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Chester Alexis C. Buama - Author

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Books by Chester Alexis C. Buama

Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations gives the readers the information they need on the way to lead a non-profit organization and manage it effectively so that more and more people know the basics of working with a non-profit organization. It provides the readers with all the necessary information they may be seeking before starting a non-profit organization or taking up a leadership role in an existing one. This book also discusses about the various kinds of non-profit organizations, the strategic positioning in the non-profit organizations, the effect of political power and public policies, the economics of the non-profit organizations, the management of conflicts in such organizations and managing the organization with the emerging market economies.

Social Work in Digital age

Social Work in Digital age

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

This book aims to provide readers with insights on the use of digital technologies in carrying out social work in an effective manner.. It lays some guidelines for the social workers and their expectations from them. The readers are also familiarized with Social Workers' Code of Ethics. It throws light on the social reforms that have been brought into our society. It also takes the readers through the concept of corporate social responsibility and informs them about the characteristics of social work. The readers are familiarized with the evolution of digital age and its significance in social work. It explains the pros and cons of using the digital technology and how it enhances social workers' career. This book encourages the readers to get involved in a social cause and work towards its achievement with the help of technology.

Gender Discrimination

Gender Discrimination

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Gender Discrimination makes the readers aware about the various ways in which the society is suffering from gender discrimination and the manners in which the gender discrimination affects the people that are associated with it. It provides the various aspects on the gender discrimination and tells the readers how to deal with such situations and the ways to tackle these situation with legality. This book also discusses about the global overview on the gender discrimination, gender discrimination at work place, discrimination in terms of gender taken as a CSR, the various impacts of gender discrimination and the legal support for this kind of discrimination.

Religion and Volunteering

Religion and Volunteering

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Religion and Volunteering examines various aspects of religion in different parts of the world and helps in understanding that how religion and politics are impacting the mindset of the society. It includes the meaning of the religion and volunteering along with the volunteering practices in different religion. Provide the reader with the insights into the development of volunteering practices in different religion, so as to understand the politics of religion and volunteering.

Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations Towards an Inclusive Human Resource Practice

Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations Towards an Inclusive Human Resource Practice

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations: Towards an Inclusive Human Resource Practice examines various aspects of sexual orientation and helps in understanding several issues related to transgender in an organization. The history of sexual orientation issues in organizations have been provided along with various measures required for sexuality and operations management. Provide the reader with the insights into the world of transgender, so as to understand the problems and issues related to discrimination they come across in their day to day life.

Crisis Communication and Crisis Management

Crisis Communication and Crisis Management

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Crisis Communication and Crisis Management examines various aspects of crisis including an extensive overview of management and communication of crisis. It includes definitions of pre-crisis, post-crisis and fundamentals of crisis theory. Additionally, it provides knowledge about the future of crisis communication and management. Provides the reader with insights into the development of knowledge of crisis communication and management, so as to understand the people mind, motivations, arguments, backgrounds and why some places require crisis communication and management.

Best Practices in E- Governance

Best Practices in E- Governance

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

Seeing how technology particularly the internet has advanced and how important it has become the governments realized that they can make use of this electronic technology particularly the worldwide internet in rendering services to its citizens. Thus, e- governance was developed. It is now an innovative way of leading and soon turned into a healthy competition within states to see which could come up with the best policies to keep balances and bring progress. E- Governance is the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve the activities of public sector organizations. At present, e-governance has been spread all throughout the world and we will be discussing the most important ones such as: Korea, Australia, France, New Zealand, America, India and developing countries. Our main point of focus will be the services that e- governance provides, how it is developed in each of the upper-mentioned countries, their best policies etc. The vision of the new strategy means to put the people and their communities at the center of a new knowledge-based and connected government that can provide them with services that they can trust. It is from this vantage point that this strategy aims to achieve its much-aspired objective of going beyond data and systems and more towards the genuine goal of changing how government operates. In this book everything will be explained in detailed information, as the book contains 10 chapters corresponding to each key factor or state.

Global Terrorism An Overview

Global Terrorism An Overview

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

The recent terrorist attacks in different parts of the world have necessitated people to crawl the internet to look for information and answers relating to terrorism activities. Terrorism dates back to the 18th century and it advances day by day. Terrorist organizations have also flourished and despite measure to counter their growth, they seem invincible due to their large networks and nefarious methods of operation. This book looks into various aspects of terrorism including an extensive historical overview of terrorism and related issues: definition of global terrorism, historic roots of terrorism politics, ideologies and strategies of both contemporary and older terrorist groups, terrorism today, recent attacks, trends in the Global Terrorism Index over the last 10 years. The law on terrorism, the relationship between terrorism and other forms of violence and political change, chronological survey of major terrorist attacks, trials, and other relevant events; ideas of the Left and Right, counter terrorism, justification of terrorism, brief biographies of leaders of terrorist groups and predictions and analysis on the future of global terrorism. The Book is meant to give the reader an insight into the development of history, so as to understand the terrorist mind, motivations, arguments, backgrounds and why some places are better targets of terrorist activities than others. Writing this book has been an insightful journey that has helped shaped my perspective on terrorism. I have come to understand why the response against terrorism is as worldwide as well as it has become. There is a lot of information out there regarding terrorism, a lot of which is not factual. To get the real facts I had to go through an intensive research on the subject from reliable information sources. The book is divided into related sections for ease of reading and referencing.

