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Industrial and Urban Growth Policies at the Sub-National, National, and Global Levels
Umar G. Benna (Benna Associates, Nigeria)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 363 pages. $205.00
Recent global shifts in population have led to the fast urbanization of Africa. For Africa and the developing world, choosing the right policy strategies, processes,...
Responsible, Sustainable, and Globally Aware Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Ziska Fields (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Stefan Huesig (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
Industry 4.0 is the first industrial revolution where technology and humans are very closely integrated. This has a profound effect on how the changes brought on by...
Innovation and Social Capital in Organizational Ecosystems
Brychan Thomas (University of South Wales, UK), Lyndon Murphy (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
Social capital as a concept, is a comparatively recent addition to the regional economic and innovation literature. Facets of social capital are generally acknowledg...
K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments
Jillian L. Wendt (University of the District of Columbia, USA), Danielle L. Apugo (University of the District of Columbia, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $190.00
STEM education has become a major focus for education reform, instructional implementation, and funding initiatives across K-12 learning environments. However, there...
Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications
Noureddine Ramdani (Harbin Engineering University, China)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
The field of polymer nanocomposites has become essential for engineering and military industries over the last few decades as it applies to computing, sensors, biome...
Global Considerations in Entrepreneurship Education and Training
Luisa Cagica Carvalho (Universidade Aberta, Portugal & Universidade de Evora, Portugal), Ana Daniel (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $215.00
Entrepreneurship education has gained considerable interest in the last decade, both in the political and academic arenas, because it fosters innovation and plays a...
Automated Systems in the Aviation and Aerospace Industries
Tetiana Shmelova (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Yuliya Sikirda (Kirovograd Flight Academy of National Aviation University, Ukraine), Nina Rizun (Gdansk University of Technology, Poland), Dmytro Kucherov (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Konstantin Dergachov (Kharkiv Aviation Institute, Ukraine)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 453 pages. $265.00
Air traffic controllers need advanced information and automated systems to provide a safe environment for everyone traveling by plane. One of the primary challenges...
International Financial Reporting Standards and New Directions in Earnings Management
Jonas da Silva Oliveira (ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal), Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo (University of Aveiro - ISCA, Portugal), Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira (University of Aveiro - ISCA, Portugal)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 320 pages. $225.00
The fiscal market is an unpredictable torrent of information that modern organizations strive to understand. Business professionals dedicate themselves to understand...
Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes, Epigenetics, and Human Health
Oscar J Wambuguh (California State University, East Bay, USA)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 425 pages. $295.00
For as much as we know about DNA and gene expression, many more mysteries remain to be solved. Epigenetics and epigenomics seek to study heritable modifications in g...
Throughput Accounting in a Hyperconnected World
Ionica Oncioiu (Titu Maiorescu University, Romania)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 253 pages. $195.00
As economies globalize, the number and power of transnational companies increases, especially in developing countries. Relevant, reliable, and comparable financial i...