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Big Data for Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

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ISBN 9780367546632
October 1, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
232 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides insight for researchers and decision-makers on the application of data in the entrepreneurship and sustainable development sector. This book covers how Big Data for Industry 4.0 and Entrepreneurship are effective in resolving business, social, and economic problems.

The book discusses how entrepreneurs use big data to cut costs and minimize the waste of time. It offers how using big data can increase efficiency, enables the studying of competitors, can improve the pricing of products, increase sales and loyalty, and can ensure the right people are hired. The book presents how decision-makers can make use of big data to resolve economic and social problems. Analyze the development of the economy and enhance the business climate.

This book is for researchers, PhD students, Entrepreneurs, and can also be of interest for transformation of governments and businesses.

Table of Contents

1. Entrepreneurship and social innovation in big data era: a particular focus on the Internet of Things. 2. Big Data for Entrepreneurship towards CSR and Sustainable Development. 3. Finance, Digital Disruption, and Sustainability: Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions. 4. Disruptive Financial Innovation and Big Data implications in Digital Finance. 5. Cybersecurity Aids Financial Institutions Performance. 6. Sustainability Oriented Cost Management Tools and Big Data Analytics: An Organizing Framework for Enhancing Sustainable Decision Making. 7. Industry 4.0 and Digital Supply Chain Management: ERP-SCM Implementation. 8. New forms of effective collaboration: how to enhance big data for innovative ideas in the online environment. 9. Rethinking tourism entrepreneurship amidst COVID-19 through the lens of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics. 10. The New Trends Technology of Entrepreneurship in the Incubators: a case study of Cyber-Parc Sidi Abdallah.

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Mohammed El Amine Abdelli is a Researcher at the University of Western Brittany and The Technical University of Cartagena. He is a member at Western Economics and Management Laboratory -LEGO and an Associate Researcher at the University of Salamanca (Spain). Mohammed El Amine's research interests focus on Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Governance, Innovation, and Sustainable Development. He is an editor of several books. He was a guest editor of 11 high-quality journals (Scopus) and Published 15 papers between chapters and articles. He is an invited speaker in international universities and an academic member of a committee member of several international conferences in the UK, Tunisia, India, China, Turkey, and Estonia. He is an editorial board member of + 20 indexed journals (Scopus).

Wissem Ajili-Ben Youssef is an Assistant Professor in Economics and International Finance at the ESLSCA- Paris Business School (France). Wissem Ajili's main research interests are the political economy of sovereign debt and international crisis management: economic and institutional approaches for public debt management, Sovereign debt default, Sovereign debt auditing, Public debt viability, and the new approaches for sovereign debt management, mainly social and environmental sustainability. She is also interested in Risk management, Emerging Risks (Cyber-risk & Climatic Risk), derivatives (Insurance-Linked Securities), Digital disruptions in finance (Fintech, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies.), and Islamic Finance.

Wissem Ajili is a member of the scientific Broad of the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, a reviewer in the African Development Review, in the Business and Management Research Journal, and the Net Journal of Business Management. Dr. Ajili had presented her research findings in many international conferences such as the American Association's Annual Meeting and the Canadian Economics Association's Annual Meeting. 


Özgöker was born in 1963, in Paris. He studied primary school at Ankara Private Ayşeabla Primary School, secondary school and first year of high school at Ankara Private Tevfik Fikret High School. He finished his high school education at Istanbul Fenerbahçe High School. After two years of undergraduate study in department of Physics at Boğaziçi University, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations department of the Faculty of Economics at Istanbul University in 1987 with distinction. He obtained his Master’s degree in 1988 in the field of Economic Structure of the European Community at Istanbul University and then earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Relations in 1994 from the same university. Özgöker received the rank of Associate Professor from the Turkish Inter-University Council (UAK) in 2012 in the field of Political Life and Institutions. He became a full Professor in International Relations department at Istanbul Arel University in 2017. He currently works as Head of IR Department and Coordinator of Foreign Relations and ERASMUS Office and Director of Youth Activities Centre at Istanbul Arel University.

He served as Chief of Public Relations and Marketing Directorate of Istanbul University Rectorate in 1987, as Research Assistant in department of International Relations of the Faculty of Economics at Istanbul University in 1988, as Vice President of Istanbul University European Community Program and Secretary General of Political Science and International Relations Research Center in 1990. Özgöker also assumed the position of Deputy Manager of International Relations Office and Deputy Manager of European Union Application and Research Center in Istanbul University in 1993. He then moved to the public sector and served as the Chief Advisor to the State Minister in charge of Customs Undersecretary and Privatization Administration between 1994 and 1995. He undertook the posts of Training Manager and Manager of International Relations Office of Competition Authority between 1998 and 2003. In the course of his last position, Özgöker attended to the Competition and Trade Committee meetings of World Trade Organization (WTO) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Geneve and Paris and organized training programs on European Union (EU) Competition Law and Politics and Industrial Economics for the specialists of the Competition Authority in cooperation with Bruges College of Europe and Economics department of London City University. He also organized certified training programs on "Free Market Economy and Competition Rules" in many cities for lawyers, industrialists and businessmen together with the Turkish Bar Association and bars and chambers of trade and industry from various cities in Turkey. He also carried out weekly certified training programs on "Free Market Economy and Competition Rules" in collaboration with Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) for high-ranking economy bureaucrats, presidents and directors of competition authorities of 15 Eurasian countries stretching from Mongolia to Macedonia. The training programs conducted with Bruges College of Europe and TIKA were featured in annual reports of the OECD as the activities of Turkey.

