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Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations

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Information is considered both an essential element of organizational design and an asset to be processed and managed. Further research on and application of topics relating to the architecture, management, and use of information is imperative to organizational success. The Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations focuses on information as an essential element of organizational design and emphasizes the strategic role of knowledge transfer and management in organizations across industries. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach to information architecture and management, this publication draws on research essential to diverse organizations and is designed for use by business professionals, researchers, academicians, and upper-level students. This comprehensive reference work features key research and concepts on topics related to information functionality, information modeling, information overload, information retrieval, innovation management, organizational architecture, informed governance, and relevant applications across industries.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  7. Preface
    1. BOOK STRUCTURE: ORGANIZATION
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: A Word from the Organizers
    1. Chapter 1: Challenges in Modelling Healthcare Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPLIED VIEW FOR IA AND BM RELATIONSHIPS
      5. STUDYING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE IN HEALTHCARE SERVICES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Architecture of Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS
      4. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      5. SCIENTIFIC ASPECTS
      6. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Modeling Architecture of Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FROM CONCEPT TO STRUCTURAL MEANING OF CONCEPT
      4. THE METAPHOR OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      5. REMEDYING THE INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      6. METHODOLOGY APPROACH
      7. LEVELS OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      8. REFERENCES
  10. Section 2: Defining a Conceptual Background
    1. Chapter 4: Reconfiguring Information Services in the Light of the Post-Custodial, Informational, and Scientific Paradigm of Information Science
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A NEW INFORMATION DEPARTMENT FOR THE HOSPITAL SECTOR
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. NOTE
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 5: Borderline Fields of Information Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE PROBLEM OF INFORMATION OVERLOAD
      5. THE LITERACIES AS TOOLS FOR CURING THE SYMPTOMS OF INFORMATION OVERLOAD
      6. ANOTHER CURE: PERSONAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTE
    3. Chapter 6: The Roles of Knowledge Management and Organizational Innovation in Global Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ROLES OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATION IN GLOBAL BUSINESS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 7: Management in Modern Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 2. MODERN ORGANIZATIONS
      3. 3. MANAGEMENT MODELS
      4. 4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 8: Innovation Management in Modern Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. CONCEPTUALIZING INNOVATION
      4. 2. INNOVATION AND LEARNING
      5. 3. UNCERTAINTY AND INNOVATION OUTPUTS
      6. 4. EVOLUTION OF THE INNOVATION PROCESS
      7. 5. A PORTUGUESE CASE STUDY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 9: Leaders and Followers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 2. RESEARCH MODEL
      5. 3. CASE STUDY: LDC - LOJA DO CONDOMÍNIO
      6. 4. RESULTS ANALYSIS
      7. 5. CONCLUSION
      8. 6. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MODERN ORGANIZATIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 10: User-Centred Design and Evaluation of Information Architecture for Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE IN INFORMATION SYSTEM
      4. EVALUATION OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      5. WORKED EXAMPLE: INVESTIGATION THE INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE OF A UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 11: Regional Innovation Systems and Revolutionary Business Modelling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION: THE INNOVATION POTENTIAL WITHIN THE MOBILE-GAMING AND MUSIC SECTOR
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW: MOBILE-CASUAL GAMES INDUSTRY AND MARKET POTENTIAL
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. RESULTS
      6. 5. DISCUSSION
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
      8. 6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    9. Chapter 12: Internet Technologies and Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INNOVATION AND NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
      4. INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATION
      5. BRIEF STUDY OF INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES IN BRAZILIAN COMPANIES
      6. FRAMEWORK FOR WEB-BASED INNOVATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 13: Organisational Architecture and Learning in an Inter-Professional Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A CASE STUDY OF CROCELS AND THE ‘ASSISTING HUMAN INTERACTION’ PROJECT
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. TOWARDS A ‘NETWORK OF PRACTICE’ APPROACH TO ORGANISATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND LEARNING
      6. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. APPENDIX: INTERVIEWS WITH WORKERS
  11. Section 3: Cases and Practical Approach
    1. Chapter 14: Information Architecture in Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE OF DOMAIN OF ARCHITECTURE
      4. SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION
      5. DOCUMENTARY SCIENCE
      6. MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
      7. BUSINESS SCIENCES
      8. ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
      9. COMPUTER SCIENCE
      10. SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE /APPLICATIONS (SOFTWARE)
      11. DATA ARCHITECTURE
      12. COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE
      13. ARCHITECTURE OF A WEBSITE
      14. REFERENCES
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 15: Allocation of Information and Technology Professionals According to Brain Structures
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SKILLS HANDLING ACCORDING TO BRAIN STRUCTURE
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTE
    3. Chapter 16: Informed Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL CONCEPTS
      4. MODEL CONSTRUCTION
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. MODEL APPLICATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 17: Information Architecture as an Enabler for Business Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEMS WITH DATA
      4. RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 18: Using Wiki for Managing Knowledge in Agile Software Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLORING THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, AND WIKI
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 19: Information Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 20: Information Architecture and Business Modeling in Modern Organizations of Information Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
      5. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 21: Organizational Urbanism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BRIEF REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND CONCEPTUAL CONCEPTS
      4. ROADMAP AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK TO ORGANIZATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
      5. THE ORGANIZATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE HOSPITAL ORGANIZATIONS
      6. ORGANIZATIONAL URBANISM: A VALUE PROPOSITION FOR THE CREATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN WLHC
      7. THE WLHC CASE STUDY CARACTERIZATION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 22: Information Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      4. COMPONENTS OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
      5. USABILITY METRICS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 23: Organizational Architecture and Online Social Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND COLLABORATION NETWORKS
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA AND INNOVATION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 24: An Evaluation of Partnership for Productive Development in Brazil's Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OVERVIEW ON PUBLIC POLICIES IN BRAZIL'S HEALTHCARE
      4. 3. A BLUEPRINT TO MEASURE THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION
      5. 4. A DOUBLE-QUICK EVALUATION OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR PRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT IN BRAZIL
      6. 5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors