Editor Piotr Pachura
366 pages, August, 2011
To better understand the contemporary world, the world of innovation and technology, science should try to synthesize and assimilate social science in the development of our civilization.
Does the new era require new knowledge? Does the age of glob ...
Editor Igor Fuerstner
434 pages, November, 2010
Todayâ€™s global economy offers more opportunities, but is also more complex and competitive than ever before. This fact leads to a wide range of research activity in different fields of interest, especially in the so-called high-tech sectors. T ...
Editor Miroslav Verbic
126 pages, July, 2011
Econometrics is becoming a highly developed and highly mathematicized array of its own sub disciplines, as it should be, as economies are becoming increasingly complex, and scientific economic analyses require progressively thorough knowledge of soli ...
Editor Gina Rossi
342 pages, May, 2012
This book represents a selection of chapters that address several topics from the broad domains of psychology: alcoholism, clinical interventions, treatment of depression, personality psychology, qualitative research methods in psychology, and social ...
Editor Kent G. Deng
168 pages, October, 2010
This is a collective volume on present-day globalisation with nine chapters from authors of several academic disciplines. It covers wide aspects, ranging from the nature, impact, challenges and implications of globalisation to responses from a countr ...
Editor Todor Stoilov
114 pages, March, 2012
The time management is worthy goal of many human activities. It concerns variety problems related to goals definition, assessment of available resources, control of management policies, scheduling of decisions. This book is an attempt to illustrate t ...
Editor Bhuiyan Monwar Alam
384 pages, October, 2012
The importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can hardly be overemphasized in today’s academic and professional arena. More professionals and academics have been using GIS than ever – urban & regional planners, civil engineers, geographe ...
Editor Nerija Banaitiene
596 pages, September, 2012
Every business and decision involves a certain amount of risk. Risk might cause a loss to a company. This does not mean, however, that businesses cannot take risks. As disengagement and risk aversion may result in missed business opportunities, which ...
Editor Thierry Burger-Helmchen
202 pages, February, 2012
What are the differences between an entrepreneur and a manager? According to Schumpeter, the main difference lies in the entrepreneur's ideas, creativity, and vision of the world. These differences enable him to create new combinations, to change exi ...
Editor Asunción López-Varela
420 pages, August, 2012
This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst t ...
Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
122 pages, May, 2012
Human development has different meanings depending on the area we focus on. To the psychologists it is the ontogenetic process of individual development. It considers systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of thei ...
Editor Chee-Heong Quah and Ong Lin Dar
270 pages, May, 2012
In this 21st century of opportunity and turbulence, business firms need to equip themselves with new competencies that were never thought of before. For this reason, this book is timely as it introduces new insights into new problems in the aspects o ...
Editor Piotr Pachura
290 pages, August, 2011
Today science is moving in the direction of synthesis of the achievements of various academic disciplines. The idea to prepare and present to the international academic milieu, a multidimensional approach to globalization phenomenon is an ambitious u ...
Editor Rosario Laratta
230 pages, March, 2012
"Social Welfare" offers, for the first time, a wide-ranging, internationally-focused selection of cutting-edge work from leading academics. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social wel ...
Editor Wichian Sittiprapaporn
374 pages, March, 2012
Learning disability is a classification that includes several disorders in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner. Depending on the type and severity of the disability, interventions may be used to help the individual learn strate ...
Editor Imma Ollich-Castanyer
304 pages, May, 2012
The contents of this book show the implementation of new methodologies applied to archaeological sites. Chapters have been grouped in four sections: New Approaches About Archaeological Theory and Methodology; The Use of Geophysics on Archaeological F ...
Editor Hardy Hanappi
356 pages, March, 2013
The game is on. Do you know how to play? Game theory sets out to explore what can be said about making decisions which go beyond accepting the rules of a game. Since 1942, a well elaborated mathematical apparatus has been developed to do so; but ther ...
Editor Thierry Burger-Helmchen
350 pages, March, 2012
Entrepreneurship has a tremendous impact on the economic development of a country. As can be expected, many public policies foster the development of self- entrepreneurship in times of unemployment, praise the creation of firms and con- sider the wil ...
Editor Daniel Catalan-Matamoros
154 pages, April, 2012
Customer relationship management (CRM) strategies have become increasingly important worldwide due to changes in expectations from customers as well as changes in the nature of markets. This book puts forth a conceptualization that attempts to not on ...
Editor Rashid Solagberu Adisa
422 pages, April, 2012
Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting ...