Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA): 252 Volumes

Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA): 252 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
ISSN: 2327-3429|EISSN: 2327-3437
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Institutions: Print
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Business entities are constantly seeking new ways through which to gain advantage over their competitors and strengthen their position within the business environment. With competition at an all-time high due to technological advancements allowing for competition on a global scale, firms continue to seek new ways through which to improve and strengthen their business processes, procedures, and profitability.

The Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series is a timely series responding to the high demand for state-of-the-art research on how business strategies are created, implemented and re-designed to meet the demands of globalized competitive markets. With a focus on local and global challenges, business opportunities and the needs of society, the ABSCA encourages scientific discourse on doing business and managing information technologies for the creation of sustainable competitive advantage.

Topics Covered

  • Adaptive Enterprise
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Business Models
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Co-operative Strategies
  • Core Competencies
  • Cost Leadership Strategy
  • Customer-Orientation Strategy
  • Differentiation Strategy
  • Economies of Scale
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Ethics and Business Strategy
  • Foreign Investment Decision Process
  • Globalization
  • Innovation Strategy
  • International Business Strategy
  • Joint Ventures
  • Outsourcing
  • Resource-Based Competition
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategy Performance Management
  • Tacit Knowledge
  • Value Chain
  • Value Creation

Titles in Series

Models, Strategies, and Tools for Competitive SMEs
Rafael Perez-Uribe (Universidad Santo Tomas, Columbia), David Ocampo-Guzman (Santo Tomas University, Colombia & EAN University, Colombia), Luz Janeth Lozano-Correa (Universidad Santo Tomas, Colombia)
Copyright © 2025. 350 pages.
In a fiercely competitive global economy, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face numerous challenges in achieving and sustaining competitiveness. From limite...
ESG and Ecosystem Services for Sustainability
Rui Alexandre Castanho (WSB University, Poland)
Copyright © 2025. 340 pages.
Environmental degradation and social inequities pose significant challenges in today's world, demanding urgent action. The disconnect between human activities an...
Ethical Quandaries in Business Practices: Exploring Morality and Social Responsibility
Darcia Ann Marie Roache (Capilano University, Canada)
Copyright © 2025. 360 pages.
In today's fast-paced business environment, organizations face increasingly complex ethical challenges. From navigating cultural differences in global operations...
Innovative Ventures and Strategies in Islamic Business
Ahmad Rafiki (Universitas Medan Area, Indonesia), Adel Sarea (Ahlia University, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2025. 330 pages.
In today’s realities of global business, Islamic organizations face a pressing challenge: how to navigate the complexities of modern markets while remaining true to...
Mastering Innovation in Business
Hamed Taherdoost (University Canada West, Canada)
Copyright © 2025. 320 pages.
In the current fast-paced business environment, organizations face the challenge of managing internal innovation efforts while leveraging external expertise and reso...
New Practices for Entrepreneurship Innovation
Syed Ahmed Salman (Lincoln University College, Malaysia), Amiya Bhaumik (Lincoln University College, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2025. 360 pages.
Modern business's fast-paced, ever-evolving nature presents a significant challenge for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Staying abreast of emerging trends, t...
Generating Entrepreneurial Ideas With AI
Fahri Özsungur (Mersin University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 370 pages.
Technology and entrepreneurship converge in the digital era, presenting many possibilities and hurdles. One of the most pressing issues facing entrepreneurs is the a...
New Strategy Models in Digital Entrepreneurship
Ayşe Meriç Yazıcı (Istanbul Gelisim University, Turkey), Albattat Ahmad (Management and Science University, Malaysia), Marco Valeri (Niccolo Cusano University, Italy), Viana Hassan (University of Malta, Malta)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
The changing digital landscape has many organizations grappling with the challenge of adapting to unprecedented changes and innovation. The absence of a universally...
Transformational Concepts and Tools for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Saeed Siyal (School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In modern business, entrepreneurial leadership stands as a linchpin for organizational triumph. Yet, the multifaceted nature of entrepreneurial leadership transcends...
Improving Entrepreneurial Processes Through Advanced AI
Muhammad Nawaz Tunio (The University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhitshah, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
We stand at the precipice of a technological revolution; the entrepreneurial landscape is undergoing a metamorphosis. In the academic corridors of today, a pressing...
Cases on Chinese Unicorns and the Development of Startups
Youssef Elhaoussine (Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China), Henni Appelgryn (Beijing Normal Universitiy - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China), Lulu Wang (Business Advantage Consulting, China)
Copyright © 2024. 350 pages.
In today's dynamic landscape of global entrepreneurship, understanding the intricacies of China's burgeoning startup ecosystem poses a significant challenge...
Frugal Innovation in Entrepreneurship
Reshmi Manna (MIT World Peace University, India), Ankit Singh (LINTL Clothing Private Limited, India), Krishna Dixit (MIT World Peace University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 330 pages.
Entrepreneurs face numerous challenges in today's rapidly evolving business landscape, including limited resources, uncertain markets, and increasing competition...
