Book Announcement: Twenty-First Century Leadership for EU Institutions

Twenty-First Century Leadership for EU Institutions now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443895248
Hardback, pp140, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Twenty-First Century Leadership for EU Institutions by Ronald de Bruin, Sebastian Prieto Tovar and Derek Pelland.

This book explores the type of leadership needed to transform EU Institutions to allow them to truly serve Europe’s people. Our world today calls for leaders who are connected to themselves, know how to unleash the potential of others and build organisations that serve people’s needs, and are stewards of society. The path towards transformation is not just about learning another trick or method, it is an inward journey each of us must undertake. We search to first recognise our best self and then give ourselves to lead our lives in service of a bigger purpose. The prioritising of serving others leads to a conscious choice of one aspiring to lead. In turn, others will experience this inspiration at all levels, learning to lead as servants. This timeless concept is what Robert Greenleaf referred to when he coined the term “servant-leadership” in 1970. This book not only gives insights into the servant-leadership philosophy, but also offers real-life interviews with twelve EU civil servants, including Herman van Rompuy, former President of the European Council. Their stories illustrate that servant-leadership is manifesting inside EU institutions already, independent of background and function level. Servant-leadership offers a unique opportunity to empower EU professionals in facing the challenges of the 21st century and helping the EU to serve its citizens better. Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Social and Solidarity Economy: The Ukrainian Choice

A Social and Solidarity Economy: The Ukrainian Choice now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443895224
Hardback, pp230, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of A Social and Solidarity Economy: The Ukrainian Choice, edited by Anton S. Filipenko.

This volume considers one of the alternative economic models that countries can consider implementing. It systematizes the experience of the social and solidarity economy in both developing and developed countries in America, Europe and Australia. However, the focus is given to the prerequisites and main forms of the social and solidarity economy development that exists in Ukraine. The collection will be of interest to academic scholars, as well as political and public decision-makers. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Zeng Shiqiang and the Chinese Style of Management

Zeng Shiqiang and the Chinese Style of Management now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443879088
Hardback, pp310, £64.99 / $109.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Zeng Shiqiang and the Chinese Style of Management by Li Guoqing, Zhang Yue, Luan Weixia, Zhou Peihong, Mai Xiaoxin and Zhao Rongchen.

This book illustrates and develops Professor Zeng Shiqiang’s interesting and insightful observations on the essence and mainframe of the Chinese style of management science, which has developed around how to enhance management effects by integrating modern management strategies with ancient Chinese philosophical wisdom and ideology. In order to facilitate a wonderful reading experience for the reader, the research team have sorted out the main viewpoints proposed by Professor Zeng and put forward some discussion topics, as well as some tangible case studies to give the reader guidance. Through elaborate management case studies that illustrate philosophical wisdom, this book presents a magnificent picture of the Chinese style of management. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443851923
Hardback, pp200, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development, edited by Sylvine Pickel-Chevalier.

This work offers a cross-analysis of the development of tourism in Bali, combining international and intercultural (from Indonesian, French, Australian and English researchers), transdisciplinary and inter-generational research. It questions the capacity of tourism, to be a vector of sustainable development, by analyzing its various social, economic and environmental effects within Balinese society. As such, it represents not only a great research tool, but a fantastic teaching aid. Each chapter comes with its own bibliography, and thus acts as a standalone case study, while making a contribution to the overall thrust of the book. Continue reading

Book Announcement: The Single European Market and Trade Policy

The Single European Market and Trade Policy now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443879026
Hardback, pp290, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Single European Market and Trade Policy, edited by Angelo Santagostino.

The single market and trade policy are Europe’s major economic achievements and its best assets in times of increasing globalisation. European integration, as well as any other regional integration, is impossible without these two policies, which are a good example of how to implement a positive form of globalisation. They represent an engine for growth and building a more competitive EU economy. The single market and trade policy, by allowing people, goods, services and capital to move more freely through both Member States and the world, open up new opportunities for citizens, workers, businesses and consumers, creating the jobs and growth Europe so urgently needs. This collection of essays addresses the various facets of these two pillars of European integration. A more efficient single market creates the conditions for a more open trade policy, and vice-versa. Growth has been lacking in Europe in recent years, and enhancing these two assets is the most fruitful way to find it again. Continue reading

Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – September 2017

This September, our Editorial Advisory Board chair Professor David Weir has chosen his ‘Recommended Read’: one of our best-selling titles, noteworthy for the contribution it makes to its field. David, who is currently Visiting Professor at York St John University, has had an extraordinarily successful academic career which has included leading four university Business Schools and initiating the very first part-time executive MBA in a University business school at Glasgow University in the United Kingdom.

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Book Announcement: The Management of Socioeconomic Safety

The Management of Socioeconomic Safety now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443891196
Hardback, pp255, £68.99 / $117.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Management of Socioeconomic Safety, by Eugene Solozhentsev.

This book introduces a new scientific approach to the economy and a new academic discipline titled “Socioeconomic safety management” (SSM) on the basis of the event approach and logical and probabilistic (LP) risk models. It addresses the definitions of invalidity in the economy through analogies with reliability in engineering. The special features and advantages of the discipline and its components are outlined here, with a specific focus on the methods, models, technologies, tasks, objects and software. New types of Boolean “events-propositions” in economy are also introduced, as are new types of risk LP-models. Continue reading