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Dynamic Knowledge Integration in Socio-Technical Networks: An Interpretive Study of Intranet Use for Knowledge Integration

Sharman Lichtenstein, Craig M. Parker, Alexia Hunter
2007 Journal of Information & Knowledge Management  
The paper also provides a framework for dynamic knowledge integration in socio-technical networks, which can help underpin future research in this area. ).  ...  A major challenge facing firms competing in electronic business markets is the dynamic integration of knowledge within and beyond the firm, enabled by internet-based infrastructure and emergent fluid socio-technical  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Seventeenth Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2006) where it won the 2006 ACIS Best Paper #1 (first place) Award  ... 
doi:10.1142/s021964920700172x fatcat:jyyrd2z65vclxcivnic5yxvgia

An empirical comparative evaluation of requirements engineering methods

Sergio España, Nelly Condori-Fernandez, Arturo González, Óscar Pastor
2010 Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society  
This paper is related to the assessment of the quality of functional requirements specifications, using the Method Evaluation Model (MEM) as a theoretical framework.  ...  However, there is a growing concern for empirical validations that assess RE proposals and statements.  ...  An information system (IS) is a socio-technical system that supports organisational communications [46] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13173-010-0003-5 fatcat:dbvgjujw6jagpeoacdhjfxxldi

Analysis of the evaluation process of the research performance: An empirical case

Adela García-Aracil, Antonio Gutiérrez Gracia, Marián Pérez-Marín
2006 Scientometrics  
For that purpose, we use qualitative and quantitative indicators to assess which of them are the most important to determine a research group as excellent one, based on peer review evaluation methodology  ...  The National R&D Plan, adopted in 1988, sets the priorities for action, manages the resources available and integrates the R&D actions of the productive sectors, research institutions and universities.  ...  Managers of research institutions, funding agencies and supra-national governments all face, for different reasons and goals, the same pervasive evaluative question: how can one define, recognize and compare  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-006-0095-z fatcat:57x3kwifkjgsxkcmowkwpqkg24

Analysis of the evaluation process of the research performance: An empirical case

Adela García-Aracil, Antonio Gutiérrez Gracia, Marián Pérez-Marín
2006 Scientometrics  
For that purpose, we use qualitative and quantitative indicators to assess which of them are the most important to determine a research group as excellent one, based on peer review evaluation methodology  ...  The National R&D Plan, adopted in 1988, sets the priorities for action, manages the resources available and integrates the R&D actions of the productive sectors, research institutions and universities.  ...  Managers of research institutions, funding agencies and supra-national governments all face, for different reasons and goals, the same pervasive evaluative question: how can one define, recognize and compare  ... 
doi:10.1556/scient.67.2006.2.5 fatcat:dgckur4gbjghdgioz3thylfnqy

Evaluating the Efficiency of Research in Academic Departments: an Empirical Analysis in an Italian Region

Tommaso Agasisti, Antonio Dal Bianco, Paolo Landoni, Alessandro Sala, Mario Salerno
2011 Higher Education Quarterly  
Evaluating the efficiency of research in academic departments: an empirical analysis in an Italian Region.  ...  Evaluating the efficiency of research in academic departments: an empirical analysis in an Italian Region Introduction and motivation In recent years, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have been increasingly  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-2273.2011.00489.x fatcat:7ryty7fgkbbcdlo46rsgh7ynse

Minding the Design Reality Gap

Daniel Azerikatoa Ayoung, Pamela Abbott
2021 ˜The œInternational journal of information, diversity, & inclusion  
to telecentre evaluations in similar contexts inspired by the DRG model.  ...  This research also contributes to the current ICT literature by enhancing our current knowledge about publicly accessible ICT facilities in an under-investigated setting, and further offers an approach  ...  Analytical Framework Design-Reality Gap (DRG) Framework The focal point of Heeks' (2002) model is to interrogate how any socio-technical system (in this paper equated to an ICT initiative) fits meaningfully  ... 
doi:10.33137/ijidi.v5i3.36213 fatcat:65yuqwkt6zayhkrtn2sno5eqci

Is PPGIS good enough? An empirical evaluation of the quality of PPGIS crowd-sourced spatial data for conservation planning

Greg Brown, Delene Weber, Kelly de Bie
2015 Land Use Policy  
We evaluate two 7 dimensions of spatial data quality, positional accuracy and data completeness using empirical 8 PPGIS data from a statewide study of public lands in Victoria, Australia.  ...  Using an expert-9 derived spatial conservation model for Victoria as a benchmark, we quantify the performance of 10 a crowd-sourced public in their capacity to accurately and comprehensively identify areas  ...  . 81 The integration of PPGIS data with biological data in conservation modeling is an 82 innovative approach to assess the influence of social values and preferences on conservation 83 planning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.11.014 fatcat:jp3ubkmzzjgv5endpvjiu6ucni

An empirical evaluation of key factors contributing to internet abuse in the workplace

Jengchung V. Chen, Charlie C. Chen, Hsiao‐Han Yang
2008 Industrial management & data systems  
Design/methodology/approach -The survey results of 351 responses were analyzed to test the proposed hypotheses and research model using structural equation modeling.  ...  The empirical study validates the important theories of locus of control, self-esteem, use and gratification, control, and containment in workplace surveillance and deviant behavior research.  ...  Many socio-technical factors can contribute to the internet addiction behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02635570810844106 fatcat:33g6m7i2efgapcjunm4v7ua4mm

