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Exploring "Company Personas" for Informing Design for Sustainability Implementation in Companies

Faheem Ali, Raphaëlle Stewart, Casper Boks, Niki Bey
2019 Sustainability  
The interview analysis produced 14 dimensions, including both hitherto identified factual needs of companies and soft-side elements required to create a company persona, thereby informing practitioners  ...  to explore the potential of defining "company personas" to better define the context of the company.  ...  They categorized the persona technique into seven major kinds based on the detail of description, the intended purpose, and what kind of data are sourced to create a persona.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11020463 fatcat:bmitmacdebgljgb4kjhfkod2sm

Spectacles of intimacy? Mapping the moral landscape of teenage social media

Liam Berriman, Rachel Thomson
2014 Journal of Youth Studies  
The paper draws on data from a methodological innovation project using multi-media and mixed methods to capture lived temporalities for children and young people.  ...  Drawing on interdisciplinary conceptual resources from both the humanities and social sciences we use spectacles of intimacy (Chase and Levenson 2000) to conceptualise breaches of privacy, mapping an emergent  ...  This domain reveals the impossibility of non-participationthat one does not have to create an online persona, it is something that can be created by others.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13676261.2014.992323 fatcat:kuhpamkmzzavtdwvfqsvl3h4d4

Emotional Branding of China's State-Owned Enterprises on Sina Weibo

Ying Hua
2021 Journal of Critical Studies in language and literature  
In order to provide the interpersonal, rhetoric and semiotic insights for studying corporate emotional branding discourse on social media, this study attempts to target China's state-owned enterprises  ...  which represent the pillars of national economy with Chinese characteristics and shed light on the discourse realizations of their emotional branding strategies from the textual and interpersonal perspectives  ...  It per se aims to appeal to more resonance from audience by personifying and highlighting the role of Sinopec.  ... 
doi:10.46809/jcsll.v2i4.76 fatcat:67xmidvpzvevha7iqhhqkaifoq

Do Instagram Profiles Accurately Portray Personality? An Investigation Into Idealized Online Self-Presentation

Elspbeth Harris, Aurore C. Bardey
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
Instagram users are consistently exposed to the presentation of idealized selves.  ...  Qualitative findings (Study 2) revealed four major themes: (1) Selfies as a personality predictor; (2) Faces as a personality predictor; (3) Layout as personality predictor, (4) Misuse of social networks  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank all the participants who took part in the current study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00871 pmid:31068863 pmcid:PMC6491845 fatcat:bwo5xphvevcmnifqj2wnnp5l6q

Beyond the Extended Self: Loved Objects and Consumers' Identity Narratives

Aaron C. Ahuvia
2005 Journal of Consumer Research  
In the face of social forces pushing toward identity fragmentation, interviews reveal three different strategies, labeled "demarcating," "compromising," and "synthesizing" solutions, for creating a coherent  ...  Findings are compared to Belk's "Possessions and the Extended Self."  ...  This can give rise to the idea that the core self is prior to, and ontologically distinct from, the extended self.  ... 
doi:10.1086/429607 fatcat:luh33kcugzcpfnehofm4gsw42m

A Stylistic Reading of Selected Poems from Niyi Osundare's A City without People

Omolade Bamigboye
2019 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
Ten poems are purposively selected from the anthology titled 'A City without People: Katrina Poems', published in 2011.  ...  The data, explored through the aforementioned theory, project the personal and communal feeling of loss, destruction and alienation in a way that unites the different (pieces of) poems as a whole unit  ...  The reader is able to project this scenario and share in the bewilderment of the persona.  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.0909.03 fatcat:me7dnwoicrfkza3oe37hy4tlnm

Vuya uhodhe! Unpacking the Form and Content of Informal Traders' Advertisements: A Submission from the Railway Siding Market Expedition in Masvingo

Mika Nyoni, Tsitsi Nyoni
2013 Greener Journal of Social Sciences  
From the analysis of the linguistic data gathered one can witness a plethora of linguistic processes at play including borrowing, extension, narrowing, coinage, anti-language, among many.  ...  The researchers did this in order to study the chosen phenomenon in situ observing the spirited advertising or the verbal gymnastics in the duel to bring bread and butter on the table.  ...  is particularly effective as it not only personifies the dollar but also gives it 'rulership'.  ... 
doi:10.15580/gjss.2013.5.011613382 fatcat:mu67irkgezat3mr6xjlwdl5icm

"When will it be over?" U.S. children's questions and parents' responses about the COVID-19 pandemic

