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Research Insights

About These Publications

The pace of modern technological change within the last decade has exceeded all expectations, thus challenging traditional knowledge sharing methods for researchers, libraries, publishers, and vendors all over the world. In response to this constant need to drive innovation, IGI Global publishes a specialized line of scholarly publications -- Research Insights. Authored and edited by experts from prominent research institutions all over the world who are knowledgeable in a wide range of emerging research areas, these titles provide concise and fluid explanations of the most cutting-edge concepts, theories, predictions, and implementations in fields such as: business, computer science, education, science, engineering, government, medicine, communications, and various others.

These publications are highly focused and produced in an expeditious fashion (approximately 4-6 months from concept to distribution) so no time is lost in allowing for the dissemination of this type of scholarly/scientific knowledge for universal value among researchers.

Research Insights deliver forward-thinking summaries and concise analyses through the following approaches:
  • Overview of trending topic areas or applications
  • In-field case studies
  • Best methods for implementing a new tool or methodology
  • Exploratory studies of shifting perspectives and practices
  • Predictions for the future of a developing field, and/or anticipating research opportunities
  • Related readings to provide additional information and guidance for further enrichment
Research Insights are available in either electronic or hardcover format and are around 150 - 200+ pages in length. Each publication is subjected to a double-blind peer review process by an esteemed advisory board to ensure the highest level of quality is applied. These publications are suitable for use by academic researchers, as well as corporate researchers working in R&D departments, professionals, graduate students, practitioners, and instructors. They are excellent additions to academic libraries as well as corporate R&D libraries.

Areas of Interest

Forthcoming Research Insights will include (but are not limited to) the following thematic areas:
  • Agri-Food global competitiveness
  • Modern data science and business intelligence
  • Psychological and electrophysiological attributes of human personality
  • Latest innovations in 3D printing
  • Block chain technologies and smart contracts
  • Human-machine symbiosis
  • Public libraries in disaster control
  • Millennials and their engagement in the workplace and society
  • Inclusivity of women in emerging industries
  • Faith-based decision making
  • Self-initiated expatriates (SIEs)
  • Mo(W)-based catalysts in the petroleum and chemical industry
  • Compensation and reward programs in multinational corporations
  • TPACK frameworks
  • Humanitarian interventions
  • National promotional banks

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Research Insights Publications:

Academic Mobility Programs and Engagement: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Donna M Velliaris (Independent Researcher, Singapore)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Students in a range of academic disciplines can take part in a growing number of international placements available to them. Given the sharp increase in the number o...
Business Reinvention for Ecosystem Value, Flexibility, and Empowerment: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Soe-Tsyr Daphne Yuan (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
The success of a business is largely determined by how adaptably it can facilitate innovative digital architectures and human-based resources. By redesigning this pr...
Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Obediah Dodo (Bindura University, Zimbabwe), Vincent Mabvurira (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $170.00
Evidence has shown that the majority of the challenges facing modern youth populations worldwide originate from globalization. It is essential to look at the nexus b...
Language Learning Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Alina Slapac (University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA), Sarah Coppersmith (Lindenwood University, USA)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Educators all over the world are being challenged to provide effective instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse learners and immigrant communities while...
Applied Econometric Analysis: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Brian W. Sloboda (University of Phoenix, USA), Yaya Sissoko (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Professionals are constantly searching for competitive solutions to help determine current and future economic tendencies. Econometrics uses statistical methods and...
A Conceptual Framework for SMART Applications in Higher Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Paula Miller (University of Phoenix, USA), James Orion Connelly (University of Phoenix, USA)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $145.00
With the rapid availability of information, it becomes essential to keep pace with this availability as well as process the information into knowledge that has real-...
Implications of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Urban and Rural Environments
António Manuel Amaral (University of Minho, Portugal), Luís Barreto (ESCE-IPVC, Portugal), Sara Baltazar (ESCE-IPVC, Portugal), João Pedro Silva (IPLeiria, Portugal), Luísa Gonçalves (IPLeiria, Portugal)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $150.00
With the recent advancements and implementations of technology within the global community, various regions of the world have begun to transform. The idea of smart t...
Projects That Fuel Women's Empowerment and Global Impact: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Cassandra Sligh Conway (South Carolina State University, USA)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $135.00
The past few decades have introduced an increase of women’s roles in a variety of fields. However, the demand to create and promote more women-based business opportu...
Formal and Adaptive Methods for Automation of Parallel Programs Construction: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Anatoliy Doroshenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine), Olena Yatsenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Emerging scientific and industrial applications in today’s world require significant computing power. Modern software tools are available for such platforms but are...
Toward an Integrated Approach to Narrative Generation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Takashi Ogata (Iwate Prefectural University, Japan)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $215.00
The concept of narrative has exerted a strong influence on a wide range of fields, from the humanities such as literature (and art and entertainment) to social studi...
