Description : In contemporary society, it is vital for countries to consistently seek new ways to provide stable growth for their increasing populations. As such, it is important to stay on top of the most current strategies and trends that promote strong industrial and economic development. Transcontinental Strategies for Industrial Development and Economic Growth provides a comprehensive examination of the latest strategies and techniques for growing and maintaining an economically-sound community. Highlighting innovative research on relevant topics such as budget preparation processes, management philosophies, and global competitiveness, this publication is an ideal resource for all professionals, practitioners, business owners, and researchers who are seeking advanced academic perspectives on strategies for industrial development and economic growth.
Description : Modern biotechnology is a powerful tool that is poorly understood by many. Straight Talk on Biotechnology aims to provide in-depth understanding of the various facets of this technology, which is likely to have a tremendous impact on our lives. In particular, Volume I provides:(openli)A historical perspective of various sciences and biotechnology.(openli)An explanation of basic concepts of biotechnology, including cloning.(openli)An overview of global trends in the commercial production of transgenic food and crops, including a case study on Bt corn.(openli)Status of government and non-government research initiatives, including an assessment of government guidance on biotechnology.
Description : In seeking to provoke debate, the book reveals the variety of experiences evident in countries and regions marked by capitalist and (post) socialist regulatory frameworks, and contrasting labour regimes, histories and cultures. The contributions show the importance of critically examining both the complex nature of global-local links and the particular ways economic processes are around the themes of labour regimes, labour processes, labour mobility and labour communities, the essays show how economic development is not only shaped by market forces but is also interlocked in systems of meaning.