David Menendez, Rebecca E Klapper, Michelle Z Golden, Ava R Mandel, Katrina A Nicholas, Maria H Schapfel, Olivia O Silsby, Kailee A Sowers, Dillanie Sumanthiran, Victoria E Welch, Karl S Rosengren
2021 PLoS ONE  
In the context of a global pandemic, families have faced a multitude of challenges, including changes to their routines, that they need to convey to their children.  ...  Parents of younger children tended to shield them from information about COVID-19 (p = .038), while parents with more knowledge were more likely to provide explanations (p < .001).  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Dr. Melissa Sturge-Apple, Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf, Dr. Martha Alibali, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0256692 pmid:34437619 pmcid:PMC8389399 fatcat:hsukbqc4h5fi3a4etzm7kvuqly

Scientists as Midwives to Cluster Emergence: An Institutional Work Framework

Tiina Ritvala, Birgit Kleymann
2012 Industry and Innovation  
The question of how embedded actors can create institutions that support cluster emergence remains unsolved in the cluster and national innovation systems literature.  ...  The results of the study highlight the opportunities that scientists have to act as midwives to cluster formation, but they also show that well-functioning clusters need a broader support base.  ...  Key channels of influence included discursive acts and "face-giving" by the project team in the local and national media.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13662716.2012.718875 fatcat:vyzlqsn75bd2baa56wjfbw6cpy

Affective mythology and 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor: monomyth, mysticism, and mixed martial arts

Darren Kelsey
2018 Martial Arts Studies  
The myth of the law of attraction only becomes a fallacy when it transforms from metaphor to literalism.  ...  There are archetypal traits of the hero and the trickster in McGregor's journey, persona, legacy, and the semiosis that surrounds him through the myth of the fighting Irish, all of which I consider as  ...  Within the persona and narrative that McGregor constructed, he has personified success and greatness for his believers whilst refusing to give any ground to his critics after defeat.  ... 
doi:10.18573/mas.47 fatcat:44rztugjyndmpljdpzv42ysrcu

Metaphor and Grammar in the Poetic Representation of Nature
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Andrew Goatly
2017 Russian Journal of Linguistics  
The poetic texts discussed are taken from Wordsworth's The Prelude, Edward Thomas' Collected Poems and Alice Oswald's Woods etc.  ...  represent the human-nature relationship in ways which are more in keeping with modern science, and more helpful from an ecological viewpoint.  ...  It is quite common to personify natural landscapes.  ... 
doi:10.22363/2312-9182-2017-21-1-48-72 fatcat:gnkc2thgsrbcxnaalrzztjsv74

International fashion trade shows as knowledge creation platforms for microenterprises

Heidi Cheng, Elina Koivisto, Pekka Mattila
2014 Journal of Global Fashion Marketing  
to the trade shows.  ...  Semi-structured interviews were conducted to gain understanding of the trade show experience from the viewpoint of exhibitors and visitors as well as the knowledge creation and sharing processes related  ...  . […] there were big brands that paid big rents. So giving us a twenty square meter entertainment booth, where people come to drink Jallu, it was nothing for their business.  ... 
doi:10.1080/20932685.2013.878107 fatcat:joqq6ycntrejvk4cvy4rdxsgp4

How should my chatbot interact? A survey on human-chatbot interaction design [article]

Ana Paula Chaves, Marco Aurelio Gerosa
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We analyzed 56 papers from various domains to understand how social characteristics can benefit human-chatbot interactions and identify the challenges and strategies to designing them.  ...  Our results provide relevant opportunities to both researchers and designers to advance human-chatbot interactions.  ...  According to , context can be inferred from explicit user input, or assumed based on data from previous interactions.  ... 
arXiv:1904.02743v2 fatcat:rtncxu6mxjdbnermu6zerb4roq

Interact with me on my terms: a four segment Facebook engagement framework for marketers

Monica Alexandra Hodis, Rajendran Sriramachandramurthy, Hemant C. Sashittal
2015 Journal of Marketing Management  
However, there exists little guidance for marketers when it comes to actionable consumer engagement strategies for this social media platform.  ...  Correspondingly, a four-segment marketing strategy framework is proposed to guide content creation and engage consumers in thriving Facebook brand communities.  ...  from the data (Harwood & Garry, 2010; Strauss & Corbin, 1990) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/0267257x.2015.1012535 fatcat:mobe7ggegbfvvkzkemm5ntbzle

Robust Action Strategies in a Connected, but Unequal World: Revisiting American Pragmatism for Social Justice-Focused Research in Information Systems

Matt Levy, US Department of Defense, Arto Lanamäki, Rudy Hirschheim, University of Oulu, Louisiana State University
2020 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
We contend robust action provides a suitable frame to conduct pragmatist research in IS and can be useful in researching the multi-faceted terrain of social justice.  ...  The robust action frame has its roots in pragmatism, and, moreover, given the history of American pragmatism as rooted in social justice, robust action can provide a suitable frame to confront broad-scale  ...  The research team considered the private forum important for conversations to continue with people who had already established face-to-face dialog.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.04706 fatcat:jxxdxh26ifew3ac2zcdk6vbspu
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