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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...
International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education (IJBIDE)
Fred Dervin, Regis Machart, Julie Byrd Clark.
The International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education (IJBIDE) investigates critically the positioning of diverse individuals in formal and informal contexts of education – from kindergarten to adult education, but also lifelong learning. Diversities here refer to different identity...
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...
Privacy as a Right: History and International Recognition
This chapter examines not only the history of the term privacy but also its international recognition as a fully protected right. Given the wide array of definitions of privacy, it can be said that the term seeks its identity. Depending on time and space, this right has had various traits, beyond the...
Getting Started with Social Media for Knowledge Management
This chapter explores how, as social media tools and platforms become more common inside organizations, KM teams need to incorporate them into their toolbox. It is necessary to learn how they work and how they can be used to be effective in accomplishing the organization's knowledge and...
The Role of Social Media Strategies in Competitive Banking Operations Worldwide
Nurdan Oncel Taskiran, Recep Yilmaz, Nursel Bolat.
Social media has rapidly taken its place among the important phenomenons of today. It has an important role in institutionalization and companies' financial effectivness in many fields. This chapter discusses concept, development of social media, investigations about social media in different...
Methods for Assessing 3D Virtual Worlds in Design Education
Leman Figen Gül, Ning Gu, Mi Jeong Kim, Xiangyu Wang.
With the advancement and increasing adoption of information and communication technologies, 3D virtual worlds, being a part of these revolutionary forces, have the potential to make a major contribution to design education as a new teaching and learning environment. Considering this changing trend, we...
Justifying the ROI of Social Media Investment in Education
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan.
To invest or not to invest? In the context of Higher Education, the decision around social media adoption is ultimately driven by the end users—students—increasingly demanding in their expectations of technology support provided by universities. This presents a new set of challenges to HE institutions...
Social Media Tools in Initial Teacher Education
This chapter investigates the current context of integrating and exploiting social media tools in initial teacher education. The theoretical part highlights the latest approaches of social media on an international level from the perspective of the following elements: a) the concept of social media, b)...
Reconciling Social Media with Luxury Fashion Brands: An Exploratory Study
Wilson Ozuem, Kerri Tan.
Modern developments in communication media are creating new networks of information diffusion which are profoundly altering the way in which people can construct shared ‘realities'. Internet along with its prototypical subsets, notably social media, is enabling the emergence of new mechanism of...
The Spaces Between Us
Despite having one of the highest per-capita incomes of the world, social and political changes in Qatar have not kept pace with the country's economic development. The expatriate and national population of the small emirate have access to luxury brands and a variety of Western goods including food...
The Strategic Use of Social Media in the Fashion Industry
Hanna Kontu, Alessandra Vecchi.
The importance of social media is evident as millions of people use it to connect with others, share content, and discuss different topics (Kaplan & Haenlein, 2010; Kim & Ko, 2010). Although it is clear that social media is powerful and ubiquitous, many fashion brands have been reluctant or unable to...
Relationship between Social Media and Political Parties: The Case of Turkey
This chapter analyzes the capacity of social media usage and the social media strategies of political parties that became the members of Turkish Parliament after 2011 election. The social media usage increases in parallel to the improvements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and it...
Enhancing the Acquisition of Social Skills through the Interactivity of Multimedia
Vivi Mandasari, Lau Bee Theng.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a group of neuro-developmental disorders caused by brain abnormalities which result in impaired social story. Research on treatment in helping children with ASD to improve social story is growing as the cases of children diagnosed with ASD are on the rise. Social...
Social Media for Knowledge Workers
This chapter explores social media for knowledge workers. Social media enables people to connect with others beyond their physical social circle. Constraints of space and time, as well as class boundaries, can easily be overcome by the use of social media. Socializing through social media is not merely...
A Theoretical Model for Digital Reverberations of City Spaces and Public Places
Christopher Zimmerman, Kjeld Hansen, Ravi Vatrapu.
The increasing pervasiveness of Internet connected devices and services is altering the perception and practice of public spaces through the provisioning of location-specific digital information. Location-aware technologies allow people to access, annotate, address and attach information to locations...
FRIENDVERTISING: A New Advertising Strategy in Social Network Marketing
R. Gulay Ozturk.
In today's world, a shift from conventional to digitalized marketing is increasing in the investment made in the commercial sector. This particular study analyses the growing influence of a new online advertising strategy called “FRIENDVERTISING” pertaining to social media marketing. Thereby, this...