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  • Main Title The Organizational Consequences of Information Deployment


  • Author: Remington, William S. (William Seth)
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Chair: Guynes, C. Stephen (Carl Stephen)
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Vanecek, Michael Thomas, 1942-
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Johnson, Douglas A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Kvanli, Alan
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1991-12


  • English


  • Content Description: This study investigates the influence that increasing end user autonomy has on organizational data models. The independence offered by microcomputer technology offers users increasing independence in their information-handling activities. As independence increases, uniformity of data models across the organization is theorized to diminish. The problem motivating this study is the potential for improper allocation of resources that may result from a misinterpretation of organizational data. This study suggests that the expanding use of microcomputers in the business setting will contribute to diversity of data models. This may eventually lead to confusion and even lack of confidence in the information produced.
  • Physical Description: vii, 161 leaves: ill.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Business -- Data processing.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Information resources management.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Microcomputers.
  • Keyword: organizational data
  • Keyword: microcomputers


  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD


  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
  • Rights Holder: Remington, William S. (William Seth)

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation


  • Text


  • Call Number: 379 N81d no.3477
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1002718147-remington
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1645207
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc279093


  • Degree Level: Doctoral
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas
  • Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy
  • Academic Department: Department of Business Computer Information Systems
  • Degree Discipline: Business Computer Information Systems