Anthropological Applications of Human Thermodynamic Concepts: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Abhijit Pandit (Amity University, India)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
The study of humans is a research area that has been a widely covered topic throughout history. With recent technological and scientific development, researchers can...
Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dionysios Politis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Petros Stagiopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Veljko Aleksić (University of Kragujevac, Serbia)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Educational TV in the post-war years was a cornerstone for delivering high-quality knowledge over a geographically-dispersed and culturally-segregated public. As de...
Advanced Technology-Assisted Problem Solving in Engineering Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Manjit Singh Sidhu (Universiti Tenaga Nasional (COIT), Malaysia)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Visual multimedia applications integrate animation, sound, graphics, and video to create an engaging, interactive, and effective learning environment. Such software...
Localizing Global Marketing Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Janell NaKia Harvey (DeVry University, USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $145.00
Years of technological advancements have made it possible for the smallest of trades to develop their companies to sell their products all over the world. Global mar...
Applied Social Science Approaches to Mixed Methods Research: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mette Lise Baran (Cardinal Stritch University, USA), Janice Elisabeth Jones (Cardinal Stritch University, USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
Research that has been presented primarily by quantitative research can benefit from the voice of the participants and the added value of the different perspective t...
Community Risk and Protective Factors for Probation and Parole Risk Assessment Tools: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Edwina Louise Dorch (Texas A&M, USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Typical offender risk factors include a history of antisocial behavior, an antisocial personality, antisocial cognition, antisocial associates, family and/or marital...
Special Applications of ICTs in Digital Government and the Public Sector: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar (University of Granada, Spain), María Elicia Cortés Cediel (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
The development of social technologies has brought about a new era of political planning and government interactions. In addition to reducing costs in city resource...
Implications and Impacts of eSports on Business and Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities
David J. Finch (Mount Royal University, Canada), Norm O'Reilly (University of Guelph, Canada), Gashaw Abeza (Towson University, USA), Brad Clark (Mount Royal University, Canada), David Legg (Mount Royal University, Canada)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
The global gaming market, due to numerous technological advancements in social media networking and live-streaming video, has exploded in recent years. However, this...
Ecotourism and Community Intervention: Emerging Research and Opportunities
A. Vinodan (Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management Nellore, India), James Manalel (Cochin University of Science and Technology, India)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
Throughout the world, local, natural wonders are being overrun by hordes of destination seekers intent on capturing nature’s majesty. Though the flood of tourists br...
Alternative Pain Management: Solutions for Avoiding Prescription Drug Overuse
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $245.00
With the growing dependency on prescription drugs and concerns about the rise of opioid addiction, providing effective pain management alternatives is a primary conc...
Developing Safer Online Environments for Children: Tools and Policies for Combatting Cyber Aggression
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $215.00
As the digital world assumes an ever-increasing role in the daily lives of the public, opportunities to engage in crimes increase as well. The prevention of cyber ag...
Electrical Insulation Breakdown and Its Theory, Process, and Prevention: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Boxue Du (Tianjin University, China)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $215.00
In electrical engineering manufacturing, one of the most important processes stems from making sure the material used to distribute the electrical current is safe an...
Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sebastiano Patti (University of Catania, Italy), Giampiero Trizzino (Regional Council of Environment and Territory, Italy)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Sustainable development remains a significant issue in a globalized world requiring new economic standards and practices for the betterment of the environment as wel...
Nano-Phytoremediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminates: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Khushboo Chaudhary (Banasthali University, India), Suphiya Khan (Banasthali University, India), Pankaj Kumar Saraswat (Krashi Vigyan Kendra Banasthali University, India)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
In the modern world, industries and factories are rising exponentially. This has led to the mass cultivation of non-biodegradable products, like heavy metals, that h...
Profiling Target Learners for the Development of Effective Learning Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $145.00
Since the early days of formalized large-scale testing, there have been efforts to understand learners in order to provide better aligned learning opportunities and...
Postgraduate Research Engagement in Low Resource Settings: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dennis Zami Atibuni (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
The general academic progression, and particularly research engagement, of postgraduate students is characterized by various problems such as high dropout rates, lon...
Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management in Home Healthcare: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jalel Euchi (LOGIQ Laboratory, Sfax University, Tunisia)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
With advancing technology and the digitization of the modern era, businesses are required to adopt the latest innovations computer science and information technology...
Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dimple Sethi Chopra (Punjabi University, India)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $225.00
Recently, there has been an upsurge in microbial infections. Extensive and inappropriate usage of antimicrobial drugs in treating infections has led to the evolution...
Code-Switching for Equitable STEM Pedagogy: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Miriam Chitiga (Fayetteville State University, USA)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $125.00
Actual classroom talk, in particular teacher-talk, is essential to study, as it helps educators and trainers of teachers review actual uses of code-switches and adap...
Design and Optimization of Sensors and Antennas for Wearable Devices: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Vinod Kumar Singh (S. R. Group of Institutions Jhansi, India), Ratnesh Tiwari (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Vikas Dubey (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Zakir Ali (IET Bundelkhand University, India), Ashutosh Kumar Singh (Indian Institute of Information Technology, India)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $215.00
Wearable continuous monitoring systems are necessary in risky environments such as mining and diving and are especially important in the medical monitoring of patien...
