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Editorial Introduction

  • Alkis ThrassouEmail author
  • Demetris Vrontis
  • Yaakov Weber
  • S. M. Riad Shams
  • Evangelos Tsoukatos
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cross-disciplinary Business Research, In Association with EuroMed Academy of Business book series (PSCDBRAEAB)

Abstract

Contemporary organisations, from across the typological and geographic spectrum, are increasingly pressured to survive and grow in an incessantly changing business context, one characterised by the constant shape-shifting of the industry and market forces. At the same time, businesses are progressively questioning conventional theories and practices and are seeking to adopt innovative means to innovative ends, with innovation and capacity building being targeted in within multiple modes and contexts.

This chapter presents the book’s philosophy and its business propositions and paradigms through a mix of empirical and conceptual works representing a balanced array of disciplinary, geographic and typological foci. The chapters collectively reflect contemporary business management philosophy, attitude and practice, and provide direction and/or food for thought for international consideration, development and application.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alkis Thrassou
    • 1
    Email author
  • Demetris Vrontis
    • 1
  • Yaakov Weber
    • 2
  • S. M. Riad Shams
    • 3
  • Evangelos Tsoukatos
    • 4
  1. 1.School of BusinessUniversity of NicosiaNicosiaCyprus
  2. 2.School of Business AdministrationCollege of ManagementRishon LezionIsrael
  3. 3.Ural Federal UniversityYekaterinburgRussia
  4. 4.Department of Accounting and FinanceUniversity of Applied Sciences Crete (T.E.I. of Crete)Heraklion, CreteGreece

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