Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Maintaining Parallel Structure (Or, One of These Things is Not Like the Other). Lengthy lists or complex series of items may be difficult for a reader to understand unless every item is in the same grammatical form as the other items. This post explains how […]

By |Friday, September 27 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 2013)

Assessment Report: Master’s Thesis

Today I want to share with you a document that I have created from a review of information from various universities for evaluation of Master’s Thesis. I hope you find it useful … All comments are welcome to improve it. One more thing, I’m sorry but the document is in Spanish. I will try […]

By |Tuesday, September 24 2013|Teaching|Comments Off on Assessment Report: Master’s Thesis

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 19th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Alternatives ways to say study. ‘Study’ is very common word in scientific papers. However, some authors overuse this word. This post proposes some alternative ways to say this word. Link

2. QCASoft. This week I propose a software that we have developed in my research group […]

By |Friday, September 20 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 19th 2013)

Diversifying…

Interesting article by Zigor Aldama from Shanghai, which makes you think about the diversification and the globalization of products and services today. Here you can read an extract from this article in El País on July 20, 2013.

“Koreans are able to live a life exclusively Samsung: they may be born in the Samsung Medical Center, to grow using […]

By |Wednesday, September 18 2013|Private|Comments Off on Diversifying…

New Book: Cases in Management Engineering

Some professors and lecturers from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech, including myself, have published the following open access book (in Spanish) through the publisher OmniaScience. The book is linked to the Master in Management Engineering at ETSEIAT.

This book presents a collection of 18 cases that have been created as a result of the teaching innovation project “Transversality in […]

By |Tuesday, September 10 2013|Teaching|Comments Off on New Book: Cases in Management Engineering

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Open Access Explained! On the way of the last week, this videos exposes what Open Access is in a easy way. Link

2. Put your money where your citations are. This post introduces a proposal for a new funding system. This new proposals are very interesting […]

By |Friday, September 6 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

Do we know enough about the factors of the TAM model to predict the information system’s acceptance? (LISS 2013 – Conference)

We have attended again to the International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (LISS 2013), in its third edition held in Reading (UK). There we have presented a paper about factors to predict the information system’s acceptance by senior executives.

Cano-Giner, J.L., Fernandez, V., Diaz-Boladeras, M. (2013). Do we know enough about the factors of […]

By |Tuesday, September 3 2013|Research|Comments Off on Do we know enough about the factors of the TAM model to predict the information system’s acceptance? (LISS 2013 – Conference)