IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Organizational Semiotics

Evolving a Science of Information Systems IFIP TC8 / WG8.1 Working Conference on Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems July 23–25, 2001, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Editors: Kecheng Liu, Clarke, R.J., Andersen, P.B., Stamper, R.K., Abou-Zeid, E.-S. (Eds.)

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Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems covers such issues as:
-Fundamental concepts such as 'information', 'data', 'message', 'communication', 'knowledge', 'organization', 'system' and so on;
-Properties of signs vital to organizational functioning, such as their meanings, the intentions they express and the valuable social consequences they produce;
-'Architecture' of organizations when they are viewed as information systems, based on their semiotics features;
-Understanding language in organizational contexts, for example, the limitations on the language used to conduct business affairs;
-The empirical study of communications for requirements elicitation;
-Applying semiotic categories (e.g. physical, empiric, syntactic, semantic, pragmatic, social) to various problems;
-Organizational knowledge representation;
-Business process re-engineering methods and the design of e-commerce systems.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Exploring the Explanatory Power of Actability

    Ågerfalk, Pär J. (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Information and Knowledge Economies

    O’Connor, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 21-40

  • Data, Information, and Knowledge

    Nake, Frieder

    Pages 41-50

  • Organisations as Practice Systems

    Goldkuhl, Göran (et al.)

    Pages 51-70

  • Knowledge or Information

    Braf, Ewa

    Pages 71-90

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Organizational Semiotics
Book Subtitle
Evolving a Science of Information Systems IFIP TC8 / WG8.1 Working Conference on Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems July 23–25, 2001, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Editors
  • Kecheng Liu
  • Rodney J. Clarke
  • Peter Bøgh Andersen
  • Ronald K. Stamper
  • El-Sayed Abou-Zeid
Series Title
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Series Volume
94
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-35611-2
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-35611-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-7189-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4757-6111-5
Series ISSN
1868-4238
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 310
Topics