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This is the Web page of the lecture Information, Organization, and Management (IOM), given by Martin Hepp at the Universität der Bundeswehr München in the WT 2011 term.


Alte Version: Diese Webseite enthält die Materialien einer früheren Version der entsprechenden Veranstaltung! Die aktuelle Version finden Sie hier:
http://http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/Teaching/IOM


News

2011-01-18: Web page created

2011-02-10: The next tutorial (2011-02-15) will take place in our seminar room 36/1134.

We kindly ask you to bring your laptops, as we plan to do an experiment about "Specifity and Search".

2011-03-07: Despite of carnival, the lecture on 03-08 will be hold.

2011-03-22: As the exam takes place today at 3:00 PM, there won't be a tuturial at 11:30 AM.

Exam

Please register via the Office of Academic Affairs (Prüfungsamt).

The date for the exam has been set by the Office of Academic Affairs to Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm in 36/01152.

Schedule and Materials

Unit 1: Introduction

Slides: PDF (1 slide per page)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

Unit 2: From Scientific Management to BPR: The Search for „Ideal“ Processes

Slides: PDF (1 slide per page)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Reading Assignment:

  1. Frederick Winslow Taylor: The Principles of Scientific Management, 1911. 
    http://www.eldritchpress.org/fwt/taylor.html
  2. Wigand/Picot/Reichwald (1997):  pp. 344-349
  3. Lucas Jr., Henry C. and Olson, Margrethe (1994) The impact of information technology on organizational flexibility, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 4: 2, 155 — 176

Literature and Materials

  1. Thome, Rainer: Hufgard, Andreas: Continuous System Engineering. Vogel Verlag, Würzburg 1996.
  2. Wikipedia: Taylorism, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylorism
  3. Charles Babbage: Economy of Machinery and Manufactures, http://socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca/~econ/ugcm/3ll3/babbage/index.html
  4. Links to Fordism: http://www2.cddc.vt.edu/digitalfordism/fordism_links/index.htm
  5. Ram L. Kumar and Antonis C. Stylianou: A Framework for Managing Flexibility in the Information Systems Function, AMCIS 2000, pp. 1192-1194.
  6. Davenport, Thomas H.; Short, James E.: The New Industrial Engineering: Information Technology and Business Process Redesign. In: Sloan Management Review 31 (1990) 4 (Summer 1990), pp. 11-28.
  7. David, Paul A.: Clio and the Economics of QWERTY. In: American Economic Review 75 (1985) 2, pp. 332-337.
  8. Dewan, Rajiv et al.: Strategic Choices in IS Infrastructure: Corporate Standards vs. "Best of Breed" Systems. In: J. I. De Gross et. al. (Eds.) : 16th International Conference on Information Systems. Amsterdam1995, pp. 97-107.
  9. Hammer, M.; Champy, J.: Reengineering the Corporation. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2001.
  10. Hepp, Martin: Possible Ontologies: How Reality Constrains the Development of Relevant Ontologies. In: IEEE Internet Computing 11 (2007) 7, pp. 90-96.
  11. Malhotra, Yogesh: Business Process Redesign: An Overview. In: IEEE Engineering Management Review 26 (1998) 3, pp. 27-31.
  12. Nelson, Daniel (Ed.): A Mental Revolution: Scientific Management since Taylor. The Ohio State University Press, Columbus 1992.
  13. Pietrykowski, Bruce: Fordism at Ford: Spatial Decentralization and Labor Segmentation at the Ford Motor Company, 1920-1950. In: Economic Geography 71 (1995) 4 (Oct., 1995), pp. 383-401.
  14. Price, Brian: Frank and Lillian Gilbreth and the Motion Study Controversy, 1907-1930. In: D. Nelson (Ed.) 58-77.

Unit 3: Transaction Costs: How ICT Changes the Rules of the Game

Slides: 1 slide per page

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  1. Transaction Cost Theory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transaction_cost
  2. Leonard E. Read: I, Pencil. My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read, Dec. 1958
    1. http://www.econlib.org/library/Essays/rdPncl1.html,
    2. PDF version: http://www.fee.org/pdf/books/I,%20Pencil%202006.pdf

Additional Literature

  1. Cordella, Antonio : Does information technology always lead to lower transaction costs? In: S. Smithson; J. Gricar; M. Podlogar; S. Avgerinou (Eds.) : Ninth European Conference on Information Systems. Bled, Slovenia, 2001, pp. 854-864.
  2. Malone, Thomas W. et al. : Electronic Markets and Electronic Hierarchies. In: Communications of the ACM 30 (1987) 6, pp. 484-497.
  3. Malone, Thomas W. et al. : The Logic of Electronic Markets. In: Harvard Business Review (1989) 3, pp. 3-8.
  4. Sampson, Geoffrey : The myth of diminishing firms. In: CACM 46 (2003) 11, pp. 25-28.
  5. Wallis, John Joseph; North, Douglas C. : Measuring the Transaction Sector in the American Economy, 1870-1970. In: S. L. Engerman; R. E. Gallman (Eds.) 95-161.
  6. Williamson, Oliver E. : The Economics of Organization: The Transaction Cost Approach. In: The American Journal of Sociology 87 (1981) 3 (Nov. 1981), pp. 548-577.

