eBook Digital Culture and E-Tourism: Technologies, Applications and Management Approaches, 1st Edition

  • John P. Girard
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  • ISBN-10: 1615208682
  • ISBN-13: 9781615208685
  • DDC: 910.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 358 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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For the past two decades, executives have struggled to develop effective ways of sharing what their organizations know. Organizational leaders are now seeking ways to share knowledge with both internal and external stakeholders driven by concerns such as downsizing, the impending retirement of baby boomers, terrorism, and a host of other organizational challenges.SOCIAL KNOWLEDGE: USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW aims to provide relevant theoretical frameworks, latest empirical research findings, and practitioners’ best practices in the area. The book is multidisciplinary in nature and considers a wide range of topics, each of which is related to social knowledge. It is written for professionals who want to improve their understanding of the strategic role of social knowledge in business, government, or non-profit sectors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Social Network Sites (SNS) and Digital Culture: Developing the Online Strategy of the Panama Viejo Museum.
2: Museum or Mausoleum? Electronic Shock Therapy.
3: Service Design: New Methods for Innovating Digital User Experiences for Leisure.
4: Geospatio-Temporal Semantic Web for Cultural Heritage.
5: A Study on Development Strategies of Tourism Cultural and Creative Industry.
6: The Web of Data and the Tourism Industry.
7: Internet in Marketing Strategy in Greek Tourism Industry.
8: Supporting and Promoting Tourism Network Systems through ICT Applications.
9: New Approaches for Managing Tourism Complexity: Implications and Insights.
10: Creating Digital Heritage Content: Bridging Communities and Mediating Perspectives.
11: The Role of Architecture on the Tourism Industry: The Problem of (Mis)Use of Building Technology and Language of Heritage.
12: Advanced Technologies and Tourism Behaviour: The Case of Pervasive Environments.
13: A Study on Tourist Management in China Based on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology.
14: Virtual Tourism: Functions, Profit Modes and Practices in China.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.