Designed for the non-specialist, this is a complete reference covering finance and banking, accounting, marketing, management and information systems. Drawing on practical expertise and current scholarship, the contributors include executives, scholrs and government administrators.
With knowledge management work on the increase, this encyclopedia provides a comprehensive, and critical examination of all facets of communities of practice in information and knowledge management in societies and organizations. It includes topics such as learning, leadership, ethics, social, intellectual, rewards, and language challenges.
Features include 140 biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities; profiles of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full-text primary source documents including education-related legislation, international treaties and testing methods.
Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features nearly 3,000 entirely new articles and important biographies contributed by thousands of scholars (including several Nobel prize winners) from around the world on a wide array of global topics.