Advances in Business and Management. Volume 14

William D. Nelson (Editor)

Series: Advances in Business and Management
BISAC: BUS041000



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Chapter One by Constantine I. Tongo, PhD categorizes contemporary work motivation philosophies into three wide-ranging classifications, with the goal to concisely present gray areas that research yet to examine. In Chapter Two, Victoria A. Felix, Mercedes Gremillion, and Walt Buboltz, PhD provide readers with a thorough overview of recent literature concerning sleep health and workplace efficiency. Next, Chapter Three by Alidou Ouedraogo, PhD seeks to answer the question, “What are the factors that determine the ability of the informal sector to endure large scale crises?” In Chapter Four, Diego Matricano recommends a method of open innovation while outlining the main facets of inbound and outbound knowledge flows. Simo Salminen provides a Finnish perspective on occupational injuries, risk factors, risk groups, and consequences in Chapter Five. Following this, Luis Alfonso Dau proposes a research program directed at comprehending the influence of ethnic and political arrangements on MNE growth and activity in the BRICS countries in Chapter Six. Lastly, Chapter Seven explores the challenges encountered in rural areas of Lithuania and presents social entrepreneurship as an opportunity to develop the country.


Chapter 1. Modern Research on Work Motivation
Constantine I. Tongo, PhD (Department of Business Administration, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun, Nigeria)

Chapter 2. The Cost of Poor Sleep for Employees and the Workplace: A Review and Call for Intervention
Victoria A. Felix, Mercedes Gremillion, and Walt Buboltz, PhD (Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, US)

Chapter 3. The Resilience of the Informal Sector in the Context of Major Widespread Crises in Developing Countries: Evidence from an African Country's Informal Sector
Alidou Ouedraogo, PhD (Department of Business, University of Moncton, Moncton, NB, Canada)

Chapter 4. Open Innovation: A Virtuous Process of Inbound and Outbound Knowledge Flows
Diego Matricano (Assistant Professor of Management, Department of Management, Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Caserta, Naples, Italy)

Chapter 5. Occupational Injuries from a Finnish Perspective
Simo Salminen (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)

Chapter 6. Firms as Policy Advocates and Institutional Framers: Understanding the Impact of Ethnic and Political Stratification on BRICS MNEs
Luis Alfonso Dau, Elizabeth M. Moore, James Figgins, and Joshua K. Ault (Northeastern University, Boston, MA, US, and others)

Chapter 7. Social Entrepreneurship in Rural Development of Lithuania: Potential of Young Entrepreneurs
Jolita Greblikaite, Associate Professor, PhD (Institute of Business and Rural Development Management, Faculty of Economics and Management, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Kaunas, Lithuania)


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