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Taofeek A OWOSENI
Aim/Purpose: The paper explores processes of organising business plan competitions by Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) as a case study. The aim is to provide systematic documentation of business plan competitions and impacts by a publicly-funded enterprise agency in a developing economy. Background: AEA attempts at organising business plan competitions that educate, build capacity and support the de ...
Case Study  |  Abuja; business plan; case study; competition; enterprise agency & entrepreneurship
123 downloads

Aisha Barise
Aim/Purpose: This paper complicates Black English-speaking Quebecers by mapping them to the poli-tics of multilingualism, through attempting to join Black and African thinkers on the dialectics of linguistic (in)securities. In particular, it joins “Francophone” and “Anglo-phone” Caribbean intellectuals: Édouard Glissant and Edward Kamau Brathwaite, in dialogue with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, a pan-African ...
Graduate Student Research  |  Linguistic (in-)security, multilingual politics, language policy
86 downloads

John Davids
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to observe and analyze the educational experiences of members of the English-speaking Black community in Quebec and how those experiences may have impacted the employability outcomes of participants. More broadly, this study aimed to contribute towards the filling in of certain information gaps pertaining to not just the aforementioned community but racia ...
Case Study  |  Community Vitality, Education, Employability, Community-based Research, Quantitative, Qualitative
85 downloads

Elya Myers
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this research is to identify within the arts and culture sphere and, more specifically, the film industry, what kinds of employment opportunities are afforded (or not) to BIPOC communities, specifically Black communities in Quebec? How are Black communities in Quebec represented in the local film industry, both in front of and behind the camera? In what ways are Black s ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Quebecois/English-Canadian Cinema, Blackness, Representation, Employment Multiculturalism, Film policy, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
82 downloads

Michaele Aubourg, Plem KIJAMBA LUSHEMBE
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate literature that considers how non-financial factors can influence the enrollment and the low graduation rates of Black students in higher education institutions. Background: Non-financial factors such as the academic, social, and family environments can have a significant impact on the school trajectory of individuals in Black communities. In ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Black students, higher education, graduate rates, non-financial factors
79 downloads

Nikita Boston-Fisher
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the healthcare experiences of Black anglophone Montrealers who use our public healthcare system. Background: There are many gaps when it comes to Quebec’s English-speaking Black Community (ESBC) particularly in the area of health and since this type of data is not regularly collected there is a need to find ways to understand what is going on ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Black persons, language, health, healthcare, social support, empathy
74 downloads

Audrey Sika Mvibudulu-Feruzi
Aim/Purpose: This article takes a deep dive into the positive and long-lasting effects of mentoring Black CEGEP and college students through an autoethnographic approach where I share my life experience relating to mentoring and representation. In my attempts to relate to and understand the educational pathways of Black students in Quebec and the United States, I conducted a deep dive into my educ ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Representation, student success, mentoring
74 downloads

Hezmine K M Alvis
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to assess the extent to which discourse around representation in the Quebec workplace aligns with the experiences of Black Anglophone women. Background: There is a persistent lack of quantitative and qualitative data on Quebec’s English-speaking Black Community (ESBC). With the increase in implementation of diverse, equitable, and inclusive policies in the workpla ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  psychological safety, anglophone, black women, language politics, discrimination, workplace
70 downloads

Lys-Frédéricke Evenou
Aim/Purpose: This article explores how studying in a white educational setting acts as motivation for Black people to engage in Black spaces. Background: When considering the impact of being Black in white educational spaces and the additional effort that is required of these students just for being there, it is important to examine the strategies employed to resist and cope with the challenges ...
Original Research (Quantitative)  |  White institutions; Black students; emotional labour; People of Color (POC) spaces; resistance.
67 downloads

Isabelle Joseph
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this article is to raise awareness regarding the systemic issues contributing to the disproportionate death rates of Black women during the child birthing process. Background: Understanding how Black women are at disproportionate risk of dying during childbirth, this article adresses contributing outside factors in order to expand the discourse related to the topic. M ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Black Women; Black Maternal Mortality; Medical Racism; Systemic Issues; Systemic Violence; Racial Bias; Racism; Discrimination.
65 downloads

Tanya Pierre-Sindor, Rachel L Wilcoxson
Aim/Purpose: Determine if Black birthing people who delivered their babies in Quebec face more complications, death, and overall worse perinatal experiences than their White counterparts. Background: With the recent surge of research on American Black maternal health demonstrating apparent discrepancies between the rates of Maternal morbidity and mortality, Canada’s lack of interest in this poten ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Maternal health, Perinatal health, Black birthing people, Black mothers, Medical racism, Maternal mortality, Maternal morbidity, Black perinatal experience, Culturally safe medical practices and perinatal outcomes
65 downloads

Jenn Ling Ting, Zheng Bing Wang, Thi Cam Nhung Pham, Guang Chen
Aim/Purpose: This research identifies China’s agricultural commodities demand on soy and compares the comparative advantage, competitiveness of world soy exporters. Background: The world’s largest agricultural commodities importer-China had bought 10.7 % of world agricultural commodities (US$1,167.2 billion) during year 2017. Studying China’s demand in order to formulate export strategies is cru ...
Comparative Analysis  |  International Trade, Agribusiness, Trade Analysis and Policy
64 downloads

Eyden Samunderu
Aim/Purpose: This study sought to apply the Structure Conduct Performance paradigm to Africa´s air transport landscape in general. To do that it examines the past, present and future expectations of four of Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest avia-tion economies namely South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Second-ary data containing historical passenger traffic was analysed and predictions for growt ...
Applied Research  |  Liberalization, Air transport, Africa, Strategy, Structure, Conduct, Perfor-mancem(SCP)
63 downloads

Sreeni K R
Aim/Purpose: The study looks at how community developers (CD) work in society. It also define their role to educate members to change their mindsets in order to bring social and economic change by eliminate dependency and become self-sufficient. Background: The role of community developers (CD) is to build an inclusive society where a cross-section of society benefits. It is an action to trans ...
Case Study  |  Community developer; Social worker; inclusive society; village economy; gender equality.
61 downloads

Raafat George Saadé
Aim/Purpose: Although the latest review on digital innovation was made in 2018 (included articles up to 2017), the purpose of this study is to explore and examine opportunities for research in digital innovation and transformation for both researchers (including graduate students) and practitioners. A conceptual model is proposed. Background: Digital innovation is omnipresent today, as it has pe ...
Review  |  Digital innovation transformation, Human, Structured literature review.
59 downloads

Eyden Samunderu, Jörg Hruby, Ingo Roeger, Jingxian Wang
Aim/Purpose: This paper proposes an empirical impact for developing an individual Global Mindset within the Global HR department. Background: Here, we make an explicit assumption that a Global Leader needs a Global Mindset to be effective and for this reason, we employ the term "Global Leadership Mindset" (GLM). Recent (Global) HR competency models focus on the tasks and structuring the HR tasks ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  Global Mindset, Global Leadership (Competency) Development; Global Human Resources Development, Global Career
55 downloads

Celso Sawaia
Aim/Purpose: The need to measure and report on performance is an acute necessity for any organization, especially non-profit organizations. However, measuring the impact of operations and projects on non-tangible goals can be challenging given the diversity of objectives and project structures adopted by these organizations. This paper proposes that the Project Management Office (PMO), as the cent ...
Best Practices  |  PMO, project management, performance, organization, NGO, KPI
51 downloads

Vers une justice égale Legal Project at BCRC
Aim/Purpose: Understanding how Black people view the justice system helps in identifying some areas of friction, and thereby provides critical insights into the measures needed to improve the working and management of the justice delivery process. Background: Access to justice is a fundamental Canadian value. However, evidence shows that Black and racialized communities have been facing systemic ...
Activism (Theory and Practice)  |  Access to justice; perception; trust and confidence; race-based data collection
50 downloads

SAHEED ADEKUNLE IMRAN
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of Ikere Gorge Dam on socioeconomic development of Ikere Area of Oyo State, South-Western Nigeria and the Nation at large. Background: This study investigated the impact of Ikere Gorge Dam on socioeconomic development of Ikere Area of Oyo State, South-Western Nigeria and the Nation at large by employing correlational research desig ...
Original Research (Quantitative)  |  Ikere Gorge Dam, Oke-Ogun, Oil Revenue, Hydropower, Tourism
48 downloads

