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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE