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Governance, Communication, and Innovation in a Knowledge Intensive Society

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The proper use and dissemination of information among stakeholders, organizations, and societies is crucial for the development of productive and prosperous communities. Governance, Communication, and Innovation in a Knowledge Intensive Society gathers current research on knowledge management in governments, organizations, and institutions, and presents a compilation useful to academics, professionals, politicians, and policymakers invested in knowledge intensive societies. This book investigates the impact of knowledge and information technologies on fields as diverse as education, culture, science and business, in order to provide an effective framework for effectively navigating the nuances of an information-pervasive world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. GOVERNANCE
    2. COMMUNICATION
    3. INNOVATION
    4. THE CONTEXT OF THE KNOWLEDGE INTENSIVE SOCIETY AND THE BOOK
    5. LAYOUT OF THE BOOK
  6. Chapter 1: Cultural Pluralism in the Context of the Knowledge Society Ecosystem
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. KEY EFFORTS
    4. CULTURAL PLURALISM ECOSYSTEM FRAMEWORK
    5. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
  7. Chapter 2: The Impact of Climate Change in the Modern Enterprise
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE ISSUE OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
    4. 3. INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE
    5. 4. MODERN ENTERPRISES AND THE CURRENT FINANCIAL CRISIS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 3: Integrating ESD in Norwegian Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT?
    3. COLLABORATION
    4. SUMMARY
  9. Chapter 4: Green Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. GREEN COMPUTING: A BACKGROUND
    4. 3. THE PROBABLE APPROACHES
    5. 4. INDIAN SCENARIO
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 5: Availability Estimation of Demand Buses as Human Transportation System, Using Self-Organizing Map
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORK
    4. 3. FRAMEWORK
    5. 4. SIMULATION
    6. 5. VISUALIZATION
    7. 6. DISCUSSION
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 6: A Quantitative Approach to Identify the Arguments that Support Decisions in E-Cognocracy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. E-COGNOCRACY AND STAGES IN ITS METHODOLOGY
    4. 3. A QUANTITATIVE APPROACH IN SEARCHING FOR ARGUMENTS
    5. 4. CASE STUDY
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT, and CMMi
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. STATE OF THE ART
    4. 3. ELEMENTS FOR THE ANALYSIS
    5. 4. ANALYSIS OF THE MODELS IN RELATION TO HUMAN CAPITAL EVALUATION PRACTICES
    6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  13. Chapter 8: Information Security Awareness in Academia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CURRENT ACTIVITY AT THE INFORMATION SECURITY AWARENESS DOMAIN
    4. INFORMATION SECURITY AWARENESS IN A UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENT
    5. METHOD
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 9: Ethical Competences in Accounting Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND: ETHICAL COMPETENCES IN ACCOUNTING IN THE PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC FIELD
    4. 3. STUDY OF THE INCORPORATION OF ETHICAL COMPETENCES INTO THE FIRST CYCLE DEGREES IN ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN SPANISH UNIVERSITIES.
    5. 4. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: Evaluation of Organization Structure Based on Email Interactions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ENRON CASE
    4. 3. ENRON HIERARCHY STRUCTURE
    5. 4. ENRON EMAIL DATASET SPECIFICATION
    6. 5. ENRON COMMUNICATION SOCIAL NETWORK
    7. 6. EVALUATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE BASED ON THE SOCIAL NETWORK
    8. 7. EVALUATION FOR THE ENRON COMPANY
    9. 8. DISCUSSION
    10. 9. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: An Analysis of the Impact of 2.0 Tools and Technologies on Organizational Processes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. BACKGROUND ON STUDIED TOOLS AND PROCESSES SELECTED
    4. 2. EMPIRICAL STUDY
    5. 3. DATA ANALYSIS
    6. 4. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: Students’ Questioning and Creativity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
    4. 3. METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. RESEARCH FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    6. 5. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION, AND IMPLICATIONS
  18. Chapter 13: Exploring the Effects of a Mindfulness Program for Students of Secondary School
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
  19. Chapter 14: Multiple Solitudes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. CONTEXT
    4. 3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. 4. METHODOLOGY
    6. 5. FINDINGS
    7. 6. DISCUSSION
  20. Chapter 15: Integrating the LMS in Service Oriented eLearning Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. STATE OF ART
    4. 3. NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
    5. 4. PROGRAMMING EXERCISES RESOLUTION ENVIRONMENT
    6. 5. ELEARNING SERVICES
    7. 6. INTEGRATION AND VALIDATION
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: The Role of Outside Affordances in Developing Expertise in Online Collaborative Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    4. ILLUSTRATIVE CASE STUDY – TEACHER EDUCATION
    5. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  22. Chapter 17: Effects of Virtual World Environments in Student Satisfaction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RESEARCH RATIONALE
    4. 3. METHOD
    5. 4. RESULT
    6. 5. LESSONS ACHIEVED
    7. 6. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  23. Chapter 18: Scaffolding Pedagogical Planning and the Design of Learning Activities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE RESEARCH CONTEXT: THE IAMEL PROJECT
    4. METHODOLOGY: THE IAMEL SYSTEM AND THE APPROACH TO PEDAGOGICAL PLANNING
    5. MAIN RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 19: Instructional Design and Quality
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. FOREWORD: THE CONTEXT OF OUR PRACTICAL CASE
    3. 2. APPROACH AND OBJECTIVES OF THE EXPERIENCE: ASSESSING QUALITY
    4. 3. THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN PUT INTO PRACTICE: THE CASE OF THE COURSE “EAST ASIAN GEOGRAPHY”
  25. Chapter 20: Location Guided System of Training Solutions and Learning Itineraries Based on Competences Adapted to Users’ Needs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. LINE OF INNOVATION
    4. 2. BACKGROUND
    5. TRANSFORMATION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PANORAMA
    6. TECHNOLOGICAL CONDITIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 21: Delivering Educational Games to Mobile Devices
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PROBLEM STATEMENT
    4. 3. BIBLIOGRAPHY REVIEW
    5. 4. PROPOSED SOLUTION
    6. 5. EVALUATION
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
  27. Chapter 22: Using COTS-Widgets Architectures for Describing User Interfaces of Web-Based Information Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORK
    4. 3. A CASE STUDY
    5. 4. COTSGET-BASED USER INTERFACES
    6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  28. Chapter 23: AHKME eLearning Information System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. WEB/ELEARNING 3.0
    4. 3. PREPARING FOR WEB/ELEARNING 3.0
    5. 4. CONCLUSION
  29. Chapter 24: Cataloguing and Searching Musical Sound Recordings in an Ontology-Based Information System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. USES OF ONTOLOGIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    4. THE PROTOTYPE FOR THE CATALOGUING OF MUSICAL SOUND RECORDINGS
    5. THE USE OF THE PROTOTYPE FOR CATALOGUING MUSICAL SOUND RECORDINGS
    6. CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CATALOGUERS AND USERS
    7. CONCLUSION
  30. Chapter 25: Beyond Knowledge Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED APPROACHES
    4. 3. INFORMATION GOVERNANCE
    5. 4. KNOWLEDGE GOVERNANCE
    6. 5. AN EXTENDED FRAMEWORK
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
  31. Chapter 26: A Pattern of Reference to Insure Organizational Learning Process
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND THEORY AND ASSUMPTIONS
    4. 3. MGKME, A MODEL FOR GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE ENTERPRISE
    5. 4. THE SEMI-OPENED INFRASTRUCTURE MODEL (SOPIM)
    6. 5. THE CASE OF KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS DEPLOYMENT
    7. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
  32. Compilation of References
  33. About the Contributors