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Promoting Socio-Economic Development through Business Integration

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Developing economies around the world must balance fast growth with traditional values to achieve the greatest success. Issues related to rural innovation, knowledge management, and emerging technologies are at the forefront of every developing country’s concerns. Promoting Socio-Economic Development through Business Integration builds on available literature in the field of socio-economic development in developing countries, providing further research opportunities in this field. Research scholars, academics, policymakers, government officials, and more will find this book to be a crucial source of knowledge to their respective disciplines.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
    1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Regional Economic Imbalances
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1.0 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2.0 TRENDS IN FDI INFLOWS IN INDIA
    4. 3. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Endnotes
  9. Chapter 2: Role of Knowledge Workers in Business Process and Innovation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. WHAT IS A BUSINESS PROCESS?
    4. 3. WHO ARE KNOWLEDGE WORKERS?
    5. 4. DISCUSSION
    6. 5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: Technological Innovations in Management Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    4. NEED OF THE STUDY
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
    7. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. FUTURE SCOPE OF STUDY
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. APPENDIX
  11. Chapter 4: Emergent Trends in Sustainable Technologies in Thailand
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OTOP BUSINESS MODEL IN THAILAND
    4. KEY SUCCESS FACTORS FOR SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION
    5. 3. Market for OTOP in India
    6. THE ROAD AHEAD
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: Feasibility Study for Setting up a Community Radio
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. AREA OF STUDY
    5. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    6. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
    8. CHALLENGES FOR COMMUNITY RADIO STATIONS
    9. SUGGESTIONS AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS
    10. MOBILE PHONES: AN EMERGING ALTERNATIVE?
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: The Impact of Kisan Call Centers on the Farming Sector
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. OBJECTIVE
    5. RESEARCH DESIGN
    6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    7. LITERATURE REVIEW
    8. DATA ANALYSIS
    9. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
    10. SUGGESTIONS AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Tale of Two Entrepreneurs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TALE OF BRAINCHILD INNOVATION: MOZZIQUIT
    4. GROWING GREEN IS THE NEW COOL: SNOWBREEZE
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. APPENDIX
  15. Chapter 8: Rice Husk Power Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    6. AREA PROFILE
    7. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    8. DATA ANALYSIS
    9. Application of Rice Husk Ash (RHA)
    10. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
    11. LIMITATIONS
    12. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS
    13. REFERENCES
    14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: Talent Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ESSENTIAL TOOLS OF TALENT MANAGEMENT
    4. CRUCIAL FACTORS FOR EMPLOYEE RETENTION
    5. TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY TO CREATE A HIGHER-PERFORMING WORKFORCE
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Rural Outreach for Banks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. OBJECTIVE
    3. CASE DESCRIPTION
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. SURVEY
    6. PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BANKING SECTOR
    7. ANALYSIS OF THE CHALLENGES
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 11: Role of Dairy Farming in Rural Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DAIRY FARMING IN INDIA
    4. DAIRY INDUSTRY IN INDIA
    5. OPERATION FLOOD
    6. IMPROVEMENT IN RURAL LIVELIHOOD THROUGH DAIRY FARMING
    7. EMPLOYMENT
    8. CONTRIBUTION TO INDIAN ECONOMY
    9. PLANNING A DAIRY FARM
    10. DAIRY FARM: KIRPA RAM DAIRY INDUSTRY, UTTAR PRADESH
    11. STAGES OF DAIRY FARMING (KIRPA RAM DAIRY INDUSTRY, UTTAR PRADESH)
    12. RECOMMENDATIONS
    13. LIMITATIONS AND CONSTRAINTS
    14. IMPACT OF DAIRY FARMING ON RURAL INDIA
    15. THREE-TIER AMUL MODEL: A BENCHMARK
    16. CONCLUSION
    17. REFERENCES
    18. ADDITIONAL READING
    19. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: Solar Micro Grids
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOLAR POWER IN INDIA
    4. POWER GRIDS IN INDIA
    5. MERA GAO POWER (MGP): A BRIEF OVERVIEW
    6. OPERATIONAL SETUP
    7. ABOUT NIKHIL JAISINGHANI
    8. BUSINESS MODEL OF MGP
    9. ADVANTAGES FOR VILLAGERS
    10. MAJOR RESULTS
    11. CHALLENGES
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. APPENDIX
  20. Chapter 13: Study of Carbon Footprint in Organizations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND DESIGN
    6. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
    8. QUALITATIVE SURVEY: KEY POINTS TO NOTE
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 14: NGO Sudhaar
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NGO SUDHAAR
    4. LIVESTOCK WITH AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE
    5. MILK BUSINESS
    6. RECYCLING AND GREEN ENERGY
    7. NAGESH'S PROPOSAL
    8. THE CHALLENGES
    9. Decision Time
    10. Solution
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 15: Mapping the Rural Retail of India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CREATING EFFICENT ECOSYSTEMS
    4. NATURE OF RURAL RETAIL
    5. OBJECTIVE
    6. METHODOLOGY
    7. PROPOSED MODEL FOR BEST PRACTICES IMPLEMENTATION
    8. THE BEST PRACTICES FOLLOWED BY THE THREE DIFFERENT MOM AND POP STORES I.E. ESTABLISHED, SMALL SCALE AND STARTER MOM AND POP STORES.
