Safeguarding Intangible Assets

Author: Michael D. Moberly
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0128006021
Size: 70.23 MB
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Safeguarding Intangible Assets provides strategies for preserving and enhancing a company’s intangible assets to increase its profitability, competitiveness, and sustainability. Intangible assets such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, methodologies, and brand typically account for 80 percent of an organization’s value and revenue. There are many forces making it more and more difficult to protect these assets, and securing them is a complex issue often overlooked by security and risk managers. Many security managers do not have adequate policies or procedures in place to protect these assets from compromise, infringement, and theft. Safeguarding Intangible Assets provides managers with the tools necessary for protecting these assets through effective and consistent oversight designed to preserve their control, use, and ownership. The book offers strategies for various types of business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate-university R&D alliances, new product launches, early stage firms, and university-based spin-offs. Offers step-by-step guidelines and best practices for establishing and maintaining an intangible asset protection program Provides intangible asset risk management strategies that preserve the company’s value, revenue, and competitive advantages Shows how to collaboratively build a company culture that anticipates and recognizes intangible asset risks in everyday transactions and operations Strengthens the interface with other departments’ security practices, including IT, management, legal, accounting, finance, and risk management

The Routledge Companion To Intangible Cultural Heritage

Author: Michelle L. Stefano
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317506898
Size: 15.78 MB
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This collection provides an in-depth and up-to-date examination of the concept of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the issues surrounding its value to society. Critically engaging with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the book also discusses local-level conceptualizations of living cultural traditions, practices and expressions, and reflects on the efforts that seek to safeguard them. Exploring a global range of case studies, the book considers the diverse perspectives currently involved with intangible cultural heritage and presents a rich picture of the geographic, socioeconomic and political contexts impacting research in this area. With contributions from established and emerging scholars, public servants, professionals, students and community members, this volume is also deeply enhanced by an interdisciplinary approach which draws on the theories and practices of heritage and museum studies, anthropology, folklore studies, ethnomusicology, and the study of cultural policy and related law. The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage undoubtedly broadens the international heritage discourse and is an invaluable learning tool for instructors, students and practitioners in the field.

Tourism And Intangible Cultural Heritage

Author: World Tourism Organization
Publisher: World Tourism Organization Publications
ISBN: 9789284413829
Size: 46.12 MB
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The first UNWTO Study on Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage provides comprehensive baseline research on the links between tourism and intangible cultural heritage (ICH). The publication explores major challenges, risks and opportunities for tourism development related to ICH, while suggesting practical steps for the elaboration, management and marketing of ICH-based tourism products. Through an extensive compendium of case studies and good practices drawn from across five continents, the report offers information on, and analysis of, government-led actions, public-private partnerships and community initiatives. It further offers recommendations on fostering responsible and sustainable tourism development through the safeguarding of intangible cultural assets.

Asset Protection Through Security Awareness

Author: Tyler Justin Speed
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466551410
Size: 27.92 MB
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Supplying a high-level overview of how to protect your company’s physical and intangible assets, Asset Protection through Security Awareness explains the best ways to enlist the assistance of your employees as the first line of defense in safeguarding company assets and mitigating security risks. The author reviews key topics surrounding computer security—including privacy, access controls, and risk management—to help fill the gaps that might exist between management and the technicians securing your network systems. In an accessible style that requires no previous networking or programming experience, the book delivers a practical approach to asset protection. It specifies the roles of managers and employees in creating a company-wide culture of security awareness and provides step-by-step instruction on how to build an effective security awareness team. Each chapter examines a separate security issue and provides a brief overview of how to address that issue. It includes tools and checklists to help you address: Visual, digital, and auditory data security Credit card compliance (PCI), password management, and social engineering User authentication methods Computer and network forensics Physical security and continuity planning Privacy concerns and privacy-related regulation This concise security management primer facilitates the up-to-date understanding required to protect your digital and physical assets, including customer data, networking equipment, and employee information. Providing you with powerful tools of diplomacy, this text will help you win the support of your employees and empower them to be effective gatekeepers of your company’s most valued assets and trade secrets.

Heritage Regimes And The State

Author: Bendix, Regina
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
ISBN: 3863951220
Size: 18.73 MB
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What happens when UNESCO heritage conventions are ratified by a state? How do UNESCO’s global efforts interact with preexisting local, regional and state efforts to conserve or promote culture? What new institutions emerge to address the mandate? The contributors to this volume focus on the work of translation and interpretation that ensues once heritage conventions are ratified and implemented. With seventeen case studies from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and China, the volume provides comparative evidence for the divergent heritage regimes generated in states that differ in history and political organization. The cases illustrate how UNESCO’s aspiration to honor and celebrate cultural diversity diversifies itself. The very effort to adopt a global heritage regime forces myriad adaptations to particular state and interstate modalities of building and managing heritage.

