Information Warfare in Business: Strategies of Control and Resistance in the Network Society

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Overview

Information Warfare in Business provides a significant and interesting perspective on the concept of the network organization. It illustrates the relations between information technology and organization, and in particular, between business organizations and the recent revolution in military affairs that has been called 'information warfare'. The main themes discussed include the network society, knowledge management, nomadic strategy, information warfare, power and identity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415439909
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Iain Munro is lecturer at the department of management at the University of St Andrews. He has published research in the fieldsof organisation studies, operation research and business ethics.

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Table of Contents

1 Information warfare in business 1
2 Strategies for the information age : nomadic wisdom and guerrilla warfare 15
3 Mapping knowledge : the new cartographers of organization 45
4 Organization, society and information warfare 67
5 The virus metaphor : contamination and containment 101
6 Power relations in the information age 129
7 Real-time : control and resistance 155
8 Conclusions, connections, lines of flight 177
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