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Virtual, Distributed and Flexible Organisations : Studies in Organisational Semiotics - Kecheng Liu

Virtual, Distributed and Flexible Organisations

Studies in Organisational Semiotics

By: Kecheng Liu (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 21st July 2004
ISBN: 9781402021619
Number Of Pages: 312

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Organisational Semiotics offers an effective approach to analysing organisations and modelling organisational behaviour. The methods and techniques derived from Organisational Semiotics enable us to study the organisation by examining how information is created and used for communication, coordination and performance of actions towards organisational objectives. The latest development of the young discipline and its applications have been reported in this book, which provides a useful guide and a valuable reference to anyone working in the areas of organisational study and information systems development.

Semiotics, compassion and value-centered designp. 3
Semionics : a proposal for the semiotic modelling of organisationsp. 15
Anticipated activitiesp. 35
Launching organisational semiotics in the real world : how to prepare for it?p. 61
What is in a commitment?p. 83
Information system design as a persistent multi-viewpoints requirements elicitation processp. 103
Organisational learning in complex environments : aviation safety as the case studyp. 119
The assurance paradigm : organisational semiotics applied to governance issuesp. 129
Social constructs and boundedly rational actors : a simulation frameworkp. 153
E-business model in PC manufacture : learning from successful BTO modelp. 181
Considering NORMS and signs within an information source-bearer-receiver (S-B-R) frameworkp. 183
Facilitating useful object-orientation for virtual e-business organisations through semioticsp. 185
A semiotic model of user-interface metaphorp. 189
The semiotics of user interfaces : a socio-pragmatic perspectivep. 217
Interface design for the changing organisation : an organisational semiotics approachp. 237
Designing space systems in multi-viewpoints semioticsp. 259
On the semiotic analysis of international communication over computer networksp. 277
A semiotic insight into model mappingp. 293
Identifying business process patterns using semantic analysisp. 303
Aiding semiotic analysis using natural language processing toolsp. 307
Improving the feedback to candidates of multiple choice testsp. 309
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ISBN: 9781402021619
ISBN-10: 1402021615
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 21st July 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.44