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Moving Out of Poverty: An inquiry into the inclusive growth in Asia

Jonna P. Estudillo, Keijiro Otsuka
June 28, 2018

The words of US President John F. Kennedy, "the rising tide lifts all boats," can be applied to inclusive growth in contemporary Asia, where the poor are able to participate in and benefit from economic growth. Moving Out of Poverty explores three channels through which economic growth confers...

Operational Risk Management in Container Terminals

Eric Su, Edward Tang, Kin Keung Lai, Yan Pui Lee
June 28, 2018

This book provides an overview of the operation of container terminals and the associated risks with such operations. These risks are often ignored or not properly investigated by both scholars and practitioners. Operational Risk Management in Container Terminals explores and discusses the...

Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer

Ambrose Lo
June 27, 2018

The proliferation of financial derivatives over the past decades, options in particular, has underscored the increasing importance of derivative pricing literacy among students, researchers, and practitioners. Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer demystifies the essential derivative pricing...

Digital Healing: People, Information, Healthcare

Marc Ringel
June 22, 2018

Medical practice and research are inconceivable today without electronic computing and communication tools. Digital machines do many tasks orders-of-magnitude better, faster and more accurately than humans. Still, there are functions critical to the healthcare endeavor that people do much better...

The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government

Chiang H. Ren
June 20, 2018

The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government guides professionals on how to use operations research to solve problems and capture opportunities for government customers. The governments of modern democratic nations manage large complex societal operations to offer...

Project Management Lessons Learned: A Continuous Process Improvement Framework

Mel Bost
June 18, 2018

"Readers can benefit from the expertise of Mel Bost as both a project manager and a PMO practitioner. Kudos to him for bringing us this valuable perspective on lessons learned." —Mark Price Perry, Founder, BOT International and author of Business Driven Project Portfolio Management "Every project...

Project. Program. Change

Roland Gareis, Lorenz Gareis
June 18, 2018

This book gives managers an integrative approach to project, program, and change management. It describes the differences between change in projects versus programs with case studies in both areas and the different life cycles. While the project and change comprise much of the book, it is up to...

The Hospitality and Tourism Industry in China: New Growth, Trends, and Developments

Jinlin Zhao
June 18, 2018

Here is an insightful look into the great changes in the hospitality and tourism industry in China in recent years. The steady growth of the GDP in China, the increasing middle-income population, lifestyle changes of the Chinese people, and fast infrastructure development (speed trains, airports,...

Hearing the Voice of the Shingo Principles: Creating Sustainable Cultures of Enterprise Excellence

Robert Derald Miller
June 18, 2018

For more than 50 years, organizations of all types have struggled to achieve lasting benefits from the many tools and programs associated with various continuous-improvement initiatives. In fact, the notion of "continuous" improvement is largely a misnomer -- for many organizations, continuous...

Human Rights and Emerging Technologies: Analysis and Perspectives in Europe

Daniele Ruggiu
June 18, 2018

What is the state of current European governance on new and emerging technologies, and where is it going? What is, and what can be, the role of human rights in governance arrangements? These are the main questions that this book answers for both European and non-European scholars. It provides a...

ELT in Asia in the Digital Era: Global Citizenship and Identity: Proceedings of the 15th Asia TEFL and 64th TEFLIN International Conference on English Language Teaching, July 13-15, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Suwarsih Madya, Fuad Abdul Hamied, Willy A. Renandya, Christine Coombe, Yazid Basthomi
June 13, 2018

This proceedings book captures a wide range of timely themes for readers to be able to foresee the digital era's impact on English teaching in non-English speaking countries. English used in the global environment, the frequent mobile communication, and the use of AI-based translators are bringing...

An Introduction to Computational Risk Management of Equity-Linked Insurance

Runhuan Feng
June 12, 2018

The quantitative modeling of complex systems of interacting risks is a fairly recent development in the financial and insurance industries. Over the past decades, there has been tremendous innovation and development in the actuarial field. In addition to undertaking mortality and longevity risks in...

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