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Paperback || Stopford, Martin || Taylor & Francis
For 5000 years shipping has served the world economy and today it provides a sophisticated transport service to every part of the globe. Yet despite its economic complexity, shipping retains much of the competitive cut and thrust of the "perfect" market of classical economics. This blend of sophisticated logistics and larger than life entrepreneurs makes it a unique case study of classical economics in a modern setting.
Real Estate Investment: A Strategic Approach
Paperback || Andrew Baum || Taylor & Francis
Real Estate Investment: A Strategic Approach provides a unique introduction to both the theory and practice of real estate investing, and examines the international real estate investment industry as it reacts to the global financial crisis. Andrew Baum outlines the market and the players who dominate it; the investment process; the vehicles available for investment; and a suggested approach to global portfolio construction. The book contains many useful features for students including discus...
Making the Business Case
Proposals that Succeed for Projects that Work
Paperback || Ian Gambles || Taylor & Francis
A good business case is so much more than simply the means to justify a decision. A well-written and well-researched business case will secure funding; make sure any project stays on the right side of regulation; mobilize support for the cause; provide the platform for managing the project and the benchmark against which to measure progress. Ian Gambles' Making the Business Case shows you how to make sense of the task at hand, develop a strategy, articulate your options, define the benefits, ...
A Short Guide to Political Risk
Paperback || Robert McKellar || Taylor & Francis
In a competitive and increasingly internationalised business world, many companies rely on the high risk/reward ratio of operating in unstable areas. Those companies willing to engage in emerging or developing countries can often be exposed to a politically volatile environment over which they have little control. Political risk, therefore, is one of the most hazardous challenges that an international business can face.
In A Short Guide to Political Risk you will find a business-centric intro...
The Global Casino
Paperback || Middleton, Nick || Taylor & Francis
The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and with the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind environmental problems, the human actions which have made them issues, and the hopes for solutions. It is a book about the human impact on the environment and the ways in which the natural environment i...
Life Cycle Costing for Engineers
Paperback || B. S. Dhillon || Taylor & Francis
Academic Writing for International Students of Business / 2nd edition
Paperback || Bailey, Stephen || Taylor & Francis
International students of Business or Economics often need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, and this new, second edition of Academic Writing for International Students of Business has been completely revised and updated to help them succeed with these tasks. This book explains the academic writing process from start to finish, and practises all the key writing skills in the context of Business Studies. The book can be used either with a teacher or for self-study, and is c...
An Introduction to English Grammar
Paperback || Gerald C. Nelson e.a. || Taylor & Francis
An Introduction to English Grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar. The first part of the book (`The Grammar') provides a step-by-step introduction to the key topics in English grammar. The second part (`The Applications') shows how a grasp of these topics can be helpful in resolving usage problems, in developing a clear writing style, and in mastering punctuation and spelling.
A whole chapter, `English in Use', is devoted to illustrating the grammatical fe...
Paperback || Talley, Wayne Kenneth || Taylor & Francis
Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port works as an "engine" for economic development. This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users, such as freight water and land carriers, that have their ships and vehicles serviced and their cargoes unloaded by ports, as well as passenger services such as ferry carriers which are serviced by ferry passenger ports.
This text continues to enha...
Human Factors in the Maritime Domain
Hardcover || Michelle Grech e.a. || Taylor & Francis
The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in the Maritime Domain integrates a common body of knowledge into one single volume.
The book provides the vital background information necessary to acquire a core knowledge base and a much-needed over...