This forward-looking Research Handbook makes an insightful contribution to the emerging field of studies on communication of, by and with AI. Bringing together state-of-the-art research from over 50 leading international scholars across various fields, it provides a comprehensive overview of the complex intersections between AI and communication.
Identifying the origins and evolution of innovation and project management, this unique Handbook explains why and how the two fields have grown and developed as separate disciplines, highlighting how and why they are now converging. It explores the theoretical and practical connections between the management of innovations and projects, examining the close relationship between the disciplines.
Offering invaluable insights into technologically-driven change in Africa, this incisive book envisions myriad positive economic changes brought about by new technologies and innovations. Rooted in original research from contributors who have worked and taught in Africa, it encapsulates developments and breakthroughs throughout the continent.
This cutting-edge Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of research on the governance of projects. Spanning sectors, project types, and organizational hierarchies, it delves into diverse theoretical and practical approaches to the governance of projects, identifying valuable new phenomena for future study.
Cognizant of the complexity and uncertainty that characterizes our post-pandemic
world, this book highlights how learning and development needs to be wired into the
culture of a business. Karen E. Watkins and Victoria J. Marsick extend the vision of
learning and development to embrace a full range of learning interventions,
considering what it means to change the culture of an organization into a
This vital new Handbook clarifies how qualitative research can be undertaken in the discipline of Information Systems (IS), observing how IS can be taught and its recent developments. Through succinctly bringing together influential research, it extensively surveys contemporary trends in qualitative IS studies.
Understanding Society and Knowledge proposes that knowledge rather than nature,
violence, or power provides the basis of and the driving force behind human action
in modern society. It demonstrates how the legally enforced restricted use of
knowledge enables the transformation of the knowledge society into knowledge
This book examines when, where, how, and why artificial intelligence and digital transformation can boost innovation and transform the economy, society and democracy. It is developed based on the Cyber-D4 nexus, which is a conceptual framework of Cyber-Defense, Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy, and Cyber-Diplomacy. This nexus ties new national and industrial cyber strategies, including business strategies for smart cities and the Internet of Things, with the local, national, regional, and global security and economic objectives.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this timely Handbook builds upon research and practice to discuss and assess what is currently known about virtual work and its evolution, given the increasing numbers of those working virtually.
This book offers insights into how the Theory of Change framework can be effectively employed in a wide range of social interventions. Presenting its potential to support strategy and strategic thinking, this book offers an entry point to understanding how Theory of Change can be applied beyond the typical domain of aid projects.