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How does this help with the study of information and organisations?
Organisations are ‘power containers’ of rules and processes
- ‘resources are drawn upon
Formal (explicit) and informal (tacit): it’s not about rote learning and procedures
A lot of KM/IM etc is about attempting to ‘process’ formal and informal knowledge through ICTs.
Organisations, and the information professions exist across time and space in very particular cultures that influence, and are influenced by their particular technologies
This helps to contextualise the emergence of IM, IS, KM, Archives/Records, Librarianship etc