This cutting-edge Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of research on the governance of projects. Spanning sectors, project types, and organizational hierarchies, it delves into diverse theoretical and practical approaches to the governance of projects, identifying valuable new phenomena for future study.
This pioneering Handbook details the origins of the concept of frugal innovation, its emergence as an academic field of interest, and the main driving forces behind it. The book presents new empirical evidence and critical perspectives on what frugal innovation entails, from disciplines such as science and engineering, humanities, and social sciences. This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.
Through a fascinating exploration of the advantages and pitfalls of business research methods, this essential book encourages the reader to make well-informed decisions in an often fast-paced environment. It sets out key rules and procedures to ultimately improve the accuracy and authenticity of research ventures.
Addressing the key research question of how organizations transform to generate new forms of public and shareholder value by leveraging digital technology, expert contributors provide a deep dive into a diverse variety of business models from around the globe. The book also provides a timely focus on multisector ecosystems where organizations have limited, if any, ability to operate using monopolistic and/or command-and-control mechanisms.
The Handbook of Research Methods in Organizational Change offers innovative and practical information to aid in the successful implementation of research methodologies. Written by a collective of experienced scholars, it provides inspiration for future academics wishing to advance research into human system changes.
Cognizant of the complexity and uncertainty that characterizes our post-pandemic
world, this book highlights how learning and development needs to be wired into the
culture of a business. Karen E. Watkins and Victoria J. Marsick extend the vision of
learning and development to embrace a full range of learning interventions,
considering what it means to change the culture of an organization into a
Shedding light on a range of price fixing mechanisms and price display technologies,
this incisive book offers a clear overview of the retail price setting, posting and
adjusting processes. Based on a detailed study of a century of pricing practices in
the US retail sector, it explores the anthropology and sociology of valuation
practices by concentrating on the way prices are fabricated.
Illustrating the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and changes it has
generated in the economy, society and culture, this expansive book continues the
debate concerning the digital revolution and the rise of the algorithmic
This book examines when, where, how, and why artificial intelligence and digital transformation can boost innovation and transform the economy, society and democracy. It is developed based on the Cyber-D4 nexus, which is a conceptual framework of Cyber-Defense, Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy, and Cyber-Diplomacy. This nexus ties new national and industrial cyber strategies, including business strategies for smart cities and the Internet of Things, with the local, national, regional, and global security and economic objectives.
This cutting-edge Research Agenda takes a hard look at workplace innovation practices that are vital for dealing with the global disruptive changes we currently face. It unpacks the ways in which organisations can become more sustainable, not only for value creation and profitability but also for sustainable employability and employee skill development.
This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.