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Knowledge Society

Authored By: Fr. John P. J & Gurudutta P Japee

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9788194272168

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 268

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Sociology

Price in Rs. 696.50

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Book Description

Book Contents


About the Book


With the knowing of Importance of Knowledge Society in today’s India, there comes from it a new approach of the world we live in that allows us to understand the need for a paradigm change in education, as a consequence of social, economic, scientific, cultural and political shifts. We can anticipate an education based on technology, on promoting partnership and on accepting differences from the perspective of understanding common mission.

Keeping in mind the need for networking and group functioning in the key areas of Higher Education like Research, Consultancy, Publication of books and journals, Project Management, Resource Mobilization, Faculty Development and Training and Mentoring, the major themes of the conference included the Role of Education in knowledge-based societywith reference to Integration Management,Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Communications Management, Risk Management, Procurement Management etc. It also Focussed on the role of technology for sustainable development and the social theories of a knowledge society relating Cultural diversity, Equal access to education, Universal access to information (in the public domain), and Freedom of expression

Keeping in mind the above expertise areas the conference was adorned by the presence of eminent Dr John Robert Clammer [Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities] and Dr Romar Correa [University of Mumbai]

As proposed the conference aimed at not only discussing but also to churn out some important data, facts, analysis, and equations which has the potential to make some important policy changes at macro levels. The conference was organised by The Bhopal School of Social Sciences with Grand Academic Portal [GAP] as its academic partner on 2 March 2019.

About the Author


Dr. Fr. John P. J., a priest of Archdiocese of Bhopal, is a renowned educationist, an outstanding linguist and a highly accomplished academician. He functions along with the support of the Executive Council. In the autonomous set up, the Council, IQAC and Board of Studies play important role in proposing strategy, direction and innovation, which are subsequently debated and approved by the Academic Council and finally endorsed by the Governing Body. The execution and implementation of all of these is done under the leadership and guidance of the Principal. 

Dr. Fr. John has extensive experience in the field of Education which spans through teaching, research, training and development. He has many research papers and reviews to his credit both in national and international publications. He has distinguished himself highly in the field of administration of educational institutions. He has also worked as the Director of M.P. Inter-Diocesan Education Board. He has impressive portfolio of educational qualification, which include B.S.W., B.Ed, M.A. in Hindi and Sociology, M.Ed., PhD in Sociology, as well as a Diploma in Communication from Gregorian University, Rome. He is committed to promoting quality education and providing efficient administration to propel the college forward on its path to academic excellence.


Dr. Gurudutta P Japee was working as Director of Quality Assurance, Research & Innovation and Nodal officer (Gujarat State) RUSA at Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Government of Gujarat. He is currently working as HoD of Department of Advanced Business Studies, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. His Academic qualifications re PhD, MBA(USA),M.Com(Gold Medallist),MA (Political Science),M. Phil, LLB,B.Ed, MDBA, DCST, DIII, CCA. He has so far written and edited 67 books including 6 Reference books published by reputed publishers. Five Intellectual Property Rights have been registered on his name. Dr Japee is one of the famous Quality Assurance reviewer and won many awards for his remarkable contributions made in the area of Quality Assurance in higher education.