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The Resource Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization, Jonathan B. Spira

Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization, Jonathan B. Spira

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Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization
Title
Overload!
Title remainder
how too much information is hazardous to your organization
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan B. Spira
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impacts workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and how working in an information overloaded environment impacts employee production, efficiency, and moral. The book then shows how to fight information overload, including some interesting cases is what companies like IBM, Morgan Stanley, and Intel are doing about it. Chapter contents follow: Chapter 1 Information Revolutions from Papyrus to e-Readers, Chapter 2 The Shift Occurs: The Construction of an Information Society, Chapter 3 Where Information Comes From, Chapter 4 What We do with Information, Chapter 5 What Too much Information is Doing, Chapter 6 Fighting Back, Chapter 7 Managing Information and Maintaining Sanity, Chapter 8 Enterprise of the Future: The All-Informed Organization. Author also wants to provide interactive content through a URL where readers can quiz themselves on their information overload quotient"--
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Spira, Jonathan B
Dewey number
658.4/038
Index
index present
LC call number
HD30.2
LC item number
.S686 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knowledge management
  • Information resources management
  • Information technology
  • Business communication
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Wissensmanagement
  • Informationstechnik
  • Betriebliches Informationssystem
  • Information resources management
  • Information technology
  • Knowledge management
Label
Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization, Jonathan B. Spira
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Overload!: How Too Much Information is Hazardous to Your Organization; Contents; Foreword: Fighting the Good Fight against Information Bloat; Preface; A Note to the Reader; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Way Work Was; The Age of the Knowledge Worker; Mark Rivington's Day; A Global Economy; Great Moments and Milestones in Information Overload History; Part I: How We Got Here; Chapter 1: Information, Please?; Chapter 2: History of Information; The Information Revolution and the Book; E-readers Rising; After the Book ... Getting the Word Out; The New News Cycle
  • Chapter 3: Welcome to the Information AgeIs Software Holding Us Back?; The Tools We Use; Mid-Nineteenth-Century Tools: Groundwork Is Laid; Twentieth-Century Tools: The Foundation for the Information Revolution; Breakthroughs in Productivity; Online Collaboration Makes Its Entrance; Enter Charlie Chaplin; Enter the Office Suite; An Office for the Twenty-First Century; The Problem with Documents; The Collaborative Business Environment; Chapter 4: What Is Information?; Quantifying Information; Why Information Is Exploding; How Information Is Going beyond Network and Storage Capabilities
  • Structured versus Unstructured InformationData Mining to the Rescue?; Chapter 5: The Information Consumer; Chapter 6: What Is Information Overload?; Meetings: Too Much of a Good Thing?; How Long Has This Been Going On?; More Information -- Isn't that What We Wanted?; Information Overload and the Tragedy of the Commons; The Ephemerization of Information; Chapter 7: The Cost of Information Overload; In Search of a Management Science; Chapter 8: What Hath Information Overload Wrought?; Aspects of Information Overload; Information Overload-Related Maladies; The Compatibility Conundrum
  • Chapter 9: The Two FredsEntitlement; Mad about Information; Work-Life Balance; Chapter 10: Beep. Beep. Beep.; How Much Texting Is Too Much?; Sample Text Phraseology; The Search for Whatever It Is We Are Looking For; Chapter 11: Heading for a Nervous Breakdown; Thinking for a Living; The Roundtable; How the Other Half Lives; The New Busy Is Heading for a Nervous Breakdown; Part II: Where We Are and What We Can Do; Chapter 12: Managing Work and Workers in the Twenty-First Century; Chapter 13: Components of Information Overload; E-mail Overload; Unnecessary Interruptions and Recovery Time
  • Need for Instant GratificationEverything Is Urgent -- and Important; Chapter 14: E-mail; The Cost of Too Much E-mail; E-mail and the Network Effect; Reply to All; Profanity in E-mail (Expletive Deleted); A Day Without E-mail; What to Do With 2.5 Billion E-mail Messages; Deleting E-mail, Deleting Knowledge; Chapter 15: The Googlification of Search; Search and the Quest for the Perfect Dishwasher; The Search Experience; Does the King of the Watusis Drive an Automobile?; Chapter 16: Singletasking; Attention; Three Types of Attention; Automaticity; The Supertaskers Among Us
Control code
729616228
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118064153
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613098795
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  • cl0500000157
  • ea5dd306-db4c-469d-b3e3-99c661aa8b96
Publisher number
EB00062452
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729616228
Label
Overload! : how too much information is hazardous to your organization, Jonathan B. Spira
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Overload!: How Too Much Information is Hazardous to Your Organization; Contents; Foreword: Fighting the Good Fight against Information Bloat; Preface; A Note to the Reader; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Way Work Was; The Age of the Knowledge Worker; Mark Rivington's Day; A Global Economy; Great Moments and Milestones in Information Overload History; Part I: How We Got Here; Chapter 1: Information, Please?; Chapter 2: History of Information; The Information Revolution and the Book; E-readers Rising; After the Book ... Getting the Word Out; The New News Cycle
  • Chapter 3: Welcome to the Information AgeIs Software Holding Us Back?; The Tools We Use; Mid-Nineteenth-Century Tools: Groundwork Is Laid; Twentieth-Century Tools: The Foundation for the Information Revolution; Breakthroughs in Productivity; Online Collaboration Makes Its Entrance; Enter Charlie Chaplin; Enter the Office Suite; An Office for the Twenty-First Century; The Problem with Documents; The Collaborative Business Environment; Chapter 4: What Is Information?; Quantifying Information; Why Information Is Exploding; How Information Is Going beyond Network and Storage Capabilities
  • Structured versus Unstructured InformationData Mining to the Rescue?; Chapter 5: The Information Consumer; Chapter 6: What Is Information Overload?; Meetings: Too Much of a Good Thing?; How Long Has This Been Going On?; More Information -- Isn't that What We Wanted?; Information Overload and the Tragedy of the Commons; The Ephemerization of Information; Chapter 7: The Cost of Information Overload; In Search of a Management Science; Chapter 8: What Hath Information Overload Wrought?; Aspects of Information Overload; Information Overload-Related Maladies; The Compatibility Conundrum
  • Chapter 9: The Two FredsEntitlement; Mad about Information; Work-Life Balance; Chapter 10: Beep. Beep. Beep.; How Much Texting Is Too Much?; Sample Text Phraseology; The Search for Whatever It Is We Are Looking For; Chapter 11: Heading for a Nervous Breakdown; Thinking for a Living; The Roundtable; How the Other Half Lives; The New Busy Is Heading for a Nervous Breakdown; Part II: Where We Are and What We Can Do; Chapter 12: Managing Work and Workers in the Twenty-First Century; Chapter 13: Components of Information Overload; E-mail Overload; Unnecessary Interruptions and Recovery Time
  • Need for Instant GratificationEverything Is Urgent -- and Important; Chapter 14: E-mail; The Cost of Too Much E-mail; E-mail and the Network Effect; Reply to All; Profanity in E-mail (Expletive Deleted); A Day Without E-mail; What to Do With 2.5 Billion E-mail Messages; Deleting E-mail, Deleting Knowledge; Chapter 15: The Googlification of Search; Search and the Quest for the Perfect Dishwasher; The Search Experience; Does the King of the Watusis Drive an Automobile?; Chapter 16: Singletasking; Attention; Three Types of Attention; Automaticity; The Supertaskers Among Us
Control code
729616228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118064153
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613098795
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000157
  • ea5dd306-db4c-469d-b3e3-99c661aa8b96
Publisher number
EB00062452
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729616228

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