Information Space (Routledge Library Editions: Organizations)

Information Space (Routledge Library Editions: Organizations)

By: Max Boisot (author)Hardback

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In this book the author lays the foundations for a new political economy of information. The information space, or I-Space is the conceptual framework in which organizations, institutions and cultures are being transformed by new information and communication technologies. In the penultimate chapter, the I-Space's usefulness as an explanatory framework is illustrated with an application: a case study of China's modernization. Information Space proposes a radical shift in the way that we approach the emerging information age and the implications it holds for societies, organizations and individuals.

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Contents

List of Figures, tables. Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Orienting Thoughts on Information. 2. The Structuring of Information. 3. The Sharing of Information. 4. Dynamic Behaviour: The Social Learning Cycle. 5. Institutions. 6. Culture as Economizing. 7. Case Study - Socialist Transformations. 8. Conclusions.

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415822701
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780415822701
  • weight: 952
  • ISBN10: 041582270X

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