Inside the IMF: An Ethnography of Documents, Technology, and Organizational Action (Computers and People Series)


Product Information

Product Description

In this book, Richard Harper uses the International Monetary Fund as a case study to show how thinking differently about IT systems can dramatically improve the manageability and accessibility of documents in organisations. The systems he considers uses search and retrieval applications, the use of hypertext documents and shared database applications like Lotus Notes.

Key Features
* Advises how to improve the work processes and computer systems of organizations
* Considers such IT systems as search and retrieval applications, the use of hypertext documents, and shared database applications
* Provides the first study to reveal the inside workings of the IMF
* Utilizes sociological methods to understand the technology which underpins office and commercial life
Technical Details
Binding
Hardcover
Number of Pages
272
Product group
Book
Label
Academic Press
Edition
1
Publisher
Academic Press
Publication date
November 5, 1997
Author
Richard H.R. Harper
Language
English (Published), English (Original Language)
EAN
9780123258403
ISBN-10
0123258405
Item Dimensions L x W x H
6.14 x 0.81 x 9.21 inches
Item Weight
1.18 pounds
Manufacturer
Academic Press
Studio
Academic Press



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