World Sustainable Development Outlook 2008: Managing Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

Allam Ahmed

Published October 1, 2008
ISBN 9780955177156 - CAT# Y367404
Series: World Sustainable Development Outlook


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World Sustainable Development Outlook 2008 presents the proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD). The *problematique* of managing Science Technology and Innovation (STI) for SD is strongly influenced by the institutional culture in which international discussions have taken place.

Successful management of STI in the new millennium requires developing new methods and approaches to suit the challenges and opportunities of this new era of information revolution. These new approaches call for actions to create different appropriate ways of doing things that will be essential to solve our future problems. Systematic search for opportunities is important for helping to ameliorate the many problems facing the globe. The eleven main sections include: Science, technology and innovation; Knowledge management and education; Sustainable and indigenous development; Ecotourism and natural resources management; Real estate for economic development; Gender studies and development; Transport studies and management; Accounting, economics and finance; Business and management; Globalisation, international business and trade; Marketing and e-commerce.

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