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37 Pages

Information Technology and Organizational Decision The effects of advanced information technologies on organizational design, intelligence and decision making

WithMaking G. P. Huber

This chapter sets forth a theory of the effects that computer-assisted communication and decision-aiding technologies have on organizational design, intelligence, and decision making. Several components of the theory are controversial and in need of critical empirical investigation. The chapter focuses on those technology-prompted changes in organizational design that affect the quality and timeliness of intelligence and decision making, as contrasted with those that affect the production of goods and services.