A comprehensive synthesis of the best practices for management in the vital and rapidly growing field of sustainable water systems
Handbook of Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Systems offers an authoritative resource that goes beyond the current literature to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. The text explores the concept of knowledge management as a key asset and a crucial component of organizational strategy as applied to the sustainability of water systems.
Using the knowledge management framework, the authors discuss socio–hydrology sustainable water systems that reflect the present political, economic and technological reality. The book draws on contributors from a number of disciplines including: economic development, financial, systems–networks, IT/IS data/analytics, behavioral, social, water systems, governance systems and related ecosystems. This vital resource:
- Contains a multifaceted approach that draws on a number of disciplines and contains contributions from experts in their various fields
- Offers a coherent approach that discusses the dynamic concept of sustainability drawing on data from people, systems and processes of diverse water systems
- Includes a comprehensive review of the topic and offers a platform for dialog between theory and empirical analysis
- Explores opportunities for multi–constituent synthesis
This book is written for regulators, water utility practitioners, researchers and students interested in the fledgling field of knowledge management and sustainable water systems and those who want to improve the effective and efficient management of a complex water system.
About the Editor
MEIR RUSS is a Professor in Management at the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Green Bay. He also teaches at KEDGE–Bordeaux School of Management, the University of Pisa, GSA Master program, NORD University, Norway; Master of Knowledge Management program and at Roma–Tre, Rome, Italy Ph.D. program as well as at the Doctorate in "Economia Aziendale e Management" program at the University of Pisa. His research interests include human capital valuation methods, knowledge–based strategies and the new–knowledge based economic development among others. In addition to his academic focus, Dr. Russ serves in a consulting capacity with a number of multinational companies in the area of global strategic management and knowledge management. Dr. Russ is the founding editor of The International Journal of Management and Business (IJMB) and at present he is the Chief Editor of Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM).