The best tool to get a deep understanding of notions such as knowledge management and national culture. Authors' approach to this concepts and their application in non-traditional way enables reader to see totally different application which explores very interesting model. Creation of this model by itself has strong theoretical background which shows depth of the research. Book could be ideal tool for the people who want to deepen their knowledge in this area.
The existing knowledge explaining Human Resource Management (HRM) concentrates on theory and required standards. However the practices in the industries stretch beyond the theories and concepts recommended in literature. The knowledge on HRM does not provide guidance how to define HR policies and procedures for the HR practitioners working in industries. This book contributes a practical approach to learning HRM through policies and procedures. It presents samples of HRM policies and procedures specificaly meant for corporate, financial and banking sectors in a way that these should help HR practitioners in other industries as well.
Research on Knowledge Systems has evoked great interest amongst Extension professionals all over the world. This book explores the perspectives of Dairy Knowledge Information System (DKIS) in Indian context and analyses the extent of linkages among various actors in the system using actor-linkage matrix. The information management of selected dairy farming innovations are meticulously studied and presented in this book. The constraints in adopting the technologies and role perceptions of various actors of the DKIS are also extensively explored. This invaluable book gives an insight into the DKIS with an Indian perspective and will be highly useful to Extension professionals and students.
Microsoft Data Mining approaches data mining from the particular perspective of IT professionals using Microsoft data management technologies. The author explains the new data mining capabilities in Microsoft's SQL Server 2000 database, Commerce Server,and other products, details the Microsoft OLE DB for Data Mining standard, and gives readers best practices for using all of them. The book bridges the previously specialized field of data mining with the new technologies and methods that are quickly making it an important mainstream tool for companies of all sizes. Data mining refers to a set of technologies and techniques by which IT professionals search large databases of information (such as those contained by SQL Server) for patterns and trends. Traditionally important in finance, telecommunication, and other information-intensive fields, data mining increasingly helps companies better understand and serve their customers by revealing buying patterns and related interests. It is becoming a foundation for e-commerce and knowledge management.Unique book on a hot data management topicPart of Digital Press's SQL Server and data mining clustersAuthor is an expert on both traditional and Microsoft data mining technologies
The participatory approach for Davao city is evaluated through access to information on a local level, and meaningful opportunities for engagement. Management as a successful process requires criteria that are specific and unique to the grassroots framework, where participants and users are included in the collection, dissemination, and benefits of the knowledge and data, that is the co-generation of knowledge in a practiced, politically recognized, on-the ground reality. The holistic picture of water balances of the watershed constructed in this study is a useful interpretation on the basis of best efforts constructed from the existing statistics, to discuss secure use of water in a sustainable manner. To demonstrate the use of water balance, pollution from point and non-point sources within the watershed are discussed using Total Maximum Daily Load. The estimated inputs to model availability and contamination are outlined within this research to act as suggestions for open-source community based monitoring efforts. From the process-based research, the localized data does not have rigorous, representative data sets which account for appropriate management-level modeling.
Cost Management" was written in response to changes in the global business environment. Unbridled access to information and intense competition has meant that cost accounting has become an increasingly important tool for managers and accountants alike. Most textbooks focus on content knowledge and then expect students to 'magically' demonstrate skills such as decision-making and critical thinking. "Cost Management" better prepares students for professional success by bridging the gaps between Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Many students fail to recognize the assumptions, limitations, behavioral implications and qualitative factors that influence managerial decision-making. The dynamic, new author team focuses on cost accounting methods, techniques and the quality of cost accounting information used for decision-making to deliver a thoroughly modern treatment of cost accounting topics.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways affected by many factors. This respiratory problem that can affect all ages of people can however be controlled by medication. A proper education and knowledge about the disease is essential, which will help in management and control of the disease. In this arena, this book is designed and conceded in the diagnosis and management of the disease.
Managing Children’s Services provides underpinning knowledge and skills necessary to manage and administer children’s services effectively. Written in three parts, Managing Children’s Services first introduces philosophical and marketplace perspectives. It then deals with an introduction to management, including theories and structures of childcare. The third part covers a broad range of issues involved in administration, such as financial management, office administration and organisational planning. It also includes additional references and links for supporting material to assist staff and students in broadening their knowledge well beyond the text.
This work presents new ideas on the characteristics pertaining to the flow of knowledge from multinational enterprises to overseas subsidiaries by focusing on managerial foreign knowledge and international joint ventures. It offers excellent contributions in the areas of multinational enterprises including foreign direct investment, knowledge management, corporate strategy, strategic alliances and indirect performance enhancement. In short, this book will be valuable for various readers, including academics, business strategists, managers, policy makers among others.
Perspectives on Intellectual Capital bridges the disciplinary gaps and facilitates knowledge transfer across disciplines, featuring views on intellectual capital from the fields of accounting, strategy, marketing, human resource management, operations management, information systems, and economics. It also offers interdisciplinary views on intellectual capital from the perspectives of public policy, knowledge management and epistemology. By analyzing the various perspectives, Editor Bernard Marr is able to present a truly comprehensive understanding of what intellectual capital is, including the "state of the art" thinking about it in each discipline, the common key trends, and the trajectories for future developments, learning, and practice.
What’s your MBA IQ? A combination of what you know and how much you’ve applied this knowledge on the job, your MBA IQ is what defines your management knowledge in today’s business climate. It’s what keeps you at the top of your profession, an expert in your specialized field with an understanding, as well, of cross-functional disciplines. Arming you with a solid foundation across the entire MBA curriculum to interact with colleagues, clients, senior management, and professors at a higher, more advanced level, international business expert Devi Vallabhaneni helps you get the most from MBA-level topics—and ultimately, develop your career. This authoritative road map facilitates advanced management education and reveals a structured approach for career development in the management profession, equipping you with nuts and bolts coverage of: General management, leadership, and strategy Operations management • Marketing management Quality and process management • Human resources management Accounting • Finance Information technology Corporate control, law, ethics, and governance International business Project management Decision sciences and managerial economics The related self-assessment exercises available at www.mbaiq.com allow you to compute your MBA IQ. You can find out where your weaknesses are and then begin to develop your knowledge base to gain proficiency in all management areas and become a true business generalist. Since the MBA degree has become a de facto standard in management education, the goal of What’s Your MBA IQ? is to make the knowledge contained in an MBA accessible to all business practitioners. As a result, this book is equally relevant to business practitioners, whether or not they pursue an MBA. Also, your organization can use What’s Your MBA IQ? to assess its business practitioners’ readiness for corporate rotation programs, high potential programs, the CABM, the CBM, or an MBA degree.
The book is aimed to analyze the application of the ambidexterity theory in the ICT management. The introduction is an overview of the IT management market, service delocalization, and outsourcing topics. Then the book go through an analysis of the ITIL protocol, the information system managerial best practice and the business compliance. The case history is represented by a global ERP service provider that operate in a dynamic environment when security, expertise and knowledge are the key words.
Libraries being memory and the cultural heritage institutions form an important component in the information infrastructure of a country. Any damage or destruction to them results in economic losses and affects the cultural identity and legacy for the future, disrupts the education processes and systems, and sets back knowledge creation. The present study focuses on disaster management issues in Indian libraries. There is very little knowledge about the damage caused by natural and man-made disasters to libraries, nor is it known how they coped with these situations. Have any lessons been learnt from these and are they prepared today to face disasters? Have any disaster management plans been prepared? The present research attempts to answer these questions. The book provides guidelines to libraries on the content and the preparation of a disaster management plan. The narratives of librarians who coped with disasters in past is an eye opener for others to know the difficulties faced by them and how they tried best to cope using standard practices and adopting local solutions. Many of the tips provided are useful for any library to adopt and be prepared for disasters.
1. Organizational DNA, 2. Psychological Capital and Job Embeddedness, 3. Organizational Cynicism and Job Attitudes, 4. Organizational Cohesiveness and Performance, 5. Ethical Climate, 6. Cultural Intelligence and Job Performance, 7. Knowledge Management, 8. Talent Management and Service Quality, 9. Job Rotation and Role Stress, 10. Organizational Learning, 11. Transactional and Transformational Leadership Styles.
This book provides an in-depth knowledge of the most important aspects of data management, especially the relational database systems and data mining. Primary Emphasis is on peer to peer database management systems, Classifiers and Intrusion Detection. The content of the book is designed to suit the requirements of computer science students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as for the advanced learners.