Developing Knowledge Societies for Distinct Country Contexts

Developing Knowledge Societies for Distinct Country Contexts

Nuno Vasco Lopes (University of Minho, Portugal) and Rehema Baguma (Makerere University, Uganda)
Release Date: December, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 296
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8873-3
ISBN13: 9781522588733|ISBN10: 1522588736|EISBN13: 9781522588740|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522591122
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Through knowledge societies, people have capabilities to acquire information and to transform that information into knowledge and information, which empowers them to enhance their lives and to contribute to the social-economic development. The practical application of knowledge into innovation and how this process from research to development to application can be achieved is a domain that is not yet very well understood.

Developing Knowledge Societies for Distinct Country Contexts is an essential reference source that documents methods, best practices, and case studies for the development of global knowledge societies at the national, regional, and local levels. Featuring empirical analysis on topics such as smart governance, financial literacy, and globalization, this book is ideally designed for business strategists, economists, international researchers, anthropologists, politicians, policymakers, governmental sectors, academics, and students seeking coverage on the development of knowledge society policies and strategies in various areas of the world.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic Trends
  • Educational Practices
  • Ethical Issues
  • Financial Literacy
  • Globalization
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Smart Governance
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tourism and Hospitality
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