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:

International Perspectives on the Youth Labor Market: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Samir Amine (Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada)
Release Date: June 2020. Copyright © 2020. $170.00
Persistent unemployment and rising wage differences at the expense of low-skilled workers has characterized the labor market in most developed countries. Since the l...
Digital Government and Achieving E-Public Participation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar (University of Granada, Spain), María Elicia Cortés Cediel (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Release Date: June 2020. 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...
Cultural Perspectives on Global Research Epistemology: Emerging Research and Opportunities
F. Sigmund Topor (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Release Date: April 2020. Copyright © 2020. $135.00
Cultural values and structures differ in societies throughout the world. For example, the traditional conformism of Confucian countries is vastly dissimilar from the...
Using Global Collective Intelligence and Creativity to Solve Wicked Problems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ziska Fields (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Release Date: April 2020. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Today’s world is continually facing complex and life-threatening issues that are too difficult or even impossible to solve. These challenges have been titled “wicked...
Role of Nutrition in Providing Pro-/Anti-Inflammatory Balance: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Uğur Günşen (Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University, Turkey), Ramazan Mert Atan (Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University, Turkey)
Release Date: April 2020. Copyright © 2020. $235.00
Food selection plays an important role in ensuring pro- and anti-inflammatory balance. Certain foods are responsible for increasing inflammation while others have an...
Open Source Software for Statistical Analysis of Big Data: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Richard S. Segall (Arkansas State University, USA), Gao Niu (Bryant University, USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. $225.00
With the development of computing technologies in today’s modernized world, software packages have become easily accessible. Open source software, specifically, is a...
Applied Social Network Analysis With R: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mehmet Gençer (Izmir University of Economics, Turkey)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Understanding the social relations within the fields of business and economics is vital for the promotion of success within a certain organization. Analytics and sta...
Implementing Knowledge in Organizations for Improved Performance Outcomes: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Michael J. Gravier (Bryant University, USA), Ted Farris (University of North Texas, USA)
Release Date: February 2020. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
The rapid rate of change in technology—often referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution and characterized by shifts in globalization, socio-economic advances, s...
Internet Censorship and Regulation Systems in Democracies: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nikolaos Koumartzis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Andreas Veglis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
As the internet has been regulated from its conception, many widespread beliefs regarding internet freedom are actually misconceptions. Additionally, there are alrea...
Managing Patients' Organizations to Improve Healthcare: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Francesca Costanza (University of Palermo, Italy)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
In the last decades, the importance of performance management in healthcare organizations has progressively increased. Patient organizations can play a strategic rol...
Properties, Techniques, and Applications of Polyaniline (PANI) Thin Films: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Subhash Chander (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India), Nirmala K. Jangid (Banasthali University, Tonk, India)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Polyaniline (PANI) is one of the most common and widely studied conducting polymers due to its excellent electro-chemical and electrical properties and its various a...
Internal and External Narrative Generation Based on Post-Narratology: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Takashi Ogata (Iwate Prefectural University, Japan)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Narrative generation can be applied to systematic frameworks that cover theoretical and philosophical thoughts of narratives and narrative generation, analytical res...
Result Page Generation for Web Searching: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mostafa Alli (Tsinghua University, China)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Diversity in user queries makes it challenging for search engines to effectively return a set of relevant results. Both user intentions to search the web and types o...
Advancing Skill Development for Business Managers in Industry 4.0: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Fazzin (H-Farm College, UK)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
As technology grows more effective and refined, businesses and organizations are increasingly taking advantage by automating processes that were once presided over b...
Utilizing a 5-Stage Learning Model for Planning and Teaching Online Courses: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Riad S. Aisami (Troy University, USA)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
When the internet became a viable instructional delivery medium, online learning began to rapidly expand. Shortly thereafter, the need for online teaching approaches...
Physiological Aspects of Imprinting and Homing Migration in Salmon: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Hiroshi Ueda (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Salmon are one of the most popular and commonly eaten fish and are among the most important fishery resources in the world. They are born and die in fresh water but...
Enhancements and Limitations to ICT-Based Informal Language Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Rashad Ahmed (Miami University, USA), Abdu Al-kadi (Ibb University, Yemen), Trenton Hagar (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
In today’s modernized world, digital technology has taken the forefront in all aspects of society, including education. Students have access to numerous electronic d...
Improving the Safety and Efficiency of Emergency Services: Emerging Tools and Technologies for First Responders
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
During emergency situations, society relies upon the efficient response time and effective services of emergency facilities that include fire departments, law enforc...
Teaching and Learning Perspectives on Doctoral Programs in Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Patrick Taylor (Carson-Newman University, USA)
Release Date: January 2020. Copyright © 2020. $135.00
Doctoral programs are an important feature of academia. They foster professional development among future researchers and academicians. Ensuring the quality of these...
Multi-Objective Optimization of Industrial Power Generation Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Timothy Ganesan (Royal Bank of Canada, Canada)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
The increased complexity of the economy in recent years has led to the advancement of energy generation systems. Engineers in this industrial sector have been compel...
Algorithms for Solving Financial Portfolio Design Problems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Fatima Zohra Lebbah (Ecole Préparatoire en Sciences et Techniques d'Oran (EPSTO), Algeria)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $155.00
In the current scope of economics, the management of client portfolios has become a considerable problem within financial institutions due to the amount of risk that...
Waste Management Techniques for Improved Environmental and Public Health: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sang-Bing Tsai (Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China & Wuyi University, China), Zhengxi Yuan (Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China), Jian Yu (Research Center for Environment and Sustainable Development of China Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation University of China, China), Xuexin Liu (Capital University of Economics and Business, China)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $190.00
A central concern that has remained relevant in recent years has been the management of waste and pollution. Improper disposal methods such as open-air burning and u...
