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Organisational Model and Organisational Information Systems: The Case of a Public Portuguese University

Organisational Model and Organisational Information Systems: The Case of a Public Portuguese University
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Author(s): Carlos Zorrinho (Evora University, Portugal) and Paulo Resende da Silva (Evora University, Portugal)
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 3
Source title: Information Technology & Organizations: Trends, Issues, Challenges & Solutions
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-066-0.ch341
ISBN13: 9781616921248
EISBN13: 9781466665330

Abstract

The actual context of educational sector, induced by the end of some boundaries and the information and communication technology, demand new approach on university management. Think the university in terms of organisational theory and understand the different organisational models that guide each university and try to identify the information architecture that support the organisational model is one of the key to adapt the university to answers to the new tendencies. So, this paper try to analyse the Portuguese public university in this subject area and the innovation of management systems on university, with the support of adequate information systems, to each particular institution, that answers to the higher education institution organisational model.

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