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Resurrection
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Flashback
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The Feud
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Camino Ghosts
Savage Ice
Host Communities and Pilgrimage Tourism
  • Author : Ricardo Nicolas Progano
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Business & Economics

Summary:
This book delves into topics on pilgrimage travel and communities from a variety of perspectives through academic research based on the Middle East, Northeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and Europe, where sacred sites have become of great importance for both international and domestic tourism. In particular, Europe and Asia possess a high volume of world-renowned pilgrimage sites that are currently being developed as tourism destinations in their respective countries, such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Lourdes (France), and Koyasan (Japan). This book includes studies on these two continents that harbor both a great history of pilgrimage tradition, as well as tourism development related to religious travel. The book importantly covers the role of the community in religious tourism, as well as the impact on the locals, which is comparatively an unexplored area. Whilst pilgrimage is seen as an effective tool to revitalize l

Building the Digital Enterprise
  • Author : Mark Skilton
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Computers

Summary:
The digital economy is at a tipping point. This practical book defines digital ecosystems, discusses digital design using converging technologies of social networking, mobility, big data and cloud computing, and provides a methods for linking digital technologies together to meet the challenges of building a digital enterprise in the new economy.

Building the Digital Enterprise
  • Author : Mark Skilton
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Computers

Summary:
The digital economy is at a tipping point. This practical book defines digital ecosystems, discusses digital design using converging technologies of social networking, mobility, big data and cloud computing, and provides a methods for linking digital technologies together to meet the challenges of building a digital enterprise in the new economy.

Virtual and Innovative Quality Management Across the Value Chain
  • Author : Marc Helmold
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Business & Economics

Summary:
This book provides professionals and academics with a holistic and practical approach to virtual and innovative quality management (QM) throughout the business value chain. It describes how to manage the value change from the supply side combining all functions of the value chain and contains best practices in performance, particularly in the production, trading, service, and information industries. It explores such topics as integrated management systems (IMS), extended reality, artificial intelligence, and environmental social governance (ESG). Industry examples and case studies are used to reveal the diversity of opportunities for QM methodologies and principles. This book is an ideal guide for professionals and practitioners who wish to incorporate QM concepts to achieve a competitive advantage across all business functions.

Digital Transformation in Industry
  • Author : Vikas Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Business & Economics

Summary:
This book offers a selection of the best papers presented at the annual international scientific conference “Digital Transformation in Industry: Trends, Management, Strategies,” which was held by the Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ekaterinburg, Russia) on October 28, 2022. The book focuses on concepts for initiating digitalization processes and identifying successful digital transformation strategies in all sectors of industry. Key topics include the sustainability of digital transformation in uncertain dynamics; conditions of uncertainty and barriers; industrial logistics in the new reality; best practices for implementing digital solutions to ensure sustainable, barrier-free and flexible supply chains; the achievement of sustainability in the process of digital transition; the adaptation of enterprises to the ESG concept through digital solutions; assessing the impact of indus

Transmedia Archaeology
  • Author : C. Scolari
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Social Science

Summary:
In this book, the authors examine manifestations of transmedia storytelling in different historical periods and countries, spanning the UK, the US and Argentina. It takes us into the worlds of Conan the Barbarian, Superman and El Eternauta, introduces us to the archaeology of transmedia, and reinstates the fact that it's not a new phenomenon.

Transmedia Archaeology
  • Author : C. Scolari
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Social Science

Summary:
In this book, the authors examine manifestations of transmedia storytelling in different historical periods and countries, spanning the UK, the US and Argentina. It takes us into the worlds of Conan the Barbarian, Superman and El Eternauta, introduces us to the archaeology of transmedia, and reinstates the fact that it's not a new phenomenon.

Relationship between R D and Financial Performance in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Author : Mithun Nandy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Business & Economics

Summary:
The book provides insight into different research and development (R&D) activities performed by Indian pharmaceutical companies. It describes how R&D activities have evolved in the last three decades on Indian soil. The book discusses how emerging economy like India has become the ‘Pharmacy of the World’ and how reputed and research-centric Indian drug manufacturing companies are aligning their business model by incepting the business idea as ‘Innovate in India and Serve to the World’. Subsequently, through successful implementation of the R&D activities and endeavors, Indian pharmaceutical companies have been witnessing different drug discoveries and innovations which have been performed in an indigenous manner. Contemporary marketing strategies adopted by the research-centric Indian pharmaceutical companies for selling innovative drug products across the globe, attaining global competitiveness, and maintaining a seamle