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Reframing HRM in SMEs Challenges and Dynamics


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English | PDF EPUB (True) | 2024 | 266 Pages | ISBN : 303134278X | 5.4 MB
SMEs face unique challenges directly stemming from their size, which create pressures, tensions and dilemmas with regard to people management. These include the liabilities of smallness and newness, as well as resource challenges pertaining to the attraction, development and retention of the workforce. In turn, these challenges can give rise to unique HR dynamics in the SME setting. This edited collection brings together insights from thought leaders in the field of HRM in SMEs to consider how the interplay of a range of external and internal factors coalesce to shape the nature, form and meaning of HRM in this setting.

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Advances and Challenges in Advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems Selected Contributions of ICAUAS 2023


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English | PDF EPUB (True) | 2024 | 493 Pages | ISBN : 9819980445 | 120 MB
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology and their potential applications. It covers a broad spectrum of topics related to UAS, such as Autonomy and Control, Flight Dynamic and Control, Communication and Navigation, Sensing and Perception, Design and Simulation, and Materials and Mechanics. The book is targeted toward a technical audience, including researchers, engineers, and practitioners working in the field of unmanned aerial systems. It provides an in-depth and detailed treatment of the subject matter, offering thorough discussions of the underlying principles and technical details of UAS technology.

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Food Security and Food Production Institutional Challenges in Governance Domain


Free Download C. Sheela Reddy, "Food Security and Food Production: Institutional Challenges in Governance Domain"
English | ISBN: 1443878200 | 2015 | 235 pages | PDF | 4 MB
The food security of a nation is largely dependent on its ecological foundation. In India, competition for water, land, human, and financial resources, and the suitability of the existing institutional system in ensuring food security require the attention of both policy makers and planners. Food crops have to compete for water and various other needs with commercial crops. Water, the core requirement for food production, is becoming increasingly scarce in many parts of India. Land is also crucial in food production, especially with regards to soil fertility. However, lands traditionally used for growing crops are increasingly used instead for various other purposes. The balancing of the expectations of farmers in the markets, for want of better prices, with the national objective of food security is imperative in this climate. This necessitates public investment in agriculture, including seed supply, soil health initiatives, and pest control. The institutional challenges in ensuring food security in India are currently under-explored, with more discussion on entitlements and rights, in relation to food security, but less attention on the public institutions that are likely to play a critical role. Public institutions, through the use of policies, schemes and programmes, need to address the issues which impinge on the ecological foundation of food security, while the governance architecture related to this has to integrate the public distribution system properly. This book addresses these challenges and offers insights into what changes need to be made to ensure food security in India.

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Food Security and Food Production Institutional Challenges in Governance Domain


Free Download C. Sheela Reddy, "Food Security and Food Production: Institutional Challenges in Governance Domain"
English | ISBN: 1443878200 | 2015 | 235 pages | PDF | 4 MB
The food security of a nation is largely dependent on its ecological foundation. In India, competition for water, land, human, and financial resources, and the suitability of the existing institutional system in ensuring food security require the attention of both policy makers and planners. Food crops have to compete for water and various other needs with commercial crops. Water, the core requirement for food production, is becoming increasingly scarce in many parts of India. Land is also crucial in food production, especially with regards to soil fertility. However, lands traditionally used for growing crops are increasingly used instead for various other purposes. The balancing of the expectations of farmers in the markets, for want of better prices, with the national objective of food security is imperative in this climate. This necessitates public investment in agriculture, including seed supply, soil health initiatives, and pest control. The institutional challenges in ensuring food security in India are currently under-explored, with more discussion on entitlements and rights, in relation to food security, but less attention on the public institutions that are likely to play a critical role. Public institutions, through the use of policies, schemes and programmes, need to address the issues which impinge on the ecological foundation of food security, while the governance architecture related to this has to integrate the public distribution system properly. This book addresses these challenges and offers insights into what changes need to be made to ensure food security in India.

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The European Union and the Challenges of the New Global Context


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English | ISBN: 1443878359 | 2015 | 280 pages | PDF | 3 MB
This book investigates the new challenges confronted by the EU as an international actor within the context of recent economic and political developments, with particular attention to common foreign and security policies; the appraisal of development-aid policies; EU sanctions in the post-Soviet space, as harder instruments complementing the toolbox of the EU soft power polity; preferential trade agreements as a key element of EU external trade policy; external relations of the EU; international aspects of the monetary policy of the ECB in the context of the financial and sovereign debt crisis; massive capital flows and the boom-bust cycle in the emerging Europe; and the macroeconomic modelling of the relationship between the EU and the rest of the world. Thoroughly up-to-date, the contributions to this volume offer analyses of recent, tense global events, including EU responses to the uprising in Arab countries and the Ukrainian conflict. The book concludes with the proposal of a unique macroeconomic model in which the EU is conceptualised as constituting a block against the rest of the world, but also a two country model in itself, made up of Eurozone and non-Eurozone members.

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Issues and Challenges in Corporate and Capital Market Law Germany and East Asia


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English | ISBN: 3161562097 | 2018 | 286 pages | PDF | 3 MB
This volume is based on presentations delivered at a symposium held in March 2016 at the University of Tokyo. It seeks to reinvigorate the scholarly exchange which can be traced back to the late 19th century between company law academics in Germany, China, Japan and South Korea. Contributions from all four jurisdictions include papers on corporate divisions and valuation of shares and its procedure as well as studies on the civil liability of the company and its directors for false financial statements and the corporate law rules on the squeeze-out of minority shareholders.

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Global Youth Understanding Challenges, Identifying Solutions, Offering Hope


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English | ISBN: 1443880310 | 2015 | 215 pages | PDF | 1459 KB
Youth violence is not a unique phenomenon, and, in fact, youth have been plagued with challenges throughout the centuries that have placed them at risk of violent tendencies. These challenges include poverty, inadequate healthcare, limited educational opportunities, exploitation, gender inequality, substance abuse, mental health concerns, homelessness, gang involvement, and family dysfunction. Further, these challenges are not unique to youth within the United States; however, these experiences may differ in terms of chronicity, intensity, and impact. In all youth, these challenges create stress and trauma that compromise well-being. This book explores the challenges that youth experience, and provides context to better understand the factors related, and contributing, to those issues. The chapters describing realistic and practical violence prevention and remediation programs, which are both innovative and effective, are particularly unique. Additionally, there are a number of chapters that discuss the latest technological advances in helping young people, as well as evidence-based assessments and evaluations to help those who work with young people understand the needs of at-risk youth.

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Managing Healthcare Ethically Clinical Challenges


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English | January 6, 2022 | ISBN: 164055260X | 130 pages | MOBI | 3.31 Mb
Frontline caregivers face ethical challenges that are very different from those encountered elsewhere in the organization. Healthcare professionals trained on a structured approach to identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues in clinical settings can greatly improve the patient experience and the quality of care. Managing Healthcare Ethically: Clinical Challenges looks at dilemmas that occur in caring for individual patients and groups of patients in today’s changing clinical environment. Assembling columns originally published in American College of Healthcare Executives publications, in particular Healthcare Executive magazine, the book describes and shares practical solutions for the ethical issues that clinical practitioners regularly encounter. It also explores the important role that ethics committees perform in developing and applying policies.

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