Handbook of Service Business: Management, Marketing, Innovation and Internationalisation

Handbook of Service Business: Management, Marketing, Innovation and Internationalisation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786434944
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/16/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 464

About the Author

Edited by John R. Bryson, Professor of Enterprise and Competitiveness, City-Region Economic Development Institute, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham and Peter W. Daniels, Emeritus Professor of Geography, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface – The Structure of the Handbook
Acknowledgements
1. Service Business – Growth, Innovation, Competitiveness
John R. Bryson and Peter W. Daniels
PART I UNDERSTANDING SERVICE BUSINESS: DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES
2. Growth and Productivity in EU Service Sectors
Mary O’Mahony
3. Service Research and Economic Geography
Patrik Ström
4. The New Scientific Study of Service
Paul P. Maglio and Cheryl A. Kieliszweski
5. The Role of the Big 4: Commoditization and Accountancy
Steve Hollis
PART II SERVICES AND CORE BUSINESS PROCESSES
6. Green and Sustainable Innovation in a Service Economy
Faridah Djellal and Faïz Gallouj
7. The Three-Stage Model of Service Consumption
Rodoula H. Tsiotsou and Jochen Wirtz
8. Creating and Capturing Value in the Service Economy: The Crucial Role of Business Services in Driving Innovation and Growth
Michael Ehret and Jochen Wirtz
9. Measuring Business Activity in the UK
Julian Frankish, Richard Roberts, David J. Storey and Alex Coad
10. The Growth of Information-Intensive Services in the US Economy
Uday Apte, Uday Karmarkar and Hiranya Nath
11. Service and Experience
Jon Sundbo
PART III MANAGING SERVICE BUSINESSES
12. The Organization of Service Business
Andrew Jones
13. Managing Experts and Creative Talent
David J. Teece
14. Globalization of Services
Joanne Roberts
15. Internationalisation of Services: Modes and the Particular Case of KIBS
Luis Rubalcaba and Marja Toivonen
16. In Pursuit of Creative Compliance: Innovation in Professional Service Firms
Timothy Morris, Michael Smets and Royston Greenwood
17. Business and Professional Service Firms and the Management and Control of Talent and Reputations: Retaining Expert Employees and Client Relationship Management
John R. Bryson
PART IV UNDERSTANDING SERVICE BUSINESS
18. How has Logistics come to Exert Such a Key Role in the Performance of Economies, Society and Policy Making in the 21st Century?
Andrew Potter and Robert Mason
19. Creative Systems: a New Integrated Approach to Understanding the Complexity of Cultural and Creative Industries in Eastern and Western Countries
Lauren Andres and Caroline Chapain
20. Tourism Services: A Sustainable Service Business?
C. Michael Hall
21. Growth and Spatial Development of Producer Services in China
Anthony G. O. Yeh and Fiona F. Yang
PART V CONCLUSION: A NEW RESEARCH AGENDA?
22. Developing the Agenda for Research on Knowledge-Intensive Services: Problems and Opportunities
John R. Bryson and Peter W. Daniels
Index

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