Journal of Management Information Systems

Volume 2 Number 1 1985 pp. 39-60

Classifying An Organization to Identify Its Information Requirements: A Comprehensive Framework

Yadav, Surya B

ABSTRACT: This paper presents a methodological framework for classifying organizations in order to identify their information requirements. The framework is in the form of guidelines to study and characterize an organization, starting from a broad vantage point and continuing on to a detailed analysis of specific managerial actions. The methodology was applied to study a city government and a medium-sized bank, with encouraging results.

Key words and phrases: information in organizations, organization design, system analysis, analysis methodologies, information requirements