TITLE

Analysis of Knowledge Organization Systems as Complex Systems: A New Approach to Deal With Changes in the Web

AUTHOR(S)
Bonome, María G.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Knowledge Organization;2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Knowledge can be understood as the axis of a complex system in which human beings must make decisions. Since the Web has become the tool to channel knowledge organization and management, new elements, rules, aims, processes, and ways to interact come into play. The result is the emergence of a new reality that involves the adaptability of human beings. The new tasks that knowledge organization has to face are the identification of changes, the problems that those changes cause, and pointing out possible solutions for that. Turning to the theories of complex systems and the theory of organizations could be very useful to be able to make predictions and prescriptions in the scientific research about knowledge organization.
ACCESSION #
73389456

Tags: COMPLEXITY (Philosophy);  KNOWLEDGE management -- Methodology;  ORGANIZATIONAL sociology;  ADAPTABILITY (Psychology);  CHANGE;  FORECASTING

 

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