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|Cross-Cultural Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
In a globalized society, individuals in business, government, and a variety of other fields must frequently communicate and work with individuals of different cultures and backgrounds. Effectively bridging the culture gap is critical to success in such scenarios.
Cross-Cultural Interaction: Concepts...
Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems
Theodosios Tsiakis, Theodoros Kargidis, Panagiotis Katsaros.
Advancements of information systems are rapidly altering both the economy and society. This progression of information creates operational and strategic advantages which is important to the success of organizations and firms.
Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems...
Promoting Active Learning Through the Flipped Classroom Model
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari, James N. Oigara.
With the integration of technology into education systems, our society has begun to embrace the new approaches we have taken towards transforming traditional learning environments into active learning through questions, collaboration, and discussions.
Promoting Active Learning Through the Flipped...
Sustainability Science for Social, Economic, and Environmental Development
Nilanjan Ghosh, Anandajit Goswami.
While the effects of climate change become ever more apparent and pressing, the discussion of sustainable practices and environmental protection is a common overture among the academic and scientific communities. However, in order to be truly effective, sustainable solutions must be tested and applied...
Communication and Language Analysis in the Corporate World
Roderick P. Hart.
While personal variables like age, education, and gender are often thought to contribute to a person’s distinctive speech pattern, corporate environments often develop its own way of communication which include larger scale variables like the economy and organizational traditions.
Communication and Language Analysis in the Public Sphere
Roderick P. Hart.
Although, language is certainly individualized, most people conform to linguistic norms because of their surroundings. Over time, particular words and phrases are popularized by the media, social trends, or world events; and with emergence of internet technologies, the communication between all types...
Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory
Boaventura DaCosta, Soonhwa Seok.
Technology continues to advance at an irrepressible pace, and it takes human ingenuity and ambition to make the best use of the latest developments in science and engineering, improving quality of life for countless individuals worldwide.
Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory presents...
Innovative Document Summarization Techniques: Revolutionizing Knowledge Understanding
The prevalence of digital documentation presents some pressing concerns for efficient information retrieval in the modern age. Readers want to be able to access the information they desire without having to search through a mountain of unrelated data, so algorithms and methods for effectively seeking...
Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education and Corporate Training
Jared Keengwe, Gary Schnellert, Kenneth Kungu.
The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse university classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning opportunities must adjust to meet participant needs.
Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education and Corporate Training...
Feral Information Systems Development: Managerial Implications
Donald Vance Kerr, Kevin Burgess, Luke Houghton.
Management invests in large information systems in order to improve the effectiveness of their organization. However, when these systems fail to meet the needs of organizational employees, feral information systems (FIS) are created in order to assist workers with their jobs or to avoid existing...
Handbook of Research on Design and Management of Lean Production Systems
Vladimír Modrák, Pavol Semanco.
In a production environment, batch size is proportional to cost and productivity. Innovative technologies have emerged in lean manufacturing as a way to include a number of elements that emphasizes waste reduction, value enhancement, and high quality results.
Handbook of Research on Design and...
Rural Community Libraries in Africa: Challenges and Impacts
Valeda F. Dent, Geoff Goodman, Michael Kevane.
Around the word, in developed as well as developing countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. The availability of information resources can often mean the difference between poverty and prosperity, particularly in underdeveloped African communities.
Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in Online Higher Education
Online education continues to permeate mainstream teaching techniques in higher education settings. Teaching upper-level classes in an online setting is having a major impact on education as a whole and is fundamentally altering global learning.
Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in...
Reforming Teacher Education for Online Pedagogy Development
Abigail G. Scheg.
Online education is a long-term goal at most higher-education institutions in the United States, but very few faculty members have sufficient training or knowledge of online pedagogy. As a result, students are not receiving the highest quality education, and institutions are struggling with student...
Critical Practice in P-12 Education: Transformative Teaching and Learning
Salika A. Lawrence.
With an ever growing diverse population and access to new technologies, it is no revelation that education is undergoing a significant transformation in the twenty-first century. What remains a struggle is equipping students to meet modern expectations while trying to provide a platform for learning...
Emerging Methods in Predictive Analytics: Risk Management and Decision-Making
William H. Hsu.
Decision making tools are essential for the successful outcome of any organization. Recent advances in predictive analytics have aided in identifying particular points of leverage where critical decisions can be made.
Emerging Methods in Predictive Analytics: Risk Management and Decision Making...
Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context
Grace C. Khoury, Maria C. Khoury.
In the era of globalization and ease of international connectivity and business interactions, professionals from all over the world benefit from having a well-rounded view of business culture and organizational practice at the regional level.
Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab...
Gamification for Human Factors Integration: Social, Education, and Psychological Issues
With the popularity and ease-of-access to internet technologies, especially social networking, a number of human-centered issues has developed including internet addiction and cyber bullying. In an effort to encourage positive behavior, it is believed that applying gaming principles to non-gaming...
International Cross-Listing of Chinese Firms
While many nations are still struggling from the global financial crisis and regaining their financial security, investors are considering alternative options for investing their money; and the secure financial sector is China appears as a viable option.
International Cross-Listing of Chinese Firms...
New Media and Communication Across Religions and Cultures
Isaac Nahon-Serfaty, Rukhsana Ahmed.
The connection of interfaith and intercultural understanding stems from a conceptual foundation on the dialogue between religions and cultures. These types of conversation are essential for the clarification and reflection of practical opportunities and challenges that these exchanges are facing.
Nanotechnology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Over the past few decades, devices and technologies have been significantly miniaturized from one generation to the next, providing far more potential in a much smaller package. The smallest of these recently developed tools are miniscule enough to be invisible to the naked eye.