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Information: The Seventh Management Function?

Information Management & Computer Security

ISSN: 0968-5227

Article publication date: 1 February 1993

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Abstract

Contends that information should be added to the six management functions enunciated by Henri Fayol in 1916. Considers some problems of information: the awareness problem; government neglect of the information function; inadequate indexing; poor administration in libraries; and information overload. Discusses the potential of information technology and pays attention to the difficulties experienced by developing countries.

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Bakewell, K.G.B. (1993), "Information: The Seventh Management Function?", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 1 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/09685229310033379

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