Based on 20 years of research, this book lays out a proven and tested method for
reaching the goal of employee happiness, analyzing individuals’ communication
patterns, and making them self-aware by mirroring their behaviour back to them in a
privacy-respecting way. In doing so, Peter A. Gloor introduces artificial
intelligence-based methods to identify personality, moral values, and ethics of
individuals based on their body language and interaction with others.
Organisations across the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors require active Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) policies and programs, and are increasingly subject to meeting legislative standards around the DEI principles of equal opportunity, anti-discrimination, and human rights. Bringing together more than 20 insightful contributions from a diverse range of researchers, this dynamic Field Guide examines the theories, practices, and policies of diversity management.
A landmark reference work in the field, this Elgar Encyclopedia presents over 60 entries from scholars that have shaped the making of the economics of innovation as a distinct and specialised field of investigation within the broad range of economic disciplines.
This will be a critical read for economics scholars, particularly those focusing on knowledge and innovation as it offers an understanding of the definitions of key terms in the field, the founding tenets of the topic, and the economics of knowledge and innovation in more specific contexts.
This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com.
Presenting the emergence of new organizational designs in a novel way, this insightful book blends theory and practice to examine major trends and directions, the key ideas that underpin organizational design and how these ideas might be applied.
Written by a plethora of expert contributors from a range of institutions, the Handbook of Technology Transfer provides an engaging deep-dive review of technology transfer as a complex and dynamic process, applying different mechanisms characterising activities in a variety of countries.
Timely and invigorating, this book explores how blockchain technology is disrupting
economies and transforming societies. It offers detailed insights into the
synergistic and complementary effects of blockchain and other new and emerging
technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, satellite
imagery and digital twins.
Challenging current attitudes to governance and regulation in business, this timely book ascertains how regulatory approaches can innovate to ensure sustainable business that contributes to social justice for current and future generations within ecological limits.
Much has been researched and written about the emergence of improvisation processes
within organizational contexts. Although still scarce, research on organizational
improvisation has evolved from a jazz and theater metaphor to empirical and
conceptual organizational frameworks, creating a consolidated organizational
theoretical body. This Elgar Introduction discusses major theoretical advances in
organizational improvisation, which the authors view as the process of improvisation
that occurs within an organizational context, whether at the individual, team, or
organizational level. Grounded in rigorous academic work to date, this book speaks
both to scholars interested in developing research on organizational improvisation
and to managers who face rapid change with crucial consequences.
With the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly escalating higher education’s move online, this timely Handbook offers holistic conceptualisations of digital higher education which consider personal, pedagogic, and organisational level change. Key findings from digital education research are aligned with case studies of institutional practices, to consider the current and future role of digital technologies in higher education.
Expansive and engaging, the Research Handbook on Innovation in International Business takes a deep dive into technological, organisational, firm, and industry-level innovation. Contributions from leading experts in international business cover large multinational firms to SMEs and emerging markets, providing industry-specific insights into innovative solutions from across the globe.