European Green Cars Initiative: public-private partnership: multi-annual roadmap and long-term strategy is a 2012 report, published by the European Union (EU).
The European Green Cars Initiative (EGCI) is a public-private partnership (PPP) part of the European Economic Recovery Plan launched in November 2008. The objective is to support Research and Development (R&D) on technologies and systems that are able to bring breakthroughs in the goal of Europe to achieve greener road transport system, sage and reliable and using renewable energy sources.
(Source: European Union)
Manual on labor-management relations: Japanese experiences and best practices is a 2014 report, published by the Asian Productivity Organization.
The spread of globalization means that robust corporations must develop constructive labor-management relations in a variety of contexts. The productivity movement in Japan has always been inextricably linked with good labour-management relations, and this volume examines their evolution to maintain a balance between productivity improvement and mutual respect between the two parties, which could be adapted to any context.
(Source: Asian Productivity Organization)
The atlas of cities, edited by Paul Knox, presents a unique taxonomy of cities that looks at different aspects of their physical, economic, social and political structures; their interactions with each other and with their hinterlands; the challenges and opportunities they presents; and where cities might be going in the future.
(Source: Princeton University Press)
This item first appeared on the MADGICAL Web on October 20, 2014.