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Intellectual Property Rights

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ISBN: 9789535132813 9789535132820 Year: Pages: 128 DOI: 10.5772/65187 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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In today’s world, we live with the notion that economic health and firm competitiveness are closely tied. Innovation and creativity play a significant role in achieving economic, social, and technological advancement, contributing to a nation's prosperity and leading to job growth for a country. Industries can capitalize on economic benefits through the development and commercialization of innovative products. This also works for consumers, who prefer to purchase safe, guaranteed products, believing that the IP rights of the products are worth protecting both nationally and internationally. The topics covered in this book include an ""Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights,"" ""Patenting in the Pharmaceutical Industry,"" ""Towards More Inclusive IP Analysis by Frontier Tools,"" ""Patent Data in Economic Analysis,"" ""How to Elaborate and Interpret an Expert Report on the Design Area,"" and ""Host-Country Patenting and Inventorship in Emerging Countries.""

E-Business - State of the Art of ICT Based Challenges and Solutions

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ISBN: 9789535128830 9789535128847 9789535141235 Year: Pages: 108 DOI: 10.5772/62976 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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In this book, authors provide latest results of scientific research projects within the area of e-business: Challenges of Information and Communication Technology Usage in E-business Systems; A Proposal for Brand Analysis with Opinion Mining; Customers Online Interaction Experiences with Fashion Brands: E-information and E-buying; Payment System's Determination by Universal Financial Industry Message Scheme According to Single Euro Payment Area; and CSFs for SMEs in Measuring E-commerce Success.

Contemporary Leadership Challenges

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ISBN: 9789535129035 9789535129042 9789535141167 Year: Pages: 274 DOI: 10.5772/62977 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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Social and behavioral science has for decades studied and recognized leadership as a social exchange between leaders and followers. But leadership is rather complex, and as such, it tends to lead to an increased interest within and across different disciplines. This book is an attempt to provide theoretical and empirical framework to better understand leadership challenges in various contexts. The authors cover an array of themes that span from an individual level to an organizational and societal level. In this volume, two sections are presented. The first section based on individual level focuses on different leadership styles and abilities, and the other section provides theories to understand leadership in public administration, in industrial settings and in nonprofit organizations.

Issues of Human Resource Management

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ISBN: 9789535132271 9789535132288 Year: Pages: 178 DOI: 10.5772/65572 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management --- Social Sciences
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The book ""Issues of Human Resource Management"", written by well-known authors, is a result of a teamwork of specialists who have been dealing with the issue of managing human resources in different contexts. The authors from Germany, Spain, Turkey, Slovakia and Romania have submitted results of their current research and have presented important findings that are becoming a starting point for making managers decision so that their businesses can be competitive. You have put your hands on a selection of the best scientific contributions that have been reviewed and now are offering a space for an active debate on partial issues of the given topic. The authors in their work examined also the factors of psychology applied in HRM, the organisation of companies and its impact on human resource management, workers motivation and incentives and investment into human resources development; they searched the field of human resource management in family businesses, the quality of relationship in a workplace and specifics of human resource management in non-governmental organisation.

Theory and Application on Cognitive Factors and Risk Management - New Trends and Procedures

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ISBN: 9789535132950 9789535132967 Year: Pages: 132 DOI: 10.5772/65180 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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Risk management is an interdisciplinary discipline that involves several aspects. It is absolutely necessary to make sure we manage risks in order to minimize their threats and maximize their potential. This book tries to investigate the complexity that characterizes risk management. It contains original research and application chapters from different perspectives and covers different areas such as human aspects, emergency management, cognitive factors, software engineering, and marketing. The idea of the book is to expand the reader's consciousness to deal with problems regarding risk management.

Qualitative versus Quantitative Research

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ISBN: 9789535132851 9789535132868 Year: Pages: 110 DOI: 10.5772/65619 Language: English
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Subject: Business and Management
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The objective of this book is to fill the gap combining several studies from qualitative and quantitative research methods. The various chapters presented here follow several approaches that researchers explore in different context. This book intends to contribute to better understanding of the application areas of qualitative research method and to show how these business practices in social sciences can stimulate in various areas.

Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects

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ISBN: 9789535134671 9789535134688 Year: Pages: 194 DOI: 10.5772/64899 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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This book gathers pioneering experiences based on the same concept: innovation. According to Schumpeter's research, there would be four types of innovations: product or service innovation (market introduction of a new type of good), process innovation (introduction of a new type of production), market innovation (introduction of a new market in a country or a new market structure), and innovation of matter (introduction of a new raw material). This book contains ten chapters organized in four main sections: (a) ""Strategic Issues,"" (b) ""Risk Management in Innovative Projects,"" (c) ""Economic Issues and Financing Innovation,"" and (d) ""Leadership and Teamwork.""

Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real Cases

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ISBN: 9789535134473 9789535134480 Year: Pages: 288 DOI: 10.5772/67183 Language: English
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Subject: Business and Management
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In a global world, where the acceleration of technological changes is happening in all industrial sectors, a special focus is forced on innovation and creativity. The book has gathered a small number of sectors where innovation is being the main vector to achieve the competitiveness that companies are craving. The motivation to choose these sectors has been preceded by a careful selection in which we wanted to pick up those in which innovation is a key today. Different aspects push to create and innovate: the environment in general and in particular climate change is forcing to rethink sectors such as energy, infrastructure, water, biotechnology, materials, defense, education, or health. Dear reader, in your hand is a work that reflects the same spirit of the human being: curiosity and eagerness to overcome have allowed humanity to have evolved and still continue today.

Corporate Governance and Strategic Decision Making

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ISBN: 9789535135531 9789535135548 Year: Pages: 226 DOI: 10.5772/66270 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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This edited volume aims to intimate and orient readers on the current state of corporate governance and strategic decision making a decade after the global financial crises. In particular, it sheds more light on the current state of affairs of corporate governance mechanisms, codes, and their enforcement as well as novel issues arising. The ten constituent chapters contained herein are authored by seasoned academics with research interests in the areas of corporate governance, strategic management, and sustainable management practices. It provides up-to-date theoretical and empirical evidence of such corporate governance issues as corporate governance codes, corporate fraud, quality of earnings, strategic decision making, corporate social responsibility, sustainable management, and sustainable growth strategies. Irrespective of the diverse nature and span of the topics included, this edited volume is divided into three sections and structured to read as a unit.

Congruence of Personal and Organizational Values

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ISBN: 9789535136651 9789535136668 Year: Pages: 90 DOI: 10.5772/65618 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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Perceived importance of personal and organizational values congruence in the management of organizations have actualized this phenomenon in both theory and practice. Researchers continuously show positive impact of personal and organizational values congruence on employees? behavior, attitudes, organizational climate and organizational performance. Management of organizations are also seeking to apply the solutions to eliminate the gap between organizational and employees' values. However, arising scientific and practical problems requires to purify the factors that determine values congruence. This challenges for a search of complex and consistent understanding of this phenomenon: from theory to practice. This book aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the personal and organizational values congruence phenomenon, featuring the most important critical issues regarding the exposure, diagnosis and strengthening of congruence of personal and organizational values.

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