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Managing information in complex organizations : semiotics and signals, complexity and chaos

Author: Kevin C Desouza; Tobin Hensgen
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This seminal work presents an effective design for processing information through five stages, from data to actionable knowledge, in order to influence behavior within organization. The authors incorporate such concepts as evolution, semiotics, entropy, complexity, emergence, crisis, and chaos theory in an intriguing alternative to crisis management that can be applied to any organization. Their model shows how to
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin C Desouza; Tobin Hensgen
ISBN: 0765613603 9780765613608 0765613611 9780765613615
OCLC Number: 55764473
Description: xiv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Organizations of information : semantics, cybernetics, entropy and signals --
Information forms and dependence --
Evolutionary dimension of information processing : semiotics --
Spatial dimension of information processing : coupling, cohesion, and chaos --
Temporal dimension of information processing : emergence --
Information processing, complexity, and crisis --
Barriers to optimal information processing --
Setting up the organization for optimal information processing --
Recap and real time --
Future of information processing --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Kevin C. Desouza and Tobin Hensgen.
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