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Showing papers in "Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2015"


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigated the factors that influence SMEs in developing countries in adopting e-commerce and found that perceived benefits, technology readiness, owners innovativeness, owners' IT ability and owners's IT experience were the determinant factors that influenced Indonesian SMEs.

369 citations


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TL;DR: With proper integration of gamification in the field of e-learning into higher education, a positive impact on the learning process can be achieved, such as higher satisfaction, motivation and greater engagement of students.

228 citations


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TL;DR: This paper found that an increase in the project funding goal is correlated with a lower probability and extent of success, that project duration increases the chances of success and that chances of successful projects are positively related to the dollar amount contributed per day.

220 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigated the strength of the relationship between e-learning and students' motivation among students participating in the research, and confirmed that e-Learning is an element which affects students’ motivation.

215 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a literature review on MOOCs characteristics, timeline of its development and a blend of practical issues with the experiences of well-known MOOC providers are presented.

203 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a conceptual and hypothetical paper is presented aiming to address and discuss the future of robots, mechatronics and artificial intelligence in different perspectives, which can explain the degree of these impacts: Should we continue to make provisions for severance pay of the company's staff or should we calculate reserve for depreciation / amortization of robots in the company, which side of the balance sheet will be managed by human resources managers or shall we still name human resources?

194 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance was analyzed in the National Centre of Public Administration and Local Government during the training process, where a questioner with 7-Likert scale is distributed to 246 personnel (nurses).

190 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a strategy for using social media as a marketing tool for small business based on the Attention, Interest, Desire, and Action (AIDA) model is proposed.

187 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors investigate the relationship among destination image and perceived value and empirically test the constructs that are likely to influence tourist satisfaction, which in turn affect tourist loyalty in an island tourism destination - Mauritius.

172 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigate the impact of leadership styles on job satisfaction and to see if perceived organizational politics has a mediating role or not, and find that transformational leadership has a positive impact on the job satisfaction while transactional leadership has negative impact on it.

162 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors define the tourism destinations and characterizes the social media and communications in tourism, and summarize the main characteristics of social media with implication to destination communication strategy and deal with changes in visitors' behavior affecting the destination marketing.

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TL;DR: In this article, the potential value of Instagram for promoting tourism site in Indonesia and describing how Instagram creating brand destination through photography side, using photo elicitation interview (PEI) to evaluate the potential of Instagram.

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TL;DR: In this article, a small survey was conducted on 28 vocational college students enrolled in the Building Construction course and three sets of research instruments were developed in order to produce empirical evidence of validity and reliability using the Rasch Model.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present the results obtained from the experience of the flipped classroom implementation in the language classroom and show that the use of the described technology in the learning process enhances students' motivation and improves their academic performance.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a mobile learning tool Explorez was created for first-year University French students in order to bridge the gap between gaming and education through quest-based learning and augmented reality.

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TL;DR: Based on the results of the pilot test, it is concluded that students were satisfied with HuMAR in terms of its usability and features; which in turn could have a positive impact in their learning process.

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TL;DR: In this article, a survey of 991 middle and senior managers of 331 middle and large scale firms operating in manufacturing industry in Turkey, in 2014, was conducted to investigate the mediating role of innovation performance and differentiation strategy on the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors define and analyze the key factors for enhancing SME competitiveness and outline the direction of their sustainable development in the new economic reality in the country of Bulgaria.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors investigated the effects of the bank's profitability performance of electronic-based banking services on the ROA and ROE performance of 23 developed and developing countries' electronic banking services through 2005 to 2013, by dynamic panel data methods.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors discuss the resiliency of the rural communities in Malaysia with the help of the sustainability planning in rural tourism and suggest that a sustainable tourism development in rural area will contribute to an improved resiliencies within the local community.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a poster presentation discusses what blended learning is, its pros and cons, and finally provides some hands on experience and classroom activities to help instructors integrate blended learning in higher education.

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TL;DR: The concept of sustainability defined for the first time by Brudland Report which is published in 1989 by United Nations of the World Commission on Environment and Development has been placed in the center of several studies and practices as discussed by the authors.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present the sources of SME firm financing, conceptualize its financing challenges, source causes, with objectives to exploit the innovative ways to improve financing provision via crowdsourcing of financing and necessity to provide a regulatory environment that will support it for the growth and advancement of SMEs prospectively.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors provide an approach how to address and estimate sharing economy business models sustainability, which aims to determine key sustainability perspectives by using Circles of Sustainability.

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TL;DR: Investigation of the effectiveness of using GeoGebra software on Mathematics learning among 62 students in Malaysia shows that students have positive perception towards learning and have better learning achievement using the software.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors identify students' perception regarding e-learning, identification of elearning practices employed by students in different contexts, and identification of E-learning practices used in HE.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors explored the effects of innovation types on the firm performance and found that product innovation, process innovation and organizational innovation have positive impacts on financial performance, customer performance, internal business processes performance and learning and growth performance.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors evaluated the impact of human and structural adjustment on the competitive advantage of innovation management by putting out the importance of the human and the structural adjustment of the organization.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a study was conducted to ascertain the learning styles of students in mode of synchronous and asynchronous e-learning and to compare the learning style of e-learners with their academic performance.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors highlight the importance of place-based approach and principles in the era of urban regeneration and its implication on the continuity of place meaning and identity in the Asian context.