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

Book Announcement: New Approaches and Tendencies in Entrepreneurial Management: International Conference Proceedings

New Approaches and Tendencies in Entrepreneurial Management: International Conference Proceedings now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443886413
Hardback, pp260, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of New Approaches and Tendencies in Entrepreneurial Management: International Conference Proceedings, edited by Ovidiu Nicolescu, George Plesoianu and Alexandru Costin Cîrstea.

This volume presents a set of innovative approaches to international management theory and practice. It disseminates the most important results of scientific research in the organisation management field to professors, management consultants, researchers and managers at an international level. It is structured in four sections, covering the main areas of interest in management: management of change, innovation and quality; knowledge management and intellectual capital; entrepreneurship, SMEs and social enterprises; and university governance and management. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development

Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443882682
Hardback, pp220, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development, edited by Marjetka Rangus, Mitja Gorenak and Boštjan Brumen.

The economic and sociocultural significance of tourism today cannot be overstated. With the rapid growth of travel and tourism, more and more research is being undertaken in this field, with particular attention paid to the concept of sustainability.
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Book Announcement: Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis

Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443873123
Hardback, pp276, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis, edited by Nikolai Mouraviev and Nada Kakabadse

This collection examines public-private partnerships (PPPs) in transitional nations from the governance perspective. It explores the structures, legal frameworks and collaborative arrangements that underpin partnerships in Europe, Asia and Africa, and highlights government decisions that facilitate the transformation of societal challenges into developmental opportunities. By sharing the experience of nine nations, including China, Indonesia, Russia and Nigeria, it helps to better understand the commonalities in PPP deployment, avoid mistakes and pitfalls, and learn from other economies.
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Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – May 2017

This May, 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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Call for Papers: 5th International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing, 27 October, 2017

Call for Papers

5th International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing

Date: 27 October 2017

Place: ISEG, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

Organisers: Paula Albuquerque and Francisco Nunes

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, Technische Universität Wien, Austria

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 6 May 2017

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Book Announcement: East-West Migration in the European Union

East-West Migration in the European Union now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443898935
Hardback, pp340, £70.99 / $119.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of East-West Migration in the European Union, edited by Nicolae Marinescu.

This volume investigates the challenges confronted by the European Union (EU) as an international actor deeply influenced by migration. This has been a key phenomenon in recent years and holds great political, economic and social importance for the future of the whole European continent. The book focuses on specific aspects related to East-West migration, such as the importance of migration for economic development and the multi-faceted impact of migration on sending countries, as well as recipient countries. It also includes an overview of the myriad of reasons which stand for the fundamental decision whether to emigrate or not. Continue reading