International and Regional Organizations

International and Regional Organizations

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

The book is not about describing international organizations (IOs). Neither is it a book regarding worldwide administration. The book is about the IO hypothesis, and about the utilization of this hypothesis to comprehend global relations. It doesn't endeavor to methodically examine and assess the environment of IOs or to thoroughly depict the UN or whatever other specific organization. Its objective is to comprehend the IO hypothesis and to utilize specific IOs illustratively, to propose routes in which the hypotheses talked about can enable us to comprehend the part of IOs in global governmental issues. Thus, since its attention is only on IO hypothesis and the utilization of that hypothesis to IOs, it doesn't endeavor to manage different perspectives of global administration, for example, the part of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and also global common society in universal relations. The book is preliminary for upper-level college undergraduates and for graduate students, which can be used for courses on IOs or for the IOs part on global relations hypothesis. It is outlined either as supplementary readings on IOs, or as a prologue to essential sources on IO hypothesis (or both). Specifically, the objective of the book is to demonstrate to these students who are making researches and studies of the IOs systematic apparatuses accessible to them and to comprehend what IOs are intended to do, how they operate, what impacts they have, and how to outline them better. Furthermore, this book can help enlighten and answer their inquiries regarding IOs issues and concerns. Taking a glimpse at the courses in which the diverse logical instruments created inside the rubric of IO hypothesis are helpful in noting diverse inquiries regarding the part of IOs in global governmental issues. The book is proposed to complete what I see as a hole in the literature on IOs and IO hypothesis : a gap between basic course books and essential sources of hypothesis. A number of books written on this subject exhibiting the UN framework from a bureaucratic, hierarchical, or recorded point of view, are to a great extent theoretical. There are also various basic course readings that express IOs in a hypothetical setting; in any case, this setting depends on a qualification amongst authenticity and radicalism that does not give justice to the expansiveness and intricacy of IO hypothesis. Essential hotspots for IO hypothesis give this broadness and subtleness, however, these, by and large, relate hypothesis to exceptionally particular studies or organizations. Assembling these sources to touch base a major picture of IO hypothesis can be a test for understudies. Further, this book is intended to give a concise extension among these different classifications of readings.

