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World sustainable development outlook 2007: knowledge management and sustainable development in the 21st century

Author: Ahmed, Allam Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 400 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781906093020Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007 Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Contents List of figures, tables and boxes ....................................................................................... 9 Preface.............................................................................................................................. 13 Allam Ahmed PART I: Introduction....................................................................................................... 15 Managing knowledge in the 21st century and the roadmap to sustainability .................... 16 Allam Ahmed PART II: Education.......................................................................................................... 31 Do education reforms result in quality education? ............................................................ 32 Siham El-Kafafi Educational outcomes and labour market based on supply and demand: A Qatari perspective..........................................................................................................44 Hend A. Job In search of African Tigers: Repositioning African universities for challenges of research and development, wealth creation and sustainable development.................. 54 Michael 3. Emeji Research supervision: Training, process and experience................................................. 66 Ihab Tewfik and Sundus Tewfik PART III: Knowledge Management................................................................................ 77 Indigenous knowledge in agriculture with particular reference to medicinal crop production in Khorasan, Iran ........................................................................................................ 78 P. Rezvani Moghaddam, A.K.S. Huda, Q. Parvez and A. Koocheki Strategic vision to knowledge management strategy: An evaluative paradigm ................ 86 T. Shareef Younis Managing knowledge workers: The technologist in the IT industry................................... 94 S.C. Poornima PART IV: Information and Communications Technologies....................................... 107 Cybernating academe: centralisation of science assessment as hegemony an African alternative...................................................................................................... 108 Williams E. Nwagwu Readiness for online learning in business schools in India............................................. 119 Ramesh Behl, Deepak Chawla and Himanshu Joshi Improving agricultural sustainability and profitability via the use of computerised decision-support systems is challenging and complex ............................ 130 J.B. Robinson, D.M. Freebairn and A.K.S. Huda A longitudinal study of farmers and trainers capturing climate information for sustainable development.............................................................................................................. 141 D.A. George, J.F. Clewett, A.K.S. Huda, C.J. Birch, A.H. Wright, W.R. Allen and Q. Parvez Exploring best practices in Public Private Partnership (PPP) in e-government through select case studies from India............................................................................ 153 Soumitra Sharma Airline distribution systems: History, challenges and solutions ...................................... 163 Michael J. Williams and Dawna L. Rhoades Management of stock exchanges: Automation and demutualisation............................... 172 Subba Reddy Yarram XBRL benefits, challenges and adoption in the US and UK: Clarification of a future research agenda........................................................................ 181 Aminah Abdullah, Iqbal Khadaroo and Junaid Shaikh Assuring intermodal security using RFID tags on cargo containers................................ 189 Michael Williams and Cheryl Cunningham PART V: Science Technology and Innovation ........................................................... 199 Genetic engineering perception in New Zealand: Is it the way of the future?.................. 200 Siham El-Kafafi Effect of sheath rot (Sarocladium oryzae) on rice seed health........................................ 210 S. Akter, M.A.T. Mia, M.S. Kabir and M.A. Latif Technical efficiency in artisanal fisheries: Evidence from Fiji.......................................... 216 Mahendra Reddy Extension workers' attitudes towards usefulness of an integrated soil fertility and nutrient management approach for sustainable crop production: A study in Bangladesh................................................................................................... 232 M.G. Farouque and H. Takeya Livelihoods of the people involved in pangasiid catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) farming in Mymensingh, Bangladesh............................... 241 Shuraya Tasnoova, Khan M. Iqbal, Izumi Iwamoto and Md. Mahfuzul Haque Turkey's high-tech profile and sustainable development............................................... 249 Feride Doganer Gonel The contextual dimension of risk dialogues: The case of water recycling weblogs in South East Queensland, Australia ................. 256 Jennifer Summerville, Evonne Miller, Lorraine Bell and Laurie Buys PART VI: Climate Change and Energy....................................................................... 265 Investment trends in alternate energy methods by large US corporations.................... 266 M. Anaam Hashmi Aviation in a carbon constrained world.......................................................................... 271 Dawna L Rhoades PART VII: Macro-economic Analysis......................................................................... 281 Neoliberal idealism, state building, and the Washington Consensus: A story (still) under development................................................................................... 282 Michael Heazle Post-crisis economic performance in East Asia: Recovery or sustained decline? ........ 296 Moazzem Hossain A structural approach to diversification of the nation's economy and economic development of Kazakhstan .................................................................................... 304 Yelena N. Zabortseva The impact of industrial policy on capital structure with financial flexibility, macroeconomic conditions and economic growth and development taken into account: Evidence from Taiwan.............................................................................. 315 Hsien-Hung Yeh and Eduardo Roca The firm and industry structure in economically sustainable development: A case study of the telecommunication industry............................................................ 325 Frank M. Little PART VIII: Trade and Development............................................................................ 335 Trade and economic growth in Asian-5.......................................................................... 336 Tajul Anffin Masron, Zulkornain Yusop, Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah and Muzafar Shah Habibullah Towards an agri-food 'culture': Managing the impact on agricultural supply chains of changes in consumer culture .............................................................. 344 Tony Webb International transmission of stock price movement: Evidence from ASEAN plus 3 and the world's most advanced markets......................... 355 Ruzita Abdul Rahim and Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd. Nor PART IX: Gender and Development............................................................................367 Women, sustainable community development and human resource development: The Sub-Saharan African context ................................................................................. 368 Peter Cunningham and Kristine Sydhagen Role of women in farm decision-making using data from selected locations in Bangladesh................................................................................................................. 379 S. Hassan, Q. Parvez, A.K.S. Huda and G. Ramsay The economics behind son preference in South India.................................................... 390 S. Mumtaj Begum and Christianna Singh

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