Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522583637
  • ISBN-13: 9781522583639
  • DDC: 005.74
  • 1677 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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With the growth of information technology, many new communication channels and platforms have emerged. This growth has advanced the work of crowdsourcing, allowing individuals and companies in various industries to coordinate efforts on different levels and in different areas. Providing new and unique sources of knowledge outside organizations enables innovation and shapes competitive advantage. This title is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in business operations and management, science, healthcare, education, and politics. Highlighting a range of topics such as crowd computing, macrotasking, and observational crowdsourcing, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for business executives, professionals, policymakers, academicians, and researchers interested in all aspects of crowdsourcing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: The Transformation of Collective Intelligence.
3: Principles in Crowdfunding Benefits and Validation Tools: How to Ensure Campaign Success.
4: On the Configuration of Crowdsourcing Projects.
5: Massive Open Program Evaluation: Crowdsourcing’s Potential to Improve E-Learning Quality.
6: Digital Inclusion, Crowdfunding, and Crowdsourcing in Brazil: A Brief Review.
7: Using Virtual Environments to Transform Collective Intelligence.
8: The Crowdfunding Market, Models, Platforms, and Projects.
9: Toward a Typology of Crowdfunding Motivations.
10: Towards Crowd-Driven Business Processes.
11: Development and Design Methodologies.
12: A Framework for Using Crowdsourcing in Government.
13: Disruption and Deception in Crowdsourcing.
14: Developing an Integration Framework for Crowdsourcing and Internet of Things With Applications for Disaster Response.
15: The Influence of Crowdsourcing Business Model into Artificial Intelligence.
16: Designing Effective Crowdsourcing Systems for the Healthcare Industry.
17: A Business Model Framework for Crowd-Driven IoT Ecosystems.
18: Concepts for the Design of a Manager-Centric Global Decision Support System for Organizations.
19: Crowdfunding as an Open Innovation for Co-Creation.
20: Tools and Technologies.
21: Crowdsourcing as a Tool for Improving Learning in Tertiary Institutions in Developing Countries.
22: Crowdsourcing the Disaster Management Cycle.
23: Improving Accessibility Through VGI and Crowdsourcing.
24: Crowdsourcing New Tools to Start Lean and Succeed in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship in the Crowd Economy.
25: Conducting Survey Research Using MTurk.
26: The Lux Made in Case Study: Building Value on Luxury Digital Districts.
27: Intermediation and Innovation Contests on the Internet: Lessons From the Study of Two Platforms.
28: A Smart City Remembers Its Past: Citizens as Sensors in Survey and Mapping of Historic Places.
29: Crowdsourcing Social Innovation: Towards a Collaborative Social Capitalism.
30: PEER: A Framework for Public Engagement in Emergency Response.