This book is a wonderful collection of chapters that posits how managers need to cope in the Big Data era. It highlights many of the emerging developments in technologies, applications, and trends related to management’s needs in this Big Data era.
—Dr. Jay Liebowitz, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
This book presents some meaningful work on Big Data analytics and its applications. Each chapter generates helpful guidance to the readers on Big Data analytics and its applications, challenges, and prospects that is necessary for organizational strategic direction.
—Dr. Alex Koohang, Middle Georgia State University
Big Data is a concept that has caught the attention of practitioners, academicians, and researchers. Big Data offers organizations the possibility of gaining a competitive advantage by managing, collecting, and analyzing massive amounts of data. As the promises and challenges posed by Big Data have increased over the past decade, significant issues have developed regarding how data can be used for improving management. Big Data can be understood as large amounts of data generated by the Internet and a variety of connected smart devices and sensors.
This book discusses the main challenges posed by Big Data in a manner relevant to both practitioners and scholars. It examines how companies can leverage Big Data analytics to act and optimize the business. This book brings together the theory and practice of management in the era of Big Data. It offers a look at the current state of Big Data, including a comprehensive overview of both research and practical applications.
By bringing together conceptual thinking and empirical research on the nature, meaning, and development of Big Data in management, this book unifies research on Big Data in management to stimulate new directions for academic investigation as well as practice.
Table of Contents
Section I. BIG DATA AND MANAGEMENT: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
1 Big Data Analytics: Innovation Management and Value Creation
ANNA JASIULEWICZ, PIOTR PIETRZAK, AND BARBARA WYRZYKOWSKA
2 Human Resource Management in the Era of Big Data
JANUSZ STRUŻYNA AND KRZYSZTOF KANIA
3 Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business
JERZY GOŁUCHOWSKI AND BARBARA FILIPCZYK
4 Information Management and the Role of Information Technology in a Big Data Era
HUBERT SZCZEPANIUK AND KONRAD MICHALSKI
5 Financial Management in the Big Data Era
6 Ethics and Trust to Big Data in Management: Balancing Risk and Innovation
GRZEGORZ POLOK, GRZEGORZ FILIPCZYK, AND ANNA LOSA-JONCZYK
Section II. BIG DATA IN MANAGEMENT: APPLICATIONS, PROSPECTS, AND CHALLENGES
7 Big Data in Modern Farm Management
8 Big Data Analytics and Corporate Social Responsibility: An Example of the Agribusiness Sector
MARCIN RATAJCZAK AND EWA STAWICKA
9 Big Data Analytics in Tourism: Overview and Trends
10 Use of Big Data for Assessment of Environmental Pressures from Agricultural Production
ADAM WĄS, PIOTR SULEWSKI, EDWARD MAJEWSKI, AND PAWEŁ KOBUS
11 Big Data as a Key Aspect of Customer Relationship Management: An Example of the Restaurant Industry
12 Blockchain and Big Data: Example of Management of Beef Production
13 Big Data Analysis for Management from Solow’s Paradox Perspective in Polish Industry
14 Big Data on Commuting: Application for Business
15 How to Support Real-Time Quantitative Big Data by More Future-Orientated Qualitative Data for Understanding Everyday Innovative Businesses
TEPPO HEIMO, SARA TILABI, AND JOSU TAKALA
Joanna Paliszkiewicz work as a professor of Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW). She is the director of the Management Institute. She is also an adjuctant professor at the University of Vaasa in Finland. She is recognized in Poland and abroad for her expertise in management issues, especially knowledge management and trust management. She has published more than 200 papers and manuscripts. She is also the author, co-author, or editor of 10 books.
She has been a part of many scholarship endeavors in the USA, Ireland, Slovakia, Taiwan, the UK, and Hungary. She has actively participated in presenting research results at various international conferences. Currently, Dr. Paliszkiewicz serves as the deputy editor-in-chief of the Management and Production Engineering Review. She is an associated editor for the Journal of Computer Information Systems. Dr. Paliszkiewicz is the Vice President of the Polish Association for Production Engineering. She also serves as chair of the International Cooperation in European Business Club. Dr. Paliszkiewicz serves as the Vice President of the International Association for Computer Information Systems in the USA. She is a board member of the Intellectual Capital Accreditation Association. In addition, she serves as a member of the editorial board of several reputable and high impact international journals such as Expert System with Application. Dr. Paliszkiewicz has successfully supervised many Ph.D. students leading them to completion of their degrees. She has also served as an external reviewer for several Ph.D. students in Poland, India, and Finland. She is actively involved in participating in scientific committees of many international conferences. Prof. Joanna Paliszkiewicz was named the 2013 Computer Educator of the Year by IACIS.