This essential research review brings together 41 seminal contributions from 50 years of scholarly research in port policy and management. In revisiting the key foundations established by previous researchers, the reader will discover the knowledge necessary to examine these issues in new contexts and in conjunction with new port business models.
The field of globalization and transport has witnessed a surge in interest over the past two decades with scholars questioning the reasoning behind its growth, its impact on the environment and trade as well as its effect on the development of cities and supply chain logistics. The authors discuss seminal works from leading academics to address these issues and outline the diverse and controversial nature of this subject.
Moving Towards the Virtual Workplace provides the first comprehensive overview of the many impacts of telework/telecommuting adoption, from both a managerial and societal perspective. This book argues that telework will be increasingly adopted in the twenty-first century, representing a far-reaching move toward the virtual workplace, with dramatic implications for the management of the workforce and for society at large.