Academically, Özgöker worked as Research Assistant and Lecturer in Istanbul University in 1988 and 1993 respectively, as Assistant Professor in department of International Relations of Istanbul Kültür University in 1998 and as Assistant Professor in department of International Relations at Istanbul Kadir Has University in 2003. Between the years 2003 and 2010, he served as Manager of Kadir Has University’s Rectorate European Union Research and Application Center, Head of Social Sciences Institute International Relations and Globalization Master Program, Board Member of the Faculty of Law and Faculty Member of the International Relations department of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. Furthermore, he assumed the Turkey Co-coordinator duty of joint Executive MBA Program between the Fordham University in New York and Kadir Has University. Özgöker worked as Board Member of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, International Relations Department Head and Lecturer of Political Science and Public Administration at Girne American University between 2010 and 2011. He has been appointed

as the RECTOR and Member in Board of Trustees at American University of Cyprus, effective from 15th January 2018. Besides being Rector, he is the Dean of Law Faculty and Head of IR Department at the Political Sciences Faculty of American University of Cyprus.

Also, he worked as the Board Member at Cyprus ADA Airlines, Head of English International Relations Department, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences ERASMUS Coordinator, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Board Member, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Executive Board Member, Board Member and Executive Board Member of Faculty of Communication, Deputy Manager of ARELUSAM International Strategic Studies Implementation and Research Center at Istanbul Arel University Between 2011-2018.

He also organizes EU-Certified training programs to public and private sector executives in cooperation with the Bruges College of Europe which trains Eurocrats for European Commission.

Özgöker served as Project Partner in "Istanbul Chamber of Industry- EU School" project financed by the EU and carried out by a consortium of Polish Chamber of Commerce, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kadir Has University and Economic Development Foundation under the aegis of Istanbul Chamber of Industry and lectured a course on EU Institutions and Competition and State Aids. He also worked as International Trade and International Relations Advisor in 2006 in the project of "Modernization of Customs Services of Azerbaijan" financed by the EU and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Özgöker was awarded with the NATO Corporate Research Fellowship (Brussels) in 1989, with the Western European Union Security Studies Institute Research Fellowship (Paris) in 1996 and with the EU Jean Monnet Research Fellowship (London) in 1999.

Özgöker has been actively undertaking various responsibilities in several civil society organizations. He served as Chairman of Turkey-Northern Cyprus Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Yeşilköy Rotary Club 2009-2010, Deputy Governor of 2420th District of Rotary and Chairman of EU and Professional Services Main Committee. He has been serving as President of Protection of Consumers and Competition Association, Board Member of Consumer Organizations Federation, Vice-President of Istanbul EU Studies Center Association, Board Member of Turkey-Europe Foundation, President of Cyprus Culture and Education Association, Vice-President of DMW-International Diplomats Union, Board Trustee and Academic Council Member of Marmara Group Strategic and Social Researches Foundation, Vice President of Liberal Europe Association, Secretary General of Istanbul Entrepreneur Businessmen Association, Marmara Young Businessmen Federation, Istanbul Branch of Competition Association, Fight against the Usage of Illegal Electricity Association, Marine Culture Association and Istanbul Branch of Turkey-EU Association, President of Council Board and Honorary Council of Consumers Association, President of EU and Competition Commission, President of Liberal Democracy Group, Treasurer of Istanbul Branch of Cyprus-Turk Culture Association, Board Member of Istanbul Environment Council Federation, Founder and President of the Auditing Council of European Culture Association, Founder and Board Member of Social Change and Development Platform Association, Founder and Chairman of Competition Foundation, Economic Research Council President of Beyoğlu Municipality, Consumer Problems Arbitration Board Member of Büyükçekmece Prefecture, Founder and Board Member of Third Region Representation of Fenerbahçe Sports Club (Büyükçekmece-Beylikdüzü-Esenyurt-Başakşehir), President of Fenerbahçe Opinion Council, Founder and Board Member of Büyükçekmece Environment-Culture and Tourism Association, Board Member of Cyprus Universities Union and Cyprus Representative of Economy Correspondents Association.

Özgöker also served as the editor of 35 books mostly related to the EU issues. He presented several papers in local and international academic meetings and published several academic articles.

Imen Ben Slimene is an assistant Professor in Finance and Accounting at the Upper-Alsace University-UHA (France). She is currently the head of the International Business Management program at the Upper-Alsace University, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Lörrach - DHBW (Germany) and the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz – FHNW in Basel (Switzerland). She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from Grenoble Alps University. Dr. Ben Slimene research interests are in financial reporting, corporate governance, and audit regulation. She is particularly interested in how economic, behavioral, regulatory, and political factors affect management decision-making processes. Her research has been funded by the order of the Accountant, the French National Association of Chartered Accountants, and the Francophone Association of Accounting.  She is also interested in Risk management, Digital disruptions in accounting and finance (Fintech, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies.), and Islamic Finance. Imen Ben Slimene is a member of the scientific Broad of the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, a reviewer in many journals. Dr. Ben Slimene research findings have been presented at numerous conferences such as the European Accounting Association conference, the American Accounting Association conference, and the European Auditing Research Network.