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Rethinking Media Synchronicity Theory: Examining the Cooperative Assumption

Jaime Windeler, Andrew Harrison
2018 Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
This motivates our examination of the cooperative assumption in Media Synchronicity Theory (MST)-a leading IS theory of communication performance.  ...  Review of Media Synchronicity Theory MST aims to predict communication and task performance given the capabilities of a communication medium.  ...  To explore the implications of non-cooperation for computer-mediated task performance, we ground our study in Media Synchronicity Theory (MST) [4] .  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2018.092 fatcat:xabbpre23bdzlf2nw4yfkt4e6u


2021 History and Theory  
This introduction sets the stage for the following contributions by outlining the current state of research on the two fundamental categories that this forum brings together: the event and time.  ...  In a brief survey, we discuss the ways in which the temporality of events has been theorized across disciplines.  ...  It is a truism that events are the stuff of history. Yet on closer examination, things are not that simple.  ... 
doi:10.1111/hith.12193 fatcat:wlh4k2n7kncj7klvhirhfk4uzy

A Promise Theory Perspective on Data Networks [article]

Paul Borril, Mark Burgess, Todd Craw, Mike Dvorkin
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we adopt the perspective of the Promise Theory to examine the current and future states of networking technologies.  ...  The need for scalable network control and automation shifts the focus from hardware driven products with ad hoc control to Software Defined Networks. This process is now well underway.  ...  (synchronous impositions of the form Node X Node).  ... 
arXiv:1405.2627v1 fatcat:63chwkvvifa4botbrqzaupj3ma

Careflow: Theory and Practice [chapter]

John Fox, Robert Dunlop
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To explore some of the requirements for a clinical workflow technology we will review and critique the PROforma process modelling language and the Arezzo® and Tallis toolsets which use it.  ...  The adoption of clinical workflow technology will greatly benefit from the availability of appropriate languages for declaratively representing processes of care.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank the anonymous reviewers for their many helpful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-78238-4_32 fatcat:h7cfytvcsvgfznyyc7caea555e

15Digital Humanities

Anthony Mandal
2016 The Year s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory  
The 'synchronicity' of new media and lack of (somatic) social cues online can both enhance the 'sense of placelessness' and make distant communicants feel closer than ever before (p. 8).  ...  Pavlik's 'Understanding the Popularity of Social Media: Flow Theory, Optimal Experience, and Public Media Engagement' leverages flow theory as 'a compelling theoretical foundation for understanding why  ... 
doi:10.1093/ywcct/mbw015 fatcat:escu2atnqngh7nj7thet5zfzvm

Towards a Theory of Spontaneous Legal Standardization

Bryan Druzin
2016 Journal of International Dispute Settlement  
Building upon the concept of network effects, this article posits a theory as to how legal standardization may occur in a decentralized, spontaneous fashion.  ...  used to flesh out a general theory of spontaneous legal standardization.  ...  model, the lex maritima is well suited to examine the theory.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jnlids/idw023 fatcat:t4a2qhfbinh5lkdf35djzzpcti


2003 Academy of Management Proceedings  
We develop an ecological theory of the strategic positioning of all firms in an organizational population across its evolution.  ...  Analyses of the transition rate between market segments of firms in the U.S. auto industry between 1895 and 1981 confirm the predictions of the theory and suggest that organizational movement is a fundamental  ...  This paper empirically analyses the assumptions underlying the theory from an inductive perspective.  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2003.13792399 fatcat:s4q4klu4qvfrxi5overmrvruwa

The making of the global gambling industry: An application and extension of field theory

Jeffrey J. Sallaz
2006 Theory and society  
First, Bourdieu's field theory best describes the interests and strategies of industry "players" as they attempted to shape policy.  ...  During the closing years of the twentieth century, casinos were legalized across the United States and globe: from 1989 to 2000 the number of US states permitting casinos increased from 2 to 38, the number  ...  Acknowledgments For helpful comments and suggestions the author wishes to thank Michael Burawoy, Gil Eyal, Neil Fligstein, and the Theory and Society Editors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11186-006-9002-0 fatcat:d4igq7rzfna2nndss6tlgacs5m

