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Learning in the 'platform society': Disassembling an educational data assemblage

Ben Williamson
2017 Research in education (Manchester)  
Schools are increasingly involved in diverse forms of student data collection. This article provides a sociotechnical survey of a data assemblage used in education.  ...  In particular, ClassDojo provides evidence of how the business model and political economy governing social media-'platform capitalism'-is being inserted into public education.  ...  and rewards on offer.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0034523717723389 fatcat:phlqla2ukzf23iia45kd45ek74

Communities of energy

Ben Campbell, Jon Cloke, Ed Brown
2016 Economic Anthropology  
The theme of "community" in the social studies of energy needs critical reflection, disambiguation, and interrogation with empirical case studies.  ...  In attending to similarities and difference in comparisons between case studies in Nicaragua and Nepal, the authors propose that a framework for understanding communities of interest and practice can be  ...  Campbell (1997) discusses analogous processes in Nepal's historic trading system based on human porterage of goods through the Himalayan mountain ranges.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sea2.12050 fatcat:5c54lgiuajhxrdnvb6aghg2fzm

Virtual Leadership in Complex Multiorganizational Research and Development Programs

Gariann M Gelston, Carol Wells, Angela Dalton
2018 2018 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA)  
Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Centers of Excellence programs with a requirement to conduct crossorganizational research and development.  ...  A case study analysis of participants' perspectives revealed 4 key findings. The first finding was that programs employed shared leadership where project subteams were self-managed.  ...  For my study, scientific research and development behavior was collectively discussed as a research culture.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cogsima.2018.8423974 dblp:conf/cogsima/GelstonWD18 fatcat:czrqixh5tng33ftnudsfr2cksm

Confronting the Second Deep Transition through the Historical Imagination

Johan Schot
2016 Technology and Culture  
Based on the madder case, I challenged this view by arguing that the Dutch followed their own industrialization path, with was different, based on a form of merchant capitalism married to smaller-scale  ...  market position, and it did. 9 This case study became a building block for a larger historical argument about the origins and nature of Dutch Industrialization.  ... 
doi:10.1353/tech.2016.0044 pmid:27237071 fatcat:mt7pmd7iojchteafsxfm2mwp4u

The Transition to Improved Water-Related Energy Management: Enabling Contexts for Policy Innovation

Amanda Binks, Brian Head, Paul Lant, Steven Kenway
2020 Water  
the selection and layout of building services at the design phase.  ...  We explored the potential for improved policy and regulation with a direct focus on household water-related energy (WRE) management in urban Victoria (Australia).  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors wish to acknowledge the generosity of all of the research participants who gave their time to be a part of this study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12020557 fatcat:lcynzy4z2va35lbjxurfxnecrq

Compassion-Focused Technologies: Reflections and Future Directions

Jamin Day, Joel C. Finkelstein, Brent A. Field, Benjamin Matthews, James N. Kirby, James R. Doty
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
The motives underlying the development of many contemporary digital platforms seem rooted in competitiveness and capitalism; while modern social media and online platforms are having a profound and pervasive  ...  impact on the mental health and wellbeing of humans around the globe.  ...  Facebook call these "Codec Avatars": photorealistic computer-generated avatars based on high resolution image gathering and machine learning that builds a model of how our clothing and bodies move that  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.603618 pmid:34054636 pmcid:PMC8155300 fatcat:6a6o5wq3wjaptlxt4iq3nxxi2a

Fostering Integrative Thinking: Adapting the Executive Education Model to the MBA Program———

Gary Latham, Soosan D. Latham, Glen Whyte
2004 Journal of Management Education  
We argue that a third wave of change is required for university-based MBA programs to survive and to prosper.  ...  Performance by design: Sociotechnical systems in North America. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies. (1953).  ... 
doi:10.1177/1052562903252647 fatcat:mxdyls74xjb2jafn35k2zyiuny

Peer production for collaboration between academics and practitioners

Marisa Ponti
2012 Journal of Librarianship and Information Science  
The research design is based on two in-depth and longitudinal qualitative case studies of collaborative projects involving LIS academics and practitioners in Italy.  ...  Analysis of interviews and texts was conducted to study the interplay between sociotechnical aspects of work organization and the activities of the actors.  ...  Sanna Talja for thoughtful comments on previous drafts of this paper and to the two anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments to the manuscript and their constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961000612438430 fatcat:hpvi7gun7vhvlcnhf5ryilm7ye

