＜Table of Contents＞
Section 1: Information Networks and Organizations
Chapter 1: Information Networks and Communication
Chapter 2: Organizational Interaction and Information
Chapter 3: Virtual Organizations and Inter-Company Information Networks
Section 2: Problem Solving and Consensus Building Through Information Networks
Chapter 4: Cooperative Distributed Problem Solving Model and Information Processing Model
Chapter 5: Consensus Building in Information Networks
Chapter 6: Knowledge Management and Architecture of Organizations for the Advancement of Group Decision-Making in Innovation
Section 3: Information Networks and Group Decision-Making
Chapter 7: Collaboration by Group Decision Support Systems
Chapter 8: Group Decision-Making in Electronic Meeting Systems
Chapter 9: Conflict Resolution in Group Decision-Making by Computer Supported Collaborative Work
Chapter 10: Discussion Ethics and Public Nature in Group Decision-Making
Chapter 11: Considering Social Constructivism in Group Decision-Making
In the corporate environment, the virtualization of industries is increasingly a matter of course; moreover, the methods of working are dramatically changing, and organization is on a per-project basis. New products are quickly and efficiently developed by considering openly innovative management strategies from the outside, and the importance of group decision-making using information networks continues to increase.
This book addresses the state of research on organizational decision-making through information networks and its challenges. It is organized into three sections: 1) Information Networks and Organizations 2) Problem Solving and Consensus Building through Information Networks 3) Information Networks and Group Decision-Making
Professor in the Faculty of Economics at Toyo University. PhD in Economics. Researcher at Fuyo Data Processing & Systems Development Center, 1972. Assistant in the Industrial Engineering Department at Hosei University, 1974. Associate Professor in the Faculty of Economics at Kanto Gakuen University, 1986. Present position from 1992.
The following are his major works: The Economics of Information Environments (Nippyo Publishing, 1996), The Social-Ecomonic Systems as a Complex System-Information Theory and System Theory Purspectives- (Gakujutsu Tosho Publishing, 1998), The Social- Economic Systems and Their Reform-Issues of 21st Century Japan- (NTT Publishing, 2003).