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Management for Professionals

Management for Professionals
143 Volumes | 2011 - 2018

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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 …

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 …

2017 | Book

Out-thinking Organizational Communications

The Impact of Digital Transformation

This book demonstrates the challenges for Corporate Communications in the era of the Industrial Internet and the Internet of things, and how companies can adapt their communication strategies to meet them. The Industrial Internet and the Internet …

2017 | Book

Business Model Innovation in Software Product Industry

Bringing Business to the Bazaar

This book examines the current massive changes in the software product industry on the basis of business model changes affecting six software products, and proposes a generic framework for business model innovation. Due to the combined effects of …

2017 | Book

Understanding German Real Estate Markets

In this book, experts discuss how German real estate values have remained stable throughout the financial crisis, even though transaction volumes have been very volatile since 2005. Consequently, risk-averse national and international investors …

2017 | Book

Intercultural Competence in Organizations

A Guide for Leaders, Educators and Team Players

This book addresses one of the most critical issues facing global business leaders and the multicultural workforce – how to work and relate effectively in the intercultural contexts. The author presents business professionals, practitioners and …


2017 | Book

Liquid Legal

Transforming Legal into a Business Savvy, Information Enabled and Performance Driven Industry

This book compels the legal profession to question its current identity and to aspire to become a strategic partner for corporate executives, clients and stakeholders, transforming legal into a function that creates incremental value. It provides …

2017 | Book

Leading and Managing in the Social Sector

Strategies for Advancing Human Dignity and Social Justice

This book explores leadership and management in social sector organizations, which include, NGOs, non-profits, social enterprises, social businesses, and cross-sector collaborations focusing on advancing human dignity and social justice. It …


2017 | Book

The Global Supply Chain

How Technology and Circular Thinking Transform Our Future

This book provides readers an in-depth understanding of the inner mechanisms and principles of the global supply chain. Authored by the Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum, it draws on a wealth of operational …
















2017 | Book

Managing for Social Impact

Innovations in Responsible Enterprise

This book presents innovative strategies for sustainable, socially responsible enterprise management from leading thinkers in the fields of corporate citizenship, nonprofit management, social entrepreneurship, impact investing, community-based …

2017 | Book

Zero Outage

Putting ICT Quality First in the Digital Era

This reference book shows how the Zero Outage method leads to more stability in operations, more reliability in projects and, ultimately, to greater customer satisfaction. It explains why clear standards for platforms, processes and personnel are …

2017 | Book

Cyber Security. Simply. Make it Happen.

Leveraging Digitization Through IT Security

This book provides a practical and strategic perspective on IT and cyber security for corporations and other businesses. Leading experts from industry, politics and research discuss the status quo and future prospects of corporate cyber security.

2017 | Book

The Timeless Principles of Successful Business Strategy

Corporate Sustainability as the New Driving Force

While it is possible for a company achieve short-term profit, it is much more difficult to sustain corporate success over time. This book is intended for those who run, or want to run, a business whatever its size or activity, with the objective …

2017 | Book

The End of Performance Appraisal

A Practitioners' Guide to Alternatives in Agile Organisations

This book demonstrates, in detail, why annual performance appraisals might still work in hierarchical environments, but largely fail in agile ones. The annual performance appraisal is one of the world’s most widely used management tools. For many …

2017 | Book

Managing VUCA Through Integrative Self-Management

How to Cope with Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity in Organizational Behavior

In this book, experts discuss whether volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) represent a challenge or a business opportunity. More intense debates on global climate change, increased turbulence in financial quarters, increased …

2017 | Book

Evolving Business Models

How CEOs Transform Traditional Companies

This book addresses the core challenges currently faced by traditional companies. In the age of digitization many industries are now challenged by disruptions of the traditional value chain: new competitors are coming into play, traditional …