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


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=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