The use of causal mapping in the design of management information systems

Hughes, R., Al-Shehab, A. and Winstanley, G. (2005) The use of causal mapping in the design of management information systems In: 4th European conference on research methodology for business and management studies, 21-22 Apr, Paris, France.

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Abstract

This paper examines the use of causal mapping as a means of modelling the way that activities may, or may not, contribute to the objectives of an organization. Among other benefits, it enables management information systems to be designed that allow a more accurate picture of the performance of an organisation to be drawn. Such maps have the advantage that they can be drawn collaboratively and thus assist in the building of organisational consensus.

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Causal maps, Cognitive maps, Collaborative design, Management information systems
Subjects: G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G500 Information Systems
G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G700 Artificial Intelligence
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Computational Intelligence
Depositing User: Helen Webb
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2936

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