Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: May, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 1677
ISBN13: 9781522583622|ISBN10: 1522583629|EISBN13: 9781522583639|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8362-2


With the growth of information technology, many new communication channels and platforms have emerged. This growth has advanced the work of crowdsourcing, allowing individuals and companies in various industries to coordinate efforts on different levels and in different areas. Providing new and unique sources of knowledge outside organizations enables innovation and shapes competitive advantage.

Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in business operations and management, science, healthcare, education, and politics. Highlighting a range of topics such as crowd computing, macrotasking, and observational crowdsourcing, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for business executives, professionals, policymakers, academicians, and researchers interested in all aspects of crowdsourcing.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Citizen Sourcing
  • Crisis Crowdsourcing
  • Crowd Computing
  • Crowd Contests
  • Crowdfunding
  • Knowledge Acquisition
  • Macrotasking
  • Microtasking
  • Observational Crowdsourcing
  • Social Media

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.