An Experimental Study of Continuous Plasma Flows Driven by a Confined Arc in a Transverse Magnetic Field


Author: Raymond L. Barger


ISBN: UIUC:30112106682435

Category: Magnetohydrodynamics

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The Big Data Driven Digital Economy Artificial and Computational Intelligence

The main point of this paper is to study how to reduce the impact of tourism in terms of economic, social and environmental sustainability in destinations. Therefore, with this paper, we go as far as to tell that aside for awards for ...

Author: Abdalmuttaleb M. A. Musleh Al-Sartawi

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030730574



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Designing Problem Driven Instruction with Online Social Media

A student may not be able to study text while driving or performing some other task, but she can certainly listen as she works. The multitasking nature of students in our time does require such tools, and where there is a need, ...

Author: Kay Kyeong-Ju Seo

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781617356469

Category: Computers

Page: 185

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Designing Problem-Driven Instruction with Online Social Media has the capacity to transform an educator’s teaching style by presenting innovative ways to empower problem-based instruction with online social media. Knowing that not all instructors are comfortable in this area, this book provides clear, systematic design approaches for instructors who may be hesitant to explore unchartered waters and offers practical examples of how successful implementations can happen. Furthermore, it is a reference for instructors who need to solve issues that occur when developing a class utilizing problem-driven instruction with online social media. With the recent exponential growth of Twitter and Facebook, the potential for social media as an educational venue brings an urgent call for researchers to increase their concentration in this area to investigate further the educational possibilities of this format. These factors combined illustrate the mission of this book that is to enable instructors in the areas of instructional design, multimedia, information science, technology, and distance learning to have an evidence-based resource for this underexplored niche in instruction.

Cultivating Inquiry Driven Learners

Put simply, we envision inquiry- driven learners as individuals who, having studied and engaged in inquiry in two or more divergent disciplines or interdisciplinary fields of study, have honed their capacity to draw upon divergent modes ...

Author: Clifton Conrad

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 9781421438481

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Throughout, Cultivating Inquiry-Driven Learners challenges stakeholders from across higher learning—faculty, students, staff, administrators, and policymakers—to reflect on the purpose of college, embrace innovation, and ensure that students are educated to thrive in and contribute to our constantly changing world.

Data Driven Approaches in Digital Education

In addition, we have added two new visualizations with emphasis on individual and detailed information, as such information was identified as relevant by students of the first user study. These visualizations include the heat-map and ...

Author: Élise Lavoué

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319666105

Category: Education

Page: 621

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2017, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in September 2017. The 24 full papers, 23 short papers, 6 demo papers, and 22 poster papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 141 submissions. The theme for the 12th EC-TEL conference on Data Driven Approaches in Digital Education' aims to explore the multidisciplinary approaches thateectively illustrate how data-driven education combined with digital education systems can look like and what are the empirical evidences for the use of datadriven tools in educational practices.

A Business Ecology Perspective on Community Driven Open Source

However, this thesis suggests that governance in the context of community-driven open source is an interactive process between business owners, community members, and other interest groups such as users and third-party developers (Study ...

