Handbook of Research on Building Inclusive Global Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Development

Handbook of Research on Building Inclusive Global Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Development

Author: Cristina Raluca Gh Popescu

Publisher: Information Science Reference

ISBN: 1668451093

Category: Information society

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"This book provides an updated view of the newest trends, novel practices and latest tendencies concerning building inclusive global knowledge societies for sustainable development in the Post-COVID-19 Era, while focusing on the benefits and the opportunities derived from the new economy and the global knowledge societies"--

Handbook of Research on Building Inclusive Global Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Development

Handbook of Research on Building Inclusive Global Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Development

Author: Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668451106

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 405

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Knowledge and information have significant impacts on individuals’ daily lives and activities, especially when referring to the new economy and the global knowledge societies. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruptions in the creation of the vital inclusive global information society. Due to this change, further study on the current difficulties and best practices of creating global knowledge societies is required in order to ensure communities can continue to advance and information is shared appropriately. The Handbook of Research on Building Inclusive Global Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Development aims at providing an updated view of the newest trends, novel practices, and latest tendencies concerning building inclusive global knowledge societies for sustainable development while focusing on the benefits and the opportunities derived from the new economy and the global knowledge societies. Covering topics such as smart cities, food security, and climate change, this major reference work is ideal for policymakers, government officials, business owners, managers, academicians, scholars, researchers, practitioners, instructors, and students.

Handbook of Research on SDGs for Economic Development, Social Development, and Environmental Protection

Handbook of Research on SDGs for Economic Development, Social Development, and Environmental Protection

Author: Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668451144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 531

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Today’s context of sustainability and its challenges have shifted dramatically in the post-COVID-19 era. Economic development, social development, and environmental protection are vital concerns for sustainability and sustainable development, especially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the COVID-19 crisis. It is essential to address the necessary issues and opportunities in order to be able to understand the importance of sustainability and sustainable development. The Handbook of Research on SDGs for Economic Development, Social Development, and Environmental Protection provides an updated view of the newest trends, novel practices, and latest tendencies concerning the manner of supporting and ensuring sustainability and the challenges of the post-COVID-19 era, while focusing on economic development, social development, and environmental protection. It also discusses the ways in which global nations are expected to realize successful partnerships in order to support sustainability and sustainable development while targeting sensible issues. Covering topics such as organizational green culture implications, global economy, and urban energy efficiency, this major reference work is an essential resource for scientists, economists, students and educators of higher education, sociologists, environmental scientists, executives, managers, government officials, entrepreneurs, researchers, and academicians.

Handbook of Research on Principles and Practices for Orchards Management

Handbook of Research on Principles and Practices for Orchards Management

Author: Abobatta, Waleed Fouad

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668424254

Category: Science

Page: 404

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As orchards are faced with different challenges such as production and the growing global population, there is a need to update and understand the principles and practices for successful orchard management to increase food productivity. The economics of cultivation, irrigated agriculture, and smart agriculture are important topics in precision agriculture that relate to these various challenges and must be studied further. Additionally, technologies have played a key role in promoting the development of orchards and new strategies have led to substantial improvements in fruit productivity and quality. These strategies and technologies must also be considered in order to ensure a successful future for orchard management. The Handbook of Research on Principles and Practices for Orchards Management aims to improve fruit orchards' productivity by exploring the latest practical research findings in the area and considers the new techniques in various agricultural management practices to improve the growth and productivity of fruit orchards under different biotic and abiotic stresses. Covering topics such as nutrient management, pest control, orchard pruning, and magnetic water, this reference work is ideal for industry professionals, researchers, practitioners, scholars, academicians, instructors, and students.

Frameworks for Sustainable Development Goals to Manage Economic, Social, and Environmental Shocks and Disasters

Frameworks for Sustainable Development Goals to Manage Economic, Social, and Environmental Shocks and Disasters

Author: Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668467527

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 329

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In the post-COVID-19 era, it is essential to adhere to an international framework for sustainable development goals (SDGs), which requires the management of the economic, social, and environmental shocks and disasters. While many have suffered across the world from the COVID-19 pandemic, these SDGs work to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages, as well as inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Frameworks for Sustainable Development Goals to Manage Economic, Social, and Environmental Shocks and Disasters provides an updated view of the newest trends, novel practices, and latest tendencies concerning the benefits, advantages, opportunities, and challenges of building an internationally successful framework for SDGs. Covering topics such as business longevity, green innovation, and vaccination willingness, this premier reference source is an excellent resource for government officials, business leaders and executives, human resource managers, economists, sociologists, students and faculty of higher education, librarians, researchers, and academicians.

Climate Change, World Consequences, and the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030

Climate Change, World Consequences, and the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030

Author: Pego, Ana

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668448311

Category: Science

Page: 325

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Climate change and its impact on society is considered one of the most important factors in understanding social and economic variables. Changing patterns in ecosystems, populations, and economic sectors form a perfect system for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. In order to understand how these goals can be addressed, further study on the current tactics and initiatives is required. Climate Change, World Consequences, and the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 discusses the impact of climate change on the environment and the prospects for citizens, cities, and industry. The book also conducts an analysis of climate change to understand how society is coping and its effect on economic sectors. Moreover, it examines current strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and mitigating the negative impact on the environment. Covering a range of topics such as energy, global warming, and smart cities, this reference work is ideal for policymakers, environmentalists, government officials, practitioners, academicians, scholars, researchers, instructors, and students.

