Books profiles

2018-09-06

Stefania Saviolo

Signature Experience


Art and Science of Customer Engagement for Fashion and Luxury Companies How can Fashion and Luxury brands enable meaningful connections and lasting engagement with their customers? Which touch-points are most important in determining memorable experiences? How can firms converge the consumer and organizational perspectives of the customer journey? Never as today, Fashion and Luxury companies need to answer these questions and craft a unique and proprietary signature experience across all their touchpoints. Signature means that brands should avoid metoo strategies and “craft” the customer ...
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2018-09-06

Gianluca Salviotti, Leonardo Maria De Rossi, Nico Abbatemarco

The Blockchain Journey


A Guide to Practical Business Applications “The SDA Bocconi DEVO Lab has done a fantastic and comprehensive book, a holistic and powerful framework of analysis.” Rafael Cayuela, The Dow Chemical Company. “What Blockchain is and how you can exploit it, are the main and most important questions you will find answered in this precious book.“ Fabio Malosio, IBM Italia. “DEVO Lab has produced a comprehensive analysis of the financial applications of Blockchain.” Steven Wang, Royal Bank of Scotland “DEVO Lab provides a sounding representation of Blockchain paradigm outlooking technology ...
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2018-06-12

Gianluca Sgueo

Games, Powers and Democracies


Picture a government that measures civic value on a numbered scale, with civic performances tallied on leader boards, like a football match. Imagine if civic value was viewed as a game played by everyday citizens, sometimes in competition, other times working in harmony towards a common goal. And imagine that winners were celebrated (and losers blamed) collectively. All over the world, governments, public bodies and international organisations are using technology in ways to transform the exercise of public power into a game. Gamified public power is much closer to reality than it may first appear ...
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2018-06-12

Luana Carcano, Gabriella Lojacono

Made in Italy Industries


Managerial Issues and Best Practices This book describes why the Made in Italy brand has till today a strong relevance for Italy competitiveness and what are the key managerial issues for Made in Italy companies. The book includes an emphasis on competencies that are vital for working successfully in these companies. The aim is to give a comprehensive vision of the peculiarity of management and strategy in companies that can be classified as Made in Italy. They are challenged by ownership, size and key strategic decisions issues that are influenced by the global image associated to it. The book ...
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2018-06-11

Gianmario Raggetti, Maria Gabriella Ceravolo, Lucrezia Fattobene

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 latest results of applied researches in this area, with a focus on marketing, accounting, and finance.This book is the result of the interdisciplinary contributions ...
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2018-06-07

Massimiliano Marcellino

Applied econometrics


An Introduction 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 interpretation of the results, so the statistical content of this book is rigorous but limited to what is strictly necessary. All theoretical concepts are then illustrated empirically, ...
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2018-06-07

Sandro Salsa, Annamaria Squellati

Dynamical Systems and Optimal Control


A Friendly Introduction 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). Particular attention is devoted to equilibria, their classification in the linear case, and their stability. An effort has been made to convey intuition and emphasize concrete ...
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2018-05-21

Alberto Dell'Acqua

Corporate Debt Management


Corporate Debt Management is an essential, practical and easy-to-read book . It summarizes in simple and clear terms the main theoretical contributions on the subject of debt decision choices and effectively illustrates their main managerial implications. Moreover, it adds to the management knowledge by providing practical examples on how to implement an optimal capital structure, using real financial data, and how to construct and use a debt management plan. The book also provides a clear management guide of the banking and capital markets instruments to design the most coherent financial structure ...
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2018-05-21

Karin Zaghi

Visual Merchandising


In-store Communication to Enhance Brand Equity Value Why a book on Visual Merchandising? Because Visual Merchandising gives substance to something that has to change its very essence: the store. The rise of new communication artifacts in today’s multichannel context means that the store needs to transform its role and its methods for interacting with both customers and producers. The store has to offer value through proactive interaction with its customers. If value in the store visit lies in living an experience, regardless of making a purchase, Visual Merchandising lays the groundwork for ...
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2018-05-21

Carla Lunghi, Francesca Romana Rinaldi, Marco Turinetto

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 publication aims to group together around a single concept, change for growth, the interests and goals of all those in Italy and in the world who have recognized ...
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