© 1991

Principles of Efficient Information Management


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. August-Wilhelm Scheer
    Pages 1-11
  3. August-Wilhelm Scheer
    Pages 179-255
  4. August-Wilhelm Scheer
    Pages 256-269
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 270-307

About this book


The first edition of this book appeared in the Federal Republic of Gennany in 1984. and in English translation as "Computer: A Challenge for Business Administration" in 1985. This book. which is a translation of the fourth Gennan edition. has been comprehensively revised. As a result both the character and the expected audience of the book have changed. which is reflected in the alteration to the title. This book adresses itself to issues arising from the research areas of both infonnation systems and computer science. Computer science departments are primarily concerned with the development of EDP techniques. and the business economics aspects remain largely Ignored. The emphasis in infonnation systems departments is placed on the investigation of the business economic impact of the use of already existing systems. This strongly empirical approach is accompanied by a disinclination to consider actual system deSign: this is considered the responsibility of the software houses. This partitioning. however. leaves untapped the considerable potential which could be realized by an interdisciplinary approach from computer science and business economics. An isolated approach neglects both the effects that business economics can have on the implementation of EDP techniques. and the structural impact of EDP on business economics.


Automation Datenverarbeitung EDV business economics business informatics data model database expert system information management information system modeling networks organization organizations software

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of SaarlandSaarbrücken 11Germany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Principles of Efficient Information Management
  • Authors August-Wilhelm Scheer
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-54106-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-46744-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-46742-4
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages X, 305
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Originally published with the title: Computer: A Challenge for Business Administration
  • Topics IT in Business
    Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)
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