Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century

ICMAC 2013

Editors: Mandal, Purnendu (Ed.)

  • Presents papers from multi-disciplinary areas like management, social science, economics and education
  • Conference address important topics and needs of Asian countries
  • Addresses the importance of businesses to establish world-class practices
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About this book

This volume presents the refereed papers given at the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, held in Singapore in July 2013. The proceedings of this conference include original papers contributed by researchers from many countries on different continents. The papers cover multi-disciplinary areas such as management, the social sciences, development economics, banking & finance, engineering management, and education, all in connection with the development of countries in Asia. Further, the papers are based on the 9 tracks at the conference:

  • Transnational Education
  • Antecedents of Asia’s Competitiveness
  • Emerging Trends in Banking, Finance and Accounting
  • Business and Revenue Models in the Gaming Industry
  • Psychological Issues in Asia
  • Emerging Retail and Service Industries
  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation
  • Systems Thinking and Systems Practices
  • Tourism Initiatives, Relationships and Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region

About the authors

Prof Purnendu Mandal is a senior academic with teaching, research and consulting experiences over 30 years in four continents (Europe, Australia, Asia and North America). He taught in UK, India, Australia and USA. Professor Mandal held several senior executive offices and corporate positions in education sector. Professor Mandal maintains a strong research and publication portfolio in inter-disciplinary areas including business technologies (IT/IS, SAP, computer simulations), supply chain management (modelling and simulation), system dynamics modelling, manufacturing/operations management, and business logistics. He published more than 150 journals and conference papers (refereed). Professor Mandal is consulted widely in private and public sectors and has received several research grants. He has served in many professional organizations in various capacities, organized international conferences, delivered keynote addresses and participated in panel discussions in numerous occasions

Table of contents (71 chapters)

  • Exporting Work-Integrated Learning to Asian Environment

    Nagy, Helga (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Asian-Australian Nexus: An Educational Challenge

    Robertson, Robbie (et al.)

    Pages 13-21

  • Using Eportfolios in Transnational Asian Campuses

    Bilsland, Christine

    Pages 23-30

  • International Higher Education: Reasons Students Choose Singapore

    Anderson, Robyn

    Pages 31-38

  • TCK Professional Development for International School Teachers in China

    McNulty, Yvonne (et al.)

    Pages 39-46

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eBook $199.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-4560-60-3
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $259.00
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  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1347-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century
Book Subtitle
ICMAC 2013
Editors
  • Purnendu Mandal
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-4560-61-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-4560-61-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-4560-60-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1347-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 644
Number of Illustrations and Tables
175 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
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