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Business, Technology, and Knowledge Management in Asia

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The globalized advancements of the business and technological markets in Asia continue to have an international and interdisciplinary effect on economies around the world. Business, Technology, and Knowledge Management in Asia: Trends and Innovations highlights the efforts and developments in the fields of Asian studies as well as its potential role in IT and management within the constant growing business market. This book is a comprehensive collection of research that is useful for policymakers, government officials, academicians, and students alike. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. APPENDIX
  6. Section 1: Economics and Management in India
    1. Chapter 1: Financial Reporting of Intellectual Capital and Company’s Performance in Indian Information Technology Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. AN OVERVIEW OF INDIAN IT INDUSTRY
      4. 2. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
      5. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. 4. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
      7. 5. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: IT Outsourcing Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. DATA ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX A
    3. Chapter 3: Forecasting Inflation in India
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MODEL SPECIFICATION AND DATABASE
      4. 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Manufacturing Strategies in China
    1. Chapter 4: Chinese Manufacturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. IS IT ONLY A VILLAGE PHONE?
      4. 2. THE VALUE CREATION SPECTRUM OF VILLAGE PHONE
      5. 3. VIRTUAL ECONOMY OR MANUFACTURING-BASED ECONOMY? IMPLICATION FROM RECENT FINANCIAL CRUNCH
      6. 4. TRANSFORMATION IS A MUST FOR CHINESE MANUFACTURING: THE NEW MANUFACTURING MODE OF SERVICE-MANUFACTURING (SM)
      7. 5. SHAANGU, A PRACTITIONER OF S-M
      8. 7. THE CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF SERVICE-MANUFACTURING
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: The Factors Affecting Successful Implementation of ERP in Nanjing Manufacturing SMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESULTS OF LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. FRAMEWORK AND METHODOLOGY
      5. RESEARCH RESULTS AND DATA ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION
  8. Section 3: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Management in Asia
    1. Chapter 6: East and West, Past and Present
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 7: Impact of Structures on Knowledge Contribution in Virtual Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. HKNET
      5. RESEARCH APPROACH
      6. PROPOSITION EVIDENCE
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 8: Improving Small Firm Performance Through Collaborative Change Management and Outside Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: SMALL ENTERPRISES BETWEEN CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
