A volume in International Advances in Education:Global Initiatives for Equity and Social JusticeSeries Editors: Elinor L. Brown, University of Kentucky; Rhonda G. Craven, University of Western Sydney;and George McLean, Catholic Universities of AmericaDemocratizing educational access and building capacity in developing countries and amongst indigenous peoples in developed countries may beelusive but are hopeful goals. Many developing countries are striving to reengineer their incoherent education systems at a time when they aremost vulnerable, particularly with susceptibility to natural disasters, political unrests, and economic instabilities (UNESCO, 2007). Similarly,indigenous peoples in developed countries are seeking more control over education as they consider the long‐term effects of educational policiesthat have been forced on them.Research on education and social change in developing countries has a long history (Glewwe, 2002;Hanushek, 1995; Sider, 2011). However, there is limited research on educational capacity‐buildingin developing countries such as Kenya, Honduras, Haiti, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Peru, China, andThailand. Further, the educational frameworks by which Indigenous peoples (Māori, Canada's FirstNations, and American Indian/Alaska Natives) have been educated have some significant similaritiesto those encountered in developing countries. The compilation of chapters illuminates research andcollaborative initiatives between the authors and local leaders...
This book, Human Resources Management in Education, DevelopingCountries Perspectives, contains eleven chapters. Human resources inan educational organisation refer to all the human beings working inthat organisation, including teachers, students, administrators and allother members of staff working in that organisation. The study of humanresources management in education will provide you with a theoreticaland practical knowledge about the processes of acquiring employees,establishing good relationships with them, training and developing them,retaining and compensating them for their services are important becauseeffective school leadership and management have become very crucial inrecent times in the management of educational organisations. Numerousproblems are facing many school systems in developing countries todayand human, financial and material resources are scarce, and thereforestrategic management of all resources is crucial for achieving the goalsof the educational systems and the school organisations.
Energy Budgets at Risk (EBar)® provides everyone from facility energy managers and financial managers to government policy-makers and electric utilities program planners with the background information required to understand energy cost, price, efficiency, and related issues important in developing a balanced approach to facility energy risk management. Throughout the book, respected energy economist Dr. Jerry Jackson clearly shows how to reduce energy costs and increase cash flows by using risk management concepts developed in the financial industry.
Managing risks is essential for corporations and has a tremendous impact on their performance. However, doing it sufficiently can be challenging, especially in Emerging Markets (EMs). Due to its underdeveloped environment, corporations often face enormous difficulties while managing risk in these countries. The purpose of this study is to outline the issues and differences of corporate risk management in emerging economies compared to Developed Markets (DMs). After a short introduction, the second chapter describes risk management in DMs and gives an overview of common corporate risks. The third chapter characterizes EMs and details its risk management. In that connection, the focus lies on (1) the risk management process, (2) the measurement of risk and (3) the tools and techniques to mitigate risks in EMs. Conclusively, the study summarizes the main factors for corporations that are fundamental for managing risks in EMs effectively.
Practical ABC style Enables doctors to prioritise treatment using risk-scoring systems and holistic recommendations for reducing cardiovascular risk Includes treatment plans for individuals with diabetes, who are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease How to reduce cardiovascular risk in other specific patient groups Developed by expert groups in different regions of the world
This edited volume explores various issues pertaining to the education of children with disabilities in Africa,the Caribbean and Middle East. As a group, persons with disabilities have been subjected to social, culturaland educational exclusions of various forms and for various socially-scripted reasons. In education, forinstance, individuals with disabilities have been altogether excluded from educational participation in manyparts of the developing world or they have been excluded from pursuing meaningfully beneficial higherlevels of education in developed countries like the United States. One of the social responses/remedies to thewidely-acknowledged exclusionary practices experienced by learners with disabilities has been the widespread implementation of inclusive practicesin the education of individuals with disabilities across countries, in the west and the developing regions of the world. A distinctive marker of differencein the way inclusive practices have been enacted in western countries versus those in the developing world has primarily stemmed from the fact thatmajority of western countries operate under funded mandates that also regulate the provision of education to persons with disabilities. While the idealof inclusion has been highly desirable, many of countries in the developing world have floundered in their implementation due to lack sound legislativeframework to guide implementation coupled with socio-cultural factors related to negative perceptions of dis...
