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Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization / Jonathan B. Spira.

By: Spira, Jonathan B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2011Description: xx, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470879603 (hardback)..Subject(s): Knowledge management | Information resources management | Information technology- -- Management | Business communication- -- Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information ManagementOnline resources: Cover image | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Information, Please?-- History of Information-- Welcome to the Information Age-- What is Information?-- The Information Consumer-- What is Information Overload?-- The Cost of Information Overload-- What Hath Information Overload Wrought?-- The Two Freds-- Beep Beep, Beep.-- Heading for a Nervous Breakdown-- Managing and Workers in the Twenty-First Century-- Components of Information Overload-- E-mail-- The Googlification of Search-- Singletasking-- Intel's War-- Government Information Overload-- The Financial Crisis and Information Overload-- The Tech Industry and Information Overload-- What Works Better When-- 2084: Our Future?
Summary: "This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impacts workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and how working in an information overloaded environment impacts employee production, efficiency, and moral. The book then shows how to fight information overload, including some interesting cases is what companies like IBM, Morgan Stanley, and Intel are doing about it. Chapter contents follow: Chapter 1 Information Revolutions from Papyrus to e-Readers, Chapter 2 The Shift Occurs: The Construction of an Information Society, Chapter 3 Where Information Comes From, Chapter 4 What We do with Information, Chapter 5 What Too much Information is Doing, Chapter 6 Fighting Back, Chapter 7 Managing Information and Maintaining Sanity, Chapter 8 Enterprise of the Future: The All-Informed Organization. Author also wants to provide interactive content through a URL where readers can quiz themselves on their information overload quotient"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Information, Please?-- History of Information-- Welcome to the Information Age-- What is Information?-- The Information Consumer-- What is Information Overload?-- The Cost of Information Overload-- What Hath Information Overload Wrought?-- The Two Freds-- Beep Beep, Beep.-- Heading for a Nervous Breakdown-- Managing and Workers in the Twenty-First Century-- Components of Information Overload-- E-mail-- The Googlification of Search-- Singletasking-- Intel's War-- Government Information Overload-- The Financial Crisis and Information Overload-- The Tech Industry and Information Overload-- What Works Better When-- 2084: Our Future?

"This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impacts workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and how working in an information overloaded environment impacts employee production, efficiency, and moral. The book then shows how to fight information overload, including some interesting cases is what companies like IBM, Morgan Stanley, and Intel are doing about it. Chapter contents follow: Chapter 1 Information Revolutions from Papyrus to e-Readers, Chapter 2 The Shift Occurs: The Construction of an Information Society, Chapter 3 Where Information Comes From, Chapter 4 What We do with Information, Chapter 5 What Too much Information is Doing, Chapter 6 Fighting Back, Chapter 7 Managing Information and Maintaining Sanity, Chapter 8 Enterprise of the Future: The All-Informed Organization. Author also wants to provide interactive content through a URL where readers can quiz themselves on their information overload quotient"-- Provided by publisher.

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