Real-World Tools and Scenarios for Entrepreneurship Exploration
Andreas Masouras (Neapolis University, Cyprus), Sofia Anastasiadou (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Anastasia Constantelou (University of the Aegean, Greece), Sotiris Apostolopoulos (Neapolis University, Cyprus)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Entrepreneurship, a dynamic force driving economic growth and innovation, faces multifaceted challenges in today's global landscape. Small firms, vital for econo...
Organizational Paradigms of Global Business: Fusion of Technology and Cultural Diversity
Alessandra Ricciardelli (University of Naples "Federico II", Italy), Maurizio Decastri (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Businesses today face unprecedented challenges as they navigate the fusion of technology, cultural diversity, and organizational paradigms. Extending strategic marke...
Impact of New Technology on Next-Generation Leadership
Alka Agnihotri (Galgotias University, India), Renu Agarwal (UTS Business School, Australia), Alka Maurya (Amity University, Noida, India), Manasi Sinha (Galgotias University, India), Balamurugan Balusamy (Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, India)
Copyright © 2024. 337 pages.
The rapid advancement of technology is disrupting traditional leadership paradigms, challenging leaders to adapt to new ways of thinking and operating. Emerging tech...
Economics and Environmental Responsibility in the Global Beverage Industry
Cristina Raluca Gh. Popescu (University of Bucharest, Romania & The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania), Javier Martínez-Falcó (University of Alicante, Spain & University of Stellenbosch, South Africa), Bartolomé Marco-Lajara (University of Alicante, Spain), Eduardo Sánchez-García (University of Alicante, Spain), Luis A. Millán-Tudela (University of Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2024. 439 pages.
As the world grapples with the pressing issue of natural resource depletion, the global beverage industry finds itself at a crossroads, thrust into the spotlight as...
Entrepreneurial Strategies for the Internationalization and Digitalization of SMEs
Ahmad Rafiki (Universitas Medan Area, Indonesia), Sylvia Nabila Azwa Ambad (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia), Nor Farradila Abdul Aziz (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2024. 330 pages.
As small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) continue to grow and expand their operations globally, the choices around internationalization and digitalization have b...
Building Organizational Resilience With Neuroleadership
Shefali Saluja (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India), Jyoti Kukreja (Jagannath International Management School, India), Sandhir Sharma (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 352 pages.
In today's landscape of leadership and management, a pressing issue confronts professionals at all levels. Traditional leadership paradigms, including emotional...
Business Continuity Management and Resilience: Theories, Models, and Processes
José Carlos Rouco (Universidade Lusófona, Portugal), Paula Cristina Nunes Figueiredo (Universidade Lusofona, Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 333 pages.
In an era characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), organizations are faced with an ever-changing array of crises that pose a threa...
Applying Business Intelligence and Innovation to Entrepreneurship
Kannapat Kankaew (International College, Burapha University, Thailand), Parinya Nakpathom (International College, Burapha University, Thailand), Alhuda Chnitphattana (International College, Burapha University, Thailand), Krittipat Pitchayadejanant (International College, Burapha University, Thailand), Siwaporn Kunnapapdeelert (Faculty of Logistics and Transportation Management, Panyapiwat Institute of Management, Thailand)
Copyright © 2024. 346 pages.
Smart watches, autonomous vehicles, and talking robots are now an everyday part of life for many regions of the world. The digital revolution has now permeated nearl...
Fostering Innovation in Venture Capital and Startup Ecosystems
Renuka Sharma (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, Punjab, India), Kiran Mehta (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, Punjab, India), Poshan Yu (Soochow University, China & Australian Studies Centre, Shanghai University, China)
Copyright © 2024. 430 pages.
The disruptive potential of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and biotechnology catalysts redefine traditi...
Reskilling the Workforce in the Labor Market: The Country Cases
Oytun Meçik (Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 286 pages.
In the dynamic model of today's workforce, marked by technological upheavals, changing consumer preferences, and global economic shifts, a pressing challenge loo...
Entrepreneurship and Creativity in the Metaverse
Shivani Inder (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India), Byoung-chul Min (Chung-Ang University, South Korea), Sandhir Sharma (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 301 pages.
The Metaverse, an expanding digital space, is at the forefront of a technological revolution that will redefine how we interact with the digital world. Yet, as this...
Convergence of Digitalization, Innovation, and Sustainable Development in Business
Alper Erturk (Australian University, Kuwait), Stephen Edward Colbran (Central Queensland University, Australia), Erman Coşkun (Izmir Bakircay University, Turkey), Faidon Theofanidis (Australian University, Kuwait), Oualid Abidi (Australian University, Kuwait)
Copyright © 2024. 303 pages.
In today's business landscape, a pressing challenge looms large – the harmonious integration of digitalization, innovation, and sustainable development. As organ...
Green Economy and Renewable Energy Transitions for Sustainable Development
Rui Alexandre Castanho (WSB University, Poland)
Copyright © 2024. 314 pages.
