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    Understanding mobility in professional business services

    Jones, Andrew M. (2010) Understanding mobility in professional business services. In: Beaverstock, J.V. and Derudder, B. and Faulconbridge, J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) International Business Travel in the Global Economy. Transport and Mobility. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 195-216. ISBN 9780754679424.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Business travel has become indispensable to the global economy, not only due to its necessity in the maintaining of corporate networks, but also because of the associated economies that cater to the daily requirements of the business traveller. Underlying these developments are concerns over the environmental impact of increasing air travel, which are likely to generate new challenges for the future of business travel. From a team of international experts comes this analysis of the role, nature and effects of modern business travel. Issues addressed include the relationships between airlines and business travellers, the role of mobility in business, and the opportunities and challenges created by mobile workforces. The study combines theoretical advances with comprehensive analysis, and will provoke debate across the social sciences on the nature, organization and space of work in the twenty-first century.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Department of Geography
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2011 08:23
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1451

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