Ying-Chieh Liu

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Many hospitals are experiencing pressure to improve their operational efficiency and patient safety due to escalating costs and increased competition. In order to achieve these and other business objectives, hospitals have to outsource some of their Information Technology (IT) functions to external outsourcing contractors. The scope and range of IT-related(More)
This paper describes the development of a framework which can be used to evaluate the performance and satisfaction of virtual teams in an online education environment. A comprehensive literature review of existing virtual team research is used to develop a framework and this is then substantiated against existing theories in relation to Computer Mediated(More)
AbstrAct Virtual teams are groups of members collaborating in the execution of a specific task from disperse locations. Increasing use of virtual teams has highlighted the need for organizations to focus on ways to improve their performance. The key issues of concern include both technical and social dimensions, and this research study addresses the latter.(More)
this research was designed to develop a techniques and tactics analytic model, based on the personality of players in table tennis doubles. The result is hoped to provide a training guideline for coaches and players by understanding the relationship between performed table tennis tactics and victory, and also a very important relationship between different(More)
This article describes a study to analyse the actual processes involved when virtual teams (VTs) undertake VSHFL¿F JURXS WDVNV 6L[ 97V ZHUH HVWDEOLVKHG DQG communication was monitored through a discussion board. The content was coded using the TEMPO system developed by Futoran et al. (1989), and the communication pattern of each virtual team was analysed. A(More)
OBJECTIVE We designed and developed two interactive apps interfaces for dietary food measurements on mobile devices. The user-centered designs of both the IPI (interactive photo interface) and the SBI (sketching-based interface) were evaluated. Four types of outcomes were assessed to evaluate the usability of mobile devices for dietary measurements,(More)