Shifting Paradigms Book

Shifting Paradigms


  • Author : Zia Qureshi
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Date : 2022-01-11
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN : 9780815739012

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Addressing the big questions about how technological change is transforming economies and societies Rapid technological change—likely to accelerate as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic—is reshaping economies and how they grow. But change also causes disruption, creates winners and losers, and produces social stress. This book examines the challenges of digital transformation and suggests how creative policies can make it more productive and inclusive. Shifting Paradigms is the second book on technological change produced by a joint research project of the Brookings Institution and the Korea Development Institute. Contributors are experts from the United States, Europe, and Korea. The first volume, Growth in a Time of Change, was published by Brookings in February 2020. The book’s underlying thesis is that the future is arriving faster than expected. Long-accepted paradigms about economic growth are changing as digital technologies transform markets and nearly every aspect of business and work. Change will only intensify with advances in artificial intelligence and other innovations. Investors, business leaders, workers, and public officials face many questions. Is rising market concentration inevitable with the new technologies or can their benefits be more widely shared? How can the promise of FinTech be captured while managing risks? Should workers fear the new automation? Are technology-driven shifts in business and work causing income inequality to rise? How should public policy respond? Shifting Paradigms addresses these questions in an engaging manner for anyone interested in understanding how the economic and social agenda is being transformed by today’s winds of change.

Shifting Strategic Paradigms Book

Shifting Strategic Paradigms


  • Author : Lakeesha K. Ransome
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2007
  • Category :
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : MINN:31951P01026353W

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Paradigm Shift in Management Philosophy Book

Paradigm Shift in Management Philosophy


  • Author : Bharat S. Thakkar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Date : 2019-12-31
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 227
  • ISBN : 9783030297107

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Rapidly growing technology and globalization have put tremendous pressure on management teams. Technological developments with far reaching implications on social, economic, political, and environmental ecosystems cannot be underemphasized. Currently, organizations are trying to be more inclusive and aware of diversity, rapid technology growth, and globalization along with remotely operating businesses for profit motivation. The delegative and individual employee-based management styles of the past have become obsolete. With globalization, virtual offices, and rapid technology growth, management challenges have become an expensive force to reckon with. In this book, the authors address the recent trends in management in global environments. The authors explore issues such as managing virtual teams, gender and management, e-commerce, biased financing, quantum computing, and disruption in the financial services industry. The book will serve as a valuable resource to researchers interested in the future management challenges facing global organizations.

Paradigm Shift  Why International Students Are so Strategic to Global Missions Book

Paradigm Shift Why International Students Are so Strategic to Global Missions


  • Author : Jack D. Burke PhD M.Div.
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Date : 2019-03-15
  • Category : Religion
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781973656876

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It is of strategic importance for international students and scholars to come under the umbrella of global missions. The author is convinced there is need for a paradigm shift in global missions. With over one million international students from practically every country on the face of the earth, many being Christian, having come to the U.S. for their higher education, we cannot afford to waste this golden opportunity. Reasons will be provided why this is our divine “moment” in history for Christian leadership to rise up and take action. The potential is there for us to create a tremendous impact for Christ on nations which in the past have been difficult to reach. God works in mysterious ways and this has to be one of them. It is imperative that we get with God’s program and focus on: • identifying Christian international students soon after their arrival on campus. • training them Biblically and theologically. • equipping them for their return home. • following them up after their return with support. Documentation is provided, some from missionaries themselves, showing that properly trained Christian international students after returning home are much more effective than traditional foreign missionaries. Reasons why are clearly and with great conviction provided. However, we still need traditional foreign missionaries because of the fields being white unto harvest but the laborers are few. The reader will be fascinated by the illustrations of those Christian international students who returned home to accomplish feats for God on a scale that never before had been thought possible.

Platform Strategy  A New Paradigm For A Changing World Book

Platform Strategy A New Paradigm For A Changing World


  • Author : Ki-chan Kim
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Date : 2020-03-03
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9789813277472

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In the last century, we have witnessed the rise of a new kind of company, one that leverages on a new business model — the platform.Though platform companies are very common, they can take extremely diverse forms in today's business landscape. People use the term 'platform' to mean many different things. Managers are often confused about which is platform business and which is not. When it comes to platform strategy, things become even more complicated.Using real world examples, this book acts as a primer for platform strategy, discussing the underlying mechanism of various types of platform models to help people understand what platform business is and what they can do with it. Theories and frameworks appropriate for understanding platform business are introduced and related cases follow to support readers' understanding. The diverse and international case studies analysed range from IBM's horizontal production platform, to the digital platform of China's breakout smartphone star, Xiaomi.This book will not only enable readers to understand platform business, but also teach them how to harness these frameworks to build effective strategies for their own platform business pursuits.

