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Innovation Driven Institutional Research

Author : Ronnie Lessem
ISBN : 9781351728010
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is the third volume in the CARE-ing for Integral Development series. It continues to build on the previous two works, Community Activation and Awakening Integral Consciousness, as well as preceding the fourth and final book, Embodying Integral Development. This book serves as a follow-up to the author's approach to integral research and development, economics and enterprise, contained within the Innovation and Transformation series, and as a focus for how put all of this "CARE-fully" to work. This third volume, in the CARE quartet is perhaps the most crucial one, building on the organizational systems (see Awakening Integral Consciousness) that came before and turning from trans-cultural and transformational to trans-disciplinary, from integral reality and integral rhythm to integral realms, with a view ultimately to transpersonal, integral rounds. The author turns his attention to research and innovation, and then focuses in on enterprise and economics, management and leadership. As such, he introduces his Inter-Institutional Genealogy in place of an "integral", yet still inhibiting, university. In the process this book paves the way for a new kind of institutionalized, innovation driven social research, which, while rooted in a particular place, speaks to the world as a whole. Moreover, such a research-and-innovation institution has a fundamental role to play in the evolution of a specific community, building on what has come CARE-wise before.
Category: Business & Economics

Networking Research Development And Innovation In Arab Countries

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ISBN : UOM:39015063098472
Genre : Arab countries
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"Innovation is central to the development of successful economies. Less-favored countries and regions are often those that lack the capacity to innovate and, consequently, that lack the ability to improve their positions in today's competitive global market. Capacity to innovate helps countries and regional groupings achieve advantageous positions in key industrial and service sectors. Research, development and innovation (RDI) networks designed to promote innovative inputs can secure competencies in areas of expertise unattainable by individual countries and institutions. Furthermore, RDI networks play a significant role in securing a critical mass of both human and financial resources, particularly given the increased importance of multidisciplinary approaches and demand for higher resource levels linked to tangible impacts. Increasing sophistication of the research and development (R and D) enterprise is reflected in the cost of equipment and consumables, which renders R and D activities an expensive business whose costs are better shared among as many concerned partners as possible."--Publisher's description.
Category: Arab countries

The Future Of Humanity

Author : Zhouying Jin
ISBN : 9781783209262
Genre : Philosophy
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The Future of Humanity seeks to answer the question: “What kind of global civilization should human beings pursue and what do we have to do collectively?,” one a question that has preoccupied scholars, philosophers and politicians for centuries. In doing so, the book tackles concepts as monumental as the keys to happiness, alien nonconventional intelligence, immortality, morality and China’s possible role in bringing about a better worldjoining this global discussion. To navigate these many and complex topics, Jin combines the spiritual insights of ancient Chinese thinkers with a deep respect for the accomplishments and discoveries of modern Western science, exploring and explaining her distinct vision for a what a better, global future civilization could be.
Category: Philosophy

Cpb Report

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ISBN : IND:30000047147347
Genre : Economic forecasting
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Expedition Agroparks

Author : Peter J.A.M. Smeets
ISBN : 9789086867196
Genre : Science
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This book is the result of several years of expedition into the development of metropolitan FoodClusters. The author's fascination for the agricultural landscapes in and around metropolises led him to the conclusion that improving the efficiency of agriculture is the most effective way to safeguard the quality of such landscapes. The wasteful modes of production developed in the past 150 years have led to a serious decline in both the surface area and the quality of the highly valued landscapes. Closing the loops within the agricultural production system and increasing their productivity is therefore the best remedy to arrest this decline. After analysing the development of agriculture against the background of the urbanisation process in today's network society, the focus shifts to research by design on agroparks. These are spatial clusters of agrofunctions and the related economic activities. Agroparks bring together high-productivity plant-based and animal-based production and processing along industrial lines combined with the input of high levels of knowledge and technology. The cycles of water, minerals and gases are skillfully closed and the use of fossil energy is minimised, particularly by the processing of various flows of waste products and by-products. An agropark may therefore be seen as the application of industrial ecology in the agrosector. The scientific aim of this book is to find answers to the questions of whether agroparks contribute to sustainable development in metropolises, how an agropark is developed and how it must be designed. Under examination are seven designs for agroparks, which were created from 2002 onwards in the Netherlands, China and India.
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Developing Successful Ict Strategies Competitive Advantages In A Global Knowledge Driven Society

