Download Organisational Transformation in the Russian Oil Industry by Sarah Dixon PDF

By Sarah Dixon

ISBN-10: 1847205925

ISBN-13: 9781847205926

Right here the instance of the Russian oil within the context of transition from a deliberate to a industry economic system is used to increase a three-stage framework for organisational transformation. 4 longitudinal case stories of Russian oil businesses are drawn upon to provide an explanation for the method of organisational transformation. The booklet highlights how and why this strategy differs among businesses in the similar undefined, explores the complexity of the swap strategy and discusses the significance of the pinnacle administration workforce. The hyperlinks among organisational studying, dynamic services and the implementation of switch are analysed.An fascinating perception into the limitations and enablers of organisational switch is additionally supplied. The framework constructed from this examine may be effectively utilized to different firms wishing to result in organisational switch. Integrating numerous views, together with a resource-based view, organisational studying, dynamic features and best administration workforce conception, this ebook can be of serious curiosity to students and researchers of industrial and administration, foreign enterprise and organisational behaviour.

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Download Tackling Long-Term Global Energy Problems: The Contribution by Daniel Spreng, Thomas Flüeler, David L. Goldblatt, Jürg PDF

By Daniel Spreng, Thomas Flüeler, David L. Goldblatt, Jürg Minsch

ISBN-10: 9400723326

ISBN-13: 9789400723320

This ebook makes a case for a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary method of power research—one that brings extra of the social sciences to undergo. that includes 8 reviews from around the spectrum of the social sciences, every one making use of a number of disciplines to at least one or extra energy-related difficulties, the publication demonstrates the robust analytical and policy-making capability of this sort of broadened standpoint. Case reviews comprise: power transitions of families in constructing international locations, the ‘curse of oil’, politics and visions for renewables, economics and ethics in emissions buying and selling, and carbon catch and storage.

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Download Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America by Christopher F. Jones PDF

By Christopher F. Jones

ISBN-10: 0674728890

ISBN-13: 9780674728899

The fossil gasoline revolution is mostly rendered as a story of ancient advances in strength creation. during this perspective-changing account, Christopher F. Jones as a substitute tells a narrative of advances in strength access--canals, pipelines, and wires that added strength in exceptional amounts to towns and factories at a very good distance from construction websites. He indicates that during the yank mid-Atlantic area among 1820 and 1930, the development of difficult transportation networks for coal, oil, and electrical energy unlocked amazing city and business progress alongside the jap seaboard. yet this new transportation infrastructure didn't easily fulfill latest patron demand--it additionally whetted an urge for food for extra plentiful and less expensive strength, atmosphere the kingdom on a direction towards fossil gasoline dependence.

Between the battle of 1812 and the nice melancholy, reasonably cheap strength provided to towns via a burgeoning supply process allowed manufacturing facility employees to mass-produce items on a scale formerly unimagined. It additionally allowed humans and items to be whisked up and down the East Coast at speeds unimaginable in a rustic depending on wooden, water, and muscle. yet an energy-intensive the US didn't gain all its voters both. It supplied affordable power to a couple yet no longer others; it channeled earnings to financiers instead of employees; and it focused environmental harms in rural components instead of cities.

Today, those that desire to pioneer a extra sustainable and egalitarian strength order can research precious classes from this background of the nation's first steps towards dependence on fossil fuels.

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Download Applied industrial energy and environmental management by Zoran Morvay PDF

By Zoran Morvay

ISBN-10: 0470697423

ISBN-13: 9780470697429

Commercial power platforms channel fuels and gear right into a number of power varieties equivalent to steam, direct warmth, scorching fluids and gases, and shaft strength for compressors, enthusiasts, pumps, and different machine-driven gear. All of those approaches effect the surroundings and are impacted via exterior power and environmental regulations and rules. for that reason many environmental administration matters are heavily regarding strength use and potency.

utilized commercial power and Environmental administration offers a finished and alertness orientated method of the technical and managerial demanding situations of effective power functionality in commercial vegetation. Written by way of top practitioners within the box with huge event of operating with improvement banks, foreign relief corporations, and multinational businesses, the authors may be able to supply genuine case reports as a foundation to their process. The e-book is split into 3 major components:

  • Part one describes power and Environmental administration platforms (EEMS) in present use and administration ideas for power and environmental functionality development.
  • Part specializes in the engineering facets of commercial strength administration, describing major commercial strength platforms and the way to examine and enhance their strength functionality.
  • Part 3 is the TOOLBOX on an accompanying web site, which includes facts, analytical tools and questionnaires in addition to software program courses, to help the sensible program of the tools elaborated on within the first components of the ebook.

This publication can be a useful source to practicing strength and environmental administration engineers, plant managers and specialists within the strength and production industries. it's going to even be of curiosity to graduate engineering and technological know-how scholars taking classes in commercial power and environmental administration

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Download International Development Policy: Energy and Development by Gilles Carbonnier (eds.) PDF

By Gilles Carbonnier (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0230282482

ISBN-13: 9780230282483

Co-published with The Graduate Institute, this booklet examines how strength concerns have intensified with smooth improvement, how they form geopolitics and entry to power in Africa, and the way inconsistent power governance rather is. It discusses power coverage strategies in constructing and rising international locations and questions the function of improvement aid.

