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Handbook Of Research On Theoretical Perspectives On Indigenous Knowledge Systems In Developing Countries

Author : Ngulube, Patrick
ISBN : 9781522508342
Genre : Social Science
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There has been a growth in the use, acceptance, and popularity of indigenous knowledge. High rates of poverty and a widening economic divide is threatening the accessibility to western scientific knowledge in the developing world where many indigenous people live. Consequently, indigenous knowledge has become a potential source for sustainable development in the developing world. The Handbook of Research on Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Developing Countries presents interdisciplinary research on knowledge management, sharing, and transfer among indigenous communities. Providing a unique perspective on alternative knowledge systems, this publication is a critical resource for sociologists, anthropologists, researchers, and graduate-level students in a variety of fields.

Handbook Of Research On Social Cultural And Educational Considerations Of Indigenous Knowledge In Developing Countries

Author : Ngulube, Patrick
ISBN : 9781522508397
Genre : Social Science
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Knowledge systems are an essential aspect to the preservation of a community’s culture. In developing countries, this community-based knowledge has significant influence on such things as decision making and problem solving. The Handbook of Research on Social, Cultural, and Educational Considerations of Indigenous Knowledge in Developing Countries is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the importance of knowledge and value systems at the community level and ways indigenous people utilize this information. Highlighting impacts on culture and education in developing nations, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academicians, policy makers, students, and professionals interested in contemporary debates on indigenous knowledge systems.

Handbook Of Research On Small And Medium Enterprises In Developing Countries

Author : Ahmad, Noor Hazlina
ISBN : 9781522521662
Genre : Business & Economics
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Smaller companies are abundant in the business realm and outnumber large companies by a wide margin. Understanding the inner workings of small businesses offers benefits to the consumers and the economy. The Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries is an essential handbook for the latest research on the intentions, performance, and application models of independent firms. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a broad range of topics such as green IT, entrepreneurial ventures, and social capital, this publication is ideally designed for researchers, academicians, and practitioners seeking current research on the different opportunities and challenges in relation to this specific sector of business around the globe.

E Government Implementation And Practice In Developing Countries

Author : Zaigham Mahmood
ISBN : 9781466640917
Genre : Social Science
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"This book provides research on the current actions being taken by developing countries toward the design, development, and implementation of e-government policies"--Provided by publisher.

Digital Public Administration And E Government In Developing Nations Policy And Practice

Author : Halpin, Edward Francis
ISBN : 9781466636927
Genre : Political Science
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In recent years, it has become apparent that there are very distinct gaps between developed and developing regions in the world, especially in regards to e-government systems, infrastructures, and processes. Digital Public Administration and E-Government in Developing Nations: Policy and Practice examines e-government from the perspective of developing nations and addresses issues and concerns of developing systems and processes. This publication is a valuable and insightful tool for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students in different fields who are interested in information systems, public policies, politics, and media and communication studies.

Global Perspectives On Development Administration And Cultural Change

Author : Afolayan, Gbenga Emmanuel
ISBN : 9781522506300
Genre : Political Science
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As countries around the world make continuous strides in developing their economies, it has become increasingly important to evaluate the different ways culture impacts the growth of a region. Global Perspectives on Development Administration and Cultural Change investigates the impact of economic growth on different demographics throughout the world. Identifying theoretical concepts and notable topics in the areas of economic development, organizational culture, and cultural shifts, this book is an essential reference source for policymakers, development planners, international institutions, public policy analysts, administrators, researchers, and NGOs.

Information Technology And Indigenous People

Author : Dyson, Laurel Evelyn
ISBN : 1599043009
Genre : Computers
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"This book provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues & questions of cultural appropriateness"--Provided by publisher.

Challenges Of Academic Library Management In Developing Countries

Author : Thanuskodi, S.
ISBN : 9781466640719
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Academic libraries cater to the diverse needs of scholars, scientists, technocrats, researchers, students, and others personally and professionally invested in higher education. Due to advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT), the vision and mission of academic libraries are changing in developing countries. Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries provides the latest theoretical frameworks and empirical research into academic libraries, investigating concerns such as illiteracy, budgeting, software development, technical training, and others. In particular, this book will be of use to professionals and researchers working in the field of library and information science who are looking for new methods and best practices in the management of effective academic libraries. This book is part of the Advances in Library and Information Science series collection.

Technological Advancement In Developed And Developing Countries Discoveries In Global Information Management

Author : Hunter, M. Gordon
ISBN : 9781605669212
Genre : Computers
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"This book uses a multi-cultural approach to discuss many issues relating to information systems, and takes many different perspectives on this intriguing topic"--Provided by publisher.

Leveraging Developing Economies With The Use Of Information Technology Trends And Tools

Author : Usoro, Abel
ISBN : 9781466616387
Genre : Computers
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No aspect of business, public, or private lives in developed economies can be discussed today without acknowledging the role of information and communication technologies (ICT). A shortage of studies still exists, however, on how ICTs can help developing economies. Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools moves toward filling the gap in research on ICT and developing nations, bringing these countries one step closer to advancement through technology. This essential publication will bring together ideas, views, and perspectives helpful to government officials, business professionals, and other individuals worldwide as they consider the use of ICT for socio-economic progress in the developing world.

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