General

Authors

Search


Committee login



 
 

 


 

 

Forthcoming

Small thumbnail

Baidu SEO

Challenges and Intricacies of Marketing in China

Small thumbnail

Asymmetric Alliances and Information Systems

Issues and Prospects

Small thumbnail

Technicity vs Scientificity

Complementarities and Rivalries

Small thumbnail

Freshwater Fishes

250 Million Years of Evolutionary History

Small thumbnail

Biostatistics and Computer-based Analysis of Health Data using SAS

Biostatistics and Health Science Set

Small thumbnail

Predictive Control

Small thumbnail

Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics 1

Categories, Algebraic Structures, Linear and Homological Algebra

Small thumbnail

Swelling Concrete in Dams and Hydraulic Structures

DSC 2017

Small thumbnail

The Chemostat

Mathematical Theory of Microorganims Cultures

Small thumbnail

Earthquake Occurrence

Short- and Long-term Models and their Validation

Small thumbnail

Organizational Facets of GIS

Edited by Stéphane Roche, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada Claude Caron, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada Preface by Mike Goodchild, University of California at Santa-Barbara, USA

ISBN: 9781848210851

Publication Date: October 2009   Hardback   368 pp.

150.00 USD


Add to cart

eBooks


Ebook

Description

This book seeks to shed further light on the organizational and social dimensions of GIS using both a theoretical and practical multidisciplinary approach. It provides a broad and historical perspective on the developments of the geographic information society and on its connection with the field of information technology, in order to highlight the issues and problems associated with the implementation, diffusion and social use of GIS in organizations.
The reader is invited to explore various organizational and social contexts of GIS implementation, from a thematic perspective of consultation and participation, related to different geographic and cultural fields (Europe, USA, Canada, etc.).
Preface by Mike Goodchild, University of California at Santa-Barbara, USA

Contents

Part I – Issues and Prospects of GIS Relationships, Organizations and Society
1. GIS: A Historical Process: The Past as Support for the Future, Nicholas Chrisman.
2. The Space and Place Trades of the Territory and Geographic Information Technologies: Babel and Esperanto, Grégoire Feyt.
3. The Future of GIS from an IT Evolution Perspective, Lin Gingras and François Bergeron.
Part II – GIS and its Place Within Organizations
4. The Role and Value of GIS in Organizations, Claude Caron.
5. Social Use and Adoption Models of GIS, Stéphane Roche and Benoit Raveleau.
6. GIS Engineering: Its Place in Organizations, Henri Pornon.
7. GIS, Cognition and Business, Wladimir Major and François Golay.
Part III – Examples of GIS Uses in Organizations
8. GIS and Territorial Governance: Examples in Quebec and Tunisia, Jean-Jacques Chevallier.
9. Digital Participation and “Access” in UK Local Government, Robin Smith.
10. GIS and Citizen Participation: Urban Revitalization Projects in the USA, Rina Ghose.
11. Geographic Information and Inter-Organizational Partnerships, Henri Pornon, Zorica Nedovic-Budic and Jeffrey K. Pinto.

About the Authors

Stéphane Roche is Professor and Chair of the Département des sciences géomatiques of Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
Claude Caron is Professor and Director of the Geobusiness research group of the University of Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Administration (Quebec, Canada).

Downloads

DownloadTable of Contents - PDF File - 110 Kb

DownloadIntroduction - PDF File - 224 Kb

Related Titles



































0.02685 s.