Category Archives: Sustainability

Circular business: collaborate and circulate

A persistent theme of this blog has been sustainability in business — hence the review of this book, a copy of which was kindly sent to me by one of the co-authors, Nancy Bocken. The bibliographic details are as follows:

Circular business: collaborate and circulate

A persistent theme of this blog has been sustainability in business — hence the review of this book, a copy of which was kindly sent to me by one of the co-authors, Nancy Bocken. The bibliographic details are as follows:

A theory of publishing: epilogue — book publishing and natural capital

In my previous post (‘A theory of book publishing, Act V: publishing as a capitalist pursuit‘) I analysed book publishing in relation to five types of capital requirement: financial capital technological capital human capital social capital cultural capital Here I

A theory of publishing: epilogue — book publishing and natural capital

In my previous post (‘A theory of book publishing, Act V: publishing as a capitalist pursuit‘) I analysed book publishing in relation to five types of capital requirement: financial capital technological capital human capital social capital cultural capital Here I

The Publishing Business: a review

The publishing business: from p-books to e-books by Kelvin Smith (AVA, 2012) is an introductory textbook aimed primarily at students on Publishing Studies courses. Though the book is international in scope, the implied reader is I think UK-based. The book is

The Publishing Business: a review

The publishing business: from p-books to e-books by Kelvin Smith (AVA, 2012) is an introductory textbook aimed primarily at students on Publishing Studies courses. Though the book is international in scope, the implied reader is I think UK-based. The book is

What does a publisher do? Procure hospitality services

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

What does a publisher do? Procure hospitality services

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

How can indie booksellers survive in an Amazon-dominated landscape?

Monographer writes: We are pleased to publish another contribution to our occasional series of guest posts. Today’s post is by Katheryn Rivas, who writes on the topics of online university (www.onlineuniversities.com). She welcomes your comments at her email Id: katherynrivas87@gmail.com.

How can indie booksellers survive in an Amazon-dominated landscape?

Monographer writes: We are pleased to publish another contribution to our occasional series of guest posts. Today’s post is by Katheryn Rivas, who writes on the topics of online university (www.onlineuniversities.com). She welcomes your comments at her email Id: katherynrivas87@gmail.com.

What does a publisher do? Impact on the environment

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

What does a publisher do? Impact on the environment

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

Sub-Saharan literacy: Book Aid’s contribution

Monographer writes: I’m pleased to say that guest posts are becoming a regular feature on this blog. Today’s post, by Stevie Russell (University of Roehampton) and Martina Armstrong, features Book Aid. Book Aid is a registered charity ( no. 313869). Its

Sub-Saharan literacy: Book Aid’s contribution

Monographer writes: I’m pleased to say that guest posts are becoming a regular feature on this blog. Today’s post, by Stevie Russell (University of Roehampton) and Martina Armstrong, features Book Aid. Book Aid is a registered charity ( no. 313869). Its