The fate of our planet hangs in the balance, making the pursuit of sustainable development more than a mere aspiration, it is an imperative. Green Economy and Renewa...
Trends, Challenges, and Practices in Contemporary Strategic Management
Filiz Mızrak (Beykoz University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 355 pages.
Modern business dynamics are an intricate and strategic landscape that underpins organizational triumphs despite today’s turbulent market. Those fervently exploring...
Sustainable Consumption Experience and Business Models in the Modern World
Maria Amélia Machado Carvalho (Business School, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal), Maria Antónia Rodrigues (CEOS, Business School, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 257 pages.
In the face of escalating environmental degradation and dwindling natural resources, the imperative for sustainable production and consumption has taken center stage...
Fostering Global Entrepreneurship Through Business Model Innovation
Varun Gupta (Multidisciplinary Research Centre for Innovations in SMEs, Gisma University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam, Germany & Department of Economics and Business Administration, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain)
Copyright © 2024. 293 pages.
In the wake of the pandemic, the global business landscape has experienced unprecedented turbulence, challenging startups and established enterprises equally. This c...
Ecosystem Dynamics and Strategies for Startups Scalability
Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & SP Pune University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 333 pages.
Those who venture into the realm of ecosystem advantage will discover a complex web of relationships, interfaces, and processes designed to efficiently deliver custo...
Smart Strategies and Societal Solutions for Sustainable International Business
Abdelkader Mohamed Sghaier Derbali (Taibah University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2024. 228 pages.
The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set with a target date of 2030, and they represent our collective endeavors for a more sustainab...
Transformational Interventions for Business, Technology, and Healthcare
Darrell Norman Burrell (Marymount University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 584 pages.
In today's complex world, the intersection of inclusion, equity, and organizational efficiency has reached unprecedented levels, driven by events like the great...
Applying Interdisciplinarity to Globalization, Management, Marketing, and Accountancy Science
Vladislav Pavlát (The University of Finance and Administration, Czech Republic), Ladislava Knihová (The University of Finance and Administration, Czech Republic), Lubomír Civín (AMBIS, Czech Republic), Jaroslav Halík (Metropolitan University, Prague, Czech Republic), Radka MacGregor Pelikánová (University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2023. 310 pages.
With the world becoming increasingly interconnected and complex, traditional means are no longer sufficient to address complex global issues. Scholars often struggle...
Innovation, Strategy, and Transformation Frameworks for the Modern Enterprise
Anacleto Correia (Portuguese Naval Academy, Portugal), Pedro B. Agua (Portuguese Naval Academy, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 431 pages.
Many organizations struggle to advance their businesses due to a lack of knowledge of innovative strategies and ways to transform their business to remain relevant....
Handbook of Research on Designing Sustainable Strategies to Develop Entrepreneurial Intention
Ramakrishna Yanamandra (Skyline University College, UAE), Logaiswari Indiran (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2023. 642 pages.
The Handbook of Research on Designing Sustainable Strategies to Develop Entrepreneurial Intention is a comprehensive book that addresses the issue of entrepreneurial...
Strategic Management and International Business Policies for Maintaining Competitive Advantage
Ailson J. De Moraes (Royal Holloway University of London, UK)
Copyright © 2023. 411 pages.
The discontinuation and turbulent nature of business environments make it crucial for organizations to adopt strategic management practices and develop key business...
Digital Natives as a Disruptive Force in Asian Businesses and Societies
Omkar Dastane (UCSI Graduate Business School, UCSI University, Malaysia), Aini Aman (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia), Nurhizam Safie Bin Mohd Satar (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2023. 322 pages.
A new generation of Asian entrepreneurs is bringing their creativity, innovation, and digital expertise to market, assisting the region in becoming a disruptive forc...
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption and Production for Greener Economies
Richa Goel (Symbiosis International University, India), Sukanta Kumar Baral (Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 481 pages.
Over the past 50 years, one of the biggest worldwide concerns has been ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns. Growing interest in the circular eco...
Cases on the Resurgence of Emerging Businesses
Shefali Saluja (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India), Dhiresh Kulshrestha (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India), Sandhir Sharma (Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 316 pages.
The global economy of the 21st century is characterized by increased complexities, interconnectedness, velocity, transparency, and power diffusion. Successful busine...
Handbook of Research on Sustainability Challenges in the Wine Industry
Bartolomé Marco-Lajara (University of Alicante, Spain), Armand Gilinsky (Sonoma State University, USA), Javier Martínez-Falcó (University of Alicante, Spain & Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Eduardo Sánchez-García (University of Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2023. 435 pages.
In the wine industry, sustainability is an extremely important issue for two main reasons: Firstly, the industry faces serious threats as a consequence of climate ch...
Opportunities and Challenges of Business 5.0 in Emerging Markets
Sumesh Dadwal (Northumbria University, UK), Pawan Kumar (Lovely Professional University, India), Rajesh Verma (Lovely Professional University, India), Gursimranjit Singh (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 357 pages.
