Organizational and Technological Implications of Cognitive Machines, 1st Edition

  • Farley Simon Nobre
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  • ISBN-10: 1605663034
  • ISBN-13: 9781605663036
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 319 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents new challenges and perspectives to the understanding of the participation of cognitive machines in organizations. Addresses the possible implications of cognitive machines for current and future organizations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to the Book Context.
2: General Introduction.
3: Organizational Cognition.
4: Rationale for Organizational Cognition.
5: A Theory of Organizational Cognition.
6: Cognitive Machines.
7: Rationale for Cognitive Machines.
8: Principles of Cognitive Machines.
9: Design of Cognitive Machines.
10: Cognitive Machines in Organizations.
11: Analysis of Cognitive Machines in Organizations.
12: Industrial Case Study.
13: The Organization of Study.
14: Organizational Cognition in the Industrial Case Study.
15: A Cognitive Machine in the Organization of Study.
16: Findings for the Industrial Case Study.
17: Implications and the New Organization.
18: Implications of Cognitive Machines for Organizations.
19: Beyond the Thresholds of Manufacturing Organizations.
20: The New Organization: Towards Computational Organization Management Networks.
21: General Conclusions.
22: Contributions and Extensions.
23: Appendix Section.
Appendix A: Analysis and Design of Theory.
Appendix B: Organization Theory.
Appendix C: Perspectives on Organizations.
Appendix D: Disciplines of Organization Theory.
Appendix E: Technology.
Appendix F: Definition of the Performance Factors.
Appendix G: Mental Models of the Cognitive Machine.
Appendix H: Boundaries and Convergence of the Cognitive Machine.
Appendix I: The CM Maturity Levels.
About the Authors.