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Innovation in Organizations

Informal networks, knowledge sharing, and the development of firm's innovative capabilities


Pages: 110 Trade Paper: ISBN 9788885486331; $24,95 Pdf: ISBN 9788885486348; $12,99 Author: Marco Tortoriello Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 The absorptive capacity framework and social network reserach 2.1 The absorptive capacity framework  2.1.1 The process of absorptive capacity 2.2 The social network approach 2.3 Integrating absorptive capacity and social ...

Through the book: Innovation in Organizations

Informal Networks, Knowledge Sharing, and the Development of Firms' Innovative Capabilities


The ability to generate new knowledge is one of the main drivers through which organizations can achieve a position of competitive advantage. While being able to innovate means different things in different contexts, the processes and actions through which companies mobilize knowledge to innovate are remarkably comparable across different types of organizations. This book, starting from an in-depth ...

Political Economics

Redistributive Policies


Pages: 144 Trade Paper: ISBN 9788885486270; $29.95 Pdf: ISBN 97888854628; $14,99 Author: Vincenzo Galasso Table of Content Prologue 1 Introduction to Political Economics 1.1 The Political Economic Approach1.2 Political Institutions1.3 A simple Example: Indirect Utility Function, Single-Peaked Preferences and the Bliss Point 2 Electoral Models2.1 The Median Voter Model2.2 Probabilistic ...

Through the book: Political Economics

Redistributive Policies


This book is written for undergraduate students in Economics and in Political Science who want to learn about the political economics of redistributive policies. It provides a positive analysis of the political process behind the design and implementation of redistributive policies, by using the minimum level of mathematical formalization required, in an attempt to be accessible to second- and third-year ...

Visual Merchandising

In-store Communication to Enhance Brand Equity Value


Pages: 360 Trade Paper: ISBN 9788885486416; $69,95 Author:  Karin Zaghi Table of Contents Acknowledgements Introduction: What kind of visual merchandising? 1. Store atmosphere as a preferential dimension of the store experience1. The store as an emblematic experience2. Store atmosphere3. Thematic universes4. Interaction between the atmosphere and the customer4.1 Spheres of action5. ...

What's Fashion? It's Method!

The Value of Ideas in Fashion Companies


Pages: 112 Trade Paper: ISBN 9788885486386; $18,00 Authors: Carla Lunghi, Francesca Romana Rinaldi, Marco Turinetto Table of Contents Preface Introduction. Textile Products and Industrial Objects: Supply, Consumption and New Markets by Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis  Bibliography 1 The Made in Italy System. Why Education Can Fill the Gap between Innovation ...

Through the book: What's Fashion? It's Method!

The Value of Ideas in Fashion Companies


The book examines the indispensable factors for the launch and management of a new creative process: the authors provide truly effective tools between research & edutainment. The results of recent studies have in fact acknowledged the existence in people, institutions, and businesses of every size and sector, of a noticeable tendency towards changes in processes (of products and services). This ...
The goal of this book is to facilitate both teaching of applied econometrics, particularly in undergraduate and Master courses, and learning by students and, more generally, by those concerned with a formal measurement of economic events. The task requires combining statistics, economics and computer science in the right proportions. Statistics is needed for a correct formulation of the problem and ...
The volume provides and elementary introduction of the mathematical modelling in those areas on Dynamical Systems and Control Theory that arise frequently in Economics.The book is divided in two parts.In the first part the fundamental aspects of mathematical modelling are developed, dealing with both continuous time systems (differential equations) and discrete time systems (difference equations). ...

Through the book: Neuroeconomics

Theory, Applications, and Perspectives


Neuroeconomics is a recent promising interdisciplinary scientific area which involves neuroscientists, economists, and psychologists interested to offer a new and shared theoretical vision that considers the role of the brain in individual decision-making in economics. This collection of papers provides an interesting overview of the recent evolution of the theory of Neuroeconomics and offers the ...