It seems that when businesses were finally understanding, implementing, and getting used to industry 4.0, the term 5.0 came about. Industry 5.0 takes human touch, in...
Embracing Business Sustainability Through Innovation and Creativity in the Service Sector
Pankaj Kumar Tyagi (Chandigarh University, India), Vipin Nadda (University of Sunderland, UK), Vishal Bharti (Chandigarh University, India), Ebru Kemer (Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2023. 329 pages.
With the ever-increasing pressure and rivalry in the global business environment, businesses must develop sustainable practices that set them apart from the competit...
Strengthening SME Performance Through Social Media Adoption and Usage
Sikandar Ali Qalati (School of Business, Liaocheng University, Shandong, China), Dragana Ostic (School of Finance and Economics, Jiangsu University, China), Rohit Bansal (Vaish College of Engineering, Rohtak, India)
Copyright © 2023. 291 pages.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are recognized as the backbone of today’s world economy. However, SMEs are well known for having limitations and acceptance...
Bankruptcy and Reorganization in the Digital Business Era
Fahri Özsungur (Mersin University, Turkey), Nevzat Tetik (Inonu University, Turkey), Ersin Kanat (Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2023. 300 pages.
The arrangement of bankruptcy, which is a critical issue for the debtors whose financial structure has deteriorated, protects the debtors from bankruptcy and enables...
Challenges and Opportunities for Aviation Stakeholders in a Post-Pandemic World
Salim Kurnaz (Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey & Kazimiero Simonaviciaus University, Lithuania), Antonio Rodrigues (Instituto Superior de Gestão, Portugal), Dorothea Bowyer (Western Sydney University, Australia)
Copyright © 2023. 314 pages.
The aviation industry has undergone a significant change since the 21st century as technological developments accelerated its development. Due to this, there is a ne...
Handbook of Research on Business Model Innovation Through Disruption and Digitalization
Erik Stavnsager Rasmussen (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark), Nicolaj Hannesbo Petersen (UCL University College, Denmark)
Copyright © 2023. 425 pages.
Digital technologies are changing both the national and global business landscapes. Digitalization within firms and industries and newcomers from other fields give n...
Rapid Innovation and Development in the Global Cannabis Market
Pfano Mashau (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Jabulani Nyawo (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Copyright © 2023. 352 pages.
In recent years, the public has become acquainted with the benefits of cannabis following the legalization of the use of cannabis-based products such as medicinal pr...
Analyzing International Business Operations in the Post-Pandemic Era
Bryan Christiansen (The Christiansen Foundation, USA), John D. Branch (University of Michigan, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 309 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an overwhelming impact on business operations such as global supply chain management, remote work, emerging economic and financial mode...
Intellectual Capital as a Precursor to Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility
Bartolomé Marco-Lajara (University of Alicante, Spain), Patrocinio Zaragoza-Sáez (University of Alicante, Spain), Javier Martínez-Falcó (University of Alicante, Spain & Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Copyright © 2023. 291 pages.
In an increasingly changing and complex environment, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, effective knowledge management, and intellectual asset...
The Transformation of Global Trade in a New World
Bartolomé Marco-Lajara (University of Alicante, Spain), Ahu Coşkun Özer (Marmara University, Turkey), Javier Martínez Falcó (University of Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2023. 308 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected global trade. While factories have stopped production worldwide due to COVID-19, global trade has also been adversely af...
Exploring the Economic Opportunities and Impacts of Migrant Entrepreneurship: Success Stories and Case Studies
Meena Chavan (Macquarie University, Australia), Sheba Nandkeolyar (Multiconnexions, Australia)
Copyright © 2022. 231 pages.
Migration is a key aspect of our modern world. Beyond fueling population growth, migrants bring with them much more than bags packed full of their belongings. They s...
Handbook of Research on Digital Innovation and Networking in Post-COVID-19 Organizations
Ana Pego (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 539 pages.
Businesses have had to face many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic; to survive in the changing landscape, they had to adapt quickly and implement new tactics a...
Antecedents and Outcomes of Employee-Based Brand Equity
Muhammad Waseem Bari (Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan), Muhammad Abrar (Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan), Emilia Alaverdov (Tbilisi State University, Georgia)
Copyright © 2022. 297 pages.
Branding and human capital are considered a firm’s most important assets, and the development of these intangible assets is a particularly challenging and important...
Cases on Emerging Market Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Raj K. Kovid (Sharda University, India), Vikas Kumar (Central University of Haryana, India)
Copyright © 2022. 332 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic was an extreme exogenous shock that had an adverse impact on every facet of human lives, including business. However, the pandemic has also pro...
Impact of Digital Transformation on the Development of New Business Models and Consumer Experience
Maria Antónia Rodrigues (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal & CEOS.PP, Portugal & SIIS Porto, Portugal), João F. Proença (Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, Portugal & Advance/CSG, University of Lisbon, Portugal & ISEG, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 347 pages.