Implementation and Evaluation of Green Materials in Technology Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
M.T. Mastura (Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia), S. M. Sapuan (University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Due to legal and consumer demands, eco-friendly resources that comply with environmental concerns while maintaining or improving performance are highly sought amongs...
Form, Function, and Style in Instructional Design: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
As technological influences and advancements change the format and availability of online learning, instructional design is forced to adapt and accommodate to these...
IT Issues in Higher Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Lazarus Ndiku Makewa (Rwenzori International University, Kenya), Baraka Manjale Ngussa (University of Arusha, Tanzania)
Release Date: September 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Effective use of technology in areas that include admissions, record keeping, billing, compliance, athletic administration, and more hold untold potential to transfo...
Effects of Engagement and Resources on Learning Outcomes in Vocational Colleges: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Joseph Muthiani Malechwanzi (Pwani University, Kenya)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $145.00
A main staple of today’s world that has played a key role in the development of society is education and institutions of higher learning. An ongoing concern, however...
Crowdsourcing and Probabilistic Decision-Making in Software Engineering: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Varun Gupta (University of Beira Interior, Covilha, Portugal)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $200.00
With today’s technological advancements, the evolution of software has led to various challenges regarding mass markets and crowds. High quality processing must be c...
Ethical Consumerism and Comparative Studies Across Different Cultures: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ebtihaj Ahmed Al-A'ali (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Meryem Masmoudi (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
One of the integral parts of determining business success directly correlates to how well a company interacts with their customers. This increased demand for direct...
Leveraging Digital Innovation for Governance, Public Administration, and Citizen Services: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nidhi Vij Mali (University of Mississippi, USA)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Digital innovations are often non-linear, non-incremental, and perhaps at times, disruptive processes that have transformed private as well as public service deliver...
Advanced Catalysis Processes in Petrochemicals and Petroleum Refining: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mohammed C. Al-Kinany (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia), Saud A. Aldrees (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Petroleum refining and the petrochemical industry play an important role in the current world economy. They provide the platform to convert basic raw materials into...
Creating a Framework for Dissertation Preparation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Noran L. Moffett (Fayetteville State University, USA)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
The dissertation processes across various disciplines are considered complicated, tedious, and confusing. The professional community of scholars have contributed mon...
Utilizing Educational Data Mining Techniques for Improved Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Chintan Bhatt (Charotar University of Science and Technology, India), Priti Srinivas Sajja (Sardar Patel University, India), Sidath Liyanage (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Modern education has increased its reach through ICT tools and techniques. To manage educational data with the help of modern artificial intelligence, data and web m...
Global Food Politics and Approaches to Sustainable Consumption: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Luke Amadi (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria), Fidelis Allen (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
Food production and consumption processes are largely governed via control mechanisms that affect food accessibility and environmental efficiency. Food resource marg...
Redefining Post-Traditional Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Lorie Cook-Benjamin (Doane University, USA), Jared Cook (Doane University, USA)
Release Date: August 2019. Copyright © 2020. $135.00
Post-traditional students are rapidly becoming the majority of the higher education student population. This changing demographic within the higher education landsca...
Macro and Micro-Level Issues Surrounding Women in the Workforce: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Başak Uçanok Tan (Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
With the globalization and growth of world economic markets, the importance of a strong workforce has become paramount to business success. Organizations cannot achi...
Political, Economic, and Social Factors Affecting the Development of Russian Statehood: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bogdan Ershov (Voronezh State Technical University, Russia), Natalia Muhina (Voronezh State Technical University, Russia), Igor Ashmarov (Voronezh State Institute of Arts, Russia)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
The historical development of Russia remains one of the most unique yet ambiguous timelines in the realm of political science and sociology. Understanding the state...
Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Maximiliano E. Korstanje (University of Palermo, Argentina)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Over recent years, unforeseen global risks have placed the future of a growing tourism industry in jeopardy. From lethal virus outbreaks to multiple accounts of inte...
Translation and Communication in the Promotion of Business Tourism: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elena Alcalde Penalver (University of Alcalá, Spain), Alexandra Santamaría Urbieta (University of Alcalá, Spain)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
The explosive expansion of the tourism industry has been vital to the economic growth of numerous countries throughout the world. As the industry becomes increasingl...
User-Centered Software Development for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Teresita de Jesús Álvarez Robles (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico), Francisco Javier Álvarez Rodríguez (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico), Edgard Benítez-Guerrero (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Human-computer interaction studies the users and their interaction with an interactive software system (ISS). However, these studies are designed for people without...
Re-Coding Homes Through Flexible Interiors: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nilüfer Saglar Onay (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey), S. Banu Garip (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey), Ervin Garip (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Cities are not only places that house buildings; they are also spaces where cultural and social relations are built and developed. These properties must be taken int...
