Examining the Informing View of Organization: Applying Theoretical and Managerial Approaches

Examining the Informing View of Organization: Applying Theoretical and Managerial Approaches

Bob Travica (University of Manitoba, Canada)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 328
ISBN13: 9781466659865|ISBN10: 1466659866|EISBN13: 9781466659872|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5986-5

Description

Understanding the organizational dimensions that surround information systems is essential for professionals involved in the field, ultimately improving upon organizational design and performance.

Examining the Informing View of Organization: Applying Theoretical and Managerial Approaches will utilize relevant perspectives to enhance theory and practice in the information systems area. By providing a framework for the Informing View of Organization, this book is a valuable resource for academics in the field, as well as managers and professionals in information systems.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Process Management
  • Data Management
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organization Theory
  • Organizational Structure

Reviews and Testimonials

The author examines organizations and management from the perspective of organizational informing agents, or their knowledge, data, meaning, wisdom, and information and communication technologies. He proposes a new view of organizations that places informing agents at the center, called the informing view of organization, which draws on information systems, organization, cognitive theory, and semiotics fields and aims to improve the management and utilization of informing agents.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bob (Bozidar) Travica teaches information systems in the I.H. Asper School of Business at The University of Manitoba, Canada. He completed Doctoral and Master’s studies in the United States. Bob has worked as an academic in North America, Latin America, and Europe. He has also worked in the software industry, corporate communications, and journalism in Europe. In his research, Bob focuses on the informing view of organization, organizational evolution with information and communication technologies, and informing in the international context.

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