Leadership in the Middle East has never been as vital as it is in the wake of the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring - yet there is a lack of detailed knowledge concerning strategies for developing capacity in leadership, national skills and knowledge management.
Appreciation of the principal similarities and differences between the two major subdivisions of Common Law - the United States and the British Commonwealth - and Civil Law - French versus German law - has thus become imperative.
Here the example of the Russian oil industry in the context of transition from a planned to a market economy is used to develop a three-stage framework for organisational transformation.
Global City Makers provides an in-depth account of the role of powerful economic actors in making and un-making global cities.
The book contains comprehensive analysis of macro-level topics (such as business opportunities, cultural influence,... Læs mere
Law's Political Foundations explains the development of the two basic systems of public and private law and their historical transformations.... Læs mere
Providing much needed context for current events like the sub-prime mortgage crisis, this timely book presents a vision of an economy evolved to greater dependence on consumer credit and analyzes the trade-offs and risks associated with it.
It will also be of use to academics teaching research focused modules on HRD and people related issues, as well as experienced HRD researchers looking to further develop their understanding of methods for researching HRD.
The academic literature on pension governance is sparse and this book will fill some important gaps by bringing together original contributions from around the world on subjects related to the area.
The legal, political and economic rationales that underpin trade policy are reflected in the establishment and implementation of EU trade relations with the rest of the world.
This important Handbook reveals that most urban growth takes place in the less developed world and much of it represents... Læs mere