1st Edition

The Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Management of the Innovative and Smart City

    184 Pages 13 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    A key element in the formation of smart cities is development based on cooperation between local governments and business, the realization of sustainable development goals, the creation of social sustainability, the advancement of ICT technologies and the use of innovative solutions. The theories of information and communication have become the main driver of economic development in a globalized world and the information component plays a key role in building the competitive potential of countries and cities.

    The purpose of this book is to systematize knowledge about the practical application and importance of innovative solutions in the economic and social fields. An important aspect of this edition is the presentation of innovations applied in the field of conservation, not only of energy or environmental resources, but also of economic, social and spatial resources. We propose that this edition provides a knowledge base on the basic concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR), formulating the important role of management in the context of corporate social responsibility, smart management, smart economy and smart cities.

    The book is a comprehensive study of the smart city concept in its broadest sense, covering environmental, social and economic issues.

    It will be helpful to professionals in companies, in logistics departments, and in the management team. It can be useful for practitioners and analysts in the transportation industry to expand applications of ICT solutions. It will also be valuable to researchers, doctoral students of economics in management and entrepreneurship, logistics, as well as students at the advanced level, as it brings a range of valuable information that can serve as base material and reference for further research, programs and studies.

     

    Preface

     

    About the Editors

     

    List of Contributors

     

    Chapter 1. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) challenges for the TSL industry: Polish example

    Patrycja Krawczyk

     

    Chapter 2. Innovative and smart cities of the future

    Agnieszka Ulfik

     

     

    Chapter 3. Urban Lab as a tool to improve the quality of life of city dwellers according to the smart city concept

    Jana Chovancová, Judyta Kabus and Luiza Piersiala

     

     

    Chapter 4. Technological innovations - law and practice

    Marcin Dziadkiewicz

     

     

    Chapter 5. Tax incentives for socially responsible companies

    Izabela Bagińska

     

     

    Chapter 6. Green solutions in the smart city

    Renata Wlodarczyk, Paulina Kaleja, Janusz Stępnik and Beata Barszczowska

     

    Biography

    Dr Judyta Kabus - Assistant Professor at the Czestochowa University of Technology. Doctor of Humanities and Doctor of Management and Quality Sciences. President of the Association of Women of the Częstochowa Region.

    Author and co-author of over 100 scientific publications. Co-author of two books in the area of logistics and management. Editor of multi-author monographs. Technical editor of Scientific Journals of the Czestochowa University of Technology. Reviewer of scientific works in Polish and foreign journals. Author of teaching materials for learning German and education for the development of research. Responsible for organising national and international conferences. Multiple winner of the Rector's Awards of the Czestochowa University of Technology. Long-term scientific collaborator with the Technical University of Ostrava. Participant of the Erasmus+ student exchange programme. Member of the TNOiK Scientific Society. Member of bilateral research projects. Field-specific supervisor of student internships. Member of several projects. Local Project Coordinator: Model location, implementation of the Częstochowa City project - "Engaging stakeholders for knowledge-based, sustainable and socially responsible management of urban housing".

    Manager of the Excellent Science II project funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science.

    Coordinator of the research team at the Faculty of Management, Częstochowa University of Technology. Scientific and industrial expert at the National Center for Research and Development

     

    Scope of work: innovation, social responsibility, sustainable development, green economy, market trends, urban logistics

     

    Dr inż. Luiza Piersiala - Assistant Professor at the Czestochowa University of Technology. Doctor of Management and Quality Sciences. Member of the Association of Women of the Częstochowa Region.

    Author and co-author of more than 50 scientific publications. Co-author of a script for students in the area of logistics and accounting. Editor of multi-author monographs. Reviewer of scientific works in Polish and foreign journals. Participant of a foreign internship at the Technical University of Ostrava. Responsible for organising a national conference. Multiple winner of the Rector's Awards of the Czestochowa University of Technology. Supervisor of the “Lean&Smart” Student Scientific Club.

     

    Scope of work: entrepreneurship, innovation, social responsibility, sustainable development, special economic zones, consumer behaviour.

     

     

     

    Dr Michał Dziadkiewicz - Assistant Professor at the Czestochowa University of Technology. Doctor of  economic sciences, attorney-at-law, specialises in matters of civil law, covering, in particular, the issues of real property management, including the real property of Housing Communities, as well as the real property comprising the commune's housing stock, debt collection. He conducts scientific research on, inter alia, aspects of management of commune housing resources, rent collection, prevention of social exclusion, as well as sports law and legal conditions of physical recreation. He is the author of several dozen publications. Reviewer of scientific papers in Polish and foreign journals. Organiser of national and international conferences. He completed postgraduate studies in economics and management - specializing in managerial economics and management.

    Expert in the Organisation and Management Scientific Society (TNOiK).

     

    Scope of work: management of commune housing resources, innovation, social responsibility, sustainable development, smart city