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Cover for Considering ourselves.

This chapter features veterinarians as they made ethical decisions: how decisions affect them personally as they think as moral practitioners.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding situations.

This chapter describes how veterinarians apply ethics and morals in their decision making for treating animal health cases.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bridging 200 years of bacterial classification.

This book chapter briefly takes a historical view of the major steps in bacterial systematics leading to the first reconciliation workshop in 1987 and a re-evaluation of the species concept in 2002. New challenges and concepts developed since then will be outlined. Never before has the future of...

Author(s)
Rosselló-Móra, R.; Stackebrandt, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future of animal welfare - technological innovations for individualized animal care.

This chapter discusses the new technological solutions that can solve problems in animal reproduction management, activity and location tracking, feed and feed management and health and disease monitoring. Some practical and feasible commercial solutions that can address some of the issues...

Author(s)
Kaur, U.; Voyles, R. M.; Donkin, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decision processes and goals.

This chapter is devoted to reviewing the possible decision criteria and processes used by farmers. These criteria range from the concept of maximizing a general measure of output, utility, through to the simple approach of producing a minimum requirement of an output such as leisure time based on...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intuition.

Farmers make many decisions using their intuition. This chapter focuses on this topic by outlining a quantifiable model for use in assessing the important factors influencing a farmer's intuitive skills. The results of using farmer survey information to quantify the model are discussed, with...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing meta-strategies for hospitality experiences.

This chapter considers the meaning of strategy and strategic management for the hospitality sector, paying particular attention to the ways in which organizations respond to the evolution of the sector through strategic choices. The chapter questions existing strategic models and their failure to...

Author(s)
Burke, K.; Robinson, P.; Choi MiJu
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: what veterinary ethics is (not).

This chapter is an introduction to the concept of ethics in the field of veterinary medicine and highlights the role of ethics in cases where veterinarians are face with moral issues as they handle various challenges in treating sick animals.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approaching decisions.

This chapter looks at the factors that influences decision making among veterinarians such as emotional intelligence, spiritual guidance, moral values, and spotting of logical lesions (ethical thinking).

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter

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