Publisher: University of Economics in Katowice (2013)
201 pages
ISSN 2083-8611

Cognition and Creativity Support Systems
Studia Ekonomiczne Zeszyty Naukowe 153

Malgorzata Pankowska, Henryk Sroka, Stanislaw Stanek (eds.)

Perception of the creative formation of organizations has changed dramatically during the past years. For a long time, creativity was considered in terms of managing a small business or being an artist. However, creativity is not directly associated with the particular context. We can consider essentially context-free organizational creativity. Nearly the same was for cognition. Previously, cognition was linked with abilities to perceive and recognize, nowadays it is developed as foundation of artificial intelligence. Cognition and creativity are equally likely to be present in corporations' development efforts and in the identification of new markets and technologies as in the project of public organizations or in the organization of universities. Creative activities are taking place when neither the goal nor often the initial conditions are known at the start, but constructed during the process. Taking into account the discussion above, the research articles included in this book use the terms cognition and creativity to refer to an individual or a community of individuals that realize their business supported by ICT in their operational environments.

The aim of this book is to improve our understanding of cognition and creativity support system environments. The various research articles analyse creative and innovative activities in the case studies or just through provision of academic discussions. The book's focus is on identifying and understanding the factors relating to the working environment that are conducive to human creativity and cognition.

The book is likely to be of interest to students and scholars in a number of research fields as well as to business policy decision makers concerned with research, teaching and policy measures for the development of cognitive information systems and creativity support system environments.

The thirteen research articles forming the book illustrate various approaches to the analysis of cognition and creativity support systems. The research articles were discussed at the international sessions within the 28th Conference on Organizational Support Systems at University of Economics in Katowice. The construction of cognition and creativity support systems involves the development of agile organizations and is located in the area of interdisciplinary research. The research papers reflect on organizational creativity in terms of discovery and exploitation of enterprise opportunities. In this book, cognitive process is a creative process, in which information is utilized to develop a completely new knowledge structure. Business creativity is the result of searching of knowledge in the available resources, including technological innovations, markets, available production.

Key topics include creativity and cognition in the following research areas:

    Table of Contents

  1. Piotr Betlej: E-examinations from student's perspective - The future of knowledge evaluation
  2. Marcin Hernes, Jadwiga Sobieska-Karpinska: A comparative analysis of conflicts resolving methods in multiagent decision support systems
  3. Elzbieta Kasperska, Andrzej Kasperski, Elwira Mateja-Losa: sensitivity analysis and optimization on some models of archetypes using Vensim - Theoretical issue
  4. Elzbieta Kasperska, Andrzej Kasperski, Elwira Mateja-Losa:. Sensitivity analysis and optimization on some models of archetypes using Vensim - Experimental issue
  5. Robert Kutera: Mobile technologies as infrastructural support for company internal communication processes
  6. Yuri P. Lipuntsov: The semantic web specifications for distributed storage of government data
  7. Joanna Palonka, Teresa Porebska-Miac: Social recruiting - use social networks in recruiting process
  8. Malgorzata Pankowska: Creativity as the foundations of contextual approach for enterprise architecture design
  9. Jan Trabka: Specific analytical perspectives in the modelling of workflow systems
  10. Joanna Wojcik: Motivation for students: gamification in e-learning
  11. Ewa Ziemba, Monika Eisenbardt: Prosumption awareness among young consumers
  12. Iwona Zdonek, Dariusz Zdonek: The role of the educational services in the information society - the example of the music industry
  13. Mariusz Zytniewski: Application of the software agents society in the knowledge management system life cycle

We would like to show our appreciation of the efforts of the reviewers, Prof. Beata Czarnacka-Chrobot from Warsaw School of Economics, Prof. Dorota Jelonek from Politechnical University in Częstochowa, Prof. Małgorzata Nycz from University of Economics in Wrocław, Prof. Maria Mach-Król from University of Economics in Katowice, Prof. Nina Rizun from Alfred Nobel University in Dnipropetrovsk, Prof. Anastasia Matveeva and Prof. Anna Zolkina from National University of Science and Technology "MISIS" in Moscow, Prof. Emre Balikci from Okan University in Istanbul.

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