Accession Number : ADA113658

Title :   Symposium on Information Processing in Organizations.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 81-Apr 82,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Sproull,Lee S ; Larkey,Patrick D

PDF Url : ADA113658

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 286

Abstract : A two-day symposium was held at Carnegie-Mellon University in October 1981 to bring together social scientists doing research in the area of information processing in organizations. The eight papers were presented and discussed in detail include: The maximization process under uncertainty, Information systems in organizations, Formulating and justifying budget problems, Communicating with people in emergencies, Gossip, information and decision making, An on-going case study in technological innovation, Information and ambiguity in organizational change, The nature of managerial attention.

Descriptors :   *Information processing, *Decision making, *Management information systems, *Research management, Organizations, Management, Computers, Data processing, Optimization, Computer applications, Planning programming budgeting, Public address systems, Voice communications, Symposia, Reports

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE