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Information and Control: Strategic Change in the Organization

Stuart Macdonald

in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses changes in the information gathered by a certain organization. Since organizations require information to change, new information must be sought. Of all information acquired by ... More


Raising the Stakes: Information Flow and the End of Traditional Decision Making

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at why Neurath lost power so soon after his Rhineland coup. It shows that Neurath's ever-loosening grip on the information arsenal contributed greatly to his loss of power. His ... More


The Organism as a Semiotic and Cybernetic System

Gennaro Auletta

in Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608485
eISBN:
9780191729539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Here, the concept of sign is introduced as well as those of teleonomic and teleologic mechanisms. The crucial notions of information control and functional equivalence classes are worked out. ... More


Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Gennaro Auletta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608485
eISBN:
9780191729539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book provides a new conceptual scaffold for further research in biology and cognition by introducing the new field of Cognitive Biology. It is a systems biology approach showing that further ... More


The Internet Freedom Oxymoron

Laura DeNardis

in The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300233070
eISBN:
9780300249330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233070.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter addresses how discourses around Internet freedom have served a variety of interests and ideologies. However, all of the various conceptions of Internet freedom have to be challenged in ... More


Facebook and the Imperative of Sharing

José van Dijck

in The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The third chapter relates the history of Facebook between 2004 and 2012, more particularly the evolution of the notion of “sharing” over the years. Sharing is an ambiguous term: it relates to users ... More


Control Information: The Missing Element in Norbert Wiener's Cybernetic Paradigm?

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter proposes the concept of control information relevant to biological evolution. Control information is an attribute of the relationships between things and is defined as the capacity to ... More


Toward Information Sovereignty

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines how state actors assert authority over the physical nature of transnational data flows in order to maintain domestic stability and expand influence abroad. Information ... More


Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution

Heidi Kitrosser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191638
eISBN:
9780226191775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191775.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How do we reconcile competing needs for secrecy, transparency, and government accountability in a democratic society? This question is not merely academic. It manifests itself again and again in ... More


Deleuze's Concept in the Information-Control Continuum

Horst Ruthrof

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the sense and perception of Gilles Deleuze's concept in the information–control continuum. It analyses the place of the Deleuzian notion of the philosophical concept in the ... More


The Democratators

Joel Simon

in The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines one of the most critical challenges to the media, the “democratators,” who came from a new generation of autocrats. The democratators have adapted to the new global reality as a ... More


ICD's Blind Spot: The Fine Arts

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the potential of fine arts in propaganda. The Information Control Division (ICD) failed to appreciate the propaganda potential of the fine arts and did not participate actively ... More


Inexplicit Information

Robert Cummins

in The World in the Head

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199548033
eISBN:
9780191809835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199548033.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter talks about inexplicit information, a form of information that exists in a system without benefit of any symbolic structure. It distinguishes and clarifies control-implicit information ... More


The King’s Truth, Reason of the State

Arlette Jouanna

in The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097553
eISBN:
9781781708880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097553.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

News of the massacres spread quickly, forcing the French monarchy to defend and explain what had happened. Charles IX publicly assumed full responsibility for punishing the leading Huguenots, but as ... More


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