| PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
|| 61 Gajanan, R P
Public administration : history and research / R P
Gajanan and Anoop Sharma.-- New Delhi: Crescent
Publishing Corporation, 2011.
v, 274p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183421966.
351 GAJ 133630
Public administration is a relatively new,
multidisciplinary field which only emerged in the 19th
century. It can be broadly described as the development,
implementation, and study of branches of government
policy. The goals of public administration are related to
the democratic value of improving equality, justice,
security, efficiency, effectiveness of public services,
business administration is primarily concerned with
** Public administration -- History, Public
administration -- Research.
62 Gajanan, R P
Public administration : today and tomorrow / R P Gajanan
and Anoop Sharma.-- New Delhi: Crescent Publishing
v, 274p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183421881.
351 GAJ 133629
The book has been aimed at providing readers with a
panoramic view of the present situation of public
administration in India, as well giving them a projection
of the future tends foreseen in the field.
** Public administration.
63 Gajanan,R P
Theory of public administration / R P Gajanan and Anoop
Sharma.-- New Delhi: Crescent Publising Corporation, 2011
v, 264p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183421959.
351 GAJ 133635
This book aims to acquaint readers with the theoretical
presumptions that underpin public administration in
India, in particular the way in which they impact, and
differ from their actual practice. The main thrust of the
book is on understanding the various theories of public
administration, and the social, economic and political
processes which determine their pervasiveness in various
walks of public life.
** Public administration
|| GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIO
|| 64 Ponte, Stefano (ed.)
Governing through standards : origins, drivers and
limitations / Stefano Ponte, Peter Gibbon and Jakob
Vestergaard.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xvi, 315p. 22cm.
(International political economy series).
ISBN : 9780230295407.
352.357 PON 133668
In this book authors shows how and why standards are used
as governance tools. They follow the historical
development of standards and their new forms and roles,
across the substantive areas of industrial and
organizational -quality-, the financial sector,
environment, and labor.
** Total quality management in government, Public
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 65 Singh, Krishna Kant
Social work and community development / Krishna Kant
Singh and Ram Shankar Singh.-- Jaipur: ABD Publishers,
vi, 304p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183762731.
361.32 SIN 133633
Community development, informally called community
building, is a broad term applied to the practices and
academic disciplines of civic leaders, activists,
involved citizens and professionals to improve various
aspects of local communities. The book covers all
important issues pertaining to the them.
** Social service, Community development.
|| COMMERCE, COMMUNICATION and TRANSPORTATION
|| 66 Singh, Mohan
Transport geography / Mohan Singh.-- Jaipur: ABD
vi, 320p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788183763066.
380 SIN 133636
Transport represents one of the most important human
activities worldwide. The unique purpose of
transportation is to overcome space, which is shaped by
variety of human and physical constraints such as
distance, time, administration and topography. This book
contains the basic and fundamental information of
** Transportation , Transport-geographical aspects ,
||67 Longlong, Ma
Evolution and growth of China-s wholesale industry since
1978 / Ma Longlong.-- Singapore: Enrich Professional
xxi, 481p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9789814298407.
381.20951 LON 133664
This book reviews the history of China-s wholesale
industry reform since 1978. It offers a comprehensive
examination of the growth of the industry, its structural
evolution, market development and emergence of logistics
operations. The book concludes with a well-grounded
projection of the future prospects of the industry.
** Wholesale trade -- China -- History, China -- Commerce
-- History, China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000,
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-.
|| 68 Berman, Elizabeth Popp
Creating the market university : how academic science
became an economic engine / Elizabeth Popp Berman.--
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
ISBN : 9780691147086.
507 BER 134080
In this book, author examine why academic science made
such a dramatic move toward the market. Drawing on
extensive historical research, author shows how the
government influenced by the argument that innovation
drives the economy brought about this transformation.
** Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United
States Universities and colleges -- Research -- Economic
aspects -- United States, Academic-industrial
collaboration -- United States.
|| 69 Liberzon, Daniel
Calculus of variations and optimal control theory : a
concise introduction / Daniel Liberzon.-- Princeton:
Princeton University Press, 2012.
xv, 235p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780691151878.
