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Management for Professionals

Management for Professionals
156 Volumes | 2011 - 2018


The Springer series Management for Professionals comprises high-level business and management books for executives. The authors are experienced business professionals and renowned professors who combine scientific background, best practice, and entrepreneurial vision to provide powerful insights into how to achieve business excellence.

All books of the series Management for Professionals

2018 | Book

China's Technology Innovators

Selected Cases on Creating and Staying Ahead of Business Trends

This book is one of the first to explore how Chinese companies are feeling the impulse of emerging business trends and seizing opportunities brought by technology innovation. It consists case studies of 7 Chinese companies: 3DMed, Wechat from …

2018 | Book

Mergers and Acquisitions

Integration and Transformation Management as the Gateway to Success

This book brings home the message that meticulous integration management is the key to success in M&A transactions. Half of all M&A transactions are unsuccessful because many companies embarking on a merger neglect this key success factor. Based …

2018 | Book

Business Process Management Cases

Digital Innovation and Business Transformation in Practice

This book is the first to present a rich selection of over 30 real-world cases of how leading organizations conduct Business Process Management (BPM). The cases stem from a diverse set of industry sectors and countries on different continents …

2018 | Book

Real Estate Due Diligence

A Guideline for Practitioners

Due diligence is the bedrock of real estate deals, regardless of the volume of transaction. This book presents a comprehensive guide to understanding and implementing due diligence and making an accurate assessment of the risks. While this process …

2018 | Book

Strategic Management Accounting

A Practical Guidebook with Case Studies

This book serves as a guide to strategic management accounting. It introduces new and useful concepts on how to collect, analyse, and evaluate options to enable managers to steer corporate directions and write strategic plans for the long-term …

2018 | Book

Performance Management Success

A Best Practices and Implementation Guide for Leaders and Managers of All Organizations

This book provides managers, leaders and practitioners with a dynamic framework that links several variables associated with performance management which can be applied across organizations and industries worldwide. Based on empirical evidence and …

2018 | Book

Valuing Corporate Innovation

Strategies, Tools, and Best Practice From the Energy and Technology Sector

This book presents tools for valuing and controlling corporate innovation. It combines a well-established theoretical framework with case studies at Siemens that illustrate the practice of valuing and controlling innovation and underline the …

2018 | Book

Hands-On Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall

A Practical Primer

This book describes a maximally simple market risk model that is still practical and main risk measures like the value-at-risk and the expected shortfall. It outlines the model's (i) underlying math, (ii) daily operation, and (iii) implementation …

2018 | Book

Sport Entrepreneurship

Developing and Sustaining an Entrepreneurial Sports Culture

This book introduces the structure, economic arguments, and business strategies for entrepreneurship in sport. Here, the entrepreneurial process is usually initiated by organizations, people or governments who are embedded in both economic and …

2018 | Book

Divestitures and Spin-Offs

Lessons Learned in the Trenches of the World’s Largest M&A Deals

The world of M&A has always been complex and nuanced. Corporations encounter their toughest business problems during a divestiture or a merger. At the same time, optimal execution of divestitures can also create high value for the seller as well …

2018 | Book

The Scrum Culture

Introducing Agile Methods in Organizations

This book is a guide for managers, Scrum Masters and agile coaches who are interested in agile organizational methods and who are planning to introduce Scrum at their own company. Scrum is not only a product development framework but can also be …

2018 | Book

Storytelling in Organizations

A Narrative Approach to Change, Brand, Project and Knowledge Management

This book highlights storytelling as a concrete and viable method which can be used in various operational fields in organizations: from change management to project management and knowledge management, it presents employees’ stories on past …

2018 | Book

Designing Luxury Brands

The Science of Pleasing Customers’ Senses

This book shows how to build successful luxury brands using the power of sensory science and neuro-physiology. The author introduces – based on inspiring business cases like Tesla, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermès, Moncler, Louboutin, or Sofitel in …

2018 | Book

Industrial Project Management

International Standards and Best Practices for Engineering and Construction Contracting

This book describes the principles and techniques in Project Management as applied to Engineering & Construction Contracts (ECC), conforming with relevant international standards (PMI - IPMA - ISO 21500), and pursuing a fully company-wide …

2018 | Book

Digital Business Leadership

Digital Transformation, Business Model Innovation, Agile Organization, Change Management

This book provides specialists and executives with a clear, yet practical set of recommendations to meet the challenges of digital transformation and ensure long-term success as a leader in a primarily digital business world. The authors describe …

2018 | Book

Achieving Organizational Excellence

A Quality Management Program for Culturally Diverse Organizations

This book bridges two essential aspects of assessing and achieving business excellence in 21st-century organizations. The author argues that transnational companies face a twofold challenge: managing global knowledge networks and multicultural …

2018 | Book

Engaged Leadership

Transforming through Future-Oriented Design Thinking

This professional book examines the concept of engaged leadership. Specifically, it focuses on the need for leaders in personal and professional realms, for-profit and non-profit, to understand the importance of engagement in order to achieve …

2017 | Book

Business Model Pioneers

How Innovators Successfully Implement New Business Models

Business model innovations are conceived and implemented by a special type of entrepreneur: business model pioneers. This book presents 14 compelling case studies of business model pioneers and their companies, who have successfully introduced new …

2017 | Book

Global Sourcing and Supply Management Excellence in China

Procurement Guide for Supply Experts

This book provides readers a holistic and pragmatic approach towards supply management in China. It elaborates on how supply management should integrate the optimum level, and a combination of quality, cost and delivery. In addition to serving as …

2017 | Book

The Drivers of Digital Transformation

Why There's No Way Around the Cloud

In this book, leading CEOs, CIOs and experts from international corporations explore the role of digitalization and cloud-based processes as the main business drivers of the 21st century. Focusing on how to get started with digitalization and how …