675: Information Technology & Organizations
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INFOST 675: Information Technology & Organizations, Spring 2016.
Meets Mondays 2:00-4:40 in NWQ B 6590.

This is a course offered in the School of Information Studies of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. See the Schedule page for a week by week guide, and the Policy page for course policy.

Description: This course examines the organizational context of information systems and information technology. Topics include: uses made of information technology in different kinds of organization, the characteristics of various information-related roles within large organizations, organizational cultures and subcultures, the organizational complexities of information systems projects, knowledge management, and career-related issues in the information systems field.


Dilbert illustrates the strangely persistent organizational gap between IT staff and non-technical managers. From Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle, Harper Collins, 1996.

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Course Website: www.tomandmaria.com/675

Instructor: Thomas Haigh (home page) Email: thaigh@computer.org
NWQ-B 2579. Office Hours: By request  Phone x6840 (If I am not there email me, don't leave a voice message)


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