Information Space / Edition 1

Information Space / Edition 1

by Max Boisot
     
 

ISBN-10: 041511490X

ISBN-13: 9780415114905

Pub. Date: 09/14/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education

In this book, Max Boisot lays the foundation for a new political economy of information to effectively meet today's needs. Information Space is the conceptual framework in which organizations, institutions, and cultures are being transformed by new information and communication technologies. This book proposes a radical shift in the way we approach the emerging

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Overview

In this book, Max Boisot lays the foundation for a new political economy of information to effectively meet today's needs. Information Space is the conceptual framework in which organizations, institutions, and cultures are being transformed by new information and communication technologies. This book proposes a radical shift in the way we approach the emerging information age and the implications it holds for societies, organizations, and individuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415114905
Publisher:
Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education
Publication date:
09/14/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.49(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.34(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Orienting thoughts on information9
2The structuring of information39
3The sharing of information93
4Dynamic behaviour: the social learning cycle165
5Institutions232
6Culture as economizing292
7Case study - socialist transformations358
8Conclusion429
Notes447
Bibliography505
Index533

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