From Crisis To Confidence: Macroeconomics After The Crash

From Crisis to Confidence not only describes the process which the economy must go through before a full recovery after the financial crash, it also describes the journey that must be travelled by the discipline of economics. As economics students and other commentators question post-war macroeconomics, Roger Koppl provides some of the answers needed to understand the long slump since 2008. A theory of confidence is needed in any eco...

Public Relations In The Nonprofit Sector: Theory And Practice

Nonprofit organizations are managing to carry out sophisticated public relations programming that cultivates relationships with their key audiences. Their public relations challenges, however, have routinely been understudied. Budgetary and staffing restraints often limit how these organizations carry out their fundraising, public awareness and activism efforts, and client outreach. This volume explores a range of public relations th...

Management As Consultancy: Neo-bureaucracy And The Consultant Manager

The nature of management is changing: managers are becoming more like consultants, focusing on projects, functional integration, change and 'clients'. This timely book is based on a large-scale, international study of new management practices and examines the emergence of consultant managers. It breaks new ground in our understanding of this hybrid role, uncovering working practices, identities and occupational dynamics, to shed ligh...

Cracking The Code: My Journey In Bollywood

So you love the spotlight and drama of Bollywood, and want to make it your life. But what is the right time to become a professional actor? What sort of hindrances are you likely to face as you make your way through the film and television industry? Where will this road take you? And, most importantly, how do you make it happen? In Cracking the Code, Ayushmann Khurrana actor, singer and television personality tries to answer these qu...

The Seven Secrets Of Germany: Economic Resilience In An Era Of Global Turbulence

Audretsch and Lehmann have written a page turner of a book that explains how Germany has become the most successful globalized economy in the world. They combine a dazzling mastery of economic theory with real-life experiences and lessons for other Western countries that are struggling to compete in a global economy. This is by far the best explanation available on the secrets of Germany's revival from being the "sick man of Europe" ...

The Only Guide To A Winning Investment Strategy You’ll Ever Need: The Way Smart Money Invests Today

Investment professional Larry E. Swedroe describes the crucial difference between "active" and "passive" mutual funds, and tells you how you can win the investment game through long-term investments in such indexes as the S&P 500 instead of through the active buying and selling of stocks. A revised and updated edition of an investment classic, The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You'll Ever Need remains clear, underst...

Optimizing Supply Chain Performance: Information Sharing And Coordinated Management

Supply chain management has attracted much attention in the last decade. There has been a noticeable shift from a traditional individual organization-based management to an integrated management across the supply chain network since the end of the last century. The shift contributes to better decision making in the supply chain context, as it is necessary for a company to cooperate with other supply chain members by utilising relevan...

Managing Lean Projects

Lean is a set of disciplines that can result in tremendous savings and profitability for companies. It can significantly reduce cycle times and increase customer satisfaction. Lean, however, must be applied efficiently and effectively to achieve optimum results. This book discusses project management concepts, tools, and techniques as they apply to managing Lean projects. It explains how you can apply the discipline of project manage...

Handbook Of Research On Strategic Business Infrastructure Development And Contemporary Issues In Finance

Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance discusses the efficiency of good infrastructure and its impact on socioeconomic growth and socioeconomic development in general and addresses contemporary aspects of the strategic financial management essential for accomplishing the objective of wealth maximization in today's challenging and competitive economy. This book is an es...

Structural Reform In China’s Regional Governments (2-volume Set)

How will fiscal decentralization affect China's regional governments? A must-read book for political scientists and economists, Structural Reform in China's Regional Governments uses the latest government data to offer an empirical study of the characteristic fiscal reforms, including the introduction of the tax assignment system in 1994 and the 2002 income tax reform, which determine the size and structure of China's regional govern...