The objective of this book is to help students interested in probability and statistics, and their applications to understand the basic concepts of stochastic process and to equip them with skills necessary to conduct simple stochastic analysis of data in the field of business, management, social science, life science, physics, and many other disciplines.The book contains such standard topics as probability, random variables and probability distributions, generating functions, stochastic processes, deterministic and stochastic approaches to mathematically mo
This book is an outcome of a study on corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices and their contextual determinants in Bangladesh, with a focus on the Bangladeshi pharmaceutical industry. The author argues that businesses in Bangladesh need to collaborate with the government to close the existing gap of distrust and lack of confidence.
This volume contains a number of studies considered essential for a course on technological capability building in developing countries. It is an outcome of a Technology Link Programme between the University of Strathclyde and the Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology. The book aims to help the reader gain a good understanding of the relevant historical developments and also the various static and dynamic issues involved. The focus of the volume is on analysing the process of helping effective transfer of technology to developing countries.
Readymade Garment (RMG) Industry occupies a dominant position in the export manufacturing sector of Bangladesh. Most of the workers employed in this industry are women, mainly to exploit the comparative advantages they provide in terms of cheap labour, low bargaining power and their docility etc. It follows that there will be substantial gender differentiated socio-economic impacts in this export oriented manufacturing sector.
Social Business is a visionary new dimension for capitalism,developed by Muhammad Yunus, the practical genius who pioneered microcredit and, with his Grameen Bank, won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.By harnessing the energy of profit-making to the objective of fulfilling human needs,social business creates self-supporting, viable commercial enterprises that generate economic growth even as they produce goods and services that make the world a better place.
In 1968 a big multinational pharmaceutical company was established in Bangladesh, (former East Pakistan). The company still exists even after twenty years of its establishment. Through an ethnologic investigation, the author has demonstrated the social relations in the interior of the factory, the development of the hierarchic status over the years and the specific interaction that links the different categories of personnels.
This book which depends heavily on data collected from the field, exan-tines the growth of machinery manufacturing and its impact on technological capability in Bangladesh. Contrary to popular belief, Bangladesh has a large capital goods sector capable of manufacturing various items of machinery and equipment, even of sophisticated types. However, much of the capacity is lying idle with adverse consequences on the growth of the country.
The present volume titled Regional Cooperation in South Asia: A Review of Bangladesh's Development 2004 is the ninth publication under the Independent Review of Bangladesh's Development (IRBD) initiative of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). IRBD2004 continues the rich tradition of providing, on an annual basis, a home grown assessment of Bangladesh's development process through a review of the dynamics of key macroeconomic variables and developmental indicators.
This comprehensive Education Sector Review has been published in three separate volumes. Volume II contains chapters on Primary and Pre-Primary Education, Non-Formal Education, and Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in Bangladesh. These Background reports of the education sector review present a detailed analysis of the relevant parts of the system. The major issues in the primary and secondary levels are examined, as well as the important role of non-formal education in providing basic education. Each sub-sector paper concludes with a possible strategy of objectives and means.
THIS BOOK was written as a result of repeated requests from practitioners and donor agencies in the microfinance field. It draws on the author's research and thirteen years of practical experience in Bangladesh, Philippines and East Africa, and on the large and growing microfinance literature.