Paradigm Shifts   Structural Changes   in Pursuit of Progress in the Caribbean Community Book

Paradigm Shifts Structural Changes in Pursuit of Progress in the Caribbean Community


  • Author : Kenneth O. Hall
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Date : 2013-03-04
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9781466941809

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Paradigm Shifts & Structural Changes - in Pursuit of Progress in the Caribbean Community This publication consists of a significant number of scholarly papers from eminent Caribbean Intellectuals and academics, committed to the advancement of regional integration. It encapsulates articles which represent views on CARICOM, covering a wide spectrum of issues from conception, through current trials and tribulations, into bold peeks into the future. The contribution by the late Hon. Best and Dr. St. Cyr, is particularly interesting as it dares to try to impose paradigm shifts on both the methodology to be used, and on the desirable destination to be sought, if future generations are not to decry the current generation for this myopia.

A Shift in the Security Paradigm Book

A Shift in the Security Paradigm


  • Author : J. Martín Ramírez
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Date : 2020-04-25
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 9783030432539

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This book discusses some of the strategic lines in front of the trends related to the new challenges of global security in this new century: some rather universal problems (migration, terrorism, cyberspace, conflict resolutions techniques in prisons, economic intelligence), as well as more military ones (new conflicts: new world stage, new weapons, new military doctrines, mass destruction weapons and nuclear arms control, outer space and ocean depths), without forgetting some global and conceptual topics (disintegration is driving insecurity, searching for quality in international affairs, shield of security culture through data protection, information society and the protective influence of security culture). A special focus is put on Europe's interests. The unique, complex process of integration of European states is confronted by various problems caused by the implementation of different political visions presented by the factions of the European Union's establishment. The diverse interpretation of the goals and paths of development of this organization leads to the violation of its cohesion, which is used by global partners with the opportunity to broaden their influence and achieve their own goals by playing European countries individually. There is a need for the EU to go further to achieve a deeper level of integration and strategic autonomy which would allow for the implementation of a coherent policy towards the powers.

Policy Discourse and the Paradigm Shift in Reproductive Health in Bangladesh Book

Policy Discourse and the Paradigm Shift in Reproductive Health in Bangladesh


  • Author : Tehmina Ghafur
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Date : 2017-08-21
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN : 9781527500679

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The reproductive health care program of Bangladesh is still striving to address the very basic reproductive health issues of its people. Reproductive health services here still confronting issues surrounding ‘availability’. Equality issues like ‘accessibility’ to, and ‘quality’ of services are far away from the reach of the majority of people. This book analyses the policy discourses and the paradigm shift relating to reproductive health care in Bangladesh. It explores the extent to which the policy frameworks reflect a paradigm shift towards a rights-based reproductive health program. In so doing, it also investigates how the complementarities and inconsistencies within the policy frameworks have affected reproductive health through ‘the availability of, accessibility to, and quality of reproductive health services’ in Bangladesh.

Paradigm Shift to Effects Based Space  Near Space as a Combat Space Effects Enabler Book

Paradigm Shift to Effects Based Space Near Space as a Combat Space Effects Enabler


  • Author :
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Date : 2005
  • Category :
  • Pages : 77
  • ISBN : 1422310167

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This paper is an outgrowth of comments I heard and attitudes I experienced at the JFCOM Joint Space Concept Development and Experimentation Workshop in Norfolk at the end of March 2004. I presented a briefing on near-space at the conference along with colleagues from JFCOM, the Army Space and Missile Defense Battlelab, the Naval Research Laboratory, and the Navy Warfare Development Command. It discussed how many functions that are currently done with satellites could be performed for tactical and operational commanders using near-space assets much more cheaply and with much greater operational utility. The briefing was very well received with nothing but positive comments all around. However, once we broke into focus groups trying to develop exercise inputs for such subjects as operationally responsive space, the near-space concept was almost forgotten. It didn't fit into the normal mindset of what space meant, so it was difficult to convince other group members that it should be discussed in the same breath as, say, a TacSat-type program. After much thought, it was my perception that the problem was one of mindset as to what the word "space" meant to the warfighter. After reading space doctrine (Army, Navy, Air Force, and Joint), I discovered that the mindset I sensed at the workshop had actually been codified to define space as a place where we operate satellites. That mindset is counterproductive.

