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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
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
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