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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...
Emerging Research and Trends in Gamification
Harsha Gangadharbatla, Donna Z. Davis.
Game design has shifted from the development of games for entertainment to the creation of games with a more meaningful purpose. Game principles and theories can be applied to interactive programs in a variety of fields and professions. Researchers continue to examine the many ways games can be applied...
Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN)
The Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN) publishes key research that addresses the potential opportunities, hazards, and risks associated with human and environmental exposure to micro-scale materials in natural as well as medicinal settings. Focusing on both theoretical and experimental...
Handbook of Research on Next Generation Mobile Communication Systems
Athanasios D. Panagopoulos.
Anyone who has ever shopped for a new smart phone, laptop, or other tech gadget knows that staying connected is crucial. There is a lot of discussion over which service provider offers the best coverage—enabling devices to work anywhere and at any time—with 4G and LTE becoming a pervasive part of our...
Analyzing the Economics of Financial Market Infrastructures
Martin Diehl, Biliana Alexandrova-Kabadjova, Richard Heuver, Serafín Martínez-Jaramillo.
The prosperity and stability of any economic structure is reliant upon a foundation of secure systems that regulate the movement of money across the globe. These structures have become an integral part of contemporary society by reducing monetary risk and increasing financial security.
Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare
Metodi Hadji-Janev, Mitko Bogdanoski.
As the confluence of networks that is the modern Internet grows to encompass everything from nuclear reactors to home appliances, the affordances offered to the average citizen grow as well—but so, too, do the resources made available to those with malicious intent. Through the rise of Big Data and the...
Exploring the Concept of the “Social Media Campaign”
On May 2, 2011, Canadians voted in what the news media dubbed “Canada's First Social Media Election.” This allowed Canadians to join their neighbours to the south who, arguably, had gone through one national social media election during the 2008 bid for the presidency. Through a theoretical...
Facebook as an Educational Environment for Mathematics Learning
Nimer Baya'a, Wajeeh Daher.
In this chapter, the authors describe four successful experiments in using social networking sites (Facebook and Edmodo) in mathematics teaching and learning, where this use depended on populating the sites with historical mathematicians and/or mathematical phenomena. They describe two models of using...
If You Build It, They Will Come: Create Virtual Student Organizations
Elizabeth G. Donnellan.
Students attending traditional or online universities will benefit from membership in a virtual club. This chapter provides specific information about tools used to create, administer, and motivate participation in virtual college clubs. To enhance the club experience, suggestions are offered for...
Privacy and Pervasive Surveillance: A Philosophical Analysis
This chapter analyzes some tools of pervasive surveillance in light of the growing philosophical literature regarding the nature and value of privacy. It clarifies the conditions under which a person can be said to have privacy, explains a number of ways in which particular facets of privacy are...
Adoption of Social Media Services: The Case of Local Government Organizations in Australia
Mohd Hisham Mohd Sharif, Indrit Troshani, Robyn Davidson.
The increasing diffusion of social media is attracting government organizations worldwide, including local government. Social media can help local government improve the manner in which it is engaged with community and its responsiveness whilst offering cost savings and flexibility. Yet, there is...
Tracking Legislative Developments in Relation to “Do Not Track” Initiatives
Brigette Garbin, Kelly Staunton, Mark Burdon.
Online behavioural profiling has now become an industry that is worth billions of dollars throughout the globe. The actual practice of online tracking was once limited to individual Websites and individual cookies. However, the development of new technologies has enabled marketing corporations to track...
A Traditional Organization Towards a New Dimension of Labour: Social Business
Maria João Ferreira, Fernando Moreira, Isabel Seruca.
Organizations have suffered a large (r)evolution at the social, economic and technological levels. A change of paradigm in the information systems and technologies (IST) used in the day-to-day life of every citizen cannot sustain such a transformation by itself; a change of culture and behaviour is...
Blackout in the Name of Sunshine: When Open Government Law Stifles Civic Social Media
William R. Sherman.
Local governments, and particularly local public officials, have adopted online social networking tools en masse in an effort to communicate with constituents. As this chapter shows, the resulting information flow consists of communication from the public official to constituents, from constituents to...