Role of Information Science in a Complex Society
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Role of Information Science in a Complex Society

Elaine da Silva (Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil & Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil) and Marta Lígia Pomim Valentim (Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil)
Projected Release Date: January, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 305
ISBN13: 9781799865124|ISBN10: 1799865126|EISBN13: 9781799865148|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6512-4


The field of Information Science is intertwined with the complexity present in society. The study object in this field refers to data, information, and knowledge generated, mediated, and appropriated by different individuals in the most diverse human activities. Thus, discussing complex issues that are intertwined with information management, knowledge management, innovation management, organizational intelligence, information mediation, information appropriation, and information literacy is essential for understanding the future perspectives of digital humanity.

Role of Information Science in a Complex Society presents discussions that can be applied to local, regional, and national policies aimed at economic and social development and supports innovative actions in economic segments that depend on innovation. Highlighting topics that include information literacy, ethics, knowledge management, and organizational learning, this book is an ideal reference source for academicians, professionals, researchers, and students, as well as entrepreneurs from different economic segments.

Topics Covered

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

  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Complex Organizations
  • Data Science
  • Ethics
  • Information Culture
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Mediation
  • Information Science and Complexity
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organizational Learning
  • Organizational Memory

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