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

Author: Kevin C Desouza; Tobin Hensgen
Publisher: London [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2015. ©2005
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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 organizations. 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  Read more...
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Desouza, Kevin C., 1979-
Managing information in complex organizations : semiotics and signals, complexity and chaos.
London, [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, ©2005, 2015
xiv, 248 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin C Desouza; Tobin Hensgen
ISBN: 9781315702667 1315702665
OCLC Number: 909898742
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Organizations of information : semantics, cybernetics, entropy, and signals --
3. Information forms and dependence --
4. Evolutionary dimension of information processing : semiotics --
5. Spatial dimension of information processing : coupling, cohesion, and chaos --
6. Temporal dimension of information processing : emergence --
7. Information processing, complexity, and crises --
8. Barriers to optimal information processing --
9. Setting up the organization for optimal information processing --
10. Recap and real time --
11. The future of information processing.
Responsibility: Kevin C. Desouza and Tobin Hensgen.

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