A global banking risk management guide geared toward the practitioner Financial Risk Management presents an in-depth look at banking risk on a global scale, including comprehensive examination of the U.S. Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, and the European Banking Authority stress tests. Written by the leaders of global banking risk products and management at SAS, this book provides the most up-to-date information and expert insight into real risk management. The discussion begins with an overview of methods for computing and managing a variety of risk, then moves into a review of the economic foundation of modern risk management and the growing importance of model risk management. Market risk, portfolio credit risk, counterparty credit risk, liquidity risk, profitability analysis, stress testing, and others are dissected and examined, arming you with the strategies you need to construct a robust risk management system. The book takes readers through a journey from basic market risk analysis to major recent advances in all financial risk disciplines seen in the banking industry. The quantitative methodologies are developed with ample business case discussions and examples illustrating how they are used in practice. Chapters devoted to firmwide risk and stress testing cross reference the different methodologies developed for the specific risk areas and explain how they work together at firmwide level. Since risk regulations have driven a lot of the recent practices, the book also relates to the current global regulations in the financial risk areas. Risk management is one of the fastest growing segments of the banking industry, fueled by banks' fundamental intermediary role in the global economy and the industry's profit-driven increase in risk-seeking behavior. This book is the product of the authors' experience in developing and implementing risk analytics in banks around the globe, giving you a comprehensive, quantitative-oriented risk management guide specifically for the practitioner. Compute and manage market, credit, asset, and liability risk Perform macroeconomic stress testing and act on the results Get up to date on regulatory practices and model risk management Examine the structure and construction of financial risk systems Delve into funds transfer pricing, profitability analysis, and more Quantitative capability is increasing with lightning speed, both methodologically and technologically. Risk professionals must keep pace with the changes, and exploit every tool at their disposal. Financial Risk Management is the practitioner's guide to anticipating, mitigating, and preventing risk in the modern banking industry.
The modern world started Library automation in late 1960s' however developing countries like Pakistan started library automation in late 1980s'. However till late 1990s university libraries are striving to catch the pace of developed world, to elude the 20 years gap between developed and developing world. On the contrary, developing countries are still facing challenges to adapt these technologies into their higher education institutions libraries. Topical coverage of this study ranges from education policy, professional associations, and literature review on library automation in Pakistan. Adaptation of INASP, PERI broaden the vision of academia and LIS professionals of Pakistan to wake up and be proactive to go for automation of libraries. However bureaucratic style of management, slow pace to adapt technology, funding problems, infrastructure of HEIs and role of professional associations proved to be the main hurdles in library automation in Pakistan. This piece of work also covered the volunteer efforts by LIS professional and adaptation of international standard in library automation
Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Economics - Other, Wollega University, course: economics, language: English, abstract: The failure of the Seattle ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to launch a new round of multilateral trade negotiations brings into sharp focus the increasing divide between developed and developing countries in their respective agendas for reforming the international trading environment. The developing countries need a genuine and well-defined agenda for moving the reform process forward. While there is no unanimity among developing countries with regard to the particular items that belong on the agenda, there are common areas of interest that are different from the agenda of the developed countries. This essay attempts to set the background for a new round of multilateral negotiations, though it may take place later than was thought possible on the eve of the Seattle meeting (Rajapatirana, 2000)The 1980s saw nearly all the developing countries reform their trade regimes, improve their economic performance, and provide increased access to exports from developed countries. Many developing countries joined the WTO, and many others are now waiting in the wings to join. The 1990s saw a continuation of the reform trend of the 1980s, despite a few pauses such as the 1994 payments crisis in Mexico and the East Asian crisis that began in 1997. The implementation of the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations since the m...
Governments in both developing and developed countries provide services to its citizen however some provide better services than the others. Countries face many challenges while providing these services to citizens and many developing countries have failed to provide the public services efficiently and are facing issues while providing service delivery to its citizens. One of the issues is corruption. The developing countries need to adopt e-governance and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to overcome these issues. Our research investigates whether ICT can combat corruption and improve Public Service Delivery (PSD) in developing countries. Findings of our research will help developing countries in combating corruption and improving public services.
