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Mapping Sustainability

Knowledge e-Networking and the Value Chain

Choucri, N., Mistree, D., Haghseta, F., Mezher, T., Baker, W.R., Ortiz, C.I. (Eds.)

2007, XIX, 482 p.

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  • New ways of looking at ‘sustainable development’ in integrated and holistic terms
  • The latest research methods designed and implemented, with new results generated
  • Introduces readers to a new knowledge management system organized around topics for sustainability

This timely work has as its focus three interdependent challenges related to managing transitions toward sustainable development.

These are: mapping sustainability for global knowledge e-networking, extending the value chain of knowledge and e-networking, and engaging in explorations of new methods and venues for further developing knowledge and e-networking.

While each of these challenges constitutes fundamentally different types of endeavors, they are highly interconnected.

Jointly, they contribute to our expansion of knowledge and its applications in support of transitions toward sustainable development.

The central theme of this book is how to transcend barriers that impede the use of knowledge and knowledge networking in transitions toward sustainability.

Exploring ways to do so, the authors examine the potential contributions of innovations in information technologies as well as computation and representation of attendant complexities.

Finally, this book lays out new methodologies that contribute to our understanding of yet unexplored sustainability issues.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Sustainable development - global system for sustainable development (GSSD) - knowledge - logic - networking - performance - sustainability - value chain

Related subjects » Database Management & Information Retrieval - Economics - Environmental Sciences - Philosophy - Political Science - Social Sciences

Table of contents 

One.- Mapping Sustainability.- Global Knowledge e-Networking.- Global Workflow Strategy.- Global e-Partnerships and Strategic Collaboration.- Two.- Organizational Innovation.- Information and Communication Technology in the Arab Region.- GSSD-Arabic.- GSSD-China.- Strategies for Re-Engineering Global Knowledge e-Networks.- The Value of Knowledge for Extended Enterprises.- GSSD-Enterprise for Multinational Corporations.- Three.- Visualization.- Exploring e-Governance.- Growing Clean?.- Globalization and International Trade.- Synergy for Sustainability.- Financial Risks and Climate Change.- Global Agenda! Version 1.0.- Basic versus Complex Logic in International Relations.- Conclusion: Mapping Sustainability, Knowledge e-Networking, and the Value Chain.

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