Business & Economics

Social Change Anytime Everywhere

Author: Allyson Kapin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 767

Strategies for advocacy, fundraising, and engaging the community Social Change Anytime Everywhere was written for nonprofit staff who say themselves or are asked by others, “Email communications, social media, and mobile are important, but how will they help our nonprofit and the issues we work on? Most importantly, how the heck do we integrate and utilize these tools successfully?” The book will help answer these questions, and is organized to guide readers through the planning and implementation of online multi-channel strategies that will spark advocacy, raise money and promote deeper community engagement in order to achieve social change in real time. It also serves as a resource to help nonprofit staff and their boards quickly understand the evolving online landscape and identify and implement the best online channels, strategies, tools, and tactics to help their organizations achieve their missions.
Computers

Social Media Marketing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1572

View: 242

In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance business processes. When these tools are used effectively, knowledge sharing and organizational success are significantly increased. Social Media Marketing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the use, strategies, and applications of social media marketing in business today. Including innovative studies on email usage, social interaction technologies, and internet privacy, this publication is an ideal source for managers, corporate trainers, researchers, academics, and students interested in the business applications of social media marketing.
Social Science

Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 2298

View: 806

In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network, where they have the ability to connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To make the most of this new environment, researchers and software developers must understand users’ needs and expectations. Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the burgeoning global community made possible by Web 2.0 technologies and a universal, interconnected society. With four volumes of chapters related to digital media, online engagement, and virtual environments, this multi-volume reference is an essential source for software developers, web designers, researchers, students, and IT specialists interested in the growing field of digital media and engagement. This four-volume reference includes various chapters covering topics related to Web 2.0, e-governance, social media activism, internet privacy, digital and virtual communities, e-business, customer relationship management, and more.
Social Science

Advocacy Practice for Social Justice

Author: Richard Hoefer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

View: 917

Since the publication of its first edition in 2005,ÂAdvocacy Practice for Social JusticeÂhas served as a clear, comprehensive, and practical resource for social work courses in advocacy, community practice, and macro practice. Now in its fourth edition, this text provides extensive information on the value base for advocacy; an examination of why people get involved in advocacy; and step-by-step instructions for social workers and others who want to impact laws, regulations, and policies at any level. Bearing in mind the National Association of Social Workers' Code of Ethics' requirements to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations, readers learn that advocacy is a problem-solving technique similar to that used in social work practice of all types. The book moves through the stages of advocacy: getting involved; understanding the issue; planning; advocating through education, persuasion, and negotiation; presenting information effectively; monitoring and evaluating results; and integrating advocacy into a social worker's everyday practice. The fourth edition's inclusion of new topics and solid foundation in social work values make it a must-read as social work students and practitioners work diligently to maintain the profession's focus on successful advocacy for social justice.
Business & Economics

ICT Management in Non-Profit Organizations

Author: Ariza-Montes, José Antonio

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 297

View: 771

The instability of today’s economic climate calls for non-profit organizations to approach social problems in new and interesting ways, and Information and Communication Technologies may serve as an answer to this call. ICT Management in Non-Profit Organizations aims to explore the effective and comprehensive deployment of appropriate ICT strategies within the nonprofit sector. This innovative reference work will discuss how ICT enables the non-profit sector to achieve organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and, ultimately, self sufficiency, and will provide elected and appointed policymakers, managers, and planners in governments, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations with a comprehensive strategy for creating an ICT management agenda in the non-profit sector.
Education

Building the Knowledge Society on the Internet: Sharing and Exchanging Knowledge in Networked Environments

Author: Bolisani, Ettore

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 440

View: 881

"In today's networked societies, a key factor of the social and economic success is the capability to exchange, transfer, and share knowledge. This book provides research on the topic providing a foundation of an emerging and multidisciplinary field"--Provided by publisher.
Information resources management

The Laureate

Author: Computerworld Honors Program

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Information resources management

Page:

View: 567

The Quickening

Author: Art Bell

Publisher: Paper Chase

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 336

View: 818

With characteristic accuracy and an insight gained from years of being in tune with the public, Bell presents a critical guide to the 21st century.
Social Science

Sociology

Author: David M. Newman

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 547

View: 282

DISCOUNTED BUNDLE SAVES YOUR STUDENTS MONEY!This book is available bundled with Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition (bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-6151-6) The Seventh Edition of David NewmanÆs Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life invites students to delve into the fascinating world of sociological thought. Encouraging students to think more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives, this edition features updated coverage and fresh examples, including revamped micro-macro connections to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society. New to the Seventh Edition Presents new and updated coverage throughout, including new sections on Muslim-Americans, global warming, and sexual orientationFeatures NewmanÆs signature compelling writing style with slightly briefer chapters and integrated global content in each for a better fit with todayÆs courses Provides a more robust research methods section with innovative discussions of spuriousness in research, reading a research article correctly, and more, plus a new ôDoing Social Researchö feature Offers new examples from the myriad U.S. subcultures to engage students with examples that are relevant to their lives Features new and updated Micro-Macro Connections, including technology and erosion of privacy, the global health divide, and more, to help students make the link between their daily lives and the architecture of society Includes fresh examples and updated statistical information throughout the text, along with new exhibits and impactful visual essays Ancillaries InstructorÆs Resources on CD-Rom are available to qualified instructors. Contact SAGE at [email protected] or 1.800.818.7243 to request a copy.Student study site û COMING SOON - at www.pineforge.com/newman7study Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for students enrolled in Introduction to Sociology and Principles of Sociology courses in departments of sociology.
Political culture

The Leveling Wind

Author: George F. Will

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN:

Category: Political culture

Page: 473

View: 872

Essays examine the triumphs, misadventures, and foibles of the past four years and criticize the American government's values and its confused political goals
Education

Movement-Aware Applications for Sustainable Mobility: Technologies and Approaches

Author: Wachowicz, Monica

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 338

View: 685

"This book will provide insight on the issues and repercussions of collecting and analysing the movement of people using techniques such as privacy preserving data mining, ontologies, space-time modeling and visualization"--Provided by publisher.