515.64 LIB 134078
The book offers a concise yet rigorous introduction to
calculus of variations and optimal control theory. It
begins with calculus of variations, preparing the ground
for optimal control. It then gives a complete proof of
the maximum principle and covers key topics such as the
Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman theory of dynamic programming and
linear-quadratic optimal control.
** Calculus of variations, Control theory.
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 70 Shumway, Robert H
Time series analysis and its applications : with R
examples / Robert H Shumway and David S Stoffer.--3rd ed.
-- New York: Springer, 2011.
xi, 596p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781441978646.
519 SHU 133750
The book presents a balanced and comprehensive treatment
of both time and frequency domain methods with
accompanying theory. In this edition includes a new
section on testing for unit roots and the material on
state-space modeling, ARMAX models, and regression eighth
auto correlated errors has been expanded.
** Mathematics, Time-series analysis.
71 DasGupta, Anirban
Probability for statistics and machine learning :
fundamentals and advanced topics / Anirban DasGupta.--
New York: Springer, 2011.
xix, 782p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781441996336.
519.2 DAS 133748
This book provides a versatile treatment of classic as
well as modern probability theory, while integrating them
with core topics in statistical theory and also some key
tools in machine learning. It contains many worked out
examples and exercises.
** Probabilities, Statistics, Machine learning.
Plane answers to complex questions : the theory of linear
models / Ronald Christensen.--4th ed.-- New York:
xxi, 494p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781441998156.
519.5 CHR 133747
This textbook provides a wide-ranging introduction to the
use and theory of linear models for analyzing data. The
author-s emphasis is on providing a unified treatment of
linear models, including analysis of variance models and
regression models, based on projections, orthogonality
and other vector space ideas.
** Linear models (Statistics), Analysis of variance.
73 Katsumori, Makoto
Niels Bohr-s complementarity : its structure, history and
intersections with hermeneutics and deconstruction /
Makoto Katsumori.-- Dordrecht: Springer, 2011.
xiv, 176p. 24cm.
(Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 286).
ISBN : 9789400717473.
530.92 BOH 133657
This book explores the modern physicist Niels Bohr-s
philosophical thought, specifically his pivotal idea of
complementarily, with a focus on the relation between the
roles of what he metaphorically calls "spectators" and
"actors." It seeks to spell out the structural and
historical complexity of the idea of complementarity in
terms of different modes of the -spectator-actor-
relation, showing, in particular, that the reorganization
of Bohr-s thought starting from his 1935 debate with
Einstein and his collaborators is characterized by an
extension of the dynamic conception of complementarity
from non-physical contexts to the very field of quantum
theory. Further, linked with this analysis, the book
situates Bohr-s complementarity in contemporary
philosophical context by examining its intersections with
post-Heideggerian hermeneutics as well as Derridean
** Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962, Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885
1962, Complementarity (Physics), Science - Philosophy,
|| EARTH SCIENCES and GEOLOGY
|| 74 Rai, Raveendra Kumar
The Yamuna river basin : water resources and environment
/ Raveendra Kumar Rai and others.-- Dordrecht: Springer,
xxx, 476p. 24cm.
(Water science and technology library, 66).
ISBN : 9789400720008.
551.48809541 RAI 133659
This book is designed to provide concepts, methodologies,
and approaches for river basin studies with respect to
water resources and environment. The book covers the
essential components of integrated water resources
management, including analysis of climatic variables,
climate change detection, analysis of natural resources,
geology, geomorphology, socio-economics, water budgeting,
flood estimation, river pollution, etc. Furthermore, the
book addresses recent issues pertaining to water quality,
water quality indices, environmental flows, water
resources management through cropping pattern change,
etc. along with methodologies and application to the
Yamuna River system. However, the main objective of this
book is to address important issues of water resources
management of river basins.
** Watersheds -- India -- Yamuna River, Water resources
development -- India, Northeastern.
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
||75 Hancock, Philip (ed.)
