Knowledge-Intensive Economies and Opportunities for Social, Organizational, and Technological Growth

Knowledge-Intensive Economies and Opportunities for Social, Organizational, and Technological Growth

Miltiadis D. Lytras (Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Linda Daniela (University of Latvia, Latvia) and Anna Visvizi (Effat University, Saudi Arabia)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 372
ISBN13: 9781522573470|ISBN10: 152257347X|EISBN13: 9781522573487|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7347-0


The modern world is developing at a pace where few can thoroughly keep track of its progress. More advancements in technology, evolving standards of education, and ongoing cultural and societal developments are leading to a need for improved pathways of knowledge discovery and dissemination.

Knowledge-Intensive Economies and Opportunities for Social, Organizational, and Technological Growth provides emerging research exploring how academic research can represent both a bold response to the problems society faces today and a source of alternative solutions to those problems. This publication is derived from the basic understanding that education plays the role of the key enabler in the process of navigating these contemporary challenges. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as e-service exploration, progressive online learning in urban areas, and advances in multimedia sharing, this book is ideally designed for consultants, academics, industry professionals, policymakers, politicians, and government officials seeking current research on the impact of information technology and the knowledge-based era.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Data Security
  • E-Government
  • E-Service
  • E-Training
  • Knowledge Society
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimedia Sharing
  • Online Learning
  • Quality of Life
  • Structured Data Techniques
  • Urban Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Miltiadis D. Lytras has co-edited/co-edits, 25 special issues in International Journals (e.g., IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, etc.) and has authored/[co-]edited 12 books (e.g., Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge Management, Intelligent Learning Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations, and Semantic Based Information Systems). He is the founder and officer of the Semantic Web and Information Systems Special Interest Group in the association for information systems ( He serves as the (Co) Editor-in-Chief of 12 international journals (e.g., International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, International Journal on Social and Humanistic Computing, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, International Journal on Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, International Journal of Electronic Democracy, International Journal of Electronic Banking, and International Journal of Electronic Trade) while he is an associate editor or editorial board member of seven more.
Linda Daniela - Dr. Daniela is the professor and senior researcher at the University of Latvia; Chair of the Council for Promotion in Pedagogy of the University of Latvia; Head of the Scientific Institute of Pedagogy; Expert of Education at the Council of Sciences of the Republic of Latvia. Her research interests include virtual education, smart education, educational technologies for learning, educational robotics, educational processes and solutions for reducing social exclusion from the educational processes. Professor is an author and co-author of publications about processes in all dimensions of education. She has been involved in several projects, she is an editor and co-editor of several books and journals, and she is a scientific adviser for doctoral and master thesis.
Anna Visvizi, Associate Professor, Deree College -The American College of Greece, Greece. Professor Visvizi is also Head of Research at the Institute of East-Central Europe (IESW), Poland, and Visiting Professor at Effat University, Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Political scientist and economist, with extensive experience in academia and the think-tank sector in Europe and in the US, Professor Visvizi’s expertise covers the EU, the political economy of regional integration (incl. the EU and OBOR), international organizations (esp. the OECD), the politics of migration management, innovation promotion and smart cities/villages. In her work as researcher, editor, lecturer, and consultant, Professor Visvizi aims at establishing collaboration between the worlds of diplomacy and academia in view of fostering dialogue for more effective policy responses and coherent policymaking.