Humphrey Mwandawiro Mwambeo, Lydiah Nyaguthii Wambugu, Raphael O. Nyonje, James T Kariuki
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the extent to which conflict-resolution empowerment influences sustainability of forest conservation projects Background: The study was undertaken in Taita-Taveta County in Kenya within Mbololo and Mwambirwa forest areas. It targeted 28,984 residents of the county. A sample size of 365 respondents was obtained using Yamane formula. Methodolog ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  Conflict-resolution, Empowerment, Project, Sustainability, Community
47 downloads

Anique Falconer, Marwa Elmasry, Sue Adragna Sue Adragna
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this theoretical paper was to examine the Black Lives Matter Movement and the Covid-19 pandemic in light of the good versus evil dichotomy. Background: African Americans, particularly males, are at an increased risk of dying from excessive police violence and abuse; the tragic death of George Floyd epitomizes this phenomenon. African Americans are also more likely th ...
Review  |  Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, Pandemic, Ethics, George Floyd, Good, Evil, Moral Development
47 downloads

Eyden Samunderu, Antje Kuhnen
Aim/Purpose: In order to address the objective of the research aim of this paper, the influence of digital leadership competencies on employee satisfaction is examined. Background: Digital leadership competencies are indispensable in the digital world of work today. Leaders need them to survive in the digital environment and act successfully together with their employees. However, relevant leader ...
Original Research (Quantitative)  |  Digital competencies, leadership, employee satisfaction, digital leader-ship, digital transformation
47 downloads

Eyden Samunderu, Yifan Xiang
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to verify the existence of a significant perception difference between two consumer groups in China towards the use of celebrity endorsement. Background: Through an online questionnaire survey investigating 212 consumers across the Chinese market, this study found that there is no significant difference between these two groups’ perceptions towards celebrity endorseme ...
Original Research (Quantitative)  |  Brand management, brand equity, celebrity endorsement, social media marketing
42 downloads

John David Tamiggi
Aim/Purpose: The following manuscript presents a broad humanistic-existential framework in support of human-centered design strategy, as it explores the axiological assessment of how marginalized community leadership, post-COVID-19, can lead and integrate innovative Community-Based Learning (CBL) community development models. The manuscript commences with a synthesis of literature focused on under ...
Applied Research  |  Community-Based Learning (CBL), COVID-19, human-centered design, growth mindset, generational poverty, marginalized communities, social class structure
34 downloads

Ulrich Schmitt
Aim/Purpose: This year marks the 75th anniversary of an article titled ‘As we may think’. It envisioned the ‘Memex’ as a personal device affording the productive use of the accumulated human knowledge. It also allowed for the integration of own augmentations able to be effectively shared with the ‘Memexes’ of others. This article follows up on Vannevar Bush’s still unfulfilled aspiration as well a ...
Position Paper  |  Knowledge Visions, Knowledge Management, Memex, Personal Knowledge Management, Knowledge Worker, Opportunity Divides, General-Purpose-Technology, Disruptive Innovation
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Shengjun Zhang, Besan Barhoumeh, Diana Akisa, Jyoti Gaur
After working with team members from four countries, we finally decided to promote sustainable development in Fiji by growing edible fungi such as mushrooms in Fiji through Juncao (fungi grass) technology. From the project background reasons, feasibility study, risk assessment, the current application of AI technology, project impact and other aspects, this paper has carried on a more in-depth ela ...
Juncao (fungi grass) Technology, Fiji, Sustainable Development, Case Competition.
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Agyei Fosu, Darelle van Greunen
Aim/Purpose: The main objective of this study was to check e-skills, access to and modern ICTs usage among selected small-scale farmers who are major contributors/stakeholders in former Transkei Homeland rural economies Background: The role of agricultural information system to support agricultural development cannot be over emphasis. Demiryurek et al., (2008) explains the importance of agricul ...
Case Study  |  Farmers’ challenges, modern ICT tools, ICT use, rural development.
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David Y Firang
Aim/Purpose: This article aims at exploring how systemic racism predisposes Canadian Blacks to COVID 19 infection, thereby raising the question as to whether Black Live Matters amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Although many discourses about Blacks' vulnerability abound in the public media and academic literature, their vulnerabilities seem to have been overlooked amid the current COVID-1 ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  COVID-19, Black Canadians, Black Live Matters, Anti-Black Racism, Racism
24 downloads