Unit 4: Information Asymmetry and Opportunism

Slides: PDF (1 slide per page)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  1. Principal-Agent Problem
  2. Ideas and Life of Friedrich Hayek
  3. Game Theory
  4. Prisoner‘s Dilemma

Unit 5: Potential and Limitations of ICT

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  • Wigand, Rolf T. et al. : Information, Organization and Management. John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex 1997.

Unit 6: Network Externalities, Standards, Lock-In, and the Economics of the Internet

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  • Shapiro, Carl; Varian, Hal R. : Information Rules: A strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA, USA 1998.

Unit 7: Theories of Information and Communication

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  1. Radical Constructivism
    https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/citd/holtorf/3.8.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructivist_epistemology
  2. Semiotics
    http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/S4B/semiotic.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semiotics
  3. Shannon and Weaver
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shannon%E2%80%93Weaver_model
  4. Watzlawick, Beavin, Jackson
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Watzlawick
    http://www.colorado.edu/communication/meta-discourses/Theory/watzlawick/
  5. Schulz von Thun
    http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vier-Seiten-Modell (in German only)
  6. Speech Act Theory
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_act
  7. Media Richness
    http://www.tcw.utwente.nl/theorieenoverzicht/Theory%20clusters/Mass%20Media/Media_Richness_Theory.doc/

Unit 8: Knowledge Organization Systems and the Economics of Communication

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials:

  • Martin Hepp and Jos de Bruijn: GenTax: A Generic Methodology for Deriving OWL and RDF-S Ontologies from Hierarchical Classifications, Thesauri, and Inconsistent Taxonomies, Proceedings of the 4th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2007), June 3-7, Innsbruck, Austria, in: E. Fraconi, M. Kifer, and W. May (Eds.): ESWC 2007, LNCS 4519,  Springer 2007, pp. 129-144.
  • W3C : Simple Knowledge Organisation System (SKOS). http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/

Unit 9: Data Quality Management

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

Unit 10: Human Computation & Games with a Purpose

Slides as PDF: PDF (1 slide per page) requires password & username (given in class; if you need it, e-mail to mheppATcomputer.org)

Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8246463980976635143&hl=en

Tutorial: Assignment Sheet

Literature and Materials

  • Designing Games with a Purpose, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 51, No. 8 (August 2008).
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • http://www.gwap.com/gwap/
  • Luis von Ahn and Laura Dabbish.General Techniques for Designing Games with a Purpose. Communications of the ACM, August 2008. pp 58-67.
  • Luis von Ahn. Games With A Purpose. IEEE Computer Magazine, June 2006. pp 96-98.
  • Luis von Ahn, Ruoran Liu and Manuel Blum. Peekaboom: A Game for Locating Objects in Images. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2006. pp 55-64.
  • Luis von Ahn, Mihir Kedia and Manuel Blum. Verbosity: A Game for Collecting Common-Sense Knowledge. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI Notes 2006. pp 75-78.
  • Luis von Ahn, Shiry Ginosar, Mihir Kedia and Manuel Blum. Improving Accessibility of the Web with a Computer Game. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI Notes 2006. pp 79-82.
  • Luis von Ahn, Nicholas Hopper and John Langford. Covert Two-Party Computation. Symposium on the Theory of Computing (STOC) 2005. pp 513-522.
  • Luis von Ahn and Laura Dabbish. Labeling Images with a Computer Game. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2004. pp 319-326.
  • Siorpaes, Katharina; Hepp, Martin: Games with a Purpose for the Semantic Web, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 50-60, May/June 2008.

Unit 11: Exam Review

Slides: See units 1 -10.

Literature and Materials

Core Literature

  1. [WiPR1997] Wigand, Rolf T. et al. : Information, Organization and Management. John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex 1997.
  2. [Tayl1911] Taylor, Frederick Winslow : The Principles of Scientific Management. (Reprint 2006). Aufl., The Echo Library, Middlesex, UK 1911.
  3. [ShVa1998] Shapiro, Carl; Varian, Hal R. : Information Rules: A strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA, USA 1998.

