Coordination and Communication Using Signs : Studies in Organisational Semiotics
the semiotic framework and natural language;
coordination and communication using natural language and other artifacts in a real-life setting;
substantive-level issues of information systems and business processes from several theoretical perspectives;
language as action;
communication quality in the context of systems and business processes;
organisational action and Greimas' semiotics.
Section Two concentrates on organisational systems, which may or may not include a computer system as a component and examines the following topics:
semiotic strategies and semiotic models of organisational structures;
the impact of information technology with instructive case studies;
the impact of information technology with a particular focus on sense-making in the work floor context;
the design of computer information systems;
improving the design quality of agent-based information systems;
the design of information systems, in terms of capacity, and data scheme.
All the chapters in the volume have been submitted to a review process of discussants and peer reviews.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 154.9 x 236.2 x 20.3mm | 544.32g
- 30 Jun 2002
- Dordrecht, Netherlands
- 2002 ed.
- XI, 256 p.
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Table of contents
Accommodating Natural Language Within The Organisational Semiotic Framework; J. Connolly.
Means of Coordination; P.B. Andersen, et al.
Intertextuality at Work: Large Scale Organisation of Workpractices; R.J. Clarke.
Actability: a Way to Understand Information Systems Pragmatics; G. Goldkuhl, P.J. Agerfalk.
Communication Quality in the Context of Information Systems and Business Processes; O. Eriksson.
Greimas' Semiotics and the Analysis of Organisational Action; D. Robichaud.
Considering the Standard: a Semiotic Model of Organisations; B. van Heusden, R.J. Jorna.
Using Semiotic Framework to Study Social Consequences of IT; M.S.H. Heng.
Implementing IT in Production Settings; S. Verjans.
A Semiotic Approach to Improve the Design Quality of Agent-Based Information Systems; S. Chong, K. Liu.
A Semiotics Approach to Analyzing the Information Bearing Capacity of a Data Schema; J. Feng.