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Call for Chapters: Green Technology Applications for Enterprise and Academic Innovation

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Editors

Ezendu Ariwa (London Metropolitan University, UK)

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: May 30, 2013
Full Chapters Due: June 30, 2013

Introduction
This book is for readers who have interest in sustainability, green technology, and business applications, as well as an understanding of green business and intelligent business-driven models.  The appropriate technologies are built on the best practice for green agenda, and are presented in a series of discussions and briefly provided detailed evaluation of advanced principles. The book focuses on theory- and practice-based approaches for investigative discovery of work-based systems. It also provides knowledge in business and academic research within associated green technology and systematic risk in business, techno-business, environment, and carbon footprint in both business and industry. The most essential applications are covered, such as green agenda, technology applications, and management benchmarking indicators.

The book has professional and academic principles within the most current carbon reduction strategies and applications for provisions to address experiences and state of the art applications of green technology and business-driven systems with social media in industry and business sectors. The modalities are based on evidence-based theories and practice-based models that will act as a spring board for knowledge-based economy for students and practitioners. The use of extended research work and cases geared towards good practice and efficiency in the discipline opens challenges for industrial and business collaborations.

The book also examines business sustainability, technology applications, and practice-based theories using research-driven techniques and approaches for contributions to business, academic, and industrial sectors.

Objective of the Book
The book will address the importance of green technology and sustainability for technology, enterprise, and academic innovation for energy management, renewable energy, carbon reduction strategy, and exploration of business and industrial applications within the green agenda in terms of design compliance and energy ratings and recycling strategies for equipment, manufacturing devices, and e-waste synergy for commercial and industrial systems. The subject area relates to the Green Agenda in terms of technology, communication, and computing, and the sustainability of key developments in the discipline of evidence-based practices.

Target Audience
The book will be used at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as professional courses. It will also act as the bridge for practitioner, academia, business, and industrial sectors and for academics, engineers, technologists, business personnel, apprentices, students, managers, governmental executives, and industrialists.

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Green Technology
Green Computing
Green Communication
Green Business
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainability
Information Systems and Business Systems
Facilities Management and Network Development
E-Commerce and E-learning
Implementation of Webographic Development
SMEs and Entrepreneur [e-business perspectives]
Knowledge Management & Sustainability
Green Computing & Renewable Energy
Healthcare Informatics & eGovernance
Digital Enterprise
Business Processing Re-engineering
Business Process Management
Digital Informatics & Community of Practice (CoP)
Social  Enterprise & Healthcare Informatics
Consumer Electronics & Energy Management Systems
Green Technology & Digital Media
eGovernment & eDemocracy & eVoting
Informatics Climatization & Digital Environment
Forensic Informatics & Finacialisation
eAgriculture & Digital Mechanisation
Public Private Partnership  & Investment
Business Intelligence Technologies
Systematic Risk Management
Social Capital and Human Capital
Social Media and Enterprise
Green Communication & Broadcast Technology

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 30, 2013, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by June 1, 2013 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2013. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Publisher
This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2013.

Important Dates
May 30, 2013:        Proposal Submission Deadline
June 1, 2013:            Notification of Acceptance
June 30, 2013:               Full Chapter Submission
August 30, 2013:           Review Results Returned
September 30, 2013:    Final Chapter Submission
October 30, 2013:         Final Deadline

Editorial Advisory Board Members:

Abel Usoro, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Ali Mohamed Elmelhi, University of Tripoli, Libya
Ben Oghojafor, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria
Berislav Andrlic, Polytecnif of Pozega, Croatia
Chidinma M. Ndukwe, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria
Donald T Swift-Hook, Kingston University, UK
Eric Llewellyn, University of Wales, Newport, UK
Florence Ariwa, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
Grzegorz Majewski, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Isaac Wasswa Katono, Uganda Christian University, Uganda
Jessica Ariwa, University of Kent, UK
Lidia Zaprudnova, Moscow State Academy of Business Administration, Russia  
Musa Gambo, Kano State Polytechnics, Nigeria
Natalia Chionova, Moscow State Academy of Business Administration, Russia
Nik Bessis , University of Derby, UK
Omoneye Olasanmi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
P. Ganesan, VIT University, India   
Paulino Leite da Silva, ISCAP - Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Pit. Pichappan, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, China  
Sabo Bello, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Sunday Owualah, University of Lagos, Nigeria   
Tariq Shareef Yunis, Applied Science University, Bahrain
Usman Tar, Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, Nigeria
Venkata Krishna, VIT University, India
Vincent Owhoso, Northern Kentucky University, USA


Inquiries


Professor Ezendu Ariwa
Visiting Professor, Gulf University, Bahrain
Visiting Professor, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics & Broadcast Technology Chapter, UKRI
London Metropolitan University, UK

Tel.: +447404011510 • GSM: +447743923537
E-mail: ezzyariwa@gmail.com

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