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It is highlighted that the Editorial Team Members are from several institutions of public/private superior education and research from Mexico and abroad and are supervised by the Responsible Editor to achieve the editorial policies.</p> <p><strong>Editorial Team</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Carlos Gabriel Borbón-Morales.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6073-6672"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (CIAD-CONAHCYT), Hermosillo,Sonora, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>ASSOCIATED EDITOR-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Carlos Omar Aguilar-Navarro.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9881-0236"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación y Asistencia en Tecnología y Diseño del Estado de Jalisco A.C. (CIATEJ-CONAHCYT), Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>-INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dra. Claudia De-Fuentes.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6794-9040"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Saint Mary´ s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Jaime Antero Arango-Marin.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0626-6013"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Católica Luis Amigó, Medellín, Antioquía, Colombia.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Abu Waheeduzzaman. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3674-8769"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Texas A&amp;M University-Corpus Christi, USA. </em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Ángel Rodríguez-Bravo.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3510-6756"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Asociación Científica para la Evaluación y Medición de los Valores Humanos (AEVA), Barcelona, Spain.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dra. Norminanda Motoya-Vilar. </strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7036-9450"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID.</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Catalunya, Spain.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dra. Antonia Madrid-Guijarro. </strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8139-4360"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Domingo García-Pérez de Lema. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6951-4630"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dra. Jiachen Hou. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0381-9885"><span class="s1">ORCID.</span></a></strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>University of Bradford. United Kingdom.</em></p> <h4 class="orc-font-body">Dr. Yari Borbón-Gálvez.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5079-9648">ORCID</a>. </h4> <p><em>Universita Carlo Cattaneo: Castellanza, Lombardia, Italy.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>-SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE IN MEXICO-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>-PUBLIC RESEARCH CENTRES (CONAHCYT-MÉXICO)-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Miguel Ángel Martínez-Téllez.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2667-5455"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID.</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. José Angel Vega-Noriega. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2764-4431">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (CIAD-CONAHCYT), Hermosillo,Sonora, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Ramón Jaime Holguín-Peña</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1207-4683"><span class="s1"><strong>.ORCID.</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste S.C (CIBNOR-CONAHCYT).La Paz, Baja California Sur, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Gerardo Rodríguez-Barba.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5174-8401">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación y Asistencia Técnica del Estado de Querétaro especializado en Manufactura Avanzada y Procesos Industriales (CIATEQ-CONAHCYT). Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Enrique Saldívar-Guerra.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9623-575X">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación de Química Aplicada (CIQA-CONAHCYT), Saltillo, Coahuila, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Paulina Elisa Lagunes-Navarro<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3259-7772">.ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación e Innovación en TIC (INFOTEC-CONAHCYT), Ciudad de México, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. América Berenice Morales-Díaz. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1450-3664">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional Unidad (CINVESTAV) Saltillo, Coahuila, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Clara Galindo-Sánchez. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7514-2327">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE-CONAHCYT), Baja California, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Antonio Aguilera-Ontiveros. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1548-9956">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Colegio de San Luis (COLSAN-CONAHCYT), San Luis de Potosi, San Luis Potosí, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Yanga Villagomez-Velázquez. