Business, Finance & Law Books
Presents important analyses of international trade, technology transfer and the global economics of intellectual property rights. This book includes chapters, ranging from theoretical modeling to empirical and statistical analysis, and policy contributions. It addresses questions in the determinants of trade, foreign direct investment, and more.
Intended for knowledge workers in business, finance, management and socio-economic sciences based on fuzzy logic. This book serves as a guide to techniques for forecasting, decision making and evaluations in an environment involving uncertainty, vagueness, impression and subjectivity.
Based on the findings of many years of research, this book examines what would be required to develop a measure for organisational culture that is practically useful and also capable of accessing culture at its deepest, and arguably most important yet most elusive, level. It is suitable for both scholars and practitioners alike.
Provides a description of the various process capability indices used in the applications at production sites. This work aims to maintain a proper balance between theoretical investigation and "rule-of-thumb" practical procedures in order to eliminate the tensions among various methodologies of assessing the capability of industrial processes.
Places the history of accounting in context with other fields of study, this book presents insights to subjects such as the rise of capitalism, the control of labor, and gender and family relationships. It explores historical development of accounting theory and practice. It is suitable for students of accounting, and business and management.
A collection of solicited and refereed articles from distinguished researchers across the field of stochastic analysis and its application to finance. It covers the topics ranging from Markov processes, backward stochastic differential equations, stochastic partial differential equations, and stochastic control, to risk measure and risk theory.
Covers key topics of the theory of financial decision making. This book is suitable for PhD and Masters courses both as the main or as a supplementary text in financial decision making and portfolio theory.
Herbstein & Van Winsen is a work of key importance to practitioners in the high courts of South Africa, as well as to scholars interested in civil procedure. This edition has been revised to incorporate twelve years of new legislation and case law.
Integrates the topics of modern investment analysis. This title offers a presentation of theories, institutions, markets, academic research, and practical applications, and presents basic concepts and advanced principles. In analyzing securities, it looks at stocks and bonds, options and futures, foreign exchange, and international securities.
The two most topical issues in current financial markets deal with the causes of the recent financial crisis and the means to prevent future crises. This book addresses the latter and stresses a major shift in most countries toward a better understanding of financial stability and how it can be achieved.
Based on cases studied by researchers and practical experiences of personnel involved in innovation at public or private institutions, this book discusses the policy framework in Europe and Japan, the role for universities due to intellectual property reform or technology transfer promotion, and the challenges for firms in terms of licensing.