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Competition and Cooperation in Economics and Business: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Economics and Business

Lindawati Gani, Beta Yulianita Gitaharie, Zaäfri Husodo, Ari Kuncoro
October 10, 2017

Asia and the Pacific have become the growth engine of the world economy with the contribution of two-third of the global growth. The book discusses current issues in economics, business, and accounting in which economic agents, as individuals, entrepreneurs and professionals, as well as countries...

Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Ethos of Management

Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
August 31, 2017

In Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Ethos of Management, Jacob Dahl Rendtorff maps the concept of global business ethics, related to sustainability and corporate governance, via an examination of the major theories of business ethics and the philosophy of management. The book is...

The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends

Sandeep Munjal, Sudhanshu Bhushan
August 15, 2017

India has been in transition for the last two decades, moving from a mixed economy toward a market economy model, and the Indian hospitality industry is metamorphosing into a mature industry. It is time that the story of the Indian hospitality industry is told. The Indian Hospitality Industry:...

Data Analytics Applications in Latin America and Emerging Economies

Eduardo Rodriguez
August 01, 2017

This book focuses on understanding the analytics knowledge management process and its comprehensive application to various socioeconomic sectors. Using cases from Latin America and other emerging economies, it examines analytics knowledge applications where a solution has been achieved. Written for...

Trends and Issues in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science: Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2016), 5-6 November 2016, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Chew Fong Peng, Zulkifli Md Isa, A.R. Rushdan
August 01, 2017

Trends and Issues in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science contains papers presented at the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2016 (ICIBSoS 2016), held 5-6 November 2016 in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The 24 papers cover every discipline in all fields of...

Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Ying Yirong, Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
August 01, 2017

Along with the development of economic globalization, many countries have begun to relax their controls on their capital accounts. However, the recent financial crises in Latin American countries as well as the exchange rate crises in Southeast Asian countries have shown that there is major risk...

Knowledge Discovery Process and Methods to Enhance Organizational Performance

Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Corlane Barclay
July 01, 2017

Although the terms "data mining" and "knowledge discovery and data mining" (KDDM) are sometimes used interchangeably, data mining is actually just one step in the KDDM process. Data mining is the process of extracting useful information from data, while KDDM is the coordinated process of...

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance

Aman Ullah, David E. A. Giles
June 07, 2017

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance explores the latest developments in the analysis and modeling of economic and financial data. Well-recognized econometric experts discuss the rapidly growing research in economics and finance and offer insight on the future direction of these fields....

Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia

Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty
April 15, 2017

The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation...

Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

Brijesh C Purohit
April 13, 2017

Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This...

Platform Strategy: How to Unlock the Power of Communities and Networks to Grow Your Business

Laure Claire Reillier, Benoit Reillier
April 10, 2017

During the last decade, platform businesses such as Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and eBay have been taking over the world. In almost every sector, traditional businesses are under attack from digital disrupters that are effectively harnessing the power of communities. But what exactly is a platform...

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies

Risa Bhinekawati
December 13, 2016

Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of...

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