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TECHNOLOGY – VALUES – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Some Reflections on Changing Relations, Meanings and Social Practices)

Lech W. ZACHER

UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY – THEORIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1–2 (88–89) 2016 Publication date: 12 May 2016

Abstract Narratives concerning technology and values relations requires an in-depth analysis of these two categories and also their contextualization. In social practice technology and values undergo significant changes, often revolutionary. They take systemic forms and they interact with each other. Since the [...] Read more.

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METHODOLOGICAL ANARCHISM AND ITS COGNITIVE VALUE

Magdalena SZPUNAR

Transformacje cywilizacyjne – między wiedzą, wrażliwością i wyobraźnią socjologiczną

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (112) 2022 Publication date: 30 March 2022

Abstract The aim of the article is to present the basic assumptions of Paul K. Feyerabend's epistemological anarchism. The article presents the value of methodological anarchism for the cognitive process, methodology and development of science, as well as the controversies associated with the application of [...] Read more.

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RECONFIGURATIONS IN THE WORLD SYSTEM – BETWEEN THE OLD DRIVING FORCES AND NEW NETWORKS

Lech W. ZACHER

Global Problems – Future – Politics – Values

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 13 November 2013

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OBSTACLES TO SUSTAINABILITY – IN PUBLIC DISCOURSE (the Case of a Transitional Economy – Poland)

Lech W. ZACHER

National Cases Augmented

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (94-95) 2017 Publication date: 30 November 2017

Abstract Requirements for the sustainability in economy and society should be tailored to a given country or region. General models which often dominate in academic discourse are an important part of necessary social knowledge (of decision makers, media, NGOs etc.). They are formulated in universally relevant [...] Read more.

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TOP MANAGEMENT TEAMS: COMMUNICATION, EXPATS, AND NON-OBSERVABLE DIVERSITY

Anna OLSZEWSKA

Frameworks for integrating interdisciplinary research

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 2 (117) 2023 Publication date: 30 June 2023

Abstract This article analyses levels of diversity and intercultural business communication (IBC) within the Top Management Team (TMT). The TMTs are responsible for the company’s success or failure, yet there is little known about the inner dynamics and good practices. Mostly quantitative research findings left [...] Read more.

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THE INFLUENCE OF RELIGION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT. A LITERATURE REVIEW

Lech Euzebiusz GRUSZECKI, Bartosz JÓŹWIK, Beata FAŁDA, Andrzej PIETRZAK, Adam LECKO

Frameworks for integrating interdisciplinary research

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 2 (117) 2023 Publication date: 30 June 2023

Abstract The article analyses the relationship between religious faith and economic growth, as well as between religious faith and the quality of the natural environment. By examining the literature through the lens of the environmental Kuznets curve, this paper aims to provide insights into the complex relationship [...] Read more.

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MEDIA ART IN THE FACE OF POLITICAL, IDENTITY AND TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATIONS. REDEFINING UPPER SILESIA BY MEANS OF VIDEO AND DIGITAL MEDIA

Anna MAJ

Frameworks for integrating interdisciplinary research

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 2 (117) 2023 Publication date: 30 June 2023

Abstract The first decades of digital media art in Poland and Central Europe were associated not only with breaking the technological barrier and creating new means of expression, as was the case in the West, but also with social and mental transformations, economic and identity problems of the period of political [...] Read more.

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ECONOMIC GROWTH, RELIGIOSITY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT. A COMPARATIVE STUDY BASED ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL KUZNETS CURVE

Bartosz JÓŹWIK, Alina BETLEJ, Lech Euzebiusz GRUSZECKI, Andrzej PIETRZAK

Frameworks for integrating interdisciplinary research

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 2 (117) 2023 Publication date: 30 June 2023

Abstract Recent years have seen a growing number of studies that focus on the link between human economic activity and environmental degradation. However, very few studies have explored this relationship considering cultural aspects, such as religiosity. This research aims to address this gap by examining and [...] Read more.

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KAZIMIERZ DOKTÓR'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIOLOGY ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT IN TRANSFORMATION CONDITIONS

Włodzimierz CHOJNACKI, Zdzisław SIROJĆ

Varia

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The aim of the article is to present the scientific and research contribution of Professor Kazimierz Doktór to the development of the sociology of organization and management as well as the sociology of economy. activity of K. Doctor. He was an outstanding sociologist in the field of organizational [...] Read more.

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JAK PRZETRWAĆ W CYFROWYM ŚWIECIE? RECENZJA HOW TO STAY SMART IN A SMART WORLD. WHY HUMAN INTELLIGENCE STILL BEATS ALGORITHMS, GERD GIGERENZER. (2022).THE MIT PRESS (320 PP)

Krzysztof Mudyń

Varia

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

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WARSAW AS A SMART CITY – MODERNISATION, OR TRANSGRESSION?

Mateusz Wyrzykowski

Varia

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract A Smart City is always treated only as a goal that works well in every modern city. In deliberations on this subject, there is a lack of value that this idea brings. Sometimes it’s even treated as an argument to obtain consent to purchase novelty items that have impact only on the image of the city. [...] Read more.

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CHINA. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CIVILIZATION

Alfred Skorupka

Varia

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article discusses the main features of Chinese civilization. For centuries, the culture of the Middle Kingdom was defined primarily by Confucianism. Today it is also influential, but the life and worldview of the Chinese are largely defined by socialism combined with many elements of the capitalist [...] Read more.

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THE USE OF THE FRAMING EFFECT FOR PROMOTING COVID-19 VACCINATION

Aleksandra Szymanowska, Aleksander Watzl, Jakub Szporka

Public health - problems and challenges

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract Policy makers often use techniques based on citizens\\\' cognitive errors to achieve their public policy goals. During the COVID-19 pandemic, each one of the greatest challenges faced by those in power was to mount an effective campaign to encourage widespread vaccination against the virus. The article [...] Read more.

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CHANGES IN STUDENT AND FAMILY LIFE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC IN THE OPINION OF STUDENTS

Ewa Skrzetuska, Agnieszka Rowicka

Public health - problems and challenges

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (116) 2023 Publication date: 31 March 2023

Abstract The article presents the issue of changes in the life of students who due to the need for remote learning during the pandemic, had to modify their daily study activities. Many of them returned to their family home for that time, some stayed in rented apartments, and only few lived in student dormitories [...] Read more.