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Human Interaction with Technology for Working, Communicating, and Learning

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Human Interaction with Technology for Working, Communicating, and Learning: Advancements provides a framework for conceptual, theoretical, and applied research in regards to the relationship between technology and humans. This book is unique in the sense that it does not only cover technology, but also science, research, and the relationship between these fields and individuals' experience. This book is a must have for anyone interested in this research area, as it provides a voice for all users and a look into our future.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. IJTHI
    3. The Mobile, the Apps and the Tourism
    4. The Tourism Industry
    5. Trends and Challenges
    6. How Technology Can Help the Tourist to Improve the Trip
    7. Conclusion
  5. Chapter 1: The Emerging Story of the Machine
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. On the Origins and Evolution of Technics
    4. The Enactments
    5. The Story
    6. Discussion
    7. The Nature of Things: The Moon, the Sun and the Human Being
    8. Wrap up
  6. Chapter 2: Does Anybody Read SMS-Advertising?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. STUDY ONE: SMS-ADVERTISING SUBJECTIVITY
    5. STUDY TWO: THE ROLE OF GENERAL ATTITUDES TOWARDS SMS ADVERTISING AND PERCEIVED AD-CLUTTER IN SMS-READING BEHAVIOUR
    6. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. Appendices
  7. Chapter 3: Adoption Barriers in a High-Risk Agricultural Environment
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
  8. Chapter 4: Exploring the Player Flow Experience in E-Game Playing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FLOW EXPERIENCE
    4. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    5. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS
  9. Chapter 5: Sustainable e-Recruiting Portals
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Theorectical Background
    4. Method
    5. Results
    6. Conclusion and Outlook
  10. Chapter 6: Theorizing HR Intranets
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
  11. Chapter 7: Acceptance and Appropriation of Videoconferencing for E-Training
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Literature Review
    4. Research Framework
    5. Methodology
    6. Findings
    7. Discussion and Limitations
    8. Conclusion
  12. Chapter 8: E-HRM’s Impact on an Environmental Scanning Process
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. 2. Selection of Environmental Scanning Information
    4. 3. The Weekly System at Gama1
    5. Conclusion
    6. Appendix 1: Flow Chart of Alpha (Using the Weekly System)
  13. Chapter 9: Luciano Floridi’s Metaphysical Theory of Information Ethics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. FLORIDI’S INFORMATION ETHICS
    3. SOME SCEPTICAL OBSERVATIONS
    4. INFORMATION ETHICS WITHOUT METAPHYSICS
    5. IMPLICATIONS FOR FLORIDI’S ONTOLOGICAL THESIS FOR THE MORAL VALUE OF INFORMATIONAL OBJECTS
    6. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 10: Enhance Students’ Computing Skills via Web-Mediated Self-Regulated Learning with Feedback in Blended Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 11: Working Together to Improve Usability
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Related work
    4. Method
    5. Findings
    6. The Developer-Usability Expert Relationship
    7. The Developer-Project Manager Relationship
    8. The Project Manager-Usability Expert Relationship
    9. Successful Practices
    10. Timing of Usability Efforts
    11. Discussion
    12. Challenges in Usability Work
    13. Conclusion
  16. Chapter 12: Information Technology Exception Messages
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ELEMENTS OF WELL DESIGNED COMPLIANCE AND WARNING MESSAGES
    4. GUIDANCE IN THE IT LITERATURE
    5. PROPOSED ELEMENTS AND FORMAT OF EFFECTIVE EXCEPTION MESSAGES
    6. METHOD
    7. RESULTS
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 13: The Many Sides of Human Resource Information Systems
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Defining Human Resource Information Systems
    4. Developing the Initial Framework for the Research of Human Resource Information Systems
    5. Human Resource Information Systems and Information Technology
    6. Information Technology, Data and Knowledge
    7. Designing Human Resource Information Systems in Organization
    8. Organizational Use of Human Resource Information Systems
    9. Users of Human Resource Information Systems
    10. Utility Discussions of Human Resource Information Systems
    11. Development History of Human Resource Information Systems Research
    12. Discussion
  18. Chapter 14: Moderating Effect of Team Distributedness on Organizational Dimensions for Innovation Project Success
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Research Review
    4. About Distributed Teams
    5. Distributedness: Is There a Difference?
    6. Performance – But Whose Performance?
    7. About Innovation and New Product Development (NPD) Projects
    8. Model
    9. Methods
    10. Data Collection
    11. Operational Measures
    12. Results
    13. Concluding Remarks
    14. Appendix 1
  19. Chapter 15: The Role of the Organizational Structure in the IT Appropriation
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Theoretical Framework
    4. Three Case Studies to Highlight the Role of Organizational Structure in the Appropriation of IT
    5. Discussion and Conclusion
  20. Chapter 16: Using OLAP Tools for e-HRM
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Extract, Transform and Load
    4. Data Warehouse and Data Mart
    5. On Line Analytical Processing
    6. Operational Data Store
    7. Embedding OLAP Visualization into Web Applications
    8. Using BI on the Workforce Analysis
    9. Applying BI for Absenteeism
    10. The Absenteeism Data Mart
    11. Using the OLAP Tool
    12. HR-BI Portal
    13. Raw Data Has Value
    14. The Users’ Interaction Deserves More Attention
    15. Frequently Changed Requirements
    16. Data Granularity Varies As It Ages
    17. Conclusion
  21. Compilation of References
  22. About the Contributors
  23. Index