Recent Books

  • Elements of Sequencing and Scheduling (revised edition 2003) Kenneth R. Baker
    Kenneth R. Baker, 2003

    This is the classic textbook on scheduling theory, first published in 1973 and comprehensively updated in 1995. The book is aimed at graduate students and researchers investigating basic results in the field of scheduling. The coverage introduces the essential models and algorithms of modern scheduling theory and prepares the reader to explore the research literature.

  • Corporate Communication Paul A. Argenti
    Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2003

    This paperback edition of the first and most comprehensive corporate communication text on the market includes both text and cases, providing an excellent alternative to a full-blown text for the advanced business communication or MBA business communication course.

  • Cleared for Take-Off: Structure and Strategy in the Low Fare Airline Business Thomas C. Lawton
    Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2002

    The author describes the low cost airline model, specifically covering the differences of mostly European low-cost airline models. An overview of this industry is given after which an extensive case study of low-cost airline Ryanair is discussed at a more detailed level.

  • The Many Facets of Leadership Marshall Goldsmith, Vijay Govindarajan, Beverley Kaye, Albert A. Vicere (editors)
    Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2002

    The Many Facets of Leadership brings together new essays by world-renowned contributors on leading change, on dealing with complexity and ambiguity, on building learning organizations, and promoting innovation. In addition, it illustrates the new constellation of skills required to manage knowledge workers in today’s global organizations.

  • The Power of Corporate Communication: Crafting the Voice and Image of Your Business Paul A. Argenti, Janis Forman
    McGraw-Hill Trade, 2002

    With strategies for clear communication in today’s muddled corporate environment, Argenti’s book shows how to communicate effectively with fellow employees at all levels, between organizations and across industries. Fully accessible, with workplace-tested approaches toward common challenges, the text analyzes real-world examples and case studies from leading organizations such as Sony, Coca-Cola, and GE.

  • The Fast Forward MBA Pocket Reference (second edition) Paul A. Argenti
    John Wiley & Sons, 2002

    An authoritative resource that covers all the corporate bases: communications, management, economics, strategy, accounting, finance, marketing, and more. This second edition offers concise coverage in a handy format.