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Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World

Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World

By: Ahmed Driouchi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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The Arab world is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In order to keep up with the ever-progressing and expanding developments, advancements must be made with the current systems process and procedures. Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World focuses on knowledge economy as the most important engine for economic growth and development under the globalizing world economies. This publication analyzes the major issues that constrain further access to knowledge economy in the Arab countries with comparisons in Eastern and Central European economies....

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Contemporary Social Issues in East Asian Societies

Contemporary Social Issues in East Asian Societies

By: Mika Merviö

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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While the balance between private and public sectors are based primarily on the experiences of the wealthy societies in Western Europe and North America, the global reach and increased political weight of East Asian economies is bound to influence other societies as well. Contemporary Social Issues in East Asian Societies: Examining the Spectrum of Public and Private Spheres focuses on modern highly developed East Asian societies and their social issues, particularly ones that are related to family, institution, and health. By examining the modernized global society and its connectedness,...

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Cross-Cultural Interaction

Cross-Cultural Interaction

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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In a globalized society, individuals in business, government, and a variety of other fields must frequently communicate and work with individuals of different cultures and backgrounds. Effectively bridging the culture gap is critical to success in such scenarios. Cross-Cultural Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications explores contemporary research and historical perspectives on intercultural competencies and transnational organizations. This three-volume compilation will present a compendium of knowledge on cultural diversity and the impact this has on modern...

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The Leadership in Action Series: On Leading the Global Organization

The Leadership in Action Series: On Leading the Global Organization

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 24-DEC-2013

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Organizations that have operations around the globe have become the norm rather than the exception. This means they need leaders with the requisite skills—including international business knowledge, cultural adaptability, perspective taking, and innovation—to respond effectively to the challenges and complexity of global leadership. This collection of seventeen pieces—written by the Center for Creative Leadership's highly experienced and knowledgeable faculty members and researchers as well as by prominent practitioners and scholars in the fields of leadership and leadership...

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Islamic Capital Markets: A Comparative Approach

Islamic Capital Markets: A Comparative Approach

By: Obiyathulla Ismath Bacha; Abbas Mirakhor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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A comprehensive examination of Islamic capital markets Taking a comparative approach to the subject, this text looks at the similarities and differences between Islamic capital markets and conventional capital markets. The book explains each particular topic from both the conventional and the Islamic perspective, offering a full understanding of Islamic capital markets, processes, and instruments. In addition to a full explanation of Islamic products, this approach also ensures a holistic understanding of the dual markets within which Islamic capital markets operate. Ideal for both...

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Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges

Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges

By: Rainer Matyssek; N Clarke; P. Cudlin; T.N. Mikkelsen; J-P. Tuovinen; G Wieser; E. Paoletti

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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There are significant pressures from climate change and air pollution that forests currently face. This book aims to increase understanding of the state and potential of forest ecosystems to mitigate and adapt to climate change in a polluted environment. It reconciles process-oriented research, long-term monitoring and applied modeling through comprehensive forest ecosystem research. Furthermore, it introduces "forest super sites for research” for integrating soil, plant and atmospheric sciences and monitoring. It also provides mechanistic and policy-oriented modeling with scientifically...

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In the Middle of the Future Tom Plate on Asia

In the Middle of the Future Tom Plate on Asia

By: Tom Plate

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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For almost two decades, the columns of journalist Tom Plate have been featured in leading newspapers of the world and have focused entirely on one gigantic subject - the dynamic rise of Asia. Now, for the first time, the best of these columns has been organized into a substantial anthology, annotated with personal comments by Professor Plate, who is also the author of the best-selling 'Giants of Asia' book series. Unpublished material also enlivens the collection with vivid backstories. The net effect is a compelling and sprawling portrait of the last two decades of Asia resurgence by...

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The Maxxis Global Family

The Maxxis Global Family

By: Dr Wally Y H Chen

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2013

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As President of Maxxis International for more than 20 years, Dr. Wally Chen has guided this multi-billion dollar corporation to a position as one of the world's top ten tyre companies. In The Maxxis Global Family, he shares his ideas on management, creating a strong international brand, and 'Triple 3' - the business philosophy that guides Maxxis stakeholders to success. Dr. Chen also relates how his experiences with employees, distributors and customers have taught him lessons that he applies every day in business and in life. The Maxxis Global Family is a must for anyone who seeks to...

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STTS: Working in a Virtual World

STTS: Working in a Virtual World

By: Nicole Stinton

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2013

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Globalisation is quickly making the world smaller, but the work challenges larger. Colleagues and clients are diverse and work from different locations. So how do we stay connected, efficient and productive? What do we do to overcome technological, cultural and time challenges? With practical skills and effective techniques, Working in a Virtual World will help you to improve your business relationships, whether people are located on the next floor, in the next building or an entirely different country. This book gives you insights and hands-on techniques to make working in the virtual...

