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Direct Verbal Communication as a Catalyst of Agile Knowledge Sharing

G. Melnik, F. Maurer
Agile Development Conference  
This paper discusses the role of conversation and social interactions as the key element of effective knowledge sharing in an agile process.  ...  Drawing on the knowledge-as-relationship perspective of knowledge sharing we theorize that verbal face-to-face interaction facilitates achieving higher velocity by software development teams.  ...  Current research was partially supported by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Alberta Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCore).  ... 
doi:10.1109/adevc.2004.12 dblp:conf/agiledc/MelnikM04 fatcat:ncqqmcqbfbcanhi6sw5o763gve

Promoting SMEs effectiveness through innovative communication strategies and business-IT alignment

Patrick Ajibade, Stephen M. Mutula
2020 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
(= .33), and the SME's knowledge sharing experiences through organization learning (= –.07).  ...  These findings showed a lack of communication effectiveness due to the inability to align ICT capabilities with the SME's communications strategies.  ...  Effective internal communication allows SMEs to share value by using open and direct communication strategies (Morsi, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.21511/ppm.18(3).2020.20 fatcat:wgjj4pmodrhmjevbt4b22ao3cm

Using FLOW to Improve Communication of Requirements in Globally Distributed Software Projects

Kai Stapel, Eric Knauss, Kurt Schneider
2009 2009 Collaboration and Intercultural Issues on Requirements: Communication, Understanding and Softskills  
Applying information theory and information flow concepts as provided by FLOW to process improvement can help to overcome challenges associated with communication of requirements in global software projects  ...  Effective communication of requirements is essential in all software projects.  ...  Many thanks to the developers and researchers of project Minotaurus from VTT, Finland, the Petrozavodsk State University, Russia, and the Free University of Bolzano, Italy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/circus.2009.6 fatcat:qgn6kmsfwfcdbdezmqtcboo4gm

Defining Leadership in Smart Working Contexts: A Concept Synthesis

Michela Iannotta, Chiara Meret, Giorgia Marchetti
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
The interpretative synthesis results in an overarching conceptualization of "leading in smart working contexts" that depicts leadership as a naturally emerging phenomenon that combines agile logics and  ...  While encouraging in-depth discussion about the facilitative and performative function of leadership in smart working contexts, this study contributes to advancing knowledge on what "being a smart leader  ...  characteristics that are found in what has been defined as the "catalyst level of agility" (Joiner and Josephs, 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.556933 pmid:33041921 pmcid:PMC7525207 fatcat:6dw5x5uerfgktec7bnqxtuljoq

Complementarity in a Digital Global Production Network: A Case Study

2019 International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research  
This case study looks at the impact of aspects of diversity on entrepreneurial collaboration within a multi-national enterprise.  ...  A single case study is used to discuss aspects of culture that allow for complementarity within a global organization striving to succeed in a competitive market.  ...  Furthermore, a lack of equilibrium may result in increased agility as the energy needed to make a change may be less.  ... 
doi:10.20431/2349-0349.0701001 fatcat:b52pemjabrfqvi2lbso4yj45ua

Constructing Healthy Experiences through Human-Animal Interactions for Autistic Children and Their Families: Implications for Research and Education [chapter]

Alina S. Rusu
2017 Autism - Paradigms, Recent Research and Clinical Applications  
A significant body of research in the field of animal assistance in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) therapy indicates that positive human-animal interactions (HAIs), such as playing with therapy dogs or  ...  Our studies point toward the valorization of companion animals in the process of development and optimizing the interpersonal communication abilities of ASD children in a positive and engaging manner for  ...  A special thank goes to the personnel of Transylvania Autism Association for facilitating the access to the ASD children and their families, as well as to the teams (handlers and dogs) of Pet Joy Dog Training  ... 
doi:10.5772/65395 fatcat:s3pcwlv5ubafvkmssbffqkycfi

Art and Design Pedagogy for Tomorrow's Lifelong Learners

Siu Kay Pun
2014 Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal  
shared! and! multiple! perspectives! were! valued! and! encouraged.! ! Every! student! in! the! classroom! was! encouraged! and!motivated!to!contribute!as!a!member!of!a!learning!community!in!  ...  self<directed! lifelong! learners,! knowledge! inquirers!and!creators.!!As!far!back!as!in!1916,!Dewey's!Democracy!and!Education!called!for!a! curriculum! centred! on! lifelong! learning! with! the!  ... 
doi:10.14738/assrj.18.704 fatcat:g4ejmmylgndr5pyrg7gzuiq2ly

Dogs motivate obese children for physical activity: key elements of a motivational theory of animal-assisted interventions

