Recommended Reading

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Bradley, F., (1995), Marketing Management: Providing, Communicating and Delivering Value, Prentice Hall, London.

Branson, R., (2005), Richard Branson: Losing My Virginity, Virgin Books, London.

Burrows, R., (ed) (1991), Deciphering the Enterprise Culture: Entrepreneurship, Petty Capitalism and The Restructuring of Britain, Routledge, London.

Calloway, J., (2003), Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison, New Jersey.

Chacko, G.C., (1991), Decision-Making under Uncertainty: An Applied Statistics Approach, Praeger, New York.

Chandler, A. (1996) ‘From the Visible Hand’ in Putterman, L. and R. Kroszner (Eds) The Economic Nature of the Firm, 2nd Ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

K. Chryssides, G.D. and Kaler, J.H., (1996) Essentials of Business Ethics, McGraw-Hill

Chryssides, G.D. and Kaler, J.H. (Eds), (1993) An Introduction to Business Ethics, Chapman and Hall, London

Clegg, S., Kornberger, M., and Pitsis, T., (2006), Managing and Organisations. An introduction to theory and practice, Sage, London.

Cohen, K.J., and Cyert, R.M., (1965), Theory of the Firm: Resource Allocation in a Market Economy , Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Collis, J and Hussey, R., (2003), Business Research: A practical guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Crane, A., Matten., D., (2004), Business Ethics: A European Perspective, Oxford.

Crush, J., ed, (1995), Power of development, Routledge, London.

Curwen, P.J., (1974), Managerial Economics, MacMillan, London.

Cyert, R.M., and Walsch, L., (1970), Management Decision Making, Penguin, Harmandsworth

Cyert, R.M., and March, J.G., (1965), A Behavioural Theory of the Firm.,Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,

Davidsson, P., (2005), Researching Entrepreneurship,, Springer, USA.

Dickmann, M., and Muller-Camen, M., (2006), ‘A Typology of International Human Resource Management Strategies and Processes’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.17, No.4

Fincham, R., & Rhodes, P., (2005), Principles of Organizational Behaviour, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Gamble, P.R., and Blackwell, J., (2001) , Knowledge Management: A State of the Art Guide, Kogan Page, London.

Gilbert, X., and Strebel, P., (1988), ‘Developing Competitive Advantage’, in Quinn, J.B., Mintzberg, H., and James, R., (eds), The Strategy Process, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs NJ, pp.82-93.

Griseri, P., (2002), Management Knowledge; a critical view, Palgrave, London.

Hamermesh, R.G., (1986), Making Strategy Work: How Senior Managers Produce Results, Wiley, New York.

Hart, S.L., (2007), Capitalism at the Crossroads: Aligning Business, Earth and Humanity, 2nd Edition, Wharton, Upper Saddle River, N.J.

Hooley, G., Saunders, J., & Piercy, N., (2004) Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning (3rd Edition) Prentice Hall, Essex.

Ind, N., (1997), The Corporate Brand, Macmillan Basingstoke.

Jennings, M.M. (1996) Case Studies in Business Ethics, 2nd Ed, West Publishing.

Keegan, W., & Green, M., Global Marketing, 3rd Edition, New Jersey, 2003.

Kelly, S., (2006), Customer Intelligence: from Data to Dialogue, Wiley, Chichester.

Kluge, J, Stein, W., and Licht, T., (2001), Knowledge Unplugged: The Mckinsey and Company Global Survey on Knowledge Management, Palgrave, New York.

Lowson, R.H., (2002), Strategic Operations Management: the new competitive advantage, Routledge, New York.

Mintzberg, H., Ahlstrand, B., and Lampel, J., (1998), Strategy Safari: The Complete Guide Through the Wilds of Strategic Management, Prentice Hall, London.

Nielsen, A., (1996), Category Management: Positioning Your Organisation to Win, NTC Business Books, USA.

Nonoka, I., Toyama, R., and Konno, N., (2000), ‘SECI, Ba and Leadership: a Unified Model of Dynamic Knowledge Creation.’, Long Range Planning, No.33 p.3-54.

O’Marah, K., ‘Opinion: lessons from 25 supply chain leaders’, Financial Times,

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Palmer, I., and Hardy, C., (2000), Thinking About Management, Sage, London.

Post, J., Lawrence, A.T., and Weber, J., (2002), Business and Society: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, Ethics, McGraw Hill, Boston.

Putterman, L., (ed), (1986) The Economic Nature of The Firm, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Richter, F.J., and Vettel, K., ‘Successful Ventures in Japan: Transferring Knowledge Through Organizational Learning, Long Range Planning, Vol.28, No.3, pp.37-45.

Robok, S.H., and Simmonds, K., (1989), International Business and Multinational Enterprises, Homewood Ill.

Schiffman, L.G., & Kanuk, L.L., (2000), Consumer Behaviour, New Jersey.

Skyrme, D.J., (1999), Knowledge Networking: Creating the Collaborative Enterprise, Butterworth Heinemann.

Smith, K., & Johnson, P., (1996) Business Ethics and Business Behaviour, Thomson Business.

Sonnetag, S., (ed), (2002) Psychological Management of Individual Performance, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester.

Thierauf, R.J., (1999), Knowledge Management Systems for Business, Quorum, Westport, Connecticut.

Thompson, L., Levine, J.M., Messick, D.M., (1999), Shared Cognition in Organizations: The Management of Knowledge, Erlbaum, NJ.

Tilson, W., ‘Activist shareholders are here to stay - and investors should be glad.’, Financial Times, Oct 12, 2007, INTERNET available at viewed 3.12.07 n.p.

Trevino, L.K. and Nelson, K.A. (2003) Managing Business Ethics, 3rd Ed., Wiley.

Weiss J.W. (2003) Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach, 3rd Ed., Thomson: South-Western.

Whittington, R., (2002), What is Strategy and Does it Matter? Sage, London.

Wildsmith, J.R., (1973), Managerial Theories of the Firm, Martin Robertson and Co, London.

Williams, P.L., (1978), The Emergence of the Theory of the Firm, MacMillan, London.

Williamson, O.E., (1974) The Economics of Discretionary Behaviour: Managerial Objectives in a Theory of the Firm, Kershaw, London.

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