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Mobile Computer Usability : An Organizational Personality Perspective

By: Wiredu, Gamel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Progress in IS: Publisher: Berlin/Heidelberg : Springer, 2013Description: 1 online resource (221 p.).ISBN: 9783642410741.Subject(s): Application software -- Development | Human-computer interaction | Mobile computing | User-centered system design | Web site developmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mobile Computer Usability : An Organizational Personality PerspectiveDDC classification: 005.26 | 005.74 LOC classification: QA76.59 .W57 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Figures""; ""Tables""; ""1 Introduction""; ""1.1�Usability of ICTs: Relevance and General Perspectives""; ""1.1.1 Social Construction and Technology Determinism""; ""1.2�Key Themes""; ""1.2.1 The Unity of Technology Applications""; ""1.2.2 The Continuity of Use Contexts""; ""1.3�The Significance of Unity and Continuity""; ""1.4�Theoretical Assumptions""; ""1.4.1 An Historical Conception of Human Beings""; ""1.4.2 An Historical Conception of ICTs""; ""1.5�Structure and Content""; ""2 Mobility and Mobile ICTs""
""2.1�Functional Perspective: Mobility of Humans and Objects""""2.2�Interactional Perspective: Spatial, Temporal and Context Mobility""; ""2.2.1 Spatial Mobility""; ""2.2.2 Temporal Mobility""; ""2.2.3 Contextual Mobility""; ""2.3�Mobile Services""; ""2.4�Historicity of Human Mobility""; ""2.4.1 Biological Inducements""; ""2.4.2 Socio-Cultural Inducements""; ""2.5�Historicity of Mobile ICTs""; ""2.5.1 Technological Inducements""; ""2.5.2 Socio-Economic Inducements""; ""2.6�Chapter Summary""; ""3 The Historicity of Human Activity and Perception""
""3.1�Background to Cultural Historical Activity Theory""""3.2�Activity Structure""; ""3.3�Activity System""; ""3.4�Principles of Activity""; ""3.4.1 Object-Orientation""; ""3.4.2 Externalisation and Internalisation""; ""3.4.3 Consciousness""; ""3.4.4 Contradictions""; ""3.4.5 Mediation and Prosthesis""; ""3.5�The Historical Epistemology of Perception""; ""3.6�Chapter Summary""; ""4 The Co-evolution of Organization, Technology and Personality""; ""4.1�On Personality""; ""4.2�Modern Organization, Activity and Personality""; ""4.2.1 Embodied Labour and Collocated Organization""
""4.2.2 Collocated Activity and Contradictions""""4.2.3 Modern Personality""; ""4.3�Trends in ICT Innovation""; ""4.3.1 Technological Trends""; ""4.3.2 Socio-Technical Offshoots""; ""4.4�Postmodern Organization, Activity and Personality""; ""4.4.1 Disembodied Human Capital and Distributed Organization""; ""4.4.2 Distributed Activity and Meta-Contradictions""; ""4.4.3 Uncertainties and Autonomy of Adaptation""; ""4.4.4 Postmodern or Organizational Personality""; ""4.5�Chapter Summary""; ""5 Mobile Learning and Computing in the British NHS""; ""5.1�Background""
""5.2�Project Outline""""5.2.1 Pedagogical Framework""; ""5.2.2 Implementation""; ""5.3�Information Management""; ""5.3.1 Architecture of Mobile Computing Support""; ""5.3.2 Mobile Computing: Integration of PDAs""; ""5.3.3 Data Capture""; ""5.4�Implementation and Use""; ""5.4.1 Stage One""; ""5.4.2 Stage Two""; ""5.4.3 Stage Three""; ""5.4.4 Learning Outcomes""; ""5.5�Summary""; ""5.5.1 Problematic Learning Conditions""; ""5.5.2 Marginalisation of Technology""; ""6 Mobile Foreign Exchange Trading and Computing in a Bahrain Bank""; ""6.1�The Kingdom of Bahrain""
""6.1.1 Bahrain as the Middle-East Financial Centre""
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""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Figures""; ""Tables""; ""1 Introduction""; ""1.1�Usability of ICTs: Relevance and General Perspectives""; ""1.1.1 Social Construction and Technology Determinism""; ""1.2�Key Themes""; ""1.2.1 The Unity of Technology Applications""; ""1.2.2 The Continuity of Use Contexts""; ""1.3�The Significance of Unity and Continuity""; ""1.4�Theoretical Assumptions""; ""1.4.1 An Historical Conception of Human Beings""; ""1.4.2 An Historical Conception of ICTs""; ""1.5�Structure and Content""; ""2 Mobility and Mobile ICTs""

""2.1�Functional Perspective: Mobility of Humans and Objects""""2.2�Interactional Perspective: Spatial, Temporal and Context Mobility""; ""2.2.1 Spatial Mobility""; ""2.2.2 Temporal Mobility""; ""2.2.3 Contextual Mobility""; ""2.3�Mobile Services""; ""2.4�Historicity of Human Mobility""; ""2.4.1 Biological Inducements""; ""2.4.2 Socio-Cultural Inducements""; ""2.5�Historicity of Mobile ICTs""; ""2.5.1 Technological Inducements""; ""2.5.2 Socio-Economic Inducements""; ""2.6�Chapter Summary""; ""3 The Historicity of Human Activity and Perception""

""3.1�Background to Cultural Historical Activity Theory""""3.2�Activity Structure""; ""3.3�Activity System""; ""3.4�Principles of Activity""; ""3.4.1 Object-Orientation""; ""3.4.2 Externalisation and Internalisation""; ""3.4.3 Consciousness""; ""3.4.4 Contradictions""; ""3.4.5 Mediation and Prosthesis""; ""3.5�The Historical Epistemology of Perception""; ""3.6�Chapter Summary""; ""4 The Co-evolution of Organization, Technology and Personality""; ""4.1�On Personality""; ""4.2�Modern Organization, Activity and Personality""; ""4.2.1 Embodied Labour and Collocated Organization""

""4.2.2 Collocated Activity and Contradictions""""4.2.3 Modern Personality""; ""4.3�Trends in ICT Innovation""; ""4.3.1 Technological Trends""; ""4.3.2 Socio-Technical Offshoots""; ""4.4�Postmodern Organization, Activity and Personality""; ""4.4.1 Disembodied Human Capital and Distributed Organization""; ""4.4.2 Distributed Activity and Meta-Contradictions""; ""4.4.3 Uncertainties and Autonomy of Adaptation""; ""4.4.4 Postmodern or Organizational Personality""; ""4.5�Chapter Summary""; ""5 Mobile Learning and Computing in the British NHS""; ""5.1�Background""

""5.2�Project Outline""""5.2.1 Pedagogical Framework""; ""5.2.2 Implementation""; ""5.3�Information Management""; ""5.3.1 Architecture of Mobile Computing Support""; ""5.3.2 Mobile Computing: Integration of PDAs""; ""5.3.3 Data Capture""; ""5.4�Implementation and Use""; ""5.4.1 Stage One""; ""5.4.2 Stage Two""; ""5.4.3 Stage Three""; ""5.4.4 Learning Outcomes""; ""5.5�Summary""; ""5.5.1 Problematic Learning Conditions""; ""5.5.2 Marginalisation of Technology""; ""6 Mobile Foreign Exchange Trading and Computing in a Bahrain Bank""; ""6.1�The Kingdom of Bahrain""

""6.1.1 Bahrain as the Middle-East Financial Centre""

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Gamel Wiredu is a Senior Lecturer and Dean of the School of Technology, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana.

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