Agricultural Supply Chains And The Challenge Of Price Risk

This book discusses the issues of integration within food and fibre supply chains and the challenges in managing price risk. The problems of integration and price risk are interwoven in agricultural supply chains with production and supply risk as well as hoarding. However, without supply chain integration through commercial trade markets there can be no forward market upon which forward transactions and the management of price risk ...

Network Analysis And Tourism: From Theory To Practice

The book is a real joy to read. I congratulate the editors for an interesting, succinct, and comprehensive book on the application of network analysis in interpreting and analysing tourism. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. Theoretical and methodological aspects are discussed along with a series of applications. Whil...

The Origins Of Business, Money, And Markets

Understanding the origins of business is fundamental to grasping modern life, yet most historians look only to the nineteenth century to build their narratives. While the industrial revolution profoundly remade business practice and established much of the corporate organization we recognize today, the sweep of business history actually begins much earlier, with the initial cities of Mesopotamia. Traveling back to this society of anc...

Rich Bitch : A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally

In this New York Times bestseller, journalist and financial expert Nicole Lapin shows women how to take charge of their lives by taking charge of their money. Do your eyes glaze over just thinking about the mumbo-jumbo language of finance? Do you break out into hives when faced with getting your financial life together? Well, sister, you are not alone. In Rich Bitch, money expert and financial journalist Nicole Lapin lays out a 12-St...

Responsible Tourism: Concepts, Theory And Practice

Tourism is one of the world's biggest industries. Responsible tourism is concerned with the effects of tourism on people, ecology, and communities, and seeks to ameliorate these impacts by providing tourism which benefits host communities, improves working conditions, involves the local community, promotes cultural heritage, and benefits the environment. This book discusses responsible tourism as a whole, including the politics, poli...

Management: Leading & Collaborating In A Competitive World (11th Edition)

Bateman and Snell’s Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World is a text with a fully modernized functional approach. This text is maintaining the four traditional functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, while modernizing and re-visioning the concepts as delivering strategic value, building a dynamic organization, mobilizing people, and learning and changing. Bateman/Snell’ results-oriented ap...

Regulating Securitized Products

Securitization regulation remains, in the eyes of investors, banks, businesses, bureaucrats and politicians, one of the remaining unsolved puzzles of the post-Global Financial Crisis landscape. This book describes the key features of securitization, including the most common structures and their uses as well as the motivations of the participants in these markets. Important historical moments and case studies are frequently used to i...

The Var Implementation Handbook

For investors, risk is about the odds of losing money, and Value at Risk (VaR) is grounded in that common-sense fact. VAR modeling answers, “What is my worst-case scenario?” and “How much could I lose in a really bad month?” However, there has not been an effective guidebook available to help investors and financial managers make their own VaR calculations--until now. The VaR Implementation Handbook is a hands-on road map for profess...

Exploring Creativity: Evaluative Practices In Innovation, Design, And The Arts

Explores the creative processes surrounding the conception, design, manufacture, appraisal and use of creative goods, and examines evaluative practices in the creative industries. Moeran and Christensen draw from case studies to reveal a broad range of material, stylistic, aesthetic, organizational, situational and financial factors which guide and restrain the creative process. "This cross-disciplinary, international collection of e...