1. The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour, Second Edition (2018)
There has recently been an escalated interest in the interface between psychology and economics. The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour is a valuable reference dedicated to improving our understanding of the economic mind and economic behaviour. Employing empirical methods – including laboratory and field experiments, observations, questionnaires and interviews – the Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of theory and method, financial and consumer behaviour, the environment and biological perspectives. This second edition also includes new chapters on topics such as neuroeconomics, unemployment, debt, behavioural public finance, and cutting-edge work on fuzzy trace theory and robots, cyborgs and consumption. With distinguished contributors from a variety of countries and theoretical backgrounds, the Handbook is an important step forward in the improvement of communications between the disciplines of psychology and economics that will appeal to academic researchers and graduates in economic psychology and behavioral economics
Advance praise: ‘Over recent decades, behavioural economists have provided significant insight into economic decision-making through empirical observation. The literature is vast and growing, which is why I highly recommendation this collection. The contributors are prominent scholars, including psychologists and economists. This Handbook has a central spot on my reference shelf.’ Lucy F. Ackert, Kennesaw State University, Georgia
Advance praise: ‘An excellent collection of work that reviews important recent interdisciplinary developments in psychology and economics. It not only serves as an able handbook for scholars, but also contributes valuable insights useful for policy-makers and practitioners alike.’ Erte Xiao, Monash Business School, Melbourne
2. Management Consulting Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition
This new edition gathers more than 22 experts to outline the theory behind consulting, providing insight into change processes and management issues in the field. The business of consulting has grown faster than most other businesses, due not only to increased demand by clients, but also to the innovative capabilities of numerous consulting firms as they develop new services.
Divided into six parts, the book introduces readers to the consulting industry, addressing the major practice areas, contexts, and implementations of the field. Significant updates detail the effect of the economic troubles between 2004 and 2010 and then 2010 and now; analyze the market response to consulting in recent years; and provide a more thorough understanding of how consulting is applied in the different areas of a business, such as operations, marketing, and finance. Introductions written by the editors offer further insight into the themes and learning goals of each section, helping readers to recognize the elements of a successful consultation, and utilize their new skill set. The text concludes with a look at the future of consulting with regards to ethics standards and how strong manager-client relationships contribute to financial growth. Readers will also learn how the developing field of entrepreneurship creates new economic structures and job opportunities.
Practitioners, consultants, clients, faculty, and students of business and management will learn not only how to consult, but also gain the skills needed to adapt to and lead organizational change, giving them a competitive edge when they enter the field.
3. Accounting Information Systems, Global Edition, 14th Edition (2018)
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting Information Systems (AIS). A market-leading text with the most comprehensive, flexible coverage of AIS available Accounting Information Systems delivers the most comprehensive and flexible coverage of each major approach to teaching AIS, giving instructors the opportunity to reorder chapters and focus the material to suit their individual course needs. The 14th Edition covers all of the most recent updates in AIS, including how developments in IT affect business processes and controls, the effect of recent regulatory developments on the design and operation of accounting systems, and how accountants can use the AIS to add value to an organization. Not only will students see how AIS has changed the role of an accountant, but they’ll also be prepared for a successful accounting career in public practice, industry, or government.