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Management for Professionals

Management for Professionals
245 Volumes | 2011 - 2021


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

2021 | Book

Managing Sports Teams

Economics, Strategy and Practice

This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the most important and fundamental elements for the management of team sports organisations. It is intended to meet the needs of full-time and voluntary individuals in management positions in …

2021 | Book

Template-based Management

A Guide for an Efficient and Impactful Professional Practice

The Template-based management (TBM) approach has been used since 2003 across the world in diverse contexts. It has evolved hand-in-hand with the evolution of business: Agile, Blueprints, Canvas, Design Thinking, or Kanban are only few of the many …

2021 | Book

Topics of Family Business Governance

Insights on Structures, Strategies, and Executives

This book focuses on the role of the board in family businesses and specifically on processes and topics of strategic importance. It comprises all the relevant topics which need to be addressed on a regular basis such as strategy development …

2021 | Book

Patent Management

Protecting Intellectual Property and Innovation

This book provides an overview of the common concepts and building blocks of patent management. It addresses executives in the areas of innovation, R & D, patent and intellectual property management as well as academics and students.The authors …

2021 | Book

Capital, Systems, and Objects

The Foundation and Future of Organizations

This book provides a set of integrated frameworks—capital, systems, and objects—that transcend managerial or technology hype by focusing on the long-term fundamentals that sustain organizational success. Many organizations are currently addressing …

2021 | Book

The Two Sides of the Business Family

Governance and Strategy Across Generations

This book focuses on a central success factor for family businesses: maintaining the decision-making ability over generations while not jeopardizing the business due to family conflict, inefficient governance structures, or lack of identification.

2021 | Book

Understanding China’s Real Estate Markets

Development, Finance, and Investment

China’s economy has been transforming rapidly over the last 25 years. As a result, Chinese conurbations have changed significantly, with cities expanding both vertically and horizontally in order to offer more space for residents, office and …

2021 | Book

New Work, Transformational and Virtual Leadership

Lessons from COVID-19 and Other Crises

The increasing globalization, the battle for talents, and global trends are changing the work patterns in organisations around the globe. Enterprises are working across country and cultural borders alongside complex supply and demand networks.

2021 | Open Access | Book Open Access

New Living Cases on Corporate Governance

This unique open access book features a selection of Living Cases on Corporate Governance, which were developed and compiled by chairpersons, members of the board of directors, and CEOs in various countries, working in close collaboration with …

2021 | Book

Uses and Limitations of the AHP Method

A Non-Mathematical and Rational Analysis

This book examines the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) method, its varied uses, as well as its limitations for solving real-world scenarios. While the simplicity of the method compels users to find shortcuts to a real-world problem, it also …

2021 | Book

Creating Innovation Spaces

Impulses for Start-ups and Established Companies in Global Competition

This book offers fresh impulses from different industries on how to deal with innovation processes. Authors from different backgrounds, such as artificial intelligence, mechanical engineering, medical technology and law, share their experiences …

2021 | Book

Principles of Chinese Management

This book focuses on ancient Chinese management thoughts, building a Chinese management theory system and defining the core concepts.
Firstly, it systematically reviews the excellent management ideas in traditional Chinese culture from the …

2021 | Book

An Insider's Guide to Place Branding

Shaping the Identity and Reputation of Cities, Regions and Countries

This professional guidebook highlights brand development and management for cities, regions, countries, and destinations. It presents a unique collection of expert interviews, combined with latest research insights and thoughts on the most …

2021 | Open Access | Book Open Access

The Fundamental Elements of Strategy

Concepts, Theories and Cases

This open access book clarifies confusions of strategy that have existed for nearly 40 years through the core thoughts of three fundamental elements. Unlike the traditional definition of strategy as "a plan to achieve a long-term goal from overall …

2021 | Book

The Corporate Newsroom

Steering Companies Efficiently Through Communication

Breaking down barriers, creating transparency in digital communication and effectively targeting different audiences is critical to today’s successful organisations. Establishing a Corporate Newsroom is the answer.

The first part discusses the …

2021 | Book

AI for the Good

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics

While technology advances at a high pace in the age of machine learning, there is a lack of clear intent and framing of acceptable ethical standards. This book brings together the complex topic of "good" technology in a cross-functional way …

2021 | Book

The Lean Healthcare Handbook

A Complete Guide to Creating Healthcare Workplaces

The book shows readers exactly how to use Lean tools to design healthcare work that is smooth, efficient, error free and focused on patients and patient outcomes. It includes in-depth discussions of every important Lean tool, including value …

2021 | Book

B2B Marketing

A Guidebook for the Classroom to the Boardroom

This unique book comprehensively presents the current state of knowledge, theoretical and practical alike, in the field of business-to-business (B2B) marketing. More than 30 of the best and most recognized B2B marketers address the most relevant …

2021 | Book

Pricing Export Credit

A Concise Framework with Examples and Implementation Code in R

Pricing of export credit is a challenge in the globalised world trade. Annual premia represent billions of euros or dollars and may determine competition. This book develops a rigorous new framework for pricing export credit products, e.g. buyer …

2021 | Book

Critical Thinking for Managers

Structured Decision-Making and Persuasion in Business

This book discusses critical thinking as a tool for more compassionate leadership, presenting tried and tested methods for managing disagreement, for anticipating and solving problems, and for enhancing empathy. Employing a lighter tone of voice …