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New & Forthcoming Titles | Information and Organization Design Series

Information and Organization Design Series

Information and Organization Design Series

Series Editors: Obel, Borge, Burton, Richard M.

ISSN: 1568-2668

Discontinued Series
Although this series no longer publishes new content, the published titles listed below may be still available on-line (e. g. via the Springer Book Archives) and in print.

An organization uses information to manage its activities. Information is both emergent and designed. The design of an organization is the choice of the organization’s structure, properties and its information systems for managing these activities. This is a revised information processing view of organization. The challenge is to devise organizations, which deal effectively with abundant information which remains incomplete and uncertain.

This series is broadly based and invites contributions from all social science, engineering, computer science, business, communications and related disciplines. The organizational unit can be the project, the small group or team, the departmental unit, the organization or the societal level.

Authors are encouraged to take a personal as well as a professional point of view.  Books in the series can be:

-a book which supports instruction,

-a research book which develops an integrated stream of research and develops a particular focus,

-a state-of-the-art statement which integrates existing research and develops a new point of view,

-edited books which advance the science and practice of a focused topic,

-a book supported by CD-ROM and/or web based materials

Publication Criteria

  1. Proposals are invited from a wide range of disciplines and point of views of book series topics, as suggested above.
  2. Primary evaluation criteria for publication in this series are quality, relevance, coherence, actuality, and a clear focus on the series goals.
  3. Ideally a book proposal provides the following information: provisional title; brief summary (up to one page); provisional table of contents with brief description of the individual; target audience; book level and prior knowledge required for understanding the text; list of competitive books; and full contact address of the proposal authors, and any other details that characterize the book.


Organizational Design
Information and Organizational Design
Computational Organization Theory and Design
Organizational Learning
Knowledge Management
Information for Rapid Change in Organization
Information System Management
Information Technology and Organization
Information Management for New Forms of Organization
Information Management for Fast Paced Organizations
Incentives in an Information Rich, but Uncertain World
Managing with too Much Information
Available Cooperative Structures in an Information Rich World
Innovation & Implications for Information and Design Information, Interdependencies and Coordination
Virtual and Minimally Connected Organizations
Project Organizations
Temporary and Short Li