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Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Stuart Macdonald

Abstract

Information is not taken seriously. Much is said about the information age, the information economy, the information society, and particularly about information technology, but little about information itself. Information has some very odd characteristics, conveniently overlooked by senior managers passionate about knowledge-based, learning organizations; by politicians and public servants, compensating with policy and programme for the information failure of organization and market; and by the IT and dotcom communities, bent on adding value to what they treat as just a commodity. This book lo ... More

Keywords: information age, information economy, information society, information technology, senior managers, learning organizations, politicians, public servants, dotcom communities, commodity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780199241477
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stuart Macdonald, author
University of Sheffield

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