Research Seminar in IT and Organizations: Economic Perspectives

A photo of a typical office cube.

Information technology at work in the office. (Image courtesy of Michael Jastremski and openphoto.net.)

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MIT Course Number

15.575

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Graduate

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Business organizations and markets use a bewildering variety of structures to coordinate the productive activities of their stakeholders. Dramatic changes in information technology and the nature of economic competition are forcing firms to come up with new ways of organizing work. This course uses economic theory to investigate the roles of information and technology in the existing diversity of organizations and markets and in enabling the creating of new organizational forms.

Brynjolfsson, Erik. 15.575 Research Seminar in IT and Organizations: Economic Perspectives, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-575-research-seminar-in-it-and-organizations-economic-perspectives-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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