Oberiri Destiny Apuke, Ivo Nkasire Apollos
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................ This study investigates the public perception towards Facebook usage in the 2015 political campaigns in Nigeria. Backg ...
Campaign, Facebook, politics, senatorial elections, Taraba, Nigeria
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Raafat George Saadé
Aim/Purpose: This article presents the results of reviewing journal outlets where research in digital innovation and transformation are published. Our aim is to make the case for a much-needed journal dedicated research and practice in the digital innovation / transformation and human / humanity sphere. Background: Digital innovation has become part of our daily lives whether we are aware of it ...
Position Paper  |  Digital Innovation and Transformation, Humanity, Journals, Review
22 downloads

Fareed Shatara, Anna Thai, Wenjun Zeng
Denmark, known for its high happiness index, faces challenges associated with an aging population and labor shortages, particularly in sectors like construction. This paper explores potential solutions within its innovative landscape and the government's positive policy environment for AI. Key stakeholders to consider in the analysis include the immigrant and resident workforce, hiring companies, ...
Denmark, Aging population, Labour shortage, Construction industry, AI-powered chatbot, political environment
19 downloads

Alexander Adeyemi Fakere, Eseroghene O Dafiewhare
Aim/Purpose: This study examined self-help provision and maintenance of infrastructure in two communities in Akure, to identify the current modes and nature of infrastructure development in those communities. Background: Community participation is the involvement of people in community projects to solve their own problems. In developing countries like Nigeria, communities have resorted to self-he ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  Community development, Infrastructure provision, Infrastructure maintenance, Self-help, Sustainable development
18 downloads

Guanglong QUAN
Israel and China have been expanding their relationships to build stronger connections since 2013. After the Belt and Road Initiative, the innovation power of Israel has gained interest by China. This case study compares Israel’s unique culture to that of China. Connections across Hofstede’s cultural dimensions are discussed in the context of innovation. Suggestions and recommendations for Chinese ...
Hofstede; China; Israel; Culture; Comparison
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Kit Teng Phuah, Kelly Kai Seng Wong, Jenn Ling TingJL
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose........................................................................................................................................................... The focus of this study is to find the relationship between the components in Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) such as attitude, subjective norms (Media), subj ...
Beauty industry, women behavior, cosmetic surgery, intention, South Korea
15 downloads

Raafat Saade, Harshjot Nijher
Aim/Purpose: This article presents the study of an ERP implementation in a non-profit or-ganization with the aim to identify people-centered factors for its success. Background: Studying the experience of customers, employees, and partners remain the focus of a lot of research. Integrated information systems paradigms such as digital platforms and enterprise resources planning is still not well ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  ERP implementation, user ecosystem, digital platform, factors of success
14 downloads

Ariel N. Delfino*
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................ The general purpose of this study is to examine the impact of the KALAHI-CIDSS project on community development in the Ea ...
KALAHI-CIDSS, community development, poverty reduction program, community participation, Philippines
13 downloads

Kenneth Chukwujioke Agbim
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose............................................................................................................................................................................. This study seeks to examine the effect of ethical leadership on corporate governance, corporate performance and corporate social responsibil ...
Ethical Leadership, Corporate Governance, Corporate Performance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Deposit Money Banks
13 downloads

Agyei Fosu, Nozipho Giba-Fosu, Ebenezer A Odoi
Aim/Purpose: The study explores Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) application in terms of social media usage to promote businesses with emphasizes on SMMEs in underdeveloped regions in the information age era. Background: The application of ICTs platform in terms of Social Media in the information age economies era by Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) especially those ope ...
Case Study  |  ICTs, SMMEs, Social Media, underdevelopment.
12 downloads

Phuah Kit Teng, Ting Jenn Ling, Kelly Wong Kai Seng
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose.............................................................................................................................................................................. This study examines the factors that influence customer intention to use mo-bile payment service in Nanjing, China. It also gains a deeper ...
Mobile payment, intention, attitude, perceived risk, perceived usefulness
12 downloads

John David Tamiggi
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to garner a more in-depth understanding of the environmental impacts that current-day industry has on the post-industrial Rust Belt. Background: The study was undertaken in three identified counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania. It analyzed 11 years of data assessing violations cited against the oil and gas industry and county annual particle pollutio ...
Case Study  |  Rust Belt, Deindustrialization, Brownfields, hydraulic fracturing, Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
11 downloads

