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HOW WE COME TO KNOW: UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter surveys the research in information seeking behavior, defined as the patterns of behavior that people display when they experience information needs, make choices about where and how to ... More


Sense Making on the Shop Floor: The Narrative Dimension of Organizational Knowledge 1

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter looks at the sense-making processes through which narratives in the workplace lead to the creation and institutionalization of organizational knowledge. The setting is the stamping shop ... More


Introduction

David Owens

in Shaping the Normative Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691500
eISBN:
9780191744938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691500.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Certain basic notions are introduced, e.g. normative interest, normative power, deontic value. Three different ways in which obligation can be choice-dependent are distinguished. Various key claims ... More


In the Dreamtime

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains the Unarian practice of dream analysis as a fact-finding process that constructs reality. Dreams are used for healing, contact with Space Brothers, viewing past lives, and ... More


Eden

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

99% of human evolution has gone on while social units were hunter-gatherer bands of about forty adults, the “natural” human milieu: Eden. The low beliefs of all bands will be much the same, and true. ... More


The challenges of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the challenges of leadership which concern the principal purposes, goals or aims that leaders and leadership attempt to address. These challenges are crucial to leadership and ... More


Neither Individualistic nor Interactionist

Ezequiel Di Paolo and Hanne De Jaegher

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We summarize some of the main proposals of the enactive approach to social understanding and discuss some common misreadings of the notion of participatory sense-making. The emphasis on the role ... More


Primordial Affectivity

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes affectivity to refer broadly to a lack of indifference, and to a concern or interest in one’s own existence. As such, I argue, affectivity is a more pervasive and “deeper” ... More


Implementing policy: ‘We’ve given you the policy, now implement it’

Helen Dickinson

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter traces the broad contours of the implementation debates and in doing so attempts to do justice to the extensive literature surrounding policy implementation. It starts by offering a ... More


RECtifying and REConnecting

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 4 provides further examples of RECtification, this time with the aim of showing how REC can fruitfully ally with and strengthen two prominent nonrepresentational E-approaches to ... More


Enaction, Sense-Making, and Emotion

Giovanna Colombetti

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter adopts two converging strategies in order to elaborate on the problematic view contending that emotion science tends to disregard the meaning-generating role of the body and to attribute ... More


Introduction: The Evaluation Wave: From Mystery to Analysis

in The Evaluation Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter takes a look at the spread and influence of evaluation in today's world, where it is becoming an administrative practice in many kinds of organizations and at most levels. It discusses ... More


Leadership: keeping the big picture in view

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter contends that ‘hero leadership’ cannot be successful in tackling ‘wicked’ or intractable problems. It suggests leadership as something for the many rather than the few ‘top’ people. The ... More


Play as Sense-Making

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter describes play as a special pattern of meaning-construction, one way in which people make sense of their qualities and character as they interact with particular elements of situations. ... More


Public learning

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Private sector organisations have learnt the importance of consortia and partnerships to handle large contracts. Public services have been slow to learn these lessons. This chapter examines how ... More


Reconsidering Language Use in Our Talk of Expertise—Are We Missing Something?

John Shotter

in Skillful Performance: Enacting Capabilities, Knowledge, Competence, and Expertise in Organizations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806639
eISBN:
9780191844768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806639.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

There is currently a troubling disconnect between scientific and rational accounts of how experts act in specific situations, and the kind of non-deliberate thinking involved in the actual enactment ... More


Virtual actions and abstract attitudes

Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Thomas Buhrmann, and Xabier E. Barandiaran

in Sensorimotor Life: An enactive proposal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198786849
eISBN:
9780191836862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786849.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter discusses the claim that enactivism cannot account for “representation-hungry” cognitive performance. Clusters of sensorimotor schemes suggest a way in which the virtual sensitivities ... More


Coping with Contingencies in Equity Option Markets: The “Rationality” of Pricing

Charles W. Smith

in The Worth of Goods: Valuation and Pricing in the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199594641
eISBN:
9780191806766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594641.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on equity option pricing practices and how they are determined by particular coping mechanism used to manage distinct types of contingencies associated with equity option ... More


How Christian Teachers Transform Course Aims and Curricula

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores what Christian identity means for pedagogical practice. By examining the connections that teachers make between their Christian identity and their actions in the classroom, this ... More


Coping with Time in Organizations: Insights from Heidegger

Charles Spinosa, Matthew Hancocks, and Billy Glennon

in Skillful Performance: Enacting Capabilities, Knowledge, Competence, and Expertise in Organizations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806639
eISBN:
9780191844768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806639.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Conceptions of time and practices for managing time play an important role in both popular management literature and process organization studies. In popular literature, managers have too little ... More


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