Business & Economics: Most read books
Myths of Innovation
by Scott Berkun
In this new paperback edition of the classic bestseller, you'll be taken on a hilarious, fast-paced ride through the history of ideas. Author Scott Berkun will show you how to transcend the false stories that many business experts, scientists, and much of pop culture foolishly...
Göttingen, 23.- 25. Februar 2010, Kurzfassungen der Beiträge (inkl. CD-ROM mit vollständigen Beiträgen)
Moderne Informations- und Kommunikationssysteme leisten einen wesentlichen Beitrag zum Erfolg vieler Unternehmen in einer immer stärker vernetzten Wirtschaft. Darüber hinaus besitzen sie auch bei der Vernetzung von Betrieben mit öffentlichen Verwaltungen sowie effizienten Verw...
Benefits of and Impediments to Cooperation between Humanitarian Organizations
A steadily growing number of natural disasters is calling for a more efficient and effective handling of disaster relief operations. Since logistics accounts for up to 80% of the total relief expenditures of humanitarian organizations, it represents one of the main levers to a...
Development of a consulting approach
Why does ‘value innovation’ play an important role for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)? Innovation, besides imitation, is the foundation to conduct business and produce goods and services. Each company needs at least at one point or another during its lifecycle innov...
Guarantees, retrospective and future oriented Purchase Price Adjustment Tools
This book is for drafters of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) contracts. It provides an overview of purchase price adjustment tools, manipulation issues, purchase price calculation standards and the inter-relationship of such clauses. Chapter 2 discusses the basics of M&A, such as...
The Safeguard of Long-Term Success for Logistics Service Providers
Logistics service providers (LSPs) operate in highly complex and turbulent business environments. Unexpected adverse events - ranging from natural catastrophes to malevolent human actions - are becoming more the norm rather than the exception. Given the narrow margins of error...
The Difficult Path from Classical Public Relations to Genuine Modern Communication Management
For some people, Public Relations used to be "that former journalist type who deals with the media." However, the public perception of the profession has changed quite substantially. Communication has become a genuine modern management function. The integration of successful p...
eine modellgestützte Analyse zur Bildung von Marktgebieten
Für Zitate bitte die folgende URL verwenden: http://digbib.ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de/volltexte/1000009266 Abstract: Die Liberalisierung der Energiemärkte in der EU verändert den deutschen Gasmarkt. Die Arbeit beschreibt politische Rahmenbedingungen, technische und ökonomische...
This report by Prof. Dr. Sonja Sackmann, University Bw, Munich, provides an overview of state-of-the-art knowledge with regard to the link between corporate culture and performance as well as approaches that have been used to assess and measure culture in organizations. It dis...
Case Studies on Internationally Successful Companies
How important is it to actually live a company's values? Values provide internal and external orientation and legitimize decisions and actions. They also send a signal that the company is a reliable cooperation partner. They can, therefore, help businesses lower their costs an...
Case Studies on Internationally Successful Corporations
"Innovation," over the last years, has become one of the most used terms in corporate practice and management theory. Companies hardly have an alternative to constantly fostering innovation if they want to survive in the long run. In order to achieve constant willingness and c...
Sonderausgabe von Heft Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik
This special issue of the Journal of Economics and Statistics is devoted to the use of agent-based models for economic policy advice. It presents a collection of research papers in different fields of applications. Special emphasis is laid on discussing the potential and possi...
A Survey of Institutional and Governance Structures
Dedicated public-private partnership (PPP) units are organisations set up with full or partial aid of the government to ensure that the skills needed to handle third-party provision of goods and services are made available and clustered together within government. Such units e...
Die Arbeit „Feasibility Study and Future Projections of Suborbital Space Tourism at the Example of Virgin Galactic“ beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema Weltraumtourismus, insbesondere mit dem so genannten suborbitalen Weltraumtourismus - ein gegenwärtig bei Privatunternehmen zu beo...
by Tobias Ernst
In recent years, there have been many programs and initiatives focusing on improving the performance, cost-effectiveness and legal quality of regulations. The International Regulatory Reform Report 2008 reviews these developments in five key countries, namely France, Italy, th...
The Leadership Impilcations of the Evolving Web
Some compare the evolving Web to the revolution of the Gutenberg press. How does the Web shape the role and understanding of leadership? What are key challenges and opportunities? What mindsets, skills and knowledge are necessary? "The Leadership Implications of the Evolving W...
Potential for an Impact of Open Source CRM Solutions on Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises
by Henrik Vogt
The book reveals the overall importance of a customer relationship management system especially for small and medium-sized enterprises. In addition to the topic of CRM, the increasing importance and possibilities of open source software is revealed. The main research question ...
Saturated markets, a decreasing valuation of fashion by a part of consumers paired with missing impulses by some companies has brought along a crisis in retail, especially in Europe. Changing consumer demand, customer sophistication, customer empowerment via the internet and r...
A structured design process for electronic markets
Für Zitate bitte die folgende URL verwenden: http://digbib.ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de/volltexte/1000006995 Abstract: In this book, the author provides a complete process for electronic markets design together with the required en-gineering methods. As such the book is unique a...