• Privacy Concern, Data Quality and Trustworthiness of AI-Analytics 

      Alamäki, Ari; Mäki, Marko; Ratnayake, R.M. Chandima (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      The present study investigates the role of trustworthiness of data analytics from the data quality and privacy concern perspectives. In addition to the privacy concern of users, we investigated conceptually the requirements ...
    • Työelämäyhteistyö ammattikorkeakouluopettajan osaamishaasteena 

      Töytäri, Aija; Tynjälä, Päivi; Vanhanen-Nuutinen, Liisa; Virtanen, Anne; Piirainen, Arja (Opetus-, kasvatus- ja koulutusalojen säätiö – OKKA-säätiö sr., 2019)
      Tässä tutkimuksessa tarkasteltiin ammattikorkeakouluopettajien työelämäyhteistyön osaamishaasteita. Tutkimusaineisto kerättiin yksilö- ja ryhmähaastatteluilla, joihin osallistui 16 eri alojen ammattikorkeakouluopettajaa. ...
    • Digital Amnesia and Personal Dependency in Smart Devices: A Challenge for AI 

      Dirin, Amir; Alamäki, Ari; Suomala, Jyrki (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      The terms “digitalization” and “artificial intelligence” have become buzzwords in contemporary society. We read and hear these terms in the media on an almost daily basis. Digitalization has affected modern life significantly, ...
    • AI-based Facial Recognition in Emotional Detections 

      Dirin, Amir; Suomala, Jyrki; Alamäki, Ari (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      Facial recognition is a method of identifying a human face with the help of computer vision (CV). The popularity of smart gadgets and the advancement of cameras’ capabilities have caused facial recognition to become a hot ...
    • Mapping the Future Curriculum: Adopting Artificial Intelligence and Analytics in Forecasting Competence Needs 

      Ketamo, Harri; Moisio, Anu; Passi-Rauste, Anu; Alamäki, Ari (Academic Conference Publishing International, 2019)
      One of the biggest challenges in the design of a work-related curriculum is to make sure that the curriculum is up-to-date and uses the same vocabulary as the work setting. This may sound easy, but if almost any curriculum ...
    • Vertaisuuden tunnustaminen esimiesorientaationa 

      Pasanen, Heikki; Alanko-Turunen, Merja (Kansanvalistusseura, 2019)
      Tutkimme vertaisuuden tunnustamista esimies-työntekijäsuhteessa vertaisryhmämentorointikoulutuksessa, tutummin verme-koulutuksessa. Siinä tehtäviinsä nimitetyt päälliköt hakivat uutta orientaatiota esimiestyöhönsä. ...
    • Business Impacts of Technology Disruption – A Design Science Approach to Cognitive Systems’ Adoption Within Collaborative Networks 

      Valkokari, Katri; Rantala, Tuija; Alamäki, Ari; Palomäki, Katariina (Springer, 2018)
      Digitalisation and data are stated to be significant drivers of change, technology disruption, and new business. The purpose of this study is to explore the business impacts of technology disruption, more specifically the ...
    • Joukkueiden nimet joukkuevoimistelussa 

      Suominen, Seppo (Suomen urheiluhistoriallinen seura, 2019)
      In Finnish aesthetic group gymnastics the team names were first seen in the mid 1980’s since it was possible to have two or more teams from the same association in a competition. Simply the name of the sports association ...
    • Practice Ecosystem of Knowledge Co-Creation 

      Jakubik, Maria (International School for Social and Business Studies, 2018)
      This conceptual paper proposes the practice ecosystem framework, which helps to understand how knowledge co-creation practices are taking place in the emerging forms of organizations. This framework seeks to address these ...
    • Masters Bring Business Benefits - Proved By Finnish Managers 

      Jakubik, Maria (Turkey, Sakarya University, 2018)
      In this empirical research paper, I seek to answer the question: How does working life benefit from UAS master’s theses? My goal is to demonstrate how master’s students of the Degree Programme in International Business ...
    • Transformatiivinen oppiminen antroposeenin ajassa 

      Siirilä, Jani; Salonen, Arto; Laininen, Erkka; Pantsar, Tytti; Tikkanen, Jukka (Opetus-, kasvatus- ja koulutusalojen säätiö – OKKA-säätiö sr, 2018)
      Elämme antroposeenin aikaa. Ihminen on suurin yhteisen tulevaisuutemme määrittäjä. Tarvitsemme kykyä luoda kestävämpiä tulevaisuusnäkymiä. Tämä edellyttää, että sivistyksellisiä kysymyksiä tarkastellaan avarasti ja ...
    • A model of service design elements to understand innovative service process 

      Lassila, Sirpa; Rieple, Alison; Ennis, Caroline (2017)
      This paper aims to provide an understanding of innovative service design processes by comparing service design logic with the entrepreneurial logics of causation, effectuation and bricolage (CEB). The paper draws upon ...
    • Native Narratives: Making Sense of Living in a Different Culture 

      Kimberley, Anna; Stevens, Lorna; Rieple, Alison (2018)
      This PhD exploratory, descriptive research, carried out in Finland, attempts to understand how non-white educated professionals, of African origin, make sense of living and working in Finland, in a culture distinct from ...
    • Native Narratives: Hybrid Plots? Emergence of new Self in Multicultural Organisational Context 

      Kimberley, Anna (2017)
      This work-in-progress paper presents the initial findings of a pilot study aimed at testing the validity of the methodology chosen for PhD exploratory research: narrative inquiry, storytelling, life-story interview, with ...
    • Culture, Communication and Performance in Multi and Mono-Cultural Teams: Results of a Study Analysed by the System of Organisational Terms and Narrative Analysis 

      Kimberley, Anna; Flak, Olaf (2018)
      This paper presents results of a study which investigates the impact of culture and communication (virtual and face-to-face) on generating solutions in multi-and mono-cultural teams. The study was conducted among fifty ...
    • Elaborating the job demands and resources model of employee engagement 

      Jakubik, Maria (University of Pécs, 2018)
      In my theoretical paper, I seek to elaborate the existing job demands and resources (JD-R) model of employee engagement (EE) by extending it through the work-life balance (WLB) concept. This elaboration of the central model ...
    • Experiential Learning with Multisensory and Digital Elements 

      Konttinen, Annika; Moilanen, Niina (Laurea University of Applied Sciences, 2015)
      The study focused on how learning can be enhanced with the inclusion of multisensory and digital elements in the first semester tourism studies. The theoretical framework featured the experience economy, digitalisation, ...
    • Eyes on Skin: Positioning Dance in Business Education 

      Kiviaho-Kallio, Pia (Laurea University of Applied Sciences, 2015)
      This article examines dance as a pedagogical resource in a non-dancing context and is founded on the author’s long-term experience of employing dance-based methods in business education. The value of dance can be regarded ...
    • User-Centered Design of a Context-Aware Nurse Assistant (CANA) at Finnish elderly Houses 

      Dirin, Mitra; Dirin, Amir; Laine, Teemu (Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., 2015)
      In this age of mobile and ubiquitous computing, many nurses working in the healthcare sector still utilize traditional tools (e.g., paper calendars and clipboards) and pre-installed mobile applications (e.g., web browser, ...
    • Crunch my Heart! It Falls for you: Carnal-singularity and Chocolate Gift-giving across Language Contexts 

      Mäkelä, Marjaana; Bettany, Shona; Stevens, Lorna
      Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research (Routledge, 2019)
      This chapter augments consumer culture theorizing around subject-object relations with a feminist intervention into how materiality is conceptualized. It introduces the material-semiotic concept of carnal-singularity, ...