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Rural Community Libraries in Africa

Rural Community Libraries in Africa

By: Valeda Dent; Geoff Goodman; Michael Kevane

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Around the word, in developed as well as developing countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. The availability of information resources can often mean the difference between poverty and prosperity, particularly in underdeveloped African communities. Rural Community Libraries in Africa: Challenges and Impacts investigates the relationship between local libraries and community development. From the historical roots of rural libraries to their influence on the literacy, economy, and culture of the surrounding region, this book will present academics,...

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Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners

Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners

By: Jared Keengwe; Grace Onchwari

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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As the American immigrant population continues to expand, immigrant children and children of immigrants are entering the public school system. To be most effective, new teaching pedagogies must take cultural diversity into account. Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners explores some of the contemporary research on young immigrant learners in the United States, reflecting on their particular struggles in language learning, cultural integration, and other curricular and extra-curricular activities. This book will be most useful to teachers, administrators,...

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Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context

Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context

By: Grace Khoury; Maria Khoury

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2013

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In the era of globalization and ease of international connectivity and business interactions, professionals from all over the world benefit from having a well-rounded view of business culture and organizational practice at the regional level. Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context provides a presentation of teaching cases emphasizing the positive and negative experiences on a variety of management topics. Focusing on organizational behavior and leadership in Arab countries and the impact of culture in management and behavior, this publication is an essential...

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Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

By: Ümit Hacioğlu; Hasan Dinçer

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2013

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Whether post-modern or pre-industrial, the economic development of societies around the world is often influenced by the whims of a capricious international political environment. Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy investigates the impact of diverse cultures on the development and actualization of global economic entities, exploring advanced methods and best practices for the effective utilization and management of financial organizations within a globalized political context. This essential reference provides readers in both political and economic fields with...

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Global Strategies in Banking and Finance

Global Strategies in Banking and Finance

By: Hasan Dinçer; Ümit Hacioğlu

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2013

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In a globalized financial market, the success of an organization in one country is often inextricably linked to the economic viability of an array of other nations and governments. As such, global concerns—the simultaneous consideration of global and local aspects of business—often take precedence. Global Strategies in Banking and Finance explores the concept of a glocal industry through case studies, emerging research, and interdisciplinary perspectives applicable to a variety of fields in banking and finance. Within these pages, researchers and practitioners will discover tips, strategies,...

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Global Sourcing & Purchasing Post 9/11

Global Sourcing & Purchasing Post 9/11

By: Michael Assaf; Cynthia Bonincontro; Stephen Johnsen

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2005

Insert Date: 17-NOV-2013

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The events of September 11, 2001, have forever changed the dynamics of importing or exporting products into the United States. This privilege, which can be revoked for non-compliance, has been made dramatically more complex and expensive by the numerous new rules, regulations, laws and requirements of various agencies. This comprehensive reference provides sound and innovative purchasing, logistics and supply chain management techniques for acquiring customers, increasing competitive advantage, reducing costs and improving end-to end supply chain performance while ensuring required...

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The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities

The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities

By: Adam Lowther

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 12-NOV-2013

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This book is the result of a year-long study conducted by the Air Force Research Institute concerning Air Force strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. By addressing issues from economic integration to a potential nuclear arms race and key regional actors (China, North Korea, India), it provides a broad perspective on the topics that will shape the future of US involvement in the region. These include the areas of nuclear proliferation, international criminal activity, terrorism, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, natural disasters, and more. ...

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Due Diligence in China + Website: Beyond the Checklists

Due Diligence in China + Website: Beyond the Checklists

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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A plain-English guide that demystifies the business landscape in China from a due diligence point of view Due diligence is crucial to any business deal, and, thankfully, due diligence research has come a long way over the years. What used to be a cumbersome, time-consuming process has been standardized and systemized with generally accepted auditing frameworks and tools, such as the all-important auditing "checklists." But when it comes to doing due diligence in China, with its opaque regulatory system and byzantine accounting standards, all bets are off. In this book an acknowledged...

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Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region

Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region

By: Ahmed Driouchi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 07-NOV-2013

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The increasing demand for health care and advances in healthcare technologies has exacerbated the present shortage of health personnel. In response to these changes, physicians may choose to offer their services elsewhere. Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors addresses the mobility of physicians in the Mediterranean region within a global context, focusing on the role mobility has played in the global health system in both developed and developing economies. Besides universities and researchers, public and private medical...

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Foreign Exchange Operations: Master Trading Agreements, Settlement, and Collateral

Foreign Exchange Operations: Master Trading Agreements, Settlement, and Collateral

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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The ultimate nuts-and-bolts guide to foreign exchange operations The foreign exchange landscape is particularly risky since so much of the world is unregulated and takes place over the counter (off exchange). Brilliant traders and money managers who are profitable may find themselves underperforming, or worse, losing, simply because they failed to establish strong operations. In this book, David DeRosa provides industry players with everything they need for strong operational functions from all the types of trades to execution, master trading agreements, documentation, settlement, margin...

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An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you instant access to relevant libel and privacy laws and important legal rulings in the Europe, Asia,...