Modeling Human Behavior: Individuals and Organizations


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Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY045010

This book analyzes human behavior from an individual and organizational perspective. Based on cutting-edge research, each chapter is focused on modeling human behavior in different fields and takes into account uncertain environments by applying innovative quantitative and qualitative approaches.

The book deals with the decision-making process of not only individuals behaving as economic agents who consume, save, produce and invest, but also with organizations such as families, firms, public entities and even countries.

The book comprises the most contemporary topics. Each chapter challenges the reader by describing the approaches employed and providing insight into the pillars of Western societies: Public policy, public health, public education, economic and financial markets, citizen security and demographics.

This book deals with trendy issues and providing answers to socio-economic dilemmas. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Why the Spanish Public University Model is Wrong: Causes and Recommendations for Improvement
Lucas Jódar (Instituto de Matemática Multidisciplinar, IMM, Universitat Politècnica de València, Ciudad Politècnica de la Innovación, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 2. A Case Study of Directional Communities in a Directed Graph: The Accessing Procedure to the Spanish Public University System
A. Hervás, P.P. Soriano-Jiménez, A. Jiménez, J. Peinado, R. Capilla, and J.M. Montañana (Instituto de Matemática Multidisciplinar (IMM), Spain, and others)

Chapter 3. Validation of Incode Framework for Assessment of Innovation Competency of Higher Education Students: A Multidimensional Technique for Affinity Diagram to Detect the most Relevant Behaviours and Skills
Mónica Martínez-Gómez, Manuel Marí-Benlloch and Juan A Marin-Garcia (Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa aplicadas y Calidad, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, València, Spain, adn others)

Chapter 4. Valuation of M-Learning among Students According to their Behaviour with APPS
Laura Briz-Ponce, Anabela Pereira, Juan Antonio Juanes-Méndez and Francisco José García-Peñalvo (University of Salamanca, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5. Assessing University Stakeholders Attributes: A Participative Leadership Approach
Martín A Pantoja, María del P. Rodríguez and Andrés Carrión (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura, Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Campus La Nubia. Manizales-Colombia, and others)

Chapter 6. Intervention Programme for Pharmacy Office Preventing Metabolic Syndrome: Improving the Population’s Quality of Life by Modelling its Behavior
María del Mar Meliá Santarrufina and Fernando Figueroa (Departamento de Tecnología de la Alimentación y Nutrición, Universidad Católica de Murcia, Spain)

Chapter 7. Actors and Factors Involved in Health Technology Diffusion and Adoption: Economic, Social and Technological Determinants
María Caballer-Tarazona and Cristina Pardo-García (Applied Economics Department. Universitat de València, Spain)

Chapter 8. Assessing the Operation of and User Satisfaction with the Electronic Prescribing System in the Valencian Community (Spain)
Isabel Barrachina, Elena De la Poza, Beatriz Pedrós, and David Vivas (Centro de Investigación en Economía y Gestión de la Salud. Facultad de Administración y Dirección de Empresas. Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain, and others)

Chapter 9. Modelling Human Behaviours by Shaping Organizational Culture
Mateusz Molasy (Wrocław University Of Technology, Faculty Of Mechanical Engineering, Wrocław, Poland)

Chapter 10. Robbery Attractiveness among Urban Areas: A Computational Modelling Approach
R. Cervello-Royo, E. Conca-Casanova, J.-C. Cortes, and Rafael-J. Villanueva (Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 11. The Peak Work of the Patriarch Ribera in the Counter-Reformation: The Royal Seminary-School of Corpus Christi of Valencia (Spain)
Carlos Lerma, Ángeles Mas, Enrique Gil, and Jose Vercher (Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 12. Modeling of Human Capital and Impact on EU Regional Competitiveness
Lenka Fojtíková, Michaela Staníčková, and Lukáš Melecký (VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Department of European Integration, Czech Republic)

Chapter 13. The Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Interest Rate Model Revisited: Some Motivations and Applications
R.-V. Arevalo, J.-C. Cortes, and R.-J. Villanueva (Instituto Universitario de Matem´atica Multidisciplinar, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 14. Consumers’ Multi-Homing or Multiple Demand
Cristina Pardo-García and María Caballer-Tarazona (Department of Applied Economics, Universitat de València, Spain)

Chapter 15. Modelling Learning under Random Conditions with Cellular Automata
L. Acedo (Instituto Universitario de Matematica Multidisciplinar, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 16. Capturing the Subjacent Risk of Death from a Population: The Wavelet Approximation
I. Baeza-Sampere and F.G. Morillas-Jurado (Universitat de Valencia, Dpt. Economia Aplicada, Avgda, Tarongers, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 17. Trajectories Similarity: A Proposal and Some Problems
Francisco Javier Moreno, Santiago Román Fernández and Vania Bogorny (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, and others)

Chapter 18. A Tensor Model for Automated Production Lines based on Probabilistic Sub-Cycle Times
E. Garcia and N. Montes (Ford España Polígono industrial Norte Almussafes S/N, and Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Alfara del Patriarca, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 19. Building Lifetime Heterosexual Partner Networks
L. Acedo, R. Marti, F. Palmi, V. Sanchez-Alonso, F. J. Santonja, Rafael-J. Villanueva, and J. Villanueva-Oller (Instituto Universitario de Matematica Multidisciplinar, Universitat Polit`ecnica de Valencia, Spain and others)

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