This book presents a new paradigm of innovative governments in Asia, at the municipal, regional and national levels, based on the knowledge creation theory in management, and leading to organizational transformation and policy reform in public administration. Focusing on Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan, the book is based on the findings of a joint research project established to identify the factors that impact the effectiveness or performance of public administration by applying the knowledge-based management theory that originates in private sectors to public sector management. Ayano Hirose Nishihara is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University, Japan Masaei Matsunaga, Deputy Director General, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan Ikujiro Nonaka is Professor Emeritus at Hitotsubashi University, Japan Kiyotaka Yokomichi is Vice President and Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan
The Call for Innovative and Open Government: An Overview of Country Initiatives:
Conventional wisdom says the state can best foster innovation by just getting out of the way. In fact, government has historically served not as a meddler in the private sector, but as a key booster of it - and often a daring one, willing to take risks that businesses won’t. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Stillwell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000098de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2014: Towards Innovative Public Financial Management:
Independent innovation was proposed by the Chinese government in 2006 as a key to raising China´s competitiveness. This book looks at the panorama of the innovative capability of Chinese enterprises from the international environment, financial environmen
In defining the state of the art of E-Government, Egov 2002 was aimed at breaking new ground in the development of innovative solutions in this impor tant field of the emerging Information Society. To promote this aim, the Egov conference brought togethe
This book examines the many ways in which innovative technologies represent a powerful development tool for the tourism and leisure sector and presents novel strategies based on these technologies that foster sustainable tourism management and promote sustainable destinations. The aim is to elucidate the ways in which ICTs can be used to create a high-quality experience for citizens and visitors while ensuring the wise, ecologically sound management of human and natural resources. Attention is also focused on the globalized environment in which these advances are occurring, and on the impacts of broader social, economic, and political forces in transforming our understanding of ´´tourism´´ in the era of online devices. The book is based on the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACuDiT) and is edited in collaboration with IACuDiT. It will have broad appeal to professionals from academia, industry, government, and other organizations who wish to learn about the latest perspectives in the fields of tourism, travel, hospitality, culture and heritage, leisure, and sports within the context of a knowledge society and smart economy.
This monograph provides comprehensive guidelines on the current and future trends of innovative simulation systems. In particular, their important components, such as augmented reality and unmanned vehicles are presented. The book consists of three parts. Each part presents good practices, new methods, concepts of systems and new algorithms. Presented challenges and solutions are the results of research and conducted by the contributing authors. The book describes and evaluates the current state of knowledge in the field of innovative simulation systems. Throughout the chapters there are presented current issues and concepts of systems, technology, equipment, tools, research challenges and current, past and future applications of simulation systems. The book is addressed to a wide audience: academic staff, representatives of research institutions, employees of companies and government agencies as well as students and graduates of technical universities in the country and abroad. The book can be a valuable source of information for constructors and developers of innovative simulation systems and their components. Scientists and researchers involved in mechanics, control algorithms, image processing, computer vision or data fusion can find many valuable suggestions and solutions.