In a highly competitive market, digital transformation with internet of things, artificial intelligence, and other innovative technological trends are elements of di...
Cases on Survival and Sustainability Strategies of Social Entrepreneurs
Charles Oham (University of Greenwich, UK)
Copyright © 2022. 312 pages.
Social enterprises often do business in a hostile business environment as they compete for market share with the private sector and address societal and governmental...
Career Re-Invention in the Post-Pandemic Era
Shalin Hai-Jew (Hutchinson Community College, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 332 pages.
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, humanity was facing economic hardships with human jobs going to automation, AI, and machines. In the downward slope of the pandemi...
Handbook of Research on Cross-Disciplinary Uses of Gamification in Organizations
Oscar Bernardes (ISCAP, ISEP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal & University of Aveiro, Portugal), Vanessa Amorim (ISCAP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal), António Carrizo Moreira (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 657 pages.
Gaming is increasingly prevalent in our society and everyday lives as a form of leisure or competition. The typical aim of gaming is to gain a pleasant experience fr...
Critical Analysis and Architecture for Strategic Business Planning
James McKee (Independent Researcher, Australia)
Copyright © 2022. 289 pages.
To strategically plan the future of a business, it is necessary to thoroughly understand the business and its position in the marketplace. This knowledge must be gat...
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Cross-Border Trade and Business
Asmat-Nizam Abdul-Talib (University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Norhayati Zakaria (University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE), Samshul-Amry Abdul-Latif (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2022. 375 pages.
Cross-border business transactions have become increasingly important due to new norms of conducting business. Cross-border business has led to the emergence of mult...
Employee Share Ownership and Impacts on Organizational Value and Behavior
Sara Elouadi (Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco)
Copyright © 2022. 255 pages.
Employee share ownership is generally put forward as a method of strengthening social ties in the company and a tool for sharing the fruits of growth. The COVID-19 p...
Cases on Digital Strategies and Management Issues in Modern Organizations
José Duarte Santos (Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 365 pages.
Business strategy is not an abstract concept; it is a type of work that is designed for complex theoretical conceptualization. While there are numerous sources explo...
ICT as Innovator Between Tourism and Culture
Célia M.Q. Ramos (University of Algarve, Portugal), Silvia Quinteiro (University of the Algarve, Portugal), Alexandra R. Gonçalves (University of the Algarve, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 319 pages.
Lately, tourists consider their mobile devices as essential accessories for the realization of their trip before, during, and after the visit. Such devices allow the...
Handbook of Research on Big Data, Green Growth, and Technology Disruption in Asian Companies and Societies
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain), Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China), Mohammad Nabil Almunawar (Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei), José Emilio Labra Gayo (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 415 pages.
The business ecosystem within Asia is undergoing a transformation post COVID-19. Green issues, inclusion, and strategic disruptors in companies and economies have be...
Driving Factors for Venture Creation and Success in Agricultural Entrepreneurship
Mohd Yasir Arafat (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India), Imran Saleem (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India), Jabir Ali (Indian Institute of Management, Jammu, India), Adil Khan (O.P. Jindal University, Raigarh, India), Hamad Hussain Balhareth (Saudi Electronic University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2022. 356 pages.
The literature on entrepreneurship research has generally ignored the agricultural sector. Few entrepreneurship scholars who are mostly agricultural economists and r...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and the New World Economic Order
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez (Catholic University of Avila, Spain, & Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador)
Copyright © 2022. 454 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a radical change in both the economic and business paradigms that have ruled countries for decades. Emerging models are leading to a...
Digital Transformation and Internationalization Strategies in Organizations
Orkun Yildiz (Izmir Democracy University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2022. 326 pages.
Competitive strategies and higher education-industry collaboration policies are playing an important role in fostering the reputation and international rankings of h...
Leadership and Followership in an Organizational Change Context
Sajjad Nawaz Khan (Iqra University, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2022. 361 pages.
Often it seems that people place a spotlight on leaders and disregard the probability that the success of the organization lies somewhere in the followers. However,...
Emerging Ecosystem-Centric Business Models for Sustainable Value Creation
Xenia Ziouvelou (National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece & University of Southampton, UK), Frank McGroarty (University of Southampton, UK)
Copyright © 2022. 237 pages.
A hyperconnected, constantly evolving world has emerged. A world where people (internet of people), things (internet of things), and data (internet of data) are link...
Global Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives for Reluctant Businesses
Syed Abdul Rehman Khan (School of Management and Engineering, Xuzhou University of Technology, Xuzhou, China & Department of Business Administration, ILMA University, Karachi, Pakistan & Beijing Key Laboratory of Urban Spatial Engineering, Beijing, China), Zhang Yu (Chang'an University, China), Mirela Panait (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania & Institute of National Economy, Bucharest, Romania), Laeeq Razzak Janjua (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland), Adeel Shah (Institute of Business Management, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2021. 280 pages.
Undeniably, the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not new, but there is a huge difference between understanding the concept of CSR in developed and...