Long Yuhan, Liu Tian Le
Ecuador's economy is primarily based on exports of oil, agricultural products and tourism. The country has faced economic challenges, including high levels of external debt and reliance on oil revenues. In recent years, Ecuador been investing in renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectric power and solar energy, to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change. AI-based renewab ...
Renewable energy, sustainability, Ecuador
11 downloads

Nursalwani Muhamad, Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose...................................................................................................................................................................................................... This study aims to identify the level of perception level of consumer and the relationship between knowledge, attit ...
Knowledge, attitude, practice, cosmetic products, Halal label
11 downloads

Clarence S. Bayne, Raafat G. Saade
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................ The purpose of this paper is to conduct a multi-case/agent analysis using complexity theory to develop propositions that guide and inform ...
Complex Adaptive Systems, Minority Communities, Diversity, Communication Technologies, Ingenuity Gap, Cultural Change Models, Communication and Informing System
9 downloads

Clarence Bayne
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Background............................................................................................................................................................ This article serves as an overview to the conference on on “Community Education and Development: perspectives on English-Speaking Blacks and Other Minorities" ...
English speaking Black, visible minorities Quebec and Canada, non-visible minorities, social and economic indicators, fitness landscape, complex adaptive systems, employment rate, social entrepreneur, ruggedness of landscape
9 downloads

Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff, Mohammad Amizi Ayob, Mohamad Izwani Halim
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose........................................................................................................................................................................................... The objective of this study is to determine the preferences of food sellers in Kelantan towards the halal-labeled fish ball. ...
Fish ball, halal labeled, knowledge, attitude, practice
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Agyei Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose...................................................................................................................................................................................................... The goal of this study was to investigate the financial management practices of SMMEs operating in under developed ...
Financial management skills, SMMEs, underdeveloped regions.
8 downloads

Steven J Clarke, Mohammamadreza Akbari, Dr Shagheyegh Maleki Far
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................... This paper is a review of the progress of the Vietnam socio-economic and development plan and an assessment of the ext ...
Developing nation, trade, terms, patterns, preferences, development and policy, foreign aid, import substitution, and export-led growth
7 downloads

Juwaidah Sharifuddin, Norhasmat Abdul Aziz
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The Malaysian government has given numerous incentives to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including those in the fo ...
Small medium enterprises, structure-conduct-performance, food manufacturing industry, financial incentives, tax
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Agyei Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The main aim of the study is to critically examine the forces that can impede or support students to use e-learning in h ...
Information and Communication Technologies, technological skills, training.
7 downloads

Sylvia E. A. Piggott
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose...................................................................................................................................................................................................... This article explains the movement for Afrocentric public schools in Canada, particularly in Montreal, and the cont ...
Black learners, equity, education, non-profit organization
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Bonnie Zehavi
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Background and summary................................................................................................................................................................................ This paper presents a general overview of the challenges faced by English-speaking Black community members in Montreal, as wel ...
Black Community, English-speaking, Montreal, intersectional, anti-Black systemic racism, justice, education, employment, income, entrepreneurship
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Nozipho Giba-Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose....................................................................................................................................................................................................... The main aim of this study was to investigate the status of records management program at Walter Sisulu University ...
Records management, institution of higher learning, administration, Walter Sisulu University (WSU)
6 downloads

CEDEC CEDEC
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose...................................................................................................................................................................................................... The African-Canadian Career Excellence (ACCE) initiative was developed to address the loss of highly-educated, Engl ...
African-Canadian, Black-African youth, multiculturalism, Quebecers, English-speaking, discrimination, systemic discrimination, employability, workforce development, labor force development, community economic development, labor market, skills gap, diversify, diversity, recruitment strategy, public policy, African issues
6 downloads

Niyi Israel Akeke
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The study seeks to examine the strategic interventions needed to promote the performance of small and medium enterprises ...
Strategic interventions, organizational learning, cultural values, performance, SMEs
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Agyei Fosu
Aim/Purpose.................................................................................................................................................... The goal of this study is to advance understanding of ICT utilization by SMMEs by checking access, ability (in terms of technological skills) and usage of ICT among some SMMEs entrepreneurs operating their businesses in an underdeveloped a ...
Information and Communications Technology, Small Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises, 21st century digital economies
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Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose....................................................................................................................................................................................................... Low cost airline passengers are sensitive towards value for money. They also have their own preferences and percep ...
Passenger intention, low cost carriers (LCC), in-flight halal food, purchasing intention
4 downloads

Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff, Mohammad Amizi Ayob
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................ This research seeks to determine the consumer preferences between local and import rice by using theory of knowledge, att ...
Consumer preference, local rice, imported rice, knowledge, attitude, perception
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Agyei Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The main aim of the study is to identify some of the barriers to the integration of technology into the teaching of math ...
Mathematics teachers, technological skills, training.
4 downloads

Xue Zhang, Hong Guan, Junchen Yao, Hao LIU, Ce Yu, Raafat G. Saadé
The notion of Green Aviation is taking hold in the aviation community. Yet there is no clear definition (although some have attempted) to what it means or implies. In this article, we first bring into focus the contribution of the aviation sector to carbon emissions reduction and mitigation efforts to reduce that. We then propose our own definition of Green Aviation based on the total quality mana ...
Original Research (Qualitative)  |  Green Aviation, Environment, Climate, Carbon Neutral, Air Transportation
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Xianchang Wang
The development of artificial intelligence technology has promoted the wide application of unmanned systems such asrobots, unmanned vehicles, and drones in many fields, including but not limited to agricultural plant protection, power testingfactory and residential robot security, logistics, emergency rescue, Sightseeing etc. Compared with the traditional civilaviation industry, the low-altitude e ...
Review  |  Low-altitude economy, Operational control, digitalization, intelligence,driverless car, drone
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Stephen Stotland
Digital technology is being applied to augment or replace standard behavioral treatments for obesity. This is motivated by the need for efficient and scalable treatment methods to meet the demands of obesity care. We discuss the challenges of behavioral treatment and the potential for digital technology not only to create efficiency, but to augment current practices.
Position Paper  |  Obesity, Behavioral Treatment for Obesity, Digital Programs for Obesity, Psychology of Weight Control
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Rosalie Masella, James McIntosh
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose.................................................................................................................................................................................................... Data from two large Canadian surveys are used to analyze educational and earnings performance of Blacks and Whites. T ...
Canada, racism, Blacks, ordered probability models, beta distributions, mixtures
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Agyei Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose...................................................................................................................................................................................................... The purpose of this study is to expand the knowledge base on factors likely to impede implementation and adoption o ...
ICTs, next generation of learners, teaching, technological skills, lecturers, web-based learning management system, 21st century digital economies.
3 downloads

