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University of Michigan School of Information


310 - Information Environments and Work

Information Environments and Work --- This course looks at information's role in organizations, including psychological, economic, management and sociocultural perspectives. Explores sense-making and effective communication, including the importance of "story-telling." Covers key humanistic perspectives and ethical issues related to information. Goes into the nature of requirements and helps students learn to "swim in a sea of data" in organizations. The course focuses on the importance of working at the frontier.
Credit Hours 4


  • SI 110 or waiver; (C->)