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Business and Sustainability: A Very Short Introduction


Dorothy Maxwell

April 2019

Very Short Introductions

Dorothy Maxwell defines what sustainability in business is and why it is increasingly fundamental as consumers become more aware of the social and environmental footprint behind everyday products and services. She covers key issues such as climate change, water scarcity, deforestation, and labour exploitation.

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Innovation: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


Mark Dodgson, David Gann

August 2018

Very Short Introductions

What is innovation? How can it be used? Why is failure so common in the process of innovation? This Very Short Introduction looks at what innovation is, what it has done for us, and why it has been so important in the last 150 years.

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Projects: A Very Short Introduction


Andrew Davies

October 2017

Very Short Introductions

A project is a temporary organization of people and resources brought together to achieve a one-off objective. Andrew Davies explains how and why the project approach is central to success in creating products and services, constructing major infrastructure, launching entrepreneurial ventures, implementing strategies, even landing a man on the moon.

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Branding: A Very Short Introduction


Robert Jones

June 2017

Very Short Introductions

Branding is possibly the most powerful commercial and cultural force on the planet. Robert Jones discusses the vast variety of brands, and why we still fall for them even as we are becoming more brand-aware. Looking at the philosophy and story behind brands, he considers how they work their magic, and what the future for brands might be.

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Accounting: A Smart Approach

Third Edition


Mary Carey, Cathy Knowles, Jane Towers-Clark

April 2017

Engaging and lively, clear and practical, this is the most applied accounting for non-specialists book whose fully integrated case study emphasises the relevance of accounting to the world of business.

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A Dictionary of Business and Management

Sixth Edition


Jonathan Law

February 2016

Oxford Quick Reference

Over 7,100 entries cover all aspects of business and management including marketing, accounting, organizational behaviour, business strategy, finance, law, and technology. Fully revised and updated, this new edition remains an essential book for business students, teachers, professionals, and anyone needing a guide to business terminology.

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