Business and Society just recently published its new special issue titled "The Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data, and the Internet: New Roles and Responsibilities for Business." This Issue features a collection of articles that explore how new technologies and innovations have changed the social responsibilities of businesses. What does the digital age hold for corporate social responsibility? … Continue reading Business and Society Special Issues on Digital Technology and Business Responsibilities
In recent years, technology and the Internet have simultaneously expanded and reinvented the way we communicate. The change in how we communicate has been pervasive, impacting all communications in the personal and professional sphere. Advances in technology has led multimedia content to become a new frontier for organizational communications, bringing with it new potential for organizational storytellers … Continue reading Sparking Dialogue: Organizational Communication through Digital Storytelling
The World Wide Web celebrated its 25th birthday this year, leaving us to reminisce about what life was like before it. But just how much has it changed how we travel? Journal of Travel Research recently published an article bu authors Zheng Xiang of Virgina Tech, Dan Wang of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Joseph T. O'Leary of Colorado State … Continue reading How the Internet Has Changed Our Travel Habits
Need a good book to help you get through the post-holiday doldrums? Finn Brunton: Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013. 296 pp. $27.95, hardcover. ISBN 13: 978-0262018876. Read the review by Mikolaj Jan Piskorski of Harvard Business School, published in the December issue of Administrative Science Quarterly: [The] constant co-evolutionary battle between … Continue reading Looking for a Good Read? Book Review: Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet
With traditional and new media channels abound, finding the right one for your organization can be a challenge. Social Marketing Quarterly's new article "Changing Channels: A Theory-Based Guide to Selecting Traditional, New, and Social Media in Strategic Social Marketing" evaluates online video sharing (e.g., YouTube), online social networking (e.g., Facebook, Google), microblogs (e.g., Twitter), weblogs, … Continue reading Facebook, Twitter, Blog? How To Get Your Message Out
Dan Wang, Temple University, Sangwon Park, University of Surrey, and Daniel R. Fesenmaier, Temple University, published "The Role of Smartphones in Mediating the Touristic Experience" on December 23rd, 2011 in the Journal of Travel Research. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: Mobile phones have evolved to be smart computers (smartphones) supporting a wide … Continue reading What Impact Have Smartphones Had on the Tourist Experience?
Luigi Proserpio, Bocconi University, published "The Internet is Not Necessarily the Scholar's Friend" on September 26th, 2011 in the Journal of Management Inquiry's OnlineFirst collection. More OnlineFirst articles can be found here. The abstract: The Internet is almost invariably viewed as a positive for academia because it can so dramatically accelerate the location and dissemination of … Continue reading JMI: The Internet is Not Necessarily the Scholar’s Friend