Обложка книги Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems : Ifip Tc8/Wg8.1 Working Conference on Organizational Semiotics, Evolving a Science of Information Systems (Ifip International Federation for Information Processing, 227)

Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems : Ifip Tc8/Wg8.1 Working Conference on Organizational Semiotics, Evolving a Science of Information Systems (Ifip International Federation for Information Processing, 227)

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ISBN: 1402071892;
Издательство: Kluwer Academic Publishers

Organizational Semiotics regards organizations as the real information systems in which technologies have an essential role to play. It develops this perspective using the established discipline of semiotics, the theory of signs. A sign is anything that stands for something else within a certain community. This fundamental notion supports a unified treatment of human and technical aspects of information systems. Organizational Semiotics: Evolving a Science of Information Systems covers such issues as: + Fundamental concepts such as 'information', 'data', 'message', 'communication', 'knowledge', 'organization', 'system' and so on; + Properties of signs vital to organizational functioning, such as their meanings, the intentions they express and thevaluable social consequences they produce; + 'Architecture' of organizations when they are viewed as information systems, based on their semiotics features; + Understanding language in organizational contexts, for example, the...