Sustainable and Responsible Entrepreneurship and Key Drivers of Performance
Cristina Raluca Gh. Popescu (University of Bucharest, Romania & The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania & University of Craiova, Romania & The National Institute for Research and Development in Environmental Protection (I.N.C.D.P.M.), Romania & National Research and Development Institute for Gas Turbines COMOTI, Romania), Rahul Verma (Delhi University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 336 pages.
Today’s entrepreneurial practices operate in a continuously challenging, highly dynamic, and everchanging environment. In these times of change, it is important to e...
Computational Thinking for Problem Solving and Managerial Mindset Training
Luisa Dall'Acqua (University of Bologna, Italy & LS TCO, Italy)
Copyright © 2021. 293 pages.
The cultural, social, and economic history of mankind is characterized by a succession of needs and problems that have stimulated the invention of operational and co...
Bioentrepreneurship and Transferring Technology Into Product Development
Swati Agarwal (Banasthali University, India), Sonu Kumari (Banasthali University, India), Suphiya Khan (Banasthali University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 335 pages.
In terms of becoming a successful bioentrepreneur, there is still much more to learn. There are many ways to learn the essential fundamentals of entrepreneurship, in...
Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on SMEs
Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India)
Copyright © 2021. 628 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of the modern world, and its impact is felt by all. The pandemic particularly has had a large impact on businesses as...
Remote Work and Sustainable Changes for the Future of Global Business
Mohammed Ali (Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK)
Copyright © 2021. 334 pages.
There is a void of research and other academic materials to support stakeholders operating within industry and the service sector with respect to their perceptions a...
Cases on Small Business Economics and Development During Economic Crises
Simon Stephens (Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Copyright © 2021. 281 pages.
Oftentimes, the owners and entrepreneurs whose small businesses are undergoing financial problems suffer high emotional costs. These individuals can experience signi...
Impacts and Implications for the Sports Industry in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Armand Faganel (University of Primorska, Slovenia), Igor Rižnar (University of Primorska, Slovenia), Arne Baruca (Texas A&M University San Antonio, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 304 pages.
The sports industry had impressive global growth over the years, with factors from the introduction of e-sports and new streaming and viewing methods to sponsorships...
Impact of Disruptive Technologies on the Sharing Economy
Ford Lumban Gaol (Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia), Natalia Filimonova (Vladimir State University, Russia), Chandan Acharya (College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 269 pages.
Because it continually implements entrepreneurial creativity and innovative business models, the economic landscape is ever-changing in today’s globalized world. As...
Emerging Challenges, Solutions, and Best Practices for Digital Enterprise Transformation
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 387 pages.
As organizations continue to move towards digital enterprise, the need for digital transformation continues to grow especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These im...
Handbook of Research on Reinventing Economies and Organizations Following a Global Health Crisis
Teresa Gomes da Costa (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal), Inês Lisboa (CARME, School of Management and Technology, Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal), Nuno Miguel Teixeira (Center for Research in Business and Administration, School of Business Sciences, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 554 pages.
Due to the global health crisis, economies had to adapt to combat pandemic situations. In the present pandemic crisis, new legislation, methods, labor approaches, va...
Handbook of Research on Disruptive Innovation and Digital Transformation in Asia
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain), Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China), Mohammad Nabil Almunawar (School of Business and Economics, University of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei)
Copyright © 2021. 661 pages.
With new technologies constantly being created, implemented, and sold, it is a robust opportunity for companies to hop on board with the latest digital trends. With...
Disruptive Technology and Digital Transformation for Business and Government
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 410 pages.
With the far-reaching global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand and the necessity for digital enterprise transformation have accelerated exponentially. Mana...
Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Sustainability, and ICTs in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Luisa Cagica Carvalho (Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal & CEFAGE, University of Évora, Portugal), Leonilde Reis (Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal), Clara Silveira (Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 451 pages.
ICT has had a huge impact on businesses and organizations in general, with new business models, new marketing channels, and new markets being reached using these tec...
Advanced Perspectives on Global Industry Transitions and Business Opportunities
Fanny Saruchera (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Copyright © 2021. 352 pages.
As more companies shift their operations between countries to take advantage of lower costs and greater profit, the global market continues to change rapidly, result...
Entrepreneurial Innovation for Securing Long-Term Growth in a Short-Term Economy
Jorge Gamez-Gutierrez (Universidad de la Costa, Colombia), Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez (Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador & Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Colombia & CEIEF-Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile)
Copyright © 2021. 256 pages.
A fundamental process for a company to achieve stable growth levels over time in a highly competitive economy is the ability to improve, adapt, and overcome a variet...
Competitive Drivers for Improving Future Business Performance
Carlos Martins (Lusíada University of Porto, Portugal), Paula Rodrigues (Lusíada University of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 267 pages.
The globalized economy, dominated by the diffusion of innovation and social, political, and economic changes, allows people and knowledge to flow without knowing wha...
Global Perspectives on Military Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Sanya Ojo (Nigerian Defence Academy, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2021. 357 pages.
