diffusion of a learning intensive technology into organisations

the case of personal computing by Jukka HeikkilaМ€

Publisher: Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration in [Helsinki]

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Edition Notes

StatementJukka Heikkilä.
SeriesActa Universitatis Oeconomicae Helsingiensis., 104
LC ClassificationsHD9705.F52 H45 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL916429M
ISBN 109517028709
LC Control Number95213006

III. Diffusion of Innovation with an Organization. Diffusion is the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system. Diffusion research began in the s as a by-product of the Smith-Lever Act of The Smith-Lever Act of established the. Desktop publishing rose in popularity during the late s, allowing whole documents—books, journals, reports, etc.—to be created on computers. The printing industry had to develop compatible technology to accommodate the changes in document creation. In response to desktop publishing, digital printing appeared in with the invention of computer-to-plate technology. study we examine factors affecting the diffusion of the Web into the teaching preparation and delivery activities of teachers in Australian schools. We provide a framework for school principals to consider when formulating strategic plans for the diffusion of Web technology throughout the teaching and learning context. Now in its fifth edition, Diffusion of Innovations is a classic work on the spread of new ideas. In this renowned book, Everett M. Rogers, professor and chair of the Department of Communication&Journalism at the University of New Mexico, explains how new ideas spread via communication channels over time.

Diffusion of Innovation (DOI) is a theory popularized by American communication theorist and sociologist, Everett Rogers, in that aims to explain how, why, and the rate at which a product, service, or process spreads through a population or social system Buyer Types Buyer types is a set of categories that describe spending habits of consumers. Organizational factors and technology-intensive industry: the U S and Japan R ich ard F lo rid a a n d M artin K enney High technology in du stry in the U S an d Japan can be thought o f as distin ct organizational m o d els. H ere the authors examine the historical. On the one hand, within Canada's publicly financed system of health care, government incentives have hastened a broad diffusion of telemedicine.1 On the other hand, within the mixed-market system of the U.S., government incentives such as grants and contracts have led to the limited diffusion of telemedicine programs to a relatively restricted. Social, Behavioral, and Organizational Aspects of Information Systems 1This research area is developed under the banner of knowledge management Alavi and Leidner () for an overview. — Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Information Systems exploration and exploitation processes on organizational efficiency and adaptability.

Institutions attempting to establish faculty development can benefit from work done forty years ago by Everett Rogers on the Diffusion of Innovations. Incorporating Rogers's theory and related research, Woodell and Garofoli propose a professional development framework . 1. Biol Cybern. Oct;79(4) Diffusion-based learning theory for organizing visuo-motor coordination. Luo Z(1), Ito M. Author information: (1)Bio-Mimetic Control Research Center, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Nagoya, Japan. [email protected] A diffusion-based learning theory is presented and applied to organize the visuomotor coordination of an eye-hand. Attewell P. Technology diffusion and organizational learning: The case of business computing. Organization Science. ;3(1). This article explains how communication campaigns can play an important role in spread by raising awareness about the extent of . Existing studies of technology adoption are not well suited to answer this question. On the one hand, macroeconomic models of technology adoption (e.g. Parente and Prescott, , and Basu and Weil, ) use an abstract concept of technology that is hard to .

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Thus the diffusion of technology is reconceptualized in terms of organizational learning, skill development, and knowledge by:   Purchase Diffusion, Transfer and Implementation of Information Technology, Volume 45 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Langer provides a comprehensive analysis of how information technology continues to dramatically change organizational life.

His theories and applications of the Cited by: 9. Focusing on the critical role IT plays in organizational development, the book shows how to employ action learning to improve the competitiveness of an organization. Defining the current IT problem from an operational and strategic perspective, it presents a collection of case studies that illustrate key learning : Arthur M.

Langer. Organizations that persistently ignore new technologies risk a slide into uncompetitiveness, include intensive regimes of learning- by-doing on P. This study investigates the diffusion of technology within a homogenous corporate cultural context according to age diffusion of a learning intensive technology into organisations book educational level to determine how these.

This chapter introduces the seminal literature addressing technological diffusion, innovative product diversification, and the organizational strategies and constraints that firms face when introducing and adopting new technologies and innovative management strategies.

organization will be open to additional innovations). The breakdown of sources that contributed to the final report is shown in Figure 1.

Because formal search. One diffusion process concerns the spread of new technology across countries (the extensive margin), the other concerns the spread within countries (the intensive margin).

Introduction. The adoption of a new technology, which can result in innovation, is justified by the goal of “changing the organization's status quo in search of improvements” translated in offering a product or service satisfactory to the customer (Dias,p. 52).Seeking improvements in order to remain competitive in the market, organizations today have found in the reorganization of.