Author : Rahman, Hakikur
ISBN : 9781599046563
Genre : Computers
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Presents research investigating the notion that information communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential to improve the lives of people and contribute to enhancing social conditions in developing countries through such concepts as the Knowledge Society, open education, and e-governance.
Category: Computers

Dynamising National Innovation Systems

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9789264194465
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Synthesising the results of a multi-year OECD project on national innovation systems (NIS), this publication demonstrates how the NIS approach can be implemented in designing and implementing more efficient technology and innovation policies.
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Employee Driven Innovation

Author : Steen Høyrup
ISBN : 9781137014764
Genre : Business & Economics
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Presents research in Employee-Driven Innovation, an emergent field of study that meets the demand for exploiting new innovative potentials in organizations. There is a growing interest in creating new knowledge in innovation, emphasizing human resources and social processes. The authors intend to take the global lead in research on these areas.
Category: Business & Economics

Ashe Reader On Planning And Institutional Research

Author : Marvin W. Peterson
ISBN : UOM:39015055445533
Genre : Education
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This reader is designed for higher education programs and for institutions with planning and/or institutional research offices or staff that have a need for professional training and development. The articles in the reader were selected from a diverse range of sources that represent a wealth of well-know and respected scholars and practitioners in the field. Most of the selections were chosen for their significance as research based, conceptual or synthesis literature. The reader's editors have provided a well-rounded coverage which reflects the broad current models and approaches to planning and the roles of institutional research. In addition, an extensive and up-to-date Other Resources section includes "Related Higher Education Reference Books and Related Publication," as well as descriptions of relevant "Data Base Resources," "Periodic Data Reports," and "Related Professional Associations." Features include: Offers comprehensive coverage in the field of planning and institutional research Addresses significant and substantive issues Presents a well-focused overview on planning and instructional research in the introduction Contains useful selections for in-service and professional development Selections were chosen through an extensive literature search and review - primarily from higher education literature Provides extensive information on other related resources Includes a special section on "Using the Internet"
Category: Education

University Research For Innovation

Author : Luc Weber
ISBN : 2717857974
Genre : Education
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Drawn from the 7th Glion Colloquium held in 2009, this volume considers the role of research universities in an innovation-driven global society. Whether in the "old world" of Europe and North America or in rapidly developing nations, the message is clear: innovation has become the key to prosperity and social well-being in a hypercompetitive global economy. Part I introduces several forms of economic, technological, and social innovation. Part II discusses agents of innovation from the points of view of a research university, industry, and national innovation policies. Part III presents university leaders from long-established and emerging institutions to compare how regional and institutional characteristics shape innovation strategies. Part IV focuses on approaches to innovation at national and institutional levels, including a U.S. approach to energy challenges, the shift of high-tech industry toward open innovation, and the challenges of creating world-class universities. Part V addresses the intellectual character of innovation and its relationship to the university's mission. Today's economy requires not only leadership in innovation but also educated citizens capable of applying technology, talent, and capital in new ways. Institutions of higher learning must collaborate with industry and government to create a climate and culture that enable innovation to thrive.
Category: Education

Workforce Development And Higher Education A Strategic Role For Institutional Research

Author : Richard A. Voorhees
ISBN : UOM:39015063164241
Genre : Education
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In a global economy, higher education increasingly is being asked to address workforce development needs. This is a relatively new agenda for institutional research, but one that can play directly to the skills that many institutional researchers possess and those that can be quickly developed. This volume of New Directions for Institutional Research assembles both the conceptual underpinnings of workforce development from an international perspective and provides practical information that can provide a foundation for institutional researchers to become more deeply engaged with their institutions in this critical area. This volume includes institutional case studies as well as specific techniques for gauging the market potential for new instructional programs. It concludes with a compilation of suggested projects and studies that institutional research personnel might consider on behalf of their campuses.
Category: Education