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The Moral Pursuit of Autonomy and Rationality

In this thought-provoking book, Udo Pesch examines how values articulated by society are incorporated into institutions and technologies in order to overcome what they consider to be a lack of democratic control over their progress.

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Innovation, Technology and the Changing World of Work

This insightful book examines the evolving landscape of work in the context of rapidly developing information and communication technology and Artificial Intelligence. It argues that while in the twentieth century there was a standardisation of work style, the twenty-first century is seeing the creation of ever more flexible forms of work, epitomised by the rise of the gig economy.

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The Impact of Nano-Satellite Innovators on Space Exploration

Providing a fascinating view into the creation of CubeSats, this book outlines their metamorphic role in democratizing space exploration. Paris Chrysos and Francesco Paolo Appio delve into the novel world of satellite innovation, showcasing how revolutionary CubeSats have been in shaping the future of space technology.

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Corporate Dynamics, Business Models and Digital Technologies

Unpacking Innovation is a detailed and empirically grounded account of business model diversity and innovation in the context of increasing competition and digitalization. Focusing on incumbent firms, the book presents a novel perspective on how business model reconfiguration can help companies to compete effectively.

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Research Developments and Future Prospects

Currently, available technologies can help make a supply chain resilient in volatile times whilst also keeping it responsible. Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains in an Era of Digital Transformation focuses on the linkages between digital technologies and environmental sustainability research and outlines synergies for more resilient, efficient and transparent supply chain management practices.

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From Ontological Differences to Robust Identities

In this Concise Introduction, Michael Lounsbury and Joel Gehman set out an overview of organization theory that clarifies how to cultivate a robust scholarly identity in a field rich with diverse research traditions. Providing a summary of rationalist, pragmatic and co-constitutive theories, they highlight how scholars can meaningfully contribute to the academic conversation and maximize the practical relevance of their work.

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The Supply Chain: A System in Crisis highlights the multifaceted challenges facing modern supply chains. It examines the concept of a globalized economy, juxtaposing the promise of prosperity with the acute reality of worker exploitation and environmental harm. This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.

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Edited by and

This fascinating Research Agenda analyzes the key research topics within lean management. Exploring both contextual histories of these topics and potential avenues for future research, it provides a complete picture of lean management practices both past and present.

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If Design is about forming materials, then what are the materials of Service Design? In this ground-breaking book, Johan Blomkvist, Simon Clatworthy and Stefan Holmlid explore this question by establishing a discourse around the materials of service design, discussing materials as a means to explore what service design is and could be.

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Industrial Relations and Equitable Socio-technical Change

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This timely book provides an innovative study of the profound changes and latest challenges facing the construction sector. It adopts a socio-technical approach to analyse not only the role of technological factors, but also that of actors and their social dialogue and industrial relations.

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