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Cyberconnecting: the three lenses of diversity

By: Abraham, Priya E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Gower 2015Description: xiv, 284 p.ISBN: 9781409434467.Subject(s): Diversity in the workplace | Personnel management | Employees | Effect of technological innovations on | Information technology - Management | Technological innovations - Management | Communication in managementDDC classification: 331.133 Summary: This book explains how to establish connections across technological, cultural and social boundaries, mirrored in organisations succeeding in today's hybrid business world. Face-to-face and cyber-interactions are at the heart of effective work-based relationships. To build these effective business relations, organisations must foster the discovery muscle - curiosity combined with skills - in individuals. Abraham shows how seemingly opposing domains (technology, business anthropology and diversity) best leverage interactions for the benefit of organisation development, using findings from practitioner-focused research conducted when leading complex cross-boundary projects in the telecommunications and mobile learning industries. The book presents a strategic framework required for cyberconnecting: 'The Three Lenses of Diversity', designed to organise thinking in the navigation of technological, cultural, and social boundaries. http://www.explore-gower.co.uk/component/search/?searchword=9781409434467&searchphrase=all&Itemid=101
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Non-fiction 331.133 A2C9 (Browse shelf) Checked out to Ernesto Noronha (F20859) 30/06/2019 193218

Table of content

Part I The Context;
1 The Cyberconnected World of Work;
2 Leveraging Contributions from Anthropology;
3 The Emergence of Diversity as a Process
Part II The Practice;
4 The Three Lenses of Diversity;
5 Reflecting on the Visible Me
The Four Tangible Identity Elements;
6 Exploring the Extended Me
The Eight Intangible Identity Elements;
7 Breaking through the Stereotype Game
The Lens of Perception;
8 Completing the Roadmap to Interconnectivity
The Environmental Lens; Part III The Application.
9 Creating Value from Embracing Tech
10 Focusing on the Human Perspective within the Big Data Hype; Bibliography; Index.



This book explains how to establish connections across technological, cultural and social boundaries, mirrored in organisations succeeding in today's hybrid business world. Face-to-face and cyber-interactions are at the heart of effective work-based relationships. To build these effective business relations, organisations must foster the discovery muscle - curiosity combined with skills - in individuals. Abraham shows how seemingly opposing domains (technology, business anthropology and diversity) best leverage interactions for the benefit of organisation development, using findings from practitioner-focused research conducted when leading complex cross-boundary projects in the telecommunications and mobile learning industries. The book presents a strategic framework required for cyberconnecting: 'The Three Lenses of Diversity', designed to organise thinking in the navigation of technological, cultural, and social boundaries.


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