Organizational Communication and Sustainable Development: ICTs for Mobility, 1st Edition

  • Anette Hallin
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668230
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668239
  • DDC: 658.45
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 314 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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"Organizational Communication and Sustainable Development: ICTs for Mobility" explores how mobility meets sustainability in contemporary organizational communication. A compendium of chapters written by leading international experts, this defining body of research sheds light on the advantages as well as disadvantages of the use of ICTs for social, economical, and environmental sustainability.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Sustainable Development.
2: ICTs for Business Enterprise Mobility: Mobile Communications, Mobility and the Creation of Sustainable Value.
3: ICT Instruments as Possible Support for the Equal Distribution of Population.
4: Green Urban Planning and Design for Smarter Communities.
5: ECORadar-Shakti: An Interactive Knowledge Base Contributing to the Greening of an Indian Megacity.
6: Communicating Sustainability.
7: Philanthropy, CSR and Sustainability.
8: Tools for Corporate Assessment of Sustainable Development.
9: Communicating Environmental Information on a Company and Inter-Organizational Level.
10: Sustainable Communication.
11: Communicating in Multicultural Firms: Boundary Creation, Fragmentation and the Social Use of ICT.
12: Communication in Global Development Projects: Objectives, Mechanisms and Interpretations.
13: The Relation Between ICT and Environmental Management Practice in a Construction Company.
14: The Need for Accounting in Dialects: Making the Special Competitive Culture in Family-Run Companies Sustainable.
15: Workplace Location and ICTs Substituting Travel.
16: Critical Perspectives.
17: Communication, Information and Sustainability: A Geographical Perspective on Regional Communication Policies.
18: African Families Faced with NICT: Stakes and Effect on Inter-Individual and Intergenerational Relation.
19: Gender and Technology: Mind the Gap!.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.