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The Development of Service Economy

By Zhenhua Zhou
  • ISBN Code: : 9812879013
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 318
  • Category : Business & Economics
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This book focuses on service economy development, particularly on how an industrial economy evolves into a service economy. The book is organized in three sections: The first theoretically answers the general question "what is the service economy?” The second explains the mechanism of the service economy’s formation and development, revealing the evolution trends and attempts to answer the question “where does the service economy come from?" The third section includes an in-depth analysis of Chinese case studies to answer the key question "how can the service economy development be promoted?" Readers will discover what the service economy is and how it relates to and differs from the industrial economy. More importantly, it will provide policy-makers with suggestions for how to promote service-economy development. ​

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  • Pdf File: service-design-and-delivery.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Service Design and Delivery provides a comprehensive overview of the increasingly important role played by the service industry. Focusing on the development of different processes employed by service organizations, the book emphasizes management of service in relation to products. It not only explores the complexity of this relationship, but also introduces strategies used in the design and management of service across various sectors, highlighting where tools, techniques and processes applicable to one sector may prove useful in another. The implementation methods introduced in the book also illustrate how and why companies can transform themselves into service organizations. While the book is primarily intended as a text for advanced-level courses in service design and delivery, it also contains theoretical and practical knowledge beneficial to both practitioners in the service sector and those in manufacturing contemplating moving towards service delivery.

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

By United Nations
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  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Book Code : 921358329X
  • Total of Pages : 236
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 708
  • Pdf File: world-economic-situation-and-prospects-2020.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2020 and 2021. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five United Nations regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with contributions from the UN World Tourism Organization and other intergovernmental agencies.

Handbook of Deep Trade Agreements

By Aaditya Mattoo,Nadia Rocha,Michele Ruta
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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Book Code : 1464815542
  • Total of Pages : 632
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 865
  • Pdf File: handbook-of-deep-trade-agreements.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Deep trade agreements (DTAs) cover not just trade but additional policy areas, such as international flows of investment and labor and the protection of intellectual property rights and the environment. Their goal is integration beyond trade or deep integration. These agreements matter for economic development. Their rules influence how countries (and hence, the people and firms that live and operate within them) transact, invest, work, and ultimately, develop. Trade and investment regimes determine the extent of economic integration, competition rules affect economic efficiency, intellectual property rights matter for innovation, and environmental and labor rules contribute to environmental and social outcomes. This Handbook provides the tools and data needed to analyze these new dimensions of integration and to assess the content and consequences of DTAs. The Handbook and the accompanying database are the result of collaboration between experts in different policy areas from academia and other international organizations, including the International Trade Centre (ITC), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and World Trade Organization (WTO).

Services and Metropolitan Development

By Peter W. Daniels
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1134985142
  • Total of Pages : 356
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 932
  • Pdf File: services-and-metropolitan-development.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The dynamics of national and international urban systems, as well as individual metropolitan areas, are closely connected with the decisions and actions of firms and institutions in the service sector. Services and Metropolitan Development explores the processes guiding both the development and the spatial impacts of services on the urban system and individual areas. The book describes the symbiotic relationship between the internationalisation of services and the effects of this re-structuring on urban systems. The multidisciplinary nature of the subject and its global development are reflected by the international range of contributors, specialists in geography, business management, economics and public administration. The book analyses the theoretical, conceptual and measurement issues confronting research on the development of services in North America, Northern Europe and Australia.

Innovation in the U.S. Service Sector

By Michael P. Gallaher,Albert N. Link,Jeffrey E. Petrusa
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1134167547
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 438
  • Pdf File: innovation-in-the-u-s-service-sector.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Using a cutting-edge structure, where a current description of the service sector and up-to-date case studies are compared and contrasted with innovative activity in manufacturing, this book contributes towards a better theoretical understanding of innovation in the U.S. service sector. The U.S. service sector is the largest sector in the U.S. economy and accounts for an increasingly significant share of U.S. gross domestic product, currently 68 percent. Both in the United States, as well as in other industrialized nations, the service sector is a dynamic component of economic activity and growth. As pervasive and economically important as the service sector is, innovative activity in service-sector firms remains somewhat of an enigma; it is not well understood and not well defined because it differs dramatically from the traditional model of innovation in manufacturing. Innovation in the U.S. Service Sector fills this void, placing emphasis on the United States, but with global relevance. It is essential reading for all students of business and management, economics and political science.

Applied Economics, Business and Development

By Qingyuan Zhou
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3642230237
  • Total of Pages : 613
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 611
  • Pdf File: applied-economics-business-and-development.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This four-volume-set (CCIS 208, 209, 210, 211) constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Symposium on Applied Economics, Business and Development, ISAEBD 2011, held in Dalian, China, in August 2011. The papers address issues related to Applied Economics, Business and Development and cover various research areas including Economics, Management, Education and its Applications.

Transition of the Yangtze River Delta

By Zhibiao Liu,Xiaochun Li
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 4431551786
  • Total of Pages : 241
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 857
  • Pdf File: transition-of-the-yangtze-river-delta.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This is the first English book that presents a professional analysis of the recent dynamic movement of the Chinese economy by focusing on the Yangtze River Delta region, which is the main engine of the Chinese economy. The impact of the international financial crisis on China’s economic development requires a change from the first wave of economic globalization oriented toward exports to the second wave of economic globalization characterized by expanding domestic demand. Taking this economic aspect into consideration, the following are proposed in this book: 1) expansion of the level of openness in the process of increasing domestic demand means shifting the industrial focus from manufacturing to the service industry; 2) promotion of the globalization of local services should be based on the globalization of local manufacturing; 3) the Yangtze River Delta region should aim at its own strategic positioning under new, changed circumstances and should achieve modernization in advance with the concept of integrative development; 4) Establishment of a support system is essential meanwhile for this area to develop an innovative economy and to promote the transition from manufacturing to promoting emerging industries, including a modern service industry. The book has an underlying concept, namely, that the key to economic transformation is to start the development of modern services and that only by transforming the development pattern of the service industry can the transition and upgrade of the economy be effectively achieved. For this purpose further urbanization and advancing the transformation from low-tech to high-tech industries by the effective development of industrial clusters is advocated. To ensure that these conclusions are based on a solid analysis, the authors draw heavily upon empirical analyses employing modern econometric methods and make use of economic theories such as endogenous growth theory and spatial economic theory.

Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy

By Lee, In
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Book Code : 1615206124
  • Total of Pages : 1458
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 997
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-e-business-development-and-management-in-the-global-economy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"This research book is a repository for academicians, researchers, and industry practitioners to share and exchange their research ideas, theories, and practical experiences, discuss challenges and opportunities, and present tools and techniques in all aspects of e-business development and management in the digital economy"--Provided by publisher.