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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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GAMES ON THE FUTURE: PARTICULAR CASE OF EDUCATION TO INFOFREEDOM

Tadeusz MICZKA

Publication language: Polish

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Numer specjalny Lech W. Zacher in memoriam

Transformations No. 3 (118) 2023 Publication date: 29 September 2023

Abstract The article continues the idea taken from Lech W. Zacher's book Games for Future Worlds. New media have become both permanent elements of modern man's everyday life and signs of civilisational progress. They must therefore play an increasingly important role in the processes of learning, school and [...] Read more.

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PRAGMATIC OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD ENERGY CHALLENGE LONG TERM PERSPECTIVES

Filipe WILTGEN

New technologies and social changes

Publication language: English

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

Abstract This paper broadly discusses the world's energy challenge seen in a panoramic and pragmatic way with long-term perspectives observing types of current and future existing energy sources, in addition to viable and efficient forms of energy storage. Future sustainable development depends on human capacity [...] Read more.

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3D BOXES FOR CHILDREN´S HOSPITAL SECTOR

Filipe WILTGEN, Edson A. DUARTE, Bruno Eduardo TEIXEIRA, Rener WASHINGTON, Crigionaldo BREDARIOL, Nathanael DE SANTANA, Gabrielly A. G. RODRIGUES, Lucas Tomaz TEIXEIRA

New technologies and social changes

Publication language: English

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

Abstract The project for the manufacture and donation of 3D printed plastic boxes to house intravenous medications for hospital use in a children's ward aimed at development, construction, assembly and donation of a device for packaging medications in form of plastic bags similar to those used in packaging of [...] Read more.

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DO IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY AND VIRTUAL SUPERVISION ENSURE MAINTAINING CONTINUITY OF NURSING EDUCATION DURING THE PANDEMIC? CONSIDERATIONS ON THE TOPIC

Dorota OZGA, Wioletta MĘDRZYCKA –DĄBROWSKA, Krzysztof OBOLEWICZ, Krzysztof JUREK, Beata PENAR –ZADARKO

New technologies and social changes

Publication language: English

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

Abstract The challenge of Covid-19 exposed and exacerbated several issues in higher education including nursing studies. The use of simulation witha ‘virtual patient in medical education allows to train and assess clinical and relational skills. The study aimed to analyse selected literature on the use of immersive [...] Read more.

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COVID MANAGEMENT IN EASTERN EUROPE. A TRAGEDY FAR FROM THE LIMELIGHT

Piotr (Peter) BOŁTUĆ, Friederike FISHER

Society-education-economy: selected problems and questions

Publication language: English

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

Abstract East-Central Europe is the region with the highest documented COVID-19 mortality rate in the world. We search for underlying causes of this situation. Relatively low trust in the governments and hectic policy lead us to the complexities of the structure of social capital (SC) in the region. We find [...] Read more.

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PRICE DISCRIMINATION POLICY OF THE FUEL AND ENERGY SECTOR IN THE PERIOD OF ACCELERATED WORLD TRANSFORMATION

Mirosław GEISE

Society-education-economy: selected problems and questions

Publication language: English

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

Abstract The beginning of the third decade of the 21st century was characterized by rapid changes in the course of the global economic situation. Lockdowns caused by the pandemic and galloping inflation were significant obstacles to maintaining uninterrupted economic growth. In the development of the world, [...] Read more.

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THE TRIPLE CRISIS AND THE RESPONSE BY CREATIVITY IN CHARITY

Filip KRAUZE

Society-education-economy: selected problems and questions

Publication language: English

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

Abstract The pontificate of Pope Francis has highlighted the need for practical application of the Church’s social teaching to the key issues of caring for the poor, protecting the environment, and promoting world peace. Earlier pontificates also provided a foundation for this teaching, such as the category [...] Read more.

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FINANCIAL LITERACY ACCOMPANIES HIGHER EARNINGS AMONG EMPLOYEES AGED 50+

Bartosz SOBOTKA, Rafał MUDA, Krzystzof LEONIAK, Damian HAMERSKI, Michał KĘDRA

Society-education-economy: selected problems and questions

Publication language: English

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

Abstract The aim of the research behind this paper was to verify the level of the relationship between the level of financial literacy and the mobility of employees aged 50+ as well as their earnings. The objective was realised by means of a quantitative survey using the CAWI method on a sample of 444 people [...] 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.