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0776-5818">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Colegio de Michoacán (COLMICH-CONAHCYT), Zamora, Michoacán.Méxic</em>o.</p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Héctor Medina Miranda. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8442-1854">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS-CONAHCYT), Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. José Tuxpan Vargas. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5167-0205">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (IPICYT-CONAHCYT). San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Miguel Eduardo Equihua Zamora.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5306-7397">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Instituto de Ecologia (INECOL-CONAHCYT) Xalapa, Veracruz, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Luis Sáenz-Carbonell. ORCID.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán (CYCY-CONAHCYT) Merida, Yucatan, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Alejandro Morón-Ríos. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8790-0383">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p><em>El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR-CONAHCYT), Campeche, Campeche, México.</em></p> <p><strong>Dr. Jorge Castañeda Zavala. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4477-6009">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p><em>Instituto de Investigaciones Dr José María Luis Mora (CONAHCYT) Ciudad de México, México.</em></p> <p><strong>Dr. María del Rosio Barajas-Escamilla. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1321-6946">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p><em>El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF-CONAHCYT), Tijuana, Baja California, México.</em></p> <p><strong>Dr. Helena Cotler <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7726-1570">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p><em>CentroGeo (CONAHCYT), Ciudad de México, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><em><strong>-UNIVERSITIES AND HIGH EDUCATION INSTITUTES IN MEXICO-</strong></em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Elia Marum Espinosa (CUCEA-Cátedra UNESCO). <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5565-6056">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Alejandro Campos-Sánchez (CUCEA)</strong>.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8768-3104"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. César Omar Mora-Pérez (CUCEA).<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3917-1144">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Antonio Ruiz-Porras (CUCEA). <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4184-0850">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Jaime Antonio Preciado-Coronado (CUCSH). <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3324-8569">ORCID.</a></strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Unversidad de Guadalajara (UdeG), Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Juan Pablo Patiño-Karam.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8611-5137"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Panamericana (UP), Campus Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Héctor González-Ocampo. </strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2179-1166"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID.</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigación para el Desarrollo integral Regional (CIIDIR). Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN).Guasave, Sinaloa, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Eduardo Morales-Sánchez.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0855-5460">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Centro de Investigación en Ciencia Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada (CICATA)..Querétaro, Querétaro, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Emma Regina Morales García de Alba. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7675-6419">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO).</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong><em>-EDITORIAL COMMITTEE-</em></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Oscar Alejandro Espinoza-Mercado.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0091-573X"><span class="s1">ORCID</span></a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM).Campus Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (ITESM).</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Álvaro-Rafael Pedroza-Zapata. </strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9877-4957"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Edith Roque-Huerta.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7835-9759"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Magdiel Láinez.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5088-468X"><span class="s1"><strong> ORCID</strong></span></a>.</p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Leo Guzmán-Anaya. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5682-3175">ORCID.</a></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. José Antonio Orizaga-Trejo. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5649-5514">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Guillermo Vázquez-Ávila.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1454-9593">ORCID</a>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Iván Alejandro Salas-Durazo.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0188-7462">ORCID</a></strong><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Araceli Duran-Hernández.