Human Factors in Information Systems

Human Factors in Information Systems

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Many factors contribute to the way people view and use information, including task requirements, organizational settings, and personality characteristics. Today it is generally accepted that people are an integral element of an information system. System development methodologies include various kinds of people a€“ managers, analysts, programmers, support staff a€“ in the development process. IT could be wasted if various aspects of human behavior were not seriously accommodated. Human Factors in Information Systems addresses pertinent issues by including the most recent research in the discipline, which can be utilized by businesses and organizations when implementing information systems into their policies, procedures and daily tasks.An analysis of the failure of IS strongly supports the view that, both in a generic sense and within the tourism industry, the risk of failure is ... leading to a need to investigate the problem context via participant views, rather than through a search for a technical solution. Evidence from both the questionnaire survey and the focus groups held to discuss the failure of a marketing database at a major U.K. visitoranbsp;...

Title:Human Factors in Information Systems
Author:Snodgrass, Coral R.
Publisher:IGI Global - 2001-07-01


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