also by Marty Abbott, DM, and Kalle Lyytinen, PhD In a recent GBR article we put forward an argument that in using a product or service consumers are afforded the opportunity to use it in ways not originally intended. We argue that customers do this for a variety of reasons, such as increasing the utility [...]
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After the 2012 HITS, Devendra Mishra wrote an article, “Information Technology Enables Transformation of Hollywood,” in which he discusses the expanding roles of CIOs and the new partnerships between CIOs and CTOs.
Charla Griffy-Brown, PhD, discusses the cultural relevance of Twitter in Japan during and after the devastating earthquakes that took place in March 2011.
Top entertainment executives discuss the numerous industry shifts spurred by increased digital content and new media.
Marketing professor and social media pro Alan Beard talks about how to create social media with “panache.”
Alan Beard, adjunct professor of marketing strategy at Pepperdine, explains how to get your audience to care about the company’s social media messages.
Marketing professor Alan Beard likens social media best practices to that of dinner party conversation – listen, engage, don’t offend, and be interesting.
If social media is really your thing then why not work at a company that truly embraces it? Plenty of organizations are integrating social media into their everyday operations and reaching their target audience through it as well. But according to Mashable.com, four companies in particular have truly embraced social media in a way that [...]
Attention is a precious resource. Have you considered how you use, diffuse, confuse and potentially abuse your attention? Do you understand the link between where you are spending your attention and the quality of your energy, productivity, and relationships? We live in a world with tremendous potential for distraction. Linda Stone, a former Apple and [...]
To what extent should firms allow their employees to utilize social networking in the workplace?