Article | Importance of Relationships to Understand Community

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Annotated BibliographySource 1: Watling Neal, J. & D. Christens, B. (2014). Linking the Levels: Network andRelational Perspectives for Community Psychology. Retrieved from article represents that networks and relationships have great importance for understandingcommunities, settings, larger social system, and neighborhoods (Watling Neal, 2014). Generally,it can be said that relational and network perspectives have an ability to provide empirical andconceptual links between different levels of analysis. These levels of analysis may reflect atransactional view which helps them in understanding neighborhood and communities.Furthermore, it is also defined that important concepts of community psychology such asempowerment, health promotion, and coalition building can be understood in an effectivemanner by employing network and relational perspectives. On the basis of such knowledge, onecan easily draw necessary themes and recommendations for future advancement in the field ofcommunity psychology.Source 2: M. Boyd, N. (2014). A 10-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE OF ORGANIZATIONSTUDIES IN COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: CONTENT, THEORY, AND IMPACT.Retrieved from
SummaryThe chosen article defined that organization studies and community psychology are twocomplementary fields. It is true somehow because community psychologists have lots ofknowledge regarding community psychology which they can share with individuals related tothat particular field and organization literature at large. Apart of this, a content analysis was alsoconducted to understand both the Journal of Community Psychology and American Journal ofCommunity Psychology from 2001 to 2011 (M. Boyd, 2014). It was performed to determine themanifestation of organization studies in the literature. This will prove helpful in determining theperfect coding strategy to measure collected information.Source 3: Dey, A. & Abowd, G. Cite a Website - Cite This For Me. from article represents the necessity of smart environment. It concludes that smart environment isrequired to provide effective services to occupants ( Generally, it can be said that it is necessaryfor every organization to identify their context and determine what actions need to take to satisfythe identified context. It can be said that goal of the smart environment not only supports theactivities but also enhance the abilities of occupants in performing different organizational tasks.Context is defined as information that is required to utilize a particular situation of an entity.Furthermore, it can be said that the most important problem faced by every organization is
building and executing effective context-aware applications. If the organization wants to resolvesuch problem, they can build applications on the basis of ad-hoc manner.Source 4: Bush, B., Dauelsberg, L., & Powell, D. (2005). Critical Infrastructure ProtectionDecision Support System (CIP/DSS) Project Overview. Retrieved from article represents the dynamics of couple separate infrastructure and individual infrastructureas per their interdependencies( . On theother hand, it also defines the future and current cyber or physical threat environment. It can besaid that organization requires a comprehensive approach to measuring security risks and detectavailable vulnerabilities in its cyber infrastructure. Furthermore, it can be suggested that theorganizations should understand the investment options and consequences of policies beforetaking any decision regarding security system environment. This may be helpful in providingproper infrastructure security by avoiding all available vulnerabilities.Source 5:Ngesu, L. M., & Njeru, A. N. (2014). Causes and effects of drugs and substanceabuse among secondary school students in Dagoreti division, Nairobi West district.SummaryThe selected article (Ngesu, L. M., & Njeru, A. N., 2014)deals with the drug addiction in thesecondary school students in Dagoretti Division, Nairobi West district-Kenya. According to thepaper, the drug has a different definition of different people. The drug is a substance which altersthe functions of an organism taking it. Drug intake can be considered legal or illegal depending
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