The Narrative Facilitation of Recovery. The Application of Narrative Theories in a Group Therapy for Patients with Schizophrenia

Lilla Farmasi, Attila Kiss, István Szendi
2018 Diegesis: Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung  
In a cooperation between the Department of English and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Szeged we have also carried out a pilot study.  ...  The application of narrative theories in non-literary disciplines has become a popular practice in the last decades.  ...  of restructuring and rethinking them.  ... 
doaj:e2fdcd9cb0e246f28c8c746505b09b51 fatcat:biqty6p4xndfvmmgllyvxvqpdu

Creativity and Culture in Copyright Theory [chapter]

Julie E. Cohen
2017 Copyright Law  
Ginsburg &: Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss eds., 2006); cj. Alfred C. Yen, Copyright Opinions and Aesthetic Theory, 71 S.  ...  But the underlying assumption (on both sides) that any consequentialist theory must be grounded in economics is false.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315095400-17 fatcat:hu4zorilpbfj7e77dyqiu3zds4

Native Americans on film: conversations, teaching, and theory

2013 ChoiceReviews  
Native Americans on Film began as a conversation about the need for a collection of essays that provided the Native American and American Indian studies' approach to film.  ...  At that time we were getting very close to the fiftieth anniversary of World War II.  ...  The archival footage of all the screens is slowed and synchronized so that the women dance to the incorporated music.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.50-6077 fatcat:lg5iadkjuzcorduysy4xvtgezq

Embodiment [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory  
Acknowledgements This research arises from the project A Service-Dominant Logic for Education Over the last decade, a new, and significant, paradigm of/for business has emergeda Service-Dominant Logic  ...  At its most foundational level, it argues that individuals do not buy, exchange, or even produce goods; rather, service (through the performance of deeds, processes, and performances for others) is the  ...  It does this by examining the epistemological assumptions that lie behind the kind of methodologies required to justify such theories or those epistemologies that query, on epistemological grounds, the  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-287-588-4_100335 fatcat:jmp7imwrbbak5iwwkd4rak5gra


Leonid Grinin, Andrey Korotayev, Ilya Ilyin
2018 Figshare  
This is the second issue of the new series titled Globalistics and Globalization Studies.  ...  anthology consists of three parts presenting a wide range of views on the meaning of thecontemporary epoch, the past and the future of some important global processes as well as the problemsand successes  ...  Acknowledgements The editors would like to express the deep gratitude to Elena Emanova and Kseniya Ukhova for their invaluable assistance in the process of preparation of this anthology.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.6865409 fatcat:wbr325sombhqla7czsgy4fvhvm

The Science Underground

Patricia Kaishian, Hasmik Djoulakian
2020 Catalyst Feminism Theory Technoscience  
This article explores the science of mycology through a queer theory framework with the intention of situating the state of the field in a historical and social context.  ...  Because our ultimate quest as scientists is the pursuit of "truth," as best as can determine, we suggest that Science as a culture would do well to meaningfully reconcile with the inescapable and oftentimes  ...  The experience of marginalization lends a critical vantage point and potential for subversive examination.  ... 
doi:10.28968/cftt.v6i2.33523 fatcat:7vytqzpgvfcwjmxp6okjvcv35y

Stakeholder Theory. A European Perspective20075Maria Bonnafous‐Boucher and Yvon Pesqueux (eds). Stakeholder Theory. A European Perspective. London: Palgrave Macmillan 2005. p. 350

Hervé Mesure
2007 Society and Business Review  
the assumptions made.  ...  , the administration and the media.  ...  ' Gospel of Luke, 6, 38 WEB World English Bible Notes 1 'Measure' and 'meter' are issued from the same indo-european root. 2 The theories of positive  ... 
doi:10.1108/sbr.2007. fatcat:rhu4dncx5nhexcoswv3q5vs4gy
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