The organisational world can be considered as a collective of social sign systems and formal sign systems (computer based information systems). In this paper the issue of the fundamental differences between the two kinds of sign systems will be discussed, and the implications of these fundamental differences for system development.


Organisational Semiotics Sign Systems Business Processes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Coen Suurmond
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  1. 1.RBK GroupDeventerThe Netherlands

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