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Re-analysis of meta-analysis: support for the stress-gradient hypothesis

CHRISTOPHER J. LORTIE, RAGAN M. CALLAWAY
2006 Journal of Ecology  
However, more rigorous data selection criteria, changing gradient lengths between studies and covariance in response effects did not support their original conclusions.  ...  1 Using meta-analysis, Maestre et al . (2005, Journal of Ecology , 93 , 748-757) recently rejected the predictions of the stress-gradient hypothesis for arid and semi-arid environments in entirety.  ...  Our re-analyses explored the following questions: (i) is a hypothesis for a particular system generally testable post hoc via meta-analysis, (ii) was the original meta-analysis robust or sensitive to selective  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2005.01066.x fatcat:ddjdfbnhivhthprqs22iuhecju

Investigating the Moderators of the Group Support Systems Use with Meta-Analysis

Alan R. Dennis, Barbara H. Wixom
2002 Journal of Management Information Systems  
KEY WORDS AND PHRASES: group support systems, groupware, meta-analysis.  ...  Investigating the Moderators of the Group Support Systems Use with Meta-Analysis ALAN R. DENNIS AND BARBARA H. WIXOM ALAN R. DENNIS holds the John T.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2002.11045696 fatcat:ikjwsbq2mvhcthlk6klekddnvq

A Meta-Theory for Understanding Information Systems Within Sociotechnical Systems

Robert P. Bostrom, Saurabh Gupta, Dominic Thomas
2009 Journal of Management Information Systems  
, digital collaboration, technology-supported learning, and the effective design of organizations via integrating human and technological components. a  ...  the effective integration of people and technology.  ...  [24] performed a meta-data analysis of the data collected in group decision support systems (GDSS) studies.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222260102 fatcat:ro2czxo5ajc4bbafrfqowm4ah4

Scaffolding Stakeholder-Centric Enterprise Model Articulation [chapter]

Stefan Oppl, Stijn Hoppenbrouwers
2016 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Scaffolding is an educational concept that allows to embed learning support mechanisms in operative modeling processes.  ...  This requires that stakeholders are able to understand and actively perform conceptual modeling for representing their views on enterprise structure and behavior.  ...  Models are considered to act as boundary objects [11] that enable people to articulate and align their understanding of their work systems [12] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48393-1_10 fatcat:nzvkypfrrveobphepx3y77i2nq

The Critical Success Factors Of The ERP System Project: A Meta-Analysis Methodology

Abdesamad Zouine, Pierre Fenies
2014 Journal of Applied Business Research  
Eleven CSFs are identified in our meta-analysis and classified according to their significant importance based on the correlation coefficients finding in 32 articles focus only on the ERP system.  ...  This study uses a meta-analysis methodology to highlight the principal factors leading to ERP success, and it evaluates the weight of CSFs in the process of implementing the ERP project.  ...  However, in our meta-analysis we will use both conventional technique using Excel as a support for computing the effect size, and CMA software (Comprehensive Meta-Analysis software) to analyze our data  ... 
doi:10.19030/jabr.v30i5.8796 fatcat:q4dkqks73fb2vlxdjpjhdturku

How to critically read ecological meta-analyses

Christopher J. Lortie, Gavin Stewart, Hannah Rothstein, Joseph Lau
2013 Research Synthesis Methods  
Sensitivity analyses of observational versus manipulative experiments when aggregated in the same ecological meta-analysis are also frequent and appropriate.  ...  The most important issues in critically assessing a meta-analysis initially include transparency, replicability, and clear statement of purpose by the authors.  ...  Acknowledgements This review was funded by a National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis working group grant. PrePrints Readings ecological meta-analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jrsm.1109 pmid:26099480 fatcat:t3nitddyh5afdhuoyzgxooeyre

Quantifying the inverted U: A meta-analysis of prefrontal dopamine, D1-receptors, and working memory [article]

Matthew A. Weber, Mackenzie M. Conlon, Hannah R. Stutt, Linder Wendt, Patrick Ten Eyck, Nandakumar S. Narayanan
2021 bioRxiv   pre-print
Here, we conducted a meta-analysis of published manipulations of prefrontal dopamine and the effects on working memory, a high-level executive function in humans, primates, and rodents that involves maintaining  ...  Dopamine has a powerful effect on prefrontal circuits via the D1-type dopamine receptor (D1DR).  ...  Acknowledgements and Author Note: MAW and NSN designed the meta-analysis. MAW and MMC independently screened abstracts for appropriateness.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.12.22.473899 fatcat:twgxnugrz5ajjfabvjksg7zpti

Motor performance and back pain in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Matias Noll, Niels Wedderkopp, Carolina Rodrigues Mendonça, Per Kjaer
2020 Systematic Reviews  
cardiorespiratory fitness, and back pain.  ...  Background The relationship between motor performance and back pain in children and adolescents remains unclear.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics (University of Southern Denmark) and the Instituto Federal Goiano for support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-020-01468-6 pmid:32928303 fatcat:pgndkvqj2jaxpd5jnyz6f7kp3m

Optimising human resource system strength in nurturing affective commitment: Do all meta‐features matter?

