Results are also compared to the interview responses and highlight several themes with respect to complex system design practice. Nuove pratiche di appropriazione e nuove forme di cittadinanza tecnoscientifica. How Chinese People use mobile phones to change politics and democracy, A dissertation submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy, Copenhagen S. The potential value of the principles to computer-integrated manufacturing and through-life support is demonstrated through application to four case studies. It then outlines a number of strategic directions for the formulation of specific measures that will place Japan in the forefront of societal transformation. The theoretical contribution of this work involves the synthesis of Activity Theory and Institutional Theory, into an approach for the generation of meaningful insights. Petersburg, Russia Matthias Finger Swiss Federal Institute Lausanne, Switzerland Nagy Hanna World Bank Advisor Washington D.
Five central principles of activity theory are presented, namely activity system as unit of analysis, multi-voicedness of activity, historicity of activity, contradictions as driving force of change in activity, and expansive cycles as possible form of transformation in activity. Second, we argue that rather than designing for anomalous situations we should design systems, which will function during both anomalous and routine situations. Apart from helping individuals contribute to the workforce for a longer period of time, information and communications technology can also impact a senior's overall quality of life by improving their healthcare, social engagement and inclusion, and emotional and mental health. La sanità come volano dello sviluppo economico. Findings: The paper has three aims. The results of the first study, a protocol analysis involving novice designers engaged in a biomimetic design task, indicate that confirmation bias is present during concept generation and offer additional insights into the influence of confirmation bias in design.
This paper focuses on the experience with mobile technology in an inherently mobile and information-intensive work activity — policing. Global e-governance for both public and private sectors is becoming extremely significant in an innovative and seamless world community. The second, a follow on study, with emergency service managers and interoperability project managers in the United Kingdom and the European Union. Our mixed-method research approach includes extensive qualitative observation and interviews , as well as quantitative spatial mobility data fieldwork at three districts. Cultural-historical activity theory has evolved through three generations of research.
Citizen E-Participation in Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Creativity. We further evaluated the effectiveness of the technologies with social isolation among seniors. Activity Theory, based on the work of Vygotsky and colleagues, has developed into a contemporary social theory for studying work and social activity. Strategie per il coordinamento delle politiche d'acquisto e per l'offerta di servizi sul mercato in una logica a rete: il Caso dell'Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale del Canton Ticino. Allearsi per comprare: politiche di acquisto dei network di aziende sanitarie.
Member of the Program Committee of IsOneWorld Academics and Practitioners' Global Alliance. Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2015. Methods: The paper begins by reviewing current government initiatives in the field of e-health and accessibility that are addressing challenges faced by Japan's rapidly ageing society. Experiential Marketing in Hospitality: an in-depth analysis of the hospital environment. A further contribution is the use of a mixed-methods research strategy.
The empirical contributions of this work include explanations of institutional decoupling effects; and understandings of decoupling as a district level strategy for maintaining legitimacy with external rural constituents and with internal organisational stakeholders. Available online 27 June 2013, In Press, Corrected Proof , The social shaping of educational technologies in Saudi Arabia: An examination of how the social fabric shapes the construction and use of technologies, Technology in Society. E-Governance is regarded as one of the most important subjects in theinformation society. Modelli, strategie e soluzioni innovative per una pubblica amministrazione digitale. Smart Technology for a Smarter Patient: Sketching the Patient 2. In this paper, we discuss the results of this survey and consider the value of social media to the emergency services, not only as a tool to disseminate information but also as an important resource to tap into and review informal communications, something that was previously inaccessible. Methods: The paper begins by reviewing current government initiatives in the field of e-health and accessibility that are addressing challenges faced by Japan's rapidly ageing society.
Who are the subjects of learning? Certificazione informatica per gli operatori sanitari. Third, we argue for focus on harmonisation of policies, procedures and working practices. Information and Communication Technology Evaluation: Role, Methods and Practices in the Public Sector. Research indicates that social isolation and loneliness have a negative effect on health and wellbeing among older people. Le relazioni B2G: il comportamento di acquisto delle amministrazioni pubbliche. By 2013 , The Third Industrial Revolution in Global Business.
The desire to better understand design cognition has led to the application of literature from psychology to design research, e. Comparative Perspectives in Business History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Function structures, design grammars and bills of materials are common examples. Citizen Web Empowerment across Italian Cities: A Benchmarking Approach. Information and communication technologies in health care organizations and in local governments. The particular contexts in which these are studied are ones where decisions are non-trivial and made in high-velocity environments.
Second, to explore the challenges surrounding the use of activity theory in understanding interaction between actors and technology. We extend traditional use of activity theory by adopting congruencies as an analytical lens, in addition to the approach of examining contradictions. Buccoliero L, Bellio E 2014 : The Adoption of 'Silver' e-Health Technologies: First Hints on Technology Acceptance Factors for Elderly in Italy. L'aziendalizzazione della sanità in Italia. Collana di Studi Gigi Ghirotti. Even more importantly, administrators published near-real time information from the general public: Facebook members posted information and questions; local residents asked for and received help and advice; and, travellers driving through the area posted and received up-to-date information on road closures and flooding.
Psychological research on cognitive heuristics and biases offers another relevant body of knowledge for application. The issue of an aging population is not only affecting South Korea, but also most of the developed world and increasingly, developing countries. Innovation in public services and Citizen Relationship Management. Meneguzzo, a cura di 1999. This situation results in a shortage in the workforce with an imbalance between the larger economically inactive population and the smaller economically active population. Senior Professor at the Marketing Department of.