Global Governance Systems

Global Governance Systems

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

As the world reaches its full potential in achieving sustainable development for each country, the importance of global governance system becomes more relevant than it was before. Factors affecting a state such as globalization, migration, trade and capital flows, and climate change make a state more susceptible to policies adopted by other countries. Thus, these factors show the need of global governance system in maintaining the world order. Global governance system also focuses on increased activities in the global market such as resource domains which do not fall within the jurisdiction of a certain country. In order for countries to remain united in achieving economic goals, coordination and collective decision-making are needed for them to have harmonious trade relationship and increase in economic growth. Several policies and standards are also made by various international institutions and international organizations in order to balance the global level of each country. Examples of these are human rights standards which are guided by the human rights commitments of the international community (U.N. 2015), bank and loan policies, and other guidelines observed by each country. According to the United Nations, global governance actually increases the opportunity to address socio-economic issues and even environmental issues in a well-coordinated, coherent and collaborative manner. Moreover, global governance also promotes more efficient and effective accountability in different countries observing it. The advancement of technology is also one of the factors that global governance considers in making policies and decisions for countries. It can be observed that several developing countries are already keeping up with technological changes happening around the world today. Aside from that, leaders all over the world also analyze the benefits and risks of the decisions that they make in order to achieve successful global governance. In fact, the importance and purpose of the global governance system are widely studied by experts to sustain the development of each country. According to the United Nations multilateral forums, coordination, cooperation, coherence, and policy-making are only few of the efforts that leaders make to address the different issues around the world. Furthermore, efforts should also continue to enhance the representation of developing countries in multilateral institutions and other norms and standard setting bodies (U.N. 2015). Despite the seemingly perfect plan of the leaders worldwide to achieve successful global governance system, challenges are inevitable. According to U.N., these problems usually arise from the absence of adequate mechanisms of other countries to regulate the movement of workers between countries, weak protection of the rights of migrants and their families, as well as restricted access to technologies in health and agriculture. Thus, these gaps impede the progress in social development for global governance's regime in other countries. According to an article written by Boughton and Bradford, in order to deal with the challenges of the world, global governance should be: more democratic than authoritarian, more openly political than bureaucratic, more integrated than specialized, and operate through soft power rather than hard power. They also added that the idea of global governance is to provide a cooperative leadership that brings together national governments, multilateral public agencies, and civil society in order to achieve commonly accepted goals and be united as one in dealing with challenges. The effectiveness of global governance in addressing the global challenges should be inclusive, dynamic, and able to span national and sectoral boundaries and interests (Boughton et al., 2007). Currently, world organizations and agencies have become more focused on evaluating and trying to improve their performance and increasing their strategies in working together with different organizations in order to achieve the common objectives. In global governance system, leadership is actually one of the most important factors in aiming for a successful development for each country. It is defined by Boughton and Bradford as the highest level of public responsibility that is uniquely invested in heads of state which is necessary to provide the strategic guidance required for the effectiveness of different national and international institutions in order to manage properly the multi-sectoral nature of global threats. This book aims to highlight the importance of global governance in different aspects. Topics which are primarily the concern of leaders of different countries and organizations such as crime, policies, standards and other issues affecting a world leader's responsibility in decision making will be discussed. Theories and ideologies will also give an insight on how the academic field contributes as a tool with regard to the creation of this system. Institutions such as World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Health Organization (WHO), and United Nations (UN) will also be further discussed as this book continues to enlighten the readers about global governance and how the world operates nowadays. Different themes will also be tackled to unlock the areas of global governance as it continues to achieve its desire of a better world for the future generation. It also discusses environmental governance and how different governments around the world combat the problem of global warming. Environmental governance supports and promotes better management of the planet by creating a world environment organization that handles all the issues that affect the current situation of global environmental governance and observing how the world views the importance of taking care of the environment. Since the success of a country's economic growth is dependent on how the leader of that country deals with several aspects of economy such as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), imports and exports, and the like, economic governance and globalization are some of the most important issues that global governance system focuses on. Aside from those mentioned, themes about political and institutional governance are also discussed. These are treated with high regard because global governance believes in the power of wisdom of the leaders in leading their country to achieve its objective, which is to make their country economically stable and secure. Since the global governance system started after the First World War, factors such as peace, security, and conflict resolution has also played major roles in order to help countries especially those dealing with territorial disputes. Thus, proper management of such issues will minimize the chances of wars that may come. As the world continues to progress through the advancement of technology, it has become one of the themes of global governance system. As a matter of fact, different countries around the world prioritize developing various technologies to increase their citizens' knowledge in sciences, technology and communications. Moreover, the advancement of technology has paved the way to more discoveries in the fields of science, medicine and engineering, which can be used to solve mysteries of the universe. However, the most important thing in the discussion of global governance system is how the world views this system especially in different countries. The main question is: Do all the nations all over the world agree with this new world order? As this book continues to give further information about the global governance system, proposals of different organizations and experts will also be included in order to further understand the challenges of this system. Will the leaders continue to be united in order to achieve their dream world or perhaps, will their dream world continue to be just a dream for the future generation?

The Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on Public Policy

The Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on Public Policy

Author: Chester Alexis C. Buama Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has been the most serious worldwide monetary emergency since the Great Depression. Ending a period of expanding flourishing furthermore, development to a sudden stop, the GFC has brought about a subsidence that has prompted resolutely elevated amounts of unemployment in the United States and generally European nations. The monetary cost of the GFC is amazing. At last, this converts into huge human expenses coming about because of unemployment, vagrancy, what's more, the social ills were the consequences. While there had been budgetary emergencies and embarrassments already, for example, the investment funds and credit disaster and Enron in the United States or the fall of Barings in the United Kingdom, not since the Great Depression has resulted in a circumstance in which those as far as anyone knows in the optimal position to know (national brokers, Treasury authorities, CEOs of budgetary establishments) felt that the whole global budgetary framework may fall. Past monetary catastrophes had to a great extent been constrained to specific firms or parts of the monetary business, for example, investment funds and credits in the United States in the 1980s or the (at that point considerably littler) optional managing an account area in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. The GFC was a considerably more extensive and riskier emergency; it promoted the expression systemic hazard to recognize the potential effect of the fall of a few firms on the whole monetary framework.This book investigates the outcomes of the GFC that started in 2008 and whose impacts are as yet being felt. It does not try to clarify the inceptions of the emergency, albeit a few of the commitments have verifiable or unequivocal clarifications installed in them. Rather, we try to analyze the effect of the GFC on country states and their strategies and global monetary courses of action, public policy. The effect of the GFC can be examined from different viewpoints. Market analysts could evaluate the effect as far as lost business, generation, and in wording of the differential hardships, while sociologists could investigate the degree and appropriation of the hardships that people have endured in outcome. Our concentration as political researchers is fundamentally on the policy and political outcomes of the GFC.