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Boko Haram: Security Considerations and the Rise of an Insurgency

1st Edition

Ona Ekhomu
December 02, 2019

Boko Haram analyzes the activities and atrocities of Nigeria’s Jihadi terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the context of global religious fundamentalism and extremism. The book traces the early beginnings of the religious sect, the conversion of its leader to radical Islam in 2002, and the group’s...

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk

1st Edition

Dale Lehman, Huybert Groenendaal
December 02, 2019

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk provides a guide of how to construct applied decision analysis models in spreadsheets. The focus is on the use of Monte Carlo simulation to provide quantitative assessment of uncertainties and key risk drivers. The book presents numerous examples based on...

Business Intelligence and Analytics in Small and Medium Enterprises

1st Edition

Pedro Novo Melo, Carolina Machado
December 02, 2019

Technological developments in recent years have been tremendous. This evolution is visible in companies through technological equipment, computerized procedures, and management practices associated with technologies. One of the management practices that is visible is related to business...

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business for Non-Engineers

1st Edition

Stephan S. Jones, Frank M. Groom
December 02, 2019

The next big area within the information and communication technology field is Artificial Intelligence (AI). The industry is moving to automate networks, cloud-based systems (e.g., Salesforce), databases (e.g., Oracle), AWS machine learning (e.g., Amazon Lex), and creating infrastructure that has...

Advances in Management Research: Innovation and Technology

1st Edition

Avinash K. Shrivastava, Sudhir Rana, Amiya Kumar Mohapatra, Mangey Ram
December 02, 2019

This book covers advancements across business domains in knowledge and information management. It presents research trends in the fields of management, innovation, and technology, and is composed of research papers that show applications of IT, analytics, and business operations in industry and in...

The Design, Implementation, and Audit of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

1st Edition

Ron C. McKinnon
December 02, 2019

This book covers the design, implementation, and auditing of structured occupational health and safety management systems (SMS), sometimes referred to as safety programs. Every workplace has a form of SMS in place as required by safety regulations and laws. The Design, Implementation, and Audit of...

Green Human Resource Management in Chinese Enterprises

1st Edition

Jie Shen, Jenny Dumont, Xin Deng
December 02, 2019

Corporate social responsibility (CSR), and particularly environmental management, has now become a global social norm. As the largest developing economy in the world, China is currently a major environmental polluter. This book examines how Chinese enterprises, including both indigenous firms and...

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship

1st Edition

Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Ho-Don Yan
November 30, 2019

With the shift of the global economic gravity toward emerging economies and the roaring economic growth of the past three decades in China, East Asian catching-up growth strategies have profound implications for latecomer economies. While there are many handbooks on entrepreneurship in general,...

Human Dimensions of Cybersecurity

1st Edition

Terry Bossomaier, Steven D'Alessandro, Roger Bradbury
November 26, 2019

"In Human Dimensions of Cyber Security, Terry Bossomaier, Steven D’Alessandro, and Roger Bradbury have produced a book that … shows how it is indeed possible to achieve what we all need; a multidisciplinary, rigorously researched and argued, and above all accessible account of cybersecurity — what...

Thriving at the Edge of Chaos: Managing Projects as Complex Adaptive Systems

1st Edition

Jonathan Sapir
November 22, 2019

For many organizations, the way in which projects are managed is a fundamental factor in how well they can prosper in today’s marketplace. Unfortunately, the current solutions available to companies for managing projects are proving to be increasingly ineffective in a complex world that is becoming...

Sustainability, Innovation and Procurement

1st Edition

Sachin Kumar Mangla, Sunil Luthra
November 21, 2019

Sustainable procurement is the pursuit of sustainable development objectives through the purchasing and supply process, while balancing environmental, social, and economic objectives. This book will help readers develop new contemporary knowledge about frameworks, innovative tools and techniques to...

Practical Finance for Property Investment

1st Edition

Craig Furfine
November 21, 2019

Practical Finance for Property Investment provides readers with an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods, and tools useful for making investing and financing decisions regarding income-producing property. The book begins by considering how to value...

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