Author: Markus Radits

Publisher: Linköping University Electronic Press

ISBN: 9789176853054


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This thesis approaches the phenomenon of open source software (OSS) from a managerial and organisational point of view. In a slightly narrower sense, this thesis studies commercialisation aspects around community-driven open source. The term ‘community-driven’ signifies open source projects that are managed, steered, and controlled by communities of volunteers, as opposed to those that are managed, steered, and controlled by single corporate sponsors. By adopting a business ecology perspective, this thesis places emphasis on the larger context within which the commercialisation of OSS is embedded (e.g., global and collaborative production regimes, ideological foundations, market characteristics, and diffuse boundary conditions). Because many business benefits arise as a consequence of the activities taking place in the communities and ecosystems around open source projects, a business ecology perspective may be a useful analytical guide for understanding the opportunities, challenges, and risks that firms face in commercializing OSS. There are two overarching themes guiding this thesis. The first theme concerns the challenges that firms face in commercialising community-driven open source. There is a tendency in the literature on business ecosystems and open source to emphasise the benefits, opportunities, and positive aspects of behaviour, at the expense of the challenges that firms face. However, business ecosystems are not only spaces of opportunity, they may also pose a variety of challenges that firms need to overcome in order to be successful. To help rectify this imbalance in the literature, the first theme particularly focuses on the challenges that firms face in commercialising community-driven open source. The underlying ambition is to facilitate a more balanced and holistic understanding of the collaborative and competitive dynamics in ecosystems around open source projects. The other theme concerns the complex intertwining of community engagement and profit-oriented venturing. As is acknowledged in the literature, the subject of firm-community interaction has become increasingly important because the survival, success, and sustainability of peer production communities has become of strategic relevance to many organisations. However, while many strategic benefits may arise as a consequence of firm-community interaction, there is a lack of research studying how the value-creating logics of firm–community interaction are embedded within the bigger picture in which they occur. Bearing this bigger picture in mind, this thesis explores the intertwining of volunteer community engagement and profit-oriented venturing by focusing on four aspects that are theorised in the literature: reinforcement, complementarity, synergy, and reciprocity. This thesis is designed as a qualitative exploratory single-case study. The empirical case is Joomla, a popular open source content management system. In a nutshell, the Joomla case in this thesis comprises the interactions in the Joomla community and the commercial activities around the Joomla platform (e.g., web development, consulting, marketing, customisation, extensions). In order to achieve greater analytical depth, the business ecology perspective is complemented with ideas and propositions from other theoretical areas, such as stakeholder theory, community governance, organizational identity, motivation theory, pricing, and bundling. The findings show that the common challenges in commercialising community-driven open source revolve around nine distinct factors that roughly cluster into three domains: the ecosystem, the community, and the firm. In short, the domain of the ecosystem comprises the global operating environment, the pace of change, and the cannibalisation of ideas. The domain of the community comprises the platform policy, platform image, and the voluntary nature of the open source project. And finally, the domain of the firm comprises the blurring boundaries between private and professional lives, the difficulty of estimating costs, and firm dependencies. Based on these insights, a framework for analysing community-based value creation in business ecosystems is proposed. This framework integrates collective innovation, community engagement, and value capture into a unified model of value creation in contexts of firm–community interaction. Furthermore, the findings reveal demonstrable effects of reinforcement, complementarity, synergy, and reciprocity in the intertwining of volunteer community engagement and profit-oriented venturing. By showing that this intertwining can be strong in empirical cases where commercial activities are often implicitly assumed to be absent, this thesis provides a more nuanced understanding of firm involvement in the realm of open source. Based on the empirical and analytical insights, a number of further theoretical implications are discussed, such as the role of intersubjective trust in relation to the uncertainties that commercial actors face, an alternative way of classifying community types, the metaphor of superorganisms in the context of open source, issues pertaining to the well-being of community participants, and issues in relation to the transitioning of open source developers from a community-based to an entrepreneurial self-identity when commercialising an open source solution. Furthermore, this thesis builds on six sub-studies that make individual contributions of their own. In a broad sense, this thesis contributes to the literature streams on the commercialisation of OSS, the business value and strategic aspects of open source, the interrelationships between community forms of organising and