Mobilized

Author: SC Moatti
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626567417
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Mobile has now become such an integral part of how we live that, for many people, losing a cell phone is like losing a limb. Everybody knows mobile is the future, and every business wants in, but what are the elements of mobile success? SC Moatti, a Silicon Valley veteran who was an executive with Facebook, Trulia, and Nokia, gives businesses and professionals simple ways to thrive in this modern day “gold rush.” More than a book on technology, this is a book about human nature and what matters most to us. Moatti shows that because mobile products have become extensions of ourselves, we expect from them what we wish for ourselves: an attractive body, a meaningful life, and a growing repertoire of skills. She has created an all-encompassing formula that makes it easy for any business to develop a strategy for creating winning mobile products. Her Body Rule dictates that mobile products must appeal to our sense of beauty—but beauty in a mobile world is both similar to and different from what it means offline. The Spirit Rule says mobile products must help us address our deepest personal needs. And the Mind Rule explains that businesses that want to succeed in mobile need to continually analyze the user experience so they can improve every iteration of their products. Moatti includes case studies from mobile pioneers such as Facebook, Uber, Tinder, WhatsApp, and more. The market is full of how-to books for programming apps, but no works examine what is required for success in the mobile era. Until now.

The Wiley Handbook Of Psychology Technology And Society

Author: Larry D. Rosen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118772008
Size: 55.21 MB
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Edited by three of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of technology, this new handbook provides a thoughtful and evidence-driven examination of contemporary technology's impact on society and human behavior. Includes contributions from an international array of experts in the field Features comprehensive coverage of hot button issues in the psychology of technology, such as social networking, Internet addiction and dependency, Internet credibility, multitasking, impression management, and audience reactions to media Reaches beyond the more established study of psychology and the Internet, to include varied analysis of a range of technologies, including video games, smart phones, tablet computing, etc. Provides analysis of the latest research on generational differences, Internet literacy, cyberbullying, sexting, Internet and cell phone dependency, and online risky behavior

Connected For Health

Author: Louise L. Liang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470639377
Size: 75.94 MB
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Kaiser Permanente has implemented the largest nongovernmental electronic health record in the world, serving more than 8.6 million Kaiser Permanente members. Called KP HealthConnect, its impact on patient care outcomes, efficiency, safety, and patient engagement and satisfaction already is of intense interest throughout the health care industry. In this volume, Louise L. Liang, MD, who led the massive KP HealthConnect implementation, collects lessons learned from the organization's successful deployment strategy and highlights ways in which the new technological tools are changing and improving - the health care provided to patients and the operations and culture of the organization. Advance praise for Connected for Health "Health care transformation requires leadership and innovation. Connected for Health clearly shows there is no shortage of either at Kaiser Permanente. This is a must read for policy makers and practitioners as the lessons are of critical value if we are to achieve quality, affordable care for Americans." —H. Stephen Lieber, president and CEO, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society "Connected for Health shares what Kaiser Permanente has learned so far in tapping the vast potential of electronic health records to improve care and expand the frontiers of medical research. It is a journey that should be of great interest to policy leaders in the United States and around the world." —Karen Davis, president, The Commonwealth Fund "This book is destined to become an important part of the critical dialogue on what reforming our health care system really means." —James J. Mongan, MD, Professor of Health Care Policy and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School "Connected for Health shows how KP HealthConnect is facilitating great team-based care, getting quality right every time, getting patients activated, and freeing caregivers to connect as true healers with their patients." —Margaret E. O'Kane, president, National Committee for Quality Assurance "Effective implementation and use of health information technology is critical to improving the quality, safety, and affordability of health care. This book provides a great opportunity for others to learn from Kaiser Permanente's pioneering efforts." —Janet M. Corrigan, president and CEO, National Quality Forum

Southern Innovator Magazine Issue 4 Cities And Urbanization

Author: David South, Editor and Writer
Publisher: DSConsulting
ISBN: 0992021707
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Launched in May 2011, the new global magazine Southern Innovator is about the people across the global South shaping our new world, eradicating poverty and working towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They are the innovators. Issue 1 covered the theme of mobile phones and information technology. Issue 2 covered the theme of youth and entrepreneurship. Issue 3 covered the theme of agribusiness and food security. Issue 4 covers the theme of cities and urbanization.

Author: Guy Debord
Publisher: Metaichmio Publications
ISBN: 6180309639
Size: 53.36 MB
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Στην Κοινωνία του θεάματος- που κυκλοφόρησε το 1947-, ο Guy Debord εκθέτει συνεκτικά τους τρόπους λειτουργίας της σύγχρονης κοινωνίας όπως διαμορφώνεται από τα τέλη της δεκαετίας του 1920 και γιγαντώνεται, παροξυσμικά και παρανοϊκά, έως τις μέρες μας. Μισό αιώνα μετά την πρώτη του έκδοση, αυτό το μοναδικό βιβλίο παραμένει δυναμικά επίκαιρο. Γράφει ο Debord: «Το θέαμα δεν μπορεί να εννοηθεί ως κατάχρηση ενός κόσμους της όρασης, ως το προιόν των τεχνικών μαζικής διάχυσης εικόνων. Είναι μάλλον μια Weltanschauung [κοσμοθεώρηση] που έγινε πραγματική, που εκφράστηκε υλικά. Είναι μια θεώρηση του κόσμου που έγινε αντικειμενική». Όσον αφορά τον ίδιο τον συγγραφέα, ακολούθησε στη ζωή και έως τον εκούσιο θάνατό του έναν και μοναδικό κανόνα. Τον συνοψίζει στον πρόλογο της Τρίτης γαλλικής έκδοσης του ανά χείρας έργου: «Οφείλει κανείς να διαβάσει αυτό το βιβλίο έχοντας κατά νου ότι γράφτηκε με την πρόθεση να βλάψει την κοινωνία του θεάματος. Δεν είπα ποτέ τίποτα το εξωφρενικό».

Teachable Moments Of Leadership

Author: Adriano Pianesi
Publisher: ParticipAction Consulting Inc.
ISBN: 069279445X
Size: 44.60 MB
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Teachable Moments of Leadership is a unique collection of resources for the beginner and experienced leadership educator alike to practice and master teaching leadership experientially using Case-in-Point. Case-in-Point is an intensively experiential methodology for teaching leadership and an integral part of the theory of Adaptive Leadership™ developed over the past 15 years by Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, and their colleagues at the Harvard Kennedy School. According to the Adaptive Leadership framework, leadership is the practice of “mobilising people to tackle tough issues, adapt and thrive.”With case-in-point, the facilitator use situations and events present in the classroom to illustrate real-world concepts. In front of our eyes, the group dynamics of the class provide powerful material for reflection in real time, helping participants in a day class, leadership retreat, or university course to develop their ability to innovate and adapt to changing circumstances in their organisations. Teachable Moments of Leadership contains all of the obvious and not-so-obvious best practices to use Case-in-Point for both the novice and the more experienced educator. Think of this guide as your key to get started in injecting a more experiential way of teaching in your classes with any skill-set. The e-book is filled with video resources, job aids, checklists, and other reference materials like practitioners articles, ready-to-use Case-in-Point learning activities, tips and guidelines for bringing Case-in-Point online and more.