Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Development: A Resource Book of Methods and Applications
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This book explores the area of DSS in the context of sustainable development. As DSS is a very new technique, especially in the developing world, this book will serve as a reference text, primarily for managers, government officials, and information professionals in developing countries. Information technology can help a great deal in achieving sustainable development by providing well-designed and useful tools for decision makers. Now, the challenge has shifted to designing and stimulating processes of effective planning and decision-making, at all levels of human activity, in such a way as to achieve local and global sustainable development. In recent years, much work has been done in formulating and clarifying the concept of sustainable development and related theoretical and research issues. Other interested readers will include students, teachers, and analysts in information s
Zbigniew Mikolajuk is a program specialist in information technology for Canada's International Development Research Centre. About the Author Gregory Kersten is Director of the Centre for Computer Assisted Management, School of Business, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Anthony Gar-On Yeh is Assistant Director of the Centre for Urban Planning and Environmental Management, University of Hong Kong.
. Zbigniew Mikolajuk is a program specialist in information technology for Canada's International Development Research Centre. Anthony Gar-On Yeh is Assistant Director of the Centre for Urban Planning and Environmental Management, University of Hong Kong. Gregory Kersten is Director of the Centre for Computer
"It is the book for IT managers and professionals" according to Mark Mihorean. This book covers a variety of areas related to Decision Support Systems, such as data mining and knowledge recovery. A must-read for IS professionals and a suggested reading for University students who wish to learn more about information technology.