The management of everyday life / Philip Hancock and
Melissa Tyler.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
xix, 227p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230524798.
658 HAN 133654
This book brings together leading academics within
management, organization studies and sociology to explore
the relationship between management and everyday life.
The contributing authors all consider the extent to which
the theories, discourses and techniques associated with
the practices and values of management are increasingly
shaping the management of life outside of work. In doing
so, they look to reflect critically on why this might be
the case and what implications this may have for our
everyday lived experiences of self and society. The book
helps students to reflect critically on the relationship
between management and changes in the organization of
work, whilst acknowledging the impact of management on
the lived experience of everyday life.
76 Brimm, Linda
Global cosmopolitans : the creative edge of difference /
Linda Brimm.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xvi,
ISBN : 9780230230781.
658.049 BRI 133646
The book offers a novel and insightful investigation of
the developmental experiences of people in the corporate
world whose life histories cross cultures and national
borders. It is filled with carefully observed stories of
the people, it also considers practical means to maximize
and make use of the strengths. It provides tools for
readers to discover their own inner competitive edge.
** International business enterprises -- Management,
77 Coleman, John
Passion and purpose : stories from the best and brightest
young business leaders / John Coleman, Daniel Gulati and
W Oliver Segovia.-- Boston: Harvard Business Review Press
xiv, 296p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781422162668.
658.049 COL 133650
In this book, dozens of recent Harvard Business School
MBAs share personal stories on assuming the mantle of
leadership in ways unlike any previous generation. In
candid accounts of their successes and setbacks-from
launching start-ups to taking on the family business to
helping kids in the Arabian Gulf to harnessing new
technology and developing clean energy-they reveal how
the next generation of ideas, aspirations, and practices
are shaping business and redefining leadership around the
** Leadership, Executives, Success in business,
78 Gibbert, Michael
Strategy making in a crisis : from analysis to
imagination / Michael Gibbert.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
v, 232p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848442405.
658.4012 GIB 133692
Which strategy making approach works best in a crisis? In
current literature, the recommendations oscillate between
prediction, control, and practice, but this book focuses
specifically on strategy making in a crisis. In a crisis,
the business landscape is neither stable nor predictable,
resources are scarce rather than abundant, customers
disappear and shareholders revolt, all of which can make
prediction and control very difficult. Drawing on
evidence from philosophy, and on a multi-year case study
of a major multinational, author points to three
different kinds of imaginations and proposes a three-step
model for imaginative strategy making.
** Strategic planning, Business planning, Crisis
79 Lindgren, Mats
Scenario planning : the link between future and strategy
/ Mats Lindgren and Hans Bandhold.-- New York: Palgrave
xii, 204p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230579194.
658.4012 LIN 133655
Recent research in the field of business strategy has
shown that strategic flexibility can be achieved through
a scenario planning perspective for long-term competition
and performance. In this book the authors have drawn upon
examples and case studies to develop a new model for
scenario planning that is closely integrated with
strategy and innovation.
** Strategic planning, Decision making, Communication in
management, Business planning.
80 Mazzarol, Tim
The strategy of small firms : strategic management and
innovation in the small firm / Tim Mazzarol and Sophie
Reboud.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2009.
vi, 384p. 24cm
ISBN : 9781843764175.
658.4012 MAZ 133693
Throughout the book, the authors offer a conceptual
framework supported by original case study data to
explain how and why a small firm should approach
strategic planning, the forces influencing the planning
process, and the nexus between innovation and planning.
The majority of all businesses throughout the world are
small firms and play a crucial role in the economic
growth of the world-s economies.
** Small business --Management, Strategic planning,
Business planning, Organizational effectiveness.
81 Harryson, Sigvald J
Know-who based entrepreneurship : from knowledge creation
to business implementation / Sigvald J Harryson.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008.
xiii, 410p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848443112.
658.4038 HAR 133688
The book demonstrates how to use know-who based
networking to increase knowledge whilst reducing
complexity. This book develops and builds upon knowledge
in the interconnected areas of entrepreneurship and
networking across different levels and units of analysis.