Research Handbook On Contemporary Intangible Cultural Heritage

Author: Charlotte Waelde
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781786434005
Size: 24.95 MB
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Bringing together key insights from expert legal and heritage academics and practitioners, this book explores the existence and safeguarding of contemporary forms of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). Providing a detailed analysis of the international legal frameworks relevant to ICH, the contributing authors then go on to challenge the pervasive view that heritage is about 'old' tangible objects by highlighting the existence, role and importance of contemporary forms of ICH to modern society.

Commentary On The 2003 Unesco Convention On The Safeguarding Of The Intangible Cultural Heritage

Author: Janet Blake (senior lecturer in law.)
Publisher: Inst of Art & Law
ISBN: 9781903987094
Size: 19.61 MB
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This book provides both a general introduction to UNESCO's 2003 Convention on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and its historical development, as well as a detailed article-by-article analysis of the Convention's provisions. The general introduction to the Convention sets out the historical background of normative and operational activities within UNESCO relating to safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, the relevant activities of other intergovernmental bodies especially the IP-related work of the World Intellectual Property Organization, the wider legal context within which the Convention has been developed and other general questions such as the treatment of indigenous heritage and traditional knowledge. The drafting history of the Convention is also presented, along with a brief overview of the instrument that includes discussion of its approach to safeguarding and the mechanisms it employs. This section also looks at the key notion of 'safeguarding' as opposed to the more traditional usage 'protection' and considers the significance of this choice of terminology. The article-by-article analysis covers also the drafting history of each article as well as a close comparison with the equivalent articles of UNESCO's 1972 Convention on the Protection of the World's Cultural and National Heritage that served as a model for the 2003 Convention noting, in particular, the significant departures of this more recent text to take account of the special needs of intangible cultural heritage. The centrality of the key notion of safeguarding and, where appropriate, questions relating to implementation and anticipated future developments in the law and practice related to this Convention are also considered.

Capitalism Without Capital

Author: Jonathan Haskel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691183299
Size: 36.91 MB
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Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the main source of long-term success. But this is not just a familiar story of the so-called new economy. Capitalism without Capital shows that the growing importance of intangible assets has also played a role in some of the larger economic changes of the past decade, including the growth in economic inequality and the stagnation of productivity. Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake explore the unusual economic characteristics of intangible investment and discuss how an economy rich in intangibles is fundamentally different from one based on tangibles. Capitalism without Capital concludes by outlining how managers, investors, and policymakers can exploit the characteristics of an intangible age to grow their businesses, portfolios, and economies.

On Intangible Heritage Safeguarding Governance

Author: Seong-Yong Park
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443852864
Size: 42.62 MB
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This book covers intangible cultural heritage (ICH) governance through an Asia-Pacific context, making reference to the historical development of the international instruments guiding ICH policy. With a review of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage’s development, this work provides an understanding into why the Convention is the way it is, how it is developing, and how to apply it in different situations. Furthermore, dedicating sections to explain good governance and the manner through which the 2003 Convention hopes to influence good governance in the ICH field, the book will help readers to understand the major issues and barriers to good governance in this field. In addition, the case studies integrated in this volume provide tools and context with which to analyze ICH and ICH governance. Overall, the central questions answered in this work are ‘What is governance in terms of ICH safeguarding?’ and ‘How do interactions between global and local governance develop?’ The included experimental strategies for enhancing ICH safeguarding governance offer a glimpse into what may be possible. As the 2003 Convention is still relatively young, there is a need for in-depth research that covers the core governance issues that have arisen over the past decade. This book, being unique in its direct focus on ICH governance, will help fill this information gap and give readers a concise reference point for such issues.

Intangible Heritage And The Museum

Author: Marilena Alivizatou
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1611321522
Size: 69.42 MB
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In this comparative, international study Marilena Alivizatou investigates the relationship between museums and the new concept of “intangible heritage.” She charts the rise of intangible heritage within the global sphere of UN cultural policy and explores its implications both in terms of international politics and with regard to museological practice and critical theory. Using a grounded ethnographic methodology, Alivizatou examines intangible heritage in the local complexities of museum and heritage work in Oceania, the Americas and Europe. This multi-sited, cross-cultural approach highlights key challenges currently faced by cultural institutions worldwide in understanding and presenting this form of heritage.