Abstract This paper reviews and assesses the emerging research literature on information technology and organizational learning. After discussing issues of meaning and measurement, we identify and assess two main streams of research: studies that apply organizational learning concepts to the process of implementing and using information technology in organizations; and studies concerned.

Learning by populations of organizations. - Cheltenham [u.a.]: Elgar, ISBN -p. Diffusion of a Learning Intensive Technology Into Organisations: The case of PC-technology, Doctoral Thesis, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration A, pages.

Google Scholar Katz M.L., and Shapiro C., (). management of organizations and the people in those organizations. In addition, firm strategy depends a great deal on technological innovation, as evolutionary patterns of development, the presence or absence of standards, and the strength of intellectual property all affect what are effective strategic decisions for managers.

The Diffusion of a Learning Intensive Technology Into Organizations: The Case of Personal Computing: Ph.D. Thesis, A, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Google Scholar.

technology diffusion in education have often focused on the first three phases of the innovation decision process. This is also because the status of computers in education is, to a great extent, still precarious.

In cases where technology has been very recently introduced into the educational system, as is the case of most developing countries. the diffusion of extended and virtual enterprise models in technology intensive contexts.

The three essays are strongly interrelated. In the first essay I reviewed the literature on these two models in a systematic way considering contributes published on ISI certificated journals. The review.

Diffusion of E-Learning Practice in an Educational Institution: Organizational Learning Attributes and Capabilities: /ch Successful knowledge transfer or diffusion of e-learning practice goes beyond precursor incentives and anticipated rewards for the individual lecturer.

The diffusion strategy for distributed learning from streaming data employs local stochastic gradient updates along with exchange of iterates over neighborhoods.

became aware of the potential of the technology and gained information and skills, the workshops provided a comfortable and non-threatening environment and staff had the time to plan implementation into their courses.

The programme also incenti-vised staff to attend the workshops through the provision of cash, software and books on technology use. organization as a learning system and focus on three key characteristics of a learning organization.

They are the learning process, the learning orientation, and the facilitating factors within the organization.

Organizations provide both formal and informal processes and structures for acquisition, sharing and use of knowledge and skills. Diffusion of Technologies and Social Behavior cost incentives or profitability of adopting a particular process innovation, their organizational capacity for learning and technological competencies, and their external linkages to resources for learning about new technological developments.

The research and development in Europe of new educational technologies and methodologies is in continuous progress. We are not, however, seeing at the same time an equally wide diffusion of these technologies and methodologies in organizational contexts (Blain, ).

In short, there is a quite marked difference between the speed with which research proposes new technologies and. technology-based learning. Students take the technology as the carrier, use the reality of living world as main contents to discover problems, generate questions, and ultimately solve the problems.

Guided by the Anchored Instruction Theory, a famous example of. As knowledge barriers are lowered, diffusion speeds up, and one observes a transition from an early pattern in which the new technology is typically obtained as a service to a later pattern of in-house provision of the technology.

Thus the diffusion of technology is reconceptualized in terms of organizational learning. The microeconomic underpinnings of growth come from technology adoption of firms, both at the extensive and the intensive margin.

We use a data set of 15 technologies and countries to estimate the intensive and extensive margin of adoption using the structural equations derived from our model.

From Diffusion to Explosion: Accelerating Blended Learning at the University of Western Australia. / Oakley, Grace. Blended Learning for Quality Higher Education: Selected Case Studies on Implementation from Asia-Pacific.

/ Cher Ping Lim; Libing Wang. Unesco, p. Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paper › Chapter. technology: perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use (Davis, ). THEORETICAL BASIS of IT DIFFUSION E.

Rogers, a pioneer in classic diffusion theory, known for his book, Diffusion of Innovation, published indefines diffusion as a process in which an idea or innovation is communicated via a social network.

Adoption or. Diffusion of Innovations seeks to explain how innovations are taken up in a population. An innovation is an idea, behaviour, or object that is perceived as new by its audience. Diffusion of Innovations offers three valuable insights into the process of social change: What.

the diffusion of technology into the learning process in non-obtrusive ways. To do this the learning process must be clearly defined in terms of learning activities and the technologies needed for each activity. The paper defmes the learning process as a set of activities using Nonaka's.

Continuous change is not possible. Staged change is. Learning organizations need to link their change efforts to their information technology work.Technology is driving the arrival of what some call the Fourth Industrial Age. This is the notion that we are moving through the Digital Age into a new Age, where a wide range of new technologies are combining at unprecedented speed - creating disruption and opportunity in equal measure.

Given the nature of exponential change, the future has never been more difficult to predict. Rogers described how the diffusion of innovation takes place in a social system as people undergo a five-step process to assess the impact of change on their work and lives: In the knowledge step, they become aware of a new idea and begin to develop .