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Authored and Edited Monographs include highly-descriptive chapters detailing progressive research in a broad range of topics and concepts. These publications are developed by international scholars and experts across a variety of disciplines and delve into various research pertinent to those studying in the field. Premier Reference Sources are essential resources for libraries, academicians, researchers, professionals, practitioners, instructors, and students of both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Enhancing Knowledge Discovery and Innovation in the Digital Era
Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece), Linda Daniela (University of Latvia, Latvia), Anna Visvizi (The American College of Greece, Greece)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. 325 pages. $215.00
With the dawn of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations, now more than ever, have easy access to all the knowledge they need...
Fuzzy Logic Dynamics and Machine Prediction for Failure Analysis
Tawanda Mushiri (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Charles Mbowhwa (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. 296 pages. $225.00
In the fast pace of the modern world it is important, more than ever, for factories to know how and why their machines are failing and what can be done to prevent it...
Computational Psychoanalysis and Formal Bi-Logic Frameworks
Giuseppe Iurato (Independent Researcher, Argentina)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. 334 pages. $215.00
Computational psychoanalysis is a new field stemming from Freudian psychoanalysis. The new area aims to understand the primary formal structures and running mechanis...
Accountancy and the Changing Landscape of Integrated Reporting
Ioana Dragu (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 285 pages. $195.00
In the banking industry, inaccurate record keeping can generate negative consequences. By developing solutions to address such issues, financial reporting initiative...
Energetic Materials Research, Applications, and New Technologies
Rene Francisco Boschi Goncalves (Federal University of Para, Brazil), José Atilio Fritz Fidel Rocco (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil), Koshun Iha (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $225.00
In the last decade, there has been an influx in the development of new technologies for deep space exploration. Countries all around the world are investing in resou...
Soft Computing Techniques and Applications in Mechanical Engineering
Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 305 pages. $215.00
The evolution of soft computing applications has offered a multitude of methodologies and techniques that are useful in facilitating new ways to address practical an...
Supply Chain Management Strategies and Risk Assessment in Retail Environments
Akhilesh Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Swapnil Saurav (JDA Software, India)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 308 pages. $225.00
The proper understanding and managing of project risks and uncertainties is crucial to any organization. It is paramount that all phases of project development and e...
Innovative Practices in Teacher Preparation and Graduate-Level Teacher Education Programs
Drew Polly (University of North Carolina - Charlotte, USA), Michael Putman (University of North Carolina - Charlotte, USA), Teresa M. Petty (University of North Carolina - Charlotte, USA), Amy J. Good (University of North Carolina - Charlotte, USA)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 700 pages. $275.00
Educators play a significant role in the intellectual and social development of children and young adults. Thus, it is important for next-generation teachers to have...
Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice
Antonio Sandu (University of Suceava, Romania), Ana Frunza (LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Romania)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 380 pages. $195.00
Today’s practitioners and researchers are looking, now more than ever, at the ethical issues that are raised through the practice of social work and social services....
Holistic Approaches to Brand Culture and Communication Across Industries
Sabyasachi Dasgupta (O.P. Jindal Global University, India), Santosh Kumar Biswal (Symbiosis International University, India), M. Anil Ramesh (Siva Sivani Institute of Management, India)
Release Date: December 2017. Copyright © 2018. 325 pages. $225.00
The world of brands is undergoing a sea of change in the domain of consumer culture and it has become a challenge to cater to the minds of audiences. As such, effect...