entrepreneurial activities, and the nascent research on ecology perspectives on peer-production communities. A variety of opportunities for future research are highlighted. Denna avhandling undersöker fenomenet öppen källkod, ’open source’, ur ett lednings och styrningsperspektiv. Mer konkret studeras aspekter på kommersialisering av ett community-drivet open source projekt (OSS, open source software). Uttrycket ’community-drivet’ hänvisar till open source projekt som drivs och styrs av volontärgrupper, till skillnad från open source projekt som drivs och styrs av enskilda företag. Genom att tillämpa ett affärsekologiperspektiv fokuserar denna avhandling på det vidare sammanhang som karaktäriserar kommersialisering av OSS, såsom globala och kollaborativa produktionssystem, värderingarna öppenhet och samarbete, marknadsstrukturer, och diffusa organisationsgränser. Aktiviteterna i open source communityn och dess kringliggande ekosystem kan bidra till många fördelar för företag, och därför kan ett affärsekologiperspektiv vara en användbar analytisk lins för att förstå de möjligheter, utmaningar och risker som företag står inför när de kommersialiserar OSS. Två övergripande teman lyfts fram i denna avhandling. Det första temat handlar om de utmaningar som företag står inför när de kommersialiserar community-driven OSS. Det finns i litteraturen om affärsekologier och open source en tendens att betona fördelar, möjligheter och positiva aspekter på beteende på bekostnad av att undersöka utmaningar som företag står inför. Affärsekologier innebär dock inte enbart möjligheter för företag, utan kan också orsaka en rad utmaningar som företag behöver hantera för att lyckas. Med utgångspunkt i denna obalans i litteraturen fokuserar det första temat på de utmaningar med kommersialisering av community-driven OSS. Detta görs för att bidra till en mer balanserad och holistisk förståelse av den på samma gång kollaborativa och konkurrerande dynamiken i affärsekologin runt ett open source projekt. Det andra temat handlar om sammanflätningen (intertwining) mellan community-deltagande och vinstdrivande verksamhet. Såsom det framgår i litteraturen har frågan om samverkan mellan företag och communities blivit allt viktigare, eftersom communityernas överlevnad, framgång och hållbarhet har blivit strategiskt viktiga för många organisationer. Även om många strategiska fördelar kan uppstå som en följd av samverkan mellan företag och communities saknas forskning om hur värdeskapande uppstår i en vidare kontext. Med ett bredare perspektiv i åtanke undersöker denna avhandling sammanflätningen av frivilligt community-deltagande och en vinstdrivande verksamhet genom att fokusera på fyra aspekter av sammanflätning som förekommer i litteraturen: förstärkning, komplementaritet, synergi, och ömsesidighet. Denna avhandling är utformad som en kvalitativ utforskande fallstudie. Det empiriska fallet är Joomla, ett innehållshanteringssystem som bygger på open source. Inom ramen för avhandlingen undersöks fallet i termer av samspel inom Joomla-communityn och de kommersiella aktiviteterna som sker runt Joomla-plattformen (t.ex., webbutveckling, rådgivning, marknadsföring, anpassningar, och extensions). För att uppnå ett analytiskt djup kompletteras affärsekologiperspektivet med idéer och förslag från andra teoretiska områden, såsom intressentmodellen, community-styrning, företagsidentitet, motivationsteori, prissättning, och buntning. Resultaten visar att utmaningarna med kommersialisering av community-driven OSS kretsar kring nio olika faktorer som kan grupperas i tre områden: ekosystemet, communityn, och företaget. Ekosystemsfaktorerna innefattar den globala verksamma miljön, förändringshastigheten och kannibalisering av idéer. Community-faktorerna innefattar plattformspolicy, plattformsimage, och att deltagandet i open source projektet sker på frivillig basis. Slutligen innefattar företagsfaktorerna suddiga gränser mellan privatliv och arbetsliv, svårigheten att uppskatta kostnader samt beroendeförhållanden mellan företag. Baserat på dessa insikter föreslås en modell för att analysera communitybaserad värdeskapande i affärsekologier. Modellen integrerar kollektiv innovation, community-deltagande, och value capture i en holistisk modell för community-baserad värdeskapande i kontexten samverkan mellan företag och communities. Vidare beskrivs effekterna av sammanflätningen av frivilligt community-deltagande och vinstdrivande verksamhet i termer av förstärkning, komplementaritet, synergi, och ömsesidighet. Genom att visa att sammanflätningen av frivilligt community-deltagande och vinstdrivande verksamhet kan vara stark i fall där det ofta antas implicit att kommersiella aktiviteter inte förekommer ger denna avhandling en mer nyanserad förståelse av företags roll i kontexten open source. Baserat på empiriska och analytiska insikter diskuterar denna avhandling ett antal teoretiska konsekvenser, såsom rollen som intersubjektiv tillit spelar i förhållande till den ovisshet som kommersiella aktörer står inför, ett alternativt sätt att klassificera community-typer, metaforen superorganismer i kontexten open source, community-deltagares välbefinnande, samt hur open source utvecklare hanterar övergången från en community-baserad självidentitet till en entreprenöriell självidentitet vid kommersialisering av OSS. Dessutom ger de sex delstudier som avhandlingen bygger på egna bidrag som presenteras i respektive delstudie. I stora drag bidrar denna avhandling till litteraturen om kommersialisering av OSS, affärsmässiga och strategiska aspekter på open source, samspelet mellan community-driven entreprenörsverksamhet samt den framväxande forskning som använder ett affärsekologiperspektiv för att studera kollegial produktion baserad på allmännytta. En mängd olika möjligheter för framtida forskning lyfts fram.