Nalini Arumugam, Zainab Mohd Karim
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose............................................................................................................................................................................... This research will explore the factors that determine the level of adoption and participation in sustainability practices among the local ...
Sustainability, Sustainability Development, Dairy Farmers, Agribusiness
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Agyei Fosu
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. This paper seeks to show how University of South Africa (UNISA) is using technology to connect lecturers, tutors and stu ...
Development, Higher education, Technology
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Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, Lois Araba Fynn
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. Study aimed to examine the impacts of the Bui-Dam Hydroelectric Power (BHP) project resettlement on communities’ livelih ...
Resettlement, dams, community livelihoods, Ghana
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Prafulla Kumar Padhi
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose.............................................................................................................................................................................................. Since the valuation of a born-global speculative start-up (BGSS) has been a guessing game and there is no framework in the ...
EFSW, BGSS, Informing Systems, Multi-Stage Valuation
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Daniel Mirimo, Mad Nasir Shamsudin
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. This research paper attempts to assess how the Malaysia rice industry will behave if and when certain changes occur, suc ...
Rice trade, food security, policy analysis, system dynamics, Malaysia, ASEAN
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Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff, Intan Zawani Othman, Nursalwani Muhamad
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The objective of this study is, for a given set demographics, to investigate the effect of knowledge, awareness and perc ...
Organic food, awareness, knowledge, attitude, perception, demographic factor
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Jian FU, Haolin Ma
A strong and ambitious goal is to achieve net-zero emissions in international civil aviation by 2050. This means moving away from conventional aircraft towards more electric or even all-electric concepts, which represents an ever greater challenge for the industry and society. Such an evolution towards green aviation requires pushing the limits of conventional approaches and making changes that le ...
Review  |  More electric aircraft; Green aviation; Flight controls; Electrically actuators; Virtual prototyping; Digital
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Chen Zhao, Bin Zhang, yongxin Liu
As a frontline teacher at a civil aviation specialized university, teachers encounter many students with diverse professional and personal characteristics during their teaching career. Some are studious, some are active, some love to delve into research, and some enjoy socializing. Ultimately, educators must focus on students' learning behaviors and performance. Regardless of whether one can genui ...
Case Study  |  Problem-solving, Learning Behaviors and Performance, Learning Outcomes, Self Determination Theory, Motivation, Civil Aviation
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Ziliang Du
With China's goals to have carbon dioxide emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, the green aviation industry of China is developing very fast like the field of electric vehicles. Under these circumstances, this lecture first summarizes the strategy and policy made by Chinese government to promote the development of green aviation. Since Chinese government attaches gr ...
Review  |  Green Aviation; Environment; Climate; Carbon Neutral; Air Transportation; Digital Innovation; Artificial Intelligence
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Zhijun Wu, Xin Lu, Ruochen Dong, Lan Ma
Air Traffic Management (ATM) plays a critical role in guaranteeing flight safety and security, and therefore is a top priority for the development of civil aviation. This paper is a first attempt to integrate the notion of ‘Green’ in the air traffic management technology development paradigm. As such, in this paper, we briefly outline the history of ATM development and summarizes the three stages ...
Original Research (Combination)  |  Air Traffic Management; ATM; Security; Civil Aviation; Smart Transport; Free Flight
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Bo Li, Raafat G. Saadé
Carbon quotas are an effective tool for governments to reduce carbon emissions and have a clear and far-reaching impact on controlling carbon emissions. In this paper, the payoffs of the government and commercial airlines are analyzed by using the evolutionary game ideas, and the expected returns of both parties are further calculated based on their strategic probabilities. In this government-airl ...
Graduate Student Research  |  Carbon Emission Reduction, Game Theory, Aviation
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Raafat George Saadé, Lixian Zhu, Hanshu Cai, Kun Qian, Bin Hu
In the contemporary global landscape, the significance of international digital trade rules cannot be overstated. This study delves into the pressing disputes within bilateral and regional agreements, unraveling the nuanced dimensions of digital trade govern-ance. Employing a systematic literature review approach, meticulously summarizing and analyzing the contested rules, underly-ing concerns, an ...
Applied Research  |  Affective Computing; Applications; Digital Health; Physiological Signals; Psychology; Mental Health
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Nabil Naoumi, Raafat G. Saadé
Transportation is a vital means of connecting people across the globe and represents an invaluable asset to our highly globalized society. It enables economic, social, and cultural development. It facilitates access to goods and services and has become an integral part of human life. The existing transport modes will be enhanced and developed further, and the utilisation of new technologies, inclu ...
Innovations  |  Transport; Aviation; Innovation; disruption; Technologies; Artificial Intelligence
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Mengmeng CHENG, Hao LIU
In the digital economy, the prospect of new risks and disputes arising from new digital technology will lead to the development of new forms of dispute resolution. Digital technology inevitably leads to unforeseen risks and more complex disputes; however, a flexible dispute resolution mechanism has not yet been established. As well as driving new forms of dispute resolution, AI is an enabler for s ...
Review  |  Digital, dispute, resolution, online, technology, adjudication
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Hamed Motaghi, Saeed Nosratabadi, Thabit Qasem Atobishi
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................................. The main objective of the current study is to develop a business model for service providers of cloud computing which is ...
Cloud computing, circular economy, circular business model, business model
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Prafulla Kumar Padhi
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................. The objective of this research is to analyze the literature to-date thoroughly and conceptualize a born-global speculative start-up (BGS ...
BGSS, Pervasive Technologies, Pervasive Advertising, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pervasive Phenomenon
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Maryam Pourakbar
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose................................................................................................................................................................................. The main objective of this study is to analyze the relationship between leadership style, performance, and organizational trust. In addi ...
Leadership Styles, Organizational Trust, Employee Performance, Structural Equation Modeling
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Majo George, Elsa Cherian
NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE INFORMING SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Aim/Purpose.................................................................................................................................................................................................. This research paper attempts to deeply and rationally probe into the present situation, discussing the expected role of ...
Global marketing, producers, spice board, India
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