publication . Article . 1988

Information Management, Organization and Managerial Effectiveness

John Watt; Raul Espejo;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1988 Journal: The Journal of the Operational Research Society, volume 39, page 7 (issn: 0160-5682, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: JSTOR
Abstract
In this paper we argue that information management is not only about managing the information resources of an organization as an economic activity; it is also about the use that individuals make of their information inputs and outputs. The discussion centres on individual managers, particularly on how successful they are in converting information into effective action. The management of complexity is seen as the cornerstone of managerial activities; managers are always faced with the problem of matching their limited information-processing capacity to the much larger information space implied by their responsibilities and commitments. It is argued that managers ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Marketing, Management Science and Operations Research, Strategy and Management, Management Information Systems, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Information system, Information management, Project management, Information technology, Purchasing, Information space, Economics, Information and Communications Technology, Organizational structure
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