1st Edition

Innovation and Sustainability in Governments and Companies: A Perspective to the New Realities

    358 Pages 25 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations
    by River Publishers

    358 Pages 25 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations
    by River Publishers

    Innovation and sustainability are issues that have become very relevant in recent years. This book presents a compilation of investigations on these topics, divided into those applied in government or enterprises. The objective is to demonstrate to the audience how these issues have been worked around the world and in different scenarios. Among the papers, there are works related to economic variables, imports, exports, and analysis in different sectors such as tourism, agriculture, education, and even in countries in general.

    1. Analysis of the Competitiveness of the Magical Towns of Mexico as Tourist Destinations

    Miriam Edith Perez-Romero, Martha Beatriz Flores-Romero,Jose Alvarez-Garcia, and Maria de la Cruz Del Rio-Rama

    2. Economic Performance of Organic Berries in Mexico

    Priscila Ortega Gomez, Zoe Tamar Infante Jimenez, and Araceli Lira Chavez

    3. Social Conformation as a Difficulty in Improving Wages in Mexico

    Berenice Mendoza, Salvador Cruz-Ake, andFernando Avila-Carreon

    4. Household Conditions for Remote Work in the Quaternary Sector in Mexico

    Ingrid Nineth Pinto Lopez, Cynthia M. Montaudon Tomas, Alicia L. Yanez Moneda, and Claudia Malcon Cervera

    5. Organizational Management Systems: An Analysis in HigherEducation

    Azeneth Irazu, Franco-Bravo, Maria Alicia Zavala-Berbena

    6. Process Optimization in Industry 4.0: An Analysis of Software Development SMEs in Baja California, Mexico

    Roberto Carlos Valdes Hernandez, Monica Claudia Casas Paez, Jose Luis Arcos Vega, Juan Gabriel Lopez Hernandez, Ricardo Ching Wesman, and Adelaida Figueroa Villanueva

    7. The Pandemic Effects and Change Management in Tourism

    Diana Cristina Rodriguez-Moreno

    8. Sustainable Tourism in Mountain Biking Events in Michoacan, Mexico: The Vision of the Organizers

    Abraham Nunez-Maldonado, Martha Beatriz Flores-Romero, Miriam Edith Perez Romero, and Jose Alvarez-Garcia

    9. Innovation Capabilities in Business Models for Agricultural Organizations: Theoretical Approaches

    Daniela Nino-Amezquita and Diana Maria Duenas Quintero

    10. A Multicriteria Ranking of Stocks for Portfolio Selection Considering Investor Preferences

    Pavel A. Alvarez, Maria Bernal, Manuel Munoz, Ernesto Leon-Castro, and Cuitlahuac Valdez

    11. Cost–Benefit Analysis of Solar Energy Usage in the Winemaking Industry in Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

    Olivia Denisse Mejia Victoria, Karla Janette Lopez Mercado, and Jose Manuel Valencia Moreno

    12. The Rubik’s Cube of Emerging Technologies and Stock Volatility

    Laura Arenas and Ana M. Gil-Lafuente

    13. Managerial Decision-making Factors in SMEs: Supplier Companies in the Construction Industry Analysis

    Nancy Camargo, Fabio Blanco-Mesa, Ernesto Leon-Castro, and Beatriz Callejas-Cuervo

    14 Analysis of Innovative Behavior in Long-term Microenterprises: A Perspective on Tunja Retail

    Juliana Cortes Hernandez, Fabio Blanco-Mesa, Ernesto Leon-Castro, and Hector Adrian Castro-Paez


    Ernesto Leon-Castro is a research professor at the Universidad Catolica de la Santísima Concepción (Chile), doctor in Administrative Sciences from the Universidad de Occidente (Mexico), and he is part of the National System of Researchers (SNI) Level 1. His research areas include information aggregation operators, decision making, innovation, finance, fuzzy logic and other related topics. He has more than 30 publications in different journals indexed in the Web of Science/Scopus and has participated in various international conferences. He is part of the Ibero-American Network for Competitiveness, Innovation and Development (REDCID) and is a member of the research group Business Studies in Uncertain Environments. He has directed more than 10 theses as director/co-director and has taught at different universities in Mexico, Colombia, and Chile.

    Dr. Manoj Sahni is a dedicated and experienced mathematics teacher and researcher with more than 18 years of experience and is currently serving as an Associate Professor and Head in the Department of Mathematics, School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. He has an excellent academic background with an M.Sc. (mathematics with specialization in computer applications), from Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Agra, an M. Phil. from I.I.T. Roorkee, and a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (Deemed University), Noida, India. He has published more than 70 research papers in peer-reviewed journals (SCI/ SCIE/ ESCI/ Scopus), conference proceedings (Scopus indexed), and book chapters (Scopus indexed) with reputed publishers like Springer, Elsevier, etc. He also serves as an Advisory board member, Technical committee member and reviewer for many international journals of repute and Conferences. He has organized international conferences on mathematical modeling, computational intelligence techniques, and renewable energy (MMCITRE). In addition, he is a member of many international professional societies, including the American Mathematical Society (AMS), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), IEEE, Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM), Indian Mathematical Society (IMS), IAENG, and many more.

    Fabio Raul Blanco Mesa is an international doctor in Business from the Department of Economics and Business Organization of the University of Barcelona. He has a Master's Degree in business, finance and insurance research and a Master's Degree in sports business management from the University of Barcelona and a Sports Administrator degree from the Francisco José de Caldas District University, and has experience in research activities in the international field, management of research and teaching groups. He has published several scientific articles in international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings, such as: Knowledge Based Systems, Journal Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance, Innovation in Service Firms: Perspective From Innovative Behavior, Soft Computing in Management and Business Economics , Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Advance in Intelligence Systems and Computing, Soft Computing in Management and Business Economics, Journal of Intelligent in Fuzzy Systems, Kybernetes. Also, he has been involved in the development of revision, control and verification tasks for different international journals. His interests lay in issues related to decision making, competitiveness, interest groups, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, regional development, strategic analysis, diffuse systems and aggregation operators applied to management, uncertainty, and bibliometrics.

    Victor Alfaro Garcia is an international doctor of business with specialization in models for the treatment of uncertainty in decision making. He has authored articles/chapters for refereed journals, books and edited book, an is a leading speaker at national and international conferences. He is deputy coordinator of the Ibero-American Network for Competitiveness Innovation and Development REDCID, a program attached to the Ibero-American Program of Science and Technology for Development CYTED. He has national and international professional experience: Financial Consultant (Management Solutions – Mexico and Peru), Project Coordinator (Prosegur, Spain), Technology and Development Consultant (TTR-Group, Germany).

    José M. Merigó (highly cited researcher in computer science) is a full professor at the School of Systems, Management and Leadership at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Technology Sydney and is part-time full professor at the Department of Management Control and Information Systems at the School of Economics and Business at the University of Chile. Previously, he was a senior research fellow at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (UK) and an assistant professor at the Department of Business Administration at the University of Barcelona (Spain). He holds a Master and a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona. He also holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Lund University (Sweden). He has published more than 400 articles in journals, books and conference proceedings, and has also published several books with Springer and with World Scientific. He is on the editorial board of several journals, and has also been a guest editor for several international journals, and is member of the scientific committee of several conferences and reviewer in a wide range of international journals. Recently, Thomson & Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) distinguished him as a Highly Cited Researcher in Computer Science (2015–2017). He is currently interested in decision making, aggregation operators, computational intelligence, bibliometrics and applications in business and economics.