<a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2537-7424">ORCID.</a></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. María Guadalupe Lugo Sánchez. <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7765-8968">ORCID</a>. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. José-Rosario Lara-Salazar.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7174-4854"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><span class="s2"><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Culiacán,Sinaloa, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Omar Rojas. </strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0681-3833"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad Panamericana, Campus Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Dr. Pascuala Josefina Cárdenas-Salazar.</strong><a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2602-5308"><span class="s1"><strong>ORCID</strong></span></a><strong>.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><em>Universidad UTEGRA. Centro de Estudios Superiores. Campus Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.</em></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"> </p> https://scientiaetpraxis.amidi.mx/index.php/sp/article/view/171 Prospective of the socioeconomic sector of beekeeping production in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico 2024-02-22T00:58:53+00:00 Ariel Vázquez-Elorza vazelor@gmail.com Neith Aracely Pacheco-López npacheco@ciatej.mx Alba Lucia Moreno-Ortiz luciaortmor@gmail.com Jéssica Geraldine Villatoro-Hernández geraldine.villatoroh@gmail.com <p><strong>Context</strong>. Beekeeping is an alternative income for families in rural areas of the world, significantly improving their daily lives. The application of good practices for the development of this activity contributes positively to the conservation of the environment, due to the very dynamics of pollination, guaranteeing greater production, if the natural cycle of this process through bees is protected. Local governments must manage laws and policies that promote beekeeping to contribute to social well-being. This study focused on the Yucatan Peninsula as the subject of the study, but the analysis methodologies and results can be replicable for all beekeepers in the country.</p> <p><strong>Problem.</strong> The low income that beekeepers receive in rural areas of the Yucatan Peninsula is the main economic source for their homes. There is an absence of innovative technology and cutting-edge knowledge, poor beekeeping practices, and unfair prices.</p> <p><strong>Purpose</strong>. The objective of this research work was to prospect scenarios to identify socioeconomic problems in the beekeeping sector in the Yucatan Peninsula - Mexico and to make visible the present realities, negative factors, vision and their alternative ecosystems to establish a baseline of possible solutions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Methodology.</strong> Income and population distribution indicators were constructed in the beekeeping sector based on information issued by government entities with open access, to measure poverty. Likewise, a prospecting study was built with the support of producers and key actors based on an analysis of a cross-impact matrix Applied Multiplication for Classification (<strong>MICMAC</strong>).</p> <p><strong>Theoretical and Practical Findings.</strong> It was identified that the factors that have affected production (flowerings) and negative externalities in the sector are the effects of climate change, the abuse of agrochemicals, the abandonment of units, the lack of involvement of young people, the lack of government support to increase productivity and facilitate mobility and marketing with fairer prices, among others, coinciding with what is stated in specialized and open access literature where different problems involving agricultural issues are addressed. Regarding practical findings, the key variables identified were the type of production, income, health, technology and innovation, and environmental impact. For their part, the determining variables were alliances and cooperation, as well as public policies.</p> <p><strong>Originality from a transdisciplinary and sustainable innovation point of view.</strong> This study was developed with the active participation of beekeepers from the Yucatan Peninsula, it was processed through a prospective methodology to graph the best future scenario by prioritizing their vision, addressing their problems, strengthening their knowledge and experiences, identifying the primary actors. , key processes for the development of strategies that contribute to strengthening this activity, materialized in fairer income to have a dignified life.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions and limitations.</strong> In this regard, it is concluded that the baseline of possible solutions must be focused on the key variables identified, from a multifactorial and multidisciplinary perspective. These studies are limited if we do not work hand in hand with the public sector when promoting public beekeeping policies, credits, and the intervention of academia and science institutes is required, and above all, the involvement of consumers.</p> 2024-02-20T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 https://scientiaetpraxis.amidi.mx/index.php/sp/article/view/174 “Need and opportunity” as motivations for female entrepreneurship in Latin America 2024-03-16T02:38:44+00:00 Natalia Aguilar-Rosado natalia@academicos.udg.mx Alejandro Campos-Sánchez a.campos@cucea.udg.mx <p><strong>Context. </strong>Entrepreneurship is an intrinsic action for men and women; however, the path women must take differs significantly for various reasons.</p> <p><strong>Problem. </strong>Despite the upward trend in the presence of women in the business field, significant social, cultural, and financial limitations persist, influencing the pursuit of social equality.</p> <p><strong>Purpose.</strong> To identify motivations leading Latin American women, particularly Mexicans, to start their businesses, conducting an analysis of social and economic conditions of women, addressing aspects such as wage disparity, and discrimination in related aspects.</p> <p><strong>Methodology</strong>. A mixed methodology, that includes a literature review accompanied with descriptive and inferential statistical analyses is employed. Through a literature review and a selection of statistical data, the topic of female entrepreneurship in Latin America is analyzed. Sources such as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (<strong>ECLAC), </strong>Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (<strong>GEM)</strong>, Statista, and the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (for its acronym in Spanish <strong><em>INEGI</em>) </strong>reports were consulted, along with academic contributions by different authors.</p> <p><strong>Findings.</strong> Revealing data are presented regarding the existing gaps between women and men in terms of aspects such as high-level managerial position occupancy and employment rate. This data demonstrates through a <em>t-student</em> analysis that in a 5-year time-lapse, from 2018 to 2023, the salary gap hasn’t significantly decreased, and this turns into one of the main entrepreneurial motivations for women.</p> <p><strong>Originality from a transdisciplinary and sustainable innovation point of view.</strong> There is a scarcity of research within the field of female entrepreneurship in Latin America focusing on examining individual motivations. This approach can contribute to the design public or institutional policies aimed at promoting female entrepreneurship.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions and limitations. </strong>The literature review supports the notion that female entrepreneurship arises more out of necessity than opportunity. This study relies on analyzing information from various sources, which poses a limitation when attempting to analyze a specific variable. Therefore, to comprehend a phenomenon like explaining the differences in motives for entrepreneurship between genders, it would be necessary to obtain specific data, requiring an in-depth study.</p> 2024-03-15T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Natalia Aguilar-Rosado, Alejandro Campos-Sánchez https://scientiaetpraxis.amidi.mx/index.php/sp/article/view/175 Circular economy in business, management, and accounting: A bibliometric study of the construct 2024-04-05T04:22:40+00:00 Aura Andrea Díaz-Duarte aura.diaz@cide.edu Gabriel Purón-Cid gabriel.puron@cide.edu José Jaime Sainz-Santamaria jaime.sainz@cide.edu Marco Eliseo Rivera-Martínez eriveram@up.edu.mx <p><strong>Context. </strong>Studying and applying the Circular Economy (<strong>CE</strong>) is becoming a trend and its presence is increasing as a business model that can balance achieving business objectives and preserving the well-being of future generations through the company's positive impact on the environment.</p> <p><strong>Problem.</strong> This study is crucial for understanding the global landscape of <strong>CE</strong> research, pinpointing influential factors in highly cited works, and guiding future research initiatives. The findings will contribute to shaping the direction of academic endeavors in Circular Economy and supporting informed decision-making for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners invested in sustainable practices. The research aims to investigate the evolution of <strong>CE</strong> research in key geographic regions, understand the pivotal drivers and performance measures influencing the most cited research articles in this domain, and identify crucial future research directions. "The research problem aims to investigate a central question and its specific dimensions. The primary inquiry is: 'How has the field of Circular Economy (<strong>CE</strong>) evolved and become more significant, particularly about business models and increasing environmental awareness?' This general question is then broken down into three specific research questions: How has the volume of <strong>CE</strong> research evolved based on key geographic regions? What types of key <strong>CE</strong> drivers and performance measures relate to the most cited research articles? What are the most important future research directions in the field of <strong>CE </strong>research?</p> <p><strong>Purpose.</strong> The main purpose of this research was to further examine the study methods of the Circular Economy, specifically within the fields of business, management, and accounting. The goal was to highlight the current trends and directions of research related to the <strong>CE</strong>. This information is intended to guide current and future research on key issues in corporate sustainability.</p> <p><strong>Methodology</strong>. The process used as a method is through a bibliometric review of scientific articles on <strong>CE </strong>published in the Scopus database, analyzing the period from 2008 to 2023. Co-occurrence maps of circular economy keywords, titles and summaries were created. Representation networks were carried out with the bibliometric analysis software <strong>VOSviewer, version 1.6.8</strong> (Van &amp; Waltman, 2018).