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Lo Spionaggio aziendale

Date: 01/05/2020 Author(s): Antonino Vaccaro Document type: Book More information

Mission-based corporate sustainability

Date: 01/05/2020 Author(s): M. Bastons; Ricard Benguría; Jaume Armengou; Carlos Rey Document type: Book Chapter This article presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of a model for the effective development of a sustainability strategy in companies which include sustainable development in their mission statement. The meaning of corporate sustainability is revised, and the conditions for an effective rollout of the strategy are examined. The paper ... More information

Catholic social teaching and responsible management

Date: 01/05/2020 Author(s): Domènec Melé Document type: Book Chapter Catholic social teaching on the social responsibility of business is based on a person-centered ethics, with two key ethical values: justice and solidarity. Assuming that business enterprises are a mediating institution between individuals and society, the social responsibility of a business is seen as inherent to the business itself and related to ... More information

Integrating Life

Date: 01/04/2020 Author(s): Nuria Chinchilla; Esther Jimenez; Pilar García-Lombardía Document type: Book The practical book to learn how to integrate all areas of our professional and personal life in harmony.Why does there have to be a conflict between my personal life, my family, my professional development and my professional performance? This book presents a series of practical exercises that guide this itinerary, which begins with the conciliation ... More information Read related article

Practical Finance for Operations and Supply Chain Management

Date: 01/03/2020 Author(s): Alejandro Serrano; Spyridon Lekkakos Document type: Book An introduction to financial tools and concepts from an operations perspective, addressing finance/operations trade-offs and explaining financial accounting, working capital, investment analysis, and more. Students and practitioners in engineering and related areas often lack the basic understanding of financial tools and concepts necessary for a career ... More information

Reminiscing on Self-Brand Connections: Differentiating Experiential versus Symbolic Origins

Date: 01/12/2019 Author(s): Jennifer Edson Escalas; Íñigo Gallo; Tarje Gaustad Document type: Book Chapter Self-brand connections (SBC) represent the extent to which consumers have formed a connection between their identity, that is, their sense of who they are, and a brand. Research into SBC has focused on the symbolic nature of brand linkages to identity, for example, how consumers form connections to brands to create, verify, and bolster their identities, ... More information

Cities and International Outreach: The era of the global city

Date: 01/12/2019 Author(s): Pascual Berrone; Joan Enric Ricart; Ana Isabel Duch T-Figueras Document type: Book

From the ancient trading cities to modern networked global cities, urban areas are usually the gateways to other markets, the arrival and departure points of migrants, and global hubs of information, innovation and knowledge flows. With rising urbanization and technology-driven globalization, the number of exchanges taking place in cities is escalating ... More information Read related article

When do market intermediaries sanction categorical deviation? The role of expertise, identity and competition

Date: 01/11/2019 Author(s): Romain Boulongne; Arnaud Cudennec; Rodolphe Durand Document type: Book Chapter This chapter studies the conditions under which market intermediaries reward or sanction market actors who deviate from the prevailing categorical order. The authors first assess how the expertise of a market intermediary -- an understudied determinant of their authority -- can lead to a positive evaluation of categorical deviation. Then, the authors ... More information

From Global Work Experiences to Global Careers: A Review and Future Research Agenda

Date: 01/11/2019 Author(s): K. L. McKouen; Margaret Shaffer; Sebastian Reiche Document type: Book Chapter As businesses become increasingly global, so do the experiences of many of their employees.The escalation of globalization over the past few decades has led to the emergence of a growing variety of global work experiences while also exposing many of the limitations of traditional expatriation. The result has been an exponential growth in the types ... More information

Cheating yourself in business

Date: 01/11/2019 Author(s): Pedro Nueno Document type: Book Cheating ourselves, also in business, is the result of an inadequate analysis of reality, of taking hasty decisions or overvaluing our abilities. To figure out his "Self cheating" is easy for other people, and its consequences are disastrous. Failure and loosing support are only two of them. Although this situations may occur in many aspects of life, ... More information Read related article
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