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AbstractThis book emphasizes the need for new directions and approaches for social and economic development in the emerging nations of the Asia-Pacific region through the use of Smart Technologies. It takes a holistic view of socio-economic and technical developments taking place through ASEAN and South Asia. Compared to practices in the 20th century, the use of Smart Technologies is likely to have a faster and greater impact on emerging nations (Smart Nations). Smart Technologies for Smart Nations: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region is core reading for academics, professionals, and policymakers interested in technological developments in ASEAN and South Asia.
Section 1: Technologies in Service -- Chapter 1: Digital Banking For Alleviating Rural Poverty in Indonesia: Some Evidences -- Chapter 2: Tax Compliance and International Cultural Factors: A Multi-Level Empirical Study -- Chapter 3: Are Values of Managers Associated With The Tasks They Perform? A Trans-National Level Empirical Analysis -- Chapter 4: Indonesian Retail Market Analysis Using Frequent Pattern Data Mining -- Chapter 5: Measurement and Evaluation of Service Productivity: A Holistic Approach -- Chapter 6: Web 2.0 Technologies and Indian IT Services Companies: An Impact Analysis -- Section 2: Technologies in Education -- Chapter 7: The Era of the Global Intern? Business Undergraduates' Perceptions of International Internships at a Foreign University In Vietnam -- Chapter 8: Building and Maintaining Relationships in a Global Education Context -- Chapter 9: Educational Evolution: A Review of MOOCs in Institutes of Higher Education -- Chapter 10: Innovation in a Geographically Distributed Environment: Interrelationship of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management -- Section 3: Technologies in Improving Work Environment -- Chapter 11: Selection of Alternate Work systems to Improve Occupational Health of Indian Construction Workers: A Design of Experiment Based Approach -- Chapter 12: Hospital Appointment Scheduling in Presence of Walk-ins and Emergency Arrivals -- Chapter 13: Improving Occupational Health of Indian Construction Workers: A Biomechanical Evaluation Approach -- Chapter 14: Cleansing Industrial Pollution: an Eco-friendly Approach.
This book emphasizes the need for new directions and approaches for social and economic development in the emerging nations of the Asia-Pacific region through the use of Smart Technologies. It takes a holistic view of socio-economic and technical developments taking place through ASEAN and South Asia. Compared to practices in the 20th century, the use of Smart Technologies is likely to have a faster and greater impact on emerging nations (Smart Nations). Smart Technologies for Smart Nations: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region is core reading for academics, professionals, and policymakers interested in technological developments in ASEAN and South Asia.
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