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Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management

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Today’s management world continually relies on technological efficiency to function and perform at a high standard. As technology becomes a greater part in many fields, understanding and managing this factor is integral for organizations. Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management provides an overview and analysis of knowledge management in sustainability, emergency preparedness, and IT, among other fields integral to the modern technological era. By providing a foundation for innovative practices in using technology and information resources, this publication is essential for practitioners and professionals, as well as undergraduate/graduate students and academicians.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
    1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
  6. Chapter 1: A Technology and Process Analysis for Contemporary Identity Management Frameworks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IDENTITY AND IDENTITY MANAGEMENT DEFINED
    4. RELATED WORK
    5. IDENTITY MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURES
    6. REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY IDENTITY MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURES
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  7. Chapter 2: Empathy as a Major Contributing Factor to Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS
    6. TWO MAJOR CASES USING EMPATHY AS A MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO SUSTAINABILITY
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. RECOMMENDATION FOR MANAGERIAL PRACTICES
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 3: Using Participatory GIS to Improve Community Land Use Decisions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE STUDY AREA
    5. TVAL-FARM: AN ENHANCED LESA MODEL
    6. MODEL INPUT, DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING
    7. MODELING AND OUTPUT
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  9. Chapter 4: From Research to Practice
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. UNDERSTANDING COMPUTER SELF-EFFICACY
    4. RESEARCH SUPPORT FOR THE IMPORTANCE OF CSE
    5. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE
    6. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 5: From Online Social Presence to Network Social Presence
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPEN NETWORK LEARNING ENVIRONMENT (ONLE)
    4. ONLINE SOCIAL PRESENCE
    5. METHOD
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. IMPLICATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 6: Socio-Drama in the Web-Supported Negotiation Game “Surfing Global Change”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. THEORETICAL FOUNDATION OF THE GAME SURFING GLOBAL CHANGE
    3. THE RULES OF THE GAME SURFING GLOBAL CHANGE
    4. THE RESULTING SOCIAL PROCEDURES IN THE FIVE LEVELS OF SGC
    5. THE WEB IMPLEMENTATION OF SGC
    6. STUDENT FEEDBACK
    7. THE SOCIO-DRAMA OF SURFING GLOBAL CHANGE
    8. CONCLUSION AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 7: A New Perspective on Visual Design within Information Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INFORMATION SYSTEMS AS A REFERENCE DISCIPLINE FOR VISUAL DESIGN
    4. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    5. VISUAL DESIGN AS A REFERENCE DISCIPLINE FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    6. THE VISUAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK
    7. A VSD FRAMEWORK EXAMPLE
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 8: Virtual Worlds
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IMPACT ON SOCIETY
    4. IMPACT ON BUSINESS
    5. IMPACT ON EDUCATION
    6. RESEARCH AGENDA FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS DISCIPLINE
    7. STRATEGIC CHALLENGES FOR SERVICE CLIENT
    8. STRATEGIC CHALLENGES FOR VENDOR-CLIENT INTERACTION
    9. VIRTUAL WORLD AND GAMIFICATION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 9: Using Open Web 3D Services and X3D for Interactive Virtual Globes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SCENE GRAPH BASED APPROACH
    4. USING SCENE GRAPH DATA IN GIS
    5. INTEGRATION IN SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURES
    6. COORDINATE TRANSFORMATIONS OF SCENE GRAPHS
    7. SUITABILITY OF X3D AS EXCHANGE FORMAT
    8. VIRTUAL GLOBE BASED ON VOLUNTEERED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
    9. DISCUSSION
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 10: High Levels of Work Motivation reduce the Perceived Stress
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE WORK ENVIRONMENT OF THE IT CONSULTANTS
    4. STRESS IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
    5. MODEL SPECIFICATION
    6. METHODS
    7. RESULTS
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 11: Foundations for the Logic of Questions and Commands
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INFERENCES INVOLVING QUESTIONS AND COMMANDS
    4. LOGICS OF PROPOSITIONAL INFERENCE
    5. LOGIC, ARGUMENTATION, LANGUAGE, AND DIALOGUE
    6. INFERENCES AMONG PROPOSITIONS VS. REASON AND ARGUMENTATION
    7. FORMULAS AND UTTERANCES
    8. FROM LANGUAGE TO LOGIC
    9. THE STAND-ALONE ASSUMPTION AND QUESTION-ANSWER PAIRS
    10. QUESTION-ANSWER PAIRS IN DIALOGUE
    11. QUESTIONS IN PREMISES AND CONCLUSIONS
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
    14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 12: The Learning Curve in Emergency Preparedness
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. AN OVERVIEW OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    4. CONTINUING EMERGENCY CONCERNS
    5. PREPAREDNESS MEASURES: HURRICANE SANDY
    6. SOME SOLUTIONS FOR ICT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 13: Residential Dynamics in the Wake of Katrina
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DECOMPOSITION OF REDISTRIBUTIVE FORCES
    5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUDING REMARKS
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. ENDNOTES
  19. Chapter 14: Co-Creation between Food Allergy Customers and Restaurants using Mobile Devices
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  20. Chapter 15: Investigating Appropriation and Reinvention along a Design Process with Adaptive Structuration Theory
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SIGNIFICANCE AND ISSUES OF INFORMATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY
    4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    5. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    6. CASE DESCRIPTION
    7. CASE DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Compilation of References
  22. About the Contributors