17 Feb 2020

Date: 2009

Health, Fitness & Dieting

Identity Theory 

The concept of identity has become widespread within the social and behavioral sciences in recent years, cutting across disciplines from psychiatry and psychology to political science and sociology. All individuals claim particular identities given their roles in society, groups they belong to, and characteristics that…

Business & Money

Just-in-Time Logistics 

The enduring repercussions of the Asian financial crisis in 1997, the worsening global economy following the burst of the dotcom bubbles in 2001, the financial tsunami in 2008, and the incessant rise in customer demand for better services have all contributed to shrinking profit margins…

Intellectual Property

Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models: Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source Models and Liability Regimes (Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law) 

Concerns have been expressed that gene patents might result in restricted access to research and health care. The exponential growth of patents claiming human DNA sequences might result in patent thickets, royalty stacking and, ultimately, a ‘tragedy of the anti-commons’ in genetics. The essays in…

Business & Money

Operations Management Ed 4 

With its abundance of step-by-step solved problems, concepts, and examples of major real-world companies, this text brings unparalleled clarity and transparency to the course. In the new Fourth Edition, all aspects of operations management are explained—its critical impact in today’s business environments, its relation to…