Information, Organisations and Society
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Critically analyse the relationships between data, information, knowledge, wisdom and experience
- Identify the requirements that contribute to effective data and information security
- Apply research skills to the collection and recording of data and information in the context of specific problems and applications
- Apply understanding of the uses of data and information to the interpretation and use of symbol-based information
- Apply critical and creative thinking skills to the effective use and presentation of data and information in the context of specific problems and applications
- Critically appraise how uses of information influence relationships, dynamics and sustainability of a social or organisational culture.
- Data, information, knowledge and wisdom - definitions and basic relationships
- Data and information flow through systems, information processing systems
- Data and information collection, processing, storage and distribution.
- The quality of data and information
- Information privacy and security
- Information and meaning in symbols, semiotics
- Statistics, forecasting and 'Black Swan events'
- Effectively presenting data and information
- The role of data and information in decision-making.
- Data, information and social systems
- Social capital
- Information sharing and hoarding, individual and corporate
- The corporate value of effective knowledge management
- Information processing and learning, individual and corporate
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Do not enrol into this subject if you have completed MTB110.
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