    9. RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Revitalizing ICDS
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    5. ICDS: A LIFELINE OF INDIA’S UNDERNOURISHED CHILDREN
    6. Challenges Faced by ICDS
    7. SIMILAR PROJECTS WORLDWIDE
    8. ICDS STRENGTHENING AND RESTRUCTURING: RESOLVING THE CHALLENGES
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: Feasibility of Implementation of Solar Bottle Bulb in Urban Slums of India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. SOLAR BOTTLE BULB: LIGHT AND HOPE FROM WASTE
    3. URBAN SLUMS IN INDIA: THE TARGET
    4. SUDARSHANA, MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE GHAZIABAD (MIG)
    5. ENERGY POVERTY: A CURABLE MENACE?
    6. THE JOURNEY OF SOLAR BOTTLE BULB
    7. SOLAR BOTTLE BULB
    8. COMPETITION
    9. THE PLAN: DISTRIBUTION
    10. WAY FORWARD
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. APPENDIX
  25. Chapter 18: Business, Government, and Society Synergy for Sustainable Livelihood
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: THE BUSINESS – GOVERNMENT – SOCIETY RELATIONSHIP
    4. LIVELIHOOD ISSUES FOR SABAR TRIBE
    5. RESULTS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  26. Chapter 19: An Empirical Investigation into the Key Characteristics of Socio-Technical Societies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 20: Rural Innovations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. INNOVATION
    4. AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES IN RURAL PARTS OF INDIA
    5. TRANSFORMING RURAL INDIA THROUGH AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION
    6. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) GYANDOOT
    7. E-CHOUPAL BY ITC
    8. UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION PROJECT
    9. INNOVATION FOR IMPROVING HEALTH IN RURAL INDIA
    10. TOTAL SANITATION CAMPAIGN
    11. IKURE TECHSOFT
    12. DRINKING WATER QUALITY IN RURAL INDIA: ISSUES AND APPROACHES
    13. COMMUNITY BASED MAINTENANCE OF WATER SOURCES MAINTENANCE OF WATER SOURCES
    14. DUAL WATER SUPPLY AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT
    15. SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION
    16. THE CLASSIC CASE OF SELCO IN SOLAR ELECTRIFICATION
    17. DRAWBACKS OF RURAL INNOVATION
    18. CONCLUSION
    19. REFERENCES
    20. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  28. Chapter 21: Organic Farming
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. AGRICULTURAL GROWTH
    5. GROWTH OF ORGANIC FARMING
    6. ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN ORGANIC FARMING
    7. INDIAN COMPETENCE CENTRE FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE
    8. EXISTING PROBLEMS AND CONSTRAINTS
    9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ADDITIONAL READING
    14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  29. Chapter 22: Jugaad Inc
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CASE INVESTIGATION
    5. FINDINGS AND ANALYSIS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  30. Chapter 23: Tackling Energy Issues in Rural India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. ENERGY ISSUES IN RURAL INDIA
    3. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. FEASIBILITY STUDY
    6. BY Prouct of RICE and their usage
    7. COMPOSITION OF RICE HUSK
    8. BIOMASS CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES
    9. ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION USING BIOMASS GASIFICATION TECHNOLOGY
    10. EFFECTIVE USE OF BY-PRODUCTS
    11. BUSINESS MODEL
    12. CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
    13. SUGGESTIONS AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  31. Chapter 24: Waste Management Initiatives in Rural India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. PROBLEM ANALYSIS
    7. CASE ANALYSIS
    8. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
    9. SUGGESTIONS AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  32. Chapter 25: Capacity Building through Knowledge Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. HISTORY OF UNREST AT MANESAR
    6. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE INDUSTRIAL UNREST
    7. FACTORS INDIRECTLY CONTRIBUTING TO THE INDUSTRIAL UNREST
    8. RESULTANT EFFECTS OF THE STRIKE
    9. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  33. Compilation of References
  34. About the Contributors