IoT and WSN Applications for Modern Agricultural Advancements: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Proshikshya Mukherjee (KIIT University (Deemed), India), Prasant Kumar Pattnaik (KIIT University (Deemed), India), Surya Narayan Panda (Chitkara University, India)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Currently, the demand by consumption of agricultural products may be predicted quantitatively; moreover, the variation of harvest and production by the change of a f...
Global Advancements in Connected and Intelligent Mobility: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Fatma Outay (Zayed University, UAE), Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar (Hasselt University, Belgium), Elhadi Shakshuki (Acadia University, Canada)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Vehicle accidents on the roads and highways occur every minute of every day, most often resulting in a loss of life or property damage. With advancing technology, ve...
Design, Implementation, and Analysis of Next Generation Optical Networks: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Waqas Ahmed Imtiaz (University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar – Jalozai, Pakistan), Rastislav Róka (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
By the end of the decade, approximately 50 billion devices will be connected over the internet using multiple services such as online gaming, ultra-high definition v...
Five Generations and Only One Workforce: How Successful Businesses Are Managing a Multigenerational Workforce
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $215.00
Due to more individuals retiring at a later age, today’s workforce consists of five generations of workers with various educational backgrounds, ages, experience lev...
Developing Eco-Cities Through Policy, Planning, and Innovation: Can It Really Work?
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: July 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
The worldwide consumption of resources is causing environmental damage at a rate that cannot be sustained. Apart from the resulting environmental and health problems...
Advanced Digital Image Steganography Using LSB, PVD, and EMD: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gandharba Swain (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
In the last few decades, the use of the Internet has grown tremendously, and the use of online communications has grown even more. The lack of security in private me...
Organizational Culture and Achieving Business Excellence: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Rassel Kassem (Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, UAE), Mian M. Ajmal (Abu Dhabi University, UAE)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Organizational culture has been a topic of interest to researchers, and there has been specific interest in the link between culture and organizational performance....
Ambient Intelligence Services in IoT Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dmitry Korzun (Petrozavodsk State University (PetrSU), Russia), Ekaterina Balandina (Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland), Alexey Kashevnik (St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russia), Sergey Balandin (FRUCT Oy, Finland), Fabio Viola (University of Bologna, Italy)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
The internet of things (IoT) is quickly growing into a large industry with a huge economic impact expected in the near future. However, the users’ needs go beyond th...
Workforce Coaching, Mentoring, and Counseling: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jayaranjani Sutha (Eastern University, Sri Lanka)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
In the highly competitive business environment of today, organizations are continually making attempts to stay one step ahead of their competitors by implementing va...
Language, Power, and Ideology in Political Writing: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Önder Çakırtaş (Bingöl University, Turkey)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $185.00
Politics and political literature studies have emerged as one of the most dynamic areas of scrutiny. Relying on ideological as well as socio-political theories, poli...
Attractors and Higher Dimensions in Population and Molecular Biology: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gennadiy Vladimirovich Zhizhin (Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russia)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
In studying biology, one of the more difficult factors to predict is how parents’ attributes will affect their children and how those children will affect their own...
Science and Spirituality for a Sustainable World: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Deepanjali Mishra (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, India)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
Spiritual masters through the ages have devised methods different than those of science for investigating the great mystery of nature by, for example, immersing them...
Cultural Tourism in the Wake of Web Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
J. Scott McDonald (University of Texas at El Paso, USA), John R. Bennett Jr. (Valdosta State University, USA), Keith A. Merwin (Merwin & Associates, USA), Gerald A. Merwin Jr. (Valdosta State University, USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Cultural tourism, domestic and international, is comprised of travel that takes people out of their usual environments and focuses on activities that are related to...
Utilization of New Technologies in Global Terror: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Emily B. Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
As the internet and its applications grow more sophisticated and widespread, so too do the strategies of modern terrorist groups. The existence of the dark web adds...
Blended Online Learning and Instructional Design for TPACK: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Margaret L. Niess (Oregon State University, USA)
Release Date: June 2019. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
The explosion of digital technologies in the 21st century provided access to multiple robust inquiry, communication, and collaboration applications. The enhanced cap...
Workforce Education at Oil and Gas Companies in the Permian Basin: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Julie Neal (Dearing Sales, USA), Brittany Lee Neal (Axip Energy Services, USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $160.00
Oil and gas companies are continually upgrading drilling and production facilities in response to safety, regulatory, and technology advances, causing the amount of...
Evidence-Based Approaches to Becoming a Culturally Responsive Educator: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Anthony Broughton (Claflin University, USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $155.00
Culturally relevant approaches to teaching, such as using music that is culturally relevant to the children in a classroom, has fostered positive social and academic...
Electronic Hive Minds on Social Media: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $205.00
Researchers have harnessed the flood of personal information and opinions shared on social media platforms in a variety of ways. People communicate not only what the...
Advanced Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Athar Hussain (Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India), Ayushman Bhattacharya (Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
With the advancement of new technologies, existing wastewater treatment units need to be reexamined to make them more efficient and to release the load currently pla...
Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Robin Throne (Northcentral University, USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Many resources exist to help new doctoral investigators to understand and engage with the tenets and philosophies that underpin doctoral-level research to allow for...
Online Survey Design and Data Analytics: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $215.00
Online survey research suites offer a vast array of capabilities, supporting the presentation of virtually every type of digital data – text, imagery, audio, video,...
Technology-Driven Innovation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Anna Visvizi (Deree – The American College of Greece, Greece & Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Saad Bakry (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia), Miltiadis D. Lytras (Deree – The American College of Greece, Greece & Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Wadee Alhalabi (Effat University, Saudi Arabia)
Release Date: May 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
The ongoing economic development and differentiation of the economic and social sustainability models in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries requires sophis...
Recycled Waste Materials in Concrete Construction: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jahangir Mirza (Research Institute of Hydro-Québec, Canada), Mohd Warid Hussin (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohamed A. Ismail (Miami College of Henan University, China)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Due to the demand for new urban construction, its repair, and its maintenance, the concrete and construction enterprises continue to grow, as do their use of finite...
Incivility Among Nursing Professionals in Clinical and Academic Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Cheryl Green (Southern Connecticut State University, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
Traditionally, nursing is acknowledged as a caring profession and is associated with advocating for others. However, incivility is increasingly occurring amongst nur...
Intergenerational Governance and Leadership in the Corporate World: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Julia Margarete Puaschunder (Columbia University, USA & Princeton University, USA & The New School, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $205.00
Intergenerational equity constraints herald a call for intergenerational equity – the fairness to provide an at least as favorable standard of living as enjoyed toda...
Special Interest Tourism in Southeast Asia: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bintang Handayani (Independent Researcher, Indonesia), Hugues Seraphin (The University of Winchester, UK), Maximiliano E. Korstanje (University of Palermo, Argentina)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
As the tourism industry grows worldwide, researchers continue to seek solutions and practices that support increased tourism to specific regions. Special interest to...
Human Behavior and Another Kind in Consciousness: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shigeki Sugiyama (Independent Researcher, Japan)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
New technological communication methods have created new kinds of interactions among us that have allowed people across the globe to become closer, but they have als...
Knowledge Management Techniques for Risk Management in IT Projects: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Muhammad Noman Riaz (National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
There are many risks associated with IT projects that have the potential to threaten the success of the project at any stage of its development life cycle. By seekin...
Global Supply Chains and Multimodal Logistics: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Deepankar Sinha (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
International trade has made logistics a strategic consideration for firms. The decision-making framework is substantially different in the case of international log...
An Invariant-Based Approach to Second Language Acquisition: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elena Orlova (Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
The challenge to improve second language acquisition efficiency has always been at the heart of education because a good command of a language provides new opportuni...
Digital Games for Minority Student Engagement: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Rupanada Misra (Rutgers University, USA), Leo Eyombo (Howard University, USA), Floyd T. Phillips (‎New York Institute of Health and Behavior, USA)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. $125.00
Due to various challenges within the public-school system, such as underfunding, lack of resources, and difficulty retaining and recruiting teachers of color, minori...
Detection and Mitigation of Insider Attacks in a Cloud Infrastructure: Emerging Research and Opportunities
T. Gunasekhar (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India), K. Thirupathi Rao (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India), P. Sai Kiran (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India), V. Krishna Reddy (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India), B. Thirumala Rao (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Businesses constantly face online hacking threats or security breaches in their online mainframe that expose sensitive information to the wrong audience. Companies l...
Emotion-Based Approaches to Personnel Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Fazzin (Niccolò Cusano Italian University in London, UK)
Release Date: February 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Organizations have traditionally focused on competitive advantage strategies to improve their companies. However, new research points to the evaluation of employees’...
Sexual Violence and Effective Redress for Victims in Post-Conflict Situations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jean de Dieu Sikulibo (University of Lay Adventists of Kigali, Rwanda)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
All too often in situations of armed conflicts, rape and other acts of sexual violence are used as military tactics. The use of sexual violence as a strategy of war...
Responsible Entrepreneurship Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Giacomo Marzi (University of Lincoln, UK), Andrea Caputo (University of Lincoln, UK)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Entrepreneurship is always evolving, and while some view entrepreneurship as something one is born to do, entrepreneurs should continue their education to improve th...
Optimizing the Use of Farm Waste and Non-Farm Waste to Increase Productivity and Food Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Leighton Naraine (Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, St. Kitts-Nevis)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $155.00
Traditional farming systems have dominated the agricultural sector for the past few centuries. However, the past few years have proven that new, non-traditional farm...
Social Jurisprudence in the Changing of Social Norms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Karla L. Drenner (Purdue University Global, USA)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Equality is often trampled on by those who believe they are, in varying ways, superior. However, identifying how government systems can protect against discriminatio...
Big Data Analytics in Traffic and Transportation Engineering: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Moridpour (RMIT University, Australia), Alireza Toran Pour (RMIT University, Australia), Tayebeh Saghapour (RMIT University, Australia)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Recent research reveals that socioeconomic factors of the neighborhoods where road users live and where pedestrian-vehicle crashes occur are important in determining...
Linking Cultural Dimensions and CSR Communication: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Maria Palazzo (University of Salerno, Italy)
Release Date: January 2019. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Cultural differences among nations are being recognized as critically important for the corporate social responsibility (CSR) agendas of multinational companies. For...
Global Diaspora Politics and Social Movements: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Emily B. Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Global politics has transformed in recent years due to a rise in nationalist ideology, the breakdown of multiple societies, and even nation-state legitimacy. The nat...
Elicitation Strategies for Interviewing and Fieldwork: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Rodney J. Clarke (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $155.00
Genre theory has been used to describe patterns within certain types of mass media, especially patterns associated with written and spoken language. These same metho...
University-Industry Technology Transfer in the UK: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Martin Wynn (University of Gloucestershire, UK)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
Since the turn of the century, technology transfer and innovation has played an increasingly important role in government policy for reinvigorating and supporting a...
Psycho-Socio-Physical Dimensions of Adolescent Health Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sapna Nanda (Panjab University, India)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
Today’s youth experience a period of major physical, physiological, psychological, and behavioral changes with changing patterns of social interactions and relations...
Planning and Analyzing Foreign Direct Investment Projects: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Halil Sarıaslan (Başkent University, Turkey)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $215.00
Globalization, accelerated by information technologies, has increased the speed of business transactions and has reduced the distances between international business...
Knowledge-Driven Innovation in Start-Ups and SMEs: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Joana Coutinho Sousa (Unlimited-Hashtag, Portugal), Jorge Gaspar (Unlimited-Hashtag, Portugal)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $175.00
The world is witnessing an increase in innovation both in start-ups and in SMEs, and the implementation of innovation is having a substantial impact on the knowledge...
Mathematical Approaches to Understanding Democracy: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Alberto Arteta (Troy University, USA)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
The democratic system is understood and accepted as the fairest form of government in Western countries. Nevertheless, citizens tend to critique their democratically...
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Inclusivity of Women in the Mining Industry: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nattavud Pimpa (Mahidol University, Thailand), Timothy Moore (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
The importance of corporate social responsibility with a focus on gender diversity has been widely debated in modern businesses. Of specific issue is the importance...
Unique Sequence Signatures in Plant Lipolytic Enzymes: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nihed Ben Halima (University of Sfax, Tunisia)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
Lipids are biomolecules that constitute a significant amount of biomass in the earth, and plant lipids are rapidly growing in interest due to their roles in improvin...
Service Marketing Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Muhammad Sabbir Rahman (North South University, Bangladesh), Mahmud Habib Zaman (North South University, Bangladesh), Md Afnan Hossain (North South University, Bangladesh)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. $155.00
The contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is acknowledged as an influential engine to economic growth. However, the biggest challenge faced by these SM...
Mobile Network Forensics: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Filipo Sharevski (DePaul University, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. $185.00
Modern communications are now more than ever heavily dependent on mobile networks, creating the potential for higher incidents of sophisticated crimes, terrorism act...
Bayesian Networks for Managing Learner Models in Adaptive Hypermedia Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mouenis Anouar Tadlaoui (Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco), Mohamed Khaldi (Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco), Rommel Novaes Carvalho (University of Brasília, Brazil)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Teachers use e-learning systems to develop course notes and web-based activities to communicate with learners on one side and monitor and classify their progress on...
The Mental Health Effects of Informal Caregiving: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Debra Gavin Ware (Argosy University, USA), Tarnue Johnson (Argosy University, USA & Kirkwood Community College, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
Because progressive advancements to healthcare practices are leading to longer lifespans, an increased number of aging individuals now require constant care from pra...
Automatic Cyberbullying Detection: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Michal E. Ptaszynski (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan), Fumito Masui (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Due to the prevalence of social network service and social media, the problem of cyberbullying has risen to the forefront as a major social issue over the last decad...
Personal Values as Drivers of Managerial Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Zlatko Nedelko (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Vojko Potocan (University of Maribor, Slovenia)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. $185.00
In order for organizations to be successful, managers must continuously contribute new innovations and support new business ideas and methods. Addressing the link be...
Six Sigma Improvements for Basel III and Solvency II in Financial Risk Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Vojo Bubevski (Independent Researcher, UK)
Release Date: October 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Ever-increasing attacks against individual and corporate finances over the past few decades prompt swift action from the realm of financial management. Advances in p...
Time Bank as a Complementary Economic System: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Lukas Valek (University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic), Vladimir Bures (University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)
Release Date: September 2018. Copyright © 2019. $175.00
Contemporary research in the field of time-based currency has generally been unstructured and takes a retrospective point of view. In practice, approaches to this fi...