Stress Analysis and Disparities Among Men and Women in the Outsourcing Industry: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sonal Pathak (Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, India)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $145.00
Globalization of the economy has forced the corporate workforce to be concerned more with “winning” than valuing the wellbeing of their employees. The emotional and...
Role of Regional Development Agencies in Entrepreneurial and Rural Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Milan B. Vemić (University "UNION - NIKOLA TESLA", Serbia)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $175.00
Investors are instrumental in the development of new businesses and can be a key component of future success. However, for business ventures outside the general urba...
Grammatical and Syntactical Approaches in Architecture: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ju Hyun Lee (University of New South Wales, Australia), Michael J. Ostwald (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Shape grammar and space syntax have been separately developed but rarely combined in any significant way. The first of these is typically used to investigate or gene...
Tools and Techniques for Software Development in Large Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Vishnu Pendyala (Cisco Systems Inc., USA)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
The development of software has expanded substantially in recent years. As these technologies continue to advance, well-known organizations have begun implementing t...
Micro-Entrepreneurship and Micro-Enterprise Development in Malaysia: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Abdullah Al Mamun (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia), Mohammad Nurul Huda Mazumder (George Brown College, Canada), Noor Raihani Zainol (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia), Rajennd Muniady (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
Developing nations currently utilize various methods and practices used in most entrepreneurial activities. Manipulating these processes to work in a categorically l...
Innovations in Global Maternal Health: Improving Prenatal and Postnatal Care Practices
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Release Date: December 2019. Copyright © 2020. $285.00
Whether they are in developed or developing nations, all women are susceptible to dying from complications in childbirth. While some of these complications are unavo...
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...
Applications and Approaches to Object-Oriented Software Design: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Zeynep Altan (Beykent University, Turkey)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
In today’s modernized environment, a growing number of software companies are changing their traditional engineering approaches in response to the rapid development...
Diagnosing and Managing Hashimoto’s Disease: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mahmoud Sakr (Alexandria University, Egypt)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $245.00
Once thought uncommon, cases of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are becoming much more commonplace through the increasing use of needle biopsy and serologic tests for antibo...
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...
Strategic Approaches for Conflict Resolution in Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Disputes between peers as well as between supervisors-subordinates happen numerous times a week in the corporate environment. Although the win-win concept is the ide...
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...
Beyond Language Learning Instruction: Transformative Supports for Emergent Bilinguals and Educators
Alina Slapac (University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA), Sarah A. Coppersmith (University of Missouri, St. Louis, 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...
Socio-Economic Perspectives on Vocational Skill Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie (Ebonyi State University, Nigeria)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Vocational skill development (VSD) has the capacity to contribute to poverty reduction because it serves as the key to job creation and inclusive growth. As develope...
Pedagogy for Conceptual Thinking and Meaning Equivalence: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Masha Etkind (Ryerson University, Canada), Uri Shafrir (University of Toronto, Canada)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
Research in neuroscience and brain imaging show that exposure of learners to multi-semiotic problems enhance cognitive control of inter-hemispheric attentional proce...
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
James Orion Connelly (University of Phoenix, USA), Paula Miller (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: Emerging Research and Opportunities
António Manuel Amaral (University of Minho, Portugal), Luís Barreto (Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal), Sara Baltazar (Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal), João Pedro Silva (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal), Luísa Gonçalves (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 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...
Enhancing Teaching and Leadership Initiatives With Teacherpreneurs: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Pam Epler (Youngstown State University, USA)
Release Date: November 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
There are three types of teacherpreneurs: classroom, business, and consultant teacherpreneurs. Classroom teacherpreneurs inspire and motivate students to be the best...
Financial Determinants in Local Re-Election Rates: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ana Maria Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Augusta Ferreira (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Maria José Fernandes (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Patrícia Gomes (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $185.00
Accounting information, on the one hand, allows government officials to obtain better information to support greater decision making, transparency, and accountabilit...
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...
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...
Community Risk and Protective Factors for Probation and Parole Risk Assessment Tools: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Edwina Louise Dorch (Texas A&M University, USA)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $165.00
The staff in probation agencies rely heavily on a long list of case plan agreements to get their clients to obey the laws. Yet, the list of rules create overwhelming...
Diverse Applications of Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gabriele Clarizia (Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, Italy), Paola Bernardo (Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, Italy)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Nanocomposite materials are multiphase materials where the interactions between the different components are enhanced by their intimate contact. Indeed, this emergin...
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...
Enhanced Heat Transfer Mechanism of Nanofluid MQL Cooling Grinding: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Changhe Li (Qingdao University of Technology, China), Hafiz Muhammad Ali (University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $235.00
In today’s modern world, the manufacturing industry is embracing an energy-efficient initiative and adopting green techniques. One aspect that has failed to adopt th...
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...
Political Propaganda, Advertising, and Public Relations: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Samet Kavoğlu (Marmara University, Turkey), Meryem Salar (Kastamonu University, Turkey)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $195.00
Public opinion is an important factor affecting the political decision-making process. In almost every community, the ones in power—no matter what type of political...
Developing and Designing Circular Cities: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elżbieta Ryńska (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Release Date: October 2019. Copyright © 2020. $135.00
As the world continues to see an expansion of technological innovations, highly populated areas are starting to adopt sustainable solutions to become more energy eff...
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, Tonk Newai, India), Suphiya Khan (Banasthali University, Tonk Newai, India), Pankaj Kumar Saraswat (ICAR, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tamenglong District, Manipur, 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...
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 (Universiti 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 (Center for Research Implications and Practice, 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