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|Environmental Impacts on Underground Power Distribution
Osama El-Sayed Gouda.
The successful transmission of electrical power beneath the surface of the earth depends on a number of factors including ambient temperature, sheath bonding, cable laying depth, and especially the formation of dry zones around underground cables.
Environmental Impacts on Underground Power...
Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business
Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the 21st century. As the rate of change continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement new initiatives in order to obtain significant benefits to organizational...
Applying Nanotechnology to the Desulfurization Process in Petroleum Engineering
Tawfik A. Saleh.
As regulations push the fossil fuel industry toward increasing standards of eco-friendliness and environmental sustainability, desulfurization (the removal of SO2 from industrial waste byproducts) presents a new and unique challenge that current technology is not equipped to address. Advances in...
Impact of Meat Consumption on Health and Environmental Sustainability
Talia Raphaely, Dora Marinova.
Meat consumption impacts all aspects of human life and humanity’s long-term survival prospects. Despite this knowledge, society continues to ignore the negative impact of consuming meat, which include excessively high contributions to global greenhouse gas emissions, land and water pollution and...
Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration
Ayse Kok, Hyunkyung Lee.
The digital age has introduced a deeper sense of connectivity in business environments. By relying more heavily on current technologies, organizations now experience more effective communication and opportunities for collaboration between individuals.
Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations...
Impact of Water Pollution on Human Health and Environmental Sustainability
Elaine McKeown, George Bugyi.
Water is at the core of all life on Earth and exists as one of the main components of the human body. Because water is essential to life, addressing water pollution and sustainability issues is of great concern to environmentalists and public health specialists alike.
Impact of Water Pollution on...
Business Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Data analysis is an important part of modern business administration, as efficient compilation of information allows managers and business leaders to make the best decisions for the financial solvency of their organizations. Understanding the use of analytics, reporting, and data mining in everyday...
Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Success and its Impact on Regional Development
The emergence of small businesses within a community or country helps to establish that region’s role in the global economy. As economic achievement is vital to the overall development of a region, a framework for entrepreneurship success and innovation is necessary to keep up with the competitive...
Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age
Victor C.X. Wang.
Education and learning opportunities bring about the potential for individual and national advancement. As learners move away from traditional scholarly media and toward technology-based education, students gain an advantage with technology in learning about their world and how to interact with modern...
Strategic Approaches to Successful Crowdfunding
The integration of technology into entrepreneurial initiatives has led to the use of online communities to raise funds for projects and ventures. Through the use of social media platforms and the social web, crowdfunding has provided an innovative, large-scale fundraising solution for both personal and...
Product Innovation through Knowledge Management and Social Media Strategies
Alok Kumar Goel, Puja Singhal.
Companies competing on a global scale must endeavor to launch new initiatives, products, and services aimed to set them apart from their competitors. Integrating technology and knowledge management strategies into the product development process is one solution to remaining relevant in a highly...
Control and Treatment of Landfill Leachate for Sanitary Waste Disposal
Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Salem Abu Amr.
Municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal is an ever-increasing problem in many parts of the world, especially in developing countries. To date, landfilling is still the preferred option for the disposal and management of MSW due to its low-cost operation. While this solution is advantageous from a cost...
Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries
Lynete Lusike Mukhongo, Juliet Wambui Macharia.
The media plays an intricate role in the political economy of developing nations as it conveys the social issues and impacts of a government’s legislation and policy. However, information is often miscommunicated or biased in emergent economies as media owners often tailor news and advertisements to...
Civil and Environmental Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Civil and environmental engineers work together to develop, build, and maintain the man-made and natural environments that make up the infrastructures and ecosystems in which we live and thrive.
Civil and Environmental Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive...
Handbook of Research on Gaming Trends in P-12 Education
Donna Russell, James M. Laffey.
Gaming applications are rapidly expanding into the realm of education. Game-based education creates an active and enjoyable learning environment, especially for children and young adults who regularly use gaming for recreational purposes. Due to the evolving nature of education, gaming provides a...
Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education
Elena Railean, Gabriela Walker, Atilla Elçi, Liz Jackson.
The field of education is in constant flux as new theories and practices emerge to engage students and improve the learning experience. Research advances help to make these improvements happen and are essential to the continued improvement of education.
The Handbook of Research on Applied Learning...
Managing Big Data Integration in the Public Sector
The era of rapidly progressing technology we live in generates vast amounts of data; however, the challenge exists in understanding how to aggressively monitor and make sense of this data. Without a better understanding of how to collect and manage such large data sets, it becomes increasingly...
Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management
In the ‘knowledge economy’, it is widely recognized that the effective engagement and utilization of human capital and the other facets of intellectual capital are critical, if not the only means, to organizations’ short-term success and long-term survival.
Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches...
Facilitating Higher Education Growth through Fundraising and Philanthropy
Henry C. Alphin Jr., Jennie Lavine, Stormy Stark, Adam Hocker.
Many institutions facing dwindling state and government funding often rely on the patronage of others in order to establish monetary security. These donations assist in the overall success and development of the institution, as well as the students who attend.
Facilitating Higher Education Growth...
Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age
Melda N. Yildiz, Jared Keengwe.
With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy into modern day education can cultivate a stronger relationship between technology, educators, as well as students.
Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs
Joan A. Rhodes, Tammy M. Milby.
The number of English language students in American schools has dramatically increased in recent years, creating a greater awareness of cross-cultural issues and considerations in education. Globalization as well as an increase in international exchange student programs has proven that pre-service...
Handbook of Research on Transitional Justice and Peace Building in Turbulent Regions
Fredy Cante, Hartmut Quehl.
In the era of globalization, awareness surrounding issues of violence and human rights violations has reached an all-time high. In a world where billions of human beings have the potential to create endless destruction, these same individuals are capable of working cooperatively to create adequate...
Innovative Management Education Pedagogies for Preparing Next-Generation Leaders
Shalini Rahul Tiwari, Lubna Nafees.
Management education is currently adapting to several societal changes. Due to increased workload and outside pressures heaped on students, business education programs are undergoing a unique transformation to keep up with shifting industry expectations.
Innovative Management Education Pedagogies...