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The limits of business development and economic growth : why business will need to invest less in the future / Mats Larsson.
Full title: The limits of business development and economic growth : why business will need to invest less in the future / Mats Larsson.
Author/creator: Larsson, Mats, 1963-.
Call Numbers: N338/ 87
Record Identifier: 74VKP78ER0ab
Contents: vi, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm., 1. A grim view of development : the end of growth as we know it? -- 2. Product proliferation, quality and price -- 3. Time as a competitive advantage -- 4. Agility as a source of competitive advantage -- 5. Strategy and operational efficiency -- 6. Production processes -- 7. Transportation processes and vehicle maintenance -- 8. Product speed and capacity -- 9. Research and development processes -- 10. E-business and the promise of creativity and economic growth -- 11. The limits of development -- 12. The general drive to compress time and reduce cost -- 13. Print-on-demand -- 14. The gradual growth of broadband communication and print-on-demand -- 15. Secondary qualities -- 16. Customers can help to create new economic growth by demanding new features and secondary qualities -- 17. Governments and political parties can support the development of secondary qualities -- 18. Existing structures in the economy determine the limits of growth., 19. Innovation within the monetary system can create new work and sustainable abundance.
Publishers: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index.