New books in Business!

May 2019

  • CONTEMPORARY CONSUMER CULTURE THEORY Contemporary consumer culture theory contains original research essays written by the premier thought leaders of the discipline from around the world that reflect the maturation of the field Customer Culture Theory over the last decade. The volume seeks to help break down the silos that have arisen in disciplines seeking to understand consumer culture, and speed both the diffusion of ideas and possibility of collaboration across frontiers…
  • ACCOUNTING, INNOVATION AND INTER-ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS  Accounting, Innovation and Inter-Organisational Relationships gathers leading researchers from all around the world to argue for the importance of more systematic knowledge about accounting, innovation and inter-organisational relationships. Accounting, Innovation and Inter-Organisational Relationships thus becomes an important source for researchers and practitioners interested in accounting and inter-organisational relationships as well as the related disciplines of management, marketing, innovation and strategy

  • INTERVENTIONIST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING RESEARCH : THEORY CONTRIBUTIONS WITH SOCIETAL IMPACT This book builds on top of the methodological literature of interventionist management accounting research, as well as the published studies applying it. Through selected case studies, Interventionist Management Accounting Research shows how societal impact of MA research can be increased by not only applying IVR approach, but also looking into how MA is used in the borderlines between MA and other organizational functions. In many cases, MA research can provide tools and concepts helping to understand contemporary trends within the business environment, thereby naturally providing potential for increasing the societal impact of scholarly work. 

  • ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO CRITICAL ACCOUNTING Surveying the evolving field of Critical Accounting, including theory, ethics, history, development and sustainability, this Companion presents key debates in the field, providing a comprehensive overview. Incorporating interdisciplinary perspectives on accounting, the volume concludes by considering new directions in which critical accounting research may travel. With an international array of established and respected contributors, this Routledge Companion is a vital resource for students and researchers across the world.

  • WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP JOURNEYS: STORIES, RESEARCH, AND NOVEL PERSPECTIVES This volume brings together research from leading scholars with stories from women leaders in diverse sectors to provide insights from their leadership journeys. The book begins with personal stories of women’s leadership journeys by chief executive officers, a former U.S. Ambassador, a college president, and others. The stories enable readers to make sense of their own leadership journeys by learning about the varied paths to leadership and taking note of key elements such as role transitions, defining moments, identity development, and growth mindsets. 

  • CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: A NEW AGENDA FOR THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESSES AND POSSIBILITIES This Element provides an overview of cultural entrepreneurship scholarship and seeks to lay the foundation for a broader and more integrative research agenda at the interface of organization theory and entrepreneurship. Its scholarly agenda includes a range of phenomena from the legitimation of new ventures, to the construction of novel or alternative organizational or collective identities, and, at even more macro levels, to the emergence of new entrepreneurial possibilities and market categories.

  • BELT AND ROAD STRATEGY IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION This book examines the business aspects of the belt and road strategy. This strategy aims to connect countries along the routes in Asia, Europe, Africa, to strengthen the partnerships, and to construct a comprehensive and multilevel interconnected network to achieve pluralistic, independent, balanced, and sustainable development

  • UTILIZING BIG DATA PARADIGMS FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE Utilizing Big Data Paradigms for Business Intelligence is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on how to address the challenges of data extraction in business intelligence using the five ‘Vs’ of big data: velocity, volume, value, variety, and veracity. This book is ideally designed for business analysts, investors, corporate managers, entrepreneurs, and researchers in the fields of computer science, data science, and business intelligence.

  • HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON BUSINESS MODELS IN COMPETITIVE MODERN SCENARIOS This book explores how business models are conceptualized, studied, designed, implemented and, in the end, how they can be improved. It also discusses how business models contribute for strategic competition in this new era, of technological and social fast changes.

  • MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVED Analytical tools and algorithms are essential in business data and information systems. Efficient economic and financial forecasting in machine learning techniques increases gains while reducing risks. Providing research on predictive models with high accuracy, stability, and ease of interpretation is important in improving data preparation, analysis, and implementation processes in business organizations. Machine Learning Techniques for Improved Business Analytics is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of artificial intelligence in strategic business decisions.

  • APPLYING BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE INITIATIVES IN HEALTHCARE AND ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS This book provides a collection of research papers and case studies that provide a road map to the best practices of the aforementioned collection of themes to improve business intelligence applications within organizational settings.    

  • CREATING BUSINESS VALUE AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE WITH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP This scholarly resource examines the broad topic of social entrepreneurship by looking at relevant theoretical frameworks and fundamental terms. Focused on topics such as creating business value, promoting social entrepreneurship, and enacting programs of social change, it provides the latest research and practical solutions. For academicians, researchers, entrepreneurship practitioners, and individuals interested in learning more about social entrepreneurship.

  • BUSINESS TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE ERA OF DIGITALIZATION This book identifies the latest trends, business opportunities and challenges linked to digitalization, defines concepts in relation with business transformations caused by digitalization, and shares useful experiences and best practices to deal with the new technological changes.