Critical Literature Review: The Roles of Organization Behaviour, Corporate Governance and Supply Chain Management in the Measurement of Performance for Commercial Enterprises in a Global Knowledge Economy [chapter]

Alex Manzoni, Sardar M.N. Islam
2009 Contributions to Management Science  
Research by Charnes et al. (1978) based on Rhodes' PhD dissertation research "A DEA Approach to Evaluation of the Program Follow Through Experiment in U.S.  ...  It was based on a 'push' strategy. The alternative response-based model works on a 'pull' strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-7908-2170-3_2 fatcat:e3ds5cxgtbg25ftyto2vpwzsv4

The Future Promise of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Integration: A Sociotechnical Review and Research Agenda

Benjamin K. Sovacool, Jonn Axsen, Willett Kempton
2017 Annual Review Environment and Resources  
This review introduces various aspects and visions of VGI based on a comprehensive review.  ...  VGI typically encompasses vehicle-to-grid (V2G), a more technically advanced vision with bidirectional flow of electricity between the vehicle and power grid, in effect treating the PEV as a storage device  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are appreciative of the Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK) Energy Program Grant EP/K011790/1 "Center on Innovation and Energy Demand," the Danish Council  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-030117-020220 fatcat:lihkoyg7gnhqpe7qgkmdxqbmwi

Ordering theories: Typologies and conceptual frameworks for sociotechnical change

Benjamin K Sovacool, David J Hess
2017 Social Studies of Science  
They can also be classified based on their assumptions and goals rooted in functionalism, interpretivism, humanism or conflict.  ...  The article lays out tips for research methodology before concluding with insights about technology itself, analytical processes associated with technology, and the framing and communication of results  ...  Acknowledgements Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of RCUK Energy Program or the DFF  ... 
doi:10.1177/0306312717709363 pmid:28641502 pmcid:PMC5648049 fatcat:nseatrzcf5a3ljk6grvtx3dcxe

The Twilight of Automation

Mario Khreiche
2019 Fast Capitalism  
Frase misses, however, that Doctorow's point goes beyond a mere premonition of a reputation-based capitalism.  ...  One Walkaway character conveys this insight strikingly: Limpopo, a manager at the "Belt and Brace," a bed and breakfast type place in the badlands of an uninviting civilization controlled by a wealthy  ... 
doi:10.32855/fcapital.201902.011 fatcat:dcb7skvnvjddxbjfwkjtf45lrq

INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND DEMOCRACY: AN ANALYSIS OF GRASSROOTS CONTRIBUTIONS

2018 Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics  
An earlier version of this paper appeared originally as a "thinkpiece" for Big Ideas initiative of Friends of the Earth, and as a working paper for the STEPS Centre (Smith & Stirling, 2016) .  ...  We are grateful to them for creating such a convivial environment in which to work. The relevant projects received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Commission.  ...  It disadvantages communities with little access to capital and overlooks more holistic solutions based on different sociotechnical configurations.  ... 
doi:10.22381/jsme6120183 fatcat:plqqzwvusnbchhlan4zz4grzvu

INTEGRATED OPERATIONS: A PROPOSAL FOR OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT TEACHING AND RESEARCH

WILLIAM S. LOVEJOY
2009 Production and operations management  
The philosophical idea behind the sociotechnical literature, that one cannot ignore the social system in process design, remains valid and worthy of more careful study. C.  ...  The basic idea was to keep track of human assets (based on historical investment minus depreciation) much like capital assets.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1937-5956.1998.tb00443.x fatcat:5qb4t7d5fvgexhp6vjnnwsctz4

Information systems for the age of consequences

M. Six Silberman
2015 First Monday  
The first offers a particular understanding of the ecological and social "limits" to economic growth.  ...  This paper discusses what kinds of computer information systems might be of broad social value in the context of the increasingly severe ecological and social consequences of economic growth, and how they  ...  This research has been supported by Bill Tomlinson, Bonnie Nardi, and the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v20i8.6128 fatcat:mveynyi3hjbjtgrr4p37rxyqaa
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