American Stories: A History of The United States, Combined by T. H. Breen, H. W. Brands, R. Hal Williams, Ariela J. Gross

By T. H. Breen, H. W. Brands, R. Hal Williams, Ariela J. Gross

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Focuses readers at the tale of yankee history.

American tales complements the accessibility of usa historical past by way of focusing on the main ordinarily taught issues whereas conserving a powerful narrative emphasis and chronological association. each one bankruptcy follows a constant constitution that maximizes comprehension. The textual content is going past the foremost occasions that experience formed the USA by utilizing major incidents to mirror historic dilemmas and the selections made via the yank humans and their leaders. The authors pressure topics and ideas that proceed to impact american citizens, as they suspect the impression of swap on human lives provides a necessary layer to realizing heritage.

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One recent study by Dredge (2006a) analyses the historical development of the networks created by a local tourist association in the Lake Macquarie region of Australia. A key finding in that study was that private and public sector participants require an understanding of the power differentials between actors, and an awareness of the different opportunities for actors to participate in leadership of the industry. Such an understanding is important in determining strategies to encourage engagement and to harness the contributions of diverse local government and industry players.

Knowledge transfer is the process through which one network member is affected by the experience of another (Argote & Ingram, 2000). In the broader literature, communication, knowledge development and knowledge management are topics that are commonly examined from a network perspective. The consequences of networks for information flow include information needs, exposure, legitimation, routes, and opportunities (Haythornthwaite, 1996). Indeed, Monge and Contractor (1999) have discussed ten families of theories and their respective theoretical mechanisms that have been used to explain the emergence, maintenance, and dissolution of communication networks in organisational research.

Networks as Representations of Complex Systems Complexity is a multidisciplinary concept derived from mathematics and physics that has been applied to a wide range of different fields, including those belonging to the world of economics and social sciences (Henrickson & McKelvey, 2002). There is little agreement on a formal definition of a complex system but it may be characterised as an ensemble of elements in which the single components maintain their diversity and individuality while interacting locally among themselves.

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