Organizational And Technological Implications Of Cognitive Machines

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Organizational cognition concerns the processes which provide agents and organizations with the ability to learn, make decisions, and solve problems.

Organizational and Technological Implications of Cognitive Machines: Designing Future Information Management Systems presents new challenges and perspectives to the understanding of the participation of cognitive machines in organizations. Containing extensive research by an international collaboration of experts, this book addresses the possible implications of cognitive machines for current and future organizations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605663029
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 5/4/2011
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I General Introduction 1

Ch. II Rationale for Organizational Cognition 23

Ch. III A Theory of Organizational Cognition 35

Ch. IV Rationale for Cognitive Machines 62

Ch. V Principles of Cognitive Machines 68

Ch. VI Design of Cognitive Machines 81

Ch. VII Analysis of Cognitive Machines in Organizations 99

Ch. VIII The Organization of Study 113

Ch. IX Organizational Cognition in the Industrial Case Study 122

Ch. X A Cognitive Machine in the Organization of Study 133

Ch. XI Findings for the Industrial Case Study 153

Ch. XII Implications of Cognitive Machines for Organizations 165

Ch. XIII Beyond the Thresholds of Manufacturing Organizations 172

Ch. XIV The New Organization: Towards Computational Organization Management Networks 191

Ch. XV Contributions and Extensions 205

Appendix Section 221

Glossary 312

About the Authors 315

Index 317

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