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: 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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Book Announcement: Inventing the Future in an Age of Contingency

Inventing the Future in an Age of Contingency now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443851879
Hardback, pp230, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Inventing the Future in an Age of Contingency, edited by Amber Narro, André Folloni, Andrea Pitasi and Massimiliano Ruzzeddu.

In a world where communication and language are not as divisive as they once were, we are experiencing a convergence unlike any other. Through technology and a broadening of our cultural understanding, we are opening doors and closing communication borders. While it is easier to adapt to and enter each other’s worlds, still we must navigate complex systems to understand operations within groups and organisations. Our experiences allow us more acceptance, but education is the only door to full comprehension. The chapters in this volume challenge readers to explore complexity theory and offer elements that support the continued and ever-growing need for its use. The book explores technology, culture, and science to navigate systems within organisations, in order to divulge the broad spectrum in which complexity theory may be utilised. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Eurasian Politics and Society: Issues and Challenges

Eurasian Politics and Society: Issues and Challenges now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443855112
Hardback, pp195, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Eurasian Politics and Society: Issues and Challenges, edited by Özgür Tüfekçi, Hüsrev Tabak and Erman Akıllı.

Eurasian Politics and Society: Issues and Challenges studies the various outcomes of regional transformation, the ideology of Turkish Eurasianism, and the Eurasian Economic Union. In doing so, it looks at the power struggle in the South Caucasus, Kazakhstan’s relations with Russia, Russia’s sense of Eurasianism, and geopolitical awareness as a pattern of imperial self-perception for Putin’s Russia. The book also provides a detailed analysis of the situation in Syria from a humanitarian perspective, and utilizes an innovative approach in exploring how the European Neighbourhood Policy resonates in Neo/Functionalism. Continue reading

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

This March, 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 in the United Kingdom.

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