Harnessing Marine Macroalgae for Industrial Purposes in an Australian Context: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Göran Roos (Economic Development Board of South Australia, Australia), Anthony Cheshire (Balance Carbon Pty Ltd, Australia), Sasi Nayar (South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre, Australia), Steven M. Clarke (South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia), Wei Zhang (Flinders University, Australia)
Release Date: September 2018. Copyright © 2019. $195.00
In today’s environmental and economic climate, it is important for businesses to drive development towards sustainable and zero-waste industries, responsibly leverag...
Engaging STEM Students From Rural Areas: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Reenay R.H. Rogers (University of West Alabama, USA), Yan Sun (Mississippi State University, USA)
Release Date: September 2018. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
Improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education and strengthening the STEM workforce have long been acknowledged as national priorities....
Transitioning Island Nations Into Sustainable Energy Hubs: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Catalina Spataru (UCL Energy Institute, UK)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Many islands currently rely on heavy fuel oil as their primary energy source. As the issue of pollution and climate change became a reality, many countries, includin...
Burstiness Management for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Andreas Ahrens (Hochschule Wismar, Germany), Ojaras Purvinis (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania), Jeļena Zaščerinska (Centre for Education and Innovation Research, Latvia), Diana Micevičienė (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania), Arūnas Tautkus (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $185.00
Intervals of high-activity alternating with long low-activity periods can be found in many areas of daily life, with researchers coining the phenomenon as bursts. As...
English as a Foreign Language Teachers' TPACK: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mehrak Rahimi (Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran), Shakiba Pourshahbaz (Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Undoubtedly, teachers of this century should empower themselves both pedagogically and technologically to be able to teach more efficiently and enable efficient lear...
Institutional and Organizational Transformations in the Robotic Era: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Albena Antonova (Sofia University, Bulgaria)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $155.00
Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the twenty-first century. As the rate of change continues...
Scholarly Content and Its Evolution by Scientometric Indicators: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Zahid Ashraf Wani (University of Kashmir, India), Tazeem Zainab (University of Kashmir, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
The twenty-first century brought unique developments in science and technology. Research surged as individuals sought to uncover hidden knowledge, leading to the int...
Data Clustering and Image Segmentation Through Genetic Algorithms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
S. Dash (North Orissa University, India), B.K. Tripathy (VIT University, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
As computers are being used more and more to solve complex problems, the application of biology or natural evolution principles to the study and design of human syst...
Cross-Media Authentication and Verification: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Anastasia Katsaounidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Charalampos Dimoulas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Andreas Veglis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
As media becomes more readily available in the digital age, it also becomes more vulnerable to tampering and manipulation, making techniques for verifying reliable n...
Metasystems Learning Design of Open Textbooks: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elena Railean (Russian Institute for Advanced Studies at Moscow Pedagogical State University, Russia)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $145.00
Universal access to high-quality education plays an important role in the building of peace, sustainable social and economic development, and intercultural dialogue....
Software Engineering for Enterprise System Agility: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sergey V. Zykov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Alexander Gromoff (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Nikolay S. Kazantsev (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $165.00
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances i...
Knowledge Management and Innovation in Network Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jerzy Kisielnicki (Warsaw University, Poland), Olga Sobolewska (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Organizations of all types are consistently working on new initiatives, product lines, or implementation of new workflows as a way to remain competitive in the moder...
Optimized Genetic Programming Applications: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bahrudin Hrnjica (University of Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Ali Danandeh Mehr (Antalya Bilim University, Turkey)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $225.00
Data is more valuable than ever in the twenty-first century, and tremendous amounts of data are being generated every second. With a fast-growing information industr...
Coaching for Student Retention and Success at the Postsecondary Level: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ruth Claire Black (Imperial College London, UK)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. $135.00
Online degree programs have long faced the issue of retention and engagement from their students. Proper support and guidance for students can encourage continuation...
Recent Advancements in Airborne Radar Signal Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Amir Almslmany (Independent Researcher, Egypt)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. $145.00
As computer and information systems technology advances, industries such as aviation stand to benefit from the overwhelming new advances in hardware, software, and b...
Selective Exposure and the Agenda-Setting Function of the Mass Media: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Justin W. Holmes (University of Northern Iowa, USA)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. $145.00
Since the 1970s, society has experienced an exponential growth of access to information from cable television to internet access. As media options expand, outlets ar...
Effective Open Innovation Strategies in Modern Business: Emerging Research and Opportunities
N. Raghavendra Rao (FINAIT Consultancy Services, India)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. $145.00
Globalization has created an increase in the number of business opportunities presented to enterprises. A competitive market places demands on businesses to think di...
Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Inna Piven (Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand), Robyn Gandell (Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand), Maryann Lee (Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand), Ann M. Simpson (Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. $135.00
The prominence of social media, especially in the lives of teenagers and young adults, has long been regarded as a significant distraction from studies. However, the...
Electrocardiogram Signal Classification and Machine Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Moein (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. $160.00
Technological tools and computational techniques have enhanced the healthcare industry. These advancements have led to significant progress in the diagnosis of heart...