Hypothesis Driven Simulation Studies

Fabian Lorig develops a procedure model for hypothesis-driven simulation studies which supports the design, conducting, and analysis of simulation experiments.

Author: Fabian Lorig

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783658275884

Category: Computers

Page: 394

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Fabian Lorig develops a procedure model for hypothesis-driven simulation studies which supports the design, conducting, and analysis of simulation experiments. It is aimed at facilitating the execution of simulation studies with regard to the replicability and reproducibility of the results. In comparison to existing models, this approach is based on a formally specified hypothesis. Each step of the simulation study can be adapted to the central hypothesis and performed in such a way that it can optimally contribute to the verification and thus to the confirmation or rejection of the hypothesis.

Analytics Innovation and Excellence Driven Enterprise Sustainability

More specifically, this study aims at understanding the exploitation of latest technology for market research purposes as a valueadding element for the firm, leading to the creation of successful strategies in foreign markets as well as ...

Author: Elias G. Carayannis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137378798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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This book offers a unique view of how innovation and competitiveness improve when organizations establish alliances with partners who have strong capabilities and broad social capital, allowing them to create value and growth as well as technological knowledge and legitimacy through new knowledge resources. Organizational intelligence integrates the technology variable into production and business systems, establishing a basis to advance decision-making processes. When strategically integrated, these factors have the power to promote enterprise resilience, robustness, and sustainability. This book provides a unique perspective on how knowledge, information, and data analytics create opportunities and challenges for sustainable enterprise excellence. It also shows how the value of digital technology at both personal and industrial levels leads to new opportunities for creating experiences, processes, and organizational forms that fundamentally reshape organizations.

Model Driven Architecture Foundations and Applications

In this section, we introduce our case study motivated by process modeling in the IBM WebSphere Business Modeler [1]. Figure 1 shows an example business process model V from the insurance domain. The language supported by IBM WebSphere ...

Author: Richard F. Paige

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642026737

Category: Computers

Page: 337

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The ?fth edition of the European Conference on Model-Driven Architecture Foundations and Applications (ECMDA-FA 2009) was dedicated to furthering the state of knowledge and fostering the industrialization of Model-Driven - chitecture (MDA) and Model-Driven Engineering (MDE). MDA is an initiative proposed by the Object Management Group for platform-generic systems - velopment; MDA is one of a class of approaches under the umbrella of MDE. MDE and MDA promote the use of models in the speci?cation, design, analysis, synthesis, deployment, and evolution of complex software systems. It is a pleasure to be able to introduce the proceedings of ECMDA-FA 2009. ECMDA-FA 2009 addressed various MDA areas including model transfor- tions, modelling language issues, modelling of behavior and time, traceability and scalability, model-basedembedded systems engineering,and the application of model-driven development to IT and networking systems. ECMDA-FA 2009 focused on engaging key European and international - searchers and practitioners in a dialogue which will result in a stronger, more e?cientindustry,producingmorereliablesoftwareonthebasisofstate-of-the-art research results. ECMDA-FA is a forum for exchanging information, discussing the latest results and arguing about future developments of MDA and MDE. Particularly, it is one of the few venues that engages both leading academic researchers and industry practitioners, with the intent of creating synergies.

The New Advertising Branding Content and Consumer Relationships in the Data Driven Social Media Era 2 volumes

Branding, Content, and Consumer Relationships in the Data-Driven Social Media Era Ruth E. Brown Ph.D., Valerie K. Jones, ... 170–73; user psychology, 160–62 Location-based services (LBS), 158–60, 175 Location/object-based case study, ...

Author: Ruth E. Brown Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440833434

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 806

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The era of "big data" has revolutionized many industries—including advertising. This is a valuable resource that supplies current, authoritative, and inspiring information about—and examples of—current and forward-looking theories and practices in advertising. • Provides easy-to-read, accessible insights from both academic and industry experts that create frameworks for thinking about how to effectively connect with consumers today • Examines how modern advertising works within our digitally focused, always-on-the-go society Enables readers to understand how advertising and marketing has progressed to reach its current state as well as the many options available for connecting with and engaging consumers today and tomorrow • Includes chapters written by luminaries ranging from Don E. Schultz, considered by most to be the father of integrated marketing communications, to Rishad Tobaccowala, chief strategist of Publicis Group and member of its Directoire+, one of the industry's leading visionaries

Data Driven Process Discovery and Analysis

EDM uses computational approaches to analyze educational data in order to study educational questions [5,6]. For example, knowledge discovered by EDM algorithms can be used not only to help teachers to manage their classes, ...

