Management Science

Foundations and Innovations

  • Carolina Machado
  • J. Paulo Davim

Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nuria Bajo Davó, Víctor Manuel Martín Martínez, José Manuel Rodríguez-Carrasco
    Pages 1-28
  3. Deirdre O’Donovan
    Pages 75-110
  4. S. Gutiérrez-Broncano, P. Jiménez Estévez, J. Opute, Q. Pittendrigh
    Pages 111-134
  5. Nuttaneeya (Ann) Torugsa, Kritcha Yawised, Wayne O’Donohue
    Pages 157-181
  6. Gema Calleja, Jordi Olivella, Mariona Vilà
    Pages 183-197
  7. Raphael O. Oseghale, Richard B. Nyuur, Yaw A. Debrah
    Pages 199-218
  8. Adriana Faria, Carolina Feliciana Machado
    Pages 219-232
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 233-239

About this book


This book presents the skills required in business and management careers. The management tools provided within this text can be very useful for beginners in the study of management area, as well as to those pursuing a managerial career in different types of organization. It serves as a refreshment in the management sciences foundations. Subjects such as accounting, marketing, human resources, operations, finance are treated in detail, giving the reader the background that can be applied to a variety of real world business situations. The book also covers the latest developments in management research activity, promoting discussion and the exchange of information on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies and applications in the management and business area.


Organizational behaviour Corporate social responsibility Human resource management Financial management Information management International business Competitive management practice Organizational development Strategic management

Editors and affiliations

  • Carolina Machado
    • 1
  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management, School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of Minho, Campus GualtarBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Aveiro, Campus SantiagoAveiroPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-13228-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-13229-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-0532
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-0540
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