** Business networks, Strategic alliances (Business),
Diffusion of innovations, Information networks --
Economic aspects, Knowledge management, Entrepreneurship.
82 Person, Ron
Balanced scorecards and operational dashboards with
Microsoft Excel / Ron Person.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2009.
xxviii, 452p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780470386811.
658.40380285 PER 134065
This book serves as a guide to focus on combining the
benefits of balanced scorecards, operational dashboards,
performance managements, and data visualization and then
implement them in Microsoft Excel. Created in Excel,
balanced scorecards enable to monitor operations and
tactics, while operational dashboards is a set of
indicators regarding the state of a business metric or
** Performance technology, Dashboards (Management
information systems), Microsoft Excel (Computer file).
83 Fenn, Peter
Commercial conflict management and dispute resolution /
Peter Fenn.-- Oxon: Spon Press, 2012.
ISBN : 9780415578288.
658.4053 FEN 133704
Commerce is inherently complex and the sums of money
involved can be astronomical, so it is no surprise that
conflicts and disputes are all too common. There are
numerous techniques designed to resolve these problems,
and this book summarizes the most important of these, as
well as alternative dispute resolution methods. The book
is illustrated with case studies from examples as diverse
as Mumbai-s DabbaWalla, The First World War and Terminal
5 at London Heathrow. Written with undergraduate students
in mind, this book also serves to give a neat and brief
overview for professionals. Those studying or working in
commerce generally, construction project management,
construction management, and construction law will find
this to be an invaluable book.
** Conflict management, Dispute resolution (Law),
Conflict management --Case studies.
84 Bansal, Pratima (ed.)
The oxford handbook of business and the natural
environment / Pratima Bansal and Andrew J Hoffman.-- New
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.
xvii, 698p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780199584451.
658.408 BAN 133730
This book discusses the main issues, research, and theory
on business and the natural environment, and how they
impact on different business functions and disciplines.
** Industrial management -- Environmental aspects --
Europe, Environmental responsibility -- Europe.
85 Lloyd, Tom
Business at a crossroads : the crisis of corporate
leadership / Tom Lloyd.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
xi, 199p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230230941.
658.4092 LLO 133639
This book advocates the restoration to an earlier state
of another sub-system of liberal capitalism. It explains
why the flaws developed, describes how they threaten the
liberal capitalist consensus and suggests some steps
companies could take to reform and better adapt
themselves to today-s environment.
** Leadership, Corporate culture, Liberalism, Capitalism.
86 McGannon, Juliette
The business leader-s health manual : tips and strategies
for getting to the top and staying there / Juliette
McGannon and Michael McGannon.-- New York: Insead
Business Press / Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. xii, 255p.
ISBN : 9780230219199.
658.4095 MAC 133640
The book explores an aspect of the health and vitality of
the modern business leader, and provides solutions based
on up-to-date medical science and more than 20 year-s
experience at INSEAD with more than 75,000 corporate
** Executives -- Health and hygiene, Executives -- Mental
health, Executives -- Job stress -- Prevention.
87 Carpenter, Mason A (ed)
The handbook of research on top management teams / Mason
A Carpenter.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
ISBN : 9781848446601.
658.42 CAR 133686
This book presents original research and theory on
executives, top management teams, and boards of directors
and illustrates the vital importance of this field of
study. It address questions central to the field of
strategy and strategic leadership. It review the
determinants of top management team composition, their
social networks, and executive dismissal, the
psychological and personality profiles of top executives,
the methodologies relevant to the study of top teams, and
the roles of top executives in cross-business unit
collaboration, competitive behavior, and strategic
** Senior leadership teams, Executive ability,
88 Audretsch, David B (ed)
Handbook of research on innovation and entrepreneurship /
David B Audretsch and others.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar,
xvi, 510p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781848440876.
