Edited References

About the Collection

Edited References are one of the most popular publication formats. These well-established titles feature previously unpublished, peer-reviewed scholarly chapters that are contributed by a variety of experts from around the world. Similar to Authored References in their concise discussions of the latest models and concepts within a specific area, Edited References utilize a more collaborative approach and include contributing authors with varying backgrounds and experience. These projects are led by one or a team of esteemed editors and include at least 15 chapters of descriptive and progressive research.

Providing thorough descriptions detailing the latest innovative and trending content, these collaborative publications accommodate the research needs of academicians, professionals, and practitioners, and are suitable supplements for graduate and undergraduate courses.

Edited Reference Publications:

Critical Issues on Changing Dynamics in Employee Relations and Workforce Diversity
Radha Yadav (Chandigarh University, India), Priyanka Panday (DIT University, Dehradun, India), Naman Sharma (Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India)
Release Date: February 2021. Copyright © 2021. 300 pages. $215.00
The past four decades have seen unprecedented social and economic changes that have demanded a transformation in existing employee relation practices. Shifts in demo...
Theories, Practices, and Cases of Black Money and Financial Crime
Abdul Rafay (University of Management and Technology, Pakistan)
Release Date: February 2021. Copyright © 2021. 300 pages. $195.00
Black money and financial crime are emerging global phenomena. During the last few decades, corrupt financial practices were increasingly being monitored in many cou...
Evaluating Emerging Threats and New Research Opportunities in Digital Crime and Forensics
Rhonda Johnson (Upper Iowa University, USA)
Release Date: January 2021. Copyright © 2021. 350 pages. $195.00
Digital forensics is an emerging discipline that is characterized by the rapid introduction of new technology, techniques, and tools. As the techniques of cybercrimi...
Artificial Intelligence and IoT-Based Technologies for Sustainable Farming and Smart Agriculture
Pradeep Tomar (Gautam Buddha University, India), Gurjit Kaur (Delhi Technological University, India)
Release Date: January 2021. Copyright © 2021. 350 pages. $215.00
As technology continues to saturate modern society, agriculture has started to adopt digital computing and data-driven innovations. This emergence of “smart” farming...
Improving Integrated Pest Management for Crop Protection and Food Security
Muhammad Haseeb (Florida A&M University, USA), Lambert H.B. Kanga (Florida A&M University, USA), Jawwad A. Qureshi (University of Florida, USA)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 315 pages. $195.00
Integrated pest management combines biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools to identify, manage, and reduce risk from pests that interfere with crop produ...
Opportunities and Strategic Use of Agribusiness Information Systems
Ferdinand Ndifor Che (American University of Nigeria, Nigeria), Kenneth D. Strang (Walden University, USA), Narasimha Rao Vajjhala (American University of Nigeria, Nigeria)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 330 pages. $195.00
Due to such factors as poor economic conditions, climate change, and conflict, food security remains an issue around the world and especially in developing nations....
IT and the Development of Digital Skills and Competences in Education
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (University of Oviedo, Spain), Miltiadis D. Lytras (American College of Greece, Greece and Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 340 pages. $195.00
Digital technologies are transforming economies and societies around the world. As such, markets demand new types of skills and competences that students must learn...
Impacts and Challenges of Cloud Business Intelligence
Shadi Aljawarneh (Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan), Manisha Malhotra (Chandigarh University, India)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 300 pages. $195.00
Cloud computing provides an easier alternative for starting an IT-based business organization that requires much less of an initial investment. Cloud computing offer...
Emerging Applications and Implementations of Metal-Organic Frameworks
Shimaa Mohamed Elsaeed (Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Egypt), Elsayed Zaki (Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Egypt), Abdel-Azim Abdel-Azim (Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Egypt)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 335 pages. $225.00
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are some of the most discussed materials of the last decade. Their extraordinary porosity and functionality from metals and organic l...
Determining the Reliability of Online Assessment and Distance Learning
Ana Cristina Da Silveira De Moura (University of Porto, Portugal), Pedro Cunha Reis (University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal), M. Natália D. S. Cordeiro (University of Porto, Portugal)
Release Date: December 2020. Copyright © 2021. 340 pages. $185.00
Though in the past online learning was considered of poorer professional quality than classroom learning, it has become a useful and, in some cases, vital tool for p...