Paradigm Shift In Technological Advancement In Librarianship Book

Paradigm Shift In Technological Advancement In Librarianship


  • Author : N.K. Swain
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Date : 2011-08-01
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 507
  • ISBN : 9789387307902

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A companion volume entitled 'Benchmarks in ICT Applications in LIS Practices: Essays in Honour of Dr Pawan Kumar Gupta, is being brought out separately on this occasion. The book, in addition to the discussions on the principles, offers an insight into the practical aspects of implementation and management. It also incorporates some case studies. Important topics covered in this book are: Open ArchivesWebometricsWeb 2.0 and LibrariesSocial NetworkingOpen Sources Software ToolsRural Development Information SystemMulti-Lingual Digital LibrariesOpen Content (Knowledge) & LicensingCollaboration and ConsortiaData Standards for e-ResourcesDigital Library E-ResourcesLibrary ConsortiaAcademic LibrariesIndia Library ConsortiaElectronic Information ResourcesICT LiteracyUniversity LibrariesCopyright IssuesKnowledge Centres for RuralDevelopment

The Changing Paradigm of Consulting Book

The Changing Paradigm of Consulting


  • Author : Anthony F. Buono
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Date : 2011-05-01
  • Category : Reference
  • Pages : 465
  • ISBN : 9781617354199

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The 13th volume in the RMC series, The Changing Paradigm of Consulting, is based on the best papers presented at the Academy of Management’s Management Consulting Division’s fourth international conference (2009) on the underlying dynamics within the fast-paced world of business and management consulting. Held in Vienna, Austria, the conference brought together academicians, consultants and organizational practitioners to examine the changes taking place within the consulting field. The book’s 19 chapters are divided into five sections that explore the emergence and implications of this new paradigm, delineating and illustrating the paradigm shift taking placing within consulting, exploring the ramifications for global consulting, examining the challenges inherent in attempts to capture collaboration and cooperation in inter-organizational networks, analyzing the push toward the professionalization – and professionalism – of consultancy, and assessing new approaches to management consulting, focusing on innovative instruments, tools and intervention frameworks. The book captures the myriad complexities and uncertainties faced by consultants and their clients and the concomitant search for appropriate mindsets, attitudes and orientations as well as methods, tools and techniques. As each of the chapters indicates, while there are significant challenges facing the consulting industry, there are also a number of promising frameworks and approaches that can help us successfully meet these challenges.

Policy Paradigms  Transnationalism  and Domestic Politics Book

Policy Paradigms Transnationalism and Domestic Politics


  • Author : Grace Skogstad
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Date : 2011-10-08
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781442696709

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Policy Paradigms, Transnationalism, and Domestic Politics offers a variety of perspectives on the development of policy paradigms — the ideas that structure thinking about what can and should be done in a policy domain. In this collection, international experts examine how both transnational actors and domestic politics affect the structuring of these paradigms. As well as theoretical chapters, this volume includes six case studies showing ideas at work in a diverse range of policy domains from the recognition of same-sex unions to risk regulation of genetically modified organisms. These qualitative analyses show how transnational activities shape policy paradigms by building consensus on ideas about feasible and desirable public policies across authoritative decision-makers. Expertly researched and assembled, Policy Paradigms, Transnationalism, and Domestic Politics provides insight into the conditions under which different transnational actors can bring about changes in the core ideas that affect public policy development.

Shifting the Paradigm in Community Mental Health Book

Shifting the Paradigm in Community Mental Health


  • Author : Geoffrey Brian Nelson
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Date : 2001-01-01
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 0802083552

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Examines changes in the values and practices within community mental health that occurred between 1984 and 1998 in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. A valuable guide for future research, and for consumers and administrators in the mental health field.

Organic Computing     A Paradigm Shift for Complex Systems Book

Organic Computing A Paradigm Shift for Complex Systems


  • Author : Christian Müller-Schloer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 2011-04-29
  • Category : Computers
  • Pages : 627
  • ISBN : 9783034801300

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Organic Computing has emerged as a challenging vision for future information processing systems. Its basis is the insight that we will increasingly be surrounded by and depend on large collections of autonomous systems, which are equipped with sensors and actuators, aware of their environment, communicating freely, and organising themselves in order to perform actions and services required by the users. These networks of intelligent systems surrounding us open fascinating ap-plication areas and at the same time bear the problem of their controllability. Hence, we have to construct such systems as robust, safe, flexible, and trustworthy as possible. In particular, a strong orientation towards human needs as opposed to a pure implementation of the tech-nologically possible seems absolutely central. The technical systems, which can achieve these goals will have to exhibit life-like or "organic" properties. "Organic Computing Systems" adapt dynamically to their current environmental conditions. In order to cope with unexpected or undesired events they are self-organising, self-configuring, self-optimising, self-healing, self-protecting, self-explaining, and context-aware, while offering complementary interfaces for higher-level directives with respect to the desired behaviour. First steps towards adaptive and self-organising computer systems are being undertaken. Adaptivity, reconfigurability, emergence of new properties, and self-organisation are hot top-ics in a variety of research groups worldwide. This book summarises the results of a 6-year priority research program (SPP) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) addressing these fundamental challenges in the design of Organic Computing systems. It presents and discusses the theoretical foundations of Organic Computing, basic methods and tools, learning techniques used in this context, architectural patterns and many applications. The final outlook shows that in the mean-time Organic Computing ideas have spawned a va