Author: Paolo Ceravolo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319534350

Category: Computers

Page: 185

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This book constitutes the revised selected papers from the 5th IFIP WG 2.6 International Symposium on Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis, SIMPDA 2015, held in Vienna, Austria in December 2015. The 8 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 22 submissions. They cover theoretical issues related to process representation, discovery and analysis, or provide practical and operational experiences in process discovery and analysis. They focus mainly on the adoption of process mining algorithms in conjunction and coordination with other techniques and methodologies.

Inquiry Driven Innovation

underscores that inquiry-driven innovation is designed to take place in community and that it simultaneously seeks to empower individuals and groups of people to effect positive school-based change. For instance, all study groups ...

Author: Liz Dawes-Duraisingh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119675358

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Promote positive change and elevate teacher practice with this actionable framework for school-based innovation Inquiry-Driven Innovation: A Practical Guide to Supporting School-Based Change addresses a pressing need for intentional and sustained innovation in education. It is both a practical guide for supporting school-based change and a handbook for effective professional development that empowers and re-energizes practitioners. Throughout this book, educators will find a wealth of examples from different school contexts and a rich array of research-based pedagogical tools and resources. In recent years, educational innovation and school redesign have been the focus for many school boards and departments of education. However, current school-based innovation methods typically lack flexibility and intentionality. Inquiry-Driven Innovation offers an approach to innovation that recognizes local contexts, promotes listening across stakeholder groups, and suggests structures for ongoing and purpose-driven work. Discover an actionable framework for school-based innovation Learn from real-world case studies of educators developing innovation strategies in a variety of school contexts Explore an Innovation Toolkit filled with research-based pedagogical tools and resources for educators In this book, you'll learn the five essential qualities of Inquiry-Driven Innovation: an ongoing process that empowers individuals and communities to pursue positive change that is both relevant and responsive to their contexts. Inquiry-Driven Innovation is purposeful and intentional; attentive to multiple perspectives; adapted to context; sustained and iterative; and structured and supported. Read this book to learn how you can implement evidence-based innovation strategies in your own community.

Graph Transformations and Model Driven Engineering

In order to justify and illustrate our requirements we are considering a case study of an accident management system loosely based on a scenario developed in the IST FP6 project Sensoria on Software Engineering for Service-Oriented ...

Author: Gregor Engels

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783642173226

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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This festschrift volume, published in honor of Manfred Nagl on the occasion of his 65th birthday, contains 30 refereed contributions, that cover graph transformations, software architectures and reengineering, embedded systems engineering, and more.

Mutation Driven Evolution

However, this mutation was a black box in evolutionary studies. Only after the molecular structure of a gene was discovered and its role of protein synthesis was clarified could biologists study the mechanism of evolution in a ...

Author: Masatoshi Nei

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199661732

Category: Science

Page: 256

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The purpose of this book is to present a new theory of mutation-driven evolution, which is based on recent advances in genomics and evolutionary developmental biology. This theory asserts that the driving force of evolution is mutation and natural selection is of secondary importance.

SDL 2015 Model Driven Engineering for Smart Cities

Internal validity. the following factors may jeopardize internal validity: – Selection of subjects: all participants in this study were randomly assigned to experimental groups to avoid the selection bias. As semantic transparency is ...

Author: Joachim Fischer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319249124

Category: Computers

Page: 285

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 17th International System Design Language Forum, SDL 2015, held in Berlin, Germany, in October 2015. The 15 full papers and 4 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 26 submissions. They are organized in topical sections named: smart cities and distributed systems; specification and description language; domain specific languages; goal modeling; use-case modeling; and model-based testing.

Digital Twin Driven Smart Design

driven. virtual. verification. 109 Yiling Lai, Yuchen Wang, Robert Ireland and Ang Liu 4.1 Introduction 109 4.2 ... 4.3.2 Iterative framework of digital twin driven virtual verification 117 4.4 Case study I: digital twin driven virtual ...

Author: Fei Tao

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128189184

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 300

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Digital Twin Driven Smart Design draws on the latest industry practice and research to establish a basis for the implementation of digital twin technology in product design. Coverage of relevant design theory and methodology is followed by detailed discussions of key enabling technologies that are supported by cutting-edge case studies of implementation. This groundbreaking book explores how digital twin technology can bring improvements to different kinds of product design process, including functional, lean and green. Drawing on the work of researchers at the forefront of this technology, this book is the ideal guide for anyone interested in digital manufacturing or computer-aided design.

Data Driven Innovation Big Data for Growth and Well Being

A study of 330 companies in the United States by Brynjolfsson, Hitt and Kim (2011) estimates that the output and productivity offirms that adopt data-driven decision making are 5% to 6% higher than would be expected from their other ...

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264229358


Page: 456

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This report improves the evidence base on the role of Data Driven Innovation for promoting growth and well-being, and provide policy guidance on how to maximise the benefits of DDI and mitigate the associated economic and societal risks.

Culture and Trust in Technology Driven Organizations

Technology-driven. organization. cultures. It is clear from the study that technology-based organization cultures are not completely organic or mechanistic in nature. Therefore, any attempt to define these cultures in past traditional ...

Author: Frances Alston

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482209235

Category: Computers

Page: 179

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Culture and Trust in Technology-Driven Organizations provides insight into the important role that culture and trust can play in the success of high-technology organizations. This book reviews the literature and results of an empirical study that investigated the relationship between mechanistic and organic cultures and the level of trust in technology-based organizations. The book outlines the literature on organizational trust and culture and the role theorists believe they play in the success of a changing domestic and global business environment. It identifies ways of defining culture and trust as well as the survey instruments used to measure them. The book then examines the results of two studies that demonstrate the connection between organizational culture and trust. The two studies were conducted at separate times using data collected from several companies within a three-hour radius of each other. These companies are highly dependent upon the ability to identify, hire, and retain highly skilled knowledge workers. These workers are critical for the companies to successfully compete within the scope of their business and expand into their current and other markets. The book provides a practitioner’s guide—based on the literature review and the results of the studies examined—that can be used to assess, diagnose, and improve employees’ perception of their work culture and improve trust found in organizations. This guide provides management with actions and activities that should be considered when handling the day-to-day business of the organization. If followed, these activities can be instrumental in designing a culture that leads to success and ease of operation for the organization and its members.

Being Driven

studies: Yesterday. and. today. Interest in autonomous vehicles is not new. Like flying or exploring space, humans have dreamed about commuting with driverless cars in futuristic urban environments for almost a century.

Author: Lukas Neckermann

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781800467378

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

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For years, we’ve assumed that we are headed toward a world where vehicles will be autonomous and shared, assuring hassle-free and seamless mobility. But is this a “double leap” too big to accept? What hurdles stand in the way of shared autonomy, and what steps do we need to take to overcome them?

Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems

While this provides useful information, more confidence can be gained from rigorous empirical studies. ... We have found one account where a questionnaire was used to study the ideal situations for model-driven development [19].

Author: Andy Schürr

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642044243

Category: Computers

Page: 756

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The pioneering organizers of the ?rst UML workshop in Mulhouse, France inthe summerof1998couldhardlyhaveanticipatedthat,in littleoveradecade, theirinitiativewouldblossomintotoday’shighlysuccessfulMODELSconference series, the premier annual gathering of researchersand practitioners focusing on a very important new technical discipline: model-based software and system engineering. This expansion is, of course, a direct consequence of the growing signi?cance and success of model-based methods in practice. The conferences have contributed greatly to the heightened interest in the ?eld, attracting much young talent and leading to the gradualemergence of its correspondingscienti?c and engineering foundations. The proceedings from the MODELS conferences are one of the primary references for anyone interested in a more substantive study of the domain. The 12th conference took place in Denver in the USA, October 4–9, 2009 along with numerous satellite workshops and tutorials, as well as several other related scienti?c gatherings. The conference was exceptionally fortunate to have three eminent, invited keynote speakers from industry: Stephen Mellor, Larry Constantine, and Grady Booch.