Like other organizations across the world, military establishments apply the concept of entrepreneurship to day-to-day activities. However, literature on the topic r...
Handbook of Research on Sustaining SMEs and Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India)
Copyright © 2021. 676 pages.
A multidimensional approach to entrepreneurship, especially in the post-COVID-19 era, will have an important influence on the state of business and government, espec...
Creating Social Value Through Social Entrepreneurship
Mine Afacan Fındıklı (Beykent University, Turkey), Duygu Acar Erdur (Beykent University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2021. 369 pages.
With today’s current problems, including forced migrations, inadequate education and healthcare systems, environmental threats, economic crises, poverty, etc., it ha...
Handbook of Research on International Business and Models for Global Purpose-Driven Companies
Rafael Ignacio Perez-Uribe (EAN University, Colombia), Carlos Largacha-Martinez (Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Colombia), David Ocampo-Guzman (EAN University, Colombia)
Copyright © 2021. 589 pages.
International businesses struggle to be competitive and influential at the global market level. With the new ideas in the management and leadership disciplines, hard...
Cases on Internationalization Challenges for SMEs
António Carrizo Moreira (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 333 pages.
With the globalization process, firms are seeking to expand their activities to international markets but are also “feeling” expanded competition from abroad. Small...
Innovation Management and Growth in Emerging Economies
Heather C. Webb (Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE), Wendy Wu (Edinburgh Napier University, UK), Hussain Al Numairy (Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE)
Copyright © 2021. 288 pages.
Despite its economic impact, understanding what shaped emerging economies’ success seems to be a mystery. These complexities are compounded by fast moving technologi...
Handbook of Research on Nascent Entrepreneurship and Creating New Ventures
António Carrizo Moreira (University of Aveiro, Portugal), José Guilherme Leitão Dantas (CARME, School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 483 pages.
Due to the 2008-2009 crisis, the United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of entrepreneurship has become more crit...
Reshaping Entrepreneurship Education With Strategy and Innovation
Ayansola Olatunji Ayandibu (University of Zululand, South Africa)
Copyright © 2021. 422 pages.
New small business owners are constantly pressured to play a major role in the economic growth of their respected nation. However, revitalizing how individuals think...
Global Business Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Peter Smith (The Leadership Alliance Inc., Canada), Tom Cockburn (Center for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global Business, Canada)
Copyright © 2021. 425 pages.
As the world has adapted to the age of digital technology, present day business leaders are required to change with the times as well. Addressing and formatting thei...
Emerging Business and Trade Opportunities Between Oceania and Asia
Angus Hooke (Australian Institute of Higher Education, Australia), Hardik Vachharajani (Crown Institute of Higher Education, Australia), Harpreet Kaur (Australian Institute of Higher Education, Australia), Kevin E. Dow (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2021. 325 pages.
Asia and Oceania are close geographically, have complementary trade and investment opportunities, and have developed strong business relationships during recent deca...
Global Challenges and Strategic Disruptors in Asian Businesses and Economies
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain), Miltiadis D. Lytras (American College of Greece, Greece & Effat University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2021. 358 pages.
Strategic disruptors in companies and economies, including blockchain technology, big data, and artificial intelligence, can contribute to the creation of new busine...
Knowledge Management for Corporate Social Responsibility
Gregorio Martín-de Castro (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain), Jaime González-Masip (Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain)
Copyright © 2021. 388 pages.
In a changing and complex environment currently facing the main challenges of sustainable development, effective management of knowledge, intellectual assets, organi...
Quality Management for Competitive Advantage in Global Markets
José Manuel Saiz-Álvarez (Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador & Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Colombia & CEIEF-Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile), Beatriz Olalla-Caballero (Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain)
Copyright © 2021. 297 pages.
Quality should be treated as a culture of success in the market. Enterprises focused on quality will survive in the long term in this new environment because quality...
Advanced Models and Tools for Effective Decision Making Under Uncertainty and Risk Contexts
Vicente González-Prida (University of Seville, Spain & National University of Distance Education, Spain), María Carmen Carnero (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
Copyright © 2021. 423 pages.
Business industries depend on advanced models and tools that provide an optimal and objective decision-making process, ultimately guaranteeing improved competitivene...
Applications of Soft Systems Methodology for Organizational Change
Maryam Ebrahimi (Independent Researcher, Germany)
Copyright © 2021. 236 pages.
Systems thinking is a method of problem solving that deals with various cultural issues including conflict and compromise. In recent years, researchers have begun st...
Handbook of Research on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and ICTs
Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal & CEFAGE, Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Leonilde Reis (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal), Alcina Prata (Instituto Polytechnic of Setúbal, Portugal), Raquel Pereira (Instituto Polytechnic of Setúbal, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 455 pages.
Currently, most organizations are dependent on IS/ICT in order to support their business strategies. IS/ICT can promote the implementation of strategies and enhancer...