      3. CONCEPTUALIZATION AND PROPOSITIONS
      4. METHODS AND SAMPLE
      5. RESULTS
      6. INITIATION OF CHANGE AND CHANGE TARGETS
      7. NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MEASURES
      8. SCALE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MEASURES
      9. WHAT KINDS OF CHANGE LEADERSHIP MODES ARE PREVALENT IN SINGAPOREAN SMES?
      10. CHANGE STRATEGIES AND LEADERSHIP APPROACHES TO INCREMENTAL AND TRANSFORMATIVE CHANGE
      11. OUTCOMES AND BENEFITS OF CHANGE MEASURE(S)
      12. CASE STUDY: CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND OUTSIDE LEARNING AT QIAN HU CORPORATION LTD.
      13. CHALLENGES AHEAD: KNOWLEDGE LEADERSHIP AND OPENNESS TO OUTSIDE SOURCES OF LEARNING
      14. KNOWLEDGE LEADERSHIP AS DRIVER OF KNOWLEDGE COMBINATION
      15. PERSONALITY TRAITS AND LEADERSHIP STYLE INFLUENCE THE CREATION OF KNOWLEDGE OUTCOMES
      16. KNOWLEDGE COMBINATION QUA UTILIZATION OF OUTSIDE SOURCES OF LEARNING DRIVE FIRM PERFORMANCE
      17. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 9: Australia-China and Stern Hu
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 10: General Enterprising Tendency (GET) and Recommendations to Boost Entrepreneurship Education in Sarawak
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENTERPRISING TENDENCY
      4. 3. OBJECTIVES
      5. 4. METHODOLOGY
      6. 5. FINDINGS
      7. 6. INPUTS FROM FOCUS GROUP INTERVIEWS
      8. 7. DISCUSSION
      9. 8. RECOMMENDATIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 11: The Essential Leadership Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. PAPER’S AIM AND OBJECTIVES
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. LEADERSHIP
      6. 5. LOVING AND BEING COMPASSIONATE
      7. 6. BEING AWARE AND KNOWING ONE’S VISION
      8. 7. FOLLOWING ONE’S DHARMA, AND LEADING WELL
      9. 8. MOVING FROM EGO TO DIVINITY, MOVING FROM SELF TO OTHER-CENTEREDNESS
      10. 9. BEING SELF DISCIPLINED AND SELF CONTROLLED
      11. 10. GROWING RESILIENCE
      12. 11. HAVING SPIRITUAL STRENGTH OR BALLAST
      13. 12. REFLECTING AND TAKING STOCK!
      14. 13. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 12: Asian Leadership Wisdom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. KAUTILYA AND HIS ARTHASHASTRA
      4. 3. CONFUCIUS AND CONFUCIANISM
      5. 4. KAUTILYA’S LEADERSHIP LESSONS
      6. 5. CONFUCIUS LEADERSHIP WISDOM
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 13: Psycho-Social Impact of Shift Work
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE SURVEY
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 5. DISCUSSION
      6. 6. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Literature Review and Evidences on Business and Management
    1. Chapter 14: Development of Human Factors Ontology for Business Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS
      4. 3. BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      5. 4. HUMAN FACTORS CONTRIBUTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      6. 5. HUMAN-SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
      7. 6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      8. 7. A BUSINESS ONTOLOGY TO AID HUMAN-SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
      9. 8. A HUMAN FACTORS ONTOLOGY
      10. 9. INTEGRATION OF HUMAN FACTORS INTO BUSINESS CONCEPT MAP
      11. 10. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      12. 11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: The Globalisation of Firms as a Social Evolutionary Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GLOBALISATION AS A SOCIAL EVOLUTIONARY PROCESS
      4. EVOLUTION IN SYSTEMS THEORY
      5. SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC EVOLUTIONARY THEORIES
      6. EVOLUTION FROM A KNOWLEDGE PERSPECTIVE
      7. DUAL CHARACTER OF ORGANISATIONS AS SELF-REPRODUCING SYSTEMS
      8. GLOBALISATION OF FIRMS FROM AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE
      9. IMPLICATIONS FOR GLOBALISATION AS A HISTORICAL PROCESS
      10. IMPLICATION FOR THE GLOBALISATION OF FIRMS
      11. IMPLICATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 16: Key Intangible Performance Indicators (KIPs) for Organisational Success
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. KIPS
      5. LEADERSHIP
      6. INNOVATION
      7. CORPORATE IMAGE AND REPUTATION
      8. EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION
      9. GAPS IN THE LITERATURE
      10. DISCUSSION
      11. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: Capability Approach
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PERCIEVED ROLE OF CAPABILITY APPROACH
      4. PROBABLE ISSUES
      5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 18: What Skill/Knowledge is Important to a Nursing Professional?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION
    6. Chapter 19: Assessing Adequacy of Leisure and Recreation Facilities in KFUPM Campus
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITIONS: LEISURE AND RECREATION
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      7. WHAT IS LEARNT FROM THE FINDINGS?
      8. COPING WITH THE FUTURE NEEDS: NEED-GAP ANALYSIS
      9. FORECASTING LEISURE AND RECREATION FACILITIES
      10. PONDERING ALTERNATIVE IMPROVEMENT OPTIONS: A THOUGHT PROVOKE
      11. APPENDIX
    7. Chapter 20: Social Loafing in Distributed Organization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
      5. RESEARCH MODEL
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      7. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULT
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. THREATS TO VILIDITY AND LIMITATIONS
      10. IMPLICATIONS
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors