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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 Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability (IJDCCS)
Dora Marinova, Talia Raphaely.
The International Journal of Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability (IJDCCS) is a premier reference source for emerging research on all aspects on the management and prevention of the spread of illness in humans, plants, and animals. Designed to the fit the research needs of academicians...
Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship
The rise of unemployment across the globe has created a need for an increase in community-focused business plans and opportunities. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities.
E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Advances in medical technology increase both the efficacy and efficiency of medical practice, and mobile technologies enable modern doctors and nurses to treat patients remotely from anywhere in the world. This technology raises issues of quality of care and medical ethics, which must be addressed.
Network Security Attacks and Countermeasures
Dileep Kumar G., Manoj Kumar Singh, M.K. Jayanthi.
Our world is increasingly driven by sophisticated networks of advanced computing technology, and the basic operation of everyday society is becoming increasingly vulnerable to those networks’ shortcomings. The implementation and upkeep of a strong network defense is a substantial challenge, beset not...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Database Query Processing Techniques
Research and development surrounding the use of data queries is receiving increased attention from computer scientists and data specialists alike. Through the use of query technology, large volumes of data in databases can be retrieved, and information systems built based on databases can support...
Wrestling with Contradictions in Government Social Media Practices
Research in government social media practices highlights expectations of co-creation and progression mirrored in maturity models, but research also documents low deployment degree and thereby points to a discrepancy. The paper suggests that the authors instead of co-creation and progression draw on a...
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...
Model for Effective Collaborative Learning in Virtual Worlds with Intelligent Agents
Max Ugaz, Augusto Bernuy Alva.
The predecessors of virtual worlds are the multiplayer online role playing games; they appeared in the mid-nineties and have been studied since then. Virtual worlds are part of the shared spaces technologies and are applied to strengthen the weaknesses of teamwork, allowing identifying a direct...
How Social Media Tools are used in Research: A Case Study
Anabela Mesquita, Ana Ramalho Correia, Diana Aguiar Vieira.
Social media tools are being widely used. Every day we witness new tools appearing or new features being added to already existing tools. Their characteristics allow us to communicate and collaborate without time and space constraints. Moreover, they also help us in the development and creation of new...
Social Media in the Canadian Post-Secondary Classroom
Linda Pardy, David Thomson, Samantha Pattridge.
In Canada, the use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for instructional purposes at post-secondary institutions is constrained by students' legislated rights to privacy. Some universities have explored ways to obtain the advantages of cloud computing while still meeting mandated obligations to...
The Utilization of Online Boundaries: Facebook, Higher Education, and Social Capital
Lewis A. Luartz.
This chapter investigates how online social networking services function and correlate with social capital, and how this affects higher education and civic engagement. First, the authors examine how individuals utilize Facebook to communicate with others strategically to build and maintain social ties....
Social Media Usage and Adoption: Are People Ready?
Line L. Olsen, Tor W. Andreassen.
Social media is in vogue, but managers need to know their customers' social media readiness to help them overcome any resistance to adopting the new benefits that social media offers and to secure customer satisfaction with the services offered through these channels. In this chapter, the authors...
Constructions of Banksy: Issues of Identity in the Age of Social Media
Cheri Lemieux Spiegel.
This chapter examines how multiple, often competing, identities of the street artist Banksy are constructed through a variety of media. It uses actor network theory and activity theory to trace and analyze the contexts, or networks, wherein Bansky's identity is constructed. Banksy's identity is...
Social Network Integration in Document Summarization
In this chapter, the author presents the new role of summarization in the dynamic network of social media and its importance in semantic analysis of social media and large data. The author introduces how summarization tasks can improve social media retrieval and event detection. The author discusses...