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Information Systems and Modern Society

Book Description

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. By providing a forum for practitioners and researchers, this book aims to bring to light the advancements made throughout social changes and the application of information systems. This research provides recent techniques useful for policy makers, practitioners and students.

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. SECTION 1: SOCIAL AND PERSONALIZED LEARNING IN WEB-BASED ENVIRONMENTS
    2. SECTION 2: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ISSUES IN NONPROFITS
    3. SECTION 3: INFORMATICS AND SEMIOTICS IN ORGANISATIONS
    4. SECTION 4: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND CRITICAL SOCIAL CHALLENGES
  6. Section 1: Social and Personalized Learning in Web-Based Environments
    1. Chapter 1: Formal and Informal Learning Flows Cohesion in Web 2.0 Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. SURVEY ANALYSIS
      7. THE IMPACT OF THE PROPOSED TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTION ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENTS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 2: Global Teacher Training Based on a Multiple Perspective Assessment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SYSTEM DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR THE ONLINE DISCUSSION PLATFORM
      5. MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT
      6. TRAINING IN A LEARNING COMMUNITY
      7. KNOWLEDGE BUILDING PROCESS
      8. EVALUATION AND REFLECTION IN THE TRAIN OF THOUGHT
      9. DATA COLLECTIONS & RESEARCH FINDINGS
      10. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER CONSIDERATIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Creating a Personalized Artificial Intelligence Course
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE (COURSE AUTHORING)
      5. STUDENT'S PERSPECTIVE (COURSE VISUALIZATION)
      6. COURSE VALIDATION
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Expertise Learning and Identification with Information Retrieval
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. PROBLEM BACKGROUND
      5. PROPOSED APPROACH
      6. EVALUATION
      7. Appendix
    5. Chapter 5: SocialX
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OLD VERSION OF SOCIALX: WHAT IS PRESERVED
      4. THE NEW SOCIALX
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      6. APPENDIX
  7. Section 2: Information Systems and Information Technologies Issues in Nonprofits
    1. Chapter 6: Exploring Barriers to Coordination between Humanitarian NGOs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
      5. RESEARCH METHODS
      6. GENERAL CASE DESCRIPTIONS
      7. CASE DATA
      8. ANALYSIS
      9. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      10. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 7: Technology Acceptance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND LITERATURE
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. IMPLICATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS, AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 8: A Query-Based Approach for Semi-Automatic Annotation of Web Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND RELATED WORK
      4. WSDL STRUCTURE AND INTERPRETATION
      5. FRAMEWORK
      6. EVALUATION
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 9: A Broken Supply and Social Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. INTERNAL FACTORS
      6. EXTERNAL FACTORS
      7. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING GM
      8. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations
    1. Chapter 10: Actability Criteria for Design and Evaluation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ACTABILITY FUNDAMENTALS
      4. ACTABILITY CRITERIA: A TYPOLOGY
      5. INTERACTION CRITERIA
      6. COMMUNICATION CRITERIA
      7. PROCESS CRITERIA
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: Collective Construction of Meaning and System for an Inclusive Social Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. METHODOLOGICAL REFERENCES
      5. PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOPS
      6. ANALYZING THE RESULTS
      7. MATERIALIZING THE RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 12: A Semiotic Analysis of a Model for Understanding User Behaviours in Ubiquitously Monitored Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND MONITORING
      4. BEHAVIOUR INFLUENCING FACTORS
      5. EXPLAINING BEHAVIOUR
      6. MODEL
      7. INFLUENCES OF FACTORS
      8. AN ORGANISATIONAL SEMIOTICS PERSPECTIVE
      9. BEHAVIOUR INFLUENCING FACTORS AND THE SEMIOTIC FRAMEWORK
      10. DISCUSSION
      11. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 13: Innovation or Imitation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ASSUMPTIONS OF THE MODEL
      4. MATHEMATICAL MODEL
      5. MODEL SIMULATION AND THE ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS
      6. EXAMINING THE POLICIES ON THE MODEL
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. Appendix A.
      9. Appendix B.
  9. Section 4: Technology Trends and Critical Social Challenges
    1. Chapter 14: Technology Acceptance Model and Determinants of Technology Rejection
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRIOR RESEARCH
      4. TAM FOR ANALYZING DISUSE
      5. METHODOLOGY AND DATA COLLECTION
      6. PRE-INTERVIEWS
      7. DATA COLLECTION
      8. SURVEY INSTRUMENT DESIGN
      9. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      10. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Scale Economies in Indian Commercial Banking Sector
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    3. Chapter 16: Stigmergic Hyperlink
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STIGMERGIC HYPERLINK(S)
      4. AGENT AND ENVIRONMENT ARCHITECTURE
      5. STIGMERGIC HYPERLINKS APPLICATIONS
      6. DECENTRALIZING THE FINDING OF USEFUL WEB RESOURCES ACROSS A COMMUNITY OF USERS
      7. AUTOMATIC REPLACEMENT OF UNDESIRED DESTINATIONS
      8. LIKE A RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM
      9. DECENTRALIZING SEARCH
      10. ENGINEERING SYSTEM INTERNALS
      11. AN EXAMPLE
      12. TECHNOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
      13. FUTURE WORK
      14. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: Social and Cultural Challenges in ERP Implementation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. CONTEXT AND BACKDROP
      5. ERP IMPLEMENATION IN INDIA
      6. EVALUATION RESEARCH
      7. EVALUATION MODELS
      8. KIRKPARTRICK’S FOUR LEVEL FRAMEWORK
      9. PROPOSITIONS
      10. METHODOLOGY
      11. DATA COLLECTION
      12. CRIRTERIA USED FOR RIGOUR OF THE STUDY
      13. COMPARTIVE STUDY OF IMPLEMENTATION IN SIX COUNTRIES
      14. BRIEF BACKDROP /CHARACTERISTICS OF SAMPLE FIRMS
      15. CHANGE OUTCOME ENVISAGED, KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIS)
      16. FORMULATION OF A STANDARDIZED CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
      17. CONCLUSION
      18. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors