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International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) Volume 7, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy and practices which underpin successful organizational change thus building a more promising future for today's societies and organizations. It will encourage interdisciplinary texts that discuss current practices as well as demonstrating how the advances of - and changes within - technology affect the growth of society (and vice versa). The aim of this journal is to bring together the expertise of people who have worked practically in a changing society across the world for people in the field of organizational development and technology studies including information systems development and implementation.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Managing Experiences: Utilizing User Experience Design (UX) as an Agile Methodology for Teaching Project Management
  • Deconstructing the Value Creation Process: Positioning Diversity to Increase Output
  • Explanatory Model of Adoption, Development and Utilization of Administrative Workflow Systems
  • Intelligent Content Editing: A Prototype Theory for Managing Digital Content

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Managing Experiences:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE UX PROCESS AS AGILE TEACHING METHODOLOGY
    4. STRATEGIES: FOCUS ON THE PROBLEM, NOT THE SOLUTION
    5. TEAMS: BUILDING CROSS-FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    6. CLIENTS: FOCUSING ON USER NEEDS AND PAIN POINTS
    7. DELIVERABLES: REPORTS, PERSONAS, INFOGRAPHICS, AND PROTOTYPES
    8. TIMELINES: USING DESIGN SPRINTS
    9. BENCHMARKS: THE CONCEPT OF UX DEBT
    10. DISCUSSION: UX AS POST-AGILE?
    11. CONCLUSION: CHALLENGES TO THIS APPROACH AND POSSIBLE RESPONSES
    12. REFERENCES
  5. Deconstructing the Value Creation Process:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. UNDERSTANDING SOME OF THE KEY DIMENSIONS
    4. WHAT IS MULTICULTURALISM IN THE WORKPLACE?
    5. DECONSTRUCTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    6. DECONSTRUCTION OF DIVERSITY
    7. DECONSTRUCTING THE VALUE CREATION PROCESS
    8. THE LIKERT SCALES
    9. DIGITAL ANALYTICS
    10. DIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
    11. CREATING A SHARED MINDSET
    12. SYSTEM-THEORETICAL RE-ORIENTATION
    13. THE DYNAMICS OF A DIVERSIFIED WORKFORCE
    14. GROUP SENSIBILITY
    15. EITHER CHANGE PRETTY FAST OR PERISH
    16. INSPIRATION FOR HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE TEAMS
    17. CONDUCIVE ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE
    18. THE WAY FORWARD
    19. SUCCESSFUL DIVERSITY ORGANIZATION
    20. THE SCCM AS A STRATEGY
    21. ASSESSMENT TOOL
    22. CONSTRUCTING A GROUP CLIMATE
    23. A SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO ADVANCING PRODUCTIVITY
    24. IMPLEMENTATION OF APPROPRIATE DATABASES
    25. BUILDING EXPECTATION
    26. THE ESSENTIAL FACTORS IN HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS
    27. BUILDING TRUST AND COHESIVENESS
    28. CONCLUSION
    29. REFERENCES
  6. Explanatory Model of Adoption, Development and Utilization of Administrative Workflow Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. EXPLANATORY MODEL OF ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS WORKFLOW
    5. RESULTS ACHIEVED
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF WORKFLOW SYSTEMS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  7. Intelligent Content Editing:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONTENT MANAGEMENT APPROACHES
    4. INTELLIGENT CONTENT EDITING: A CM PROTOTYPE
    5. REFERENCES
    6. ENDNOTES
  8. Call For Articles