</p> <p><strong>Theoretical and Practical Findings.</strong> The main theoretical contribution revealed a significant and steadily accelerating volume of academic interest in the field of <strong>CE</strong> and its relevance on business contexts. And, as a practical contribution, it was found that future research should focus not only on quantitative bibliometric analysis but also on the qualitative aspects to fully comprehend the development and direction of this crucial field.</p> <p><strong>Transdisciplinary and sustainable innovation originality. </strong>The proposed research is valuable and innovative because it acknowledges that the discourse on<strong> CE</strong> is not a static field but an evolving conversation. This evolution is shaped by the ongoing interaction of research, business practices, policy-making, and societal needs. Recognizing the dynamic nature of the <strong>CE</strong> conversation, the proposed research aims to make a significant contribution by monitoring and analyzing emerging trends.</p> <p>The ability to adapt and respond to the ongoing interactions between research, business practices, policies, and societal needs ensures that the findings of this research are relevant and applicable in a constantly changing context. Furthermore, the research goes beyond merely analyzing the evolution of the <strong>CE</strong> conversation; it also seeks to identify the key factors driving it. By highlighting these fundamental drivers, the research can shed light on critical areas that require attention and guide the future development of the <strong>CE</strong>.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions and limitations. </strong>Therefore, the increasing pace of publications and citations signals not only the growth of the field but also the increasing urgency and significance of transitioning towards a <strong>CE</strong> in a world grappling with the dual challenge of economic development and environmental sustainability.</p> 2024-04-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Aura Andrea Díaz-Duarte, Gabriel Purón-Cid, José Jaime Sainz-Santamaria, Marco Eliseo Rivera-Martínez https://scientiaetpraxis.amidi.mx/index.php/sp/article/view/179 Knowledge Management of Blockchain Literature: Implications for Sustainability and Finance 2024-04-28T05:43:12+00:00 Brandon Emanuel Vega-Santana. brandon.vega3403@alumnos.udg.mx Pascuala Josefina Cárdenas-Salazar pascuala.cardenas1734@alumnos.udg.mx Eduardo Martínez-Robles eduardo.martinez@cucea.udg <p><strong>Context. </strong>The implementation of blockchain technology has generated significant interest in addressing environmental and social challenges, as well as improving efficiency in sectors related to sustainability and finance.</p> <p><strong>Problem.</strong> The urgent need for innovative and sustainable solutions to current societal challenges.</p> <p><strong>Purpose.</strong> To provide a comprehensive understanding of how blockchain technology is being implemented and to generate new knowledge to drive sustainable innovation in blockchain technology application.</p> <p><strong>Methodology</strong>. Scientific knowledge management through bibliometrics for blockchain technology application in promoting sustainability and finance across different sectors.</p> <p><strong>Findings.</strong> Theoretical Contribution. <strong>Theoretical Contribution (<em>Scientia</em>)</strong>: Growing interest and development due to the significant increase in scientific production with the maximum number of documents in 2023. India leads scientific production. The diversity of themes and approaches in research reveals the need for a multidisciplinary approach. Continuous concern for data privacy and the importance of developing robust solutions. <strong>Practical contribution (<em>Praxis</em></strong>), There is a transformative potential in resource management, financial transactions, and business and governmental operations, ensuring transparency and efficiency, indicating a positive impact. Continuous advancement in creating new technologies in supply chain management, financial services, Internet of Things, public administration, and environmental sustainability, suggesting significant development. It is crucial to develop solid and reliable solutions in the use of blockchain in various contexts.</p> <p><strong>Originality from the transdisciplinary and sustainable innovation point of view.</strong> The research highlights its originality in combining blockchain technology with current challenges in sustainability and finance, generating innovative solutions in sustainable practices and financial improvements across different areas.