Sustainable Entrepreneurship is nowadays considered as a discipline at the cross-roads of many others. This book describes recent cases, techniques and tools proposed for leaders, entrepreneurs, and practitioners who are involved and responsible for making strategic decisions in their companies and aiming at sustainable development.
This book highlights the use of new business models/methods that can be employed by organizations and researchers to save millions of dollars, to enhance the economic growth, as well as to resolve environmental and social issues, via sustainable networks, renewal energy distribution, and social/green entrepreneurship. It will provide a comprehensive discussion of practical techniques, like Machine Learning, Robotics, Photovoltaic solar energy, in the field of renewable energy, and other digital tools, such as digital marketing, crowdsourcing platforms, and digital currency. Meanwhile, it will enlighten the way for entrepreneurs and decision makers by helping them to learn how to grow their business. The focus will be on how to benefit from these techniques to develop sustainable and renewable energy-based projects, as well as digitalized new ventures.
The book walks the reader through the latest emerging trends in digitalization that can support practitioners, managers, entrepreneurs, and researchers to help them appreciate the application of sustainable solutions in various functional domains.
Table of Contents
1. The Era of a Digitalized World: Pandemics and Academia. 2. Innovation for Sustainable Development: The Role of Knowledge Management. 3. How to Improve Environmental Performance via Green Innovation- oriented Practices and Managerial Environmental Concerns?. 4. The promotion of social entrepreneurship in Morocco in the service of sustainable development. 5. Chemistry for Energy Conversion and Fossil Free Sustainable Enterprise. 6. Sustainable Development of Marine Fisheries in Pakistan. 7. Which Factors Affect Consumer Purchase Behavior in the Digital Marketing arena in Kolkata, India?. 8. Motivational factors behind the participation efforts in crowdsourcing with moderating effect of trust in digital crowdsourcing platforms. 9. Understanding the Relationship between Digital Currency and Search Engine: An Empirical Analysis. 10. Water quality improvement with a solar desalination station. 11. Design and realization of a pilot solar desalination plant in Douar El Hamri in the province of Berkane (Morocco). 12. Cooking with a Parabolic Trough Solar Thermal Cooker in a Moroccan climate. 13. Thermal modelling of photovoltaic ovens and hotplates. 14. A Hot plate operated by photovoltaic solar energy. 15. Autonomous Photovoltaic installations and injection into the electricity network at the technopole of Oujda (Morocco). 16. Migration and Livelihood Sustainability: A Case Study of Migratory Workers of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. 17. The Urban Poor and their Financial Behaviour: A Case Study Of Slum-Dwellers In Lucknow (India).
Amina Omrane is currently an associate- professor (HDR), authorized to supervise researches in management science in the department of Management Science at the University of Sfax in Tunisia. She has more than 10 years of academic experience in Management Science and Entrepreneurship, and teaches post-graduate and masters’ courses related to Research methods, Strategic Management, Business Plan, Entrepreneurship, as well as Human/Personal development.
She obtained a research master degree in Management and Strategy as well as a professional master degree in Management by the goals, before earning her Phd in management science from the University of Jean Moulin Lyon III (France) and IHEC-Carthage (Tunisia).
Dr. Amina Omrane has presented numerous research papers in international events and conferences. She has written many other papers that are published in international journals, such as IJBG, IJESM, IJBE, RIPME, and JAB. Besides, she is usually serving as a reviewer for many other international journals. She also authored five considerable books in management science, entrepreneurship and human development, as well many book chapters in the area Series, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group as well as IGI Global. Finally, she is ensuring the role of guest editor for other international journals.
Khalil KASSMI, born in Casablanca (Morocco) in 1963, made all the higher education in the University Paul Sabatier (UPS) of Toulouse (France) from 1983 until 1991. In 1991, he obtained his PhD degree in Electronics from UPS in France. In 1992. He was recruited at SGS Thomson-Casablanca (Engineer). In 1993, he integrated the Mohammed 1st University in Oujda, Morocco, as Professor-researcher, and he obtained his PhD degree (Doctorat d'état) in Electronics in 1996. He is responsible for cooperation’s national and international projects in the field of the renewable energies. He has Two patents of invention on photovoltaic applications, and serves as an expert at the CNRST (in Morocco)"
Muhammad Wasim Akram earned a PhD from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2019 He is currently serving as managing director of Scientia Academia Malaysia and also working as Assistant Professor at University of Sialkot Pakistan. He has published numerous research papers and chaired 5 international conferences. He is also serving as editor of three international journals.
Ashish Khanna has expertise in Teaching, Entrepreneurship, and Research & Development with specialization in Computer Science Engineering Subjects. He received his Ph.D. degree from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra in March 2017. He is serving the research and academics as a teacher, researcher, keynote speaker, consultant, Book author & editor, and project consultant. He has numerous accepted and published research papers and book chapters in reputed SCI, Scopus journals, conferences and book series, including many papers in SCI indexed Journals of Springer, Elsevier, IEEE Transaction, Wiley Journals. He also has published a Patent. Additionally, He has authored and edited numerous books for publishers like Springer, Wiley, and Elsevier. He has worked as Guest Editor, Associate Editor in various journals (Springer, Wiley, Bentham Science) and he is Series Editor in De Gruyter house publishing (Germany) of "Intelligent Biomedical Data Analysis" series and Consulting Editor of Elsevier Book series. Furthermore he has served the research field as a Faculty Resource Person/Session Chair/Reviewer/TPC member in various conferences and journals. His main research interest includes image processing, Distributed Systems and its variants, Machine learning, Evolutionary computing and many more. He is currently working at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, at Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, under GGSIPU, Delhi, India. He is also originator of a research unit under the banner of "Universal Innovator". He has also played the key role in promoting Smart India Hackathon at MAIT.
Md Imtiaz Mostafiz is a Lecturer of International Business and Strategy at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, England. Prior to joining Sheffield Hallam University, he served Taylor’s Business School, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. His scholarly works published in the Multinational Business Review, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, European Journal of International Management, International Review of Entrepreneurship, Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, Asia Pacific Journal of Business Administration, International Journal of Emerging Markets and so forth. His research mostly comprises dynamic individual and firm-level capabilities, knowledge management, international entrepreneurship, and early internationalization using the quantitative mechanism.