658.421 AUD 133684
The book analyses the foundations, social desirability,
institutions and geography of innovation and
entrepreneurship. In this book, leading researchers use
their outstanding expertise to investigate various
aspects in the context of innovation and entrepreneurship
such as growth, knowledge production and spillovers,
technology transfer, the organization of the firm,
industrial policy, financing, small firms and start-ups,
and entrepreneurship education as well as the
characteristics of the entrepreneur.
** Entrepreneurship, Creative ability in business.
89 Therin, Francois (ed)
Handbook of research on Techno-entrepreneurship /
Francois Therin.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2009.
x, 335p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848445680.
658.421 THE 133683
The book Provide a comprehensive, highly accessible and
innovative first insight into the developing sphere of
techno-entrepreneurship. In this book, key processes of
techno-entrepreneurship are identified and discussed.
** High technology industries -- Management,
Technological innovations -- Management,
90 Juneja, Ram
Sales management / Ram Juneja.-- New Delhi: Rajat
vii, 311p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9788178805177.
658.81 JUN 133632
The aim of this book is to measurably improve sales force
effectively. The book offers a set of criteria against
which one can measure his/her exiting sales system or any
new system he/she design.
** Sales management.
91 Orr, Linda M (ed)
Advanced sales management handbook and cases :
analytical, applied and relevant / Linda M Orr.-- New
York: Routledge, 2012.
xv, 199p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415886529.
658.81 ORR 133702
This book will fill the need in the market for a solid
case work, role play, and activity book. It has been
written by sales teaching professionals and sales
executives. The life experiences of professionals with
varied experiences will provide students with a solid
foundation for learning. This will give college
professors from around the world a better opportunity to
ensure quality of learning. The book is intended to be
supplemental to any other sales management text on the
market, but could be used alone in an advanced sales
management or marketing analytics course in which the
students already have the base theoretical knowledge. The
various cases, role plays, and experiential exercises in
this book will follow the same topical structure of other
sales management texts so that any sales management
instructor can readily adopt this supplemental book.
** Sales management, Sales management --Case studies.
92 Okonkwo, Uche
Luxury online : styles, systems, strategies / Uche
Okonkwo.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xxiv, 360p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230555365.
658.872 OKO 133653
This book provides invaluable insights to help all those
looking to unlock the massive potential of the internet
and new technologies as a means of enhancing the luxury
experience. In this book, the author takes an objective
approach into presenting why the luxury sector has been
reluctant to embrace the internet. She clarifies
misconceptions and provides concrete suggestions on how
brands should successfully dive into luxury e-business
while highlighting pitfalls to avoid.
** Luxury goods industry, Luxuries -- Marketing,
|| HISTORY OF ASIA
||93 Tay, William S (ed)
Handbook of contemporary China / William S Tay and Alvin
Y So.-- New Jersey: World Scientific, 2012.
viii, 457p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9789814350082.
951 TAY 133709
This handbook is a convenient reference in one single
volume that offers a comprehensive overview of crucial
cultural dimensions and key institutions of China. It
covers a wide range of topics including: development
model, politics, society, law, population, ethnicity,
foreign relations, environment, urbanization, higher
education, religion, literature, cinema, leisure and
consumption, and internet and society.
** China -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
94 Mackinnon, Alex
China counting : how the west was lost / Alex Mackinnon
and Barnaby Powell.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xi, 221p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230234031.
951.06 MAC 133643
In this book authors show how China is determining its
destiny. This book interprets China-s policy of gradual
global expansion and the alternatives it offers to open
capitalism and liberal democracy. It sifts constants from
variables to reveal a China positioning itself for
recognition as an equal.
** China -- Politics and government -- 1976-2002, China -
Politics and government -- 2002-, China -- Foreign
relations -- 1976-, China -- Commerce, China -- Economic
policy -- 2000-.
|| HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA
|| 95 Allison, Graham T
Essence of decision : explaining the Cuban missile crisis
/ Graham Allison and Philip Zelikow.--2nd ed.-- New York:
xv, 416p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780321013491.
973.923 ALL 134007
This book is a classic work that has influenced the
reader. It includes comprehensive synthesis of all new
evidence--including recently declassified Kennedy tapes
and Soviet files.
** Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.