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|ICT Adoption and Application in the Malaysian Public Sector
Abdul Raufu Ambali, Ahmad Naqiyuddin Bakar.
Information and Communication Technologies hold great potential in facilitating public services; however, one of the main problems in applying ICT systems successfully lies in users’ behavior. Before ICT can be fully assimilated into the public domain, it will first be necessary to successfully...
International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS)
The International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS) is dedicated to support and encourage the publication of high quality articles that promote the way in which systems ideas are used. Papers are encouraged from practitioners, systems researchers, and systems academics. The focus of the journal is...
Uberveillance and the Social Implications of Microchip Implants: Emerging Technologies
M.G. Michael, Katina Michael.
In addition to common forms of spatial units such as satellite imagery and street views, emerging automatic identification technologies are exploring the use of microchip implants in order to further track an individual’s personal data, identity, location, and condition in real time.
Technology versus Ecology: Human Superiority and the Ongoing Conflict with Nature
Robert A. Schultz.
Although human beings are technically part of the ecosystem, there still remains a conceptual conflict between technology and nature. These concerns highlight the idea of human superiority in which the priority is given to technology versus living in synchronization with nature.
Technological Advancements and the Impact of Actor-Network Theory
Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has existed as a topic of interest among social theorists for decades. Due to the prevalence of technology in modern society, discussions over the influence of actor-network theory on the changing scope of technology can assist in facilitating further research and scientific...
Ethical Dimensions of Bio-Nanotechnology: Present and Future Applications in Telemedicine
Nuno Sotero Alves da Silva, Goncalo Jorge Morais da Costa.
The concepts of human and therapy have been evolving and generating profound changes for enhancement, leading to a necessary debate surrounding its potential boundaries. Ethical Dimensions of Bio-Nanotechnology: Present and Future Applications in Telemedicin e will illustrate the concept of...
Digital Identity and Social Media
Steven Warburton , Stylianos Hatzipanagos.
Electronic information about the individual is derived from what we say about ourselves, shaped by commentary from others and extended through electronic exchanges with both human and computer based intelligent agents. Digital Identity and Social Media will examine the impact of social media and...
Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use
John Lannon, Edward Halpin.
Intergovernmental agencies, governments, and non-governmental organizations are now using Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to collect, organize, and disseminate information on peoples’ rights, the promotion of human rights, and the protection of individuals and communities at risk....
Integrations of Technology Utilization and Social Dynamics in Organizations
B. Dawn Medlin.
In an effort to increase an understanding of the relationship between information technology and the cultural and social dynamics within the workplace, we must bridge the gap between technology and social sciences. Integrations of Technology Utilization and Social Dynamics in Organizations covers all...
User Perception and Influencing Factors of Technology in Everyday Life
An increasing amount of research is being developed in the area where technology and humans meet. The success or failure of technologies and the question whether technology helps humans to fulfill their goals or whether it hinders them is in most cases not a technical one. User Perception and...
ICT Influences on Human Development, Interaction, and Collaboration
Technology has always played a decisive role in humanity’s progress. Throughout history, it has not only strengthened economic development but has become a powerful tool for human development. Nevertheless, the positive impact technology has on human development may become tainted by the risks it...
Engaging Older Adults with Modern Technology: Internet Use and Information Access Needs
Robert Z. Zheng, Robert D. Hill, Michael K Gardner.
The study of older adults and internet use has emerged as a specific area of interest which covers a wide range of topics ranging from behaviors of senior adults in information search to attitude toward the internet, to the use of the internet for personal and health issues, and to cognitive constrains...
Developments in Technologies for Human-Centric Mobile Computing and Applications
With recent expansions in technology, mobile computing continues to play a vital role in all aspects of our lives. Digital technology tools such as Web browsing, media tracking, social media, and emailing have made mobile technology more than just a means of communication but has widespread use in...
Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society
In recent years, there has been a major push to rediscover the human side of technology across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. With the emerging of this new study of self-identity and technology (Technoself), it holds an effort to keep pace with shaping breakthroughs in robotics, human...
Technology Integration and Foundations for Effective Leadership
Shuyan Wang, Taralynn Hartsell.
As new technology continues to emerge, the training and education of learning new skills and strategies become important for professional development. Therefore, technology leadership plays a vital role for the use of technology in organizations by providing guidance in the many aspects of using...
Strategic Adoption of Technological Innovations
Strategic Adoption of Technological Innovations brings together research from practitioners on the development, use, and importance of information technology in order to achieve organizational performance. This comprehensive collection is useful for academicians, scholars, researchers and other...
Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development
The emergence of the digital age has transformed the way society communicates as well as disseminates information. Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development is a comprehensive collection of research on the emergence of information technology and its effect on society....
Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice
Our social, educational, professional, and political ethics play a significant role in every aspect of our life. As technology continues to influence our society, these principles needs to be valued. Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice highlights the...
ICTs for Health, Education, and Socioeconomic Policies: Regional Cases
Advancing technologies play an important role in the interactions between health, education, and socioeconomic policies. The subsequent outcomes between these areas require a better understanding and assessment in order to pursue further efficient coordination. ICTs for Health, Education and...
New Media Influence on Social and Political Change in Africa
Anthony A. Olorunnisola, Aziz Douai.
While transitioning from autocracy to democracy, media in Africa has always played an important role in democratic and non-democratic states; focusing on politicians, diplomats, activists, and others who work towards political transformations. New Media Influence on Social and Political Change in...
International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics (IJABE)
Rodica Ianole, Viorel Cornescu.
The scope of the International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics encompasses how preferences, attitude, and behavioral issues influence economic agents involved in business and organizations. Special attention is given to the impact that globalization and digitalization have on businesses and...
Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons
Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access places. Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents...
Social Development and High Technology Industries: Strategies and Applications
Ahmet Cakir, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos.
The field of high technology focuses on new, rapidly developing technologies, which include electronic technology, new material technology, new energy technology, bioengineering technology, and communication technology. Social Development and High Technology Industries: Strategies and Applications...
Partnerships and Collaborations in Public Library Communities: Resources and Solutions
Public libraries must connect to their local communities. Considering modern funding constraints, this can be best done by collaborating and partnering with other local organizations. Partnerships and Collaborations in Public Library Communities: Resources and Solutions shows how these partnerships can...