Positive and Constructive Contributions for Sustainable Development Goals

Positive and Constructive Contributions for Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668475010

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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In light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were set in 2015 by the international community as part of the UN2030 Agenda, it has become essential to develop possible solutions capable to address the latest economic, social, political, and demographical global challenges by tackling all the dimensions of sustainable development. Further insight into today’s context concerning the process of making positive and constructive contributions for SDGs is required. Positive and Constructive Contributions for Sustainable Development Goals provides an updated view of the newest trends, novel practices, and latest tendencies concerning the benefits, advantages, opportunities, and challenges of building an international successful process of making positive and constructive contributions for SDGs. Covering topics such as corporate social responsibility, economic development, and social management, this premier reference source is a valuable resource for scientists, business leaders and managers, government officials, students and educators of higher education, entrepreneurs, librarians, researchers, and academicians.

Analyzing Sustainability in Peripheral, Ultra-Peripheral, and Low-Density Regions

Analyzing Sustainability in Peripheral, Ultra-Peripheral, and Low-Density Regions

Author: Castanho, Rui Alexandre

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668445501

Category: Political Science

Page: 334

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In the last few years, advances in studies and research associated with the borderlands and the subsequent cross-border cooperation (CBC) have been increased and introduced all over the globe. Such advances essentially affect the cross-border strategies and policies, processes of border cooperation, and several complex border movements. Moreover, similar scenarios are encountered in ultra-peripheral and remote territories and low-density regions. There are common denominators, such as the limited land, water resources, and overexploitation of tourism, among many other factors, that make these specific territories critical case studies concerning their governance and sustainable development and growth. Analyzing Sustainability in Peripheral, Ultra-Peripheral, and Low-Density Regions investigates activities, processes, and behaviors in light of the new challenges and the desired sustainable development and growth model. It analyzes the dynamics and patterns ongoing in the peripheral, ultra-peripheral, and low-density regions regarding sustainability and the issues that may influence it. Covering topics such as glamping tourism, vegetation quality, and territorial cohesion, this premier reference source is an essential resource for government officials, business executives and managers, community leaders, environmentalists, researchers, and academicians.

The Transformation of Global Trade in a New World

The Transformation of Global Trade in a New World

Author: Marco-Lajara, Bartolomé

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668459515

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 325

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The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected global trade. While factories have stopped production worldwide due to COVID-19, global trade has also been adversely affected by the pandemic. The international trade of the world’s top exporting countries has begun to decline. Although it is too early to judge the impact of the pandemic on world trade, as the virus has not yet been eradicated, research into the cause-effect relationship between these two phenomena is necessary to understand the magnitude of its impact as well as possible solutions to the problem. The Transformation of Global Trade in a New World provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest findings in the field of international business and internationalization. It addresses the asymmetric impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international trade and the methods of entry into foreign markets together with the future prospects of global trade in an era of globalization. Covering topics such as economic crisis, green finance, and labor force sustainability, this premier reference source is an excellent resource for business leaders and executives, economists, logistics professionals, sociologists, students and faculty of higher education, librarians, researchers, and academicians.

Handbook of Research on Changing Dynamics in Responsible and Sustainable Business in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Handbook of Research on Changing Dynamics in Responsible and Sustainable Business in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Author: Popescu, Cristina Raluca Gh.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668425251

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 550

The COVID-19 pandemic has shocked every part of society. The rise of businesses to the important task of improving sustainability and responsibility has been interrupted by the stress of the pandemic. In its wake, organizational leaders must reassess the best strategies considering the changes made by the “new normal.” The Handbook of Research on Changing Dynamics in Responsible and Sustainable Business in the Post-COVID-19 Era provides valuable insight of the significant changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of defining, characterizing, presenting, and understanding the meaning, challenges, and implications of responsible and sustainable business. Covering topics such as consumerism, supply chain management, and sustainable organizational performance, this major reference work is an excellent resource for academicians, scientists, researchers, students, business specialists, business leaders, consultants, government institutions, and policymakers.

Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age

Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age

Author: Keengwe, Jared

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466696815

Category: Education

Page: 420

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The notion of a flipped classroom draws on such concepts as active learning, student engagement, hybrid course design, and course podcasting. The value of a flipped class is in the repurposing of class time into a workshop where students can inquire about lecture content, test their skills in applying knowledge, and interact with one another in hands-on activities. The Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age highlights current research on the latest trends in education with an emphasis on the technologies being used to meet learning objectives. Focusing on teaching strategies, learner engagement, student interaction, and digital tools for learning, this handbook of research is an essential resource for current and future educators, instructional designers, IT specialists, school administrators, and researchers in the field of education.

Handbook of Research on Comparative Approaches to the Digital Age Revolution in Europe and the Americas

Handbook of Research on Comparative Approaches to the Digital Age Revolution in Europe and the Americas

Author: Passarelli, Brasilina

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466687417

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 531

View: 363

The way we talk, work, learn, and think has been greatly shaped by modern technology. These lifestyle changes have made digital literacy the new written literacy, where those who are not able to use computers are unable to function and perform everyday tasks. The Handbook of Research on Comparative Approaches to the Digital Age Revolution in Europe and the Americas explores the new ways that technology is shaping our society and the advances it is bringing, along with potential drawbacks, such as human jobs being replaced by computers. This expansive handbook is an essential reference source for students, academics, and professionals in the fields of communication, information technology, sociology, social policy, and education; it will also prove of interest to policymakers, funding-agencies, and digital inclusion program developers. This handbook features a broad scope of research-based articles on topics including, but not limited to, computational thinking, e-portfolios, e-citizenship, digital inclusion policies, and information literacy as a form of community empowerment.