Business Ethics, Data Analysis, and Decision Support
Includes 18 Titles

Business Ethics, Data Analysis, and Decision Support

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This book bundle of resources is specifically designed to diffuse knowledge on effective methods and strategies for successful business practice and design, on subjects ranging from technology and the application of decision-making support systems, to data analysis and the ethics of business practice.
Release date: November 1, 2012
ISBN13: 9781466625778|EISBN13: 9781466625761

Description

This valuable collection includes 18 scholarly titles combined to create awareness among academicians and practitioners on the use of decision-making support systems, environments, theories, as well as decision aids for business ethics and how ethics and business combine and react. This collection offers an invaluable resource for librarians, researchers, academics, and practitioners.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • E-Business
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Information ethics
  • Information Retrieval
  • IT Policy & Standardization

Books Included in this Collection

Contemporary Theory and Pragmatic Approaches in Fuzzy Computing Utilization
Toly Chen (Feng Chia University, Taiwan). © 2013. 327 pages.
Real world problems are complex and full of uncertainty. Fuzzy computing technologies embedded into data analysis methodologies and decision-making processes help to address the complexity of these problems. Contemporary Theory and Pragmatic Approaches in Fuzzy Computing Utilization presents the most...
Web-Based Multimedia Advancements in Data Communications and Networking Technologies
Varadharajan Sridhar (Sasken Communication Technologies, India), Debashis Saha (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India). © 2013. 355 pages.
New data communication technologies, and the resulting policies and management, can have a profound effect on the success of business organizations. By quantifying the impact of these new innovations, researchers can help these businesses thrive in the networking and business data communications...
Online Instruments, Data Collection, and Electronic Measurements: Organizational Advancements
Mihai C. Bocarnea (Regent University, USA), Rodney A. Reynolds (California Lutheran University, USA), Jason D. Baker (Regent University, USA). © 2013. 397 pages.
One of the infinite rewards to continuously advancing technology is an increased ease and precision in organizational techniques. Online data collection and online instruments are vital ways to electronically measure and assess organizational areas relevant to management, leadership, and human research...
Exploring Advances in Interdisciplinary Data Mining and Analytics: New Trends
David Taniar (Monash University, Australia), Lukman Hakim Iwan (ICT Division of Bekasi Regency, Indonesia). © 2012. 465 pages.
Data mining is still a relatively young field, expanding at the rate of technology while advancing tools and techniques for gaining knowledge, finding patterns, and managing databases. Exploring Advances in Interdisciplinary Data Mining and Analytics: New Trends is an updated look at the state of...
Handbook of Research on Teaching Ethics in Business and Management Education
Charles Wankel (St. John's University, USA), Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch (Silesian University of Technology, Poland). © 2012. 750 pages.
The outset of the 21st century was replete with numerous corruption scandals and a financial crisis, which spawned inquiry into the goals, stances, and curricula of business schools. Such concerns were bolstered by a seeming ethical disorientation by many businesses and businesspeople. Rather than...
Systems Thinking and Process Dynamics for Marketing Systems: Technologies and Applications for Decision Management
Dr. Rajagopal (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education ITESM, Mexico). © 2012. 345 pages.
Increased competition in the global marketplace has created enormous pressure on system implementation, particularly in the field of marketing. Systems Thinking and Process Dynamics for Marketing Systems: Technologies and Applications for Decision Management describes a holistic approach to monitoring...
Decision Making Theories and Practices from Analysis to Strategy
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA). © 2012. 462 pages.
The vast amount of information that must be considered to solve inherently ill-structured and complex strategic problems creates a need for tools and techniques to help decision-makers recognize the complexity of this process and develop a rational model for strategy evaluation. Decision Making...
Integrated and Strategic Advancements in Decision Making Support Systems
Pascale Zaraté (Toulouse University, France). © 2012. 338 pages.
Large businesses, government entities, and other organizations constantly have to make complex decisions with many potential long-term impacts that need to be monitored and adjusted as necessary. In today’s globalized society, these decisions are increasingly complicated. Integrated and Strategic...
