Inside the IMF

By Richard Harper

© 1998 – Routledge

320 pages

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Hardback: 9780123258403
pub: 1997-10-07
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About the Book

In this book, Richard Harper uses the International Monetary Fund as a case study to show how thinking differently about IT systems can dramatically improve the manageability and accessibility of documents in organisations. The systems he considers uses search and retrieval applications, the use of hypertext documents and shared database applications like Lotus Notes.

Table of Contents

Introduction. What Is a Document? Designing Ethnography. A Sketch of the Fund. The Machinery of Policy Work. The Use of Information. Desk Officers. A Mission to Arcadia. The Use of a Staff Report. Conclusion. References.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS082000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management
COM021000
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General