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions and limitations. </strong>It emphasizes the importance of digital transformation and process optimization in various sectors. The importance of a multidisciplinary approach is highlighted given international collaboration. The transformative potential of blockchain in resource management, financial transactions, transparency, and efficiency in business and governmental operations is recognized, which has a positive impact on the contextual environment. Practical applications of blockchain in improving traceability, transparency, and efficiency in different areas are highlighted. There is a need for future research on blockchain technology for sustainable innovation, integrating other areas, other sources beyond SCOPUS, other languages, and follow-up or longitudinal studies.Principio del formulario</p> 2024-04-27T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Brandon Emanuel Vega-Santana, Pascuala Josefina Cárdenas-Salazar, Eduardo Martínez-Robles https://scientiaetpraxis.amidi.mx/index.php/sp/article/view/181 Technology Acceptance Model for Smartphone Use in Higher Education 2024-05-24T23:18:23+00:00 Juan Mejía-Mancilla juanmejiam@amidi.mx Juan Mejía-Trejo juanmejiatrejo@hotmail.com <p><strong>Context. </strong>The technology acceptance model (<strong>TAM</strong>) is a theoretical framework that consists of perceived usefulness (<strong>PUS</strong>), perceived ease of use (<strong>PEU</strong>), attitude toward using (<strong>ATT</strong>), behavioral intention to use (<strong>USI</strong>), and actual system use. Here, actual system use is posed by the smartphone use in higher education (<strong>SHE</strong>) described such as student self-management <strong>(MNG), </strong>student learning results<strong> (LRS), </strong>student achievements perceptions<strong> (SFB), </strong>student cost-benefits perceptions<strong> (VCB), </strong>and student expectations<strong> (EXP) </strong>that help to understand and explain how students’ acceptance and adoption of smartphone technology could be better achieved. Nowadays, after the <strong>COVID-19</strong> pandemic, student motivation (<strong>MTV</strong>) and student quality perceptions (<strong>SQY</strong>) are two factors that reinforce the <strong>TAM</strong> model.</p> <p><strong>Problem. </strong>The research confronts challenges from the dynamic and rapidly changing technology and education environments. The <strong>post-COVID-19</strong> <strong>era</strong> introduces uncertainties, potentially affecting the <strong>TAM-SHE</strong> model's long-term sustainability. The fluidity of student preferences and technological advancements obstruct the establishment of a universally applicable framework for smartphone acceptance in education. This raises concerns about the model's adaptability and generalizability across diverse educational settings, emphasizing the careful consideration of evolving factors. Therefore, the following research question is proposed: What is the <strong>TAM</strong> for <strong>SHE</strong> empirical framework as an innovative tool?</p> <p><strong>Purpose.</strong> The research aims to explore students' acceptance of smartphone technology in education using the technology acceptance model (<strong>TAM</strong>), focusing on perceived usefulness, ease of use, attitude, intention, and actual system use within smartphone use in higher education (<strong>SHE</strong>) in the context of <strong>post-COVID-19 </strong>era, the study considers student motivation (<strong>MTV</strong>) and student quality perceptions (<strong>SQY</strong>) as crucial factors enhancing the <strong>TAM-SHE </strong>framework.</p> <p><strong>Methodology</strong>. We determined the following steps: <strong>Step 1.</strong> A qualitative study based on the Delphi Panel-Focus Group and Analytic Hierarchy Process (<strong>AHP</strong>) to determine the questionnaire <strong>TAM-SHE</strong> among <strong>three specialists</strong>: <strong>1 </strong>information technology expert, <strong>1</strong> information technology professor, and <strong>1</strong> university student related to <strong>TAM </strong>for <strong>SHE </strong>and questioned about the items and factors related to the preliminary questionnaire design.</p> <p><strong>Step 2.</strong> A literature review to explain the items and factors for the questionnaire (<em>ex-ante</em>) proposal involved in the design will be applied to more than <strong>523</strong> Mexican university students in the <strong>second semester of 2023.</strong></p> <p><strong>Step 3.</strong>&nbsp; Once all the data in the questionnaires had been collected were probed regarding the <strong>Cronbach Alpha</strong> reliability. A quantitative study on confirmatory factor analysis based on partial least square structural equation modeling (<strong>PLS-SEM</strong>) with <strong>SMART PLS (4.0.9.8)</strong> was used to probe convergent, discriminant, and nomological validity for the final conceptual <strong>TAM-SHE</strong> framework.</p> <p><strong>Theoretical and practical findings.</strong> We propose a robust empirical <strong>TAM-SHE </strong>framework able to explain and predict how their factors enhance smartphone use in higher education.</p> <p><strong>Transdisciplinary and sustainable innovation originality. &nbsp;</strong>The utilization of smartphones in higher education contributes to sustainable development by reducing educational disparities between students from different socioeconomic backgrounds. Additionally, mobile learning aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals (<strong>SDGs</strong>), particularly <strong>SDG4</strong>, by advancing sustainable quality higher education. Furthermore, it facilitates worldwide access to education, promoting a more inclusive and equitable learning environment</p> <p><strong>Conclusions and limitations. </strong>For the <strong>post-COVID pandemic </strong>era, more studies are necessary to verify the new student motivations (<strong>MTV</strong>), student quality perceptions (<strong>SQY</strong>), and the actual system use factors to facilitate mobile technology in use for higher education through the technology acceptance model (<strong>TAM</strong>).</p> 2024-05-24T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Juan Mejía-Mancilla, Juan Mejía-Trejo