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Supporting environmental scanning and organizational communication with the processing of text

Supporting environmental scanning and organizational communication with the processing of text

the use of computer-generated abstracts

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Statementby Andrew H. Morris.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm reel
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Open LibraryOL20891272M

Environmental Scanning Dr. Chun Wei Choo (University of Toronto) provides the following definition of environment scanning: Environmental scanning is the acquisition and use of information about events, trends and relationships in an organization’s external environment, the knowledge of which would assist management in planning the. The intelligent organization --A process model of information management --Managers as information users --Environmental scanning as strategic organizational learning --Environmental scanning in action --Managing information sources --The internet and online databases: scanning on the information highway --Learning to be intelligent.

The systematic evaluation of the macroenvironment is sometimes referred to as a strategic trend information system. Strategic trend intelligence systems are highly developed, systematic intelligence programs that focus on trends and events in the external environment and provide institutions with knowledge to reduce areas of uncertainty and with lead time to adjust swiftly to unforeseen trends. Developing the environmental scanning structure Two main barriers impede the introduction of environmental scanning techniques in higher education: (1) learning the new process and (2) achieving the necessary organizational acceptance and commitment to make the process work and be worthwhile (Renfro and Morrison a).

Environmental scanning is a collection of problems from the external environment for information management and use of the method of strategic decision-making process. This company used this as radar for early warning system to receive new or unexpected change to help senior management of the organization's in future plans. Environmental scanning is the communication of external information about facts that could influence an organization on its’ strategic decision-making process. It is a method of analyzing relevant gathered information and use to determine strategic and premeditated action on the business environment.


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Supporting environmental scanning and organizational communication with the processing of text Download PDF EPUB FB2

Environmental scanning is a constant and careful analysis of the internal and external environment of an organization in order to detect opportunities, threats, trends, important lessons, and weaknesses which can impact the current and future strategies of the organization.

Identification of these variables can either be used to build strategies either to expand the business or to minimize. Download Citation | Supporting environmental scanning and organizational communication with the processing of text [microform]: the use of computer-generated abstracts / | Typescript.

Thesis (Ph. Zhang, Majid & Foo • The Contribution of Environmental Scanning to Organizational Performance Singapore Journal of Library & Information Management • Volume 40 • 67 Definition and Process of Environmental Scanning In the field of environmental scanning, the first notable study was carried out by Aguilar ().

The purpose of this study was to test empirically the relationships between the environmental scanning activities of upper‐level executives and their organizations' strategies, on the premise that executives would scan to reinforce their organization's particular basis for by: Environmental scanning acts as a radar for identifying environmental signals, and help with developing compatible strategies to direct the organization in the adaptable way [14].Hence, it is an.

This chapter examines the human service supervisor's role vis-à-vis one such component of the interplay between the organization and its larger environment, the concept of environmental scanning.

Scanning is one of the critical steps of an organizational learning process. It. Strategic planning is a process of looking into the future and identifying trends and issues against which to align organizational priorities of the Department or Office.

Within the Departments and Offices, it means The result of such input gathering is commonly thought of as external environmental scanning. ManagementConcepts of management and organization - nature, Importance and functions of management, Taylor's scientific management theory, Fayol's principles of management, Mayo's Hawthome experiments, Maslow's theory of human needs, Douglas McGregor's theory X and theory Y, Herzberg's two-factor theory of motivation, Systems approach to management, Leadership styles, /5(10).

Pérez López et al. () assumed that “organizational learning is a process to improve the development of the organization by means of new initiatives (technological, productive or commercial)” (p. This requires a move from simply putting more knowledge into databases to leveraging the many ways that knowledge can migrate into an.

Techniques for Environmental Scanning. Summary. Sales Promotion and Brand Image The Marketing Communication Process. Chapter Sixteen. able achieve advertising analysis approach areas awareness Bank become behaviour brand buyer called channel communication competition competitors concept consider consumer 5/5(2).

Information Management for the Intelligent Organization. The Art of Scanning the Environment A book by Chun Wei Choo in the ASIS Monograph Series, published by Information Today/Learned Information (Medford, New Jersey) for the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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Step 1: Draw on experience to determine leadership and capacity for the project. A coordinator or team member must be designated to champion the entire environmental scan process from development to dissemination ().Although resources vary by project and organization, an environmental scan must have dedicated leadership and clear roles and responsibilities for each.

1. Introduction. Executive information systems (EISs) first appeared on the decision-support scene in the systems were designed to “provide executives with easy access to internal and external information that is relevant to their critical success factors”.Throughout the s, EISs evolved with changes in technology and approaches to organizational planning and control.

In general, scanning is done to accomplish two broad sets of goals: first, to understand external forces on the organization; and second, to see threats and opportunities and avoid surprises.

Realized together, these should improve the accuracy of planning efforts and help to plot future courses of action for the company. Environmental scanning is an important means of organizational learning for companies, which allows them to view and search for information.

It covers everything from casual discussions to off-handed observations to formal programs of market research and organizational planning. 1. Introduction. Environmental scanning is defined as the employment of systematic methods by an organization to monitor and forecast those external forces and developments that are not under the direct control of the organization or its industry (Bates, ; Jain, ).It is also seen as consisting of the systematic procedures of searching, gathering and analyzing relevant information.

a process directed by top-management with input from other stakeholders that seeks to achieve above-average returns for investors through effective use of the organization’s resources. the full set of commitments, decisions, and actions required for the firm to achieve above-average returns and strategic competitiveness.

Environmental scanning refers to possession and utilization of information about occasions, patterns, trends, and relationships within an organization’s internal and external environment.

It helps the managers to decide the future path of the organization. Scanning must identify the threats and opportunities existing in the environment. Abstract This paper examines HR Management issues in Environmental Scanning (ES) process.

Although literature claims that selecting information in this kind of processes is central, the authors are using the concept of “intelligent filters” (Simon,) to understand how human attention can be managed for selecting strategic information in a complex environment.Identify the environmental scanning process.

Develop an appreciation to scan the business environment effectively. Describe the effective environmental scanning system. Identify the unique elements business domain. Identify and define the sources of information and give at least 1 hospitality ; related example for each of them.To oversimplify the process, like any pyramidal structure—and even like Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (see Chapter 2)—goals at the "lower," more functional levels of the organization must be attained in support of the more overarching objectives of the organization.

Keep this process building and you’ll be well on your way to bringing the.