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  • Tangi, Luca; Ulrich, Peter; Schade, Sven; Manzoni, Marina (2024-02-13)
    This chapter intends to shape a ‘science for policy research agenda’, which calls upon scientific evidence to underpin and shape political decisions on the uptake and use of AI in and by public sector organisations - in ...
  • Simkin, Sarah; Chamberland-Rowe, Caroline; Lynn Bourgeault, Ivy (2024-02-15)
    Health workforce planning can address current workforce challenges and prevent future crises. In well-functioning health systems, planning supports alignment of health workforce supply, distribution, mix and performance ...
  • Leone, Massimo (2024-02-13)
    The chapter proposes a roadmap for studying the impact of digital technology and artificial intelligence on the presence and meaning of human faces in contemporary cities, with specific attention to the cultural, social ...
  • Plume, Andrew (2024-02-06)
    Meta-research (also known as ‘research on research’ and ‘science of science’) is a broad field of inquiry which seeks to understanding how research is performed and to guide improvements in systems and policies for its ...
  • Thomas, James (2024-02-06)
    This chapter is about the science of evidence synthesis: the way that academics bring together knowledge from across multiple studies into a whole, to present the state of current understanding about a given area. While ...
  • Chicaiza-Ortiz, Cristhian David; Rivadeneira-Arias, Virginia del Carmen; Herrera-Feijoo, Robinson Jasmany; Andrade, Jean Carlo (2023-05-10)
    The chapter mentions several laboratory practices, such as: inoculation and isolation of microorganisms in different environmental samples, identification of microorganisms with the optical microscope using tintorial ...
  • Herrera-Feijoo, Robinson Jasmany; Chicaiza-Ortiz, Cristhian David; Rivadeneira-Arias, Virginia del Carmen; Andrade, Jean Carlo (2023-05-10)
    The chapter starts from the importance of bibliometric analysis in the academic context. The user's manual on bibliometrics in R software for literature mapping is then presented. Starting with the installation of R and R ...
  • Chicaiza-Ortiz, Cristhian David; Rivadeneira-Arias, Virginia del Carmen; Herrera-Feijoo, Robinson Jasmany; Andrade, Jean Carlo (2023-05-10)
    The chapter starts with a historical overview of the developments in environmental biotechnology and discusses several essential concepts. Several applications are mentioned, such as: biomarkers, biosensors, biofuels, ...
  • Green, Judith; Montenegro, Cristian (2023-11-10)
    Sociology and public health both trace their roots to nineteenth-century industrialisation, and are shaped by colonial histories of the period. Whilst Anglophone traditions of public health diverged from sociological ...
  • Michailova, Snejina (2024-01-04)
    This chapter focuses on the significance of theory in conducting a research project. It offers guidance to research students and early career researchers in selecting and using theory in their research. The chapter covers ...
  • Jackson, Andrew (2023-01-12)
    Limiting global temperature increases to 2°C above pre-industrial levels will necessitate a transition away from fossil fuels and towards low-carbon forms of energy production. While an energy technology transition is ...
  • Macias-Loor, Jazmina Mariela; Andrade Conforme, Carelys Liseth; Pilatuña Vélez, Luis David; Pin Zamora, Luis Fernando (2022-09-09)
    Due to the importance of organizational behavior, which represents a dynamizing axis for the efficiency of a company, it is necessary to consider the way in which individuals develop within the work area, which can be ...
  • Ruiz Zambrano, Lina Gissella; Benavidez Mendoza, María Gabriela; Cobeña Infante, Nathaly Narcisa; Cheme Baque, María Gabriela (2022-09-09)
    Human beings are naturally sociable entities that need to interact with other people throughout life, in this course they meet those who share ideas, tastes and become important in their day to day life, but they also go ...
  • Salgado Ortiz, Patricia Janella; Avilés Bravo, Víctor Israel; Espín Chila, Damari Mayte; Fuentes Mora, Anshelo Marcell (2022-09-09)
    The business world is made up of a market system where participants form a large network to exchange their products or services, however, due to the constant change in supply and demand, the various enterprises and companies ...
  • Proaño-González, Esther Angélica; Escobar Quiña, Josselyn Dayana; Gómez Pacheco, María Isabel; Cruz Campos, Diana Carolina (2022-09-09)
    This article analyzes the advertising ethics handled by Ecuadorian companies, making a synthesis of the way in which the social responsibility of the entities or officials linked to their advertising practices is involved. ...
  • Casanova-Villalba, César Iván; Intriago Sánchez, Janina Estefanía; Molina Valdez, Laura Alejandra; Moreira Vera, Nathaly Carolina (2022-09-09)
    Global businesses are of vital importance, both for those who carry them out, as well as for those who benefit indirectly from them. International multi-million dollar agreements or contracts can affect the economy of a ...
  • Vernaza-Arroyo, Girard David; Mina Bone, Santos Geovanny; Flores Alvarado, Edith Alejandra; Rueda Orozco, Gabriela Jeniffer; Zambrano Vélez, Dayana Lilibeth (2022-09-09)
    In the business environment of any entity, there is an environment of natural competitiveness, leading people to want to stand out, even if they deserve to use negative behaviors towards other collaborators as a result of ...
  • Walter, Timo (2024-01-12)
    Central banking is frequently considered a prototype case of governance subject to continuous and public performance measurement. However, central banks’ near-exclusive preoccupation with preserving price stability as the ...
  • Rivadeneira-Moreira, Julio César; Cheve Chiluisa, Alejandra Andrea; Kuffo Cevallos, Kenneth Johao; Solórzano Vélez, Hilda Valeria (2022-07-13)
    This article contains issues related to ethics in the advertising activities of multinational companies, particularly those related to misleading and irresponsible advertising, possible calls for attention affecting specific ...
  • Mina-Bone, Santos Geovanny; Cajas Gonzáles, Leidy Sulema; Granda Díaz, Lizbeth Alexandra; Paladines Loor, Julissa Valeria (2022-07-13)
    Discrimination has become one of the biggest obstacles to overcome worldwide whose impact is evident even in the workplace where searches are conducted to find perfect candidates for available vacancies with criteria based ...

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