Relational arenas in a regional Higher Education system: Insights from an empirical analysis

M. Seeber, B. Lepori, T. Agasisti, R. Tijssen, C. Montanari, G. Catalano
2012 Research Evaluation  
We study their structure, determinants, and existing interactions, in order to understand the possible consequences for policy making and management, and to identify synthetic indicators to represent them  ...  The first model includes the size and the distance, the full model also includes a measure of quality based on the national evaluation exercise; finally, the full model is tested on the subset of mobile  ...  We used an integrated approach for the study of the relational arenas combining several measures and analyses of the two spaces and their interactions.  ... 
doi:10.1093/reseval/rvs023 fatcat:modfftb5rzfgrfjgji463hibt4

Evaluation of Information Systems Security Awareness in Higher Education: An Empirical Study of Kuwait University

Adel Ismail Al-Alawi, Sulaiman M.H. Al-Kandari, Refaat Hassan Abdel-Razek
2016 Journal of Innovation and Business Best Practices  
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the levels of knowledge, attitude, and behavior of the end-user regarding Information Systems Security Awareness (ISSA) in higher education, specifically Kuwait  ...  Factors such as knowledge, attitude and behavior affecting human awareness were identified and the Value-Focus-Thinking was used to identify Information Systems Security (ISS) focus-areas.  ...  According to Watson (2007) , IS are compound of socio-technical systems: the social part represents the people; the technical part refers to the different technologies related to IS. Turban et al.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2016.329374 fatcat:enffjypqirbe5dl55f6cnwzt4a

Combining participative and institutional approaches with multicriteria evaluation. An empirical study for water issues in Troina, Sicily

B De Marchi, S.O Funtowicz, S Lo Cascio, G Munda
2000 Ecological Economics  
dimensions; (2) analysis of the structure of power interests and stakeholders (ranging from local to regional social actors) by means of an institutional analysis; (3) field research involving in-depth  ...  The research design and process consisted of the following steps, (1) a multicriteria evaluation used as a learning tool to understand the main structure of the problem at hand and to explore its qualitative  ...  That is, for instance in an environmental management problem, some alternative options can be evaluated according to a set of socio-economic and environmental criteria.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8009(00)00162-2 fatcat:lazhytc27jhqvfvhbetgbxehfy

Oil Exploitation and Agricultural Commodity Export in Nigeria: An Empirical Evaluation of the Extent and Impact of the Dutch Disease

2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Annual time series data sourced mainly from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) statistical bulletins for various years were analyzed using co-integration and vector error correction model in a bid to delineate  ...  Specifically, the study sought to evaluate how the discovery and exportation of crude oil has impacted on the production and export of agricultural output.  ...  Known as the "Spending Effect" and "Resource Movement Effect", this model is used to describe Oil Exploitation and Agricultural Commodity Export in Nigeria: An Empirical Evaluation of the the mechanisms  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-1410109 fatcat:aodaq5uosjb65nzxwkuopt6bya

Evaluating the Budget and Efficiency of the Security, Justice and Governance Cluster in Uganda: An Empirical Analysis

Albert Byamugisha, Benon C. Basheka
2015 Africa's Public Service Delivery & Performance Review  
Evaluating performance of different sectors of government is paramount and provides useful information for effective decision-making.  ...  This article presents empirical findings of the Government Half Annual Performance Report for the security, justice and governance cluster.  ...  The debates on quality of service delivery in Uganda provide a reason for undertaking empirical evaluations.  ... 
doi:10.4102/apsdpr.v3i2.80 fatcat:z7efvuc2qjgbrc4fuly7nz4ley

Evaluation of Agricultural Projects by Parametric Cost Efficiency and Productivity-gap Approaches: An Empirical Study of Flood Control and Drainage Systems in the Southwest Coastal Area of Bangladesh

Md Abdur Rouf
2020 Japanese Journal of Agricultural Economics  
This study, however, empirically evaluates two flood control and drainage (FCD) projects, Silt-dredging and Regulative-drainage Management (SRM) and Tidal River-basin Management (TRM), implemented in the  ...  Cost efficiency, often used in evaluating different projects and programs in agriculture, is sensitive to a number of factors including specifications of the stochastic frontier model that call for its  ...  Inevitably, routine dredging is an integral part of the SRM system unlike the TRM (see CEGIS, 1998; SMEC, 2002) .  ... 
doi:10.18480/jjae.22.0_18 fatcat:pdfrlrbkmzh6zcfbdvooamq6dq

How to evaluate the effects of IMF conditionality

Thomas Stubbs, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Lawrence King
2018 The Review of International Organizations  
., credit, technical support, or aid and investment catalysis).  ...  In this article, we review and advance these methodological debates by developing an identification strategy for addressing the multiple endogenous components of IMF programs.  ...  How to evaluate the effects of IMF conditionality  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11558-018-9332-5 fatcat:dwl3hnok6bfprjh7kd44fg4h4a
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