Sustainability Reporting, Ethics, and Strategic Management Strategies for Modern Organizations
Ionica Oncioiu (Titu Maiorescu University, Romania), Sorinel Căpușneanu (Titu Maiorescu University, Romania), Dan Ioan Topor (1 Decembrie 1918 University, Romania), Dana Maria (Oprea) Constantin (University of Bucharest, Romania)
Copyright © 2021. 320 pages.
Current modern companies, which are also the key factors of a global economy, are subject to increasing pressures to conduct their business in an environmentally res...
Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Development and Opportunities in Circular Economy
Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India)
Copyright © 2020. 696 pages.
With the need for sustainability, a focus on developing an economic system that aims at minimizing waste, commonly referred to as the circular economy, is emerging....
Open and Innovative Trade Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean
Pablo Alberto Baisotti (University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica)
Copyright © 2020. 255 pages.
Trade, especially international trade, is an important component of business that can be instrumental to the prosperity of a country or region. The various economic...
Cases on Performance Improvement Innovation
Darlene M. Van Tiem (Capella University, USA & University of Michigan – Dearborn, USA), Nancy Crain Burns (Crain Burns Associates LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 377 pages.
Companies in today’s market are continually looking for techniques that will enhance and improve their overall performance. The rise of data analytics in recent year...
Digital Transformation and Innovative Services for Business and Learning
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2020. 282 pages.
In a world dependent on digital technologies, business corporations continually try to stay ahead of their competitors by adopting the most updated technology into t...
International Perspectives on the Youth Labor Market: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Samir Amine (Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada)
Copyright © 2020. 217 pages.
Persistent unemployment and rising wage differences at the expense of low-skilled workers has characterized the labor market in most developed countries. Since the l...
Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation in Family Businesses and SMEs
Andreas Masouras (Neapolis University, Cyprus), Georgios Maris (University of the Aegean, Greece), Androniki Kavoura (University of West Attica, Greece)
Copyright © 2020. 312 pages.
Entrepreneurship is very important for both entrepreneurs and economic development. It helps boost innovation and competitiveness in every country and facilitates th...
Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Sheryl Beverley Buckley (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2020. 325 pages.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution revolves around cyber-physical systems and artificial intelligence. Little is certain about this new wave of innovation, which leave...
Dynamic Strategic Thinking for Improved Competitiveness and Performance
Georgette Andraz (CEFAGE, University of Algarve, Portugal), Helder Carrasqueira (University of Algarve, Portugal & CiTUR, Portugal), Rosaria Pereira (University of Algarve, Portugal), Rita Baleiro (University of the Algarve, Portugal & CiTUR, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 346 pages.
Competition in today’s global economy has become more complex due to the adoption of digitization and advanced methods of performance. Firms are compelled to adapt t...
Digital Innovations for Customer Engagement, Management, and Organizational Improvement
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2020. 278 pages.
Over the past several years, digital technologies have reestablished the ways in which corporations operate. On one hand, technology has allowed companies to build a...
Cultural Factors and Performance in 21st Century Businesses
Bryan Christiansen (Global Training Group, Ltd, UK), John David Branch (University of Michigan, USA), Joanna Karmowska (Oxford Brookes University, UK)
Copyright © 2020. 284 pages.
Businesses rely heavily on their culture to ensure sustainable success, and company culture is invariably influenced by national values. In an era of global hypercom...
Handbook of Research on IT Applications for Strategic Competitive Advantage and Decision Making
Efosa Carroll Idemudia (Arkansas Tech University, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 459 pages.
To date, a plethora of companies and organizations are investing vast amounts of money on the latest technologies. Information technology can be used to improve mark...
Handbook of Research on Driving Industrial Competitiveness With Innovative Design Principles
Luís Farinha (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal & NECE, University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Daniel Raposo (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal & RETHINK Research Group on Design for the Territory, CIAUD, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 335 pages.
Industry and academia should capture significant value through adopting design-led innovation to improve opportunities for success. Skills and capabilities should se...
Qualitative Exploration of Grounded Theory in Organizational Research
Maryam Ebrahimi (Independent Researcher, Germany)
Copyright © 2020. 251 pages.
Due to their complexity, societal influence, and dynamic nature, organizations have become a prominent area of study. As researchers are continually looking for nove...
Principles and Practices of Small-Scale Sport Event Management
Anestis Fotiadis (Zayed University, UAE), Chris Vassiliadis (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Copyright © 2020. 287 pages.
Although there is significant research on large events that take place within athletics, small-scale events are largely ignored, in part due to the lack of press tha...
Handbook of Research on Transmedia Storytelling, Audience Engagement, and Business Strategies
Víctor Hernández-Santaolalla (University of Seville, Spain), Mónica Barrientos-Bueno (University of Seville, Spain)
Copyright © 2020. 457 pages.
As media evolves with technological improvement, communication changes alongside it. In particular, storytelling and narrative structure have adapted to the new digi...
Developing Creative Economy Through Disruptive Leadership: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Kristin Joyce Tardif (University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 226 pages.