Anna Bos‐Nehles, Edel Conway, Grace Fox
2020 Human Resource Management Journal  
This study aims to examine three propositions of how human resource (HR) system strength meta-featuresdistinctiveness, consistency and consensus-operate together to better understand how they relate to  ...  and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.  ...  We also want to thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments and Dora Scholarios for her support and guidance throughout the review process. ORCID  ... 
doi:10.1111/1748-8583.12320 fatcat:pkggff7sifdr5fjd3x4yz36unq

Text2PreventCVD: protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of text message-based interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases

Clara K Chow, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Andrew Farmer, Kirsty Bobrow, Ralph Maddision, Robyn Whittaker, Leila Pfaeffli Dale, Andreas Lechner, Louis Niessen, Scott A Lear, Zubin J Eapen, Karla Santo (+3 others)
2016 BMJ Open  
However, the extent to which their effects might vary in different participants and settings is uncertain.  ...  Text message interventions have been shown to be effective in prevention and management of several non-communicable disease risk factors.  ...  The secretariat will prepare grant applications as appropriate for support and submit in the name of the group as a whole, including members of the group as co-applicants.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012723 pmid:27798018 pmcid:PMC5073594 fatcat:h7kpma23dfb6bp337dfuuqawia

Technology-Mediated Learning: A Comprehensive Theoretical Model

Saurabh Gupta, Robert Bostrom
2009 Journal of the AIS  
Poole and DeSanctis (2003) identify seven requirements and a process for applying AST effectively: identification of structures, relationship among structures, description of the social system, appropriation  ...  Increasing organizational investment in technology for training and learning underscores how important it is for researchers to understand and investigate technology-mediated learning (TML).  ...  Considerable support for the proposition exists in AST literature, particularly the group support systems literature.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00207 fatcat:uc553zmjo5bxthr6whdennvqa4

Reliability of questionnaire The International Fitness Scale: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Débora de Almeida Pereira, Jânio Luiz Correia, Nelson Carvas, Ricardo de Freitas-Dias
2020 Einstein (São Paulo)  
Objective To perform a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to investigate the reliability of The International Fitness Scale questionnaire for assessing overall physical fitness and related  ...  Results A total of seven articles were included in the analysis.  ...  ❚ CONCLUSION Documentary corpus in this meta-analysis revealed high heterogeneity among studies, in spite of almost perfect agreement in 30% of items and appropriate item test-retest scores in most  ... 
doi:10.31744/einstein_journal/2020rw5232 pmid:32725055 fatcat:ihvfbnceizavvjtie44fwzi3j4

Individual Appropriation of Learning Management Systems—Antecedents and Consequences

Andreas Janson, Matthias Söllner, Jan Marco Leimeister
2017 AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction  
The results show that the perceived IT support, interactivity, and the tasktechnology fit significantly affect the degree to which learners faithfully apply a LMS.  ...  To ensure learning success in innovative teaching/learning scenarios, learners need to faithfully apply learning management systems (LMS).  ...  Johnson for his guidance and advice during the reviewing process.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1thci.00094 fatcat:4xuhf4ljebezxidb3be52zapgm

Qualitative Meta-synthesis Techniques for Analysis of Public Opinions for in-depth Study [chapter]

Xijin Tang
2009 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
In this paper, two technologies, denoted as CorMap and iView, for qualitative meta-synthesis which aims to acquire and extract assumptions, hypothesis or even just common grounds for further investigation  ...  The design and statistic processing of the questionnaires always require a lot of manpower.  ...  Computerized tools, such as group support systems (GSS), creativity support systems (CSS) etc. may support qualitative meta-synthesis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02469-6_111 fatcat:qftuz4cka5efxbpw5xqdaxq2aa

Computer technology-based interventions in HIV prevention: state of the evidence and future directions for research

Seth M. Noar
2011 AIDS Care  
such programs in clinical and community settings can be achieved.  ...  Further research is greatly needed to advance an understanding of not only how and under what circumstances CBIs can be efficacious, but also how the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of  ...  A total of k = 20 studies met criteria and were included in the meta-analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540121.2010.516349 pmid:21287420 pmcid:PMC4516027 fatcat:idr5i5mz7rcxdfzbufaaxpbcce
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