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|International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM)
Constantin Zopounidis, George Baourakis.
The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM) presents innovative research on topics pertaining to key business issues within the food and beverage industries, including, but not limited to promotional strategies, managerial practice, logistics and...
Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network, where they have the ability to connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To make the most of this new environment, researchers and software developers must understand users’ needs and...
Handbook of Research on Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries
Emy Nelson Decker, Jennifer A. Townes.
Special interest in topics relating to library management over the last decade has led to the close examination of crisis management practice among library professionals. Due to the importance of the archives, documents, and books housed within libraries around the world, preemptive planning for...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Government
In the developed world, there is an increasing trend towards the use of e-government to further involve citizens in the maintenance of their country. This is not only an improved way to promote existing methods of citizen engagement such as voting or taxation; it also makes information more accessible...
A Review of Tools for Overcoming the Challenge of Monitoring of Social Media
Carlos Figueroa, Abraham Otero.
Until recently, a company's communications with the public were unidirectional and mostly limited to advertisements in mass media. This gave companies almost complete control over their brand and image. Nowadays, a new set of media, in which the public has similar capabilities for creating content...
Social Media Tools for Quality Business Information
Information, as a tool to reduce uncertainty and to develop knowledge in organizations, is an important aid in the decision-making process and must be of quality to improve its value. We are living in an information society where organizational and personal life are mediated by information and...
Use Cases and Application Purposes of Social Media in Healthcare
This chapter presents the current state and outlines future directions in the possibilities of applying and exploiting social media in supporting healthcare processes. Starting from the abstracts of the Medicine 2.0 conference in 2012, the authors identify categories of application purposes for social...
The Wisconsin Spring
James Jorstad, Jo Arney, Kerry Kuenzi, Cecilia G. Manrique.
As a relatively new form of communication and information dissemination, the effect of social media on public awareness and public participation in political events is relatively unknown. Using the events that unfolded surrounding the election of Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin and the removal of...
Teachers' Use of Social Networking Sites for Continuing Professional Development
On the basis of the results of a study conducted amongst secondary school teachers of English in Malta, this chapter explores the use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for professional development purposes. In the digital era, SNS provide teachers with the opportunity of creating a Personal Learning...
#OccupyWallStreet: Social Media, Education, and the Occupy Movement
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, when viewed within proper historical context, can be considered part of an American tradition of higher education activism. The movement's pioneering use of social media, which was in part inspired by activists within the Arab Spring, allowed OWS to organize...
Information Security and Privacy in Social Media: The Threat Landscape
Information security and privacy are multi-faceted concepts, and earlier definitions of information security and privacy seem inadequate in the context of emerging technologies such as social media. Hence, this chapter presents an analysis of the concept of information security followed by a discussion...
Corruption in the Public Eye: From Transparency to Publicity
What role is there for publicity in the global anti-corruption debate? This chapter introduces the concepts of “transparency” and “publicity” as analytical tools that account for differentiated channels through which the availability of information can induce social change. Two case studies provide...
Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development
Yigal Rosen, Steve Ferrara, Maryam Mosharraf.
Education is expanding to include a stronger focus on the practical application of classroom lessons in an effort to prepare the next generation of scholars for a changing world economy centered on collaborative and problem-solving skills for the digital age.
The Handbook of Research on Technology...
Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration
Tiko Iyamu, Arthur Tatnall.
Improvements in health services require continual attention and dedication to ensure proper care and treatment for citizens. To support this endeavor, professionals rely more and more on the application of information systems and technologies to promote the overall quality of modern healthcare.
Handbook of Research on Estimation and Control Techniques in E-Learning Systems
Vardan Mkrttchian, Alexander Bershadsky, Alexander Bozhday, Mikhail Kataev, Sergey Kataev.
Improvements in the application of online learning technologies are continually on the rise as the expectation for individuals to obtain a higher education grows and more people are seeking alternative modes of education. As more institutions implement e-learning systems, it has become increasingly...