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Books – Management + Leadership

Books – Management + Leadership

2022 | Book

Humanistic Perspectives in Hospitality and Tourism, Volume II

CSR and Person-Centred Care

​This book, the second of two volumes, uses a framework of philosophical anthropology, and the concepts of humanistic leadership and humanistic management, to explore the value of work in the hospitality and tourism industry. It presents robust …

Editors:
Prof. Kemi Ogunyemi, Dr. Ebele Okoye, Omowumi Ogunyemi

2022 | Book

Selected Cases from the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China

Volume 3


This book includes guiding cases of the Supreme People’s Court, cases deliberated at the Adjudication Committee of the Supreme People’s Court, and cases discussed at the Joint Meetings of Presiding Judges from various tribunals. This book is …

Editor:
China Applied Jurisprudence Institute

2022 | Book

Constructing a More Scientific Economics

John Tomer's Pluralistic and Humanistic Economics

John Tomer was a leading intellectual figure in behavioural economics, making distinct contributions to the theory of the firm, social economy, choice theory, and government policy. His underlying methodology as an economist was to incorporate …

Editor:
Prof. Morris Altman

2022 | Book

Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy

Between Power and Network

This volume discusses Korea’s role as a middle power in the midst of the 21st century global power shift. Focusing on Korea’s middle power diplomacy from the perspective of coalition building, the book discusses structural factors that shape …

Editors:
Seungjoo Lee, Sangbae Kim

2022 | Book

Wealth, Values, Culture & Education

Reviving the essentials for equality & sustainability

“The book on offer here is fascinating. I do not think it is proper to classify it as ‘philosophy’ or ‘sociology’ or ‘comparative education’. It is a work sui generis. Its cultural and historical range is extraordinary. Its illustrations are …

Author:
Dr. Juliette E. Torabian

2022 | Book

East Asia and Iran Sanctions

Assistance, Abandonment, and Everything in Between

This book explores how international sanctions on Iran reshaped the contours of East Asia’s interactions with the Middle Eastern state. Almost all East Asian political entities, from the industrialized and developed nations of Japan and South …

Author:
Shirzad Azad

2022 | Book

Managing Robotics in Retail

A Service Systems Perspective

This book answers the question of how to manage service robots in brick-and-mortar dominated retail service systems to allow for key stakeholders’ adoption and to foster value co-creation. It starts by demonstrating the scientific relevance of the …

Author:
Patrick Meyer

2022 | Book

Women’s Contribution to Higher Education and Social Transformation

Implications for Policy and Praxis from Kenya

This book provides deep insights about women in higher education and their contributions to society. Using Kenya as a case study, it places women in higher education at the center of the socioeconomic, political and cultural discourse both within …

Editor:
Lucy A. Wakiaga

2022 | Book

The Politics of Third Countries in EU Security and Defence

Norway, Brexit and Beyond

This book examines security and defence cooperation between the EU and third countries, in particular the United Kingdom and Norway. Brexit has placed the question of third-party engagement firmly back in the spotlight, especially given the UK’s …

Author:
Prof. Øyvind Svendsen

2022 | Book

HRM in the Global South

A Critical Perspective

This edited collection offers an insight into the dynamic of HRM in thirteen developing countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Taking readers through the realities of HRM in the global South, the book identifies the significance of …

Editors:
Toyin Ajibade Adisa, Chima Mordi

2022 | Book

Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems

From Theory to the Real World

This book explains classic routing and transportation problems and solutions, before offering insights based on successful real-world solutions. The chapters in Part I introduce and explain the traveling salesperson problem (TSP), vehicle routing …

Author:
Dr. Neil Urquhart

2022 | Book

Adolescent Mental Health in The Middle East and North Africa

This 2-volume set focuses on adolescent health in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), and presents the latest research on the health risk behaviours and social behaviours that adolescents from the MENA region engage in. While there has …

Editors:
Caroline Barakat, Fatme Al Anouti

2022 | Book

Natural Law & Government

After the COVID-19 Revolution

Since the dawn of civilisation philosophers and sages alike have been concerned about the potential for government to become a Leviathan-like monster. In this book Professor Drew shows how a careful application of natural law principles can …

Author:
Prof. Joseph Drew

2022 | Book

Theory and History in Regional Perspective

Essays in Honor of Yasuhiro Sakai

This collection of essays presents insight and methodology that are highly relevant for readers today as they consider the future of the world they live in. Experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, people have realized how fragile the current economy …

Editors:
Prof. Masamichi Kawano, Prof. Karima Kourtit, Dr. Peter Nijkamp, Prof. Yoshiro Higano

2022 | Book

Post-conflict Colombia and the Global Circulation of Military Expertise

By challenging more common analyses that point to the existence of a "post-conflict scenario" in Colombia and those that resist the narrative of "success", both of which operate within the logic of presence/absence of violence, this book proposes …

Author:
Manuela Trindade Viana

2022 | Book

Strategic Narratives, Ontological Security and Global Policy

Responses to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Strategic Narratives, Ontological Security and Global Policy provides a pathbreaking account of why some states successfully convince others to join their policy initiatives, and why others fail. Examining China’s Belt and Road Initiative and …

Authors:
Dr. Thomas Colley, Dr. Carolijn van Noort

2022 | Book

In Quest of Humane Development

Human Development, Community Networking and Public Service Delivery in India

This book presents a multidimensional perspective on the interlinkage between human development, community characteristics and public service delivery with special reference to India. The chapters in the book analyze the influence of public …

Editors:
Prof. Byasdeb Dasgupta, Dr. Prasenjit Sarkhel, Archita Ghosh, Bishakha Ghosh

2022 | Book

Building and Solving Mathematical Programming Models

50 Practical Examples

This book presents the construction and resolution of 50 practical optimization problems and covers an exceptionally wide range, including games-associated problems (Unblock Me, Sudokus), logistical problems, and problems concerning plant …

Author:
José Manuel García Sánchez

2022 | Book

Research Challenges in Information Science

16th International Conference, RCIS 2022, Barcelona, Spain, May 17–20, 2022, Proceedings

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Sciences, RCIS 2022, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, during May 17–20, 2022. It focused on the special theme "Ethics and …

Editors:
Renata Guizzardi, Dr. Jolita Ralyté, Prof. Dr. Xavier Franch

2022 | Book

Data Governance for Managers

The Driver of Value Stream Optimization and a Pacemaker for Digital Transformation

Professional data management is the foundation for the successful digital transformation of traditional companies. Unfortunately, many companies fail to implement data governance because they do not fully understand the complexity of the challenge …

Author:
Dr. Lars Michael Bollweg