Information Management


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Technique Overview

Information Management

Information Management Definition

Information management (IM) is the process by which relevant information is provided to decision-makers in a timely manner (Davis, 1997). Information management has largely been defined from an information systems perspective and equated with the management of information technology. IM is a generic term that encompasses all the systems and processes within organisations for the creation and use of corporate information. IM aims to get the right information to the right person at the right place and at the right time (Robertson, 2005).

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  • Anand, V., Manz, C.M. and Glick, W.H. (1998) An Organizational Memory Approach to Information Management. The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 23(4), pp. 796-809.
  • Bazerman, M.H. (1997) Judgement in Managerial Decision Making. (4th ed.) New York: Wiley.
  • Boland, R.J., Tenkasi, R.V. and Te'eni, D. (1994) Designing Information Technology to Support Distributed Cognition. Organization Science, Vol. 5(3), pp. 456-75.
  • Champy, J. and Nohria, N. (1996) Fast Forward: The Best Ideas on Managing Change. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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