Rainer Wohlfarth, Bettina Mutschler, Andrea Beetz, Friederike Kreuser, Ulrike Korsten-Reck
2013 Frontiers in Psychology  
Task performance as a declarative measure was increased by the presence of the dog in comparison to a human confederate, but self-report measures of motivation, satisfaction or wellbeing did not differ  ...  Little attention has been given to motivation as a potential mode of action with regards to human-animal interactions. First we give an overview of evidence that animals might promote motivation.  ...  A dog expresses emotion non-verbally and communicates mainly with body language and therefore the cues sent by the dogs are in a pre-existing experiential format and can therefore serve as a motivational  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00796 pmid:24194726 pmcid:PMC3810595 fatcat:wsoc4dxbcjdntjaioa5yly2dcq

Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: A New Approach in Graduate School

Mary Ann Hollingsworth
2018 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
as well as application of major life developmental theories.  ...  The other study was on self -utilizing a Pecha Kucha format with inclusion on slides of personal photos and clip art that represented student development in these areas.  ...  Learning Enhancement Desirable outcomes of a learning process are for a student to want and seek knowledge as well as for a student to present evidence of mastery of knowledge from course content.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2018.01.016 fatcat:bepoq4xcyfdtlkz7kypr6dp6vm

Learning Entrepreneurship through Virtual Multicultural Teamwork

2019 Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology  
Recommendations for Researchers : At the theoretical level, this research advances the body of knowledge of entrepreneurial multicultural teamwork in a virtual environment.  ...  The major teamwork challenges that were found included conflicts concerning free-riding, as well as communication challenges, due to virtual, language and cultural communication competencies.  ...  Participants also referred to a positive influence of different verbal interaction styles, as stimulated the sharing of knowledge during teamwork process.  ... 
doi:10.28945/4332 fatcat:pxziws6pwvgmhbgudozymenpeu

Iterative co-creation for improved hand hygiene and aseptic techniques in the operating room: experiences from the safe hands study

Annette Erichsen Andersson, Maria Frödin, Lisen Dellenborg, Lars Wallin, Jesper Hök, Brigid M. Gillespie, Ewa Wikström
2018 BMC Health Services Research  
and learning as the result of a participatory and meaning-making process.  ...  This study aimed to evaluate the process of implementing a theory-driven knowledge translation program for improved use of hand hygiene and aseptic techniques in the operating room.  ...  The funding bodies had no roles in the design of the study, data collection, analysis, interpretation of data, or writing the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2783-1 pmid:29301519 pmcid:PMC5753493 fatcat:zdh3ko72pfbmxjooxdxqdyzedy


Randy Garrison
2019 Online Learning  
This paper uses the community of inquiry model to describe the principles of collaboration.  ...  The principles describe social and cognitive presence issues associated with the three functions of teaching presence—design, facilitation and direction.  ...  A sense of community takes time and direction to form; however, when it does form, it is a powerful learning catalyst and support.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v10i1.1768 fatcat:zfdmrihvdrd2vh42udc53vhxri


2018 Issues in Information Systems  
The paper examines and provides a literature review of social media technology and the impact on brand awareness and customer engagement.  ...  Correspondingly, the majority of current research surrounding social media in business exists to educate companies about how to effectively communicate with consumers and promote their products and services  ...  More knowledge sharing and faster insight generation would be realized by having a searchable and structured communication portal.  ... 
doi:10.48009/4_iis_2018_16-25 fatcat:rp2d65kr7fhi7jxybpqu4xodby

The parent?infant dyad and the construction of the subjective self

Peter Fonagy, George Gergely, Mary Target
2007 Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines  
The construction of the sense of a subjective self is then an aspect of acquiring knowledge about the world through the caregiver's pedagogical communicative displays which in this context focuses on the  ...  It is suggested that the infant focuses on the attachment figure as a source of reliable information about the world.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge the creative and constructive contribution of Dr Elizabeth Allison and the exceptionally helpful comments of an anonymous reviewer and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2007.01727.x pmid:17355400 fatcat:d5wrvdipu5cxhd7xxrchgh3kd4

Cognition Matters: Enduring Questions in Cognitive IS Research

Michael Davern, Teresa Shaft, Dov Te'eni
2012 Journal of the AIS  
cognition in IS extends beyond the individual to consider cognition distributed across teams, communities and systems, and a future involving the study of rich and dynamic social and organizational contexts  ...  Extrapolating from our historical analysis and looking at the operation of these cognitive qualities in concert, we envisage a bright future for cognitive research in IS: a future in which the study of  ...  The types of knowledge shared (know-why, know-how, and know-what) differed depending upon the role (user and help-desk personnel) and the direction of the knowledge sharing.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00290 fatcat:iehivyktmvbmno6zeytk3qwk3i
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