Failure Analysis of Information Systems in Small Manufacturing Enterprises: The Importance of the Human Interface

  • Ana Maria Ramalho Correia
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 32)


This paper is based mainly on the experience of managing an Information Center in an R&D institution providing information services to industrial firms in Portugal Generally speaking, in industrial organizations there are always two categories of information to be handled:
  • • Internally generated information

  • • Externally generated information


External Information Industrial Enterprise Patent Information Human Interface Knowledgeable Person 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Maria Ramalho Correia
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  1. 1.Laboratorio Nacional de Engenharia e Technologia IndustrialLisbonPortugal

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