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|International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM)
Constantin Zopounidis, George Baourakis.
The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM) presents innovative research on topics pertaining to key business issues within the food and beverage industries, including, but not limited to promotional strategies, managerial practice, logistics and...
Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications
Robotics and autonomous systems can aid disabled individuals in daily living or make a workplace more productive, but these tools are only as effective as the technology behind them. Robotic systems must be able to accurately identify and act upon elements in their environment to be effective in...
Software Innovations in Clinical Drug Development and Safety
Partha Chakraborty, Amit Nagal.
In light of the rising cost of healthcare and the overall challenges associated with delivering quality care to patients across regions, scientists and pharmacists are exploring new initiatives in drug discovery and design. One such initiative is the adoption of information technology and software...
Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey
Bryan Christiansen, M. Mustafa Erdoğdu.
The rise of globalization has affected the ways in which nations maintain sustainable development and economic prosperity. Certain countries, such as Turkey, have evolved into a place of particular importance in the changing global economy. As such, it has become more important than ever to better...
Handbook of Research on Next Generation Mobile Communication Systems
Athanasios D. Panagopoulos.
Anyone who has ever shopped for a new smart phone, laptop, or other tech gadget knows that staying connected is crucial. There is a lot of discussion over which service provider offers the best coverage—enabling devices to work anywhere and at any time—with 4G and LTE becoming a pervasive part of our...
Analyzing the Economics of Financial Market Infrastructures
Martin Diehl, Biliana Alexandrova-Kabadjova, Richard Heuver, Serafín Martínez-Jaramillo.
The prosperity and stability of any economic structure is reliant upon a foundation of secure systems that regulate the movement of money across the globe. These structures have become an integral part of contemporary society by reducing monetary risk and increasing financial security.
Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship
The rise of unemployment across the globe has created a need for an increase in community-focused business plans and opportunities. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities.
E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Advances in medical technology increase both the efficacy and efficiency of medical practice, and mobile technologies enable modern doctors and nurses to treat patients remotely from anywhere in the world. This technology raises issues of quality of care and medical ethics, which must be addressed.
Network Security Attacks and Countermeasures
Dileep Kumar G., Manoj Kumar Singh, M.K. Jayanthi.
Our world is increasingly driven by sophisticated networks of advanced computing technology, and the basic operation of everyday society is becoming increasingly vulnerable to those networks’ shortcomings. The implementation and upkeep of a strong network defense is a substantial challenge, beset not...
Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
Lynn Wilson, Carolyn Stevenson.
Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shaped by the leaders of today. While the pivotal role of education in spreading awareness of climate change is one universally espoused...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Database Query Processing Techniques
Research and development surrounding the use of data queries is receiving increased attention from computer scientists and data specialists alike. Through the use of query technology, large volumes of data in databases can be retrieved, and information systems built based on databases can support...
Gender and Diversity Issues in Religious-Based Institutions and Organizations
Blanche Jackson Glimps, Theron Ford.
As religions grow and evolve, they adapt to their current circumstances, with new ideologies often deviating dramatically from their roots. The variety of religious institutions in modern society necessitates a focus on diversity and inclusiveness in the interactions between organizations of different...
Privacy as a Right: History and International Recognition
This chapter examines not only the history of the term privacy but also its international recognition as a fully protected right. Given the wide array of definitions of privacy, it can be said that the term seeks its identity. Depending on time and space, this right has had various traits, beyond the...
Getting Started with Social Media for Knowledge Management
This chapter explores how, as social media tools and platforms become more common inside organizations, KM teams need to incorporate them into their toolbox. It is necessary to learn how they work and how they can be used to be effective in accomplishing the organization's knowledge and...
Methods for Assessing 3D Virtual Worlds in Design Education
Leman Figen Gül, Ning Gu, Mi Jeong Kim, Xiangyu Wang.
With the advancement and increasing adoption of information and communication technologies, 3D virtual worlds, being a part of these revolutionary forces, have the potential to make a major contribution to design education as a new teaching and learning environment. Considering this changing trend, we...
Justifying the ROI of Social Media Investment in Education
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan.
To invest or not to invest? In the context of Higher Education, the decision around social media adoption is ultimately driven by the end users—students—increasingly demanding in their expectations of technology support provided by universities. This presents a new set of challenges to HE institutions...
Reconciling Social Media with Luxury Fashion Brands: An Exploratory Study
Wilson Ozuem, Kerri Tan.
Modern developments in communication media are creating new networks of information diffusion which are profoundly altering the way in which people can construct shared ‘realities'. Internet along with its prototypical subsets, notably social media, is enabling the emergence of new mechanism of...
The Strategic Use of Social Media in the Fashion Industry
Hanna Kontu, Alessandra Vecchi.
The importance of social media is evident as millions of people use it to connect with others, share content, and discuss different topics (Kaplan & Haenlein, 2010; Kim & Ko, 2010). Although it is clear that social media is powerful and ubiquitous, many fashion brands have been reluctant or unable to...
Relationship between Social Media and Political Parties: The Case of Turkey
This chapter analyzes the capacity of social media usage and the social media strategies of political parties that became the members of Turkish Parliament after 2011 election. The social media usage increases in parallel to the improvements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and it...
Enhancing the Acquisition of Social Skills through the Interactivity of Multimedia
Vivi Mandasari, Lau Bee Theng.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a group of neuro-developmental disorders caused by brain abnormalities which result in impaired social story. Research on treatment in helping children with ASD to improve social story is growing as the cases of children diagnosed with ASD are on the rise. Social...
Social Media for Knowledge Workers
This chapter explores social media for knowledge workers. Social media enables people to connect with others beyond their physical social circle. Constraints of space and time, as well as class boundaries, can easily be overcome by the use of social media. Socializing through social media is not merely...