The definition of quality education depends upon the subject's perspective. For example, for the students it may stand for the facilities provided to them; for parents it may be the learning outcomes; for teachers it may be the improvement of teaching learning processes; for prospective employers it may be the nature of the output. Secondary education takes a vital part in the formation of active citizens and also plays a critical role in addressing the emerging human development concerns in countries engaged in building knowledge societies to stay connected to the process of globalization. The role of secondary education in the growth of a nation is paramount and significant, more particularly in developing countries. Secondary education is the single largest supplier of labour force in most of the developing countries, including India. In view of the relation between education and economic growth in a less developed state like India, it is not the highly sophisticated manpower but the middle level (secondary) manpower that is necessary for enhancing the economic growth. This study deals with secondary education in Tripura, India. Academicians, researchers and students who are interested in studying secondary education in general and secondary education of Tripura in particular are the target group of this book which will surely help them to understand the problem of quality secondary education in India.
Models and methods for operational risks assessment and mitigation are gaining importance in financial institutions, healthcare organizations, industry, businesses and organisations in general. This book introduces modern Operational Risk Management and describes how various data sources of different types, both numeric and semantic sources such as text can be integrated and analyzed. The book also demonstrates how Operational Risk Management is synergetic to other risk management activities such as Financial Risk Management and Safety Management. Operational Risk Management: a practical approach to intelligent data analysis provides practical and tested methodologies for combining structured and unstructured, semantic-based data, and numeric data, in Operational Risk Management (OpR) data analysis. Key Features: The book is presented in four parts: 1) Introduction to OpR Management, 2) Data for OpR Management, 3) OpR Analytics and 4) OpR Applications and its Integration with other Disciplines. Explores integration of semantic, unstructured textual data, in Operational Risk Management. Provides novel techniques for combining qualitative and quantitative information to assess risks and design mitigation strategies. Presents a comprehensive treatment of «near-misses» data and incidents in Operational Risk Management. Looks at case studies in the financial and industrial sector. Discusses application of ontology engineering to model knowledge used in Operational Risk Management. Many real life examples are presented, mostly based on the MUSING project co-funded by the EU FP6 Information Society Technology Programme. It provides a unique multidisciplinary perspective on the important and evolving topic of Operational Risk Management. The book will be useful to operational risk practitioners, risk managers in banks, hospitals and industry looking for modern approaches to risk management that combine an analysis of structured and unstructured data. The book will also benefit academics interested in research in this field, looking for techniques developed in response to real world problems.
Bachelor Thesis from the year 2016 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 1.7, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), language: English, abstract: Managing risks is essential for corporations and has a tremendous impact on their performance. However, doing it sufficiently can be challenging, especially in Emerging Markets (EMs). Due to its underdeveloped environment, corporations often face enormous difficulties while managing risk in these countries. The purpose of this paper is to outline the issues and differences of corporate risk management in emerging economies compared to Developed Markets (DMs). After a short introduction, the second chapter describes risk management in DMs and gives an overview of common corporate risks. The third chapter characterizes EMs and details its risk management. In that connection, the focus lies on (1) the risk management process, (2) the measurement of risk and (3) the tools and techniques to mitigate risks in EMs. Conclusively, the paper summarizes the main factors for corporations that are fundamental for managing risks in EMs effectively.
Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2011 in the subject Pedagogy - School System, Educational and School Politics, grade: B, Atlantic International University (School of Human and Scocial Studies), course: Doctorate, language: English, abstract: Abstract Education management and school improvement in any country have been considered as very imperative as far as improvement of students' achievements at schools is concerned. Education management involves the management of all processes of education and technologies which are used in the process of learning in order to improve the learning conditions of students. School improvement is ensuring that students are provided with conducive learning conditions. The main objective of this study is to explore the importance of managing education in a country in order to provide students with adequate and high quality education. The hypothesis of the study is when education is effectively managed and schools are improved in a country, the performance level of students increase and the education provided is of relevant and of high quality. In order to effectively study this topic, case study method was used where developed, developing, and emerging economies were studied in order to make the study an international standard. The results of the study indicates that essential aspects that are required in educational management and school improvement include; parental involvement, curriculum delivery, improvement of school enviro...