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The Order in The Structure of Motives of Activity: Quantitative Description.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering & Education (IJCRSEE). 2021, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p369-374. 6p.

Abstract: The purpose of the study is to conduct an empirical verification of the validity of the theoretical assumption that there is an order in the structure of motives of activity, which is determined by the proportionality between the significance of each m...

The Community Structure of the Global Corporate Network.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. Aug2014, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p1-13. 13p.

Abstract: We investigate the community structure of the global ownership network of transnational corporations. We find a pronounced organization in communities that cannot be explained by randomness. Despite the global character of this network, communities ref...

A systems thinking approach for eliciting mental models from visual boundary objects in hydropolitical contexts: a case study from the Pilcomayo River Basin.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Ecology & Society. Jun2019, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p548-568. 21p. 6 Diagrams, 2 Charts.

Abstract: Transboundary collaborations related to international freshwater are critical for ensuring equitable, efficient, and sustainable shared access to our planet's most fundamental resources. Visual artifacts, such as knowledge maps, functioning as boundary...

Identification of systems thinking aspects in ISO 45001:2018 on occupational health & safety management.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Safety Science. Apr2022, Vol. 148, pN.PAG-N.PAG. 1p.

Abstract: • ISO 45001:2018 visibly or implicitly incorporates several systems thinking aspects. • The new standard focuses more on internal matters and systematic management. • It views external agents more as constraints rather than opportunities. • Necessary l...

In Search of Sustainability Knowledge: How Organizations Manage Sustainability Knowledge - A Literature Review.

Publication Type: Conference

Source(s): Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management. 2019, Vol. 1, p648-655. 8p.

Abstract: The United Nations (UN) 2030 agenda for sustainable development outlines seventeen concrete goals that encourage organizations and individuals to actively participate in rendering global societal activities more sustainable (United Nations, 2015). Orga...

The missing link: toward an assessment of innovation capacity in health care organizations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Quality Innovation. 5/31/2018, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1-1. 1p.

Abstract: The health care sector shows a disjunction between the well-understood necessity for change and the capacity to realize it. Conventional management strategies and traditional means of influencing professionals often fail to deliver projected outcomes. ...

The Nonprofit Response to the Migration Crisis: Systems-Theoretic Reflections on the Austrian and Slovak Experiences.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Systemic Practice & Action Research. Dec2017, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p651-661. 11p.

Abstract: The present paper discusses the response of the Austrian and Slovak nonprofits to the recent migration crisis. In both countries, nonprofits delivered crucial problem-solving contributions but faced serious challenges related to scaling up, capacity bu...

Sociological Observations of the Third Sector Through Systems Theory: An Analytical Proposal.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organizations. Dec2014, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1671-1693. 23p.

Abstract: في هذه المقالة، أنا طبقت مساهمات نظرية أنظمة (Luhmannian) لتحليل القطاع الثالث، لقبول، من حيث واقعية، تشخيص المجتمعات الحالية التي تزداد تعقيدا˝ ووصف القطاع الثالث كالهجين. بعد تحديد بعض العناصر والمفاهيم التحليلية الرئيسية، أقترح تطبيقه بطريقتين. الأو...

A Systematic Ecological Model for Adapting Physical Activities: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Examples.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p287-304. 18p. 3 Diagrams, 4 Charts.

Abstract: This article proposes a theory- and practice-based model for adapting physical activities. The ecological frame of reference includes Dynamic and Action System Theory, World Health Organization International Classification of Function and Disability, a...


Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Communication Gazette. Jun/Aug2008, Vol. 70 Issue 3/4, p257-273. 17p.


Abstract: Treating communities as communication systems, this article applies the concept behind the International Communication Association (ICA) Communication Audit for describing communication within organizations, mapping out the turf and providing a sample ...