Assessing Social Support and Stress in Autism-Focused Virtual Communities: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Amit Saha (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, USA), Nitin Agarwal (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. $135.00
With the high prevalence of autism spectrum disorders among the younger generation, there is a shortage of adequate resources to deliver care for these individuals....
Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Thierry Oscar Edoh (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Release Date: April 2018. Copyright © 2018. $185.00
The development of better processes to provide proper healthcare has enhanced contemporary society. By implementing effective collaborative strategies, this developm...
Narratives and the Role of Philosophy in Cross-Disciplinary Studies: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ana-Maria Pascal (Regent's University London, UK)
Release Date: April 2018. Copyright © 2018. $135.00
Every life has certain moments that define it. Going beyond the day-to-day norms of living, these life experiences have a profound effect on the person and the life...
Cyber Harassment and Policy Reform in the Digital Age: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ramona S. McNeal (University of Northern Iowa, USA), Susan M. Kunkle (Kent State University, USA), Mary Schmeida (Kent State University, USA)
Release Date: April 2018. Copyright © 2018. $145.00
As the digital world assumes an ever-increasing role in the daily life of the public, opportunities to engage in crimes increase as well. The consequences of cyber a...
Centrality Metrics for Complex Network Analysis: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA)
Release Date: April 2018. Copyright © 2018. $175.00
As network science and technology continues to gain popularity, it becomes imperative to develop procedures to examine emergent network domains, as well as classical...
Multi-Sided Platforms (MSPs) and Sharing Strategies in the Digital Economy: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sergey Yablonsky (St. Petersburg University, Russia)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. $165.00
Rapid technological advancements have the ability to positively or negatively impact corporate growth and success. Professional leaders and decision makers must cons...
Analyzing Workplace Arrogance and Organizational Effectiveness: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Khaled Tamzini (IHEC of Sousse, Tunisia), Tahar Lazhar Ayed (Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. $165.00
Arrogance plays a problematic role in organizations, and it is a unique and difficult challenge to address. Taking proper steps towards recognizing and measuring the...
Modeling and Simulations for Metamaterials: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ammar Armghan (Aljouf University, Saudi Arabia), Xinguang Hu (HuangShan University, China), Muhammad Younus Javed (HITEC University, Pakistan)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. $155.00
The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By understanding the components and stru...
Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Emily Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Release Date: March 2018. Copyright © 2018. $155.00
Nationalist movements have become a force in contemporary American politics regardless of the political party. As social issues plague America, civilian participatio...
Real-Time Face Detection, Recognition, and Tracking System in LabVIEW™: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Manimehala Nadarajan (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia), Muralindran Mariappan (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia), Rosalyn R. Porle (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $155.00
Face detection systems have undergone significant improvements in recent years with the rise of new technologies. This has created a wide range of different applicat...
Organizational Leadership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Peter A.C. Smith (The Leadership Alliance Inc., Canada), John Pourdehnad (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $165.00
Digital technology has transformed business and management methodology in the modern era. As technologies continue to evolve and change, designing a platform for bus...
Lean Six Sigma for Optimal System Performance in Manufacturing and Service Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Edem G. Tetteh (Rowan College at Burlington County, USA), Hans Chapman (Cape Fear Community College, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $165.00
Businesses utilize various managerial processes focused on reducing waste, errors, and variability in products to maintain and improve business quality. By keeping a...
Analyzing Attachment and Consumers' Emotions: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Giuseppe Pedeliento (University of Bergamo, Italy)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $185.00
In the rapidly changing landscape of society, understanding how consumers make purchasing decisions is essential to the success of any product or service organizatio...
Political Mediation in Modern Conflict Resolution: Emerging Research and Opportunities
José Pascal da Rocha (Columbia University, USA)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $150.00
Throughout history, there has been conflict and the clashing of ideas. Although this has assisted in creating political and societal structures, it has also led to c...
Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary Classrooms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Prathiba Nagabhushan (St. Mary MacKillop College, Australia)
Release Date: February 2018. Copyright © 2018. $135.00
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be ach...
Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sarah S. Gebai (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Ali M. Hallal (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Mohammad S. Hammoud (International University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. $165.00
The huge consumption of earth’s natural resources and the reliance on industrial manufactured products have produced significant impacts on the environment. As such,...
Contemporary Identity and Access Management Architectures: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Alex Chi Keung Ng (Federation University, Australia)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. $175.00
Due to the proliferation of distributed mobile technologies and heavy usage of social media, identity and access management has become a very challenging area. Busin...
Predictive Analysis on Large Data for Actionable Knowledge: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Muhammad Usman (Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Pakistan), M. Usman (Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Pakistan)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. $135.00
Data analysis forms the basis of many modes of research ranging from scientific discoveries to governmental findings. With the advent of machine intelligence and neu...
Written Corrective Feedback for L2 Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Qi Guo (Baoji University of Arts and Sciences, China)
Release Date: January 2018. Copyright © 2018. $125.00