Optional Literature

  1. [BHHS2006] Berners-Lee, T. et al. : Creating a Science of the Web. In: Science 313 (2006) 5788 (11 August 2006), pp. 769 -771.
  2. [BiCH2007] Bizer, Chris et al. : How to Publish Linked Data on the Web. http://sites.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/suhl/bizer/pub/LinkedDataTutorial/ retrieved July 25, 2007.
  3. [CaHL2007] Cardoso, Jorge et al. (Eds.) : The Semantic Web. Real-World Applications from Industry. Bd. 6, Springer, Berlin etc. 2007.
  4. [ChSp2006] Chesbrough, Henry; Spohrer, Jim : A research manifesto for services science. In: Communications of the ACM 49 (2006) 7, pp. 35-40.
  5. [Coas1990] Coase, R. H. : The Nature of the Firm. In: R. H. Coase (Eds.) 33-55.
  6. [Cord2001] Cordella, Antonio : Does information technology always lead to lower transaction costs? In: S. Smithson; J. Gricar; M. Podlogar; S. Avgerinou (Eds.) : Ninth European Conference on Information Systems. Bled, Slovenia, 2001, pp. 854-864.
  7. [DaSh1990] Davenport, Thomas H.; Short, James E. : The New Industrial Engineering: Information Technology and Business Process Redesign. In: Sloan Management Review 31 (1990) 4 (Summer 1990), pp. 11-28.
  8. [Davi1985] David, Paul A. : Clio and the Economics of QWERTY. In: American Economic Review 75 (1985) 2, pp. 332-337.
  9. [DeSS1995] Dewan, Rajiv et al. : Strategic Choices in IS Infrastructure: Corporate Standards vs. "Best of Breed" Systems. In: J. I. De Gross et. al. (Eds.) : 16th International Conference on Information Systems. Amsterdam1995, pp. 97-107.
  10. [FaSa1985] Farrell, Joseph; Saloner, Garth : Standardization, compatibility, and innovation. In: RAND Journal of Economics 16 (1985) 1, pp. 70-83.
  11. [FeWL2002] Fensel, Dieter et al. (Eds.) : Spinning the Semantic Web: Bringing the World Wide Web to Its Full Potential. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA 2002.
  12. [HaCh2001] Hammer, M.; Champy, J. : Reengineering the Corporation. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2001.
  13. [Hepp2007] Hepp, Martin : Possible Ontologies: How Reality Constrains the Development of Relevant Ontologies. In: IEEE Internet Computing 11 (2007) 7, pp. 90-96.
  14. [KaSh1985] Katz, Michael L.; Shapiro, Carl : Network Externalities, Competition, and Compatibility. In: American Economic Review 75 (1985) 3, pp. 424-440.
  15. [LaRT1998] Laffont, Jean-Jaques et al. : Network competition: I. Overview and nondiscriminatory pricing. In: Rand Journal of Economics 29 (1998) 1, pp. 1-37.
  16. [LuOl1994] Lucas Jr., Henry C. and Olson, Margrethe The impact of information technology on organizational flexibility, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 4: 2, (1994), pp.155 — 176
  17. [Malh1998] Malhotra, Yogesh : Business Process Redesign: An Overview. In: IEEE Engineering Management Review 26 (1998) 3, pp. 27-31.
  18. [MaYB1987] Malone, Thomas W. et al. : Electronic Markets and Electronic Hierarchies. In: Communications of the ACM 30 (1987) 6, pp. 484-497.
  19. [MaYB1989] Malone, Thomas W. et al. : The Logic of Electronic Markets. In: Harvard Business Review (1989) 3, pp. 3-8.
  20. [Nels1992] Nelson, Daniel (Ed.) : A Mental Revolution: Scientific Management since Taylor. The Ohio State University Press, Columbus 1992.
  21. [Piet1995] Pietrykowski, Bruce : Fordism at Ford: Spatial Decentralization and Labor Segmentation at the Ford Motor Company, 1920-1950. In: Economic Geography 71 (1995) 4 (Oct., 1995), pp. 383-401.
  22. [Pric1992] Price, Brian : Frank and Lillian Gilbreth and the Motion Study Controversy, 1907-1930. In: D. Nelson (Ed.) 58-77.
  23. [Samp2003] Sampson, Geoffrey : The myth of diminishing firms. In: CACM 46 (2003) 11, pp. 25-28.
  24. [ShHB2006] Shadbolt, Nigel et al. : The Semantic Web Revisited. In: IEEE Intelligent Systems 21 (2006) 3, pp. 96-101.
  25. [SPVV1999] Succi, Giancarlo et al. : Network Externalities in Software Systems. In: StandardView 6 (1999) 4, pp. 185-191.
  26. [ThHu1996] Thome, Rainer; Hufgard, Andreas : Continuous System Engineering. Vogel Verlag, Würzburg 1996.
  27. [W3C2005] W3C : Simple Knowledge Organisation System (SKOS). http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/ , retrieved Nov 30, 2005.
  28. [WaNo1986] Wallis, John Joseph; North, Douglas C. : Measuring the Transaction Sector in the American Economy, 1870-1970. In: S. L. Engerman; R. E. Gallman (Eds.) 95-161.
  29. [Will1981] Williamson, Oliver E. : The Economics of Organization: The Transaction Cost Approach. In: The American Journal of Sociology 87 (1981) 3 (Nov. 1981), pp. 548-577.