Professor Ezendu Ariwa

Professor Ezendu Ariwa
University of Bedfordshire · Department of Computer Science and Technology

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In the past few decades tourism industry has been faced with the challenges of destination images. Much emphasis has been placed on destination positive image due to the important role it places in tourist behaviour towards choosing a destination for holiday. This study aims to investigate the perceptions of tourists about Nigeria as a leisure tour...
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In the past few decades tourism industry has been faced with the challenges of destination images. Much emphasis has been placed on destination positive image due to the important role it places in tourist behaviour towards choosing a destination for holiday. This study aims to investigate the perceptions of tourists about Nigeria as a leisure tour...
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Cloud computing in the Educational sector has immensely enhanced academic performance in the developed nations and the professional contributions may benefit the education strategy of Nigeria particularly in transforming the traditional education model to computer based virtual applications with a focus on e-pedagogy. Cloud computing remains a para...
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According to Chung and law (2003); Jeong et al (2003); Jeong and Lambert (2001) and Kim et al. (2003), information satisfaction is the most important requirement of online customers' purchases decision making. This need remains largely unmet despite the growing importance of e-commerce within the hospitality industry. According to Kim et al. (2005)...
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In the age of corporate responsibility, green technology and sustainability continue to grip the consciousness of business and academic institutions. However, development of appropriate business-driven green applications requires an awareness of best practices of the green agenda. Green Technology Applications for Enterprise and Academic Innovation...
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In this study, we have developed a wearable haptic vest that can display sophisticated haptic feedback patterns. Our proposed haptic vest consists of 60 vibrotactile actuators that have direct contact to torso area. In addition, we have developed 34 haptic stimuli and conducted user testing to measure the effectiveness of our proposed haptic displa...
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The purpose of this study is to develop a model which will enhance the effectiveness of adopting green technology and energy management systems for Textile Industry in developing countries. It will also determine the attributes of Green Technology and Energy management System with respect to the textile industry of developing countries. This study...
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The UK government investment in cloud computing cannot be under-estimated, in terms of improvement in SMEs productivity through skill-set analysis and effective development of business start-up incubation centres which will yield positive growth in bridging the gaps in unemployment. SMEs in the UK has to incorporate advanced technology of cloud com...
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We present the business federation as a new organizational form. We illustrate how professional service firms can achieve economic growth by operating locally within an international network. Within the business federation, local offices gain access to resources through an extreme form of delegation. The article illustrates how the business federat...
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This paper examines how eco-tourism can be regarded as a change agent in the tourism economy in developing countries. By using conceptual contributions from chaos theory, the authors illustrate how eco-tourism might give competitive advantage, using South Africa as the empirical setting. Destinations focusing on chaos theory when organizing their e...
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Governments across Africa have established regulatory agencies for utilities but these have largely been modeled on those in developed countries and have had limited success. The Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda was set up to oversee this important sector but its success has so far been limited as evidenced by the quality, reliability and...
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We present the business federation as a new organizational form using insights from business literature as means to tailor make services to clearly defined market segments. We illustrate how professional service firms can achieve economic growth through operating locally within an international network. Within the business federation local offices...
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Fraud is prevalent in society and is increasing considerably over in recent years. Auditors have been criticized severally because they tend to reach conclusion based upon inadequate audit processes, and hence, the validity of the audit conclusion has often been questioned. This study thus sought to identify the various types of fraud encountered d...
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China and India have successfully penetrated the Nigerian market. Their competitive strategies make them the biggest rivals of domestic industries and other exporters. However, close interactions between the markets have offered the option of technology cloning. The option of technology cloning as the paper suggests is based on a revolutionary conc...
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Governments across Africa have established regulatory agencies for utilities but these have largely been modeled on those in developed countries and have had limited success. The Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda was set up to oversee this important sector but its success has so far been limited as evidenced by the quality, reliability and...
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The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the ongoing effort of understanding Green technology and corporate sustainability. It is hoped that further research will help the authors develop clear indicators for business located in developing economies can use in their strategy development. Realistic questions such as the number of jobs currently...
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The Internet has become a dominant part of the learning process of students in advanced learning. Many of these students currently do not represent a considerable portion of the consumer market in terms of buying power but given their continuous exposure to the internet and their eventual adoption of Internet banking, in the future, when they enter...
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Recently, fuel price becomes as hot topic and never ending issue especially the demand of fuel is very high. Malaysia Government has stood up in helping citizens by giving certain amount of money per vehicle owner to reduce their burden. However, the solution of reducing the total amount of fuel cost and consumption seems to be more helpful if the...
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Grid computing is a new paradigm of distributed computing that facilitates virtual collaboration and interaction through the sharing of both hardware and software resources within a virtual organisation. A grid is indeed an aggregate of software and hardware resources that are available for one another for the rendering of mutual non-trivial servic...
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In recent years CRM has made significant strides world over as an effective aid to serve customers. There may be hardly any organisation which in some way or the other is not using CRM philosophy. CRM received fillip with the advent of internet and related web enabled technologies. As companies make the transition from a product-only focus to a cus...
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A challenge that is facing businesses every day is that of how to promote themselves on the still vastly growing electronic stage. A company‟s web presence connotes a great deal to its customers, including how professional and reliable the organisation is. Companies are usually quite successful at making their websites look the part and creating a...
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In the current genomics, to design a classifier is one the main goals since genomic signal processing explain most of the cellular biological processes. In the present work, we propose a technique towards a classifier for cancer that can aid clinical diagnosis/prognosis. Our proposal is based on the well-known rule induction method and entropy for...
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We suggest that the health center Igalo is the main entrepreneurial agent in health tourism in Montenegro. In order to succeed in stimulating economic growth, the health center can benefit from using a regional approach for attracting foreign visitors. Technological knowledge, with a focus on routines, is regarded as the main driver of changing exi...
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This paper examines how eco-tourism can be regarded as a change agent in the tourism economy in developing countries. By using conceptual contributions from chaos theory, the authors illustrate how eco-tourism might give competitive advantage, using South Africa as the empirical setting. Destinations focusing on chaos theory when organizing their e...
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This paper examines how eco-tourism can be regarded as a change agent in the tourism economy in developing countries. By using conceptual contributions from chaos theory, the authors illustrate how eco-tourism might give competitive advantage, using South Africa as the empirical setting. Destinations focusing on chaos theory when organizing their e...
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Introduction Technology (IT) has had a radical impact on business processes in both developed and developing countries. It facilitates the streamlining of the administrative process and enables the decentralisation of the scope and scale of the business. An accounting information system (AIS) is the system of records a business keeps to maintain it...
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This project researches into Digital Stock Control methods in retail companies within the UK and investigates whether a stock control system can be improved within an organisation. This involves research on stock control systems and also looks into the new advanced system that Argos will introduce in the future to come. This project has an insight...
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Distributed data mining (DDM) is the semi-automatic pattern extraction of distributed data sources. The next generation of the data mining studies will be distributed data mining for many reasons. First of all, most of the current used data mining techniques require all data to be resident in memory, i.e., the mining process must be done at the dat...

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Corporate Social Responsibility, Governance and Sustainable Development (CSR-GSD) aims to bring together academia, research scholars, business entrepreneurs, practitioners, managers and policy makers responsible in delivering Corporate Social Responsibility, Governance and Sustainable Development in order to achieve competitive advantage, best practice and cost savings in modern organizations such as governmental, private, industrial, business sectors and NGOs.
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Green Technology in E-Learning and Human Capital: Global Perspectives