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Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations

2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP14)

April 2 – April 4, 2014, UCDC Center,  Washington DC, USA Conference Website: IMPORTANT DATES: Paper Registration Deadline:  November 8, 2013 Paper/full text poster Due:  November 15, 2013 Author Notification:  December 20, 2013 Pre-conference Tutorial Sessions: April 1, 2014 SBP14 Conference (Single Track), April 2-4, 2014) SPONSORED BY: An up to date list of […]

Media@McGill’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC)

Media@McGill’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) on The Participatory Condition is now open for registration ( This free, non-credited online course runs from October 15 to December 6, 2013. The POOC interrogates a range of issues pertaining to the history, problems and possibilities of participatory media in contemporary society, and will focus on aspects of mediated participation including surveillance, the predicament […]

[Theory Article] Organizational Citizenship Behavior

Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Version 2.0: A review and Qualitative Investigation of OCBs for Knowledge Workers at Google and beyond Kathryn H. Dekas, Talya N. Bauer, Brian Welle, Jennifer Kurkoski  and Stacy Sullivan Organizational citizenship behaviors are discretionary employee behaviors that are helpful but not absolutely required by employers. While a great deal of information has […]