Missouri S&T student works to localize corporate social media

Yeon Kyung Lee on the flight deck of a Southwest airplane. Photo provided by Campus Reach – Southwest Airlines.

Yeon Kyung Lee on the flight deck of a Southwest airplane. Photo provided by Campus Reach – Southwest Airlines.

Language barriers and cultural differences lead to the need for large, multinational corporations to adopt localized social media strategies. One graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology is looking at four companies in two countries to study best practices for building such a strategy.

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Social networks can strengthen knowledge-sharing

Missouri S&T researchers say specialized social networks can strengthen knowledge-sharing in the healthcare sector.

Missouri S&T researchers say specialized social networks can strengthen knowledge-sharing in the healthcare sector.

Contrary to the notion that social networks are time-wasters, they could improve project management and the spread of specialized knowledge in the healthcare sector and possibly other large organizations, according to new research from Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

College students’ heavy Internet use shares symptoms of addiction

Young adults who are heavy users of the Internet may also exhibit signs of addiction, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences in a new study that compares Internet usage with measures of addiction. [Read more…]

Video website launched to introduce ‘Missouri S&T’

With two months to go before UMR becomes Missouri University of Science and
Technology (Missouri S&T), the university is launching a web-based video
campaign to introduce the new name – and the university community – to the
online world.

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