DISC8160-A Knowledge Management    (Spring 2014: Doctora)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 2 (01/06/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: APPT

Time: -

Location: Moon Campus

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Seats Available: APPT

Credits: 3

Course Description

This Inquiry Seminar presents the concept of information and data management within the framework of organizational or corporate information systems used in organizational decision-making processes. Some of the topics covered include: decision making and problem solving situations in information and data management; the relationship of managing and decision making; problem-solving models and decision-making procedures; information needs and requirements, analysis, and modeling; group decision making processes and models for information and data management; organizational, political and ethical issues of information and data management; information and data modeling and design issues; cultural dimensions of information and data management; information and data management styles; cognitive and emotional styles influencing information and data management; and the organization and representation of information as reflected in a chosen mode of communication and their effect on interface design and decision processes. The seminar is divided into four modules: Organizational Issues and Data/Information Management; DSS Components in Context; DSS and International Considerations; and Future Technology, Data/Information Management and Communication Challenges.

About The Instructor

Fred G. Kohun, Ph.D.
University Professor of Computer & Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

kohun@rmu.edu
412-397-6228 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 321

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