Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations

Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations

George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede, Brazil), José Poças Rascão (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal) and Armando Malheiro da Silva (Porto University, Portugal)
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Release Date: August, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 625
ISBN13: 9781466686373|ISBN10: 1466686375|EISBN13: 9781466686380|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8637-3


Information is considered both an essential element of organizational design and an asset to be processed and managed. Further research on and application of topics relating to the architecture, management, and use of information is imperative to organizational success.

The Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations focuses on information as an essential element of organizational design and emphasizes the strategic role of knowledge transfer and management in organizations across industries. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach to information architecture and management, this publication draws on research essential to diverse organizations and is designed for use by business professionals, researchers, academicians, and upper-level students.

This comprehensive reference work features key research and concepts on topics related to information functionality, information modeling, information overload, information retrieval, innovation management, organizational architecture, informed governance, and relevant applications across industries.

Topics Covered

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

  • Business Applications
  • Healthcare Applications
  • Information Services Delivery
  • Innovation Management
  • Knowledge Management in Organizations
  • Organizational Architecture
  • Social Networking Tools
  • Usability and Accessibility

Reviews and Testimonials

Information scientists of course, but also chemical engineers, computer scientists, airplane pilots, business scholars, and others explore how businesses and other organizations shape their information. Their topics include re-configuring information services in light of the post-custodial, informational, and scientific paradigm of information science: a case study of the hospital sector; an evolutionary approach to managing innovation in modern organizations; a framework for internet technologies and innovation based on the study of Brazilian companies; the objective defining model of informed governance; and an evaluation of partnership for productive development in Brazil's healthcare: measuring the knowledge translation from implementation to the impact.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

George Leal Jamil has a post-doctoral degree by Faculdade de Letras of Universidade do Porto, PhD in Information Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Master degree in Computer Science (UFMG), and BSc in Electrical Engineering (UFMG). He has written books, chapters, and papers about topics regarding information technology and strategic management. Council member of journals and congresses, with main research interests in information systems management, strategy, knowledge management, and software engineering, marketing, and information technology adoption in business contexts. He also works as a consultant in these areas.
José Poças Rascão (PhD, ISCTE/ULI) is Professor of Management Information Systems at the Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal, Director of Course Management of distribution and logistics, and a researcher in the Research Unit in the Development of Enterprise (UNIDE) at the University Lisbon Institute (ISCTE/ULI). Since 2000, he has published 7 books on strategy management and management of information and more than 23 publications on strategy and information management. Under his supervision, 6 masters theses have been successfully completed from 2007 to 2014, with 3 more coming up for defense in next 2 years. He also works as a private management consultant for large- and medium-sized enterprises. He worked as management consultant at Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand between 1989 and 1995.
Fernanda Ribeiro (born 1958) is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto (Portugal) and scientific coordinator of the research centre CETAC.MEDIA. Previously worked as an archivist at the Municipal Archives of Porto. She got a degree in History and obtained the diploma of the Librarian-Archivist Course from the University of Coimbra. Her PhD in Information Science is from University of Porto with a dissertation entitled The Access to Information in Archives. During the last 25 years, she devoted her academic research to access and retrieval of information in archives, subject indexing, classification, theory and methodology of information science, as well as LIS professional training.
Armando Malheiro da Silva (born 1957) in an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto (Portugal) and member of the research centre CETAC.MEDIA. He got a degree in Philosophy and another in History and obtained the diploma of the Librarian-Archivist Course from the University of Coimbra. His PhD is in Contemporary History in the University of Minho. He shares his research through some areas such as information science, meta-analysis, political and ideological history of Portugal in the 19th-20th centuries, family history, and local studies.