Télécharger le livre :  Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, and Capital Budgeting

The primary contribution of this book is to integrate the important disciplines which simultaneously impact the investment appraisal process. The book presents a study that develops a new approach to investment appraisal which uses a multiple objective linear...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-07-31
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  Design of Incentive Systems

Monetary incentives, as a driving force for human behavior, are the main theme of this book. The primary goals underlying the application of monetary incentive systems in companies are motivating employees to strive for superior productivity in line with the interests...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-05-28
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
126,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Managerial Discretion and Performance in China

?The theoretical and empirical literature to date has fallen short of reaching a consensus as to whether granting more managerial discretion to managers tends to enhance, not alter or diminish organizational performance (the discretion puzzle). This book aims to build a...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-04-17
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
158,24
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Télécharger le livre :  Pro-active Dynamic Vehicle Routing

This book deals with transportation processes denoted as the Real-time Distribution of Perishable Goods (RDOPG). The book presents three contributions that are made to the field of transportation. First, a model considering the minimization of customer inconvenience is...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-03-14
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
126,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Network Governance

The current book on Nework Governance contributes to the literature by offering new perspectives on network goals and performance, inter-organizational learning and trust in alliances, corporate governance issues in cooperatives, governance of cross-border retail...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-03-12
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
126,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Organizational Epistemology

This book presents an in-depth perspective of knowledge as a fundamental process of any organization rather than just another resource to be managed. The author presents a process-oriented theory of creating and applying knowledge directed towards both researchers and...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-02-26
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Strategy Deployment in Business Units

This book reveals and presents the root-causes that lead to varying improvement performances across different locations of a global positioned manufacturing organization. Conducting a multiple case study analysis of manufacturing sites around the world, the author found...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2013-01-24
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
89,66
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Télécharger le livre :  Design and Operation of Automated Container Storage Systems

The storage yard is the operational and geographical centre of most seaport container terminals. Therefore, it is of particular importance for the whole terminal system and plays a major role for trade and transport flows. One of the latest trends in container-storage...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-11-07
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
147,69
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Télécharger le livre :  Internal Control

The concept of internal control has developed along with audit practice. As demands have been made for greater accountability in corporate governance, the significance of internal control systems in companies has increased. Traditionally internal control has had a...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-11-07
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
116,04
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Télécharger le livre :  Co-Evolution of Standards in Innovation Systems

Mitigating climate change is one of the most profound challenges facing humankind. In industrialized countries, the residential housing sector produces roughly one-fourth of the greenhouse gas emissions. One solution to reduce these emissions is the availability of...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-07-27
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
168,79
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Télécharger le livre :  Implicit Embedded Options in Life Insurance Contracts

This book presents a market-consistent valuation framework for implicit embedded options in life insurance contracts.This framework is used to perform an empirical analysis based on more than 110,000 actual and in-force life insurance policies and with a focus on the...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-04-03
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
126,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Freight Forwarder's Intermediary Role in Multimodal Transport Chains

In this book, the business of international freight forwarding is examined from both a theoretical and empirical point of view with a special emphasis on multimodal transport chains, including sea or air transport operations.In such contexts, the freight forwarder is...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-01-05
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
168,79
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Télécharger le livre :  Operative Transportation Planning

Transportation management in today’s consumer goods industry can be characterized by a high proportion of outsourced transportation services. Due to rising freight costs consumer goods manufacturers are seeking opportunities to increase the efficiency of their...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-01-05
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Modelling Value

The publication contains a selection of the best double-blind reviewed papers presented, discussed and revised by participants of the 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management in Austria, Steyr, May 2011.The Value Chain Management (VCM) Conference presents...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2012-01-05
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
158,24
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Télécharger le livre :  Interactive Decision Aids in E-Commerce

This book gives recommendations on which interactive decision aids to offer in webstores. Interactive decision aids are tools that help online shoppers to compare and evaluate product information. Consumers can, for instance, exclude products that do not meet certain...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-12-23
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
126,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Industrial Research Performance Management

Managers are increasingly concerned with the typical methods available for organizational performance measurement and control. Research into performance measurement, within the field of innovation management, has been variously approached through frameworks for...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-11-19
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
137,14
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Télécharger le livre :  Automated Organizations

This book attempts to characterize a new organizational form that is now visible in many companies as a substitute of previous forms related to mechanized or mechanistic standards. The book is based on the approach of organizational structure and on Henry Mintzberg’s...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-08-30
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Governance Structures and Mechanisms in Public Service Organizations

This book addresses the nexus of issues exploring governance structures and mechanisms in public service organizations, thus contributing to the development of disciplines that focus on public management. It goes beyond the state of the art by addressing a number of...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-08-06
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Success Factors of Regional Strategies for Multinational Corporations

This work examines the factors that drive the success of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) in their pursuit of regional strategies. The author develops a comprehensive regional success factor model, by which the effects of regional management autonomy and regional...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-01-15
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
137,14
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Télécharger le livre :  New Developments in the Theory of Networks

The theory of networks aims at developing theoretical views on the design and management of alliances, franchise chains, licensing, joint ventures, cooperatives, and venture capital relations.The current trend in economics and management of networks is twofold: First...
Editeur : Physica
Parution : 2011-01-12
Collection : Contributions to Management Science
Format(s) : ePub
147,69
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