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Download Energy Balances of non-OECD Countries 2012 by International Energy Agency PDF

By International Energy Agency

ISBN-10: 9264174672

ISBN-13: 9789264174672

This quantity includes facts for 2009 and 2010 at the offer and intake of coal, oil, average fuel, electrical energy, warmth, renewables and waste offered as finished power balances. information are expressed in thousand tonnes of oil identical for over a hundred non-OECD countries.
Historical tables summarise creation, exchange and ultimate intake facts in addition to key power and fiscal symptoms. those tables additionally contain initial estimates of 2011 construction (and alternate whilst to be had) for average fuel, fundamental coal and
oil. This booklet comprises definitions of goods and flows, explanatory notes at the person kingdom info and conversion elements from unique devices to strength units.
More unique info in unique devices are released within the 2012 version of strength records of Non-OECD international locations, the sister quantity of this e-book.

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Download Fixing Fuel Poverty: Challenges and Solutions by Brenda Boardman PDF

By Brenda Boardman

ISBN-10: 1844077446

ISBN-13: 9781844077441

Considering its booklet within the early 90s, Brenda Boardman's gas Poverty has been the reference textual content for these wishing to profit approximately this complicated topic. during this, its successor, she turns a severe eye to the recent millennium and reveals that the placement, whereas now extra broadly regarded, is way from having superior. The ebook starts via discussing the political awakening to the problem and exploring simply who constitutes the gasoline terrible. It examines the criteria that give a contribution to gasoline poverty - low earning, excessive gas costs and terrible caliber housing - and appears at and evaluates the guidelines which have been hired to assist lessen the matter. The latter half offers a close set of proposals established round long term advancements within the housing inventory that needs to be hired if we're to prevent a dire scenario carrying on with to worsen. according to particular research of the location within the united kingdom, the expansion of gas poverty (sometimes known as power poverty) in different international locations and the hot concentration in eu coverage makes the e-book well timed and gives very important classes in case you now need to produce regulations to take on the problems.

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Download Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air by David JC MacKay PDF

By David JC MacKay

Addressing the sustainable power drawback in an target demeanour, this enlightening e-book analyzes the proper numbers and organizes a plan for swap on either a private point and an international scale—for Europe, the U.S., and the area. In case examine structure, this informative reference solutions questions surrounding nuclear power, the possibility of sustainable fossil fuels, and the probabilities of sharing renewable energy with overseas nations. whereas underlining the trouble of minimizing intake, the tone is still optimistic because it debunks incorrect information and obviously explains the calculations of expenditure in line with individual to motivate humans to make person alterations that might profit the realm at large.

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Download Energiewende: Wege zu einer bezahlbaren Energieversorgung by Klaus-Dieter Maubach PDF

By Klaus-Dieter Maubach

ISBN-10: 3658033576

ISBN-13: 9783658033576

Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf größtenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Bürgerinnen und Bürger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer rasanten Entwicklung in den letzten Jahren berichtet Klaus-Dieter Maubach. Er beschreibt, wie das deutsche Energiesystem der Zukunft aussehen muss, und schlägt einen kurzfristigen Aktionsplan vor, der die volkswirtschaftlichen Kosten eindämmt und die Energiewende für die Verbraucher bezahlbar macht.

Der Inhalt
Energiewende.- Fukushima.- Kernenergieausstieg.- Entstehung der Energiewende.- EEG.- Emissionshandel.- Energiepreise.- Energieeffizienz.- Netzregulierung.- Energiesystem der Zukunft.- Regenerative Energien.- Dezentrale Energie.- Energiepolitik.- Klimapolitik.

Die Zielgruppen
- Studierende und Dozierende der Politik-, Wirtschafts- und Ingenieurwissenschaften
- EntscheiderInnen in Politik und Wirtschaft
- JournalistInnen

Der Autor
Klaus-Dieter Maubach arbeitete bislang 25 Jahre für und in der Energiewirtschaft, zuletzt als Technologievorstand in einem internationalen, börsennotierten Energiekonzern. Der promovierte Ingenieur ist zudem seit 12 Jahren Lehrbeauftragter und Honorarprofessor für Elektrizitätswirtschaft an der Technischen Universität in Clausthal.

Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf größtenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Bürgerinnen und Bürger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer rasanten Entwicklung in den letzten Jahren berichtet Klaus-Dieter Maubach. Er beschreibt, wie das deutsche Energiesystem der Zukunft aussehen muss, und schlägt einen kurzfristigen Aktionsplan vor, der die volkswirtschaftlichen Kosten eindämmt und die Energiewende für die Verbraucher bezahlbar macht.

Der Inhalt
Energiewende.- Fukushima.- Kernenergieausstieg.- Entstehung der Energiewende.- EEG.- Emissionshandel.- Energiepreise.- Energieeffizienz.- Netzregulierung.- Energiesystem der Zukunft.- Regenerative Energien.- Dezentrale Energie.- Energiepolitik.- Klimapolitik.

Die Zielgruppen
- Studierende und Dozierende der Politik-, Wirtschafts- und Ingenieurwissenschaften
- EntscheiderInnen in Politik und Wirtschaft
- JournalistInnen

Der Autor
Klaus-Dieter Maubach arbeitete bislang 25 Jahre für und in der Energiewirtschaft, zuletzt als Technologievorstand in einem internationalen, börsennotierten Energiekonzern. Der promovierte Ingenieur ist zudem seit 12 Jahren Lehrbeauftragter und Honorarprofessor für Elektrizitätswirtschaft an der Technischen Universität in Clausthal.

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