Enterprise Information Systems and Advancing Business Solutions: Emerging Models
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA). © 2012. 433 pages.
Global markets and competition have forced companies to operate in a physically distributed environment to take the advantage of benefits of strategic alliances between partnering firms. With global operations in place, there is a need for suitable Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) such as...
Data-Exchange Standards and International Organizations: Adoption and Diffusion
Josephine Wapakabulo Thomas (Rolls-Royce, UK). © 2010. 337 pages.
Despite the significance and potential benefits of data-exchange standards, a void remains in literature of a research publication dedicated to its barriers and critical success factors. Data-Exchange Standards and International Organizations: Adoption and Diffusion establishes factors related to the...
Infonomics for Distributed Business and Decision-Making Environments: Creating Information System Ecology
Malgorzata Pankowska (Karol Adamiecki University of Economics in Katowice, Poland). © 2010. 390 pages.
The information economy continues to challenge businesses in many ways with information technologies and globalization leading to blurred the organizational boundaries. Infonomics for Distributed Business and Decision-Making Environments: Creating Information System Ecology provides greater...
Ethical Issues in E-Business: Models and Frameworks
Daniel E. Palmer (Kent State University, USA). © 2010. 272 pages.
Emerging online product and service availability affords individuals and businesses worldwide numerous conveniences, while alternatively raising concerns in regard to online security, ethics, moral issues, and privacy, necessitating a framework for safety assurance and reliability. Ethical Issues in...
Data Mining Applications for Empowering Knowledge Societies
Hakikur Rahman (Institute of Computer Management and Science, Bangladesh). © 2009. 356 pages.
Data Mining techniques are gradually becoming essential components of corporate intelligence systems and progressively evolving into a pervasive technology within activities that range from the utilization of historical data to predicting the success of an awareness campaign. In reality, data mining is...
Business Data Communications and Networking: A Research Perspective
Jairo Gutierrez (University of Auckland, NZ). © 2007. 402 pages.
The increasing business use of wireless and mobile technologies on a variety of devices has accelerated the need for a better understanding of the technologies involved. Business Data Communications and Networking: A Research Perspective addresses the key issues for businesses utilizing data...
Processing and Managing Complex Data for Decision Support
Jérôme Darmont (University of Lyon (ERIC Lyon 2), France), Omar Boussaid (University of Lyon (ERIC Lyon 2), France). © 2006. 433 pages.
In many decision support fields the data that is exploited tends to be more and more complex. To take this phenomenon into account, classical architectures of data warehouses or data mining algorithms must be completely re-evaluated. Processing and Managing Complex Data for Decision Support provides...
Strategic Alignment Process and Decision Support Systems: Theory and Case Studies
Tamio Shimizu (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Marly Monteiro de Carvalho (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Fernando José Barbin Laurindo (University of São Paulo, Brazil). © 2006. 357 pages.
Strategic Alignment Process and Decision Support Systems: Theory and Case Studies presents a visualization of the nature, scope, objectives and difficulties of the overall decision making process. This book focuses on the discussion and solution of strategic decision making processes in a way that...
Organizational Data Mining: Leveraging Enterprise Data Resources for Optimal Performance
Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA), Christopher D. Barko (Laboratory Corporation of America, USA). © 2004. 388 pages.
Successfully competing in the new global economy requires immediate decision capability. This immediate decision capability requires quick analysis of both timely and relevant data. To support this analysis, organizations are piling up mountains of business data in their databases every day....
Decision-Making Support Systems: Achievements and Challenges for the New Decade
Guisseppi A. Forgionne (University of Maryland - Baltimore County, USA), Jatinder N. D. Gupta (The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA), Manuel Mora (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico). © 2003. 438 pages.
The book presents state of the art knowledge about Decision-Making Support Systems (DMSS). Its main goals are to help diffuse knowledge about effective methods and strategies for successfully designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating decision-making support systems, and to create an awareness...