With more than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World contains information on the state of business in our world. These four volumes provide clear overviews of the important business topics of our time, ranging from culture shock to currency hedging, political risk, offshoring, and transnational corporations.
This reference source covers: accounting, customer service, distribution, e-business, economics, finance, forecasting, human resources, industrial engineering, industrial relations, inventory management, healthcare management, Lean Sigma/Six Sigma, lean thinking, logistics, maintenance engineering, management information systems, marketing/sales, new product development, operations research, organizational behavior/management, personal time management, production planning and control, purchasing, reliability engineering, quality management, service management, simulation, statistics, strategic management, systems engineering, supply and supply chain management, theory of constraints, transportation, and warehousing. Multiple figures, graphs, equations, Excel formulas, VBA scripts, and references support both learning and application.
This encyclopedia comprises over 6,500 entries in twelve volumes, each on a specific topic. It is written and edited by international teams of over 1,500 scholars and teachers. It features bibliographies of relevant, international literature, it is maintained and further extended by cross-referencing both among individual encyclopedia entries and between volumes and external sources.